KPS GILL

  • Use of army to curb insurgency in Punjab was not necessary: KPS Gill November 18, 2013

    Tezpur: Army should not have been used in antiinsurgency 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 postGodhra riots November 1, 2013

    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...
  • News 360: Sensex at lifetime high, closes at 21,294 on Friday November 1, 2013

    Ahead of the auspicious occasion of Diwali, Sensex hit a life time high of 21,294 during the day trade on Friday, the peak came after 5 years and 10 months. It closed at 21,196, the highest closing ever. Nifty closed at 6,307 points, closed above 6,300 points for the first...
  • IOA General body meet is unconstitutional: KPS Gill August 25, 2013

    Sunday's general body meeting of the IOA is expected to put up picture of complete unity but former president of the suspended IHF KPS Gill lashed out at the entire body saying the meeting is unconstitutional. ...
  • Chhattisgarh govt refutes KPS Gill's claim against CM May 29, 2013

    Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government on Tuesday refuted exPunjab 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...
  • LoC killings: Sushma takes a strident stand, Jaitley, Modi quiet January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The entire country is outraged over the brutal killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops on the LoC. The ceasefire violations along with the killing and mutilation of Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops have turned into a political war of words in India with the BJP being...
  • IndoPak sports: Are we back to square one? January 15, 2013

    KPS Gill expresses surprise at Services and Pakistan players playing together in the HIL after what happened at the LOC last week. ...
  • 1984 riots: 'Ban Tytler from attending Olympics' July 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Congress MP Jagdish Tytler and former Punjab DGP KPS Gill have landed in a controversy after being included in the official delegation to the Olympics. A few Sikh bodies in the UK have written to its government seeking a ban on their entry to the country. In their...
  • ExPunjab DGP against clemency for Bhullar May 30, 2011

    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 due...
  • Free Hits: The Fight Over Indian Hockey January 21, 2011

    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...
  • Extop cop KPS Gill ready to return his Padma Shri January 6, 2010

    Ruchika Girhotra molestation case has shaken the system and brought the spotlight back on an old case involving another senior police officer. Former Punjab DGP KPS Gill, too, was an accused in a molestation case. Gill, however, He claims that he wasn't convicted on molestation charges, but that was merely on...
  • FTN: Govt, civil society must take lead to reform police January 6, 2010

    A third FIR was filed on Tuesday against former Haryana director general of police SPS Rathore in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case. Rathore will also be stripped of his police medal after the Centre decided that all police officers convicted of moral turpitude should be stripped of their medals and...
  • KPS Gill vs Deol: Case back in spotlight after 22 years January 6, 2010

    Former Punjab super cop KPS Gill is facing the heat over a 22yearold case of sexual harassment. The outraged IAS officer who took him to court Rupan Deol Bajaj now wants his Padma Shri and his medals of valour withdrawn. ...
  • After Rathore, Gill may be stripped off his medals January 5, 2010

    New Delhi: The Centre has made it clear that police officers convicted of crimes will be stripped of their medals. A precedent has been set with the withdrawal of medals awarded to former Haryana director general of police, SPS Rathore convicted in the Ruchika Girhotra case and this...
  • IOA appoints new coachincharge for men's hockey team September 27, 2008

    New Delhi: A day after former hockey boss KPS Gill accused the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) of doing nothing for the sport, the body has responded with a flurry of announcements. Harendra Singh, who had previously been named as the assistant coach has been promoted as the coach incharge of...
  • Gill calls Indian Olympic Association a 'big hoax' September 25, 2008

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) inability to find a coach for the men's hockey team due to internal politics has made one man very happy. Former hockey boss KPS Gill is fishing in troubled waters and he lamblasts the IOA in this exclusive conversation with CNNIBN chief sports correspondent...
  • Role of a responsible citizen in thwarting terror July 29, 2008

