Vijay Kumar

  • CWG 2014: India lead players' parade at glittering opening ceremony in Glasgow 2 days ago

    London Olympics silver medallist Vijay Kumar proudly carried the tri-colour as India, by the virtue of being the previous hosts, led the 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony parade around Celtic Park here Wednesday night. India's female athletes were dressed in green sarees and sported the team blazer, the males proudly flaunted...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: India riding on Olympic glory to conquer Glasgow 3 days ago

    Glasgow: India will be expecting a lion's share of medals from shooters, boxers, wrestlers and shuttlers at the 2014 Commonwealth Games starting here on Wednesday but it would be difficult to match the record medal haul of 101 in the last edition at home. The 2010 Commonwealth Games was marred with...
  • Vijay Kumar named India's flag-bearer at CWG 4 days ago

    Glasgow: India's Olympic silver medallist pistol shooter, Vijay Kumar will be the flag-bearer for the country during the opening ceremony of 2014 Commonwealth Games, scheduled to take place on Wednesday. "Vijay Kumar has been named as the flag bearer for Indian contigent at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games," Chef-de-Mission...
  • Probe ordered into Rohtas police firing incident 1 week ago

    The Bihar government on Friday ordered a probe into the Rohtas police firing incident in which two persons were killed and six others injured in a village on July 8. Replying to a brief 30-minute debate on the Rohtas police firing incident in the legislative Assembly, state Home Minister Vijay Kumar...
  • BJP reduced to 88 as two MLAs quit Bihar Assembly May 20, 2014

    In a setback to the BJP in Bihar, two of its dissident MLAs resigned from the state Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, an official said. The duo - Vijay Kumar Mishra and Rana Gangeshwar Singh met Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary and submitted their resignations from the House, the Legislative Assembly's acting secretary...
  • EC orders transfer of gangster Munna Shukla to Bhagalpur jail April 29, 2014

    The Election Commission on Tuesday ordered transfer of former MLA and jailed gangster Vijay Kumar Shukla alias Munna Shukla from Muzaffarpur Central Jail to Bhagalpur Central Jail for allegedly canvassing for his wife. The EC's decision came after he was shown on a news channel talking on a mobile phone, apparently...
  • No Gagan Narang in 10-m air rifle for CWG; Bindra, Vijay make cut April 25, 2014

    Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra made the cut, but London Games bronze winner Gagan Narang failed to qualify for the 10-m air rifle event for the upcoming Commonwealth Games. Narang, who had bagged a bronze at the 2012 London Olympics in 10-m air rifle event, missed out on a place since...
  • HC orders withdrawal of gunners given to SP MLA, daughter April 11, 2014

    The Allahabad High Court has ordered withdrawal of gunners provided to controversial SP MLA Vijay Kumar Mishra and his daughter Seema Mishra, who has been fielded by the party in the Lok Sabha elections. A division bench comprising Justice Tarun Agrawala and Justice Rajan Roy observed, "The philosophy of the state...
  • 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...
  • We aim to dominate Indian cricket for next decade: Vinay Kumar February 3, 2014

    Bangalore: Vinay Kumar, who led Karnataka to their seventh Ranji Trophy title, on Monday said his team's goal is to dominate Indian cricket for the next ten years. "We have a great bunch of guys who are very young and hungry to perform. I feel we have it in us to...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre follows Rahul, hikes LPG quota to 12 January 30, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had called for an increase in the number of subsidised LPG cylinders on January 17 and 13 days later the Union Cabinet has fulfilled his demand. The Cabinet on Thursday approved the raising of subsidised LPG cylinder cap from 9 to 12 per connection. ...
  • A Billion Votes: What happens to Andhra Pradesh bifurcation now? January 30, 2014

    In a huge embarrassment for the Congress, the Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Thursday rejected the Telangana Bill after Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy moved a resolution against the bifurcation of the state. The Bill was put for a voice vote after which Speaker N Manohar ruled that most of the...
  • BJP slams Nitish Kumar government over custodial death of elderly January 11, 2014

