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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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  • BJP asks MPs to take Budget to the people Mar 09, 2016 11:28 AM IST

    BJP asks MPs to take Budget to the people

    At a meeting of the BJP parliamentary party, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present, party chief Amit Shah told MPs that the they should take "Budget to the people" by highlighting the schemes and ensure that the benefits reach grassroot levels.

  • Rahul Gandhi supporting 'anti-nationals', alleges BJP chief Feb 15, 2016 05:36 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi supporting 'anti-nationals', alleges BJP chief

    Speaking on the raging controversy for the first time, Shah asked Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul a host of questions and demanded that he apologise for his stand on the JNU issue, saying support to anti-national forces in the name of the Left's progressive ideology is not acceptable.

  • Kirti Azad calls his suspension from BJP the party's loss Dec 24, 2015 07:59 AM IST

    Kirti Azad calls his suspension from BJP the party's loss

    Kirti Azad was suspended on Wednesday evening by BJP president Amit Shah for indulging in "anti-party" activities. But the action comes in the wake of allegations levelled by him on Arun Jaitley for alleged corruption in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA).

  • AAP wrong to think it can malign Jaitley's image: Amit Shah Dec 22, 2015 08:07 AM IST

    AAP wrong to think it can malign Jaitley's image: Amit Shah

    Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Monday defended senior party leader Arun Jaitley saying the Finance Minister has done nothing wrong. Shah accused the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of politicising the issue.

  • Advani, Joshi attend BJP parliament party executive meet Nov 25, 2015 09:00 PM IST

    Advani, Joshi attend BJP parliament party executive meet

    Advani and Joshi are among the members of the group which meets to formulate the party's strategy during a parliamentary session. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah were also present in the meeting.

  • BJP old guard says 'fix accountability for Bihar defeat' Nov 10, 2015 09:51 PM IST

    BJP old guard says 'fix accountability for Bihar defeat'

    The camp of veteran leader Lal Krishna Advani has targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the loss of the BJP in Bihar.

  • BJP rules out holding anyone accountable for Bihar loss Nov 09, 2015 07:55 PM IST

    BJP rules out holding anyone accountable for Bihar loss

    A day after the results were out from Bihar, the BJP Parliamentary Board met at the party headquarters with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party President Amit Shah and other top leaders in attendance to review the performance.

  • BJP to meet today after blame game begins over poll debacle Nov 09, 2015 11:39 AM IST

    BJP to meet today after blame game begins over poll debacle

    Already some Bihar leaders, including BJP MP from Madhubani Hukumdev Narayan Yadav have said that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat‘s quota comments cost the party. He also cautioned the party leaders from making objectionable comment, which went against the party‘s poll strategy in the state.

  • PM, Amit Shah,Jaitley responsible for loss in Bihar:Shourie Nov 09, 2015 08:15 AM IST

    PM, Amit Shah,Jaitley responsible for loss in Bihar:Shourie

    Former Union Minister Arun Shourie said a "Modi-centric" campaign "lacked credibility" because of the unkept promises of the past and blamed BJP's "divisive tactics" for the drubbing

  • Amit Shah concedes defeat, congratulates Nitish, Lalu Nov 08, 2015 03:26 PM IST

    Amit Shah concedes defeat, congratulates Nitish, Lalu

    Meanwhile, many senior party leaders met Shah at his residence as it became clear that the BJP-led NDA was headed to a massive loss in the high-stakes elections.

  • Shatru snubs BJP, calls Nitish's win 'victory of democracy' Nov 08, 2015 03:18 PM IST

    Shatru snubs BJP, calls Nitish's win 'victory of democracy'

    Once among the BJP's star campaigners, Sinha has been sidelined by the party leadership. He has often taken potshots at the party for the way it has conducted the campaign in Bihar.

  • Campaigning in Bihar in full swing, PM to address 2 rallies Oct 26, 2015 10:35 AM IST

    Campaigning in Bihar in full swing, PM to address 2 rallies

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be holding rallies in Buxar and Siwan while party President Amit Shah will be addressing 5 marathon rallies on Monday.

  • Very disturbing that people are resorting to vandalism: FM Oct 20, 2015 12:00 PM IST

    Very disturbing that people are resorting to vandalism: FM

    Jaitley maintained that the leaders should be careful about the statements they make. "Claiming that it is important that people involved be strongly criticized, Jaitley said, "Extremely disturbing trend that some people have been resorting to vandalism to register their point and views."

