Satyapal Singh

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Lok Sabha passes bill to strengthen NIA: Details here

15 Jul 2019

Lok Sabha passes bill to strengthen NIA: Details here

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019, to strengthen the NIA.

Five famous civil servants in Modi government to know about

23 May 2019

Five famous civil servants in Modi government to know about

The Indian Civil Services are a dream for lakhs of youngsters.

Minister asks AICTE to explore internship opportunities in agriculture

25 Aug 2018

Minister asks AICTE to explore internship opportunities in agriculture

Laying emphasis on the need to create more job opportunities and enhance the employability of the youth, Junior HRD Minister Satyapal Singh today suggested the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) explore internship opportunities in varied fields, including agriculture.

People will accept my theory over Darwin's in 20yrs: Minister

01 Jul 2018

People will accept my theory over Darwin's in 20yrs: Minister

Union Minister Satyapal Singh yesterday reiterated his controversial claim, that Charles Darwin's theory of evolution is "scientifically wrong," and predicted that his theory would replace the scientist's, "if not today, tomorrow, or 10-20 years later."

BJP to reach out to voters; apprise them of Modi-achievements

07 Jun 2018

BJP to reach out to voters; apprise them of Modi-achievements

Senior BJP leaders embarked on a mission to reach out to the voters in Uttar Pradesh and inform them about the work done by the Narendra Modi-led government in last four years.

Today-in-what-did-I-read: BJP leader claims Sita was a 'test-tube baby'

01 Jun 2018

Today-in-what-did-I-read: BJP leader claims Sita was a 'test-tube baby'

Joining the long list of controversial statements made by Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, Dinesh Sharma, UP's Deputy Chief Minister, said Sita's birth proves that test-tube babies existed during the time of Ramayana since she was born from an earthen pot.

'Bar busting' ex-Mumbai police chief Arup Patnaik forays into politics

19 Apr 2018

'Bar busting' ex-Mumbai police chief Arup Patnaik forays into politics

Former Mumbai police chief Arup 'bar busting' Patnaik made his foray into politics yesterday.

Only India can show right path to the world: Bhagwat

26 Feb 2018

Only India can show right path to the world: Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said that only India can show the right path to the world and everyone should work together for the unity of the country.

IISER asks students why HRD minister was wrong about evolution

23 Feb 2018

IISER asks students why HRD minister was wrong about evolution

HRD MoS Satyapal Singh's controversial comment on Charles Darwin's theory of evolution has made it to exam question papers in Pune's premier Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER).

Union Minister Satyapal Singh: Darwin's evolution theory is scientifically wrong

20 Jan 2018

Union Minister Satyapal Singh: Darwin's evolution theory is scientifically wrong

Minister of State, in the Human Resource Development (HRD), Satyapal Singh doesn't want Charles Darwin's "theory of evolution" to be taught in schools. But, why is that? Amusingly, he claims that since our ancestors haven't mentioned that they saw an ape turn into a man, the theory is scientifically wrong.

Who'll marry girls wearing jeans to her wedding?: BJP minister

12 Dec 2017

Who'll marry girls wearing jeans to her wedding?: BJP minister

A union minister has created controversy with his comments on girls wearing jeans. "How many men will be willing to marry a girl who wears jeans to her wedding?" asked Satyapal Singh, MoS HRD.

Cabinet reshuffle: Interesting facts about the new ministers

03 Sep 2017

Cabinet reshuffle: Interesting facts about the new ministers

In its third cabinet reshuffle, the Modi government has inducted nine new faces and promoted four Ministers of State to cabinet rank.

Police arrest Lekhi, BJP MLAs for trying to enter Basirhat

08 Jul 2017

Police arrest Lekhi, BJP MLAs for trying to enter Basirhat

BJP leaders including Meenakshi Lekhi, Om Mathur, Satyapal Singh were arrested by the police as they tried to enter violence-hit Basirhat.

Rupa Ganguly, others arrested while trying to visit violence-hit Basirhat

07 Jul 2017

Rupa Ganguly, others arrested while trying to visit violence-hit Basirhat

Police arrested BJP leaders Rupa Ganguly and Locket Chatterjee while they were attempting to make their way to violence-hit Basirhat.

Basirhat clashes claim first casualty, fresh tension triggered

07 Jul 2017

Basirhat clashes claim first casualty, fresh tension triggered

A 65-year-old man died in communal clashes at Basirhat, the first casualty in the incident.

West Bengal Communal violence: Paramilitary deployed, Internet services suspended

05 Jul 2017

West Bengal Communal violence: Paramilitary deployed, Internet services suspended

In a bid to control communal violence in West Bengal's Basirgat region, CM Mamata Banerjee has ordered to suspend Internet services in the state.