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Amit Shah is the Home Minister of India and a prominent BJP leader, often considered PM Narendra Modi's right-hand man. During Modi government's first term in office, he was the President of BJP. Shah is often credited with making the BJP a formidable election machine. He was elected to Lok Sabha from Gandhinagar constituency during the 2019 General Elections. More

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  • Amit Shah calls to make Ahmedabad world's greenest city Jun 22, 2021 12:45 PM IST

    Amit Shah calls to make Ahmedabad world's greenest city

    Amit Shah planted three saplings on a plot of land of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Sindhu Bhavan road in Bodakdev area, that falls under the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency represented by him, in the presence of officials and representatives of the civic body.

  • Amit Shah inaugurates 3 bridges, APMC office building in Gujarat Jun 21, 2021 02:45 PM IST

    Amit Shah inaugurates 3 bridges, APMC office building in Gujarat

    A public programme at the Kalol APMC was cancelled by Shah in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. He met people and left the place without giving a speech after the formal inauguration. Shah inaugurated the Vaishnodevi flyover, Khodiyar Container Depot flyover and a newly built railway overbridge at Chattral-Panser road.

  • Centre to increase pace of COVID-19 vaccination in July-August: Amit Shah Jun 21, 2021 11:01 AM IST

    Centre to increase pace of COVID-19 vaccination in July-August: Amit Shah

    Talking to reporters after visiting a vaccination centre here, Shah said with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to provide free vaccine against COVID-19 to people aged 18 and above, "we will fast achieve the goal of inoculating almost everyone".

  • Explained | Delimitation in J&K : Here is all you need to know about the exercise Jun 21, 2021 10:13 AM IST

    Explained | Delimitation in J&K : Here is all you need to know about the exercise

    Before any assembly polls could be held in Jammu and Kashmir, the ongoing delimitation exercise- the process of carving out parliamentary and assembly seats- has to be completed.

  • In BJP state units, dissenting voices are getting louder and bolder Jun 19, 2021 11:44 AM IST

    In BJP state units, dissenting voices are getting louder and bolder

    Though it is the chief ministers of BJP-ruled states like Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh who are on target here, this open show of rebellion is also a challenge to PM Modi and Home Minister Shah’s authority.

  • All-round development of people of J&K Modi govt's top priority: Amit Shah Jun 19, 2021 08:28 AM IST

    All-round development of people of J&K Modi govt's top priority: Amit Shah

    Amit Shah also appreciated the 90 per cent reach of various central government schemes in Jammu and Kashmir and complimented Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and his team for covering 76 per cent of the population under the COVID-19 vaccination drive, including 100 per cent in four districts.

  • Yogi returns 'stronger' to Lucknow, BJP sure of winning Uttar Pradesh under his leadership Jun 12, 2021 01:17 PM IST

    Yogi returns 'stronger' to Lucknow, BJP sure of winning Uttar Pradesh under his leadership

    Sources in the government and the party have ruled out any change at the top in UP ahead of the 2022 assembly elections, saying the Prime Minister holds Yogi Adityanath in high regard.

  • PM Modi meets Amit Shah, J P Nadda amid Cabinet reshuffle buzz Jun 11, 2021 07:52 PM IST

    PM Modi meets Amit Shah, J P Nadda amid Cabinet reshuffle buzz

    The BJP has of late engaged in the review of its organisation and government works in different states.

  • BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari meets Home Minister Amit Shah Jun 08, 2021 01:03 PM IST

    BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari meets Home Minister Amit Shah

    In his first meeting after becoming the leader of opposition in the state assembly, Adhikari also met Union minister Mansukh Mandviya. He is also scheduled to meet BJP national president J P Nadda, party sources said.

  • Troop influx: Rumour mill in Kashmir on the spin, politicians seek clarification from government Jun 08, 2021 11:10 AM IST

    Troop influx: Rumour mill in Kashmir on the spin, politicians seek clarification from government

    What added impetus to already buzzing rumours was Pakistan on June 7 expressing serious concern over reports of India’s likely plans to trigger new “administrative and demographic changes” in Kashmir.

  • Will be able to manufacture, supply 10 crore Covishield doses in June: Serum Institute to Centre May 30, 2021 05:49 PM IST

    Will be able to manufacture, supply 10 crore Covishield doses in June: Serum Institute to Centre

    In a recent letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, SII said its employees have been working round the clock in spite of various challenges because of the pandemic.

  • Cyclone Tauktae: Amit Shah speaks to Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan CMs May 18, 2021 02:02 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae: Amit Shah speaks to Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan CMs

    They said the minister talked to the CMs over the telephone and extended support of the Union government in aiding and mitigating challenges that arose in the aftermath of the 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' battering the costal areas on the country's western shore along the Arabian Sea.

  • MHA forms four-member team to probe post-poll violence in West Bengal May 06, 2021 11:16 AM IST

    MHA forms four-member team to probe post-poll violence in West Bengal

    The team, led by an additional secretary of the ministry, has left for the state. On Wednesday, the ministry had sent a terse reminder to the West Bengal government to submit a detailed report on the post-poll violence and to take necessary measures to stop such incidents "without any loss of time".

