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Union home minister Amit Shah addresses a public rally ahead of the sixth phase of West Bengal Assembly election at Ausgram in Purba Bardhaman on Saturday. (ANI Photo )

Amit Shah promises 'Vishwas, Vikaas, Vyapaar' model in West Bengal

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2021 02:24 PM IST
Accusing the West Bengal chief minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee of spending time abusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shah stated that she has no agenda for the development of the state.
Union home minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah during an election campaign rally in support of party candidates, in Siliguri on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Union home minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah during an election campaign rally in support of party candidates, in Siliguri on Monday.(PTI Photo)

BJP's outreach strategy: Amit Shah to address 'potho sabhas' in Bengal today

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2021 07:25 AM IST
West Bengal Assembly elections: Addressing a rally on Monday, Amit Shah said that Mamata Banerjee is a big leader and people should give her grand farewell by ensuring that BJP wins more than 200 seats.
Union home minister Amit Shah addresses during an election campaign ahead of the fifth phase of the West Bengal Assembly election, at Basirhat in North 24 Paraganas on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Union home minister Amit Shah addresses during an election campaign ahead of the fifth phase of the West Bengal Assembly election, at Basirhat in North 24 Paraganas on Sunday. (ANI Photo)

Mamata’s call to gherao forces behind violence, deaths: Amit Shah

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2021 11:48 PM IST
  • “Mamata Banerjee advised people to gherao central forces. Is that not responsible for the deaths in Sitalkuchi? Her advice instigated the people to attack the CISF,” Shah said after a roadshow in Santipur in Nadia district.
Union home minister Amit Shah and candidate Rudranil Ghosh (R) greeting people during a door-to-door campaign for the West Bengal assembly elections on Friday. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Union home minister Amit Shah and candidate Rudranil Ghosh (R) greeting people during a door-to-door campaign for the West Bengal assembly elections on Friday. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)

West Bengal assembly election 2021: Amit Shah to address 6 public programs today

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2021 08:07 AM IST
As many as 45 assembly segments will go to polls in the fifth phase of West Bengal assembly elections scheduled on April 17.
Cooch Behar: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses an election campaign rally for the Assembly polls, at Baneswar in Cooch Behar district, (PTI)
Cooch Behar: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses an election campaign rally for the Assembly polls, at Baneswar in Cooch Behar district, (PTI)

BJP slams Mamata Banerjee’s ‘block CRPF’ remark, goes to election commission

By Tanmay Chatterjee, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 08:27 AM IST
  • West Bengal assembly elections 2021 will see polling in five more phases, for which chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Union home minister Amit Shah have been campaigning in the state.
BJP supporters carry cut-outs of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP National President JP Nadda during a roadshow for West Bengal Assembly Election, at Tollygunge, in Kolkata, India, on Monday, April 5, 2021. (Photo by Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)
BJP supporters carry cut-outs of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP National President JP Nadda during a roadshow for West Bengal Assembly Election, at Tollygunge, in Kolkata, India, on Monday, April 5, 2021. (Photo by Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)

Amit Shah says BJP will win 63-68 seats in first three phases in Bengal

PTI | , Domjur
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2021 05:08 PM IST
Polling has been completed in 91 of the 294 assembly seats in the state, which will see five more phases of elections.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public meeting, in Cooch Behar district, Friday, April 2, 2021. (File photo: PTI)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public meeting, in Cooch Behar district, Friday, April 2, 2021. (File photo: PTI)

Gujaratis trying to capture Bengal by bringing goons from UP, Bihar: Mamata

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2021 04:20 PM IST
The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC), which has its foot firmly set in the state for a decade now, is engaged in a bitter contest with the BJP in the ongoing Assembly elections.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah. (ANI PHOTO.)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah. (ANI PHOTO.)

