Santosh Kumar Gangwar is the current Minister of State with independent charge in the Ministry of Labour and Employment in the Government of India. He is a Member of Parliament (16th Lok Sabha), former minister of state in Government of India and a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He has been Member of Parliament for the city of Bareilly since 1989 till date (except 2009-2014). He was also the chief whip of the party in 14th Lok Sabha. He faced defeat in the 15th Lok Sabha Elections, 2009 by a very narrow margin. He has been elected as Member of Parliament in 16th Lok Sabha. He won by a margin of over 2.4 lakh votes over his rival candidate in 2014 general election.read more
Congress spokesperson Rajiv Shukla also pointed out that the country's unemployment rate has touched an all-time high at 8.2 per cent.
"I want to say that there is no dearth of job opportunities in the country. Those who come for recruitment in north India often complain that they are unable to find the quality in candidates required for the post they are hiring for," Santosh Gangwar said.
Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar Friday took charge of the ministry and made it clear that Team Modi 2.0 will focus on labour reforms and work for welfare of informal sector workers.
He went on to represent Bareilly as BJP MP until 2009 when he had to face defeat by a narrow margin. He, however, returned in 2014 as an MP going on to become a minister in the Narendra Modi government.
PM Modi's 'instructions' to BJP leaders has come at a time when the Opposition has been using remarks by some of the party representatives over various issues to score political points
The minister was commenting on the public outrage over Kathua incident, where an eight-year-old was raped and killed, and Unnao case, where a minor was allegedly abducted and raped by a BJP MLA last year.
Banks in India received total deposits of over Rs 5.35 lakh crore in September 2016, data from the Reserve Bank of India has revealed.
The cap on cash withdrawal may not be necessary from January 1, as 250-300 million currency notes were being printed on a daily basis, Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar has said. "I have
Hundreds of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) workers in Odisha today pelted stone at the vehicle of Union Textiles Minister Santosh Gangwar in Bargarh.
Rapes in Uttar Pradesh no longer shock - neither the political masters, nor the government and not even the people. Even as there was a national outcry against the recent twin gang-rape, brutal assault and
New Delhi: Textiles minister Santosh Gangwar on Tuesday said he would work towards promoting Brand India abroad and boosting country's textile exports.Gangwar has been assigned minister of state for textiles (independent charge). He is also