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'Sufficient evidence': Big blow to Brij Bhushan as court orders to frame charges against him in sexual assault case

New Delhi/IBNS: In a big blow to Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, a Delhi court Friday ordered the framing of charges against the former Wrestling Federation of India chief in the sexual harassment allegations levelled by women wrestlers.

Flashback 2023: Top 20 events that marked the year for India and the World

India reached the moon in 2023 by riding on its Chandrayaan programme and even surpassed China to become the world's most populous nation during the year. Outside India, the world witnessed conflicts surging from Ukraine-Russia to the border of Israel when Hamas members crossed the Gaza Strip and launched an attack on the neighbouring nation, triggering a war that is devastating Gaza. The year will once again go down in history as one when several stunning events unfolded reshaping the future. Supriyo Hazra picks twenty mega events which made headlines.

Delhi court adjourns petition seeking FIR against protesting wrestlers to Oct 6

New Delhi: A Delhi Court on Friday adjourned the hearing of a petition seeking an FIR against some wrestlers for slapping false allegations on WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh and indulging in hate speech.

Delhi Court grants bail to wrestling body chief in sexual harassment case

New Delhi/IBNS: A Delhi Court has granted regular bail to BJP MP and outgoing Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh in a case of alleged sexual harassment filed by women wrestlers.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.