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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's Haribhau Bagde elected Maharashtra Speaker Nov 12, 2014 12:33 PM IST

    BJP's Haribhau Bagde elected Maharashtra Speaker

    Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has told his MLAs to vote against the BJP government as he does not trust the party. Sources said Thackeray is unwilling to accept any proposal from any other leader but BJP chief Amit Shah.

  • Has PM Modi done enough to keep his faithful's faith? Nov 08, 2014 01:32 PM IST

    Has PM Modi done enough to keep his faithful's faith?

    Narendra Modi's critics have found little to criticise him for because he has been talking more of his social agenda than the full-blown right-wing stuff they had expected from him.

  • Major security breach at Maha govt's swearing-in Nov 07, 2014 08:21 AM IST

    Major security breach at Maha govt's swearing-in

    The intruder Anil Mishra met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and clicked photographs with him. He also met BJP President Amit Shah and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis among others who were present at the event. He even managed to get on to the stage at the time of the swearing-in ceremony.

  • Reasons why BJP has to give more room to Shiv Sena Nov 06, 2014 01:21 PM IST

    Reasons why BJP has to give more room to Shiv Sena

    The Sena, which won 63 seats as against the BJP‘s 122, has temporarily accepted its junior status, but it is unwilling to barter all its self-respect just to have a little share of power on the BJP‘s terms.

  • Speculation over Cabinet reshuffle, Parrikar for Defence? Nov 05, 2014 09:32 PM IST

    Speculation over Cabinet reshuffle, Parrikar for Defence?

    There have been reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will expand his Cabinet before the Winter Session of Parliament and Parrikar's name is being mentioned as a possible Defence Minister.

  • Goa CM likely to meet PM amid speculation of Cabinet berth Nov 05, 2014 07:24 PM IST

    Goa CM likely to meet PM amid speculation of Cabinet berth

    There have been reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will expand his Cabinet before the Winter Session of Parliament and Parrikar's name is being mentioned as a possible Defence Minister.

  • Sena advises new BJP govt to not take people for granted Nov 01, 2014 03:26 PM IST

    Sena advises new BJP govt to not take people for granted

    It is true that there is no magic wand to fulfil promises made (during polls) but people of Maharashtra are looking at the new Government, the first led by BJP, with a lot of hope, the publication said.

  • Maha: BJP in two minds over post-poll alliance with Sena Oct 20, 2014 12:41 PM IST

    Maha: BJP in two minds over post-poll alliance with Sena

    The BJP emerged as the single largest party in Maharashtra by winning 123 out of 288 seats but is short of 22 seats to be able to form a government in the state

  • Poll result: Sena & BJP to swallow their pride and make up? Oct 19, 2014 10:39 PM IST

    Poll result: Sena & BJP to swallow their pride and make up?

    It is in Maharashtra that the BJP will have to reassess strategy. The only gain from the last-minute break-up with the Shiv Sena is that the BJP has proved its point that it is the bigger brother – with the BJP exceeding the Sena total by a wide margin.

  • BJP Parliamentary Board to decide strategy in Maharashtra Oct 19, 2014 12:36 PM IST

    BJP Parliamentary Board to decide strategy in Maharashtra

    The BJP Parliamentary Board will meet here this evening and decide on government formation as it emerged the single-largest party in Maharashtra and looked set to capture power in Haryana.

  • Will BJP work hard to win allies to back its legislation? Oct 16, 2014 07:49 PM IST

    Will BJP work hard to win allies to back its legislation?

    The exit polls establish Modi as both the BJP's trump card and a potent threat to regional parties in all states where the BJP is today an also-ran. The exit polls prove that the BJP's various bypoll losses post 16 May were more a local reaction and had nothing to do with Modi's fading charisma. If anything, he looms larger than ever.

  • TN oppn sees window to lift prospects post-Jaya conviction Oct 11, 2014 01:46 PM IST

    TN oppn sees window to lift prospects post-Jaya conviction

    The party has gone through its share of churnings since then, including expulsion of Karunanidhi's Madurai-based son M K Alagiri from the party following his open outbursts on leadership issues.

  • BJP launches campaign aimed at 'Mission 60 plus' in Haryana Oct 09, 2014 03:00 PM IST

    BJP launches campaign aimed at 'Mission 60 plus' in Haryana

    While Prime Minister Modi during his three visits has already addressed eight public meetings covering various parts of the Congress-ruled State, a number of other top BJP leaders have also been involved in the campaign.

