Lalit Modi

  • Manohar blasts Srinivasan, vows to oppose Lalit Modi's re-entry into BCCI 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Former board president Shashank Manohar on Saturday accused his successor N. Srinivasan of taking advantage of the amendment of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution for seeking a third term in office and vowed to oppose Lalit Modi's re-entry. Manohar also ruled out contesting the...
  • NZ cricketer Chris Cairns to face perjury charges 5 days ago

    Wellington: Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns says he will fight to clear his name after being informed by London's Metropolitan Police he is to be charged with perjury. The charges relate to the 2012 libel trial in London's High Court in which Cairns successfully sued Indian Premier League boss Lalit...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association vs BCCI case hearing on September 11 September 8, 2014

    Jaipur: The impasse between the Rajasthan Cricket Association and BCCI is likely to continue for a little longer as the District Judge in Jaipur has set September 11 as the next date of hearing. The BCCI had warned RCA of dire consequences if they allow Lalit Modi, who is facing a...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association banking on court's decision to end impasse with BCCI September 5, 2014

    Suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) is banking on the ADJ Court's verdict on September 8 to end its impasse with the BCCI and hopes for a favourable decision which will clear the decks for its players to play in the upcoming domestic season. The RCA has been suspended by BCCI and...
  • Ruling in Cairns-Modi libel case this month September 5, 2014

    London: Former New Zealand captain Chris Cairns has been investigated by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) over suspicion of perverting the course of justice in his libel trial he won against former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi and a ruling is expected by the end of the month. The...
  • No role in BCCI elections as of now, says Lalit Modi August 28, 2014

    Although relieved at his passport being restored following the Delhi High Court verdict, Lalit Modi said that he "will not have any role to play" in the upcoming BCCI AGM as the Supreme Court-appointed Mukul Mudgal committee has not submitted its report yet. The former IPL chairman also indicated that if...
  • I will return 'sooner rather than later', says Lalit Modi August 28, 2014

    London: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi said he plans to return to India "sooner rather than later" after his passport was restored by the Delhi High Court on Wednesday. Modi has been living in exile in London since his passport was revoked by the Mumbai Regional Passport Office...
  • Lalit Modi tweets his 'relief' after passport restoration order August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi took to twitter 'big time' on Wednesday after the Delhi High Court ordered the restoration of his passport as he thanked the people who stood by him in his need of hour. "I want to thank u from the bottom of...
  • Delhi High Court restores Lalit Modi's passport August 27, 2014

    A division bench of Delhi High Court on Wednesday has restored the passport of former Indian Premier League Chief Lalit Modi. The regional passport office in Mumbai had revoked Modi's passport in March. He is likely to return to India. Modi, who has been elected president of the Rajasthan Cricket Association...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association to go ahead with their Ranji team selection August 25, 2014

    Jaipur: The rift between the RCA and BCCI is bound to deepen as the suspended association is all set to go ahead in naming their Ranji Trophy probables claiming that they are the only authorized body to do so. Mehmood Abdi, the Deputy President of RCA has claimed that "BCCI was...
  • Lalit Modi's suspended RCA excluded from BCCI's 2014-15 schedule August 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Rajasthan Cricket Association, currently suspended by the BCCI, could miss playing in the upcoming domestic season unless the two bodies, engaged in a legal fight over election of Lalit Modi, sort out the matter. As per the domestic schedule finalised by the BCCI, RCA is not in the picture but...
  • Shot in the arm for RCA as registrar comes in BCCI's way August 14, 2014

    At loggerheads with BCCI over its move to propose a five-member panel to look after cricket in the state, the Rajasthan Cricket Association on Wednesday got a shot in the arm when the Registrar of Co-operative Societies refused to recognise the Board`s ad-hoc committee. The BCCI is all set to form...
  • RCA suspension misconceived, without jurisdiction: Abdi May 28, 2014

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) has cried foul against its suspension by the BCCI and termed it as "without jurisdiction, due authority and wholly misconceived". Mehmood Abdi, the permanent RCA representative to BCCI has submitted a detailed reply to BCCI and has claimed that RCA was not at fault by...
  • Set up autonomous body to run IPL, says Lalit Modi May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi has suggested the setting up of an autonomous body, independent of the BCCI, to run the cash-rich T20 league. "I would remove the IPL from under the BCCI and put it in the hands of a separate company," Modi said. The controversial former IPL commissioner,...
  • We acted as per rules while suspending RCA: BCCI May 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The BCCI said that it has acted as per its rules and regulations while suspending the Rajasthan Cricket Association just after former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was declared elected as president of the state cricket body. Modi, who has been living in exile after being slapped with a life...
  • Lalit Modi plans to start Rajasthan Premier League May 7, 2014

