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Yogeshwar Dutt


Congress retains Baroda, hands Olympian Yogeshwar second consecutive defeat

November 10, 2020 8:09 pm

In the 2019 Assembly elections, Congress' Sri Krishan Hooda Dutt had defeated Dutt by about 4,800 votes. It was Sri Krishan's third consecutive win from the seat. The bypoll was necessitated following Sri Krishan's death in April.

Baroda Bypoll: In direct contest between Cong and BJP-JJP alliance, all eyes on BJP rebel, INLD man's votes

October 31, 2020 11:31 pm

The bypolls was necessitated following the demise of Congress MLA Shri Krishan Hooda, who had won the seat three consecutive times. In last year's Assembly elections, Sri Krishan had defeated BJP candidate Yogeshwar Dutt by a margin of 4,840 votes.

Campaigning Begins In Baroda: Dutt banks on his achievements, party promises; Cong keeps farm anger burning

October 17, 2020 10:28 pm

While BJP has already released a list of 30 star campaigners for Yogeshwar Dutt, Congress Rajya Sabha MP Deepender Hooda is spearheading the campaign for Narwal.

For Baroda contest, Olympian Yogeshwar Dutt is BJP's pick again

October 16, 2020 10:01 am

Dutt, who contested his maiden political battle against Congress’s three-time MLA Sri Krishan Hooda from Baroda, had lost by a thin margin of over 5,000 votes in the 2019 Assembly polls.

Haryana elections: Wrestlers Babita, Yogeshwar bite the dust; Sandeep triumphs

October 24, 2019 6:50 pm

Wrestlers Babita Phogat and Yogeshwar Dutt are trailing from Charkhi Dadri and Baroda respectively, while former hockey captain Sandeep Singh has won from Pehowa. Singh defeated his nearest rival Mandeep Singh Chattha of Congress by 5314 votes.

Watch: Like BJP, my ideology is also centred around nationalism, says Yogeshwar Dutt

October 14, 2019 7:00 pm

Yogeshwar, only the third Indian wrestler to win an Olympic medal – a bronze at the 2012 London Games, said the BJP's focus on nationalism and moves such as surgical strikes attracted him to join the saffron party which has always put the nation above all.

Haryana elections: In BJP first list, sports stars Yogeshwar Dutt, Babita Phogat, Sandeep Singh

September 30, 2019 5:53 pm

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will contest from Karnal while wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Babita Phogat will contest from Baroda and Dadri.

Ahead of Haryana polls, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, ex-Hockey captain Sandeep Singh join BJP

September 26, 2019 9:09 pm

The election committee Wednesday held meetings in two rounds to discuss the candidates for the 90-member Assembly.

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt meets Haryana BJP chief

September 26, 2019 10:51 am

The 36-year-old had won a bronze medal in wrestling in the 2012 London Olympics. The Haryana wrestler was also awarded a Padma Shri in 2013.

Olympic medallist Yogeshwar Dutt likely to join BJP

September 25, 2019 7:40 pm

The wrestler, who hails from Haryana, met the state unit president Subhash Barala here on Wednesday and informed that he has submitted his resignation from the Haryana Police.


A notch above others: Standout Indian athletes of the decade

December 31, 2019 3:44 pm

The 2010s were arguably Indian sport's most successful decade ever as they registered their best ever medal tallies at various respective sporting extravaganzas.