Amit Shah

  • Miffed SP appeals to EC to lift ban on Azam Khan, reconsider decision on Amit Shah 18-04-2014 09:53 AM

    New Delhi: While the Election Commission has lifted its ban on BJP general secretary Amit Shah allowing him to hold rallies, Samajwadi Party is sulking as its senior leader Azam Khan continues to stay away from party campaigns following EC directives. The SP has appealed to the EC to reconsider...
  • Election Commission lifts ban on Amit Shah's campaign in UP 18-04-2014 08:52 AM

    In a major relief to Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah, the Election Commission on Thursday lifted its ban on his participation in Lok Sabha poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh after he assured the poll body that he would not disturb the public tranquility and law and order. The Commission...
  • Amit Shah free to hold rallies but EC ban on Azam Khan stays 18-04-2014 08:18 AM

    New Delhi: In a major relief to Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah, the Election Commission on Thursday lifted its ban on his participation in Lok Sabha poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh. The move by the EC came after his assurance that he would not disturb the public tranquility and...
  • LS polls: EC allows Modi's aide Amit Shah to resume campaign in UP 17-04-2014 11:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Thursday allowed BJP Uttar Pradesh in-charge Amit Shah to resume campaign in the state following his undertaking that he will not disturb public order and tranquility. The Election Commission on Wednesday censured Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah for making controversial remarks during campaigning....
  • Respect EC orders, will be more careful in future: Amit Shah 17-04-2014 04:30 PM

    BJP's UP In-charge Amit Shah who has been banned from holding rallies by the Election Commission, has said, "I have no intentions of disturbing the elections. I have received instructions from the EC and I will be more careful in the future." ...
  • BJP defends Amit Shah, says he did not violate the model code 17-04-2014 02:12 PM

    BJP today came out in defence of Amit Shah, saying Narendra Modi'sclose aide, who was censured by the Election Commission for controversial poll speeches, did not violate the Model Code of Conduct. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, at the same time, welcomed the poll panel's action against Uttar Pradesh Minister...
  • Even best bowlers bowl a no-ball: Amit Shah on EC ruling 16-04-2014 11:54 PM

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi's close aide and BJP leader Amit Shah on Wednesday agreed to abide by the Election Commission's decision of censuring him for violation of the Model Code of Conduct and compared himself with the "best bowler" who also bowls a no-ball. "The intention in my speeches was...
  • 2014 Lok Sabha election is a battle to protect secularism: Azam Khan 16-04-2014 11:02 PM

    Samajwadi Party's controversial leader Azam Khan said that the 2014 Lok Sabha election is a battle to protect secularism and Samajwadi Party is the only one which is responsible for promoting secularism. ...
  • After ban on campaign, EC censures Amit Shah, Azam Khan for remarks 16-04-2014 09:38 PM

    The Election Commission on Wednesday censured Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan for making controversial remarks during campaigning. The EC's decision came days after it had banned the two leaders from campaigning in Uttar Pradesh during the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. While censuring the...
  • Modi defends Amit Shah's revenge remark, says nothing wrong in his speech 16-04-2014 07:34 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday defended party's Uttar Pradesh in-charge and his key aide Amit Shah's revenge remarks in Muzaffarnagar. Modi said, "Amit Shah has said nothing wrong in his speech." While addressing a rally at a riot-hit Jat village near Muzzafarnagar, Shah...
  • CDs of Azam Khan, Amit Shah hate speeches being examined 16-04-2014 04:15 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Police have begun probing the hate speeches made by BJP general secretary Amit Shah and senior Samajwadi Party leader Mohd Azam Khan, officials said Wednesday. The CDs of the speeches will undergo forensic scrutiny, Inspector General of the Special Task Force Ashish Gupta said. "The CDs have been...
  • LS polls: Like CBI, EC too working under Centre's influence, says Azam Khan 14-04-2014 09:03 AM

    An unperturbed Azam Khan on Sunday threatened to move court against Election Commission's ban on him, alleging that the poll watch dog was working under the "influence" of the Centre. "EC too is working on the pattern of CBI, which happens to remain under the influence of the Centre," the...
  • Exhorted voters to express angst through ballot: Amit Shah to EC 13-04-2014 01:58 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's Uttar Pradesh in-charge Amit Shah on Saturday said to the Election Commission that his 'revenge remark' has been taken out of the proportion. In his reply to the EC's notice, Shah said that he only exhorted voters to express their angst through the ballot and...
  • Setback for Amit Shah as UP Police files two more cases against him 12-04-2014 10:53 PM

