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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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  • Unsure of results, Amit Shah takes charge of Delhi polls Feb 05, 2015 05:43 PM IST

    Unsure of results, Amit Shah takes charge of Delhi polls

    Delhi was always going to be different from the other four assemblies for one simple reason: in those states, the BJP was benefiting from a clear anti-incumbency factor.

  • AAP has spark but can it outrun BJP in Delhi elections? Feb 05, 2015 05:42 PM IST

    AAP has spark but can it outrun BJP in Delhi elections?

    Arvind Kejriwal, who seemed to get nothing right in the first half of last year has now reversed his slide, aided by the complete misreading of his challenge in Delhi by the BJP.

  • High octane campaigning for Delhi polls to end today Feb 05, 2015 08:17 AM IST

    High octane campaigning for Delhi polls to end today

    Delhi on its last day of campaigning for assembly elections 2015, will witness rallies by Bharatiya Janata (BJP) President Amit Shah at JJ Colony, Madanpur Khadar and Sadar Bazar, rallies by Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal, roadshows by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi amidst several others events.

  • Delhi polls: BJP to release party's vision document today Feb 02, 2015 08:31 AM IST

    Delhi polls: BJP to release party's vision document today

    Ahead of its release, BJP's Delhi chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi said, "Vision document will be a result of team work. It will prepare Delhi for 2050. Vision will be to make Delhi a world class city."

  • BJP eyes three-fourth majority in Bihar, sets 'Mission 185' Jan 12, 2015 08:11 AM IST

    BJP eyes three-fourth majority in Bihar, sets 'Mission 185'

    The BJP has set for itself another major goal of enrolling 75 lakh members in Bihar alone, out of its total nationwide membership target of 10 crore.

  • BJP head to meet state leaders over J&Kgovt formation today Jan 05, 2015 08:26 AM IST

    BJP head to meet state leaders over J&Kgovt formation today

    PDP Mehboobs Mufti rejected reports that her party will start formal talks with the BJP over government formation in the state.

  • Cause of concern that CBI allowed itself to be misused: FM Dec 30, 2014 09:39 PM IST

    Cause of concern that CBI allowed itself to be misused: FM

    Lauding the "independent" judicial system for discharging BJP Chief Amit Shah from Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the charge against him was without any basis and it was a "cause of concern" that CBI allowed itself to be misused.

  • Amit Shah to take final call on state J&K govt formation Dec 26, 2014 08:15 AM IST

    Amit Shah to take final call on state J&K govt formation

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who met the 25 party MLAs in Jammu on Thursday, said BJP president Amit Shah has been authorised to decide about the future course of action on the issue of government formation in the state. He is likely to leave for Srinagar to hold further talks with the stakeholders.

  • Going alone helps BJP, some others in J&K, Jharkhand polls Dec 23, 2014 09:42 PM IST

    Going alone helps BJP, some others in J&K, Jharkhand polls

    In Jharkhand, the BJP tied up with the smaller AJSU instead of Babulal Marandi‘s JVM (P) and scored. The JMM, far from being humbled, came out reasonably strong as the main opposition party.

  • Modi govt succeeded in containing inflation: Amit Shah Dec 20, 2014 03:02 PM IST

    Modi govt succeeded in containing inflation: Amit Shah

    BJP President Amit Shah today claimed that the Narendra Modi government has succeeded in containing inflation and strengthening the economy of the country.

  • Mamata cries foul as CBI tightens noose in Saradha scam Dec 19, 2014 02:05 PM IST

    Mamata cries foul as CBI tightens noose in Saradha scam

    Ever since Kunal Ghosh was arrested in July, Ghosh has been shouting from the rooftops that Mamata Banerjee has been the biggest “beneficiary” of the Sarabha scam. In November, Ghosh is alleged to have attempted suicide, but he survived with a timely trip to the hospital.

  • Brawl over rally in Kolkata: Mamata ensures BJP as Opp? Dec 01, 2014 01:00 PM IST

    Brawl over rally in Kolkata: Mamata ensures BJP as Opp?

    Amit Shah should send a thank you note to Mamata Banerjee and not the high court.

  • BJP's Haribhau Bagde elected Maharashtra Speaker Nov 12, 2014 12:33 PM IST

    BJP's Haribhau Bagde elected Maharashtra Speaker

    Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has told his MLAs to vote against the BJP government as he does not trust the party. Sources said Thackeray is unwilling to accept any proposal from any other leader but BJP chief Amit Shah.

