Amit Shah: News

08 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

Article 370: PM Narendra Modi likely to address nation today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the nation on Thursday, to explain his government's move of removing special status of Jammu and Kashmir, and splitting the state into two Union Territories.

06 Aug 2019


Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019 passed in Lok Sabha

The Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019 has been passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

06 Aug 2019

Lok Sabha

#Article370Scrapped: Shah says Farooq Abdullah wasn't detained, he refutes claim

National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday alleged Union Home Minister Amit Shah lied in the Lok Sabha about his "detention" status.

06 Aug 2019

Lok Sabha

#Article370Scrapped: How is J&K internal matter, asks Congress; commits blunder

In what qualifies as one of the biggest gaffes of Congress in recent days, their Lok Sabha leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday asked how was Jammu and Kashmir India's "internal matter" when the issue was being monitored by the UN.

06 Aug 2019

Article 370

#Article370Scrapped: India informs UN's permanent members about Kashmir decision

On Monday, the Foreign Ministry informed permanent members of the United Nations' Security Council about India's decision to repeal Article 370 of the Constitution, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and the move to divide the state into two Union Territories.

05 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

Article 370 scrapped: Rajya Sabha passes J&K Reorganisation Bill

In a big win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Centre, the J&K Reorganisation Bill 2019, was passed in Rajya Sabha on Monday.

05 Aug 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

#Article370: Bill to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir tabled in Parliament

Hours after revoking Indian Constitution's Article 370, which bestowed special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Amit Shah moved a Bill to bifurcate the state into two Union Territories.

05 Aug 2019


#Article370Scrapped: How Indian politicians reacted

On Monday, India bore witness to history as the BJP-led Centre scrapped contentious Article 370, which granted autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir.

05 Aug 2019


#Article370: Jammu and Kashmir bifurcated, Ladakh, J&K to be UTs

In a historic move, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday proposed scrapping of Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

05 Aug 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Kashmir: Amit Shah proposes to remove Article 370

Putting an end to suspense related to Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday proposed to remove the Article 370 of Indian Constitution, which grants special status to the northernmost state, in Rajya Sabha.

04 Aug 2019


Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval to discuss Kashmir security-crisis

Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday held a high-level meeting with National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and several other top security officials at the Parliament to discuss the Kashmir security crisis.

04 Aug 2019


Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit Jammu & Kashmir after the Parliament's Budget Session concludes on August 7.

02 Aug 2019

Lok Sabha

RS passes UAPA Bill seeking to designate individuals as terrorists

On Friday, the controversial Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill was passed in Rajya Sabha, amid protests from the Opposition.

27 Jul 2019


When Amit Shah called up Yediyurappa at midnight, gave nod

In Karnataka, the Congress-JD(S) coalition collapsed on Tuesday evening, putting a halt on the crisis which had been going on for weeks.

24 Jul 2019

Sexual Harassment

Amit Shah to head panel formed to tackle sexual harassment

At the peak of #MeToo movement in October last year, the Centre had formed a Group of Ministers (GoM) panel to deal with sexual harassment at workplace. But a few days ago, an RTI inquiry revealed the panel was "dissolved".

24 Jul 2019

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha passes Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill

On Wednesday, the Lok Sabha passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill popularly known as the Anti-Terrorism Bill.

15 Jul 2019

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha passes bill to strengthen NIA: Details here

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019, to strengthen the NIA.

14 Jul 2019


#AssamFloods: 7 dead, over 1.4 million affected as situation worsens

The flood situation worsened in Assam as four more districts were submerged on Saturday, taking the death toll to seven. Over 1.4 million people have been marooned.

09 Jul 2019


Amid Karnataka crisis, why this Mumbai hotel took the spotlight

As the Karnataka government reels under a string of resignations from MLAs of the ruling Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition, an upscale hotel in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex took centerstage.

05 Jul 2019


Union Budget 2019: Know what became costlier and what cheaper

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke for more than two hours in her maiden budget speech and promised a better future to countrymen.

03 Jul 2019

Delhi Police

Chandni Chowk temple vandalism: 9 persons, including 4 juveniles, arrested

The Delhi Police has arrested a total of nine persons, including four juveniles, in connection with the June 30 Hauz Qazi incident in which a century-old temple was vandalized.

