Amit Shah

  • Kerala: BJP leader hacked to death, party calls for statewide bandh 6 hours 28 minutes ago

    Kannur: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called a statewide bandh in Kerala on Tuesday. The move came after a district leader of the party was hacked to death allegedly by CPM cadres in the Kannur district. Manoj, the Kannur BJP leader, was an accused in the CPM leader P Jayarajan...
  • Amit Shah in Kerala as BJP struggles to find foothold in state Yesterday

    Thiruvananthapuram: With BJP consistently failing to make electoral breakthrough in Kerala, party chief Amit Shah on Sunday started his maiden visit to the southern state to discuss with leaders and grassroots functionaries strategy to strengthen and galvanise the organisation. Shah will attend a meet of state office bearers on Monday morning...
  • Rajnath Singh breaks down: Is there a lack of trust at the top of Modi government? 5 days ago

    In the first signs of an internal tussle within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) within the first 100 days of the Narendra Modi government, several party leaders have targeted Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his son Pankaj over allegations of misconduct. ...
  • Infighting in Modi government within 100 days, BJP leaders target Rajnath Singh, his son 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In the first signs of an internal tussle within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) within the first 100 days of the Narendra Modi government, several party leaders have targeted Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his son Pankaj over allegations of misconduct. Even though Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP...
  • Amit Shah defends Rajnath, says rumours against him, his son baseless 5 days ago

    New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Wednesday came out in defence of Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his son Pankaj saying all rumours against them were baseless. Shah said, "All reports against Rajnath Singh and his son are baseless, tactless and an attempt...
  • End of Vajpayee-Advani era as BJP shunts out top veterans into token body Marg Darshak Mandal 6 days ago

    New Delhi: It is the end of an era, finally and fully. The Atal Bihari Vajpayee-LK Advani era or whatever remained of it in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now over. For the first time since the formation of the party, Vajpayee and Advani, who were the top two leaders...
  • After being dropped from BJP Parliamentary Board, a visibly upset MM Joshi avoids media 6 days ago

    New Delhi: An angry Murli Manohar Joshi avoided the media on Tuesday as he was shunted out of the BJP's top decision-making body, the Parliamentary Board. The party veteran refused to speak to the media when asked about his reaction on the move. The leader was visibly upset at having...
  • No Advani, Joshi, Vajpayee in BJP Parliamentary Board, party makes Marg Darshak Mandal for them 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has dropped its patriarchs LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee from the Parliamentary Board. BJP leaders Shivraj Singh Chouhan and JP Nadda, on the other hand, have been included in the Board. BJP President Amit Shah has created a separate body...
  • BJP chief visits J&K to strengthen party's position for Assembly elections 6 days ago

    Jammu: BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday went to Jammu and Kashmir on a two-day visit in a bid to consolidate and strengthen the party's position in the state where Assembly elections are slated for later this year. The BJP formulated a 'Mission-44' plan to grab 44 of the 87...
  • In Jammu, Amit Shah launches scathing attack on Omar 1 week ago

    Kathua: Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah, who is in Jammu & Kashmir, instilling confidence into party workers ahead of Assembly elections in the state, launched a scathing attack on the Omar Abdullah government on Monday during a rally in Kathua. Attacking the government on the repeated ceasefire violations along the...
  • NC, BJP workers clash after Amit Shah visits border camps following ceasefire violations 1 week ago

    Jammu: Clashes broke out between workers of the ruling National Conference and Bharatiya Janata Party after the latter's chief Amit Shah visited RS Pura sector in Jammu on Monday morning. Shah and BJP spokesperson Ram Madhav visited border camps in the morning following repeated ceasefire violation by the Pakistani Army. Clashes...
  • Rajnath, Amit Shah meet PM to discuss bypolls August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah along with Home Minister Rajnath Singh tonight held consultations with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence to discuss the upcoming bye-elections in various states including UP and Gujarat. Sources said the two leaders discussed with Modi, the party's strategy as well as BJP candidates...
  • Amit Shah headed to J&K to push BJP's 'Mission-44' plan August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah is headed on Sunday to Jammu and Kashmir on a two-day visit in a bid to consolidate and strengthen the party's position in the state where Assembly elections are slated for later this year. Along with senior party leader JP Nadda, Ram Madhav and the...
  • BJP mulling age limit for Parliamentary Board: sources August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: After keeping party veterans out of the Cabinet, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now mulling an age limit cut-off for the party's Parliamentary board. Sources have told CNN-IBN that consultations are on with the BJP on the structure of the new Parliamentary board. Sources say that 75 years cut-off...
  • Reconstituting Parliamentary Board: BJP chief Amit Shah's next big task August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The newly appointed BJP national president Amit Shah has already reconstituted the office bearers of the party. It was met with no resistance or sulking. His next big challenge is the reconstitution of BJP's top decision making body- the Parliamentary Board. The BJP constitution stipulates that the national...
  • BJP President Amit Shah to visit Hyderabad on Thursday August 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: BJP President Amit Shah would arrive on Thursday for a two-day visit during which he would have a direct interaction with the village unit chiefs of the party in Telangana. Shah, who took charge last month, will address a meeting of party workers at Secunderabad on Thursday evening. Telangana BJP...
  • Notice issued to organisers of Amit Shah's visit over model code of conduct violation August 20, 2014

