"Rahul Bhaiya... You Were On Leave": Amit Shah On Fisheries Ministry Row

February 28, 2021

The bitter back-and-forth over the crucial question of a "fisheries ministry" continued Sunday, with Home Minister Amit Shah the latest BJP leader to take on Congress MP Rahul Gandhi over last week's remark about fishermen needing a separate ministry to attend to their needs. In Puducherry to campaign for the BJP ahead | Read more|

No Bail For Comic Munawar Faruqui, Arrested For "Insulting" Hindu Gods

January 28, 2021

Stand-up comic Munawar Faruqui, in jail for "hurting religious sentiments" during a show, will not be released on bail, the Madhya Pradesh High Court ruled today, saying there was no evidence so far that he had not committed the crime. The court also said investigations were on and more incriminating evidence could sho | Read more|

Police raised red flags, but call taken to let in tractors

January 27, 2021

Concerns that the tractor parade could go off course were expressed during a series of meetings held in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) over the past few days, sources told The Indian Express. However, despite the Delhi Police’s reservations, a political call was taken to allow the rally rather than letting the f | Read more|

PM Modi Launches Ayushman Bharat Scheme For J&K Residents

December 26, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the Ayushman Bharat scheme via video-conferencing to extend health insurance coverage to all residents of Jammu and Kashmir. The Prime Minister's Office said the scheme will ensure universal health coverage, and focus on providing financial risk protection and ensuring | Read more|

Government May Agree To Amend Farm Laws, PM Meets Top Ministers: Sources

December 5, 2020

Hours before the fifth round of talks between the government and protesters over the contentious farm laws, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Home Minister Amit Shah, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar met at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's house, say sources, adding the centre may consider amending the laws. Amid | Read more|

Farmers Say Will Attend Talks Today, Claim No Conditions From Centre

December 1, 2020

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will lead talks today with the protesting farmers, sources say, adding he met Home Minister Amit Shah, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, BJP chief JP Nadda this morning. This is the second meeting between top BJP leaders in less than 48 hours amid massive protests against content | Read more|

Amit Shah's Late-Night Meet As Defiant Farmers Threaten To Block Delhi

November 30, 2020

Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar met last night at BJP chief JP Nadda's Delhi house, sources said, hours after the farmers protesting in and around the national capital rejected the centre's proposal of holding early talks and shifting their protest v | Read more|

Home Minister Amit Shah winds up Chennai visit

November 22, 2020

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday left for Delhi after launching various infrastructure projects worth over Rs 67,000 crore during his one day visit to the metropolis. Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, his Cabinet colleagues including K A Sengottaiyan and P Thangamani gave him a warm send off at the airport | Read more|

Amit Shah Calls Urgent Meeting On Covid

November 15, 2020

The Coronavirus spike in Delhi continuing unabated, Union Home Minister Amit Shah has called an urgent meeting this evening, which is likely to be attended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Sources said the home minister is concerned at the steadily rise in Covid cases in Delhi. The meeting will be held at the home m | Read more|

Occupying Public Places Like Shaheen Bagh Not Acceptable: Supreme Court

October 7, 2020

Protesters cannot occupy public places indefinitely, the Supreme Court said this morning in a hugely influential verdict on a batch of petitions against the anti-citizenship law protests at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) that cleared the parliament last year. "Dissent and demo | Read more|

Home Minister Amit Shah Admitted To Delhi's AIIMS Again

September 13, 2020

Union Home Minister Amit Shah was admitted to Delhi's AIIMS last night, nearly two weeks after he was discharged from the hospital. He was earlier admitted to the national capital's top hospital for post Covid-care. In an official statement, the AIIMS this morning said: "Shri Amit Shah, Honourable Home Minister was dis | Read more|

Kangana Ranaut To Be Provided Y+ Category Security

September 7, 2020

Kangana Ranaut will be provided Y-Plus category security, government sources said today in the middle of a huge row over the actor's comments comparing Mumbai to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK). Kangana Ranaut will be protected by a Personal Security Officer and 11 armed policemen including commandos, sources in the Un | Read more|

Amit Shah Admitted To AIIMS For "Post Covid Care"

August 18, 2020

Home Minister Amit Shah, who tested negative for COVID-19 last week, has been admitted to AIIMS in Delhi, the government hospital said in a statement. The Home Minister has been "complaining of fatigue and body ache for last three-four days", the hospital said. | Read more|