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Wrestling body chief refuses to resign even as Delhi Police files sexual harassment charges against him

New Delhi/IBNS: Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the benched chief of the country's Wrestling Federation and accused of sexually harassing female wrestlers, has refused to step down despite the chargesheet filed against him by the Delhi Police.

'Congress puppet': BJP's Babita Phogat responds to Sakshi Malik's video message on wrestlers' protest

New Delhi: Babita Phogat, a prominent BJP leader and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, firmly rejected Sakshi Malik and Satyawart Kadian’s claim in connection with the permission for the sit-in protest at Jantar Mantar in January.

'Not under threat or fear': Minor wrestler's father rebuffs Sakshi Malik's claims

New Delhi: The father of the minor wrestler, who earlier withdrew sexual harassment charges against the wrestling federation chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, has firmly refuted Sakshi Malik’s claim that she did so under pressure.

Wrestlers protest: Minor wrestler changed statement because she was under pressure, claims Sakshi Malik

New Delhi: Wrestler Sakshi Malik has claimed in a video statement that the minor wrestler withdrew her sexual harassment charges against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan of sexual harassment as her family was threatened.

'If a single allegation against me is proven, I will hang myself': Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on wrestlers' protest

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid an escalating campaign for his arrest over sexual harassment allegations, Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, who is also a member of Parliament for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Wednesday issued a defiant statement refuting all charges once again.

'Minor' complainant's uncle accuses wrestlers of deception, says his family is used to frame Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh

New Delhi/IBNS: Claiming to be the uncle of the 'minor' complainant in the sexual harassment charge against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, Amit Pehlwan, Wednesday said that his niece is actually 20 years old, and is being used by the protesting wrestlers to frame the wrestling body chief.

Protesting wrestlers halt plan to immerse medals in Ganga, give 5-day ultimatum to Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: Protesting ace wrestlers have now shelved their plans to immerse their medals in Ganga at Haridwar after intervention from farmer leader Naresh Tikait.

Wrestlers protesting against BJP MP Brij Bhushan Singh detained as they attempt to march toward new Parliament building

New Delhi: Wrestlers, including Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik and Bajrang Punia, who have been protesting against Wrestling Federation of India chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Singh, accusing him of sexual harassment, were detained by Delhi Police on Sunday after they tried to march towards the new Parliament building.

Their standing up for rights does not tarnish nation's image: Shashi Tharoor to PT Usha on wrestlers' protest criticism

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor Friday slammed the country's Olympics body chief PT Usha for criticising the wrestlers' public protest over alleged sexual misconduct by the wrestling body head.

'Not satisfactory response': Protesting wrestlers after meeting Anurag Thakur

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur Thursday met the wrestlers protesting in Delhi over sexual harassment allegations against the federation chief and coaches.

Sachin Tendulkar presents BMW cars to PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar, Pullela Gopichand

Hyderabad, Aug 28 (IBNS): Cricketing legend and Goodwill Ambassador for India at Rio Olympics Sachin Tendulkar has presented BMW cars on behalf of Hyderabad District Badminton Association to Olympic medal winners PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik along with Dipa Karmakar and Pullela Gopichand for their outstanding achievement.