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Singh also accused the Bengal CM of using the gotra card to win this year’s assembly election.(PTI file photo)

Bengal Polls: After Mahua Moitra’s ‘Chotiwala’ barb, Giriraj Singh reacts

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 08:56 PM IST
Speaking to news agency ANI, Singh said the TMC supremo and Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s people have a hatred towards ‘choti, religion and Jai Shri Ram’ and he was proud that ‘choti’ is his sanskar (sacrament) and ‘sanskriti’ (culture).
The Mumbai locals were open for the general public in restricted timing since February 1 while cases began to spike from mid-February. (Representative Image)(HT File)
The Mumbai locals were open for the general public in restricted timing since February 1 while cases began to spike from mid-February. (Representative Image)(HT File)

News updates from HT: Centre blames polls, public transport for Maha Covid spike

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 04:50 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
“Aap unhi se puchiye (ask him only),” CM Nitish Kumar said on Sunday after reporters asked what he had to say about the Union minister’s remark.(ANI Photo)
“Aap unhi se puchiye (ask him only),” CM Nitish Kumar said on Sunday after reporters asked what he had to say about the Union minister’s remark.(ANI Photo)

Beat up govt officials with sticks, says Giriraj in Bihar; CM Nitish reacts

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 03:53 PM IST
While addressing a function in his constituency of Begusarai in Bihar on Saturday, Union fisheries minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Giriraj Singh told people that they should beat up government officials who don’t listen to them.
Sea cage culture will be promoted in Goa, the Union Minister added.(Pixabay)
Sea cage culture will be promoted in Goa, the Union Minister added.(Pixabay)

Goa can be India's fisheries hub, 400 cr investment discussed with CM

ANI | , Panaji
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 03:46 PM IST
"It will lead to an increase in the export of fishes from the state. To be started with 1000 cages, along with the state's fisheries department," said Union Minister.
Union Minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh.(ANI Photo)
Union Minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh.(ANI Photo)

Bird flu| Don’t pay heed to rumours: Giriraj Singh as 10 states report cases

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 06:17 PM IST
Bird flu cases have been reported from Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Maharastra and Uttarakhand, according to the animal husbandry ministry.
The Minister said that the central government is committed for the betterment of the farmers.(Hindustan Times)
The Minister said that the central government is committed for the betterment of the farmers.(Hindustan Times)

Opposition behind farmers’ protest for their political survival, alleges Union Minister Giriraj Singh

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2020 03:01 PM IST
“Those political parties who were in the ICU want to grab the farmers’ movement, want to usurp it. That is why they are not talking for the rights of the farmers,” Singh said.
Union Minister Giriraj Singh(PTI photo)
Union Minister Giriraj Singh(PTI photo)

‘Status not determined by posts’: Giriraj Singh to Sushil Kumar Modi

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 07:21 AM IST
“Respected Sushil ji, you are the leader, you had the post of Deputy Chief Minister, you will continue to remain the leader of BJP in the future as well, nobody’s status is determined by the post he holds,” Singh tweeted in Hindi
The former Aligarh Muslim University students union president had been booked for sedition for raising anti-national slogans.(HT Photo)
The former Aligarh Muslim University students union president had been booked for sedition for raising anti-national slogans.(HT Photo)

BJP slams Congress for fielding ex-AMU president, calls him Jinnah supporter

Hindustan Times, Darbhanga | By Bishnu K Jha | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 09:29 AM IST
The decision to filed Usmani was criticised even by a Congress leader.
File photo: Union minister Giriraj Singh (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)
File photo: Union minister Giriraj Singh (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)

Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Union minister Giriraj Singh questions Cong for fielding ex-AMUSU president

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 03:44 PM IST
Congress has fielded Maskoor Usmani from the Jale constituency for the upcoming Bihar polls. The constituency will cast its votes in the third and final phase of polling on November 7.
Union Minister Giriraj Singh made the controversial remark in Purnea district in the Seemanchal region of Bihar which has a sizeable Muslim population and where the Begusarai MP was canvassing in favor of the Citizenship Amendment Act.(HT PHOTO)
Union Minister Giriraj Singh made the controversial remark in Purnea district in the Seemanchal region of Bihar which has a sizeable Muslim population and where the Begusarai MP was canvassing in favor of the Citizenship Amendment Act.(HT PHOTO)

‘Committed a mistake’: Union minister Giriraj Singh says Muslims should’ve been sent to Pakistan in 1947

Patna | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2020 04:52 PM IST
Highlighting the need for such a legislation, the Union Minister said “when our forefathers were fighting for Independence from British rule, Jinnah was pushing for the creation of an Islamic state”.
Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Giriraj Singh seeks a law to control country’s population.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Giriraj Singh seeks a law to control country’s population.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Population control bill must to retain Hindu’s majority status: Giriraj Singh

