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‘Lakhimpur Kheri incident sad, but what happens in Bengal…’: Rijiju takes a jibe

“What happened in Lakhimpur Kheri is a sad incident and the state government will take action on it. But in West Bengal, violence is prompted with planning by the TMC and the state government. There is no comparison between what is happening in Bengal and other incidents,” Rijiju, who is on a visit to Siliguri, was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
Union law minister Kiren Rijiju.(ANI Photo)
Union law minister Kiren Rijiju.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 07:46 PM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi

PM Modi praises Kiren Rijiju in a tweet. But for a different reason

  • Union law minister Kiren Rijiju uploaded his video of dancing during a traditional programme organised by the Sajolang people during his visit to Kazalang village.
Union minister Kiren Rijiju participates at an event during his visit to Kazalang village in Arunachal Pradesh. (Twitter/Narendra Modi)
Union minister Kiren Rijiju participates at an event during his visit to Kazalang village in Arunachal Pradesh. (Twitter/Narendra Modi)
Published on Sep 30, 2021 04:09 PM IST
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Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Rijiju: No turf war between the judiciary, executive and legislature

Law minister Rijiju said the NFSU’s School of Law, Forensic Justice and Policy Studies will play a critical role in a situation like this to help catch up with technologies for the fast delivery of justice.
Union law minister Kiren Rijiju at NFSU said it was for the executive to “judiciously implement” a good judgment of the court of law. (PTI)
Union law minister Kiren Rijiju at NFSU said it was for the executive to “judiciously implement” a good judgment of the court of law. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 27, 2021 12:51 AM IST
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By Press Trust of India, Gandhinagar

Case pendency has become a challenge, says law minister Kiren Rijiju

The law minister commended the Supreme Court and the judiciary for taking up several important cases and delivering judgments despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic
Union law minister Kiren Rijiju (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Union law minister Kiren Rijiju (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 05, 2021 02:49 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Zero tolerance to corruption: Rijiju stresses at SCO justice ministers' meet

Kiren Rijiju apprised the gathering of SCO justice ministers of legislative and executive measures taken by India in its effort to be UNCAC-compliant.
Kiren Rijiju told the gathering of India's move to launch e-Lok Adalat, a tool aimed at offering faster, transparent and accessible option to settle disputes. (File photo/HT)
Kiren Rijiju told the gathering of India's move to launch e-Lok Adalat, a tool aimed at offering faster, transparent and accessible option to settle disputes. (File photo/HT)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 09:14 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi

Sports track turned into parking lot? Maharashtra sports dept apologises

The meeting hall was barely 15 steps away from where they got down from their cars, but they chose to use the athletes' track as their parking lot, Siddharth Shirole said.
Maharashtra BJP MLA Siddharth Shirole posted the photos of cars being parks at Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex. The photos are from local media, he said.
Maharashtra BJP MLA Siddharth Shirole posted the photos of cars being parks at Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex. The photos are from local media, he said.
Published on Jun 27, 2021 05:44 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

Olympic-bound sportspersons are the real heroes: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

  • Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju urged people to come out in support of these athletes in large numbers.
The Sports Minister also emphasised on the role that the government has played along with federations. (Media Release)
The Sports Minister also emphasised on the role that the government has played along with federations. (Media Release)
Published on Jun 26, 2021 02:52 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Tokyo 2020: Wishing the very best to our contingent, says PM Modi

Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23 and will run up to August 8 this year. The event was slated to be held last year, but it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
PM Modi wishes Olympic-bound Indian contingent(HT Collage)
PM Modi wishes Olympic-bound Indian contingent(HT Collage)
Published on Jun 23, 2021 10:37 AM IST
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Judoka Sushila Devi provisionally qualifies for Olympics

Sushila, who lost her first round at the World Judo Championship here on Sunday in the 48kg category, currently has 989 points, which puts her at the seventh spot in the Asian list.
Indian judoka Sushila Devi(SAI Media / Twitter)
Indian judoka Sushila Devi(SAI Media / Twitter)
Published on Jun 07, 2021 08:08 PM IST
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Sania thanks Rijiju, others after son and sister get UK visa

