Anurag Thakur Affirms Openness to Dialogue with Farmers
Thakur, emphasizing the pivotal role of farmers as the nation's 'Annadatas' or providers of food, highlighted the government's unwavering readiness for talks both in the past and moving forward.
Only mission of Oppn to make India 'weak': BJP
Referring to the previous Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, he said, "CBI and ED used to be 'caged parrots' during the times of Congress. Today, they put a question mark over ED probing the fraud of NewsClick. Congress, China and Newsclick a part of umbilical cord."
Government ready for discussion on Manipur, reiterates Union Minister Anurag Thakur
Referring to the previous Congress government in Manipur as well as the Centre, the Minister Anurag Thakur said: "During Congress rule, for several months Manipur remained closed. During that time neither the Prime Minister nor Home Minister gave any statement."
Why those going to Manipur are silent on what’s happening in Bengal: Anurag Thakur
The Union minister's comments come at a time when the monsoon session of the West Bengal assembly is on and the ruling Trinamool Congress is moving a special motion to discuss and condemn the situation in violence-ridden Manipur.
Justice will be done to wrestlers, police to soon file charge sheet, says Anurag Thakur
Speaking at an economic conclave here, Thakur said that the case was registered and a committee was formed to investigate the matter. The minister added that the WFI is not involved in any of its routine business as the day-to-day affairs are being looked after by a committee of administrators formed by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).
Anurag Thakur hits back at Rahul Gandhi over his US statement
"During his foreign visits, Rahul Gandhi insults India. PM Modi met almost 24 PMs and Presidents of the world & held over 50 meetings during his foreign visit recently and when the Australian PM said that 'PM Modi is the Boss', Rahul Gandhi could not digest this," Thakur said.
Anurag Thakur tried to suppress the matter', alleges Vinesh Phogat amid protest
During their second phase of their protest, wrestlers are demanding the arrest of Brij Bhushan, who is also a BJP MP.We ended our protest after talking to Union Sports Minister (Anurag Thakur), and all the athletes had told him about the sexual harassment. By forming a committee, he tried to suppress the matter there; no action was taken.