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Rijiju Lauds Central Govt's Efforts Towards Electoral Reforms

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Alleging that opposition parties were spreading lies that by linking Aadhaar and voter ID it would become known to whom the voter is going to cast his vote, Rijiju said the people should not be taken as stupid for they know well who is spreading lies and who is telling the truth.

Rijiju Visits Ludhiana Court Blast Site, Says Centre And State Working Together For In-Depth Probe

Dec 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Talking to reporters, Rijiju said he had spoken to Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and it was decided that the central and state agencies will jointly probe the matter in depth and strong action will be taken against those behind the dastardly act.

Ludhiana Blast | Centre Won't Allow Situation To Exacerbate In Punjab: Hardeep Singh Puri

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday stated that the endeavors from the government's side are underway to get to the bottom of the Ludhiana district court blast, which killed two people and injured six on Wednesday.

Explainer | Will Aadhaar-Voter ID Link Lead To Privacy Breach And Mass Disenfranchisement?

Dec 21, 2021 Priyam Shukla

As Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 is approved in the Lok Sabha, let's take a look at the challenges the Aadhaar Card and Voter ID linkage faces while the government says it passes all legal scrutinies.

Govt Introduces Bill To Link Aadhaar With Electoral Rolls, Opposition Says SC Judgement Violated

The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 seeks to allow electoral registration officers to seek the Aadhaar number of people and link it with electoral rolls for the ones who want to register as voters 'for the purpose of establishing the identity'.

13 December, 2021

RS Approves Bill To Bring Clarity On Enhanced Pension Of Retired Judges

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Replying on the bill, Union Minister for Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju assured the House that there is no politics and everyone stands together when it comes to ensuring justice.

11 December, 2021

Sedition Law: Congress’s P Chidambaram And BJP’s Kiren Rijiju Engage In ‘War Of Words’


Sedition law: With law minister Kiren Rijiju saying in Parliament on Friday that Union Home Ministry has no plan to scrap the law dealing with sedition, Congress leader P Chidambaram took a swipe at him on Twitter. Later, Rijiju hit back at Chidambaram.

27 November, 2021

AI Can Help Reduce Backlog Of Pending Cases: Law Minister Rijiju

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Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said artificial intelligence could help in "surprising ways" to ensure sustainable justice delivery and reduce backlog of pending cases.

27 November, 2021

Cannot Be In Situation Where It Is Difficult To Implement Laws: Rijiju

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One cannot be in a situation where it becomes difficult to implement laws passed by the legislature and verdicts delivered by the judiciary, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said here on Saturday.

27 November, 2021

Legislature Doesn't Conduct Studies To Assess Impact Of Laws It Passes: CJI

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Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Saturday said the legislature does not conduct studies or assess the impact of the laws that it passes, and this sometimes leads to big issues.

26 September, 2021

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju Inaugurates India's First Sports Arbitration Centre in Gujarat


Kiren Rijiju stated that the Sports Arbitration Centre of India in Gujarat will have a far-reaching impact in India's sports sector by creating and establishing credibility for itself.

20 August, 2021

Arunachal Pradesh CM Says Working To Resolve Border Dispute With Assam

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Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu said he has said already spoken to his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma over the issue.

10 August, 2021

PM Modi Takes Notice Of Absent MPs In Parliament During Voting For Statutory Resolution

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The PM has directed Parliamentary Affairs Minister to submit the details of the absent members.

26 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympic Silver-medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Given Hero's Welcome

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The Olympic star was felicitated at a special ceremony organised by Sports Minister this evening

28 June, 2021

Sharad Pawar and Other Maharashtra Ministers Turn Athletic Track Into VVIP Car Park, Rijiju Calls It 'Disrespect'

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The incident occurred on Saturday in Pune during a meeting at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex.

22 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: There Can't Be Any Discrimination, Says Kiren Rijiju On Additional COVID-19 Restrictions On India


With the pandemic still raging, the Tokyo organisers have prescribed stricter regulations for travellers from 11 countries including India for the Games beginning July 23

22 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Says Additional COVID-19 Restrictions On India Athletes Is 'Discrimination'


With the pandemic still raging, the Tokyo organisers have prescribed stricter regulations for travellers from 11 countries including India

20 June, 2021

International Yoga Day 2021: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Announces List of 25 Fit India Yoga Centres Across 9 States

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The centres are located across the country and will be presented with a certificate recognising there association with Fit India Mission

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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