Vijay Goel

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BJP attempting to destabilize Rajasthan government, alleges Congress, shifts MLAs

11 Jun 2020

BJP attempting to destabilize Rajasthan government, alleges Congress, shifts MLAs

The Congress in Rajasthan sniffed a plot to destabilize its government by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and as a precautionary measure, moved nearly 107 MLAs and independents supporting Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's regime to a resort at the outskirts of Jaipur on Wednesday.

Coronavirus outbreak: IOA misses bid to host 2030 Asian Games

25 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: IOA misses bid to host 2030 Asian Games

India were unable to submit a bid for hosting the 2030 Asian Games before the deadline of April 22 due to coronavirus pandemic.

Delhi pollution: AAP government hasn't used Rs. 900cr green funds

04 Nov 2019

Delhi pollution: AAP government hasn't used Rs. 900cr green funds

An RTI query has now revealed that the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi, which is garnering praise for its odd-even scheme, has been sitting on Rs. 900 crore unused Environment Compensation Charge (ECC) funds.

After Hans Raj Hans, singer Daler Mehendi joins BJP

26 Apr 2019

After Hans Raj Hans, singer Daler Mehendi joins BJP

In what seems as yet another indication that BJP is relying on star power this election season, celebrated singer Daler Mehendi joined the saffron party on Friday.

Triple Talaq bill to be debated shortly: Things to know

27 Dec 2018

Triple Talaq bill to be debated shortly: Things to know

The tweaked Triple Talaq Bill will be debated in the Lok Sabha today and the discussion is expected to be a heated one, since the Opposition has serious reservations about it. Notably, Modi-led NDA has asked all its MPs to be present in the Parliament.

PM Modi, Sonia pay tributes to Nehru's birth anniversary

14 Nov 2018

PM Modi, Sonia pay tributes to Nehru's birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi today paid tributes to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 129th birth anniversary.

#SardarPatelB'day: Delhi BJP organizes 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', hails Patel's contribution

31 Oct 2018

#SardarPatelB'day: Delhi BJP organizes 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', hails Patel's contribution

Delhi unit of BJP organized a run, 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', in the city today morning to celebrate the 143rd birth anniversary of India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Vijay Goel to organize workshop on stress-management for ministry employees

13 Jul 2018

Vijay Goel to organize workshop on stress-management for ministry employees

In an unique initiative, Union minister Vijay Goel is organizing a workshop on stress management through smile and sujok therapy for central government employees.

L-G representing Delhi at NITI-Aayog meeting? Kejriwal gets a fact-check

17 Jun 2018

L-G representing Delhi at NITI-Aayog meeting? Kejriwal gets a fact-check

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter to express his anger on reports that Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal was "replacing" him at an ongoing NITI Aayog meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

For Kapil Mishra, doors of BJP always open: Vijay Goel

04 Jun 2018

For Kapil Mishra, doors of BJP always open: Vijay Goel

Former Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel said doors of Bharatiya Janata Party will always welcome ousted Aam Aadmi Party leader Kapil Mishra.

In a first, Modi to launch fast against 'wasted' Parliament-session

10 Apr 2018

In a first, Modi to launch fast against 'wasted' Parliament-session

The BJP has been vehemently protesting the recent "wasted" Parliament session, the most unproductive in 18 years, and blaming the opposition for it.

2006 rioting case: Delhi court discharges BJP leaders

08 Apr 2018

2006 rioting case: Delhi court discharges BJP leaders

A Delhi court has discharged BJP leaders Ramesh Bidhuri, Vijay Goel, Vijay Joli, and Balkishan in a case of rioting and instigating public to attack police personnel during a protest in 2006.

Parliament lost 14 days, government now rushes to clear logjam

22 Mar 2018

Parliament lost 14 days, government now rushes to clear logjam

Since the Parliament reconvened on March 5, proceedings have been washed out every day as various parties haven't stopped protesting.

Uproar in RS over Anantkumar Hegde's remarks of changing Constitution

27 Dec 2017

Uproar in RS over Anantkumar Hegde's remarks of changing Constitution

Now, with the issue of PM Modi insulting his predecessor Manmohan Singh done and dusted, the opposition has found another issue.

Star-studded BJP now welcomes Aashiqui actor Rahul Roy

18 Nov 2017

Star-studded BJP now welcomes Aashiqui actor Rahul Roy

Actor Rahul Roy has joined BJP in the presence of parliamentary affairs minister, Vijay Goel at the party's headquarters in Delhi.

Kidambi Srikanth recommended for Padma Shri by former Sports Minister

01 Nov 2017

Kidambi Srikanth recommended for Padma Shri by former Sports Minister

Kidambi Srikanth, the Indian star shuttler who won back-to-back Super Series titles, has been recommended for the prestigious Padma Shri award by former Sports Minister Vijay Goel.

Rajyavardhan Rathore: From Olympian to sports minister

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.

Cabinet reshuffle: Interesting facts about the new ministers

03 Sep 2017

Cabinet reshuffle: Interesting facts about the new ministers

In its third cabinet reshuffle, the Modi government has inducted nine new faces and promoted four Ministers of State to cabinet rank.

Recipients of Arjuna and Dronacharya awards finalized

19 Aug 2017

Recipients of Arjuna and Dronacharya awards finalized

The list of Arjuna Award winners of this year has been retained by the Sports Ministry.

Venkaiah Naidu sworn in as 13th Vice President of India

11 Aug 2017

Venkaiah Naidu sworn in as 13th Vice President of India

Venkaiah Naidu has been sworn in as the Vice President of India. The oath of office was administered by President Ram Nath Kovind.

