Amit Shah

  • Congress leaders hit out at Rahul, say Priyanka can match Amit Shah: Sources 4 days ago

    New Delhi: There is anger and dissent simmering against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in the party. Congress leaders have criticised Rahul Gandhi for his inaccessibility. Rahul is being blamed for his coterie style of working, say sources. According to the sources, many Congress leaders have proposed that only Priyanka Gandhi...
  • Crisis in Congress, Haryana leader demands CM Hooda's ouster 5 days ago

    New Delhi: There has been a crisis in the Congress as the party leaders are rebelling against the leadership. After Assam, Maharashtra, Haryana Congress leader Birendra Singh is rebelling against the state government and even demanded Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's ouster, said sources on Monday. Singh even reached out to...
  • Mid-term polls possible in UP, BJP trying to destabilise Akhilesh government, says Beni July 14, 2014

    Former Union minister and senior Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma on Monday said that there was a possibility of mid-term polls taking place in Uttar Pradesh as the BJP after its massive win in the Lok Sabha elections was "trying to destabilise" the Akhilesh Yadav government. "Mid term polls are possible...
  • Collegium clears elevation of Uday Lalit as a Supreme Court judge July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India RM Lodha has cleared the elevation of senior advocate Uday Lalit as a Supreme Court judge along with the elevation of three Chief Justices of High Courts, including one woman judge. Lalit has been practicing in the apex court...
  • 'Positive' budget has brought back 'hope' into economy: BJP July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi government's first budget is "pragmatic, growth-oriented and forward-looking" and addresses the aspirations of all Indians, the BJP on Thursday said while claiming the exercise had brought back "hope" into the economy by charting a roadmap for the country's economic resurgence. "Every attempt has been made to meet...
  • BJP slams Congress for questioning Amit Shah's appointment July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday slammed the Congress for questioning the appointment of Amit Shah as its chief, saying it reflects "frustration" of the opposition party which is "still reeling under" the defeat of the Lok Sabha polls. The BJP said the Congress should "look inwards" and conduct an "introspection"...
  • Modi's aide Amit Shah appointed new BJP President July 9, 2014

    BJP's Uttar Pradesh in-charge and close aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah is the new President of the party. Shah was rewarded for the party's massive victory in Uttar Pradesh and his appointment is a move that reflects the absolute stamp of Modi over party and the government. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle July 9, 2014

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  • News 360: Economic Survey 2014 says FY15 GDP growth seen at 5.4-5.9 pc July 9, 2014

    India will probably unveil bold reforms in its Budget on Thursday in a bid to turn around an economy growing at decade lows, but major changes to taxes will be absent, a survey showed. ...
  • Raje congratulates newly-appointed BJP president Amit Shah, praises his leadership skills July 9, 2014

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday congratulated newly-appointed BJP President Amit Shah and exuded confidence that the party will be strengthened with him at the helm. Raje lauded the decision saying Shah displayed strong leadership qualities and carved his identity at the national level in a short span, especially by...
  • PM Modi congratulates Amit Shah on being appointed as BJP President July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Uttar Pradesh BJP in-charge and his close aide Amit Shah on being appointed as the party President. That announcement was made by the party's Parliamentary Board which met today to nominate Shah. Modi said, "The party will become stronger under Shah's...
  • Amit Shah will lead Maharashtra to victory in assembly polls: Mumbai BJP July 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai unit of the BJP on Wednesday expressed confidence that the new BJP President Amit Shah, would be able to replicate the performance of the party in Maharashtra, as he did in Uttar Pradesh in the recent Lok Sabha elections. 50-year-old Shah had engineered a massive victory in Uttar...
  • Congress questions Amit Shah's elevation to BJP chief's post July 9, 2014

    The Congress on Wednesday said that the BJP has exposed itself by making Amit Shah, a tainted leader, the party's chief. "We are indifferent to this. Someone who was tainted and has various criminal records has been chosen. They have exposed themselves," said Congress leader Renuka Choudhary. ...
  • BJP activists celebrate Shah's elevation July 9, 2014

