Commonwealth Games Organising Committee

  • CWG scam: Court to frame charges against Kalmadi, 9 others February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Over two years after the Commonwealth Games, a Delhi court is likely to frame charges against sacked organising committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and nine others in the TSR scam first reported by CNNIBN. Kalmadi, Lalit Bhanot, VK Verma and others have been charged with cheating, criminal conspiracy, destruction...
  • Swiss Timing officials were close to Kalmadi: CBI May 24, 2011

    New Delhi: The authorised representatives of Swiss Timing, which had bagged the TSR contract for CWG 2010 were close to sacked OC chairman Suresh Kalmadi long before the CWG 2010 and had maneuvered TSR contract in favour of the Swiss firm, CBI has said in its charge sheet. In its...
  • CWG: Kalmadi to remain in jail till June 1 May 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CWG) chief Suresh Kalmadi's judicial custody has been extended till June 1. Kalmadi has been arrested on charges of cheating, conspiracy and corruption in the award of Games related contracts. His lawyers requested the court to allow him to appear through video conferencing. The...
  • Timeline: Kalmadis role in CWG scam probe April 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress MP Suresh Kalmadi was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday for irregularities in a Commonwealth Games corruption case. Here is a timeline of events relating to the former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman's role in the investigations into the multicrore scam. April 25: Kalmadi...
  • 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...
  • ED to question senior Games OC officials October 20, 2010

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate is likely to issue summons to senior officials of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee in connection with a case of alleged violation of foreign exchange regulations related to the Queens Baton Relay in London. The ED is likely to question Games OC chief Suresh Kalmadi...
  • Kalmadi under fire, CWG 'corruption' to be probed August 4, 2010

    New Delhi: A web of corruption allegations in the Commonwealth Games has forced Suresh Kalmadi to order an investigation. Kalmadi has now been forced to set up a threemember enquiry committee. The committee will look into allegations of financial impropriety in dealings with AM FIlms, the British company that provided...
  • Commonwealth will go ahead as scheduled: Gill August 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, MS Gill on Monday visited stadiums in the National Capital to check on the construction progress for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Despite recent media reports that work was behind schedule, the minister seemed satisfied. Gill went to the National Stadium which...
  • Commonwealth Games on as planned, says Federation March 17, 2009

    New Delhi: The good news for sports lovers is that the 2010 Commonwealth games in Delhi will go ahead on schedule. The Commonwealth Games Federation has played down security concerns and rubbished reports that the games could be moved to an alternate venue. Talks of secret discussions that have been in...
  • 2010 Games organisers promise to meet deadlines February 20, 2009

    New Delhi: With less than 600 days to go for the biggest ever sporting event in India, budgets are skyrocketing and infrastructure is coming up at a snail's pace. No wonder, the man incharge has been pushed in a corner and struggling to offer assurances. The Commonwealth Games are happening...