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  • Amit Shah pulls up Giriraj Singh for remarks on Sonia Gandhi's skin colour, says don't indulge in personal attack 17 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After the Bharatiya Janata Party distanced itself from Union Minister Giriraj Singh's remark on Congress President Sonia Gandhi's colour, BJP President Amit Shah pulled him up for his controversial statement, said sources on Wednesday. Amit Shah told Singh, "Let's not attack any leader personally. This was a mistake made...
  • Live bombs found in Patna were to be used during Amit Shah's rally on April 14: Sources Yesterday

    Patna: Just two days after two live bombs were recovered from Patna in Bihar, sources suggest that they were likely to be used during Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah's rally on April 14, 2014. According to sources, Shah's rally was a possible target of the group from whom timer-attached bombs...
  • Arun Jaitley's security upgraded to Z-plus category Yesterday

    New Delhi: Security of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been upgraded to topmost Z-plus category and he will be guarded by paramilitary commandos drawn from Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) now. The move to increase Jaitley's security cover was taken by Union Home Ministry recently after assessing the threat...
  • All Ministers of State meet PM Modi to give feedback on their work 2 days ago

    New Delhi: All Ministers of State who hold independent charge met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence 7 Race Course Road on Tuesday to give feedback on work done so far and the development done by different ministries . Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah was also present at...
  • Film on homosexuality 'Un-Freedom' banned in India 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Florida-based director Raj Amit Kumar's debut film "Un-Freedom", starring Adil Hussain and Victor Banerjee in key roles espousing homosexuality, has been banned in India. The 36-year-old director is the latest who has hit out at the certification process in recent times. Disappointed, at being unable to get the required...
  • Amit Shah to meet BJP workers twice every month March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah will meet party workers from across the country twice every month at the party headquarters to address their concerns and connect with them. BJP sources said Shah will meet party workers on first and third Mondays every month and address their concerns and grievances, as...
  • BJP's Jat leaders meet Amit Shah over reservation issue March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Jat leaders of BJP from various states, including Ministers and MPs, on Monday met party president Amit Shah and apprised him of the situation in the wake of Supreme Court orders cancelling reservation granted to Jats under the OBC category. The delegation of leaders that included Union Ministers Birender...
  • BJP says its membership crosses 8-crore mark March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday said that its membership has crossed the 8-crore mark as it hopes to become the world's largest political party. Communist Party of China is at present the largest political party in the world having a membership of 85.13 million (8.51 crore), according to latest available...
  • Puducherry BJP functionaries to meet Amit Shah on March 24 March 22, 2015

    Puducherry: BJP President Amit Shah will hold consultations with a five-member delegation of party's Puducherry unit in Delhi on March 24 in connection with the assembly elections due next year in the union territory. The delegation, which has been invited by Shah, would brief the high command on various strategies the...
  • Backwards, dalits will ensure BJP comes to power in UP: Amit Shah March 22, 2015

    Varanasi: Reaching out to backward and dalit communities, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said they should ensure that the party comes to power in Uttar Pradesh for it is only Prime Minister Narendra Modi who can understand their plight as he has risen from among them. "With your support Narendra...
  • Good if Amit Shah wants the resolution of Kashmir to be addressed: Imran Ansari March 19, 2015

    "I haven't heard BJP President Amit Shah's statement yet. But we welcome his remark, whatever he has said. Its a good begining, if he wants the resolution of Kashmir to be addressed," said Imran Ansari PDP Information Technology Minister. ...
  • J&K: BJP will not compromise national interest just to remain in power, says Amit Shah March 19, 2015

    "BJP will never compromise on national interest, merely to remain in power in Jammu and Kashmir. The J&K government has been formed only to solve Kashmir issue and I have full trust that we will find a solution. If not, then nobody can stop our party workers from leaving the...
  • BJP will quit J&K government if Kashmir issue not solved, claims Amit Shah March 19, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Amidst raging controversy on Jammu and Kashmir government's alleged 'pro-separatist' moves, BJP chief Amit Shah said that his party would not compromise on national interest and could end its alliance with PDP, if "Kashmir issue" is not solved. "People of this country have blessed us like Lord Shiva and...
  • IOTY 2014: Nominees for politics category March 17, 2015

