Tag: Amit Shah

NDPS Court Says Drug Peddlers Hazard for Society, Youth; Man Gets 10 Yrs in Jail for Possession

Drug peddlers are hazardous to society at large and to youth in particular, observed a special NDPS court while awarding ten years imprisonment to a man found in possession of contraband at Mumbai international airport in 2004. Ebrahim Ali Khan (53) was found guilty under various provisions of the NDPS Act and Customs Act by […]

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Planning to Make Andaman and Nicobar Islands ‘Tirthsthan’ for ‘Desh Bhakts’: Amit Shah

Hinting at the Congress regime, Union Home Minister Amit Shah claimed that Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel didn’t get enough ‘respect and honour’ after India got Independence in the pages of history. While addressing a public gathering at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island (earlier known as Ross Island) at Andaman and Nicobar […]

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Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma welcomes Centre’s order extending BSF’s jurisdiction

New Delhi: Even as the opposition-ruled states Punjab and West Bengal slammed the Centre’s move to extend the Border Security Force’s (BSF) operational jurisdiction, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma welcomed the decision. He said that the move will strengthen national security and national interest. “Assam welcomes the extension of BSF’s operational jurisdiction. In coordination […]

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Centre’s View, Fuming States & Change in Rules: All You Need to Know as BSF Enters Deeper Into Bengal, Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) is at the core of the latest Centre vs states tussle after the Narendra Modi government augmented the powers of the force to allow officials to search, seize and arrest, at par with their police counterparts, 50 kilometres into Punjab, Bengal and Assam. Earlier, the jurisdictional limit for BSF in […]

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Ahead of 2022 UP Assembly election, BJP top leaders meet to discuss poll strategy

New Delhi: With less than six months left to 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, the top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) met to hold discussions on the party`s strategy for the upcoming polls|. The BJP leadership discussed party`s election agenda and also spoke of expanding the organisation`s work. BJP national president Jagat Prakash […]

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‘Proximity with Amit Shah’: Congress questions Amarinder’s secular credentials; former Punjab CM hits back | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The war of words between ousted Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh and the Congress got bitter on Friday. Senior Congress leader and Punjab in charge Harish Rawat fired the first salvo. Rawat cited Amarinder’s proximity to Amit Shah and questioned his secular credentials, evoking a strong retort from the former Punjab CM […]

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census: Caste census need of hour, Centre should do a rethink: Nitish Kumar | India News – Times of India

PATNA: Reiterating his demand for a countrywide caste Census, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Sunday said it is the need of the hour and the Centre should reconsider its decision against it. “Caste Census is in the interest of the country,” he said. The Centre, in an affidavit in the Supreme Court recently, virtually ruled […]

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Fight against Maoists should be accelerated, made decisive: Amit Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that the fight against Maoists is “reaching its end” but “needs to be accelerated and made decisive”. In the past two years (since Shah became the home minister), efforts have been made to increase security camps in areas which were inaccessible, especially in Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Odisha, […]

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Uddhav writes to Koshyari on Parliament session for women’s safety

Maharashtra CM responds to Governor’s letter on BJP demand for special session of State Assembly Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday wrote to Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, advising him to write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah to call for a special session of Parliament on women’s safety in […]

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Chidambaram takes dig at Modi govt. after RSS trade union arm announces protest against NMP

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday took a dig at the Narendra Modi government by asking why it has not been able to convince the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, an affiliate of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the benefits of the National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP). The BMS, which plans to hold a protest against inflation […]

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