Mon, Feb 27, 2017 | updated 07:18 PM IST

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.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 11 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday organised its first band display and retreat ceremony, marking the beginning of a series of ceremonies at the National Police Memorial.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 8 (ANI): As Tamil Nadu finds itself battling uncertainty over its political future, the Congress Party on Wednesday blamed the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre for the chaos and alleged the latter of trying to utilise the situation to stamp the presence of the saffron party in the state.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 7 (ANI): According to a statement submitted by Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju in Lok Sabha on Tuesday, Uttar Pradesh topped the list of incidents of communal violence in 2016.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 3 (ANI): Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday said the Border Security Force's (BSF) decision to cancel the voluntary retirement of constable Tej Bahadur Yadav who had posted a video raising concerns about the 'poor quality' food, was done as per the rules and regulations.

Dawki (Meghalaya) [India], Jan. 25 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for an integrated check-post (ICP) at the Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya while stating that this will generate employment opportunities and provide a major fillip to the economy of the state.

Meghalaya (Shillong) [India], Jan. 25 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has laid the foundation stone of the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Dawki, West Jaintia Hills District, Meghalaya in the presence of Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, Vincent H. Pala, Meghalaya Home Minister H. D. R. Lyngdoh and other dignitaries.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said that the Centre is ready to provide security to 'Dangal' child actor Zaira Wasim if the Jammu and Kashmir State government recommends it.

BSF's image should not be hampered: Govt.
Updated: Jan 11, 2017 15:47 IST

Guwahati (Assam) [India], Jan. 11 (ANI): Rubbishing the claims of BSF jawan Tej Bahadur that the troops were not even getting basic three square meals, Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said there has been no problem of food, adding that an enquiry is going on in the matter.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 10 (ANI): Day after a Border Security Force (BSF) soldier shared a heart wrenching video detailing his ordeal while carrying out his duties at the border, Minister of State (MoS) for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday took a serious note of the issue, saying that welfare of the security forces guarding the borders is absolute priority of the government.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 7 (ANI): Intensifying the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Trinamool Congress (TMC) tussle, the saffron party on Saturday condemned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statement over Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that the former is blabbering out of fear of the investigation which is soon to knock her doors.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 3 (ANI): Condemning Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwara's remark on mass molestation in Bengaluru that "such incident do happen on New Year day and Christmas", Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday dubbed it as 'irresponsible' and demanded arrest and punishment for all the identified culprits.

New Delhi [India], Dec. 23 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju will arrive in Manipur today to take stock of the situation in the wake of the blockade by the United Naga Council (UNC), which is severely hampering the daily lives of the people in the state.

Owaisi's NIA accusation frivolous: Rijiju
Updated: Dec 21, 2016 13:28 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 21 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has rubbished All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin's Owaisi for accusing the National Investigative Agency (NIA) of targeting Muslims.