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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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  • Coronavirus pandemic | Amit Shah asks Delhi Police chief to ensure security of doctors facing harassment Mar 24, 2020 07:12 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Amit Shah asks Delhi Police chief to ensure security of doctors facing harassment

    Shah's directive came hours after a representation was sent to him apprising him about the incidents of harassment of doctors by some landlords, claiming that coronavirus could be transmitted through the medicos.

  • Amit Shah should resign for 'failing' to control riots; sitting SC judge should probe violence: TMC MP Mar 12, 2020 08:16 AM IST

    Amit Shah should resign for 'failing' to control riots; sitting SC judge should probe violence: TMC MP

    Participating in a discussion on the violence in Delhi in Lok Sabha, Roy said the Delhi riots happened 72 years after Mahatma Gandhi was killed by a Hindu fanatic.

  • Jyotiraditya Scindia meets PM Modi, Amit Shah Mar 10, 2020 12:15 PM IST

    Jyotiraditya Scindia meets PM Modi, Amit Shah

    Legislators loyal to Scindia, who has been upset with the Congress leadership with his marginalisation in the affairs of the Madhya Pradesh Congress, are likely to quit the party to reduce the Kamal Nath-led government to a minority.

  • Govt reconstitutes National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction with Amit Shah as head Mar 06, 2020 04:45 PM IST

    Govt reconstitutes National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction with Amit Shah as head

    The NPDRR is a multi-stakeholder and multi-sectoral decision making body on disaster management.

  • West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar meets Home Minister Amit Shah Mar 06, 2020 03:31 PM IST

    West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar meets Home Minister Amit Shah

    The meeting was held at the initiative of the governor, who was appointed to the Constitutional post nearly eight months ago.

  • UP CM Yogi Adityanath meets Home Minister Amit Shah Mar 06, 2020 08:10 AM IST

    UP CM Yogi Adityanath meets Home Minister Amit Shah

    During the 30-minute meeting, Adityanath and Shah are believed to have discussed the law and order situation in the country's largest state.

  • UP CM Adityanath meets Union Home Minister in Delhi Mar 05, 2020 10:25 PM IST

    UP CM Adityanath meets Union Home Minister in Delhi

    The state government described the meeting, which took place at Shah's residence, as a courtesy call.

  • Amit Shah says India well prepared to contain coronavirus; will not play Holi this year Mar 04, 2020 01:43 PM IST

    Amit Shah says India well prepared to contain coronavirus; will not play Holi this year

    "Holi is a very important festival for we Indians but in the wake of Coronavirus, I have decided not to participate in any Holi Milan celebration this year. I also appeal everyone to avoid public gatherings and take a good care of yourself and your family (sic)," he tweeted.

  • Delhi Police commissioner S N Shrivastava in Parliament to meet Amit Shah Mar 04, 2020 12:15 PM IST

    Delhi Police commissioner S N Shrivastava in Parliament to meet Amit Shah

    Shrivastava was given the additional charge of Delhi Police commissioner after the retirement of Amulya Patnaik.

  • Congress, CPI(M) students' wings 'purify' ground where Amit Shah held rally Mar 03, 2020 08:06 AM IST

    Congress, CPI(M) students' wings 'purify' ground where Amit Shah held rally

    A group of men allegedly shouted the incendiary "desh ke gaddaron ko, goli maro..." (shoot the traitors) slogan near Shahid Minar ground on their way to Shah's rally.

  • BJP to give legal aid to those arrested for 'goli maaro' slogans during Amit Shah’s Kolkata rally Mar 02, 2020 05:04 PM IST

    BJP to give legal aid to those arrested for 'goli maaro' slogans during Amit Shah’s Kolkata rally

    As per reports, a showdown was averted after those people mouthing the slogans came face-to-face with some members of the Left Front and Congress, as there was police deployment in the area and the matter was thus handled.

  • If no minority will be affected by CAA, why keep Muslims out of it: Chidambaram to Amit Shah Mar 02, 2020 08:13 AM IST

    If no minority will be affected by CAA, why keep Muslims out of it: Chidambaram to Amit Shah

    Addressing a rally in Kolkata, Shah assured people of the minority community that not a single person will lose citizenship due to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

  • India has developed proactive defence policy: Amit Shah Mar 02, 2020 07:35 AM IST

    India has developed proactive defence policy: Amit Shah

    Shah also said that India has now joined the league of countries like the US and Israel that can carry out surgical strikes.

