2010 Commonwealth Games

  • After street light, Kejriwal government orders probe into another CWG project 08-02-2014 11:31 AM

    Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. ...
  • Delhi government orders ACB probe into another CWG project 07-02-2014 10:23 PM

    New Delhi: Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. On the basis of Delhi government's...
  • CAG Vinod Rai to retire on Wednesday 21-05-2013 12:45 PM

    New Delhi: Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai, who demits office on Wednesday, will be remembered for turning the statutory body into a pugnacious watchdog of good governance and administrative integrity at a time when India is experiencing the need for greater transparency and a rebalancing of power that has...
  • ED to summon Kalmadi for violation of forex rules 22-03-2011 05:27 PM

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is likely to summon sacked CWG Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi and some other officials for alleged violations of forex rules during 2010 Commonwealth Games. According to sources, the ED will issue show cause notices to Kalmadi and the others to ascertain their "exact"...
  • Pak envoy to India is the newest critic of CWG 28-09-2010 11:03 AM

    New Delhi: The latest to express reservations over the lack of proper preparations in relation to the upcoming Commonwealth Games is Pakistan High Commissioner to India Shahid Malik. Shahid Malik on Monday inspected the accommodation provided for his nation's competitors at the Commonwealth Games Village and said work was still...
  • CWG lanes out of bounds for commuters 27-09-2010 08:06 AM

    New Delhi: The national capital gears up for possible traffic chaos ahead of the Commonwealth Games. Commuters will be barred from using the special lanes created for Games athletes. Less than a week before the national capital plays host to the Commonwealth Games - and Delhiites must brace themselves for...
  • CWG: African nations cry discrimination 26-09-2010 12:11 PM

    In addition to the numerous controversies surrounding the Games, African diplomats have now complained that Australia and New Zealand have been provided with better accommodation arrangements. ...
  • 2010 cyclothon flagged off in Delhi 29-08-2010 11:55 AM

    Delhi's first big sporting event ahead of the Commonwealth Games, The 2010 cyclothon has been flagged off. Over 5000 cyclists from across the world are participating in the event. ...
  • Greenpeace activist's book slams CWG 09-08-2010 12:59 PM

    New Delhi: After coming under fire from several quarters over allegations of corruption, the upcoming Commonwealth Games and its organisers came in for more criticism -- this time in a book called "It's Common vs Wealth - Exposing Commonwealth Games 2010" launched on Friday. The book by Kapil Mishra, a...
  • Should the Government initiate a CBI probe into the CWG corruption row?

    The preparation for the Commonwealth Games has been hit by accusations of financial irregularities with all eyes trained on Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh...
  • Suresh Kalmadi on CNN-IBN: Ask him a question

    With all eyes trained on him, the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi is the man in the hot seat. As allegations of financial...
  • Who do you think is responsible for the Commonwealth Games mess?

    Leaky roofs, missed deadlines, incomplete stadiums and corruption charges - the preparation for the Commonwealth Games has earned bad press. As each agency tries to...
  • Will a fixed tenure for sporting bodies' chiefs ensure the growth of sport?

    Union Sports Minister M S Gill has restored a 1975 regulation in the government guidelines dealing with the tenure of office-bearers of sporting bodies including...
  • Gill not worried about delay in 2010 Games venues 30-11-2009 12:14 PM

    The Sports Minister is not worried even as the clock ticks away. ...
  • Commonwealth will go ahead as scheduled: Gill 24-08-2009 10:11 PM

    The Sports Minister seemed satisfied with the progress of the work. ...