Central Information Commission brings BCCI under RTI Act

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NEW DELHI: The Central Information Commission has pronounced the judgment stating that BCCI  is covered under the RTI Act and answerable to the people of the country under its mechanism. As a result of the ruling, the board is now “answerable to the people of the country”. “The SC has also reaffirmed that the BCCI is the ‘approved’… Read more »

SC: The contentious Lodha committee reform stands vindicated

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court’s observations, dismissing the need for a cooling off period for BCCI office-bearers, came as a ray of hope today for the embattled body, which said its position against the contentious Lodha committee reform stands vindicated. “The Honourable judges heard our plea and made observations which has filled us with positivity. I… Read more »

BCCI response on Sreesanth’s plea : SC

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The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from BCCI on controversial cricketer S Sreesanth’s plea challenging the life ban imposed on him by the apex cricket body. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India and two… Read more »

SC refuses to direct BCCI to e-auction IPL media rights

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The Supreme Court today refused to direct the BCCI to conduct e-auctioning for awarding media rights relating to the Indian Premier League matches. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chadrachud did not consider the plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy that the ongoing tendering process for… Read more »

Ramachandra Guha resigns as BCCI administrator

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Historian Ramachandra Guha, appointed by the Supreme Court as one of the four administrators of BCCI, today informed the court that he had resigned from the post due to personal reasons. A vacation bench of Justices M M Shantanagoudar and Deepak Gupta was informed by Guha’s counsel that he had tendered his resignation on May… Read more »

Kerala HC issues notice to BCCI on plea by Sreesanth

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The Kerala High Court today issued notice to the BCCI on a plea filed by tainted Indian cricketer S Sreesanth, challenging the life ban imposed on him by the disciplinary committee of the cricket body. Admitting the petition by the player, seeking a direction to BCCI to allow him to play for a Scottish club… Read more »

Sreesanth files plea in HC for BCCI nod to play in Scotland

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Tainted Indian cricketer S Sreesanth today filed a petition in the Kerala High Court seeking its direction to the BCCI to allow him to play for a Scottish club in April. In his petition, Sreesanth, challenging the life ban imposed on him by the disciplinary committee of the BCCI, said even the trial court which… Read more »

SC to hear plea to allow 3 BCCI representatives in ICC meet

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The Supreme Court would today hear a plea seeking that three persons, authorised by it, be allowed to take part in the crucial ICC meeting commencing from February 2. The apex court had authorised three persons, Vikram Limaye, Amitabh Chaudhury and Anirudh Chaudhury, to represent BCCI in the meeting. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for… Read more »

Use of unparliamentary word, ‘lowest point:’ SC

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The Supreme Court today termed as “lowest point in the history” of the apex court last week’s incident in which a senior advocate had used an unparliamentary word while assailing the verdict in the BCCI matter. “I am sorry but this reflected the lowest point in the history of modern Supreme Court. I am pained,”… Read more »