    UP police on Saturday registered two cases against Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in Muzaffarnagar for alleged violation of the model code of conduct following a direction of the Election Commission, which has also banned him from campaigning in the state. While one case has been registered in Kakroli...
  • BJP defends Amit Shah, expresses anguish over EC order 12-04-2014 05:13 PM

    BJP on Saturday said it was "deeply saddened" by the Election Commission order on party leader Amit Shah and defended his "revenge remarks", which had triggered a political storm and invited condemnation. The poll panel on Friday banned Shah, an aide of Narendra Modi, who has been accused of making...
  • Amit Shah booked in two more cases by UP Police 12-04-2014 05:06 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: The Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday registered two cases against Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in Muzaffarnagar for alleged violation of the model code of conduct following a direction of the Election Commission, which has also banned him from campaigning in the state. While one case has been...
  • BJP asks EC to review its ban order against Amit Shah and give him a hearing 12-04-2014 09:17 AM

    Terming as "disturbing" the Election Commission order banning Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah, accused of making hate speeches, from campaigning in Uttar Pradesh, BJP on Friday urged the poll body to review its order and give him a hearing in the interest of natural justice. BJP said the order...
  • Amit Shah to reply to EC notice on revenge speech today 12-04-2014 07:48 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's Uttar Pradesh in-charge Amit Shah is likely to respond to the Election Commission's notice on revenge speech on Saturday. The Commission had on Monday issued a notice to BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's close aide for violating the model code of conduct for the...
  • I have the the right to say what is correct, says Azam Khan 12-04-2014 12:25 AM

    New Delhi: After the Election Commission cracked its whip on SP leader Azam Khan and Amit Shah over their controversial comments, Khan defended himself saying that he has the right to say what is correct. "I have not seen the EC order. I have the right to say what is...
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  • News 360: EC bans Amit Shah, Azam Khan rallies in UP 11-04-2014 08:40 PM

    The Election Commission has banned BJP leader Amit Shah and SP leader Azam Khan from holding public meetings, processions or road shows in Uttar Pradesh. The EC has claimed that the "public utterances are not only violative of the model code of conduct and but also constitutes serious offences under...
  • EC cracks the whip, FIR registered against Azam Khan, Amit Shah for hate speeches 11-04-2014 08:34 PM

    In a major development in terms of the Lok Sabha polls, FIRs have been registered against BJP leader Amit Shah and Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan after the Election Commission of India (ECI) banned them from holding public meetings and rallies and asked the concerned authorities to register FIRs against...
  • EC orders FIR against Amit Shah, Azam Khan; bans their rallies 11-04-2014 07:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has banned BJP leader Amit Shah and SP leader Azam Khan from holding public meetings, processions or road shows in Uttar Pradesh. The EC has claimed that the "public utterances are not only violative of the model code of conduct and but also constitutes serious...
  • EC gives 24 more hours to Amit Shah to reply on revenge speech 11-04-2014 03:40 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday extended the deadline given to BJP's Uttar Padesh in-charge Amit Shah by 24 hours to reply on his revenge speech. The Commission had on Monday issued a notice to Narendra Modi's close aide for violating the model code of conduct after his "revenge"...
  • Muslims no more swayed by appeal of religious leaders: AMU teachers 11-04-2014 03:37 PM

    Aligarh Muslim University Teachers Association has criticised the practise of religious leaders issuing appeals in support of political parties and said such calls will have no impact on the Muslim community voters. "Using religious personalities or religious symbols for political objectives is dangerous. Neither do we approve of the Delhi...
  • How can Amit Shah save UP when he can't protect his hair: Azam Khan 11-04-2014 09:41 AM

    New Delhi: The battle for 2014 Lok Sabha polls continues to get more personal as Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has now challenged BJP's Uttar Pradesh in-charge Amit Shah saying he can't take revenge on them for the Muzaffarnagar riots. Khan said, "Amit Shah said he wants to take revenge...
  • EC seeks CD of Amit Shah's speech from poll officials 11-04-2014 08:39 AM

    The Election Commission has sought the original CD of Amit Shah's speech from the Uttar Pradesh poll officials for handing it over to the BJP leader, who has been issued a notice for prima facie violation of the Model Code of Conduct over his "revenge" remarks. Sources in the EC...
  • Amit Shah's petition challenging FIRs dismissed as withdrawn 10-04-2014 03:27 PM

    The Allahabad High Court on Thursday dismissed as withdrawn BJP leader Amit Shah's petition challenging the FIRs lodged against him in UP for alleged hate speeches after he stated that he wanted to reply to the EC notice in the matter. A division bench comprising justices Arun Tandon and Satish...
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  • From Amit Shah to Azam Khan: Is vote bank politics creating a dangerous communal divide? 09-04-2014 10:27 PM

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...