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  • N Srinivasan requests SC to reinstate him as BCCI president 4 days ago

    "I voluntarily stepped aside as the BCCI chief pending inquiry by the Mudgal panel. Now that nothing has been found against me, allow me to be reinstated as the BCCI president," he said. ...
  • Sunil Gavaskar says stories about him questioning Srinivasan 'fabricated' 5 days ago

    Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday expressed surprise at the "fabricated stories" about him questioning N Srinivasan's silence in the match-fixing scandal while reacting to the Mudgal Committee report. Gavaskar was quoted by India Today Group as having said in Melbourne that Srinivasan needs to explain why he didn't act...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Mudgal report gives clean chit to Srinivasan, but raises question on his conduct November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The rot in Indian cricket runs deep and it isn't limited to a few cricketers and a few Indian Premier League team owners who loved placing bets, according to findings of the Mukul Mudgal Committee's report which were made public on Monday. International Cricket Council Chairman N Srinivasan is...
  • I will never bet or watch cricket again: Vindoo Dara Singh November 17, 2014

    "I have never lied. I got into a bad habit of betting, which I have now taken out of my system," said Vindoo. ...
  • N Srinivasan named in Mudgal panel's IPL probe report: Aditya Verma November 14, 2014

    The SC has also ordered the non-disclosure of the names of players indicted in the IPL spot-fixing report, says Aditya Verma, petitioner in the case. ...
  • We are submitting final IPL probe report on Nov 3: Justice Mudgal October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court appointed probe commission headed by Justice Mukul Mudgal will submit the final report to apex court on the IPL-6 betting and spot-fixing scandal, on November 3. "We will be submitting the final report to the Supreme Court on November 3. Beyond this, I won't be able...
  • Gruesome paintball fights or crying in the rain, no one copes with a breakup like the women from our Hindi cinema September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Boy meets girl. Girl likes boy. Boy thinks the girl is hot. Love happens. Romantic songs are sung. Perfectly choreographed item numbers happen. Long walks are taken under the moonlight. But then, The Incident happens. Misunderstanding, harsh words, mean things, strange reactions a vile combination of all...
  • No role in BCCI elections as of now, says Lalit Modi August 28, 2014

    Although relieved at his passport being restored following the Delhi High Court verdict, Lalit Modi said that he "will not have any role to play" in the upcoming BCCI AGM as the Supreme Courtappointed Mukul Mudgal committee has not submitted its report yet. The former IPL chairman also indicated that if...
  • IPL Scandal: Mudgal committee to submit interim report in SC on Friday August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court appointed probe commission headed by Justice (Retd) Mukul Mudgal will be submitting an interim report on betting and spotfixing scandal related to IPL6 on Friday. "The legal counsel will submit the report in Supreme Court on Friday," Mudgal told PTI on Thursday. He however, refused to furnish...
  • IPL Scandal: Justice Mudgal Committee to meet investigators in Chennai August 26, 2014

    The Mukul Mudgal committee will be meeting police investigators from Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai on Wednesday in the Tamil Nadu capital before submitting what could be an interim report to the Supreme Court on the spot fixing and betting scandal that hit the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL). Sources told IANS...
  • Lionel Richie gets Lifetime Achievement award June 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Lionel Richie bagged the Lifetime Achievement award at the BET Awards. Pharrell Williams introduced the tribute to Richie, which included clips of the singer's career. Afterward, John Legend sang a medley of Richie's 'Hello' and 'Still', reported Billboard magazine. Then R&B singer Richie, 67, performed 'Brick House', 'The...
  • Minaj at BET Awards: I was recently near death June 30, 2014

    Nicki Minaj told the crowd at the BET Awards that she was close to death recently an experience that has helped her be herself. The rapper rambled onstage when accepting her fifth consecutive win for best female hiphop artist, where she thanked Lil Wayne for his support, talked about writing...
  • 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...
  • Jay Z, Beyonce and Drake score most BET Awards nominations May 15, 2014

    Reuters: Music's power couple Jay Z and Beyonce, and rapper Drake led the BET Awards nominations announced on Wednesday with five nods each, followed by R&B singer Pharrell Williams and hiphop singer August Alsina with four. Jay Z and Drake will vie for best male hiphop artist along with Future, J....
  • LS polls: Rs 60,000 cr betting so far, Modi a hot favourite May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: This election season the verdict is being given not just by the voters, but actively by the bookies as well. In the satta bazaar (betting market), Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi seems to be a hot favourite among the bookies as well. Modi is closing in on...
  • Meet the bookie with bets worth Rs 15,000 crore on Lok Sabha elections May 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Less than three kilometers from Parliament House, there is a spacious 3bedroom flat in one of the most elite residential areas of New Delhi. It looks like the house of a rich businessman who deals in art and art related things. Paintings of stalwarts like MF Hussain, SH...
  • IPL Scandal: BCCI opposes Mudgal panel probe, SC reserves order on new panel April 29, 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...
  • Nine held in Kolkata for alleged cricket betting April 27, 2014

