Vijay Goel: News

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

Narendra Modi

#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

Lok Sabha

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.

04 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

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.

08 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

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.

01 Nov 2017

French Open

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.

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.

30 Jul 2017

Kerala High Court

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.

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'.

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.

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.

27 Aug 2016

Sakshee Malikkh

PM announces setting-up of Task Force for next three Olympics

At the Council of Minister's meeting, PM Narendra Modi declared setting up of a Task Force over the next few days to chart out a comprehensive action plan for the next 3 Olympic Games in 2020, 2024 and 2028.

13 Aug 2016

Kirti Azad

Goel calls the organiser's charges as 'misunderstanding'

Union sports minister Vijay Goel clarified that all charges of misconduct against him and his escorts at the Rio Olympics were a "misunderstanding", striving to push back against the statements that have outraged sports fans.