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Delhi Police says ‘no protest at Jantar Mantar’, wrestlers vow to continue fight
The wrestlers, however, said that their agitation is not over yet, and that they are planning to take the protest forward.
Updated on May 30, 2023 02:20 AM IST
Delhi Police explains why it cleared wresters' Jantar Mantar protest site
The Delhi Police on Sunday removed tents and other installations set up by wrestlers at Jantar Mantar.
Published on May 29, 2023 01:34 PM IST
Wrestlers’ arrest shows Sengol bent on inaugural day: TN CM
The DMK-led secular progressive alliance in Tamil Nadu is among the 19 parties across India that boycotted the new Parliament building’s inauguration
Updated on May 29, 2023 12:37 AM IST
Divya Chandrababu, Chennai
‘Death of democracy’: Vinesh Phogat on FIR against wrestlers' protest organisers
The wrestlers had intensified their protest, which began on April 23, and decided to march to the new Parliament.
Updated on May 29, 2023 04:39 AM IST
Shantanu SrivastavaShiv Sunny
Use of police force compels us to intensify protests: Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee
Farmers under the banner of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee , on their way to Delhi for joining protesting wrestlers at Jantar Mantar, were on Sunday stopped and not allowed to move ahead by police in Ambala
Updated on May 28, 2023 11:55 PM IST
Wrestlers protest: Delhi Police registers FIR over ‘rioting’
Chaos ensued at Jantar Mantar after protesting wrestlers were detained while trying to march to the new parliament building which was being inaugurated.
Updated on May 29, 2023 01:51 AM IST
‘Wrong and condemnable’: Kejriwal slams police action on protesting wrestlers
The Delhi Police detained protesting wrestlers when they breached the security and tried to march towards the new parliament building.
Published on May 28, 2023 03:42 PM IST
Sisodia writes note seeking justice for protesting wrestlers
Manish Sisodia, former deputy chief minister, has written to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Tihar jail demanding justice for wrestlers protesting against sexual harassment.
Updated on May 27, 2023 11:31 PM IST
‘God testing us’: Bajrang Punia's tweet as storm uproots Jantar Mantar tents
Delhi woke up to heavy rain and gusty winds on Saturday. The downpour uprooted trees and also impacted air travel in the city.
Updated on May 27, 2023 02:09 PM IST
Sreelakshmi B | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar
‘Spews nonsense everyday’: Ramdev demands Brij Bhushan's arrest
Ramdev said WFI's Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh should be arrested for allegedly sexually harassing seven women wrestlers, including a minor.
Updated on May 27, 2023 08:43 AM IST
SGPC delegation to meet protesting wrestlers on May 29
A delegation of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee will be in Delhi on May 29 to extend support to the protesting wrestlers at Jantar Mantar
Updated on May 26, 2023 01:12 AM IST
'With all our medals, we thought we’d be heard': Bajrang Punia tells HT
Olympic medal-winning wrestler, Bajrang Punia, has been protesting with fellow wrestlers over the last 33 days for the arrest of the former WFI president.
Updated on May 26, 2023 08:40 AM IST
Wrestlers’ protest nears month: Khaps to hold mahila mahapanchayat outside new Parliament building on May 28
Representatives of khaps from several states attended a mahapanchayat in support of protesting wrestlers against WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. Four decisions were taken, including a demand for a narco test of Singh, participation in a candle march, and a mahila khap on May 28.
Updated on May 21, 2023 11:36 PM IST
, RohtakSunil Rahar
Wrestlers' stir nears a month, ‘big call’ by khap mahapanchayat today: Updates
A group of wrestlers is protesting at Delhi's Jantar Mantar against wrestling body chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over sexual harassment allegations.
Published on May 21, 2023 12:26 PM IST
Nisha Anand | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
At Jantar Mantar, Congress leader's ‘will give you blood’ vow to wrestlers
Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat have been demanding the arrest of Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, charged with sexual harassment.
