BOOKIES

  • 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...
  • Elections 2014: Bookies give the NDA 317 seats, Modi a favourite May 2, 2014

    Mumbai: With only two phases of the General Elections left, the betting world is busy betting and forecasting. Bookies say there is a clear Narendra Modi wave with them forecasting 317 Lok Sabha seats for the Bharatiya Janata Partyled National Democratic Alliance. Punters in Mumbai have given the NDA around...
  • Wary of pollsters, many draw election tips from bookies March 26, 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 the...
  • 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...
  • Two bookies arrested for taking bets on Asia Cup February 26, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The city police on Wednesday arrested two persons for accepting bets on the Sri Lanka-Pakistan cricket match of the ongoing Asia Cup. "Two bookies, Bharat Thakkar and Prakash Thakkar, were arrested from Sola and Bopal areas of the city respectively," said police inspector M A Patel. "We have seized 17 cellphones,...
  • Lajpat Nagar heist: Police claims breakthrough, says most accused identified January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has claimed a breakthrough in the Lajpat Nagar heist case. On Friday, it said that it has identified most of the accused in the case and has made a few detentions. It is yet to make any arrests, however. The police said that there are more than...
  • Delhi bookies bet on BJP, find AAP too 'risky' November 24, 2013

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) may have been touted as a dark horse in Delhi by several opinion polls, but the capital's bookies don't seem to be much impressed. Instead, they are betting big on the BJP to win the December 4 Assembly polls. The bookies have priced the Bharatiya Janata...
  • IPL scandal: Gurunath Meiyappan charged with betting September 21, 2013

    The Mumbai police filed their chargesheet on Saturday that runs to thousands of pages and contains transcripts of telephone conversations between Meiyappan, Vindoo Dara Singh, Asad Rauf and bookies. ...
  • IPL spot fixing case: Bombday HC refuses to grant relief to two bookies August 21, 2013

    Observing that probe in the IPL betting scandal was at a premature stage, the Bombay High Court today refused to grant relief to two bookies from Jaipur, accused to have been in touch with actor Vindoo Dara Singh and Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf for placing bets. A division bench of Justices...
  • IPL spot fixing case: Accused await bail plea hearing August 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will hear bail pleas of the eight accused in the IPL spot fixing case on Friday. Hearing of suspended Rajasthan Royal player Ajit Chandila has also been scheduled for Friday. Chandila was arrested along with two other cricketers S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan of Rajasthan...
  • IPL spotfixing: Dawood the mastermind, says Delhi Police chargesheet July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Two months after the arrest of the three IPL players, the Special Cell of the Delhi Police has now filed a chargesheet in the IPL spotfixing case. The 5,000page document claims that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel were running the betting and spotfixing scam. The Delhi...
  • Alleged bookie arrested in connection with IPL betting case July 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Another alleged bookie has been arrested in connection with the Indian Premier League cricket betting case, taking the number of those apprehended in the case so far up to 20, the police said in Mumbai on Monday. "Ramlal Harilal Johar (44), wanted in the IPL betting case, was picked up...
  • IPL betting: Bookie Shobhan Mehta sent to police custody till July 12 July 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Top bookie Shobhan Mehta, who was arrested in Goa on Friday over the IPL betting scandal, has been sent to police custody till July 12. Mehta was arrested after police discovered his name in diaries recovered from the bookies arrested earlier this year. Police have confiscated a cell phone...
  • IPL: Mumbai Police arrests bookie Shobhan Mehta from Goa July 5, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police property cell has arrested bookie Shobhan Mehta from Goa in the IPL betting scandal. The police allege that Mehta placed his bets through Jaipur and Delhi based bookie Ashwin Agarwal. A lookout circular had been issued against Shobhan Mehta in June after police found that his...
  • IPL spotfixing: Bookie Jeetu tried to rope in another RR player June 29, 2013

    New Delhi: A bookie arrested in connection with the Indian Premier League spotfixing case tried to rope in Rajasthan Royals player Harmeet Singh but did not strike a deal as he felt he was "young" and could not do much for them, Delhi Police claimed on Saturday. Bookie Jitender Singh,...
  • IPL scandal: Siddharth Trivedi admits to taking money from bookies June 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals' player Siddharth Trivedi, who was made a prosecution witness by Delhi Police in the spotfixing scandal, admitted to have taken money from bookies which he later returned after a sting scare in 2012. As per reports, Trivedi, in a statement given to Delhi police admitted he...
  • IPL: Bookie Ramesh Vyas brought to Delhi, to be produced in court June 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Bookie Ramesh Vyas, who was arrested from Mumbai, has been brought to Delhi. Ramesh will be produced in court post 2 pm on Saturday. Delhi Police will seek his custody in court. Mumbai Police had seized 92 mobile phones and 18 sim cards from Ramesh. Delhi Police had earlier claimed...
  • IPL betting: Meiyappan, Vindoo, all others get conditional bail June 4, 2013

