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Amit Shah: Home Minister of India
Amit Anilchandra Shah is an Indian politician serving as the current Minister of Home Affairs who has been President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from 2014 to 2020. He was elected to the lower House of Parliament the Lok Sabha in the 2019 Indian general election from Gandhinagar. He was earlier elected as a member of the upper House of Parliament the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat in 2017. He also became the youngest serving full-time Home Minister at an age of 54. He is the chief strategist of the BJP and a close aide to Narendra Modi.

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Polling to 55 Rajya Sabha seats to be held on March 26

Elections to 55 Rajya Sabha seats falling vacant in April will be held on March 26, the Election Commission announced on Tuesday. Fifty-one of these 55 seats from 17 states are falling vacant on..
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'Deep condolences': Amit Shah pens letter to slain constable Ratan Lal's wife, urges restraint from all parties

Shah has urged participants of all parties to exercise restraint and rise above party lines to tackle the situation
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Delhi violence: Kejriwal appeals for peace, says meeting with Amit Shah 'positive'

Delhi Police, hospitals and Delhi Fire Service has been given appropriate instructions to bring the situation under control, Delhi CM said.
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Amit Shah chairs meeting as death toll in North-East Delhi violence rises to seven

As many as 76 people are said to be injured in clash broke out between those who are protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and those who are supporting it.
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Rise above politics to restore order: Amit Shah


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Delhi clashes: Congress seeks Amit Shah's resignation; Rahul Gandhi condemns violence

The party also blamed the Delhi police for failing to maintain law and order in the city and criticised Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for having "shaken off his responsibility", saying people of Delhi..
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PM Modi, Amit Shah can't discriminate on basis of religion, says former governor Aziz Qureshi

Former Uttar Pradesh governor Aziz Qureshi has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah have no right to discriminate on the basis of religion, which is unconstitutional...
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#IndiaKaArth: Events like 'Arth' needed to promote and strengthen India's culture, says Amit Shah

Amit Shah said the best way to understand the Indian culture is through its several dialects and languages that are spoken across the country.
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Change in law to try minors as adults for 'heinous' crimes?

A group of ministers chaired by home minister Amit Shah on Friday discussed changes in the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act to re-categorise “heinous” and “serious” crimes..
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Amit Shah chairs GoM; Ravi Shankar Prasad, S Jaishankar, Smriti Irani, Harsh Vardhan, Harsimrat Kaur attend


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Amit Shah holds talks with Maldivian home minister


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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray meets PM Modi

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray met PM Modi on Friday, his first visit to the national capital after taking over the reins of the state. The chief minister's son Aditya Thackeray, who is a minister in..
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Amit Shah in Itanagar, govt junks China objection


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PM Modi, Amit Shah can't always help, RSS cautions BJP after Delhi poll debacle


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India strongly rejects China's objection to Amit Shah's visit to Arunachal Pradesh


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Amit Shah to address pro-CAA rally in Hyderabad on March 15

"The Union home minister Amit Shah is coming to address a massive public meeting in favour of CAA on March 15," Laxman told a press conference. He said in a bid to counter the alleged false propaganda..
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No intention to scrap Article 371: Amit Shah assures Northeast


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Govt appoints CVC and CIC, Congress claims anomaly in appointments

The decision to fill the two top posts was taken at meeting of the respective selection panels comprising PM Narendra Modi, leader of the largest opposition party in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury..
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Top News of the Day | Feb 19, 2020: Kejriwal's meeting with Amit Shah, talks with Shaheen Bagh protesters and more

In top news of the day on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah. This was their first meeting after the AAP trounced the BJP..
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Delhi elections prove Modi-Shah are not invincible, says AAP as it plans strategy for Goa


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'No discussion on Shaheen Bagh': Arvind Kejriwal after meeting with Amit Shah

When asked if Shaheen Bagh featured in the talks, Kejriwal said, "There was no discussion on that."
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'Very good and fruitful meeting': Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets Union Home Minister Amit Shah

The meeting was held at Amit Shah's residence.
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Kashmiri pandits meet Shah, say home minister assured they would be resettled in Valley

Home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said the rehabilitation of Kashmiri pandits was top priority of the government and sought to assure them that they would be resettled in the Valley amid adequate..
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Resettlement of Kashmiri Pandits utmost priority, says Amit Shah

Union home minister, Amit Shah said the rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits was the utmost priority of the government. He gave the assurance to a seven-member Kashmiri Pandit delegation, that met him..
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‘1951 cutoff year to define indigenous Assam people’

The committee — set up to suggest ways to implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord that envisages constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards to protect, preserve and promote cultural,..
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BJP to act as responsible oppn in Jharkhand if central schemes are properly implemented: Amit Shah


