Neeraj Kumar

  • Bihar legislator objects to Khudiram Bose, Prafulla Chaki's portrayal in school syllabus August 8, 2014

    A ruling JD(U) Legislator Neeraj Kumar took strong objection to describing revolutionary leaders Khudi Ram Bose and Prafulla Chaki as "extremist and terrorist" in school syllabus in West Bengal and urged Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to get it corrected. Kumar on Thursday wrote a letter to the West Bengal chief minister...
  • Another JD(U) spokesperson quits after cabinet expansion June 4, 2014

    Crisis in Bihar's ruling JD(U) on Wednesday deepened with Sanjay Singh, another legislator unhappy over his ouster from the council of ministers, resigning from the post of party spokesperson. He is the second person after legislator Neeraj Kumar quit as party spokesperson two days ago. Both are considered close to former...
  • NDA govt stopped 2000 matchfixing probe: former Delhi police chief December 9, 2013

    Former Delhi police commissioner Neeraj Kumar, under whose tenure the cops uncovered a major spotfixing scandal during IPL 6, revealed that the BJPled NDA government had put an abrupt end to the 2000 cricket matchfixing 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 October 26, 2013

    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 have...
  • Nitish Kumar hails ordinance withdrawal October 2, 2013

    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 DalUnited leader recalled that he had earlier urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take back the ordinance and...
  • Delhi Cong embarrassed after workers dance with women on stage September 2, 2013

    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 Kumar...
  • Speaking on his stint, outgoing Delhi Police chief turns emotional July 31, 2013

    Wednesday was Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar's last day in office. Addressing the media on his 13month 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' July 31, 2013

    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 CNNIBN, Bassi said, "The...
  • Bhim Sain Bassi to take over as Delhi Police chief today July 31, 2013

    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 PradeshGoaMizoramUnion Territories (AGMUT) cadre, Bassi, 57, was the frontrunner for the post. Currently the special commissioner of police (Administration), he previously headed...
  • I have brought professionalism in police force: Neeraj Kumar July 22, 2013

    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 23yearold paramedical student in a moving bus on...
  • Poor licence standards lead to indisciple on roads, says Neeraj Kumar July 21, 2013

    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 July 16, 2013

    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 June 19, 2013

    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 BJPJD(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 June 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar on Friday said Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals coowner 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 no...
  • IPL: Not involved in any wrongdoing, will clarify, says Raj Kundra June 7, 2013

    New Delhi: After BCCI chief N Srinivasan's soninlaw 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 June 6, 2013

    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 June 6, 2013

    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 a...
  • Delhi Police chief says no clean chit to Raj Kundra, pitches for stronger laws June 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar, in an exclusive interview to CNNIBN on Thursday, said that Rajasthan Royals coowner 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 coowners Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra both involved in betting June 6, 2013

    New Delhi: In more shocking revelations into the Indian Premier League (IPL) scandal, police sources say Rajasthan Royals coowner 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 coowners, admitted to betting...
  • Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra admits to betting on IPL matches: Police June 6, 2013

    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 May 31, 2013

    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 spotfixing possible: Kumar May 30, 2013

    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 spotfixing but said no "breakthrough" has come in this regard so far. "There is a possibility of involvement of another IPL team ", Kumar said when...
  • IPL spotfixing: No foreign players involved, says Delhi Police chief May 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has made it clear that no foreign player is involved in the Indian Premier League spotfixing 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 spotfixing: More teams involved, says Delhi Police chief May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: As the Indian Premier League spotfixing 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 CNNIBN's sister channel IBN7, Neeraj Kumar said the police are working on leads in connection with...
  • Spotfixing: Sreesanth's plea seeking copy of FIR rejected May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The plea of arrested Indian pacer S Sreesanth that he be provided with a copy of the FIR of the IPL spotfixing 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 spotfixing: BCCI team likely to meet Delhi Police chief May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: BCCI officials are expected to meet Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar on Monday over the Indian Premier League spotfixing 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 May 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The IPL spotfixing 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 spotfixing, have revealed clear patterns of the murky deals that have shamed Indian cricket. It now emerges that domestic...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 17, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Day 2: How the IPL 6 spotfixing crisis unfolded May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The second day of the spotfixing 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 May 17, 2013

    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 spotfixing in IPL matches. "Very much. Girls were present with Sreesanth and Jiju. We also have information about others (players),"...