Amit Shah

Amit Shah is the incumbent President of Bhartiya Janta Party and a close associate of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He held important positions under Modi's cabinet when he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat and was made the President of BJP in July 2014 after Modi became the Prime Minister. Shah also managed the party's campaign in Uttar Pradesh for the General Elections where it performed exceptionally winning 73 out of 80 seats. Shah entered politics by becoming a member of the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad and later joined the BJP. Shah has also been a controversial leader and was accused of orchestrating fake encounter of criminal Sohrabuddin Sheikh and two others. His name also appeared in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. He was appointed the chief of BJP for the second consecutive time in 2015. He is currently spearheading party's campaign for upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.
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Amit Shah, Vasundhara Raje have lunch with Dalit family in Rajasthan

Social justice minister Arun Chaturvedi said the party selected the house of its booth level worker, Pacharia, based on his active work for the party and not due to his caste or class. He said that it is the media, not the party, which sees the Dalit factor.

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On third day of Rajasthan visit, Amit Shah meets senior party leaders

Amit Shah will also meet BJP core committee members and vistaraks (full-time workers) later in the day to discuss ways to strengthen the organisation, the spokesperson said. Shah will return to New Delhi this evening, he added.

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Construction of Ram Mandir should be done in legal manner, says Amit Shah

“The party’s stand is clear and mentioned in the last four Lok Sabha election manifestos. The temple should be constructed in a legal manner and there should be mutual dialogue,” Amit Shah said at a press conference. 

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Amit Shah on a three-day Jaipur visit, to seek ‘blessings’ from seers

BJP national president Amit Shah will be meeting seers on Saturday to take their feedback and seek their “blessings” for the assembly elections in Rajasthan, the party said today. Shah arrived in Jaipur on Friday for a three-day visit.

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Amit Shah to visit Rajasthan tomorrow

“Amit Shah will hold discussions with prominent individuals. All the preparations for the visit have been completed,” Ashok Parnami said. Shah’s visit is a part of his nationwide tour to strengthen the party at the grassroots level, with an eye to win the 2019 Lok Sabha election.

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BJP to discuss Telangana strategy at Warangal meet

As part of preparations for the 2019 elections, assembly constituency-wise conventions of booth level workers would be held in the 119 assembly segments during October-November,” state BJP president K Laxman said.

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Ideology, hard work have been my formula for success: M Venkaiah Naidu

“I feel like I am leaving my mother. BJP has always been a mother to me,” Naidu is learnt to have said at the meeting. Naidu lost his mother when he was 18 months old — she was killed by a bull

Syama Prasad integrated J&K with India, says Amit Shah

Amit Shah was speaking at the release of a book, Syama Prasad Mookerjee: His Vision of Education.

At Delhi stop, Amit Shah takes aim at ‘dynastic’ Congress

“Back in the 1990s, you would have never found a single BJP worker in our neighbourhood,” said Haji Kallu, now the minority morcha president for the BJP’s New Delhi zilla.

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‘Mission 2019’: Amit Shah to visit Haryana in August

On the first day of his visit, he would hold a review meeting with the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and cabinet ministers to take stock of implementation of the schemes related to poor.

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Amit Shah’s public meet at Dabolim airport: Goa bench of Bombay HC issues notice to Civil Aviation secretary

Amit Shah was received at the Goa airport by CM Manohar Parrikar and Union minister Sripad Naik. On arrival, he made a 15 minute speech on GST on a makeshift podium. Activist Aires Rodrigues alleged the “unlawful assembly” was a blatant misuse of power.

Inside Track: Who is the most democratic of them all?

Does the BJP really differ from these family-run parties? The answer is both yes and no. Instead of one family, it is the Sangh Parivar which has the final say.

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Petition in Bombay HC against Amit Shah Goa reception

The petitioner had earlier filed a complaint alleging that the “unlawful assembly” at the airport was a blatant misuse of power. However, no FIR was registered.

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Social activist moves Bombay HC on Amit Shah’s meet at Goa airport

On July 1, Shah, who was on a two-day visit to Goa, allegedly held a meeting at the airport complex in presence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and Union minister Sripad Naik. Aires Rodrigues had then filed a complaint, terming the meeting as illegal.

Amit Shah attacks Naveen Patnaik for keeping Odisha ‘backward’

“I can clearly see love and affection among the people for (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi and the BJP. While the people of Odisha are now with the BJP, our party is also eager to serve them and pull the state out of poverty and backwardness,” Amit Shah said.