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IFFI Row: ‘I&B officials to blame for Nadav Lapid fiasco,’ say ministry insiders
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IFFI Row: ‘I&B officials to blame for Nadav Lapid fiasco,’ say ministry insiders

The obvious question in India is why and how Nadav Lapid was invited, given that his ideological history is all over the internet

Alcohol, scams, corruption mark Kejriwal’s tenure, says Anurag Thakur during Delhi civic body poll campaign
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Alcohol, scams, corruption mark Kejriwal’s tenure, says Anurag Thakur during Delhi civic body poll campaign

Campaigning for the BJP ahead of the Delhi civic body polls on December 4, Thakur launched a scathing attack against Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his seven years in power

Centre to introduce law to regulate digital media, says I&B Minister Anurag Thakur
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Centre to introduce law to regulate digital media, says I&B Minister Anurag Thakur

"I would say that changes have to be brought in law, we will bring that to make your work simple and easy. We are working to introduce a bill," Thakur said at an event

Watch: Minister Anurag Thakur pushes bus stuck in poll-bound Himachal's Bilaspur
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Watch: Minister Anurag Thakur pushes bus stuck in poll-bound Himachal's Bilaspur

In the video shared, the BJP leader was also seen interacting with the bus driver and the passengers, enquiring about their health conditions

Huge BJP wave in Gujarat, with people’s blessings party will break all previous records this time: Anurag Thakur
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Huge BJP wave in Gujarat, with people’s blessings party will break all previous records this time: Anurag Thakur

Addressing BJP's 'Gaurav Yatra' in Malvan village in Gujarat's Valsad district, Anurag Thakur said it was under the leadership of Modi that Hindu symbols were honoured and Ram temple in Ayodhya became a reality

Centre approves payment of productivity linked bonus to Railway employees for FY 2021-22
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Centre approves payment of productivity linked bonus to Railway employees for FY 2021-22

Payment of PLB to eligible railway employees is made each year before the dussehra/puja holidays. This year too, PLB amount equivalent to 78 days wages has been paid to about 11.27 lakh non-gazetted Railway employees

Kick Off The Dream Campaign: Ajay Devgn extends support to Indian Female Footballers playing Under 17 Women’s World Cup
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Kick Off The Dream Campaign: Ajay Devgn extends support to Indian Female Footballers playing Under 17 Women’s World Cup

The actor tweeted- "Thanks @ianuragthakur for nominating me. I nominate @NSaina @chetrisunil11 @juniorbachchan to join the #KickOffTheDream campaign and support our female footballers participating in FIFA #U17WWC World Cup for the first time. Go for it girls!!"

Centre blocks 45 videos from 10 YouTube channels for spreading fake news, inciting communal hatred
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Centre blocks 45 videos from 10 YouTube channels for spreading fake news, inciting communal hatred

'Some of the videos blocked by the Ministry were being used to spread disinformation on issues related to Agnipath scheme, Indian Armed Forces, India's national security apparatus, Kashmir,' the official statement said

Cabinet approves signing of guarantees for hosting FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup 2022 in India
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Cabinet approves signing of guarantees for hosting FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup 2022 in India

The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup will be held between 11 to 30 October. The AIFF has proposed holding of the competition matches in three venues - Bhubaneshwar, Navi Mumbai and Goa

Cabinet clears long-term leasing of railway land for PM Gati Shakti programme, 300 cargo terminals to set up in 5 years
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Cabinet clears long-term leasing of railway land for PM Gati Shakti programme, 300 cargo terminals to set up in 5 years

The new policy will help provide land lease for a longer period of up to 35 years as against five years at present, Union Minister Anurag Thakur told the media after the cabinet meeting

Giving honesty certificates to 'corrupt' ministers is Arvind Kejriwal's Delhi model, says Anurag Thakur
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Giving honesty certificates to 'corrupt' ministers is Arvind Kejriwal's Delhi model, says Anurag Thakur

The war of words between the BJP and AAP over the CBI raids against Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia continued on Monday as Thakur questioned the 'silence' of Kejriwal over allegations of corruption.

Delhi excise case: BJP targets AAP on commission hike on liquor contracts
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Delhi excise case: BJP targets AAP on commission hike on liquor contracts

Alleging Aam Aadmi Party's role in the 'liquor scam', BJP leader and Union Minister Anurag Thakur asked why did the Kejriwal-government increase the commission on liquor contracts from two per cent to 12 per cent

Union Minister Anurag Thakur's 'Money Shh' jibe at Delhi Deputy CM, says Sisodia makes money, keeps quiet
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Union Minister Anurag Thakur's 'Money Shh' jibe at Delhi Deputy CM, says Sisodia makes money, keeps quiet

Anurag Thakur's remarks came a day after CBI conducted raids at Sisodia's official residence

Commonwealth Games: India's overall performance at CWG has improved, says Anurag Thakur
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Commonwealth Games: India's overall performance at CWG has improved, says Anurag Thakur

Anurag Thakur said, "India is performing well in the Commonwealth Games. We have done well in weightlifting to athletics and our overall performance has improved and India has won 61 medals and we also dominated Kenya in running events."

Parliament passes anti-doping bill: What it means for sportspersons and why it is important
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Parliament passes anti-doping bill: What it means for sportspersons and why it is important

The bill, piloted by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, allows the National Anti-Doping Agency to conduct raids at any premise to catch offenders. The passage of the bill assumes significance as a number of high-profile athletes recently failed their dope tests

Rajya Sabha passes National Anti-Doping Bill, 2021 unanimously by voice vote
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Rajya Sabha passes National Anti-Doping Bill, 2021 unanimously by voice vote

The bill provides for planning, implementing, and monitoring anti-doping activities as well as investigating anti-doping rule violations

Opposition boycotted Tiranga bike rally, says Anurag Thakur; Congress retorts with 'will have our own celebrations'
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Opposition boycotted Tiranga bike rally, says Anurag Thakur; Congress retorts with 'will have our own celebrations'

The Tiranga Bike Rally for MPs was flagged off by Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu along with Union ministers Pralhad Joshi and Piyush Goyal from Red Fort. It will culminate at Vijay Chowk

Are Sonia and Rahul Gandhi above law, asks Union Minister Anurag Thakur
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Are Sonia and Rahul Gandhi above law, asks Union Minister Anurag Thakur

Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday raided the head office of the Congress party-owned National Herald newspaper and 11 other locations as part of an ongoing money laundering investigation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai

R N Ravi, M K Stalin and Anurag Thakur will be present during the opening ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor stadium

If they have indulged in corruption, they should face probe: Anurag Thakur slams Opposition for protest
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If they have indulged in corruption, they should face probe: Anurag Thakur slams Opposition for protest

Union Minister Anurag Thakur took a jibe at chief minister's of Congress -ruled states for 'camping' in Delhi and protesting, instead of maintaining law and order in their respective states