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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Delhi confidential: Show Of Strength

Amit Shah is likely to accompany the party’s state unit chief, Jitu Vaghani, when the latter goes to file the nomination papers in Bhavnagar on Tuesday.

Prove that Gujarat leads rank in any sector, Kapil Sibal challenges Amit Shah 

“He (PM Modi)  has not spoken about his vision for India because he doesn’t know what his vision really is. Governance does not mean you reach France and place orders for Rafales across the table,” said Sibal in reference to PM Modi’s vision for betterment of the nation. 

BJP chief Amit Shah on Moody's upgradation

Moody’s effect: Amit Shah confident of growth reaching 7.5 per cent

“The Modi government’s good governance and reforms receive yet another vindication. Moody’s upgrades India’s sovereign ratings for the 1st time since 2004,” Shah said in a tweet.

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Amit Shah latches on to Pew report to hail PM Narendra Modi

According to a survey conducted by the American think tank, more than eight in ten Indians say economic conditions are “good” in the country despite Modi’s decision to abolish high-value bank notes last November.

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Gujarat elections LIVE updates: Former PAAS leader Chirag Patel joins BJP

Gujarat elections LIVE updates: BJP’s chief opponent, Congress, has also not come out with its list for the state. The Congress also held meetings in New Delhi on Wednesday to decide upon candidates for the upcoming polls.

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Gujarat elections: From door to door, Congress takes off from BJP chief Amit Shah’s bastion

Gujarat Elections: In 2012, Amit Shah won from Naranpura by over 60,000 votes, polling nearly 70% of the vote

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Rajputs withdraw protest against Jitu Vaghani after talks at Amit Shah’s home

The Karadiya Rajputs have come together following filing of criminal cases against one of their leaders from Budhel village, Dansang Mori. The community alleges that the cases have been lodged at the instance of Vaghani.

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RSS worker hacked to death in Kerala, Amit Shah slams CM Pinarayi Vijayan

No one has been arrested yet for the RSS worker’s murder.

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Have proof of ‘bribery deal’ talks with Amit Shah, claims Hardik Patel aide

Narendra Patel said he will make the evidence of ‘bribery deal’ talks with Amit Shah public and produce it in court after candidates file their nomination papers ahead of the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017.

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Bardoli farmer leaders in house detention during Amit Shah visit

The farmers’ outfit had earlier contacted Surat BJP leaders and told them that they wanted to bring the issues of farmers and income tax notices served on sugarcane co-operative mills in front of Amit Shah

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Amit Shah skips another press meet, this time in Vadodara

The media interaction was significant as the GST council is set to announce revisions on Friday, with an eye on the Gujarat polls, where traders have been resenting its implementation.

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Amit Shah’s deja-vu moment: BJP chief launches door-to-door campaign from where he started career in Gujarat

BJP national president Amit Shah, who began his career as a booth in-charge in Naranpura, relived the old days as he launched a door-to-door campaign – Maha Sampark Abhiyaan – in his former constituency

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Gujarat Assembly elections: BJP’s next mass contact drive begins today

This is Amit Shah’s only public contact programme during his current five-day visit to the state which began on Saturday from Gandhidham in Kutch.

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BJP chief Amit Shah meets party leaders, workers in Gujarat

Shah, who has been camping in Gujarat since Saturday to strategise for the upcoming polls, held meetings with the BJP workers of Valsad, Navsari and Dang districts at the Tata Hall in Navsari town of south Gujarat in the morning.

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To counter Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah reels off figures, from vegetables to fruits

Shah told mediapersons at Gandhidham, referring to the remarks made by the Congress leader during his recent pre-poll visits to the state. Shah is on a five-day tour of Gujarat, beginning from Kutch.