Rajyavardhan Rathore

'We've released 3.14 crore as allowance for 175 Target Olympic Podium athletes,' says Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore

'We've released 3.14 crore as allowance for 175 Target Olympic Podium athletes,' says Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore

The amount has been released from the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) for the period from September to December last year, Rathore said in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.

Jan 03, 2018, 18:29 PM IST
Former Indian Football team captain Gurdev Singh Gill felicitated

Former Indian Football team captain Gurdev Singh Gill felicitated

The event was organised as Gill was away in Canada when Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitated the captains of the Indian football teams that had played in the Asian Games. An Arjuna Award winner, Gill captained India at the 1978 Bangkok Asian Games.

Dec 12, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Ministry will give complete funding to Hockey India: Rajyavardhan Rathore

Ministry will give complete funding to Hockey India: Rajyavardhan Rathore

Rathore reiterated that the Central Government will do everything possible in its capacity to support the athletes and raise the bar of sports in the country.

Dec 10, 2017, 21:17 PM IST
Mary Kom resigns as boxing's national observer

Mary Kom resigns as boxing's national observer

The 35-year-old Olympic bronze-medallist was among 12 national observers appointed by the then Sports Minister Vijay Goel in March.

Dec 01, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
SAI to be renamed, 'authority' has no place in sports: Rajyavardhan Rathore

SAI to be renamed, 'authority' has no place in sports: Rajyavardhan Rathore

Rathore, Athens Olympic silver medalist, noted that the government was coming out with a host of measures to broad base its search of sporting talents and wanted to develop a culture of sports among school students.

Nov 24, 2017, 18:14 PM IST
It's upto WADA to dope-test Indian cricketers: Sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore

It's upto WADA to dope-test Indian cricketers: Sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore

In a stern response to National Anti-Doping Agency, the BCCI had said that government body has no jurisdiction to conduct dopes tests on Indian cricketers.

Nov 19, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
Gautam Gambhir's DDCA role under conflict of interest scanner

Gautam Gambhir's DDCA role under conflict of interest scanner

DDCA's managing committee, as and when it comes into effect, will decide on coach and selection committee, which will then be directly beneficial to Gambhir if he remains an active cricketer.

Nov 11, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore responds to unemployed hockey goalie Savita Punia's plea

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore responds to unemployed hockey goalie Savita Punia's plea

After helping India break a 13-year-old jinx and win Asia Cup title last Sunday, Savita requested Rathore to help her get a job.

Nov 08, 2017, 19:00 PM IST
Throwing rock is not in good taste: Mithali Raj on recent attack on Australian team bus

Throwing rock is not in good taste: Mithali Raj on recent attack on Australian team bus

The incident came to light when Finch had shared a picture of a broken window pane and tweeted, "Pretty scary having a rock thrown through the team bus window on the way back to the hotel!!

Oct 11, 2017, 23:46 PM IST
Adopt 5 top SAI stadiums of capital: Sports Minister Rathore to corporates

Adopt 5 top SAI stadiums of capital: Sports Minister Rathore to corporates

Rathore said it is time the corporate sector come forward and discharge their duties in developing the younger generations of the country.

Oct 08, 2017, 19:20 PM IST
Sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore announces monthly stipend for athletes preparing for Tokyo Olympics

Sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore announces monthly stipend for athletes preparing for Tokyo Olympics

Elite athletes preparing for Tokyo Olympics, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games will receive a stipend of Rs 50,000 per month to meet their pocket expenses, sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore announced on Friday.

Sep 15, 2017, 20:17 PM IST
Rajyavardhan Rathore can take Indian sport to new heights, reckons Jhulan Goswami

Rajyavardhan Rathore can take Indian sport to new heights, reckons Jhulan Goswami

Indian women cricket team pace spearhead Jhulan Goswami is excited at the appointment of Olympic medallist shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore as the sports minister and said he can take the country to new heights in sports.

Sep 04, 2017, 23:41 PM IST
Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore appointed India's new sports minister

Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore appointed India's new sports minister

Colonel Rathore first stepped in a shooting range in the mid 1990s and some years later, he became India's first ever individual silver medal winner at the Olympic Games.

Sep 03, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
Why Katappa killed Baahubali? Rajyavardhan Rathore knows the answer

Why Katappa killed Baahubali? Rajyavardhan Rathore knows the answer

After SS Rajamouli, director of blockbuster film "Baahubali: The Beginning", Union minister of state for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore may well be the second person to know why Katappa killed Baahubali -- an immensely popular internet meme and a popular mystery which has generated a series of jokes on social media.

Nov 28, 2016, 19:51 PM IST

Pakistan policy of 'death by 1000 cuts' has boomeranged: Rathore

Pakistan's policy of "death by a 1000 cuts" has boomeranged yet it continues to indulge in propaganda over Kashmir to distract its people from the prevailing governance deficit, Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore said on Monday. 

Sep 26, 2016, 23:14 PM IST
Make Rajyavardhan Rathore Sports Minister: Milkha Singh

Make Rajyavardhan Rathore Sports Minister: Milkha Singh

'Flying Sikh' Milkha complimented PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar for their stellar performance at the Olympics.

Aug 20, 2016, 16:29 PM IST
Union minister Rajyavardhan Rathore's son bags gold at 8th International Junior Shotgun Cup

Union minister Rajyavardhan Rathore's son bags gold at 8th International Junior Shotgun Cup

Manavaditya's father famously won a silver medal for India in Men's Double Trap at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.

May 29, 2016, 23:40 PM IST

Para shooter Rajeev Malik's rifle goes missing during travel

Para shooter Rajeev Malik lost both his rifles during travel for IPC Shooting World Cup.

Nov 12, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

Rathore welcomes FTII students' move to call off strike

Minister of State for I&B Rajyavardhan Rathore said his ministry would continue to engage with FTII students for improvement of the institute.

Oct 28, 2015, 18:22 PM IST

Talks failed due to FTII students' hardline stand: Rajyavardhan Rathore

Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore on Thursday said that people negotiating with agitating FTII students have given up due to "extremely hardline" stand taken by students.

Sep 10, 2015, 21:16 PM IST