Hindustan Times, Meerut | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 09:30 PM IST
Singh was addressing hundreds of listeners at the event named ‘Dharm Samvad’ at the Chaudhary Charan Singh University organized in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Union Minister Giriraj Singh(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Union Minister Giriraj Singh(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

UP’s Deoband is Gangotri of terrorism, says Giriraj Singh, stirs row

Hindustan Times, Meerut | By HT Corresponent
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 06:05 AM IST
The Union minister made the remark while addressing an event in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Saharanpur on Tuesday evening. T
Union Minister Giriraj Singh has brushed aside allegations of bribing Delhi voters.(ANI)
Union Minister Giriraj Singh has brushed aside allegations of bribing Delhi voters.(ANI)

‘Just gone shopping’: Giriraj Singh denies AAP’s charge of bribing voters

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2020 05:51 PM IST
On Friday, the AAP had accused Union Minister Giriraj Singh and other BJP MPs of bribery.
Under CAA illegal migrants from the Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan who entered India before 2015 will be eligible for Indian citizenship. (Photo by Rishikesh Choudhary/Hindustan Times)
Under CAA illegal migrants from the Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan who entered India before 2015 will be eligible for Indian citizenship. (Photo by Rishikesh Choudhary/Hindustan Times)

Creating suicide bombers, BJP minister amps up attack on Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2020 08:13 PM IST
Hundreds of people, mostly women and children, have been protesting since December 15 last year at Shaheen Bagh against the CAA and possibility of NRC.
Giriraj Singh also stated that if the input cost of agriculture decreases, villages and farmers would progress.(Amal KS/HT file photo)
Giriraj Singh also stated that if the input cost of agriculture decreases, villages and farmers would progress.(Amal KS/HT file photo)

Union Minister Giriraj Singh urges scientists to conduct more research on cow dung

Mathura | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 05:08 PM IST
The minister was suggesting that if farmers can make money out of cow dung and urine they will not abandon their cattle.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union minister Giriraj Singh said people educated in missionary schools do not have familiarity with India’s culture and end up eating beef when they go abroad.(Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union minister Giriraj Singh said people educated in missionary schools do not have familiarity with India’s culture and end up eating beef when they go abroad.(Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)

Indians educated in missionary schools eat beef abroad: Giriraj Singh

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2020 06:34 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union minister Giriraj Singh also prescribed an antidote for this: the teaching of shlokas, or verses, from religious texts such as the Bhagwad Gita and the Hanuman Chalisa.
Union Minister Giriraj Singh speaks during a protest organised by Population Solution Foundation.(HT PHOTO)
Union Minister Giriraj Singh speaks during a protest organised by Population Solution Foundation.(HT PHOTO)

Indians abroad who eat beef not taught ‘culture’, ‘traditional values’: BJP’s Giriraj Singh

Begusarai, Bihar | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 03:15 PM IST
The Union Minister Giriraj Singh also said that India will only survive if its culture is saved.
Union Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fishery minister Giriraj Singh(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Union Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fishery minister Giriraj Singh(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Bhagavad Gita should be taught in schools: Giriraj Singh

Begusarai | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 03:07 PM IST
While appealing that Bhagavad Gita should be taught to students, Singh courted controversy by alleging that most of the students who visit abroad for higher studies start consuming beef.
Union minister Giriraj Singh addressing a press conference in Ranchi.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Union minister Giriraj Singh addressing a press conference in Ranchi.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

If Rahul Gandhi has love for infiltrators, he can take them to Italy: Giriraj Singh

Ranchi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2019 08:05 AM IST
Asking the Congress to refrain from a “policy of double-standards”, Giriraj Singh claimed that the UPA government had earlier talked about the citizenship law, but did not go ahead with it due to “appeasement politics”.
The fund will mainly be used by the coastal states to invest in infrastructure facilities for deep-sea fishing, post-harvesting, cage culture and export promotion of fish and marine products.(AP)
The fund will mainly be used by the coastal states to invest in infrastructure facilities for deep-sea fishing, post-harvesting, cage culture and export promotion of fish and marine products.(AP)

Government comes up with 7,522 crore package for fisheries sector

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 25, 2019 09:02 AM IST
The first tripartite memorandum of agreement has been signed between the department of fisheries, Nabard and the Tamil Nadu government for marine infrastructure development of farmers under the FIDF.
JD(U) drew a parallel between Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and PM Narendra Modi to dismiss a call for change in Bihar leadership.(HT Photo/File)
JD(U) drew a parallel between Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and PM Narendra Modi to dismiss a call for change in Bihar leadership.(HT Photo/File)

‘Nitish like Atal and Modi’, JD(U) snubs BJP leaders seeking change in Bihar leadership

