Amit Shah

Amitbhai Anilchandra "Amit" Shah born on 22 October 1964, is a well-known Indian politician and is the current president of Bhartiya Janta Party, the ruling party of India. He is a close companion of PM Narendra Modi and is often seen with him during rallies and speeches, who he first met through RSS in 1982.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu tests positive for COVID-19

29 Sep 2020

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu tests positive for COVID-19

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday tested positive for COVID-19. The 71-year-old had been found positive for the novel coronavirus during a routine test for the viral disease.

We aren't enemies, says Sanjay Raut after meeting Devendra Fadnavis

27 Sep 2020

We aren't enemies, says Sanjay Raut after meeting Devendra Fadnavis

Shiv Sena's firebrand leader Sanjay Raut suggested against reading too much into his meeting with Maharashtra former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, saying both of them have ideological differences but aren't enemies. He added Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was aware of the meeting.

Raghuvansh Prasad Singh dies during treatment for post-COVID complications

13 Sep 2020

Raghuvansh Prasad Singh dies during treatment for post-COVID complications

Former Union Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh passed away at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, on Sunday morning.

Amit Shah, recently discharged after COVID-19 treatment, admitted to AIIMS

13 Sep 2020

Amit Shah, recently discharged after COVID-19 treatment, admitted to AIIMS

Union Home Minister Amit Shah was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, late Saturday night, multiple reports stated.

Why Kangana Ranaut got Y-plus security? Union Minister explains

12 Sep 2020

Why Kangana Ranaut got Y-plus security? Union Minister explains

Actor Kangana Ranaut, whose Y-plus category security cover ignited criticism about the misuse of taxpayers' money, was given the special treatment on request of her father, said MoS (Home), G Kishan Reddy, on Friday.

BMC will demolish my Mumbai office tomorrow, alleges Kangana

07 Sep 2020

BMC will demolish my Mumbai office tomorrow, alleges Kangana

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has accused officials of Mumbai's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) of barging into her office space in the city.

Home Minister Amit Shah, undergoing post COVID-care at AIIMS, discharged

31 Aug 2020

Home Minister Amit Shah, undergoing post COVID-care at AIIMS, discharged

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who was admitted to AIIMS on August 18, was discharged from the hospital on Monday, said reports.

MPs to be tested for coronavirus before Parliament's monsoon session

29 Aug 2020

MPs to be tested for coronavirus before Parliament's monsoon session

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Friday that all parliamentarians will be requested to get themselves tested for coronavirus, 72 hours before the monsoon session of Parliament begins.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar tests positive for coronavirus

24 Aug 2020

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar tests positive for coronavirus

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Monday that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 66-year-old asked his close contacts to go into strict quarantine immediately.

After Chinese-firm expressed interest, tender for Vande Bharat trains canceled

22 Aug 2020

After Chinese-firm expressed interest, tender for Vande Bharat trains canceled

Indian Railways on Friday announced it was canceling the tender for 44 Vande Bharat trains after a Chinese joint venture firm placed its bids, said reports.

Chemist body opposes Reliance's acquisition of Netmeds: Here's why

20 Aug 2020

Chemist body opposes Reliance's acquisition of Netmeds: Here's why

Yesterday, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries had announced the acquisition of online pharmacy Netmeds, along with its subsidiaries and parent company, to scale up its e-commerce play.

10,000 troops to be immediately withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir

20 Aug 2020

10,000 troops to be immediately withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir

More than a year after the abrogation of Article 370, the Centre decided to withdraw 10,000 troops from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, an order released on Wednesday evening said.

Amit Shah, who recovered from COVID-19, admitted to AIIMS

18 Aug 2020

Amit Shah, who recovered from COVID-19, admitted to AIIMS

Home Minister Amit Shah was admitted to India's premier health facility, AIIMS, on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday after he complained of respiratory issues.

Modi pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on death anniversary

16 Aug 2020

Modi pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on death anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his second death anniversary.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah tests negative for coronavirus

14 Aug 2020

Union Home Minister Amit Shah tests negative for coronavirus

Home Minister Amit Shah informed through a tweet on Friday that he tested negative for coronavirus, twelve days after he contracted the infection.

COVID testing needs to improve in ten states: PM Modi

11 Aug 2020

COVID testing needs to improve in ten states: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for an increase in COVID-19 testing in ten most affected states of the country, stating that these states account for more than 80% of active cases in India.

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, coronavirus positive, on ventilator support after surgery

11 Aug 2020

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, coronavirus positive, on ventilator support after surgery

Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who informed on Monday that he tested positive for coronavirus, has been put on ventilator support after brain surgery, multiple reports said.

Coronavirus: Dharmendra Pradhan becomes second Union Minister to test positive

04 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: Dharmendra Pradhan becomes second Union Minister to test positive

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 51-year-old has been admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram, Haryana.

Karnataka: Siddaramaiah tests positive for coronavirus; admitted to hospital

04 Aug 2020

Karnataka: Siddaramaiah tests positive for coronavirus; admitted to hospital

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The development comes just two days after sitting CM BS Yediyurappa tested positive for the virus.

Karti Chidambaram tests positive for coronavirus; goes into home quarantine

03 Aug 2020

Karti Chidambaram tests positive for coronavirus; goes into home quarantine

Member of Parliament Karti Chidamabaram (48) on Monday revealed that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Chidamabaram, who represents Sivaganga (Tamil Nadu) in the Lok Sabha, is the latest among prominent political figures to have contracted the infection.

