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‘Ignorant Bigots In Power’: Rahul Gandhi On Lakshadweep Reforms

May 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Rahul Gandhi's statement came a day after Congress demanded the immediate removal of Lakshadweep administrator Praful Patel,

Odisha To Host Indian Women's Football League This Year

Feb 28, 2021 PTI

The dates for the Indian Women's League are yet to be finalised and will be announced soon

Why Are You Not Holding Elections? Chief Justice Sharad Bobde Asks All India Football Federation

AIFF hearing in Supreme Court put off by a week after Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta, appearing for sports ministry, wanted an adjournment

AIFF Hearing: No Record Of Ombudsmen’s Report In Supreme Court Files, Petitioners Smell A Fish

Jan 03, 2021 Soumitra Bose

CoA members SY Quraishi and Bhaskar Ganguly have failed to submit a draft AIFF constitution since its appointment in November, 2017

Just Like Cricket Boss Sourav Ganguly, AIFF President Praful Patel Hints He Will Go When Supreme Court Says So

The All India Football Federation has decided at its AGM that the current executive committee will continue till Supreme Court rules on an extension for Praful Patel and company

16 December, 2020

India Announces It’s Candidature To Host AFC Asian Cup 2027

Outlook Web Bureau

Unveiling its plans at the launch in New Delhi, AIFF showcased the unrivalled potential of hosting Asia’s flagship football event

28 November, 2020

Not Much Option Than Approaching Court Regarding Elections: AIFF


The four-year term of the current executive committee, led by Praful Patel, ends next month and the AIFF has announced that its AGM will be held as scheduled

24 November, 2020

AIFF Moves Supreme Court, Seeks Extension Of Executive Committee's Term


The four-year term of the current executive committee, led by Praful Patel, ends next month and the AIFF has announced that its Annual General Body Meeting will be held on December 21

13 October, 2020

Rejected By RJD-Congress Alliance, NCP To Go It Alone In Bihar Polls


Praful Patel said the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) was ready to go with the 'Mahagathbandhan' (mega alliance) of the RJD-Congress in the eastern state, but it was not ceded a single seat by the opposition combine.

09 July, 2020

AIFF President Praful Patel Kicks Off Masters Programme


The AIFF Masters is the first and only sports management course among all National Sports Federations in the country

16 May, 2020

Ngangom Bala Devi Is An Inspiration To All Women Footballers: Praful Patel


The national team striker from Manipur is currently on a professional contract with Rangers, the first Indian woman footballer to do so

13 May, 2020

Rescheduling Of FIFA U-17 WC Will Not Affect Preparations; Approves Foreign Player Rule: AIFF


The women's age group showpiece was earlier scheduled to be held in five venues of the country from November 2-21 but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic

08 May, 2020

AIFF Chief Praful Patel Encourages Indian Coaches To 'Keep Up The Good Work'


All India Football Federation president Praful Patel joined all National Team coaches via a video conference to understand the sustainability of development of various age groups during the lockdown phase, and also their well-being

10 April, 2020

AIFF Working With FIFA To Finalise New Dates For Women's U-17 World Cup: Praful Patel


The Under-17 Women's World Cup, which was scheduled to be held in India in November, was postponed by football's governing body (FIFA) last week due to the worsening of the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe

28 November, 2019

NCP To Get Deputy CM Post, Congress Assembly Speaker In Uddhav Thackeray-led Government

Outlook Web Bureau

The tri-party alliance has not yet declared names for the said top posts.

15 October, 2019

'Mere Speculation': Praful Patel On ED Summon Over Alleged Property Deal With Iqbal Mirchi


Iqbal Mirchi, a drug lord, died in 2013. It was alleged that his wife Hajra Memon entered into a property deal with the Patel family.

08 August, 2019

FIFA's Recent Directive To I-League Clubs Is Not Genuine, Says Minerva Punjab Owner Ranjit Bajaj

Neelav Chakravarti

Recent reports stated that FIFA asked I-League clubs (though a letter) to co-operate with AIFF for a solution in the ongoing chaos in Indian football. But now Minerva Punjab owner Ranjit Bajaj has revealed that the letter is unofficial and is written by someone who hasn't consulted the other members of world football's apex body

23 July, 2019

‘Save Indian Football’ - Six I-League Clubs Appeal To FIFA President Gianni Infantino

Outlook Web Bureau

I-League clubs have requested FIFA president Gianni Infantino to probe All India Football Federation’s functioning, amidst allegations that the national federation is being run by its commercial partners.

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Bollywood actress Ananya Pandey arrives at the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) office in Mumbai.

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BJP workers celebrate the birthday of Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah, in Bhopal.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with Gujarat PCC leaders during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind being presented a memento by Bihar Minister Shahnawaz Hussain during their visit to Khadi Mall in Patna.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with Gujarat PCC leaders during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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