Tag: Kiren Rijiju

Military Advanced Light Helicopter crashes in Arunachal
Military Advanced Light Helicopter crashes in Arunachal

The crash took place in Migging village, which is located 25 kms away from the Tuting headquarters in the district.

  • Friday, 21 October 2022
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Sedition law: Rijiju hits back at Chidambaram; reminds him of decisions taken by Nehru, Indira

As the Supreme Court put on hold the application of sedition law, Rijiju had on Wednesday invoked "Lakshman Rekha" guiding different institutions, including the Executive and the Judiciary, and said no one should cross their "boundary".

  • Thursday, 12 May 2022
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Govt Considering To Link Aadhaar With Electoral Rolls, Online Voting For Indians In Abroad: Rijiju

Linking Aadhaar with the electoral roll is one of the ways. As of now linking Aadhaar with electoral rolls is voluntary. Our aim is to ensure 'one nation, one electoral roll' to check double names in electoral rolls and fraudulent voting and ensure a clean voting process, he said during Question Hour.

  • Friday, 25 March 2022
Odisha Legislative Council Row: Speaker Patro To Write To Union Minister Rijiju
Odisha Legislative Council Row: Speaker Patro To Write To Union Minister Rijiju

It is pertinent to mention here that Union Minister Rijiju informed the Rajya Sabha that the Centre was still to receive any resolution passed by the Odisha Assembly for the formation of a Legislative Council in the State while answering BJD MP Prasanna Acharya's question. On Friday, his answer evoked sharp reactions from several BJD leaders including the Assembly Speaker.

  • Saturday, 12 February 2022
Missing Arunachal Boy: Rijiju Says PLA Responded Positively
Missing Arunachal Boy: Rijiju Says PLA Responded Positively

"Hotline exchanged on Republic Day by Indian Army with Chinese PLA. PLA responded positively indicating handing over of our national and suggested a place of release," Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said.

  • Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Centre Likely To Make Fresh Attempt To Reach Consensus With States For An All-India Judicial Service

The central government feels that a properly framed All India Judicial Service is important to strengthen the overall justice delivery system of the country.

  • Sunday, 31 October 2021
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3,700 illegal immigrants detected in Odisha: Govt

New Delhi: As many as 3,700 illegal immigrants have been identified in Odisha and some of them found to be involved in petty theft, Lok Sabha was told today. “As per available information, around 3,700 such immigrants have been identified in Odisha,” Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said during Question Hour. The Minister […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Tests Positive For Covid-19
Sports Minister Urges All To Support Olympic-Bound Athletes Like Cricketers

"I want the Olympics movement and the importance of Olympics to be understood by everyone, spread across the length and breadth of India. Sports is the biggest soft power of a nation," said Rijiju.

  • Saturday, 26 June 2021
Odisha rejects centre’s data on zero natural calamities

Bhubaneswar: The State government today expressed displeasure over no mention of Odisha in the list of 14 States identified to have been affected by natural calamities. In reply to a question raised by BJD MP Ram Chandra Hansdah, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju in Lok Sabha on Wednesday mentioned that 14 […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Announces Rs 5 Lakh Each For Bereaved Families Of Hockey Stars

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced financial support of Rs 5 lakh each for the bereaved families of former hockey players M K Kaushik and Ravinder Pal Singh, who recently lost their lives to COVID-19.

  • Thursday, 13 May 2021
Impressive! Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Nails Bottle Cap Challenge

After many celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Kendall Jenner and John Mayer uploaded video of them completing the Bottle Cap Challenge, Minister of State(Sports) Kiren Rijiju also shared a video of him with a message “Say no to drug, get ready for Fit India Campaign.” The Union Minister shared the video on Instagram and retweeted the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Receives Special Olympic Torch

New Delhi: Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday received the Special Olympic Torch. This is for the third time since the beginning of the Special Olympics that the Special Olympics Torch, the ‘Flame of Hope’ arrives in India, having travelled from Singapore to Delhi. This year, India is hosting the Special Olympics International Football […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
IOA president writes to Kiren Rijiju, urging to boycott CWG Games 2022

New Delhi: Ace shooter Heena Sidhu had recently said that India should even consider pulling out of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham after shooting was excluded from the games. And she has found a backer in Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra. The chief has sent in a mail to the Sports Minister […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Babita Phogat, Mahavir Phogat join BJP

New Delhi: International wrestler Babita Phogat and her father Mahavir Phogat, a noted wrestling coach, joined the BJP on Monday. They joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju, party’s general secretary in charge of Haryana Anil Jain and its state chief Subhash Badala. Lauding the father-daughter […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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Mary Kom recuses herself from sports awards meeting to avoid conflict

New Delhi: Boxer M.C. Mary Kom on Saturday recused herself from the meeting wherein her personal coach Chhote Lal Yadav’s name was discussed for the Dronacharya award. There was widespread criticism that she is a part of the 12-member committee which is nominating names for national awards for excellence in sports and her own coach […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021