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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.

New Delhi [India] Feb. 27 (ANI): Castigating Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju over his remark that anyone who wants to break India and supports terrorists can be branded an 'anti-national', the Janata Dal (United) on Monday said that the former and his party did not fight for the nation's freedom and hence should not meddle in such issues.

New Delhi [India] Feb. 27 (ANI): Cornering the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the remarks made by Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju in connection with the recent tussle between Left-affiliated AISA and the RSS-backed ABVP, the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Monday said that the saffron outfit is trying to intimidate people who are against its policies.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 27 (ANI): Lashing out at Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju who claimed that anyone who wants to break India and supports terrorists can be called an anti-national, the Congress Party on Monday said the former should not mix patriotism with "hatriotism" and must examine the fact that he is not confined to any particular party.

Govt.'s support is with Chetan Cheeta: Rijiju
Updated: Feb 17, 2017 21:19 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb.17 (ANI): Minister of State Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Friday said the injured army personnel Chetan Cheeta is being treated by the best doctors and assured that the government would extend its support in every possible way.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 16 (ANI): The BJP-led NDA regime on Thursday welcomed Army Chief General Bipin Rawat's strict message to anti-national elements in Jammu and Kashmir while asserting that the ruling dispensation at the Centre is clear on its policy of zero tolerance towards terrorism.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 14 (ANI): Minister of State Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju, who found himself in a tough spot after his tweets on decline in Hindu population, has found support in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Backing his statement, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said India has democracy just because Hindus are in the majority.

New Delhi [India], Feb 14 (ANI): Asserting that Minister of State Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju's tweet about depleting Hindu population in Arunachal was aimed at religious polarization, the Congress on Tuesday urged the Election Commission to take note of former's remark.

New Delhi [India], Feb 14 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday slammed the Congress party for instigating an unwarranted controversy around Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju'S remark on Hindu population, and said that it is a well thought of plan by the grand old party to unite Muslim votes.

New Delhi [India], Feb 14 (ANI): The Congress on Tuesday urged the Election Commission to take note of Minister of State Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju's tweet about depleting Hindu population in Arunachal Pradesh, and initiate action against the minister for violating the moral code of conduct.

New Delhi [India], Feb 14 (ANI): The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Tuesday lauded Minister of State Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju's remarks in regard with depleting Hindu population in Arunachal Pradesh, and hailed him for attracting the attention of the nation towards the demographic imbalance which is taking place in the nation.

Mumbai [India], Feb 14 (ANI): Downplaying the controversy doing rounds post Minister of State Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju's tweet about depleting Hindu population in Arunachal Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday branded the issue as a historical and sociological debate.

New Delhi [India], Feb 13 (ANI): Asserting that India-Japan relations still have not yet reached the potential, Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that it should move "beyond India and Japan".

Guwahati (Assam) [India], Feb. 13 (ANI): Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma on Monday said Hindus should not be seen in a context of a religion but culture.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 13 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday dubbed as irresponsible the Congress allegation that Narendra Modi-led BJP Government was trying to convert Arunachal Pradesh into a Hindu state and asked the grand old party not to make such provocative statements.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 13 (ANI): India and Japan have agreed that both sides can play an important role in peace and stability of the Indo-Pacific region.