Across the country, the BJP has fought elections by giving tickets to rebel Congress leaders rather than its own party cadre.
Playing fast and loose with facts to a willing audience has not hurt either Narendra Modi or Amit Shah.
An email sent to the BJP president and to the Prime Minister’s Office suggests Shishir Gupta was serving as the eyes and ears of the ruling party in its war of attrition with Delhi’s AAP government.
Rs 500 crore was deposited in the head office of the ADC Bank, in which the BJP president is a director, within three days of the demonetisation announcement.
On the eve of Kerala’s most important festival, the BJP president’s greeting has people in the state up in arms
Some of Hardik Patel’s close allies are quitting his organisation, but that is no solace for the BJP
PAAS supporters in saffron caps barged into the venue where legislators of the Patel community were to be felicitated by Shah.
The Supreme Court has erred in refusing to examine why the CBI did not appeal the discharge of the BJP president in a case of triple murder – the encounter killings of Kauser Bi, her husband Sohrabuddin and his associate Tulsiram Prajapati.
Social activist Harsh Mander had sought the quashing of the December 2014 order of a Mumbai sessions court, which gave BJP president Amit Shah a clean chit in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case.
Amit Shah getting a second term as Bharatiya Janata Party president is proof that Prime Minister Narendra Modi retains complete control of the party organisation.
Dibrugarh (Assam): Playing the ‘Bangladeshis’ card against the Congress government of Tarun Gogoi in the run up to next year’s assembly elections in Assam, BJP president Amit Shah accused the Congress of hatching a “secret plan” along with the All India United Democratic front (AIUDF) to make the state a part […]
This is an English translation of the letter senior BJP leader Shanta Kumar wrote to BJP president Amit Shah on July 11, 2015. Under your leadership, several new programmes are being initiated to give the party organisation a new direction and dimension. It is our good fortune that […]
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1. Lalit Modi drags in NaMo, Amit Shah, Omita Paul Lalit Modi, the fugitive former IPL commissioner is currently embroiled in a controversy over alleged favours extended to him by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje, has sent out tweets in which he accused Omita Paul, secretary to […]
Now that promises of progress and development haven’t played out as they hoped, the BJP’s top duo are turning back to communal polarisation.
The Citizens Whistleblower Forum has demanded that the IT department’s records on the Sahara and Birla groups be forwarded to the CBI for a “thorough criminal investigation”
Why should a completely legal economic activity need the permission of an extra-constitutional bully like the MNS? And why is the state continuing to look the other way?
The apex court ordered that either the gangster-turned-politician should surrender or Bihar police should take him into custody.
A round-up of what’s happening in India’s Northeast.
The prime minister’s veiled reference to Raja Suheldev’s story pointed to the right-wing’s efforts to appropriate a popular medieval Dalit leader’s legacy and project him as a ‘cow protector’.
The nation will realise far too late that they missed the opportunity of properly “using” Mufti sahib as the tallest leader of Muslims in the country and abroad; the state will never ever recover from his passing away.
The actor is in a stratosphere all his own, way beyond issues of religious identity, and targeting him is politically counterproductive. But the sangh’s instinctive bigotry against less fortunate Muslims is likely to continue unchecked.
Even if Narendra Modi wanted to impose another Emergency, he says, it will not be easy. The media and the judiciary have learnt their lesson from that time and will not give in so easily.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah have raised the communal temperature in the state from the fourth phase onwards, but it remains to be seen whether the party will be able to get its critical mass of Hindu votes cutting across various castes.
What bearing will a loss in the assembly elections have on the BJP ? Narendra Modi’s position remains unassailable, but will Amit Shah be safe?
BJP president Amit Shah said the party would ensure the Ram Temple is constructed under constitutional provisions.
Comments by Nitin Gadkari and Amit Shah have fired up speculation on the BJP’s choice for the chief ministerial candidate for Goa.
The meeting was attended by senior functionaries from the RSS and its affiliates, including the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, Vidya Bharati and Shiksha Bachao Andolan, as well as Amit Shah.
Sidhu and his wife had been unhappy ever since Amit Shah became the BJP national president as their open outbursts against the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leadership did not go down well with Shah.
Thanking Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, Chauhan said he had been chosen to be chairperson of the prestigious fashion institute for his cricketing and banking experience.
He plans to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP President Amit Shah and Congress President Sonia Gandhi to garner support for the draft bill.
The Uttarakhand episode is an object lesson for the BJP leadership, especially Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party President Amit Shah
The constant resurrection of the Ishrat Jahan case, and the dubious arrest of Kanhaiya Kumar and other JNU students have played out like a re-run of the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah method of dealing with dissent and challenges.
The non-Congress opposition has developed a distrust of the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah combine
The Gang of Four may be upset about having to kow-tow to Narendra Modi and Amit Shah but they are all silent about the polarised campaign that the two party leaders ran in Bihar.
It is almost certain that he and Amit Shah will not be able to run the party with the same level of centralised control as they do now if the NDA fails to do as well as expected in Bihar.
For the first time, the Nehruvian order is facing an existential challenge. It can be met – as it must be – but only by a morally superior politics.
The sting against several Trinamool Congress leaders, showing them allegedly accepting cash, is now beginning to bite the party
UP officials and police officers insist that the squads are for protecting women from harassment and not to impose moral policing.
For the RSS, Adityanath’s elevation sends a subtle signal that no one is above the organisation and nobody is indispensable.
In a short period of time, Adityanath decimated the political mafia that existed in his area, emerged as a prominent force and polarised the region.