Amit Shah: News
Amit Shah is a senior leader and former National President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). As of 2021, he is the Union Home Minister and the Minister for Cooperation of India. Born in Mumbai, Shah did BSc in Biochemistry from Ahmedabad, Gujarat, and initially worked as a stockbroker and businessman. An RSS Swayamsevak since young years, he became an ABVP leader in college and then joined BJP in 1987. He successfully contested many local body polls and later entered the Gujarat Legislative Assembly for the first time in 1997. He has been a close associate of the former Gujarat CM and Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, since 1982. Shah is known for his efficient strategizing and is credited with establishing BJP in Gujarat. He was responsible for BJP's Uttar Pradesh campaign in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections when the party and its allies won 73 of 80 seats from the state. As a result, he was declared the BJP President and was instrumental in increasing the party's footprint several-fold in national politics. He led BJP to win 303 seats in the 2019 general elections, establishing himself as the most successful BJP chief ever.
24 Feb 2024Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
With the much-awaited Lok Sabha election just around the corner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held a crucial meeting in Delhi on Saturday to discuss the upcoming general polls.
23 Feb 2024Farmers Protest
The protesting farmers are observing a "Black Friday" today in response to the death of 22-year-old Shubhkaran Singh during the agitation in Haryana on Wednesday.
20 Feb 2024Rahul Gandhi
A local court in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday granted bail to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in a defamation case filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Mishra in 2018.
17 Feb 2024Nitish Kumar
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday claimed that the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) bloc was already over.
11 Feb 2024Ministry Of Home Affairs
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday announced that it will conduct the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) constable (general duty) examination in 13 regional languages, in addition to Hindi and English.
11 Feb 2024Trinamool Congress
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has suspended a zilla parishad member, Uttam Sardar, from the party for six years after complaints of atrocities by locals in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.
10 Feb 2024Citizenship Amendment Act
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will be implemented in the country before the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
30 Jan 2024Pralhad Joshi
The suspension of 11 Rajya Sabha MPs was revoked by the House ahead of the Budget Session of Parliament, which will begin on Wednesday.
20 Jan 2024Myanmar
Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced on Saturday that the Centre will soon fence the India-Myanmar border, just as it has barricaded the border with Bangladesh, to restrict free movement into the country.
20 Jan 2024Myanmar
As the conflict between Myanmar's military regime and rebel forces escalates, nearly 600 Myanmar Army soldiers have sought refuge in India.
10 Jan 2024Jammu And Kashmir
Elections in Jammu and Kashmir for panchayats, urban local bodies (ULB), and the legislative assembly are expected to be held after the Lok Sabha elections later this year, The Indian Express reported, citing sources.
07 Jan 2024Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to launch his Lok Sabha election campaign in Bihar's Champaran on Saturday (January 13). He is expected to lead a rally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at Raman Maidan in Bettiah.
06 Jan 2024Ram Nath Kovind
A high-level committee, led by former President Ram Nath Kovind, has sought suggestions from the public on the "One Nation, One Election" idea.
03 Jan 2024Central Government
The nationwide truckers' stir has been called off after Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla assured them that their views would be considered before implementing a contentious law regarding hit-and-run.
02 Jan 2024New Delhi
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has constituted a new committee to evaluate members who wish to join it ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.
31 Dec 2023Jammu And Kashmir
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday declared the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH)—an outfit of separatists in Jammu and Kashmir—an "unlawful association" under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), 1967.
29 Dec 2023Himanta Biswa Sarma
The Centre and Assam Government have signed a historic peace deal with the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA).
25 Dec 2023Madhya Pradesh
As many as 28 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, including bigwigs like Kailash Vijayvargiya and Prahlad Singh Patel, took oath on Monday as part of the cabinet expansion in Madhya Pradesh.
25 Dec 2023Mallikarjun Kharge
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge has said the mass suspension of the opposition MPs during the Parliament Winter Session seems "predetermined" and "premeditated" by the central government.
24 Dec 2023Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Riding on recent assembly election wins, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made some key decisions at its recent national office-bearers' meeting.
Following the suspension of nearly 150 opposition MPs from the Parliament, leaders of the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) have launched a protest against the same on Friday.
21 Dec 2023Parliament
An engineer from Karnataka, who is reportedly the son of a retired cop, was detained by Delhi Police officials from his Bagalkote residence on Wednesday night over alleged links to the security breach in Parliament.
20 Dec 2023Lok Sabha
Three bills that seek to replace the existing criminal laws of the country were passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
20 Dec 2023Lok Sabha
The Lok Sabha on Wednesday suspended two more MPs from the opposition parties for the remainder of the Winter Session of Parliament for "misconduct," PTI reported.
19 Dec 2023Lok Sabha
Even as two-thirds of opposition members remain suspended from the Lok Sabha, the Centre on Tuesday took up three bills for discussion, which—if passed—will replace the existing criminal laws.
Leaders of the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) have reportedly proposed Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge as their prime ministerial face for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
19 Dec 2023Jagdeep Dhankhar
Suspended Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Kalyan Banerjee allegedly mocked Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar during a protest by opposition parties outside the Parliament on Tuesday.
19 Dec 2023Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s MPs to "maintain decorum" when addressing criticism from the opposition.
At a time when over 140 opposition MPs have been suspended from the Parliament, the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) is convening a crucial meeting in New Delhi.
19 Dec 2023Parliament
Forty-nine opposition MPs were reportedly suspended from the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, pushing the total Parliament Winter Session suspensions to 142.
18 Dec 2023Parliament
The Centre has sought nominations for the Joint Secretary (Security) to the government, whose office is responsible for the Parliament security.
18 Dec 2023Lok Sabha
A staggering 79 opposition MPs were on Monday suspended over staging protests and alleged "misconduct," per reports.
