RP SINGH

  • Cricketer RP Singh expresses desire to complete his graduation February 22, 2014

    Indian cricketer R.P. Singh wants to get back to studies and complete his graduation. His graduation course from the Lucknow university was abruptly cut short in 200809 owing to his commitments for the Indian cricket team. Singh met office bearers of the Lucknow University Teachers Union (LUTA) late on Friday and...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: UP need 278 runs to win against Karnataka January 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Uttar Pradesh came back strongly to keep their hopes alive for an interesting finish as they needed another 278 runs with nine wickets in hand to register an outright victory over Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal at Chinnaswamy stadium on Friday. Batting first, Karnataka had scored 349 all out...
  • Depleted Bengal look to youngsters against Uttar Pradesh December 13, 2013

    Kolkata: Needing a miracle to book a quarterfinal berth, Bengal are planning to inject young blood in their lineup against Uttar Pradesh on an Eden green top in a group B Ranji Trophy fixture beginning Saturday. At least three youngsters, including U19 batsman Abhimanyu Easwaran, are likely to make first class...
  • Venkatesh Prasad bats for seamer RP Singh December 13, 2013

    Kolkata: Former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad Friday said leftarm seamer RP Singh was back in his elements and should be considered for the tour to New Zealand. Urging the national selectors to set their eyes on RP, Prasad said: "He is taking wickets, but the only thing missing is a fivewicket...
  • West Indies get down to business with warmup tie October 30, 2013

    Kolkata: Amid grand plans in India to give a memorable adieu to master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, the visiting West Indies team would get a chance to adapt to the conditions and test themselves in match situations as they take on Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association XI in a threedayer beginning here...
  • Baba Ramdev's firms evaded excise duty worth over Rs 20 crore October 4, 2013

    Dehradun:Central Excise sleuths raided the firms of yoga guru Ramdev and claimed to have detected evasion of excise duty of over Rs 20 crore. The Excise officials raided the firms of Ramdev in Uttarakhand on Thursday and found that they were not paying excise duty on a number of cosmetic products...
  • Former cricketers slam Dhoni for Rhiti row June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has come under sharp attack from some former cricketers for his alleged conflict of interest for having stakes in the sports management company which handles him and three of his Indian teammates. Dhoni found himself in a controversy when it came to light that...
  • 'Dhoni has a lot of explaining to do in Rhiti row' June 3, 2013

    A newspaper reported on Monday that MS Dhoni has a 15 per cent stake in Rhiti Sports a sports marketing firm, and that has put the India captain in an uncomfortable position. CNNIBN discusses the matter. ...
  • IPL 6, week 2 review: Calypso, collapses and curses April 18, 2013

    A Chris Gayle special, a record hattrick, a criminal noball and more in Cricketnext's review of the second week of the sixth season of the IPL. Innings of the week Who else, but Chris Gayle? The West Indian blaster scored his second unbeaten halfcentury of IPL 6 to down defending champions...
  • Vinay defends RP Singh, says Dhoni's knock hurt RCB April 14, 2013

    Chennai: Royal Challengers Bangalore's medium pacer R Vinay Kumar has said that it was MS Dhoni's knock that took the game away from the visitors, paving the way for Chennai Super Kings' win in IPL 6 on Saturday. "Even though we bowled well, Dhoni's innings took the game away from...
  • IPL 6: Gayle sparkles in RCB win over KKR April 11, 2013

    Inspired by Chris Gayle's 50ball 85, Royal Challengers Bangalore recorded an eightwicket win to move to No. 1 and handed Kolkata Knight Riders their second loss in a row in IPL 6. ...
  • IPL 6: Gayle and RP sparkle in RCB victory over Kolkata April 11, 2013

    Bangalore: Inspired by their bowlers and boosted by a bullish innings from Chris Gayle, a clinical Royal Challengers Bangalore recorded an eightwicket win to move to No. 1 and hand Kolkata Knight Riders their second loss in a row in IPL 6. The match was effectively decided by Gayle's 50ball...
  • We can win matches without Chris Gayle, says RP Singh April 9, 2013

    Bangalore: Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer R P Singh said that his side can win matches in the IPL even without contribution from explosive West Indian batsman Chris Gayle as shown by captain Virat Kohli who hit an unbeaten 93 against Sunrisers Hyderabad here on Tuesday. "Generally people talk about Gayle, but...
  • Case against BSP MP for remarks against Akhilesh April 2, 2013