03 Jul 2019

Delhi Police

Chandni Chowk's temple vandalized: Amit Shah summons Delhi Police chief

After a 100-year-old temple was vandalized in Delhi's Chandni Chowk area on Sunday, Home Minister Amit Shah summoned Delhi Police Chief Amulya Patnaik on Wednesday.

01 Jul 2019

Samajwadi Party

Rajya Sabha passes bill to extend President's rule in J&K

Rajya Sabha on Monday approved a statutory resolution for the extension of President's rule in Jammu & Kashmir for six more months with effect from July 3.

30 Jun 2019


After thrashing official with bat, BJP MLA garlanded upon bail

BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya, who was arrested for thrashing a Municipal Corporation official with a cricket bat, was released from jail in Indore on Sunday morning.

28 Jun 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Article 370 not permanent, says Amit Shah in Parliament

On Friday, Lok Sabha debutant and Union Home Minister Amit Shah reiterated BJP's stand on the contentious Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.

26 Jun 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind

Home Minister Amit Shah will start his two-day trip to Kashmir on Wednesday, and is expected to discuss a slew of topics, including security and development.

23 Jun 2019


Android or iPhone: Wondering which phone Amit Shah uses?

Political connotations aside, the current Modi 2.0 government is quite tech savvy and know their social media game well.

22 Jun 2019


UP: Adityanath's minister gets his shoelace tied by government employee

The politicians of this country sit on high-horses and swim in a pool of privilege. They have little to no regards for anyone else.

19 Jun 2019

Narendra Modi

Who is Om Birla, the new speaker of Lok Sabha?

On Wednesday, BJP leader Om Birla was elected as the speaker of Lok Sabha. In the last tenure of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the coveted post of the speaker was held by Sumitra Mahajan.

17 Jun 2019

Rajnath Singh

Nadda appointed as BJP Working President, Shah to remain chief

Former Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Monday has been elected as the National Working President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

As Gujarat braces for #CycloneVayu, Home Minister Shah reviews preparedness

As Cyclone Vayu continues to intensify and is expected to make a landfall in Gujarat, Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a high-level meeting to review the preparedness of state and central ministries/agencies.

10 Jun 2019

West Bengal

Trinamool v/s BJP: What is happening in Bengal

During 2019 Lok Sabha elections, West Bengal (sort of) redefined violence, with clashes between Trinamool and Bharatiya Janata Party workers being reported in all seven phases.

09 Jun 2019

West Bengal

West Bengal: 3 killed as TMC and BJP workers clash

At least three were killed as workers of Trinamool Congress and BJP clashed in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Saturday evening.

08 Jun 2019

Delhi Police

Meet the IAS-officer who will be Amit Shah's private secretary

There have been enough indications to prove Union Home Minister Amit Shah will enjoy the maximum clout in the second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

07 Jun 2019

Narendra Modi

After omitting Rajnath, Centre includes him in six Cabinet committees

Within a day, a lot happened in the Centre. Prime Minister Narendra Modi constituted eight Cabinet committees and gave Home Minister Amit Shah a place in all of them, confirming his position as number 2 in government.

05 Jun 2019


What should India expect from new Home Minister Amit Shah

From 2014 to 2019, things have changed for PM Narendra Modi, for better. This time, he got a bigger mandate and he inducted his right-hand man Amit Shah into the Cabinet.

04 Jun 2019


Amit Shah rebukes minister Giriraj Singh for 'Iftar party' dig

BJP President and Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday reprimanded Union Minister Giriraj Singh for taking a dig at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his own party member Sushil Modi over an Iftar party.

04 Jun 2019

Narendra Modi

Amit Shah prepares list of top 10 terrorists in Kashmir

The Ministry of Home Affairs, under its new boss Amit Shah, has prepared a list of top 10 terrorists who are active in Kashmir, claimed reports.

31 May 2019

Narendra Modi

#Modi2.0: Shah becomes Home Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman gets Finance

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath along with his Cabinet ministers, the portfolios of the ministers were announced.