    Kolkata: Nine people have been arrested for allegedly betting on the ongoing IPL T20 cricket tournament, and 11 mobile sets, one betting sheet and nearly Rs.70,000 in cash were recovered from them, police said on Sunday. The detective department of the city police made the arrests late Saturday night following a...
  • Agra's betting bazaar places AAP at third place after BJP, Congress April 25, 2014

    After months of high voltage election campaign, peace has descended in Agra and the talk in the betting bazaar hints at the Aam Aadmi Party emerging a close third, denting the poll prospects of strong contenders. Candidates have now returned to their homes with family members, while poll analysts are busy...
  • 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...
  • Six persons arrested for IPL match betting in Jaipur April 21, 2014

    A cricket betting racket was on Sunday busted with the arrest of six persons from a hotel, police said on Sunday. Akash Mathur, Karan Sharma, Mukesh Meena, Vedprakash Jat, Lalchand Karva, and Faizal of Jaipur city, were arrested during a police raid in Jaipur, a senior police officer said. Cash of Rs...
  • English FA proposes total ban on betting April 9, 2014

    The FA has proposed a complete ban on anyone involved in England's top eight tiers from betting on any soccer match or competition anywhere in the world, it said in a statement on Wednesday. Participants are currently blocked by Rule E8(b) from betting on a match or competition they have been...
  • Sambhal: 8 men arrested for betting on India-Bangladesh T20 match March 29, 2014

    Eight people were arrested for allegedly betting on India-Bangladesh T-20 match from Nakhasa area here, police said on Saturday. Naeem, Uvesh, Sajid, Gufran, Naushaad, Hafez, Askaar and Riyaz were arrested last night while betting on India-Bangladesh T-20 match, they said. Police said Rs 10,000 cash, a television set and two mobile...
  • Watch: Man loses a bet and now actually has to eat his own hat, thankfully washed down with a drink and ketchup March 28, 2014

    The Internet is a weird place and getting weirder each day. This poor guy lost a bet and now actually has to eat his own hat. He cuts tiny bits of it, washes it down with beverage and ketchup. ...
  • SC proposal: Sunil Gavaskar as BCCI chief; no RR, CSK in IPL 7 March 27, 2014

    In a sensational twist to the IPL spot-fixing scandal, the Supreme Court on Thursday proposed to the Board of Control for Cricket in India that Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals should not be allowed to participate in the seventh season of Indian Premier League. The apex court also suggested that...
  • N Srinivasan to step aside, not step down? March 27, 2014

    Under-fire BCCI President N Srinivasan is exploring various legal options, though he continues to keep quiet on the Supreme Court observation that he should step down from his post for a fair probe into the IPL fixing scandal. The beleaguered Srinivasan, who underwent a cataract surgery on Wednesday, had a series...
  • SC order in IPL fixing case today, Srinivasan faces the heat March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: It is judgement day for BCCI Chief N Srinivasan with the Supreme Court set to pronounce its ruling in the IPL spot-fixing and betting probe on Thursday. The apex court had on Tuesday said that Srinivasan's resignation is essential for a fair probe. After the apex court asking him...
  • We'll follow Supreme Court's directions on Srinivasan: Ravi Sawant March 25, 2014

    The SC has suggested that BCCI president N Srinivasan should quit to allow a fair probe in the IPL scandal, giving the board two days to decide. ...
  • Wary of pollsters, many draw election tips from bookies March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Despite India's prohibitions on gambling, anyone keen to bet on who will be the next occupant of the Prime Minister's residence at 7, Race Course Road can call a closely guarded phone number, or find the right doorway in a city backstreet. The world's largest democracy goes to...
  • New Zealand man gets 99-character name after losing drunken bet March 13, 2014

    Melbourne: A 22-year-old man in New Zealand has changed his name to a 99-character tongue twister after he lost a drunken bet in a poker game. The man from Dunedin is now officially known as 'Full Metal Havok More Sexy N Intelligent Than Spock And All The Superheroes Combined With...