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31-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Gandhi family shares deep friendship with Michel : Amit Shah

Accusing the Gandhi family of having a "time-tested and deep" friendship with arrested British national Christian James Michel, the alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday sought to know why...

27-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Amit Shah meets Bihar BJP MPs, chalks strategy for 2019

BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday met party MPs from Bihar here and chalked out a strategy for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls where it is facing challenges from 'mahagathbandhan' of RJD, Congress, the RLSP and the Hindustani Awam Morcha of the former chief minister...

27-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Modi meets Shah, Jaitley on farmers' issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has held consultations with top BJP leaders, including party chief Amit Shah, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on issues concerning farmers amid indications that agrarian problems could be...

23-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Lok Janshakti Party to contest 6 LS seats in Bihar

The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) will contest six seats while the BJP and the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) will contest 17 seats each, in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in Bihar under a seat-sharing formula, BJP President Amit Shah announced on Sunday.The Bharatiya...

19-Dec-2018 Mumbai

BJP to fight 2019 polls under Modi's leadership : Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Wednesday categorically said that the ruling NDA will fight the 2019 Lok Sabha elections under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi."No question of leadership change... The NDA and the BJP will contest...

19-Dec-2018 Mumbai

No leadership change in BJP for 2019 polls : Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Wednesday categorically denied any leadership change and said that the ruling NDA will contest the 2019 elections under Prime Minister Narendra Modi."No question of leadership change. The NDA will contest the...

14-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Amit Shah asks Rahul Gandhi to apologize on Rafale jet issue

BJP President Amit Shah on Friday demanded that Congress President Rahul Gandhi should apologize to the nation for his "brazen lies" accusing the government and the Prime Minister of corruption in the Rafale jet deal with France and said he should also disclose...

07-Dec-2018 New Delhi

BJP chief vows to take out Bengal Rath Yatra 'democratically'

Hours after the Kolkata High Court declined permission to the BJP from holding a 'Rath Yatra' in West Bengal, party chief Amit Shah on Friday vowed to hold the procession democratically after the court permits it.The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president,...

05-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Various Congress candidates in Rajasthan posing as CM : Amit Shah

On the last day of campaigning in Rajasthan, where polls for the 199-member Assembly are due on December 7, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday attacked the Congress saying many of its candidates were posing as future chief minister on their visit to various...

05-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Does Congress want to save Agusta middleman : Amit Shah

Accusing the Congress party of playing negative politics, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday rejected charges that extradition of AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel was a diversionary tactic and asked if the opposition wanted to save him.Addressing a...

03-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Amit Shah attacks Congress over lack of leadership in Rajasthan

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday attacked the Congress on its lack of leadership in Rajasthan and asked why the party was not revealing the name of its "captain" in the state.Attacking Congress President Rahul Gandhi who accused Prime Minister Narendra...

02-Dec-2018 Narayanpet (Telangana)

TRS, Congress busy in minority appeasement : Amit Shah

Accusing both the TRS and Congress of indulging in minority appeasement, BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said that parties falling at the feet of MIM can't develop Telangana.Referring to Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi's statement...

28-Nov-2018 Hyderabad

Amit Shah holds road show in Hyderabad

Intensifying the BJP's campaign for next month's Telangana Assembly elections, its President Amit Shah conducted a road show in Hyderabad on Wednesday.Standing in an open top jeep, Amit Shah waved to people as a long convoy of vehicles passed through various areas...

27-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Ex-Odisha cadre IAS officer joins BJP

Former Odisha cadre IAS officer Aparajita Sarangi joined the BJP on Tuesday in the presence of the party's National President Amit Shah here.Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Bharatiya Janata Party's Odisha unit President Basant Panda and BJP Odisha in-charge...

25-Nov-2018 Hyderabad

BJP will not allow reservation for minorities: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said that BJP will not allow Telangana government to implement 12 per cent reservation for minorities.Addressing an election rally at Parkala in Warangal district, he said the Bharatiya Janata Party will neither provide...

21-Nov-2018 Jaipur

Casteism, dynasty politics main issues in Rajasthan : Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday said the battle for the 200-member Rajasthan Assembly, voting for which is due on December 7, would be against casteism and dynasty politics in which the youth's role would be significant.Participating in a party programme...

