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Amit Shah: Minister of Home Affairs (India)
Amit Anilchandra Shah is an Indian politician currently serving as the Minister of Home Affairs. He served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from 2014 to 2020. He was elected to the lower house of Parliament, Lok Sabha, in the 2019 Indian general elections from Gandhinagar. Earlier, he had been elected as a member of the upper house of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, from Gujarat in 2017. Sworn in at the age of 54, he is the youngest serving full-time Home Minister. He is the chief strategist of the BJP and a close aide to Narendra Modi.

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Watch: Amit Shah's message to protesting farmers as they camp in Delhi, border [Video]

Watch: Amit Shah's message to protesting farmers as they camp in Delhi, border

Union Home Minister Amit Shah issued an appeal to farmers protesting in and near the national capital. He said that the Government of India is ready for talks with the agriculture minister having sent..

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'Delhi Chalo': Will reply tomorrow after meeting, says BKU Punjab president on Shah's request of holding talks [Video]

'Delhi Chalo': Will reply tomorrow after meeting, says BKU Punjab president on Shah's request of holding talks

Bharatiya Kisan Union's Punjab president Jagjit Singh reacted on Home Minister Amit Shah's request to shift the protestors to structured place in Burari. He said that the farmers' leaders will hold..

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Modi, Shah gave Hyderabadis freedom to buy land in J-K by repealing Article 370: Yogi [Video]

Modi, Shah gave Hyderabadis freedom to buy land in J-K by repealing Article 370: Yogi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a road show in Hyderabad. He said, "Under the guidance of PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah repealed Article 370, giving full freedom to the..

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'Mamata scared; turning Bengal into Bangladesh': BJP attacks TMC | WB election [Video]

'Mamata scared; turning Bengal into Bangladesh': BJP attacks TMC | WB election

Dilip Ghosh, president of BJP's West Bengal unit, trained his guns on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as the poll campaign picks up pace. Ghosh said Banerjee gets terrified whenever senior BJP leaders..

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'New anti-terror policy': On 26/11 anniversary, PM Modi's tribute to victims [Video]

'New anti-terror policy': On 26/11 anniversary, PM Modi's tribute to victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to the victims of 26/11 Mumbai attacks on its 12th anniversary. He said that India cannot forget the 'wounds of the Mumbai terror attacks'. PM Modi also..

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HM Amit Shah chairs 1st meeting of National Implementation Committee on India at 75 [Video]

HM Amit Shah chairs 1st meeting of National Implementation Committee on India at 75

Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired first meeting of National Implementation Committee of India in Delhi on November 25. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Union Minister of State (I/C)..

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PM Modi holds meeting with CMs over COVID-19 situation [Video]

PM Modi holds meeting with CMs over COVID-19 situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with Chief Ministers over the COVID-19 situation. Union Home Minister Amit Shah also participated in the meeting. The meeting was held via..

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‘Is Amit Shah sleeping?’ Owaisi counters BJP’s ‘Rohingyas in voter list’ charge [Video]

‘Is Amit Shah sleeping?’ Owaisi counters BJP’s ‘Rohingyas in voter list’ charge

AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi has hit back at BJP leader Tejasvi Surya who said likened him to Jinnah and accused him of spreading rabid Islamism and allowing Rohingya Muslims to settle in Hyderabad...

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'If there're 30,000 Rohingyas in electoral list, what is Amit Shah doing?,' asks Owaisi [Video]

'If there're 30,000 Rohingyas in electoral list, what is Amit Shah doing?,' asks Owaisi

If there are 30,000 Rohingyas in electoral list, what is Home Minister Amit Shah doing? questions All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on November 23 during an election..

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HM Amit Shah flags off mobile RT-PCR lab in Delhi [Video]

HM Amit Shah flags off mobile RT-PCR lab in Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah flagged off a mobile RT-PCR lab on November 23 at ICMR headquarters in Ansari Nagar. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan also attended the ceremony.

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Amit Shah leaves for Delhi following 2-day visit to Tamil Nadu [Video]

Amit Shah leaves for Delhi following 2-day visit to Tamil Nadu

Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived at Chennai International Airport on November 22, to leave for Delhi. He was on a two-day visit to the city. Home Minister inaugurated and laid foundation stone of..

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Watch: Amit Shah challenges DMK, Cong for debate over development in Tamil Nadu [Video]

Watch: Amit Shah challenges DMK, Cong for debate over development in Tamil Nadu

Union Home Minister Amit Shah challenged DMK and Congress for debate over development in Tamil Nadu. Shah said that the schemes and funds provided to the state by the Modi govt are not meant for help..

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Amit Shah meets state office bearers, district presidents of BJP in Chennai [Video]

Amit Shah meets state office bearers, district presidents of BJP in Chennai

Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Shah met state office bearers and district presidents of the BJP in Chennai on November 21. He is on a two-day visit to the state...

