Commonwealth Games Scam

  • Delhi government reopens CWG scam case, targets Sheila Dikshit 06-02-2014 11:41 PM

    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, CNN-IBN has accessed a government...
  • Kejriwal vs Sheila: Is Kejriwal daring Congress to withdraw support? 06-02-2014 10:35 PM

    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 CNN-IBN 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 06-02-2014 09:59 PM

    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....
  • Kejriwal has lost his mental balance: Congress leader 06-02-2014 06:47 PM

    An FIR has been filed in connection with alleged corruption in the purchase of street lights during the Commonwealth Games 2010. CNN-IBN 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 06-02-2014 05:11 PM

    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. CNN-IBN 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 23-01-2014 04:34 PM

    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...
  • CWG scam: Sheila Dikshit has done no wrong, Cong to Kejriwal 19-01-2014 11:39 AM

    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' 27-12-2013 06:11 PM

    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...
  • Asian Athletics Association to vote today, Kalmadi to make a comeback? 01-07-2013 11:12 AM

    Pune: Commonwealth Games scam tainted Suresh Kalmadi looks all set to make a comeback as the Asian Athletics Association votes on Monday to re-elect its President in Pune. The 69-year-old is re-contesting for the fourth term as the chief of the body in the elections which will be held on...
  • Should Kalmadi step down from Parliament, sports bodies till his name is cleared of all charges? 04-02-2013 11:47 PM

    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. ...
  • Raja, Kalmadi made Parliament panel members 03-10-2012 09:03 PM

    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...
  • Kalmadi cannot contest IOA chief election: HC 13-09-2012 01:59 PM

    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...
  • CWG: Court holds complaint against Dikshit maintainable 31-08-2012 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday held as "maintainable" a complaint against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and others alleging their involvement in large-scale 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...
  • CWG scam: Court to take cognisance of CBI chargesheet 27-08-2012 08:52 AM

    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 scam-hit Commonwealth Games Organising Committee is currently facing 45...
  • CWG scam: CBI files one more FIR against Kalmadi 23-08-2012 07:38 PM

    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...
  • Delhi HC verdict on Kalmadi's London visit today 25-07-2012 08:23 AM

    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....
  • Delhi HC to decide on Kalmadi's visit to London 24-07-2012 08:34 AM

    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 14-07-2012 05:10 PM

    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....
  • Suresh Kalmadi moves court to attend London Olympics 12-07-2012 05:50 PM

    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 12-07-2012 05:15 PM

    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)...
  • CWG: CBI conducts fresh raids, files 4 new cases 02-05-2012 10:15 AM

    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...
  • RTI activist pens down book on CWG scam 29-04-2012 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi-based 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 496-page book is titled 'PMO to Delhi Secretariat - RTIs expose Commonwealth scam' and is written by advocate Vivek Garg. The...
  • Why should you hold IOA post, HC asks Kalmadi 21-03-2012 05:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued show-cause 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 show-cause notice, asked them as to why they should not be suspended from the offices...