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  • Rahul Gandhi raised hue and cry over arrest of ‘urban naxals’: Amit Shah

    Rewa (MP): BJP president Amit Shah Monday accused Congress chief Rahul Gandhi of raising a “hue and cry” over the arrest of “urban naxals”, who allegedly plotted to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and said the government would not tolerate those who speak about dividing the country. He alleged that the Congress, when in power, undermined the country’s security.

  • Bhopal: Amit Shah tells leaders to attack Rahul Gandhi, be more aggressive

    After returning from Hoshangabad on Sunday, national president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Amit Shah, in a meeting, told senior leaders of BJP including CM Shivraj Singh, to attack Rahul Gandhi to the hilt.  Shah said PM Narendra Modi would hold rallies in MP from the third week of November and discussed about the places where those rallies should be held.

  • Aim to win 200-plus seats, Amit Shah tells BJP workers in MP

    Hoshangabad: BJP chief Amit Shah Sunday exhorted his party workers in Madhya Pradesh to strive to win over 200 seats in next month’s state Assembly polls. The polling for the 230-member Assembly in the BJP-ruled state will be held on November 28. Speaking at a party workers’ convention at Hoshangabad in the state, Shah said, “The party can form the government with less than 200 seats, but we need to cross the

  • Bhopal: Brainstorming in BJP over ticket distribution, first list in November

    Brainstorming on ticket distribution in the BJP, like Congress, has also begun. A meeting between CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and state election in-charge and Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan, state in-charge Vinay Sahastrabudhey, national organisational general secretary Ramlal, Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar and state president Rakesh Singh took place on Saturday. It emerged from the meeting that the BJP would finalise its list of candidate after the announcement of Congress’ list. The

  • Y C Modi and Asthana vie for CBI top post

    New Delhi: Hunt has begun for the next director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) falling vacant with the retirement of Alok Verma in January and among the front-runners is Y C Modi, a 1984-batch Assam & Megnalaya cadre IPS officer. He is way ahead of other contenders for the top post considering his proximity to both Prime Minister Modi and BJP President Amit Shah.

  • Allegations against Akbar need to be verified: Amit Shah

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah has said that he was not in a position to comment on M.J. Akbar, who is facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, as the claims against the Union Minister needed to be “looked into”. “It’s difficult to comment on something that comes on a website. One can put anything on a website. So, this needs to be checked. If that is true or false,

  • A ploy to weed out ‘weak’ MLAs, say Maharashtra BJP leaders

    Mumbai: With an eye on retaining power in Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis have decided to replace at least 45 ‘weak’ legislators in the 2019 state assembly poll. According to disgruntled BJP leaders, distributing ‘report’ cards based on performance, with instructions to keep the contents a secret, has raised doubts in the minds of voters about their representatives. Now, the ones with poor

  • Create BJP wave in Chhattisgarh for tsunami in 2019: Amit Shah to party workers

    Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh): BJP president Amit Shah Friday asked the party workers to create an environment for a “massive wave” in the favour of the saffron party in next month’s Chhattisgarh Assembly polls so that it turned into a “tsunami” in the 2019 Lok Sabha election.

  • Illegal settlers in India took away jobs of youths: BJP president Amit Shah

    Shivpuri: BJP president Amit Shah Tuesday said “illegal infiltrators” took away jobs of youths in the country and alleged that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and other opposition parties had opposed the NRC when 40 lakh such settlers were identified under the exercise. Addressing a convention of BJP workers at Polo Ground here, Shah said the BJP governments would “drive each and every infiltrator out of the country” after winning elections in 2018 and

  • Women strip-searched in Amit Shah’s Chhattisgarh rally: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday expressed shock and sought an apology from BJP President Amit Shah for alleged strip-searching of women at a women’s conference he addressed two days ago at Bhilai Charoda in Chhattisgarh. Demanding strict action against the police personnel involved in the sordid incident, Congress communications convener and spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi told a press conference here that this mindless act of outraging the modesty of women in the

  • Fuel price cut merely a pre poll gimmick

    BJP president Amit Shah’s statement that the decision to cut fuel prices by Rs 2.5 shows the sensitivity of the Narendra Modi government towards the country and people is the height of hypocrisy. The claim, which came within hours of the announcement of the price reduction, amounts to indirectly admitting that the Modi government had remained insensitive to the skyrocketing fuel prices all these months, just as it has been to many

  • Ujjain: BJP tries best to take mileage of being in ‘power’

    BJP poll managers left no stone unturned to take mileage of being in power at center, state as well as in the city in the backdrop of hosting a divisional level workers’ convention at Shahnai Garden, here on Saturday evening.  The event was scheduled at 6.30 pm and the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) for Assembly Elections-2018 was enforced on the same day at 3 pm, but it was evident that it

  • Indore: Amit Shah of strategies makes city epicentre of MP campaign

    Launching BJP’s Maha Jansampark Abhiyan from Indore in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, party’s national president Amit Shah targeted Congress president Rahul Gandhi and sought ‘hisab’ (account of performance) of four generations of his family instead of questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s performance.

  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: CBI officer falsely framing Amit Shah, alleges Mahesh Jethmalani

    Mumbai: In the ongoing trial in the Sohrabuddin encounter case, Defence Counsel Mahesh Jethmalani has accused the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officer, DS Dagar, of falsely framing the former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah. On Saturday, Jethmalani accused Dagar of recording the statements of witnesses on the lines of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). However, the court refused to let him to speak about discharged accused.

  • Sushma Swaraj exits electoral politics

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (66) has decided not to contest the Lok Sabha elections any longer for health reasons. Elected from Vidisha in Madhya Pradesh in 2014, she is understood to have conveyed to BJP President Amit Shah that doctors have advised her not to take strain of contesting an election in view of her kidney transplant in December 2016.

  • Indore: Amit Shah in city today

    National BJP president Amit Shah will visit city on Saturday to address the convention of party’s divisional level workers. The convention will be held at Dussehra Maidan.He will arrive in the city at 11 am and will reach Rajwada directly. There, he will offer prayers at temple of Goddess Mahalaxmi. He will then garland statue of Devi Ahilya Bai. Thereafter, he would walk in rally up to Krishnapura Chhatri. From there, he

  • Shah accuses Cong of colluding with naxals to stay in power in Chhattisgarh

    Narharpur (C’garh): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Friday accused the Congress of forging “ties with Naxals” to remain in power in Chhattisgarh before 2003. The BJP government in the state had succeeded in containing the Maoist menace, Shah said, addressing a tribal convention at Narharpur in the insurgency-hit Kanker district, reports PTI.

  • Every infiltrator will be identified, deported: BJP President Amit Shah

    Jaipur: BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday said the NDA government has begun the process of sending back illegal refugees to their native countries. “Our government will identify each and every infiltrator and ensure they are out of the voters’ list. In fact, we have started the process to deport the Rohingya immigrants to Myanmar from Thursday itself,” he said at an ex-soldiers convention in Sikar. Shah said that the state’s BJP had always

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