24 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The special committe's recommendation to remove him as India's hockey coach did not come as a surprise to Paul van Ass, who said an "autocratic" Hockey India president Narinder Batra was just finding ways to officially sack him after the onfield spat in Antwerp.
24 Jul 2015
New Delhi: India's hockey coach Paul van Ass' brief tenure is all set to end following a bitter public spat with Hockey Indian President Narinder Batra after a special committee today recommended his removal from the position.
20 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Indian men's hockey team chief coach Paul van Ass today claimed that he has been fired by Hockey India following his alleged public altercation with federation president Narinder Batra.
21 Jun 2015
New Delhi: The infighting within the IOA took a sensational turn today with Narinder Batra alleging that N Ramachandran camp offered him a huge sum of money in return for his support during the elections last year, a claim strongly rebutted by the incumbent IOA President.
20 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Barely five months into the job, uncertainty looms large over Paul van Ass’ continuing as Indian men’s hockey team’s chief coach with current and former India players feeling that Dutchman’s absence could prove to be detrimental to their preparation for the 2016 Olympics.
25 Jul 2015
New Delhi: High performance director Roelant Oltmans was today appointed coach of the Indian hockey team, replacing Paul van Ass, who was unceremoniously sacked after a bitter spat with Hockey India President Narinder Batra.
17 Jul 2015
Mumbai: Director Shakun Batra's "Kapoor And Sons", starring Alia Bhatt, Fawad Khan and Sidharth Malhotra, will hit theatres on March 18 next year.
29 Apr 2015
Mumbai: 'Virasat' actress Pooja Batra, who has been away from Bollywood for almost a decade, is now making her foray into the Punjabi film industry.
01 Apr 2015
New Delhi: BBC commissions 'The Lunchbox' director Ritesh Batra to helm a film based on Man Booker's Prize-winning novel 'The Sense of An Ending' written by Julian Barnes.
11 Aug 2012
Stunned by the national team's humiliating bottom-place finish in the London Olympics, Hockey India secretary general Narender Batra, while taking full responsibility, has ordered an internal inquiry into the debacle.