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  • 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...
  • BCCI Constitution amended for Arun Jaitley not Srinivasan: Manohar September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Former board president Shashank Manohar Saturday ruled out contesting the impending elections against N. Srinivasan and accused his successor of taking advantage of the amendment of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution for seeking a third term in office. Manohar said the board's constitution was...
  • Jharkhand Assembly Speaker recognises merger of JJM and RKP with TMC August 1, 2014

    Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta on Friday recognised the recent merger of Jharkhand Janadhikar Manch (JJM) and Rastriya Kalyan Paksh (RKP) with the Trinamool Congress. Bhokta informed the House that JJM MLA Bandhu Tirkey and RKP legislator Chamra Linda had in March given him letters informing about the merger of...
  • Speaker recognises merger of parties with Trinamool August 1, 2014

    Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta on Friday recognised the recent merger of Jharkhand Janadhikar Manch (JJM) and Rastriya Kalyan Paksh (RKP) with the Trinamool Congress. Bhokta informed the House that JJM MLA Bandhu Tirkey and RKP legislator Chamra Linda had in March given him letters informing about the merger of...
  • 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' review: With two terrific leads, the film works despite employing every predictable trope July 11, 2014

    Cast: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Ashutosh Rana and Siddharth Shukla Director: Shashank Khaitan In the very opening credits sequence of 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', the film's hero, played by Varun Dhawan, is seen getting teary eyed as he catches the umpteenth rerun of 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' on television. Directed by debutant...
  • Obstructionist stand stalling development in Jharkhand: Shashank Sekhar Bhokta July 7, 2014

    Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta on Monday regretted that an obstructionist stand by certain sections had been stalling the state's development ever since the state was created 14 years ago. "Not only the proposed construction of a building to house the state Assembly, but also any new work in the...
  • Snapshot: Ranvir Shorey attends 'Titli' photocall, parties with Uday Chopra in Cannes May 20, 2014

    Actor Ranvir Shorey, who is in Cannes for the screening of his film 'Titli' in Un Certain Regard section of the ongoing film festival, has been having a whale of a time. In the photos which he shared on Instagram, Ranvir can be seen performing with the female performers and...
  • Dibakar Banerjee's production 'Titli' to be screened at Cannes Film Festival May 14, 2014

    Dibakar Banerjee's 'Titli' has been chosen for screening at the upcoming 67th Cannes Film Festival to be held between 14th to 25th May. Debutant director Kanu Behl's 'Titli' starring Ranvir Shorey, Amit Sial and newcomer Shashank Arora revolves around the volatile relationship between two brothers, one of whom runs away...
  • IPL Scandal: Probe-panel member Justice Patel related to interim BCCI president Yadav April 21, 2014

    In another major development in the IPL scandal and a day before an important Supreme Court hearing, member of the probe panel proposed by the BCCI, former Calcutta High Court Chief Justice JN Patel confirmed to CNN-IBN on Monday that he is the brother-in-law of interim BCCI president Shivlal Yadav. "I...
  • I was disillusioned with what happened in WC meeting: Shashank Manohar April 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Former BCCI chief Shashank Manohar is "disillusioned" with the proceedings of the Board's Emergent Working Committee meeting which he had attended as a representative of Vidarbha Cricket Association. "I can't disclose what happened at the meeting. All I can say is I was disillusioned with the happenings. I had gone...
  • Sanjay Patel walked out of BCCI meet after altercation with Shashank Manohar April 21, 2014

    Kolkata: There was a lot of drama at the BCCI's emergent working committee meeting at the Mumbai headquarters on Sunday as an altercation between secretary Sanjay Patel and former president Shashank Manohar led to the former walking out of the meeting. The Baroda man was however persuaded by some of the...
  • Lalit Modi demands CBI inquiry into IPL scandal April 20, 2014

    Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi on Sunday opposed the three-member committee suggested by the BCCI to the Supreme Court to probe the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal and demanded an inquiry by the CBI. "There should be no compromise on new panel. Current proposed panel has Srini cronies on it. Supreme...
  • Aditya Verma opposes BCCI's probe panel, Shastri's inclusion April 20, 2014

    The unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar chief Aditya Verma, who has dragged BCCI to the Supreme Court over the IPL spot-fixing scandal, on Sunday opposed the three-member committee suggested by the board to the SC to probe into the case. Verma demanded a probe by either the Central Bureau of Investigation...
  • BCCI forms new IPL probe panel, to propose it to SC April 20, 2014