  • TMC hits out at Amit Shah, asks him to take care of Delhi Mar 01, 2020 06:44 PM IST

    TMC hits out at Amit Shah, asks him to take care of Delhi

    Senior TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee also said West Bengal is better off without bigotry and hatred that, he alleged, the BJP "is trying to spread".

  • All refugees in India will be granted citizenship under CAA, says Amit Shah Mar 01, 2020 05:46 PM IST

    All refugees in India will be granted citizenship under CAA, says Amit Shah

    Shah, addressing a rally here, also exuded confidence that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will form the next government in Bengal with two- third majority after the 2021 assembly polls.

  • BJP workers raise 'goli maro...' slogan en route to Shah rally Mar 01, 2020 04:45 PM IST

    BJP workers raise 'goli maro...' slogan en route to Shah rally

    The group, carrying party flags, were heard shouting the slogan en route to the Shahid Minar ground.

  • Cong, CPI(M) stage rallies in Kolkata against Shah visit Mar 01, 2020 02:35 PM IST

    Cong, CPI(M) stage rallies in Kolkata against Shah visit

    As Shah arrived in the city in the morning, hundreds of Left and Congress protesters, carrying black flags and anti-CAA posters, demonstrated outside the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport and raised 'go back' slogans.

  • Congress to strongly raise Delhi riots in Parliament, demand Amit Shah's resignation Mar 01, 2020 01:47 PM IST

    Congress to strongly raise Delhi riots in Parliament, demand Amit Shah's resignation

    The Congress is likely to submit adjournment motion notices in both Houses of Parliament on Monday, demanding a debate over the violence in Delhi, sources said.

  • India has developed proactive defence policy: Amit Shah Mar 01, 2020 01:35 PM IST

    India has developed proactive defence policy: Amit Shah

    Shah also said that India has now joined the league of countries like the US and Israel in carrying out surgical strikes.

  • Amit Shah arrives in Kolkata amid anti-CAA protests Mar 01, 2020 11:41 AM IST

    Amit Shah arrives in Kolkata amid anti-CAA protests

    Hundreds of protesters of the Left Front and Congress, holding black flags and anti-CAA posters, demonstrated outside gate number 1 of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport.

  • EZC meet chaired by Amit Shah underway Feb 28, 2020 12:52 PM IST

    EZC meet chaired by Amit Shah underway

    The 24th EZC meeting is being attended by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his West Bengal and Bihar counterparts Mamata Banerjee and Nitish Kumar respectively.

  • Amit Shah was nowhere to be seen when violence hit Delhi: Shiv Sena Feb 28, 2020 11:05 AM IST

    Amit Shah was nowhere to be seen when violence hit Delhi: Shiv Sena

    An editorial in the Marathi daily said Shah had taken out a lot of time for campaigning for the just concluded Delhi assembly election, distributing pamphlets door-to-door to canvass support for BJP candidates.

  • Amit Shah to address pro-CAA rally in Bhubaneswar on February 28 Feb 27, 2020 09:15 PM IST

    Amit Shah to address pro-CAA rally in Bhubaneswar on February 28

    State BJP president Samir Mohanty said the rally to be addressed by Shah was part of his party's countrywide awareness programme on CAA undertaken in January following protests by the opposition against the amended law.

  • Delhi violence: Congress leaders meet President, demand Amit Shah's resignation over 'abdication of duty' Feb 27, 2020 01:17 PM IST

    Delhi violence: Congress leaders meet President, demand Amit Shah's resignation over 'abdication of duty'

    The delegation, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ahmed Patel, P Chidambaram, K C Venugopal, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Anand Sharma and Randeep Surjewala, also submitted a memorandum to the president over the wave of violence in Delhi.

  • Delhi violence: Arvind Kejriwal says meeting with Amit Shah was positive, all parties will take steps to restore peace Feb 25, 2020 01:09 PM IST

    Delhi violence: Arvind Kejriwal says meeting with Amit Shah was positive, all parties will take steps to restore peace

    "Meeting with HM Amit Shah was positive and it was decided that all parties will take steps to restore peace," he told reporters after the meeting.

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