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Kiren Rijiju

Amit shah, Rajnath to be BJP observers in UP and Uttarakhand

Amit Shah has been appointed as the BJP’s central observer for the state legislature party meeting likely to be held soon

15 Mar 2022 6:59 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Aadhaar’s use and misuse: Govt spreads its tentacles

The Modi government is misusing this gap in the definition of Aadhaar to extend the power of the State to identify and monitor citizens

22 Dec 2021 11:52 PM

Smriti, Scindia, Sonowal on powerful panels as govt reconstitutes cabinet committees

Smriti Irani, Bhupender Yadav and Sarbananda Sonowal as the new members of the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs headed by PM

14 Jul 2021 12:25 AM

Sports minister Kiren Rijiju reiterates autonomy of NSFs is paramount

IOA president alleged interference by TOPS (Target Olympic Podium Scheme) CEO Rajesh the functioning of NSFs

18 Apr 2020 2:57 PM

Sports Minister visits SAI headquarters, essential staff resumes office

The SAI office was shut down on March 21 as part of precautionary measures to contain the virus

13 Apr 2020 12:28 PM


Only Olympics preparatory camps will run: Kiren Rijiju

Academic training at SAI training centres and all national camps and to stop

17 Mar 2020 1:48 PM

Clean sports is our agenda: Sports minister Kiren Rijiju

WADA on Monday handed a 4-year ban to Russia from participating and hosting major sporting events over its involvement in a doping scandal.

10 Dec 2019 3:12 PM

Leander Paes congratulated by Kiren Rijiju after Davis Cup win

India had progressed to the 2020 Qualifiers after securing a 4-0 lead against Pakistan in the Davis Cup.

03 Dec 2019 3:16 PM

Sports minister Kiren Rijiju says that India aims to be in top ten in US Olympics 2028

Rijiju said the government is vociferous in improving the conditions of sports and the economic status of the sportsperson in the country.

29 Nov 2019 8:43 PM

Kiren Rijiju confers Khel Ratna to Bajrang Punia

Punia has put events like Olympics a priority over the Pro League.

29 Nov 2019 10:41 AM


'Being cop is thankless job': Rijiju's now-deleted tweet on protests in Delhi

Rijiju clarified and said that, 'it's not a question of supporting any group. Just let's not take the law into our hands.'

05 Nov 2019 2:03 PM

Hopefully, India will revive its lost glory in hockey': Sports minister Kiren Rijiju

The minister said all the necessary steps are being taken to ensure that India displays the 'best-ever' performance at the Tokyo Olympics.

02 Nov 2019 11:13 AM

India is marching ahead, exit polls show clear victory for BJP: Kiren Rijiju

'The nation is backing him (Modi), it is very natural,' Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju added.

22 Oct 2019 2:32 PM

Kiren Rijiju remembers APJ Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary; see tweet

In 2010, the United Nations decided to recognise October 15 as World Student Day.

15 Oct 2019 11:20 AM

Kiren Rijiju lauds Mary Kom for performance in Boxing Championships

Mary Kom defeated Rio Olympics bronze medalist Ingrid Valencia 5-0 in the quarter-finals of the 51 kg division at Ulan Ude in Russia.

10 Oct 2019 3:57 PM


Kiren Rijiju: 'Basketball can become very popular in India'

Rijiju also said that he will offer full support to the NBA.

06 Oct 2019 12:14 PM

Bajrang Punia wants wrestling to be made national sport of India

Bajrang clinched a bronze medal in just-concluded World Championships in Nur-Sultan.

24 Sep 2019 6:48 PM

20 National Centres of Excellence to be created by Ministry of Sports

The new scheme will ensure that athletes in the same premises have access to similar facilities unlike before.

21 Sep 2019 6:48 PM

'Standard of Indian football team has improved drastically', says Kiren Rijiju

India had held Qatar to a goalless draw on Tuesday in the qualifying tournament for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

13 Sep 2019 3:15 PM

Kiren Rijiju requests cricketers to publicize Fit India movement

An event was organised in which a stand was unveiled after Indian skipper Virat Kohli's name in the Arun Jaitley stadium.

13 Sep 2019 12:06 PM