Sunday, 21 October, 2018

Topic: Amit Shah

PM Modi and BJP President Amit Shah

Scared of being dumped, Madhya Pradesh BJP MPs queue up for assembly tickets

The BJP led by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah is known to replace incumbent MPs and MLAs in elections to beat anti-incumbency.
File image of Amit Shah | @AmitShah/Twitter

From clown prince to cockroach — how India’s political leaders refer to each other

Cutting across the political spectrum, India's leaders have often picked some of the choicest epithets to take a jibe at one another. Here are a few.

BJP latches on to another poll promise it may not be able to keep — expelling ‘infiltrators’

BJP's calculation is that illegal migrants is an issue that's still burning, and a promise it hopes will entice voters to bring them back to power.

2 Goa Congress MLAs leave for Delhi, may join BJP

Dayanand Sopte and Subhash Shirodkar will be resigning from Congress party Tuesday and joining the BJP, said a senior BJP leader.
Poonam Mahajan

BJP youth wing to hold its mega convention in poll-bound Telangana

In a bid to gain a stronger foothold in the southern state, the BJYM will hold the three-day maha-adhiveshan between 26-28 October in Hyderabad.
Tushar Mehta | Facebook

Govt’s lawyer in Rohingya, Article 35A and Loya cases is India’s new Solicitor General

Tushar Mehta, who is originally from the Gujarat High Court, will hold the post till 30 June 2020.
Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi | Illustration by ThePrint

The real 2019 fight isn’t between Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi

Nearly all political pundits agree that the BJP will be the single-largest party in the Lok Sabha after the 2019 election.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP National President Amit Shah in Tripura | PTI

Bickering is so un-BJP, but there are reasons why it’s happening now

There are growing whispers about leaders being upset with arrogance and the excessive “Gujaratisation” and “Congressification” of BJP.
Amit Shah

Amit Shah gives each BJP MP mini call centre to take care of PR, paid for by high command

An MP's 23-member team will have call centre manned by 15 people, 4-member social media team and 4-member media team in run-up to Lok Sabha elections
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah during BJP National Executive Meeting | PTI

Why Amit Shah and BJP’s Mission 350 for 2019 looks unreal

Going by the electoral map of each state, the BJP does not show signs of yet another grand victory in 2019.

Air India gets ₹1000 cr from Small Savings Fund: Wasting public money or last-minute push?

Cash-strapped Air India has got Rs 1,000 crore from the National Small Savings Fund, and may raise Rs 500 crore from banks by next week. ThePrint asks- Air I...