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Court ruling on OBC certificates in Bengal exposes Didi’s appeasement politics: Shah | India News – Times of India

Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday accused West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee of resorting to "appeasement politics," while appreciating the Calcutta HC's decision to scrap OBC certificates issued by her govt, reports Rohit Khanna. "I welcome the court's decision to scrap OBC certificates issued by the West Bengal govt which illegally benefitted Muslims with reservations while depriving OBCs of their rights.The decision exposes Mamata Banerjee and INDIA bloc's politics of appeasement. She has openly criticised the order of the honourable court but BJP will not allow TMC to trample on the rights of OBCs," Shah said.!(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { function loadFBEvents(isFBCampaignActive) { if (!isFBCampaignActive) { return; } (function(f, b, e, v, n, t...
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Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee compromising national security for sake of vote-bank politics: Amit Shah | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Shah made a bold statement at Kanthi rally West Bengal on Wednesday, signaling the BJP's growing strength in the state and targeting the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) led by chief minister Mamata Banerjee.Shah said that the "INDIA bloc" has been decimated following the conclusion of five phases of Lok Sabha polls in the state, indicating a significant dent in the opposition's stronghold.He emphasized the BJP's burgeoning influence, hinting at an imminent political upheaval.Asserting confidence in BJP's electoral prospects, Shah predicted that once the party secures 30 Lok Sabha seats in Bengal, the TMC would disintegrate, paving the way for the exit of the Mamata Banerjee-led government. This bold assertion underscores the BJP's ambi...
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PM Modi: I don’t have any successor, people of this country are my successors | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the people of the country were his successors as he did not have any other successor. "Modi is a person who does not have any personal "virasat" (legacy). For me, you are my legacy, you are my successors. I don't have any other successor. So, I have to work very hard to ensure a bright future for you and your children.I don't want that your next generation should face the problems that you have experienced in your lifetime," the Prime Minister said at an election rally in Bihar.The Prime Minister's assertion comes days after Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal cited the "75 years age rule in BJP" and claimed that Amit Shah would be Modi's successor when Prime Minister turns 75 next year. Kejriwal's claims were strongly rebutted by...
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Row over Sambit Patra’s ‘Lord Jagannath bhakt of PM Modi’ remark, he clarifies | India News – Times of India

The TOI News Desk comprises a dedicated and tireless team of journalists who operate around the clock to deliver the most current and comprehensive news and updates to the readers of The Times of India worldwide. With an unwavering commitment to excellence in journalism, our team is at the forefront of gathering, verifying, and presenting breaking news, in-depth analysis, and insightful reports on a wide range of topics. The TOI News Desk is your trusted source for staying informed and connected to the ever-evolving global landscape, ensuring that our readers are equipped with the latest developments that matter most."Read More!(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { function loadFBEvents(isFBCampaignActive) { if (!isFBCampaignActive) { return; } (function(f, b, e...
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‘Garmi Badhte Hi Bangkok Chale Jate Hain…’: Amit Shah Attacks Rahul Gandhi At Bihar Rally

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday hit out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during a poll rally claiming that the Wayanad MP goes to Thailand when the temperature increases. Amit Shah, during a poll rally in Madhubani in Bihar, drew a parallel between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi claiming that while the Congress leader spends his vacation in Bangkok, PM Modi celebrates Diwali on the borders with our soldiers. "Can Rahul Baba develop Bihar and Madhubani? 'Ye to thodi garmi badhte hi Bangkok Thailand Chhutti pe chale jate hain'... And PM Modi on the other hand, is celebrating Diwali on the borders with our soldiers... Just like Mahabharat, there are clear camps on both sides, one of Pandavas and the other of Kauravas," Amit Shah said...
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Video | Amit Shah Kashmir के दौरे पर, दो दिन घाटी में बिताएंगे गृह मंत्री

