IPL KOCHI

  • Sunanda drops Kochi IPL stake, helps Tharoor April 18, 2010

    New Delhi: Businesswoman Sunanda Pushkar on Sunday "voluntarily" surrendered her sweat equity worth Rs 70 crore in the Kochi IPL franchisea decision analysts say is an attempt to reduce pressure on her friend Union Minister Shashi Tharoor. Pushkar, who is based in Dubai, announced this shortly after Tharoor, Minister of State...
  • IPL Kochi, Modi strike deal; Gaekwad axed April 16, 2010

    New Delhi: The IPL tangle now leaves a messy trail of destruction. Charged with dubious ownership details, the IPL Kochi franchise has now made changes in its top management. Dubaibased businessman Harshad Mehta has been appointed as the Chairman of the franchise as Keshav Tahil Ramani, who represents Mehta's company...
  • IT probes IPL money; Modi's wings clipped April 16, 2010

    Mumbai: The Income Tax officials conducted a raid at the IPL headquarters and the office of IPL chief Lalit Modi here on Thursday. They quizzed Modi on the bidding process of the IPL and ownership of all franchises. The IT officials were at Modi's Mumbai office for five hours till 3...
  • IPL Kochi owners prefer Ahmedabad: Pawar April 15, 2010

    New Delhi: BCCI President and Union Minister Sharad Pawar has thrown in another twist to the tale, disclosing that key members of the Kochi consortium wanted the team to be based out of Ahmedabad instead of Kochi. Pawar said four members of the consortium met him with a request to...
  • Action on Tharoor after checking facts: PM April 14, 2010

    Washington: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday he will decide on any action against Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor for his alleged role in procuring a cricket team for Kochi only after ascertaining the facts. "I don't have all the facts. When I go back, I will...
  • Has Tharoor embarrassed the Congress? April 13, 2010

    The Minister of state for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor and IPL commissioner Lalit Modi face off has taken to new heights. On Tuesday, Tharoor issued a statement saying he neither invested nor received a single rupee for his 'mentorship' of the Kochi IPL franchise. Modi on his part...
  • IPL Kochi row: sack Tharoor, says BJP April 13, 2010

    The BJP calling for the Prime Minister to sack Tharoor over the IPL Kochi row. The Congress while calling the demand absurd didn't quite come out in an all out support of its minister. ...