Tags archives: amith-shah

BJP’s defeat in Karnataka has exposed a chink in the armour of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah

BS Yeddyurappa tried to do an Atal Bihari Vajpayee by resigning as the Karnataka chief minister without taking the trust vote in the Assembly on Saturday. Concluding one of India’s shortest chief ministerial tenures, the Bharatiya Janata Party leader acknowledged he had failed to do what he thought was possible barely two days ago: bring enough MLAs from the Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) to his side. His resignation […]

‘The Wire’ barred from writing on Jay Shah to protect his ‘right to live with dignity’

  An Ahmedabad court last week passed an order barring The Wire from publishing any further report on BJP president Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah’s business turnover “so that the right to live with dignity of the plaintiff (Jay) may be protected”. Additional Senior Civil Judge B K Dasondi of Ahmedabad rural court observed that the “injunction should be granted to applicant/plaintiff (Jay)” even though notice was not served upon […]

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is NDA's presidential candidate: Amit Shah

Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind has been decided as NDA’s presidential candidate, Amit Shah announced on Monday. The final decision on the presidential’s nominee was taken today at the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting, which was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shah, including Union Ministers Sushma Swaraj, Rajnath Singh, Ananth Kumar, M Venkaiah Naidu and several top leaders. BJP’s Parliamentary Board is the party’s highest decision-making body. While addressing a press conference […]