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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 reassures action will be taken against culprits behind the harrasment of the four nuns Mar 24, 2021 06:45 PM IST

    Amit Shah reassures action will be taken against culprits behind the harrasment of the four nuns

    When the police were asked about how bona fide ticket holders can be forcefully detrained based on a suspicion of forceful religious conversion, a Senior RPF official responded by saying that by law, any passenger can raise a complaint about a cognizable offence.

  • Union Minister Amit Shah hits streets, campaigns for BJP candidates in Kerala Mar 24, 2021 12:32 PM IST

    Union Minister Amit Shah hits streets, campaigns for BJP candidates in Kerala

    Speaking to reporters during the roadshow, Shah targetted Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan over the gold smuggling case, asking him to explain whether his former Principal Secretary M Sivasankar was involved in the scam.

  • TMC swindling Amphan relief fund in West Bengal: Amit Shah Mar 23, 2021 02:06 PM IST

    TMC swindling Amphan relief fund in West Bengal: Amit Shah

    Criticising the TMC's "cut money" culture, Shah claimed that "Bhatija (nephew) and company swindled central funds sent for Amphan relief". If voted to power, Shah said the BJP would constitute a committee to probe the alleged siphoning off relief funds.

  • BJP ensured peace and development in Assam: Amit Shah Mar 22, 2021 02:05 PM IST

    BJP ensured peace and development in Assam: Amit Shah

    Addressing the first of three election rallies in Assam during the day, Shah alleged that five years ago when Congress was in power, there was agitation, violence, bomb blasts, deaths and curfews were common.

  • Amit Shah slams Mamata Banerjee's 'appeasement politics', says no curb to be imposed on festivals if BJP wins polls Mar 21, 2021 01:58 PM IST

    Amit Shah slams Mamata Banerjee's 'appeasement politics', says no curb to be imposed on festivals if BJP wins polls

    Amit Shah, during a rally here in Purba Medinipur district, reaffirmed that the BJP will build 'sonar Bangla' (golden Bengal) over the next five years, propelled by the partys double-engine government at the Centre and the state.

  • Frustrated over 'poor' turnout in poll rallies, Amit Shah hatching conspiracy to kill me: Mamata Banerjee Mar 16, 2021 02:43 PM IST

    Frustrated over 'poor' turnout in poll rallies, Amit Shah hatching conspiracy to kill me: Mamata Banerjee

    Claiming that Shah is getting "frustrated" by "poor turnou" at his rallies, Banerjee also alleged that the BJP is plotting conspiracies to kill her as her security director Vivek Sahay was removed by the Election Commission after she sustained injuries last week in Purba Medinipur's Nandigram.

  • Battle for Bengal: Amit Shah promises special schemes for tribals, Mamata says BJP 'faking its love' for minorities Mar 16, 2021 02:13 PM IST

    Battle for Bengal: Amit Shah promises special schemes for tribals, Mamata says BJP 'faking its love' for minorities

    Reaching out to West Bengal government employees and said the seventh Pay Commission will be implemented in the state if the saffron party is voted to power.

  • Narendra Modi, Amit Shah big-time extortionists, 'parivartan' to happen in Delhi and not Bengal: Mamata Mar 07, 2021 10:12 PM IST

    Narendra Modi, Amit Shah big-time extortionists, 'parivartan' to happen in Delhi and not Bengal: Mamata

    Hitting out at Modi over his "ashol 'parivartan" (real change) jibe during a rally in Kolkata earlier in the day, she said, "Parivartan will happen in Delhi, not in Bengal."

  • Amit Shah hits back at Pinarayi Vijayan, poses questions over gold-dollar smuggling cases Mar 07, 2021 08:36 PM IST

    Amit Shah hits back at Pinarayi Vijayan, poses questions over gold-dollar smuggling cases

    Speaking at the culmination of the BJP's rally 'Vijaya Yathra' at the Shanghumugham Beach, Amit Shah also sought to know if the Chief Minister's Office tried to influence the customs officials in the case.

  • Amit Shah exudes confidence of NDA 'coalition government' in Tamil Nadu post April 6 polls Mar 07, 2021 01:16 PM IST

    Amit Shah exudes confidence of NDA 'coalition government' in Tamil Nadu post April 6 polls

    Launching his "Vetri Kodi Eandhi" (Carrying the flag of victory) campaign from Suseendiram in this district, he said he was confident that a coalition government of the NDA will come to power in the state after the April 6 assembly polls.

  • West Bengal Election 2021 | BJP CEC to finalise first list of 60 candidates today Mar 04, 2021 10:59 AM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 | BJP CEC to finalise first list of 60 candidates today

    West Bengal is arguably the biggest election prize the BJP has been eyeing in recent times. The State is witnessing a high-stakes battle between the ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is facing her toughest challenge amid a series of defections from the TMC to the saffron party. The 8-phase election will begin on March 27

  • Ex-Puducherry CM Narayanasamy threatens Amit Shah with defamation suit after corruption allegation Mar 01, 2021 06:50 PM IST

    Ex-Puducherry CM Narayanasamy threatens Amit Shah with defamation suit after corruption allegation

    Earlier on February 28, the Home Minister lambasted V Narayanasamy's government and alleged that he was engaged in rampant corruption in Puducherry.