    Former NDA ally BJP on Saturday slammed Nitish Kumar government over custodial death of an old man under mysterious circumstances following which, enraged villagers had assaulted Officer In-Charge of Shakurbad police station. Devaki Chaudhary was arrested on Thursday evening on the charge of power theft and taken to police station where...
  • AAP's New Year gift to Delhi, 20k litre free water per connection December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi has received its New Year gift as the Aam Aadmi Party government fulfiled its promise to provide 20,000 litres of free water every month starting from January 1, 2014 to all connections having functional meter. After an hour-long meeting with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday, the...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Himachal concede 1st innings lead; Kerala-Maharashtra game evenly poised December 16, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: Nikhil Gangta (115) cracked a fine century but still could not save Himachal Pradesh from conceding a 112-run first innings lead to Andhra Pradesh on the third day of their Group C Ranji Trophy match at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium on Monday. Gangta blasted 13 boundaries and...
  • Panel set up to study division of assets between Telangana, Andhra October 28, 2013

    The Centre has constituted a high- level committee headed by former CRPF chief, K Vijay Kumar, to look at the division of assets and the administrative framework which would be required when Telangana is created upon bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. The committee, which will visit Hyderabad tomorrow, will interact with professionals,...
  • Delhi: Wife killed bureaucrat, claims post-mortem report October 27, 2013

    The post-mortem examination report on the government official and his wife found killed in their home revealed she killed him before hanging herself, said sources. The bodies of K Vijay Kumar, 57, and his wife Sita, 51, were found in two different rooms of their Kaka Nagar house Friday evening. "The report...
  • 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...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: DGP holds meeting with special investigation cell October 10, 2013

    Muzaffarnagar: State DGP (Prosecution) Vijay Kumar visited the district and held a meeting with the officials of the special investigation cell probing the about 200 cases registered in connection with the last month's riots in the district that left 49 people dead. Several senior officials of the special investigation cell (SIC),...
  • 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...
  • Floods wreak havoc in Bihar; 170 dead, 5.5 million people affected September 4, 2013

    The toll in devastating floods which left hundreds of thousands homeless in the Bihar rose to 170 on Wednesday, said an official. More than 5.5 million people have been affected by floods in 20 districts of the state. Swirling Ganga continued to play havoc in nearly a dozen districts, including Bhagalgur, Kharagpur...
  • 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...
  • LoC killings: Nation pays tribute to the martyrs August 7, 2013

    A ceremonial send-off was organised by the army at the Palam air force base to honour the five soldiers who were killed in an ambush along the LoC on Tuesday morning. The bodies of the martyrs, Naik Prem Nath, Lance Naik Shambu Saran, Sepoy Vijay Kumar Ray, Sepoy Raghunandan Prasad...
  • LoC killings: Military honours for martyrs in Delhi August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: It was a solemn moment as the bodies of the five Indian Army soldiers killed in an ambush by Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch region were brought to Delhi on Wednesday evening. Wreaths were placed on the coffins and the last bugle was sounded. The bodies of...
  • LoC killings: Martyr's family demands action against Pakistan August 7, 2013

    In a huge embarrassment for the government, the family of martyr Vijay Kumar has refused to accept the state government compensation of Rs 10 lakh. They have demanded an action from the government over the killings of the soldiers on the LoC. ...
  • Wife of soldier killed in Poonch refuses compensation of Rs.10 lakh August 7, 2013

    The wife of one of the five soldiers killed in Kashmir on Wednesday refused a compensation of Rs.10 lakh announced by the Bihar government and demanded "tough" action against Pakistan. Pushpa Devi, wife of Vijay Kumar Rai, said: "I will not accept the Rs.10 lakh till the Indian government takes tough action...
  • Watch: Martyr Vijay Kumar's sister remembers him August 7, 2013

    "My brother used to call every Sunday. We used to ask him to stay with us for a longer time but he would always say that he has to go. I was waiting for him to come over for rakhi," says martyred sepoy Vijay Kumar Rai's sister. ...
  • LoC killings: Bihar mourns bravehearts killed in Poonch August 7, 2013

    Shambu Saran Rai, one of the five soldiers killed in Kashmir, was to come home on a holiday in Bihar's Ara town this week. Now, his grief-stricken family awaits his body. A pall of gloom has descended on Rai's house at Anaitha in Ara, 60 km from Patna, with hundreds of...