Working Committee Meeting

  • Congress meet to review debacle today, Sonia, Rahul unlikely to quit May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party is set to review the party's election debacle at the working committee meet on Monday. Sources say that a review panel is likely to be appointed to analyse why the party failed to get even 50 seats in the Lok Sabha elections. Sources say that...
  • Srinivasan's call whether to attend WC meet or not: Patel August 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Friday made it clear that it was upto N Srinivasan to take a call on whether he would like to attend the Sunday's working committee meeting in Kolkata. The BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said it will be entirely Srinivasan's call but at the same time categorically...
  • Srinivasan likely to attend Working Committee meet in Kolkata: Sawant August 28, 2013

    Mumbai: BCCI treasurer Ravi Sawant on Wednesday said that Board President N Srinivasan is likely to attend the Working Committee meeting in Kolkata on September 1. "I think he (Srinivasan) should be attending. If he is attending, he will chair (the meeting)," Sawant told reporters on the sidelines of a Mumbai...
  • Despite opposition, N Srinivasan keen to head BCCI: sources August 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Another flashpoint appears to be on the cards at the BCCI's working committee meeting on Sunday, with sources telling CNN-IBN that N Srinivasan is keen to attend the meeting. It appears Srinivasan is now insistent on taking charge of the BCCI regardless of the verdict the Supreme Court...
  • Srinivasan's hopes of return dashed August 2, 2013

    The BCCI working committee meeting was called off on Friday, following a fierce opposition from some members to Srinivasan returning as president. ...
  • BCCI meet called off after members oppose Srinivasan's presence as chair August 2, 2013

    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...
  • Srinivasan's fate hangs in the balance before Friday's WC meet August 1, 2013

    The Working Committee meeting that could eventually end up deciding Srinivasan's fate would also feature Ratnakar Shetty....
  • Will Srinivasan chair BCCI meet on Friday? July 31, 2013

    Sources say that Srinivasan had merely stepped aside till the probe panel submitted its report and he is 'most likely' to chair the BCCI working committee meeting on Friday in Delhi. ...
  • Spot-fixing, SA tour top focus in BCCI Working Committee meet July 28, 2013

    The BCCI Working Committee will meet in Kolkata on Sunday and is expected to discuss various issues, including the IPL spot-fixing report and India's tour of South Africa later this year. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Committee is looking to curtail India's tour to South Africa later this...
  • Srinivasan not to attend BCCI working committee meeting July 18, 2013

    Kolkata: Under-fire BCCI president N Srinivasan will not attend the Board's working committee meeting here on July 28, interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya said. Dalmiya, who has been made the interim president after Srinivasan stepped aside because of the spot-fixing probe, said the Tamil Nadu strongman would not be here for the...
  • IPL: BCCI suspends RR owner Raj Kundra pending inquiry June 10, 2013

    New Delhi: In a big blow to the Rajasthan Royals, the Board of Cricket Control in India has suspended the franchise's co-owner Raj Kundra pending inquiry into the IPL scandal. The decision was taken in the BCCI's emergent working committee meeting on Monday. Also the committee decided that the same probe...
  • MCA chief Ravi Sawant likely to be the new BCCI treasurer June 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Cricket Association President Ravi Sawant is likely to be appointed as the new BCCI Treasurer at the board's emergent working committee meeting on Monday, say sources. The post of the Treasurer was vacant after Ajay Shirke had resigned with the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal hit the board's...
  • BCCI meet today; key decisions on RR, CSK, Raj Kundra likely June 10, 2013

    New Delhi: In more trouble for the Indian Premier League, the BCCI's emergent working committee meeting will be held in Delhi on Monday and sources have told CNN-IBN that some key decisions are on the cards. According to sources, the BCCI is considering suspending Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra pending...
  • Srinivasan being asked to step aside unconditionally: BCCI sources June 2, 2013

    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? June 2, 2013

    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...
  • Cornered Srinivasan calls BCCI meet, likely to step aside June 1, 2013

    Chennai: With the pressure of resignation mounting on him each passing day, BCCI chief N Srinivasan has called for an an emergency meeting in Chennai at 2.30 pm on Sunday over the IPL betting row. Sources have told CNN-IBN that a compromise formula has been worked out for Srinivasan's exit. A...
  • Sonia takes charge, gets Cong to back PM on reforms September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: At the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting on Tuesday, party president Sonia Gandhi adopted an aggressive stance and sent a strong message while backing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's recent economic policy decisions that allowed 51 per cent foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail, apart from putting a cap...
  • No discussion on Telangana at CWC meet September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee on Tuesday did not discuss the demand for a separate state of Telangana in its meet, that was largely dominated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's economic reforms. Telangana was not discussed even as Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chadrashekhar Rao has been camping in...
  • Sonia Gandhi, CWC back PM's economic reforms September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee on Tuesday endorsed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's big bang reforms including FDI in multi-brand retail with party President Sonia Gandhi coming out strongly in support of the measures and blaming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of playing negative politics on the issue. The meeting also...
  • Live: BJP says FDI anti-poor, Sonia says govt stable September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: 12.20 pm: PM's economic reforms anti-common man, says BJP leader Rajnath Singh. He compares the UPA to East India Company saying its policies were similar to the British company that exploited the poor. 11.47 am: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Prakash Javadekar takes on Sonia Gandhi and the Congress...
  • CWC meet to discuss reforms, Telangana, Rahul's role September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee will meet on Tuesday to take stock of the present political scenario, following the exit of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress from the UPA. While there will be a discussion on the road ahead for the Congress, the CWC chaired by Congress President Sonia Gandhi,...
  • Canards being spread about us: PM at CWC meet June 4, 2012

    New Delhi: After Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh hit out at those making allegations against him saying 'canards' were being spread about the Congress and the government. "Canards are being spread about us. Every day astronomical sums are being mentioned as black money which can be brought...
  • Charges against PM part of a conspiracy: Sonia June 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday attacked the Opposition and civil society for levelling "baseless" allegations against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, government and Congress. "We will have to fight fiercely against such allegations which are part of a conspiracy," Sonia said. "Opposition and some other anti-Congress forces are...
  • CWC meet today: Will Sonia take tough decisions? June 4, 2012

    New Delhi: It is stock-taking time for the ruling Congress as the party's Working Committee is set to meet on Monday after a gap of a year. It is the party's highest decision making body. The meeting comes right in the middle of a worsening political and economic crisis. The biggest...
  • Neutral venues for Ranji Trophy fixtures February 14, 2012

    Chennai: All Ranji Trophy matches from the 2012-13 season will be played at neutral venues, the BCCI has announced. The decision was taken during the board's Working Committee meeting on Monday with an aim at reducing any home advantages that teams seek to gain through the preparation of pitches. The...
  • No resolution in Sahara-BCCI stand-off February 13, 2012

    Chennai: Soon after the BCCI clarified that it would not make an exception for the Sahara Group to end its stand-off with the long-time Team India sponsors, the Subrata Roy-led Sahara hit back at the Indian cricket board, accusing them of breach of trust. In a statement released shortly after the...
  • No exception will be made for Sahara: BCCI February 13, 2012

    Chennai: The Indian cricket board (BCCI) has put the ball in the Sahara Group's court, saying it has conveyed its decision on the week-long stalemate between the two parties to Sahara and is now hoping for a positive response, while reiterating that no exception would be made for them. However, BCCI...