Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore: News

03 Dec 2023

Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan: CM Gehlot resigns after BJP's win

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot tendered his resignation on Sunday evening following the party's defeat to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

03 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

BJP leadership to announce Rajasthan CM after results: Rajyavardhan Rathore

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Union sports minister Rajavardhan Singh Rathore on Sunday said the party leadership would decide about the Rajasthan chief minister after the results.

25 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

#NewsBytesExclusive: Rajyavardhan Rathore on absent Opposition, Modi 'current' and more

The political heat in the nation has become directly proportional to mercury. Tensions are running high and a lot is at stake for parties.

17 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

Vote for BJP, PM Modi can protect India: Baba Ramdev

Baba Ramdev backs PM Modi Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday stressed that only PM Narendra Modi can protect the country, endorsing him in what is being seen as a U-turn from his previous position.

09 Mar 2019

Nitin Gadkari

Soon, you can travel from Delhi to Mumbai in 12-hours

Union Minister for Roads and Transport Nitin Gadkari on Friday laid the foundation stone for the ambitious Delhi-Mumbai Expressway which will reduce the travel time between the two major cities to just 12 hours.

26 Nov 2018


Veteran screenwriter Salim Khan to receive Special Award at IFFI

Legendary screenwriter Salim Khan will be honored with IFFI Special Award for his lifetime contribution to cinema.

18 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Rajasthan: Amit Shah to hold talks with youth on November-21

BJP President Amit Shah will hold talks with youths of poll-bound Rajasthan on November 21.

14 Nov 2018


Delhi: International level athlete commits suicide at JLN; inquiry ordered

Parvinder Chaudhary, an 18-year-old athlete from UP, who represented India at international level, committed suicide at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) Stadium.

02 Nov 2018


Mary Kom, Rajyavardhan Rathore engage in a boxing bout

Boxing ace Mary Kom was challenged by Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to a bout and it was quite a thrilling affair.

02 Nov 2018


After Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah to become FTII chairman?

Anupam Kher's hasty resignation as Film & Television Film Institute Of India (FTII) chairman left everyone surprised.

28 Sep 2018


Rathore welcomes HRD Ministry's decision to reduce syllabus by 50%

Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore welcomed the HRD Ministry's decision to reduce the syllabus in schools by half and making sports mandatory.

Athlete Swapna Barman to get customized shoes

Indian athlete, Swapna Barman, who excelled at the recently concluded 2018 Asian Games, is set to get customized shoes.

01 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh

#AsianGames: CBI director congratulates agency constable's daughter for winning bronze

CBI Director Alok Verma congratulated Harshita Tomar, the daughter of agency's constable Rani Tomar, for winning a bronze medal at the Asian Games.

29 Aug 2018


Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat in contention for Khel Ratna award

Asian Games 2018 gold medalists Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat are in the race for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

23 Aug 2018

South Korea

#MeetTheMedalists: All about shooting star Shardul Vihan

India's 15-year-old teenager Shardul Vihan added another medal to India's tally at the ongoing Asian Games 2018, being held at Indonesia.

12 Aug 2018


Jaipur: Rajyavardhan Rathore takes jibe at Rahul's temple visit

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today took a jibe at Congress President Rahul Gandhi over his temple visit, saying one tends to get worried in difficult times.

29 Jul 2018

Punjab Police

Asiad Gold medalist, Hakam Singh Bhattal, battling serious ailments

Former Indian athlete, Hakam Singh Bhattal, who had won gold medal at the 1978 Asian Games, is battling for his life.

19 Jul 2018


Remuneration of sports coaches being doubled to Rs. 2L: Minister

The remuneration of coaches in various sports disciplines would not be limited to Rs. 1L as the government has doubled the cap.

14 Jul 2018

Shashi Tharoor

For 'Hindu Pakistan' statement, Shashi Tharoor summoned by Kolkata court

A Kolkata court has summoned Congress leader Shashi Tharoor over his 'Hindu Pakistan' remarks and has asked him to appear on August 14.

03 Jul 2018

Shashi Tharoor

No 'lambs' were sacrificed: Rathore slammed Tharoor over PM's video

Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore slammed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for spreading a report that claimed Rs. 35 lakh was spent to film PM Narendra Modi's fitness challenge video.

13 Jun 2018


#HumFitTohIndiaFit: To PM Modi's fitness challenge, Kumaraswamy has indifferent response

Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted Indian cricketer Virat Kohli's fitness challenge and posted a video of his morning routine.

02 Jun 2018


Tripura will develop 56-inch chest if youth take fitness: Deb

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today said if the youth of the state take Union Sports Minister's fitness challenge, the health of Tripura would improve, too.

02 Jun 2018


Term 'Bollywood' is derogatory, according to this BJP leader

Bharatiya Janata Party's General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya has found a new project- to change the name of Bollywood to something that isn't 'derogatory'.

