Two wrestlers came out of an akhada. One proudly shows his silver medal and another is in Tihar jail. And yet India knows little about what actually goes on inside akhadas.
According to the Delhi Police, the two-time Olympic medallist, wanted in a murder case, spent the first two days of being on the run at an ashram in Haridwar.
Police say accused Sukhwinder was sacked just days before the crime after a woman wrestler at Jat Akhada accused him of harassing her, and that it was an act of 'revenge'.
Wrestlers are hired as bouncers to candidates for crowd management in rallies. But Haryana pahalwans want to focus more on wrestling.
Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.
From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.
What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.