DISQUALIFIED

  • Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo disqualified from Australia Grand Prix March 16, 2014

    Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was stripped of his first Formula One podium finish at his home Australian Grand Prix on Sunday after his car was found to have broken fuel regulations, the governing FIA said. The decision meant McLaren's Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen moved up from third to second, with team...
  • Indians add silver and bronze in Asian Youth Games August 20, 2013

    Nanjing, China: India added a silver and a bronze to swell their medal tally to six in their controversyridden Asian Youth Games campaign on the fifth day of the multisporting event in Nanjing on Tuesday. Manu Gandas bagged the silver in golf while Saroj Ajay Kumar bagged a bronze in the...
  • Three more Indian athletes disqualified from Asian Youth Games August 20, 2013

    New Delhi: In yet another embarrassing goofup, three Indian weightlifters were disqualified from the second Asian Youth Games in Nanjing because of being overage, adding a new twist to the shocking administrative fiasco which has already seen 24 athletes being barred from participation. The entries of three weightlifters Chandrika Tarafdar...
  • Govt may amend Constitution to overturn SC order on convicted politicians: Sources August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The government is likely to bring a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court ruling on disqualification of convicted MPs and MLAs, sources said on Thursday. In a landmark judgement that could cleanse Parliament and Assemblies of criminals, the apex court had in July struck down a...
  • Political parties oppose SC verdict on disqualifying convicted MPs August 1, 2013

    New Delhi: All political parties on Thursday opposed the Supreme Court's verdict on disqualifying convicted MPs. They also opposed the court's ruling that those behind bars can't contest elections. The parties voiced their dissent in an allparty meeting which took place just a few days before the monsoon session of...
  • EC can disqualify Munde for spending Rs 8 crore on 2009 LS campaign June 29, 2013

    Mumbai: The Election Commission (EC) is set to issue a notice to BJP leader Gopinath Munde after he admitted that he had spent Rs 8 crore on 2009 Lok Sabha election campaign. The leader could even be disqualified from contesting polls for three years. "When I contested my first elections I...
  • Jeff Overton disqualified at Colonial for using putting aid May 26, 2013

    Fort Worth, Texas: Jeff Overton expressed his frustration on Twitter about his disqualification midway through the third round of the Colonial for illegally using a putting aid after starting play. With threesomes going off the No. 1 and 10 tees after the weathersuspended second round was completed earlier on Saturday, there...
  • Kerala film fest caught in legal tangle December 5, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: The 16th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) was caught in a legal tangle in the Kerala High Court which dismissed the plea of the producer of film 'Adimadhyantham', which was selected but later disqualified from the competition section of the event, an organiser said Sunday. Addressing...
  • EC disqualifies 3,423 candidates for not filing expenses March 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Election Commission has disqualified 3,423 candidates for not filing the details of the expenses incurred during the last Lok Sabha or recent assembly polls which they contested. Of them, a major chunk of 1,075 candidates are from Uttar Pradesh and 616 from Bihar who had contested the assembly polls...
  • ExCM Bhajan Lal disqualified from Haryana Assembly March 25, 2008

    Chandigarh: Twotime Haryana chief minister Bhajan Lal, who rebelled against the Congress, was on Tuesday disqualified from the state Assembly under the antidefection law and his Adampur seat declared vacant. The order of Speaker Raghubir Singh Kadian came on a petition filed against Lal seeking that he be disqualified as a...
  • Myanmar lifter tests positive for dope December 9, 2006

    Doha: A female weightlifter from Myanmar has failed a drugs test at the Asian Games in Doha, organisers said on Saturday. Than Kyi Kyi's failure for a banned diuretic marked the first positive drugs test of the 15th Asian Games. The 28yearold had placed fourth in the 48kg weightlifting event....
  • Powell disqualified from Japan race September 24, 2006

    Yokohama: World record holder Asafa Powell's remarkable season ended on a flat note when the Jamaican was disqualified before his 100 metres race in Japan on Sunday. Powell had been on a 23race winning streak but was denied the opportunity to extend that run in Yokohama after making the second false...