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15-Sep-2018 Hyderabad

Amit Shah dares TRS to name a Dalit as CM candidate

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Saturday kicked off party's campaign for ensuing Assembly elections by daring the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to name a Dalit as its chief ministerial candidate.Sounding the poll bugle at a public...

15-Sep-2018 Hyderabad

TRS owes explanation for imposing election : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said the TRS owes an explanation to the people for imposing additional poll expenditure on Telangana by going for early elections to the state Assembly.He wanted to know why the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) imposed...

15-Sep-2018 Hyderabad

No alliance with TRS in Telangana : Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday ruled out any alliance with the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) for the coming Assembly polls in the state and said the TRS owed an explanation to the people for imposing additional expenditure by going...

11-Sep-2018 Jaipur

BJP is like Angad's feet in Rajasthan, can't be uprooted : Amit Shah

Drawing an analogy between the "feet of Angad" and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Rajasthan, party's National President Amit Shah on Tuesday said nobody can remove the BJP from the state.According to the Ramayana, nobody was able to lift the feet of Angad...

08-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Opposition grand alliance an eyewash : Amit Shah

With the party deciding to fight the next Lok Sabha elections under his leadership, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday hit out at opposition plans for a grand alliance, saying his party was not in the least bothered about it calling it an "eyewash".In his...

31-Aug-2018 New Delhi

GDP growth a reflection on transformative changes : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Friday hailed the Modi government for registering 8.2 per cent growth in the first quarter of 2018-19 and said that it was a reflection on the transformative changes being ushered in."India's rapidly growing GDP is a reflection...

30-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Amit Shah hits out at Rahul, dubs Congress as 'Jhoothi Party'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Wednesday hit out at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for his demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to probe Rafale deal and accused him of lying over the issue."Your lies to fool the nation are self-evident...

13-Aug-2018 New Delhi

JP wants simultaneous polls, Amit Shah tells law panel

The BJP on Monday upped its demand for simultaneous assembly and Lok Sabha polls with its President Amit Shah writing to the Law Commission asserting that this would cut the huge expenses running into thousands of crore of rupees spent on elections.In his...

13-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Amit Shah pitches for simultaneous polls before law panel

Upping the ante on the demand for simultaneous Assembly and Lok Sabha polls, BJP President Amit Shah has told the Law Commission that it will lead to cuts in the otherwise huge expenses borne on holding elections at present.He also rejected the objections by...

11-Aug-2018 Kolkata

Amit Shah attacks Rahul, Mamata over NRC, calls for change in Bengal

Setting the tone of his party's West Bengal poll campaign next year, BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday launched a blistering attack on Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on the NRC issue, while warning her not to hinder...

11-Aug-2018 Kolkata

Rahul Gandhi should clearly spell out his stand on NRC : Amit Shah

Asking Congress President Rahul Gandhi to clearly spell out his stand on the NRC in Assam, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday asserted that his party was committed to completing the registration process to identify infiltrators notwithstanding opposition from...

10-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Amit Shah hits out at Rahul, rejects graft charges in Rafale deal

BJP President Amit Shah on Friday hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi, saying he is not a "sahabzade" who has got the top post due to a family.Shah also rejected charges of corruption levelled by former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie...

31-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Opposition indulging in vote bank politics over NRC : Amit Shah

The BJP on Tuesday said the National Register of Citizens (NRC), whose draft was released in Assam on Monday, is a matter of national security for the party and accused the opposition of indulging in vote bank politics.Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit...

21-Jul-2018 Jaipur

Vasundhara to lead BJP in Rajasthan poll, be CM again : Amit Shah

The BJP will fight the forthcoming Rajasthan assembly elections under the leadership of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who will retain the post as the  party would come back to power with a big majority, said party President Amit Shah on Saturday.In...

14-Jul-2018 Ujjain

Shivraj Singh Chouhan will form government in MP again: Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Saturday said Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will again from the government in the state after the assembly elections later this year.Shah, who is on a day's visit to the state, flagged off...

23-Jun-2018 Jammu

Rahul should apologize for Azad, Soz's statements, demands Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday lashed out at the Congress for what he called anti-national statements made by two of its senior leaders, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Saifuddin Soz, and demanded Congress President Rahul Gandhi should apologize.Addressing a Bharatiya...

02-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Continued brutality in Bengal shameful : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for failing to prevent the murder of another BJP worker in her state and said there was a complete failure of law and order in the state."Distressed to know about yet...

