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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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".
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.
13 Jan 2017
Sports Ministry lifts ban on IOA
The Sports Ministry of India has lifted the ban on Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.