    The category honours the individuals, who have collectively redefined our political landscape, and set shining standards in politics with their far-reaching vision complemented by unmatched perseverance and spirit. ...
  • Dress, shoes, close associates, deformity, peculiarity sought in security profiling of Rahul March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Dress, including shoes worn by the "suspect", close associates, deformity or peculiarity and special identification marks are some of the details which the police proforma has sought in security profiling of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. The form has been used to profile several politicians including former Prime Minister...
  • Government releases pro formas of Sonia Gandhi, LK Advani, Amit Shah March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The government has released pro formas of high profile leaders to prove that the profiling of VVIPs is carried out as a routine drill by Delhi Police. The pro formas released include that of senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj, Lal Krishna Advani, party President Amit Shah...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Background Score March 15, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • Poll-bound states will be in focus at BJP national executive March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The newly-constituted National Executive announced by BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday will hold its first meeting in Bengaluru on April 3 and 4 when party leaders would discuss the prevailing political situation and focus on poll-bound states. The party at the meeting of the national executive is likely...
  • Irani, Hema Malini, Najma dropped from BJP National Executive March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Najma Heptuallah and film-star-turned MP Hema Malini were on Thursday dropped from the BJP National Executive as party President Amit Shah reconstituted one of the top party panels inducting new entrants Suresh Prabhu and Birender Singh who are also ministers at the Centre. Shah...
  • J&K: BJP issues an ultimatum to PDP, asks it to mend ways or face consequences March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: As the controversy over the release of Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam refuse to die down, the Bharatiya Janata Party has issued an ultimatum to its coalition partner Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir to mend its ways. Sources said that the BJP has warned Jammu and Kashmir Chief...
  • BJP leaders meet to discuss alliance with PDP, Mufti assures Centre he wont release any separatist leader March 10, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will convey a stern message to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed through Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh to mend ways or else the national party will pull the plug on the state government. ...
  • Run J&K government on CMP or be ready to face consequences, BJP to tell CM Mufti March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will convey a stern message to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed through Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh to mend ways or else the national party will pull the plug on the state government, said sources. According to PTI, there will be...
  • Jammu and Kashmir Deputy CM meets Amit Shah over hardliner Masarat Alam's release March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah over the party's alliance with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the state in the wake of controversial decisions taken by Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav was...
  • Mamata Banerjee to meet PM on Monday, seek debt waiver March 8, 2015

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday to seek an interest waiver on the repayment of huge debt. "I shall meet the PM tomorrow to secure our rights. I am not going to Delhi seeking alms. The state should get its rights,"...
  • Union Minister YS Chowdary meets Amit Shah over special package for Andhra Pradesh March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid reports of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu sulking over Centre's failure to fulfill promises to his state in the Union Budget, senior TDP leader and Union Minister YS Chowdary on Saturday met BJP president Amit Shah pressing for special package for the bifurcated state. According to...
  • Amit Shah meets Mohan Bhagwat; said to have discussed J&K, Land Bill March 7, 2015

    Nagpur: BJP president Amit Shah on Friday had a meeting with the RSS top brass, seen as significant against the backdrop of the party's alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir and Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's statement giving credit to Pakistan and separatists for the peaceful polls there. The meeting...
  • Shah meets Bhagwat; said to have discussed Jammu and Kashmir, land bill March 6, 2015

    Nagpur: BJP president Amit Shah on Friday had a meeting with the RSS top brass in Nagpur, seen as significant against the backdrop of the party's alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir and Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's statement giving credit to Pakistan and separatists for the peaceful polls...
  • President Mukherjee accepts Raosaheb Dadarao Danve resignation March 6, 2015

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday accepted the resignation of Minister of State for Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution, Raosaheb Dadarao Danve, from the Union Council of Ministers. President, as advised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accepted the resignation of Danve with immediate effect, Rashtrapati Bhavan said in...
  • Amit Shah holds discussions with RSS leaders March 6, 2015

    Nagpur: BJP President Amit Shah who is on a day-long visit to the city, is holding discussions with top leadership of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Nagpur at the headquarters in Mahal. Shah, who arrived in Nagpur this morning was greeted by city-based leaders at Ravi Bhawan Cottage and was...
  • Tamil Nadu number one state in electoral corruption: Amit Shah March 5, 2015

    Coimbatore: Alleging that Tamil Nadu is the number one state in electoral corruption, BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday asked party workers to be alert and make efforts to check money flow during elections. "Tamil Nadu is the number one state in the country where money plays a bigger role...