26-May-2018 New Delhi

BJP has 'zero tolerance' on national security : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said that the Narendra Modi-led government has "zero tolerance" towards national security but "a war with Pakistan is the last option"."We have zero tolerance for national security. The maximum number of militants have...

26-May-2018 New Delhi

Opposition coming together no threat to BJP: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said opposition parties coming together against the ruling combine would make no difference to it in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be elected again.Addressing...

26-May-2018 New Delhi

BJP replaced politics of appeasement with development : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said the he expected people to re-elect Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2019, promising the NDA government which replaced politics of appeasement with development will provide houses to all by 2022.Counting the achievements...

22-May-2018 New Delhi

Centre will come up with solution to fuel price increase : Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Tuesday assured that the government will come up with a solution in three-four days to keep a check on increasing fuel prices in the country."We are taking increase in fuel prices very seriously... oil prices have increased...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Don't preach to us about democracy, Amit Shah tells Congress

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday hit out at Congress for "preaching lessons on democracy" after B.S. Yeddyurappa formed government in Karnataka on being invited first by Governor Vajubhai Vala, reminding it how it formed the government in Goa in 1980 despite...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Nothing undemocratic in BJP staking claim in Karnataka : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said that being the single-largest party in Karnataka Assembly, it was his party's responsibility to stake claim to form the government and there was nothing "undemocratic or unethical" in it.He said if the Congress and...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Rahul's new theory is to see victory in defeats : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for celebrating B.S. Yeddyurappa's resignation in Karnataka as a "victory", saying the mandate was to get rid of Siddaramaiah and claimed that such coalition will not last long."If...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Ceasefire in J&K not for militants : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said that the ceasefire announced by the Centre in Jammu and Kashmir during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan does not apply to militants."Don't take the ceasefire decision in a wrong way," Shah said while speaking at the...

13-May-2018 Panaji

Work hard for next Goa Assembly poll win, Amit Shah tells BJP workers

BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday exhorted his party's booth-level members to work hard to ensure that the National Democratic Alliance wins 35 of the 40 Assembly seats in Goa in the next state polls.He said instability was an obstacle to Goa's development...

04-May-2018 Bengaluru

Karnataka polls BJP's doorway to south India : Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Friday said winning the May 12 Karnataka Assembly election is very important as it is the party's "doorway" to south India."Winning Karnataka elections is very important to us, as it is our doorway to the south...

29-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Congress is power hungry : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday described the Congress as power hungry."A dynasty and their courtiers, who were voted out of state after state by 'Jan Aadesh' (people's mandate), now pretend to represent 'Jan Akrosh' (people's anger). Today's Congress...

23-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Congress' impeachment move was attempt to weaken SC : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday hit out at Congress and its President Rahul Gandhi after the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra was rejected, accusing them of seeking to "demonize and weaken" every institution maintaining its individual...

21-Apr-2018 Rae Bareli

Congress promotes dynasty, we promote development : Amit Shah

Accusing the Congress of pursuing politics of dynasty and conspiracy, BJP President Amit Shah demanded on Saturday that its President, Rahul Gandhi, apologise for the "saffron terror" remarks against his party.Addressing a public meeting in the constituency of...

18-Apr-2018 Bengaluru

Congress should apologise for 'Hindu terror' charge Amit Shah

Accusing the Congress party of indulging in vote bank politics, BJP national President Amit Shah on Wednesday asked Rahul Gandhi to apologise to Hindus for labelling them 'terrorists'."In pursuit of vote bank politics, the Congress popularised 'Hindu Terror'...

11-Apr-2018 Lucknow

Amit Shah pacifies allies, shakes up party leaders during UP visit

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah met the leaders of the Suhaildev Bahujan Samaj Party (SBSP) and Apna Dal-S here on Wednesday  and heard them out, a party leader said.Other than trying to thrash out the differences with the SBSP, Shah also...

06-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Amit Shah likens opposition to 'snakes, mongooses, dogs, cats'

BJP President Amit Shah on Friday attacked the opposition parties coming together, likening them to "snakes, mongooses, dogs and cats", only to retract hours later following strong reactions."When there are huge floods all animals like snakes, mongooses,...

05-Apr-2018 Bhubaneswar

BJP's Odisha victory will be bigger than Tripura, claims Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Thursday said that the party's win in Odisha would outshine that of Tripura."The verdict in Odisha is going to be bigger than Tripura," said Shah addressing a 'Mahasamavesh' in Bolangir.Odisha will witness general...

