June 16, 2024 05:31 (IST)
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'Daughters of the country lost': Sakshee Malikkh after BJP field Brij Bhushan's son in LS polls

Former Indian wrestler Sakshee Malikkh Thursday responded to BJP's decision to field former wrestling body chief, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh's son, Karan Bhushan Singh, as its candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Kaiserganj seat, saying it's a 'defeat for country's daughters'

'Wrestlers protest not political, we were silent as fraternity wasn't united earlier': Sakshee Malikkh

New Delhi/IBNS: Olympic medallist Sakshee Malikkh and her wrestler husband Satyawart Kadian have stated that their protest was not politically motivated and they remained silent for years despite facing harassment as the wrestling fraternity was not united earlier.

Delhi Police takes woman wrestler to Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh's official residence for probe

New Delhi/IBNS: Stepping up its investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the Delhi Police Friday took a woman wrestler to his office here to recreate the sequence of events that led to the alleged crime.

No offence of hate speech made out against protesting wrestlers: Delhi Police tells court

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi Police Friday filed an action taken report (ATR) before a Delhi court based on a plea seeking an FIR against protesting wrestlers including Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia, and Sakshee Malikkh for allegedly making “false allegations” against BJP MP and Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

Wrestler who accused federation chief of sexual harassment 'not minor', reveals her father

New Delhi/IBNS: In a new twist to the wrestlers' protest, the "minor" who made allegations of sexual harassment against Wrestling Federation chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, was not underage at the time of the incident and has changed her statement in court, media reports said.

Wrestlers pause protest till June 15 after a five-hour meeting with Anurag Thakur

New Delhi/IBNS: The wrestlers have decided to pause their protest against federation chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh after meeting Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur for five hours on Wednesday.

Wrestlers' Protest: Bajrang Punia, Sakshee Malikkh meet Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur

New Delhi/IBNS: Top wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Sakshee Malikkh met Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur at his residence on Wednesday morning amid their ongoing agitation against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brijbhushan Sharan Singh.

Delhi Police quiz wrestling body chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh twice in sexual assault case: Reports

New Delhi/IBNS:  Wrestling Federation chief and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, who is accused of sexually harassing some of the country's top wrestlers, has been questioned twice by the Delhi police, media reports said.

Top wrestlers rejoin work but pledge to 'not step back' from protest

New DelhiIBNS: India's top wrestlers, including Sakshee Malikkh, Vinesh Phogat, and Bajrang Punia, who have been at the forefront of the massive protest against the country's wrestling federation chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, have resumed their duties in the Railways.