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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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  • Amit Shah headed GoM recommends hike in sugar MSP to Rs 33/kg; asks Food Ministry to move cabinet note Jul 15, 2020 05:10 PM IST

    Amit Shah headed GoM recommends hike in sugar MSP to Rs 33/kg; asks Food Ministry to move cabinet note

    The GoM directed the Food Ministry to move a Cabinet note with a proposal to hike the MSP of sugar as recommended by the Niti Aayog, the sources said.

  • India at good position in COVID-19 battle: Amit Shah Jul 12, 2020 12:51 PM IST

    India at good position in COVID-19 battle: Amit Shah

    "The world is seeing that if a successful battle has been fought anywhere across the globe against the coronavirus it is India under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi," he said.

  • Worst is behind us! IT, consumption, private banks likely to act as safe-haven: BNP Paribas Jul 09, 2020 07:22 AM IST

    Worst is behind us! IT, consumption, private banks likely to act as safe-haven: BNP Paribas

    March-21 fair value will be in the range of 9,600–11,100, depending on how far the lockdowns get extended, says BNP Paribas' Amit Shah.

  • PM Narendra Modi's Ladakh visit will boost morale of 'valorous soldiers', says Amit Shah Jul 03, 2020 02:32 PM IST

    PM Narendra Modi's Ladakh visit will boost morale of 'valorous soldiers', says Amit Shah

    Modi's visit to Ladakh came amidst the ongoing stand-off between the Indian Army and China's PLA (People's Liberation Army) in the forward areas of the high altitude region.

  • Amit Shah meets CMs of UP, Haryana, Delhi; discusses COVID-19 situation Jul 02, 2020 05:55 PM IST

    Amit Shah meets CMs of UP, Haryana, Delhi; discusses COVID-19 situation

    Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) have seen a spike in the number of coronavirus cases, leading to the Home Minister stepping in to handle the situation and improve the health infrastructure.

  • Home Minister Amit Shah meets senior ministers Jun 30, 2020 09:00 PM IST

    Home Minister Amit Shah meets senior ministers

    Others who attended the hour-long meeting include Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Railways and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal.

  • Scrapping broadband and mobile internet services in Kashmir: MHA says tweet circulating in name of Amit Shah is fake Jun 30, 2020 08:11 PM IST

    Scrapping broadband and mobile internet services in Kashmir: MHA says tweet circulating in name of Amit Shah is fake

    The fake tweet that was being circulated on social media in the name of Amit Shah, read: “Fixed Line Broadband and Mobile Internet services to be snapped in the UTs Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh from tonight.”

  • Amit Shah speaks to CMs of Bihar, Assam; takes stock of rising water in Mahananda, Brahmaputra Jun 28, 2020 06:40 PM IST

    Amit Shah speaks to CMs of Bihar, Assam; takes stock of rising water in Mahananda, Brahmaputra

    "I spoke to Chief Minister Shri @nitishkumar ji about the rising water level of Mahananda River in Bihar and assured him of all possible help from the central government for the protection of the people of Bihar," Shah tweeted in Hindi.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | No community transmission in Delhi, says Home Minister Amit Shah Jun 28, 2020 02:53 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | No community transmission in Delhi, says Home Minister Amit Shah

    Delhi is India's worst-affected city, overtaking Mumbai on June 25. The national capital has over 80,000 total cases and over 2,500 deaths.

  • Over 7.18 crore people attended 31 virtual rallies: BJP Jun 24, 2020 08:29 PM IST

    Over 7.18 crore people attended 31 virtual rallies: BJP

    In a tweet, the BJP said it has engaged with people through virtual rallies and other events, including contacting over three crore households, as part of its outreach during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | India calls in army to run facilities in Delhi as cases surge Jun 24, 2020 03:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | India calls in army to run facilities in Delhi as cases surge

    New Delhi, the sprawling capital of more than 20 million people, also recorded its highest single-day increase on Wednesday, with more than 3,900 cases.

  • Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Mizoram CM Zoramthanga after earthquake Jun 22, 2020 11:40 AM IST

    Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Mizoram CM Zoramthanga after earthquake

    "I have spoken to Shri @ZoramthangaCM ji, Chief Minister of Mizoram, to review the situation after the earthquake tremors in the state. I assured him all possible support from the central government. Praying for everyone's safety and well-being," Shah tweeted.

  • Containment zones in Delhi to be mapped again to better manage COVID-19 situation: MHA Jun 21, 2020 10:42 AM IST

    Containment zones in Delhi to be mapped again to better manage COVID-19 situation: MHA

    The committee also suggested that there will be vigorous contact tracing of COVID-19 positive cases and such contacts will be quarantined, said the ministry in a statement.