Weeks after the sports ministry sought intervention of India's external affairs ministry on the issue, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Tuesday said that the visa for Sania's son and sister has been approved.
Sania Mirza of India(Getty Images)
Sania Mirza of India(Getty Images)
Published on Jun 03, 2021 03:15 PM IST
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PV Sindhu 'ready and excited' to represent India at Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23 to August 8 this year after getting postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19.
File Photo of PV Sindhu(Twitter)
File Photo of PV Sindhu(Twitter)
Updated on May 29, 2021 10:18 PM IST
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Rijiju says India ready to shine at Olympics, calls for support for athletes

Pushed by a year due to the unprecedented global health crisis, the Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8.
Minister Kiren Rijiju(HT archive)
Minister Kiren Rijiju(HT archive)
Updated on May 29, 2021 08:16 PM IST
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PTI | , New Delhi

Govt to provide medical and accident insurance to over 13,000 athletes, coaches

  • The government has decided to widen its medical insurance cover for sportspersons by increasing the number of beneficiary athletes, coaches and support staff.
Kiren Rijiju, the Sports Minister.
Kiren Rijiju, the Sports Minister.
Published on May 20, 2021 12:24 PM IST
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Sports Ministry approaches UK govt to grant visa for Sania Mirza's son

  • Unable to get a UK visa for her two-year-old son Izhann, Indian tennis player Sania Mirza has reached out to the Sports Ministry for assistance.
File Photo of Sania Mirza and her son Izhann.(HT Photo)
File Photo of Sania Mirza and her son Izhann.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 19, 2021 10:10 PM IST
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Sports Ministry to give financial support to bereaved families of hockey legends

The former hockey players MK Kaushik and Ravinder Pal were a key part of the Gold Medal-winning Indian side at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. (File Photo)(PTI)
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. (File Photo)(PTI)
Published on May 13, 2021 01:30 PM IST
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Kiren Rijiju shares video of Indian army jawans dancing at Pangong Tso in Ladakh

“It feels great whenever soldiers enjoy! Brave Indian Army Gorkha Jawans and colleagues with full music at Pangong Tso in Ladakh,” Kiren Rijiju tweeted while sharing the video.
The image shows the army jawans dancing.(Twitter/@KirenRijiju)
The image shows the army jawans dancing.(Twitter/@KirenRijiju)
Published on Mar 27, 2021 05:57 PM IST
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Kiren Rijiju shares video of his performance for Army jawans. Netizens love it

People appreciated the sports minister’s talent and lauded his gesture towards the jawans.
The image shows Kiren Rijiju singing.(Twitter/@KirenRijiju)
The image shows Kiren Rijiju singing.(Twitter/@KirenRijiju)
Published on Feb 09, 2021 07:48 PM IST
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If needed, there is provision to revise budget allocation for sports: Rijiju

In the last financial year, the government had allocated 2826.92 crore for sports, which was later revised to 1800.15 crore because of the lack of activity caused by the pandemic.
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju(Twitter)
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju(Twitter)
Published on Feb 03, 2021 06:27 PM IST
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Centre to allot Rs 5 crore to NCOE Aurangabad, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

The minister made the announcement after inaugurating the synthetic turf hockey ground and stainless-steel swimming pool in NCOE (Sports Authority of India) centre of Aurangabad.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju at the inauguration of various Infrastructural Facilities at SAI Centre, Aurangabad(@KirenRijiju/Twitter)
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju at the inauguration of various Infrastructural Facilities at SAI Centre, Aurangabad(@KirenRijiju/Twitter)
Updated on Dec 24, 2020 07:15 PM IST
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Rijiju inaugurates eight Khelo India State Centre of Excellence

The KISCE inaugurated in other states are Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala, Manipur, Mizoram, Odisha and Telangana.
File image of Kiren Rijiju(Getty Images)
File image of Kiren Rijiju(Getty Images)
Updated on Dec 22, 2020 07:45 PM IST
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Manipur’s martial art form ‘Thang-Ta’ to feature at Khelo India 2021

