Vinod Dua discusses Amit Shah’s defence of Modi’s ‘pakoda’ comment in the Rajya Sabha.
In his maiden Rajya Sabha speech, the BJP chief also pitched for simultaneous assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
The Bombay Lawyers Association says the CBI’s decision to not challenge the December 2014 order of a CBI court discharging Shah was “illegal, arbitrary and malafide”.
The assurance to release water a mere political stunt as long as Goa CM refuses to talk to Siddaramaiah.
Decision a vindication of The Wire’s stand that its article ‘The Golden Touch of Jay Amit Shah’ was a legitimate exercise of the freedom of expression in the public interest.
If the questions raised by Judge Loya’s family had surfaced earlier, both the Bombay high court and the Supreme Court may have come to a different conclusion on the appeal.
Family of Deceased Judge Claims He Was Offered Rs 100 Crore for ‘Favourable Order’ in Amit Shah Case
The late judge’s sister says in an interview to Caravan magazine that the then chief justice of the Bombay high court also offered her brother a house in Mumbai.
Despite the Lodha Committee rules clearly saying both must quit, the Shah dynasty rules the Gujarat Cricket Association.
Comments range from seeing it as an attack on media freedom to an attempt to keep information hidden from the public.
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‘Please understand, he got a letter of credit, he did not get a loan,’ the BJP president told a TV channel on Friday.
Now that the government has stepped in to bat for BJP president Amit Shah’s son, it should clear up questions about Rajesh Khandvala’s KIFS – with which he has had business dealings.
Like the New York Times v. Sullivan case fifty years ago, The Wire defamation case too is about the “breathing space” of free speech, criticism and truth.
BJP Reaction to The Wire Story on Jay Amit Shah Shows Loss of Moral High Ground, Says Yashwant Sinha
The BJP leader also described the defamation cases Jay Amit Shah is filing against The Wire as an attempt to “suppress the voice of the media.”
Vinod Dua compares the political reactions to Robert Vadra’s corruption scandal and Jay Amit Shah’s remarkable business growth, and discusses the Supreme Court’s ban on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR.
Arfa Khanum Sherwani discusses the dramatic increase in some of the businesses of Jay Amit Shah, son of BJP president Amit Shah, with Rohini Singh, author of the investigative report on Jay Shah’s business ventures.
Jay Amit Shah’s response to Rohini Singh’s report.
Manik Dogra, Jay Amit Shah’s lawyer, responds.
BJP president Amit Shah’s son, Jay Shah, has seen a dramatic increase in some of his businesses since Narendra Modi became prime minister.
Manoj Mitta, author of The Fiction of Fact-finding: Modi and Godhra, and Siddharth Varadarajan discuss the Gujarat 2002 riots and Amit Shah’s testimony.
“Maya Kodnani was not present in Naroda Gam, she was inside the state assembly at 8:30 am. From 9:30 am to 9:45 am I was at the Civil Hospital and I met Maya Kodnani there.”
On a petition filed by Kodnani, special SIT judge P. B. Desai summoned Shah to appear before the court on September 18.
Shah’s statement came at a time when messages critical of the ‘Gujarat model of development’ in the poll-bound state were being circulated on social media.
Kodnani says she was with Shah when the riots took place, so he is crucial to proving her alibi.
High Court Raps Airport Authority for Allowing Amit Shah’s Party Meeting Within Goa Airport Premises
The bench was not convinced by the AAI’s defence that the meeting was spontaneous, asking how the many visible arrangements could be made quickly.
The National Human Rights Commission has asked the UP government to submit a report on what happened and how it is compensating families.
The Congress persuaded the EC to invalidate the votes of two of its MLAs who switched sides, and also managed the backing of a rebel BJP MLA.
In a statement, the party has clarified that the sudden increase in Amit Shah’s assets is due to the properties he inherited after his mother’s death in 2013.
No explanation has been given and no editor is willing to take responsibility for having pulled the plug on the news item.
“The party’s stand is clear…The temple should be constructed in a legal manner and there should be mutual dialogue,” said the BJP president, also addressing election reform, reservations, GST and cow protection.
The BJP is expected to announce their vice-presidential candidate after a meeting with Prime Minister Modi and the party’s parliamentary board.
Goa Congress has demanded action against airport officials for allowing this breach of security regulations
Shiv Sena Slams BJP Chief Amit Shah, Says Party Should Focus on Kashmir Instead of Maharashtra Polls
In an editorial in Saamana, the Shiv Sena also said Mehbooba Mufti was openly supporting “youth attacking” soldiers and blaming soldiers for the tense situation in the Valley.
“India and Pakistan will continue to play at international tournaments but neither India plays in Pakistan nor Pakistan plays in India.”
Shah’s remark not only reduces Gandhi’s status by identifying him only by his caste, but is also a stunning reminder of how pervasive caste prejudices are.
Vinod Dua discusses the impact of demonetisation in light of SBI’s recent admission that it has led to a slowdown in Indian economy, and Amit Shah’s comment on Gandhi.
The three-member committee will consult with allies and the opposition to pick Pranab Mukherjee’s successor.
Addressing a group of “eminent persons” in Chhattisgarh, he also said the Congress party was “merely an instrument of gaining independence”.
The activists have alleged that “the concerned investigating officer of the said case has gone missing after the submission of the final report.”
Across the country, the BJP has fought elections by giving tickets to rebel Congress leaders rather than its own party cadre.