'Pain, wounds of her family will haunt Mamata didi for long': Amit Shah

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2021 01:41 PM IST
BJP President JP Nadda also condoled her death and said she had to sacrifice her life for her son being part of the BJP and the party will always remember her sacrifice.
Bharatiya Janata Party supporters film on their mobile phones as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during a public rally in Dhekiajuli, Assam, India, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021.(AP)
Bharatiya Janata Party supporters film on their mobile phones as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during a public rally in Dhekiajuli, Assam, India, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021.(AP)

Bengal, Assam poll pitch gets shrill as Phase 1 campaign ends

By Tanmay Chatterjee, Utpal Parashar, Kolkata/guwahati
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 05:05 AM IST
30 seats in Bengal and 47 in Assam will go to polls in the first phase on March 27.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah (PTI)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah (PTI)

Vote BJP for 'schemes', TMC for 'scams': Amit Shah in Bengal

Posted by hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2021 03:18 PM IST
Thursday is the last day of campaigning for the first phase of the Assembly elections, which goes to polls on March 27.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee addresses an election rally, ahead of West Bengal assembly polls, in Purulia district on Tuesday. (PTI PHOTO.)
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee addresses an election rally, ahead of West Bengal assembly polls, in Purulia district on Tuesday. (PTI PHOTO.)

In back-to-back rallies, Shah, Mamata trade barbs with 3 days left for polls

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2021 02:30 AM IST
Addressing voters at back-to-back rallies in different parts of south Bengal, Shah and Banerjee raised political temperature in the poll-bound state.
Union home minister Amit Shah addressing during the release manifesto sonar Bangla Sankalp Patra for the West Bengal election, in Kolkata on Sunday. (ANI Photo )
Union home minister Amit Shah addressing during the release manifesto sonar Bangla Sankalp Patra for the West Bengal election, in Kolkata on Sunday. (ANI Photo )

Special focus on women’s safety, education in BJP manifesto for Bengal polls

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2021 08:08 PM IST
If voted to power in Bengal, the BJP has promised to make education free for all females starting from KG to post-graduation level.
Amit Shah addressed a rally in West Bengal on Sunday(ANI Twitter)
Amit Shah addressed a rally in West Bengal on Sunday(ANI Twitter)

'BJP's double-engine govt will build 'Sonar Bangla' in 5 years': Amit Shah

Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2021 02:58 PM IST
Later in the day, Amit Shah is scheduled to unveil the BJP's manifesto for the elections.
Kolkata: BJP supporters of BJP candidate from Tollygunge constituency Babul Supriyo during his election campaign ahead of state assembly polls, in Kolkata, Monday, March 19, 2021. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)(PTI03_19_2021_000219A)(PTI)
Kolkata: BJP supporters of BJP candidate from Tollygunge constituency Babul Supriyo during his election campaign ahead of state assembly polls, in Kolkata, Monday, March 19, 2021. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)(PTI03_19_2021_000219A)(PTI)

'To save honour of Midnapore': TMC MP Sisir Adhikari joins BJP

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2021 02:49 PM IST
Patriarch of Nandigram's Adhikari family, Sisir confirmed the rumours of his joining the party, ahead of Union home minister Amit Shah's rally in Egra, which he will attend.
Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah speaks during an election campaign rally, ahead of Assam assembly polls, at Nazira in Sivasagar district, Sunday, March 14, 2021. (PTI)
Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah speaks during an election campaign rally, ahead of Assam assembly polls, at Nazira in Sivasagar district, Sunday, March 14, 2021. (PTI)

Once India's leader, now entangled in 'goondaraj': Amit Shah on Bengal

ANI | , Jhargram
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2021 02:53 PM IST
"Bengal was at one time was India's leader. It was the hub of education, freedom fighters, religious leadership and more. The same Bengal is entangled in goondaraj," said Shah during the virtual rally here on Monday.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses BJP's Kerala Vijay Yatra, in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses BJP's Kerala Vijay Yatra, in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday. (ANI Photo)

Amit Shah to start two-day campaign in poll-bound Assam, West Bengal from Sunday

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2021 05:03 PM IST
  • BJP said Shah will address two public meetings at Margarita and Nazira in Assam on Sunday. He will then leave for Bengal where he will hold a road show in Kharagpur in the evening.
Union home minister Amit Shah announced an array of sops for the Matuas who are a part of the backward Namasudra community that can influence poll results in around 80 of the state’s 294 assembly seats. (ANI PHOTO)
Union home minister Amit Shah announced an array of sops for the Matuas who are a part of the backward Namasudra community that can influence poll results in around 80 of the state’s 294 assembly seats. (ANI PHOTO)

Citizenship law will be enforced once Covid-19 ends: Amit Shah in Bengal

UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2021 09:23 PM IST
  • The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, which the Parliament passed last year, offers citizenship to non-Muslims who entered India from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh before December 31, 2014.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses during the launching forth phase of Poribortan Yatra from Cooch Behar on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses during the launching forth phase of Poribortan Yatra from Cooch Behar on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

