In the 2004 general election, Kiran Rijiju was elected as a member of the 14th Lok Sabha, representing the constituency of Arunachal West. Rijiju entered the Lok Sabha for the second time in 2014 from the Arunachal (West) constituency. In the 2009 general election, Rijiju was defeated by a very thin margin of 1314 votes by the Congress candidate under very controversial circumstances which witnessed massive violence amidst allegation of polling booth capturing by Congress Party. In the 2014 general election, Kiren Rijiju was again elected as a Member of Parliament in the 16th Lok Sabha, representing the Arunachal West constituency. Kiren Rijiju defeated Takam Sanjoy of the Indian National Congress by a margin of 43,738 votes. Immediately he found a place in Narendra Modi's first best of 45 Council of Minister's list.read more
Sports Ministry of India has come forward to extend financial support to Uttar Pradesh boxer Sunil Chauhan and his brother, archer Neeraj Chauhan who were facing a financial crunch after their father lost his job due to coronavirus pandemic.
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju unveiled the new logo of Sports Authority of India on September 30. Explaining the idea behind the new logo
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and MoS PMO Jitendra Singh laid the foundation of Arun Jaitley Memorial Sports Complex on September 12.
In a first of its kind, President Ram Nath Kovind conferred National Sports and Adventure Awards 2020, virtually on August 29 in New Delhi.
Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju on August 29 paid floral tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary.
The Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge) Kiren Rijiju has virtually launched 'Fit India Freedom Run' on August 14.
Youth Affairs and Sports minister, Kiren Rijiju on hiring of Indian and foreign coaches said that coaches will be hired on a contractual basis of 4 yrs keeping in mind with the Olympic Games.
The Dalai Lama, the spiritual head of Tibetans, turned 85 today. To celebrate this auspicious occasion, Tibetans paid their respect to Dalai Lama.
As far as IPL and other sporting leagues go, we need to ensure that health and other mechanisms are in place before we take any informed decision, says Kiren Rijiju
An 'unofficial' Kabaddi team from India participated in 'World Kabaddi Championships' organized by Pakistan. Speaking on it, MoS Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju said, "It is up to a country to let others come to their nation and to approve the visa. As far as visa is concerned, it is the right of that country to approve it or disapprove it and we cannot control it.
In an exclusive conversation with India TV, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju opened up on his fitness routines, and urged the people to participate in the Fit India Movement.
Taking to Twitter, Rijiju has raised former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's stand on Maoists, wherein he had declared them to be the No. 1 threat to India's internal security.
Surgical Strike video: Kiren Rijiju hits back at Congress - here's what he said