Lalit Bhanot

  • No lifting of ban until IOA ensures absolute clarity: IOC 14-12-2013 04:29 PM

    New Delhi: Not completely happy with the Indian Olympic Association leaving room for interpretations in its recent constitutional amendments, the IOC on Saturday indicated that it may not proceed to lift the ban on the country until IOA ensures clarity regarding barring of charge-framed persons from contesting elections. The IOA...
  • I had offered to resign earlier: Lalit Bhanot 12-12-2013 09:31 PM

    Bhanot, who is under trial in the commonwealth games scam, is determined to fight against IOA's decision to bar bar him from contesting the IOA elections. ...
  • IOC sets Oct 31 deadline for IOA to clean house 06-09-2013 08:40 PM

    New Delhi: Hardening its stand against the IOA, the International Olympic Committee has asked the Indian body to sack "charge-framed" officials through constitutional amendments by October 31 and conduct fresh elections by December 15 to return to the Olympic fold. Giving its "conclusions and decisions" on the IOA's Executive General...
  • Only those convicted for 2 or more years barred from polls: IOA 25-08-2013 06:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association on Sunday managed to dilute the contentious clause which would bar charge-sheeted officials from contesting elections while accepting all the other amendments proposed by the International Olympic Committee, clearing the decks for an early return to the Olympic fold. The IOA officials, who were...
  • IOA to put up an unified stand against International Olympic Committee 25-08-2013 06:22 AM

    The differences between the suspended Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have apparently narrowed down to only vexed issue, that of barring chargesheeted officials from contesting elections. On the eve of Sunday's General Body Meeting of the IOA, a senior official told IANS that they are...
  • IOA set to ignore IOC warnings at GBM 24-08-2013 02:54 PM

    New Delhi: It may put India's return to the Olympic fold in jeopardy but the suspended IOA's General Body Meeting on Sunday is all set to ignore the IOC's directive to bar chargesheeted officials from contesting elections through constitutional amendments. The defiant move may put a spanner on the country's...
  • Indian law does not bar chargesheeted persons: IOA to IOC 16-08-2013 07:47 PM

    New Delhi: Stung by International Olympic Committee's directive to bar charge-sheeted persons from contesting elections, Indian Olympic Association on Friday shot off a letter to its parent body, saying that it cannot implement these provisions as it has to follow the law of the country. The IOC on Thursday had...
  • Chargesheeted ones to be barred from IOA polls: IOC 15-08-2013 04:53 PM

    New Delhi: In a development of far reaching consequences, corruption-tainted persons will no longer be eligible to contest Indian Olympic Association elections under the revised draft constitution of the IOA sent by its parent body, International Olympic Committee. In a 43-page draft revised Constitution, the world body laid down the...
  • Should the Indian Olympic Association be disbanded? 06-12-2012 12:01 AM

    The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday suspended IOA for conducting elections under government's sports code. ...
  • IOC slams IOA functioning 05-12-2012 11:13 PM

    Indian sports crisis deepens. Should sports ministry involve more efficiently to find out a solution? ...
  • Chautala backs Lalit Bhanot's return to IOA 30-11-2012 08:32 PM

    CWG-tainted Lalit Bhanot has been elected unopposed as the secretary general of the Indian Olympic Association. ...
  • Lalit Bhanot back in fray at the IOA polls 16-11-2012 12:14 PM

    CWG tainted Lalit Bhanot's return has fuelled further divide in the Indian Olympic Association. ...
  • CWG scam: Lalit Bhanot, four others denied bail 04-01-2012 08:02 PM

    New Delhi: A special CBI court on Wednesday dismissed the bail pleas of former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) secretary general Lalit Bhanot and four others accused in a corruption case related to the sporting event held in 2010. The court also announced plans for hearing the case. Apart from...
  • CWG scam: SC refuses bail to Lalit Bhanot 23-09-2011 11:36 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused bail to Lalit Bhanot, former secretary general of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee in connection with the CWG scam. A bench of justices J M Panchal and H L Gokhale, however, allowed Bhanot to approach the appropriate court for relief and clarified...
  • CWG scam: SC rejects Lalit Bhanot's bail plea 05-07-2011 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the bail plea of former CWG Organising Committee Secretary General Lalit Bhanot, accused of favouring a Swiss firm in a contract that led to a loss of over Rs 90 crore to the exchequer. "I find no merit in the bail...
  • Bhanot flouted procedure for drafting minutes 03-07-2011 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: Former Secretary General of CWG Organising Committee Lalit Bhanot, arrested for his alleged role in a scam, flouted the standard procedures to be followed for drafting minutes of the Committee's meeting on purchasing of equipment, a senior OC official has told CBI. In his statement to the CBI,...
  • TSR scam: contract awarded before firms applied 03-07-2011 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: Top CWG Organising Committee officials, including its chairman Suresh Kalmadi, had decided to award the contract for Timing, Scoring and Result (TSR) system to Swiss company Omega much before the firm had applied for the same, a senior civil servant has told the CBI. Rahul Bhatnagar, currently working...
  • CWG scam: Kalmadi to appear before court today 24-05-2011 10:02 AM

    New Delhi: Former CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, along with Lalit Bhanot and VK Verma, are expected to appear before the Patiala House Court in connection with the Commonwealth Games related scams. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on April 25 arrested Suresh Kalmadi for irregularities in the Commonwealth...
  • CWG: Kalmadi to be chargesheeted in TSR scam 18-05-2011 07:59 PM

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi, the sacked chairman of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, is to be chargesheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Time Scoring and Result (TSR) scam. Attacked in the court premises earlier, the countdown has begun for Suresh Kalmadi to spend another few months in...