The Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs has set monthly pensions of former Olympians and national players, who have made their mark in international events.
A faux pas by officials of the sports department has shown the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government in Haryana in poor light.
Injections were found in rooms occupied by some of the Indian athletes during Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Indian Olympic Association has ordered an inquiry into charges of drunken driving and sexual assault against its secretary Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik.
Indian Olympic Association secretary-general Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik were allegedly charged with drunken driving and sexual assault, respectively, in Glasgow.
India bagged 64 medals in the commonwealth games to finish at fifth spot in Glasgow.
The charges against Virender Malik and Rajeev Mehta were dropped due to lack of evidence.
The decision to let off
Indian Olympic Association secretary-general Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik were allegedly charged with drunken driving and sexual assault, respectively, during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
A 216-strong team of Indian athletes bagged 15 gold, 30 silver and 19 bronze for a total haul of 64 medals to finish fifth behind table-toppers England (58, 59, 57), Australia (two - 49, 42, 46), Canada (three - 32, 16, 34) and hosts Scotland (four - 19, 15, 19) at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow.
Indian Olympic Association Secretary General Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik were arrested in Glasgow on different charges causing much embarrassment to the Indian contingent which had gone to participate in the 20th Commonwealth Games there.
In a sporting festival recognised for the warmth of its welcome, the ceremony at Hampden Park fittingly celebrated the event loudly and proudly, much like the spectators have done at each sporting venue.
Indian Olympic official Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik were arrested on different charges by the Scotland police. While Mehta has been arrested for drunken driving, Malik is facing a more serious charge of sexual assault.
During the ceremony, Glasgow officially passed on the host city mantle to Australia's Gold Coast for 2018. The flag was was accepted by Jann Stuckey, Queensland Minister for the Commonwealth Games.
England started the day already assured of top spot in the medals table at the Commonwealth Games for the first time since 1986, dethroning Australia.
Bringing together more than 4,000 athletes from 71 nations, including 53 former British colonies - the rest mainly territories or dependancies, in 17 sports, the Commonwealth movement remained strong with high expectations for the next Games in Australia's Gold Coast in 2018, Mike Hooper, CEO of the Commonwealth Games Federation said.
The 49-year-old Rajeev Mehta brought embarrassment for the country when he was arrested in Glasgow for driving without a valid licence and under the influence. Also arrested, but in a separate incident, was senior international wrestling referee Virender Malik on a sexual assault charge.
Indian officials Rajeev Mehta and Virender Malik were arrested on different charges by the Scotland police. According to reports, Mehta has been arrested for drunken driving, while Malik is facing a more serious charge of sexual assault.