KPS Gill

  • Use of army to curb insurgency in Punjab was not necessary: KPS Gill 18-11-2013 10:32 AM

    Tezpur: Army should not have been used in anti-insurgency operations in Punjab and Assam as it created mistrust between security forces and civil society, former Director General of Police KPS Gill said on Sunday. "Operation Blue Star in Punjab and Operation Bajrang in Assam were not necessary," Gill said. "The...
  • Cong lambastes Gill for giving clean chit to Modi in post-Godhra riots 01-11-2013 11:00 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after former Punjab DGP KPS Gill said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi cannot be blamed for the riots that following the burning of a Sabarmati Express train bogie near Godhra station resulting in the death of several Hindu karsewaks, the Congress as well as riots victim...
  • Chhattisgarh govt refutes KPS Gill's claim against CM 29-05-2013 12:17 AM

    Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government on Tuesday refuted ex-Punjab DGP KPS Gill's claim that Chief Minister Raman Singh had asked him to sit back and earn salary as an advisor, saying it was "unfortunate" that he was giving such a "baseless statement" at this difficult period. "It is unfortunate that a...
  • Ex-Punjab DGP against clemency for Bhullar 30-05-2011 01:38 PM

    New Delhi: Former Punjab DGP KPS Gill has hit out at attempts to politicise the mercy plea of Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar ahead of elections in the Punjab. Gill said, "There should be no clemency for Bhullar and that politics is being played over it as elections are...
  • Free Hits: The Fight Over Indian Hockey 21-01-2011 01:49 PM

    This could just be Indian hockey's chance to break out from the obscurity of the past two decades. Nimbus Sport's partnership with the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) to launch World Series Hockey (WSH) league is one more attempt to bring back to centre stage a game that has brought India...
  • Role of a responsible citizen in thwarting terror 29-07-2008 01:37 AM

    Melbourne: Chris Martin, the New Zealand pace bowler who condemned Phillip Hughes to another year on the sidelines, has heaped pressure on the Australian batsman as he attempts to revive his Test career against Sri Lanka in Hobart. Martin had Hughes caught four times in as many innings during New...
  • KPS Gill to attend Asian Hockey Federation meetings 17-07-2008 10:58 PM

    A running commentary of Delhi vs Odisha and Rajasthan vs Mumbai plus updates of all the other Ranji Trophy matches across the country. ...
  • Hockey consultant Charlesworth quits in disgust 10-07-2008 11:22 PM

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Wednesday questioned if the Indian team has the bench strength to replace opening duo of Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag ahead of the England series at home. I doubt India have a Plan B to replace them. With Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman...
  • Hockey top boss readies for Round 2 | KPS Gill sacked 29-04-2008 08:22 AM

    Mumbai: Despite Cheteshwar Pujara's fine knock of 80, Saurashtra got bundled out for a mere 173, which Gujarat achieved comfortably to register a four-wicket victory in an inconsequential West Zone Vijay Hazare one-day league tie here on Tuesday. Electing to bat first here at the Wankhede Stadium, Saurashtra scored 173...
  • IOA sacks KPS Gill, suspends IHF 29-04-2008 03:49 AM

    What a quixotic match it was, and what a startling result. Having been decidedly ordinary in the field, allowing Sri Lanka to cruise to 320, India got it together at the right time in extraordinary manner to chase down the target in 36.4 overs to seize a bonus point and...
  • KPS Gill sacked, Hockey Federation suspended 28-04-2008 06:49 PM

    Mirpur: The match between Duronto Rajshahi and Dhaka Gladiators turned out to be a tense match at the end in the Bangladesh Premier League on Monday. After electing to bat, Gladiators managed to put up a low score of 116 as they ran into the experienced pacer, Mohammad Sami, who...
  • The media is unprofessional: KPS Gill 28-04-2008 04:27 PM

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  • Sports federations have one goal: sack Gill 23-04-2008 11:47 PM

