Darbari

  • 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 scam-hit Commonwealth Games Organising Committee is currently facing 45...
  • Punjab: 'Wrong candidates' led to Cong defeat March 10, 2012

    Amritsar: Former deputy Speaker of Punjab Assembly, Darbari Lal feels that the Congress has suffered a drubbing in the Assembly elections due to "wrong allocation" of tickets by the state party unit. Lal, who was denied the Congress ticket in this election, says, "The major reason for the party's defeat...
  • CWG scam: Kalmadi to be quizzed again by CBI April 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising committee (OC) chief Suresh Kalmadi is ready to face what's widely believed the toughest grilling that he has been subjected to so far by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). A two-member CBI team has returned from London after carrying out extensive investigations in...
  • CBI fails to file chargesheet, Darbari gets bail January 14, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday granted bail to former official of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, TS Darbari, in the Queen's Baton Relay scam case. Darbari was granted bail by Justice Hima Kohli after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said that it was not in a position...
  • CBI finally questions Kalmadi for 9 hours January 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games chief Suresh Kalmadi was finally grilled by the CBI for nearly nine hours on Wednesday over his involvement in the overlays contracts, the aerostat purchase and the AM films deal during the Queen's Baton Relay in London. Sources says Central Bureau of Investigation wanted to grill Kalmadi...
  • CWG scam: CBI to grill Kalmadi on Wednesday January 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi will finally appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday. Suresh Kalmadi to be grilled by CBI over AM Films. In the time scoring and recording contract - Kalmadi will be quizzed about the need to award the deal to Omega. The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee...
  • List of CWG officials under scanner grows December 24, 2010

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday raided Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi's officews and residences across the country in connection with the alleged cases of corruption and irregularities in the Games. CBI officials started the raid at around 7 AM at his offices and residences...
  • Tihar inmates paid to make CWG 'supari' claim December 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Two undertrials lodged in the high security Tihar Jail who alleged that they were asked to kill jailed CWG officials had been apparently paid to do so. Earlier the two undertrials, in an application made to a Delhi court, claimed the deputy jail superintendent asked them to kill...
  • Were asked to kill CWG officials: Tihar inmates December 21, 2010

    New Delhi: In a sensational claim, two under trials lodged in the high security in Tihar Jail, in an application to a Delhi court, on Tuesday alleged that they were asked to kill jailed Commonwealth Games officials. The two inmates named, Sarvesh and Amit wrote that jail officials asked them...
  • Have done no wrong, claims Kalmadi November 29, 2010

    New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi is back in India after leaving everyone guessing about his whereabouts. In his first address to the media on Monday, after his return to the country from the Asian Games in China, Kalmadi said he had done no wrong and...
  • CWG scam: Kalmadi aides to appear in court today November 25, 2010

    New Delhi: The hearing in the Commonwealth Games scam is scheduled to come up in a Delhi court on Thursday. Suresh Kalmadi's three close aides - T S Darbari, Sanjay Mahendroo and M Jayachandran who are in CBI custody will be produced in court. The three were arrested for alleged financial...
  • Darbari blames Kalmadi for AM films fraud November 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi's troubles are increasing. TS Darbari, who was sacked from the Organising Committee and arrested following allegations of corruption, on Monday blamed Kalmadi and another former OC member, Sanjay Mohindroo, for the AM Films fraud. Darbari claimed that he had no role in...
  • Kalmadi aide to be produced in court today November 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Sacked treasurer of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee M Jayachandran, who was arrested by the CBI on Sunday will be produced in court on Monday. Jayachandran was arrested in connection with the alleged bungling in the Queen's Baton Relay (QBR) in London last year. Jayachandran was arrested after several rounds...
  • CWG scam: Kalmadi aides spill the beans to CBI November 16, 2010

    New Delhi: Congress MP and Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi seems to be in trouble. Former commonwealth games officials TS Darbari and Sanjay Mohindroo, two of his trusted aides now under CBI custody, are accusing him of being responsible for all financial transactions. However, Kalmadi has till now maintained...
  • CWG scam: Govt asks ministries to probe November 16, 2010

    New Delhi: A day after Suresh Kalmadi's aides were arrested for forging an email that justified selection of AM Cars for the Queen's Baton Relay in the run-up to the Commonwealth Games, the government on Tuesday asked each agency and ministry to conduct independent investigations. Making a suo motto statement...
  • ED to question senior Games OC officials October 20, 2010

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate is likely to issue summons to senior officials of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee in connection with a case of alleged violation of foreign exchange regulations related to the Queen’s Baton Relay in London. The ED is likely to question Games OC chief Suresh Kalmadi...
  • ED summons sacked CWG treasurer Jayachandran August 13, 2010

    New Delhi: Expelled Commonwealth Games official Jayachandran has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday. Jayachandran, who was the treasurer and officer on special duty for revenue and sponsorship, is third official after TS Darbari and Sanjay Mohindroo to be sacked from Commonwealth Games Organising Committee. He was expelled from the...
  • CWG: Verma passes the buck, blames Darbari August 12, 2010

    New Delhi: Denying any role in the alleged money trail during the QBR launch in London, CWG Organising Committee Director General VK Verma on Thursday held sacked officials T S Darbari and Sanjay Mohindroo responsible for all the deals at that time. "Darbari and Mohindroo are the two officers who were...
  • Darbari pleads innocence, says he's a scapegoat August 11, 2010

    New Delhi: TS Darbari, who was sacked from the post of joint director general of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee in the wake of the corruption scandal that has rocked the event, on Wednesday pleaded innocence. "I am being made a scapegoat. There is no document anywhere which shows my involvement in...
  • Doubts cast over Darbari's 'innocent' claim August 10, 2010

    New Delhi: Tribhuvan Darbari, the man who is being blamed as the fall guy of the Commonwealth corruption scandal, was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate on Monday. CNN-IBN reports on the defence put up by Darbari and the facts the way they stand. Darbari told the ED interrogators Monday that he...
  • Kalmadi under fire, CWG 'corruption' to be probed August 4, 2010

    New Delhi: A web of corruption allegations in the Commonwealth Games has forced Suresh Kalmadi to order an investigation. Kalmadi has now been forced to set up a three-member enquiry committee. The committee will look into allegations of financial impropriety in dealings with AM FIlms, the British company that provided...