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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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

Thousands of farmers to reach Delhi to support protesting wrestlers

New Delhi: Thousands of farmers under the banner of Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) will reach Delhi’s Jantar Mantar on May 7 to support the wrestlers sitting on a dharna demanding action against Wrestling Federation of India chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Singh over alleged sexual harassment, media reports said.

Wrestlers' Protest: Delhi Police denies 'violence by drunk cops' charge

New Delhi: Delhi Police has responded to the protesting wrestlers’ allegations that they were manhandled by drunk cops late Wednesday night when they wanted to bring in some folding beds at Jantar Mantar where they are sitting on a dharna, media reports said.

'Anurag Thakur tried to suppress the matter': Wrestler Vinesh Phogat's allegation amid #MeToo protest

New Delhi: India’s top wrestler Vinesh Phogat, who has been protesting along with other prominent wrestlers in Delhi’s Jantar Mantar against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) Chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, Wednesday said that standing up against a powerful individual who has been misusing his power and position for a long time is challenging, media reported.

Delhi Police registers 2 cases against wrestling body chief after Supreme Court intervention

New Delhi: The Delhi Police Friday filed two cases against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh acting on the sexual harassment allegations made by the country's top wrestlers.

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.

'We must all stand with protesting wrestlers': Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: Extending her support to the wrestlers protesting at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday called for support towards their demand.