Kirti Azad

  • Kirti Azad decodes proxy cult January 3, 2014

    The former Indian cricketer Kirti Azad, who has been an active voice against corruption in the DDCA, tried to explain how proxy voting worked. ...
  • When cricket was played for a noble cause December 14, 2013

    A cricket match was played between media persons and parliamentarians for the cause of child welfare. ...
  • Lalit Modi, Kirti Azad slam BCCI over IPL spot-fixing probe July 28, 2013

    Sacked IPL commisiioner Lalit Modi and Kirti Azad hit out at the IPL governing body, BCCI, for clearing the name of Rajasthan Royals' co-owner Raj Kundra and N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan in the spot fixing scandal. While Modi called the BCCI a lame duck, Azad claimed that the cricketing...
  • BJP will ask Advani what led to his resignation: Kirti Azad June 11, 2013

    Former cricketer and BJP MP Kirti Azad said the party will speak to LK Advani and ask him what led to his resignation. Advani on Monday resigned from all party posts just a day after party President Rajnath Singh made Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi the chief of Central Election...
  • Has cricket board reached an eyewash compromise instead of clean-up? June 2, 2013

    CNN-IBN and its experts discuss the outcomes from a BCCI meeting in Chennai on Sunday. The most important development was the Indian board's appointment of Jagmohan Dalmiya as interim president. ...
  • Shukla's resignation is a late reaction: Kirti Azad June 1, 2013

    Former India cricketers react to IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla's resignation in the wake of the spot-fixing scandal. ...
  • IPL spot-fixing: I feel everybody knew about it, says Kirti Azad May 25, 2013

    Former cricketer Kirti Azad said through betting and match fixing, people are indirectly supporting terrorism. ...
  • BJP MP Kirti Azad attacks Arun Jaitley over IPL spot-fixing scandal May 23, 2013

    BJP MP Kirti Azad has targeted the party's senior leader Arun Jaitley over the IPL spot-fixing scandal. Questioning the BCCI disciplinary committee headed by Jaitley, Azad said, "Hand over the spot-fixing probe to the NIA. What is the disciplinary committee doing?" ...
  • We need to target UPA instead of fighting with each other: Kirti Azad April 15, 2013

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hit out at its biggest ally Janata Dal United saying it should refrain from targeting its allies and instead focus on removing the "corrupt" United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had, in a veiled threat to the BJP, made it clear...
  • Miandad should be interrogated on Dawood's whereabouts: Kirti Azad January 4, 2013

    As the government and Opposition parties spar over the Home Ministry's decision to grant visa to former Pakistani cricketer Javed Miandad, who has family ties with Dawood Ibrahim, Kirti Azad has suggested that he be interrogated in India. ...
  • Is resuming cricket ties with Pak a right decision? July 16, 2012

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts discuss India's move to invite Pakistan for a limited overs series later this year. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Kirti Azad May 23, 2012

    MP Kirti Azad said he will continue his protest against the IPL and the Cricket Board. ...
  • Kirti Azad slams BCCI and IPL May 23, 2012

    Former cricketer Kirti Azad slams BCCI over the benefit scheme and black money involved in the IPL. ...
  • My fast is for transparency, accountability in IPL: Kirti Azad May 20, 2012

    Former India cricketer Kirti Azad on Sunday began a fast, demanding that the IPL, which has been hit by a series of controversies, be scrapped. ...
  • IPL sting creates uproar in the Parliament May 15, 2012

    Kirti Azad raised the issue in the Lok Sabha while the IPL chief and parliamentarian Rajiv Shukla promised strict action. ...
  • Kirti Azad reminisces about 1983 World Cup June 25, 2008

    The 1983 World Cup victory has bound the 14-member team together for life. Here's Krish Srikkanth with one of his best mates Kirti Azad asking him about the delivery that befuddled Ian Botham in the semi-final. "As I was going to field Kapil threw the ball to me as asked me...