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Uma Bharti to stay away from Ram temple event

BJP leader Uma Bharti on Monday clarified that she will stay away from the Ram temple groundbreaking ceremony. Uma Bharti said the reason behind her decision is the COVID-19 pandemic, with many BJP leaders testing positive for the virus. Concerned about PM Modi Bharti, who was at the forefront of the Ram temple movement, took...

Amit Shah meets PM Modi to discuss lockdown extension

Home Minister Amit Shah met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday to discuss the future strategy for India’s fight against coronavirus pandemic and resumption of economic activities amid rising COVID-19 cases across the country. The development comes a day after he spoke to various chief ministers and sought their feedback on the road ahead, as...

IMA withdraws proposed protest after home minister Amit Shah assures protection for medicos

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Wednesday withdrew its proposed protest after a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan. Interacting with doctors and the medical association through video-conferencing, along with Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Amit Shah assured them that the government stands firmly behind the doctors for their safety and...

PM Modi, Amit Shah must explain the need to send team to assess COVID-19 situation in Bengal: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah to explain why the Centre wants to send a team to Bengal to examine violations and dilutions of the coronavirus lockdown. Two inter-ministerial teams are to visit seven districts including state capital Kolkata to look into reports of...

Don’t worry, enough stock of food, medicines & essential items: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah, in a series of tweets on Tuesday, assured that there was enough food, medicines and other essential commodities in the country and no one should worry about the extended lockdown. Amit Shah tweeted shortly after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an extension of the coronavirus lockdown till May 3. “As the...

Centre criticises Kejriwal for mass exodus of migrants amid lockdown

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has written a strongly-worded letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the exodus of tens of thousands of migrant workers from the national capital Delhi over the weekend that forced the Centre to ask bordering states to seal their borders and look after the migrants. The missive was sent after Prime...

Rajya Sabha Proceedings Adjourned till 2 pm As Opposition Protests Over Delhi violence

The Speaker adjourned the Rajya Sabha proceedings till 2 p.m after the entire Opposition vociferously protested over the issue of communal violence in the national capital, with members alleging that the government slept while Delhi burnt. Congress leaders have been demanding the resignation of Home Minister Amit Shah and are likely to launch a protest...

If Nobody Will Be Affected By CAA Then Why Govt Passed the Law: Chidambaram to Amit Shah

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram targeted Union Home Minister Amit Shah for his remarks that no one from the minority community will be affected by Citizenship Amendment Act and asked why then was the community excluded from the law in the first place. Addressing a rally in Kolkata, Shah assured the people of the minority...

‘Delhi is Burning But Where is Amit Shah’: Shiv Sena Hit Out at BJP in Saamana Editorial

Justice Muralidhar, a judge of the Delhi High Court, was transferred just hours after ordering an FIR to be filed against the leaders who gave hate speech for the Delhi violence. The Shiv Sena on Thursday hit out at the BJP-led Central government for its failure to control the communal violence in the national capital...

Delhi Violence: Congress Delegations Meets President Kovind, Urges Him to Call for Removal of Amit Shah

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi reached Rashtrapati Bhavan with the delegation regarding the Delhi violence. During this, along with former PM Manmohan Singh, several senior Congress leaders were also present. Sonia Gandhi met President Ram Nath Kovind and submitted a memorandum regarding Delhi violence. Speaking with the reporters outside the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Sonia...

All Possible Steps Will Be Taken to Restore Peace, Says CM Kejriwal After meeting Amit Shah

After meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, “Everyone wants that the violence be stopped. The Home Minister had called a meeting today, it was a positive one. It was decided that all the political parties will ensure that peace returns to our city.” Along with this, he said...

Amit Shah Chairs Meeting With LG & CM Kejriwal Over the Violence in Delhi

Home Minister Amit Shah has called a meeting of Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and representatives of various political parties at 12 o’clock in the midst of violence in the northwest areas of Delhi since Monday. After the meeting, Kejriwal said, “Everyone wants that the violence be stopped. The Home Minister...