Bhutia also said the Sikkim government should have urged the Centre to reconsider the introduction of 'One Nation, One Ration Card' in Sikkim
Banerjee's all-time XI has the likes of Mohammed Habib, Shyam Thapa and Shubhas Bhowmick up front, while Prasun Banerjee, Prastanta Banerjee and Gautam Sarkar man the midfield
The former Indian captain stated that United Sikkim have a long-term plan to reach the standards required to play in the ISL in the next few years
This is going to be the first-ever stadium in India to be named after any footballer. Bhaichung Bhutia, the first Indian footballer to play 100 International matches said he is "honoured"
Bhaichung Bhutia, the first Indian footballer to have played 100 international matches, said strikers can be successful only when they can read goal-scoring situations well
Bhaichung Bhutia, who played 37 games for English club Bury and eight for Malaysian football club Perak FA, feels young footballers must try and play in the foreign leagues
Will sports and watching sports ever be the same again in a world scarred by the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's what Indian sports greats like Sachin Tendulkar, Abhinav Bindra, Mary Kom, Vijender Singh feel
One of Indian football's modern greats, Bhaichung Bhutia supported the resumption of sport without spectators when the situation arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic improves
Two women doctors were injured on Wednesday when a five-member team of health officials was pelted with stones by a mob in Taatpatti Bakhal area, Indore, prompting nationwide outrage
As the Indian Football fraternity still weeps over the passing away of Padma Shri Pradip Kumar Banerjee, one of his favourite disciples– another Padma Shri – Bhaichung Bhutia recollects memories of playing under PK-da, branding him as the “Guardian Angel of Indian Football”
Bhaichung Bhutia struck a famous hat-trick to script an epic 4-1 win for East Bengal in the 1997 Federation Cup semifinals in front of a record turn out of 1 lakh 20 thousand which remains the stuff of footballing folklore
The India national football team held Qatar, the reigning Asian champions, to a goalless draw last month. Against Bangladesh, the Igor Stimac-coached side will look for a win.
Bhaichung Bhutia said that India's defence has already showed a good account of itself in the last two FIFA World Cup qualifying matches and the onus is on the strikers, led by skipper Sunil Chhetri, to deliver against Bangladesh on October 15 at Kolkata
Bhaichung Bhutia has seen the fate of Indian football rise one step at a time and believes that the current set of players are improving with every outing. In fact, the former India skipper feels that playing against quality players in the Indian Super League (ISL) has helped the boys understand the challenges that come with playing against top teams
Igor Stimac's India survived waves of attacks from Qatar to hold the reigning Asian champions to a goa-less draw to steal an unexpected point from their away match of the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers in Doha on Tuesday
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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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