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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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  • Allegations against Amit Shah's son have no basis: Rajnath Singh Oct 10, 2017 01:15 PM IST

    Allegations against Amit Shah's son have no basis: Rajnath Singh

    Inaugurating the new headquarters of the National Investigation Agency here, the minister said such allegations are levelled "from time to time".

  • Amit Shah takes fight for 2019 general elections to Gandhi bastion Amethi Oct 10, 2017 08:54 AM IST

    Amit Shah takes fight for 2019 general elections to Gandhi bastion Amethi

    Union Cabinet minister Smriti Irani, who successfully managed to reduce Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi’s victory margin in his pocket borough in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, has already declared that Amethi has lost its faith in the Gandhi scion.

  • Was Jay Shah aware of note ban move in advance? asks Congress Oct 10, 2017 07:46 AM IST

    Was Jay Shah aware of note ban move in advance? asks Congress

    The former Maharashtra chief minister also demanded the resignation of Amit Shah over the controversy surrounding his businessman son.

  • Jay Shah row: Congress guns for Amit Shah's resignation Oct 10, 2017 07:46 AM IST

    Jay Shah row: Congress guns for Amit Shah's resignation

    "Either Amit Shah should immediately step down from his post or he should be relieved from the charge as the party president, so that allegations of irregularities levelled against his son Jay Shah's company could be probed independently," AICC spokesperson Pawan Khera said in a press conference here.

  • Amit Shah, Smriti Irani to visit Amethi Oct 08, 2017 08:45 PM IST

    Amit Shah, Smriti Irani to visit Amethi

    Union Minister of Textiles and Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani is scheduled to arrive here tomorrow, while BJP chief Amit Shah will visit on October 10, a statement issued by the district administration said.

  • Piyush Goyal defends Jay Amit Shah against charges of financial impropriety Oct 08, 2017 07:11 PM IST

    Piyush Goyal defends Jay Amit Shah against charges of financial impropriety

    Goyal adds that Jay Shah will sue The Wire for Rs 100 crore for article making “false, derogatory and defamatory imputation” against him.

  • Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley meet PM, trigger buzz of major announcement Oct 05, 2017 05:03 PM IST

    Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley meet PM, trigger buzz of major announcement

    News18, quoting sources, said that that Modi, Shah and Jaitley had discussed the state of the economy at the meeting, and that a major announcement can be expected before Diwali.

  • Cut in oil price shows govt's priority to common man: Amit Shah Oct 04, 2017 02:07 PM IST

    Cut in oil price shows govt's priority to common man: Amit Shah

    The government had yesterday cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre each to moderate the relentless rise in fuel prices witnessed for the last three months.

  • Learn how to run hospitals during Kerala visit, CPM's jibe at Yogi Adityanath Oct 04, 2017 11:19 AM IST

    Learn how to run hospitals during Kerala visit, CPM's jibe at Yogi Adityanath

    Taking a cue from the jibe, historian Ramchandra Guha too tweeted, “Amit Shah too can learn from Kerala; how the residents of that state have tackled caste and gender discrimination far better than Gujarat.”

  • Amit Shah says cycle of violence begins when Left comes to power in Kerala Oct 03, 2017 01:29 PM IST

    Amit Shah says cycle of violence begins when Left comes to power in Kerala

    “Whenever the Left Front comes to power the cycle of violence begins in Kerala. Over 120 BJP and RSS workers have been killed and Kerala. Over 80 of them have been killed in Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s constituency. He needs to answer to the public,” Shah said.

  • Amit Shah to flag off BJP campaign against political violence in Kerala Oct 03, 2017 08:59 AM IST

    Amit Shah to flag off BJP campaign against political violence in Kerala

    BJP national leaders will be leading yatras across the state to mobilise its own cadre and challenge the ruling CPM in its own bastion from October 3 to 17.

  • Amit Shah meets RSS leaders in Mumbai Sep 26, 2017 08:27 PM IST

    Amit Shah meets RSS leaders in Mumbai

    RSS general secretary Suresh alias Bhaiyyaji Joshi told reporters that Shah made a courtesy call and briefed the Sangh leaders on the deliberations at the BJP's national executive meet in Delhi yesterday.

  • UP government pulls up Banaras Hindu University administration, vice-chancellor's job might be at risk Sep 26, 2017 10:39 AM IST

    UP government pulls up Banaras Hindu University administration, vice-chancellor's job might be at risk

    The Varanasi district magistrate has written to the BHU Registrar asking him to take immediate steps to address the concerns of the female students. Meanwhile, it is being said that the university V-C’s chair is now at risk, after he failed to handle the situation.

