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WFI Election To Be Conducted On July 6, No Relative Of Brij Bhushan To Contest

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has appointed retired High Court Judge Mahesh Mittal Kumar to oversee the electoral process for the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI.) The WFI nominations will begin on 23 June and the final list of candidates will be announced on 2 July. The contest will be for various WFI positions including President and VP. Furthermore, no relatives of Brij Bhushan will be allowed to contest elections.

Wed, 14 Jun 2023 - 01:02 PM / by Taniya Thappa

Tags: WFI, Elections, Brij Bhusan, Sports news, National

Courtesy: The Week

Brij Bhushan

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Serious Allegations Of Sexual Favours, Molestation Against Brij Bhushan Singh

The Delhi Police have taken action against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh by filing two FIRs based on allegations of sexual harassment made by wrestlers. The complaints against Singh include demands for sexual favors and incidents of molestation. The details of the FIRs, registered at Delhi's Connaught Place police station shedding light on the serious accusations leveled against the WFI chief… read-more

Fri, 02 Jun 2023 - 03:06 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: brij bhushan sharan singh, WFI, wrestlers, Delhi Police, FIR

WFI Protest

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Jantar Mantar Protest Against WFI Chairman Brij Bhushan Continues

The wrestler's protest against the Wrestler Federation of India (WFI) Chairman Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, over allegations of sexual assault continues at Jantar Mantar, Delhi. Calling out on powerful people, wrestler Vinesh Phogat said, "It is very difficult to stand against a person who is misusing his power and position for so long." She further took a dig at Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, who promised but didn't take action.

Wed, 03 May 2023 - 11:22 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: WFI, brij bhushan sharan singh, Wrestler's Protest, jantar mantar

Courtesy: NDTV


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PT Usha Slams Wrestlers' Protest Against WFI Chief

The ongoing public protest by wrestlers alleging sexual harassment by Wrestling Federation India boss Brijbhushan Sharan Singh has been strongly criticized by PT Usha, the chief of Indian Olympic Association. Despite the allegations, Singh, who is also a BJP MP, has denied any wrongdoing and stated his intention to vigorously defend himself against the accusations. Meanwhile, Usha called wrestlers and said, they are tarnishing India's image… read-more

Thu, 27 Apr 2023 - 08:48 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PT Usha, criticism, Wrestlers'protest, WFI, BJP MP


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Wrestlers Continue Their Protest Against WFI, Demands FIR Against Chief

The protest called by wrestlers continued at Jantar Mantar, in Delhi. Notably, wrestlers like Babita Phogat, Bajrang Punia and others staged a protest against the Central Government and the Wrestlers Federation of India (WFI) demanding action against the WFI Chairman and BJP leader Brij Bhushan Sarahni, accusing him of sexual assault. The matter also reached the Supreme Court, which demanded a detailed report and FIR into the matter from… read-more

Wed, 26 Apr 2023 - 04:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: wrestlers, protest, WFI, Sexual Assault, jantar mantar

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SC Asks Delhi Police & Govt To Submit Report In Wrestlers'protest

A bench of Chief Justice of India Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud and Justice PS Narasimha sought a response from the Delhi Police in wrestlers' protest. In a notice, the Top Court noted “serious” allegations made by the players and asked for a report in demand of FIR. The court will take up the matter again on April 29. The matter reached SC after seven women wrestlers filed a petition, demanding orders.

Tue, 25 Apr 2023 - 12:21 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, wrestlers protest, WFI, Sexual Harassment

Courtesy: Hindustan Times