The Delhi Police today said outgoing Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh will face sexual harassment and stalking charges after filing a chargesheet against him.

Indian minister lashes out at ex-Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s claims of ‘government pressure’

The Indian government today emphatically refuted Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey’s allegations of receiving “many requests” from India to censor accounts critical of the government and those reporting on farmers’ protests, as well as threats of shutting down the platform.

Thought we had let a monster into our house: Witness in sexual harassment case against Brij Bhushan Sharan

New developments in the case against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh have come to light, with Jagbir Singh, an international wrestling referee, telling the media that he has personally witnessed Brij Bhushan harassing female wrestlers on multiple occasions.

Protesting wrestlers detained after clash with Delhi Police; cops dismantle protest site

The wrestlers’ protest devolved into chaos as Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik and Bajrang Punia and other protesters were detained after a scuffle with the Delhi Police at Jantar Mantar when they began their march to the new Parliament House building for the ‘Mahila Samman Mahapanchayat’.

Farmers set to formally call off protests today after Centre agrees to demands

Indian farmers who have spent the last 15 months protesting the farm laws and pushing for a legal guarantee for minimum support price (MSP), are on the brink of scaling down their agitation.

UK Parliament tables debate on Indian farmers protests, press freedom for next week

British lawmakers are set to debate the issue of press freedom and safety of protesters in India next week in response to an e-petition which had crossed the 100,000-signature threshold required for such a debate, the House of Commons Petitions Committee confirmed yesterday.

Farmers protests roundup: Diaspora organisations support farmers, Delhi Police file case against protest ‘toolkit’ creators

An alliance of various diaspora organisations has demanded the repeal of the three agricultural laws that have caused unrest in the country’s farming community, even as the Delhi Police filed a case against teen activist Greta Thunberg.

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