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  • 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. ...
  • CWG scam: CBI faces challenge of proving direct link between Kalmadi, Swiss Timing February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Tough times are ahead for the man who once headed one of India's top sporting bodies. 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...
  • CWG scam: Court to frame charges against Kalmadi, 9 others February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Over two years after the Commonwealth Games, a Delhi court is likely to frame charges against sacked organising committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and nine others in the TSR scam first reported by CNNIBN. Kalmadi, Lalit Bhanot, VK Verma and others have been charged with cheating, criminal conspiracy, destruction...
  • CWG: ED files complaint against Kalmadi February 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Election Directorate (ED) on Thursday filed a complaint under FEMA against sacked CWG Organising Committee (OC) Chief Suresh Kalmadi and 4 others in the Queens Baton Rally case. The complaint is in connection with financial irregularities in the payments made to a London based firm AM Films. The complaint...
  • Kalmadi continues as IOA chief, row simmers on January 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The controversy surrounding the continuation of Commonwealth Games scams accused Suresh Kalmadi, Lalit Bhanot and VK Verma in the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) had got murkier. The Ethics Commission passed an order suspending Kalmadi, Bhanot and Verma. But the order had been passed by a body that has...
  • Kalmadi to challenge IOA's suspension order January 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has suspended and served a show cause notice to former Commonwealth Games (CWG) OC Chairman Suresh Kalmadi. CNNIBN accessed a copy of an interim suspension order passed by the Ethics Commission against Suresh Kalmadi, Former SecretaryGeneral of CWG OC Lalit Bhanot and and former...
  • Suspension order against Kalmadi, Bhanot: Sources January 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has suspended and served a show cause notice to former Commonwealth Games (CWG) OC Chairman Suresh Kalmadi. CNNIBN accessed a copy of an interim suspension order passed by the Ethics Commission against Suresh Kalmadi, Former SecretaryGeneral of CWG OC Lalit Bhanot and and former...
  • Law has taken its course: Cong on Kalmadi's bail January 20, 2012

    New Delhi: "Law has taken its course," that is how Congress reacted on Thursday to Delhi High Court granting bail to Suresh Kalmadi in a 2010 Gamesrelated graft case. "I do not want to say anything; law has taken its course. It is the process of law. We never interfere in...
  • CWG: Kalmadi gets bail on a surety of Rs 5 lakh January 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted bail to former Commonewealth Games (CWG) OC Chief Suresh Kalmadi on a surety of Rs 5 lakh after nine months who is an accused in the case pertaining to the megasporting event held in New Delhi in 2010. The HC also granted...
  • Kalmadi aide VK Verma's bail plea rejected September 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The bail plea of former Director of Commonwealth Games OC VK Verma, arrested for his alleged role in awarding a games contract to a Swiss firm at inflated rates, was dismissed by a Delhi court on Saturday. Special CBI Judge Talwant Singh dismissed Verma's bail application on the ground...
  • CWG scam: Kalmadi to appear before court today May 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Former CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, along with Lalit Bhanot and VK Verma, are expected to appear before the Patiala House Court in connection with the Commonwealth Games related scams. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on April 25 arrested Suresh Kalmadi for irregularities in the Commonwealth Games. He...
  • CWG: Kalmadi to be chargesheeted in TSR scam May 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi, the sacked chairman of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, is to be chargesheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Time Scoring and Result (TSR) scam. Attacked in the court premises earlier, the countdown has begun for Suresh Kalmadi to spend another few months in Tihar...
  • CWG: Court dismisses bail plea of Bhanot, Verma April 29, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday dismissed the bail plea of two top CWG Organising Committee officials arrested in connection with alleged irregularities in awarding a Rs 107 crore contract to a Swiss firm. OC's former Secretary General Lalit Bhanot and its exDirector General VK Verma had moved their bail...
  • CBI defends PM's CWG nominee Jarnail Singh April 28, 2011

    New Delhi: After CNNIBN revealed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's representative on the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, Jarnail Singh, cleared the time scoring deal, the Central Burau of Investigatin (CBI) has come out to defend him. The CBI has said that Commonwealth games organising committee CEO Jarnail Singh's role was limited...
  • Role of Kalmadi's key aides in the CWG scam April 25, 2011

    Lalit Bhanot and VK Verma were involved in time scoring and records device purchase scam. ...
  • CWG scam: Bhanot, Verma sent to Tihar Jail March 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games Organising Committee's former secretarygeneral Lalit Bhanot and former directorgeneral VK Verma have been sent to 14 days of judicial custody by a Delhi court on Tuesday. The duo will be lodged in Delhi's Tihar Jail till March 15. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) did not ask...
  • Kalmadi now targets Delhi CM, says summon her February 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Sacked Commonwealth Games Organising secretary Suresh Kalmadi in a noholdsbarred interview to CNNIBN has hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and former sports minister MS Gill. Kalmadi says investigating agencies must summon Sheila Dikshit, MS Gill and Jaipal Reddy. He has asked why the Delhi Chief...
  • CWG scam: Bhanot, Verma sent to police custody February 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee general secretary Lalit Bhanot and former director general VK Verma have been sent to five days of police custody. The duo, considered to be very close to sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi, was sent to police custody on Thursday by...
  • CWG scam: CBI arrests Lalit Bhanot, VK Verma February 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee general secretary Lalit Bhanot and former director general VK Verma have been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with irregularities in the Rs 107 crore timekeeping contract awarded to Swiss company Omega for the Games. The Organising Committee got bidding...
  • List of CWG officials under scanner grows December 24, 2010

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday raided Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi's officews and residences across the country in connection with the alleged cases of corruption and irregularities in the Games. CBI officials started the raid at around 7 AM at his offices and residences...
  • ED grills CWG official over AM Films deal October 27, 2010

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games Organising Committee DirectorGeneral VK Verma appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for questioning in connection with Queen's Baton Relay event in London. Verma, who has been summoned as a witness, has been asked to explain the commercial deals including the AM Films contract. The Enforcement Directorate is one...
  • ED to question senior Games OC officials October 20, 2010

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate is likely to issue summons to senior officials of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee in connection with a case of alleged violation of foreign exchange regulations related to the Queens Baton Relay in London. The ED is likely to question Games OC chief Suresh Kalmadi...
  • Kalmadi not responsible for CWG mess: Verma August 12, 2010

    VK Verma says the responsibility for organising Queen's Baton Relay was delegated to senior members of the Managing Committee. ...
  • CWG: Verma passes the buck, blames Darbari August 12, 2010

    New Delhi: Denying any role in the alleged money trail during the QBR launch in London, CWG Organising Committee Director General VK Verma on Thursday held sacked officials T S Darbari and Sanjay Mohindroo responsible for all the deals at that time. "Darbari and Mohindroo are the two officers who were...