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Yogeshwar Dutt

After intense pressure, Haryana government flip-flops on order on sportspersons' earnings

Sportspersons had come out in the open opposing the order and had called it a senseless decision. 

Jun 08, 2018, 17:16 PM IST

Haryana government orders sportspersons to deposit 1/3rd of income to state, sparks outrage

Haryana government has said that the collected money will be used for the development of sports in the state.

Jun 08, 2018, 14:15 PM IST

Sushil Kumar makes comeback, Yogeshwar Dutt not to take part in National Wrestling Championships

The 34-year-old Sushil was last seen action at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games where he finished with a gold.

Nov 12, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

Asian Wrestling Championships: Bajrang Punia gives India first gold; women's team finishes second

London Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt was present on the sidelines to witness his prodigy Bajrang win the gold medal.

May 13, 2017, 22:01 PM IST

Indecisive on future, ace Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt still eager to continue

"It would be unfair to commit right now whether I would be participating in either Commonwealth or Asian Games. I would need to sit down and gather my thoughts before returning to action at the international arena," he insisted.

Apr 23, 2017, 12:40 PM IST

CRPF jawan attack: Anybody who misbehaves with our soldiers should be shot dead, says Yogeshwar Dutt

Before Yogeshwar, veteran Indian cricketers Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag had slammed the incident, where a CRPF jawan was attacked by an angry mob while he was returning from a polling booth in Srinagar,

Apr 17, 2017, 10:22 AM IST

No more funding TOPS funding for Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt; top wrestlers accept the move gracefully

Besides Sushil and Yogeshwar, the famous Phogat sisters -- Geeta and Babita -- faced the axe too.

Apr 13, 2017, 21:54 PM IST

Gurmehar Kaur row: Mahavir Phogat turns poet for a day, trolls Javed Akhtar in style

Mahavir slammed noted poet-lyricist Akhtar for calling his daughters and wrestlers ‘hardly literate’.

Mar 03, 2017, 13:36 PM IST

Don't call our players illiterate, India is proud of them: Vijay Goel to Javed Akhtar on 'hardly literate player' jibe

Days after Javed Akhtar called Yogeshwar Dutt a 'hardly literate wrestler', Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Thursday replied back asking the lyricist not to use such words for India's champions who have earned laurels in their respective fields.

Mar 02, 2017, 11:08 AM IST

After Yogeshwar Dutt, Phogat family slams Javed Akhtar for 'hardly literate wrestler' jibe

Gurmehar, a 20-year-old Delhi University student, started a social media campaign against the violence caused by ABVP in Delhi University’s North Campus on 22 February.

Feb 28, 2017, 22:39 PM IST

Gurmehar Kaur row: Madhur Bhandarkar‏ reacts to Javed Akhtar's 'hardly literate' tweet

Few days after the Delhi University’s (DU) Ramjas college saw violent clashes between student groups, Gurmehar - a Lady Sri Ram College (LSRC) student initiated a social media campaign targeting Bhartiya Janta Party’s (BJP) student outfit Akhil Bhartiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP).

Feb 28, 2017, 20:51 PM IST

Yogeshwar Dutt takes a dig at Javed Akhtar after being called 'a hardly literate wrestler'

Sehwag, earlier, broke his silence over the controversy and said that his tweet only meant fun and was not aimed at Gurmehar at all.

Feb 28, 2017, 19:53 PM IST

After Virender Sehwag, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt trolls Kargil martyr's daughter

Yogeshwar Dutt took to Twitter to share a meme which clearly expressed that he was trying to poke fun at Gurmehar Kaur for her “Pakistan did not kill my dad, war killed him” remark.

Feb 28, 2017, 09:32 AM IST

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt takes Re1 as dowry from wife's family

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt takes Re1 as dowry from wife's family

Jan 17, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

After Yogeshwar Dutt, 2012 Olympic silver medallist shooter Vijay Kumar all set to tie the knot

Ace Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt got married to Sheetal Sharma, daughter of Haryana congress leader Jaibhagwan Sharma, on January 16.

Jan 17, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

One rupee which I took from bride's family was shagun, not dowry: Yogeshwar Dutt

Yogeshwar took to Twitter on Sunday to clarify why did he even accept one rupee.

Jan 16, 2017, 11:37 AM IST

Yogeshwar Dutt sets example for society, takes Re 1 as dowry ahead of January 16 wedding

The star grappler is all set to tie the nuptial with the daughter of Haryana's Congress politician Jaibhagwan Sharma, Sheetal.

Jan 15, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

PWL 2017: Sakshi Malik, Geeta Phogat to spearhead Indian challenge

The spotlight will be on Sakshi Malik, representing Delhi Sultans, and her bout against Geeta Phogat of UP Dangal team in women’s 58kg.

Jan 02, 2017, 17:52 PM IST

PWL 2: Yogeshwar Dutt opts out, Bajrang Punia most expensive Indian wrestler

The Phogat sisters -- Geeta, Babita, Ritu and Sangeeta -- bagged an overall amount of Rs 70 lakh.

Dec 16, 2016, 23:50 PM IST

PWL 2: Top foreign grapplers to feature in wrestling's premier league

The PWL 2 was unveiled here on Thursday with several top-notched wrestlers of the world, including India's Sakshi Malik, walking the ramp wearing designer clothes.

Nov 03, 2016, 19:11 PM IST