Suresh Kalmadi

  • Congress will win in Pune, says Suresh Kalmadi April 17, 2014

    In the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, Pune is one of the high profile constituencies, where Congress has fielded sitting MP Vishwajit Kadam. Although, the Congress has denied the ticket to CWG scam trained leader Suresh Kalmadi. After voting, Kalmadi said, "Congress has done a good job over the...
  • Open Mike: Should any candidate facing a criminal case be barred from contesting elections? March 12, 2014

    With political parties beginning to name their candidates, media attention once again turns to the topic of criminals in Parliament. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Law faculty in Delhi University and asks students whether any candidate facing a criminal case should be barred from contesting elections. ...
  • The Last Word: Should parties refrain from fielding tainted candidates? March 11, 2014

    Ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar discusses with panel of experts whether tainted candidates who face criminal charges but have not as yet been convicted be nominated by political parties for election or, in the wider interest of cleansing Indian politics, should this be prohibited either...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Can Rahul Gandhi's anti-corruption plank carry credibility? February 24, 2014

    The Congress party has sparked off a controversy by giving Lok Sabha tickets to the ministers who have been accused of corruption. The party which was trying to portray itself as the one fighting corruption is now defending its decision of giving Lok Sabha tickets to Suresh Kalmadi and Ashok...
  • News 360: Big blow to Lalu Prasad, alliance with LJP in doldrums February 24, 2014

    Even as reports of a split in the Rashtriya Janata Dal in Bihar surfaced with 13 of its MLAs quitting the party, six of them denied having ditched Lalu Prasad. On the other hand, Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party has decided to cement alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Consequences of Modi wave in Bihar politics? February 24, 2014

    Even as reports of a split in the Rashtriya Janata Dal in Bihar surfaced with 13 of its MLAs quitting the party, six of them denied having ditched Lalu Prasad. On the other hand, Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party has decided to cement alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party. ...
  • News 360: 800 pilgrims and locals still stranded in Uttarakhand July 1, 2013

    Rescue operations in Uttarakhand near a close but 800 pilgrims and locals are still stranded in the floodravaged hill state. Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Monday proposed the name of a new agency to rebuild the floodhit region. ...
  • End of the road for Suresh Kalmadi? July 1, 2013

    Suresh Kalmadi was ousted as president of the Asian Athletics Association, losing the reelection bid to Qatar's Dahlan Jumaan AlHamad. ...
  • Happy to see Kalmadi going, says Arjuna awardee Reeth Abraham July 1, 2013

    Commonwealth Games scam tainted Suresh Kalmadi lost the Asian Athletics Association poll on Monday in Pune. The 69yearold had recontested for the fourth term as the chief of the body in the elections. Kalmadi lost the election by 2 votes ...
  • Asian Athletic Association polls were fair, says newly elected chief July 1, 2013

    The newly elected Asian Athletic Association President from Qatar, Dahlan Al Hamad, spoke to CNNIBN just after the elections and said the poll process was fair. ...
  • Kalmadi's loss shows no one wanted him around: Reeth Abraham July 1, 2013

    Reacting to Suresh Kalmadi's Asian Athletic Association poll loss, former Indian athlete, Reeth Abraham said, "This calls for a big celebration. Hope his wings are clipped forever." ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 4, 2013

    CBI faces challenge of proving direct link between Suresh Kalmadi, Swiss Timing. Omar Abdullah assures security to girl band in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • Should Kalmadi step down from Parliament, sports bodies till his name is cleared of all charges? February 5, 2013

    A special CBI court on Monday framed charges against Suresh Kalmadi for allegedly favouring Swiss Timing in the run up to the Commonwealth Games and causing a loss of Rs 95 crore to the exchequer. ...
  • News 360: J&K's first girl band quits after fatwa February 4, 2013

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday told CNNIBN that the state will protect the girls if they wanted to continue performing. ...
  • Athletes want Kalmadi axed as AAA boss February 4, 2013

    Suresh Kalmadi, who has been chargesheeted by the CBI in CWG scam, has been heading the Asian Athletics Association since 2000. ...
  • Indian Olympics Association elections get messy October 9, 2012

    IOA vice-president Jagdish Tytler says that it's sad that people involved in CWG scam still want to hold the top posts. ...
  • IOA elections deferred till November 25 September 24, 2012

    The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) elections have been deferred till November 25. ...
  • Should Kalmadi stay away from Olympics on moral grounds? July 26, 2012

    Suresh Kalmadi has been given the go-ahead by the Delhi High Court to attend the London Olympics but not the opening ceremony. ...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 26, 2012

    Suresh Kalmadi barred from attending London Olympics. Army carries out flag march as Assam remains tense....
  • Should Suresh Kalmadi stay away from the London Olympics? July 25, 2012

    The Delhi High Court has barred Suresh Kalmadi from attending the opening ceremony of the London Olympics. ...
  • News 360: Assam violence spreads, Army conducts flag march July 25, 2012

    The Army carries out a flag march and train services resume even as the ethnic violence spreads in Assam. ...
  • Ajay Maken welcomes court decision on Kalmadi July 25, 2012

    The Delhi High Court barred Suresh Kalmadi from attending the London Olympics in his official capacity. ...
  • No charges proved against me in CWG scam: Kalmadi July 14, 2012

    Suresh Kalmadi said Ajay Maken's vilification campaign is causing split between officials and players participating in London Olympics. ...
  • Kalmadi at Olympics: 'It is India's internal matter' July 14, 2012

    Sebastian Coe, Chief of the Organising Committee for the 2012 Olympics at London, has said that Suresh Kalmadi's visit was an issue that India needed to sort out. ...
  • Suresh Kalmadi moves court to attend London Olympics July 12, 2012

    Sacked CWG organising committee chief Suresh Kalmadi has sought permission from a Delhi court to attend the Olympic Games. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 4, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai....
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 4, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus' take on royal wedding May 1, 2011

    Cyrus Broacha also talks about Suresh Kalmadi's arrest and the slipper thrown at him. ...
  • Didn't know about TSR kickback: Jarnail Singh April 29, 2011

    PM nominated CWG OC CEO Jarnail Singh talks to Rajdeep Sardesai about the TSR deal. ...