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Nine crorepati candidates in first phase of West Bengal LS polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 19:42

As many as nine of the 47 candidates in the fray in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal are crorepatis (millionaires), with football icon Bhaichung Bhutia of Trinamool Congress leading the pack.

Bhaichung Bhutia has assets in excess of Rs 16 crore

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 20:00

Football icon Bhaichung Bhutia, contesting the Lok Sabha polls as a Trinamool Congress candidate from West Bengal`s Darjeeling constituency, possesses assets worth more than Rs 16 crore.

Stones thrown at TMC convoy in Darjeeling

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 17:28

Miscreants threw stones at cars in a Trinamool Congress convoy for party Lok Sabha candidate former Indian football team captain Bhaichung Bhutia at Patlebas in Darjeeling district on Saturday.

LS polls 2014: Baichung Bhutia, Moon Moon Sen to contest on TMC ticket

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 17:09

Former Indian football skipper Baichung Bhutia is set to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls on Trinamool Congress ticket, party chief Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday.

Unhappy over 2017 Under-17 World Cup preps, Bhaichung Bhutia slams associations

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 21:25

Expressing frustration over the lack of effort and professionalism on part of the state and district associations, former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Thursday said CEOs and development officers should be appointed at those places to keep a tab on the progress ahead of the 2017 Under-17 World Cup.

Will have to ensure good team at U-17 WC: Bhutia

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 17:20

As Indian football rejoices after winning the bid to host the Under-17 World Cup, former captain Bhaichung Bhutia friday said, the more difficult task for the country would be to put together a good team to compete in the mega-event and develop the infrastructure.

Short clinics not enough to develop Indian Football: Bhutia

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 17:37

Former captain Bhaichung Bhutia Thursday stated that small duration clinics by several foreign clubs in the country were not enough to develop Indian football.

It`s nice that players like Dhoni are promoting football, says Bhaichung Bhutia

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 00:13

Former Indian football captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Monday said that even renowned coach Alex Ferguson would not be able to take India into World Cup without proper infrastructure and involvement of committed people in the running of the game in the country.

Md Sporting beat Kalighat MS 3-1 to reach Durand Cup semis

Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 20:41

A new-look Mohammedan Sporting have begun their season in style as they beat another Kolkata outfit Kalighat Milaan Sangha 3-1 to reach the semi-final of the 126th Durand Cup Football tournament here on Saturday.

We need to convert chances, says Chhetri

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 21:31

Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri on Tuesday said that it would have been "a disaster" had his side lost to Bangladesh in their second group match in the SAFF Football Championships here.

IMG`s Clubs competition good for Indian footballers: Bhutia

Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 20:29

Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Sunday backed the upcoming franchise tournament and urged the I-League clubs to release their players for the IPL-style tournament early next year.

IMG-R to reveal IPL-style football plans to AIFF on Thursday

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 19:46

The final contours of the much-anticipated IPL-style football tournament is expected to be unveiled by IMG-Reliance, the commercial partners of the All India Football Federation, before the Executive Committee of the AIFF in a crucial meeting here on Thursday.