CWG Scam

  • Will announce my LS poll plan in 2 days, says sulking Kalmadi 22-03-2014 12:06 PM

    Sulking after being denied Pune Lok Sabha seat renomination, sitting Congress MP Suresh Kalmadi on Friday said he will announce his decision on contesting the polls in the next two days, even as Congress leaders tried to seek his support for the official candidate Vishwajeet Kadam. Kalmadi, who was closeted...
  • Kalmadi fails to get Congress ticket, says he's hurt, hints at joining BJP 21-03-2014 07:35 PM

    Pune: After being denied Lok Sabha ticket by the Congress, Commonwealth Games scam accused Suresh Kalmadi said that the party could have given a ticket to his wife. "The CWG matter is still in court. They could give ticket to my wife, all my supporters are hurt," he said. Kalmadi...
  • Congress names 58 candidates in 3rd list, suspense over Varanasi continues 18-03-2014 08:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday released its third list of 58 candidates for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. While the party didn't give ticket to Commonwealth Games scam accused Suresh Kalmadi, it remained silent on who will contest against Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi....
  • Congress snubs Suresh Kalmadi, gives Pune ticket to Vishwajeet Kadam 18-03-2014 08:41 PM

    New Delhi: Taking note of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's objection to give election ticket to tainted leaders, the party snubbed Commonwealth Games scam accused Suresh Kalmadi and fielded Vishwajeet Kadam in Pune. Kalmadi is a sitting MP from Pune. Rahul Gandhi, who is heading the Congress poll campaign, had...
  • Kejriwal fumes as Congress appoints Sheila Dikshit as Kerala Governor 05-03-2014 01:53 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has hit out at the Congress for appointing former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit as the Kerala Governor. He has called it an attempt to shield the former CM who is facing an inquiry in the Commonwealth Games corruption cases. "Sheila Dikshit's...
  • 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...
  • Delhi government reopens CWG scam case, targets Sheila Dikshit 06-02-2014 11:41 PM

    There is trouble for former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. The Aam Aadmi Party government has ordered a probe into her alleged role into the purchase of street lights in the Commonwealth Games scam. Although an FIR registered in the case does not name Dikshit, CNN-IBN has accessed a government...
  • Kejriwal vs Sheila: Is Kejriwal daring Congress to withdraw support? 06-02-2014 10:35 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has taken on the Congress with a fresh FIR in the Commonwealth Games scam case. The FIR, though, does not name former chief minister Sheila Dikshit directly. But CNN-IBN has accessed a note of the Delhi government that former Delhi chief minister says Sheila Dikshit...
  • Kejriwal takes on Congress, files FIR in CWG scam 06-02-2014 09:59 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has taken on the Congress with a fresh FIR in the Commonwealth Games scam case. The FIR has been filed in connection with alleged corruption in the purchase of street lights. The FIR, though, does not name former chief minister Sheila Dikshit directly....
  • News 360: Aseemanand's alleged interview links RSS chief to 2007 terror strikes 06-02-2014 08:18 PM

    Swami Aseemanand who is accused in the Samjhauta Express, Hyderabad Mecca Masjid and Ajmer Dargah blasts has alleged that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had sanctioned these strikes. Nearly a hundred people were killed and over 70 injured in the three blasts which took place in 2007. ...
  • A Billion Votes: FIR filed in CWG scam, Sheila Dikshit not named 06-02-2014 07:38 PM

    An FIR has been filed in connection with alleged corruption in the purchase of street lights during the Commonwealth Games 2010. The FIR, however, does not name former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit directly. ...
  • Kejriwal has lost his mental balance: Congress leader 06-02-2014 06:47 PM

    An FIR has been filed in connection with alleged corruption in the purchase of street lights during the Commonwealth Games 2010. CNN-IBN has accessed a top secret note of the Delhi government which says that Sheila Dikshit took an unusual interest in purchase of the lamps and several meeting were...
  • CWG scam: Dikshit not named in FIR, Delhi government note mentions her 06-02-2014 05:11 PM