  • India will always remain indebted to soldiers for their supreme sacrifice in Ladakh: Amit Shah Jun 17, 2020 05:10 PM IST

    India will always remain indebted to soldiers for their supreme sacrifice in Ladakh: Amit Shah

    In a series of tweets, Shah said the pain of losing the brave soldiers at Ladakh's Galwan cannot be put in words.

  • Bury differences, join hands to battle COVID-19 in Delhi: Amit Shah tells all-party meet Jun 15, 2020 04:08 PM IST

    Bury differences, join hands to battle COVID-19 in Delhi: Amit Shah tells all-party meet

    Shah appealed to the four parties to ask their workers to help in ensuring the ground implementation of the Delhi government's coronavirus guidelines.

  • Amit Shah holds all-party meet on COVID-19 situation in Delhi Jun 15, 2020 11:45 AM IST

    Amit Shah holds all-party meet on COVID-19 situation in Delhi

    Shah apprised the leaders of four major political parties of Delhi on the steps taken to check the coronavirus pandemic and sought their views on the issue, a Home Ministry official said.

  • Delhi Congress chief to attend meeting called by Amit  Shah on COVID-19 situation Jun 15, 2020 09:04 AM IST

    Delhi Congress chief to attend meeting called by Amit Shah on COVID-19 situation

    The Home minister has called an all party meeting to discuss the COVID-19 situation in Delhi on Monday. The Delhi units of BJP, AAP, Congress and BSP have been invited to attend the meeting.

  • Centre, Delhi govt to fight COVID-19 together: CM Kejriwal after meeting with Amit Shah Jun 14, 2020 01:51 PM IST

    Centre, Delhi govt to fight COVID-19 together: CM Kejriwal after meeting with Amit Shah

    The meeting, also attended by Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Lt Governor Anil Baijal, comes in the wake of increasing number of coronavirus cases in Delhi

  • COVID-19 crisis | Home Minister Amit Shah to meet CM Kejriwal, LG Baijal on situation in capital Jun 13, 2020 05:09 PM IST

    COVID-19 crisis | Home Minister Amit Shah to meet CM Kejriwal, LG Baijal on situation in capital

    The number of coronavirus cases in Delhi is the third highest in the country after Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.

  • Amit Shah urged to intervene into non-payment of resident doctors' salaries at NDMC hospitals Jun 11, 2020 09:35 PM IST

    Amit Shah urged to intervene into non-payment of resident doctors' salaries at NDMC hospitals

    Resident doctors of NDMC's 450-bedded Kasturba Hospital had on Wednesday threatened mass resignation if the authorities did not release their three months' salary.

  • Arvind Kejriwal meets Amit Shah, discusses COVID-19 situation in Delhi Jun 11, 2020 07:35 AM IST

    Arvind Kejriwal meets Amit Shah, discusses COVID-19 situation in Delhi

    "Met Sh Amit Shah, Hon'ble HM. Discussed the situation on corona in Delhi in detail. He assured of all cooperation," the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader said in a tweet.

  • Amit Shah's virtual rally watched by 2 crore people, claims BJP; TMC says 'far from reality' Jun 10, 2020 07:02 AM IST

    Amit Shah's virtual rally watched by 2 crore people, claims BJP; TMC says 'far from reality'

    "The virtual rally was sort of a new experiment for all of us in West Bengal. But at the end of the day, it has been a huge success. People have viewed it either on TV or on social media. According to our reports and estimates, around two crore people have watched it," BJP state general secretary Sayantan Basu said.

  • Amit Shah attacks Mamata Banerjee over culture of political violence in West Bengal Jun 09, 2020 12:55 PM IST

    Amit Shah attacks Mamata Banerjee over culture of political violence in West Bengal

    "Bengal is the only state in the entire country where the culture of political violence is flourishing," he told the BJP's virtual 'Jan Samvad' rally.

  • PM Modi made world realise India will punish anyone intruding into its borders: Amit Shah Jun 08, 2020 08:59 PM IST

    PM Modi made world realise India will punish anyone intruding into its borders: Amit Shah

    Shah comments came at a time when Indian and Chinese armies are engaged in a standoff in Ladakh with both countries trying to defuse the crisis through diplomatic and military channels.

  • 'What did the rival parties do?': Amit Shah targets opposition; questions their role in fight against Coronavirus Jun 08, 2020 06:30 PM IST

    'What did the rival parties do?': Amit Shah targets opposition; questions their role in fight against Coronavirus

    Somebody was interviewing people abroad in English on how to fight the coronavirus, Shah said in an apparent jibe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

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