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Landslides in Maharashtra’s Raigad: At least 30 dead; PM announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia

Mumbai: Landslides in Raigad district of Maharashtra following heavy rains have left at least 30 persons dead, according to district administration. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the kin of those who died and Rs 50,000 to those injured in the landslides in Raigad. Union Home Minister Amit Shah...

Cabinet Committee rejig: Smriti Irani, Mansukh Mandaviya on Political Affairs committee

Labour minister Bhupender Yadav, too, on CCPA; Jyotiraditya Scindia, Narayan Rane on Investment & Growth panel New Delhi: It’s the season of rejigs. Days after the Cabinet reshuffle in the second innings of the Narendra Modi government, now it is time for changes in the Cabinet Committees. Women and Child Development minister Smriti Irani, Environment...

After major Cabinet revamp, this is how Modi 2.0 govt looks like

Jyotiraditya Scindia gets Civil Aviation in new Cabinet; Mansukh Mandaviya made health minister New Delhi: Following a major overhaul on Wednesday, the Narendra Modi government’s new Cabinet now has 78 members. It has several younger faces and has representation from various social groups and regions. The youngest minister is Nisith Pramanik, 35. There are seven...

Amit Shah wants to transform Ahmedabad into a city with the largest green cover in the world

Union home minister and Gandhinagar MP Amit Shah on Tuesday urged Amdavadis to transform the city into an urban centre with the largest green cover in India and the world. He said this while planting saplings on an Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) plot on Sindhu Bhavan Road in the Bodakdev area. The Lok Sabha MP...

Amit Shah inaugurates 9 oxygen plants in Gujarat

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday inaugurated nine medical oxygen plants in Gujarat. The oxygen plants were set up at government hospitals in different parts of the state with the help of the NGO – Vallabh Youth Organisation. Hospitals in Tilakvada, Sagbara, Ahmedabad (Sola Civil), and Daskroi in Ahmedabad district were the recipients of...

Former mayor & ex-Vasna corporator Amit Shah is the new Ahmedabad BJP president

Former Ahmedabad Mayor Amit Shah has been made Ahmedabad BJP president. The post was held by Jagdish Panchal. Anil Patel has been appointed as the Gandhinagar BJP president. Amit Shah’s name comes after the former mayor had in February this year expressed his displeasure over the BJP’s new rules about eligibility for civic body polls...

Amit Shah reviews Gujarat, Maharashtra’s preparedness for cyclone Tauktae

With cyclone Tauktae likely to reach the Gujarat coast by Monday evening and make landfall by Tuesday early morning, Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday reviewed the preparedness of Gujarat and Maharashtra for the ‘very severe cyclonic storm’. Shah chaired a virtual review meeting which was attended by chief ministers of Gujarat and Maharashtra...

Mahamandaleshwar Bharti Bapu no more, PM Modi condoles death

Respected Gujarat seer Mahamandaleshwar Bharti Bapu died on Sunday due to age-related complications at the Bharti Ashram in Ahmedabad’s Sarkhej area. He was 93. His last rites will be performed at his Girnar-based ashram in Junagadh. PM Modi, Amit Shah condoles death Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among a host of people who condoled the...

Govt will intensify fight against Naxals: Amit Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday paid tributes to the security personnel martyred in the encounter with Naxalites in Chhattisgarh on Saturday. The minister said that he wants to assure the martyrs’ families and the country that the sacrifices the police personnel have made for the country will not go in vain. Shah said...

Holi: PM Modi, President Kovind extend greetings on the festival of colours

At a time when the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc in India with infections and deaths rising rapidly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday extended their greetings on the occasion of the festival of colours—Holi. Holi will infuse new energy: PM Modi PM Modi took to...

Amit Shah gives cryptic reply on secret meeting with Sharad Pawar in Ahmedabad

Rumours are rife about a secret meeting between Union home minister Amit Shah and NCP chief Sharad Pawar in Ahmedabad on Saturday. However, Amit Shah on Sunday left people guessing when he neither admitted nor declined the secret meeting. In fact, in a cryptic reply, Shah said, “Everything need not be made public.” Notably, the...

Amit Shah says BJP will end ‘love jihad, land jihad’ in Assam

Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday said that the BJP will enact laws related to love and land jihad in Assam if the party is voted to power. Shah was addressing an election rally in Assam’s Kamrup and asserted that laws and policies will be put in place to strengthen Assamese culture and civilisation....