Neeraj Kumar

  • NDA govt stopped 2000 match-fixing probe: former Delhi police chief 09-12-2013 12:21 PM

    Former Delhi police commissioner Neeraj Kumar, under whose tenure the cops uncovered a major spot-fixing scandal during IPL 6, revealed that the BJP-led NDA government had put an abrupt end to the 2000 cricket match-fixing investigations after the CBI had filed its report on the basis of an intercepted conversation...
  • Bhojpuri songs, 14 trains, 3,000 buses for Modi's Patna rally on Sunday 26-10-2013 08:00 AM

    Patna: The Bharatiya Janata Party is leaving no stone unturned ahead of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's 'Hunkar rally' in Patna on Sunday. It's a rally of gigantic proportions and logistics. The BJP has installed hundreds of NaMo tea stalls across Bihar to highlight Modi's humble background. Modi crackers...
  • Nitish Kumar hails ordinance withdrawal 02-10-2013 07:55 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar welcomed the Cabinet decision to withdraw a controversial ordinance aimed at protecting convicted lawmakers. It is a welcome decision and a positive development, he told the media. The Janata Dal-United leader recalled that he had earlier urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take back the...
  • Delhi Cong embarrassed after workers dance with women on stage 02-09-2013 10:37 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Congress unit was left red faced on Monday after a event by a local leader in North West Delhi saw women allegedly performing indecent dances on stage with some of the workers joining them and showering money. In a bid to attract people from Poorvanchal, Neeraj...
  • Speaking on his stint, outgoing Delhi Police chief turns emotional 31-07-2013 01:34 PM

    Wednesday was Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar's last day in office. Addressing the media on his 13-month stint in the capital, Kumar turned emotional. "I have worked day and night to fulfill my duties as a police officer. But it is time to realise that this phase of my life...
  • New Delhi Police chief calls stunt motorcyclist's death 'unfortunate' 31-07-2013 01:17 PM

    New Delhi: Bhim Sain Bassi, who will take over as the Delhi Police Commissioner on Wednesday, has called the death of a stunt motorcyclist unfortunate. BS Bassi, who takes the baton from outgoing police chief Neeraj Kumar said curbing hooliganism is top on his agenda. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Bassi said,...
  • Bhim Sain Bassi to take over as Delhi Police chief today 31-07-2013 05:45 AM

    IPS officer Bhim Sain Bassi will take charge as the Delhi Police chief on Wednesday, replacing Neeraj Kumar. A 1977 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram-Union Territories (AGMUT) cadre, Bassi, 57, was the front-runner for the post. Currently the special commissioner of police (Administration), he previously...
  • I have brought professionalism in police force: Neeraj Kumar 22-07-2013 06:05 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar, who retires on July 31, said on Monday that his biggest achievement as the Delhi Police chief has been bringing professionalism among police personnel. Kumar, who came under severe criticism after the gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedical student in a moving bus on...
  • Poor licence standards lead to indisciple on roads, says Neeraj Kumar 21-07-2013 03:50 AM

    New Delhi: Poor training of drivers and low standards for licence allocation are the reasons behind indiscipline on roads in the national capital, Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said on Saturday. "If I were to be asked what is the single biggest reason or poor discipline on the roads in...
  • Senior IPS officer BS Bassi to be the new Delhi Police Commissioner 16-07-2013 03:34 PM

    New Delhi: BS Bassi, Special Commissioner of Police (administration), will be the new Delhi Police Commissioner. Bassi, an IPS officer of the 1977 batch, will take over from Aug 1, 2013, according to an order issued on Tuesday. Bassi will succeed incumbent Neeraj Kumar who retires on July 31. ...
  • Ahead of trust vote, Nitish confident of proving majority 19-06-2013 04:15 AM

    Patna: It is a big day for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as his party will move a trust vote in the state legislature in what is being seens as a litmus after the BJP-JD(U) split. The voting is expected to take place around 2 in the afternoon and Nitish...
  • Can't arrest Raj Kundra on suspicion: Delhi Police chief 07-06-2013 04:35 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar on Friday said Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra cannot be arrested as they do not have any material evidence against him. "Kundra has admitted to his involvement in some betting or some games of chance. But there is...
  • IPL: Not involved in any wrongdoing, will clarify, says Raj Kundra 07-06-2013 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: After BCCI chief N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan, now Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra has admitted to placing bets of over Rs 1 crore on his team, said the Delhi Police. But Kundra claimed that he hasn't done anything wrong. The RR owner on Thursday night tweeted, saying...
  • News 360: Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra admits to betting 06-06-2013 09:57 PM

    Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra has admitted to the Delhi Police that he indulged in betting. ...
  • IPL: No clean chit to Kundra, Shilpa may be quizzed, BCCI promises action 06-06-2013 09:30 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI interim chief, Jagmohan Dalmiya, on Thursday promised action against Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra "if needed", after the latter admitted before the Delhi Police that he had been involved in betting during the Indian Premier League matches. At a press conference in Kolkata, Dalmiya said that...
  • Delhi Police chief says no clean chit to Raj Kundra, pitches for stronger laws 06-06-2013 06:59 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar, in an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN on Thursday, said that Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra had not been given any clean chit after his admission to betting in IPL 6. Kundra, during police questioning on Thursday, had admitted to betting on matches of...
  • RR co-owners Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra both involved in betting 06-06-2013 03:46 PM

    New Delhi: In more shocking revelations into the Indian Premier League (IPL) scandal, police sources say Rajasthan Royals co-owner Shilpa Shetty is also involved in betting on cricket matches. Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar had earlier said that Shilpa's husband Raj Kundra, one of Rajasthan Royals co-owners, admitted to betting...
  • Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra admits to betting on IPL matches: Police 06-06-2013 01:37 PM

    New Delhi: In more shocking revelations into the IPL scandal, Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar has said that Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra has admitted to betting in the Indian Premier League. Neeraj Kumar said, "Kundra was called because we got to know he was involved in betting. Kundra admitted...
  • Court refuses to quash Delhi Police chief's appointment 31-05-2013 12:13 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court dismissed a plea challenging the appointment of Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar on the grounds of alleged abuse of power and rights violation on Friday. A division bench of Chief Justice D Murugesan and Justice Jayant Nath accepted the recommendations of the lieutenant governor...
  • Involvement of another IPL team in spot-fixing possible: Kumar 30-05-2013 12:26 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar on Wednesday night said there is a possibility of involvement of an IPL team besides Rajasthan Royals in spot-fixing but said no "breakthrough" has come in this regard so far. "There is a possibility of involvement of another IPL team ", Kumar said...
  • IPL spot-fixing: No foreign players involved, says Delhi Police chief 24-05-2013 09:08 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has made it clear that no foreign player is involved in the Indian Premier League spot-fixing scandal. "No foreign player's name has come up in our investigation," Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said. He said 12 bookies and three players - S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila...
  • IPL spot-fixing: More teams involved, says Delhi Police chief 23-05-2013 07:50 AM

    New Delhi: As the Indian Premier League spot-fixing net widens, more shocking details are emerging. Delhi Police chief Neeraj Kumar has confirmed that more teams apart from Rajasthan Royals are being probed. Speaking to CNN-IBN's sister channel IBN7, Neeraj Kumar said the police are working on leads in connection with...
  • Spot-fixing: Sreesanth's plea seeking copy of FIR rejected 20-05-2013 07:24 PM

    New Delhi: The plea of arrested Indian pacer S Sreesanth that he be provided with a copy of the FIR of the IPL spot-fixing scandal case was on Monday disposed of by a Delhi court as his lawyer did not turn up to pursue it. "No one present on behalf...
  • IPL spot-fixing: BCCI team likely to meet Delhi Police chief 20-05-2013 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: BCCI officials are expected to meet Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar on Monday over the Indian Premier League spot-fixing scandal, according to sources. This comes as the role of other cricketers is also coming to light in the case. On Sunday, former Ranji Trophy player Manish Gundevar was...
  • Probe reveals players allegedly acted as conduits for bookies 19-05-2013 09:07 PM

    New Delhi: The IPL spot-fixing net is getting bigger by the day. A third day of interrogation of the three Rajasthan Royals cricketers S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan, accused of spot-fixing, have revealed clear patterns of the murky deals that have shamed Indian cricket. It now emerges that...
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  • Day 2: How the IPL 6 spot-fixing crisis unfolded 17-05-2013 09:29 PM

    New Delhi: The second day of the spot-fixing crisis that threatens to tarnish the credibility of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Indian cricket saw several shocking details emerge during the interrogation of the arrested Rajasthan Royals players, Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan and Amit Singh. Here's a breakdown of...
  • Girls were present when Sreesanth was arrested: Delhi Police 17-05-2013 09:03 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar on Friday said women were present with cricketer S Sreeshant and his friend Jiju Janardhan when they were arrested for their alleged involvement in spot-fixing in IPL matches. "Very much. Girls were present with Sreesanth and Jiju. We also have information about others...
  • Have Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan confessed to spot-fixing in IPL? 17-05-2013 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi police on Friday claimed that arrested Rajasthan Royals players Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan confessed before the probe team to their involvement in spot-fixing in IPL 6 matches. Chavan reportedly said that he got lured and made a huge mistake by indulging in spot-fixing. Sources say the...
  • IPL 6 spot-fixing: 15 other matches under the radar, say sources 17-05-2013 07:52 AM

    New Delhi: A day after three Rajasthan Royals players - S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan - were arrested and suspended for alleged spot-fixing, the Delhi Police special cell is set to question the arrested bookies for more details. Sources say more than 15 other matches played in IPL...