Gatka from Punjab, Kalaripayattu of Kerala and Mallakhamba, a well-known sport played in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra will also be part of the Games.
According to Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Manipuri martial art is called Thang-Ta (sword and spear). It is dedicated to fighting skill and worship. (Photo@KirenRijiju)
According to Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Manipuri martial art is called Thang-Ta (sword and spear). It is dedicated to fighting skill and worship. (Photo@KirenRijiju)
Updated on Dec 21, 2020 09:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Imphal | By Sobhapati Samom

Patel says India’s bid for 2027 AFC Asian Cup will face tough challenge

Unveiling the Bid Book to host the continental showpiece in 2027 along with Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Patel said the AIFF is hopeful of winning the hosting right of the tournament which will be competed among 24 teams.
AIFF President Praful Patel and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju during the launch of India’s bid book for the 2027 AFC Asian Cup(AIFF Photo)
AIFF President Praful Patel and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju during the launch of India’s bid book for the 2027 AFC Asian Cup(AIFF Photo)
Updated on Dec 16, 2020 10:19 PM IST
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Online fantasy sports is instrumental in revolutionising sports, says Rijiju

Participating in fantasy sports platforms increases sports consumption as a sports fan follows the matches, teams, players, venue conditions etc. more closely to be able to create a successful fantasy sports team.
File photo of Union Youth Affairs And Sports , Kiren Rijiju(Twitter)
File photo of Union Youth Affairs And Sports , Kiren Rijiju(Twitter)
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 07:22 PM IST
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Achieved success with single kidney: Anju Bobby George’s stunning revelation

In a tweet, the ace athlete, a gold medallist in the IAAF World Athletics Finals (Monaco, 2005), said she had many limitations, including being allergic to even a painkiller, but still made it.
Photo of Indian Olympian Anju Bobby George(Twitter)
Photo of Indian Olympian Anju Bobby George(Twitter)
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 06:37 PM IST
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Rijiju says NDTL has taken corrective steps, urges WADA chief to lift suspension

Addressing a webinar on “anti doping, nutritional and therapeutic requirement in sports”, Rijiju requested WADA chief Witold Banka, who was also present in the virtual conference, to allow NDTL, suspended till January next year, to resume dope analysis as soon as possible.
Minister of state for home affairs, Kiren Rijiju, at an event in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Minister of state for home affairs, Kiren Rijiju, at an event in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 01:48 PM IST
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Rijiju steps in to resolve issue after chess player Narayanan asked to pay custom on gold medal

Narayanan had to pay custom duty of Rs 6,300 to get the gold medal which he won in the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad in August this year. Rijiju on Saturday said his office has contacted the player and the issue has been resolved.
Updated on Dec 05, 2020 06:25 PM IST
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Olympic-bound athletes will be given priority when COVID-19 vaccine is available: Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju also said that the country is expected to send the largest ever contingent of athletes to the postponed Tokyo Olympics which is scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8 next year.
File image of Kiren Rijiju.(File)
File image of Kiren Rijiju.(File)
Updated on Nov 29, 2020 03:06 PM IST
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BAI requests ministry to relax quarantine norms for foreign players’ participation in India Open

BAI general secretary Ajay Singhania met sports minister Kiren Rijiju to chalk out a plan for conducting the USD 400,000 India Open event, which is scheduled to be held from March 30 to April 4 at the Indira Gandhi Stadium
HT Image(FILE)
HT Image(FILE)
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 10:18 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Kiren Rijiju shares Shrinidhi Ghatate’s musical birthday wish for him

“Thank you Shrinidhi... A soulful rendition and heart touching voice reminding me of the magical Mubarak Begum!” Rijiju wrote while sharing the video.
The image shows singer Shrinidhi Ghatate.(Twitter/@KirenRijiju)
The image shows singer Shrinidhi Ghatate.(Twitter/@KirenRijiju)
Updated on Nov 21, 2020 10:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta

Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 10 lakh for ailing hockey Olympian MP Singh’s treatment

Speaking about the decision to extend financial support to Singh, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said, “MP Singh ji has contributed richly to hockey both as a player and a coach. His physical condition is a matter of great concern for all of us.
Representational image.(Getty Images)
Representational image.(Getty Images)
Updated on Nov 16, 2020 05:51 PM IST
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