Kiren Rijiju: News
Kiren Rijiju is a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politician and Lok Sabha Member of Parliament from Arunachal Pradesh. Rijiju comes from India’s eastern-most state’s West Kameng district. He did his BA from Hansraj College in 1995 and LLB from Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, in 1998. Rijiju was a BJP MP in the Lok Sabha from 2004 to 2009, representing the Arunachal West constituency. After suffering a controversial defeat against Indian National Congress’s (INC) Takam Sanjoy in the 2009 General Elections, Rijiju made a brief switch to the Congress. He later returned to the BJP and was re-elected from the Arunachal West in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and found a place in the Narendra Modi cabinet. He served as Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs from 2014 to 2019. In 2019 General Elections, Rijiju was elected the Lok Sabha MP for the third time and served as MoS for Youth Affairs & Sports and MoS for Minority Affairs from 2019 to 2021. In July 2021, Rijiju became the Minister for Law and Justice.
28 Jan 2023Supreme Court Of India
Former Supreme Court judge Rohinton Fali Nariman Friday took a strong exception to Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju's opposition to the SC Collegium system for judicial appointments.
28 Jan 2023Supreme Court Of India
Union Law and Justice Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Kiren Rijiju, has questioned the Supreme Court Collegium's conduct over publishing sensitive and secret reports in the public domain recently.
24 Jan 2023Supreme Court Of India
Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday objected to the Supreme Court making public confidential reports on judicial appointments.
16 Jan 2023Law Ministry
Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju has reportedly written a letter to Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud suggesting that the Supreme Court Collegium, which appoints the judges, should include central government representatives.
06 Jan 2023Chief Justice of India
The names of 44 judges will be confirmed for appointment to the higher judiciary within three days, the Centre informed the Supreme Court on Friday.
16 Dec 2022Supreme Court Of India
Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Friday informed lawyers that there will be no Supreme Court benches available from Saturday till January 1 due to winter vacations.
30 Nov 2022Central Government
The Central government has returned 19 of the 21 names recommended by the Supreme Court collegium for the appointment of High Court justices, The Indian Express reported.
20 Nov 2022Chief Justice of India
Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud while speaking at an event on Saturday said that judges at the grassroots are reluctant to grant bail in heinous crimes.
19 Jun 2022Aadhaar Card
According to an official notification from the Ministry of Law and Justice, the central government has notified the rules permitting the integration of Aadhaar numbers with voter IDs.
28 Feb 2022India
India on Monday advised students stranded in Ukraine's capital city, Kyiv to move to the western part of the country.
28 Feb 2022Jyotiraditya Scindia
Union Ministers Hardeep Singh Puri, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Kiren Rijiju, and General (Retd) VK Singh will reportedly travel to the neighboring countries of Ukraine to help evacuate Indians from the country, sources told PTI.
18 Dec 2020India
The government has recognized yoga as a competitive sport, setting the stage for the inclusion of the ancient art in tournaments held across India.
08 Sep 2020Indian Army
Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that the five missing youths from Arunachal Pradesh have been found on the Chinese side. Rijiju said the process to handover the youths is being worked out.
23 Aug 2020Virat Kohli
Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, on Saturday, expressed disappointment as she was not conferred with the Arjuna Award.
18 Aug 2020Virat Kohli
Indian pace spearhead Ishant Sharma is among 29 athletes who have been recommended for this year's Arjuna award by the National Sports Awards selection committee.
01 Jun 2020Dutee Chand
In an exclusive interview with NewsBytes, India's undisputed marathon champion Sunita Godara feels the nation's medals tally will improve in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
25 May 2020Indian Premier League (IPL)
Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan believes the return of sports could ward off the negative elements once the coronavirus pandemic ends.
24 May 2020India
India's Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju, on Sunday, clarified that any decision regarding the commencement of Indian Premier League (IPL) will be taken by the government.
07 May 2020Archery
Young and upcoming compound archer Pragati Choudhary has suffered a brain stroke and her family is looking for financial aid for her treatment.
23 Mar 2020Indian Premier League (IPL)
The upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League has been shrouded with speculations amid the coronavirus pandemic.
21 Mar 2020India
The coronavirus pandemic has seen people engage in social distancing and at this time, sports personalities are doing different things to kill time.
19 Mar 2020Indian Premier League (IPL)
India's Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Thursday cleared the air about the upcoming IPL edition.
16 Mar 2020Indian Premier League (IPL)
The franchises are leaving no stone unturned in bringing the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League to life. However, they are prepared for the eventuality of the league being called-off.
15 Mar 2020Indian Premier League (IPL)
Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni featured in the final practice session and left the city soon thereafter.
14 Mar 2020Indian Premier League (IPL)
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday discussed the option of conducting a curtailed Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 with the eight franchise owners.
13 Mar 2020Indian Premier League (IPL)
Former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman opened up about the possibility of staging the upcoming IPL edition in front of empty stands, amid coronavirus outburst.
12 Mar 2020Indian Premier League (IPL)
The upcoming edition of Indian Premier League will likely take place without spectators' presence in the wake of coronavirus crisis.
18 Jan 2020Supreme Court Of India
Five months after the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was put under an unprecedented communication blackout, the administration announced on Saturday that SMS and voice calls will be restored for all prepaid mobile users.
11 Dec 2019Assam
While the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is being debated in the Rajya Sabha today, Assam is burning with hundreds of people taking to streets to protest the proposed amendments.
05 Nov 2019Delhi Police
Scores of personnel of Delhi police took to streets on Tuesday to protest against a scuffle that broke between cops and lawyers at Tis Hazari court last week.
12 Oct 2019Narendra Modi
In a similar vein with the much-publicized Swachh Bharat Mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was seen picking up trash at the Mamallapuram beach in Chennai on Saturday.
30 Sep 2019Haryana
On Monday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced its first list of candidates for the Haryana Assembly elections to be held on October 21.
07 Sep 2019West Bengal
On Friday, Goa Police arrested swimming coach Surajit Ganguly in New Delhi for raping a 15-year-old girl training under him.
12 Aug 2019Haryana
Ahead of crucial Haryana Assembly polls, wrestler Babita Phogat and her father Mahavir Phogat joined Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday.
31 Jul 2019India
Speculations are ripe that India are likely to boycott the 2022 edition of Commonwealth Games.
06 May 2019India
Akshay Kumar, who's currently facing the wrath for holding a Canadian citizenship and thus not able to vote in India, has found support in Anupam Kher and Union Minister Kiren Rijiju.
11 Apr 2019Bihar
The first phase of Lok Sabha elections began on Thursday. Citizens of 91 constituencies spread across 18 states and two union territories will cast their votes today.
11 Apr 2019West Bengal
The first phase of highly-anticipated general elections began on Thursday. In the first phase, citizens of 91 Lok Sabha seats will cast their votes. The constituencies include two union territories as well.
12 Feb 2019Narendra Modi
The controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, despite widespread protests in the Northeast.