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How Int'l Yoga Day fervour gripped north-east
Updated: Jun 22, 2017 15:13 IST

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): With the whole nation being gripped in the 'Yoga fever', a special fervour for the day was witnessed in the north-eastern region of the country.

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 21 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday said the Centre acted like a spectator in the entire Gorkhaland agitation, adding that there is something behind the curtain that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is cooking.

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 18 (ANI): Amid the increasing number of unprovoked firing by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said the state government would be provided all necessary support by the Centre to maintain peace in the Valley.

New Delhi [India], June 14(ANI): The Centre today assured the Arunachal Pradesh and the Mizoram government that it would provide them all assistance to deal with the floods.

New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): Slamming Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju for his stating that no problem is being faced by the North Eastern people due to cow ban, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Sunday advised the former to first look into ground reality before passing such comments.

Guwahati (Assam)[India], June 10 (ANI): Reacting to the agitation against Centre's cattle ban notification, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Saturday accused the Congress and 'pseudo secular groups' of raking up the issue for political benefit.

New Delhi [India], May 31 (ANI): Praising the amazing band of Sashastra Seema Bal's (SSB), Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said that bands play a major role to motivate and keep the morale of the troops high.

Chandigarh [India], May 29 (ANI): Facing sharp criticism over the recent slaughtering of a calf by the party's youth activists in Kerala's Kannur, the Congress Party on Monday assured that such elements have no place in their party and hence have been suspended.

New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): For over the centuries, the world has produced many writers, authors and literatuate, who had penned down their thoughts and ideas of life, history, reality, surreal, and many others. However, it is rare to have a curator or an originator penning down a philosophical novel for God.

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 18 (ANI): Minister for State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Thursday praised External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for convincing the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav albeit temporarily.

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 10 (ANI): Hailing the International Court of Justice's (ICJ) stay on alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said it is a victory for India.

New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Ministry of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Vijay Sampla graced the event 'India for North East People-Unity in Diversity' yesterday here at Constitution Club of India.

New Delhi [India], May 4 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju and Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Vijay Sampla graced the event 'India for North East People Unity in Diversity' at the Constitution Club here.

New Delhi [India], Apr 24 (ANI): Strongly condemning the attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday offered his condolences to the deceased's families.

New Delhi [India], Apr 24 (ANI): Strongly condemning the killing of 26 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the attack is cowardly and deplorable, adding that the sacrifice of the slain jawans won't go in vain.

Mamata Govt. slapping false cases on BJP: Rijiju
Updated: Apr 10, 2017 14:09 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr. 10 (ANI): After his assertion that the Mamata Banerjee government was misusing power to 'torture' political opponents, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that the state police was acting under the pressure of politicians as evident by the 'fake cases' launched against his party leaders for carrying arms during Ram Navami processions.

New Delhi [India], Apr 5 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday met CRPF commandant Chetan Cheetah who had slipped in to coma for two months being shot nine times during an encounter with three terrorists in Kashmir' Bandipora and said Cheetah expressed his desire to get back to work as soon as possible.

New Delhi [India], Apr. 4 (ANI): Warning against any 'artificial controversy' being created around His Holiness the Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, the Centre on Monday asserted that his visit was strictly religious, not political.

Imphal (Manipur) [India], Apr. 2 (ANI): The Government of India on Sunday organised the Digi-Dhan Mela at Imphal's City Convention Centre to promote cashless payment for merchants.

New Delhi [India], Mar. 22 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said the Centre has given all support to the Surrender and Rehabilitation Policy.

New Delhi [India], Mar 17 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Friday said that he has urged Chief Minister Siddaramaiah-led Karnataka Government to take strong action in Arunachal Pradesh student's case where the lad from the north-eastern state was allegedly assaulted by his landlord and later forced to lick his shoes for using excessive water.

New Delhi (India), Mar. 13 (ANI): Expressing grave concern over the recent incident in Bengaluru, Karnataka, where a student from north-east was thrashed by his landlord, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju today said such incidents in the country are very saddening especially at a time when we talk about the safety of Indians abroad.

Kiren Rijiju on Indo-Nepal border incident
Updated: Mar 10, 2017 23:47 IST

New Delhi [India], March 10 (ANI): Following the furore over an alleged firing incident along the India-Nepal border, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Friday said that the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) acted with restraint, adding that the security force and the Uttar Pradesh administration are keeping an eye on the situation.

New Delhi [India], Mar. 10 (ANI): As a welfare measure for its serving/retired personnel and their family members, fulfilling its social responsibility towards border population, the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on Friday entered into a MoU with National Skill Development Corporation and National Skill Development Fund.

New Delhi [India], Mar. 6 (ANI): Hours after Pakistan's former national security advisor Mahmud Ali Durrani asserted the November 26, 2008 terror attack in Mumbai was carried out by a terror group based in Pakistan, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said that there was nothing new in this revelation.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 28 (ANI): Reacting to the recent controversy surrounding the Ramjas College scuffle, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday alleged the "far" left affiliated political parties are trying to impose its ideology over Delhi University.

New Delhi, [India], Feb. 28 (ANI): A day after Union Minister Kiren Rijiju termed anyone who attempted to break the nation as 'anti-national', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha, known for his outspoken personality said that no one had the right to brand any citizen as such.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 28 (ANI): Relentless in his attack on Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju, who has attacked the Left for misleading people amid the raging controversy over Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, Bollywood lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar asserted that the former was 'grossly biased'.

Imphal (Manipur) [India] Feb. 27 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that 70 years of Congress rule was responsible for the emergence of militant groups in Manipur.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 27 (ANI): Branding Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju as a "goofy minister" for dubbing the recent clashes between the All India Students' Association (AISA) and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) at Ramjas College as an act of anti-nationalism, the Congress on Monday said that the former should refrain from making statements on issues which he cannot understand.