03-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Amit Shah slams Congress, says BJP stands with Dalits

BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday lashed out at the Congress and other opposition parties over their allegations of weakening the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill and assured that the Union government will protect every right of the Dalit...

31-Mar-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Amit Shah fears more corruption if Congress re-elected in Karnataka

Equating the Congress with corruption, BJP National President Amit Shah on Saturday cautioned the Karnataka voters against re-electing the ruling party on May 12 as it would result in more graft in the southern state."If the same party (Congress) is re-elected...

30-Mar-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Karnataka poll: BJP to 'shock' Siddaramaiah in Mysuru

BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and his Congress as well as the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) were in for a "shock" in the May 12 assembly elections from the Mysuru region."Though our party may be a bit weak in the...

30-Mar-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Will track murderers of BJP activists from abyss : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said if his party came to power in Karnataka, it would catch hold of murderers of his party activists even if they hide in the abyss.Shah, on a two-day tour of election-bound Karnataka that votes on May 12 to elect a new...

27-Mar-2018 Bengaluru

Amit Shah faux pas : Yeddyurappa the most corrupt CM

In an embarrassing goof-up in poll-bound Karnataka, BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday said the party's Chief Ministerial candidate B.S. Yeddyurappa ran the most corrupt government in the country."Recently, a retired Supreme Court judge said if there was...

26-Mar-2018 Shivamogga (Karnataka)

Siddaramaiah doing disservice to Kannada poet Kuvempu : Amit Shah

Lauding leading Kannada poet Kuvempu for unifying people through poems, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday castigated Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for doing "disservice" to the great writer by dividing people for petty political gains."The kind of politics Siddaramaiah...

26-Mar-2018 Tumakuru (Karnataka)

Amit Shah meets Karnataka's 110-year-old Lingayat seer

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Monday sought blessings of 110-year-old Lingayat seer Shivakumara Swami of the Siddaganga Mutt here for the party's success in the ensuing assembly elections in the state due in April-May."I felt like seeing...

24-Mar-2018 New Delhi

A bomb to every Pakistani bullet only solution : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah said on Saturday that "a bomb to every bullet" is the only solution for Pakistan which has still been infiltrating terrorists in India.In an interview with Aaj Tak, Shah said that India will respond with a bomb to every Pakistani...

24-Mar-2018 Amaravati/New Delhi

Amit Shah says TDP's decision to quit 'unilateral', Naidu hits back

BJP President Amit Shah unleashed a belligerent attack on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, saying his "unilateral" decision to quit the NDA was for political considerations and not development, triggering a bitter war of words between...

24-Mar-2018 New Delhi

TDP quit due to politics, not development concerns : Amit Shah

Formalising the split between the two parties, BJP President Amit Shah has unleashed an attack on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, saying TDP's decision to quit the NDA was unilateral "guided wholly and solely by political considerations instead...

21-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Analysing UP by-poll results at booth level : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday said that a dedicated team of his party was analysing the Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha by-poll results "at the booth level" and that his party was set to get a "bigger mandate than the 2014 one" in the next Lok Sabha polls."We...

13-Mar-2018 New Delhi

BJP issues whip, willing to press ahead with Budget-related processes

Issuing a whip to party MPs to be present in Parliament for the next two days, the BJP on Tuesday hit out at the opposition for "not allowing Parliament to function" and indicated that it will press ahead with the Union Budget-related processes even amid protests.The...

03-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Results in northeast indicate electoral verdict in 2019 : Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah said on Saturday that the party's victory in Tripura and its improved performance in Nagaland and Meghalaya was a victory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies and indicated towards the popular verdict in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.Terming...

03-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Verdict in Meghalaya is for change : Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday said the results of Meghalaya Assembly elections appeared to be for a change and the Congress has not got the public's mandate.He said the National Democratic Alliance partners have got "big success" in the state."It appears...

03-Mar-2018 New Delhi

It's victory for Modi's politics of development : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said the party's victory in the Tripura assembly elections is a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's politics of development."I thank brothers and sisters of Tripura for their massive support to the BJP. This is...

28-Feb-2018 New Delhi

CM attends BJP Chief Ministers Council Meeting

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur attended the BJP Chief Ministers Council Meeting held under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and BJP National President Shri Amit Shah at BJP Central Office, New Delhi today.Detailed discussions were held regarding...

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