    The BCCI on Sunday came up with a three-member panel to investigate the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal. The decision was taken at the emergency Working Committee meeting held at the board's headquarters in Mumbai this afternoon. Former CBI director RK Raghavan, former Calcutta High Court chief justice JN Patel and...
  • Manohar to attend BCCI Working Committee meeting April 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar will attend Sunday's BCCI Working Committee meeting as a special invitee of the Vidarbha Cricket Association. Manohar is not part of Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) but has been co-opted by them so that he can represent them at the meeting. Manohar is one of the...
  • IPL Scandal: Aditya Verma for Shashank Manohar as probe panel head April 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar chief Aditya Verma, who has shaken the BCCI by dragging it to the Supreme Court over the IPL spot-fixing scandal, has demanded that the Board's former President Shashank Manohar head the probe panel against the scam. In a statement issued on Friday, Verma...
  • No one in BCCI to take on Srinivasan, rues Shashank Manohar April 17, 2014

    Former BCCI President Shashank Manohar on Thursday rued that there was no one in the board to take on N Srinivasan who is facing the heat over the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. Srinivasan, who had ignored repeated calls for his resignation, has been stripped of his presidential powers by the...
  • Filmmaker Shashank Udapurkar set to make a biopic on anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's life April 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Movie director Shashank Udapurkar said here today, that he has received a formal consent from Anna Hazare for making a biopic on the anti-corruption activist. "It took me long to complete the script on Anna. I had drafted seven scripts before finalising it, since it is a mammoth task to...
  • Shashank Manhohar should take over as interim president: Bedi March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi said ex-board chief Shashank Manhohar should take over as the interim president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), replacing incumbent N Srinivasan. Bedi told IANS that under the circumstances through which Indian cricket is going, Manohar could be...
  • 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...
  • N Srinivasan to step aside, not step down? March 27, 2014

    Under-fire BCCI President N Srinivasan is exploring various legal options, though he continues to keep quiet on the Supreme Court observation that he should step down from his post for a fair probe into the IPL fixing scandal. The beleaguered Srinivasan, who underwent a cataract surgery on Wednesday, had a series...
  • 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...
  • SC order in IPL fixing case today, Srinivasan faces the heat March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: It is judgement day for BCCI Chief N Srinivasan with the Supreme Court set to pronounce its ruling in the IPL spot-fixing and betting probe on Thursday. The apex court had on Tuesday said that Srinivasan's resignation is essential for a fair probe. After the apex court asking him...
  • News 360: Sonia, Rahul attack Modi, say he will divide India March 26, 2014

    At the release of Congress's manifesto, party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying his ideology will divide India. Rahul said, "Modi is an ideology which divides people. This ideology is dangerous for the country and every Congress leader...
  • Exclusive: Shashank Manohar calls for suspension of IPL 2014 March 26, 2014

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, former BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Tuesday came down heavily on the mess in the Indian Premier League calling for the suspension of its seventh edition that begins in the UAE from April 16. "Considering the latest Developments in the BCCI, it is my considered...
  • Will accept resignation of 2 MLAs from House membership by March 26: Speaker March 22, 2014

    Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta on Saturday said he would accept resignation letters of two MLAs from House membership by March 26. "They have sent the resignation letters by fax... I would accept their resignations by March 26 as I am looking into the technical aspects whether letters sent by...
  • Jharkhand MLA resigns from House membership, switches to TMC March 20, 2014

    Chandrasekhar Dubey, who was dismissed by Chief Minister Hemant Soren from his Cabinet on February 19, resigned from the Jharkhand Assembly on Thursday. "I have submitted my resignation to Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta. and informed him that I have quit Congress and joined Trinamool Congress," Dubey, who represented the House on...
  • Speaker watching MLAs changing parties March 20, 2014

    Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta on Wednesday said he was waiting for a genuine ground before considering anti-defection provisions against MLAs changing political parties ahead of the general elections. "I will follow the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution after getting a genuine ground like filing nominations," Bhokta said in Ranchi. Sitting...
  • Invoke anti-defection law, disqualify MLAs who joined TMC: JVM to Speaker March 5, 2014

    The Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric) party on Tuesday demanded that Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta should invoke the anti-defection law to disqualify two MLAs for joining Trinamool Congress (TMC). Raising the issue at Zero Hour, JVM-P Legislature Party leader Pradip Yadav asked the Speaker to take cognisance against Bandhu Tirkey and Chamra...