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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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  • 19 new faces in Modi Govt; Javedekar elevated to cabinet rank Jul 05, 2016 11:15 AM IST

    19 new faces in Modi Govt; Javedekar elevated to cabinet rank

    Prakash Javadekar, who held the independent charge of environment, was the lone minister promoted to the cabinet rank while all new inductees took oath as ministers of state.

  • Cabinet expansion today, PM Modi may induct 19 new ministers Jul 05, 2016 07:49 AM IST

    Cabinet expansion today, PM Modi may induct 19 new ministers

    According to sources, the expansion-cum-reshuffle being carried out by Modi is also expected to see elevation of at least one minister to Cabinet rank. Some of the 19 new ministers are expected to get Independent charge, the sources said.

  • Network18 Excl: This is what PM's new Cabinet may look like Jul 04, 2016 04:04 PM IST

    Network18 Excl: This is what PM's new Cabinet may look like

    While some ministers may be elevated, some will face the axe. Senior Ministers Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh, Manohar Parrikar and Sushma Swaraj will retain their Cabinet posts.

  • Modi cabinet reshuffle likely on Tuesday, more faces from UP Jul 04, 2016 08:53 AM IST

    Modi cabinet reshuffle likely on Tuesday, more faces from UP

    On June 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reviewed the performance of various ministries in spending budgetary allocations and implementing schemes in the past two years and asked his colleagues to ensure schemes be tailored to benefit masses.

  • Amit Shah meets PM Modi amid reports of Cabinet reshuffle Jun 30, 2016 07:26 AM IST

    Amit Shah meets PM Modi amid reports of Cabinet reshuffle

    There was no official word on what transpired in the meeting, and party sources played down its significance, saying such an exercise, which is also attended often by Union Ministers Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh and Sushma Swaraj, happens almost every month.

  • India fully prepared to deal with Brexit: Amit Shah Jun 25, 2016 12:16 PM IST

    India fully prepared to deal with Brexit: Amit Shah

    "India is fully prepared to deal with short and medium term impact of Brexit. Inflation decline, stable and liberal policies and fiscal discipline will protect us from any possible global economic turbulence due to Brexit.

  • Modi outlines 7-point 'mantra' for BJP workers Jun 13, 2016 06:14 PM IST

    Modi outlines 7-point 'mantra' for BJP workers

    Skipping any mention of controversial issues, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 13 asked party workers to follow seven mantras, including empathy and restraint in their conduct, and said people are not content with mere slogans but concerned about how the nation is being strengthened

  • Dissatisfied with Modi govt on Black money issue: Baba Ramdev Jun 13, 2016 07:44 AM IST

    Dissatisfied with Modi govt on Black money issue: Baba Ramdev

    "In Modi government, Railway minister Suresh Prabhu has been working in a big way. Transport minister Nitin Gadkari is also doing a commendable job on road projects. Because of zero tolerance policy of the government on corruption, steps are being taken against corrupt people," said Ramdev.

  • BJP meet to focus on NDA govt's achievements, attack SP Jun 11, 2016 03:52 PM IST

    BJP meet to focus on NDA govt's achievements, attack SP

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amit Shah, senior members of the Union Cabinet, chief ministers of BJP-ruled states and members of Parliament will take part in the meet.

  • Eknath Khadse resigns over corruption allegations Jun 04, 2016 12:55 PM IST

    Eknath Khadse resigns over corruption allegations

    Eknath Khadse resigned as the Maharashtra Revenue Minister on June 4 amid allegations of involvement in irregularities in a land deal in Pune.

  • PM Modi Cabinet reshuffle soon but date not fixed May 27, 2016 02:37 PM IST

    PM Modi Cabinet reshuffle soon but date not fixed

    The Cabinet will get a new minister of state for sports (independent charge), which is vacant after Sarbanand Sonowal became the Chief Minister of Assam.

  • BJP has given 'decisive' govt: Amit Shah May 27, 2016 01:50 PM IST

    BJP has given 'decisive' govt: Amit Shah

    Accusing the UPA government of having left behind an "empty treasury and policy paralysis," Shah said the bureacracy was "dejected" and there was pessimism among people.

  • Modi govt established new benchmarks for development: Amit Shah May 26, 2016 02:14 PM IST

    Modi govt established new benchmarks for development: Amit Shah

    Top government ministers led by Shah had yesterday highlighted them, saying they included empowerment of the poor, infrastructure growth and youth-led development.

