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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 to review BJP's performance in Telangana assembly polls

Amit Shah would visit the state in the last week of this month and review the party's performance and its preparedness for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Delhi Confidential: Lunch Coincidence

It was the second time in seven days that Amit Shah’s news conference had coincided with luncheon programmes held by Union ministers.

Stung BJP gears up for Lok Sabha polls, lines up meetings

Sources said that before February, Modi is to address around 120 cluster of constituencies where the BJP is perceived to be weak. The party has assessed that his popularity has not dwindled, and is likely to bank heavily on his image.

Bengal: BJP sticks to schedule, seeks permission, fresh dates for rath yatra

BJP sources said the party is planning public meetings by party chief Amit Shah and PM Narendra Modi in December end and early January coinciding with the yatra.


Amit Shah cancels visit to Gita Mahotsav for BJP meet on 2019

Amit will meet top party leaders to assess the BJP’s booth action plan on Thursday. The meeting is scheduled to last seven hours.

BJP 'rath yatra' in Bengal: Party leaders to meet chief secy, DGP on Thursday

West Bengal BJP vice-president Jay Prakash Majumdar said the party received a letter from the government, asking it to go to the Lalbazar police headquarters here on Thursday to discuss the schedule of the programme.

A person who is firm can’t be called autocratic: Amit Shah on Narendra Modi

Calling the surgical strikes, demonetisation and GST “historic decisions”, Shah said, Modi has set up a new governance model based on firmness, without diluting the principles of democracy.

Delhi Confidential: The Answer

If one wonders how Prime Minister Narendra Modi reacts to articles written on him, a new book on him, which will be released by BJP chief Amit Shah on Monday, has an answer.

Amit Shah back to Lok Sabha poll preparations, marathon party meet on December 13

The meeting at the party’s national headquarters — two days after the assembly poll results are announced — is scheduled to last seven hours.

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Why the election in Chhattisgarh was not neck-and-neck | DECISION 2018

For at least the last two elections, in Chhattisgarh it was a tight race between Congress and BJP. What changed this time around? Dipankar Ghose decodes the result.

BJP's silence is louder than Congress' celebration. The wait for Modi-Shah's concession speech is still on

The big difference between Congress and the BJP after an election result was at display on Tuesday. While after almost every election defeat Rahul Gandhi addressed the media and answered questions about the result, the BJP headquarters fell silent.

Is VHP’s Ayodhya mobilisation bringing back fears of the 1992 Babri demolition?

Is the Ayodhya mobilisation now as powerful and potent as it was in 1992? Are there law and order concerns for the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government, both now ruled by the BJP? And most importantly, is it fair to compare 2018 to 1992?

Speech analysis: How Amit Shah is toning down his attack on illegal migrants

As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.

Chhattisgarh elections: Congress and BJP manifestos focus on farmers, cows and women

Both Congress and the BJP are fighting a tough battle in Chhattisgarh this year. As the second phase on voting state in underway, we look at what both parties are promising, to woo the voters.

What is at stake for the BJP in Mizoram: News in Numbers

As campaign heat picks up in Mizoram, a look at who is in the fray and what’s at stake for BJP, Congress and the Mizo National Front.

BJP vs Congress in Chhattisgarh: Classic election season political talk

With Chhattisgarh in the middle of its two-phase election, let’s look at what BJP and Congress are saying. And, of course, there are promises too. No surprises there.

Senior BJP leaders remember Ananth Kumar as a leader

Union minister Ananth Kumar passed away on Monday morning. He was suffering from pancreatic cancer for some time now. Senior BJP leaders paid their tributes to the leader.

How the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya impacts the BJP

The Supreme Court has said that the date for the Ayodhya hearings will be decided in January. Here’s how it will impact the BJP and what the RSS is likely to do.

Women know where to go and how to behave, Uma Bharti on Sabarimala

On the Sabarimala verdict, union minister Uma Bharti said the court cannot be blamed for its intervention. This comes just days after BJP President Amit Shah said that meddling with the affairs of the temple was a conspiracy by Communists in Kerala.