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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...

Nagaland firing a case of mistaken identity, says Amit Shah in Lok Sabha

  New Delhi: In his statement in the Lok Sabha on Monday on the Nagaland firing, Union Home minister Amit Shah repeated the Army’s stand that the incident was a result of mistaken identity. Recounting the happenings, Shah said that the Army had received inputs about insurgents’ movement in Nagaland. On the basis of this...

Nagaland firing: Home Minister Amit Shah to give statement in both Houses of Parliament

New Delhi: A day after reports of civilians in Nagaland killed by the Indian Army, Home Minister Amit Shah will give a statement on the incident in both the Houses of the Parliament on Monday afternoon. At least 14 civilians were killed in Mon district of Nagaland over two days in a botched-up Army operation...

Days after launch, Srinagar-Sharjah flight hits hurdle; Pakistan closes airspace

The first direct Srinagar-Sharjah flight was flagged off by Home Minister Amit Shah on October 23; detour will make flight longer   Srinagar: Less than a fortnight after Union Home Minister Amit Shah flagged off the first direct flight from Srinagar to Sharjah, it has already hit a hurdle. Pakistan closing its airspace, forcing the...

Home Minister Amit Shah to inaugurate Sola-Gota flyover in Ahmedabad on Monday

Ahmedabad: The wait of Amdavadis for the opening of the newly built Sola highway will end on Monday. Home Minister Amit Shah will inaugurate the elevated corridor from Sola to Gota on SG Road. The corridor is part of Sarkhej-Gandhinagar-Chiloda National Highway number 147 and falls in Amit Shah’s Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency. Once open,...

In Srinagar, Amit Shah gets bulletproof shield removed to speak ‘directly’ to people

Srinagar: Ahead of addressing a public gathering in Srinagar on Monday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah got authorities to remove the bulletproof glass shield from the stage. He said he wanted to speak directly to the people. Amit Shah is on a three-day trip to Jammu & Kashmir, his first since the abrogation of Article...

Home Minister Amit Shah reaches Srinagar on 3-day J&K tour

This is Amit Shah’s first visit to J&K after abrogation of Article 370 in 2019   Srinagar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah reached Srinagar on Saturday morning, kicking off his three-day tour of the Jammu and Kashmir. Amit Shah will review the security situation in the Union Territory. The visit assumes significance as it is...

BJP declares its national executive committee

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced the names of the members of its national executive committee. As per a release by the party, BJP national president JP Nadda appointed membes of NEC, special invitees and permanent invitees. The NEC has 80 members, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, veteran leaders LK Advani...