ABHISHEK VERMA

  • Asian Games: Indian men's compound archery team returns home October 3, 2014

    Indian archers clinched a historic gold by beating favourites Korea 227-224 in the compound men's team archery at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon. ...
  • Hope Asiad show will raise compound archery's profile: Abhishek Verma October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The 17th Asian Games has been a "special" one for India's compound archery team, including young Abhishek Verma, and the Delhi archer feels the four medal haul will at last give the "less talked about" compound archers their due recognition in the country. The more fancied recurve archers has...
  • Asian Games 2014: Archery, squash deliver gold; India win 11 medals on Day 8 September 27, 2014

    The men's squash and archery teams secured historic gold medals as India enjoyed their most productive day in the Asian Games 2014 so far with an impressive collection of 11 medals to jump to the 11th position in the overall standings. Indian archers started day eight of Asian Games with...
  • Asian Games 2014: Abhishek Verma claims silver in men's compound archery September 27, 2014

    Incheon: In what turned out to be a fruitful day for the Indian archers in the 17th Asian Games, Abhishek Verma settled for a silver after going down to Esmaeil Ebadi of Iran in the compound men's individual gold medal match on Saturday. Verma was beaten by his Iranian opponent by...
  • Asiad Day 6 Analysis: Saina advances, Archers set for at least silver September 25, 2014

    India started the sixth day rather business-like fashion straightaway claiming a bronze medal in singles sculls final. Sawarn Singh finished his 2000m sculls in seven minutes and 10.65 seconds behind Iran's Mohsen Shadinaghadh and South Korea's Kim Dongyong, who got gold and silver respectively. On fifth day Dushiant Dushyant had...
  • Asian Games 2014: Trisha, Abhishek in semi-finals of compound archery September 25, 2014

    Incheon: Indian archers Abhishek Verma and Trisha Deb qualified for the semi-finals of the individual compound event in the 17th Asian Games on Thursday. Verma beat South Korean Yonghee Choi 147-142 in the quarter-finals, while Trisha comprehensively defeated Iranian Shabnam Sarlak 142-131. Verma will next face Malaysian Muhammad Zaki Bin Mahazan while...
  • India open tally with silver in Archery World Cup August 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Indian compound mixed pair of Abhishek Verma and Puvasha Shende opened their account by clinching the silver medal at the Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland. The third seed Indian duo lost to the World No. 1 US pair of Braden Gellenthien and Crystal Gauvin 151155 in an...
  • Archers hit new low, return emptyhanded from Shanghai WC April 26, 2014

    Kolkata: Indian compound mixed pair of Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam lost in the bronze medal playoff to cap a rare forgettable outing at the Archery World Cup Stage I in Shanghai on Saturday. According to the information received here, Verma and Jyothi succumbed to Pierre Julien Eloche and Sophie...
  • Archers' flop show at Shanghai World Cup continues April 25, 2014

    Kolkata: Continuing their flop show, Indian archers on Friday exited from the team events of both recurve and compound sections of the Archery World Cup Stage I in Shanghai. The Indians will return empty-handed from the season-opener if the compound mixed pair of Abhishek Verma and Jyoti Surekha Vennam lose the...
  • Indian archers misfire in Shanghai World Cup April 24, 2014

    Kolkata: Indians crashed out of the individual rounds of both recurve and compound sections to cut a sorry figure in the ongoing Archery World Cup Stage I in Shanghai on Thursday. According to information received here, Abhishek Verma, Rajat Chauhan and Trisha Deb had the best finishes among the Indians making...
  • India win compound archery gold in Asian Championship October 31, 2013

    Kolkata: Indian compound team stunned heavyweights Korea in the final to clinch the gold medal at the 18th Asian Archery Championship in Chinese Taipei Thursday. The Indian trio of Abhishek Verma, Ratan Singh Khuraijam and Sandeep Kumar won a hardfought contest against the Korean trio of Lihong Min, Yong Hee Choi...
  • Jagdish Tytler summoned as accused by court in forgery case September 6, 2013

    Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, who has been chargesheeted by CBI along with controversial arms dealer Abhishek Verma in a forgery case, was issued summons as an accused by a Delhi court on Friday asking him to appear on September 30. Special CBI Judge V K Gupta took cognisance of the CBI's...
  • Jagdish Tytler, arms dealer Abhishek Verma chargesheeted in forgery case August 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and jailed arms dealer Abhishek Verma were on Saturday chargesheeted by CBI for allegedly forging letterhead of then Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken in 2009. Although the agency had not named Tytler as accused in its FIR, it included his name in the...
  • Arms deal case: CBI orders another probe against Verma May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: In fresh trouble for arms dealer Abhishek Verma, the CBI has initiated another probe into alleged possession of documents related to small arms deal with him which allegedly violated Official Secrets Act. CBI sources said the agency has registered a preliminary enquiry against unnamed officials after documents dispatched...
  • Arms deal case: CBI receives responses to its LRs to US April 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Arms dealer Abhishek Verma had forged the signatures of a CBI officer on a letter claiming inquiry against him in the Naval War Room leak case is being closed, USbased attorney C Edmond Allen has alleged in his statement to US investigators. The statement of estranged business associate...
  • Delhi Police chief tried to protect Abhishek Verma: AAP April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwalled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday released documents against Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar that try to establish connection between arms dealer Abhishek Verma and the DCP, who is already facing flak over rape of a 5yearold in Delhi. As a joint director of the Central Bureau...
  • India collect 8 medals at Asian Archery Grand Prix March 15, 2013

    Bangkok: The Indian archery team collected a haul of eight medals, including two gold, two silver and four bronze, in the first Asian Grand Prix Archery Championship here on Thursday. Ch. Jignas won the title in compound men individual category defeating China's He Ying in a nerve wrecking match with...
  • CBI files chargesheet against Abhishek Verma November 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Friday filed a chargesheet against Abhishek Verma, an accused in the leakage of naval secrets, and two others including his wife. Verma is also charged with corruption and forgery. Verma, his Romanian wife Anca Maria Neacsu and a retired wing commander, Koka Rao, have been named...
  • Abhishek Verma, wife get bail in money laundering case October 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife were on Saturday granted bail by a court dealing with a money laundering case after Enforcement Directorate failed to file the charge sheet against them but another court refused to give them relief in a fresh case of alleged forgery in which...
  • Hearing in naval war room leak case today September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Arms deal Abhishek Verma, accused in the naval war room leak case, is expected to appear in a Delhi court on Friday. A case has been registered against him under the Official Secrets Act. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has said that more than half a dozen classified...
  • Fresh FIR against arms dealer Abhishek Verma September 20, 2012

    New Delhi: A fresh FIR in a case of forgery and cheating was lodged against businessman Abhishek Verma. He allegedly forged a CBI SP's letter saying an investigation against him is closed due to lack of evidence. He gave the forged letter to his bank to activate his frozen account. Verma...
  • Abhishek Verma charged under Official Secrets Act August 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Arms dealer Abhishek Verma faced fresh trouble on Wednesday with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) slapping a case against him under the Official Secrets Act after Defence Ministry certified that the documents allegedly handed over by his USbased estranged business associate were classified. The CBI registered a case...
  • Abhishek Verma, wife sent to judicial custody August 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife, arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case, were on Monday remanded in judicial custody for two weeks by a Delhi court. ED sleuths produced Verma and his Romanian wife Anca Maria Neascu before the court after expiry of four...
  • ED arrests Abhishek Verma in money laundering case August 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife were on Wednesday arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a money laundering case registered against the couple for allegedly receiving money from a Swiss defence firm to keep it out of the government's blacklist. An ED team recorded the statement of...
  • CBI to question Abhishek Verma, wife till Aug 21 August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Naval war room leak case accused and businessman Abhishek Verma and his Romanian wife were sent to CBI custody till August 21 in a forgery case by a special court in New Delhi on Thursday. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Sanjeev Jain sent Verma and his wife...
  • Arms dealer Abhishek Verma, wife get bail August 8, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has granted bail to arms dealer Abhishek Verma and his wife. The court has granted bail as the CBI hasn't yet filed a chargesheet against them. The court has asked the accused to file a bail bond of Rs 10 lakh each and two sureties of...
  • CBI files forgery case against Abhishek Verma August 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI has filed a forgery case against arms dealer Abhishek Verma and others. Verma is accused of forging Sports Minister Ajay Maken's letterhead in order to get a visa for a Chinese telecom firm. At that time Maken was Home Affairs minister. Verma and his wife have been...
  • Defence bribe deal case: CBI questions Tytler July 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Jagdish Tytler was on Friday questioned by the CBI after arrested arms dealer Abhishek Verma claimed that he met the leader regularly after his arrest last month. The CBI wants to verify whether the meetings were held in connection with the stalling of the blacklisting of...
  • Naval war room leak accused gives court a miss July 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Businessman Abhishek Verma, an accused in the naval war room leak, on Saturday failed to appear in a Delhi court for recording his evidence in a cheating and defamation case filed by him against his former partner based in the US. Verma filed the case against his former partner...
  • IAF weapons procurement leak serious: Antony July 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the Indian Air Force continues to debate the seriousness of the leak of its weapons procurement programme, the Defence Ministry on Saturday said it had ordered a CBI probe into the matter. "We have referred it to the CBI... The CBI is enquiring the whole thing," said...