Articles about Babita Kumari

Ritika, Geeta Phogat's cousin, dies by suicide after losing match

18 Mar 2021

India
Ritika, Geeta Phogat's cousin, dies by suicide after losing match

In a shocking piece of news, Ritika Phogat, the cousin of famous wrestlers Geeta and Babita Phogat, allegedly committed suicide after she lost a match.

I'm not Zaira Wasim: Babita Phogat, after tweets spark controversy

17 Apr 2020

India
I'm not Zaira Wasim: Babita Phogat, after tweets spark controversy

Wrestler Babita Phogat, who joined Bharatiya Janata Party in 2019, slammed her critics on Twitter this morning after one of her posts regarding Tablighi Jamaat sparked a controversy.

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

30 Jan 2020

Politics
List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.

'Dangal' biggest blockbuster; Salman and Sunny Leone most searched celebrities

03 Dec 2019

Entertainment
'Dangal' biggest blockbuster; Salman and Sunny Leone most searched celebrities

Aamir Khan's Dangal has been crowned as the biggest blockbuster of the decade, according to Yahoo India's Year in Review (YIR) rankings, released today.

Assembly elections 2019: How did star-candidates perform in Haryana, Maharashtra?

24 Oct 2019

Politics
Assembly elections 2019: How did star-candidates perform in Haryana, Maharashtra?

With each passing hour, the picture of Haryana and Maharashtra assemblies are becoming clearer.

Haryana polls: Wrestlers Babita Phogat, Yogeshwar Dutt get BJP ticket

30 Sep 2019

Politics
Haryana polls: Wrestlers Babita Phogat, Yogeshwar Dutt get BJP ticket

On Monday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced its first list of candidates for the Haryana Assembly elections to be held on October 21.

Modi and Shah finalize candidates for Haryana, Maharashtra elections

30 Sep 2019

Politics
Modi and Shah finalize candidates for Haryana, Maharashtra elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah met on Sunday to finalize the candidates for upcoming assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra.

#PoliticalDangal: Ahead of Haryana elections, Babita Phogat, father join BJP

12 Aug 2019

Politics
#PoliticalDangal: Ahead of Haryana elections, Babita Phogat, father join BJP

Ahead of crucial Haryana Assembly polls, wrestler Babita Phogat and her father Mahavir Phogat joined Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday.

Shah Rukh Khan eclipsing Bauua Singh is Zero's biggest failure

22 Dec 2018

Entertainment
Shah Rukh Khan eclipsing Bauua Singh is Zero's biggest failure

Zero was announced almost two years ago, so one can only imagine the anticipation around the movie.

'Zero': Not Bauua Singh, SRK wanted to play Katrina's role

05 Nov 2018

Entertainment
'Zero': Not Bauua Singh, SRK wanted to play Katrina's role

It's been three days since Shah Rukh Khan unveiled the mind-boggling trailer of 'Zero'.

Impressed with 'Dangal', South Korea's First Lady to meet Phogat-family

09 Jul 2018

India
Impressed with 'Dangal', South Korea's First Lady to meet Phogat-family

South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook has invited the Phogat family for tea in New Delhi during her visit to India.

3 Phogat sisters allowed to enter wrestling camp, Babita ignored

24 May 2018

Sports
3 Phogat sisters allowed to enter wrestling camp, Babita ignored

There was some respite for the Phogat sisters Geeta, Ritu and Sangeeta after they were allowed to enter the wrestling camp for the upcoming Asian Games.

All four 'indisciplined' Phogat sisters dropped from camp by WFI

17 May 2018

Sports
All four 'indisciplined' Phogat sisters dropped from camp by WFI

Owing to their regular tantrums and indiscipline, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) dropped all four Phogat sisters from the National camp for the Asian games.

CWG: Indian wrestlers bag two gold medals on Day 8

12 Apr 2018

Sports
CWG: Indian wrestlers bag two gold medals on Day 8

Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games at Gold Cost was quite a productive one for India as Indian wrestlers bagged two gold medals.

