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Giriraj Singh


Maharashtra: NCP criticises Union min Giriraj’s ‘housing for rural poor’ statement

April 09, 2022 11:50 am

NCP leader Mahesh Tapase said former prime minister Manmohan Singh ushered India on to the path of economic growth by introducing the policy of liberalisation, privatisation and globalisation.

Delhi Confidential: Giriraj Singh sticks to topic in first press conference at BJP HQ

April 09, 2022 6:58 am

As part of the BJP’s Samajik Nyay Pakhwada programme, Union minister Giriraj Singh addressed the media from the party platform on Friday.

Other states should follow Uttarakhand example to implement Uniform Civil Code: Giriraj Singh

March 26, 2022 6:47 pm

Keeping one of the pre-poll promises, Dhami's Cabinet earlier this week announced that a committee of experts will be formed on Uniform Civil Code.

Delhi Confidential: Parliamentarians swing into action to help Indians stuck in Ukraine

March 02, 2022 7:22 am

Rural Development Minister Giriraj Singh on Tuesday enquired about the well-being of students from his constituency, Begusarai, who are stranded in Ukraine.

Giriraj Singh: 7 lakh road constructed under PMGSY in last 6 years

February 23, 2022 10:18 am

Union Rural Development Minister Giriraj Singh said that since the inception of PMGSY, about 7 lakh km of roads have been constructed, connecting 1.62 lakh habitations across the country.

Tripura doing ‘laudable work’ in implementing centrally-sponsored schemes: Giriraj Singh

August 31, 2021 12:32 pm

Giriraj Singh also said the centre sanctioned 5 kg rice per head for all poor families as per provisions of the Food Security Act during the pandemic. The benefits will continue till November 2021.

Giriraj Singh bans foreign travel for Rural dept officials

August 05, 2021 2:26 am

“Videsh yatra par rok lage (ban foreign travel),” read a direction issued by the minister’s office last month. This was conveyed by the office to the Rural Development Department through a WhatsApp message, which in turn forwarded it to the concerned divisions for “necessary action” on July 17, it is learnt.

In reply to Rahul Gandhi's ‘lack of oxygen’ tweet, Union Minister takes jibe in Italian

July 21, 2021 1:05 pm

Rahul Gandhi tweeted criticising the Central government for its, no reported deaths due to the lack of oxygen, remarks.

Giriraj Singh takes charge as Rural Development minister

July 08, 2021 10:49 pm

Singh, previously Union Cabinet Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, relinquished that charge to Parshottam Rupala.

Bihar polls: Giriraj Singh calls Congress candidate 'Jinnah sympathiser'

October 16, 2020 9:18 pm

The Congress responded saying "it would not allow the BJP to digress from the core issue of development" and challenged the Centre to take action against Maskoor Usmani if he was guilty.


Lok Sabha elections 2014: The newsmakers and headline hunters

May 08, 2014 10:12 am

As war of words continue between political leaders this election season, Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday called Narendra Modi a big fool and a donkey. Here is a look at other newsmakers and the headline hunters.


Eye for Detail EP 12: All about the Ayodhya uncertainty, RBI vs govt and Statue of Unity

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

How the BJP and RSS are reacting to the Supreme Court deferring the Ayodhya case, why the RBI and the government are at loggerheads and what it means to have a statue worth almost Rs 3000 crores. All that and more in this week’s Eye for Detail.