Articles about Arun Singh

Arun Singh is a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) from Uttar Pradesh. A Chartered Accountant and commerce graduate, Singh has served as Director for the State Bank of India (SBI) and the Union Bank and has also worked with prestigious organizations like the World Bank and the United Nations. An RSS Swayamsevak from a young age, he joined the BJP youth wing Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) and went on to serve as its Vice-President and National Treasurer. Singh was a member of the BJP National Executive between 2009 and 2014, party’s National Secretary in 2014-15, and since 2015, has been serving as its National General Secretary. Having worked for the party in Chhattisgarh and Odisha, Singh has been working as the state in-charge for Rajasthan and Karnataka as of 2021. He was elected to the Rajya Sabha in 2019 from Uttar Pradesh.

Nupur Sharma suspension: What is Rule 10(a) of BJP Constitution?

07 Jun 2022

Politics
Nupur Sharma suspension: What is Rule 10(a) of BJP Constitution?

Amid a backlash from the Arab nations against the comments made by former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma against Prophet Muhammad, the party on Sunday suspended her with "immediate effect" till further inquiry for expressing views contrary to its position.

Unwarranted, narrow-minded comments: MEA's critical response to OIC's statement

06 Jun 2022

India
Unwarranted, narrow-minded comments: MEA's critical response to OIC's statement

India slammed the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Monday for its "unwarranted" comments on suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nupur Sharma's remarks on Prophet Muhammed in a TV news debate.

BJP suspends spokesperson Nupur Sharma, Naveen Jindal over 'Prophet' remark

05 Jun 2022

India
BJP suspends spokesperson Nupur Sharma, Naveen Jindal over 'Prophet' remark

Facing criticism from various quarters, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday suspended its spokesperson Nupur Sharma for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Prophet Muhammad.

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

30 Jan 2020

Politics
List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.

Prime Minister Modi and Rahul to visit Odisha in December

06 Dec 2018

Politics
Prime Minister Modi and Rahul to visit Odisha in December

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi are scheduled to visit Odisha this month, BJP and Congress sources said today.

Haryana: Former CM Hooda alleges CID-officer snooped on him

29 Aug 2018

India
Haryana: Former CM Hooda alleges CID-officer snooped on him

Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has alleged an officer of the state's intelligence agency, CID, snooped on him and a probe has been ordered, reports IE.

Biju Janata Dal govt in Odisha is 'lollipop' govt: BJP

29 Jul 2018

Politics
Biju Janata Dal govt in Odisha is 'lollipop' govt: BJP

BJP today termed the Biju Janata Dal government in Odisha as "lollipop government" which, instead of providing jobs to the youths, was giving them "lollipop" under Biju Yuva Bahini programme.

Palghar: Fresh extortion cases filed against local NCP, Sena leaders

01 Apr 2018

India
Palghar: Fresh extortion cases filed against local NCP, Sena leaders

Palghar police on Saturday registered four more cases of extortion against local leaders of the Shiv Sena and NCP for allegedly extorting money from builders.

'Computer Science paper was tricky, not lengthy': CBSE Class-12 students

23 Mar 2018

India
'Computer Science paper was tricky, not lengthy': CBSE Class-12 students

CBSE Class 12 students had their computer science exam today. For a change, most agreed that some of the questions were tricky, but the paper wasn't lengthy and could be completed in time easily.