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Anurag Thakur Anurag Thakur DOB: October 24, 1974

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.

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Anurag Thakur visits Woodlands Hospital to see Sourav Ganguly

Sports | Jan 04, 2021, 07:13 PM IST

Union Minister Anurag Thakur visited Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata to inquire about health condition of Sourav Ganguly.

Will double farmers' income by 2022, says Anurag Thakur amid protest

News | Dec 25, 2020, 12:56 PM IST

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 polled more votes than 'Gupkar Gang' in DDC elections: Anurag Thakur

News | Dec 23, 2020, 05:09 PM IST

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.

DDC elections: JandK's youth chose to participate in polls over guns, says Anurag Thakur

News | Dec 13, 2020, 06:52 PM IST

In the ongoing District Development Councils (DDC) elections, BJP organised 'shikara rally' at Dal Lake in Srinagar on December 13.

People in J&K want peace, development: Anurag Thakur on DDC polls voter turnout

News | Nov 28, 2020, 10:40 PM IST

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.

People associated with Gupkar alliance robbed J&K for years: Anurag Thakur

News | Nov 24, 2020, 10:20 PM IST

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.

Lotus will bloom in Dal Lake: Shahnawaz Hussain ahead of DDC polls

News | Nov 21, 2020, 04:41 PM IST

Ahead of District Development Council (DDC) elections, BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain in Srinagar campaigning for the party.

'Dhoni contributed a lot, it's time to give opportunities to young players': Anurag Thakur

Sports | Aug 16, 2020, 10:41 AM IST

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.

'You are lying': Anurag Thakur tells reporter on controversial speech during Delhi polls

News | Mar 01, 2020, 10:30 PM IST

Minister of State for Finance, Anurag Thakur reacted over his controversial slogan 'desh ke ghaddaron ko.

Watch: Opposition chants 'goli marna band kro' during Anurag Thakur's speech in LS

Politics | Feb 03, 2020, 05:13 PM IST

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.

Opposition raise 'Goli maarna band karo' slogans as MoS Finance Anurag Thakur speaks in Lok Sabha

News | Feb 03, 2020, 02:02 PM IST

Opposition raise 'Goli maarna band karo' slogans as MoS Finance Anurag Thakur speaks in Lok Sabha

Exclusive | Anurag Thakur wants budding athletes to be inspired by Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar's fitness regime

Sports | Oct 03, 2019, 08:31 PM IST

Talking about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Fit India Movement, Union Minister Anurag Thakur said, "Even after breaking so many records, Sachin worked hard to acheive more. For Virat Kohli, he still works on fitness before match days."

BJP MPs including Anurag Thakur and Hema Malini take part in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' in Parliament premises

News | Jul 13, 2019, 12:19 PM IST

BJP MPs including Anurag Thakur and Hema Malini take part in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' in Parliament premises