  • Narayan Rane meets Amit Shah in Delhi Sep 26, 2017 08:47 AM IST

    Narayan Rane meets Amit Shah in Delhi

    Rane met several Maharashtra BJP leaders, including state BJP chief Raosaheb Patil Danve, earlier in the day before meeting Shah, sources said.

  • LIVE: Poor to get free power as PM Modi launches Rs 16k crore Saubhagya scheme Sep 25, 2017 06:30 PM IST

    LIVE: Poor to get free power as PM Modi launches Rs 16k crore Saubhagya scheme

    After the day-long BJP National Executive, the PM has inaugurated ONGC's new office and launched a new power-for-all scheme.

  • Amit Shah slams Rahul Gandhi for defending dynastic politics Sep 25, 2017 02:00 PM IST

    Amit Shah slams Rahul Gandhi for defending dynastic politics

    In his inaugural address at the BJP national executive, Shah said the current president, vice president and the prime minister had reached their position due to their work, despite their humble origins.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to address BJP National Executive today, economy on agenda Sep 25, 2017 09:06 AM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to address BJP National Executive today, economy on agenda

    With the opposition parties attacking the government's poor handling of the economy, in lieu of the falling GDP and demonetisation figures, Prime Minister Modi is expected to address these issues head on. He is also expected to highlight his dispensation's "successes" in boosting transparency and curbing black money, party sources told PTI.

  • Amit Shah reviews party performance at BJP national executive Sep 24, 2017 08:17 PM IST

    Amit Shah reviews party performance at BJP national executive

    After inaugurating the two-day meeting here, Shah held a meeting with office-bearers, state chiefs and key organisational leaders to finalise agenda items, including resolutions, which the national executive is expected to discuss on September 25, the birth anniversary of Hindutva icon Deen Dayal Upadhyaya.

  • BJP national executive begins; economic, political agenda to be discussed Sep 24, 2017 06:00 PM IST

    BJP national executive begins; economic, political agenda to be discussed

    Party president Amit Shah held a meeting with office- bearers, state chiefs and key organisational leaders to finalise agenda items, including resolutions, which the national executive is expected to discuss on September 25, the birth anniversary of Hindutva icon Deen Dayal Upadhyaya.

  • Rahul should give account of work of his three generations:Shah Sep 20, 2017 09:33 PM IST

    Rahul should give account of work of his three generations:Shah

    He made the remarks at a meeting of BJP workers here, targeting the Congress vice president who has been attacking the Modi government and questioning its handling of the economy.

  • Maya Kodnani was in assembly, hospital on morning of riot, Amit Shah tells court Sep 18, 2017 01:10 PM IST

    Maya Kodnani was in assembly, hospital on morning of riot, Amit Shah tells court

    The BJP president also told the court that he had met Kodnani at the Sola Civil Hospital that morning. The police, he said, escorted him and Kodnani to a safe place as agitated crowds had surrounded them at the hospital.

  • BJP chief Amit Shah appears as witness in 2002 Gujarat riots case Sep 18, 2017 11:40 AM IST

    BJP chief Amit Shah appears as witness in 2002 Gujarat riots case

    A special SIT court hearing the 2002 Naroda Gram riot case last week summoned BJP president Amit Shah to appear before it in a case involving convicted former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani.

  • PM Modi has begun drive to fulfil Gandhi's cleanliness dream: Amit Shah Sep 18, 2017 08:55 AM IST

    PM Modi has begun drive to fulfil Gandhi's cleanliness dream: Amit Shah

    The prime minister believes that without the participation of the people, cleanliness could not be achieved through government programmes, and Modi has made cleanliness drive into a 'jan andolan' (people's movement), the impact of which can be seen, a press release said, quoting Shah.

  • PM Modi achieving India's economic integration: Amit Shah Sep 18, 2017 08:55 AM IST

    PM Modi achieving India's economic integration: Amit Shah

    Lavishing praise on Modi on his 67th birthday, Shah said the PM's life in many ways was a "personification of the spirit of India" and claimed his sensitivity towards the aspirations of the poor had led to "historic poverty alleviation initiatives taking shape at a scale unheard of in the history" of India.

  • Congress indulging in family fiefdom since Independence: Amit Shah Sep 16, 2017 09:40 AM IST

    Congress indulging in family fiefdom since Independence: Amit Shah

    Amit Shah claimed that only the Left parties and the BJP had "internal democracy", while there was no such concept in any other party.

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