21-Nov-2018 Jaipur

With dynasty politics, Congress cannot save democracy : Amit Shah

Accusing the Congress of practising dynasty politics, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said a party which has no internal democracy cannot save democracy in the country.Interacting with youth workers here, he also dismissed Congress' efforts to forge a grand...

20-Nov-2018 Aizawl (Mizoram)

Centre working for all-round development of northeast : Amit shah

BJP President Amit shah on Tuesday said that the Centre has been working for all-round development and welfare of India's northeast, and Union Ministers had been visiting the region to catalyse progress in the states."The BJP-led NDA (National Democratic...

15-Nov-2018 Barwani (Madhya Pradesh)

Rahul Gandhi has Modiphobia : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday took a dig at his Congress counterpart, saying Rahul Gandhi was "afflicted with Modiphobia" and that is why he chants "Modi-Modi".Speaking here at a rally in the poll-bound state, Shah said while the Bharatiya Janata Party...

10-Nov-2018 Raipur

BJP has made Chhattisgarh nearly Maoist-free : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said the Chhattisgarh government under Chief Minister Raman Singh has made the state nearly Maoist-free, developing it into a power hub of prospering cement, steel and aluminium industries, besides making rapid progress...

28-Oct-2018 Hyderabad

Opposition alliance has neither leader nor policy: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said that the grand alliance of the opposition parties neither has a leader nor a policy and its only agenda is to remove Prime Minister Narendra Modi.He said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi was neither acceptable as...

27-Oct-2018 Kannur (Kerala)

Amit Shah becomes 'first' passenger at new Kannur airport

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...

27-Oct-2018 Kannur(Kerala)

Sabarimala row : Amit Shah warns of 'throwing out' Vijayan government

Attacking Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, BJP national president Amit Shah on Saturday asked him not to play with the Sabarimala issue and warned him that BJP would not mind throwing out the Kerala government if it tries to tinker with the issues of faith.Criticizing...

19-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Swami Paripoornananda joins BJP

Swami Paripoornananda, a seer from Sree Peetham in Andhra Pradesh, on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of its President Amit Shah."I am thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. I have become a member of this family...

17-Oct-2018 Aizawl

BJP to contest all 40 seats in Mizoram : Amit Shah

Mizoram would celebrate Christmas under the BJP-led state government, said Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Wednesday, adding the party would field candidates in all the 40 Assembly seats of the state where polls are due on November 28."People of...

13-Oct-2018 Raipur

Congress's Ramdayal Uike joins BJP in Chhattisgarh

In a major setback for the Congress in poll-bound Chhattisgarh, the state party's Working President and a key tribal leader Ramdayal Uike joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday.Uike, a four time MLA, joined the BJP in Bilaspur in presence of...

10-Oct-2018 Hyderabad

KCR afraid of Modi's popularity: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday alleged that Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao advanced the Telangana Assembly polls as he was afraid of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity.Addressing an election meeting in Karimnagar, he said the Assembly elections...

06-Oct-2018 Indore

Not a single intruder will be allowed in India : Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah, who is on a visit to Madhya Pradesh, said on Saturday the country comes first for the party and no intruders will be allowed in India.In his address to party workers at the Dussehra Maidan here, he slammed the...

04-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Every infiltrator will be identified, deported : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday said the NDA government has begun the process of sending back illegal refugees to their native countries."Our government will identify each and every infiltrator and ensure they are out of the voters' list. In fact, we...

25-Sep-2018 Bhopal

BJP committed to deport illegal migrants : Amit Shah

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is committed to rid the country of illegal migrants, party President Amit Shah said on Tuesday.Speaking here at the party's 'Karyakarta Mahakumbh' ahead of Assembly election, Shah mentioned the National Register of Citizens...

24-Sep-2018 Puri (Odisha)

Congress, opposition suffering from Modiphobia : Amit Shah

BJP National President Amit Shah on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Congress and other opposition parties including Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), saying that they have developed "Modiphobia"."While Prime Minister Narendra Modi is engaged...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal speaks lie loudly, publicly : Amit Shah

The BJP on Sunday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of "speaking lies boldly and publicly" and said that he is stalling the development work in the national capital.The BJP also asked Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Kejriwal to clear thier...

19-Sep-2018 Panaji

Amit Shah meets party leaders, no breakthrough on Goa leadership

The BJP's quest to find a replacement for ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar met with a setback on Wednesday as a meeting of top state BJP officials with party President Amit Shah in Delhi failed to resolve the issue.Party sources said the meeting, attended...

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...

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