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Tag: Bjp President Amit Shah

Those living in Bengal will have to learn to speak in Bengali: Mamata Banerjee

Kanchrapara (WB): Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday insisted that those living in West Bengal will have to learn to speak in Bengali as she accused the BJP of targeting Bengalis and minorities to replicate the “Gujarat model” to capture power in the state. She said she would never allow the BJP to turn West Bengal […]

Shah to continue as BJP chief till next round of Assembly polls

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will continue as BJP President till the year-end, at least, as the party said the issue about the next BJP chief will be considered only after completion of the fresh enrollment drive launched on Thursday. Accordingly, Shah will oversee the next round of Assembly elections slated in Maharashtra, […]

Amit Shah to join Modi Cabinet

New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah is all set to become a member of the Narendra Modi Cabinet, which will be sworn in on Thursday by President Ram Nath Kovind here at Rashtrapati Bhawan. The announcement was made by Gujarat BJP chief Jitu Vaghani, who congratulated Shah after meeting him in Delhi. “Met our respected […]

CAA To Be Implemented Soon, Delayed Due To Pandemic: BJP National President
JP Nadda to succeed Amit Shah as BJP President

New Delhi: With BJP organisational architect Amit Shah set to join the Cabinet, the decks are being cleared for the baton to be handed over to Health Minister J.P. Nadda as the new President. Nadda is expected to work closely with Shah even after the latter demits office for the election whirligig simply doesn’t end. […]

Clean chit to PM: Lavasa opts out of EC meetings

New Delhi: Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has decided to stay away from the meetings related to the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) due to his dissent on the clean chit given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, sources said. Election Commissioner Lavasa is learnt to have written a letter to Chief […]

In a first, EC orders curtailment of campaign in Bengal, removes 2 top officials

New Delhi:  In an unprecedented step, the Election Commission on Wednesday ordered end to poll campaign from 10 p.m. on Thursday in West Bengals remaining 9 Lok Sabha constituencies which go to the polls on May 19, cutting it short by a day in view of the widespread violence witnessed in the state. The Election […]

TMC blamed BJP for Kolkata violence, dubs Amit Shah 'liar'

New Delhi: Calling BJP President Amit Shah a “liar and cheater”, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday accused the BJP of vandalizing Bengali polymath Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar’s statue during clashes at his roadshow in Kolkata on Tuesday. “BJP people indulged in the violence during Amit Shah’s roadshow. Roadshow is just a roadshow, you are not supposed […]

Clashes at Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata

Kolkata: Clashes broke out between BJP supporters and student activists and those of the Left and Trinamool Congress Chatra Parishad (TMCP) during Amit Shah’s roadshow in the city on Tuesday, officials said. Trouble began after stones were pelted at Amit Shah’s convoy as it passed through College Street and the arterial Bidhan Sarani on its way […]

EC to decide complaints against Modi, Rahul on Tuesday

New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday is set to decide on complaints of alleged violations of the model code of conduct (MCC) against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congres President Rahul Gandhi and BJP President Amit Shah. While Modi and Shah have been accused of making “hate speeches” and “using” armed forces for “political propaganda” […]

SC on stranded migrant labourers
Congress moves SC as EC 'fails to act' against PM, Shah

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear on Tuesday a Congress petition that claimed that the Election Commission had refused to act on a complaint against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah for making “hate speeches” and “using” armed forces for “political propaganda” during the Lok Sabha polls. The […]

Ex-Jharkhand CM says he got death threat in letter

Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Babulal Marandi said on Tuesday that he received a death threat in a letter that asked him to stay away from the polls or he would be killed. “I received the letter on Monday evening. It asked me to stay away from Jharkhand from April 23 to May 19. It […]

VVIP voters in Gandhinagar: Modi, Amit Shah, Advani

Ahmedabad: What is common to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, BJP President Amit Shah, BJP patriarch L.K. Advani, Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel? All of them are voters in the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency, most areas of which are in Ahmedabad city. The Prime Minister reached Gandhinagar on Monday evening where […]

BJP never saw political foes as anti-national: Advani

New Delhi: In a veiled criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, BJP veteran L.K. Advani on Thursday said his party never viewed those who disagreed with it politically as “anti-national” but only as “adversaries”. “The essence of Indian democracy is respect for diversity and freedom of expression,” Advani said in […]

BJP President Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS

New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah was on Sunday discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here where he was admitted after contracting swine flu. “It’s a matter of joy, happiness that our President Amit Shahji has been discharged from AIIMS. He is completely healthy and have reached his residence. Thanks to […]

Amit Shah becomes 'first' passenger at new Kannur airport

Kannur (Kerala): BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday unofficially became the ‘first passenger’ to have walked through the brand new international airport here, which will open shortly to the public. The Kerala government tried its best to thwart the landing of Shah, but it had to bend after the intervention of the civil aviation authorities […]

Rajnath, Shah visit AIIMS to enquire about Vajpayee's health

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday visited All India Institute of Medial Sciences (AIIMS) to enquire about Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s health. Sources said both the leaders visited the hospital separately on Saturday evening. Hospital sources said Vajpayee’s condition is stable. Vajpayee is undergoing treatment […]

Shah hits out at Rahul for 'mockery of Constitution' comment

New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday justified his party forming government in Karnataka with B.S. Yeddyurappa taking oath as Chief Minister and hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for terming the political developments as “mockery of Constitution”. “The murder of democracy happened the minute a desperate Congress made an ‘opportunist’ offer to […]