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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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  • Farmers' Protest News Highlights | Government ready for discussion on draft proposal, reiterates Narendra Singh Tomar Dec 23, 2020 07:36 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest News Highlights | Government ready for discussion on draft proposal, reiterates Narendra Singh Tomar

    Farmers' Protest News Highlights: The protest against the new farm reform laws at border points of Delhi has entered the 28th day today.

  • West Bengal ahead of other states on all development indices: Mamata Banerjee Dec 22, 2020 07:38 PM IST

    West Bengal ahead of other states on all development indices: Mamata Banerjee

    Issuing a point-by-point rebuttal to assertions made by Amit Shah against her dispensation, during his visit to West Bengal last week, Banerjee cited NCRB data to state that political killings and other crimes have decreased in the last ten years under the TMC rule.

  • Amit Shah to visit poll-bound West Bengal again in January 2021 Dec 22, 2020 04:28 PM IST

    Amit Shah to visit poll-bound West Bengal again in January 2021

    Amit Shah is expected to visit Kolkata on January 12 on the occasion of Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary and Howrah on January 23 to mark the occasssion of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birthday.

  • Farmers' Protest News Highlights | Protesting farmers show black flags to Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar in Ambala Dec 22, 2020 07:34 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest News Highlights | Protesting farmers show black flags to Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar in Ambala

    Farmers' Protest News Highlights: The protest against the new farm reform laws at border points of Delhi has entered the 27th day today.

  • 'Garbage of lies': CM Mamata Banerjee hits out at Amit Shah over Bengal's development Dec 21, 2020 05:16 PM IST

    'Garbage of lies': CM Mamata Banerjee hits out at Amit Shah over Bengal's development

    Speaking to reporters, Mamata Banerjee announced that she will visit the Birbhum district on December 28 for an official meeting, and also lead a roadshow the next day.

  • West Bengal assembly polls 2021| Focus on booths to wooing women voters,  BJP's election strategy in 5 points Dec 21, 2020 02:58 PM IST

    West Bengal assembly polls 2021| Focus on booths to wooing women voters, BJP's election strategy in 5 points

    With Union Home Minister Amit Shah and party’s president JP Nadda at the front, the party has embarked on a high-pitched campaign, challenging Mamata Banerjee who is seeking a third consecutive term as the chief minister.

  • Farmers' Protest News Highlights: Kerala to convene special Assembly session on December 23 to discuss farm laws Dec 21, 2020 07:31 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest News Highlights: Kerala to convene special Assembly session on December 23 to discuss farm laws

    Farmers' Protest News Highlights: The protest against the new farm reform laws at border points of Delhi has entered the 26th day today.

  • Amit Shah reiterates BJP promise of ‘Shonar Bangla’ in 5 years if voted to power in West Bengal Dec 20, 2020 06:45 PM IST

    Amit Shah reiterates BJP promise of ‘Shonar Bangla’ in 5 years if voted to power in West Bengal

    BJP leader Amit Shah said at his Bolpur roadshow: "The people of Bengal are angry with Mamata Banerjee and they have decided that this time the lotus will take the lead.”

  • With eye on 2021 Bengal polls, Amit Shah visits Visva Bharati University, holds roadshow in Bolpur Dec 20, 2020 03:39 PM IST

    With eye on 2021 Bengal polls, Amit Shah visits Visva Bharati University, holds roadshow in Bolpur

    Union Home Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Shah is on a two-day visit to West Bengal which will head for assembly elections in April-May 2021.

  • Farmers' Protest Highlights: Agriculture minister NS Tomar writes an open letter to farmers with eight-point assurance Dec 17, 2020 07:34 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: Agriculture minister NS Tomar writes an open letter to farmers with eight-point assurance

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: Farmers' agitation against the Centre's new farm reform laws has entered 22nd day today. Farmers from different states have been camping at Delhi's Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur border points to demand repeal of the agri reform laws.

  • TMC’s Suvendu Adhikari resigns from West Bengal assembly ahead of Amit Shah's visit to state Dec 16, 2020 06:00 PM IST

    TMC’s Suvendu Adhikari resigns from West Bengal assembly ahead of Amit Shah's visit to state

    Suvendu Adhikari, an MLA from Nandigram in East Midnapore district, had resigned from the West Bengal cabinet last month.

  • Farmers' Protest Highlights: Farmers who are surrounding Delhi have been misguided, says PM Modi Dec 15, 2020 07:33 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: Farmers who are surrounding Delhi have been misguided, says PM Modi

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: Farmers' agitation against the Centre's new farm reform laws has entered 20th day today. Farmers from different states have been camping at Delhi's Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur border points to demand repeal of the farm reform laws.