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Vijay Swaroop
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2019 07:51 PM IST
Earlier, former union minister and BJP MLC Sanjay Paswan and union minister Giriraj Singh had suggested that Kumar should make way for a leader from the saffron party for the top post in the state, which led to a sharp response from the JD (U).
Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi in conversation with CM Nitish Kumar during an event in Patna.(ANI File)
Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi in conversation with CM Nitish Kumar during an event in Patna.(ANI File)

Sushil Modi praises Nitish Kumar amid Giriraj Singh’s attacks on ‘inept handling’ of Bihar flood

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 09:30 AM IST
In his tweet, Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Bihar’s deputy CM Sushil Modi also projected a united face of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the eastern state.
Animal Husbandry, Dairying, and Fisheries Minister Giriraj Singh has been criticising the Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government for its handling of floods in the state.(ANI Photo)
Animal Husbandry, Dairying, and Fisheries Minister Giriraj Singh has been criticising the Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government for its handling of floods in the state.(ANI Photo)

Giriraj Singh apologises on NDA’s behalf to people affected by Bihar floods, JD (U) livid

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anil Kumar, Patna
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 09:27 AM IST
Taking to Twitter, Union minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh, who has targeted Bihar’s Nitish Kumar-led government for people’s misery. ‘sought forgiveness’ from those who have not been able to celebrate Durga Puja due to floods.
A delegation of National Conference met with party president Farooq Abdullah on Sunday, October 6, 2019.(ANI / Twitter)
A delegation of National Conference met with party president Farooq Abdullah on Sunday, October 6, 2019.(ANI / Twitter)

News updates from Hindustan Times: NC delegation meets Farooq, Omar Abdullah and all the latest news at this hour

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 01:20 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at this hour curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
With the Ganga’s water level falling, the administration engaged heavy-duty pumps to flush out water from Patna’s worst-affected localities such as Rajendra Nagar, Kankar Bagh and Pataliputra Colony.(ANI)
With the Ganga’s water level falling, the administration engaged heavy-duty pumps to flush out water from Patna’s worst-affected localities such as Rajendra Nagar, Kankar Bagh and Pataliputra Colony.(ANI)

JD (U) targets Giriraj Singh for his jibe at Nitish Kumar over Patna floods

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 12:35 PM IST
Union Minister Giriraj Singh’s criticism of the Bihar government drew a stinging backlash from the Janata Dal (U).
The matter came to head after Union minister and Begusarai MP Giriraj Singh on Friday blamed chief minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi for the worst waterlogging in Patna after last week’s heavy rainfall.(HT image)
The matter came to head after Union minister and Begusarai MP Giriraj Singh on Friday blamed chief minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi for the worst waterlogging in Patna after last week’s heavy rainfall.(HT image)

Allies BJP, JD(U) trade barbs over Patna deluge

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 06:09 AM IST
The matter came to head after Union minister and Begusarai MP Giriraj Singh on Friday blamed chief minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi for the worst waterlogging in Patna after last week’s heavy rainfall.
Union minister Giriraj Singh. (ANI photo)
Union minister Giriraj Singh. (ANI photo)

Is Bihar CM Nitish Kumar responsible for Patna disaster? Giriraj Singh answers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 05:53 AM IST
At least 40 people have died due to heavy rain in Bihar with state capital Patna among the worst-affected and waterlogging continues to be a major worry.
Indian economy is leaping forward like a tiger and China is “no match for Indian economy”, union animal husbandry and fisheries minister Giriraj Singh said here on Saturday.(Hindustan Times)
Indian economy is leaping forward like a tiger and China is “no match for Indian economy”, union animal husbandry and fisheries minister Giriraj Singh said here on Saturday.(Hindustan Times)

China no match for Indian economy, says Giriraj Singh

Haridwar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2019 02:55 AM IST
Asked, the union minister said: “While taking big decisions, there are certain setbacks for short period but giving it name of economic depression or recession is not apt.”
Union minister Giriraj Singh says he may consider retiring from politics after 2023.(HT Photo)
Union minister Giriraj Singh says he may consider retiring from politics after 2023.(HT Photo)

Giriraj Singh hints at ending political career after end of Modi govt’s second term

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2019 06:42 PM IST
Union minister Giriraj Singh, who had won from the Nawada seat in 2014 was shifted to Begusarai in 2019. A Minister of State with independent charge in the first Modi government, Singh was elevated to the cabinet rank after the Lok Sabha polls this year.
Union Minister Giriraj Singh, known to often court controversy with his sharp remarks, tweeted a new slogan on Tuesday apparently referring to Pakistan occupied Kashmir.(PTI)
Union Minister Giriraj Singh, known to often court controversy with his sharp remarks, tweeted a new slogan on Tuesday apparently referring to Pakistan occupied Kashmir.(PTI)

‘Why only Pakistan?’ asks opposition after Giriraj says ‘abki baar us paar’

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2020 07:47 AM IST
Giriraj Singh’s tweet triggered a political slugfest with the BJP-JD(U) supporting him and the Opposition daring him to practice what he preached.
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