Following the sudden demise of ABAP President Mahant Narendra Giri, BJP leaders such as PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and J P Nadda expressed their condolences on September 20. Meanwhile, PM Modi tweeted, ''Mahant Narendra Giri played a big role in connecting various steams of Sant Samaj together. May the Lord give him space in his feet.'' However, the investigation teams in Prayagraj are probing the death.
On the occasion of Hindi Diwas, Home Minister Amit Shah on September 14 requested everyone to take a pledge to use Hindi with their mother tongue to be ''Atmanirbhar even with languages''. Pointing out PM Narendra Modi's reverence towards Hindi, Shah said those days are gone when ''speaking in Hindi was a matter of concern''. ''India's progress is contained in the coordination of mother tongue and official language,'' Shah added.
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Following Bhupendra Patel replacing the incumbent CM of Gujarat Vijay Rupani, Congress attacked BJP that government will now be remote-controlled by the 2016 CM of Gujarat, Anandiben Patel. Gujarat Vidhan Sabha Congress leader Paresh Dhanani said, "government has shifted the power, but the problem persists." He added, "Amit Shah has misruled the government during Covid-19 which, led to power been given to Anandiben".
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Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated "various development projects" worth over Rs 50 crore in Karnataka's Davanagere on September 2. The project including a library, Gandhi Bhavan, a public school, and a hostel building. Meanwhile, Shah said, ''he had a great fortune to felicitate and interact without valiant freedom fighters during this event.'' Besides, he also praised the new CM Basavaraj Bommai saying ''Bommai has made some small but… read-more
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Owing to the concern of drone activities in Punjab by Pakistan, CM Captain Amarinder Singh appealed to Home Minister Amit Shah to provide anti-drone equipment for BSF and CAPF in the state on August 10. His demand came after 17 deliveries of hand-grenades, RDX, and IEDs from Pakistan in India through drones. The CM also said ''these are very serious and worrisome developments'' considering the 2022 assembly elections.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited UP on August 1 to lay the foundation stones of Uttar Pradesh Institutes of Forensic Sciences (UPIFS) in Lucknow and Vindhya Corridor in Mirzapur district. According to the official statement, Shah was accompanied by chief minister Yogi Adityanath. Besides, Shah visited Vindhyavasini Temple and also looked into other development initiatives like the ropeway.
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Basavraj Bommai visited the national capital on June 30 and met Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Home Minister Amit Shah after being recently appointed as the 23rd chief minister of Karnataka. He is scheduled to meet the Prime Minister on his two-day visit. "Met the Chief Minister of Karnataka Basavaraj Bommai. My best wishes to him and his team in taking the state to newer heights," Amit Shah tweeted.
In an inter-state clash after the border dispute between two states went in the way of violence, five Assam Police officials were killed. The incident occurred just after Home Minister Amit Shah met with the CMs of the North-East in Shillong to resolve the issue. Reportedly, over 60 people from a village in Assam have been injured in the clash.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah, under PM Modi's vision of combating global warming and climate change, launched "Assam Rifles Gree Sohra Plantation Drive" in Shillong upon his two-day visit to the northeastern regions. "In the next 3 years, we plan to plant 1 million plants in this area and to develop a forest of 1,000 hectares at an estimated cost of Rs 500 crore," he said.
TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee on June 2 demanded a Disaster Management Act notice against PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and the Election Commission for allegedly aggravating COVID-19 situation. "When the PM should have been asking people to stay home and wear masks, he was publicly speaking," said Banerjee. This comes after the Centre sent a notice to Mamata Banerjee's chief adviser Alapan Bandyopadhyay for skipping a PM-chaired… read-more
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