    Gonda: A case was registered on Monday against BSP MP and party's zonal coordinator Jugal Kishore for allegedly making objectionable remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, a senior police official said in Gonda. On the complaint of Samajwadi Party's city unit chief Abhay Kumar Srivastava, a case was registered...
  • Who said what after the IPL 6 players' auction February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The players' auction for IPL 6 saw 37 of 108 players getting sold to different franchises. Here we put together what some of them had to say on Twitter once they got selected or rejected on Sunday. "Big thank u to all for your good wishes. Aim is always...
  • 2G: 'CAG officer who prepared report was offered foreign posting' January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: In what is likely to foment more trouble for the Congressled UPA government, sources have said that former CAG official RP Singh has admitted before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) that he recommended the name of one of the officers involved in preparing the 2G report for foreign...
  • Sonia should retract her statement against BJP: Prasad November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: In wake of former CAG official RP Singh claiming his comments on PAC chairman Murli Manohar Joshi on the 2G issue were misquoted, BJP on Monday asked Congress president Sonia Gandhi to retract her statement in which she had attacked the main Opposition party. "In light of what RP...
  • CAG 2G report: DMK gives notice for discussion in LS November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The UPA seems to have played the 2G card ahead of the allparty meet to resolve the parliament deadlock on FDI. Congress ally DMK has given a notice for a discussion under rule 193 on the CAG report on 2G Scam in the Lok Sabha. The notice comes...
  • Not defending government on 2G report: RP Singh November 25, 2012

    Former Director General of Audit, Post and Telecommunications, CAG, RP Singh on Saturday kept the controversy alive on his earlier claim that Public Accounts Committee Chairman and BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi had influenced the 2G report that indicted the government. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, the exaudit...
  • Former CAG official RP Singh blames Murli Manohar Joshi again November 25, 2012

    RP Singh has again shifted his stance on the 2G report suggesting it was PAC Chairman Manohar manohar Joshi who had interfered in the preparation of the report. ...
  • 'Member of PAC, not Joshi, influenced CAG's 2G report' November 25, 2012

    Former Director General of Audit, Post and Telecommunications, CAG, RP Singh on Saturday made a Uturn on his earlier claim that Public Accounts Committee Chairman and BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi had influenced the 2G report that indicted the government. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, the exaudit officer said...
  • CAG 2G report row: BJP slams Sonia's remarks November 24, 2012

    The UPA has launched a counterattack on the CAG after one of its former officers claimed that the 2G loss figure was manipulated under the influence of PAC Chief and BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi. ...
  • Manish Tewari dares CAG to join debate on audit process November 24, 2012

    The UPA has launched a counterattack on the CAG after a former auditor claimed the 2G loss figures were manipulated under guidance from PAC chief and BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi. ...
  • 2G report row: DMK to move motion for debate in Parl November 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The rulingcoalition UPA's key constituent, the DMK will move a motion in Parliament for a discussion on the charges levelled by exCAG audit officer RP Singh against BJP leader and Public Accounts Committee Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi, government sources say. The government is understood to be in favour of...
  • Government has nothing to do with RP Singh: Sibal November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday rejected the allegations by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that the government was behind former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) official RP Singh's sensational claims about the audit of 2G spectrum, saying the government had nothing to do with him. Singh, who...
  • 2G report row: Sonia must apologise, says MM Joshi November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: A seemingly calm and composed Murli Manohar Joshi, senior BJP leader and PAC Chairman, on Friday demanded that UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi apologise for her remark against his party over the latest row over the CAG's 2G report. Speaking to CNNIBN, Joshi said that he would quit PAC if...
  • 2G report row: BJP stands exposed, says Sonia Gandhi November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi wasted no time in attacking the BJP after a CAG officer levelled charges against one of its prominent members saying that he influenced the agency's 2G report. Principal auditor RP Singh had alleged that BJP leader and Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) MM...
  • CAG 2G report row: Charges will be discussed in Parliament, says Kamal Nath November 23, 2012

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Friday said that the allegations by CAG principal auditor RP Singh against its 2G report will be discussed in Parliament. ...
  • 2G report row: Govt trying to defame CAG, says Joshi November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi of the BJP on Friday refuted charges by exCAG audit officer RP Singh that he had influenced the agency's report on 2G spectrum, saying that they were baseless. Speaking to reporters, Joshi said that the government was merely trying to...