Lok Sabha Election: गृह मंत्री अमित शाह दो दिन के कश्मीर दौरे पर हैं. शाह 2 दिन घाटी में ही बिताने् वाले हैं. चुनाव के बीच उनका ये दौरा काफी अहम माना जा रहा है.  Source link
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‘Modi will retire next year, Amit Shah will become PM’: Delhi CM Kejriwal | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday reiterated his claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is paving the way for home minister Amit Shah to assume the role of Prime Minister in the future.Addressing a joint press briefing with Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow, Kejriwal said, "Today, in Lucknow I have come to request the voters of UP to vote for the INDIA alliance.I want to talk about four issues. First, in this election PM Modi is asking for votes for Amit Shah, to make him the PM. ""Second, If BJP comes to power, CM Yogi Adityanath will be removed from his post within 2-3 months. Third, they are going to change the Constitution and the reservation of SC, ST will be removed. Fourth, on June 4th, the INDIA alliance is coming to power," he added.The ...
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BJP To Win 24-30 Seats In Bengal, Become Single Largest Party In South India: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that the BJP will win 24-30 seats in West Bengal and emerge as the single largest party in South India. In an interview to news agency ANI, Amit Shah said that the BJP got 65 Lok Sabha seats in the last election and the party will get more seats than in 2019. Reacting to the opposition's "Dakshin mein BJP saaf aur Uttar mein half" remark, Shah said, "I stand by my statement. Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu - combining the seats in these 5 states, BJP will emerge as the single largest party." #WATCH | Kolkata: On being asked the number of seats BJP will win in West Bengal, Union Home Minister Amit Shah says "...We are winning 24-30 seats in the Lok Sabha elections in West Be...
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‘Not a routine judgment’: Amit Shah on Arvind Kejriwal’s interim bail | India News – Times of India

Home Minister Amit Shah has said that the Supreme Court granting interim bail to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is "not a routine judgment". The Home Minister also added that a lot of people believe that the Aam Aadmi Party chief was given special treatment.Amit Shah, in an interview to news agency ANI, said, " ... I believe this is not a regular or a routine judgement.A lot of people in this country believe that special treatment has been given ..."!(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { function loadFBEvents(isFBCampaignActive) { if (!isFBCampaignActive) { return; } (function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { if (f.fbq) return; n = f.fbq = function() { n.callMethod ? n.callMethod(...arguments) : n.queue.push(arguments); }; i...
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Breaking News Live: 14 Trapped At Copper Mine In Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu After Lift Collapse

Breaking News Live: Hello and welcome to the live blog of ABP Live. Please follow this space for all the breaking news and latest updates from India and around the world. Rahul Gandhi, Kharge To Visit Odisha On May 15, 16  Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and party president Mallikarjun Kharge will visit Odisha on May 15 and May 16, respectively to address election rallies.Briefing media persons here, AICC in-charge of Odisha, Ajoy Kumar on Monday said Gandhi is scheduled to address an election rally in Bolangir on May 15.He will arrive here at Bhubaneswar airport at around 11 am and then directly proceed to Bolangir to address a public meeting at around 11.30 am, Kumar said. Kharge would address a public meeting in Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency on May 16. The Congress president is also ...
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Amit Shah attacks Uddhav Thackeray for no-show at Ayodhya event | India News – Times of India

MUMBAI/NASHIK: Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday confidently proclaimed the return of the '400 paar' slogan, signaling a strong electoral performance for BJP in the upcoming fifth phase of the election. Shah expressed his conviction that PM Narendra Modi is set for a third term in office.During a rally at the Suncity ground in Vasai, Shah, who arrived by helicopter, highlighted the massive turnout as evidence of BJP's impending victory in the Palghar Lok Sabha seat.He called upon BJP candidate Hemant Savara to acknowledge the crowd's support.Shah criticised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and UBT Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray for not taking part in the inauguration of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, despite allegedly being invited for the same.At a rally he addressed in Dhule for BJP candid...
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‘Modi Will Lead BJP Even After 2029’: Amit Shah Responds To Congress, AAP’s ‘PM Retiring’ Jab

