Rajiv Shukla

  • The government should not take any decision in haste: Congress July 15, 2014

    The Centre on Tuesday has indicated that it is willing to bring in the Uniform Civil Code. Congress leader, Rajiv Shukla said, "It is a sensitive and complicated issue. The government should not take any decision in haste. Should think twice before taking any decision." ...
  • Very disappointing as we expected over 100 seats: Rajiv Shukla May 16, 2014

    Congress leader Rajiv Shukla said that he is very disappointing as they expected at least over 100. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Shukla said, "I and party workers are responsible for this defeat." ...
  • BJP's chargesheet against Congress has no value: Rajiv Shukla April 4, 2014

    The Congress hit back at the BJP and said the chargesheet filed by the Opposition against it had no value. "BJP's chargesheet has no value, we reject it," said Congress leader Rajiv Shukla. ...
  • Don't support Khurshid's remarks against Modi: Rajiv Shukla February 26, 2014

    Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday described Narendra Modi as "impotent", a remark that invited a sharp condemnation from the BJP. ...
  • Congress says does not trust exit polls as results indicate BJP's win December 5, 2013

    While the exit polls surveys indicate at a clear majority for BJP in the assembly elections, Congress has said that it does not believe in the exit polls and said that it will do well in all the 4 states. "People should not trust the exit polls. No one says...
  • Advani trying to create a rift between President and govt: Congress October 4, 2013

    Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla on Friday blamed senior BJP leader LK Advani for trying to manipulate facts with his blog and trying to create a rift between the President and the government. Advani in a blog had written that Sonia Gandhi advised Rahul to oppose the...
  • Economic crisis: UPA govt must step aside, says BJP August 20, 2013

    BJP leader Yashwant Sinha has slammed the UPA government and said that only fresh elections and a new government can solve the country's economic woes. ...
  • Watch: Face-off between Shukla, Javadekar on LoC killings August 7, 2013

    The Congress is under fire from the BJP over Defence Minister AK Antony's statements on the LoC killings. BJP leader Prakash Javadekar questioned as to why two contradicting statements were made on the soldier killings. ...
  • I have not accepted Shukla's resignation as IPL chief: Dalmiya July 28, 2013

    On who will chair the IPL GC meeting since chairman Rajiv Shukla has resigned, Dalmiya said, "I have requested him to continue. I have not accepted Shukla's resignation. ...
  • BCCI: The key players in the power game May 31, 2013

    Key players in the IPL drama: Rajiv Shukla, Arun Jaitley, Sharad Pawar, Jagmohan Dalmiya, Shashank Manohar, N Srinivasan. ...
  • Spot-fixing: Rajiv Shukla defends BCCI chief Srinivasan, says no proof against him May 23, 2013

    The top names in the Indian cricket administration are strongly defending BCCI chief N Srinivasan. ...
  • RTI won't check spot-fixing, says IPL chief Rajiv Shukla May 19, 2013

    IPL chief and Union minister Rajiv Shukla has opposed his cabinet colleague Ajay Maken's demand to bring the BCCI under the RTI's ambit. ...
  • Can't snap cricket ties with Pakistan, says Rajiv Shukla May 3, 2013

    Minister of State Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla said that cricket ties with Pakistan should not be targeted following the death of Sarabjit Singh. ...
  • Nitish is correct in his criticism of Modi's 'Vibrant Gujarat': Rajiv Shukla April 14, 2013

    Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla responded to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's comments on the possibility of Gujarat Chief Minister's Narendra Modi being nominated as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate. Taking a dig at Modi, Shukla said that, "Modi is praising himself on development as if no...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Rajiv Shukla April 2, 2013

    Rajiv Shukla, the IPL commissioner, says there is no credibility crisis and there are no cracks in the IPL business model. ...
  • Will do maximum for the upliftment of the people in Bihar: Rajiv Shukla March 17, 2013

    Minister of State for Planning and Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla on Sunday said that the government has always provided adequate help to the state in need and would do maximum for the upliftment of the people of Bihar. ...
  • Congress snubs Mulayam, says Lok Sabha polls will happen in 2014 February 4, 2013

    In fresh trouble for the UPA, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh was reportedly contemplating pulling out of the government. Sources said that the Congress ally had asked his party members to prepare for general elections in September 2013. ...
  • IPL 6 wasn't a huge auction: Rajiv Shukla February 3, 2013

    The IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla said that franchises wanted to only fill specific slots in their squads, adding that a full-fledged auction will be held next year. ...
  • ICC will take action, says Rajiv Shukla October 9, 2012

    The BCCI Vice President Rajiv Shukla said that they would wait for the ICC to complete its investigations on umpires who were allegedly willing to fix T20 matches for money. ...
  • News 360: Indians from Northeast set to return to Bangalore August 21, 2012

    Three special trains have been scheduled from Guwahati to bring back those who fled Bangalore. ...
  • Congress will resolve differences with NCP: Rajiv Shukla July 20, 2012

    Congress leader Rajiv Shukla admitted that there were differences with the NCP, but the party will resolve them. ...
  • Bilateral series is a positive step: Zaka Ashraf July 16, 2012

    The Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, Zaka Ashraf has appreciated BCCI's move of reviving the bilateral series. ...
  • 'BCCI agreed after long discussions with PCB' July 16, 2012

    Rajiv Shukla, the BCCI vice president, said it's the PCB who took the initiative to convince the BCCI to resume the bilateral ties with Pakistan. ...
  • IPL not responsible for players' behaviour: Rajiv Shukla May 18, 2012

    RCB player Luke Pomersbach was arrested on Friday on charges of molesting an American national at a Delhi five-star hotel. ...
  • 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. ...
  • BCCI officials in denial of Team India rift February 24, 2012

    Rajiv Shukla, N Srinivasan and media manager, GS Walia claim that the press reports are exaggerated. ...
  • There is no rift in Team India: Shukla February 24, 2012

    Rajiv Shukla on Thursday said that there are no differences in Indian team and all the players are united. ...
  • DRS: Why are we averse to change? February 24, 2012

    CNN-IBN Editor-In-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai asks why we are reluctant to the accept the idea that the seniors are being rotated, in the light of the uproar caused by MS Dhoni's comments on the issue. ...
  • Sahara issue amicably resolved, says BCCI February 16, 2012

    BCCI vice-president and IPL Chief Rajiv Shukla expressed his satisfaction as the confrontation between the Board and Sahara Group ended. ...
  • Trying our level best to get Lokpal passed: Shukla December 28, 2011

    Congress leader Rajiv Shukla said that if parties other than the BJP support, the bill can be passed. ...