Amit Kumar

  • Entire AAP West Bengal unit decides to merge with BJP 06-06-2014 10:55 PM

    Kolkata: Following the spectacular rise of the BJP in the state, the entire West Bengal unit of AAP on Friday merged with it, while a senior Congress leader was likely to do so in the coming days. "The entire state unit of the Aam Admi Party decided to merge with...
  • AAP alleges its candidate was attacked by BJP workers, police dismisses allegation 09-05-2014 03:37 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday alleged that its candidate for East Champaran constituency Amit Kumar Choube and his supporters were attacked with guns by BJP workers at Panpur Bazar area, but police said it was an incident between two marriage parties. AAP state Campaign Committee Secretary Prabhat Kumar alleged...
  • Amit to lead challenge in WC in Sushil, Yogeshwar's absence 10-03-2014 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: World Championship silver winner Amit Kumar Dahiya will spearhead the Indian challenge in their maiden Freestyle World Cup in Los Angeles from March 15-16 in the absence of Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt. The Indian contingent, comprising of Dahiya (57kg), Bajrang (61kg), Rajnesh (65kg), Amit Dhankar...
  • Veer campaign: Indian paralympian Amit Kumar unleashes his true potential 20-02-2014 08:31 AM

    In India hardly 1 per cent of the physically challenged people are employed, but there are some who have overcome their disability through sheer courage and determination. Indian paralympian Amit Kumar Saroha is one such person who has unleashed his true potential. On September 21, 2007 Saroha met with an...
  • Yearender: Youngsters confirm ascendancy of Indian wrestling 26-12-2013 01:51 PM

    New Delhi: Youngsters Amit Kumar, Bajrang and Sandeep Yadav scripted India's best ever show in the World Championship in the absence of Olympic stars in an eventful year, during which the ancient sport successfully fought off its Olympic exclusion. Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt preferred to stay on...
  • Indian of the Year 2013: Nominees in sports category 10-12-2013 12:10 AM

    CNN-IBN's Indian of the Year Awards are back for the year 2013 and here we bring you the nominees in the category of Sports. ...
  • Yogeshwar Dutt wants gold in World Championship 27-10-2013 10:11 PM

    Mumbai: Staying fit and winning a gold at World championship remains the main priority for Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt but the injury-prone Indian wrestler said he might need to skip either the Commonwealth Games or Asian Games depending on his fitness next year. "My biggest problem is of injury....
  • Indian Grand Prix to go ahead after court hearing delayed 25-10-2013 01:08 PM

    Sunday's Indian Grand Prix will go ahead as scheduled after the Supreme Court deferred hearing in a case seeking its cancellation over tax issues to next week. "The case will now be heard next week," a court official told Reuters on Friday. The Supreme Court decided to hear the case...
  • Supreme Court refuses to put a stay on Formula 1 race, adjourns case till Nov 1 24-10-2013 01:17 PM

    Supreme Court has refused to put a stay on Formula 1 race on Friday after a petition was filed to put the mega event on hold for alleged tax default. The court has adjourned the matter till November 1st which means the event will take place on Saturday as scheduled....
  • SC agrees to hear plea against Formula One race tomorrow 24-10-2013 01:05 PM

    New Delhi: Two days ahead of the Formula 1 race in Greater Noida, a petition seeking to stay the mega event was on Thursday filed before the Supreme Court which agreed to hear it on Friday. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam, before whom the matter was mentioned,...
  • Ex-BJP leader gets life term for gangraping girl 26-09-2013 11:50 PM

    Former Cooperative Bank Chairman and ex-BJP leader Pramod Gupta was sentenced to life in prison by a local court on Thursday for gangraping a girl at a city resort in a case going back five years. Additional District and Sessions Judge Amit Kumar Sirohi also sentenced Gupta's associate Ashok Kumar...
  • Indian wrestling on the upswing 26-09-2013 08:21 PM

    Upcoming wrestlers Amit Kumar, Bajrang and Sandeep Tulsi Yadav performed brilliantly at World Championships and made India proud. ...
  • Victorious Indian wrestlers return from World Championships 20-09-2013 08:56 PM

    Amit Kumar and Bajrang Kumar, who won silver and bronze medal respectively, returned home to hero's welcome. ...
  • Amit, Bajrang credit World Championship medals to hard work 20-09-2013 08:41 PM

