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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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  • PM Modi removed 3 curses of Indian politics - appeasement, casteism, dynasty: Amit Shah Jan 07, 2020 09:41 PM IST

    PM Modi removed 3 curses of Indian politics - appeasement, casteism, dynasty: Amit Shah

    The home minister said Modi is a man with a beating heart for people, a statesman, a hard task master, an able administrator and an ideal leader who leads by example.

  • Air India sale: EoI, share purchase agreement approved by Group of Ministers; to be issued in January Jan 07, 2020 04:22 PM IST

    Air India sale: EoI, share purchase agreement approved by Group of Ministers; to be issued in January

    While Air India's net loss in 2018-19 was around Rs 8,556 crore, its current total debt is around Rs 80,000 crore.

  • Amit Shah-led GoM approves plan to invite EoI for Air India disinvestment: Report Jan 06, 2020 10:34 PM IST

    Amit Shah-led GoM approves plan to invite EoI for Air India disinvestment: Report

    A restart of the process for the sale of the government's 100 percent in Air India along with Air India Express and the carrier's stake in joint venture AISATS had already been approved by the Air India Specific Alternative Mechanism (AISAM) or GoM.

  • Centre approves release of Rs 5,908 cr to 7 states as relief for calamity damage Jan 06, 2020 06:35 PM IST

    Centre approves release of Rs 5,908 cr to 7 states as relief for calamity damage

    The Home Ministry, in a statement, said the decision was taken at a meeting of a high-level committee (HLC), chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

  • Amit Shah clarifies: CAA toll free number "never belonged to Netflix" Jan 06, 2020 04:37 PM IST

    Amit Shah clarifies: CAA toll free number "never belonged to Netflix"

    Netflix responded to the fake tweet, stating: "If you want free Netflix please use someone else's account like the rest of us."

  • AAP govt deceiving people: Amit Shah Jan 06, 2020 02:30 PM IST

    AAP govt deceiving people: Amit Shah

    Speaking at an event here, Shah said the Aam Aadmi Party government has done maximum damage to the poor and people living in rural areas.

  • Rahul, Priyanka misleading minorities on amended Citizenship Act: Amit Shah Jan 06, 2020 02:20 PM IST

    Rahul, Priyanka misleading minorities on amended Citizenship Act: Amit Shah

    Addressing a gathering at an event here, Shah said Delhi bore the brunt of "riots" for four days during the recent violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act. He added that the AAP government and the Congress were responsible for it.

  • Amit Shah speaks to Delhi LG Anil Baijal; requests him to call JNU representatives for talks Jan 06, 2020 10:52 AM IST

    Amit Shah speaks to Delhi LG Anil Baijal; requests him to call JNU representatives for talks

    The telephonic conversation between the home minister and the LG came a day after masked men indulged in violence on the JNU campus.

  • Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi misleading people over CAA: Shah Jan 05, 2020 02:01 PM IST

    Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi misleading people over CAA: Shah

    Shah assured members of minority communities that none of them will lose citizenship due to the CAA, saying the law is about giving citizenship to persecuted minorities from three neighbouring countries and not taking it away from anybody.

  • Govt won't budge an inch on CAA: Amit Shah Jan 03, 2020 06:59 PM IST

    Govt won't budge an inch on CAA: Amit Shah

    The BJP will take out 500 rallies across the country, beginning Saturday to reach out to three crore people, he said.

  • Amit Shah learning Bengali to connect with BJP workers, voters in West Bengal Jan 03, 2020 05:13 PM IST

    Amit Shah learning Bengali to connect with BJP workers, voters in West Bengal

    Amit Shah has also appointed a teacher to teach him the language

  • Govt won't budge on CAA: Amit Shah Jan 03, 2020 03:45 PM IST

    Govt won't budge on CAA: Amit Shah

    Launching an “awareness programme” in support of the amended citizenship law, Shah accused the Congress and other opposition parties of running a misinformation campaign.

  • No one called ex-J&K CMs 'anti-national', decision on their release by UT admin: Amit Shah Jan 03, 2020 12:17 PM IST

    No one called ex-J&K CMs 'anti-national', decision on their release by UT admin: Amit Shah

    Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti had to be detained for "some time" after they made provocative statements, the home minister said on Thursday night while addressing an event organised by media outlet ABP News.