    New Delhi: In the face of the terror attacks in Ahmedabad and Bangalore, what should your role as a citizen be? Experts say that the Ahmedabad attacks would not have been possible without strong local help, so being aware of what's happening in the neighbourhood will help. Former Uttar Pradesh DGP,...
  • KPS Gill to attend Asian Hockey Federation meetings July 17, 2008

    Hyderabad: The dissolved Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) supremo KPS Gill finally got support from some quarters after the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) permitted him to attend all the Federation meetings till 2010 as a council member. AHF Secretary General P Alagendra made the announcement after the Federation's 49th Council Meeting in...
  • Hockey consultant Charlesworth quits in disgust July 10, 2008

    New Delhi: Australian Ric Charlesworth resigned as India's hockey consultant on Thursday plunging the national sport into another crisis. Charlesworth, who was entrusted with the responsibility of bringing back Indian hockey's past glory, resigned before the start of Junior Asia Cup in Hyderabad on Friday. "He has resigned from his post,"...
  • Hockey top boss readies for Round 2 | KPS Gill sacked April 29, 2008

    New Delhi: KPS Gill is the man who ran Indian hockey as a personal fiefdom. His exit from the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) is good news for the hockey fraternity in India, many of whom had taken to the streets in the past to protest his autocratic regime. Says former hockey...
  • IOA sacks KPS Gill, suspends IHF April 29, 2008

    New Delhi: He had been the IHF's unquestioned boss for 15 years but Kanwar Pal Singh Sill's reign on Monday came to an end in disgrace after he was shunted out by a unanimous decision taken by the Indian Olympic Association. The hockey federation was suspended and Gill couldn't do...
  • KPS Gill sacked, Hockey Federation suspended April 28, 2008

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Monday dissolved the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) and in its place appointed a fivemember ad hoc committee to run hockey in the country. K P S Gill, IHF chief for 14 years, was sacked. Announcing the decisions here, IOA chief Suresh Kalmadi...
  • The media is unprofessional: KPS Gill April 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Chief, KPS Gill has reacted strongly to International Federation of Hockey (FIH) President, Els van Breda Vriesman's criticism of the state of Indian hockey. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is meeting on Monday to discuss the bribery scandal in the Hockey federation. Gill told news agency...
  • Sports federations have one goal: sack Gill April 23, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) chief K P S Gill is running out of friends a day after a TV channel allegedly caught his deputy accepting bribes. The Sports Minister has demanded his resignation and on Wednesday the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) said IHF needs a cleanup. The act of...
  • Hockey secy quits, will his boss follow him? April 23, 2008

    Pressure on IHF chief KPS Gill to resign mounts. ...
  • Minister, hockey hero ask IHF chief Gill to quit April 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Union Sports Minister M S Gill on Tuesday said Indian Hockey Federation chief K P S Gill should resign after IHF general secretary K Jothikumaran was allegedly caught taking bribes in a TV sting operation. Gill should introspect and review his position to restore peoples faith in Indian hockey,...
  • Caught taking bribe, IHF Secy Gen quits | What it means April 21, 2008

    New Delhi: K Jothikumaran, the secretary general of the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF), resigned on Monday after a sting operation by a television news channel showed him allegedly taking bribes to select a player for the Indian team. Jothikumaran, who was secretary general for almost 15 years, called up IHF president...
  • India may forfeit chance to host hockey WC April 1, 2008

    New Delhi: In a strong message, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has warned India that it may lose the right to host the 2010 World Cup. The world body wants to see satisfactory progress in the FIHbacked developmental project Promoting Indian Hockey and in the preparations for the mega...
  • Gill meets explayers, discusses state of hockey March 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian hockey continues to search for answers after crashing out of the Olympic qualifiers in Chile earlier in the month. On Tuesday underfire Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) President KPS Gill met a number of exOlympians and chief coach Joaquim Carvalho in New Delhi to discuss the state of hockey...
  • Cyrus plays hockey on The Week That Wasn't March 17, 2008

    KPS Gill vs Cyrus Broacha: the hockey federation chief is no match to the comic. ...