Vijender

  • 'Fugly' trailer: Boxer Vijender Singh, Anil Kapoor's nephew Mohit Marwah make their film debut 08-04-2014 10:06 AM

    Another sportsperson is all set to make his Bollywood debut. World boxing champion Vijender Singh makes his film debut in Kabir Sadanand's 'Fugly'. The film also features Anil Kapoor's nephew Mohit Marwah in the lead role. The trailer of the film indicates a story of four happy-go-lucky youngsters and their...
  • 'Modi speech' to be shown in '3D' at 300 places in India: BJP 07-04-2014 12:34 AM

    New Delhi: In a first of its kind in Lok Sabha polls, a "recorded video speech" of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will be shown in "3D" tomorrow at 300 places across the country, including 18 in Delhi. "We are using large screens and technology at all those spots,"...
  • Vijender Singh seeks government help to resolve boxing crisis 28-03-2014 05:58 PM

    New Delhi: Star boxer Vijender Singh urged the central government to step in and resolve the ongoing crisis in Indian boxing for betterment of the sport, here. "The country's boxing federation has been suspended by the International body. I would request our government to step forward and resolve the issue",...
  • I only care about boxing: Vijender Singh 19-03-2014 11:17 PM

    The Olympic medallist says he is not supporting any particular group but hopes AIBA lifts the ban off Indian federation. ...
  • Vijender Singh feels that walking on the ramp is definitely easier than boxing 17-03-2014 12:57 PM

    Mumbai: Boxing champion Vijender Singh walked the ramp for ace designer Archana Kochhar at ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2014 here today. "I loved this experience of walking the ramp. It was amazing. Walking the ramp is definitely easy than doing boxing," Vijender said. The Olympian pugilist, who is making...
  • HC gives 2 more weeks to Kejriwal, Bharti to respond on poll expenses 26-02-2014 08:29 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday gave two more weeks to former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and ex-cabinet minister Somnath Bharti to respond to a plea seeking cancellation of their election as legislators for allegedly crossing the EC-set expenditure limit in 2013 assembly polls. The court sought their...
  • FIR against Sheila, Delhi HC to hear Kejriwal government's plea on Feb 26 17-02-2014 01:01 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Monday fixed for February 26 the hearing on Kejriwal government's plea to withdraw the appeal of previous Congress dispensation against a lower court order to register an FIR against former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in a corruption case. A bench of Justice V P Vaish,...
  • Khirki Extension raid: BJP questions Somnath Bharti's methods 04-02-2014 10:35 AM

    The AAP on Tuesday claimed victory in the midnight raid case after three Ugandan women lodged a police complaint seeking protection from traffickers. ...
  • Bharti, Kejriwal get HC notice over BJP plea to declare their election void 28-01-2014 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notices to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Law Minister Somnath Bharti. The notices were issued after BJP leaders Vijender Gupta and Arti Mehra filed pleas seeking to declare their election void. Gupta and Mehra claimed in their pleas that the...
  • Sheila Dikshit skips court, deposits Rs 5,000 for defamation case 27-01-2014 06:58 PM

    Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday deposited in a Delhi court Rs 5,000 as costs imposed on her for non-appearance in a defamation case lodged by her against BJP leader Vijender Gupta. Dikshit, who was earlier directed by the court to remain present before it without any excuse,...
  • Officials trade punches as boxers slide in 2013 25-12-2013 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: The continuing administrative logjam worsened into a full-fledged factional tug-of-war while Indian boxing's poster boy, Vijender Singh, found himself at the center of a devastating drug scandal in what was a thoroughly tumultuous year for the country's pugilists. Suspended internationally last year, the Indian Boxing Federation remained a...
  • BJP's Vijender Gupta attacks Sheila Dikshit for calling him 'outsider' 16-11-2013 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: Attacking Sheila Dikshit for calling him an "outsider", BJP candidate for New Delhi constituency Vijender Gupta on Saturday said he is a 'Dilliwala' but can the Chief Minister clarify from where she belongs to. The former BJP President, who is pitched against Dikshit and AAP Convener Arvind Kejriwal...
  • Delhi: After onions, tomato prices hit a new high 07-11-2013 08:14 PM

    New Delhi: After onions, it is the tomatoes that is bringing tears to the common man (aam aadmi). A kg of tomatoes which were available at Rs 40 to 50 just a month ago is now being sold at Rs 80-90 per kg. The spike in tomato prices has been...
  • Vijender Gupta to take on Sheila Dikshit in Delhi polls 06-11-2013 08:45 PM

    New Delhi: After intense confabulations and consensus-building lasting over eight hours, BJP on Wednesday announced the names of 62 candidates for Delhi assembly elections and decided to field former state unit president Vijender Gupta against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Gupta, who wanted to contest from Shalimar Bagh or Rohini, was...
  • Court imposes Rs 5000 fine on Sheila Dikshit for non-appearance in defamation case 28-10-2013 05:22 PM