  • Assam Election 2021: How BJP managed to stay ahead in tea belt and marched to victory May 03, 2021 01:19 PM IST

    Assam Election 2021: How BJP managed to stay ahead in tea belt and marched to victory

    The state government launched a string of welfare schemes such as free rice and a financial aid of Rs 12,000 for every pregnant woman aimed at the tea tribes, which play a decisive role in 40 of the Assam’s 126 constituencies.

  • West Bengal 2021 | Gorkha problem to be fixed after BJP comes to power in Bengal, says Amit Shah Apr 13, 2021 02:29 PM IST

    West Bengal 2021 | Gorkha problem to be fixed after BJP comes to power in Bengal, says Amit Shah

    Shah, during a public meeting here, said that the country's Constitution is "vast" and has provisions for solving all problems. "I promise that a permanent political solution to the Gorkha problem will be reached by the double-engine government of the BJP -- one at the Centre and the other in Bengal. You will not have to resort to agitations anymore," he said.

  • West Bengal Election 2021 | BJP ahead in 92 of 135 seats after four phases of poll in Bengal: Amit Shah Apr 13, 2021 08:01 AM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 | BJP ahead in 92 of 135 seats after four phases of poll in Bengal: Amit Shah

    Seeking to allay fears created among the people of Darjeeling hills by "lies" spread by the Trinamool Congress, the senior BJP leader said that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will have no impact on the Gorkhas.

  • West Bengal Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Only BJP can stop infiltration in Bengal, says Amit Shah Apr 13, 2021 07:34 AM IST

    West Bengal Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Only BJP can stop infiltration in Bengal, says Amit Shah

    West Bengal Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Voting took place in a single phase in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on April 6, while voters in Assam cast their votes in three phases. The next phase of voting in West Bengal will happen on April 17. Catch the latest updates of the poll campaign here

  • NRC will have no impact on Gorkhas: Amit Shah Apr 12, 2021 02:47 PM IST

    NRC will have no impact on Gorkhas: Amit Shah

    Amit Shah, during an address after a roadshow in Kalimpong, said as long as the Narendra Modi-led BJP government is there at the Centre, no Gorkha will be harmed.

  • Too little, too late? Rahul Gandhi's first rally in West Bengal is on April 14 Apr 12, 2021 11:24 AM IST

    Too little, too late? Rahul Gandhi's first rally in West Bengal is on April 14

    His tour starts after four out of the eight phases of polling are over. Rahul has, so far, stayed away from the state, given the paradoxical situation in which his party is fighting the Left in Kerala and aligning with them in Bengal.

  • DAILY VOICE | Investors need not worry as India is better prepared to handle the second wave: Amit Shah of BNP Paribas Apr 12, 2021 08:07 AM IST

    DAILY VOICE | Investors need not worry as India is better prepared to handle the second wave: Amit Shah of BNP Paribas

    Large-cap companies will likely continue to report these larger transformational deals through the year, resulting in a narrow growth gap between large-caps and mid-caps with regard to growth, says Shah.

  • Mamata Banerjee's fulminations against CAPF betrays frustration: Amit Shah Apr 09, 2021 02:15 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee's fulminations against CAPF betrays frustration: Amit Shah

    Amit Shah exuded confidence that the BJP will win anywhere between 63 and 68 seats where polling has been held in the first three phases. Polling is over in 91 of the state's 294 assembly constituencies in the three phases.

  • Amit Shah to visit Chhattisgarh naxal attack site; to meet injured jawans Apr 05, 2021 09:33 AM IST

    Amit Shah to visit Chhattisgarh naxal attack site; to meet injured jawans

    During his visit, Shah will meet some of the injured security personnel in a hospital, a home ministry official said. Thirty jawans were injured in the ambush.

  • Naxal attack: Home Minister Amit Shah cuts short poll campaign in Assam, returning to Delhi Apr 04, 2021 03:22 PM IST

    Naxal attack: Home Minister Amit Shah cuts short poll campaign in Assam, returning to Delhi

    The home minister was on a day-long visit to Assam and was scheduled to attend three election campaign meetings in Sarbhog, Bhawanipur and Jalukbari constituencies.

  • Naxal attack: Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel; directs CRPF DG to visit state Apr 04, 2021 11:01 AM IST

    Naxal attack: Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel; directs CRPF DG to visit state

    At least five security personnel were killed and 30 others injured on April 3 in the encounter with Naxals in a forest along the border between Bijapur and Sukma districts in Chhattisgarh.

  • Reject 'corrupt, dynastic' DMK-Congress combine, says Amit Shah Apr 03, 2021 04:26 PM IST

    Reject 'corrupt, dynastic' DMK-Congress combine, says Amit Shah

    The Maran family, Karunanidhi family and Gandhi family 'are dynasty, family parties whereas BJP and AIADMK are parties that elevate grassroot workers to the posts of PM and CM,' Shah added.

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