Kiren Rijiju

Shooting has been axed from the 2022 edition by Birmingham Organising Committee, citing logistical issues. The move triggered angry reactions from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the national shooting federation (NRAI).

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday said the Border Security Force (BSF) and Assam Rifles have been sensitised to ensure that members of the Rohingya Muslim minority do not enter the country and states have been asked to enumerate and confine those who have immigrated illegally. Home Minister Rajnath Singh told the Lok Sabha during Question …

New Delhi: Emphasising on the need to systemise disaster data by setting up a database on a sustainable basis, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday announced that the government is aiming to set up disaster database expeditiously well before the target date of 2020, an official statement said. Presenting India’s stand at …

New Delhi: Britain on Monday assured India to fully cooperate in the extradition process of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi and liquor baron Vijay Mallya who are accused in separate multi-crore bank loan defraud cases, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said. Meanwhile, government sources said that British Minister for Counter Terrorism Baroness Williams also confirmed …

New Delhi: Union Minister and BJP leader Kiren Rijiju said on Saturday that if his party’s pre-poll alliance with the NDPP in failed reach the half-way mark in the Nagaland assembly, it would have an “understanding” with the ruling NPF to form a new government of the three parties in the state. “Our chief ministerial candidate …

New Delhi: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday accused the Congress of not respecting Manmohan Singh when he was the Prime Minister but using him now to issue political statements ahead of the Gujarat Assembly elections. “Why is the Congress forcing Manmohan Singh to make political statements? They did (indulge in) all corruption under him, …

Hyderabad: Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Thursday said that the NIA probe into “love Jihad” case in Kerala was necessary as “a particular pattern is visible”. The Supreme Court’s order had “given some kind of legitimacy” to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe into the matter, he told the media during …

Itanagar: Bad weather forced a BSF chopper carrying Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju to make an emergency landing in a polytechnic playground in Itanagar on Tuesday. The chopper was to land at a helipad at Raj Bhavan, but due to inclement weather the chopper was forced to land at the playground of …