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Don't only criticise police but also appreciate their works: Amit Shah


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Ahead of Bihar polls, BJP attempts to reign in party leaders who make controversial remarks

A few days back, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had attributed controversial remarks made by some party leaders as one of the reasons for the BJP's defeat in Delhi polls.
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After failing to get permission, Shaheen Bagh protesters call off march to Amit Shah's residence

They have not yet received permission from the police.
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Shaheen Bagh protesters march towards Amit Shah's residence despite no permission by police

They have not yet received permission from the police.
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Delhi Police should remain calm while dealing with miscreants: Amit Shah

Union Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah on Sunday suggested the Delhi Police to remain calm while dealing with those disrupting law and order.
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'Modi-Shah not invincible anymore': Sanjay Raut on Delhi Assembly poll results

In another attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Shiv Sena leader Sanjay raut on Sunday said that Narendra Modi and Union Minister Amit Shah are not invincible anymore as they were in the 2014..
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MHA says no meeting scheduled as Shaheen Bagh protesters decide to 'meet' Amit Shah on Sunday

Shah had earlier this week said he was ready to meet anyone who wanted to discuss issues related to CAA with him.
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Shaheen Bagh protesters to 'meet' Amit Shah on Sunday; no meeting scheduled, says MHA

Shah had earlier this week said he was ready to meet anyone who wanted to discuss issues related to CAA with him.
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Provocative slogans may have hurt BJP in Delhi elections, but not sure: Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday said BJP may have suffered in the Delhi elections because of controversial statements like "goli maaro" and "India-Pakistan match", but added that there was no..
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BJP may have suffered in Delhi elections due to controversial remarks made by some party leaders: Amit Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that BJP may have suffered in the Delhi assembly elections because of hate statements made by some party leaders even as he strongly denied the assessment..
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Zero tolerance policy towards narcotics: Home minister Amit Shah


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Happy that communal politics of Modi, Shah defeated: Congress

Addressing the media at a press conference here, Congress' Delhi in-charge PC Chacko said, "We respect the verdict of the people Congress lost the election today. We accept the results with humility...
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H D Kumaraswamy congratulates Arvind Kejriwal, AAP

Congratulations to AAP and voters of Delhi for testifying that successful politics with development as criteria (to win polls), amidst money and muscle power," Kumaraswamy tweeted. Welcoming the..
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Delhi election results: 7 reasons why Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP won

AAP breached the high octane campaign launched by BJP. Home minister Amit Shah led the BJP campaign and raked up national issues and the protests against Citizenship Amendment Act in a significant..
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PM Modi, Amit Shah pay tribute to Sant Ravidas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to the mystic poet, Sant Ravidas on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti, the birth anniversary of the Bhakti Movement saint.
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'Kejriwal fulfilled promises': Day before Delhi Assembly polls, Sena showers praise on AAP

The Sena, which currently rules Maharashtra in alliance with the NCP and the Congress, said Modi and Shah should have felicitated Kejriwal for fulfilling the promises in Delhi.
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Shiv Sena praises Kejriwal for AAP government's 'ideal' work in Delhi

The Sena said Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Union home minister Amit Shah should have felicitated Kejriwal for fulfilling the promises in Delhi, but instead of doing that senior BJP leaders and..
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Amit Shah welcomes move to set up temple trust


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15 trustees in Ram Temple trust; one to be Dalit: Amit Shah


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Ram Janambhoomi temple trust formed for development of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya: PM Modi in Lok Sabha

Earlier, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said at an election rally in Jharkhand that the construction of a 'sky-high' Ram Temple in Ayodhya would begin within four months.
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Delhi elections: How Arvind Kejriwal seeks to strike emotional chord with voters

In response to frontal attack from home minister Amit Shah and other BJP leaders, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has sought to play the emotional card ahead of the Delhi assembly election on..
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Nehru promised citizenship to Pak minorities, Cong protesting CAA to protect vote bank: Amit Shah

BJP leader Amit Shah on Monday claimed former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru had promised citizenship to minorities from Pakistan but the Congress is now protesting the amended citizenship law because..
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Government allays fears, to tweak NPR form

NDA allies like JD(U), LJP and Akali Dal flagged apprehension about certain sections in the new NPR form. This led home minister Amit Shah to state that while dropping columns from the form may not be..
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Amit Shah lauds UP Police for safe rescue of children in Farrukhabad

"It is laudable that Uttar Pradesh Police with its efficient strategy and planning safely rescued all the children, who were held hostage at Farrukhabad," said Shah on Twitter in Hindi. The home..
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