IPL CONTROVERSY

  • I didn't know it was a 'rave' party: Shilpa Sakhlani May 21, 2012

    Television actor Shilpa Sakhlani who was present at the party last night claimed innocence, saying she didn't know it was a 'rave' party. ...
  • Mumbai: 'Rave' party organiser sent to custody May 21, 2012

    Mumbai: The organiser of the party in Mumbai where drugs were allegedly being used has been remanded to police custody till May 25. The organiser, Vishesh Vijay Handa, was arrested under the Narcotic Drugs Act after the police busted the party on Sunday night in Mumbai. The reported presence of two...
  • A week in hell for the IPL May 18, 2012

    The days of Slapgate and Lalit Modi versus P Chidambaram seem far away, and rather timid compared to the controversies that have surfaced during the fifth season of the Indian Premier League. In a week that's resembled something like the midpoint of the French Revolution, we've had a sting operation...
  • Lalit Modi back in IPL, virtually! April 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Chief Commissioner of IPL, or in his words "Founder and architect of the Indian Premier League and Champions League T20" may have been forced out of the IPL governance and onfield action. But the enthusiasm and involvement in his virtual world is evidently pretty much the same...
  • Indian players unhappy with IPL payment clause February 4, 2011

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh were among several senior players from the Indian cricket team who met BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Friday to resolve issues regarding their IPL contracts. The players are seeking clarifications on some clauses in their contracts which include, the docking of 20 per...
  • Modi refuses to accept summons: Chennai police January 4, 2011

    Chennai: Suspended IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi has refused to accept summons issued by the Chennai Police in connection with a complaint filed by BCCI secretary N Srinivasan alleging irregularities to the tune of Rs 470 crore. The summons, which were issued to Modi at his Mumbai address last month, returned on...
  • Lalit Modi's lawyer yet to receive summons December 28, 2010

    Chennai: Lalit Modi's legal counsel on Tuesday said that his client was yet to receive the summons issued by Chennai police on a complaint filed by BCCI Secretary N Srinivasan and that he would give a suitable response only after getting them. Srinivasan had lodged a complaint against Modi alleging him...
  • PCB keen to send players to India for IPL4 December 25, 2010

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is willing to provide all documents and clearance of its players if the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decides to allow its cricketers to take part in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League. A senior official of the PCB, Subhan, told...
  • HC adjourns Kings XI vs BCCI hearing December 6, 2010

    New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab were forced to play the waiting game after the Bombay High Court adjourned the hearing of their case against the BCCI challenging the franchisee's termination from the Indian Premier League. Kings XI were hoping for an interim relief along the lines of Rajasthan Royals, who had...
  • BCCI convenes SGM after Modi's objection December 6, 2010

    Mumbai: Faced with opposition from Lalit Modi on the legality of the disciplinary committee, probing alleged irregularities committed by him, the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) has convened a Special General Meeting here on Saturday to discuss the matter. "The SGM will be held in Mumbai on December 11. It's with regard...
  • IPL: Lalit Modi alleges witchhunt November 25, 2010

    New Delhi: Suspended IPL chairman Lalit Modi on Thursday said his ouster as the IPL boss was part of a witchhunt by people who are "jealous of his success" and that he will return to India only when he is convinced of his security. In his first major interview since his...
  • Chris Cairns gets green signal to sue Modi November 11, 2010

    London: Former New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns has been given a green signal by a court here to sue former chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Lalit Modi for posting a message on Twitter about dropping the Kiwi cricketer from the IPL auction earlier this year. Modi had said...
  • IPL payments: Modi says Sunny doesn't lie November 3, 2010

    London: A day after the BCCI said there were no dues to be paid to former India captain and IPL governing council Sunil Gavaskar, ex IPL chairman Lalit Modi said he believed that Gavaskar had always been forthright in his dealings. Speaking to CNNIBN here on Wednesday, Modi said: "A...
  • IPL fights for its future amid scandals November 3, 2010

    New Delhi: The Indian Premier League revolutionised cricket when it burst onto the scene in 2008 with a highoctane blend of international star players, Twenty20 matches and Bollywood glamour. But the moneyspinning tournament faces an uncertain future with some observers predicting its fourth season, due to start in April, hangs...
  • Kings XI Punjab to move court against BCCI October 30, 2010

    London: After Rajasthan Royals, another Indian Premier League (IPL) franchisee Kings XI Punjab is also planning to move court against the BCCI's decision to terminate their contracts. "Yes, yes, we will be going to court," KXIP coowner and Bollywood actress Preity Zinta told a television channel. The BCCI had on...
  • Chennai police seek clarifications on Modi October 29, 2010

