Giriraj Singh
India  /  Published 29.10.18

Temple tantrums vs rule of law

The Supreme Court has refused to hear the Ayodhya title suit immediately after Diwali, clouding the calculations of those who were hoping for a polarising pre-poll windfall and igniting a Sangh pariva...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Bihar  /  Published 23.10.18

Bakhtiyarpur renaming gets another backer

State agriculture minister and senior BJP leader Prem Kumar on Tuesday came out in support of Union minister and BJP Nawada MP Giriraj Singh’s demand on Monday that the name of Bakhtiyarpur, chief m...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 22.10.18

Giriraj wants Bakhtiyarpur renamed

Union minister and BJP Nawada MP Giriraj Singh on Monday brought the name-change zeitgeist to Bihar and demanded that Bakhtiyarpur — the hometown of chief minister Nitish Kumar — be renamed, spar...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

India  /  Published 21.10.18

Giriraj threat to minorities on Ayodhya

Union minister Giriraj Singh on Sunday issued a veiled threat to Muslims, asking people opposing a Ram temple on the disputed site in Ayodhya to imagine what might happen if Hindus’ hatred for them ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Bihar  /  Published 16.10.18

Giriraj sees repeat of 1947 in 2047

Union minister and the BJP’s Nawada MP, Giriraj Singh, has once again courted controversy by stating that population explosion of divisive forces might in 2047 lead to conditions similar to those th...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

India  /  Published 05.06.19

Giriraj's iftar wisdom after years of riling minorities

Bihar BJP MP Giriraj Singh nettled his alliance partners on Monday when he took a dig at some of them attending an iftar wearing skull caps.Singh, in a tweet, took pot-shots at Bihar chief minister an...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.06.19

Giriraj Singh changing spots? Not so fast

A BJP leader fresh from promotion to the Union cabinet taunted Bihar chief minister and ally Nitish Kumar for attending iftar events just “for show”, a comment that apparently prompted Amit Shah t...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 04.11.18

BJP sings temple chorus, points finger at apex court

Deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday claimed that the Supreme Court’s move to defer the Ayodhya title suit case to January had hurt the sentiments of crores of Hindus, and Union ministe...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 12.10.18

All Indians heirs of Ram: Giriraj

Union minister and senior BJP leader Giriraj Singh on Thursday courted controversy when he claimed that all Indians were descendants of Lord Ram.Giriraj offered his theory while urging Muslims to come...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 27.09.18

JDU's Rajak slams BJP leader's gotra politics

JDU national general secretary Shyam Rajak on Thursday slammed Giriraj Singh for adding his gotra to his name.Rajak, however, was careful to not name the Union minister.The JDU MLA said such a practic...
By Amit Bhelari in Patna


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