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Killing I-League Softly! AIFF Plans To Give Away AFC Champions League Qualifiers Slot To ISL

Jul 09, 2019 Outlook Bureau

The move came after All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel assured that the future of I-League is secure and that he will approach the Asian Football Confederation (IFC) to allow the league to co-exist with the Indian Super League (ISL) as India's top flight for the next two to three years

AIFF President Praful Patel Wants I-League, ISL To Co-Exist For Another Three Years

Jul 03, 2019 PTI

Praful Patel met representatives of the I-League clubs in order to find a middle ground in the ongoing tussle between them and the AIFF

'Mehbooba Mufti Should Be Sent To Mental Asylum': Sena MP Sanjay Raut On Her Orange Jersey Comment

Sanjay Raut even asked why the Pakistani side had lost despite wearing their green jersey. "Mehbooba Mufti should be sent to a mental asylum for drawing such conclusion" Raut was quoted as saying.

Praful Patel Appears Before ED Over AI Seat-Sharing Case For Second Day Of Questioning

Jun 11, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Former civil aviation minister Praful Patel, 62, has also been named in a recent chargesheet filed by the federal agency before a court, as a person known to alleged aviation lobbyist Deepak Talwar.

Former Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Appears Before ED Over Multi-Crore Aviation Scam

The case emerges from a criminal complaint registered by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for alleged irregularities in fixing air slots for international airlines that purportedly led to losses for Air India, the national aviation carrier.

01 June, 2019

ED Summons Former Aviation Minister Praful Patel In UPA-Era Aviation Scam

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the first major action against a political leader in the alleged multi-crore aviation scam that is stated to have taken place during the UPA government led by Manmohan Singh.

11 April, 2019

Hope I Win With A Bigger Margin This Time: Nitin Gadkari

Outlook Bureau

Gadkari arrived at the polling booth at Town Hall in Mahal area along with his family members around 10 am to vote. In the last election Gadkari had won Nagpur seat, with 5,87,767 votes.

08 April, 2019

Around 250 Applicants For The Indian Football Team Coach's Job; Coach To Be Finalised Soon

Outlook Web Bureau

AIFF President Praful Patel has stated that the appointment of the Indian football team's coach will be done most likely by the end of this month

06 April, 2019

AIFF President Praful Patel Becomes The First Indian In FIFA Council

Outlook Web Bureau

With Patel being elected as a FIFA Council member, Indian Football will head in a positive direction. He received 38 out of the 46 votes during the 29th AFC Congress

01 April, 2019

AIFF President Praful Patel Set To Become First Indian In FIFA Executive Council

Outlook Web Bureau

The election will be for the term 2019 to 2023 and will be held during the 29th AFC Congress. Praful Patel is lined up with 7 other candidates, out of which 5 members will be selected.

13 November, 2018

Odisha-AIFF Sign MoU For Football Development; State Becomes Home Of Indian Arrows

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian U-15 national team as well as the AIFF's development side Indian Arrows, consisting of a bulk of Indian U-17 World Cup players, have been utilising the infrastructure in Bhubaneswar.

31 October, 2017

Delhi HC Sets Aside Election Of Praful Patel As AIFF President, Saying Polls Held Without Following National Sports Code

Outlook Web Bureau

The court also directed that fresh elections be conducted within a period of five months.

11 September, 2014

'Politics Is Not My Cup Of Tea' 

Arnab Goswami

The ex-CAG names three former Congress MPs—Sandeep Dikshit, Sanjay Nirupam, Ashwini Kumar—who asked him to keep the PM's name out of the 2G spectrum report

17 February, 2014

Untold Stories

Gautam Bhatia (Lawyer)

If there was ever a time for the judiciary to redeem itself and to end the ambiguity about free speech, the time is now, when press freedoms stand at a critical crossroads.

08 September, 2011

Air India: The Niira Radia Tapes

As the CAG report puts the spotlight on Mr Praful Patel's tenure as Civil Aviation Minister, we present a selection from the Niira Radia tapes which were directly about irregularities at Air India

10 December, 2010


N.K. Singh to Radia: "Mukesh swung it for him" -- on Murli Deora getting a successive second term as the petroleum minister

18 November, 2010

#126 Surajeet Dasgupta: Jul 08, 2009 09:46:37

Praful Patel 'screwed up the airline'

18 November, 2010

#124 Sunil Arora: Jul 08, 2009 09:27:26

Asking Sunil Arora to send pointers for Tarun Das who's meeting the PM on how Naresh Goyal and Vijay Mallya have connived with the minister to destroy Air India

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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