Articles about Radha Mohan Singh

Radha Mohan Singh is an Indian politician who serves as the National Vice-President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He has formerly served as the Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and the President of BJP’s Bihar State unit from 2006-2009. Singh is serving as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha, National Election Officer, and Chairperson for the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Railways, as of 2021. Previously, he has served as a member of the 9th Lok Sabha, 11th Lok Sabha, 13th Lok Sabha, 15th Lok Sabha, and 16th Lok Sabha. Singh started his political career as a student leader and was an active member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. In 1967, he was elected as the Nagar Pramukh of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in Motihari. Following this, Singh joined the Bharatiya Jana Sangh and became its Mandal secretary in 1969. In 1970, he was appointed as the organizational secretary of the Jana Sangh for Bihar’s East Champaran region. After this, he joined BJP and in 1977, he was appointed as the party’s general secretary. In 1988, he served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha.

Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

14 Nov 2020

Politics
Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

Riding on election wins of this week, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday made big changes, appointing newer faces as state in-charges and revoking power from a few.

In BJP rejig, Ram Madhav, others replaced; Tejasvi Surya promoted

26 Sep 2020

Politics
In BJP rejig, Ram Madhav, others replaced; Tejasvi Surya promoted

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday announced that it would replace senior leaders like Ram Madhav with fresh faces in a reshuffle of party posts.

JP Nadda succeeds Amit Shah, elected as BJP President unopposed

20 Jan 2020

Politics
JP Nadda succeeds Amit Shah, elected as BJP President unopposed

Jagat Prakash Nadda, the working President of the Bharatiya Janata Party, formally took over the reins of the party today, succeeding Amit Shah, who is also the Union Home Minister.

Two-day conference on agriculture to be inaugurated by Vice-President Naidu

20 Jun 2018

India
Two-day conference on agriculture to be inaugurated by Vice-President Naidu

Agriculture experts and economists will deliberate upon creating an enabling policy framework, agricultural trade policy, transfer of technology from labs to land, and agricultural credit and insurance at a two-day conference in Pune tomorrow that will be inaugurated by Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu.

Doubled agriculture-budget to Rs. 2.12L crore to double farm-income: Modi

20 Jun 2018

Politics
Doubled agriculture-budget to Rs. 2.12L crore to double farm-income: Modi

Interacting with farmers across 600 districts through the NaMo app, PM Narendra Modi today said the government has doubled the agriculture budget to Rs. 2.12L crore in order to double farmers' income by 2022.

Controversial 'spill milk' protests divide farmers. What's the solution?

05 Jun 2018

India
Controversial 'spill milk' protests divide farmers. What's the solution?

Struggling farmers across India have been demonstrating since days demanding better conditions.

Union Agricultural Minister calls farmer protests 'media stunt'; faces complaint

04 Jun 2018

India
Union Agricultural Minister calls farmer protests 'media stunt'; faces complaint

A complaint was filed against Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh in a court in Muzaffarpur in Bihar today for allegedly making insulting remarks against farmers.

The Netherlands and India discuss cooperation across various sectors

24 May 2018

World
The Netherlands and India discuss cooperation across various sectors

On Thursday, The Netherlands and India explored possibilities of cooperation across diverse sectors at a CEOs Round Table hosted in Hyderabad House, New Delhi.

PM Modi to address 20,000 Swachhagrahis in Bihar's Motihari

29 Mar 2018

India
PM Modi to address 20,000 Swachhagrahis in Bihar's Motihari

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Bihar's Motihari on April 10 to take part in the concluding ceremony of Champaran Satyagraha centenary celebrations, a district official said.

BJP sets early deadlines for central schemes before 2019-LS elections

25 Mar 2018

Politics
BJP sets early deadlines for central schemes before 2019-LS elections

To reap electoral benefits in 2019 parliamentary elections, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government has set early deadlines for implementing key central schemes.

RSS-linked farmers' union expresses its demands for 2018 budget

13 Jan 2018

India
RSS-linked farmers' union expresses its demands for 2018 budget

There is about a month left before Modi government would present its last full-fledged budget. As various groups lobby to have their demands accepted, there is one demand which the government might find difficult to ignore.

With 2019 elections in mind, BJP to discuss farmers' unrest

12 Oct 2017

Politics
With 2019 elections in mind, BJP to discuss farmers' unrest

With an eye on 2019 polls, the BJP plans to organize a mega brainstorming session in Delhi on October 12 to discuss increasing farmer distress and the high number of farmer protests in MP, Maharashtra, Punjab and Tamil Nadu.

Cabinet reshuffle on Sept 3: What can we expect?

02 Sep 2017

Politics
Cabinet reshuffle on Sept 3: What can we expect?

PM Narendra Modi will reshuffle his cabinet on September 3. A dozen new faces are expected even as eight-nine current ministers have put in their papers.

Cabinet reshuffle: Several ministers quit amid speculations

01 Sep 2017

Politics
Cabinet reshuffle: Several ministers quit amid speculations

The resignation of several ministers has set in motion a major reshuffle in the Narendra Modi government, sources said.

Controversy: Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh seen urinating in public

29 Jun 2017

Politics
Controversy: Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh seen urinating in public

The BJP has landed in a controversy after a picture of Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh urinating in public went viral.

AAP leaders will be arrested if they enter Mandsaur: Police

09 Jun 2017

India
AAP leaders will be arrested if they enter Mandsaur: Police

MP Police declared that no outsiders, including AAP leaders, will be allowed to enter violence-ravaged Mandsaur during the curfew relaxation hours.

MP farmers' protest- Rahul Gandhi arrested at Neemuch

08 Jun 2017

India
MP farmers' protest- Rahul Gandhi arrested at Neemuch

Rahul Gandhi was arrested at Neemuch under Section 151 while he was trying to enter violence-hit Mandsaur.

MP- Violent farmers' protest expand to more places

08 Jun 2017

India
MP- Violent farmers' protest expand to more places

MP's violent farmers' protests have swelled out of Mandsaur to at least six other districts. Vehicles, petrol pumps, shops and more were burnt. Rioting and stone-pelting were reported. Rail tracks were uprooted and roads blocked.

MP farmers' agitation: Death toll rises, five dead

07 Jun 2017

India
MP farmers' agitation: Death toll rises, five dead

The death toll in the MP farmers' agitation rose to five after police opened fire on protesters.

Rajnath Singh to visit Hungary in outreach initiative

12 Sep 2016

India
Rajnath Singh to visit Hungary in outreach initiative

India's Home Minister is scheduled to visit Hungary as part of an outreach initiative that the government has adopted to help strengthen bilateral ties.