AMIT SHAH

  • Modi government succeeded in containing inflation: Amit Shah 14 hours 31 minutes ago

    Palakkad: BJP President Amit Shah claimed that the Narendra Modi government has succeeded in containing inflation and strengthening the economy of the country. Addressing a public meeting organised at the Kota maiden here as part of the state leaders meeting, Shah said inflation that stood at 7 per cent has...
  • Saradha scam: TMC workers burn Amit Shah's effigy in protest of Madan Mitra's arrest 5 days ago

    Kolkata: Workers of the Trinamool Congress took to the streets on Sunday for the second consecutive day to protest against West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra'a arrest in the Saradha scam. Party workers burnt BJP chief Amit Shah's effigy in protest of the CBI action against Mitra. They held blockades in...
  • Saradha scam: Mamata lashes out at BJP, says it can't shut people behind bars with money power 6 days ago

    Kolkata: It's now an open war between the Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party after the Central Bureau of Investigation arrested West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund scam. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee , she dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP leadership to...
  • Saradha scam: TMC dares PM Modi, Amit Shah to arrest Mamata, says party a thorn in BJP's flesh 1 week ago

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah to arrest West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as multi-crore Saradha scam lands at her doorstep. Her close aide and Cabinet minister Madan Mitra was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday. TMC...
  • Saradha: scam Is Mamata's position now untenable? 1 week ago

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday suffered a major setback with the arrest by CBI of her Cabinet colleague Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha scam. An enraged Mamata defended Mitra and lashed out at the Centre calling the arrest as "unconstitutional, illegal and vendetta politics". ...
  • News 360: CBI arrests West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra 1 week ago

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday suffered a major setback with the arrest by CBI of her Cabinet colleague Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha scam. An enraged Mamata defended Mitra and lashed out at the Centre calling the arrest as "unconstitutional, illegal and vendetta politics". ...
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  • Madan Mitra arrest: BJP demands Mamata Banerjee's resignation; Left, Congress welcome CBI move 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The BJP, Left and Congress have welcomed the arrest of West Bengal Transport Minister and TMC leader Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam saying the arrest should have come earlier. Repying to TMC's charge that CBI was acting at the behest of the NDA-ruled Centre,...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah slams NC, PDP, Congress for 'lack of development' in J&K December 11, 2014

    Srinagar: BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the ruling National Conference (NC)-Congress government in Jammu and Kashmir as well as on the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alleging that the funds being sent by the Centre were not reaching the people of the state. However,...
  • Stop misleading people on tourist inflow in Kashmir: Omar to Modi December 11, 2014

    Srinagar: In a stern reply to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah's claims of falling numbers of tourists in state, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that more than 50 lakh tourists have visited the state in last six years. The Chief Minister tweeted, "Dear @AmitShahOffice...
  • Campaigning ends for 3rd phase of polling in Jharkhand December 7, 2014

    Ranchi: Campaigning for the third phase of polling on December 9, which saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi wooing voters, ended on Sunday. Fourteen of the 17 constituencies going to the polls are Maoist-affected and campaigning ended there at 3 PM. Electioneering...
  • No 'contradiction' between party & govt on Saradha chit fund scam: BJP December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Rejecting any "contradiction" between the party and the government on the issue of Saradha chit fund scam, BJP on Wednesday said the case is being investigated by three agencies and the government has not given clean chit in this regard. This comes after the government on Wednesday appeared to...
  • News 360: Centre differs from BJP president, says Saradha scam money not linked to Burdwan blasts December 3, 2014

    In an embarrassment for Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday contradicted him on the Burdwan blasts by saying there was no link between Saradha chit fund scam money and blasts. ...
  • Centre contradicts BJP chief Amit Shah, says Saradha scam money not linked to Burdwan blasts December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday contradicted him on the Burdwan blasts by saying there was no link between Saradha chit fund scam money and blasts. The comment came in a response to a question in the Rajya Sabha...
  • TMC continues to attack Modi government, raise issue of fuel pricing in Parliament December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday continued with its attack on the Narendra Modi government and has targeted the Centre on fuel prices. TMC MPs were protesting outside Parliament holding banners against the price hike. The government has hiked excise duty on petrol by Rs 2.25 per litre and diesel...
  • Amid Sadhvi row, Amit Shah asserts BJP's objective is social harmony December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: On a day BJP came under attack over alleged communal remarks by Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, its president Amit Shah said the party has stood for principles of social harmony since days of the Jan Sangh and will continue to do so. "BJP is a party which has...
  • Live: Have apologised for my remarks, what else can I do, says Niranjan Jyoti December 2, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government is set to be cornered in Parliament with opposition parties demanding a clarification on the statement of Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti. She said Indian Muslims and Christians are children of Ram and those who didn't believe it should leave the...
  • TMC likely to raise issue of BJP's Amit Shah alleged links with Sahara group in Parliament December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The face-off between the Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party is expected to continue on Tuesday with the former raising the issue of BJP President Amit Shah's alleged links with the Sahara group. The winter session of Parliament has witnessed a stormy session since it commenced with...
  • Rahul Gandhi's campaign made victory easy for BJP: Amit Shah December 1, 2014