  • Congress collapsing across India due to dynasty politics, says Amit Shah Feb 28, 2021 01:38 PM IST

    Congress collapsing across India due to dynasty politics, says Amit Shah

    Addressing an election rally of BJP here, an enclave of the union territory, Shah claimed the Congress government, which collapsed earlier this month after losing majority, indulged in "petty politics" over Central schemes meant for Puducherry.

  • 'Are poll dates announced as per suggestions of Narendra Modi, Amit Shah?': Mamata Banerjee questions 8-phase elections Feb 26, 2021 08:29 PM IST

    'Are poll dates announced as per suggestions of Narendra Modi, Amit Shah?': Mamata Banerjee questions 8-phase elections

    Mamata Banerjee said the Election Commission should not look at the state "through the eyes of the saffron camp" — a reference to the BJP.

  • Congress joined hands with Badruddin Ajmal for "lust for power": Amit Shah Feb 25, 2021 03:30 PM IST

    Congress joined hands with Badruddin Ajmal for "lust for power": Amit Shah

    The Congress' "greed" to capture power in the state will remain unfulfilled and the BJP along with its ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), which symbolises Assamese identity, will win the assembly polls with a two-thirds majority, Shah told a public rally at Borduwa, the birthplace of Srimanta Sankardeva, the 15-16th century saint, scholar and religious reformer, in Nagaon district.

  • Amit Shah talks of Making Assam, North East biggest contributor to India's GDP Feb 25, 2021 01:25 PM IST

    Amit Shah talks of Making Assam, North East biggest contributor to India's GDP

    The journey initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been taken forward by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Amit Shah said after attending the 'Mahayagya' at the Shivlinga shaped 'Maha Mrityunjaya' temple, believed to be the tallest Shiva temple in the world, in Assam's Nagaon district.

  • Gujarat civic polls: Home Minister Amit Shah casts his vote in Ahmedabad Feb 21, 2021 12:16 PM IST

    Gujarat civic polls: Home Minister Amit Shah casts his vote in Ahmedabad

    Voting is currently underway for elections to six municipal corporationsin Gujarat - Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar.

  • New education policy reflects Modi govt's commitment towards empowerment of Indian languages: Amit Shah Feb 21, 2021 10:47 AM IST

    New education policy reflects Modi govt's commitment towards empowerment of Indian languages: Amit Shah

    In a message on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day, Shah said the mother tongue is a powerful medium of expression.

  • Amit Shah summoned by special court in defamation case filed by TMC's Abhishek Banerjee Feb 19, 2021 06:04 PM IST

    Amit Shah summoned by special court in defamation case filed by TMC's Abhishek Banerjee

    The special judge of MP/MLA court at Bidhannagar directed that Amit Shah is "required to appear in person/by pleader".

  • Efforts made so Netaji is forgotten: Amit Shah Feb 19, 2021 02:37 PM IST

    Efforts made so Netaji is forgotten: Amit Shah

    Shah, while inaugurating the "Shauryanjali Programme" - a tribute to the Bengali revolutionaries, urged the youth of the nation to draw inspiration from the life and struggles of the freedom fighters.

  • TMC brought cut-money and syndicate culture, BJP will bring development in Bengal: Amit Shah Feb 18, 2021 06:18 PM IST

    TMC brought cut-money and syndicate culture, BJP will bring development in Bengal: Amit Shah

    Shah said BJP's 'Parivartan Yatra' is not for changing a chief minister, an MLA or a minister but ending infiltration and transforming West Bengal into a developed state.

  • Amit Shah launches final phase of 'Poriborton Yatra' in West Bengal, promises 33% quota for women Feb 18, 2021 03:34 PM IST

    Amit Shah launches final phase of 'Poriborton Yatra' in West Bengal, promises 33% quota for women

    Shah, who is on a two-day political tour, said the fight of the BJP is to make Bengal 'Sonar Bangla'.

  • Amit Shah promises to put Gangasagar on international tourist map Feb 18, 2021 03:01 PM IST

    Amit Shah promises to put Gangasagar on international tourist map

    Shah said, he feels sad about the facilities here since lakhs of pilgrims visit the site annually, and when the BJP comes to power in Bengal, all tourism projects of the Central government will be successfully implemented here.

  • West Bengal to witness clash of titans as Mamata Banerjee and Amit Shah to address rallies in same district today Feb 18, 2021 07:47 AM IST

    West Bengal to witness clash of titans as Mamata Banerjee and Amit Shah to address rallies in same district today

    It is for the first time in the run up to the assembly elections that Banerjee and Shah will be holding rallies in the same district and more or less at the same time in the afternoon.

  • Pulwama Terror Attack: PM Modi, HM Amit Shah and others pay tributes to martyrs Feb 14, 2021 02:21 PM IST

    Pulwama Terror Attack: PM Modi, HM Amit Shah and others pay tributes to martyrs

    In 2019, Pakistan-sponsored Jaish-e-Mohammed carried out the dastardly attack on a CRPF convoy of 70 vehicles resulting in the death of 40 jawans.

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