  • Disaster management crucial area in a growing economy: Amit Shah Jan 02, 2020 08:00 PM IST

    Disaster management crucial area in a growing economy: Amit Shah

    Shah was speaking after inaugurating a new campus of the National Fire Service College here, laying foundation stone for an NDRF Academy and distribution of Fire Service Gallantry Medals.

  • Appointment of CDS momentous, historic for India: Amit Shah Jan 01, 2020 03:25 PM IST

    Appointment of CDS momentous, historic for India: Amit Shah

    General Bipin Rawat was on Monday appointed India's first Chief of Defence Staff with a mandate to bring in convergence in functioning of the Army, the Navy and the Indian Air Force and bolster the country's military prowess. He took charge as CDS on Wednesday.

  • Opposition led by Congress created confusion over CAA, misled people: Amit Shah Dec 27, 2019 09:38 AM IST

    Opposition led by Congress created confusion over CAA, misled people: Amit Shah

    The Congress has rejected the allegation levelled against the party by Amit Shah.

  • Foundation laid for country's first transit-oriented development project; Delhi to get tallest tower Dec 26, 2019 10:12 PM IST

    Foundation laid for country's first transit-oriented development project; Delhi to get tallest tower

    The project -- 'East Delhi Hub' at Karkardooma -- spread over 30 hectares, will come up in the next three-and-a-half years.

  • Opposition led by Congress created confusion over CAA, misled people: Amit Shah Dec 26, 2019 04:13 PM IST

    Opposition led by Congress created confusion over CAA, misled people: Amit Shah

    Exuding confidence about BJP's performance in the national capital, he said time is up for the Kejriwal government in Delhi and "lotus will bloom"

  • No discussion on pan-India NRC right now, says Amit Shah Dec 24, 2019 08:15 PM IST

    No discussion on pan-India NRC right now, says Amit Shah

    "There is no need to debate this (pan-India NRC) as there is no discussion on it right now, PM Modi was right, there is no discussion on it yet either in the Cabinet or Parliament," he said.

  • Securing land and maritime borders necessary for India's march to $5 trillion economy: Amit Shah Dec 23, 2019 05:20 PM IST

    Securing land and maritime borders necessary for India's march to $5 trillion economy: Amit Shah

    Shah lauded the IB for ably tackling the challenges of national security, including busting of terror modules, in the last five years and tackling North East insurgency "very effectively" over the years.

  • PM Modi publicly contradicted Amit Shah's stand on pan-India NRC: Mamata Banerjee Dec 23, 2019 08:12 AM IST

    PM Modi publicly contradicted Amit Shah's stand on pan-India NRC: Mamata Banerjee

    Banerjee said that comments made by her and Modi on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the NRC are in public domain, and people will decide who is right or wrong.

  • PM Modi, Amit Shah destroyed future of country's youth; hiding behind hate to escape anger: Rahul Gandhi Dec 23, 2019 08:07 AM IST

    PM Modi, Amit Shah destroyed future of country's youth; hiding behind hate to escape anger: Rahul Gandhi

    Gandhi wrote on Twitter that the Modi-Shah duo could only be defeated by responding with love towards every Indian.

  • Shah won't be allowed to step out of Kolkata airport if CAA not withdrawn: Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind Dec 22, 2019 04:51 PM IST

    Shah won't be allowed to step out of Kolkata airport if CAA not withdrawn: Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind

    Chowdhury said the contentious law is against humanity and the citizens of the country "living here for ages".

  • Modi, Shah 'destroyed' future of country's youth; 'hiding behind hate' to escape anger: Rahul Dec 22, 2019 02:57 PM IST

    Modi, Shah 'destroyed' future of country's youth; 'hiding behind hate' to escape anger: Rahul

    Gandhi said they can only be defeated by responding with love towards every Indian.

  • Citizenship Act protests: Here's what top leaders of India said on the contentious law Dec 19, 2019 03:54 PM IST

    Citizenship Act protests: Here's what top leaders of India said on the contentious law

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accused the opposition of “spreading violence” in view of the upcoming Assembly elections.

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