Commonwealth

  • After street light, Kejriwal government orders probe into another CWG project 08-02-2014 11:31 AM

    Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. ...
  • 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 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: 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...
  • The Last Word: Is the PM's decision not to attend CHOGM a blunder? 11-11-2013 10:03 PM

    Under immense pressure from Tamil parties, the Centre has decided that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not go to Colombo to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet (CHOGM). External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will lead Indian delegation at CHOGM. ...
  • The Last Word: Should the Prime Minister attend the CHOGM summit in Colombo? 05-11-2013 09:24 PM

    Two more central ministers have spoken out against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Sri Lanka to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in view of their alleged atrocities on Tamils. The government is yet to decide whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will attend the CHOGM summit Nov...
  • World View: Should PM attend the Commonwealth Summit in Colombo in November? 26-10-2013 09:19 AM

    In the past 4 years, Sri Lanka has taken many steps, along with the Indian government's help towards addressing the concerns over its treatment of the Tamil minority from holding elections, to rebuild the Northern Province. His decision to skip the meet is likely to jeopardise the process and lose...
  • Syed Abdul Karim alias 'Tunda': The co-founder of jehadi movement in India 17-08-2013 07:40 PM

    Bomb expert of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Syed Abdul Karim alias 'Tunda' is one of the 3 co-founders of jehadi movement in India. He is wanted in 33 criminal and 40 blasts cases. He is a suspect in Delhi, Panipat, Sonipat and Ludhiana blasts. The Delhi Police has arrested Tunda on Friday...
  • Boston blasts: What lessons do they hold for USA, India and the world? 16-04-2013 11:38 PM

    In a major terror strike on the United States of America, three explosions rocked Boston on Monday, killing three people and injuring at least 140 others. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Is the cong justified in backing Sheila Dikshit? 08-08-2011 11:48 PM

    On Talking Point Rajdeep Sardesai asks if, the congress is justified in backing Sheila Dikshit. ...
  • CAG blames Centre, Delhi govt for CWG mess 05-08-2011 06:54 PM

    The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on Commonwealth Games has been tabled in Parliament. ...
  • Crores spent, but CWG works lie in a shambles 03-08-2011 11:22 PM

    Sheila Dixit needs to answer more than one question on why so much of money went down the drain. ...
  • Is India's CWG glory turning to shame? 01-07-2011 11:25 PM

    On 'Talking Point', CNN-IBN's Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'is India's CWG glory turning to shame'? ...
  • Hall of shame for India's CWG heroes 01-07-2011 11:00 PM

    Mandeep Kaur and others could face a ban of up to two years for their doping offenses. ...
  • Didn't know about TSR kickback: Jarnail Singh 29-04-2011 12:21 AM

    PM nominated CWG OC CEO Jarnail Singh talks to Rajdeep Sardesai about the TSR deal. ...
  • Can Kalmadi be sacked from IOA chairmanship? 25-04-2011 11:42 PM

    Rajdeep Sardesai discusses with a panel, if it is possible to remove Suresh Kalmadi from IOA. ...
  • Is the UPA govt serious about tackling corruption? 25-04-2011 11:10 PM

    On Talking Point, CNN-IBN asks, 'Is the UPA government serious about tackling corruption?' ...
  • Role of Kalmadi's key aides in the CWG scam 25-04-2011 06:55 PM

    Lalit Bhanot and VK Verma were involved in time scoring and records device purchase scam. ...
  • Delhi loses its sheen post Commonwealth Games 02-02-2011 08:55 AM

    Just three months after Commonwealth Games 2010, Delhi witnesses absence of proper maintenance. ...
  • Gill finds himself in the cold 20-01-2011 09:20 PM

    MS Gill's controversial tenure as sports minister of India comes to an end. ...
  • Delhi CM counters Ramesh over Akshardham 08-01-2011 09:43 PM

    Sheila Dixit said both Commonwealth Games Village and Akshardham temple had got green clearance. ...
  • No role in CWG time keeper scam: V K Verma 30-11-2010 11:51 AM

    The CBI registered fraud cases against CWG Organising Committee Secretary General Lalit Bhanot and Director General V K Verma. ...
  • Secret Kitchen: celebrating Diwali 05-11-2010 03:57 PM

    Celebrating Diwali with Geeta and Babita, the Commonwealth Games medal winners in wrestling. ...
  • Disabled athletes face humiliation at CWG 23-10-2010 01:20 PM

    Dreams were dashed for disabled athletes and spectators who had hoped to watch the Commonwealth Games with dignity. ...
  • The Last Word: Was media fair in covering CWG? 23-10-2010 10:39 AM

    In 'The Last Word' Karan Thapar discusses with a panel of experts if the media was fair and balanced in covering the Commonwealth Games 2010. ...
  • CWG probe: is the noose tightening on the OC? 22-10-2010 10:42 PM

    With the Central Vigilance Commission coming down hard on the OC's mishandling of funds, the noose seems to be tightening on the OC. ...
  • Will fix timeframe for CWG probe later: Shunglu 22-10-2010 08:36 PM

    Commonwealth Games probe head V K Shunglu spoke to CNN-IBN. Shunglu said he could fix a time-frame for probe only once he starts his investigation. ...
  • Will Games Village villains be punished? 21-10-2010 10:03 PM

    Jaipal Reddy said the developer had got into a deep financial trouble and there was a need to finish the Games Village in time. ...