Indian Maoist leader jailed for 23 years in UK for raping followers

Indian Maoist leader jailed for 23 years in UK for raping followers

Aravindan Balakrishnan, an Indian-origin Maoist leader, was sentenced to 23 years in jail by a UK court for a string of sexual assaults, rape of his own daughter for three decades.

CAF jawan killed in Naxal attack in Raipur

A CAF jawan was on Thursday killed when Naxals attacked the policemen near their camp in Narayanpur district.

Medal huge confidence booster ahead of Olympics: Roelant Oltmans

Medal huge confidence booster ahead of Olympics: Roelant Oltmans

India beat Netherlands to win the bronze in the HWL Final to end 33-year-old medal jinx in a major international tournament.

Australia beat Belgium 2-1 to emerge HWL Final champions

Australia beat Belgium 2-1 to emerge HWL Final champions

 World champions Australia lived up to their reputation as they bested Belgium 2-1 in the final to become the champions of the Hero Hockey World League (HWL) Final at the Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Stadium here on Sunday.

National Youth Festival in Chhattisgarh from January 12

The festival coincides with the 153rd birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

It is time we cross the semifinal hurdle, says Hockey India coach Roelant Oltmans

It is time we cross the semifinal hurdle, says Hockey India coach Roelant Oltmans

Inconsistency continued to haunt India as the hosts conceded an early goal to lose 0-1 to Belgium in the second semifinal.

HWL Final 2015: Australia crush defending champions Netherlands, to meet either India or Belgium in final

HWL Final 2015: Australia crush defending champions Netherlands, to meet either India or Belgium in final

Australia defeated defending champions The Netherlands 3-2 in the first semifinal of Hockey World League Final.

HWL Final: Belgium beat Argentina 2-1, to play India in semifinal

HWL Final: Belgium beat Argentina 2-1, to play India in semifinal

Belgium will now play India in the second semifinal, while Australia and Netherlands will lock horns in the first last four match.

We lacked in final pass, says India coach Roelant Oltmans

We lacked in final pass, says India coach Roelant Oltmans

India lost 1-3 to Netherlands to slump to their second defeat in the HWL Final and finish at the bottom of Pool B.

International Hockey Federation eyes new technology to attract youngsters

International Hockey Federation eyes new technology to attract youngsters

The Hockey Revolution programme launched at the end of last year will set a direction for FIH until 2024.

Hockey World League Final: India lose 1-3 to Netherlands, finish last in pool

Hockey World League Final: India lose 1-3 to Netherlands, finish last in pool

The loss meant India finished at the bottom of Pool B with just one point from three matches and will now take on Pool A toppers in the quarterfinals.

Hockey World League Final: Great Britain stun Australia, Belgium rout Canada

Hockey World League Final: Great Britain stun Australia, Belgium rout Canada

World champions Australia were shocked 2-5 by Great Britain while Belgium spanked lowly Canada 7-2.

Roelant Oltmans want consistency from India players

Roelant Oltmans want consistency from India players

India lost 0-3 to Argentina, but held Olympic champions Germany to a 1-1 draw in the next match.

Hockey World League Final: India hold Olympic champions Germany to a 1-1 draw

Hockey World League Final: India hold Olympic champions Germany to a 1-1 draw

Akashdeep equalised in the 47th minute with a fine reverse hit to the left off an Manpreet Singh assist.

Winning start for Australia, Britain in Hockey World League Final

Winning start for Australia, Britain in Hockey World League Final

World champions Australia beat Belgium 1-0, while Great Britain spanked Canada 3-1 HWL Final.

HWL 2015: Bus carrying Argentina's hockey team hit by stone, no one hurt

HWL 2015: Bus carrying Argentina's hockey team hit by stone, no one hurt

A stone allegedly hurled by a child on a stray animal accidentally hit the vehicle.

I don't want to see such below-par performance again: Roelant Oltmans

I don't want to see such below-par performance again: Roelant Oltmans

Chief coach of the Indian team said the hosts were completely outplayed by a better Argentina team.

Hockey World League: Lacklustre India lose 0-3 to Argentina in opener

Hockey World League: Lacklustre India lose 0-3 to Argentina in opener

The Argentines completely dominated the match as the Indians looked disoriented and lacked in co-ordination.

India hockey coach Roelant Oltmans cautious ahead of HWL Final

India hockey coach Roelant Oltmans cautious ahead of HWL Final

Hockey World League Final 2015 starts in Raipur on Friday.

Naxal leader killed, four ultras held, at least 20 vehicles torched in Chhattisgarh

Naxals on Tuesday set on fire at least 20 vehicles and machines engaged in mining work in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh, police said.