Babita Phogat's father missed her Commonwealth-match due to no tickets

12 Apr 2018

Sports
Babita Phogat's father missed her Commonwealth-match due to no tickets

Parts of the hit movie 'Dangal' were fictionalized, but a particularly sentimental one almost came true.

CWG 2018: Babita Phogat settles for silver

12 Apr 2018

Sports
CWG 2018: Babita Phogat settles for silver

Defending champion Babita Phogat (53kg) settled for a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games after being out-maneuvered by Canada's Diana Weicker in the summit clash in Gold Coast today.

Birmingham to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games

21 Dec 2017

Sports
Birmingham to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games

The English city of Birmingham will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

'Dangal' becomes fifth highest grossing non-English movie ever

14 Jun 2017

Entertainment
'Dangal' becomes fifth highest grossing non-English movie ever

'Dangal' is breaking one record after the other. It is now the fifth highest-grossing non-English movie ever.

Dangal becomes second Indian film to cross Rs. 1000cr mark

15 May 2017

Entertainment
Dangal becomes second Indian film to cross Rs. 1000cr mark

Aamir Khan's Dangal became the second Indian film, after Baahubali 2, to cross the Rs. 1,000 crore mark worldwide.

Didn't know Gurmehar when I tweeted: Randeep Hooda

09 Mar 2017

India
Didn't know Gurmehar when I tweeted: Randeep Hooda

Randeep Hooda clarified his tweet in response to Gurmehar Kaur wasn't intended to be sexist or misogynistic, and that he should have been "more careful".

Gurmehar Kaur trolled over fake video of drunk woman

04 Mar 2017

India
Gurmehar Kaur trolled over fake video of drunk woman

Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur was once again trolled after a video was circulated on social media showing a young woman singing and dancing in a car.

Gurmehar Kaur deletes her Facebook account

03 Mar 2017

India
Gurmehar Kaur deletes her Facebook account

Gurmehar Kaur, a student of Delhi University who shot to fame last week for her retaliation against ABVP, has deleted her Facebook account.

Delhi to get 50 LED signboards for real-time traffic updates

24 Feb 2017

Delhi
Delhi to get 50 LED signboards for real-time traffic updates

Delhi will get 50 LED signboards - 5mx2m and 3mx1.5m - which will display real-time traffic updates.

PWL: Punjab Royals deny Delhi Sultans their first victory

09 Jan 2017

Sports
PWL: Punjab Royals deny Delhi Sultans their first victory

Delhi Sultans suffered yet another loss at the 2017 Pro Wrestling League even after their star player Sakshi Malik won her bout.

Pro-Wrestling League: Jaipur Ninjas win second match

07 Jan 2017

Sports
Pro-Wrestling League: Jaipur Ninjas win second match

New entrants Jaipur Ninjas registered their second win at the 2017 Pro Wrestling League defeating Delhi Sultans 4-3 in Delhi.

NCR Punjab Royals register first win at Pro Wrestling League

06 Jan 2017

Sports
NCR Punjab Royals register first win at Pro Wrestling League

The NCR Punjab Royals defeated Mumbai Maharathi 4-3 in the 2017 Pro Wrestling League at K.D. Jadhav Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

Parts of Dangal are fictional: Aamir Khan

31 Dec 2016

Sports
Parts of Dangal are fictional: Aamir Khan

Replying to the criticism of Geeta Phogat's former coach PR Sondhi, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has said that some part of the movie 'Dangal' were fictionalized.

Legal trouble for Dangal over coach's portrayal

27 Dec 2016

Sports
Legal trouble for Dangal over coach's portrayal

Piara Ram Sondhi is seeking legal action against film makers of 'Dangal' for wrongly portraying the character of the coach, which is loosely based on him.

Shuttler Sindhu stuns! Storms into the final

19 Aug 2016

Sports
Shuttler Sindhu stuns! Storms into the final

India is assured of another Olympic medal as badminton player PV Sindhu beat Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the women's badminton singles semi-finals.