    New Delhi: An FIR has been filed in connection with alleged corruption in the purchase of street lights during the Commonwealth Games 2010. The FIR, however, does not name former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit directly. CNN-IBN has accessed a top secret note of the Delhi government which does mention...
  • Is Kejriwal daring Congress to topple his government? 06-02-2014 03:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress's worries are mounting in Delhi. It is a double whammy for the party. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has ordered a probe into the alleged role of former chief minister Sheila Dikshit in the Common Wealth Games (CWG) scam...
  • Delhi government orders probe into CWG scam, Sheila Dikshit in trouble 06-02-2014 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: Ex-Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit is feeling the heat. The Delhi government on Thursday gave the first case to its anti-corruption unit. And the case is none other than the Commonwealth Games street-lighting scam, in which a private company was allegedly favoured by the Delhi government, leading to...
  • Arvind Kejriwal to reopen Commonwealth Games scam files 05-01-2014 12:07 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal may not be contesting forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, but he is making sure that the path is not going easy for the Congress. Kejriwal has said that he would be investigating the 2010 Commonwealth Games scam, which is one amongst the many scams...
  • AAP vows to go hard against corrupt politicians 29-12-2013 10:55 AM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader and senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan expressed his happiness as Arvind Kejriwal and other party leaders took oath to be a part of the Delhi government and reiterated the party's stand that it will go hard against the corrupt politicians. "We are committed to Jan...
  • Mumbai restaurant regulars criticise Congress activists' 'goondaism' 23-07-2013 10:24 PM

    Regulars at Aditi restaurant, which was forcefully closed by Youth Congress activists for barb against the UPA government, questioned the 'goondaism' by the political activists saying that people have the right to protest in a peacefull manner. ...
  • CWG scam destroyed India's image, says Narendra Modi 14-07-2013 05:25 PM

    Pune: Under fire from Congress, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday mounted a counter offensive, targeting it over corruption and the ordinance on food security, saying the scam-tainted CWG games "destroyed national honour in the eyes of the world". "Two countries hosted two games...South Korea hosted Olympics and India...
  • Kalmadi's loss shows no one wanted him around: Reeth Abraham 01-07-2013 01:59 PM

    Reacting to Suresh Kalmadi's Asian Athletic Association poll loss, former Indian athlete, Reeth Abraham said, "This calls for a big celebration. Hope his wings are clipped forever." ...
  • Tainted Suresh Kalmadi loses Asian Athletics Association election 01-07-2013 12:30 PM

    Pune: Commonwealth Games scam tainted Suresh Kalmadi lost the Asian Athletics Association poll on Monday in Pune. The 69-year-old had re-contested for the fourth term as the chief of the body in the elections. Kalmadi lost the election by 2 votes. Athletics associations from 45 countries were involved in deciding...
  • Asian Athletics Association to vote today, Kalmadi to make a comeback? 01-07-2013 11:12 AM

    Pune: Commonwealth Games scam tainted Suresh Kalmadi looks all set to make a comeback as the Asian Athletics Association votes on Monday to re-elect its President in Pune. The 69-year-old is re-contesting for the fourth term as the chief of the body in the elections which will be held on...
  • Suresh Kalmadi likely to make a comeback as AAA president 30-06-2013 03:41 PM

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi looks all set to make a comeback as the president of Asian Athletics Association. A crucial two-day meet of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA) is underway, which will vote on Kalmadi's re-election bid as the president of the continental body. The executive...
  • Suresh Kalmadi to preside over crucial AAA meet today 30-06-2013 08:08 AM

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi is set to preside over a crucial two-day congress of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA) starting on Sunday, which will also vote on his re-election bid as the president of the continental body. Kalmadi, who seeking his fourth term as head of...
  • CWG scam: CBI questions Kalmadi over Rs 71 crore contract 06-06-2013 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday questioned former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi in connection with an alleged illegal contract worth Rs 71 crore. The contract under scrutiny was awarded to a firm called Event Knowledge Service. Sources say the Mauritius based company was given...
  • CWG scam: CBI likely to question Suresh Kalmadi 06-06-2013 01:26 AM

    New Delhi: The CBI is likely to question former Indian Olympic Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi in connection with alleged irregularities in Rs 70-crore contract given to a firm Event Knowledge Systems for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. The agency had registered the case in 2012 naming Kalmadi and other senior officials...
  • Don't ever vote for Congress, Rahul Gandhi, says Modi 29-04-2013 04:41 AM

    Bangalore: BJP's star campaigner and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a virulent attack on the Congress, especially on its vice president Rahul Gandhi, who he termed "a child born with a golden spoon", asking people never to vote for the party. "Even by mistake don't vote for...
  • Sushma Swaraj targets UPA government over corruption 22-04-2013 03:20 AM

    Bangalore: In a scathing attack on ruling UPA, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Sunday accused the Congress-led government of being steeped in corruption and passing the blame on allies whenever it comes under attack for irregularities. "Congress sarkar ka bhrashtachar hawa, zameen aur pataal tak hai (The corruption by Congress...
  • ED questions Suresh Kalmadi in money laundering case 18-04-2013 03:56 AM

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday questioned sacked CWG organizing committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and recorded his statement in connection with its probe into alleged money laundering in the run up to the 2010 sporting extravaganza. The agency questioned Kalmadi for the second time in less than a month....