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday responded to the opposition's 'retirement jab' on the Prime Minister saying that PM Narendra Modi will lead the nation even after 2029. "PM Modi is going to become the Prime Minister for the third term and he would continue to lead the BJP not just in 2029, but even after that," Shah said in an interview to ABP News. Shah was responding to the opposition attacking the prime minister on the retirement age saying that PM Modi is turning 75 next year.  ALSO READ | AAP Demands Modi's Clarification On BJP's '75 Age Retirement Rule', Quips 'Is He Greedy For PM Post' Delhi CM and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, in his first press conference after being released from jail, attacked PM Modi and questioned the BJP who will be ND...
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Amit Shah Gives Prediction For Indian Share Market After Election Results, Here’s What He Said

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday expressed optimism about the future of the Indian stock market post the results of the Lok Sabha Elections. In an exclusive interview with a media channel, the minister called on investors to acquire stocks before June 4, 2024, when the results of the ongoing elections are announced. Shah said that the future of the Indian share market seemed bright post the elections. “I can't anticipate stock market moves. But normally whenever a stable government is formed at Centre, the market sees a rally. I see 400-plus seat wins for the Bharatiya Janata Party [BJP], a stable Modi government coming, and thus market rising,” the minister told NDTV in the interview.  Also Read : Tata Motors Shares Plunge Over 9 Per Cent Despite...
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Video | “Huge Victory”: Amit Shah’s Big Claim On BJP’s ‘Mission South’ Chances

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has predicted a "huge victory" for the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha election in South India, a region where the ruling outfit has traditionally struggled for relevance and traction. "We are moving to a big victory in the four southern states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu," Mr Shah told NDTV in an exclusive interview. Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Tamil Nadu account for 109 seats, of which the BJP won 29 last time; 25 from Karnataka and four from Telangana. In both Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu the BJP failed to win any seat. The party was also blanked in Kerala, which has 20 Lok Sabha seats. Source link
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What’s your stand, Amit Shah asks Rahul Gandhi as he renews POK dare – Times of India

RAE BARELI/KAUSHAMBI: Union home minister Amit Shah reprised his Pak-occupied Kashmir (PoK) theme on Sunday, asserting at rallies in UP that BJP "proudly" declares India will stake claim to the territory while daring Congress's Rae Bareli LS Rahul Gandhi to clarify his stand."Rahul should make his stand clear. We are proud that PoK is ours and India's claim on it will always be there," Shah said at a rally in Rae Bareli that elected Sonia Gandhi MP till 2019.She stepped out of the LS fray this time and was elected Rajya Sabha MP from Rajasthan recently. Rahul then took the baton. Shah's statement on PoK followed similar declarations at rallies in Telangana and elsewhere in the past few days. They came in response to a video of Mani Shankar Aiyar in which he is purportedly heard saying "...
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‘Rahul Baba Ko Paanch Sawal’: Shah In Raebareli Questions Him Over Art 370, Muslim Personal Law

Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched a scathing attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during a public meeting in Uttar Pradesh's Raebareli, raising questions on various crucial matters ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Speaking at the rally, Shah questioned Gandhi on issues ranging from Triple Talaq to Article 370, while also criticising the Gandhi family's track record in the region. Addressing the gathering, Shah posed five questions to Rahul Gandhi, emphasising the need for clarity on significant national issues. He said, "I want to ask 5 questions to Rahul Baba. Rahul Baba should answer the public that you want to bring back Triple Talaq? They are saying that they will bring it back. They say that they will bring Muslim personal law, Rahul Baba, p...
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BJP in cahoots with West Bengal coal mafia: TMC – Times of India

KOLKATA: Trinamool Congress has alleged that coal smugglers had come to see off Union home minister Amit Shah at Andal airport in West Bengal on Friday. Shah had participated in rallies at Krishnaganj, Rampurhat and Raniganj.TMC general secretary Abhishek Banerjee made the allegation during a road show at Uluberia on Saturday. Speaking to reporters, state minister Sashi Panja also alleged that BJP was hand-in-glove with Bengal’s coal mafia.“Many involved in smuggling of coal were seen during the departure of home minister Amit Shah,” she alleged.TMC said Joydev was a coal smuggler and listed out names of 16 BJP functionaries who had come to see off Shah. The list was signed by Bappa Chatterjee, BJP’s Asansol organizational district president. TMC also shared a photograph where Shah was ...
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‘No Good News For INDI Alliance’: Shah Dismisses Kejriwal’s Claim On PM Modi’s ‘Retirement’

