National Sports Code

NEW DELHI: Questions around governance will never be too far away from Indian sporting bodies and so it is proving with the the All India Football Federation. A plea has been moved before the Supreme Court by AIFF president Praful Patel and the rest of the federation's executive committee members seeking permission to continue in office until a pending case is adjudicated.

Sep 21, 2020 15:09
NEW DELHI: In a Special General Meeting (SGM) that was conducted by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) over the weekend to decide on two major issues pertaining to the functioning of the body, the tenure of the presidency of Ajay Singh and the office-bearers was extended by three months while the constitution was also unanimously amended in order to comply with the requirements of the National Sports Code 2011.
Sep 18, 2020 17:09
NEW DELHI: In a relief to the Centre and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), the Supreme Court on Thursday said the Centre need not seek the consent of the Delhi High Court before granting recognition to various sports federations under the National Sports Code.
Aug 27, 2020 19:08
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Thursday asked the Centre and Hockey India for their stand on a plea alleging that HI has violated the National Sports Code by creating posts, like "life member", "life president" and CEO, which, as per his claim, are not permitted under the rules.
Jul 14, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: Former Hockey India president Mohd. Mushtaq Ahmad, who resigned after his election was declared violative of the National Sports Code by the Union Sports Ministry, on Tuesday said the "belated decision smells (of) bad intention" as other violators have not been penalised.
Jul 03, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday said the practice of granting provisional recognition to National Sports Federations (NSFs) in the country without ascertaining whether they are following the Sports Code cannot be allowed to go on.
Sep 04, 2019 23:09
NEW DELHI: About the only constant that sports governance in India can lay claim to is that ad hocism rules and due process is only on paper. What else can explain the Sports Ministry's decision, for the FIFTH TIME, to extend the deadline given to the Indian Golf Union (IGU) to be compliant with the National Sports Code, or face de-recognition.  
Jul 05, 2019 18:07
NEW DELHI: A week after the Equestrian Federation of India sent a letter to the Sports Ministry, asking to be exempt from certain provisions of the National Sports Code, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday reiterated in the Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament) that all national sports federations (NSFs) will have to adhere to the code.
Feb 05, 2019 11:02
MUMBAI: In its annual renewal of National Sports Federations (NSFs) in the country, the Sports Ministry has not considered the validity of the Archery Association of India (AAI) despite the federation conducting fresh elections under a new constitution and the supervision of the Delhi High Court in December 2018, Press Trust of India reports.
Dec 24, 2018 15:12
NEW DELHI: The Archery Association of India (AAI) elected Assam’s BVP Rao as its new President after the institution conducted fresh polls held under the supervision of SY Quraishi, the Delhi High Court appointed administrator, Press Trust of India reports.
Nov 20, 2018 14:11
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to interfere with the ongoing election process of Archery Association of India (AAI), but made it clear that its result would be subject to the outcome of the petition challenging the exercise that is pending before it, Press Trust of India reports.