    Mumbai: The bigwigs of the BCCI and Sahara Group on Tuesday started another round of discussions in a desperate bid to break the stalemate over the participation of Pune Warriors in the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League. A day after the BCCI's Working Committee rejected some of the...
  • Minister, hockey hero ask IHF chief Gill to quit 22-04-2008 05:35 PM

    Former pacer Damien Fleming is all praise for the current crop of young Australian quicks. He also speaks about the Indian fast bowlers, who, according to him, have the potential to be up there. ...
  • Caught taking bribe, IHF Secy Gen quits | What it means 21-04-2008 11:43 PM

    Perth: In-form Australian batsman David Warner is likely to be rested for Friday's tri-series cricket match here against Sri Lanka, which could pave the way for Queenslander Peter Forrest making his international debut. Such has been Warner's rise that he was not in the one-day team a few months ago,...
  • India may forfeit chance to host hockey WC 01-04-2008 04:47 PM

    Melbourne: Mind games and countering India's swing bowlers are the main focus of Australia's batting camp ahead of the grueling four-Test series beginning on December 26. In a bid to improve the footwork of the struggling Australian batsmen as they gear up to deal with the likes of Zaheer Khan...
  • Gill meets ex-players, discusses state of hockey 18-03-2008 03:54 PM

    Kochi: Kerala were struggling at 121 for four in their first innings after restricting Services to 253 on the second day of their Ranji trophy Plate Division Group 'A' match at the Jawaharlal Nehru International stadium here on Friday. Replying to Services' modest total, Kerala got off to a good...
  • Charlesworth in-charge of 'Promotion of Indian Hockey' 15-03-2008 12:50 PM

    CNN-IBN talked to the cricket fraternity after a jail sentence was handed out to tainted Pakistan trio in spot-fixing case. ...
  • Post the hockey fiasco, Cong, BJP gun for Gill 15-03-2008 12:56 AM

    New Delhi: No Ranji Trophy season in recent years has created so much excitement and expectations as the one starting from Thursday. The buzz is created by the return of stalwarts to domestic cricket after losing their places in the national side in a bid to regain their form. Some...
  • Ex-Olympian leads 'remove Gill, save hockey campaign' 14-03-2008 04:39 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket on Tuesday included opener Upul Tharanga, and fast bowlers Dilhara Fernando and Lasith Malinga in the 15-man squad for the one-day series against Pakistan. Selectors led by former skipper Duleep Mendis made seven changes from the Test squad that is currently playing against Pakistan in the...
  • People like Dhanraj are professional mourners: Gill 13-03-2008 06:42 PM

    Kolkata: South Africa's Evan Speechly was on Saturday appointed physiotherapist of the Indian cricket team for two years. A BCCI statement, released after its working committee meeting here, said Speechly will join the team for the third Test between India and West Indies to be played at Mumbai November 22-26....
  • Gill bypasses Olympic debacle, aims for 2012 13-03-2008 03:40 PM

    London: Jurors in the spot-fixing trial involving Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif have not reached a verdict on the 18th day of the case and will resume deliberating on Monday. The 12-person jury returned to London's Southwark Crown Court on Friday to resume considering its verdict on whether...
  • National Game: Cricket or Hockey? 11-03-2008 12:42 AM

    New Delhi: It goes without saying that being a regular member of the Men in Blue outfit has its fair share of ups and downs, but if there was ever an ideal example of a young and upcoming star keeping his feet firmly on the ground, it would have to...
  • Gill doesn't fit the bill, team wants him out 10-03-2008 09:22 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Sri Lankan skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan wants his bowlers to help the prolific left-armer Rangana Herath tame Pakistan in the first Test starting on Tuesday. Sri Lanka have struggled in bowling in Tests since the retirement of spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan (highest Test wicket taker with 800), losing three...
  • 'KPS Gill has buried the hockey game alive' 10-03-2008 05:24 PM

    Johannesburg: Tailenders Wayne Parnell and Rusty Theron snatched an improbable three-wicket win for South Africa in the second Twenty20 international against Australia at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday. Parnell (29 not out) and Theron (31 not out) put on an unbeaten 64 for the eighth wicket off just 27 balls...