    The newly-elected members of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) despited getting snubbed by BCCI have charted out several new plans, which includes starting Rajasthan Premier League. On Tuesday, newly elected president of RCA, Lalit Modi chaired a meeting with the elected members of the association via a video conference from London....
  • Lalit Modi returns as RCA chief, BCCI irked May 6, 2014

    The BCCI on Tuesday suspended the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) following the election of ousted Lalit Modi as the association's president. ...
  • I'm very happy to become the President of RCA: Lalit Modi May 6, 2014

    "Mr N Srinivasan sitting in his ivory tower of India Cements can't dictate terms," said former IPL chief Lalit Modi to CNN-IBN. ...
  • News 360: BCCI suspends RCA over Lalit Modi's election as its president May 6, 2014

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday suspended the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) following the election of ousted Lalit Modi as the association's president. In an interview to CNN-IBN, BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said that the board has suspended RCA and will now appoint a committee...
  • Srinivasan still calling the shots, says Lalit Modi's lawyer Mehmood Abdi May 6, 2014

    Jaipur: Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi's lawyer Mehmood Abdi on Tuesday alleged that N Srinivasan was still calling the shots in the BCCI and interim chiefs Sunil Gavaskar and Shivlal Yadav were "toeing his line". Talking to mediapersons after Modi was named Rajasthan Cricket Association president, Abdi said that the BCCI...
  • RCA victory stepping stone to BCCI return, says Lalit Modi May 6, 2014

    London: Back in the reckoning for a return to BCCI after being elected President of the Rajasthan Cricket Association, banned former IPL chief Lalit Modi said winning the polls is the first step towards returning to the Indian Cricket Board. "It is a big victory. It has been four years since...
  • RCA to fight against BCCI suspension: Mehmood Abdi May 12, 2014

    Jaipur: Unfazed by the suspension imposed on it by the BCCI, Rajasthan Cricket Association's newly-elected Deputy President Mehmood Abdi on Tuesday said the RCA would challenge the Board's decision in court. The BCCI on Tuesday suspended RCA after banned former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was declared winner of the body's...
  • BCCI suspends RCA after it elects Lalit Modi as president May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday suspended the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) following the election of ousted Lalit Modi as the association's president. In an interview to CNN-IBN, BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said that the board has suspended RCA and will now appoint...
  • Lalit Modi elected Rajasthan Cricket Association Chief May 6, 2014

    Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, who was banned by the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI), has been declared the winner in the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections for the post of president on Tuesday. As expected, Modi won by a landslide margin, polling in 24 out of 33 votes,...
  • Lalit Modi hails Supreme Court's decision for announcement of RCA poll result April 30, 2014

    Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi on Wednesday hailed the decision of the Supreme Court which ordered the opening of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) election ballots by May 6. "Extremely grateful to honourable Supreme Court for allowing the opening of RCA elections ballots.Looking forward to results now being...
  • SC clears deck for announcement of RCA poll result April 30, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the deck for declaration of result of Rajasthan Cricket Association elections and asked the poll observer to declare it on May 6. Brushing aside the objection of BCCI which is expecting that the result might go in favour of former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, a...
  • News 360: Voters beat the heat, high turnout in phase 7 of LS polls April 30, 2014

    Good turnout in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections as voters brave the heat to vote across 89 Constituencies in 7 States and 2 Union Territories. West Bengal records a high of 83 per cent and heavy in Telangana and Punjab. ...
  • RCA election results featuring Lalit Modi on May 6 but BCCI can challenge it: SC April 30, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the decks for the announcement of results of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections, in which BCCI-banned former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi stood for the post of president. SC-appointed election observers will announce the results on the 6th of May in Rajasthan, the court...
  • Lalit Modi hails SC's decision to reject BCCI's proposed panel April 22, 2014

    Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to ask Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee to continue the IPL spot-fixing probe, hoping that it will "blow the lid" on corruption in the T20 league. After asking BCCI to form a committee for an internal probe, the apex court on Tuesday...
  • Drama in the fabric of the Indian Premier League April 5, 2014

    The most powerful sports official in the most cricket-mad country on earth was on the verge of taking global control of the game. Now a corruption scandal could scupper those plans. Narayanaswami Srinivasan rules the Indian board that generates enough money to keep the game afloat, so it seemed a logical...