AMIT SHAH

  • Amit Shah to meet BJP workers twice every month 5 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah will meet party workers from across the country twice every month at the party headquarters to address their concerns and connect with them. BJP sources said Shah will meet party workers on first and third Mondays every month and address their concerns and grievances, as...
  • BJP's Jat leaders meet Amit Shah over reservation issue 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Jat leaders of BJP from various states, including Ministers and MPs, on Monday met party president Amit Shah and apprised him of the situation in the wake of Supreme Court orders cancelling reservation granted to Jats under the OBC category. The delegation of leaders that included Union Ministers Birender...
  • BJP says its membership crosses 8-crore mark 6 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday said that its membership has crossed the 8-crore mark as it hopes to become the world's largest political party. Communist Party of China is at present the largest political party in the world having a membership of 85.13 million (8.51 crore), according to latest available...
  • Puducherry BJP functionaries to meet Amit Shah on March 24 1 week ago

    Puducherry: BJP President Amit Shah will hold consultations with a five-member delegation of party's Puducherry unit in Delhi on March 24 in connection with the assembly elections due next year in the union territory. The delegation, which has been invited by Shah, would brief the high command on various strategies the...
  • Backwards, dalits will ensure BJP comes to power in UP: Amit Shah 1 week ago

    Varanasi: Reaching out to backward and dalit communities, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said they should ensure that the party comes to power in Uttar Pradesh for it is only Prime Minister Narendra Modi who can understand their plight as he has risen from among them. "With your support Narendra...
  • Good if Amit Shah wants the resolution of Kashmir to be addressed: Imran Ansari March 19, 2015

    "I haven't heard BJP President Amit Shah's statement yet. But we welcome his remark, whatever he has said. Its a good begining, if he wants the resolution of Kashmir to be addressed," said Imran Ansari PDP Information Technology Minister. ...
  • J&K: BJP will not compromise national interest just to remain in power, says Amit Shah March 19, 2015

    "BJP will never compromise on national interest, merely to remain in power in Jammu and Kashmir. The J&K government has been formed only to solve Kashmir issue and I have full trust that we will find a solution. If not, then nobody can stop our party workers from leaving the...
  • BJP will quit J&K government if Kashmir issue not solved, claims Amit Shah March 19, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Amidst raging controversy on Jammu and Kashmir government's alleged 'pro-separatist' moves, BJP chief Amit Shah said that his party would not compromise on national interest and could end its alliance with PDP, if "Kashmir issue" is not solved. "People of this country have blessed us like Lord Shiva and...
  • IOTY 2014: Nominees for politics category March 17, 2015

    The category honours the individuals, who have collectively redefined our political landscape, and set shining standards in politics with their far-reaching vision complemented by unmatched perseverance and spirit. ...
  • Dress, shoes, close associates, deformity, peculiarity sought in security profiling of Rahul March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Dress, including shoes worn by the "suspect", close associates, deformity or peculiarity and special identification marks are some of the details which the police proforma has sought in security profiling of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. The form has been used to profile several politicians including former Prime Minister...
  • Government releases pro formas of Sonia Gandhi, LK Advani, Amit Shah March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The government has released pro formas of high profile leaders to prove that the profiling of VVIPs is carried out as a routine drill by Delhi Police. The pro formas released include that of senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj, Lal Krishna Advani, party President Amit Shah...
  • Poll-bound states will be in focus at BJP national executive March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The newly-constituted National Executive announced by BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday will hold its first meeting in Bengaluru on April 3 and 4 when party leaders would discuss the prevailing political situation and focus on poll-bound states. The party at the meeting of the national executive is likely...
  • Irani, Hema Malini, Najma dropped from BJP National Executive March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Najma Heptuallah and film-star-turned MP Hema Malini were on Thursday dropped from the BJP National Executive as party President Amit Shah reconstituted one of the top party panels inducting new entrants Suresh Prabhu and Birender Singh who are also ministers at the Centre. Shah...
  • J&K: BJP issues an ultimatum to PDP, asks it to mend ways or face consequences March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: As the controversy over the release of Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam refuse to die down, the Bharatiya Janata Party has issued an ultimatum to its coalition partner Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir to mend its ways. Sources said that the BJP has warned Jammu and Kashmir Chief...
  • BJP leaders meet to discuss alliance with PDP, Mufti assures Centre he wont release any separatist leader March 10, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will convey a stern message to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed through Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh to mend ways or else the national party will pull the plug on the state government. ...
  • Run J&K government on CMP or be ready to face consequences, BJP to tell CM Mufti March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will convey a stern message to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed through Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh to mend ways or else the national party will pull the plug on the state government, said sources. According to PTI, there will be...
  • Jammu and Kashmir Deputy CM meets Amit Shah over hardliner Masarat Alam's release March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah over the party's alliance with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the state in the wake of controversial decisions taken by Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav was...
  • Union Minister YS Chowdary meets Amit Shah over special package for Andhra Pradesh March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid reports of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu sulking over Centre's failure to fulfill promises to his state in the Union Budget, senior TDP leader and Union Minister YS Chowdary on Saturday met BJP president Amit Shah pressing for special package for the bifurcated state. According to...
  • Amit Shah meets Mohan Bhagwat; said to have discussed J&K, Land Bill March 7, 2015

