Representational photo: Flood in Assam.

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Amit Shah Vows To Make Assam Flood-Free In 5 Years

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on February 25 assured Assam that the BJP will make the state flood-free in next five years if it comes to power again. Addressing the rally at Nagaon district's Batadrava, Shah said that satellite mapping is underway to identify areas and construct lakes for diversion of water. Shah’s promise came after Congress-led opposition questioned PM Narendra Modi’s silence over Assam floods. Besides, Shah also assured to… read-more

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 - 11:45 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, Assam, Nagaon, Assam Flooda

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Jibes at NAMO Stadium

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Twitterattis Go Bonkers Over Ambani-Adani Ends In 'Narendra Modi Stadium'

Twitteratis are not keeping it cool after the Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad was renamed Narendra Modi Stadium at its inauguration on February 24. Moreover, the decision turned even more polarizing after the stadium got its bowling ends named 'Reliance End' and 'Adani End.' Since the inauguration and nomenclature, the stadium is drawing mixed bonker reactions from thousands of Twitter users. Taking a jibe at the development, one… read-more

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 06:40 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Motera Stadium, Narendra Modi Stadium, Amit Shah, Ram Nath Kovind, Kiran Rijiju, Twitter Memes

Courtesy: Brifly News

Sardar Patel Motera Stadium

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Prez Kovind To Inaugurate World's Largest Cricket Stadium In Motera

President Ram Nath Kovind, along with Home Minister Amit Shah, on February 24 will inaugurate Ahmedabad's Sardar Patel Motera Stadium - the world’s largest cricket stadium. Encasing 63 acres and with 1.10 lakh seating capacity, the Rs 800-crore stadium houses state-of-the-art amenities like 11 clay pitches of red and black soils, 360-degree podium concourse and 76 corporate boxes. The stadium will be holding the 3rd Test between India and… read-more

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 12:15 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: President Ram Nath Kovind, Home Minister, Amit Shah, Largest Cricket Stadium, Sardar Patel Motera Stadium, test match, India-England Test Series

Courtesy: The Statesman

Union Home Minister Amit Shah

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HM Shah Summoned By Kolkata Court In Abhishek Banerjee Defamation Case

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been summoned by Kolkata's Bidhannagar special court in a defamation case filed by TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee. Reportedly, Abhishek had filed the complaint against Shah for levelling several charges against him in 2018's 'Yuva Swabhiman Samavesh Rally'. Responding over the matter, BJP spokesperson Shamik Bhattacharya stated that BJP was undeterred despite TMC taking recourse to legal battles instead of… read-more

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 04:09 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Home Minister, Amit Shah, BJP, TMC, Abhishek Banerjee, Shamik Bhattacharya

Courtesy: The Times of India

Biplab Kumar Dev

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Tripura CM Claims Amit Shah Said To Form Govt In Sri Lanka, Nepal

Bhartiya Janta Party leader and Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb has claimed that the BJP was "planning to expand its footprint and establish its rule in Nepal and Sri Lanka." Sparking a controversy, he further said that the plan was conveyed by Amit Shah himself. Following the contentious remark, Biplab faced backlash from the state’s opposition demanding strict action against the "most undemocratic speech". Former minister Badal Chowdhury said… read-more

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 11:16 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: CM Biplab deb, Biplab Kumar Deb, BJP, Amit Shah

Pinnarayi Vijayan

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"Won't Implement CAA": Kerala CM Reiterates After Amit Shah's Remarks

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan on February 13 said his government would not implement the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act in the state. The announcement was made during the launch of the CPI(M)’s campaign targeting the upcoming assembly elections. The Kerala CM's remark came after Union Home Minister Amit Shah on his Bengal tour announced to implement CAA after COVID-19 vaccination is over. Earlier in 2019, the Kerala assembly passed a… read-more

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 - 08:41 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, CAA, Amit Shah, Kerala Assembly Elections

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Rahul Gandhi

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Delhi Cong Asks To Make Rahul Gandhi Party President; Passes Resolution

Stating that the party needs a dynamic and powerful leader, the Delhi Congress on January 31 passed a resolution to make Rahul Gandhi the party chief with immediate effect. Congress' unit chief Anil Kumar mentioned in the resolution that party needs Rahul to counter the undemocratic forces amid the dangerous political situation in the country. The move came days after the party announced to elect a new chief in June 2020.

Sun, 31 Jan 2021 - 08:11 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Delhi Congress, Indian National Congress, Arvind Kejriwal, Amit Shah, Rahul Gandhi

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Home Minister Amit Shah

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Union Home Minister Announces Health Care Scheme For CAPF Jawans

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on January 23 announced the "Ayushman CAPF" healthcare scheme for the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) jawans. The scheme aims to extend the benefits of the Ayushman Bharat: Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) to approximately 28 lakh personnel of the CAPF. Under this scheme, CAPF officers and their families can avail medical benefits at any CGHS empanelled private hospital in the country.

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 09:06 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, CAPF, AB PM-JAY

Courtesy: NDTV

Amit Shah

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Parliamentary Panel Questions Twitter Over Amit Shah's Account Ban

In a meeting with the Facebook and Twitter authorities on January 21, a parliamentary panel asked why Home Minister Amit Shah's Twitter handle was blocked in November 2020. To this, Twitter said the account was blocked due to a copyright issue. However, the agenda of the meeting was to discuss on user's privacy, rights and women security. Meanwhile, the companies said they strictly monitor contents in accordance with their rules to ensure… read-more

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 09:07 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Twitter, Facebook, parliament panel, Amit Shah

Courtesy: NDTV

Somnath Temple, Gujarat.

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Gujarat: Somnath Temple Trust Names PM Narendra Modi As Chairman

The Somnath Temple Trust, Gujarat on January 18 unanimously announced PM Narendra Modi as its chairman. The trust secretary PK Laheri said that the decision was taken after seeing PM Modi's "unparalleled" commitment towards the development of the Somnath Shrine. Earlier, the post fell vacant after former chairman and ex-Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel died in October 2020. The other trustees of the temple include BJP veteran LK Advani, Home… read-more

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 11:45 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Gujarat, Somnath Temple, Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Keshubhai Patel

Courtesy: The Tribune