Praful Patel

SC order brought finality to 'long pending issue': AIFF chief on tenure extension

The SC named a panel headed by Justice (retd) AR Dave, with SY Qureshi, former Chief Election Commissioner, and Bhaskar Ganguly, former captain of the Indian football team, as members.

published on : 20th May 2022

Not Patel and Co but Supreme Court-appointed CoA to run AIFF until elections

According to the bench, the CoA will have two members who were appointed earlier — Dr SY Qureshi, former Chief Election Commissioner and Bhaskar Ganguly, former captain of the Indian football team.

published on : 19th May 2022

Praful Patel has no mandate to run the AIFF: Sports Ministry to Supreme Court

Praful Patel had in December 2020 completed 12 years as president of AIFF, the maximum permitted to NSF chief as per the national sports code 2011, of which the AIFF is a signatory.

published on : 12th April 2022

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal asks on Lakshadweep administrator Praful Patel being made next Lt Governor

Lakshadweep Administrator Praful K Patel is touted to be the next Lieutenant Governor of Delhi replacing Anil Baijal.

published on : 12th March 2022

AFC Women's Asian Cup: India's big moment in women's football starts amidst Covid scare

Ahead of the Asian Cup India played the likes of Brazil and Chile but while those were friendlies, the group games will be fiercely competitive as this is also the 2023 FIFA World Cup qualifier.

published on : 20th January 2022

AIFF hoping to navigate Covid third wave to host Asian Women's Cup

AIFF president, Praful Patel, suggested that the local organising committee has contingency plans in place according to the SOPs and guidelines provided by the AFC and FIFA.

published on : 17th January 2022

AIFF president Praful Patel meets Sports Minister Anurag Thakur

The AIFF president updated the minister on the forthcoming major international events which are to be held in India in 2022.

published on : 16th September 2021

Onus on Congress for Opposition unity during Gujarat polls: NCP's Praful Patel

Patel said people were against the BJP in the last polls but the Congress, despite winning 88 seats, could not dislodge the former as it had failed to take along other opposition parties.

published on : 20th August 2021

Sharad Pawar couldn't become PM in 1990s due to Congress coterie: NCP leader Praful Patel

He was speaking after attending an event organised by the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to mark Pawar's birthday.

published on : 12th December 2020

NCP to contest Gujarat polls solo; says will perform better without Congress

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday decided to contest the Gujarat Assembly elections on its own and expressed confidence it would bag the maximum number of seats in the "solo fight".

published on : 20th November 2017

Gujarat polls: Patidar stir leader Hardik Patel holds meeting with Praful Patel

According to NCP's Rajendra Jain, the discussion largely revolved around exploring possibilities of a united fight against BJP.

published on : 2nd November 2017

Sunil Chhetri, Gianni Infantino, Praful Patel to attend FIFA U-17 World Cup final

Sunil Chhetri will be one among the dignitaries present during the final of the ongoing Under-17 FIFA World Cup.

published on : 26th October 2017

India rise to 96 in FIFA rankings, best in two decades

As far as Asia is concerned, India are the 12th highest ranked team in the continent, while Iran lead the chart at the 23rd spot.

published on : 6th July 2017