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  • CWG: Court to frame charges against Kalmadi, others January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Former CWG Organising Committee (OC) chief Suresh Kalmadi will face trial in a Delhi court on Thursday in the Commonwealth Games Scam. Kalmadi has been charged with cheating and conspiracy after allegedly abusing his office and causing a loss over Rs 90 crore to the exchequer A Delhi court...
  • Sure to get justice in CWG case: Kalmadi February 5, 2012

    Pune: Sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Sunday said he was sure to "get justice" in CWG case and attributed the warm welcome accorded to him on his arrival in the city to its culture. "I have taken along with me all sections of society in the 3035...
  • Kalmadi reaches Pune, gets enthusiastic welcome February 4, 2012

    Pune: Notwithstanding the criminal charges and his suspension from Congress, supporters of city MP Suresh Kalmadi gave him an enthusiastic welcome when he arrived in Pune on Saturday evening for the first time after being released on bail in the Commonwealth Games scam. His arrival coincided with the last day of...
  • CWG: HC notice to CBI on Kalmadi's bail plea November 30, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the CBI's response on the bail plea of sacked CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi in a Gamesrelated scam case, who cited the Supreme Court ruling that bail should be the rule and jail an exception. Justice Mukta Gupta issued notice to...
  • CWG OC yet to pay commentators August 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Thousands of crores were spent on hosting the Commonwealth Games but a year on, the people employed by the organising committee are yet to be paid. With the CWG Organising Committee top brass in jail, they are not even hopeful of being paid. Being selected as a commentator for...
  • OC blames Kalmadi in its reply to Shunglu report May 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games Organisation Committee has sent its pointwise replies to the Sports Ministry on the Shunglu Committee findings seeking to put the blame on jailed former OC chairman Suresh Kalmadi and other officials for largescale irregularities. Sources said that the...
  • CWG scam: Kalmadi to be quizzed again by CBI April 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising committee (OC) chief Suresh Kalmadi is ready to face what's widely believed the toughest grilling that he has been subjected to so far by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). A twomember CBI team has returned from London after carrying out extensive investigations in...
  • Businessman Binu Nanu gets bail in CWG scam March 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Businessman Binu Nanu, held for allegedly paying kickbacks to various CWG Organising Committee officials to secure several lucrative contracts for providing logistic support to last year's mega sporting event, was on Tuesday granted bail by the Delhi High Court. Justice Ajit Bharihoke granted him bail on a personal...
  • Kalmadi's name missing from CWG legacy report March 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi's name is not mentioned in the Games legacy report prepared by authorities here to give a bird's eye view of delays, successes and other issues in the conduct of the sporting extravaganza. Sources said the fourvolume...
  • Kalmadi asks for JPC probe in CWG February 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Sunday demanded a JPC probe into all issues relating to the mega sporting event amid reports that CBI has tracked an email alleging that he got kickbacks. In a statement on the eve of the start of the Budget Session...
  • CVC begins probe in CWG recruitment scam January 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission has begun probing an alleged Commonwealth Games recruitment scam after complaints of ghost employees on Organising Committee's muster rolls violating norms while inducting people. CAG which has been looking at the expenditure details of the OC is also probing this recruitment scam. The complaints...
  • CBI may file more cases against CWG officials December 1, 2010

    New Delhi: The heat on Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, whose members are under the scanner of various investigative agencies, is likely to increase as CBI could register more cases in connection with alleged irregularities in holding the sporting extravaganza. The agency, which has already registered three cases naming some top OC...
  • What awaits Kalmadi as he returns to India? November 28, 2010

    New Delhi: IOA chairman Suresh Kalmadi returned to Delhi on Sunday night. The CWG Organising Committee chairman was in China for the Asian games He returns at a time when three of his closest aides TS Darbari, Sanjay Mohindroo and M Jayachandran are behind bars for their alleged involvement in...
  • Pawar takes a dig at Kalmadi, calls CWG a joke September 25, 2010

    New Delhi: The digs at Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi continue even as Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar says Kalmadi failed to commit suicide by hanging as the ceiling collapsed. Pawar took a dig at Kalmadi for poor preparations of the Games, saying: "Somebody told that nowadays people...