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Happy that Tamil Nadu secured 1st place in good governance: Amit Shah [Video]

Happy that Tamil Nadu secured 1st place in good governance: Amit Shah

Tamil Nadu has secured first place among the states in good governance this year, said Home Minister Amit Shah on November 21 after inaugurating various development projects in Tamil Nadu. He said,..

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Amit Shah offers farmers early talks if they move to Burari ground

In an effort to reach out to protesting farmers who have reached Delhi borders, Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday said talks can be held before the scheduled date of December 3 if the agitating..
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Amit Shah reaches out to protesting farmers, says ready to deliberate on every problem

Amit Shah urged the farmers, who are protesting against farm laws enacted recently to shift to Nirankari Samagam Ground marked for their protest.
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Centre ready to deliberate on all demands, urge farmers to move to designated site: Amit Shah


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GHMC: Amit Shah, Yogi Adityanath, JP Nadda among BJP bigwigs for Hyderabad civic poll campaign

Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in the city, though not for electoral purposes - he will visit Bharat Biotech on November 29.
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To tame prices, govt cuts import duty on palm oil

The government on Thursday reduced the basic customs duty (BCD) on crude palm oil to 27.5% in its bid to increase availability of the edible oil in the domestic market. The current BCD on crude palm..
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Amit Shah speaks to CMs of TN and Puducherry on post-Cyclone relief measures, IMD’s ‘perfect forecast’ appreciated

Even as the Cyclone ‘Nivar’ weakened into a depression after making landfall near Puducherry on early Thursday morning, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the system was under..
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Home minister Amit Shah pays tributes to victims of 26/11 terror attacks

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday paid tributes to all those who lost their lives in 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks on the occasion of the 12th anniversary of the carnage. On Nov 26, 2008, ten..
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Yogi Adityanath to campaign in Hyderabad for local body polls

The BJP is trying to make inroads and Yogi Adityanath is likely to launch his campaign from the Golconda area of the Old City. Though corporation elections are usually a local affair, the BJP is..
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Modi, Shah to campaign for Hyderabad civic polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a dozen top leaders, including Union home minister Amit Shah, will be campaigning for BJP candidates in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation elections.
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Mamata Banerjee attacks Amit Shah at Bankura event, says lunch with tribal family is a photo op

The CM of Bengal alleged that Amit Shah had not eaten the food prepared by the tribal family, and the food was brought from outside.
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Home minister Amit Shah winds up Chennai visit


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BJP-AIADMK tie-up to continue for 2021 Tamil Nadu polls

In the presence of Union home minister Amit Shah, AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam and joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami vowed to continue the "victorious AIADMK-BJP alliance" in the next..
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Morale of security forces high under PM Modi, says Amit Shah


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Amit Shah in Chennai, inaugurates several projects in Tamil Nadu

Union home minister Amit Shah reached Chennai on Saturday amid efforts by the BJP to increase the party's footprint in the southern state. Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, deputy chief..
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Ahead of Amit Shah's Chennai visit, chorus grows for Perarivalan's release

Although Perarivalan was convicted in 1991 under the grounds of having provided two 9-volt batteries which were used in the bomb that killed Rajiv Gan
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'Terrorists planning strike on 26/11 anniversary'; PM holds review meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a review meeting after intelligence inputs warned that terrorists were planning a strike on the anniversary of 26/11 terror attacks. The meeting was attended..
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Saifuddin Soz hits out at Amit Shah over 'Gupkar Gang' remark, says it shows India in poor light


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Tamil Nadu: Amit Shah to lay foundation stone for projects worth over Rs 67000 crore on Nov 21

The Home Minister and former BJP President's visit also comes at a time when political parties in the Southern state are gearing up for the impending 2021 Assembly polls.
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Gupkar Gang going global, says Shah, slams Congress

Home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday attacked Congress for aligning itself with Kashmiri parties that have been campaigning for restoration of Article 370 and have sought help from China towards that..
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Omar, Mufti react, say it’s a legitimate political alliance

Omar Abdullah of National Conference and Mehbooba Mufti of PDP, constituents of the Gupkar Alliance, have hit out at Amit Shah for saying that the alliance was involving foreign forces to intervene in..
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CM Arvind Kejriwal seeks Centre's help in tackling COVID situation in Delhi, meets Home Minister Amit Shah

Earlier this week, Kejriwal wrote to Union Health Minister requesting him to augment COVID-19 bed capacity in central government-run hospitals in the capital in view of the surge in cases. The Delhi..
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Amit Shah calls Gupkar alliance an 'unholy gathbandhan' of parties; J&K leaders, Congress hit back


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We are not part of Gupkar alliance: Kashmir Congress

Taking to Twitter, Home Minister Amit Shah asked Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and party leader Rahul Gandhi if they support the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration which, he said,..
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Mehbooba hits back at Amit Shah over his 'Gupkar Gang' remarks

