Vijay Kumar Malhotra

  • Kejriwal betrayed Delhiites on power, water subsidy: BJP, Congress April 1, 2014

    New Delhi: With free water and power subsidy announced by the AAP government coming to an end in Delhi, both BJP and Congress today accused former Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of "betraying" people by not making any provision to continue the relief. "Arvind Kejriwal is fully responsible for the end of...
  • Congress will lose in all seven seats in Delhi: BJP March 21, 2014

    BJP on Friday claimed that the Congress will repeat its assembly election failure in Delhi and will come "third" in all seven seats in the Lok Sabha polls. "There is a massive support for the BJP and Narendra Modi in Delhi. We are sure that all seven BJP candidates will win...
  • CWG Baton arrives in India, received by IOA officials October 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Queen's Baton of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games was given a ceremonial reception by top Indian sportspersons and officials, including IOA acting chief Vijay Kumar Malhotra, at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here Friday. The Queen's Baton Relay arrived in India following a grand launch by Her Majesty...
  • IOA continues to defy IOC on chargesheet clause September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The suspended Indian Olympic Association continued to be in a defiant mood despite the IOC's tough stand on the chargesheet clause, saying Indian law would prevail on these matters and the world body cannot force these provisions upon it. "We can't go beyond the law of our land. We...
  • Why attend meeting, when I haven't called it: Malhotra August 26, 2013

    Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra, who is recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), boycotted Sunday's Special General Meeting saying he "didn't call it so why attend it". Malhotra told IANS that he was upset with the way he was ignored by the IOC, IOA and the...
  • BJP seeks CBI inquiry against Delhi CM in Rs 1000 crore transport scam August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP's Delhi unit leaders met Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday and demanded a CBI enquiry against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and her two cabinet ministers in the alleged Rs 1,000 crore transport scam. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders also expressed their resentment over no 'impartial'...
  • AAI chief lauds junior archers' performance in Mongolia August 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Archery Association of India president Vijay Kumar Malhotra on Friday congratulated the Indian junior archery for winning an impressive haul of four medals, including one gold at the Asian Grand Prix Championship in Ulannbaatar, Mongolia. "It is for the first time in the history of Indian archery when compound...
  • IOA to go ahead with July 11 meeting despite opposition July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association will go ahead with its scheduled General Body meeting on Thursday here to discuss the roadmap prepared by the IOC for India's return to Olympic fold, despite strong opposition by some members who feel such a conclave will serve no purpose at this stage. The...
  • IOC postpones IOA elections by a month July 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association's election, the last step in the road map to pave the way for India's return to the Olympic fold, can now be held only in late September after the IOC Saturday came up with a fresh schedule to complete the entire process. The International Olympic...
  • Government recognition doesn't matter much: AAI President June 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Archery Association of India (AAI) President Vijay Kumar Malhotra on Thursday said the body is not too bothered about the absence of Government recognition as the World Archery Federation (FITA) recognises it and slammed the Sports Ministry for practising "double standards". "We have the full recognition of the international...
  • Malhotra's presence does not matter too much: Sports Ministry May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Sports Ministry on Thursday termed Vijay Kumar Malhotra's decision to stay away from the May 15 meeting with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne as "disappointing" but said that the IOA acting chief's presence would not have in any case mattered too much. "I am disappointed. I wish he...
  • IOC calls meeting with IOA next month April 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is believed to have called a meeting with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) headed by Vijay Kumar Malhotra next month in Lausanne. Malhotra told IANS that he hasn't "seen the letter" from the IOC but believes that the meeting could be held next...
  • IOC tells sports federations to keep off IOA January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Monday wrote a letter to the suspended Indian Olympic Association (IOA) asking its national sports federations (NSF) not to associate themselves with the "illegitimate individuals purporting to act on its behalf". The letter, addressed to IOA acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra and secretary...
  • AAI hits out at government, calls derecognition illegal December 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Archery Association of India (AAI) on Friday hit out at the government for derecognizing the body, calling the decision "unconstitutional and arbitrary". Questioning the decision, AAI president Vijay Kumar Malhotra said Sports Ministry has no right to de-recognize the Association as "we have not violated any rule...
  • Sports Ministry of India derecognises IABF and AAI December 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The union ministry of sports Friday derecognised the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) and the Archery Association of India (AAI) for manipulation in their election process. Justifying the decision, Sports Minister Jitendra Singh said AAI violated the Sports Code of India while the election process of the boxing...
  • IOC warns IOA of possible disaffiliation November 24, 2012

    In a letter to the Indian Olympic Association, the International Olympic Committee threatened to disaffiliate the national sports body if it followed government guidelines in the upcoming polls....
  • IOC warns IOA of possible ban if Sport Code is followed in polls November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: In a new twist to controversial elections of the IOA, the International Olympic Committee on Friday warned of a possible ban on the national sports body if government regulations are followed in its poll on December 5. In a joint letter to Indian Olympic Association acting president Vijay Kumar...
  • IOA gives advance payment to 16 hockey players July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has paid Rs. 100,000 each to 16 hockey players as part of the sponsorship money promised to the athletes heading to the London Olympics. "All the qualified athletes will be paid Rs. 1 lakh in advance and the rest will be given to them...
  • 'Banned athletes cannot train at Govt expenses' March 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Taking strong objection to banned athletes such as Ashwini Akkunji and Mandeep Kaur training at the SAI centre in Sonepat, IOA acting-president Vijay Kumar Malhotra on Friday made it clear that the tainted ones cannot hone their skills at the "government's expenses". "These banned athletes cannot train at government's...
  • Initiate probe against Dikshit: BJP to Lokayukta September 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Continuing its offensive against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, BJP on Monday asked the Delhi Lokayukta to initiate a thorough probe against her in the wake of alleged irregularities cited by the CAG and the Shunglu Committee in certain CWG projects. Twenty-four BJP MLAs, led by leader of the opposition...