Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh

Sports Ministry suspends WFI chief Sanjay Singh after Sakshi Mallik quits wrestling

NEW DELHI: The Union Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs suspended the newly elected body of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), nullifying Sanjay Singh’s presidency, on Sunday. The ministry took this decision after molestation accused Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh’s close aide, Sanjay, announced Gonda as the choice of destination for the U-15 and U-20 […]

Focus on sports: Haryana CM’s message to wrestlers on new WFI chief

NEW DELHI: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar urged athletes to prioritise their sports and steer clear of getting entangled in political circles. Addressing the recent appointment of Former WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh’s close aide Sanjay Singh as the new chief of the federation, Khattar emphasised that the election process occurred democratically and […]

Future of female wrestlers bleak: Sakshi Mallik retires as Brij Bhushan’s aide becomes WFI Prez

Sanjay Singh, a close aide of the molestation-accused former WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, emerged victorious in the recently-concluded WFI presidential elections, dealing a major blow to the wrestlers who have been advocating for justice and a safe environment within the federation.

Delhi Police’s Conflicting Stand: No opposition to Bail for Brij Bhushan despite filing chargesheet

During the bail hearing at the Rouse Avenue court in Delhi on Thursday, the lawyer representing the wrestlers expressed concern about Singh's influence and the potential to tamper with witnesses if granted bail.

Toll plaza guard killed over ₹50 theft; Brij Bhushan link alleged

ARRAH: A toll plaza worker, a native of UP’s Gonda, has been beaten to death by a group of bouncers from Haryana allegedly over the suspicion of stealing ₹50 in Bihar’s Arrah. However, the victim’s family has alleged that Balvant Singh was falsely accused of theft and that he was subjected to inhumanely behaviour after […]

EXPECTED OR SENSATIONAL TWIST? No evidence Brij Bhushan harassed minor wrestler: Police to court

Police said it did not find enough evidence to support the allegations against BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh

Delhi Police to file all-important chargesheet against Brij Bhushan

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police is preparing to file a chargesheet/status report before a city court on Wednesday in the alleged sexual assault case filed against former Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, by seven female wrestlers.   The protesting wrestlers had set a deadline of June 15 for Delhi Police to […]

One last time: Wrestlers meet sports minister Anurag Thakur; thaw in sight?

NEW DELHI: Top wrestlers, including Bajrang Punia, engaged in a crucial meeting with Sports Minister Anurag Thakur at his residence on Wednesday even as the government aimed to address the ongoing protests by wrestlers against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the outgoing chief of the Wrestling Federation of India. This meeting, the second between the government and the […]

Brij Bhushan called me again, pulled my t shirt: Minor wrestler in FIR

The FIRs have been filed under sections 354 (assault or criminal force to a woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 354A (sexual harassment), 354D (stalking), and 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code.

Delhi Police Shocker: After thrashing them, cops book Olympian wrestlers for Parliament protest

After detaining the protesting wrestlers, Delhi Police cleared their protest area in Jantar Mantar before filing an FIR against them