Rajeev Shukla

  • Injustice will be done if Congress not given main Opposition status: Rajeev Shukla 11-06-2014 04:51 PM

    Congress leader Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday said, "Speaker should show magnanimity and give it (Leader of Opposition) to us otherwise great injustice will be done." ...
  • Crucial BCCI meet to find new pathway in IPL spot-fixing case 19-04-2014 09:40 AM

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board's all-powerful Working Committee is to meet in Mumbai on Sunday afternoon at its headquarters to find a pathway to satisfy the latest directive of the Supreme Court in the case related to corruption in last year's IPL. The apex court, while turning down N Srinivasan's fresh...
  • Modi owes explanation to country, especially women: Shukla 11-04-2014 07:23 PM

    Criticising Narendra Modi for not acknowledging his marital status for so long, senior Congress leader Rajeev Shukla, on Friday, said it is a matter related to the honour of a woman for which the BJP's prime ministerial candidate owes an explanation to the country, especially women. "This is a matter...
  • IPL spot-fixing: BCCI grants extra time to Ajit Chandila to submit written reply 05-03-2014 02:40 PM

    The BCCI disciplinary committee has given former Rajasthan Royals off-spinner Ajit Chandila time till March 12 to submit his written reply after the Board's Anti-Corruption Unit chief Ravi Sawani has found him guilty of spot-fixing during last year's IPL. Chandila appeared before the BCCI disciplinary committee, comprising president N Srinivasan,...
  • Check infighting in your party first: Rajeev Shukla tells BJP 22-02-2014 05:28 PM

    Congress leader and Union Minister Rajeev Shukla on Saturday hit back at BJP for its jibe at Rahul Gandhi saying that it should check the indifferences within its own party. ...
  • 576 million Aadhaar cards issued 19-02-2014 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: A total of 576.16 million Aadhaar cards have been issued till January 31, with Maharashtra topping the list with 82.99 million beneficiaries, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Andhra Pradesh (79.06 million) and Tamil Nadu (44.33 million) were placed in the second and third spots, Minister...
  • IPL auction will be held as scheduled: Rajeev Shukla 10-02-2014 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI said that the IPL auction will go ahead as scheduled despite the Mudgal Committee report finding the involvement of Chennai Super Kings Team Principal Gurunath Meiyappan in betting during the IPL matches. The Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee on Monday submitted its report on the IPL spot-fixing...
  • No change in government policy in reservation on caste: Rajeev Shukla 05-02-2014 07:43 PM

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajeev Shukla said that there is no such proposal from the government over reservation on the basis of caste. "We will continue with existing reservation," he said. ...
  • Harsh Vardhan hits back at AAP, calls it desperate 03-02-2014 03:43 PM

    While BJP leader Harsh Vardhan hit back at Aam Aadmi Party for claiming that the former was trying to bribe AAP MLAs to topple Delhi government, Union Minister and Congress leader Rajeev Shukla said that it was too early to order a probe into the allegations. ...
  • 'Congress governments have pioneered economic reforms in the country' 26-01-2014 09:28 PM

    Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla asserted that economic reforms have only been implemented under Congress governments. He said that under Manmohan Singh's leadership, the government delivered a growth rate of over 9 per cent. Shukla also claimed that the fact was even admitted by leader of Opposition...
  • No one can challenge the Gandhi family in Amethi: Rajeev Shukla 12-01-2014 04:36 PM

    Congress leader Rajeev Shukla reacted strongly to AAP leader Kumar Vishwas' comments on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and said that the Gandhi family has served the people of Amethi and that no one can challenge them there. ...
  • Mumbai: Rajeev Shukla courts controversy over plots, offers to return them 11-12-2013 04:58 PM

    Mumbai: Union MoS Parliamentary Affairs and Planning Rajeev Shukla has been forced to return two plots in Mumbai's Andheri area which were allotted to his firm after a controversy broke out over their allotment to a society co-founded by him to start a school. The irregularities in allotting the land...
  • Rajeev Shukla offers to return land allotted in Mumbai 11-12-2013 03:03 PM

    New Delhi: Union MoS Parliamentary Affairs and Planning Rajeev Shukla has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan offering to return two plots in Andheri allotted to his firm after a controversy broke out over their allotment to a society co-founded by him to start a school. Shukla claims he...
  • Congress criticises Modi for remark on Sonia's health 17-11-2013 08:29 PM

    Congress, on Sunday, decried Narendra Modi's remarks on Sonia Gandhi's health at a recent rally, saying it had never ridiculed BJP leader Atal Bihar Vajpayee, who has been ailing for a long time. Union Minister Rajeev Shukla said Modi's language had changed since he was named the BJP's Prime Ministerial...
  • Sachin was against Ganguly removing shirt to celebrate win: Shukla 13-11-2013 09:52 AM

