Amit Shah

  • NE will be India's growth hub: Shah
    Guwahati, February 25 (IANS): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has identified the Northeast region as India's "Growth Hub". Addressing a gathering in Nagaon district's Batadrava Than, Shah said the Modi government has already started work to make the region as the growth engine of India. "To take the Northeast development in a mission mode, the Prime Minister had visited the region 35 times in the past five years.
  • Efforts made so Netaji is forgotten: Shah
    New Delhi, February 19 (PTI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Friday that efforts were made to ensure Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose is forgotten but his legacy of courage, patriotism and selfless service to the nation will endure till eternity and continue to inspire future generations.  Shah, while inaugurating the "Shauryanjali Programme" - a tribute to the Bengali revolutionaries, urged the youth of the nation to draw inspiration from the lives and struggles of
  • First fight Abhishek, then me: Mamata dares Amit Shah
    New Delhi, February 18 (PTI): Hitting out at Union Home Minister Amit Shah's 'Didi-Bhaipo' jibes, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday challenged him to contest an election against her nephew Abhishek Banerjee and then think of fighting her. Addressing a party rally in Pailan in the South 24 Parganas district, Banerjee said that Abhishek could have taken the easy route of being an MP by choosing to be a Rajya Sabha member but he fought the Lok Sabha ele
  • Why is 'Jai Shri Ram' slogan insult for Mamata: Amit Shah
    Kolkata, February 11 (IANS): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday came down heavily on the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal for not allowing the chant of "Jai Shree Ram" as slogans. Shah said that "Mamata Didi" gets angry if someone chants "Jai Shree Ram" in Bengal as a political slogan. He also said that Banerjee treats people like criminals if they use the Jai Shree Ram-chant. "Is it an insult to her? When
  • No one except Mamata will be left in TMC: Amit Shah
    Kolkata, January 31 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the way Trinamool Congress leaders are joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in West Bengal there will be no one left except Mamata Banerjee in the party at the end of assembly elections. "By the time the elections will be held in Bengal, Mamata Didi will turn back and see no one in the party. There will no one left except for her," Shah said while virtually addressing the BJP's mega joining ral
  • Shah's masterstroke: 5 Trinamool leaders join BJP even as minister defers visit
    New Delhi, January 30 (IANS): Home Minister Amit Shah's visit to West Bengal may have been postponed, but his masterstroke sitting in New Delhi has once again taken Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee by surprise. On Saturday, five leaders from the state joined the BJP in the presence of Home Minister Amit Shah including three rebel Trinamool Congress MLAs. The five leaders who came in from Kolkata on a special flight, will reportedly share the stage at Smriti Irani's rally in Ho
  • Amit Shah calls emergency meeting following farmers' violence
    New Delhi, January 26 (IANS): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday called an emergency meeting at his residence over the violence that rocked parts of the national capital during the farmers' Republic Day parade. According to sources, senior officers of Delhi Police are present at the meeting that has been called to take stock of the security arrangements in Delhi. The Home Ministry swung into action after a group of farmers swarmed the historic Red Fort, while incidents
  • Violent phase of terrorism ended in J&K, NE: Shah
    Guwahati, January 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that to fulfil the Prime Minister's dream for a new India and 'Atmanirbhar Bharat', the violent phase of terrorism had ended and a peace and development era has begun in the entire Northeastern region and Jammu and Kasmir. Addressing a gathering in western Assam's Kokrajhar, bordering West Bengal, Shah said that with the repeal of Article 370, violence has been tamed in Jammu and Kashmir while w
  • Northeast has potential to become big tourist hub: Amit Shah
    Shillong, January 23 (IANS): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leaving no stone unturned in promoting Northeast on the world map and bringing progress and prosperity in the region. Addressing the 69th plenary session of the North Eastern Council (NEC) in Shilling, Shah said whether it is natural beauty or rich cultural heritage, the region has immense potential to become a big tourism hub of our country.
