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

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

"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

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

"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

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!

Government can't dictate terms to federations on selection: Kiren Rijiju on Nikhat-Mary controversy

Former junior world champion, Nikhat Zareen had written a letter to Kiren Rijiju, demanding that she be given a trial bout against Mary Kom before the Indian squad for next year's Olympic qualifiers is decided.


Will tell BFI to decide what's best for nation: Kiren Rijiju on Zareen's demand for trial bout

Zareen had written a letter to Rijiju on Thursday, demanding that she be given a trial bout against Mary Kom before the Indian squad for next year's Olympic qualifiers in China is decided.

Kiren Rijiju believes he will fail as Sports Minister if India aren't top-10 by 2028 Olympics

Kiren Rijiju believes that with India set to become the third-largest economy, the country's prevailing mediocrity in management of National Sports Federations (NSF) is "unacceptable".

Kiren Rijiju mistakes photo of rare hornbills from Bengal as scene from Arunachal, rectifies later

The fascinating image and rare occurrence to see so many hornbills together garnered a lot of attention online and many were quick to point out that no credit to the photographer was given and highlighted that the picture wasn't clicked in Arunachal but in West Bengal.

Kiren Rijiju writes to UK Secretary of Sport seeking inclusion of shooting in 2022 CWG

For the first time since 1974, shooting has been excluded from the Games roster due to logistical issues. However, CGF president Louise Martin maintained that shooting has never been a compulsory sport in the Games.

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Exclusive pictures of MI-17 V5 Helicopters

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

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

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:

Rijiju Rubbishes Involvement In MW Kameng Hydro Electric Project Scam

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju Tuesday rejected allegations of corruption levelled against him and said those ‘who plant such news’ will get beaten up with slippers if they come to Arunachal Pradesh, his home state. When asked about his reaction to The Indian Express story“Who has planted this news? To help […]


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

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

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

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'.