Scandals

  • Kannada starlet honey traps a doctor, demands Rs 1 crore, police bust racket July 4, 2014

    Bangalore: This incident has all the ingredients of a masala movie. A struggling actress and her friends with a 'criminal' background come together to extort money from the rich people after honey trapping them. The actress, who has acted in several Kannada and Tamil movies, seduces a rich doctor, they...
  • I haven't done anything to tarnish the game's image: N Srinivasan July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Maintaining firmly that his "conscience is clear", new ICC chairman N Srinivasan on Thursday said he has "done nothing to tarnish the image of the game" and will speak out once the Probe Committee headed by Justice (Retd) Mukul Mudgal tables the final report. "Let the report come out...
  • IPL Scandal: Sourav Ganguly joins Mudgal committee investigations June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday joined the investigations of Supreme Court appointed committee headed by Justice (Retd.) Mukul Mudgal to probe into allegations of betting and spot fixing in the sixth edition of IPL. Ganguly specially flew down here to attend the proceedings as the full committee...
  • SC denies urgent hearing on plea restraining Srinivasan from contesting for ICC chief post June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a plea by Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) to stop the former BCCI president N Srinivasan from contesting for the ICC chief post. An apex court bench of Justice Vikramajit Sen and Justice Shiva Kirti Singh described as "unfair" that the...
  • IPL Scandal: Sourav Ganguly joins Justice Mudgal probe panel June 8, 2014

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday joined the Supreme Court-appointed Mudgal committee, which is probing the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal, as an expert on cricketing affairs. The panel is headed by retd. Justice Mukul Mudgal and includes advocates L. Nageswara Rao, Niloy Dutta and senior IPS officer B.B. Mishra. "We...
  • Hillary Clinton says she has 'moved on' from Lewinsky scandal June 5, 2014

    Washington: Hillary Clinton, a potential Democratic Party candidate for 2016 presidency bid, has said she has "moved on" from the Monica Lewinsky scandal that dominated her husband Bill's second term as US president. Clinton, in an interview with the People magazine released yesterday, said, "I think everybody needs to look...
  • N Srinivasan all set to chair ACC Meeting in Chennai May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian cricket board's president-in-exile N Srinivasan is all set to chair a meeting of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in Chennai on Monday. The meeting has been kept a hush-hush affair as the Tamil Nadu strongman refused to divulge any information about it when he was contacted. Sources within...
  • CJ Show: The Whistleblowers special May 25, 2014

    As the newly elected parliament gets ready to debate the Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2011, we turn our attention on the whistleblowers who have spoken out against corruption amidst threat and intimidation. ...
  • Aditya Verma writes against N Srinivasan to ICC's legal head May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Aditya Verma , the Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary and face of the anti N Srinivasan faction, has written a letter to ICC's head of legal affairs Iain Higgins alleging the violation of parent body's 'Code of Ethics' by the Tamil Nadu strongman. In his letter to Higgins,...
  • IPL Scandal: Justice Mudgal Committee should uncover the guilty May 23, 2014

    Even before the newly expanded Supreme Court's Justice Mudgal Probe Committee gets down to business comes the disturbing news that two players in the ongoing IPL 7 were approached by bookies to throw a match, according to Mr. Sunil Gavaskar who is appointed by the Supreme Court to oversee the...
  • Srinivasan moves Supreme Court seeking modification of orders May 21, 2014

    Beleaguered N Srinivasan on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking modification of its orders to enable him function as BCCI President for the non-IPL 2014 activities of cricket. Srinivasan has sought modification of apex court's March 28 and May 16 interim orders by which he was restrained from functioning as the...
  • Aditya Verma to file contempt petition against BCCI, Srinivasan May 21, 2014

    The unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar chief Aditya Verma on Wednesday said he would file a contempt petition before the Supreme Court against BCCI, N Srinivasan and other important functionaries of the board for allegedly violating an earlier order of the top court. "Being a petitioner of this case, now I...
  • IPL Scandal: Fully satisfied with the SC order, says Aditya Verma May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma on Friday expressed his satisfaction at the Supreme Court order which states that Retd Justice Mukul Mudgal-led three-member committee would continue with the IPL probe related to betting and spot-fixing. "I am fully satisfied with the order passed by the Honourable Supreme...
  • Aditya Verma alleges Srinivasan held secret meeting with IPL GC May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar chief Aditya Verma asked BCCI's interim President Sunil Gavaskar to clarify whether N Srinivasan attended an IPL Governing Council despite a Supreme Court order restraining him from participating in any Board activity. Citing the Supreme Court order, which forced Srinivasan to step aside...
  • Jaitley hits out at the EC over FIR against Modi May 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after an FIR was filed against Narendra Modi for poll code violation, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley hit out at the Election Commission saying that it acted in haste. In his blog, Jaitley said that Modi's byte to the media after casting his vote in Ahmedabad...
  • IPL Scandal: BCCI opposes Mudgal panel probe, SC reserves order on new panel May 2, 2014

