Sushil Kumar

  • CWG 2014: Wrestler Amit Kumar targets Glasgow gold Yesterday

    Amit Kumar, the youngest in India's wrestling contingent for the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, has promised to grapple for nothing less than gold for his country. The 19-year-old wrestler, son of a milkman from Haryana, won a silver medal at the Budapest world championships last year and will be...
  • People fear 'jungle raj' return after JD(U)-RJD tie up: BJP 5 days ago

    In a strong retort to senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar who said BJP was scared over a probable tie up between his party and RJD, the BJP on Friday said not them, but people are afraid over prospects of such an alliance. "BJP is not scared. But the prospects of this...
  • Tandoor case: Judge recuses from hearing Sharma's parole plea July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi High Court judge on Wednesday recused from hearing the parole plea of tandoor case convict Sushil Kumar Sharma, awarded life imprisonment for the murder and burning of the body of his wife Naina Sahni in 1995, and referred it to be listed before another bench. Justice Mukta...
  • BJP demands judicial inquiry into police firing at Rohtas July 9, 2014

    The opposition BJP on Wednesday demanded a judicial inquiry into police firing at Rohtas in which two persons were killed and nine others injured on Tuesday. Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council Sushil Kumar Modi told reporters that police firing on people reflected poor law and order situation in the state...
  • BJP demands judicial probe into police firing in Rohtas July 9, 2014

    The opposition BJP demanded a judicial inquiry into police firing at Rohtas in which two persons were killed and nine others were left injured on Tuesday. Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council Sushil Kumar Modi told reporters that police firing on people reflected poor law and order situation in the state...
  • Tandoor case: Delhi HC to hear parole plea of Sushil Kumar Sharma July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will be hearing the parole plea of former Delhi Youth Congress President Sushil Kumar Sharma on Wednesday. Sharma was awarded life imprisonment for murdering his wife Naina Sahni in 1995 and throwing her body into the tandoor of a Delhi restaurant. The Delhi High Court...
  • Abhayanand removed from DGP post under Lalu's pressure: Sushil Modi June 25, 2014

    A senior BJP leader on Wednesday attributed the transfer of Bihar police chief Abhyanand to alleged pressure on the JD(U) government by RJD chief Lalu Prasad, whose party recently voted for the Jitan Ram Manjhi government and helped it win the bypoll to two Rajya Sabha seats. "The day there was...
  • All angles will be considered during probe in derailment: Gowda June 25, 2014

    The sabotage angle and its denial in the derailment of the New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express in Bihar would both be considered during the probe, Railway minister Sadananda Gowda said on Wednesday. The Commissioner of Railway Safety, Eastern Circle was entrusted with the inquiry into the accident at the Goldenganj station in...
  • Chavan meets Sonia, unlikely to step down as Maharashtra CM June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid speculation of a possible change of guard in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan met Congress President Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi on Saturday. However, according to sources, Chavan is unlikely to step down from his post. The Maharashtra Chief Minister is expected to brief a panel led...
  • Congress undecided on changing Prithviraj Chavan as Maharashtra CM June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress high command remains undecided on having a change of guard in Maharashtra. Sources say that the final decision on replacing Prithviraj Chavan as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra will be taken after MLAs give feedback to Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Chavan on Saturday met Sonia Gandhi at...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Stranded Indians in Iraq located, Sushma meets families June 19, 2014

    The Ministry of External Affairs confirmed that they have leads to the location of the Indians who have been abducted in Iraq. Assuring all help to the families of the Indians stranded in the war-torn Iraq, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj appealed to the relatives to trust the government. ...
  • BJP slams Manjhi for describing 'jungle raj' as 'old issue' June 17, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday criticised Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi for describing 'jungle raj' in the state as 'an old issue'. "You can afford to forget it, but we are unable to do so," Modi, a former deputy chief minister told reporters in Patna. "The 'jungle...
  • BJP has no interest to destabilise the Jitan Ram Manjhi government: Sushil Kumar Modi June 14, 2014

    BJP on Saturday rubbished Nitish Kumar accusing the party of trying to destabilise the JD(U) government in Bihar and hit back at him for 'begging' before Lalu Prasad to ensure his candidates' victory in the Rajya Sabha by-polls. "BJP has no interest to destabilise the Jitan Ram Manjhi government which is...
  • BJP behind destabilising JD(U) government in the state: Shyam Rajak June 12, 2014

