Kiren Rijiju

Indian politician

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Kiren Rijiju: Indian politician
Kiren Rijiju is an Indian lawyer and politician from Arunachal Pradesh. A member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Rijiju is the current Minister of State of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs of India.


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Law Min urges his sports counterpart to help train girl who cycled 1,200 km carrying ill dad

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday urged his sports counterpart Kiren Rijiju to support the 15-year-old girl, who cycled 1,200 km carrying her ailing father during the lockdown, with..
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RS Prasad hails girl who cycled 1200 km to bring injured father home, asked Kiren Rijiju to support her training

Prasad said that he was moved by the girl's courage and determination and also asked Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju to provide full support to the girl.
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Kiren Rijiju joins back office, says 'We'll follow all guidelines regarding COVID-19'

Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, who joined back office on Monday, said all guidelines regarding COVID-19 will be followed and only senior officials and minimum required staff will..
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Rijiju calls for strict action against racial discrimination

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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury promotes 'Fit India': PM Narendra Modi

Speaking in the Lok Sabha, PM Modi said, "When I see & hear Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury ji, I congratulate Kiren Rijiju ji, Adhir ji promotes the 'Fit India Movement' launched by Rijiju ji very well. He..
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37 politicians who visited Jammu and Kashmir to report on status of government steps

The ministers had visited J&K earlier this month following a directive from PM Modi, who wanted an honest assessment of various welfare schemes being carried out in the newly-created UT. Some of the..
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SC orders SIT probe against BJP MLA from Arunachal in rape case

The woman said the state police were not probing the case in a fair manner because of the influence of the lawmaker who, she claimed, was a close friend of the chief minister and a relative of Union..
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Entire NE given protection under Citizenship Bill: Rijiju

The entire northeast has been given protection under the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, the government's most prominent face from the region, Union minister Kiren Rijiju, said amidst protests across the..
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Fit India Plog Run will take Swachh Bharat Abhiyan forward: Kiren Rijiju

Emphasising on promoting cleanliness and fitness together, Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju said 'Fit India Plog Run' will catalyse PM Modi's 'Swacch Bharat Abhiyan' and 'Fit-India' movement forward...
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Have to make India clean to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi: Kiren Rijiju

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Kiren Rijiju posts old video showing Congress's pitch for national language Hindi

With several opposition parties hitting out at Union home minister Amit Shah for his Hindi pitch, BJP leader Kiren Rijiju has tweeted an old video of P Chidambaram making a similar pitch for 'national..
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Boy from Madhya Pradesh runs 100 meters in 11 sec, gets Kiren Rijiju's support

Gurjar is a resident of Shivpuri district of Madhya Pradesh and he was praised for his commendable achievement as an athlete.
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Babita Phogat, Mahavir Phogat join BJP

International wrestler Babita Phogat and her father Mahavir Phogat, a noted wrestling coach, joined the BJP on Monday. They joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of sports and youth affairs..
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Sports Bill will be a reality soon, says Kiren Rijiju

Kiren Rijiju also spoke on the current issue related to Davis Cup which is scheduled to be held in Pakistan.
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Gujarat sports authority campus to get centre for para athletes: Kiren Rijiju

The Sports Authority of India campus in Gandhinagar will get a global standard high performance training centre for para athletes with focus on athletics, power lifting, badminton and swimming,..
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International Day of Yoga 2019: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju shows off his fab moves ahead of the big day

Top government functionaries, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, and other senior BJP leaders will attend International Yoga Day events across the country on Friday.
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Will work to improve Olympic medal count multiple times, no meddling with NSF autonomy: Kiren Rijiju

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Kiren Rijiju promises team work with athletes and NSFs to bring sports revolution in country

New sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said he would look to work with the athletes and federations collectively as a team to bring about a revolution in sports. "I shall be working closely with..
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