Free Press Journal
  • Amit Shah’s challenge

    Much is being made of the absence of the BJP veterans L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi from the BJP headquarters on the inauguration of the first, full three-year term of Amit Shah as party president on Sunday. Shah was the only candidate for the post. Hitherto, the 51-year-old Shah had completed the unfinished term of Rajnath Singh when the latter quit as party chief to become the country’s Home Minister.

  • Netaji grand-nephew hugs BJP

    Howrah : The move was on the cards after Prime Minister Narendra Modi declassified 100 files related to Netaji on January 23. So, few eyebrows went up when Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s grand-nephew, Chandra Kumar Bose, on Monday joined the BJP in the presence of party president Amit Shah.

  • Amit Shah to address rally in Kolkata today

    Kolkata: Amit Shah, who was yesterday elected as Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) national president for the second term, would attend his first public rally in poll-bound Kolkata on Monday.

  • BJP celebrates victory of Shah in national chief poll

    BHOPAL: Some of the Bhartiya Janta Party members celebrated the appointment of Amit Shah to the post of the party national president for the second term. The party members distributed sweets and burst crackers to mark Shah’s victory.

  • Veterans skip Amit Shah’s ‘unanimous’ election

    New Delhi : The re-election of Amit Shah, one of the most trusted aides of PM Modi, as the BJP’s president was intended to be a resounding and emphatic endorsement. But the ‘unanimous’ election was marred by the usual hiccup: the absence of BJP veterans LK Advani, MM Joshi and Yashwant Sinha. Bihari babu Shatrughan Sinha, too, gave the ceremony a skip but then his absence was a foregone conclusion.

  • Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis greets Amit Shah after he was re-elected as the party pesident in New Delhi on Sunday. PTI

    News Analysis Uphill Task Ahead For Shah In 2016

    New Delhi : Amit Shah, elected the BJP president for a full three years on Sunday, faces an uphill task as four major states go to the polls this year – and he will have to prove that the electoral setbacks of 2015 were an aberration.

  • Amit Shah will take BJP to newer heights: Rajnath

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday congratulated BJP president Amit Shah on his re-election and said he was sure the party will reach “newer heights of success” under him.

  • Amit Shah all set to be re-elected BJP President

    New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah is all set to become the party President again after top party leaders led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a bevy of Union ministers and chief ministers of BJP-ruled states proposed his name for the party President’s post during the nomination process today.

  • Tougher second term ahead

    The 51-year-old BJP chief Amit Shah is all set to get a second term. The party’s parent organisation RSS also seems to have given the nod and the announcement is expected very soon as Amit Shah completes his present term on January 23.  His new term ends in January 2019, the year of the next Lok Sabha polls.

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    Clean chit to Amit Shah in 2014 hate speech case

    Muzaffarnagar: BJP President Amit Shah has been given a clean chit by the UP Police in a case of hate speech in Muzaffarnagar district in April 2014 during Lok Sabha elections.

  • BJP likely to shift some ministers to party fold

    NEW DELHI  : BJP President Amit Shah is waiting for his formal renewal of term to effect changes in his team, including induction of some union ministers for taking up the organisational responsibilities.

  • Give me proof of anti-party activities: Kirti Azad to Shah

    New Delhi : BJP MP Kirti Azad, suspended for attacking Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, today wrote to party chief Amit Shah demanding proof of his ‘anti-party activities’ while maintaining that he remains a “loyal party soldier”.

  • Kirti, Not Kejriwal, Is Hurting Arun Jaitley

    Defamation case should have been filed against me, says Azad; BJP MP targets Jaitley on floor of the House; Shah offers belated defence outside.

  • Azad slams DDCA but stops short of naming Arun Jaitley,

    ‘‘ It is alleged that the DDCA had hired office equipment at the rate of Rs. 16,000 per day for a laptop, Rs. 3000 per day for a printer and Rs. 5000 for a ‘puja ki thali’.

  • Amit Shah fails to dissuade Kirti Azad

    New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday summoned party MP Kirti Azad, who has often attacked Arun Jaitley over “corruption” in the DDCA when he had headed it. Shah tried to dissuade an outspoken Azad from raking up the allegations at a time the AAP is using them to make political capital. Azad, however, is unfazed and sticking to his decision to hold a press conference on the issue on Sunday.  “It

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    Amit Shah summons Kirti Azad

    New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah today summoned party MP Kirti Azad, who has often attacked Arun Jaitley over “corruption” in DDCA when he had headed it, apparently in a bid to dissuade him from raking up his allegations at a time AAP has used them to target the Finance Minister.

  • Shah backs Raje govt, says will last full term

    Jaipur : BJP national president Amit Shah said, the opposition Congress has no chance of coming to power in the foreseeable future and is giving vent to their frustration through criticism that Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is spending public money for her personal promotion by organising government anniversaries each year.

  • Now ‘go to Pakistan’ is not an abuse

    Hopefully when External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj makes a statement in Parliament about her visit to Pakistan, her cabinet colleague Giriraj Singh would be there to applaud her and concede that “go to Pakistan” is no longer an abuse. May be, it would be too much to expect her party president Amit Shah to concede that his statement about celebrations in Pakistan over a BJP defeat in Bihar was also uncalled for.