Ranchi: Sports events and controversy going hand in hand yet again. It's now the turn of the 34th National Games that have begun in Ranchi.
The Auditor General has already raised objections on several purchases and deals by the National Games Organising Committee, and the State Vigilance Department has also chipped in.
Sadly, sports has become synonym to controversies and corruption, courtesy the Commonwealth Games. The 34th National Games in Ranchi remains no exception. As even before it got triggered off, State Vigilance has begun enquiry into alleged corruption charges, once again involving members of organising committee.
According to the CAG, the catering contract was allotted to the Delhi-based Gazal caterers, violating bidding norms, and incurring a loss of Rs 2.8 crores. ...more
07:00 AM, Feb 13, 2011