SCANDALS

  • Abdi claims Srinivasan faces contempt of court 13 hours 5 minutes ago

    Chennai: Suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) deputy president Mehmood Abdi has alleged that N Srinivasan committed contempt of court by participating in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BCCI at a city hotel here on Monday. Abdi, the permanent representative of RCA in BCCI, claimed that despite being asked to...
  • AAP launches 'Jai Kisan Abhiyan' in Gurgaon February 21, 2015

    Gurgaon: The Haryana unit of Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday started its 'Jai Kisan Abhiyan' from Gurgaon in protest against the recently-introduced "anti-farmer" land ordinance, and shortage of power and urea in the state. Scores of AAP activists, led by state in-charge Yogendra Yadav, gathered at Kamla Nehru Park in Gurgaon...
  • CAB moves SC, seeks contempt proceedings against Srinivasan February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking contempt proceedings against N Srinivasan and other BCCI officials for holding a meeting of its working committee to decide on holding Annual General Meeting in March in alleged violation of the apex court directions. The CAB's petition,...
  • 'Srinivasan has to pass several tests to overcome conflict of interest' February 12, 2015

    Chennai: Sidelined BCCI president N Srinivasan can pass the conflict of interest test if he is not a shareholder or a director in the board of Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd (CSKC), now a subsidiary of The India Cements Ltd, said a Supreme Court lawyer. "Srinivasan cannot be said to be...
  • BCCI plans legal recourse against Aditya Verma February 8, 2015

    Chennai: The BCCI working committee members were unanimous in their opinion that a legal recourse must be planned against unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma for "spreading baseless rumours" against president-in-exile N Srinivasan and Co. "One of the working committee members today raised concerns about constant unsubstantiated claims made...
  • BCCI's Working Committee meeting to decide AGM date February 7, 2015

    Chennai: The date of the much-delayed Annual General Meeting, which has been deferred till now because of the IPL spot-fixing case, will be the only agenda when the all-powerful Working Committee of the BCCI meets here on Monday. With Supreme Court order on January 22, clearly stating that BCCI will have...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Verma claims Shivlal, Shukla have conflict of interest February 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Citing conflict of interest, Cricket Association of Bihar Secretary Aditya Verma on Thursday claimed that as per last month's Supreme Court order neither interim BCCI chief Shivlal Yadav nor vice-president Rajiv Shukla is eligible to contest for the post of Board president at its elections. "As per the Supreme Court...
  • Delhi polls: I dare the Centre to arrest me if AAP took hawala money, says Kejriwal February 4, 2015

    PM Modi on Tuesday trained his guns on Arvind Kejriwal, alleging that he had been exposed in the money laundering scandal. Meanhile, even as the government has hinted at an independent probe, Kejriwal has dared the central government to arrest him. ...
  • Petitioner in IPL spot-fixing case asks Sharad Pawar to contest BCCI polls February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Secretary of the unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar, Aditya Verma on Monday urged former BCCI chief and NCP strongman Sharad Pawar to contest for the post of president in the Cricket Board's upcoming elections. The petitioner in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, Verma's long-drawn battle with the N Srinivasan camp...
  • Arun Jaitley urged not to back Srinivasan in BCCI January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma on Thursday requested former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice-president and union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley not to support sidelined president N Srinivasan. Srinivasan was barred by the Supreme Court on January 22 from contesting the BCCI elections...
  • BCCI needs to be accountable as per SC observation: Sarbananda Sonowal January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Expressing the government's desire to bring BCCI under the ambit of the RTI Act, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday reiterated the centre's stance following the Supreme Court ruling that the private cricketing body performs a public function and is amenable to judicial law and review. "This is a...
  • MS Dhoni speaks on IPL scam, doesn't expect speculation to stop January 25, 2015

    Sydney: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni finally broke his silence over the IPL spot-fixing scandal on Sunday, saying that he does not expect the speculation around his name to stop anytime soon despite nothing concrete coming up against him. Dhoni, who captains Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League, has...
  • Srinivasan ready to cut off ties with CSK for BCCI return: reports January 25, 2015

    BCCI president in-exile N Srinivasan has decided to give up on his Indian Premier League franchisee Chennai Super Kings following the Supreme Court's ban on BCCI office bearers having any commercial interests in the board's activities. According to reports on Sunday, Srinivasan has apparently told BCCI members that he would keep...
  • IPL Scandal: Professional engagement distinct from commercial interest, says SC January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Dragging names of former players donning different roles in cricket did not cut much ice for N Srinivasan to remain at the helm of BCCI affairs, as the Supreme Court drew a clear distinction between commercial interest and professional engagement of a player on account of his proficiency...
  • I won't comment on SC's decision, says N Srinivasan January 23, 2015

