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  • HC asks sports secretary to manage RCA affairs for three weeks October 18, 2014

    Rajasthan High Court on Friday appointed state sports secretary JC Mahanti to manage the day-to-day affairs of Rajasthan Cricket Association for three weeks after Lalit Modi faction filed a case challenging their rival group's "forcible" taking over of RCA offices. Justice MN Bhandari passed the order after hearing a petition filed...
  • Chris Cairns given perjury trial date October 17, 2014

    Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns will stand trial on charges of perjury next October after being bailed until January by a London Crown Court on Thursday. The charges stem from a 2012 libel action he brought against Lalit Modi, the former head of the Indian Premier League. The court ruled...
  • Lalit Modi faction in Rajasthan Cricket Association moves High Court October 15, 2014

    Jaipur: With mudslinging on the rise in the Rajasthan Cricket Association, the Lalit Modi faction has moved High Court against BJP minorities cell leader Amin Pathan and few others, who allegedly removed the former IPL commissioner in a coup following a no-confidence motion. Mehmood Abdi, the Deputy President of RCA, and...
  • Miffed Lalit Modi faction to move court October 13, 2014

    Jaipur: Miffed with the going-ons in Rajasthan Cricket Association, 'ousted' RCA chief Lalit Modi's faction has now decided to move court against the new 'working president' Amin Pathan. The drama surrounding RCA took a new turn on Sunday after 'suspended secretary' of the Modi faction, Sumendra Tiwary, filed a police complaint...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association removes Lalit Modi as chief October 11, 2014

    Controversial former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was unceremoniously ousted from the president's post of the RCA with a rebel group led by local BJP leader Amin Pathan taking over the reins. ...
  • Lalit Modi ousted as Rajasthan Cricket Association President October 11, 2014

    Jaipur: Controversial former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was on Saturday unceremoniously ousted from the president's post of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) with a rebel group led by local BJP leader Amin Pathan taking over the reins. On a day of hectic developments, Pathan was elected as the Acting President by...
  • Rajasthan XI allowed to feature in BCCI's domestic tournaments October 1, 2014

    A big relief came for Rajasthan players as the High Court of the state allowed them to play in domestic competitions held by BCCI this year. According to the order, the Rajasthan High Court asked the BCCI to appoint selection committees to pick teams for the domestic tournaments of 2014-15...
  • Manohar blasts Srinivasan, vows to oppose Lalit Modi's reentry into BCCI September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Former board president Shashank Manohar on Saturday accused his successor N. Srinivasan of taking advantage of the amendment of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution for seeking a third term in office and vowed to oppose Lalit Modi's reentry. Manohar also ruled out contesting the...
  • NZ cricketer Chris Cairns to face perjury charges September 12, 2014

    Wellington: Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns says he will fight to clear his name after being informed by London's Metropolitan Police he is to be charged with perjury. The charges relate to the 2012 libel trial in London's High Court in which Cairns successfully sued Indian Premier League boss Lalit...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association vs BCCI case hearing on September 11 September 8, 2014

    Jaipur: The impasse between the Rajasthan Cricket Association and BCCI is likely to continue for a little longer as the District Judge in Jaipur has set September 11 as the next date of hearing. The BCCI had warned RCA of dire consequences if they allow Lalit Modi, who is facing a...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association banking on court's decision to end impasse with BCCI September 5, 2014

    Suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) is banking on the ADJ Court's verdict on September 8 to end its impasse with the BCCI and hopes for a favourable decision which will clear the decks for its players to play in the upcoming domestic season. The RCA has been suspended by BCCI and...
  • Ruling in CairnsModi libel case this month September 5, 2014

    London: Former New Zealand captain Chris Cairns has been investigated by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) over suspicion of perverting the course of justice in his libel trial he won against former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi and a ruling is expected by the end of the month. The...
  • No role in BCCI elections as of now, says Lalit Modi August 28, 2014

    Although relieved at his passport being restored following the Delhi High Court verdict, Lalit Modi said that he "will not have any role to play" in the upcoming BCCI AGM as the Supreme Courtappointed Mukul Mudgal committee has not submitted its report yet. The former IPL chairman also indicated that if...
  • I will return 'sooner rather than later', says Lalit Modi August 28, 2014

    London: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi said he plans to return to India "sooner rather than later" after his passport was restored by the Delhi High Court on Wednesday. Modi has been living in exile in London since his passport was revoked by the Mumbai Regional Passport Office...
  • Lalit Modi tweets his 'relief' after passport restoration order August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi took to twitter 'big time' on Wednesday after the Delhi High Court ordered the restoration of his passport as he thanked the people who stood by him in his need of hour. "I want to thank u from the bottom of...
  • Delhi High Court restores Lalit Modi's passport August 27, 2014

    A division bench of Delhi High Court on Wednesday has restored the passport of former Indian Premier League Chief Lalit Modi. The regional passport office in Mumbai had revoked Modi's passport in March. He is likely to return to India. Modi, who has been elected president of the Rajasthan Cricket Association...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association to go ahead with their Ranji team selection August 25, 2014

    Jaipur: The rift between the RCA and BCCI is bound to deepen as the suspended association is all set to go ahead in naming their Ranji Trophy probables claiming that they are the only authorized body to do so. Mehmood Abdi, the Deputy President of RCA has claimed that "BCCI was...
  • Lalit Modi's suspended RCA excluded from BCCI's 201415 schedule August 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Rajasthan Cricket Association, currently suspended by the BCCI, could miss playing in the upcoming domestic season unless the two bodies, engaged in a legal fight over election of Lalit Modi, sort out the matter. As per the domestic schedule finalised by the BCCI, RCA is not in the picture but...
  • Shot in the arm for RCA as registrar comes in BCCI's way August 13, 2014

    At loggerheads with BCCI over its move to propose a fivemember panel to look after cricket in the state, the Rajasthan Cricket Association on Wednesday got a shot in the arm when the Registrar of Cooperative Societies refused to recognise the Boards adhoc 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 cashrich 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 newlyelected 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 CNNIBN. ...
  • 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 CNNIBN, 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 6, 2014

    Jaipur: Unfazed by the suspension imposed on it by the BCCI, Rajasthan Cricket Association's newlyelected 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 CNNIBN, BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said that the board has suspended RCA and will now appoint...