Delhi court grants interim bail to Brijbhushan Sharan Singh and Vinod Tomar, former officials of Wrestling Federation of India, in a case related to sexual harassment allegations
Brijbhushan Sharan Singh, former president of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and BJP MP, has been accused of inappropriately touching the breast of a minor wrestler and pressuring her to support his actions. The FIR, filed on April 28 at Connaught Place Police Station, was based on a complaint lodged by the wrestler’s father, […]
The move comes after the Union sports ministry formed an Oversight Committee
The New Indian talks to former Indian Athlete and Congress MLA from Rajasthan, Krishna Punia on the allegations by Indian wrestlers on WFI’s chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
Gloves are off, top indian athletes wrestle it out with Wrestling Federation of India. Level harassment charges against federation chief Brijbhushan. Vinesh Phogat leads dharna against bahubali BJP MP & WFI chief. Exposes Brijbhushan in public, reveals his ‘uncouth’ behaviour. Brijbhusan shows no guilt, remains nonchalant. Athletes demand dissolution of federation. ‘Black Day of Indian […]
In a show of support, over 172 members of Khap panchayat belonging to Charkhi dadri district of Haryana reached Jantar Mantar, on Friday. Top Indian wrestlers including Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik sat on dharna against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
Much anticipated media meet of WFI president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh was cancelled. His son, MLA Prateek Bhushan Singh, gave a statement on his father’s behalf. Prateek says his father will speak after AGM on January 22. AGM is scheduled to be held in Ayodhya. Strongman Brij Bhushan found himself in hot water after top […]
Athletes Yogeshwar Dutt, Dola Banerjee are also part of the seven-member IOA committee
On Day 2 of protests at Jantar Mantar against the functioning of the Wrestling Federation of India and allegations of sexual harassment against its chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan, one of the prominent faces of the agitation Olympic medalist Sakshi Malik demanded the complete dissolution of the sports body. “We demand the complete dissolution […]
The ongoing agitation by the country’s top wrestlers at Jantar Mantar has brought attention to the adverse condition under which our best Olympians train to bring us international laurels. Vinesh Phogat’s allegations of sexual harassment against BJP MP and the Wrestling Federation of India chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh have triggered a massive protest by […]