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Anurag Thakur


Himachal Pradesh: On statehood day, BJP government remembers past CMs and Indira

January 25, 2021 9:38 pm

In 50 years, Himachal records 1,200% growth in road network.

If Union minister is outsider, who is insider in Bengal: Anurag Thakur

January 05, 2021 3:45 am

Maintaining that West Bengal is an important part of the country, Anurag Thakur wondered whether it is a crime for a Union minister to visit the state.

DDC polls: BJP wins big in Jammu division, but loses in several strongholds

December 24, 2020 7:05 am

Out of the 10 districts in Jammu region, the BJP has got a comfortable majority to have its chairperson in Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Udhampur and Doda.

Thakur says ‘we keep meeting farmers’, Unions ask when will you meet those staging protests

October 17, 2020 11:00 am

Defending the the new farm laws, Thakur said the Congress and some other parties were opposing the farm laws due to their “vested interests” keeping an eye on the 2022 Punjab assembly polls. But the Modi government is committed to double farmers’ income by 2022, he asserted.

Order declining plea seeking FIR against MoS Thakur, Verma challenged

October 09, 2020 7:27 am

On August 26, ACMM Vishal Pahuja had dismissed the complaint filed by Karat and CPI(M) leader K M Tewari in February for registration of an FIR against Thakur and Verma for their alleged hate speech in relation to the anti-CAA protests.

'Himachal ka chhokra': PM's affectionate reference to Anurag Thakur

October 03, 2020 7:05 pm

At Rohtang where he inaugurated Atal Tunnel, Modi smilingly referred to Thakur, who was at dais, as his colleague from union council of ministers and "Himachal nu chhokro", while at a public meeting in Sissu village he called him "Himachal ka Chhokra (Himachal's boy)".

Anurag Thakur now says PMNRF was Gandhi family’s ‘jaagir’

September 20, 2020 2:55 am

Amid protests from Congress leader and deputy leader of House, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Gaurav Gogoi, respectively, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that if the Congress did not give answers, it does not have the “right to ask a single question on PM Cares Fund”.

PM CARES: Cong forces MoS Thakur apology after his remarks on Nehru, Gandhi family charities

September 19, 2020 1:22 am

Anurag Thakur alleged that the Gandhi family had cheated the nation by establishing various charitable trusts which were used for “personal benefit”. The Congress objected to the names of Nehru and Sonia Gandhi being taken in this context and protested with sloganeering.

Delhi riots: Can't justify licence given to BJP stalwart for rant, says Julio Ribeiro

September 17, 2020 11:32 am

Ribeiro said he thought about what he would do if he was in Shrivastava’s place and had to “dispel the doubts that your retired brother officers still have about Delhi Police investigation into the NE Delhi riots”.

Delhi court dismisses plea seeking FIR against Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma for hate speech

August 27, 2020 11:19 am

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate dismissed the application noting that for prosecution of the respondents, prior sanction of competent authority, that is the central government, was required under section 196 CrPC.


Sports should be free from political prejudice: BCCI secretary

March 01, 2016 8:38 am

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Speaking on the Himachal Government’s demand for a change in venue of the match between India and Pakistan in the T20 World Cup, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur on Tuesday said sports should be free from every political prejudice. Thakur said the venues of the T20 World Cup matches were decided one year in advance, adding that there is no point of raising an objection now. He emphasised that showing the disability to organise the match between the two nations will definitely tarnish the image of India.

Anurag Thakur calls for resumption of cricket ties with Pakistan

December 04, 2015 11:07 am

Stressing that it was important to sit across the table and talk to Pakistan, BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur said that cricket could pave the way for other issues, such as terrorism and trade, to be discussed.