  • By-poll teaching: Modi govt must shed complacency Sep 17, 2014 03:29 PM IST

    By-poll teaching: Modi govt must shed complacency

    We can start coming to conclusions about the BJP and Modi's bankability only after Haryana and Maharashtra. For now, the only lesson for the BJP to learn are these: it has to shed complacency, and it has to acknowledge that Modi is the only one who counts in the party.

  • Bypolls: 'Good days' for SP & Congress, BJP suffers defeat Sep 16, 2014 06:16 PM IST

    Bypolls: 'Good days' for SP & Congress, BJP suffers defeat

    Local factors usually play a big role in the by-poll results. Since it has suffered a big jolt in both Rajasthan and Gujarat, the BJP can't attribute the SP victory in UP to state government in power. Some analysts claim that the communal polarisation of voters has backfired in UP.

  • Learnings from Bihar by-polls: No easy walk for Amit Shah Sep 02, 2014 12:19 PM IST

    Learnings from Bihar by-polls: No easy walk for Amit Shah

    The BJP‘s losses – in Bihar, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh – can thus be read as the end of wave-like conditions that prevailed in May 2014. It is also about people wanting to ensure that there is a strong opposition to the BJP in states.

  • Vajpayee, Advani, Joshi out of BJP's top body Aug 26, 2014 05:00 PM IST

    Vajpayee, Advani, Joshi out of BJP's top body

    In a token gesture, ailing Vajpayee and Advani and Joshi, for long the BJP's 'Trimurti', now figure in the new five-member 'Margdarshak Mandal' (guiding group) after being associated with the party for nearly four decades.

  • BJP to challenge Centre's decision to probe 'snoopgate' Dec 26, 2013 05:33 PM IST

    BJP to challenge Centre's decision to probe 'snoopgate'

    The Central Government has announced the setting up a Commission of Inquiry to probe the allegations of alleged snooping by the Gujarat government. This action is politically motivated,"said Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley.

  • BJP sees leadership transition with PM nomination Sep 13, 2013 08:31 PM IST

    BJP sees leadership transition with PM nomination

    If one remembers all the previous times when the BJP went into elections there was no such ceremony. This is actually a transition and a move towards a new leadership in the BJP. This means that a second rung of leaders within the BJP are now coming to the forefront.

  • BJP announces core team; Modi returns to Board Mar 31, 2013 11:30 AM IST

    BJP announces core team; Modi returns to Board

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced its new Parliamentary Board and as speculated, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was reinducted into the panel after a gap of six years.

  • Final phase of voting in Guj; BJP, Cong confident of win Dec 17, 2012 08:42 AM IST

    Final phase of voting in Guj; BJP, Cong confident of win

    Gujarat is set for the second and final round of polling on Monday. The Bharatiya Janata Party has left no stones unturned as it remains apprehensive of a possible dent in its bastion of Saurashtra, courtesy rebel Keshubhai Patel's new party, the Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP).

  • Amit Shah retracts poll statement, says BJP will decide Oct 29, 2012 08:02 AM IST

    Amit Shah retracts poll statement, says BJP will decide

    In a quick U-turn from his statement that he would contest the upcoming Assembly polls, former Gujarat minister of state for Home, Amit Shah last night said his statement was misconstrued by media.

  • Tulsi encounter: CBI files charge sheet; Amit Shah named Sep 29, 2012 04:00 PM IST

    Tulsi encounter: CBI files charge sheet; Amit Shah named

    The CBI today filed a charge sheet in a special court here in the 2006 Tulsi Prajapati fake encounter case in which former Minister of State for Home and Chief Minister Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah has been named along with 19 others.

  • CBI names Modi aide Shah in fake encounter case Sep 05, 2012 09:00 AM IST

    CBI names Modi aide Shah in fake encounter case

    In a big blow for the Gujarat government ahead of assembly elections at the end of the year, former state Home Minister and close aide of Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, has been chargesheeted by the CBI in the Tulsi Prajapati fake encounter case.

  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: SC raps Gujarat govt Dec 01, 2011 03:30 PM IST

    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: SC raps Gujarat govt

    Supreme Court pulled up the Narendra Modi government on Thursday for not handing over the CD's to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.

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