Vice-presidential elections: BJP's Venkaiah Naidu becomes 13th VP

05 Aug 2017

Vice-presidential elections: BJP's Venkaiah Naidu becomes 13th VP

BJP candidate Venkaiah Naidu has become India's 13th vice president, defeating opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi. He secured 516 votes while Gandhi got 244 votes.

Know the man: Venkaiah Naidu

05 Aug 2017

Know the man: Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu served as the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting in the current cabinet.

Honour court's directive on Chitra: Vijay Goel to AFI

30 Jul 2017

Honour court's directive on Chitra: Vijay Goel to AFI

Sports minister Vijay Goel asked the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to honour Kerala High Court's directive to include Asia's 1500 metre gold medallist PU Chitra in India's squad for next month's World Athletics Championships in London.

Will not consider Gurmeet Rahim's name for Dronacharya Award: Goel

01 Jun 2017

Will not consider Gurmeet Rahim's name for Dronacharya Award: Goel

Sports Minister Vijay Goel said, in no unclear terms, that the ministry will not give any consideration to Yoga Federation of India's recommendation to give Dronacharya Award to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

Dronacharya award nomination for Gurmeet Ram Rahim

30 May 2017

Dronacharya award nomination for Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Chief of Haryana based non-profit organization Dera Sacha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, has been recommended for this year's Dronacharya Award by the Yoga Federation of India.

No bilateral series with Pakistan: Centre tells BCCI

29 May 2017

No bilateral series with Pakistan: Centre tells BCCI

Ahead of the meeting between PCB and BCCI, sports minister Vijay Goel said that the bi-lateral series with Pakistan is not possible given the current scenario.

Javelin thrower Rohit Yadav handed provisional suspension by NADA

27 May 2017

Javelin thrower Rohit Yadav handed provisional suspension by NADA

National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) handed a provisional suspension to javelin thrower Rohit Yadav after his tests were found positive for using a banned substance 'stanozolol'.

Parts of the Ganga not even fit for bathing: RTI

18 May 2017

Parts of the Ganga not even fit for bathing: RTI

Parts of the Ganga, the savior of sinners, are not even fit for bathing, an RTI response has found.

Delhi Municipal Elections: BJP releases manifesto; what does it promise?

18 Apr 2017

Delhi Municipal Elections: BJP releases manifesto; what does it promise?

BJP released a common manifesto for Delhi's three municipal corporations with a promise to make them "digital by default".

Bindra, Gopichand named in India's Olympic task force

31 Jan 2017

Bindra, Gopichand named in India's Olympic task force

Nation's only Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra and former Olympian and badminton Coach Pullela Gopichand have been named in the Sports Ministry's eight member task force to prepare a detailed action plan for the next three Olympic Games.

Sports Ministry lifts ban on IOA

13 Jan 2017

Sports Ministry lifts ban on IOA

The Sports Ministry of India has lifted the ban on Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today.

Sports Ministry set to reinstate IOA suspension?

11 Jan 2017

Sports Ministry set to reinstate IOA suspension?

The Sports Ministry has hinted at re-recognizing the Indian Olympic Association after it removed Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as its life presidents.

IOA cancels appointment of Kalmadi, Chautala as life presidents

10 Jan 2017

IOA cancels appointment of Kalmadi, Chautala as life presidents

The Indian Olympic Association has cancelled the appointment of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as the life presidents.

Sports Ministry suspends IOA; says remove Kalmadi, Chautala as Life-presidents

31 Dec 2016

Sports Ministry suspends IOA; says remove Kalmadi, Chautala as Life-presidents

Sports Minister Vijay Goel said on Friday that Indian Olympic Committee has been suspended until the body reverses its decision of appointing Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as Life Presidents.

IOA won't reply to Sports Ministry over Kalmadi's appointment

30 Dec 2016

IOA won't reply to Sports Ministry over Kalmadi's appointment

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) said that they will not be replying to the Sports Ministry's show cause notice on appointment of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as its Life Presidents.

Indian golfers yet to receive preparatory money for Rio Olympics

22 Dec 2016

Indian golfers yet to receive preparatory money for Rio Olympics

Indian golfers SSP Chawrasia and Anirban Lahiri are yet to receive amount of Rs.30 lakh, promised to them as the preparatory money for the 2016 Rio Olympics from the Sports Ministry.

Government announces Rs.90 lakh cash prize for Paralympic medalists

30 Sep 2016

Government announces Rs.90 lakh cash prize for Paralympic medalists

Indian Government has announced a total cash prize of Rs.90 lakh for the four medal winners of the 2016 Paralympics.

Paralympic Medalists will be awarded Khel Ratna: Indian Sports Minister

19 Sep 2016

Paralympic Medalists will be awarded Khel Ratna: Indian Sports Minister

Treating Paralympians as equals with Olympians, Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel stated that next year onwards, paralympic medalists will be bestowed with the Khel Ratna.

Sports Minister non-committal on awarding Khel Ratna to Paralympic medalists

15 Sep 2016

Sports Minister non-committal on awarding Khel Ratna to Paralympic medalists

On Wednesday, Sports Minister Vijay Goel refused to commit if Rio Paralympics medalists would be conferred with the highest sporting honour in the country, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

AAP accuses Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel of misusing authority

07 Sep 2016

AAP accuses Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel of misusing authority

Vijay Goel has been accused by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of causing a significant financial loss to the municipal corporation.