TSR SCAM

  • Will Kalmadi quit after being charged in TSR scam? February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Commonwealth Games chief Suresh Kalmadi still remains defiant and unwilling to let go of his sporting appointments. Abhay Singh Chautala's elevation to the presidency of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) may not have had the sanction of the International Olympic Committee(IOC) but it officially ended Kalmadi's 16year...
  • CWG scam: BJP says CBI silent on Sheila Dikshit February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: While a Central Bureau of Investigation court in Delhi framed charges against sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairperson Suresh Kalmadi and 9 others in the TSR scam, the Bharatiya Janata Party alleged that the CBI was silent on Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's role. Kalmadi has pleaded not...
  • CWG scam: Suresh Kalmadi pleads not guilty in TSR scam February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Over two years after the Commonwealth Games, a Delhi court is framed charges against sacked organising committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and nine others in the TSR scam first reported by CNNIBN. Kalmadi pleaded not guilty in the court. All the accused in the case are out on bail. Special...
  • CWG scam: Court to frame charges against Kalmadi, 9 others February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Over two years after the Commonwealth Games, a Delhi court is likely to frame charges against sacked organising committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and nine others in the TSR scam first reported by CNNIBN. Kalmadi, Lalit Bhanot, VK Verma and others have been charged with cheating, criminal conspiracy, destruction...
  • CWG scam: HC to decide on Swiss Timing plea March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court is likely to decide on the plea of one of the accused in the Commonwealth Games Time Scoring and Results (TSR) scam on Monday. Switzerlandbased firm, the Swiss Timing Omega, is seeking a stay on possible coercive measures against it, ordered by a lower...
  • Law has taken its course: Cong on Kalmadi's bail January 20, 2012

    New Delhi: "Law has taken its course," that is how Congress reacted on Thursday to Delhi High Court granting bail to Suresh Kalmadi in a 2010 Gamesrelated graft case. "I do not want to say anything; law has taken its course. It is the process of law. We never interfere in...
  • Bail doesn't mean acquittal: CPI, BJP on Kalmadi January 19, 2012

    CPI leader D Raja said those who have looted the country's money in the name of organising games will be properly prosecuted and punished. ...
  • CWG: Kalmadi gets bail on a surety of Rs 5 lakh January 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted bail to former Commonewealth Games (CWG) OC Chief Suresh Kalmadi on a surety of Rs 5 lakh after nine months who is an accused in the case pertaining to the megasporting event held in New Delhi in 2010. The HC also granted...
  • CWG: HC notice to CBI on Kalmadi's bail plea November 30, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the CBI's response on the bail plea of sacked CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi in a Gamesrelated scam case, who cited the Supreme Court ruling that bail should be the rule and jail an exception. Justice Mukta Gupta issued notice to...
  • CWG: CVC to give fresh cases of corruption to CBI October 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The CVC will give some more fresh cases to CBI to probe alleged criminal conspiracy and graft by certain government employees in carrying out Commonwealth Gamesrelated works. Sources in the anticorruption watchdog said largescale financial and administrative irregularities have been found in about seven cases carried out by...
  • CWG: SC refuses plea to monitor CBI probe September 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition seeking monitoring of the CBI probe into alleged corruption cases related to the Commonwealth Games. A bench comprising justices RM Lodha and Gyan Sudha Misra said there was no need to interfere with the investigation by the CBI into...
  • Kalmadi aide VK Verma's bail plea rejected September 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The bail plea of former Director of Commonwealth Games OC VK Verma, arrested for his alleged role in awarding a games contract to a Swiss firm at inflated rates, was dismissed by a Delhi court on Saturday. Special CBI Judge Talwant Singh dismissed Verma's bail application on the ground...
  • TSR scam: contract awarded before firms applied July 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Top CWG Organising Committee officials, including its chairman Suresh Kalmadi, had decided to award the contract for Timing, Scoring and Result (TSR) system to Swiss company Omega much before the firm had applied for the same, a senior civil servant has told the CBI. Rahul Bhatnagar, currently working as...
  • CWG scam: Lal's bail plea to be heard on June 6 May 30, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday deferred till June 6 the hearing on bail plea of former CWG Organising Committee's Deputy Director General Surjeet Lal, arrested for his alleged role in awarding a Gamesrelated contract to a Swiss firm at an exorbitant cost. Special CBI Judge Talwant Singh posted the...
  • CWG: Kalmadi drags Jarnail Singh in TSR scam May 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Disgraced CWG OC chairman Suresh Kalmadi, accused of irregularities in TSR scam, on Thursday tried to shift the blame for award of the contract to OC CEO Jarnail Singh insisting that he was aware of the contract and was informed at all stages of decision. ...
  • CBI chargesheets Kalmadi in CWG TSR scam May 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Suresh Kalmadi and eight others have been chargesheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Time Scoring and Results scam. The CBI called Kalmadi as the "main accused" in a corruption case relating to irregularities in awarding the Time Scoring and Results...
  • CWG scam: lowest TSR bidder was incompetent May 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi, Lalit Bhannot and VK Verma, all accused of pushing for a private firm Swiss Timing for supplying Timing Scoring and Results system for the Commonwealth Games (CWG), are now behind the bars. They stand accused ignoring the bid claims of this contract to MSL SPAIN, a Spanish...
  • CWG: Kalmadi to be chargesheeted in TSR scam May 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi, the sacked chairman of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, is to be chargesheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Time Scoring and Result (TSR) scam. Attacked in the court premises earlier, the countdown has begun for Suresh Kalmadi to spend another few months in Tihar...
  • CWG: Kalmadi's bail plea deferred to May 13 May 9, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday deferred to May 13 the hearing on the bail plea of former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi. Special Judge Talwant Singh said "the arguments on the application will be heard May 13th". Kalmadi had been first sent to eight days police custody...
  • CWG: Court dismisses bail plea of Bhanot, Verma April 29, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday dismissed the bail plea of two top CWG Organising Committee officials arrested in connection with alleged irregularities in awarding a Rs 107 crore contract to a Swiss firm. OC's former Secretary General Lalit Bhanot and its exDirector General VK Verma had moved their bail...
  • Had no option but to sign deals: Jarnail Singh April 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The CEO of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee told CNNIBN that he had no option but to sign the inflated deals since most deals and purchases were left for the last moment. Talking to CNNIBN, Jarnail Singh said, "In the TSR contract, when I came into the scene, it...
  • I approved TSR deal based on OC report: Hooper April 28, 2011

    Commonwealth Games Federation CEO Mike Hooper has shirked all blame saying he just went with Commonwealth Games Organising Committee recommendations on the time scoring deal. Hooper spoke to CNNIBN after the channel revealed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's representative on the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, Jarnail Singh, knew and approved...
  • TSR scam now hits National Games too April 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Commomwealth Games Chief Suresh Kalmadi's involvement in the Time Scoring and result scam, first exposed on CNNIBN may be actually deeper. New revelations by CNNIBN show that the same pattern of inflated prices for TSR equipment was witnessed in the recently concluded national games as well. Documents exclusively...
  • Kalmadi, GEM in National Games mess too? April 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi has been arrested in the TSR scam with the CBI accusing him of conspiring with a private firm named GEM International, which is the Indian representative of Swiss timing for causing a loss of almost Rs 50 crores. Now investigators are trying to figure out whether...
  • Suresh Kalmadi: From politics to scams April 25, 2011

    New Delhi: In politics, the rise of Suresh Kalmadi has been meteoric with a plenty of inflections. In 1977, Suresh Kalmadi was the district president of Congress' youth wing and in four years, he was the member of the Rajya Sabha. The cadet who passed out of the National Defence...