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Bhargab Sarmah

New Delhi-based sports journalist.

I am a New Delhi-based sports journalist. Born and brought up in the northeast Indian province of Assam, I've been an avid follower of the beautiful game since childhood. A fan of Indian top division football club Shillong Lajong FC, I am quite passionate about Manchester United as well.

Inept Ten Action; Unethical Star Sports - The State of Football Broadcasting in India

One would expect the broadcasters of the event to leave no stone unturned in ensuring that the tournament is properly covered, and is able to reach the maximum possible viewers. However, when some fans started complaining about the quality of the live telecast on social networking sites on Tuesday evening, I wasn't really surprised.
17/01/2014 10:39 GMT

IPL-style Football League in India - A Grave Mistake!

Come this January, Indian football will have its own IPL-style league. For a nation where the beautiful game has failed to gain any serious popularity in its 66 years since independence, this proposed event is being hailed as some sort of messiah for the game by a few quarters.
19/08/2013 23:22 BST