10 Jan 2014
New Delhi: The 18th National Youth Festival will be held in Ludhiana from January 12 to 16. The festival is held to mark the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on January 12, which is observed as the National Youth Day.
13 Jun 2012
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is yet to submit its report on the alleged sexual harassment of junior women wrestlers but a SAI official and the grapplers involved in the controversy have claimed that the incident never took place and the furore was a result of rivalry between coaches.
28 Nov 2013
New Delhi: The Sports Ministry has issued a fresh deadline to eight National Sports Federations (NSFs), which have not yet amended their constitution in accordance with the sports code, asking them to submit the required documents by December 31, 2013, failing which their government recognition could be "impacted".
24 May 2012
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has approved the training of three-member Indian swimming team at Olympic Training Centre in Frankfurt, Germany from June 1 to July 24 for their preparation of the upcoming London Olympics.
02 Mar 2012
With the aim of developing sports in the interiors of the country, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is trying to pursue the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MSPI) to converge various programmes with Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS).
17 Dec 2011
Keeping in mind the future of young sportspersons from the state, Haryana Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Sukhbir Kataria said on Friday the state government has decided to setup a modern Sports city with various facilities between Pataudi and Gurgaon.
11 Jul 2011
Rattled by the doping scandal that has rocked Indian athletics, the Sports Ministry is planning to bring a new law to deal with the menace in the forthcoming Monsoon Session of Parliament.
13 Sep 2011
Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Ajay Maken has said the Centre would extend full support to Jammu and Kashmir in promoting adventure sports in the state.
11 Jul 2011
Pleading the case of eminent sportspersons who have won laurels for the country at international level, Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Ajay Maken on Monday sought the inclusion of sports as a category for conferring the country's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna.
07 Apr 2012
Afflicting severe criticism on Bharatiya Janata Party dominated Municipal Corporation of Delhi, Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister and MP Ajay Maken from New Delhi constituency said that the MCD is the worst hit by corruption.