Rajeev Shukla

  • Modi owes explanation to country, especially women: Shukla 11-04-2014 07:23 PM

    Criticising Narendra Modi for not acknowledging his marital status for so long, senior Congress leader Rajeev Shukla, on Friday, said it is a matter related to the honour of a woman for which the BJP's prime ministerial candidate owes an explanation to the country, especially women. "This is a matter...
  • IPL spot-fixing: BCCI grants extra time to Ajit Chandila to submit written reply 05-03-2014 02:40 PM

    The BCCI disciplinary committee has given former Rajasthan Royals off-spinner Ajit Chandila time till March 12 to submit his written reply after the Board's Anti-Corruption Unit chief Ravi Sawani has found him guilty of spot-fixing during last year's IPL. Chandila appeared before the BCCI disciplinary committee, comprising president N Srinivasan,...
  • 576 million Aadhaar cards issued 19-02-2014 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: A total of 576.16 million Aadhaar cards have been issued till January 31, with Maharashtra topping the list with 82.99 million beneficiaries, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Andhra Pradesh (79.06 million) and Tamil Nadu (44.33 million) were placed in the second and third spots, Minister...
  • IPL auction will be held as scheduled: Rajeev Shukla 10-02-2014 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI said that the IPL auction will go ahead as scheduled despite the Mudgal Committee report finding the involvement of Chennai Super Kings Team Principal Gurunath Meiyappan in betting during the IPL matches. The Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee on Monday submitted its report on the IPL spot-fixing...
  • Mumbai: Rajeev Shukla courts controversy over plots, offers to return them 11-12-2013 04:58 PM

    Mumbai: Union MoS Parliamentary Affairs and Planning Rajeev Shukla has been forced to return two plots in Mumbai's Andheri area which were allotted to his firm after a controversy broke out over their allotment to a society co-founded by him to start a school. The irregularities in allotting the land...
  • Rajeev Shukla offers to return land allotted in Mumbai 11-12-2013 03:03 PM

    New Delhi: Union MoS Parliamentary Affairs and Planning Rajeev Shukla has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan offering to return two plots in Andheri allotted to his firm after a controversy broke out over their allotment to a society co-founded by him to start a school. Shukla claims he...
  • Congress criticises Modi for remark on Sonia's health 17-11-2013 08:29 PM

    Congress, on Sunday, decried Narendra Modi's remarks on Sonia Gandhi's health at a recent rally, saying it had never ridiculed BJP leader Atal Bihar Vajpayee, who has been ailing for a long time. Union Minister Rajeev Shukla said Modi's language had changed since he was named the BJP's Prime Ministerial...
  • Sachin was against Ganguly removing shirt to celebrate win: Shukla 13-11-2013 09:52 AM

    BCCI Vice President Rajeev Shukla was full of praise for Sachin Tendulkar and how he held the Indian team together, but his anecdotes were all seemingly at the expense of former India captain Sourav Ganguly. Shukla said had it not been for Tendulkar, most of the players would have taken...
  • Sachin in Parliament because of Sonia Gandhi, says Rajeev Shukla 12-11-2013 07:41 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi had recommended Sachin Tendulkar's name for nomination to Rajya Sabha, according to BCCI Vice-President Rajeev Shukla, who also hinted that the government may consider conferring the prestigious 'Bharat Ratna' on the iconic cricketer after his retirement. Tendulkar became India's first active sportsperson to become a member...
  • India rejects IMF projections on economic growth 09-10-2013 09:58 PM

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday rejected IMF's growth projections of 3.75 per cent for the current fiscal as "pessimistic", saying that the economy is turning around and the GDP expansion will exceed 5 per cent. "I reject the IMF numbers. The Indian economy is seeing turnaround both in terms of...
  • As per SC directive, Srinivasan won't assume charge: Rajeev Shukla 29-09-2013 08:03 PM

    Chennai: The newly appointed BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla on Sunday said that N Srinivasan "wouldn't assume charge as per Supreme Court directive" and the Tamil Nadu strongman has made it clear to the members of the board. "He (Srinivasan) has made it very clear that elections have taken place. He...
  • Bill in winter session to give legal status to Aadhaar: Govt 24-09-2013 06:13 PM

    The government will push for passage of a long-pending bill to provide statutory status to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in the winter session of Parliament. "We will bring the National Identification Authority of India Bill 2010 in Parliament during the forthcoming winter session for discussion and passage,"...
  • BCCI denies report of Patil telling Tendulkar to retire 18-09-2013 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) on Wednesday denied reports that chief selector Sandeep Patil has told veteran batsman Sachin Tendulkar to consider his future after playing his 200th Test during the two-match series against the West Indies in November. "There is no truth in the report. We have...
  • Coal scam: Missing files block CBI probe, Opposition alleges cover up 19-08-2013 09:15 PM

    New Delhi: The coal scam continues to haunt the government as crucial files required by the CBI have gone missing from the records. Sources tell CNN-IBN that the CBI's repeated letters to the Coal Ministry have failed to get a response. According to the sources, the missing Coal Ministry files...
  • Won't take IPL chairman's post next year: Rajeev Shukla 10-08-2013 05:32 PM

    The BCCI may not have accepted his resignation but Rajeev Shukla on Saturday said he would not (rpt) not take up the IPL Chairman's post next year. Talking to PTI during a function in Jaipur, Shukla, who resigned from the post in the wake of the spot-fixing scandal, said Board's...
  • Rajeev Shukla firm on leaving IPL post 02-08-2013 07:24 PM