16 Dec 2023Rahul Gandhi
Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has blamed unemployment and inflation due to the Narendra Modi government's policies for the security breach in Parliament.
14 Dec 2023Parliament
The Patiala House Court, on Thursday, sent the four people arrested for the Parliament security breach to seven days in police custody.
14 Dec 2023Parliament
One Rajya Sabha and 13 Lok Sabha MPs have been suspended from Parliament for "unruly conduct."
13 Dec 2023Assembly Bypolls
In a surprise announcement, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) revealed new chief ministers in the states of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, and Madhya Pradesh.
13 Dec 2023Narendra Modi
Mohan Yadav (58) on Wednesday took an oath as the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh at Lal Parade ground.
12 Dec 2023Parliament
The central government announced the withdrawal of the three bills—introduced in the Lok Sabha in August—aimed at replacing current criminal laws late on Monday.
11 Dec 2023Omar Abdullah
Several political leaders from Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) have expressed "disappointment" over the Supreme Court verdict upholding the Article 370 abrogation by the Centre.
11 Dec 2023Kashmiri Pandit
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday tabled two bills for amending J&K reservation and reorganization laws in the Rajya Sabha.
11 Dec 2023Parliament
The Union Cabinet on Monday cleared redrafted bills seeking to amend Indian criminal laws, allowing Union Home Minister Amit Shah to table them in the ongoing Parliament Winter Session, per NDTV.
06 Dec 2023Lok Sabha
The Lok Sabha passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2023 and the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2023 on Wednesday.
06 Dec 2023Jammu And Kashmir
Union Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah, on Wednesday, defended the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2023 and the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2023.
06 Dec 2023Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
In a significant development, 10 of the 12 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs who won assembly elections from their respective constituencies in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Rajasthan resigned from Parliament on Wednesday, NDTV reported.
06 Dec 2023Jammu And Kashmir
Home Minister Amit Shah will reportedly respond to the debate on the two key bills on Jammu and Kashmir in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
05 Dec 2023Article 370
On the second day of the Parliament's Winter Session on Tuesday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will reportedly move two bills related to Jammu and Kashmir.
05 Dec 2023Andhra Pradesh
After causing eight deaths in Tamil Nadu's Chennai, Cyclone Michaung is set to hit Andhra Pradesh as a severe cyclonic storm on Tuesday, bringing powerful winds of 90-100km/h and gusts up to 110km/h.
03 Dec 2023Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s possible victory in the Rajasthan Assembly elections has led to speculation about potential chief minister candidates, with spiritual leader Mahant Balaknath's name emerging as a top contender.
03 Dec 2023Narendra Modi
Former cricketer Venkatesh Prasad took a veiled dig at the Congress Party and its allies following their poor performance in three states: Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Chhattisgarh.
27 Nov 2023Gujarat
At least 20 people reportedly lost their lives in lightning strikes across Gujarat on Sunday as the state experienced the wrath of unseasonal rainfall and hailstorms over the weekend.
15 Nov 2023Subrata Roy
The demise of Sahara Group's founder-chairman, Subrata Roy (75), on Tuesday, has brought attention to the conglomerate's undistributed Rs. 25,000 crore held by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
10 Nov 2023Nitish Kumar
Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi, on Friday, claimed that there was a conspiracy being hatched to remove Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar from his post.
07 Nov 2023Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, has written a letter to President Droupadi Murmu expressing disappointment over the process of appointment of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Heeralal Samariya.
04 Nov 2023Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the Congress Party of funding its Chhattisgarh assembly election campaign with illegal money earned through the Mahadev betting scam.
03 Nov 2023Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Friday, unveiled its manifesto for the upcoming Chhattisgarh assembly elections.
29 Oct 2023Kerala
A woman was killed and over 35 were reportedly injured in a blast at the convention center of a Christian group at Kalamassery in Kerala's Kochi on Sunday.
27 Oct 2023Himanta Biswa Sarma
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma responded on Friday to the Congress's complaint to the Election Commission of India (ECI) about his recent remark targeting Chhattisgarh minister Mohammad Akbar.
09 Oct 2023Manipur
Amid the ongoing ethnic violence in Manipur, Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday expressed confidence that the central government trusts him to resolve the conflict.
07 Oct 2023Naxals
Union Home Minister and top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Shah reportedly said that Left Wing Extremism (LWE) will be uprooted from India within the next two years.
07 Oct 2023Sikkim
The death toll in the Sikkim flash floods, triggered by a cloudburst in the early hours of Wednesday, reportedly increased to 27, including seven army personnel.
26 Sep 2023Manipur
Photos of two Meitei students, who went missing near Bishnupur on July 6, have surfaced on social media days after mobile internet was restored in Manipur.
24 Sep 2023Janata Dal (Secular)
The Janata Dal-Secular (JDS) has faced a setback after two Muslim leaders left the party after it decided to ally with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
20 Sep 2023Lok Sabha
The Women's Reservation Bill, called the "Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam," was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, with 454 votes in favor and two against it. The number of women members in the Lok Sabha will now increase from 82 to 181.
19 Sep 2023Arjun Ram Meghwal
Law and Justice Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal on Tuesday introduced the much-anticipated Women's Reservation Bill, titled the Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam, in the Lok Sabha.
18 Sep 2023Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a key Union Cabinet meeting on Monday to discuss the agenda for the ongoing special Parliament session.
16 Sep 2023Nitish Kumar
Union Home Minister Amit Shah claimed on Saturday that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), would win all 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar in the 2024 elections.
09 Sep 2023Narendra Modi
The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Saturday sought the interventions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Droupadi Murmu, and Union Home Minister Amit Shah to reverse the arrest of its chief, N Chandrababu Naidu, in an alleged corruption case.