    BCCI Vice President Rajeev Shukla was full of praise for Sachin Tendulkar and how he held the Indian team together, but his anecdotes were all seemingly at the expense of former India captain Sourav Ganguly. Shukla said had it not been for Tendulkar, most of the players would have taken...
  • Sachin in Parliament because of Sonia Gandhi, says Rajeev Shukla 12-11-2013 07:41 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi had recommended Sachin Tendulkar's name for nomination to Rajya Sabha, according to BCCI Vice-President Rajeev Shukla, who also hinted that the government may consider conferring the prestigious 'Bharat Ratna' on the iconic cricketer after his retirement. Tendulkar became India's first active sportsperson to become a member...
  • India rejects IMF projections on economic growth 09-10-2013 09:58 PM

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday rejected IMF's growth projections of 3.75 per cent for the current fiscal as "pessimistic", saying that the economy is turning around and the GDP expansion will exceed 5 per cent. "I reject the IMF numbers. The Indian economy is seeing turnaround both in terms of...
  • As per SC directive, Srinivasan won't assume charge: Rajeev Shukla 29-09-2013 08:03 PM

    Chennai: The newly appointed BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla on Sunday said that N Srinivasan "wouldn't assume charge as per Supreme Court directive" and the Tamil Nadu strongman has made it clear to the members of the board. "He (Srinivasan) has made it very clear that elections have taken place. He...
  • Bill in winter session to give legal status to Aadhaar: Govt 24-09-2013 06:13 PM

    The government will push for passage of a long-pending bill to provide statutory status to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in the winter session of Parliament. "We will bring the National Identification Authority of India Bill 2010 in Parliament during the forthcoming winter session for discussion and passage,"...
  • BCCI denies report of Patil telling Tendulkar to retire 18-09-2013 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) on Wednesday denied reports that chief selector Sandeep Patil has told veteran batsman Sachin Tendulkar to consider his future after playing his 200th Test during the two-match series against the West Indies in November. "There is no truth in the report. We have...
  • Modi only criticises government, no actions to back himself: Congress 15-09-2013 06:33 PM

    Congress leader Rajiv Shukla hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his Haryana rally saying he only criticises the government. He said, "Modi's speech today made me laugh. He can only criticise the government and has no actions to back back himself. He is constantly criticising the government."...
  • BJP not sure if Narendra Modi is their leader or not: Rajeev Shukla 06-09-2013 03:51 PM

    Congress leader Rajeev Shukla hit out at the BJP saying they are themselves not sure if Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is their leader or not. "There are difference of opinions within the BJP. They themselves are not sure if Narendra Modi is their leader or not," says Shukla. ...
  • Coal scam: Missing files block CBI probe, Opposition alleges cover up 19-08-2013 09:15 PM

    New Delhi: The coal scam continues to haunt the government as crucial files required by the CBI have gone missing from the records. Sources tell CNN-IBN that the CBI's repeated letters to the Coal Ministry have failed to get a response. According to the sources, the missing Coal Ministry files...
  • Won't take IPL chairman's post next year: Rajeev Shukla 10-08-2013 05:32 PM

    The BCCI may not have accepted his resignation but Rajeev Shukla on Saturday said he would not (rpt) not take up the IPL Chairman's post next year. Talking to PTI during a function in Jaipur, Shukla, who resigned from the post in the wake of the spot-fixing scandal, said Board's...
  • Rajeev Shukla firm on leaving IPL post 02-08-2013 07:24 PM

    New Delhi: Despite having resigned in the wake of the spot fixing and betting scandal, Rajeev Shukla chaired the Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council meeting here on Friday but he made it amply clear that he doesn't want to continue as chairman of the high-profile league. "They (BCCI) requested...
  • BCCI divided over Srinivasan's presence at Working Committee meet 02-08-2013 04:24 PM

    The Working Committee meeting was called off after most of the BCCI members were split with N Srinivasan's presence at the meet. ...
  • BCCI meet called off after members oppose Srinivasan's presence as chair 02-08-2013 01:26 PM

    New Delhi: The fault lines within the richest cricket board in the world appear to have deepened with the BCCI's Working Committee meeting being called off here on Friday after opposition to N Srinivasan's presence at the IPL meet. According to sources, several IPL governing council members present opposed the...
  • We need to correct governance of cricket in India: Sanjay Jha 03-06-2013 06:07 PM

    The IPL spot-fixing saga has brought out the muck that runs through cricket administration in India, the franchise owners, etc. Cricketnext founder Sanjay Jha joined IBNLive readers in an interaction on whether the time has come to take Indian cricket out of the hands of BCCI. Q. Hi Sanjay, why...
  • Biggest cover-up in cricket, says Lalit Modi 02-06-2013 10:02 PM

    New Delhi: Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi on Sunday termed the BCCI Emergent Working Committee meeting in Chennai the "biggest cover-up in cricket" and said having Jagmohan Dalmiya as head of an interim set-up was not the solution. "Biggest coverup in cricket has begun. N Srinivasan with co conspirator Arun...
  • Srinivasan being asked to step aside unconditionally: BCCI sources 02-06-2013 09:03 AM

    New Delhi: Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) President N Srinivasan is being asked to step aside unconditional, according to sources in the board. BCCI sources say they will not push for Srinivasan's resignation or impeachment but will ask Srinivasan to step aside till the inquiry into his...