Amit Shah

Indian politician

Amitabh Anilchandra Shah is an Indian politician and the current Minister of Home Affairs who has been President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since 2014. He was elected to the lower House of Parliament the Lok Sabha in the 2019 Indian general election from Gandhinagar. He was earlier elected as a member of the upper House of Parliament the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat in 2017. He also became the youngest serving full-time Home Minister at an age of 54. He is the chief strategist of the BJP and a close aide to Narendra Modi.

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The Bill will be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday by Home Minister Amit Shah.
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Union Minister Amit Shah, who was lauded by PM Modi for lucidly explaining all aspects in the Lower House of the Parliament, will table the Bill tomorrow.
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Hitting back at Union home minister Amit Shah for holding the Congress responsible for India's partition on religious lines, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on..
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Shah had had several discussions and meetings in the past month with various stakeholders to clear up any confusion about different provisions of the Bill.
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A federal panel on religion has urged the United States to weigh sanctions against India's Home Minister Amit Shah if the south Asian nation adopts legislation..
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"The situation in Kashmir valley is completely normal. I can't make Congress's condition normal, because they had predicted bloodshed after the abrogation of..
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Lashing out at the Congress party, Amit Shah said, "Situation in Kashmir valley is completely normal. I can't make Congress's condition normal."
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The US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is a "dangerous turn in wrong direction" and sought..
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Responding to the oppositionโ€™s charge that the bill excluded Muslims while granting citizenship on the ground of religious persecution to six minorities from..
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Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday asserted that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, which seeks to give Indian nationality to non-Muslim refugees from..
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"It is nothing but targeted legislation over minority population of our country," said Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury. "It violates the fundamental principles of the..
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Introducing the bill, Union home minister Amit Shah said the Congress "divided" the country on the basis of religion and that is why it was necessary to bring..
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"Nowhere in the Bill Muslim community is named even once. You cannot distort and present it in the House," said Amit Shah after tabling the Bill, while replying..
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The Lok Sabha on Monday saw an intense debate on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill after it was tabled by Union home minister Amit Shah. The contentious bill was..
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Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday introduced contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha and said that it is not even .001 per cent against..
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The controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was tabled in Lok Sabha by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday.
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"Illegal Intruders should be thrown out. Immigrant Hindus must be given citizenship, but let's give rest to allegations of creating vote bank & not give them..
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With Union home minister Amit Shah set to introduce the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill on Monday, the ruling BJP has issued whip to all its Lok Sabha members to..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah greeted former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on his birthday on Sunday. The Akali Dal..
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The Opposition alleges that the bill targets Muslims and is at odds with the secular principles enshrined in the Constitution as it excludes a community.
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Conveying deepest condolences with the kin of the deceased, Shah tweeted, "Tragic loss of precious lives in the fire accident in New Delhi. My deepest..
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In a tweet, Shah said, "Tragic loss of precious lives in the fire accident in New Delhi. My deepest condolences with families of those who have lost their loved..
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Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who has been coordinating between Shah and leaders of the northeast on the contentious bill, said Shahโ€™s statement..
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Womenโ€™s security figured in discussions at the ongoing all-India director generals/inspector generals of police conference, which is being attended by PM..
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The Prime Minister was received by Uddhav Thackeray, former Maharashtra CM and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis, Home Minister Amit Shah and other leaders.
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As the Prime Minister alighted from the aircraft, he was welcomed by Union home minister Amit Shah, Maharashtra governor BS Koshyari, Uddhav Thackeray and the..
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In a scathing attack on the BJP-led government at the Centre, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said the country was in "trouble" as the "imaginary world" the Prime..
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"Mr Amit Shah and Mr Narendra Modi live in their own imagination. They have no contact with the outside world. They live in their own world and they fantasise..
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"They live in their own world and they fantasize about things, that is why the country is in such trouble," said the former Congress president.
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The government has set up a committee to suggest necessary amendments to the Indian Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure to deal with certain crimes like..
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Union minister Nitin Gadkari alleged that false cases were filed against him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah during the Congress..
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"I think a lot of confusion has been eliminated. There are still some issues but some solutions have also been found," Amit Shah said.
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NPR, under the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Card) Rules, is the first step to creation of a National Register of Citizens..
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Indicating a change of stand on the issue, AGP member and Assam minister Atul Bora said: โ€œWe have to move forward with the reality โ€” neither can we expel..
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Earlier, Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma said the framework of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) will be formulated after the meeting.
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Home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said the security lapse at the residence of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was a "coincidence" and government had..
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Union home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday strongly rejected Congress's charge of political vendetta over the SPG Bill amendments and asserted that the government..
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The Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday termed as "very unfortunate" the statement of Union home minister Amit Shah in Parliament that no pardon has been given to..
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The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill to amend the Act governing the elite-Special Protection Group with home minister Amit Shah rejecting the opposition's..
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The Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday termed as "very unfortunate" the statement of Union home minister Amit Shah in Parliament that no pardon has been given to..
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The issue of absenteeism among BJP MPs from Parliament was raised at the parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday, with Rajnath Singh underlining PM Narendra..
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Notwithstanding the admission by some BJP leaders in West Bengal that apprehensions over the NRC had cost the party dearly in the recent bypolls there, Union..
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During the Question Hour, when Chowdhury rose to ask a supplementary related to the Steel Ministry, ruling alliance members tried to mock him by shouting the..
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday addressed a rally in poll-bound Jharkhand and said that in the last 5 years, Narendra Modi government and Raghubar Das..
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