Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Topic: Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh

Delhi Court frames sexual harassment charges against BJP MP Brij Bhushan Singh

A Delhi Court on Friday framed sexual harassment charges against BJP MP and former Wrestling Federation of India chief Brij Bhushan Singh with respect to five women wrestlers.

“I have started feeling disgusted with my awards”: Vinesh Phogat returns Khel Ratna, Arjuna

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat announced her decision to return the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna, the country's highest sporting honor awarded to her in 2020, along with the Arjuna Award, in a strongly-worded open letter addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and shared on her social media platforms on Tuesday evening.

‘I quit wrestling!’: Olympics medallist Sakshi Malik announces retirement after Sanjay Singh’s WFI chief elections win

2016 Rio Olympics bronze medallist and India’s wrestling icon Sakshi Malik has announced quitting wrestling following Sanjay Singh being elected as president of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI).

Four wrestlers share audio, visual evidence against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh with police

Four out of the six female athletes who have leveled allegations of sexual harassment against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the former president of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), have submitted audio and video evidence in support of their claims.

“Pressure on us to compromise,” says Sakshi Malik

Olympian Sakshi Malik who is one of the front figures of wrestlers’ protest, said that one of the seven female wrestlers, who is a minor, has altered her statement against Wrestling Federation of India and BJP MP, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh due to pressure.

Trigger warning: This report contains Brij Bhushan Singh’s atrocious behaviour towards women wrestlers

The allegations put forth in the First Information Reports (FIRs), filed by seven women wrestlers at Delhi's Connaught Place police station last month, claim that Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the BJP MP and the Wrestling Federation of India chief, engaged in inappropriate and atrocious behavior towards female athletes.