Lalit Modi

  • Shot in the arm for RCA as registrar comes in BCCI's way August 14, 2014

    At loggerheads with BCCI over its move to propose a five-member panel to look after cricket in the state, the Rajasthan Cricket Association on Wednesday got a shot in the arm when the Registrar of Co-operative Societies refused to recognise the Board`s ad-hoc committee. The BCCI is all set to form...
  • RCA suspension misconceived, without jurisdiction: Abdi May 28, 2014

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) has cried foul against its suspension by the BCCI and termed it as "without jurisdiction, due authority and wholly misconceived". Mehmood Abdi, the permanent RCA representative to BCCI has submitted a detailed reply to BCCI and has claimed that RCA was not at fault by...
  • Set up autonomous body to run IPL, says Lalit Modi May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi has suggested the setting up of an autonomous body, independent of the BCCI, to run the cash-rich T20 league. "I would remove the IPL from under the BCCI and put it in the hands of a separate company," Modi said. The controversial former IPL commissioner,...
  • We acted as per rules while suspending RCA: BCCI May 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The BCCI said that it has acted as per its rules and regulations while suspending the Rajasthan Cricket Association just after former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was declared elected as president of the state cricket body. Modi, who has been living in exile after being slapped with a life...
  • Lalit Modi plans to start Rajasthan Premier League May 7, 2014

    The newly-elected members of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) despited getting snubbed by BCCI have charted out several new plans, which includes starting Rajasthan Premier League. On Tuesday, newly elected president of RCA, Lalit Modi chaired a meeting with the elected members of the association via a video conference from London....
  • Lalit Modi returns as RCA chief, BCCI irked May 6, 2014

    The BCCI on Tuesday suspended the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) following the election of ousted Lalit Modi as the association's president. ...
  • I'm very happy to become the President of RCA: Lalit Modi May 6, 2014

    "Mr N Srinivasan sitting in his ivory tower of India Cements can't dictate terms," said former IPL chief Lalit Modi to CNN-IBN. ...
  • News 360: BCCI suspends RCA over Lalit Modi's election as its president May 6, 2014

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday suspended the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) following the election of ousted Lalit Modi as the association's president. In an interview to CNN-IBN, BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said that the board has suspended RCA and will now appoint a committee...
  • Srinivasan still calling the shots, says Lalit Modi's lawyer Mehmood Abdi May 6, 2014

    Jaipur: Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi's lawyer Mehmood Abdi on Tuesday alleged that N Srinivasan was still calling the shots in the BCCI and interim chiefs Sunil Gavaskar and Shivlal Yadav were "toeing his line". Talking to mediapersons after Modi was named Rajasthan Cricket Association president, Abdi said that the BCCI...
  • RCA victory stepping stone to BCCI return, says Lalit Modi May 6, 2014

    London: Back in the reckoning for a return to BCCI after being elected President of the Rajasthan Cricket Association, banned former IPL chief Lalit Modi said winning the polls is the first step towards returning to the Indian Cricket Board. "It is a big victory. It has been four years since...
  • RCA to fight against BCCI suspension: Mehmood Abdi May 12, 2014

    Jaipur: Unfazed by the suspension imposed on it by the BCCI, Rajasthan Cricket Association's newly-elected Deputy President Mehmood Abdi on Tuesday said the RCA would challenge the Board's decision in court. The BCCI on Tuesday suspended RCA after banned former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was declared winner of the body's...
  • BCCI suspends RCA after it elects Lalit Modi as president May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday suspended the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) following the election of ousted Lalit Modi as the association's president. In an interview to CNN-IBN, BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said that the board has suspended RCA and will now appoint...
  • Lalit Modi elected Rajasthan Cricket Association Chief May 6, 2014

    Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, who was banned by the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI), has been declared the winner in the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections for the post of president on Tuesday. As expected, Modi won by a landslide margin, polling in 24 out of 33 votes,...
  • Lalit Modi hails Supreme Court's decision for announcement of RCA poll result April 30, 2014

    Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi on Wednesday hailed the decision of the Supreme Court which ordered the opening of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) election ballots by May 6. "Extremely grateful to honourable Supreme Court for allowing the opening of RCA elections ballots.Looking forward to results now being...
  • SC clears deck for announcement of RCA poll result April 30, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the deck for declaration of result of Rajasthan Cricket Association elections and asked the poll observer to declare it on May 6. Brushing aside the objection of BCCI which is expecting that the result might go in favour of former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, a...
  • News 360: Voters beat the heat, high turnout in phase 7 of LS polls April 30, 2014

    Good turnout in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections as voters brave the heat to vote across 89 Constituencies in 7 States and 2 Union Territories. West Bengal records a high of 83 per cent and heavy in Telangana and Punjab. ...
  • RCA election results featuring Lalit Modi on May 6 but BCCI can challenge it: SC April 30, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the decks for the announcement of results of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections, in which BCCI-banned former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi stood for the post of president. SC-appointed election observers will announce the results on the 6th of May in Rajasthan, the court...
  • Lalit Modi hails SC's decision to reject BCCI's proposed panel April 22, 2014

    Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to ask Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee to continue the IPL spot-fixing probe, hoping that it will "blow the lid" on corruption in the T20 league. After asking BCCI to form a committee for an internal probe, the apex court on Tuesday...
  • Drama in the fabric of the Indian Premier League April 5, 2014

    The most powerful sports official in the most cricket-mad country on earth was on the verge of taking global control of the game. Now a corruption scandal could scupper those plans. Narayanaswami Srinivasan rules the Indian board that generates enough money to keep the game afloat, so it seemed a logical...
  • RCA questions Shivlal Yadav's promotion March 28, 2014

    Jaipur: Welcoming Sunil Gavaskar's appointment as interim president of the BCCI for IPL 7, the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) on Friday questioned the promotion of senior vice-president Shivlal Yadav to the top job after the cash-rich T20 league. The Supreme Court ordered that Gavaskar should be made the interim president for...
  • SC proposal: Sunil Gavaskar as BCCI chief; no RR, CSK in IPL 7 March 27, 2014

    In a sensational twist to the IPL spot-fixing scandal, the Supreme Court on Thursday proposed to the Board of Control for Cricket in India that Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals should not be allowed to participate in the seventh season of Indian Premier League. The apex court also suggested that...
  • Lalit Modi backs Manohar, wants suspension of IPL 7 March 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Backing his one-time nemesis Shashank Manohar over his scathing views that the cash-rich IPL has lost some of its credibility, former chairman of the T20 League Lalit Modi has said the upcoming season of the tournament needs to be suspended to clean up the game. "I completely agree with Mr...
  • Srinivasan should quit from all posts that he holds: Lalit Modi March 25, 2014

    In an interview to the CNN-IBN, former IPL chairman Lalit Modi said on Tuesday that BCCI president N Srinivasan should step down from all his posts to allow a 'fair' IPL probe. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 25, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • N Srinivasan should be shunted out once and for all: Lalit Modi March 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Former IPL chairman Lalit Modi on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court's observation that N Srinivasan should step down as BCCI chief for a fair probe into the IPL fixing scandal, and said the Tamil Nadu strongman should now be shown the door from the Board once and for...
  • Supreme Court adjourns RCA election case till March 25 March 11, 2014

    Banned former IPL chairman Lalit Modi's return to cricket administration in India continues to hang in the balance as the Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) election case, giving March 25 as the next date of hearing. The BCCI is making every possible effort to stop Modi's...
  • RCA elections: Supreme Court to decide on Lalit Modi's fate today March 11, 2014

    Lalit Modi's likely return to cricket administration in India could be decided by the Supreme Court later on Tuesday as it hears the The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) objections to declare the results of the Rajasthan Cricket Association elections. The matter was supposed to be heard last...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: PMO under scanner for appointment of CBI Additional Director February 10, 2014

    A case which can be very embarrassing for the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has come out in the public. The PMO has allegedly violated the procedures to appoint an additional director of its choice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). As per rules the additional director's name must be...
  • Ban Srinivasan, scrap CSK; Dhoni involved in the cover-up: Lalit Modi February 10, 2014

    Lashing out at the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) establishment after the Supreme Court-instituted committee on Monday ruled that Gurunath Meiyappan was the CSK Team Principal & involved in betting activities during the IPL, banned former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi told CNN-IBN that the current India & CSK captain MS Dhoni...