amit shah

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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  • 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.

  • Migrant labour issue: Amit Shah slams Mamata Banerjee, says 'Corona Express' jibe will prove costly Jun 01, 2020 09:27 PM IST

    Migrant labour issue: Amit Shah slams Mamata Banerjee, says 'Corona Express' jibe will prove costly

    He asserted that the people of Bengal are keen for a change and the BJP will form a government in the state with a full majority.

  • Standard of living of 'deprived' Indians has improved: Amit Shah Jun 01, 2020 08:52 PM IST

    Standard of living of 'deprived' Indians has improved: Amit Shah

    He also pointed out how under the Centre’s Jan Dhan Yojana scheme, 31 crore bank accounts were opened, through which people could avail the benefits of Direct Bank Transfer.

  • Moving migrants prior to the lockdown would 'not have been appropriate', says Amit Shah Jun 01, 2020 08:44 PM IST

    Moving migrants prior to the lockdown would 'not have been appropriate', says Amit Shah

    When asked if the ongoing crisis, where migrants are seen walking to their homes, could have been averted if they were moved before enforcing the lockdown, Shah said, "That would not have been appropriate."

  • Network18 Exclusive | India has managed to contain coronavirus outbreak: Home Minister Amit Shah Jun 01, 2020 08:30 PM IST

    Network18 Exclusive | India has managed to contain coronavirus outbreak: Home Minister Amit Shah

    On PM Modi's 'Vocal for Local' push, Shah said that it will not reduce foreign investments.

  • Coronavirus lockdown | Govt ensured nobody goes hungry in this crisis: BJP Mar 26, 2020 03:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown | Govt ensured nobody goes hungry in this crisis: BJP

    Party president J P Nadda said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a "huge relief" for the poor in this hour of crisis and asserted that it is the ruling party's resolve that nobody is left hungry.

  • Maharashtra Government Formation: Amit Shah expresses confidence in state development Nov 23, 2019 09:20 AM IST

    Maharashtra Government Formation: Amit Shah expresses confidence in state development

    Shah tweeted his congratulation to Fadnavis and NCP leader Ajit Pawar

  • Lok Sabha passes resolution to scrap Article 370 provisions, bill for bifurcation of J&K Aug 06, 2019 08:07 PM IST

    Lok Sabha passes resolution to scrap Article 370 provisions, bill for bifurcation of J&K

    Shah also said the Modi government will have no hesitation in restoring statehood to Jammu and Kashmir when normalcy returns.

  • J&K Reorganisation Bill: After Rajya Sabha’s nod, Modi sarkar eyes smooth sail in Lok Sabha Aug 06, 2019 10:07 AM IST

    J&K Reorganisation Bill: After Rajya Sabha’s nod, Modi sarkar eyes smooth sail in Lok Sabha

    The Bill was passed by the Rajya Sabha on August 5 and is expected to sail through the Lok Sabha

  • Article 370 revoked, bifurcation into UTs: 10 things you need to know about J&K crisis right now Aug 05, 2019 12:29 PM IST

    Article 370 revoked, bifurcation into UTs: 10 things you need to know about J&K crisis right now

    The announcement came amid confusion over additional deployment of security forces and the imposition of Section 144 in Jammu and Kashmir

  • Article 370 on Jammu and Kashmir's special status revoked, announces Amit Shah Aug 05, 2019 11:29 AM IST

    Article 370 on Jammu and Kashmir's special status revoked, announces Amit Shah

    The Centre also announced bifurcation of J&K into two Union Territories

  • Don't like either PM Modi or Amit Shah, says Javed Akhtar May 03, 2019 08:18 AM IST

    Don't like either PM Modi or Amit Shah, says Javed Akhtar

    Referring to a remark of the BJP's Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal Pragya Singh Thakur, Akhtar said he will suggest Modi to use her "curse" to get rid of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and other terrorists.

  • Amit Shah accuses grand alliance of 'breaking India' Oct 29, 2018 07:56 AM IST

    Amit Shah accuses grand alliance of 'breaking India'

    Addressing the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morch (BJYM) national convention here, Shah said on the one hand Prime Minister Modi was focussed on 'Making India', on the other the grand alliance leaders wanted to 'Break' India.

  • I belong to 'Bharatiya Janata' before the party: Shatrughan Sinha Oct 03, 2018 08:55 AM IST

    I belong to 'Bharatiya Janata' before the party: Shatrughan Sinha

    Addressing a function in his Lok Sabha constituency of Patna Sahib, the actor-turned-politician lamented that the party (BJP) had become a "one man show two man army" a jibe aimed at Narendra Modi and Amit Shah.

  • Amit Shah to lead BJP in Lok Sabha polls Sep 10, 2018 10:45 AM IST

    Amit Shah to lead BJP in Lok Sabha polls

    Shah had replaced Rajnath Singh as the party president soon after it came to power in May 2014 as Singh quit his post following his inclusion in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet.

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee nursed BJP into a banyan tree in Indian politics: Amit Shah Aug 16, 2018 06:33 PM IST

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee nursed BJP into a banyan tree in Indian politics: Amit Shah

    Atalji emerged as a popular national leader who believed that power is a means of service and led a spotless political life without compromising on national interest. Amit shah said.

  • Amit Shah hails OBC bill, terms it 'historic' Aug 03, 2018 09:15 AM IST

    Amit Shah hails OBC bill, terms it 'historic'

    Hailing the Narendra Modi government for the bill's passage, Shah said it has always been the BJP's goal to create an egalitarian and just society as its mantra is 'sabka saath sabka vikas'.

  • Amit Shah asks 'BJP cyber warriors' to ensure that party wins 2019 Lok Sabha polls Jul 05, 2018 12:22 PM IST

    Amit Shah asks 'BJP cyber warriors' to ensure that party wins 2019 Lok Sabha polls

    Shah stressed that the Modi government was coming up with various farmer-friendly policy decisions ever since it came to power.

  • Amit Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray, meeting lasts for 2 hours Jun 07, 2018 08:40 AM IST

    Amit Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray, meeting lasts for 2 hours

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Uddhav Thackeray's son Aaditya Thackeray were also present at the meeting which lasted about two hours.

  • PM Narendra Modi to hold day-long fast on April 12 over Parliament logjam Apr 10, 2018 06:03 PM IST

    PM Narendra Modi to hold day-long fast on April 12 over Parliament logjam

    BJP president Amit Shah will sit on a dharna in poll-bound Karnataka and BJP MPs across the nation will also join the PM in fasting, in what is being seen as an attempt to turn the tables on the Congress, a day after it held a symbolic fast at Rajghat.

  • Bharatiya Janata Party now has a new address Feb 23, 2018 05:00 PM IST

    Bharatiya Janata Party now has a new address

    PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the swanky new BJP headquarters in a grand event on February 18

  • BJP will win Gujarat polls with over 150 seats, GST a blessing for traders: Amit Shah Nov 14, 2017 10:30 PM IST

    BJP will win Gujarat polls with over 150 seats, GST a blessing for traders: Amit Shah

    Gujarat will head to polls in two phases on December 9 and December 14. The vote counting will happen alongside Himachal Pradesh on December 18.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • With eye on 2019 polls, PM Narendra Modi to reshuffle Cabinet on Sunday Sep 01, 2017 02:19 PM IST

    With eye on 2019 polls, PM Narendra Modi to reshuffle Cabinet on Sunday

    The sources also said that Nitin Gadkari is likely to be made the railway minister. Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has already offered to quit after three train derailments earlier this month. Prabhu may be given the charge of the environment ministry.

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