    Srinivasan has been left to choose between owning CSK or stay at the helm of BCCI. ...
  • Landmark decision taken by the Supreme Court: Lalit Modi January 23, 2015

    Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi said the verdict will clean up corruption in the game. ...
  • Full text: Supreme Court order on Srinivasan, CSK, RR, Raman, Meiyappan January 23, 2015

    In a setback to N Srinivasan, the Supreme Court on Thursday barred him from contesting any BCCI election on grounds of conflict of interest and set up a judges committee under a former Chief Justice of India to decide on the punishment in the IPL scam that can threaten the...
  • Is this the right time to go in for a complete overhaul of Indian cricket administration? January 22, 2015

    With the Supreme Court giving the final verdict on IPL spot-fixing, there are a lot of questions that still needs to be looked at, one of them being whether a complete overhaul is the right way forward? ...
  • Five questions after SC indicts Srinivasan, Meiyappan, Kundra in IPL Scandal January 22, 2015

    In a scathing indictment of the BCCI-president-in-exile N Srinivasan, the Supreme Court on Thursday came down hard on him and barred him from contesting the Indian cricket board's next elections. Delivering its verdict in the Indian Premier League spot-fixing case, the apex court also ruled Chennai Super Kings team principal...
  • Amendment to rule 6.2.4 is "true villain": Supreme Court January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the amendment to rule 6.2.4 of BCCI permitting administrators of the cricket body to acquire or hold commercial interest in events like IPL and champions league, terming it as the "true villain" of the situation. A bench headed by Justice T S Thakur...
  • Supreme Court blow to N Srinivasan January 22, 2015

    Right from former BCCI President AC Muthiah to Sharad Pawar, everybody welcomed Supreme Court's verdict on IPL spot fixing scandal that had put N Srinivasan in a spot. ...
  • BCCI 'welcomes' order of Supreme Court January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: The BCCI "welcomed" the order of the Supreme Court related to the IPL spot-fixing case and said that they will hold the AGM in accordance with the directions and timelines as stipulated by the apex court. "The BCCI welcomes the order of the Honorable Supreme Court, which has put...
  • SC verdict will impact all sports bodies: Justice Mukul Mudgal January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Welcoming the Supreme Court verdict barring N Srinivasan from contesting any BCCI election on grounds of conflict of interest, head of IPL-6 spot-fixing and betting probe committee Justice Mukul Mudgal today said that it will have far reaching ramifications as it will also impact on all sports bodies. Delivering...
  • Permitting conflict of interest in BCCI against public policy: SC January 22, 2015

    New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday held that public policy was not a static concept and it varies with time and from generation to generation, but what was in public good and public interest cannot be opposed to public policy and vice versa. The bench of Justice T.S....
  • Functioning will be more transparent after SC verdict: Justice Mudgal January 22, 2015

    The Supreme Court verdict on the IPL scandal will ensure proper functioning of the sporting bodies of the country and it will also allow more transparancy in the future. ...
  • It's N Srinivasan's call to decide on his future: BCCI on SC ruling January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: The BCCI top brass on Thursday remained tightlipped about the Board's future course of action after the Supreme Court barred its sidelined President N Srinivasan from contesting any elections on grounds of conflict of interest. Srinivasan's company India Cements owns IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings and the Tamil Nadu...
  • IPL Verdict: Srinivasan jolted, Twitter reacted January 22, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Thursday brought the hammer down on the Indian Premier League spot-fixing case, ruling Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra guilty of betting on IPL matches but sparing N Srinivasan on allegations of cover-up but not on the issue of conflict of interest. The apex court read out...
  • IPL spot-fixing timeline: From a shameful episode to a landmark judgement January 22, 2015

    The Supreme Court delivered its verdict on the IPL spot-fixing case on Thursday, more than two years after Indian cricket's most embarrassing episode broke out in May 2013 during IPL6. The landmark judgement saw the apex court banning any BCCI official, including N Srinivasan, with commercial interests while finding team officials...
  • N Srinivasan has to choose between CSK and BCCI, says Supreme Court January 22, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Thursday disallowed Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) chief-in-exile N Srinivasan from contesting elections to the cricket board. In a 130-page verdict on Thursday, the apex court said that Srinivasan as the BCCI chief and owner of an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise had created...
  • IPL verdict: SC says high probability Srinivasan involved in corruption; Meiyappan, Kundra guilty January 22, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Thursday brought the hammer down on the Indian Premier League spot-fixing case, ruling Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra guilty of betting on IPL matches but sparing N Srinivasan on allegations of cover-up but not on the issue of conflict of interest. The apex court read...