Arjun Ram Meghwal: News
Arjun Ram Meghwal is an ex-civil servant, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politician, and Lok Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) from Bikaner, Rajasthan. Meghwal is an MA in Political Science and has done his LLB from Sri Dungar College, Bikaner. He completed his MBA from the University of Philippines and subsequently joined the Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS). In 1999, Meghwal was promoted as an IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre and worked for nearly a decade in various government departments. He took voluntary retirement from the IAS and joined politics in 2009, contesting the Lok Sabha elections from the Bikaner constituency on a BJP ticket. He was elected consecutively in the 2009, 2014, and 2019 General Elections and has served as a Union Minister in the Narendra Modi government since 2016. Meghwal was known for cycling to the Parliament instead of riding a car, until 2016, when he had to alter this habit of his due to security concerns. As of 2021, Meghwal is the Minister of State (MoS) for Parliamentary Affairs and Culture in the Government of India.
15 Nov 2020India
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Sunday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
28 Oct 2020Twitter
Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Irani on Wednesday announced that she had tested positive for COVID-19.
06 Oct 2020India
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
29 Sep 2020Twitter
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday tested positive for COVID-19. The 71-year-old had been found positive for the novel coronavirus during a routine test for the viral disease.
14 Aug 2020Karnataka
Home Minister Amit Shah informed through a tweet on Friday that he tested negative for coronavirus, twelve days after he contracted the infection.
11 Aug 2020Karnataka
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who informed on Monday that he tested positive for coronavirus, has been put on ventilator support after brain surgery, multiple reports said.
24 Jul 2020Narendra Modi
At a time when the world is scrambling to develop a vaccine against coronavirus, a Union Minister launched a "papad" claiming it develops antibodies to fight the highly contagious disease.
06 Sep 2019Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
On Friday, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur addressed the slowdown in the auto industry at the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) annual summit in New Delhi.
16 Jun 2019Narendra Modi
Ahead of the first session of the newly-elected Lok Sabha, PM Narendra Modi held the first all-party meeting at the Parliament after reclaiming power at the Center.
23 May 2019Narendra Modi
The Indian Civil Services are a dream for lakhs of youngsters.
03 Oct 2018Rahul Gandhi
BJP President Amit Shah and Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi will be in Bikaner on October 4 and October 10 respectively where they'll hold meetings ahead of the Assembly elections in Rajasthan.
06 Aug 2018Karnataka
The government is trying to start work on five river inter-linking projects in the current fiscal and secure financial assistance from World Bank and Asian Development Bank for the Rs. 2 lakh crore project, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.
24 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
The post-mortem report of Alwar lynching victim Rakbar has confirmed he died of "shock as a result of ante-mortem (before death) injuries."
22 Jul 2018Bihar
Yesterday, Rakbar Khan's family in Mewat, Haryana, was eagerly awaiting him. After he returned home, Asmina, his wife, planned to cook biryani, his favorite.
13 Jul 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
RBI Governor Urjit Patel appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance to answer queries regarding demonetization.
13 Jun 2017India
The RBI will soon introduce new Rs. 500 notes, but the old ones will continue being legal tender.
02 Apr 2017North Korea
At a meeting held between senior officials of the Finance and Home Ministries, it was decided that the security-features of Rs. 2000 and Rs. 500 notes would be changed every 3-4 years.