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  • CWG: Court to frame charges against Kalmadi, others January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Former CWG Organising Committee (OC) chief Suresh Kalmadi will face trial in a Delhi court on Thursday in the Commonwealth Games Scam. Kalmadi has been charged with cheating and conspiracy after allegedly abusing his office and causing a loss over Rs 90 crore to the exchequer A Delhi court...
  • Sure to get justice in CWG case: Kalmadi February 5, 2012

    Pune: Sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Sunday said he was sure to "get justice" in CWG case and attributed the warm welcome accorded to him on his arrival in the city to its culture. "I have taken along with me all sections of society in the 3035...
  • Kalmadi reaches Pune, gets enthusiastic welcome February 4, 2012

    Pune: Notwithstanding the criminal charges and his suspension from Congress, supporters of city MP Suresh Kalmadi gave him an enthusiastic welcome when he arrived in Pune on Saturday evening for the first time after being released on bail in the Commonwealth Games scam. His arrival coincided with the last day of...
  • Court dismisses Kalmadi's plea to visit Pune February 2, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday dismissed sacked CWG Organising Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi's plea seeking exemption for two days from appearing before the court in order to visit Pune for a medical checkup and to meet his family members. Kalmadi's plea for exemption from personal appearance on February...
  • CWG: HC notice to CBI on Kalmadi's bail plea November 30, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the CBI's response on the bail plea of sacked CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi in a Gamesrelated scam case, who cited the Supreme Court ruling that bail should be the rule and jail an exception. Justice Mukta Gupta issued notice to...
  • CWG OC yet to pay commentators August 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Thousands of crores were spent on hosting the Commonwealth Games but a year on, the people employed by the organising committee are yet to be paid. With the CWG Organising Committee top brass in jail, they are not even hopeful of being paid. Being selected as a commentator for...
  • OC blames Kalmadi in its reply to Shunglu report May 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games Organisation Committee has sent its pointwise replies to the Sports Ministry on the Shunglu Committee findings seeking to put the blame on jailed former OC chairman Suresh Kalmadi and other officials for largescale irregularities. Sources said that the...
  • 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...
  • From mansion to prison, Kalmadi's new life May 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Tihar's glamour quotient is at an all time high and now it just got bigger! The former OC chief is the latest VIP entrant in Asia's largest prison. Tihar Jail, that is Suresh Kalmadi's new address. Kalmadi wiill be lodged in Jail number 4 alongwith two of the...
  • Had no option but to sign deals: Jarnail Singh April 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The CEO of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee told CNNIBN that he had no option but to sign the inflated deals since most deals and purchases were left for the last moment. Talking to CNNIBN, Jarnail Singh said, "In the TSR contract, when I came into the scene, it...
  • TSR scam now hits National Games too April 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Commomwealth Games Chief Suresh Kalmadi's involvement in the Time Scoring and result scam, first exposed on CNNIBN may be actually deeper. New revelations by CNNIBN show that the same pattern of inflated prices for TSR equipment was witnessed in the recently concluded national games as well. Documents exclusively...
  • Cong suspends Suresh Kalmadi over CWG scam April 25, 2011