  • Amit Shah appointed BJP ‘panna pramukh’ in Gujarat poll campaign Dec 14, 2020 01:32 PM IST

    Amit Shah appointed BJP ‘panna pramukh’ in Gujarat poll campaign

    Under the 'panna pramukh' model of booth management, the Bharatiya Janata Party appoints an in-charge for every page of the electoral roll.

  • Farmers' Protest Highlights: Anna Hazare writes to Agriculture Minister, threatens to launch hunger strike against Central Government Dec 14, 2020 07:34 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: Anna Hazare writes to Agriculture Minister, threatens to launch hunger strike against Central Government

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: Farmers' agitation against the Centre's new farm reform laws has entered 19th day today. The heads of all farmer unions protesting against the laws are observing a one-day hunger strike today.

  • Farmers' Protest Highlights| Centre has decided to fight against the country's 'annadata': SAD's Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal Dec 10, 2020 08:05 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest Highlights| Centre has decided to fight against the country's 'annadata': SAD's Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: Farmers' agitation against the Centre's new farm laws has entered the 15th day. Leaders of farmer unions have refused to accept Centre's offer of amendments in the new farm laws and a written assurance on continuing the MSP system.

  • Farmers’ Protest: What we know so far about the deadlock over the three farm laws Dec 09, 2020 11:51 AM IST

    Farmers’ Protest: What we know so far about the deadlock over the three farm laws

    After Home Minister Amit Shah’s intervention, the Centre will now present a draft proposal of key amendments in the contentious laws to the farmers before proceeding for another round of talks.

  • Farmers' Protest Highlights: Narendra Singh Tomar meets Amit Shah after protesting farmers reject govt's draft proposal Dec 09, 2020 07:38 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: Narendra Singh Tomar meets Amit Shah after protesting farmers reject govt's draft proposal

    Farmers' Protest Highlights| Farmers' agitation against the Centre's new farm laws has entered the 14th day. The government cancelled its crucial sixth round of talks with 40 protesting farmers' unions that was scheduled today.

  • Farmers' Protest | No meeting between farmers and govt on December 9, says AIKS leader Hannan Mollah Dec 08, 2020 11:59 PM IST

    Farmers' Protest | No meeting between farmers and govt on December 9, says AIKS leader Hannan Mollah

    The farmers' union leader said the Union government is not ready to take back the farm laws.

  • Will demand 'yes or no' from Amit Shah when we meet him: Farmer leaders Dec 08, 2020 07:40 PM IST

    Will demand 'yes or no' from Amit Shah when we meet him: Farmer leaders

    A group of farmer leaders will meet Amit Shah on Tuesday evening, a day before their sixth round of talks with Union ministers slated for Wednesday.

  • Farmers' protest | Home Minister Amit Shah calls protesting farmers for talks at 7 pm today: Report Dec 08, 2020 03:12 PM IST

    Farmers' protest | Home Minister Amit Shah calls protesting farmers for talks at 7 pm today: Report

    This comes a day ahead of the scheduled round of talks between the protesting farmers and the government on December 9.

  • Union ministers, including Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh, meet PM Modi ahead of farmer-govt meeting Dec 05, 2020 12:49 PM IST

    Union ministers, including Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh, meet PM Modi ahead of farmer-govt meeting

    Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal were also present in the meeting with the prime minister, sources said.

  • Hyderabad municipal poll results show BJP, a primarily north Indian party, has rammed into Telangana Dec 05, 2020 12:38 PM IST

    Hyderabad municipal poll results show BJP, a primarily north Indian party, has rammed into Telangana

    Telangana Rashtra Samiti under K Chandrasekhar Rao has been in power since 2014 when the state was formed but now has its task cut out to check the BJP’s rise.

  • Farmers' protests: All eyes on Centre's key talks with farm leaders today, Amit Shah meets Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Dec 03, 2020 09:45 AM IST

    Farmers' protests: All eyes on Centre's key talks with farm leaders today, Amit Shah meets Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

    In the meeting held on December 1, farmers’ unions rejected a government proposal for setting up a five-member committee of officials, economists and farmers’ representatives to hold future negotiations.

  • Farmers' Protest highlights : Farmer-Centre meeting over without a breakthrough, next round on Dec 5 Dec 03, 2020 07:30 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest highlights : Farmer-Centre meeting over without a breakthrough, next round on Dec 5

    Farmers' Protest highlights: Farmers' protest against the Centre's new farm laws has entered 8th day. The government held second another round of talks with leaders of farmer unions today.

  • Farmers' protest | Home Minister Amit Shah to meet Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on December 3 Dec 02, 2020 09:51 PM IST

    Farmers' protest | Home Minister Amit Shah to meet Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on December 3

    The meeting is expected to take place in the morning, before the Centre holds another round of talks with farmers' bodies on December 3.

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