Updated on May 18, 2023 09:25 PM IST
Wrestlers’ protest: Centre testing patience of players, says Haryana ex-CM Hooda
Haryana Congress MLAs led by Bhupinder Singh Hooda have shown support for wrestlers protesting for the past few days, demanding the arrest of the Wrestling Federation of India chief.
Updated on May 13, 2023 09:44 PM IST
Afternoon brief: Farmers reach Jantar Mantar near wrestlers protest venue
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Published on May 08, 2023 12:57 PM IST
I stand with wrestlers protesting against WFI chief, says BJP MP Brijendra Singh
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Hisar MP Brijendra Singh said he is the only BJP MP to extend support to women wrestlers protesting at Jantar Mantar in Delhi against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief
Updated on May 07, 2023 09:29 PM IST
Anger brewing in villages in support of protesting wrestlers
Leaders of various farmer and social organisations have expressed their dismay over the government’s lackadaisical attitude in taking action against Wrestling Federation of India ( WFI) president and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh .
Updated on May 06, 2023 11:52 PM IST
Khap leaders bat for wrestlers, to gather at Jantar Mantar tomorrow
Khap leaders condemn the way police allegedly treated wrestlers at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday night. They will also formulate a strategy for initiating future course of action in support of the wrestlers
Updated on May 06, 2023 12:19 AM IST
‘Delhi police abused, kicked us’: Farmers stopped at Singhu Border
A scuffle had broken out between Delhi Police and protesting wrestlers at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday. The wrestlers alleged they were manhandled by the police.
Published on May 04, 2023 07:09 PM IST
BJP putting wrestlers’ honour at stake to save its MP: Cong MLA Krishna Poonia
Poonia, who is president of the Rajasthan State Sports Council, condemned the assault on wrestlers by Delhi police on Wednesday night and urged union home minister Amit Shah to take cognizance and punish the guilty cops who assaulted the wrestlers
Updated on May 04, 2023 05:54 PM IST
‘Credibility eroded when...’: Union min on Kejriwal backing wrestlers' stir
Kejriwal had visited the wrestlers at Jantar Mantar and appealed to people from all over the country to reach there to extend their support to the grapplers.
Published on May 04, 2023 05:06 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
Delhi: Barricades trigger traffic jams amid calls for solidarity with wrestlers
The calls were made after wrestlers late on Wednesday alleged the Delhi Police personnel harangued, abused, and assaulted them
Updated on May 04, 2023 02:04 PM IST
‘Vinesh & Sakshi Malik told us they were tortured’: DCW chief on scuffle
A scuffle erupted between protesting wrestlers and the Delhi Police personnel at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday night.
Published on May 04, 2023 09:41 AM IST
‘Cop was drunk, abused us': Teary-eyed wrestlers on late-night scuffle
The World Championship medalist expressed her shock and outrage at the police's improper conduct, claiming that they are not criminals.
Published on May 04, 2023 07:47 AM IST
Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Aryan Prakash
‘Had come to meet wrestlers, was detained outside protest venue’: Hooda
Heavy security has been placed around Jantar Mantar following a late night scuffle between the protesting wrestlers and the police personnel.
Updated on May 04, 2023 05:40 AM IST
HT News Desk | Written by Aryan Prakash
Bharat Jodo Yatra turned wave in Congress’ favour: Hooda
Hooda said the weeklong movement of the Bharat Jodo Yatra of party leader Rahul Gandhi in the state has turned the wave in favour of the Congress and ‘Hath Se Hath Jodo’ campaign and ‘Vipaksh Aapke Samaksh’ programmes are getting massive public support
Updated on May 01, 2023 04:36 AM IST
Will explore possibilities to build alliance with BJP in Haryana: Athawale
The RPI will try to form an alliance on four to five seats with the BJP to contest Haryana assembly elections, but if we fail to build an alliance, we may field its candidates on some seats and support the saffron party on the remaining seats
Updated on May 01, 2023 04:33 AM IST
Wrestlers should focus on their practice, says Yogeshwar Dutt amid protest
Wrestlers' protest: The Delhi Police on Friday registered two FIRs against WFI chief Singh over the allegations of sexual harassment of female wrestlers.
Published on Apr 30, 2023 04:21 PM IST