    Amit Kumar and Bajrang Kumar visit CNN-IBN studios to describe their journey en route World Championship silver and bronze medal, respectively. ...
  • Indian men earn maiden berth in wrestling World Cup 20-09-2013 06:48 PM

    New Delhi: Indian wrestling is well and truly on an all-time high as the country, in what turned out to be a double delight, on Friday earned a maiden World Cup berth on the back of its best-ever sixth-place finish in men's free-style at the World Championships in Budapest. India...
  • Amit Kumar wins silver at World Wrestling Championships 17-09-2013 10:33 PM

    Indian wrestling discovered a new star on Monday with 19-year-old Amit Kumar winning silver medal at the World Championships in Hungary. ...
  • Amit Kumar wins silver at World Wrestling 17-09-2013 11:06 AM

    Asian Champion Amit Kumar settled for silver after going down narrowly in the final of the 55kg category on the opening day of World Wrestling Championships. ...
  • Amit Kumar wins silver at World Wrestling Championships 17-09-2013 12:20 AM

    Budapest: Asian Champion Amit Kumar settled for silver after going down narrowly in the final of the 55kg category on the opening day of World Wrestling Championships on Monday. Amit lost to Hassan Farman Rahimi of Iran 1-2 to win finish with a silver medal at the Papp Laszlo Sports...
  • Amit Kumar enters World Wrestling Championships final 16-09-2013 09:30 PM

    Budapest: Asian Champion Amit Kumar assured India of at least a silver by storming into the finals of the 55kg category on the opening day of World Wrestling Championships on Monday. After London Olympics silver medallist Sushil Kumar failed to take the mat due to fitness issues, Amit brought cheers...
  • I'm now more confident, attacking as a wrestler: Amit Kumar 12-07-2013 04:36 PM

    New Delhi: Pressure of facing experienced opponents used to get over his nerves in his early days, but promising Indian grappler Amit Kumar says with more international exposure he has now transformed into an attacking combatant. "I used to get nervous while facing experienced wrestlers initially. But with international experience...
  • Anurag Basu: Everyone wants to work with Ranbir Kapoor 05-07-2013 04:44 PM

    Macau: Bollywood director Anurag Basu, who teams up with Ranbir Kapoor for 'Jagga Jasoos' again after 'Barfi!', will also be co-producing the film with the star and said their "business partnership" will bring "new dynamics" to their equation. "The status is that the script is ready. There will be new...
  • Amit Dhankar bags gold, helps India win Freestyle trophy 22-04-2013 10:04 PM

    New Delhi: Amit Kumar Dhankar delivered the last hurrah for India in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship by clinching a gold, as the hosts finished with their best ever showing in the continental event on Monday. India emerged on top in freestyle category with two gold and as many bronze...
  • Amit Kumar storms into final in Asian Wrestling Championships 20-04-2013 06:33 PM

    New Delhi: Amit Kumar stole the limelight as he stormed into the finals of men's freestyle 55kg category at the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship on Saturday. Women grapplers Vinesh and Babita Kumari will also have a shot at a bronze medal each as they lost their semifinal bouts in 51kg...
  • Young wrestlers aim to impress in the absence of Sushil, Yogeshwar 17-04-2013 04:56 PM

    New Delhi: Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt's withdrawal from the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship due to their respective injuries might have taken the sheen out of the tournament but the event provides an opportunity for other Indian grapplers to make a mark for themselves when they take on the best...
  • Himmatwala: Amit Kumar to sing 'Naino Mein Sapna' 16-11-2012 03:24 PM

    Mumbai: Legendary playback singer Kishore Kumar's son Amit will be crooning the iconic song 'Naino Mein Sapna' in the remake version of Jeetendra-Sridevi starrer 'Himmatwala'. Director Sajid Khan got Amit to re-record the chartbuster track in the new version of the film. Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore had lent their voices...
  • Punjabi boy Vipul Mehta wins 'Indian Idol 6' 02-09-2012 01:01 PM

    Mumbai: It was a tough call - three boys, all from Punjab, all excellent singers with a great audience connect. But it is Vipul Mehta from Amritsar, who bagged the 'Indian Idol 6' title here Saturday night at a glittering grand finale. The 21-year-old pipped Devendra Pal Singh, 17, and...