Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicAmit Shah

Topic: Amit Shah

Deliver & don’t crib — Amit Shah ‘tells’ Bihar BJP leaders to fix relationship with JD(U)

Home minister Amit Shah interacted with MPs & MLAs while in Patna Sunday for meet of BJP's frontal organisations. Party and ally JD(U) have been airing differences on host of issues.

Amit Shah to inaugurate meet on drug trafficking, national security in Chandigarh on 30 July

The Home Minister will also attend ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ and ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ events at Sukhna Lake before leaving for New Delhi.

Savarkar broke monopoly of Nehru-Gandhi history books. Now there’s new appetite, wishlist

Hemchandra Vikramaditya, Maharana Pratap and Khudiram Bose are some of the new biographies in English and Hindi that reflect the changed political mood in India.

Not just national security or politics, Amit Shah has a new obsession—the ‘sahakari kshetra’

Modi govt, which is accused of helping capitalists, wants to make the cooperative sector the backbone of governance. And Amit Shah is leading the way.

Opposition is India’s sole problem & PM the only solution — unstated messages from BJP meet

In his advice to BJP leadership, PM Modi suggested party colleagues not to mock at opposition parties that were in "terminal decline" and instead learn from their mistakes

Next 30-40 years to be era of BJP: Amit Shat at party’s national executive meet

The home minister said the BJP will end family rule in states like Telangana and West Bengal and also come to power in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Odisha among other states.

Another Maharashtra in making? Soren-Shah meet sets off buzz

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren’s meeting with home minister comes at a time when JMM is in fix over supporting NDA's tribal presidential nominee & there are fissures in alliance with Congress.

‘Modi did vishpaan like Lord Shankar’, Amit Shah on PM’s response to Gujarat riots probe

The Union Home Minister said the Gujarat government had done everything to quell the riots, promptly calling in the Army, which took 'some time to arrive'.

BJP walked 2 tightropes – correct history, bond with Islamic nations. It has fallen off both

Any change in the BJP will now be strategic, not fundamental. The party has come too far for that.

Shah’s right, India lacks formal defence policy. Past govts were busy avoiding liability

From Pulwama to Uri, the Modi-Shah team claim India’s defence policy is exemplar. But a formal defence policy does not exist.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.