COMMONWEALTH GAMES SCAM

  • Delhi government reopens CWG scam case, targets Sheila Dikshit February 6, 2014

    There is trouble for former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. The Aam Aadmi Party government has ordered a probe into her alleged role into the purchase of street lights in the Commonwealth Games scam. Although an FIR registered in the case does not name Dikshit, CNNIBN has accessed a government...
  • Kejriwal vs Sheila: Is Kejriwal daring Congress to withdraw support? February 6, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has taken on the Congress with a fresh FIR in the Commonwealth Games scam case. The FIR, though, does not name former chief minister Sheila Dikshit directly. But CNNIBN has accessed a note of the Delhi government that former Delhi chief minister says Sheila Dikshit...
  • Kejriwal takes on Congress, files FIR in CWG scam February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has taken on the Congress with a fresh FIR in the Commonwealth Games scam case. The FIR has been filed in connection with alleged corruption in the purchase of street lights. The FIR, though, does not name former chief minister Sheila Dikshit directly. But...
  • Kejriwal has lost his mental balance: Congress leader February 6, 2014

    An FIR has been filed in connection with alleged corruption in the purchase of street lights during the Commonwealth Games 2010. CNNIBN has accessed a top secret note of the Delhi government which says that Sheila Dikshit took an unusual interest in purchase of the lamps and several meeting were...
  • CWG scam: Dikshit not named in FIR, Delhi government note mentions her February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: An FIR has been filed in connection with alleged corruption in the purchase of street lights during the Commonwealth Games 2010. The FIR, however, does not name former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit directly. CNNIBN has accessed a top secret note of the Delhi government which does mention...
  • CWG scam: BJP to submit proof against Sheila Dikshit to Lt Governor January 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to submit proof against former chief minister Sheila Dikshit in the Commonwealth Games scam to the Lieutenant Governor on Thursday. The party is expected to ask Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to direct Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to take...
  • CWG scam: Sheila Dikshit has done no wrong, Cong to Kejriwal January 19, 2014

    The Congress hit back at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and said former chief minister Sheila Dikshit has nothing to worry about with regards to the Commonwealth Games scam. Party spokesperson Rashid Alvi said, "Shiela Dikshit was a competent chief minister. Kejriwal is free to do what he wants, he...
  • Former Union Home Secretary RK Singh jumps ship, terms UPA 'clueless' December 27, 2013

    Former union home secretary R K Singh, who has joined the BJP on Friday alleged that the UPA government was clueless about governance and its ministers were corrupt. "You have 2G scam, Commonwealth Games scam, coalgate which is sufficient to prove his point," Singh told reporters at the BJP headquarters in...
  • Asian Athletics Association to vote today, Kalmadi to make a comeback? July 1, 2013

    Pune: Commonwealth Games scam tainted Suresh Kalmadi looks all set to make a comeback as the Asian Athletics Association votes on Monday to reelect its President in Pune. The 69yearold is recontesting for the fourth term as the chief of the body in the elections which will be held on...
  • CWG scam: Enforcement Directorate questions Suresh Kalmadi March 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Sacked CWG organising committee chief Suresh Kalmadi was on Monday questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its probe into alleged forex violations in the run up to the 2010 sporting extravaganza. The agency has filed a case under Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) with regard...
  • CWG: Trial against Kalmadi to commence on Wednesday February 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Trial in a Commonwealth Games related case involving Suresh Kalmadi and nine others will commence on Wednesday in a Delhi court which had invoked charges of criminal conspiracy, forgery, cheating and other offences against them entailing maximum punishment of life term. Special CBI Judge Ravinder Kaur had on February...
  • Should Kalmadi step down from Parliament, sports bodies till his name is cleared of all charges? February 4, 2013