    BJP activists broke into celebrations on Wednesday after Amit Shah, who led the party to victory in the Lok Sabha election in Uttar Pradesh, was named the party's new national president. As soon as the announcement was made by outgoing BJP president and Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi, crackers...
  • Watch: Celebrations outside BJP office in Ahmedabad as Amit Shah made party chief July 9, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday announced Amit Shah as the new party President. The announcement was made by the party's Parliamentary Board which met on Wednesday to nominate Shah. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah named BJP President July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah was on Wednesday named as the Bharatiya Janata Party President after the party's Parliamentary Board met to nominate him. Modi's most trusted lieutenant is now in-charge of the organisation. Amit Shah started his political career with the youth wing of...
  • PM Modi's key aide Amit Shah set to be made the BJP President today July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah is all set to be the next Bharatiya Janata Party President as his name has almost been finalised. The BJP's Parliamentary Board will meet on Wednesday to nominate him. Modi's most trusted lieutenant will now be in-charge of the organisation....
  • News 360: Gowda presents Rail bduget, 58 new trains, focus on safety July 8, 2014

    In the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday promised to revamp the railways and cut down on populism. Gowda said the Cabinet has been asked to clear Foreign Direct Investment in railway infrastructure and new projects should be explored through the...
  • Amit Shah set to be the next BJP President July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is all set to choose its next national president. Senior BJP leader Amit Shah's name has almost been finalised for the post. However, the BJP Parliamentary board is likely to meet on Wednesday to nominate Shah as the next party president. The board meeting...
  • Court exempts Amit Shah from appearance in encounter cases July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The special CBI court yet again exempted BJP leader Amit Shah from appearing before it on Friday in connection with the alleged fake encounter cases of Tulsiram Prajapati and Sohrabuddin Sheikh. "(Shah) is engaged in political work in New Delhi and therefore not able to come to court," read...
  • Amit Shah accorded Z-plus category security July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP General Secretary Amit Shah has been accorded a 'Z-plus' category security by the Home Ministry following high threat perception, official sources said on Wednesday. Shah, a close associate of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be guarded by paramilitary CRPF commandos round the clock and armed guards will be...
  • Clamour in BJP for Amit Shah to be made incharge of poll bound states June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: There is a clamour within the Bharatiya Janata Party for Amit Shah to be made incharge of poll bound states. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the demand has come from the BJP's Maharashtra unit. Maharashtra will be going to polls later this year. BJP workers want Amit Shah to...
  • Prajapati encounter case: Court raps Amit Shah for non-appearance June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: A CBI court on Friday reprimanded the counsel of former Gujarat Minister of State for Home, Amit Shah for seeking yet another exemption for his client without assigning any reason for the BJP leader's non-appearance in connection with the 2006 Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. "Every time you are giving...
  • Amit Shah likely to be sent to Parliament from Vadodara May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi giving up his Vadodara Lok Sabha seat, speculation is rife on who in BJP will contest from the constituency in his home state even as the name of his close aide Amit Shah is doing the rounds. While party leaders were tight-lipped on who...
  • Om Mathur the frontrunner for BJP President post: sources May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Om Mathur is the frontrunner for the party's President post, say sources. Prime Minister and BJP Parliamentary Party leader Narendra Modi is also in favour of Mathur. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is also backing Mathur for the post. The other two contenders for the post...
  • Amit Shah, JP Nadda, Om Mathur in the race for next BJP chief: Sources May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed, the Bharatiya Janata Party is considering the names of Amit Shah, JP Nadda and Om Mathur for the post of the party president. Early this morning, former BJP president and Home Minister Rajnath Singh met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to discuss the...
  • BJP leaders meet Modi, Rajnath ahead of NDA government taking charge May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Several senior BJP leaders on Saturday met Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi and party chief Rajnath Singh amid hectic preparations ahead of the new NDA government taking charge on Monday. Modi's close aide Amit Shah and BJP general secretary JP Nadda reached Gujarat Bhawan here almost together in the morning...
  • Tulsiram Prajapati case: Amit Shah to appear in court on June 6 May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah has been asked to appear in the special CBI court in Mumbai on June 6 in connection with the Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. The court staff recorded the presence of all the advocates and some of the accused and...
  • Gujarat's first woman CM Anandiben Patel a disciplinarian, hard taskmaster May 21, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Anandiben Patel, who succeeds Narendra Modi as the new Gujarat Chief Minister, is seen as a disciplinarian and hard taskmaster who puts a premium on probity, qualities often associated with her predecessor. The 73-year-old Modi loyalist, the first woman Chief Minister of Gujarat, was seen as a natural heir to...
  • PM designate Modi gets grand welcome at airport May 20, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A grand welcome was given to Narendra Modi and his aide Amit Shah when they arrived here at the city airport after the President appointed him as the Prime Minister of the country. In his short speech at the airport, Modi thanked party workers for the grand welcome and said...