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Babita Phogat

Dangal Goes Wrong! Babita and Geeta Phogat's Teen Cousin Sister Ritika Commits Suicide

Mar 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Ritika Phogat took her own life after narrowly losing a wrestling match

'Have To Start Our Own Platforms': Kangana Ranaut Asks Govt To 'Demolish' Twitter

Apr 19, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Kangana's sister Rangoli's verified Twitter account was suspended recently after her post was reported by several people who considered it a hate tweet.

BJP's Babita Phogat And Yogeshwar Dutt Lose Haryana Dangal

It seemed tough for the BJP to retain power in Haryana with officials stats stating 30 seats for the party while Congress is at 27, INLD at 1 and JJP at 5.

Assembly Elections Result: BJP, Cong Locked In Close Contest In Haryana

Oct 24, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The BJP, which had set a target of winning 75 seats ahead of the polls, is leading in 38 seats, while the Congress is ahead in 32 constituencies.

'Beti Khilao': BJP's Babita Phogat Advocates Sports For Women In Haryana Polls

She aims to rechristen Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' programme by incorporating 'Beti Khilao' in it to promote sports among women in villages

15 October, 2019

Xi Jinping Told Me He Has Seen 'Dangal': PM Modi Pitches For Babita Phogat In Haryana


PM Modi said he got to know this during the recent visit by Xi Jinping to Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu.

30 September, 2019

While S Sreesanth Talks About Fighting Shashi Tharoor, BJP Gives Tickets To Wrestlers And Ex-Hockey Captain For Haryana Elections

Outlook Web Bureau

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has given tickets to two wrestlers -- Yogeshwar Dutt And Babita Phogat, and former India hockey captain Sandeep Singh for the upcoming Haryana Assembly elections

30 September, 2019

Haryana Polls: Wrestler Babita Phogat, Former Indian Hockey Captain Sandeep Singh In BJP’s First List


BJP announced names of its 78 candidates for October 21 elections in Haryana.

12 September, 2019

'Dangal Girl' Babita Phogat Likely To Contest Haryana Assembly Polls From Badhra Or Dadri On BJP Ticket


The resignation of international wrestler Babita Phogat from Haryana Police has been accepted and the grappler, who had last month joined the BJP, is likely to contest the upcoming state Assembly polls.

12 August, 2019

Dangal Stars Babita, Mahavir Phogat Join BJP

Outlook Web Bureau

Wrestler Babita Phogat of 'Dangal' Bollywood fame is set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with her father Mahavir. Both have expressed in the past their support for the Modi government. The duo are the latest big sportsperson to join the party since Gautam Gambhir.

23 November, 2018

Bollywood Blockbuster 'Dangal' Leaves Swedish Tennis Player In Tears

Outlook Web Bureau

The Aamir Khan-starrer encapsulates the fight for a family with the system to establish girls in a traditional sport, dominated by men.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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