    Bokaro (Jharkhand): Criticising Congress and JMM for the prevailing state of affairs in Jharkhand, BJP President Amit Shah said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has made BJP's victory easy wherever he went for campaigning. "It had become easy for BJP to win the seats wherever Rahul had campaigned in the last parliamentary...
  • Migratory birds never win, TMC says about BJP president Amit Shah December 1, 2014

    Kolkata: A day after BJP president Amit Shah gave a clarion call to uproot the ruling Trinamool Congress in 2016 Assembly polls from a rally, TMC on Monday held another procession saying 'migratory birds' never win. "Those who come to Bengal as migratory birds, address a rally and go back to...
  • TMC MPs demand CBI probe over alleged links of Amit Shah with Sahara group December 1, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress continue to up its ante against the Bharatiya Janata Party and have now demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation probe in the alleged links of BJP President Amit Shah with the Sahara group. TMC MP Derek O'Brien flashed a red diary in Rajya Sabha saying, "It was...
  • Rajnath Singh slams Mamata over security arrangements at Amit Shah's Kolkata rally December 1, 2014

    Union Home Minister and BJP leader Rajnath Singh on Monday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over security arrangements at party chief Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata on Sunday. ...
  • TMC MPs target BJP's Amit Shah over his alleged links with Sahara group December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The war of words continue between the Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party as both the parties are not missing a chance to target the other. The stand off between the two parties once again played out in Parliament on Monday as TMC MPs held protest outside the...
  • Assembly elections: After Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah to campaign in Jharkhand today December 1, 2014

    Ranchi: After attacking Mamata Banerjee in her home turf in Kolkata, Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah is all set to hold election rallies in Jharkhand on Monday. Shah will hold rallies at Barhi, Hazaribagh, Chatra, Mandu and Bokaro regions in the state that is gearing for the second phase of...
  • Amit Shah halts speech for azan, says won't give Mamata Bannerjee any excuse against him December 1, 2014

    Kolkata: BJP President Amit Shah on stopped midway in his speech while addressing a rally in Kolkata as the muezzin's call for prayers was sounded from a mosque close by and said he didn't want to give West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee an excuse against him. "Let me stop...
  • TMC nullifies Amit Shah's claim, says Mamta Banerjee too strong to defeat November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: The battle between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Trinamool Congress continues ahead of the West Bengal Assembly elections 2016. The Trinamool Congress hit back at BJP president Amit Shah and accused the BJP of being involved in the Sahara scam and calling the Sunday rally a "grand flop show". Trinamool...
  • Amit Shah tears into Mamata Banerjee, links Saradha scam with Burdwan blasts November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: "I am Amit Shah, and I have come to uproot Trinamool Congress from West Bengal", roared Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah as he made an array of scathing attacks on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in his Kolkata rally. Riding high on the success in Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections,...
  • BJP's Amit Shah will finally hold his rally in Kolkata today November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah will finally hold his rally in Kolkata on Sunday. On Saturday, clashes erupted between BJP and TMC party workers in the Parui area of Birbhum. Shah's rally, was given a green signal by the city municipal corporation and fire department. "The Kolkata Municipal Corporation...
  • Civic body, fire department grant permission for Amit Shah's rally November 29, 2014

    Kolkata: BJP President Amit Shah's rally, which is scheduled for Sunday, was on Saturday granted green signal by the city municipal corporation (KMC) and fire department. "The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has granted permission to BJP President Amit Shah's rally tomorrow," Mayor in-council Debasish Kumar said. "We have received NOCs from both...
  • Calcutta High Court appointed officers at Amit Shah rally site November 29, 2014

    Kolkata: The special officers appointed by the Calcutta High Court to enforce civic statutory norms for building the stage for the proposed Amit Shah rally on Sunday have started inspecting the site of meeting. The officers, DG (Fire Services) and Joint Commissioner (Development) of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, are being...