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  • J&K: BJP MLAs authorise Amit Shah to take a final call on government formation in the state 1 hour 42 minutes ago

    Jammu: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday hinted at the BJP playing a crucial role in the government formation in Jammu and Kashmir to the extent that the party is even likely to be a part of the next government in the State. However, he said BJP president Amit Shah...
  • Jharkhand: BJP pushes for a non-tribal CM, Raghuvar Das front runner for the top post Yesterday

    Ranchi: It is almost decided that state Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party Raghuvar Das will become the next Chief Minister of Jharkhand. The loss of BJP heavyweights Arjun Munda, JB Tubid and Sudesh Mahato of All Jharkhand Students Union means that no tribal leader in the BJP-AJSU alliance...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah says all options open in Jammu and Kashmir, congratulates PM for his support 2 days ago

    Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Tuesday said his party was open to all options of government formation in Jammu and Kashmir. He also said the BJP would carry out developmental activities in Jharkhand, where it has won by a clear majority along with its alliance partner. The...
  • VHP re-converts 30 Christians in 'ghar wapsi' in Kerala 3 days ago

    Alappuzha: Amidst raging controversy over forced religious conversions across the country, nearly 30 persons from eight families of Scheduled Caste Christians were re-converted to Hinduism under the auspices of Vishwa Hindu Parishad in the district. The ritual of 'home-coming', organised by district wing of VHP, was held at a local...
  • No one can derail development agenda of Modi government: Amit Shah 4 days ago

    Chennai: Amid the raging controversy over a conversion bid by some Sangh Parivar outfits, BJP President Amit Shah asserted that such incidents would not derail the party-led NDA Government from its development agenda. "BJP has made its stand clear on conversions. And no one can derail the party (government) from...
  • Former union minister D Napoleon quits DMK to join BJP 4 days ago

    Chennai: Former union minister and long time DMK leader D Napoleon was inducted into Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday in the presence of party president Amit Shah in Chennai. The actor quit the DMK on Saturday. He is also the close relative of former minister KN Nehru. Napoleon's induction into the BJP...
  • BJP against forcible conversions: Amit Shah 5 days ago

    Kochi: BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said his party was against forcible conversions and asked other political parties in the country to support a bill in this regard if they were 'sincere' in their approach to secularism. "BJP is against forceful conversions and that is why we want to bring...
  • Modi government succeeded in containing inflation: Amit Shah 5 days 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...
  • Fight for change December 16, 2014

    CJ Amit Bhargava shows how app-based cabs are still operating. ...
  • Biggest challenge for me was to cast Manoj Bajpayee, says 'Tevar' director Amit Sharma December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Amit Sharma doesn't like to call his directorial debut 'Tevar' a remake. He says that it should be seen as an adaptation of the original film 'Okaddu' because it took him months to complete the script. "For me, the biggest challenge was to cast Manoj Bajpayee, I wanted only him...
  • Saradha scam: TMC workers burn Amit Shah's effigy in protest of Madan Mitra's arrest December 14, 2014

    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 December 13, 2014

    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 December 13, 2014

    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? December 12, 2014

    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 December 12, 2014

    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". ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 12, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Madan Mitra arrest: BJP demands Mamata Banerjee's resignation; Left, Congress welcome CBI move December 12, 2014

    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...
  • Sanjay Kapoor: You will only be looking at me in 'Shandaar' December 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor-turned-producer Sanjay Kapoor says the audience will love his character in Vikas Bahl's upcoming "fun film" titled 'Shandaar'. Talking about his role in 'Shandaar', he said: "It's about a destination wedding, it's a fun film. And you will love my character. My character is too funny. You will only be...
  • 'Sulemani Keeda' review: The film is refreshingly authentic in its portrayal of friendship December 5, 2014

    Director: Amit Masurkar Cast: Naveen Kasturia, Mayank Tewari, Aditi Vasudev There's not much by way of a groundbreaking plot in debutant writer-director Amit Masurkar's Sulemani Keeda, but this tale of two struggling screenwriters seeking a break in Bollywood feels surprisingly astute. Anyone who's spent an evening hanging out at one of Versova's...
  • 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...