India archers look to book 2016 Rio Olympics berths
India archers look to book 2016 Rio Olympics berths

The Indian archery team would like to be in the news for right reasons after controversial two weeks as they target Rio Olympics quota berths in the eight-day World Championships beginning here Sunday.

Focus on compound archers, Deepika at Worlds
Focus on compound archers, Deepika at Worlds

The focus will be on India's 2014 Asian Games medallists compound archers and former individual recurve World No.1 Deepika Kumari when the World Archery Championships start here on Sunday.

Congress dismisses Abhishek Verma's claim on Jagdish Tytler 'clean chit'

Congress on Thursday dismissed arms dealer Abhishek Verma's claim over the clean chit to party leader Jagdish Tytler in connection with his alleged role in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

BJP demands probe of arms dealer's allegations against Tytler, Manmohan

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday demanded a probe of arms dealer Abhishek Verma's claim that Congress leader Jagdish Tytler had received a clean chit in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case after he met former prime minister Manmohan Singh, terming the charge as a 'very serious allegation'.

BJP demands probe into arms dealer's allegations against Tytler, Manmohan

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday demanded a probe of arms dealer Abhishek Verma's claim that Congress leader Jagdish Tytler had received a clean chit in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case after he met former prime minister Manmohan Singh, terming the charge as a 'very serious allegation'.

1984 riots: Closure report on Jagdish Tytler's role is explosive, says HS Phoolka

Senior lawyer HS Phoolka who is spearheading the crusade to ensure justice to 1984 anti-Sikh riots, has termed the closure report filed by the CBI on alleged culpability of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler as explosive.

Navy war room leak case: Court warns Jail Superintendent

A Delhi court on Monday issued a strong warning to the Tihar Jail Superintendent for not producing arms dealer Abhishek Verma before it in the 2006 Naval War Room leak case in which he is facing trial along with others.

Forged letter case: Court to hear arguments on charges against Jagdish Tytler on May 28

A Delhi court has fixed May 28 for commencement of arguments on framing of charges in a case in which CBI had named Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and businessman Abhishek Verma in a charge sheet for allegedly sending a forged letter to the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2009.

Tarundeep Rai, Abhishek Verma win in National Ranking Archery Event
Tarundeep Rai, Abhishek Verma win in National Ranking Archery Event

Asian Games medallists Tarundeep Rai and Abhishek Verma won the recurve and compound events respectively in the senior men's category at the ongoing Tata National Ranking Archery tournament (NRAT) here.

Rajat Chauhan strikes twin gold medals in archery, SSCB continue domination

 Rajat Chauhan stole the thunder from Abhishek Verma by bagging two gold besides a silver as India's Asian Games gold-medal winning members of the men's compound archery team squared off for two different outfits on the eighth day of competitions in the 35th National Games here.

Mixed year for Indian archers as slump in recurve continues
Mixed year for Indian archers as slump in recurve continues

Indian archers had their share of hits and misses but the sport made little headway on the whole as they continued their slump in recurve section in 2014, a trend that doesn't augur too well with the Rio Olympics less than two years to go.

Regular PP to conduct trial in Naval War room case, says CBI

The CBI has told a Delhi court that as no special public prosecutor has been appointed till date to conduct the trial in the 2006 Naval War Room leak case, its regular PP would represent the agency before it.

Court to hear arguments on charges in Tytler's case on November 19

A special court on Thursday fixed November 19 for hearing arguments on framing of charges in a case in which Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and businessman Abhishek Verma have been chargesheeted by CBI for allegedly sending a forged letter to the then Prime Minister in 2009.

Hope Asiad show will raise compound archery's profile: Abhishek Verma
Hope Asiad show will raise compound archery's profile: Abhishek Verma

The 17th Asian Games has been a "special" one for India's compound archery team, including young Abhishek Verma, and the Delhi archer feels the four medal haul will at last give the "less talked about" compound archers their due recognition in the country.

Indian medal winners at Incheon Asian Games
Indian medal winners at Incheon Asian Games

Following are the Indian medallists at the end of Day 9 of competitions at the 17th Asian Games here Sunday:

President hails Asian Games medal winners
President hails Asian Games medal winners

President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday congratulated the medal winners in the 2014 Asian Games and said their "achievement is an example of what can be accomplished through hard work and dedication".

Asian Games: Archers, squash players bag historic gold, India in 11th spot
Asian Games: Archers, squash players bag historic gold, India in 11th spot

The men's squash and archery teams secured historic gold medals as India enjoyed their most productive day in the 17th Asian Games so far with an impressive collection of 10 medals to jump to the 11th position in the overall standings on the eighth day of competitions here on Saturday.

AAI president congratulates Indian compound archers
AAI president congratulates Indian compound archers

Archery Association of India (AAI) president Vijay Malhotra on Saturday congratulated the Indian compound archery team for its splendid performance in the ongoing 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

On-target archers clinch historic gold, India increase tally in Asian Games
On-target archers clinch historic gold, India increase tally in Asian Games

The men's compound archery team picked up a historic gold medal as India enjoyed their most productive day in the 17th Asian Games so far with an impressive collection of six medals to jump to the 11th position in the overall standings on the eighth day of competitions here on Saturday.

Asian Games: India upset archery kings South Korea
Asian Games: India upset archery kings South Korea

An Indian archer whose mother sold her gold ornaments to buy him an imported bow helped win his country`s first ever Asian Games gold medal in the sport on Saturday.