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.
10 Feb 2016
Shillong: Reigning women's national champion Manika Batra clinched a hat-trick of gold medals and remained on course for a quadruple as India bagged two gold, two silver in the morning session of table tennis event at the 12th South Asian Games here today.
11 Jan 2016
Hyderabad: Anthony Amalraj emerged the men’s singles champion for the second time, taming G. Sathiyan 4-2 in the final of 77th Senior National and Inter-State Table Tennis Championships at the Kotla Vijay Bhaskara Reddy Indoor Stadium here yesterday.
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.
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.
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.
14 Sep 2015
New Delhi: In its bid to keep the artistic flavour of the game intact, a field goal will be counted as two in the next year's Hockey India League (HIL) as new rules and regulations take effect in season 4.
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.
15 Sep 2015
Karachi: Reacting strongly to Hockey India president Narinder Batra's demand for an unconditional apology from Pakistan players for their boorish behaviour during last year's Champions Trophy, former coach Shahnaz Sheikh termed it as an excuse to deny their players from playing in the HIL.
14 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Still awaiting an apology from Pakistan over its players' behaviour in last year's Champions League hockey tournament, Hockey India president Narendra Batra today said he would love to have players from the neighbouring country in the HIL but not with the kind of conduct they displayed.