Amit Shah

  • 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.
  • Shah tests negative for corona, to remain in home isolation
    NEW DELHI, AUGUST 14 (IANS): Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who had earlier tested positive for coronavirus, said on Friday that his latest report was negative though he will remain in home isolation for some more days. "I thank God and express my heartfelt gratitude to all those who have wished well for me and my family during this period. I Will stay in home isolation for a few more days on the advice of doctors," Shah tweeted. He also tweeted to thank the doctors and
  • After Shah, now Dharmendra Pradhan tested COVID+
    New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Soon after Home Minister Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh BJP Chief Swatantra Dev Singh were tested positive for COVID-19, another senior BJP leader has been detected with the virus. Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced on Tuesday that he had initial symptoms of Covid-19 following which he got himself tested and the result has come positive. "According to the advice of doctors, I have got myself admitted in
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad isolates after meeting Shah
    New Delhi, August 3 (PTI): IT and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said he has gone into self-isolation for a few days as per protocol, since he had met Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday evening.      Shah, on Sunday, had said he had tested positive for coronavirus and was getting admitted to a hospital following the advice of doctors.      Prasad, who is also the law minister, tweeted on Monday that he has isolated himself at ho
  • Amit Shah tests positive for Covid, admitted to hospital
    New Delhi, August 2 (IANS):  Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday announced that he has tested positive for coronavirus and has got himself admitted in a Delhi hospital. Taking to Twitter, Shah said that he got himself tested because there were "initial signs" of coronavirus. He said that he is fine but is getting admitted to a hospital on advice of doctors. Shah also urged everyone who came in contact with him in recent days to isolate themselves and get tested
  • Rahul, Priyanka have the guts to take on Modi-Shah: Digvijaya
    New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday asserted that the party leadership must take up the challenge of building the party organisation under the "dynamic" leadership of Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi. He said both have the guts and courage to take on the invincible duo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.   "The Congress leadership must take up the challenge of building the party organisat
  • More tests, door-to-door survey: Shah's COVID-19 plan for Delhi
    New Delhi, June 14 (PTI): Novel coronavirus tests will be doubled in Delhi in the next two days and subsequently increased by three times, Union home minister Amit Shah said on Sunday after chairing a meeting on the spiralling cases of the pandemic in the city.   Shah announced a slew of measures that will be taken now after he held a meeting with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baija and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at his office in North Block.   Coronavirus tests in
  • I am healthy, not suffering from any disease: Amit Shah
    Union Home Minister Amit Shah. (IANS File Photo)   New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah issued a statement on Saturday clearing the air over online speculation on his alleged health conditions. Calling it "baseless rumour", Shah said the reason he has come up with a clarification is because BJP cadres have grown concerned.   "Since lakhs of 'karyakartas' have expressed concern over this speculation spread by certain 'well wishers', I decided to is
  • Northeast would be problem-free before 2024 polls: Amit Shah
    Union Home Minister Amit Shah addressing at the celebration of 4th Arunachal Pradesh Statehood Day in Itanager on February 20. (Photo Courtesy:@ PemaKhanduBJP/Twitter)   Itanagar, February 20 (IANS): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday promised to make all the northeastern states "problem free" before the 2024 general elections. Addressing a gathering here on the occasion of 34th Statehood Day of Arunachal Pradesh, Shah said that there would be no exis
  • Shah: No intention to remove Art 371
    Home Minister Amit Shah in Arunachal Pradesh. (Photo: @AmitShah/Twitter)   Itanagar, February  20 (IANS): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday assured that the Central government has no intention to remove Article 371 which provides special powers to the northeast, and warned that those trying to spread rumours will not succeed in their attempts. In a veiled attack on the opposition, the Home Minister said that various attempts were made to spread rumours
  • No intention to remove Art 371, says Amit Shah in Arunachal
    Union Home Minister Amit Shah being received by Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu in Itanagar on February 20. Shah is in Arunachal Pradesh on a one-day visit to attend functions related to its 34th Statehood Day. (Photo Courtesy:@ PemaKhanduBJP/Twitter)     Itanagar, February  20 (IANS): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday assured that the Central government has no intention to remove Article 371 which provides special powers to the northeast, and warne
  • 'Not even .001% against minorities': HM on Citizenship Amendment Bill
     Union Home Minister Amit Shah speaks in the Lok Sabha during the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Monday, (PTI)   New Delhi, December 9 (PTI): Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday said in Lok Sabha that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 is not against minorities but against infiltrators.   Introducing the bill, Shah said the Congress "divided" the country on the basis of religion that is why it was necessary to bring the bill. &n