    The Supreme Court has reserved its order on the formation of new panel headed by Justice Mukul Mudgal to continue probing the betting and fixing allegations in the Indian Premier League, while the BCCI called the findings submitted so far as erroneous. Resuming hearing in the petition filed by Bihar Cricket...
  • IPL Scandal: BCCI face another probe panel as SC resumes hearing April 29, 2014

    After giving his consent last week to continue probe into the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal, Justice Mukul Mudgal is expected to propose his panel in the Supreme Court as the apex body resumes hearing the case on Tuesday. On April 22, the Supreme Court rejected BCCI's proposed...
  • 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...
  • IPL's snoopgate row? Further trouble for BCCI April 22, 2014

    In what could be a potentially damaging development for the BCCI, it has now emerged that the Justice Mudgal panel probe into the IPL spot-fixing and betting case was being snooped upon. This shocking revelation, made by senior advocate Gopal Subramaniam appearing for the Mudgal panel in the Supreme Court...
  • IPL Scandal: Justice Mudgal report snooped upon, deposition recordings leaked? April 28, 2014

    In a shocking revelation, the Justice Mukul Mudgal panel, which has been set up by the court to probe betting and spot-fixing in the IPL, has told the Supreme Court that attempts were made by people involved in the IPL scam to procure audio recordings from the panel. Senior advocate...
  • IPL Scandal: Justice Mudgal agrees to continue probe, BCCI panel opposed April 22, 2014

    Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee is now just awaiting Supreme Court's nod to continue its probe into the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting case after the three-member panel proposed by the BCCI faced objection from petitioner Aditya Verma in the court on Tuesday, after which SC turned back to...
  • Justice Mudgal agrees to continue IPL probe, SC to take the final call April 22, 2014

    Justice Mukul Mudgal said the committee has given its consent to continue the probe after the Supreme Court rejected the three-member panel proposed by the BCCI. ...
  • IPL scandal: Petitioner objects to BCCI panel, SC turns to Mudgal Committee April 22, 2014

    The BCCI on Tuesday proposed its new three-member probe panel to the Supreme Court to investigate into the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal, but after objection from petitioner Aditya Verma, the SC turned back to Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee asking it to respond by 2 p.m. if...
  • IPL Scandal: Probe-panel member Justice Patel related to interim BCCI president Yadav April 21, 2014

    In another major development in the IPL scandal and a day before an important Supreme Court hearing, member of the probe panel proposed by the BCCI, former Calcutta High Court Chief Justice JN Patel confirmed to CNN-IBN on Monday that he is the brother-in-law of interim BCCI president Shivlal Yadav. "I...
  • Sharad Pawar questions Justice Patel and Shastri's appointment on IPL probe panel April 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Former BCCI chief Sharad Pawar wants Justice JN Patel, who is part of a three-man probe panel set up by the board to investigate the IPL corruption scandal, to come clean on his reported links with the body's interim President Shivlal Yadav. He also deprecated the presence of former India...
  • Lalit Modi demands CBI inquiry into IPL scandal April 20, 2014

    Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi on Sunday opposed the three-member committee suggested by the BCCI to the Supreme Court to probe the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal and demanded an inquiry by the CBI. "There should be no compromise on new panel. Current proposed panel has Srini cronies on it. Supreme...
  • Judicial probe into IPL scandal need of the hour: Pradeep Magazine April 20, 2014

    Talking to CNN-IBN, the senior journalist, who was the first to extensively report the match-fixing scandal in 2000, doubted BCCI's intent in cleaning up cricket. ...
  • BCCI forms new IPL probe panel, to propose it to SC April 20, 2014

    The BCCI on Sunday came up with a three-member panel to investigate the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal. The decision was taken at the emergency Working Committee meeting held at the board's headquarters in Mumbai this afternoon. Former CBI director RK Raghavan, former Calcutta High Court chief justice JN Patel and...
  • BCCI meet on IPL probe today, will Srinivasan be shown the door? April 20, 2014

    Mumbai: In the wake of Supreme Court's scathing observations against N Srinivasan and the BCCI, the cricket board will hold its emergent Working Committee meeting in Mumbai on Sunday. With the Court putting BCCI on the backfoot by asking it to chart a course of action to investigate the contents of...
  • Crucial BCCI meet to find new pathway in IPL spot-fixing case April 19, 2014

    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 plea...