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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju says, 'It's too early to call for 2022 CWG boycott'

In the Executive Board meeting of the CWG in June, the CGF recommended the inclusion of three new sports while dropping shooting.

27 Aug 2019 2:01 PM

Kiren Rijiju meets PV Sindhu, says shuttler created history to make India proud

The 24-year-old further stated that she had been preparing for so long and thanked her parents, coaches, and trainer for the victory.

27 Aug 2019 12:05 PM

PV Sindhu to meet PM Modi, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

The 24-year-old further stated that she had been preparing for so long and thanked her parents, coaches, and trainer for the victory.

27 Aug 2019 11:09 AM

'PV Sindhu has created history': Kiren Rijiju

In the same event, Indian shuttler Sai Praneeth won the bronze medal after he suffered a loss in the semifinal on Saturday.

26 Aug 2019 10:06 AM

INX Media case: Kiren Rijiju dismisses Congress allegations of 'vendetta politics'

BJP leader Satya Pal Singh also quashed Congress party's allegations and urged Chidambaram to respect the Delhi High Court's order.

21 Aug 2019 6:22 PM


Rijiju assures support to sprinter who 'ran 100m in 11 seconds'

On Friday, Chouhan took to Twitter to share a video of Rameshwar in which the he is seen completing an 100m dash in 11 seconds barefoot.

17 Aug 2019 8:30 PM

'Govt won't have say on India's participation in Davis Cup tie in Pak': Kiren Rijiju

India's participation in the Asia-Oceania Zone Group 1 Davis Cup tie, scheduled on September 14 and 15 in Islamabad, is uncertain.

12 Aug 2019 2:04 PM

Kiren Rijiju takes up #BottleCapChallenge

The one who does the #BottleCapChallenge opens the bottle by kicking the bottle cap.

11 Aug 2019 12:56 PM

The Prithvi Shaw case is the clincher for ministry

Sentiment had been building up in the ministry against the BCCI’s refusal to be compliant like every other sports federation.

11 Aug 2019 3:48 AM

BCCI under NADA: Sports minister Rijiju welcomes move, terms it 'major positive turn'

The BCCI didn't come under NADA all this while as they feared that their autonomy would get hurt.

10 Aug 2019 12:29 PM


IOA president writes to Kiren Rijiju, urging to boycott CWG Games 2022

The IOA president further said that India bagged most of the medals in shooting category and by removing it India's position will come down.

28 Jul 2019 8:56 AM

'India will perform better at Tokyo Olympics', says Union minister Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju also said that Indian athletes have been performing competitively at the international level in many disciplines.

25 Jul 2019 3:03 PM

Prez Kovind congratulates Dutee Chand for winning gold in World Universiade

Chand clinched the gold by completing the feat in just 11.32 seconds. She also holds the 100m national record.

10 Jul 2019 4:24 PM

Dutee Chand bags 100m gold in World Universiade, creates history

Chand won the gold medal in just 11.32 seconds. She also holds the 100m national record with 11.24 seconds.

10 Jul 2019 3:34 PM

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju lauds India on reaching ICC CWC'19 semi-finals

The Sports Minister also said that he is hopeful that the team bring home the World Cup trophy.

04 Jul 2019 4:48 PM


Union Sports Minister backs MS Dhoni on Army insignia gloves controversy

Rijiju said the government does not intervene in the affairs of the sports bodies as the bodies are autonomous and independent.

07 Jun 2019 4:06 PM

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minority girls to receive encouragement

Of the total target of five crore students under the ‘Pradh-anmantri Scholarship,’ 50 per cent will be female students.

05 Jun 2019 3:30 AM

BJP wins 9 in Assam, allies disappoint

In Silchar, BJP’s Rajdeep Roy was leading by 52,201 votes against sitting MP and Congress candidate Sushmita Dev.

24 May 2019 7:47 AM

BJP leads in LS, Assembly polls in Arunachal Pradesh

Union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju was leading by 30,548 votes in Arunachal West against his nearest rival Nabam Tuki of the Congress.

24 May 2019 6:00 AM

No major terror attack except Uri in last 4.5 years due to pre-emptive action: Rijiju

It doesn’t mean attempts were not made but pre-emptive strikes, pre-emptive action and arrest by various forces helped,said Kiren Rijiju.

13 Feb 2019 1:33 PM