Union Home Minister Amit Shah rebuffed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's assertion that he would become Prime Minister after Narendra Modi, emphasising there's "no confusion in BJP" regarding leadership succession. Shah's remarks came amidst a heated exchange between the ruling BJP and opposition parties, particularly the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. Shah clarified the BJP's stance, stating, "PM Modi is only going to complete this tenure and PM Modi will continue to lead the country in the future." He further added, "Nothing as such is mentioned in BJP's constitution," addressing Kejriwal's claim. The Home Minister's comments were made in response to Kejriwal's statement wherein he alleged BJP's plans to replace Modi with Sha...
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‘Let him campaign, it will remind people of excise scam’, says Amit Shah on Kejriwal’s bail – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Downplaying the significance of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's release, Union home minister Amit Shah highlighted the temporary nature of the bail obtained and said that people will only remember the liquor scam even when he campaigns. "This is not regular bail. It is an interim bail. He can campaign but every time he goes to campaign, people will be reminded of the excise scam," Amit Shah said during his address in West Bengal's Raniganj.Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was released from Tihar Jail on Friday evening after the Supreme Court granted interim bail in a money laundering case. The bail allows him to participate in campaigning for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, offering a significant reprieve to his party, which has been grappling with the absence of ...
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TMC stands for ‘tushtikaran, mafia, corruption’: Amit Shah | India News – Times of India

MAJDIA/BIRBHUM: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday asserted that the Trinamool Congress stood for "tushtikaran (appeasement), mafia and corruption", while criticising West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for "remaining silent" on the Sandeshkhali issue. Addressing back-to-back rallies in Ranaghat and Birbhum Lok Sabha constituencies, Shah said the women of Sandeshkhali were "tortured on the basis of religion" and that the BJP "would not spare a single culprit as they would be thrown behind bars".Shah also accused Banerjee of "misleading" people on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, and slammed the TMC dispensation over corruption-related issues in the state."TMC stands for 'tushtikaran' (appeasement), mafia and corruption. Mamata ji, you accord a red carpet welcome to infiltrat...
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Amit Shah Slams Congress After Mani Shankar Aiyar’s ‘Respect Pakistan’ Remarks Sparks Row

With the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections just around the corner, Union Home Minister on Friday visited Jharkhand's Khunti Lok Sabha constitueny to address a public meeting at Kutchery Ground, showcasing his support for saffron party's candidate from Khunti, Arjun Munda, whose political fate will be locked on May 13. While addressing the rally, the Union Home Minister slammed Congress over Mani Shankar Aiyar's recent remarks that triggered a political storm. Congress's Mani Shankar Aiyar had remarked that "India should respect Pakistan... They have an atom bomb...". Criticising Congress for its leader's remarks, Shah said: "Today, Manishankar Aiyar is threatening the country, saying to respect Pakistan because they have atomic bombs. A few days ago, t...
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‘Trade in Indian rupee will be the biggest way forward’: Amit Shah says India in final stages of rupee trade pacts with many countries – Times of India

India is close to finalizing agreements with several nations to facilitate trade settlements in Indian rupees, according to Union home minister Amit Shah. In an interview with ET, Shah said this is a top priority for the new government, although discussions have been temporarily paused due to the ongoing elections.Shah explained, "Moving ahead, trade in Indian rupee will be the biggest way forward.Let me explain. We may have deficit but let's say a country like Germany may have something which can be traded bilaterally in Euro and Rupees. The trade deficit may well be in international currency but a large amount of bilateral trade can shift to our own respective national currencies."Asked about US President Joe Biden's comment about countries like India, China, Russia, and Japan losing ...