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Amit Shah BJP CM candidate in Gujarat? AAP raises question, says BJP afraid

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) seems to have picked up another “rumour” regarding an election-bound state. This time it is Gujarat. And, not surprisingly, the party is taking credit for BJP “running from pillar to post”. In a tweet on Thursday afternoon, AAP mentioned rumours that Union Home Minister Amit Shah might be...

NCB destroys 30,000 kg of seized drugs

Home Minister Amit Shah monitors operation via video-conferencing   New Delhi: More than 30,000 kg of drugs was destroyed by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) at four locations in the country on Saturday. The operation was witnessed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah from Chandigarh via video conferencing. The drug destruction operation is part of...

Amit Shah to launch e-FIR portal in Gujarat today

Gandhinagar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah, scheduled to land in Gujarat on Saturday, will launch an e-FIR portal in Gandhinagar. The event will be held at Gandhinagar Forensic Science University (GFSU). The e-FIR facility will allow citizens to directly lodge an online complaint for crimes like mobile and vehicle theft on the portal without going...

Ahmedabad Jagannath Rathyatra: CM Bhupendra Patel performs Pahind vidhi after testing Covid-negative

Union Home Minister Amit Shah performed the Mangala arti at Jagannath temple at dawn   Ahmedabad: The 145th Jagannath Rathyatra in Ahmedabad was flaggged off on Friday morning from the Jagannath temple in Jamalpur. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel performed the ‘Pahind vidhi’ (symbolic cleaning of the rathyatra route) before the chariots rolled out. The ceremony...

Amit Shah to arrive in Gujarat tomorrow, to perform Mangala arti ahead of Jagannath rathyatra

Ahmedabad/New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will arrive in Gujarat on Thursday for a two-day stay. He will be performing the ‘Mangala Arti’ at Jagannath temple at dawn on Friday, July 1, the day of the annual rathyatra. The yatra will begin at 7 am. Amit Shah will also address a public gathering at...

Murdered singer Sidhu Moosewala’s parents to meet Home Minister Amit Shah today

Chandigarh: The parents of popular singer Sidhu Moosewala are scheduled to meet Union Home Ministers Amit Shah in Chandigarh on Saturday evening. The Punjabi singer was shot dead in Mansa in Punjab on May 29, a day after the Bhagwant Mann government reduced his security cover. Subsequently, the Punjab and Haryana High Court had directed...

PM Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat on May 28

Home Minister Amit Shah, too, to be in state over the weekend New Delhi/Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his home state Gujarat on Saturday, May 28, where he will inaugurate a multi-specialty hospital and make a public address in Rajkot. He will also address a seminar at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. As per...

Amit Shah says Citizenship Amendement Act to be implemented after Covid eases

Siliguri: Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah said on Thursday that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will be implemented in the country once the Covid-19 situation eases. The former BJP president made the comment at a public meeting in Siliguri on the first day of his Bengal visit, where he is slated...

Outrage over Centre’s ‘anti-Punjab’ decision to realign Chandigarh UT employment service terms

Opposition leaders urge CM Bhagwant Mann to take action   Chandigarh: Union Home Minister Amit Shah may have said that the decision to align the service conditions of Chandigarh Union Territory administration employees with those of the Centre’s would benefit them in a big way. But, the Punjab government as well as Opposition parties are...

92 years of Dandi Yatra: PM Modi pays tribute to Gandhi

Home Minister Amit Shah flags off cycle rally from Kochrab Ashram to commemorate the Dandi Yatra   Gandhinagar: Saturday marked the 92nd anniversary of the famous Dandi Yatra by Mahatma Gandhi and his followers in 1930. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently in Gujarat on a two-day visit, on Saturday paid tribute to Mahatma...

Attack on Owaisi: Amit Shah gives statement in Parliament

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah issued a statement in the Parliament on Monday regarding the recent attack on AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi’s vehicle. Owaisi, an MP from Hyderabad, had a narrow escape when three gunshots were fired at his car in Hapur in Uttar Pradesh on February 3. He was returning to Delhi...

Amit Shah inaugurates foundation stone laying ceremony of Umiya Mata temple in Ahmedabad

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is on a one-day visit to the city   Ahmedabad: Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the three-day foundation stone laying ceremony of the Umiya Mata temple at Umiya campus in Sola on Saturday. Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel was also present at the venue on the occasion. Prime Minister...