Vijay Goel

Delhi: Opposition mounts pressure on Kejriwal government, demands fuel price reduction

Delhi: Opposition mounts pressure on Kejriwal government, demands fuel price reduction

Several members of the Opposition demanded the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government to reduce the fuel prices in the national capital.

Oct 07, 2018, 13:07 PM IST
Modi government doesn't subscribe to Anantkumar Hegde's 'BJP here to change Constitution' remark: Vijay Goel

Modi government doesn't subscribe to Anantkumar Hegde's 'BJP here to change Constitution' remark: Vijay Goel

Congress, SP and BSP members trooped into the Well of the House shouting slogans seeking removal of Hegde.

Dec 27, 2017, 12:55 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
Bigg Boss winner and Aashiqui actor Rahul Roy joins BJP

Bigg Boss winner and Aashiqui actor Rahul Roy joins BJP

Another celebrity face has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP. This time it's yesteryear's actor and winner of Bigg Boss first season Rahul Roy.

Nov 18, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth recommended for Padma Shri award

Kidambi Srikanth recommended for Padma Shri award

 PV Sindhu and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have also been recommended for the Padma Bhushan.

Nov 01, 2017, 17:58 PM IST
New sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore makes surprise inspection at SAI office

New sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore makes surprise inspection at SAI office

As sports minister, Rathore will oversee India's preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Sep 06, 2017, 19:43 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
Sports Ministry to form 13-member committee to help India succeed at global events

Sports Ministry to form 13-member committee to help India succeed at global events

It has been learnt that the ECS will be formed in a week's time. The Sports Secretary will send names for approval to Sports Minister Vijay Goel.

Sep 01, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
World Dwarf Games 2017: Indian athletes bag record 37 medals in Toronto

World Dwarf Games 2017: Indian athletes bag record 37 medals in Toronto

Joby Matthew contributed the most to India's medals tally, bagging two golds, three silvers and a bronze.

Aug 17, 2017, 11:35 AM IST

World Athletics Championships: AFI urges IAAF to consider PU Chitra's entry after govt steps in

AFI's move came after Sports Minister Goel had earlier in the day advised the national federation to honour the Kerala High Court directive on Chitra to ensure her participation in the world meet.

Jul 29, 2017, 23:09 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India will prove dark horse in the tournament, feels Vijay Goel

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India will prove dark horse in the tournament, feels Vijay Goel

The U-17 World Cup will kick-start from October 6, with India being drawn alongside Colombia, Ghana and USA in Group A. Hosts India will be playing against the USA in the opening fixture of the tournament.

Jul 28, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
Sports Minister Vijay Goel felicitates Mithali Raj and Co for proud performance at ICC Women's World Cup in England

Sports Minister Vijay Goel felicitates Mithali Raj and Co for proud performance at ICC Women's World Cup in England

Team India marked its return from England on Wednesday and were greeted with huge cheers on their arrival at Mumbai airport.

Jul 27, 2017, 10:22 AM IST
Women cricketers' show will inspire U-17 football team: Vijay Goel

Women cricketers' show will inspire U-17 football team: Vijay Goel

Terming the Under-17 football team as "dark horse", Goel hoped a fine show from the side in the quadrennial event will do a world of good for the sport in the country.

Jul 26, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

Inadequate flow, untreated sewage behind Yamuna pollution: Minister

According to a Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) report, in Delhi the Yamuna flows for 46 km, and receives around 70 per cent of the total pollution between Wazirabad and downstream Okhla barrage. This length is less than two per cent of the entire river stretch. 
 

Jul 25, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
ICC Women's World Cup 2017: India will achieve new heights in future,  says Vijay Goel

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: India will achieve new heights in future, says Vijay Goel

The Sports Minister also said that they will give a grand welcome to the team once they return.

Jul 24, 2017, 08:34 AM IST

155 projects, worth Rs 12,400 cr sanctioned under Namami Gange programme: Govt

The government has sanctioned 155 projects, worth Rs 12,423.63 crore, under its Namani Gange programme, the Rajya Sabha was informed.

Jul 18, 2017, 19:52 PM IST

Save heritage of Old Delhi's Chandni Chowk: Vijay Goel to Lt Governor

Goel, who has been a two-time Lok Sabha member from the Chandni Chowk seat, also urged Lt Governor Anil Baijal to see if the area can be developed on the lines of the Smart City project of the Centre.

 

Jul 18, 2017, 19:02 PM IST
Abhinav Bindra writes to Sports Minister, gives suggestion to create helpline for all athletes

Abhinav Bindra writes to Sports Minister, gives suggestion to create helpline for all athletes

The letter, posted by him on his official Twitter page, came two days after his another Twitter post where he had highlighted the "Unacceptable" treatment by the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), towards para-swimmer Kanchanmala Pande.

Jul 15, 2017, 12:43 PM IST
Abhinav Bindra takes up para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande's case; demands report from Sports Minister Vijay Goel, SAI

Abhinav Bindra takes up para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande's case; demands report from Sports Minister Vijay Goel, SAI

As per reports, Pande was forced to borrow money from fellow swimmers after the money sanctioned for her did not reach her. Pande, who is completely blind, however, made the country proud by winning a silver medal in the S11 category. She thus qualified for the World Championship.

Jul 13, 2017, 23:54 PM IST
Sports Minister Vijay Goel asks PCI to submit report in 10 days in para swimmer case

Sports Minister Vijay Goel asks PCI to submit report in 10 days in para swimmer case

Goel, who immediately sought report into the incident from his officers in the ministry, said he also spoke to the PCI CEO.

Jul 12, 2017, 23:38 PM IST

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