Ram Shankar Katheria

Will break fingers pointed at us: BJP Etawah candidate Ram Shankar Katheria courts controversy

Ram Shankar Katheria, the chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Bharatiya Janata Party's candidate for Etawah Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh, stoked controversy after threatening to break fingers raised against the party or its members.

Mar 29, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

Shocking! BJP Dalit leader thrashed by his own party workers in Agra

A dalit leader belonging to the Bhartiya Janta Party has been thrashed by his own party workers in Agra. This incident happened in the presence of MP Ram Shankar Katheria.

Jun 09, 2017, 13:18 PM IST

Special task for Agra police: Find BJP MP Ram Shankar Katheria's missing dog

The Agra Police has been assigned a rather special task this time. The city police has been asked to look for a missing dog — a black labrador of Agra MP and former union minister Ram Shankar Katheria.

Aug 13, 2016, 09:51 AM IST

I stand by what I said: Katheria after losing Cabinet berth

BJP leader Ram Shankar Katheria on Tuesday said his exit from the union council of ministers has nothing to do with the controversial statements he made, which he continues to stand by.

Jul 05, 2016, 23:33 PM IST

Ram Shankar Katheria calls for saffronisation of education

In remarks that are likely to stoke controversy, Minister of State for Human Resource Development Ram Shankar Katheria has said that "if saffronisation of education was good for the country, it would happen".

Jun 20, 2016, 00:51 AM IST

Union Minister Ram Shankar Katheria calls for saffronisation of education, sparks row

In what may give the Opposition a fresh ammunition to escalate its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government, Minister of State for Human Resource and Development (HRD) Ramshankar Katheria has said there is no problem with saffronisation of education if it is for the nation's benefit.

Jun 19, 2016, 16:15 PM IST

UP govt withdraws cases against Union Minister Ram Shankar Katheria

The withdrawn cases include a protest in which Katheria led a mob to block National Highway-2 on February 7, 2010 during a protest in Agra.

May 05, 2016, 10:53 AM IST

NIT situation needs to be solved through negotiation: MoS Ram Shankar Katheria

Tension started brewing inside the NIT campus, located on the banks of the famous Dal lake.

Apr 07, 2016, 01:46 AM IST

People want a change in Uttar Pradesh: Ram Shankar Katheria

Union Minister Ram Shankar Katheria on Friday hit out at BSP and SP, alleging that the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh was "very bad" and the people wanted a change in the state.

Mar 04, 2016, 22:12 PM IST

Rajnath Singh rules out action against Ram Shankar Katheria, says India world's most secular country

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said India is the world's most secular country.

Mar 03, 2016, 16:03 PM IST

Mayawati takes on BJP, says 'would have jailed Ram Shankar Katheria'

BSP supremo Mayawati asserted that the alleged hate speeches being made under the BJP-led NDA regime has degraded the communal harmony.

Mar 03, 2016, 13:18 PM IST

Till the time Islam exists in the world, no one can stop terrorism: Karnataka BJP MP

A BJP MP from Karnataka has associated Islam with terrorism just days after the hate speech against the Muslim community by MoS HRD Ram Shankar Katheria at a VHP event in Agra.

Mar 02, 2016, 11:25 AM IST

FIR against BJP leader for hate speech in Agra

The local leaders of the BJP incensed by the FIR have announced that the party workers would stage protests (dharnas) at the police stations.

Mar 02, 2016, 10:32 AM IST

NCP questions Modi's silence on communal polarisation, demands Ram Shankar Katheria's removal

Sharad Pawar said he did not find the Union Budget to be a "pro-farmer exercise" but felt there were only "lot of slogans".

Mar 01, 2016, 19:56 PM IST

Agra cool to Hindutva groups after VHP leader's murder

 Hindutva activists have been trying to raise the communal pitch following the murder of a VHP leader here but the locals in the Taj Mahal city appear to be mostly indifferent.

Mar 01, 2016, 19:43 PM IST

Ram Shankar Katheria's statement has exposed the real agenda of Modi govt: Owaisi

Condemning the alleged inflammatory remarks made by MoS HRD Ram Shankar Katheria, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday said that it has exposed the real agenda of the Modi government.

Mar 01, 2016, 13:28 PM IST

Congress demands Katheria's sacking over alleged hate speech at VHP event

Congress leader PL Punia further accused Katheria of spreading `communal poison`, stating that his offence is `unpardonable`.

Mar 01, 2016, 11:48 AM IST

Union minister Ram Shankar Katheria cries foul over his alleged inflammatory speech​

Minister of State for Human Resource and Development (HRD) Ram Shankar Katheria has cried foul over his alleged inflammatory speech in Agra as reported by a leading national daily garnering him criticism and said that the report is completely untrue.

Mar 01, 2016, 09:21 AM IST

AMU, Jamia are not minority institutions: MoS HRD Ram Shankar Katheria

Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Ram Shankar Katheria on Tuesday said Jamia Milia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University are not minority institutions, days after the Attorney General gave similar opinion to the government on the matter.

Jan 19, 2016, 19:27 PM IST

Rural education scenario is worrisome: MoS HRD RS Katheria

Union Minister of State for HRD Ram Shankar Katheria on Wednesday expressed concern over the quality of education being imparted in rural parts of the country and admitted that there are crores of children, who are still deprived of primary education in India. "We are facing numerous challenges.

Jan 07, 2016, 22:14 PM IST