VK Malhotra

  • Delhi: BJP takes up door-to-door campaign as polling day nears 06-04-2014 08:55 PM

    On its foundation day, BJP workers on Sunday carried out a massive door-to-door campaign across the national capital seeking people's support to wrest all the seven Lok Sabha seats from Congress in the April 10 election in the city. Party's senior leaders, candidates, MLAs, councillors and district and block presidents...
  • Apex Muslim body serves legal notice to VK Malhotra 06-04-2014 02:47 PM

    BJP leader VK Malhotra has been served a legal notice by All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawaratfor allegedly causing "damage to secular fabric" by his controversial statement that Jamia Nagar and Batla House have become safe havens for terrorists. The organisation said such statements could flare communal passions and pose a threat...
  • Delhi: Vardhan woos Muslims, distances himself from Malhotra's remark 31-03-2014 10:10 PM

    New Delhi: Distancing himself from senior leader VK Malohtra's statement on Jamia Nagar and Batla House, Delhi BJP chief Harsh Vardhan on Monday said his party was the only well-wisher of Muslims in real sense and no area is terrorist hub in the eyes of the party. Addressing a gathering...
  • Congress moves EC against VK Malhotra's statement 28-03-2014 10:47 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday approached Delhi Election Commission to register a complaint against BJP leader VK Malhotra for his alleged controversial statement that Jamia Nagar and Batla House have become safe havens for terrorists. Congress leaders including its Delhi unit chief Arvinder Singh Lovely, Haroon Yusuf and Mukesh Sharma...
  • IOA calls GBM on Dec 8, Malhotra wants it in January 23-11-2013 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: Left with no other choice but to fall in line after International Olympic Committee (IOC) served an ultimatum to bar charge-framed persons from contesting elections or face de-recognition, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Saturday called its General Body Meeting (GBM) on December 8. The IOA on Saturday issued...
  • BJP trying to mollify dissidents who didn't get poll ticket 09-11-2013 08:50 PM

    BJP, on Saturday, said it is in talks with party leaders who are disgruntled and were denied tickets in Delhi assembly elections and is confident of containing the losses caused by rebellion as well as the rise of Aam Admi Party. Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley...
  • IOA, grapplers welcome wrestling's re-inclusion in Oly Games 08-09-2013 11:11 PM

    New Delhi: Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the wrestling fraternity of the country was ecstatic as wrestling on Sunday won a crucial International Olympic Committee (IOC) vote to regain its place in the Olympic sports roster. Wrestling got 49 out of 95 votes cast by the IOC members in Buenos...
  • We are united, say Delhi BJP leaders; Harsh Vardhan skips meet 28-08-2013 09:18 PM

    Grappling with infightings and factionalism ahead of the Assembly polls, Delhi BJP on Wednesday tried to put up a united face with almost all senior leaders coming on a common platform and resolving to work together to oust the Congress government. Delhi BJP president Vijay Goel, Leader of opposition VK...
  • Was the IOA meeting stage-managed? 26-08-2013 09:28 PM

    India's Olympics isolation may continue as IOA remained defiant in following IOC guidelines. ...
  • IOA remain defiant but IOC firm 25-08-2013 11:17 PM

    A defiant Indian Olympic Association will in all likelihood amend its Constitution to incorporate age and tenure guidelines. ...
  • Deliberate attempt to keep us out, says Raninder Singh 25-08-2013 08:16 PM

    The NRAI chief said that a group of people in the IOA have deliberately done this because we have been supporting the IOC on the issue of barring chargesheeted persons. ...
  • NRAI barred from attending IOA meeting 25-08-2013 08:02 PM

    New Delhi: The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) was barred from attending the General Body Meeting of the suspended Indian Olympic Association (IOA) here on Sunday. The NRAI is fighting a legal battle in Delhi High Court which ruled the sporting body's elections held April 6 as null and...
  • Delhi BJP leaders meet Pranab, demand sacking of Sheila Dikshit 26-05-2013 06:11 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP leaders on Sunday met President Pranab Mukherjee and demanded dismissal of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in the wake of the Lokayukta indicting her for allegedly misusing public funds on an advertisement campaign ahead of assembly polls in 2008. Delhi BJP MLAs, led by VK Malhotra, submitted...
  • Can India return to the Olympics? 15-05-2013 04:38 PM

    A crucial meeting between India's top sports officials and the International Olympic Committee is currently on at its headquarters in Switzerland to try and get India's suspension revoke. although IOA president VK Malhotra and IOC member Randhir Singh are not at this meeting, a nine member indian delegation is presenting...
  • IOA delegates gear up for crucial IOC joint meeting 13-05-2013 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: Top IOA delegates were busy giving finishing touches to their action plan as they geared up for the crucial meeting with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne to draw a roadmap for India's return to the Olympic fold. Most of the IOA delegates will leave for Lausanne tonight...
  • Randhir, Malhotra remain adamant on pullout from IOC-IOA meet 11-05-2013 05:48 PM

    New Delhi: With four days to go for the crucial meeting between Indian officials and the International Olympic Committee, efforts to persuade acting IOA President VK Malhotra and IOC member in India Randhir Singh to reconsider their decision to pull out have not borne fruit with both insisting on staying...
  • Lausanne meeting to proceed as per schedule 10-05-2013 06:14 PM

    New Delhi: The crucial Lausanne meeting between the Indian officials and the International Olympic Committee to find a way for the country's return to the Olympic fold will proceed as per schedule on May 15 despite the dramatic pull-out of IOA acting president V K Malhotra and IOC member Randhir...
  • Miffed Malhotra and Randhir pull out of joint meeting with IOC 09-05-2013 04:50 PM

    New Delhi: In a dramatic development, the Indian Olympic Association's acting president V K Malhotra and IOC member in India Randhir Singh on Thursday pulled out of the crucial meeting with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne next week, apparently miffed with the world body's changed stance. Barely six days...
  • IOC again invites IOA, Sports Ministry for meeting on May 7 13-04-2013 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has again invited representatives of the suspended IOA and Sports Ministry for a meeting in Lausanne on May 7 in yet another attempt to find a way for India's return to the Olympic movement even as the stand-off between the government and sport...
  • Have politicians finished the Indian Olympic movement? 29-11-2012 12:47 AM

    India faces suspension by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) due to government interference in the forthcoming election of its national Olympic body. ...
  • IOC to suspend IOA 29-11-2012 12:10 AM

    India's apex sports body, the IOA faces suspension for deciding to go ahead with elections despite a warning from the IOC. ...
  • IOA faces suspension 28-11-2012 09:37 PM

    The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday made it clear that it will propose the suspension of IOA in its Executive Board Meeting early next month. ...