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International Women’s Day 2022: Celebrating some of India's fiercest and powerful female athletes
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International Women’s Day 2022: Celebrating some of India's fiercest and powerful female athletes

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we take a look at some of India’s most powerful sportswomen, who have excelled in their fields and brought laurels to the nation.

Of prison cells and controversial celebrities: Decoding Lock Upp, Kangana Ranaut's Bigg Boss-style reality show
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Of prison cells and controversial celebrities: Decoding Lock Upp, Kangana Ranaut's Bigg Boss-style reality show

“I found the search for contestants quite different from other reality shows. The makers were looking for somebody who had substance in them, someone who has opinions and beliefs and can stand up for themselves, and that struck a chord with me," says Nisha Rawal, contestant of Lock Upp.

Lock Upp: Kangana Ranaut’s reality show contestants, release date, where and how to watch
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Lock Upp: Kangana Ranaut’s reality show contestants, release date, where and how to watch

Lock Upp: Kangana Ranaut's new Atyachari show is all set to air on Sunday. Check the full list of contestants, date, streaming details and latest updates of Kangana Ranaut's show here.

Wrestling World Championships: Anshu Malik scripts history as 1st Indian woman to make final
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Wrestling World Championships: Anshu Malik scripts history as 1st Indian woman to make final

Only five Indian women wrestlers have won medals at the Worlds and all of them — Alka Tomar (2006), Geeta Phogat (2012), Babita Phogat (2012), Pooja Dhanda (2018) and Vinesh Phogat (2019) — have clinched bronze.

Wrestler Ritika Phogat, cousin of Geeta and Babita, dies after alleged suicide; cops begin investigation
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Wrestler Ritika Phogat, cousin of Geeta and Babita, dies after alleged suicide; cops begin investigation

According to Haryana police, Ritika was upset after a defeat at a recent wrestling tournament in Rajasthan and this could've been the reason behind the suicide.

Coronavirus Outbreak: India's MMA fighter Ritu Phogat working on mental toughness, reading 'The Secret' during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India's MMA fighter Ritu Phogat working on mental toughness, reading 'The Secret' during lockdown

Ritu, who had registered her second win in ONE Championship last February, is currently based in Singapore and said she is taking this break as an opportunity to work on her skills

Coronavirus Outbreak: Babita Kumari, Rangoli Chandel's tweets cause man to lodge complaint in Maharashtra
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Babita Kumari, Rangoli Chandel's tweets cause man to lodge complaint in Maharashtra

The man alleged that Rangoli Chandel's tweet published in the wake of the coronavirus was targeted against a specific community

Coronavirus Outbreak: Wrestler Babita Phogat under fire over controversial Twitter rant
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Wrestler Babita Phogat under fire over controversial Twitter rant

2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist wrestler Babita Phogat has been on the receiving end for her tweets targetting the Muslim community

Dadri Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates | Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
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Dadri Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates | Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing

Dadri Assembly Constituency Election Results 2019 Live Updates - Read Dadri constituency vidhan sabha chunav latest news, party, constituency, candidate name wise winner, loser, leading, trailing live updates online at Firstpost.com.

News18-IPSOS Exit Poll Results for Haryana Assembly: BJP to win 75 seats, Congress 10; wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt, Babita Phogat face tough competition
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News18-IPSOS Exit Poll Results for Haryana Assembly: BJP to win 75 seats, Congress 10; wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt, Babita Phogat face tough competition

According to the poll, the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) is set to draw a blank in the state while the Dushyant Chautala-led Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) is projected to win 2 seats in the 90-member Haryana Assembly.

'Xi Jinping told me he has seen Dangal': Narendra Modi references film at Haryana rally in support of Babita Phogat
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'Xi Jinping told me he has seen Dangal': Narendra Modi references film at Haryana rally in support of Babita Phogat

As he pitched for wrestler Babita Phogat, the BJP candidate from this constituency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that Chinese President Xi Jinping has seen the movie based on her and her father.

At Haryana rallies, Narendra Modi accuses Congress of spreading rumours about scrapping of Article 370, urges voters to 'punish' party
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At Haryana rallies, Narendra Modi accuses Congress of spreading rumours about scrapping of Article 370, urges voters to 'punish' party

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed meetings in Charkhi Dadri and Kurukshetra's Thanesar town on his second visit in two days to Haryana, ahead of the Assmebly polls on 21 October

Haryana polls: Battle lines drawn as last date for withdrawal of nominations ends; BJP eyes another term in office
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Haryana polls: Battle lines drawn as last date for withdrawal of nominations ends; BJP eyes another term in office

With the last date for the withdrawal of nominations ending on Monday, battle lines are drawn for the Haryana assembly polls.

Haryana polls: Wrestlers Babita Phogat, Yogeshwar Dutt in BJP's first list of 78 candidates; Khattar to contest from Karnal
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Haryana polls: Wrestlers Babita Phogat, Yogeshwar Dutt in BJP's first list of 78 candidates; Khattar to contest from Karnal

The BJP has given tickets for the Haryana Assembly election to a number of noted sportspersons who had joined the party in recent weeks with wrestler Babita Phogat, former Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh, Olympic medallist Yogeshwar Dutt contesting from Dadri, Pehowa and Baroda, respectively

BJP likely to announce first list of candidates for Haryana polls today; Sandeep Singh, Babita Phogat may get tickets
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BJP likely to announce first list of candidates for Haryana polls today; Sandeep Singh, Babita Phogat may get tickets

Assembly elections in both Haryana are scheduled to be held on 21 October and the results will be announced on 24 October

As Haryana brings sporting glory to country, youth rue political apathy, seek grassroots support, better resources
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As Haryana brings sporting glory to country, youth rue political apathy, seek grassroots support, better resources

Sports academies in Haryana in a state of neglect and the state's youth are miffed that the issue is not even on the radar of netas this election season.

Wrestler Ritu Phogat dropped from TOPS; six swimmers, five para-badminton players included in list
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Wrestler Ritu Phogat dropped from TOPS; six swimmers, five para-badminton players included in list

Wrestler Ritu Phogat dropped from the government's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) after she decided to shift her loyalty to Mixed Martial Arts.

Vinesh Phogat caps successful season by winning 57kg National title; Sakshi Malik makes up for tough year by claiming 62kg gold
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Vinesh Phogat caps successful season by winning 57kg National title; Sakshi Malik makes up for tough year by claiming 62kg gold

On way to her sixth National title, Vinesh Phogat conceded just two points in five bouts. She had earlier won five Nationals in a row from 2012 to 2016 in different categories.

Wrestling World Championships: Pooja Dhanda wins bronze medal in 57kg category; Ritu Phogat, Sakshi Malik falter
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Wrestling World Championships: Pooja Dhanda wins bronze medal in 57kg category; Ritu Phogat, Sakshi Malik falter

India won its second medal at the 2018 Wrestling World Championships after Pooja Dhanda won a bronze medal in the women's freestyle 57kg weight class at Budapest on Thursday.

Indian wrestler Geeta Phogat says she lost her focus due to prolonged injury, movie
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Indian wrestler Geeta Phogat says she lost her focus due to prolonged injury, movie

Indian wrestler Geeta Phogat says the razzmatazz of a Bollywood blockbuster on her life and a prolonged injury break took away her focus from the sport and she is now trying to recover lost ground.