Amit Malviya: News
Amit Malviya is a BJP politician and the national convener of Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) IT cell. He gained prominence after forming a Facebook page titled, ‘Friends of BJP’ in 2009. An alumnus of Symbiosis International University, Malviya has worked in the banking sector across various positions. Before entering politics, Malviya has worked as an assistant manager at the ICICI bank, as a senior vice president at the HSBC bank, and as a vice president at the Bank of America. Known for his controversial tweets, in 2020, Twitter flagged one of Malviya’s tweets regarding the farmers' protest as ‘manipulated media.’ In 2020, he was appointed as the BJP co-in charge in West Bengal, ahead of the West Bengal Assembly elections.
21 May 2023Arvind Kejriwal
Kejriwal didn't read SC judgment, ordinance conforms to it: BJP
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Malviya on Sunday claimed Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal didn't read the Supreme Court verdict on the Centre versus Delhi government case.
22 Apr 2023West Bengal
West Bengal: Cops drag rape victim's body, video goes viral
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday lashed out at West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee after a purported video of the police allegedly dragging a rape victim's body surfaced on social media.
09 Apr 2023Rahul Gandhi
Why Congress, BJP are fighting over new Rahul Gandhi photo
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) IT cell head Amit Malviya on Saturday tweeted a photo of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi—who was recently disqualified from the Lok Sabha—alleging he was at New Delhi's Italian Embassy Cultural Centre, blowing his "tapasvi image" into smithereens on Friday.
08 Apr 2023Adani Group
Adani-Hindenburg controversy: BJP reacts to Pawar dismissing opposition's JPC demands
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) IT cell chief Amit Malviya on Friday reacted to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar's dismissal of the opposition's demands for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to probe the Adani Group-Hindenburg controversy.
30 Mar 2023Smriti Irani
BJP's Amit Malviya gets legal notice for defaming Congress leader
Amid Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's controversy, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) IT cell chief Amit Malviya has received a legal notice for defaming Youth Congress chief BV Srinivas.
11 Feb 2023Narendra Modi
Modi's 'Nehru surname' jibe: Priyanka Gandhi's son dragged into row
While the controversy over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark on the Gandhi family's surname continues, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has dragged Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's son, Rehan, into it.
29 Dec 2022Arijit Singh
#NewsBytesExclusive: Arijit Singh's Kolkata show not canceled; details inside
A political row picked up after reports of Arijit Singh's Kolkata show's cancelation spread on Thursday. Reports claimed that Singh's show, which was to take place at Eco Park early next year, was canceled.
27 Dec 2022Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
MCD mayoral elections: BJP fields Rekha Gupta against AAP's Oberoi
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday named Rekha Gupta as its candidate for mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).
16 Dec 2022Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan's 'civil liberties' comment at KIFF 2022 divides Twitter
Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, and other guests inaugurated the 28th edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival on Friday.
19 Oct 2022Meta
#NewsBytesExplainer: Unraveling the messy Meta v/s 'The Wire' saga
Meta is embroiled in a bitter conflict with Indian news outlet The Wire. The publication's allegation that the parent of Facebook and Instagram removed an Instagram post at the behest of an Indian politician is where the controversy began.
29 Jul 2022Telangana
4 Telangana municipal employees suspended for missing KTR's 'birthday'
Telangana government's municipal body reportedly suspended four government employees for not attending minister KT Rama Rao's 'birthday bash' on July 24.
03 May 2022Rajasthan
Rahul Gandhi Nepal visit: Congress-BJP trade barbs over viral video
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's private trip to Nepal seems to have rubbed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) the wrong way.
14 Nov 2020West Bengal
Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur
Riding on election wins of this week, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday made big changes, appointing newer faces as state in-charges and revoking power from a few.
06 Oct 2020Digvijaya Singh
Swara, Malviya, Digvijaya served notices for revealing Hathras victim's identity
The National Commission for Women (NCW) has served notices to BJP's social media cell head Amit Malviya, actor Swara Bhasker, and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for allegedly revealing the identity of Hathras gang-rape victim.
16 Sep 2020Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee
Social media giant Facebook, already facing scrutiny in India for allegedly favoring the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has now landed in a fresh soup after a former employee alleged that attempts were made to influence the 2020 Delhi Elections.
09 Sep 2020Supreme Court Of India
Sack Amit Malviya by Thursday: Subramanian Swamy tells BJP
Subramanian Swamy, Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajya Sabha member, gave an ultimatum to his own party as he sought the removal of social media head Amit Malviya by Thursday.
13 May 2019Narendra Modi
Will Modi hang himself if Congress gets 40+ seats: Kharge
The 2019 elections will probably go down in history as the one in which civility hit a new low every day. And this time, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge is to be blamed.
12 Apr 2019Supreme Court Of India
NaMo TV can't air political content without approval, rules EC
NaMo TV, a 24-hour channel which mysteriously appeared on DTH platforms last month, can't air political content without approval, the Election Commission said on Thursday.
06 Mar 2019Twitter
#BJPOfficialWebsite down for second day; not hacked, claims party
The Bharatiya Janata Party's official website remained under "maintenance" for the second day on Wednesday after it was allegedly hacked, according to reports.
11 Jan 2019Narendra Modi
#Uri: Vicky Kaushal's starry mid-air promotion video breaks the internet
2018 was a fantastic year for Vicky Kaushal. The actor was a part of three hit movies: Raazi, Sanju and Manmarziyaan and won hearts with his impressive performances.
16 Dec 2018Indian Railways
It's all about Kumbh-Mela this season! Railways proposes 800 trains
To facilitate pilgrims arriving in large numbers during the Kumbh Mela in 2019, the Railways has proposed running 800 special trains from various stations of UP's Prayagraj district.
18 Oct 2018India
North Central Railway launches apps for passengers and employees
The North Central Railway (NCR) launched on Thursday two mobile apps, 'NCR RASTA' and 'Yatri RASTA', for its employees and passengers, respectively, for locating assets and stations.
27 Mar 2018India
Malviya's tweet based on news channel report: BJP to EC
The BJP today told the Election Commission that its IT cell chief Amit Malviya's tweet on the Karnataka Assembly election dates before the poll panel's announcement was based on a news channel's report.
27 Mar 2018Karnataka
BJP's IT Chief tweets Karnataka elections date before EC announcement
Even before the Election Commission announced the dates for the Karnataka Assembly polls, BJP's IT cell chief Amit Malviya on Tuesday tweeted it, prompting the panel to describe the leak as a "very serious issue" that merited a probe and "stringent action".
26 Mar 2018Facebook
BJP: Congress shared users' data with Singapore-based firm
The Cambridge Analytica (CA) controversy continues to simmer.
26 Mar 2018Narendra Modi
Rahul calls PM 'Big Boss' who spies, BJP rubbishes charge
Congress and BJP on Monday again locked horns on the prickly issue of data sharing with Rahul Gandhi dubbing Prime Minister Narendra Modi the "Big Boss who likes to spy on Indians" and the ruling party accusing the opposition party of "theft".