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Rajya Sabha passes Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, opposition walkout

New Delhi/UNI: The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021, that seeks to link the electoral roll data with the Aadhar ecosystem, amid a walkout by the Opposition.

Centre introduces Bill to link voter IDs with Aadhaar cards amid protests by oppositions

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Monday introduced the Election Laws (Amendment Bill) 2021 to link voter identity and Aadhaar cards amid objections by the opposition parties over the move.

PM Modi praises vibrant culture of Arunachal Pradesh

New Delhi/UNI: Applauding the "vibrant culture" of Arunachal Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated the viral video clip where Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju is performing a traditional dance during his visit to a village in the frontier state.

PM Modi cabinet reshuffle: Check out who's got what

New Delhi/IBNS: With 43 new ministers being inducted in the Narendra Modi government as part of a major Union Cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, several important portfolios got new faces including health, law, Information and Technology as well as railways.

Olympic-bound sportspersons are the real heroes, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi, June 26 : Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju reiterated that India’s Olympic-bound athletes are national heroes and urged the people to extend support to these players in the same way they follow cricketers in the country.

Legendary sprinter Milkha Singh cremated with full state honours in Chandigarh

Chandigarh/IBNS: Iconic sprinter Milkha Singh, who succumbed to COVID-19 complications, was cremated in Chandigarh with full state honours on Saturday evening.

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju tests Covid-19 positive

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday tweeted that he has tested positive for coronavirus.

Law of land supreme, stick to professional duties: Kiren Rijiju tells Taapsee Pannu's boyfriend Mathias over IT raids

New Delhi/IBNS: Taapsee Pannu's boyfriend Mathias Boe, who is a badminton player from Denmark and currently a coach to some Indian athletes, has tweeted to Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju to "do something" about the raids on the actor's properties for alleged tax evasion as it is causing "unnecessary stress" to her parents.

Sarbananda Sonowal, Kiren Rijiju inaugurate new sports complex in Assam’s Lakhimpur

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Minister of State (i/c) for Sports & Youth Welfare Kiren Rijiju inaugurated a newly constructed training centre cum sports complex of Sports Authority of India (SAI) at Solalgaon in Lakhimpur district on Saturday.

Indian Army sent hotline message to counterpart PLA, says Rijiju on 5 Arunachal youths reportedly abducted by Chinese Army

Itanagar/UNI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday informed that the Indian Army has already sent hotline message to counterpart People’s Liberation of Army (PLA) in connection with the reports regarding five youths reportedly abducted by the Chinese Army from Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Subansiri district.

Rijiju contributes Rs 1 cr to PM's National Relief Fund in fight against COVID-19

New Delhi/UNI: In the wake of spread of coronavirus pandemic in the country, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday contributed Rs one crore from his MPLAD Fund to the Prime Minister`s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) to fight the disease.

Being a cop a thankless job: Kiren Rijiju supports police over Tis Hazari violence

New Delhi/UNI: Amid a major row vis-a-vis police protest over the issue of conflict between cops and lawyers, BJP leader and Union Minister for Sports Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday backed the men in uniform saying "being a cop is a thankless job".

Kiren Rijiju flags off Fit India Plog Run at Indira Gandhi Stadium

New York: Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C) Shri Kiren Rijiju flaged off Fit India Plog Run organised by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports here today, on the occasion of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at Indira Gandhi Stadium.

Wrestler Babita Phogat, her father join BJP

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IBNS): In more power for the country's ruling party, wrestler Babita Phogat and her father Mahavir Singh joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday.

No dearth of funds for sports, says Rijiju

New Delhi, July 17 (UNI): Youth affairs and sports minister Kiren Rijiju maintained that there was no dearth of funds for the sportspersons and announced that pensions will be provided to former athletes.