Amit Shah

  • BJP mulling age limit for Parliamentary Board: sources Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Manjhi slams Amit Shah for questioning grand alliance in Bihar August 10, 2014

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday slammed BJP President Amit Shah for dubbing the grand alliance formed by the JD(U), RJD and Congress as "unholy" and said it was formed to collectively take on the saffron party in Bihar. "The BJP is scared of the collective might of our...
  • Whether or not Priyanka joins politics is matter to be decided by Gandhi family: Shukla August 10, 2014

    Congress leader Rajiv Shukla Sunday said that whether or not Priyanka Gandhi Vadra joins politics is a matter to be solely decided by the Gandhi family, and people should leave the issue to them. "Nobody has a right to comment on the issue as the matter relates solely to the Gandhi...
  • Amit Shah anointed BJP president, Party charts poll strategy August 9, 2014

    Amit Shah officially took over as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President in the party's National Council meet held on Saturday in New Delhi. The next big challenge for him are the upcoming assembly elections in Mahrashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir. Shah's mentor Prime Minister Narendra Modi has...
  • Kharge hits out at PM Modi, says Congress done a lot in 60 years August 9, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks against Congress and said that the party has done a lot in the last 60 years. "Congress has given INS Vikaraditya, PLSV among many others things. Government claims are not true," he said....
  • Congress-free India: Amit Shah's target for BJP cadres August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Ratified as BJP chief, Amit Shah on Saturday sought from party cadre fresh milestones by sweeping the Assembly elections in four states as the country was not yet "Congress-free" while Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the defeated opposition of playing vote-bank politics and dividing society. Addressing the day-long meeting...
  • Congress slams PM Modi, BJP for 'misleading' people August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Saturday launched an all out attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of "misleading" people on the WTO issue and ridiculed BJP over its "Congress phobia". "The statements that Modi has made are confirming the worst apprehensions of a partisan political agenda to mislead and...
  • Modi lauds Amit Shah, calls him man of the match in 2014 Lok Sabha polls August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Congratulating Amit Shah for taking over as Bharatiya Janata Party's President, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion, lauded Shah's efforts during the stupendous performance of the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections and called him the 'man of the match'. Speaking at the BJP's first national council meet...
  • Amit Shah afraid of alliance, says Lalu Prasad August 9, 2014

    Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad slammed Bhartiya Janata Party President Amit Shah saying he was afraid of the alliance. Prasad said, "Amit Shah is afraid of the alliance so he is speaking like this. Nitish Kumar did not come from RSS or BJP, he was with us. We are...
  • BJP using language of arrogance, says Rajeev Shukla August 9, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Rajeev Shukla hit out at BJP's new President Amit Shah and said that this was the language of arrogance. "I think this is the language of arrogance. In a democracy it happens that parties come and go. For someone to say that he will eliminate the Congress...
  • Rajnath Singh hands over BJP chief baton to Amit Shah, says he is best suited August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister and former Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh on Saturday handed over the party's baton to Amit Shah in New Delhi. Praising Shah for his leadership, Singh said that the former was best suited for the position of the party's President. Singh said it was Shah's leadership...
  • Live: Rajnath Singh hands over BJP President post to Amit Shah August 9, 2014

    Outgoing BJP chief Rajnath Singh said that Amit Shah is suited for the position of the party chief due to his leadership in Uttar Pradesh that saw the party bagging 71 of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state during the general election. ...
  • BJP National Council meet today, first after NDA took charge at the Centre August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Council is scheduled to meet on Saturday in Delhi to ratify Amit Shah as its party chief. This will be the first national council meeting after the BJP led NDA took charge at the Centre. The session, to be held at Jawaharlal...
  • Western UP reels under polarisation of electorate, spiking communal violence incidences August 8, 2014

    Lucknow: The omnipresence of politicians of all sorts in the series of riots that have jolted Uttar Pradesh since the Muzaffarnagar riots of September 2013, has raised suspicions over the possible polarisation of the electorate along communal lines that politicians might be indulging in. Not a single incidence of communal violence...