Articles about Ashwani Kumar
Born on October 26, 1952, Ashwani Kumar is an Indian politician, a former Union Minister, a former attorney-general of India, and a Rajya Sabha member as of 2021. Kumar completed his education at St. Stephen’s College, the University of Delhi, and Jawaharlal Nehru University. He was conferred with an honorary doctorate in law from Punjab University. In 1991, he became the youngest Additional Solicitor General of India. He became a member of the Rajya Sabha in 2002 representing Punjab. Between 2012 and 2013, Kumar served as the Union Minister of Law and Justice. Between 2011 and 2013, he also served as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Planning, Minister of State in the Ministry of Science and Technology, and Minister of the State in the Ministry of Earth Sciences. Between January 2011 and July 2011, he served as the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs. In 2013, he was part of the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s Special Envoy to Japan. He has also authored three books.
15 Feb 2022Politics
In another setback for Congress, former Union Minister Ashwani Kumar resigned from the party on Tuesday.
07 Oct 2020India
Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Ashwani Kumar died by suicide at his residence in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, reports said on Wednesday. He was 69 years old.
15 Apr 2020Politics
On Wednesday, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani decided to self-isolate himself after meeting a Congress MLA who tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday.
07 Mar 2020Sports
Indian teen prodigy Shafali Verma has been in sublime touch in the ICC Women's World Cup T20.
04 May 2017India
The Centre is considering a consistent "senior citizen" age limit across all sectors to ease access to benefits under government schemes.