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday hit back at Union Home Minister Amit Shah over his 'Gupkar Gang' remarks, saying such comments were aimed at..
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I can understand the frustration: Omar Abdullah on Amit Shah's 'Gupkar Gang' remarks

i can understand the frustration: omar abdullah on amit shah's 'gupkar gang' remarks
SRINAGAR: Former chief minister reacted sharply on Tuesday to comments of home minister terming the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration a "gang", and said the frustration stems from the political..
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Shah says 'Gupkar gang' wants to take JK back to era of terror, turmoil

shah says 'gupkar gang' wants to take jk back to era of terror, turmoil
17 November 2020, 10:17 am New Delhi, Nov 17 (PTI) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday termed the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), a conglomerate of political parties in Jammu and..
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Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi should explain Congress stand on Gupkar declaration, says Amit Shah


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'Gupkar gang going global': Amit Shah slams 'unholy gathbandhan' of political parties in J&K

Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday slammed the Gupkar Alliance, a coalition of J&K political parties, calling it an "unholy gathbandhan" against the national interest. ​Shah accused the..
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Gupkar gang insults tricolour, wants foreign forces to intervene in J&K: Amit Shah

Shah asked Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and party leader Rahul Gandhi if they support the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration which, he said, insults India's tricolour.
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Amit Shah greets media on National Press Day

Union Home Minister Amit Shah greeted journalists on the occasion of the National Press Day on Monday and said the Narendra Modi government is committed towards the freedom of press and strongly..
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75 paramilitary doctors, 350 paramedics heading to Delhi to treat Covid-19 situation, forces in action after Amit Shah's meeting


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COVID-19: Meeting between Arvind Kejriwal and Amit Shah ends; Centre assures Delhi government of help

He further said that COVID-19 cases in Delhi started to rise after October 20 and though there are ample number of beds for corona patients, the requirement is for ICU beds.
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Arvind Kejriwal to discuss Covid, pollution with Union Home Minister Amit Shah today

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had earlier urged Shah to help the Delhi government in handling the alarming Covid-19 situation and sought additional beds in the Centrally run hospitals in the city.
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Centre approves Rs 4,382 cr as calamity assistance to 6 states

A high-level committee, headed by Union home minister Amit Shah, has approved the release of nearly Rs 4,382 crore to six states as central assistance for the natural calamities they faced this year.
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Locked Amit Shah's account due to inadvertent error, restored immediately: Twitter

However, after a while, they restored the account. "Due to an inadvertent error, we temporarily locked this account under our global copyright policies. This decision was reversed immediately and the..
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Twitter removes Home Minister Amit Shah's DP, reinstates later

Twitter stated in a message that the picture has been removed after someone claimed copyright on it.
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More development in border areas under Modi regime: Amit Shah


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Citizens of border areas, defence forces are stakeholders in maintaining security: Amit Shah

Home minister made the statement while speaking at an event called 'Vikasotsava 2020' organised in Kutch district of Gujarat. "The aim of this 'Vikasotsava' is to provide amenities to the residents of..
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Union Ministers Amit Shah, Smriti Irani congratulate government on launch of PLI scheme

As soon as the announcement was made congratulatory messages started to pour in. Union Home Minister Amit Shah took to Twitter and called it a landmark decision.
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Amit Shah asks farmers in Ahmedabad to take up organic farming


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Amit Shah congratulates ISRO for successful launch of observation satellite

"Congratulations to @ISRO on the successful launch of #PSLVC49 carrying EOS-01 and 9 international satellites from US, Luxembourg and Lithuania. This remarkable feat reflects the commitment and..
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Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha takes oath as new Chief Information Commissioner

A three-member panel headed by PM Modi and including Union Home Minister Amit Shah and leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, had short-listed Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha for the..
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Shah plays CAA card in poll-bound Bengal

Senior BJP functionary and Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday said there was no need for President’s Rule in West Bengal as he was confident of the saffron party’s victory in 2021 assembly..
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"Our time to smile," says Amit Shah in West Bengal

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday asked the people of West Bengal to provide the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) an opportunity to serve the state for five years to convert it into 'Sonar Bangla'.
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Mamata should come out with white paper on killings, CAA will be implemented : Amit Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday asked chief minister Mamata Banerjee to come out with a white paper on the political killings in the state and wondered why the state government has not sent the..
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Amit Shah prays at Dakshineswar Kali Temple, urges people to restore pride of West Bengal


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Amit Shah's Day 2 in West Bengal: Check full schedule here

This is his first visit to West Bengal after the COVID-19 lockdown was lifted. He had last visited the state on March 1 amid the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests.
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Can sense public anger against Mamata government: Amit Shah in Bengal


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Centre approves Rs 1,810-crore hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, Amit Shah calls it gift from PM Modi

The 210-megawatt Luhri stage-I hydropower project will be constructed on river Satluj.
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Amit Shah backs Arnab Goswami, calls his arrest 'blatant misuse of state power'

Goswami was arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 53-year-old interior designer in 2018.
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