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09 Dec 2019


Amit Shah defends Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, slams Congress' past

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill seeks to correct Congress' mistakes, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday as he defended his government's decision to give Indian citizenship to persecuted non-Muslims from neighboring countries.

09 Dec 2019


Will create invisible Hindu-Muslim partition: Sena attacks Citizenship Bill

According to Shiv Sena, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, tabled in the Lok Sabha on Monday by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, will create an "invisible partition" between Hindus and Muslims in the country.

09 Dec 2019

Lok Sabha

With 293 AYES, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

The controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday, which means it will now be discussed.

09 Dec 2019

Shashi Tharoor

Amit Shah to table Citizenship (Amendment) Bill today: Details here

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will table the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Ahmedabad Stadium could host a big opening game: Details here

The new-look Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad could be set for a big opening game.

01 Dec 2019

Narendra Modi

People afraid to criticize Modi government, says industrialist Rahul Bajaj

Bajaj Group chairperson Rahul Bajaj on Saturday raised several concerns about the Narendra Modi government at an event.

28 Nov 2019


PM Modi avoids hotels, stays at airports during transit: Shah

On Wednesday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, while addressing the Lok Sabha, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not stay at luxury hotels while halting in night for technical reasons or aircraft refuelling, during his foreign visits. He opts to rest and take a bath at airport terminals, instead.

27 Nov 2019

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha passes SPG Bill; Shah's remarks prompt Congress walkout

On Wednesday, the Lok Sabha passed the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill.

20 Nov 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K situation normal: Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha

On Wednesday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah took questions on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the Rajya Sabha.

06 Nov 2019

Narendra Modi

Pakistan may have released poisonous gas to pollute air: BJP-leader

Delhi/NCR and adjoining areas are choking, and governments should, of course, take immediate steps to provide relief to residents.

31 Oct 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

India's map has changed, J&K officially split into two UTs

From midnight today, the state of Jammu and Kashmir ceased to exist and was officially split into two Union Territories, namely Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

30 Oct 2019

Delhi Police

Delhi Police to shift into 17-story headquarters in Connaught Place

For the first time in decades, a new Delhi Police headquarters will be inaugurated on Thursday.

29 Oct 2019


Amid Sena's jibes, Fadnavis says no 50-50 deal was signed

After keeping silent for days and sort of keeping up with the antics of Shiv Sena, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis broke his silence on Tuesday.

25 Oct 2019


Haryana: BJP, JJP form alliance; Chautala's party gets deputy-CM post

The path for BJP to retain the state of Haryana for a second straight time became clear, thanks to the well-needed support which it got from Dushyant Chautala's JJP.

25 Oct 2019


Haryana: Gopal Kanda supports BJP, Uma Bharti talks about "values"

Gifted with a fractured verdict in Haryana, BJP reached out to independents to ensure it forms the next government.

15 Oct 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Shah says Omar and Mehbooba have been detained under PSA

The continued detention of politicians of Jammu and Kashmir, more than two months after Article 370 was rescinded, has raised concerns.

11 Oct 2019

West Bengal

Murshidabad triple-murder: Police deny political angle, BJP criticizes Trinamool's governance

The horrifying murder of three members of a family in Murshidabad remained a topic of outrage on social media on Thursday.

05 Oct 2019


Amit Shah visits Mizoram to talk Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday visited Aizawl, Mizoram, to gain support for the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Northeast.

03 Oct 2019


Home Minister Amit Shah flags off Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today flagged off the second Vande Bharat Express, India's fastest train, in the capital. He was accompanied by Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal, among others.

30 Sep 2019


Modi and Shah finalize candidates for Haryana, Maharashtra elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah met on Sunday to finalize the candidates for upcoming assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra.

23 Sep 2019


Aadhaar, passport, voter-ID in one: Shah talks about multipurpose card

Indians could soon be issued a multipurpose card. This card, whose idea was proposed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, can be used as Aadhaar card, passport, voter ID, driving license, etc.

