Anurag Thakur is a member of 16th Lok Sabha from Hamirpur in Himachal. He was first elected to Lok Sabha in May 2008 in a by poll as a candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party.He is three time MP, being a member of 14th, 15th and 16th Lok sabha. He was the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from May 2016 to February 2017. He stepped down from his position of BCCI president after the Supreme Court ordered him to cease and desist works within BCCI. On 29 July 2016 he became the first serving BJP Member of Parliament to become a regular commissioned Officer in the Territorial Army.read more
Under the National COVID Vaccination Program, over 75 crore vaccine doses have been administered in the country.Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur on this achievement said, "This is a big achievement. I express my gratitude to the public, Corona warriors, state govts and the PM who provided free vaccines to all. India has surpassed many countries in terms of vaccinating its population".
Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur attended Teachers' Day celebrations at Sports Authority of India in Bengaluru.
Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur was elated after Long Jumper Shaili Singh grabbed silver in the World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi on August 20.
Union Minister Anurag Thakur and BJP leader expressed his condolences on the death of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh who passed away at the age of 89 at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow on August 21.
The Calcutta High Court on August 19 ordered a court-monitored Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the incidents of post-poll violence in West Bengal. Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur welcomed the decision and said that there is no place for violence in democracy.
Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Anurag Thakur launched 'Fit India Freedom Run 2.0' on August 13 via video conferencing.
From Neeraj Chopra, Bajrang Punia, Lovlina to others, all our athletes represent a new India. They are 'New Heroes of a 'New India'... We will ensure that all possible (sports) facilities are arranged from our end: Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur
The women's hockey team cut a cake in celebration at Hotel Ashoka in Delhi. The team qualified for Olympics semi-finals for the first time and finished fourth at Tokyo 2020.
Soon after Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bagged the first Gold medal for India at Tokyo Olympics 2020, Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on August 07 praised gold medallist Chopra for his outstanding performance.
BJP MP Anurag Thakur supported Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma by saying that BJP would approach the court against Election Commission's 48-hour ban.
Union Minister Anurag Thakur visited Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata to inquire about health condition of Sourav Ganguly.
BJP leader and Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur while speaking to ANI on December 25 reiterated his government's commitment to double farmers' income by 2022.
BJP's in-charge of DDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir, Anurag Thakur during his press conference informed that over 51% polling occurred in JandK's DDC elections.
In the ongoing District Development Councils (DDC) elections, BJP organised 'shikara rally' at Dal Lake in Srinagar on December 13.
Speaking on J-K District Development Council (DDC) elections, Union Minister of state for Finance Anurag Thakur on November 28 said that people are coming out in large number to vote and sending strong message in support of democracy.
Speaking on the Roshni land scam, Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Thakur on November 24 stated that people associated with Gupkar alliance have robbed Jammu and Kashmir for years when they were in power.
Ahead of District Development Council (DDC) elections, BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain in Srinagar campaigning for the party.
Legendary batsman wicketkeeper, Mahendra Singh Dhoni who led India to numerous big victories including world cups, announced his retirement from international cricket on August 15.
Minister of State for Finance, Anurag Thakur reacted over his controversial slogan 'desh ke ghaddaron ko.
During the budget session in Lok Sabha, as soon as Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur started speaking on a query, several opposition leaders interrupted his speech by chanting "goli marna band kro" slogans in response to the former's remarks at a poll rally for Delhi Assembly elections.