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests positive for coronavirus

03 Aug 2020

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests positive for coronavirus

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Yediyurappa is the second state CM after Madhya Pradesh's Shivraj Singh Chouhan to have tested positive.

Home Minister Amit Shah tests positive for coronavirus

02 Aug 2020

Home Minister Amit Shah tests positive for coronavirus

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to surge in India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

It's home: Persecuted in Afghanistan, 11 Sikhs arrive in Delhi

27 Jul 2020

It's home: Persecuted in Afghanistan, 11 Sikhs arrive in Delhi

Eleven Sikhs from Afghanistan reached Delhi on Sunday, four months after a barbaric attack at a gurudwara in Kabul killed 27.

As coronavirus cases surge, PM to meet CMs next week

25 Jul 2020

As coronavirus cases surge, PM to meet CMs next week

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to convene a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers of all states on July 27, Monday, to discuss the coronavirus situation in their respective regions and the steps taken to mitigate the effect of the biggest health crisis in a century.

SSR's death case: Critic Rajeev Masand questioned, records statement

22 Jul 2020

SSR's death case: Critic Rajeev Masand questioned, records statement

Mumbai Police on Tuesday recorded the statement of journalist and film critic Rajeev Masand in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

'Paani' shelved over creative differences with Shekhar Kapur: Aditya Chopra

20 Jul 2020

'Paani' shelved over creative differences with Shekhar Kapur: Aditya Chopra

Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer planned film Paani was not made owing to creative differences with its director, Shekhar Kapoor, and not because of the late actor, filmmaker Aditya Chopra has told Mumbai Police.

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Aditya Chopra questioned by Mumbai Police

18 Jul 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Aditya Chopra questioned by Mumbai Police

Filmmaker and chairperson of Yash Raj Films (YRF), Aditya Chopra, on Saturday recorded his statement with the Mumbai Police in connection with Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death investigation, according to reports.

CBI probe not needed in Sushant's case, says Maharashtra minister

17 Jul 2020

CBI probe not needed in Sushant's case, says Maharashtra minister

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has said that there is no need for a CBI inquiry into late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death. He added that the Mumbai Police, which is currently investigating the matter, is competent enough to handle the case.

What made news in the entertainment world today?

16 Jul 2020

What made news in the entertainment world today?

In perhaps the biggest-ever announcement from Netflix India, the streaming giant on Thursday unveiled a line-up of 17 Indian movies and shows, that will be out in coming months.

Sushant's death: Rhea wants CBI investigation, writes to Amit Shah

16 Jul 2020

Sushant's death: Rhea wants CBI investigation, writes to Amit Shah

Confirming for the first time that she was late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's girlfriend, actor Rhea Chakraborty urged Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday to order a CBI investigation into his untimely demise.

Coronavirus: Delhi reports lowest surge in 35 days

14 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: Delhi reports lowest surge in 35 days

In June, the coronavirus story of Delhi was frightening, to say the least. The healthcare infrastructure was overwhelmed, patients were denied beds, and the deceased didn't even get a respectful departure.

Priyanka Gandhi asked to vacate government bungalow by August 1

01 Jul 2020

Priyanka Gandhi asked to vacate government bungalow by August 1

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was on Wednesday asked to vacate her government-allocated Lodhi Estate house in New Delhi by August 1.

Delhi won't reach 5.5 lakh cases by July-end: Amit Shah

28 Jun 2020

Delhi won't reach 5.5 lakh cases by July-end: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the number of coronavirus cases in Delhi will not reach 5.5 lakh by July-end, as previously estimated by the Delhi government on June 9.

Delhi is now India's coronavirus capital: What all went wrong

26 Jun 2020

Delhi is now India's coronavirus capital: What all went wrong

In numerous media interactions and interviews, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated Delhi won't become New York, the global epicenter of coronavirus, or Mumbai for that matter, where the largest number of cases of COVID-19 were concentrated in India.

Delhi: COVID-19 patients don't need to visit government centers

25 Jun 2020

Delhi: COVID-19 patients don't need to visit government centers

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Thursday reversed an order mandating clinical assessment of COVID-positive patients at state-run care centers.

10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility

25 Jun 2020

10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility

The Radha Soami Satsang Beas complex in Chattarpur is being turned into a COVID-19 facility, the largest one in Delhi, to deal with the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.

Delhi revises coronavirus strategy, will screen every house by July-6

24 Jun 2020

Delhi revises coronavirus strategy, will screen every house by July-6

Delhi, burdened with a surge of coronavirus cases, revised its strategy against the disease after a series of meetings between Home Minister Amit Shah and Aam Aadmi Party, which governs the state.

Delhi plans to begin random serological tests starting June 27

22 Jun 2020

Delhi plans to begin random serological tests starting June 27

In light of surging COVID-19 cases, Delhi is looking to start random serological tests on its citizens.

PM Modi's all-party meeting on Galwan clash begins

19 Jun 2020

PM Modi's all-party meeting on Galwan clash begins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened an all-party meeting today to discuss the clash in Galwan Valley, in which 20 Indian soldiers were martyred.

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain tests positive for coronavirus

17 Jun 2020

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain tests positive for coronavirus

In an unfortunate turn of events, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has tested positive for coronavirus. After his fever worsened, he was advised to take the second test.