    A special CBI court on Monday framed charges against Suresh Kalmadi for allegedly favouring Swiss Timing in the run up to the Commonwealth Games and causing a loss of Rs 95 crore to the exchequer. ...
  • CWG scam: CBI faces challenge of proving direct link between Kalmadi, Swiss Timing February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Tough times are ahead for the man who once headed one of India's top sporting bodies. A special CBI court on Monday framed charges against Suresh Kalmadi for allegedly favouring Swiss Timing in the run up to the Commonwealth Games and causing a loss of Rs 95 crore...
  • 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: Court orders framing of charges against Kalmadi December 21, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday ordered framing of charges against sacked Commonwealth Games chief Suresh Kalmadi and 10 others in the CWG scam case. All the accused will be charged with the offence of cheating, forgery, criminal conspiracy and also under Prevention of Corruption Act. Passing the order,...
  • Raja, Kalmadi made Parliament panel members October 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Union minister A Raja, the main accused in the 2G spectrum scam, and Suresh Kalmadi, an accused in the Commonwealth Games scam, have been made members of two separate Parliamentary Standing Committees. Raja, who represents the DMK in the Lok Sabha, has been nominated to the Standing Committee...
  • Kalmadi cannot contest IOA chief election: HC September 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has ruled that Suresh Kalmadi cannot contest the election for the Indian Olympic Association chief any more. The court has ordered the IOA polls to be held on the basis of the sports code. The sports code doesn't allow more than three terms for the...
  • CWG: Court holds complaint against Dikshit maintainable August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday held as "maintainable" a complaint against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and others alleging their involvement in largescale corruption during the 2010 Commonwealth Games. "I find the complaint maintainable," Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Manish Yaduvanshi said. The court also issued a notice to the Deputy Commissioner...
  • CWG scam: Court to take cognisance of CBI chargesheet August 27, 2012

    New Delhi: A special court is likely to take cognisance of the CBI's chargesheet in the 2010 Commonwealth Games Queen Baton Relay case. Former organising committee members TS Darbari, Sanjay Mahendroo and M Jaychandran have been accused of financial irregularities. The scamhit Commonwealth Games Organising Committee is currently facing 45...
  • CWG scam: CBI files one more FIR against Kalmadi August 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed one more FIR against former CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi in its ongoing Commonwealth Games probe. The latest FIR has been filed in connection with the event knowledge system deal. An IAS officer from Maharashtra cadre has also been named...
  • Delhi HC verdict on Kalmadi's London visit today July 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High court will on Wednesday announce its verdict on whether or not sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi should be allowed to travel to London for the Olympics. The court reserved the order on Tuesday after both the sides argued for almost two hours. In...
  • Delhi HC to decide on Kalmadi's visit to London July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High court will on Tuesday decide on whether to allow sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi to travel to London for the Olympics. This, in response to a Public Interest Litigation. The plea made by advocate Rahul Mehra has sought the court's direction to...
  • Kalmadi won't skip Olympics, wants Maken to quit July 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi, who is on trial for alleged irregularities in orgainsing the 2010 Commonwealth Games, on Saturday made it clear he is going to attend the London Olympics. Kalmadi also accused Sports Minister Ajay Maken of carrying out a vilification campaign against him and called for his resignation. Kalmadi said...
  • Suresh Kalmadi moves court to attend London Olympics July 12, 2012

    Sacked CWG organising committee chief Suresh Kalmadi has sought permission from a Delhi court to attend the Olympic Games. ...
  • Kalmadi moves court for attending 2012 Olympics July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Sacked CWG Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi, accused in Commonwealth Games scam, on Thursday sought a Delhi court's permission to attend the 2012 Olympics in London. In his plea to Special CBI Judge Talwant Singh, Kalmadi said he was a member of International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Council...
  • CWG: CBI conducts fresh raids, files 4 new cases May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday morning carried out raids in Delhi, NCR, Kolkata and Siliguri in connection with the Commonwealth Games scam. According to sources, the raids were conducted with regard to the scam concerning the laying of synthetic tracks laid across stadia during the Games. The...
  • RTI activist pens down book on CWG scam April 29, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhibased RTI activist has brought out a book containing various correspondences between the Prime Minister's Office and the Delhi Government secretariat related to Commonwealth Games. The 496page book is titled 'PMO to Delhi Secretariat RTIs expose Commonwealth scam' and is written by advocate Vivek Garg. The book is...
  • Why should you hold IOA post, HC asks Kalmadi March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued showcause notice to former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and his close aides Lalit Bhanot and V K Verma. The High Court, in the showcause notice, asked them as to why they should not be suspended from the offices held...