    New Delhi: Despite having resigned in the wake of the spot fixing and betting scandal, Rajeev Shukla chaired the Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council meeting here on Friday but he made it amply clear that he doesn't want to continue as chairman of the high-profile league. "They (BCCI) requested...
  • BCCI meet called off after members oppose Srinivasan's presence as chair 02-08-2013 01:26 PM

    New Delhi: The fault lines within the richest cricket board in the world appear to have deepened with the BCCI's Working Committee meeting being called off here on Friday after opposition to N Srinivasan's presence at the IPL meet. According to sources, several IPL governing council members present opposed the...
  • We need to correct governance of cricket in India: Sanjay Jha 03-06-2013 06:07 PM

    The IPL spot-fixing saga has brought out the muck that runs through cricket administration in India, the franchise owners, etc. Cricketnext founder Sanjay Jha joined IBNLive readers in an interaction on whether the time has come to take Indian cricket out of the hands of BCCI. Q. Hi Sanjay, why...
  • Biggest cover-up in cricket, says Lalit Modi 02-06-2013 10:02 PM

    New Delhi: Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi on Sunday termed the BCCI Emergent Working Committee meeting in Chennai the "biggest cover-up in cricket" and said having Jagmohan Dalmiya as head of an interim set-up was not the solution. "Biggest coverup in cricket has begun. N Srinivasan with co conspirator Arun...
  • Srinivasan being asked to step aside unconditionally: BCCI sources 02-06-2013 09:03 AM

    New Delhi: Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) President N Srinivasan is being asked to step aside unconditional, according to sources in the board. BCCI sources say they will not push for Srinivasan's resignation or impeachment but will ask Srinivasan to step aside till the inquiry into his...
  • Crucial BCCI meet today; all eyes on N Srinivasan, will he step aside? 02-06-2013 07:38 AM

    New Delhi: In a bid to cleanse the game and restore faith in the administrators, the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) working committee is set to meet on Sunday where embattled BCCI President N Srinivasan is likely to step aside pending an inquiry. But sources have told...
  • Quitting doesn't absolve Shukla of IPL mess: Modi 01-06-2013 09:19 PM

    New Delhi: Lalit Modi has held Rajiv Shukla responsible for the entire "mess" in India Premier League and said by merely resigning from the position of the IPL chairman doesn't absolve the politician-cum-cricket administrator from his "wrongdoings". Shukla on Saturday resigned from the high-profile position in the wake of the...
  • Rajeev Shukla quits as IPL chief as Srinivasan's exit from BCCI looms 01-06-2013 08:29 PM

    New Delhi: Rajeev Shukla on Saturday resigned from his post of IPL Chairman, days after the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal broke out and just ahead of the critical BCCI Working Committee meeting that may see the ouster of the cricketing body's chief N Srinivasan. Shukla, who still remains the...
  • Rajeev Shukla resigns as Indian Premier League chairman 01-06-2013 07:16 PM

    New Delhi: Indian Premier League chairman Rajeev Shukla resigned from his post on Saturday amid the ongoing spot-fixing scandal that has put a serious doubt over the credibility of the league and the BCCI. However, he remains the BCCI vice president. "I took the decision to quit in view of...
  • Cong defends Shukla, steers clear of row over Srinivasan's continuance 31-05-2013 09:44 PM

    New Delhi: Coming to the defence of Union Minister and IPL Commissioner Rajiv Shukla over spotfixing-betting scandal that has rocked the T20 league, Congress on Friday said it was wrong to paint him and BCCI Chairman N Srinivasan with the same brush. Replying to queries, party spokesperson Meem Afzal said,...
  • More pressure will be applied on Srinivasan to quit: BCCI sources 30-05-2013 11:20 AM

    New Delhi: More pressure will be applied on BCCI President N Srinivasan to step aside over the next two days in view of the ongoing probe into the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. Sources say more board members may speak out against him in the coming days. BCCI sources say...
  • IPL scandal: Srinivasan defiant as pressure mounts on him to quit as BCCI chief 29-05-2013 03:56 PM

    New Delhi: Pressure is mounting on BCCI chief N Srinivasan to quit in view of the IPL scandal probe. Not just politicians, but now even BCCI members and the Sports Ministry have come up with the view that Srinivasan should resign pending inquiry against his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan in the...
  • BCCI chief Srinivasan rejects Shukla, Jaitley's advice to 'step aside' 29-05-2013 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: Amid growing clamour for BCCI chief N Srinivasan's resignation in the wake of spot-fixing and betting allegations against his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan, IPL Commissioner Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday suggested that Srinivasan should 'step aside' from the probe till the investigation is over. However, Srinivasan stayed defiant and said...
  • Srinivasan should keep himself away till the probe is complete: Shukla 29-05-2013 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday indicated that under-fire BCCI President N Srinivasan should distance himself from the probe into the spot-fixing and betting scandal till the investigations are over. "Whatever suggestions are made by the panel, should be implemented immediately. No matter how big the person, the...
  • Now, a 2011 email from Rajeev Shukla shows Meiyappan as CSK owner 27-05-2013 02:34 PM

    New Delhi: There is more evidence tumbling out that may nail the Chennai SUper Kings' claim that BCCI chief N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan is not linked to the team. An email from IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla to team owners two years ago mentions Meiyappan as the CSK owner. CNN-IBN...