AAI suspension, factionalism overshadows stellar 2019 show by Indian archers in build-up to Tokyo Olympics
Suspension, internal mudslinging and factionalism overshadowed some stellar performances by Indian archers as the sport went from bad to worse with just a few months left for Tokyo Olympics in an eventful 2019.
World Archery gives one-month ultimatum to Archery Association of India: Clear mess or face suspension
World Archery has given Archery Association of India a month's time to fix administrative issues while formulating an ad-hoc panel.
Archery Association of India elections likely to be held on 9 June after acting president Sunil Sharma withdraws poll notice
Archery Association of India's elections could be held on 9 June as notified by secretary Maha Singh after the rival faction, led by acting-president Sunil Sharma, withdrew his 26 May poll notice.
Archery Association of India's acting president Sunil Sharma rejects election date notification finalised by Committee of Administrators
Acting president Sharma had earlier sent a notice for conducting the association election on 26 May, which the secretary had then termed "unauthorized" and "contempt of court".
83-year-old Malhotra, who has reportedly quit as President of Archery Association of India after 40 years at the helm of affairs, will be given an equivalent rank of a Minister of State in the Union Council of Ministers.
The US embassy in the national capital granted visa to only seven archers, two coaches and a Sports Authority of India official while rejecting 21.
Did senior BJP leaders sacrifice their dreams of becoming governor for pushing the political career of their sons?
Following a series of resignations of governors in states across the nation, the NDA government is all set to appoint new governors to the vacant positions.
BJP veterans like Murli Manohar Joshi, Kalyan Singh and V K Malhotra may be accommodated as governors as their names are doing the rounds for appointment in gubernatorial posts in key states like Karnataka, Maharashtra and Haryana
Malhotra's statement is a manifestation of "narrow mentality" of BJP and RSS culture and BJP is trying to polarise votes by targeting the community, he said.
After senior Delhi BJP leaders including Vijay Jolly and V K Malhotra refused to contest against chief minister Sheila Dikshit and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi constituency, one of the younger faces in the party is slated to take up the task
Two young women archers from Arunachal Pradesh, who were issued stapled Chinese visas, were prevented at the IGI Airport from leaving for China tonight to take part in the upcoming Youth World Archery Championship.
India’s sports associations couldn’t get their act in order for something as simple as sending applications for the event on time.
The Indian Sports Ministry said Malhotra's decision to stay away from the May 15 meeting with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne was "disappointing" but said that the IOA acting chief's presence would not have mattered too much in any case.
The decision by Congress came after Malhotra announced that BJP will bring a no-confidence motion against Speaker Yoganand Shastri.
BJP MLAs were marshalled out of the Assembly for disrupting the proceedings while demanding a discussion on a Lokayukta report against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
Defying the ban imposed by the International Olympic Committee, the IOA today went ahead with its Annual General Meeting and elections, insisting that it had not done anything wrong.