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Anurag Thakur

Tokyo Olympic Silver-medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Given Hero's Welcome

Jul 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Olympic star was felicitated at a special ceremony organised by Sports Minister this evening

Tax Raids On Media Houses: ‘Agencies Doing Their Work, There Is No Interference, Says Anurag Thakur

Jul 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The minister was responding to a question on the opposition Congress' allegation that the raids were intended to throttle the voice of democracy.

Tokyo Olympics: Sports Minister Launches 'Official' Song On Indian Contingent - VIDEO

India will be sending a 228-strong contingent to the Tokyo Olympics. Out of the 119 athletes, 67 are male and 52 are female participants

Anurag Thakur, Former BCCI Chief, Takes Charge As Union Sports Minister

Jul 08, 2021 PTI

Anurag takes over the Sports Ministry at a time when the athletes are in the final stage of their preparations for the Olympic Games starting July 23.

Anurag Thakur, Ex-India Cricket Boss, Becomes Sports Minister

Former BCCI president Anurag Thakur will replace Kiren Rijiju just ahead of Tokyo Olympics

13 March, 2021

Economy Looking At 'V-Shaped' Recovery, Says Anurag Thakur

Outlook Web Bureau

Thakur said the country's foreign exchange reserves, which have been steadily increasing over the last few months, had touched all time high at USD 590 billion in January 2021.

18 February, 2021

Parties Of ‘Uncles & Nephews’ Don’t Stand A Chance With Us: Nadda

Ashwani Sharma

BJP national president JP Nadda says most political parties are run by families in India but for the BJP, the party is the family

07 February, 2021

Anurag Thakur Says Government Will Increase MNREGA Spend If Need Arises

Outlook Web Bureau

Taking on the criticism by the Congress on the lowering of the MGNREGA expenditure in the Budget for 2021-22, Anurag Thakur said this government has been increasing expenditure.

10 December, 2020

Now BJP Leaders Steer Clear Of 'Roshni Act' In Speeches

Naseer Ganai

Silence after court says Roshni judgment was not against any culture, religion, region and status.

19 November, 2020

Legalising Betting Will Help Contain 'Unholy And Corrupt' Practices Like Match-fixing: MoS Finance Anurag Thakur


Anurag Thakur said that betting is systemic and the same system can be very useful in watching over people who are indulging in match-fixing

10 October, 2020

‘My Petition Against Hate Speech Will Have A Wider Impact’: Brinda Karat On Anurag Thakur, Pravesh Verma Case

Preetha Nair

Karat spoke to Outlook about why she thinks the hate speeches had a direct impact on North East Delhi riots that took place in February.

08 October, 2020

Anurag Thakur Promises Sixth Schedule For Ladakh, Says ‘Development Of Ladakh Troubles China’

Naseer Ganai

Anurag Thakur reached Leh on Wednesday morning to formally launch the party's poll campaign for the LAHDC, Leh which is going to polls on October 22.

03 October, 2020

'Farm Reforms Only Troubling Those Who Promote Middlemen:' PM Modi At Solang Rally

Ashwani Sharma

Hitting out at Congress, he said that the Atal Tunnel project wouldn't have been completed even by year 2040 as the party never accorded priority to the border infrastructure projects

04 March, 2020

'Can't Give Such Long Adjournment': Top Court Directs HC To Hear Pleas On Delhi Violence On Friday

Outlook Web Bureau

Ten riot victims had filed a plea seeking lodging of FIRs against politicians for alleged hate speeches.

02 March, 2020

'We Wish Peace But There Are Limitations': SC On Plea Against BJP Leaders Over Hate Speeches

Outlook Web Bureau

The SC has agreed to hear on March 4 the plea seeking lodging of FIRs against BJP leaders for their purported hate speeches.

01 March, 2020

'You Are Lying': BJP's Anurag Thakur Denies Raising 'Desh Ke Ghaddaron Ko' Slogan

Outlook Web Bureau

A reporter asked Anurag Thakur about the chant that evoked sharp criticism. Thakur promptly reacted and said: "Aap log bilkul jhoot bol rahe hain."

26 February, 2020

Delhi HC Orders FIR Against 3 BJP Leaders For Hate Speeches: Here Is What They Said

Outlook Web Bureau

The three BJP leaders are -- Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma.

26 February, 2020

'How Many More Lives Have To Be Lost?': What High Court Said During Hearing On Delhi Riots

Outlook Web Bureau

The high court directed the Delhi Police to take 'conscious decision' with respect to lodging of FIRs against hate speeches by three BJP leaders -- Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma.

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Children born with congenital disabilities, believed to have been caused by the exposure of their parents to gas leakage in the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, along with supporters take part in a candlelight vigil to pay...

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CJI NV Ramana pays tribute to Dollar Seshadri in Tirumala.

PTI Photo

Darren Devlin Sidoel of SC East Bengal scores a goal during match 13 of season 8 of Indian Super League played between Odissha FC and SC East Bengal, at Tilak Maidan Stadium in Goa.


Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan addresses a protest meet, organised by Left Democratic Front (LDF) against the central government, in Thiruvananthapuram.

PTI Photo

India's badminton player Pusarla V. Sindhu talks to the media during a press conference ahead of the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

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Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

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India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

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