NEW DELHI: Days after the Union Sports Ministry granted recognition to 41 National Sports Federations (NSFs), sports lawyer Rahul Mehra has approached Delhi High Court to quash those decisions arguing that the National Sports Development Code (2011) has been violated, reports New Indian Express.

Mehra, who has been vocal about non-compliance of the Sports Code by NSFs, has challenged the decision of the ministry to grant recognition, calling it 'arbitrary'.

Oct 22, 2020 11:10
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has decided to grant recognition to 27 national sports federations, according to an affidavit it has filed before the Delhi High Court, reports PTI. According to the affidavit, 13 NSFs, including athletics, boxing and golf, have been told to hold elections of their office bearers before the end of this year.
Oct 20, 2020 12:10
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has conveyed its decision to grant annual recognition to 12 more National Sports Federations (NSF) through an affidavit to the Delhi High Court on Monday, reports the New Indian Express. This is in addition to the 18 NSFs it had decided to give recognition to earlier. 
Jan 07, 2020 18:01
NEW DELHI: The national sports federations (NSFs) of cycling, swimming and judo on Monday presented their long-term plan for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics during a meeting at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) headquarters here, ANI reports.
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.
Jan 30, 2019 16:01
NEW DELHI: The Indian Sports Ministry has taken its fight with the Archery Association of India (AAI) to the highest level, approaching the Supreme Court (SC) on the basis of the association’s elections being controversially conducted, Indian Express reports.
Jan 02, 2019 15:01
NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore revealed during a Rajya Sabha meet on Monday that the Indian government had increased its funding to the Sports Authority of India (SAI) during the financial year of 2016-17.
May 02, 2018 13:05
NEW DELHI: Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has declared that he would have no qualms in sacking officials from his ministry if they delay sanction of incentives for athletes. However, he also advised athletes not to make wrong allegations regarding the same.
Feb 27, 2018 16:02
NEW DELHI: Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore said on Monday that transparency in the functioning of the IOA and national sports federations (NSFs) is very important and his ministry will incorporate the provisions regarding how to make them transparent in the Sports Code.  
Feb 14, 2018 12:02
NEW DELHI: While the plan of the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports to rank the National Sports Federations (NSFs) based on multiple criteria is a good move, it will be a meaningless effort if it is not linked to the fund flow to these organisations.