Akhilesh Das Gupta

Congress leader Akhilesh Das Gupta passes away

Former Union Minister Akhilesh Das Gupta died here on Wednesday following cardiac arrest.

Apr 12, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
No ineligible player sent for exchange programme in Japan: BAI chief President Akhilesh Das Gupta

No ineligible player sent for exchange programme in Japan: BAI chief President Akhilesh Das Gupta

CBI sources had said that a contingent of 23 players and two supervisors was sent by India on the expense of government of Japan to participate in the exchange programme for the youth of ASEAN countries.

Mar 01, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
BAI boycotts participation at Pakistan International Series

BAI boycotts participation at Pakistan International Series

After the Uri terror attack, where 19 Indian soldiers were martyred, relations between India and Pakistan soured.

Oct 01, 2016, 23:11 PM IST
Premier Badminton League: Star-studded opening ceremony kicks off tourney

Premier Badminton League: Star-studded opening ceremony kicks off tourney

There were celebrities from both sports and entertainment fraternities attending the gala affair.

Jan 02, 2016, 20:51 PM IST
Akshay Kumar named 'Premier Badminton League' brand ambassador

Akshay Kumar named 'Premier Badminton League' brand ambassador

 Premier Badminton League announced action hero Akshay Kumar to be the brand ambassador of the January 2-17 tournament.
 

Dec 26, 2015, 20:34 PM IST
BAI to give PV Sindhu Rs 10 lakh for Macau Open win

BAI to give PV Sindhu Rs 10 lakh for Macau Open win

Sindhu defeated world no. 6 Minatsu Mitani from Japan 21-9 21-23 21-14 in the final to retain her title.

Nov 30, 2015, 14:12 PM IST
Indian Badminton League to return in January next year

Indian Badminton League to return in January next year

After much dilly-dally, the second edition of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) is all set to roll out with the Badminton Association of India (BAI) promising a heavy dose of glitz and glamour in the much-awaited tournament scheduled to be held in January next year.

Sep 24, 2015, 23:42 PM IST
BAI joins move to oust IOA chief N Ramachandran

BAI joins move to oust IOA chief N Ramachandran

The move to oust Indian Olympic Association President N Ramachandran appears to be gathering steam as Badminton Association of India also joined the chorus on Tuesday in demanding a No Confidence Motion against him by calling a Special General Meeting.

May 05, 2015, 18:51 PM IST
BAI chief Akhilesh Das Gupta elected BAC vice-president

BAI chief Akhilesh Das Gupta elected BAC vice-president

Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta was on Saturday elected the vice-president of the Badminton Asia Confederation (BAC) for a four year term.

Apr 25, 2015, 16:30 PM IST
BAI announces reward for Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap

BAI announces reward for Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap

Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta on Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs 5 lakh each to World No. 2 Saina Nehwal and Commonwealth Games champion P Kashyap for their impressive performance on the international stage.

Mar 17, 2015, 22:53 PM IST
5 lakh cash award for Kidambi Srikanth from BAI

5 lakh cash award for Kidambi Srikanth from BAI

Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Akhilesh Das Gupta on Monday announced a cash award of Rs five lakhs for World No.4 Kidambi Srikanth in recognition of the young shuttler's Swiss Open victory.

Mar 16, 2015, 22:58 PM IST

India has bid for 2017 Veterans World Championship: BAI

A series of big-ticket events, including the 2009 World championship and the ongoing prestigious Thomas and Uber Cup Finals, has firmly established India on world badminton scene in less than a decade.

Jun 21, 2014, 00:46 AM IST

BAI President announces Rs 40 lakh for Uber Cup team

Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta today announced a cash prize of Rs 40 lakhs for the Indian women`s team that created history by winning the bronze medal in the recently-concluded Li-Ning BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals.

May 27, 2014, 21:40 PM IST

India bids for 2016 Veterans World Championship

A series of big-ticket events, including the 2009 World championship and the ongoing prestigious Thomas and Uber Cup Finals, has firmly established India on world badminton scene in less than a decade.

May 21, 2014, 18:11 PM IST

Indian Badminton League to be held from Sept 30 to Oct 15

The second edition of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) will be held from September 30 to October 15, the IBL Governing Council said today.

Apr 01, 2014, 08:18 AM IST

Home shuttlers face tough draws at India Open - Preview

A large Indian contingent led by top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu will be vying for honours in the toughest India Open Super Series yet, which commences at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Tuesday.

Mar 31, 2014, 17:55 PM IST

IBL to be held in September: BAI

The second edition of the cash-rich Indian Badminton League (IBL) will be held in September, Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta said on Saturday.

Mar 29, 2014, 19:36 PM IST

Akhilesh Das Gupta unanimously re-elected as BAI President

Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta was today unanimously re-elected for a four-year term, starting June 2014, as he was the only one to have filed the nomination for the post.

Jan 20, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

Akhilesh Das Gupta set to be re-elected BAI President

Akhilesh Das Gupta is set to be re-elected President of the Badminton Association of India President as he remained the only candidate for the coveted post at the end of the filing of the nominations, here on Tuesday.

Jan 14, 2014, 22:05 PM IST

BAI to take call on Jwala after studying court order

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) Thursday said it will take a decision whether to allow Jwala Gutta to play international tournaments only after going through the copy of the Delhi High Court judgment, which asked the association to let her play.

Oct 10, 2013, 18:40 PM IST