CAA will be implemented after Covid-19 vaccination ends, says Amit Shah

PTI | , Thakurnagar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 06:21 PM IST
Accusing the opposition parties of misleading the minorities about the Citizenship (amendment) Act, Shah said its implementation will not impact the citizenship status of Indian minorities.
Home Minister Amit Shah signs the visitor's book during his visit to Rabindra Bhawan, at Shantiniketan. (PTI Photo)
Home Minister Amit Shah signs the visitor's book during his visit to Rabindra Bhawan, at Shantiniketan. (PTI Photo)

'I didn't sit there': Shah clarifies in Lok Sabha on Tagore's seat row

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 08:39 PM IST
  • The minister said the record pertaining to this should be set right, as he produced documents to support his statement and sought Speaker Om Birla's permission to lay them before the House.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee(PTI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee(PTI)

West Bengal govt asks BJP to seek nod from local authorities for Rath Yatras

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 06:19 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP chief JP Nadda are expected to flag off five yatras this month in the poll- bound West Bengal.
File photo of Union minister Smriti Irani.(PTI)
File photo of Union minister Smriti Irani.(PTI)

Irani to address Howrah rally in place of Shah, more TMC leader may join BJP

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2021 08:57 AM IST
On Saturday, five TMC leaders - Rajib Banerjee, Vaishali Dalmiya, Prabir Ghosal, Rathin Chakraborty and Partha Sarathi Chatterjee - along with actor Rudranil Ghosh joined the BJP in New Delhi at the residence of Shah.
TMC rebels before leaving for Delhi on a chartered plane. .(Sourced)
TMC rebels before leaving for Delhi on a chartered plane. .(Sourced)

With Shah’s WB trip cancelled, BJP flying TMC rebels to Delhi in chartered plane

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2021 05:52 PM IST
  • Shah was scheduled to arrive in Kolkata around 11 pm on Friday but he had to cancel the trip in view of the security threat in the national capital.
A TMC leader claimed that CM Mamata Banerjee was not bothered about leaders leaving TMC to join the BJP.(HT_PRINT)
A TMC leader claimed that CM Mamata Banerjee was not bothered about leaders leaving TMC to join the BJP.(HT_PRINT)

Mamata Banerjee asks TMC to hit campaign trail from February 1

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2021 10:43 AM IST
  • A TMC leader said that Banerjee was very optimistic about the success of the Duware Sarkar or government at the doorstep programme that started two months ago.
Home Minister Amit Shah.(PTI file)
Home Minister Amit Shah.(PTI file)

Amit Shah’s two-day Bengal tour postponed in wake of explosion in Delhi

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2021 12:24 AM IST
  • A senior BJP leader said that the decision was taken after an explosion took place near the Israeli embassy in New Delhi on Friday.
According to people familiar with the matter, Amit Shah is scheduled to attend programmes in Bengal on January 30 and 31.(ANI)
According to people familiar with the matter, Amit Shah is scheduled to attend programmes in Bengal on January 30 and 31.(ANI)

BJP leaders meet Shah over Bengal poll

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 04:32 AM IST
Bengal BJP leaders said that Friday’s meeting was held to review the Bengal poll preparedness against the backdrop of the report five central leaders prepared for Shah. Induction of leaders from the Trinamool Congress and other parties was also discussed at the meeting, said a BJP leader.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah after paying tribute to Birsa Munda in Bankura district on Thursday.(PTI)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah after paying tribute to Birsa Munda in Bankura district on Thursday.(PTI)

Death knell of Mamata Banerjee govt has been sounded: Amit Shah in Bengal

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2020 03:39 PM IST
Amit Shah said the BJP will come to power with two-third majority and form the government after assembly election in West Bengal next year.
BJP president and Union Home minister Amit Shah at Netaji Indoor stadium during a Party programme on NRC in Kolkata on Tuesday.(Samir Jana/ HT Photo)
BJP president and Union Home minister Amit Shah at Netaji Indoor stadium during a Party programme on NRC in Kolkata on Tuesday.(Samir Jana/ HT Photo)

Will give Hindu refugees citizenship, expel infiltrators, says Amit Shah in Bengal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 12:11 AM IST
Amit Shah reminded people that the BJP-led national coalition at the Centre had already moved a bill in Rajya Sabha back in 2016 to give citizenship to minority communities from neighbouring countries.
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