Addressing a public gathering at the Times Now Summit in Delhi, Shah said, "I accept our defeat in Delhi elections". The BJP senior leader broke his silence days after the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) swept the Delhi elections to a landslide victory, winning 62 of the total 70 Assembly seats. The BJP came a distant second with eight seats. … [Read more...] about Delhi election result | ‘Desh ke gaddaron ko…’ should not have been said: Amit Shah breaks silence on poll drubbing
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A circular issued by Delhi’s Directorate of Education (DoE) has gathered flak by opposition leaders. It has called all officials, teachers, and principals of Delhi government schools to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minister elect Arvind Kejriwal and his Council of Ministers on February 16. … [Read more...] about Compulsory attendance for teachers at Arvind Kejriwal’s swearing-in ?
In reference to politicians, including Congress leader Rahul Gandhi not allowed to enter Kashmir last year, Shah said, "They never went to Kashmir after they were stopped once. They can go now: anyone can go there now, we will give permission to everyone." … [Read more...] about Since when do Indians need Amit Shah’s permit to travel to any part of India, asks Sitaram Yechury
What’s more, the BJP got its first warning bell in Delhi’s municipal elections in 2017. It got control of the three corporations by winning over some independents, but, its management since then left much to be improved because of the run-ins with the AAP government. Stories of abundant corruption at the municipal level did not bother the BJP leadership.Union Home Minister Amit Shah took over the campaign only after the dates were announced in Janaury, and even Shah initially ignored the challenge posed by an unassuming Kejriwal. Rather than focusing on local issues, the BJP focused on national issues such as Article 370. … [Read more...] about Politics | Reinventing the BJP in Delhi
Although there has been a meeting of the contact group on Kashmir on the sidelines of UN General Assembly session in New York and a report by the OIC's Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission on the alleged rights abuses in Kashmir, no progress could be made towards the CFM's meeting. … [Read more...] about Saudi Arabia reluctant to accept Pakistan’s request for immediate OIC meeting on Kashmir: Report