Karnataka Polls: 'BJP believes in continuous change', Shah clears air on denial of ticket to party bigwigs
Shah also underlined that if Congress thinks that it can come to power in Karnataka with the induction of former BJP leader Jagadish Shettar into the party, it is thinking of the impossible. "Only Shettar has joined the Congress, not our vote bank or the party workers. BJP will retain power with a thumping majority," Shah said.
EPS to meet Shah on April 26, to discuss 'strained' AIADMK-BJP alliance
It is to be noted that the meeting of AIADMK leader with the BJP leader assumes significance as the two NDA allies have been engaged in a bitter political feud in the past couple of months. The BJP state president and former IPS officer, K. Annamalai had time and again come out against the Dravidan major leading to tough positioning from the AIADMK.
Shah to meet Oscar winning Naatu Naatu team in Hyderabad
During his brief visit to Telangana, he will meet the artists associated with the award winning song from S.S. Rajamouli's blockbuster RRR over high tea at Novotel Hotel near Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. Rajamouli, Music director M.M. Keeravani, lyricist Chandrabose, singers Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava, choreographer Prem Rakshith, actors Junior NTR and Ram Charan are likely to be present during the meeting.
Murshidabad most likely venue for Amit Shah's rally in Bengal next month
This would be his second visit to the state in less than a month. On April 14, he attended a public rally at Suri in Birbhum district where he said that if the people of West Bengal gifts BJP with 35 out of 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state in 2024 polls, there is a possibility of the Trinamool Congress-run state government to collapse even before 2025.A state-committee member of BJP in West Bengal said that the Union minister has himself expressed interest in attending the public rally in Murshidabad district next month.
Shah to visit poll-bound K'taka today, hold meeting on countering rebellion
This is his first visit to Karnataka after the announcement of candidates which has lead to the defection of senior Lingayat leaders from the party. Shah will arrive at the Bengaluru airport by noon. He will hold a road show in Devanahalli, in the outskirts of Bengaluru and will conduct a marathon meeting regarding the developments following the exit of former Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar and ex-Deputy CM Laxman Savadia.
Amit Shah advices Bengal BJP to be 'Aatmanirbhar', shed dependence on high-command
According to party sources, of the many pieces of advice given by Shah, the main is that the party's state leadership should be more self-reliant by bridging the organisational gaps and shed excessive dependence on the BJP high-command. Party insiders said that the Home Minister has specifically asked the BJP to start the process of strengthening the booth-level committees and reactivating the defunct ones before the panchayat polls scheduled this year.
Amit Shah likely to visit Bengal again in May
In all probability, the occasion will be on May 9 when the country will be celebrating the birth anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore. Sources from the BJP state committee said that they have requested the minister to visit the state often. To which, the minister had expressed his desire to come to the state again on May 9 and attend the function celebrating Tagore's birthday. "Although nothing has been finalised, there is a possibility that if the Union minister comes to the state again next month.
If BJP bags 35 LS seats of Bengal, Trinamool regime will collapse: Amit Shah
"If the people of West Bengal gift BJP 35 seats in 2024, then they will not have to wait even till 2026. Mamata Banerjee's government will collapse even before that," Shah said at a public rally at Suri in Birbhum district of West Bengal. However, during his 20-minute speech, the Home Minister did not utter a single word about the forthcoming polls for the three-tier panchayat system in West Bengal which is scheduled in 2023 only.
Will stay with Nitish Kumar till last breath, says Jitan Ram Manjhi
Manjhi met Amit Shah to demand Bharat Ratna for mountain man Dashrath Manjhi."There is no chance of going into the NDA. I have taken an oath to stay with Nitish Kumar till the last breath. Nitish Kumar has all the ability of a Prime Minister and he is making honest efforts to unite the opposition parties of the country. "How could we go with the BJP which has only one ideology - to destroy smaller parties of the country? We have a small party in Bihar and it is not possible to go with them," Manjhi said.
Jitan Ram Manjhi to meet Amit Shah, demand Bharat Ratna for Dashrath Manjhi
However, the office of Jitan Ram Manjhi claimed that the purpose of the meeting is not political. He is going to Delhi to meet Amit Shah with a demand for Bharat Ratna for the Mountain Man Dasrath Manjhi, Bihar's first CM Sri Krishna Singh and Karpoori Thakur. Jitan Ram Manjhi, along with a delegation from Gaya went to Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The PMO had asked him to meet Amit Shah.