    Nagpur: BJP president Amit Shah on Friday had a meeting with the RSS top brass, seen as significant against the backdrop of the party's alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir and Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's statement giving credit to Pakistan and separatists for the peaceful polls there. The meeting...
  • Shah meets Bhagwat; said to have discussed Jammu and Kashmir, land bill March 6, 2015

    Nagpur: BJP president Amit Shah on Friday had a meeting with the RSS top brass in Nagpur, seen as significant against the backdrop of the party's alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir and Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's statement giving credit to Pakistan and separatists for the peaceful polls...
  • President Mukherjee accepts Raosaheb Dadarao Danve resignation March 6, 2015

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday accepted the resignation of Minister of State for Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution, Raosaheb Dadarao Danve, from the Union Council of Ministers. President, as advised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accepted the resignation of Danve with immediate effect, Rashtrapati Bhavan said in...
  • Amit Shah holds discussions with RSS leaders March 6, 2015

    Nagpur: BJP President Amit Shah who is on a day-long visit to the city, is holding discussions with top leadership of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Nagpur at the headquarters in Mahal. Shah, who arrived in Nagpur this morning was greeted by city-based leaders at Ravi Bhawan Cottage and was...
  • Tamil Nadu number one state in electoral corruption: Amit Shah March 5, 2015

    Coimbatore: Alleging that Tamil Nadu is the number one state in electoral corruption, BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday asked party workers to be alert and make efforts to check money flow during elections. "Tamil Nadu is the number one state in the country where money plays a bigger role...
  • PDP-BJP coalition 'unprincipled, opportunistic': Nitish Kumar March 2, 2015

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday termed as "unprincipled and opportunistic" the alliance between BJP and PDP to form a government in Jammu and Kashmir and said the saffron party's move has killed its ideological parent Shyama Prasad Mukherjee for the second time. "Syama Prasad Mukerjee was opposed to...
  • J&K to have BJP-PDP government as Mehbooba, Shah finalise Common Minimum Program February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The first formal announcement of a PDP-BJP alliance government in Jammu and Kashmir was made by PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and BJP President Amit Shah who met in New Delhi to give final touches to the Common Minimum Programme (CMP). This will be followed by a meeting between PDP...
  • J&K: PDP-BJP finalise common minimum programme, government formation soon February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The differences over a common minimum programme (CMP) between the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for formation of government in Jammu and Kashmir have been ironed out and a coalition government will soon be sworn in. BJP president Amit Shah, addressing mediapersons jointly with...
  • BJP constitutes 8-member panel to seek views on Land Bill February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: With its government cornered in both houses of Parliament over the Land Acquisition Bill, the BJP has constituted an eight-member committee to look it and invite suggestions from people, including farmers. BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday constituted a committee consisting of MPs and farmers' representatives. The members include former...
  • Top BJP leaders from J&K meet in Delhi over talks on government formation February 20, 2015

    New Delhi:Top Bharatiya Janata Party leaders from Jammu and Kashmir held discussions in Delhi on government formation in the state. The BJP and the PDP are still engaged in negotiations as they try to achieve a common minimum program. Senior BJP leaders Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and Ram Madhav...
  • Why Arvind Kejriwal's victory was the best thing that happened to Modi February 19, 2015

    A week is a long time in politics. And a lot of water has flown down the Yamuna this past week. There is now a new 'chhote sarkar' in Delhi and that's making the bade sarkaar a whole lot better. Here's a glimpse of what's happened in the last seven...
  • Assam BJP leader Prodyut Bora quits party, brings Modi in line of fire February 18, 2015

    Guwahati: BJP National Executive Committee member from Assam Prodyut Bora resigned from BJP alleging subversion of democratic tradition in the central government and the party and bringing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his confidante Amit Shah in the firing line. Bora, in his four-page letter to BJP president Amit Shah, cited...