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday suspended former CWG Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi following his arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Commonwealth Games Time Scoring Equipment scam. Two other senior officials of the Organising Committee Surjeet Lal and ASV Prasad have also been arrested in...
  • CBI gets crucial leads against Kalmadi: sources April 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising committee (OC) chief Suresh Kalmadi is ready to face what's widely believed the toughest grilling that he has been subjected to so far by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). A twomember CBI team has returned from London after carrying out extensive investigations in...
  • CWG scam: Kalmadi to be quizzed again by CBI April 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising committee (OC) chief Suresh Kalmadi is ready to face what's widely believed the toughest grilling that he has been subjected to so far by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). A twomember CBI team has returned from London after carrying out extensive investigations in...
  • Businessman Binu Nanu gets bail in CWG scam March 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Businessman Binu Nanu, held for allegedly paying kickbacks to various CWG Organising Committee officials to secure several lucrative contracts for providing logistic support to last year's mega sporting event, was on Tuesday granted bail by the Delhi High Court. Justice Ajit Bharihoke granted him bail on a personal...
  • Kalmadi's name missing from CWG legacy report March 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi's name is not mentioned in the Games legacy report prepared by authorities here to give a bird's eye view of delays, successes and other issues in the conduct of the sporting extravaganza. Sources said the fourvolume...
  • CWG: CBI likely to arrest Kalmadi within a week February 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Time is running out for the beleaguered former Commonwealth Games OC (Organising Committee) chief Suresh Kalmadi. CNNIBN has learnt that Kalmadi is going to be arrested by the CBI within the next one week on charges of causing deliberate delays in many games deals. Kalmadi, however, still says: "Let...
  • CWG: Suresh Kalmadi arrest in one week February 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Time has run out for former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi. CNNIBN has learnt Kalmadi is going to be arrested within a week. Kalmadi set to be arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged involvement in the CWG Overlays scam. Sources say an...
  • Kalmadi's JPC demand his own view: Congress February 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday distanced itself from party MP Suresh Kalmadi's move seeking a JPC probe into the Commonwealth Games issue, saying it was his independent view and the party has nothing to do with it. "The party has nothing to do with it... He is obviously speaking in his...
  • Kalmadi asks for JPC probe in CWG February 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Sunday demanded a JPC probe into all issues relating to the mega sporting event amid reports that CBI has tracked an email alleging that he got kickbacks. In a statement on the eve of the start of the Budget Session...
  • Kalmadi asks for JPC: entire truth must emerge February 20, 2011

    New Delhi: The former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) boss, Suresh Kalmadi, is finding the going tough for him with each day. With the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) hot on his trail and one day to go before the Parliament session begins, Kalmadi is finding himself being confronted with...
  • Removal as CWG OC Chairman illegal: Kalmadi January 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi who was sacked as the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) on Monday, said his ouster as OC chairman is illegal and uncalled for. In a letter to the Sports Ministry, Kalmadi said, "I am shocked to receive Order dated 24th January 2011, illegally and arbitrarily removing me...
  • CBI asked us to act against Kalmadi: Ajay Maken January 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Ajay Maken said the sacking of Suresh Kalmadi as the chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) was in view of the concerns expressed by the CBI. Speaking to CNNIBN, Maken said the CBI had asked the government to take action...
  • 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...
  • Kalmadi can be sacked as OC chief: Vahanvati January 12, 2011

    New Delhi:There seems to be more trouble ahead for Suresh Kalmadi. His days as Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman could well be numbered. Attorney general Ghoolam Vahanvati has given an opinion to the government that it can remove Kalmadi as chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee. The highest law officer of...
  • CBI wants to question Kalmadi again January 12, 2011

    New Delhi: CBI has found some anomalies in the statements that have been made by TS Darbari and Suresh Kalamdi during previous questioning and wanted to put more questions to Kalmadi on Queens Baton relay. Kalmadi had sought extra time from CBI during his earlier questioning. A decision has been taken to...
  • CBI may file more cases against CWG officials December 1, 2010

    New Delhi: The heat on Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, whose members are under the scanner of various investigative agencies, is likely to increase as CBI could register more cases in connection with alleged irregularities in holding the sporting extravaganza. The agency, which has already registered three cases naming some top OC...
  • What awaits Kalmadi as he returns to India? November 28, 2010

    New Delhi: IOA chairman Suresh Kalmadi returned to Delhi on Sunday night. The CWG Organising Committee chairman was in China for the Asian games He returns at a time when three of his closest aides TS Darbari, Sanjay Mohindroo and M Jayachandran are behind bars for their alleged involvement in...
  • Kalmadi aide to be produced in court today November 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Sacked treasurer of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee M Jayachandran, who was arrested by the CBI on Sunday will be produced in court on Monday. Jayachandran was arrested in connection with the alleged bungling in the Queen's Baton Relay (QBR) in London last year. Jayachandran was arrested after several rounds...
  • CWG ticket sales mess: Incharge replaced October 10, 2010

    New Delhi: The Commomwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) replaced Sanjeev Mittal, incharge of the ticketing function in the OC, with his junior, Monica Jolly following the Commonwealth Games ticket sales mess and simultaneously shifted the ticketing operations out of the OC headquarters to Ashok Hotel. But what has been a big...