19 Sep 2019


In rare meeting with Amit Shah, Mamata Banerjee discusses NRC

A day after she met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had a word with the former's right hand in government- Union Home Minister Amit Shah at his North Block office in New Delhi.

18 Sep 2019


Rajinikanth supports Shah's 'one language' policy, but explains the problem

Union Home Minister Amit Shah stoked a controversy on Hindi Diwas last week when he batted for "imposing" Hindi in the country, saying it will bolster unity.

17 Sep 2019

Karan Johar

#HappyBirthdayPMModi: BJP, opposition leaders wish him health and happiness

On his 69th birthday today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received wishes from his fans and critics alike.

16 Sep 2019


#HindiDebate: Kamal Haasan says 'battle for Tamil bigger than Jallikattu'

Mere days after Home Minister Amit Shah's push to make Hindi India's national language, actor and politician Kamal Haasan has come out in opposition of his comments.

After 'house arrest', Farooq Abdullah detained under Public Safety Act

In an unprecedented development, Farooq Abdullah, the President of National Conference (NC) and a three-time former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir has been detained under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA), reports said on Monday.

14 Sep 2019


Stalin, Mamata disagree with Shah's 'Hindi for all' idea

The Hindi language took center stage in Indian politics on Saturday after Home Minister Amit Shah linked it with country's unity.

14 Sep 2019


Hindi Diwas: Amit Shah pushes for Hindi as national language

On the occasion of Hindi Diwas, Union Home Minister Amit Shah pushed for Hindi to be designated India's national language.

09 Sep 2019


After NRC, Amit Shah promises illegal immigrants' expulsion across India

Over a week after the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list was released in Assam, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said today that the Centre plans to eradicate illegal immigrants from the entire country.

Shah tells J&K delegation restrictions will be eased in 25-days

It's been a month since Jammu and Kashmir was put under unprecedented security cover, forcing locals to stay indoors and being disconnected from the rest of the world.

BJP's troubleshooter and stalwart, Arun Jaitley cremated with state honors

One of the tallest leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Arun Jaitley, who breathed his last on Saturday, was cremated with complete state honors at New Delhi's Nigam Bodh Ghat a short while ago.

24 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

Modi, Amit Shah, and other politicians condole Arun Jaitley's death

Two weeks after he was admitted to Delhi's AIIMS hospital following complaints of breathlessness, former Finance Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party veteran Arun Jaitley died on Saturday at the age of 66.

20 Aug 2019


Karnataka: Finally, Yediyurappa expands his Cabinet, 17 MLAs take oath

Almost a month after he was sworn-in as Karnataka's Chief Minister, BS Yediyurappa expanded his Cabinet on Tuesday, with 17 MLAs taking the oath.

19 Aug 2019

Intelligence Bureau

NSA Ajit Doval briefs Amit Shah on Kashmir situation

Arriving in Delhi after reviewing the ground situation in Jammu and Kashmir, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Monday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the North Block and briefed him about the prevailing conditions in the region.

13 Aug 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Amit Shah might unfurl tricolor in Srinagar on Independence Day

After scrapping the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and integrating the state into the Republic of India, it seems the Centre has other plans for the region on the upcoming occasion of Independence Day.

13 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

Hard Kaur plans to launch song supporting Khalistan movement

Rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon aka Hard Kaur, who recently was seen voicing support for the Khalistan movement, will soon release a new song in support of the movement.

11 Aug 2019


No confusion about consequences of scrapping Article 370: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that the abrogation of Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu & Kashmir, will eradicate terrorism in Kashmir and lead to the development of the region.

Article 370 revoked: National Conference approaches SC, calls move 'illegal'

National Conference has approached the Supreme Court challenging the Centre's decision of revoking Article 370 as well as dividing Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories.

10 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS; Modi, Shah pay a visit

Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader, Arun Jaitley, was on Friday admitted to Delhi's AIIMS after he complained of palpitations and restlessness.

08 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

UT status temporary, will rid J&K of terrorism: PM Modi

In his much-awaited address to the nation after Article 370 was scrapped, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the union territory status of Jammu and Kashmir is temporary and statehood will return after normalcy makes an appearance.

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