Clean Sports India, a movement for corruption-free sports in the country, has criticised Vijay Kumar Malhotra's appointment as the new Chairman of All India Sports Council and has called on the government to reconsider the move.
BJP veterans like Murli Manohar Joshi, Kalyan Singh and VK Malhotra may be accommodated as governors as their names are doing the rounds for appointment in gubernatorial posts in key states like Karnataka, Maharashtra and Haryana.
BJP leader VK Malhotra has been served a legal notice by All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat for allegedly causing "damage to secular fabric" by his controversial statement that Jamia Nagar and Batla House have become safe havens for terrorists.
Congress on Friday approached Delhi Election Commission to register a complaint against BJP leader VK Malhotra for his alleged controversial statement that Jamia Nagar and Batla House have become safe havens for terrorists.
Slamming opposition parties for creating controversy over `Har Har Modi` slogan in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections, BJP Wednesday sought to distance itself from the chant saying it had never created such a slogan at all.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader VK Malhotra said on Saturday that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was not going to last for long as they were neither following the rules of the constitution nor behaving like a political party.
Served with the ultimatum from International Olympic Committee to either bar charge-framed persons from contesting elections or face de-recognition, the Indian Olympic Association appeared to be heading towards accepting the diktat of the IOC and amend its constitution next month to end the impasse with the world body.
Ace shooter Abhinav Bindra on Saturday applauded IOC`s decision to not change its stance on barring charge-sheeted persons from contesting Indian Olympic Association (IOA) elections, saying it was heartening to see the world body keen on cleaning up sports in the country.
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit landed in a controversy for her comments that a man had offered her money to get a ticket for assembly polls with BJP slamming her for not taking action against the person.
With four days to go for the crucial meeting between Indian officials and the International Olympic Committee, efforts to persuade acting IOA President VK Malhotra and IOC member in India Randhir Singh to reconsider their decision to pull out have not borne fruit with both insisting on staying away.
Three separate lists of sports officials have gone to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) offering to present India`s case before the apex body of Olympic sports in Lausanne May 15 for lifting the suspension of the Indian Olympic Committee (IOA).
The Sports Ministry has made it clear that it can only deal with the V K Malhotra-led Indian Olympic Association after the suspension of the IOA by the International Olympic Committee in December last.
The IOC on Monday proposed to hold a meeting with Indian Olympic Association and government representativeS while maintaining that it would consider lifting of the ban on India only if the IOA holds elections solely under the Olympic Charter.