Dilip Tirkey

  • Dilip Tirkey barred from using Padma Shri during campaigns April 8, 2014

    Dilip Tirkey, a former member of the Indian hockey team who is contesting from Sundergarh Lok Sabha constituency on a Biju Janata Dal ticket, has been barred from using the Padma Shri award as a title in his campaign, an official said on Tuesday. The district election officer at Sundergarh, about...
  • Show Me The Money: Dilip Tirkey's assets include car worth Rs 45 lakh April 2, 2014

    Former hockey captain and BJD leader Dilip Tirkey owns assets worth over 6 crore. ...
  • No increase in number of teams in 2014 WC: FIH August 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has turned down former Indian captain Dilip Tirkey's proposal for increasing the number of teams in next year's World Cup. Tirkey had written to FIH president Leandro Negre requesting him to increase the number of participating countries in the next World Cup to be...
  • Sandeep Singh plans to dodge the Europeans July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: India's drag-flick specialist Sandeep Singh says he has worked out a plan to hoodwink the European chargers rushing out to foil him from taking perfect penalty-corner hits. "How exactly he is going to get the better of the lightning fast marauders? How can I reveal a secret plan? You...
  • Hockey legend, two others elected to RS from Odisha March 22, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: Hockey legend and former Indian captain, Dilip Tirkey was among the three persons who were on Thursday declared elected unopposed to Rajya Sabja from Odisha. Besides Tirkey, BJD leader Rabi Narayan Mohapatra of Nayagarh and AV Swamy from Nuapada, supported by the ruling BJD, were also declared elected to...
  • Kaushik back as hockey coach, but row over team September 18, 2008

    New Delhi: The Indian hockey team has a new coach Maharaj Kishan Kaushik, a man who has won an Olympic gold medal in 1998 Asian Games is now entrusted with finding a way to restore lost glory. “A team has to be together, for one ness it ...
  • Rasquinha calls for icons in Indian hockey February 29, 2008

    New Delhi: Viren Rasquinha won't be seen on a hockey field after a month following his retirement from the game. He will now pursue a course in business administration from the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad later this year. Rasquinha has been one of Indian hockey's most visible faces...