    A senior JD(U) minister on Thursday accused the BJP of trying to fuel rebellion in the ranks of his party in Bihar with a view to destabilising the government. Food and Consumer Protection Minister Shyam Rajak told reporters in Patna that efforts to destabilise the government headed by Jitan Ram Manjhi being...
  • Nitish running Manjhi government with remote control: Sushil Kumar Modi June 3, 2014

    Charging Nitish Kumar with running the Jitan Ram Manjhi government with remote control, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday claimed that the expansion of council of ministers by Manjhi clearly bore stamp of his predecessor who put in trusted men in key ministries. "Going by new faces in the...
  • Yogeshwar Dutt, Sushil Kumar shine in International tourney in Itlay June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The celebrated Indian wrestling duo of Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar sparkled on debut in new weight categories by winning a gold and silver medal respectively in the International Competition in Sassari city, Italy. London Olympics bronze-medallist Yogeshwar won the gold medal in the 65kg category while two-time Olympic...
  • Buoyant BJP lays out strategy for Assembly polls in Bihar May 29, 2014

    Aiming to replicate its success of Lok Sabha elections in the Assembly poll next year, the BJP on Thursday held deliberation on mapping a strategy to go about it and also decided to observe June 16 as 'betrayal day' to mark the first anniversay of the break-up of alliance with...
  • Will enact bill for setting up central university at Motihari: Sushil Modi May 29, 2014

    The NDA government will soon enact a legislation for setting up a Central university at Motihari in Bihar, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi said. Modi has spoken to HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh who have assured him that the Bill on setting up the Central...
  • Senior international tourney will help me identify grey areas: Sushil May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: All geared up to fight for the first time in a new weight category, double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar says the upcoming Senior International wrestling tournament in Italy will help him identify the areas he would need to work on ahead of the Commonwealth Games in July. Sushil, who...
  • Sushil, Yogeshwar to compete in new categories for the first time May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: After a long sabbatical, Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt will be spearheading the Indian challenge when they fight it out for the first time in their respective new weight categories at the Senior International wrestling tournament in Italy on May 30-31. The London Games medallists gave the...
  • Shinde comes out in support of Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan May 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Former Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Friday came out in support of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, whose leadership credentials have been questioned within Congress and by ally NCP following the party's poor performance in Lok Sabha elections. "Chavan is an efficient chief minister. It's not...
  • Nitish Kumar has betrayed Bihar by taking RJD's support: Sushil Kumar Modi May 22, 2014

    Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday came down heavily on the ruling Janata Dal United for taking its bitter rival Rashtriya Janata Dal's support to ensure the survival of its government in Bihar. Modi said that JDU leader Nitish Kumar had...
  • Nitish to reconsider his resignation, decision likely on Monday May 18, 2014

    The political upheavel triggered by the resignation of Nitish Kumar from the post of Bihar Chief Minister continued on Sunday with thousands of Janata Dal United workers protesting against his decision and demanding that he continue in his post. ...
  • Don't want early elections in Bihar: Sushil Modi on Nitish's resignation May 18, 2014

    BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday said, "We don't want any early election and we do not want to destabilise the state government." In an interview to CNN-IBN, the BJP leader said that the in the current situation in the state, it will be very difficult for Nitish Kumar...
  • Political drama in Bihar, JDU MLAs force Nitish to rethink resignation May 18, 2014

    Patna: The political upheavel triggered by the resignation of Nitish Kumar from the post of Bihar Chief Minister continued on Sunday with thousands of Janata Dal United workers protesting against his decision and demanding that he continue in his post. At the meeting of JDU MLAs there were vociferous...
  • Nitish Kumar does not enjoy majority in Bihar Assembly: Sushil Modi May 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar tendered his resignation, a delegation of BJP MLAs met Bihar Governor DY Patil on Sunday and demanded to dissolve the state Assembly. BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi met the Bihar Governor and submitted a memorandum saying that there is a political instability...
  • Congress routed in Maharashtra, BJP-Shiv Sena win 41 seats May 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai: As in other states the Congress had no good news coming from Maharashtra too, where it has been able to win only two seats out of the total 48 in the state. The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance backed 41 seats, while the NCP-Congress got only 6 seats. The BJP-shiv...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde given warm farewell at Home Ministry May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde was on Friday given a warm send-off by Home Ministry officials at a special function in the national capital. Shinde, who cleared several pending files during the day, interacted with senior officials and thanked them for their cooperation and help during his tenure. The farewell...
  • Lalu, Nitish can't stop Modi, they will become history: Sushil Kumar Modi May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal mounts a serious challenge to the Bharatiya Janata Party in Bihar, the latter is confident of winning the largest number of Lok Sabha seats in the state. Senior Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday responded to Lalu's tweet of...