    Mumbai: After almost two weeks of being in police custody in the IPL betting case, BCCI chief N Srinivasan's soninlaw Gurunath Meiyappan and actor Vindoo Dara Singh were on Tuesday granted bail by a Mumbai court. All others arrested by the Mumbai Police in the betting scandal including bookies Ramesh...
  • IPL betting: Bookie Badlani remanded to police custody June 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Alleged bookie Kishore Badlani was on Monday arrested by the Mumbai police in the IPL betting scandal and remanded in police custody till June 6 by a local court. Badlani alias Kishore Pune was detained this morning by the police's crime branch at the international airport and later arrested...
  • IPL spotfixing: Delhi court to hear Ankeet Chavan's bail plea May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Suspended Rajasthan Royals cricketer Ankeet Chavan's bail plea will come up in a Delhi court on Thursday in the IPL spotfixing case. Abhishek Shukla, who acted as a conduit between the players and bookies will also be produced in court along with three others. Meanwhile, Delhi Police Commissioner...
  • IPL: Police arrest bookie who cleared Sreesanth's room of evidence May 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Four more bookies were arrested by the Delhi Police on Wednesday in connection with the IPL spotfixing case. With this, the number of arrests in the case has gone up to 26. The Delhi Police arrested alleged bookie Abhishek Shukla, who is accused of cleaning up Sreesanth's hotel room...
  • IPL: Vindoo admits he met Sreesanth in Mumbai May 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Arrested actor Vindoo Dara Singh has admitted that he met pacer S Sreesanth, according to the Mumbai Police sources. As part of the ongoing probe into the IPL betting and spotfixing scandal, sources, say, Vindoo Dara Singh has said that met the Kerala pacer on May 14 just before...
  • 'Mumbai Police to probe Pak umpire's links with bookies' May 28, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police, investigating the IPL betting case, is seeking to call back Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf saying it had enough reasons to believe that he had links with bookies, sources said on Tuesday. The police is considering initiating the process to get back Rauf, sources said. Rauf was recently withdrawn...
  • IPL scandal: Vindoo Dara Singh's custody extended till May 31 May 28, 2013

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court has sent actor Vindoo Dara Singh to further police custody till May 31 in the IPL betting scandal. The two others hawala operator Alpesh Taneja and bookie Prem Taneja have also been remanded in further police custody till May 31. They were produced in...
  • IPL spotfixing: Custody of Sreesanth, Chandila and Chavan ends today May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The custody of the three cricketers arrested in the IPL spotfixing scandal Ajit Chandila, S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan ends on Tuesday. The Delhi Police is expected to seek an extension as more details are coming out of the probe each day. A Delhi Court is...
  • 3 more suspected bookies linked to Ajit Chandila arrested May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Three more suspected bookies linked with disgraced cricketer Ajit Chandila were arrested on Monday in connection with the IPL spotfixing scandal with investigators claiming the trio were in touch with him for allegedly manupulating matches. Bhupender Nagar was apprehended from Greater Noida this evening while Sayed Durez Ahmed...
  • Hyderabad: Four alleged bookies arrested in KPHB area May 28, 2013

    Hyderabad: City Police on Monday claimed to have busted a cricket betting racket with the arrest of four persons from KPHB area. KPHB police raided an apartment on Sunday night and arrested Shivkumar, Harish, Dinesh and Salim and seized Rs 2.6 lakh cash, 18 cell phones, two laptops and other equipment,...
  • Chennai: CBCID detains bookie Sanjay Bafna May 27, 2013

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu CBCID has detained yet another super bookie Sanjay Bafna, an important bookie actively involved in the Chennai betting syndicate. He had been absconding. Sources say the interrogation of another super bookie previously arrested in Chennai led to the detention of Bafna. Sources say Bafna's interrogation can reveal more...
  • Spotfixing: 6 bookies arrested in Goa after tipoff from Delhi Police May 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Six bookies have been arrested in Goa, based on the information from the Delhi Police in the ongoing IPL spotfixing case. These bookies are likely to brought to Delhi. Police sources say that the Delhi Police special cell is looking for one fixer who could be...
  • Mumbai: 6 bookies arrested; mobile phones, Rs 4 lakh cash recovered May 27, 2013

    Mumbai: In an unrelated development to the IPL spotfixing case, more bookies have been arrested in Mumbai. Six bookies were arrested by the Deonar police. This arrest is not connected to the Mumbai crime branch case of betting or spotfixing. The arrests were made after a raid carried out on...