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Kiren Rijiju


Sports Minister steps in: Clear sexual harassment cases in SAI in 4 weeks

January 18, 2020 8:18 am

Stressing that there is “zero tolerance” for sexual harassment at SAI centres, Rijiju promised to make the system of addressing harassment cases “more robust”.

Have directed SAI to dispose pending sexual harassment complaints in four weeks: Kiren Rijiju

January 17, 2020 6:37 pm

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday said all pending complaints of sexual harassment at SAI institutes will be disposed of off in the next four weeks to ensure a zero-tolerance approach towards the menace.

Kiren Rijiju launches 3rd Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati

November 30, 2019 10:32 pm

Besides Kiren Rijiju, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was also present at the lunch ceremony of Khelo India Youth Games which is scheduled to be held from January 10 to 22.

Centre will grade schools based on fitness levels: Kiren Rijiju

November 26, 2019 7:28 pm

The Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports was at the JL Nehru stadium in Delhi for a Fit India event.

Kiren Rijiju felicitates World Para Athletics Championships medal winners with cash awards

November 18, 2019 10:06 pm

India clinched two golds, two silvers and five bronzes and also secured 13 quota places at the Tokyo Paralympics. India have won a total of 23 quotas across sports for the 2020 Paralympics.

On Pak, we’ve issues... We won’t act contrary to Olympic Charter. We’re acting so sentiment of country is upheld: Kiren Rijiju

November 03, 2019 7:39 am

Union minister Kiren Rijiju talks about the “silent preparation” for 2024 Olympics, says sports is crucial for “alienated” regions like J&K, N-E, promises action on a sports education board after Winter Session of House, and confirms BCCI will be under uniform sports code

Kiren Rijiju confirms that government will launch football league for women next month

November 02, 2019 9:52 pm

"We are going to launch women football league, most probably next month. We are ready with the format and it will be in collaboration with the Ministry of Women and Child Development," said Kiren Rijiju.

BCCI too will be under new uniform sports code: Kiren Rijiju

November 01, 2019 7:27 am

Speaking at The Indian Express Idea Exchange programme, Rijiju said, “Once we come out with a proper refined sports code, everything will come under it, including cricket."

Sports to be made part of CBSE system, says Union Minister Kiren Rijiju

October 30, 2019 10:16 am

"Now, under the new education policy, sports will become a part of education and the CBSE is preparing a system to ensure sports becomes a substantial part of education," Rijiju said

Watch: Kiren Rijiju once again shows us he's fit with a rope climbing video

October 26, 2019 2:33 pm

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju is a fitness enthusiast and loves taking up challenges to inspire others. Here's another video of him flaunting his skills!


Exclusive pictures of MI-17 V5 Helicopters

April 10, 2015 12:28 pm

The two choppers are the first batch of the helicopters' fleet which are expected to join the BSF by year-end.


Along with Kerala, Nagaland is going through its own crisis this monsoon: News in Numbers

September 04, 2018 7:17 pm

The Nagaland government requires around Rs 800 crore immediately for the restoration of the damages caused by landslides and flash flood during this monsoon season, a top state government official said Monday. See more:

India has given all Pathankot attack evidence to Pak: Kiren Rijiju

March 01, 2016 8:32 am

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Minister of state for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that India has handed over all evidence collected in relation to Pathankot attack to Pakistan. He added that for the first time Pakistan has initiated action after handing over of evidence by India by registering the case. The Pakistan had decided to send a team to Pathankot but they haven't yet given details.

Headley’s deposition will lead to logical conclusions: Rijiju

February 08, 2016 9:31 am

Rampur/ New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said that David Coleman Headley revelation will lead India to a logical conclusion. He added that he cannot speak in details as he does not have any official confirmation yet. He further said that it was already known who is involved in the terror attack and Headley’s deposition will be helpful.

21st Century will be Asian Century: Rijiju in Tokyo

January 20, 2016 7:13 am

Tokyo, Jan 20 (ANI): Addressing a symposium in Tokyo, Japan, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Kiren Rijiju said the 21st century will be the Asian Century as the world look to countries in Asia the for upliftment of the global economy.He said Asia would provide ideas and leadership for a harmonious global relationship.The theme of the symposium was 'Shared Values and Democracy in Asia'.