29 May 2018


Check out the unbelievable fitness video of Kajol's son Yug

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's fitness challenge, #HumFitTohIndiaFit, has gotten its youngest entry - Ajay Devgn and Kajol's 7-year-old son Yug.

26 May 2018


Rollback hike in fuel prices instead of 'showing fitness': Congress

The Congress said today that the government should rollback the increase in fuel prices instead of "showing fitness", apparently referring to Union Ministers and BJP leaders posting videos of their workouts on social media.

24 May 2018


Big B accepts Sports Minister Rathore's online fitness challenge "#HumFitTohIndiaFit"

Legendary star Amitabh Bachchan has accepted Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's online fitness challenge.

24 May 2018

Narendra Modi

After Virat's challenge, RaGa hurls #FuelChallenge towards PM Modi

Just as the 'Fitness Challenge', where popular personalities passed the baton to each other to promote health, gained momentum on social media, Congress President Rahul Gandhi gave another dare to PM Narendra Modi.

24 May 2018


Virat Kohli passes fitness challenge to PM Modi, he accepts

Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take part in 'Hum Fit toh India fit' challenge.

14 May 2018

Piyush Goyal

Cabinet Reshuffle: Smriti removed from I&B Ministry; Piyush gets Finance

Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, there has been a major cabinet reshuffle in the Modi-led government.

06 May 2018

Smriti Irani

Divya Dutta didn't mind receiving National Award from Smriti Irani

Divya Dutta received her first National Award at the recently held 65th ceremony. The actress bagged the 'Best Supporting Actress' trophy for her performance in 'Irada'.

05 May 2018

Ram Nath Kovind

Winners, who skipped function, to receive National awards via post

Over 60 winners, who didn't turn up for National Award ceremony in Delhi on Thursday, will receive their awards by post, confirmed I&B official.

04 May 2018

Ram Nath Kovind

National Film Awards breaks with 64-year-old tradition; winners boycott ceremony

The 65th National Film Awards, held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, has been marred with controversy.

03 Apr 2018


Sports Minister rules out possibility of India hosting big tournaments

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has quashed out the possibility of India hosting any big sports tournament in the foreseeable future.

23 Mar 2018


Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore slams SAI Bengaluru

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has expressed his unhappiness regarding the facilities at Bengaluru's Sports Authority of India (SAI) complex.

27 Feb 2018


The cost of Indian athletes' participation at CWG creates debate

The cost of sending Indian athletes to participate in the upcoming Commonwealth Games has sparked a war of words.

24 Feb 2018

Abhinav Bindra

No shooting at 2022 Commonwealth Games

In a major blow to India's medal hopes, Commonwealth Games Federation has decided not to reinstate the shooting event for the 2022 edition of the tournament.

10 Jan 2018


Aanchal Thakur creates history; gets India their 1st-medal in skiing

This girl from Manali, Aanchal Thakur, is making the country proud.

27 Dec 2017


TOPS program targeted at Olympics flawed, says high-profile committee

Unhappy with the implementation of TOPS (Target Olympic Podium Scheme) program, the high-profile committee had written to the Sports Ministry asking for a status report.

13 Dec 2017

Indian Army

Legendary boxer, Kaur Singh struggles to pay for medical treatment

69-year-old Indian boxing icon, Kaur Singh is the latest victim of apathy against sports persons in the country.

22 Oct 2017


BJP, Congress in war of words over Rahul's Twitter popularity

Rahul Gandhi's recent resurgence on Twitter has triggered a war of words between BJP and Congress members after an ANI news report suggested that 'bots' or web robots were mass retweeting Rahul Gandhi's tweets.

16 Sep 2017


Elite athletes to get Rs. 50,000 monthly stipend

The ministry of sports and youth affairs has decided to pay each elite athlete, preparing for the upcoming Commonwealth and Asian Games, and the Tokyo Olympics, a monthly stipend of Rs. 50,000.

03 Sep 2017


Rajyavardhan Rathore: From Olympian to sports minister

Today's cabinet reshuffle has been interesting for several reasons. One of them is that for the first time, a sportsperson is heading the sports ministry.

01 Jul 2017


Behind the 'surgical strikes' against Pakistan, a reporter's "insulting" question

In new revelations, former defence minister Manohar Parrikar said last year's 'surgical strikes' against terrorists in PoK happened due to a reporter's "insulting" question.

04 Feb 2017

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

'Discrepancies of Rs 27 crore n AAP's donation records': IT

IT department has found discrepancies in audit reports of AAP donations of up to Rs 27 crore.

12 Aug 2016


Licenses of 73 TV channels, 24 FM stations revoked

Responding to a query in Rajya Sabha, the minister of state for Information and Broadcasting (I&B), Rajyavardhan Rathore said that government revoked the permits of "73 TV channels and 24 FM channels", in recent years.