CWG Organising Committee

  • CWG case: Summons against 3 Swiss Timing officials sent to MHA March 31, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI has forwarded to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) the summons to be served abroad to three officials of Switzerlandbased Swiss Timing Limited for their alleged role in a 2010 Commonwealth Games related corruption case in which Suresh Kalmadi among others is facing trial. The agency has...
  • CWG: OC misused Indian High Commission's name August 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Officials of 2010 Commonwealth Games organising committee had allegedly misused the name of Indian High Commission in the UK to award the contract of work related to Queen's Baton Relay, an event in the run up to the Games, to an accused firm owned by a London based...
  • CWG: CBI court allows Kalmadi to go to Kazakhstan April 19, 2012

    New Delhi: A Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in New Delhi has allowed former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi to go to Kazakhstan for attending the Asian Atheletics Association Council meeting to be held April 27. Special Judge Talwant Singh allowed Kalmadi and his aide,...
  • CWG: Kalmadi issue embarrasses both Cong, BJP August 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi's elevation as Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief is proving to be an embarrassment for both the Congress and the BJP. For the past 24 hours, sports minister Ajay Maken has been trying his best to lay the entire responsibility for appointment Suresh Kalmadi as OC chairman on...
  • CWG Organising Committee fighting 14 legal cases July 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Already under scanner for irregularities worth crores of rupees, the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee is fighting 14 legal cases filed by several firms and its former employees seeking their dues. According to OC officials, these cases related to the finance department, workforce, catering, merchandising unit, cleaning and waste management...
  • Bhanot flouted procedure for drafting minutes July 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Secretary General of CWG Organising Committee Lalit Bhanot, arrested for his alleged role in a scam, flouted the standard procedures to be followed for drafting minutes of the Committee's meeting on purchasing of equipment, a senior OC official has told CBI. In his statement to the CBI, OC...
  • CBI asks ICICI Bank to freeze Kalmadi's lockers March 2, 2011

    Pune: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday requested the ICICI Bank to freeze two lockers of former CWG Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi in Pune's Yedwada branch. While the former CWG chief is in Bangkok to attend an athletics federation meeting, the CBI searched his personal lockers at Pune's...