  • Modi to attend BJP meet to finalise members for Bihar polls Sep 15, 2015 10:14 AM IST

    Modi to attend BJP meet to finalise members for Bihar polls

    Meanwhile, reports suggested that Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party is upset with the seat sharing deal announced on Monday. Under the agreement announced by BJP chief Amit Shah, LJP was to contest 40 seats in the 243-member Assembly.

  • BJP clinches seat sharing deal with allies for Bihar polls Sep 14, 2015 07:20 PM IST

    BJP clinches seat sharing deal with allies for Bihar polls

    Presenting a united face, Shah claimed acrimony among alliance partners, especially LJP and Manjhi-led Hindustani Awam Morcha (secular), was behind them and all differences sorted out.

  • NDA seat sharing for Bihar polls done, 160 seats for BJP Sep 14, 2015 01:54 PM IST

    NDA seat sharing for Bihar polls done, 160 seats for BJP

    While seat sharing formula with other alliance partners had been finalised on Sunday, Manjhi had been seeking more seats to fight the elections. Manjhi's main point of contention was believed to be based on the fact that his party needs to contest at least 10 percent of the total number of assembly seats to be considered a regional player.

  • Seat sharing for Bihar election sorted, says Manjhi Sep 14, 2015 11:21 AM IST

    Seat sharing for Bihar election sorted, says Manjhi

    In a late night development on Sunday, Manjhi is learnt to have clinched a seat sharing agreement for the polls with a HAM(S) leader claiming the saffron party has agreed to allot about 20 seats to it.

  • PM has fulfilled OROP promise, Cong played a joke: Shah Sep 06, 2015 01:41 PM IST

    PM has fulfilled OROP promise, Cong played a joke: Shah

    Attacking Congress, BJP President Amit Shah said the pension of ex-servicemen was decreased by its government in the 70s and slammed the allocation of only Rs 500 crore for OROP by the previous UPA government.

  • Amit Shah assures early implementation of OROP Sep 04, 2015 07:05 PM IST

    Amit Shah assures early implementation of OROP

    BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said the government will soon implement 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme even as agitating ex-servicemen threatened to intensify their protest if any unilateral announcement is made which does not meet their long-standing demand.

  • Narendra Modi 'auction PM', not 'action PM': Congress Aug 20, 2015 08:44 PM IST

    Narendra Modi 'auction PM', not 'action PM': Congress

    "Modi is not an action PM, but an auction PM. He auctioned coal blocks and spectrum. Day before yesterday he put Bihar on the auction block and made fun of the state. The people of the state will not tolerate the mockery of their self-respect," senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh told reporters.

  • Parliament ruckus unfortunate, Cong should back GST: Shah Aug 12, 2015 04:58 PM IST

    Parliament ruckus unfortunate, Cong should back GST: Shah

    The government's attempts to push through the GST bill in the Rajya Sabha were stalled by the Congress as it demanded a response from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Lalit Modi and Vyapam issues.

  • Bihar Elections: Modi warns people against Lalu-Nitish Aug 10, 2015 08:13 AM IST

    Bihar Elections: Modi warns people against Lalu-Nitish

    Reacting to the remark of the PM, describing JD(U) as “Janata Daman aur Utpeedan”, the Bihar Chief Minister tweeted that the whole country is aware of Vajpayee‘s suggestion to Modi on following “Rajdharma”.

  • Vyapam is nothing but a conspiracy by opposition: Chouhan Jul 22, 2015 09:09 AM IST

    Vyapam is nothing but a conspiracy by opposition: Chouhan

    Making his stand clear in the contentious Vyapam scam, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan wrote a letter to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shanta Kumar replying to the queries that he had raised.

  • Vyapam scam: MP CM meets BJP chief Amit Shah Jul 20, 2015 12:46 AM IST

    Vyapam scam: MP CM meets BJP chief Amit Shah

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met BJP chief Amit Shah amid the ongoing controversy over Vyapam scam.

  • 'Acche din' will take 25 years not 5 years: Amit Shah Jul 14, 2015 10:24 AM IST

    'Acche din' will take 25 years not 5 years: Amit Shah

    A little over a year later, BJP President Amit Shah has admitted that the government's promise of "acche din" is not going to be realised any time soon.

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