    A cost of Rs 5,000 was imposed by a court in New Delhi on Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday for her non-appearance in a defamation case lodged by her against BJP leader Vijender Gupta. The court also directed her to be present before it on January 27 without "any...
  • Sheila Dikshit says didn't eat onion for weeks; BJP calls it 'white lie' 26-10-2013 06:34 PM

    "After weeks I ate onions today with 'bhindi' (lady finger)," Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said, admitting that the skyrocketing price of the vegetable had affected her kitchen too. Dikshit's comments came at a press conference at her official residence where she explained various measures taken by her government to contain...
  • World Boxing Championships: Vikash, Sumit, Satish in quarters 22-10-2013 05:29 PM

    Almaty, (Kazakhstan): Indian boxers continued to touch new highs at the World Championships here as three of them entered the quarter-finals on an all-win day to take the total number to an unprecedented five. Vikash Malik (60kg), Sumit Sangwan (81kg) and Satish Kumar (+91kg) joined Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Manoj...
  • Down with viral but Vijender dominates World Championship opener 17-10-2013 04:20 PM

    Almaty: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh (75kg) gave a dominating performance despite being down with viral fever to thrash Sweden's Hampus Henriksson in his opening bout and enter the second round of the World Championships here Thursday. Vijender, who was the first Indian boxer to win a medal at the...
  • Delhi: Additional metro trains to run on Sunday for Narendra Modi's rally 28-09-2013 04:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro has made special arrangements for BJP leader Narendra Modi's rally in New Delhi on Sunday, as an estimated 50,000 people would be using the facility to reach the venue, officials said. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) would be pressing into service extra trains and...
  • Delhi HC issues notice to BJP leader, police chief in Dikshit case 03-09-2013 07:22 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked BJP leader Vijender Gupta and police to file responses on the state government's plea against a trial court order to register an FIR against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for alleged misuse of funds. The government funds were allegedly misused in an advertisement campaign...
  • Vijender, Nanao in Indian team for World boxing Championships 28-08-2013 11:07 PM

    Patiala: Vijender Singh (75kg) made a return to the Indian boxing team along with Thokchom Nanao Singh (49kg) as the selectors picked the team for the World Championships after a two-day trial here on Wednesday. There were hardly any surprises in the team, which will compete under the International Boxing...
  • Feeling good about my game but can do better: Vijender Singh 28-08-2013 08:05 PM

    Patiala: "There was a little bit of pressure but I am relaxed now", said star boxer Vijender Singh as he dug from his wealth of experience to present a strong case for selection in the trials for the World Championships to be held from October 11 to 27. The 27-year-old,...
  • Indian boxers set for World Championships trial 26-08-2013 03:16 PM

    Patiala: One delay and many speculations later, Indian boxers will fight it out for a place in the national team for the World Championships when the three-day trials start here on Tuesday. With the Indian Boxing Federation suspended, they would not get to compete under the country's flag but the...
  • Vijender Singh set to participate in World Championship trials 26-08-2013 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: Brushing aside speculations about his availability for the upcoming World Championship trials, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Monday returned to Patiala from a short leave and would be taking the ring on Tuesday to fight it out for a place in the team. "I had taken a...
  • Indian boxers readying for ring without headgear 17-07-2013 07:23 PM

    New Delhi: A week after a decent showing at the Asian Championships, Indian boxers are back at training - and for the first time without headgear, at that, in preparation for the World Championships in October. The International Boxing Association - the world amateur boxing regulator - sought to introduce...
  • BJP making 'baseless' allegations, says Sheila Dikshit 08-06-2013 01:56 AM

    New Delhi: With BJP stepping up attack on her government on a range of issues, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday accused the opposition party of levelling "baseless allegations" and said people of the city are well aware of the "reality". "Those who are levelling baseless allegations are defaming the...
  • Vijender Singh might try his hand in professional boxing 21-05-2013 03:47 PM

    New Delhi: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh is open to the idea of competing in professional boxing as he feels with the headguards going out of the equation in the amateur arena, the dividing line between the two formats has blurred considerably. The strapping six-footer, who was content being an...
  • Vijender back to training after doping scam 20-05-2013 05:04 PM

    New Delhi: "The nightmare is finally over and I am back to a normal life", said a relieved Vijender Singh as he broke his silence on the sensational drug scandal that severely hurt his reputation, insisting that more than a crisis, it was a learning experience that left him stronger...
  • Hearing in defamation case against BJP leader filed by Sheila today 15-05-2013 06:54 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will on Wednesday begin hearing charges in a defamation case filed by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit against BJP leader Vijender Gupta. Sheila had filed a defamation suit when Gupta allegedly called her 'villain' and 'cheat' before the MCD elections in April 2012. Sheila moved court...