Articles about Amit Malviya

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.

Rahul Gandhi Nepal visit: Congress-BJP trade barbs over viral video

03 May 2022

Politics
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.

Channi's 'UP, Bihar bhaiyas' remark strikes controversy; Opposition slams Priyanka

16 Feb 2022

Politics
Channi's 'UP, Bihar bhaiyas' remark strikes controversy; Opposition slams Priyanka

Congress has landed into another controversy after Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said he won't let "UP, Bihar Ke Bhaiya" enter the state.

Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

14 Nov 2020

Politics
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.

Swara, Malviya, Digvijaya served notices for revealing Hathras victim's identity

06 Oct 2020

India
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.

Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

16 Sep 2020

Politics
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.

Sack Amit Malviya by Thursday: Subramanian Swamy tells BJP

09 Sep 2020

Politics
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.

Digvijaya Singh didn't cast his vote. The reason is weird

13 May 2019

Politics
Digvijaya Singh didn't cast his vote. The reason is weird

It seems former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh didn't want to take any chances on Sunday, even if it meant giving up his democratic right.

Will Modi hang himself if Congress gets 40+ seats: Kharge

13 May 2019

Politics
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.

Don't air non-certified content on NaMo TV: Electoral Officer

13 Apr 2019

India
Don't air non-certified content on NaMo TV: Electoral Officer

A day after Election Commission said that political content on NaMo TV can't be aired without prior certification, Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer wrote a letter to BJP informing about the same.

NaMo TV can't air political content without approval, rules EC

12 Apr 2019

Politics
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.

#BJPOfficialWebsite down for second day; not hacked, claims party

06 Mar 2019

India
#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.

#Uri: Vicky Kaushal's starry mid-air promotion video breaks the internet

11 Jan 2019

Entertainment
#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.

Pliable trends, courtesy Rahul Gandhi's 'definition of journalism'

04 Jan 2019

Politics
Pliable trends, courtesy Rahul Gandhi's 'definition of journalism'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi used the word 'pliable' to describe ANI editor Smita Prakash, who interviewed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 1, Tuesday.

It's all about Kumbh-Mela this season! Railways proposes 800 trains

16 Dec 2018

India
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.

North Central Railway launches apps for passengers and employees

18 Oct 2018

India
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.

BJP questions Congress's Pakistan-advertisments, latter says you forgot Hogwarts, Winterfell

18 Oct 2018

Politics
BJP questions Congress's Pakistan-advertisments, latter says you forgot Hogwarts, Winterfell

Congress has come up with a smart reply to counter BJP's claims that it is sponsoring advertisements on Facebook in Pakistan, to remove Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Rahul Gandhi observes fast against government at Raj Ghat

09 Apr 2018

Politics
Rahul Gandhi observes fast against government at Raj Ghat

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is leading a protest at Raj Ghat today.

Malviya's tweet based on news channel report: BJP to EC

27 Mar 2018

India
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.

Amit Shah does a 'RaGa,' blames own candidate for corruption

27 Mar 2018

Politics
Amit Shah does a 'RaGa,' blames own candidate for corruption

An embarrassing moment ensued for BJP during Amit Shah's Bengaluru press-conference today.

BJP's IT Chief tweets Karnataka elections date before EC announcement

27 Mar 2018

India
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".

Karnataka will vote on May 12, results on May 15

27 Mar 2018

Politics
Karnataka will vote on May 12, results on May 15

The Election Commission has announced the dates for the 2018 Karnataka Assembly elections. The state will go to vote on May 12.

BJP: Congress shared users' data with Singapore-based firm

26 Mar 2018

Politics
BJP: Congress shared users' data with Singapore-based firm

The Cambridge Analytica (CA) controversy continues to simmer.

Rahul calls PM 'Big Boss' who spies, BJP rubbishes charge

26 Mar 2018

India
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".

BJP, Congress in war of words over Rahul's Twitter popularity

22 Oct 2017

Politics
BJP, Congress in war of words over Rahul's Twitter popularity

Rahul Gandhi's recent resurgence on Twitter has triggered a war of words between BJP and Congress members after an ANI news report suggested that 'bots' or web robots were mass retweeting Rahul Gandhi's tweets.