  • Has PM Modi done enough to keep his faithful's faith? Nov 08, 2014 01:32 PM IST

    Has PM Modi done enough to keep his faithful's faith?

    Narendra Modi's critics have found little to criticise him for because he has been talking more of his social agenda than the full-blown right-wing stuff they had expected from him.

  • Major security breach at Maha govt's swearing-in Nov 07, 2014 08:21 AM IST

    Major security breach at Maha govt's swearing-in

    The intruder Anil Mishra met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and clicked photographs with him. He also met BJP President Amit Shah and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis among others who were present at the event. He even managed to get on to the stage at the time of the swearing-in ceremony.

  • Reasons why BJP has to give more room to Shiv Sena Nov 06, 2014 01:21 PM IST

    Reasons why BJP has to give more room to Shiv Sena

    The Sena, which won 63 seats as against the BJP‘s 122, has temporarily accepted its junior status, but it is unwilling to barter all its self-respect just to have a little share of power on the BJP‘s terms.

  • Goa CM likely to meet PM amid speculation of Cabinet berth Nov 05, 2014 07:24 PM IST

    Goa CM likely to meet PM amid speculation of Cabinet berth

    There have been reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will expand his Cabinet before the Winter Session of Parliament and Parrikar's name is being mentioned as a possible Defence Minister.

  • Sena advises new BJP govt to not take people for granted Nov 01, 2014 03:26 PM IST

    Sena advises new BJP govt to not take people for granted

    It is true that there is no magic wand to fulfil promises made (during polls) but people of Maharashtra are looking at the new Government, the first led by BJP, with a lot of hope, the publication said.

  • Maha: BJP in two minds over post-poll alliance with Sena Oct 20, 2014 12:41 PM IST

    Maha: BJP in two minds over post-poll alliance with Sena

    The BJP emerged as the single largest party in Maharashtra by winning 123 out of 288 seats but is short of 22 seats to be able to form a government in the state

  • Poll result: Sena & BJP to swallow their pride and make up? Oct 19, 2014 10:39 PM IST

    Poll result: Sena & BJP to swallow their pride and make up?

    It is in Maharashtra that the BJP will have to reassess strategy. The only gain from the last-minute break-up with the Shiv Sena is that the BJP has proved its point that it is the bigger brother – with the BJP exceeding the Sena total by a wide margin.

  • BJP Parliamentary Board to decide strategy in Maharashtra Oct 19, 2014 12:36 PM IST

    BJP Parliamentary Board to decide strategy in Maharashtra

    The BJP Parliamentary Board will meet here this evening and decide on government formation as it emerged the single-largest party in Maharashtra and looked set to capture power in Haryana.

  • Will BJP work hard to win allies to back its legislation? Oct 16, 2014 07:49 PM IST

    Will BJP work hard to win allies to back its legislation?

    The exit polls establish Modi as both the BJP's trump card and a potent threat to regional parties in all states where the BJP is today an also-ran. The exit polls prove that the BJP's various bypoll losses post 16 May were more a local reaction and had nothing to do with Modi's fading charisma. If anything, he looms larger than ever.

  • TN oppn sees window to lift prospects post-Jaya conviction Oct 11, 2014 01:46 PM IST

    TN oppn sees window to lift prospects post-Jaya conviction

    The party has gone through its share of churnings since then, including expulsion of Karunanidhi's Madurai-based son M K Alagiri from the party following his open outbursts on leadership issues.

  • BJP launches campaign aimed at 'Mission 60 plus' in Haryana Oct 09, 2014 03:00 PM IST

    BJP launches campaign aimed at 'Mission 60 plus' in Haryana

    While Prime Minister Modi during his three visits has already addressed eight public meetings covering various parts of the Congress-ruled State, a number of other top BJP leaders have also been involved in the campaign.

  • By-poll teaching: Modi govt must shed complacency Sep 17, 2014 03:29 PM IST

    By-poll teaching: Modi govt must shed complacency

    We can start coming to conclusions about the BJP and Modi's bankability only after Haryana and Maharashtra. For now, the only lesson for the BJP to learn are these: it has to shed complacency, and it has to acknowledge that Modi is the only one who counts in the party.

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