    The district administration has issued a notice to the organisers of BJP president Amit Shah's Lucknow visit for alleged violation of model code of conduct in place ahead of by-polls on Wednesday. "A simple notice has been issued to the organisers seeking explanation within three days that why use of festoons,...
  • Shah on 2-day UP visit from tomorrow August 18, 2014

    BJP president Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh beginning on Tuesday, a party official said. Shah, during his visit, will meet partymen in the state capital and inaugurate a public relation office of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, BJP state spokesman Vijay...
  • Amit Shah to announce BJP's Parliamentary Board, National Executive today August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah is likely to announce party's Parliamentary Board and National Executive on Sunday. The National Executive is expected to be trimmed. The announcement comes a day after Shah announced his new team of 11 vice presidents and eight general secretaries. Seven members of...
  • RSS imprint on BJP chief Amit Shah's new team, seven party members get key posts August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The imprint of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Bharatiya Janata Party's new team is certain with as many as seven RSS members being given key posts in BJP President Amit Shah's newly constituted core team. Ram Madhav, who has been the media face of the RSS, has been...
  • Amit Shah appoints new party chiefs for MP, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu and Assam August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday appointed four new party presidents for the states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu and Assam, in place of party unit chiefs who were inducted as union ministers. Shah announced the new appointments keeping with the party tradition of one man-one post principle. He...
  • Amit Shah's team consists of people experienced in the organisation, says JP Nadda August 16, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member Jagat Prakash Nadda said that BJP President Amit Shah's team consists of people experienced in organisation. "People from different regions and different social backgrounds comprise in the team", said Nadda. ...
  • Rebel Congress leader Birender Singh formally joins BJP August 16, 2014

    Jind: Rebel Congress leader Birender Singh on Saturday formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party at a rally in Jind district of Haryana. Singh was inducted into the BJP in the presence of BJP President Amit Shah. Singh, 67, a Rajya Sabha MP, who had openly revolted against Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah's new team; Varun Gandhi out, BS Yeddyurappa named vice president August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday reconstituted his core team. He has appointed former Karnataka chief minister and MP BS Yeddyurappa as one of the national vice presidents. Other senior leaders Bandaru Dattathreya and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi have also been appointed as vice presidents. The announcement...
  • Amit Shah to announce his new team, BJP's new Parliamentary Board today August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah is likely to announce his new team on Saturday. The party's national executive is also expected to be trimmed. Shah is also likely to make an announcement on the party's new parliamentary board. Meanwhile, Shah will be in Jind in Haryana on Saturday...
  • Congress accuses Modi of rehashing UPA policies in his Independence Day speech August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Mixed reactions from politicians poured in from across the country with NDA allies welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden speech delivered from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Friday while the Opposition reacting to it in a cautiously caustic way. Certain senior Congress leaders like Ghulam Nabi...
  • Fake encounter cases: Court warns Amit Shah, says will act against accused absent without valid reason August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A Central Bureau of Investigation court has hit out at the accused remaining absent from the hearings into the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. The court has said that if the accused are absent from the hearing and valid reason is not given, then appropriate action will be taken...
  • Amit Shah to announce new team of BJP office bearers soon August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: After the ratification of his appointment as BJP President, Amit Shah is all set to announce his new team of office bearers. Party sources said that the all-new team under Shah could be unveiled in a day or two, ahead of crucial Assembly elections in the states of Haryana,...
  • Haryana: Rebel Congress Rajya Sabha MP Birender Singh to join BJP August 11, 2014

    Congress Rajya Sabha MP Birender Singh is likely to join the BJP. The formal announcement on his joining is likely to be made on August 16. Earlier in July the rebel Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Haryana held a closed-door meeting with BJP President Amit Shah, amidst speculation that he may...
  • BJP won Lok Sabha polls as people wanted change, not because of its leaders: RSS's Mohan Bhagwat August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has sparked off a controversy by saying that the Bhartiya Janata Party won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections because people wanted a change and not because of its leaders. Bhagwat chided parties for giving credit to some individuals for the election victories, but...