  • NDA govt second aniversary: BJP highlights its 'achievements' May 26, 2016 07:50 AM IST

    NDA govt second aniversary: BJP highlights its 'achievements'

    The presentation also claimed that the common man has "benefited" due to "low inflation" and "stable price" regime and India has emerged as a "bright spot" in the world with high growth rate of 7.6 percent.

  • BJP national exec meet in Allahabad in June; PM, Shah to attend May 23, 2016 07:34 AM IST

    BJP national exec meet in Allahabad in June; PM, Shah to attend

    "BJP national executive is scheduled to hold its meeting here on June 12-13. Besides Modi and Shah, the meeting will be attended by all members of the national executive and Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states across the country," UP BJP Chief Keshav Prasad Maurya told party workers here.

  • Modi, Shah meet amid reshuffle buzz May 20, 2016 09:44 PM IST

    Modi, Shah meet amid reshuffle buzz

    Amid talks of a reshuffle in the Union Cabinet and recasting of BJP's decision-making bodies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 20 held consultations with party chief Amit Shah and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

  • Assam Poll result significant message for country: Ram Madhav May 19, 2016 12:04 PM IST

    Assam Poll result significant message for country: Ram Madhav

    "Congress is being rejected everywhere in the country and they should draw lessons from this," he said, He said this round of election has its own significance and it has reflected that Congress "did not learn any lesson from is debacle in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls."

  • Kejriwal should tender public apology for remarks on PM's May 09, 2016 02:08 PM IST

    Kejriwal should tender public apology for remarks on PM's

    Forcefully rejecting the fake degree allegations, the two leaders accused Kejriwal of lowering the public discourse by spreading unsubstantiated canards against the Prime Minister.

  • Amit Shah, Pradhan to launch PMUY scheme in Gujarat on May 15 May 07, 2016 03:48 PM IST

    Amit Shah, Pradhan to launch PMUY scheme in Gujarat on May 15

    BJP chief Amit Shah and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will formally launch the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in the tribal-dominated Dahod district in central Gujarat on May 15, a state minister said today.

  • Ashok Gehlot accuses Modi, Shah of trying to defame Sonia, Rahul Apr 22, 2016 07:26 AM IST

    Ashok Gehlot accuses Modi, Shah of trying to defame Sonia, Rahul

    "It can be seen in history that BJP leadership always tried to tarnish the image of Congress high command in false cases. BJP has a misunderstanding that Congress would be weakened by such efforts," Gehlot said in a statement here.

  • PM Modi harps on development agenda at BJP meet Mar 21, 2016 07:42 AM IST

    PM Modi harps on development agenda at BJP meet

    If tough nationalist discourse was the highlight of party chief Amit Shah's address and the political resolution adopted by the meeting, Modi chose to dwell on his government's works, saying the party has always taken up the cause of nationalism and now is the time for development.

  • J&K govt formation: Mehbooba likely to call meeting soon Mar 20, 2016 04:22 PM IST

    J&K govt formation: Mehbooba likely to call meeting soon

    "The PDP president is likely to hold a meeting with senior party leaders in the next few days to inform them about the last week's developments on government formation," sources in the PDP said.

  • Jewellery industry incurs Rs 60K-70K cr loss in 18-day stir Mar 20, 2016 04:22 PM IST

    Jewellery industry incurs Rs 60K-70K cr loss in 18-day stir

    The Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) in a release said that the 18-day stir caused "losses of Rs 60,000-70,000 crore" to the industry.

  • Toppling govts by blatant use of money BJP's new model: Rahul Mar 20, 2016 04:22 PM IST

    Toppling govts by blatant use of money BJP's new model: Rahul

    Escalating his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP, Rahul Gandhi today said the Uttarakhand crisis has exposed the "true face of Modiji's BJP" and that "toppling" governments by "blatant use of money" seems to be the ruling party's new model.

  • PM Modi, Amit Shah destabilising non-BJP govts: Congress Mar 19, 2016 03:28 PM IST

    PM Modi, Amit Shah destabilising non-BJP govts: Congress

    Congress chief spokesman Randeep Surjewala said the party is "not scared" by the conspiracy and would deliberate on all legal, political and constitutional steps to shake off the challenge to the government.

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