  • Modi govt committed to growth, lasting peace in NE : Amit Shah
    Guwahati, December 26 (IANS): The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government has a strong commitment to all round development and lasting peace in the northeastern region, Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah said on Saturday. While addressing a public meeting at Amingaon Parade Ground in Guwahati, Shah said that the entire eastern India comprising Odisha, Bihar, West Bengal and the northeastern states have turned into a growth engine for India. "If the
  • Next WB CM will be 'son of soil' if BJP wins: Shah
    Kolkata, December 20 (IANS): Promising to transform West Bengal into 'Sonar Bangla' once again, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that only a "son of the soil" will become the next Chief Minister in case the BJP won the 2021 Assembly elections. "I assure you that the next CM of Bengal will definitely be a son of the soil when the BJP comes to power next year. The next CM nominee will be a Bengali only," Shah told media persons in Bolpur.
  • Amit Shah discuss Assam-Mizoram border issue with Sonowal
    Home Secretaries of Assam and Mizoram decide to maintain status quo Guwahati/Silchar (Assam)/Aizawl, October 21 (IANS): Union Home Minister Amit Shah talked to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal over phone on Wednesday night to take stock of the present situation on the state's border with Mizoram, an official release said. As per the state government release, Shah was apprised by Sonowal of the measures to defuse the tension, including discussions between senior officia
  • Shah shares PM Modi's 3 'mantras' for Covid caution
    New Delhi, October 8 (IANS): As Covid-19 tally went past the 68 lakh-mark in the country, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday shared Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three 'mantras' for precaution and safety. Taking to Twitter to share his thoughts, the Minister urged people to "wear a mask, keep two yards distance and wash hands frequently" as advised by the Prime Minister earlier in the day. Terming Modi's call as a safety 'mantra', Shah st
  • PM Modi bringing positive change in lives of poor: Amit Shah
    NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 7 (IANS): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is bringing a positive change in the lives of millions of poor, farmers, women and deprived sections of society by empowering them with various historic schemes and initiatives. He expressed the views while congratulating the Prime Minister on the beginning of his 20th year as a public representative. In a series of tweets, Shah said "October 7 is a very important d
  • In a first, annual DGP, IGP meet to be held virtually; Modi, Shah to attend
    New Delhi, October 4 (PTI):  For the first time in its history, the annual conference of the country's top police brass will be held virtually next month amid the coronavirus pandemic, officials said on Sunday. About 250 officers in the rank of DGP and IGP from all states, Union Territories and central government will take part in the two-day virtual meeting to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, NSA Ajit Doval among others. The ke
  • ‘Destination North East’ 2020 underway
    DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 28 (MExN): ‘Destination North East’ 2020, an annual event for promoting tourism in North Eastern Region of India, was inaugurated on September 27 through a virtual platform. Organized on the theme ‘Emerging Delightful Destinations’, the event is being held from September 27 to 30. The inaugural event was graced by Amit Shah, Union Minister of Home Affairs; Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State, Ministry of Development of North Eastern
  • Northeast can become major centre of tourism: HM Amit Shah
    New Delhi, September 27 (PTI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the country’s Northeastern region with its rich natural beauty, culture and art can emerge as a major centre of world tourism. Inaugurating the 'Destination North East-2020', a four-day event showcasing the region's rich heritage, diversity and tourism potentials, Shah said under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Northeastern region will emerge as one of the favourite tour
  • Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS
    New Delhi, September 17 (PTI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who recently recovered from COVID-19 and was admitted to AIIMS for a complete medical checkup, was discharged on Thursday evening, officials said. He was admitted to the premier hospital on September 12. The home minister has been discharged from AIIMS, an official said. Earlier in the day, Shah had addressed an event in his constituency Gandhinagar in Gujarat through video conference. On August 2, Shah, 55, had
  • Weeks after discharge, Amit Shah re-admitted to AIIMS
    New Delhi, September 13 (IANS) Two weeks after his discharge, Home Minister Amit Shah has been re-admitted to All India Institute for Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after complaining breathing issue on Saturday, multiple sources told IANS. However, the hospital did not come on record to confirm this. The sources told that Shah was admitted around 11 p.m. on Saturday night. As per the sources, he is being kept in CN tower, a facility reserved for VVIPs. Shah is getting treatment under D
  • Education for all is Modi govt's mission: Amit Shah
    NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 8 (IANS): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that the Central government has been working tirelessly to achieve the goal set by Prime Minister's "Education for All" mission. Greeting the nation on the International Literacy Day on Tuesday, the Minister said the government is trying to achieve the goal through reforms like New Education Policy 2020, Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao, Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan and many more such initiatives.