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File photo of K D Jadhav | Commons

KD Jadhav, India’s first individual Olympic medallist who wasn’t even given a Padma award

On his 93rd birth anniversary, ThePrint remembers the achievements of Jadhav, who won a bronze medal in wrestling at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics.
File photo of Chuni Goswami | @Mohun_Bagan/Twitter

Remembering Chuni Goswami, the football legend who also played Ranji Trophy

Apart from leading the Indian football team to victory in the 1962 Asian Cup, Goswami also played 46 domestic matches in the Ranji Trophy.
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium | Commons

18-year-old athlete commits suicide in his hostel room at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

The Sports Authority of India has ordered a departmental inquiry into the death of the athlete who represented India at international level.

On Camera

Congress headquarters

One in three people at Congress rallies may not have voted for the party: Lokniti-CSDS

Survey data from BJP and Congress rallies during 2019 election suggest that huge crowds are deceiving and don’t translate into votes in favour.
elections

Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.

Defence

An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.