The Union sports minister was referring to Nahid Hasan, SP candidate from Kairana, who is in jail and Abdullah Azam, who is out on bail
In a 'major security lapse', Modi's convoy was stranded on a flyover due to a blockade by protesters in Ferozepur on 5 January, 2022. He returned from poll-bound Punjab without attending any event
The bill seeks to give NADA powers of 'investigation, levying sanctions for Anti-Doping Rule Violations, the disciplinary procedures to be adopted and the powers of inspection, sample collection and sharing and free flow of information'
He said he couldn't give you information as to what was going on between which players and in which game. Thakur said it's the job of concerned federations/associations and it was for the concerned association to deal with the matter.
Mission Olympic Cell meets for the first time since Tokyo 2020, adds another 20 athletes to TOPS list
Seven Olympic and six Paralympic disciplines were identified for support under TOPS at a meeting of the Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) of the Sports Ministry.
The minister attended the Sansad Khel Mahakumbh organised in Baraut in Baghpat district of the poll-bound state
Thakur said this will cost the exchequer an additional Rs 53,344 crore to the exchequer. He added that the total cost of PMGKAY would reach about Rs 2.6 lakh crore, including all five phases of this ongoing programme
The ICC last week awarded the hosting rights of the 2025 Champions Trophy to Pakistan. It will mark the return of a major cricketing event to Pakistan after more than two decades.
Bhavani could not attend the sports awards ceremony on Saturday as she was participating in a competition in France.
This came amid a slew of decisions including restoration of MPLADS taken at the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Higher mixing of ethanol in petrol will help cut India's oil import bill and also benefit sugar cane farmers as well as sugar mills
The objective of the scheme is to enable MPs to recommend works of developmental nature with emphasis on the creation of durable community assets in the areas of drinking water, primary education, public health, sanitation, roads
Thakur said being the main financier of Olympic sports in the country, the government has every right to take calls on matters of national representation.
Territorial Army Raising Day 2021: From MS Dhoni to Kapil Dev, personalities who have been officers in the force
The first Territorial Army week was celebrated from 8 to 15 November in 1952 to create awareness of the existence of the ‘Citizen’s Army’.
Thakur also said that there will be a talent hunt programme for various sports to identify youngsters and train them for future events.
The interaction comes after the country's success at the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo.
Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said that 100 percent FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) in telecom via the automatic route was also approved by the Cabinet
Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur felicitates Mariyappan Thangavelu on winning silver
Mariyappan, who won a gold in 2016 Rio Paralympics, bagged a silver this time around in T42 category with a best jump of 1.86m. Another Indian, Sharad Kumar took the bronze with a best jump of 1.83m.
Central government keen to set up 'High Altitude Sports Training Centre' near Dharamsala, says Sports Minister Anurag Thakur
Thakur, who is a Member of Parliament from the state said that special efforts are being made to identify Himachal Pradesh as a "sports hub" and world class facilities would be created in every district of the state .