    Chennai: The Chennai Police on Friday said the investigation against suspended IPL Chairman Lalit Modi is on and they have sought some details from the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) regarding that. "We have given a questionnaire to BCCI, seeking clarification on the series of meetings of BCCI and IPL and the...
  • IPL: Kochi promises to settle disputes soon October 27, 2010

    Nagpur: Relieved to get another 30 days to resolve its ownership differences, Kochi IPL consortium's coowner Rendezvous Sports World on Wednesday said it would buy a part of its 25 per cent free equity in the franchise which is the crux of the dispute. The Kochi franchise has been given a...
  • IPL: Chota Rajan gang kills alleged bookie October 27, 2010

    New Delhi: The Indian Premier League, already neck deep in controversy with developments involving the Kochi team and former IPL chairman Lalit Modi, was dealt another body blow on Wednesday with reports of two Chota Rajan gang members being arrested for the murder of Chote Miya, an alleged bookie. Apparently, Chote...
  • Still no settlement between Modi and BCCI October 27, 2010

    New Delhi: The stalemate between former IPL chairman Lalit Modi and the BCCI seems to continue as there is still no news of any settlement between the two. Modi and the Cricket Board had been given six days to reach a compromise and the Supreme Court has now adjourned the...
  • Modi offers himself for ED interrogation October 26, 2010

    Mumbai: Former IPL Chairman Lalit Modi has offered to make himself available in London for interrogation by the Enforcement Directorate and said he would bear the expenses of ED personnel travelling to the British capital to question him for alleged FEMA violations by IPL franchises. "Its nothing new and from day...
  • Gavaskar in the spotlight ahead of IPL meet October 26, 2010

    Mumbai: Ahead of the crucial IPL Governing Council meeting to decide Kochi's fate, Sunil Gavaskar's role in the consortium has created a flutter with the franchise claiming to have roped him in an advisory capacity but the former Indian skipper denying accepting the offer just yet. The consortium, struggling to put...
  • IPL: Kochi franchise requests for more time October 20, 2010

    Mumbai: The IPL Kochi franchise, whose partners have been finding it difficult to form a Joint Venture company conforming to the norms of the Twenty20 League as stipulated by the BCCI, has asked the Board to provide them some more time to do the needful. "Yes (we have asked for more...
  • IPL: Kochi responds to BCCI showcause notice October 20, 2010

    New Delhi: The controversy surrounding the Kochi IPL team seems to have been resolved with the Kerala team replying to the the showcause notice issued to them by the BCCI the deadline for which was Wednesday, October 20. The letter is currently lying with BCCI president Shashank Manohar and the appropriate...
  • IPL: Kochi franchises aim to resolve dispute October 19, 2010

    Mumbai: The various partners forming the consortium that successfully bid for the Kochi IPL franchise had a series of meetings here on Tuesday to come to a settlement and form a joint venture company that will hold the franchise rights for the cashawash Twenty20 League. "There were meetings this afternoon and...
  • Modi questions Chennai Police jurisdiction October 16, 2010

    New Delhi: Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi on Saturday questioned the jurisdiction of Chennai Police to entertain the criminal complaint filed by the Cricket Board accusing him of financial irregularities in the running of the Twenty20 League. In a statement issued by his lawyer Mehmood Abdi, Modi said he has not...
  • IPL scam: More than Rs 150 crores in question October 13, 2010

    Mumbai: The Income Tax department has received financial details of more than Rs 150 crore in overseas accounts from some tax haven countries of "non residents" who invested in the IPL. The department had few months ago approached an exclusive cell in the Finance Ministry dealing with the subject, as it...
  • 'Final order on Kings XI's service tax soon' October 11, 2010

    Chandigarh: Even after termination of the franchisee agreement with Kings XI Punjab by BCCI, KPH Dreams which owns the T20 team is still not out of trouble, it seems, as the Central Excise Department on Monday said it would pass an order within a month determining the company's total tax...
  • Gilchrist stunned with axing of IPL teams October 11, 2010

    Former Australian wicket keeper Adam Gilchrist said that he was as shocked as anyone with the axing of Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab from IPL. ...
  • BCCI's decision has to be accepted: Scindia October 11, 2010

    Indore: BCCI's finance committee chairman Jyotiraditya Scindia on Monday said that everyone will have to "accept" the board's decision to scrap IPL franchisees Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals. "It is a BCCI decision and everyone will have to accept this," Scindia, Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, told...
  • 'BCCI's pecuniary interests in Modi case' September 14, 2010

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday reserved its judgement on suspended IPL commissioner Lalit Modi's petition, challenging constitution of BCCI's disciplinary committee that is probing allegations of fraud against him. The Division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice D Y Chandrachud Court is expected to come out with...