BCCI response on Sreesanth’s plea : SC

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 […]

HPCA row: Himachal writes to BCCI

Ahead of a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) meeting, the Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday clarified that the state cricket body, registered as a cooperative society, is subject to proceedings for alleged irregularities. State registrar of cooperative societies R.D. Nazeem, in a missive to the BCCI, said the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) […]

HC seeks centre’s response on IPL takeover plea

Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the centre’s response to a PIL seeking a direction for the sports ministry to take over the Indian Premier League (IPL) by separating it from the Indian cricket board. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Vibhu Bakhru asked the Ministry of Sports and Youth […]

CIC adjourns BCCI hearing

The Central Information Commission today adjourned a crucial hearing on declaring the Indian cricket board as public authority under RTI Act after the sports body produced a stay from the Madras High Court. The Commission had constituted a Full Bench to hear the matter and issued notice to the Board of Control for Cricket in […]

Big B, Priyanka issued notice for obscenity during IPL inaugural

Top B-town actors alongwith top officials of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) were issued notice by the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday for participating in an alleged obscene stage performance at the inaugural of Indian Premier League (IPL)-V in Chennai on April 3, seeking registration of a […]

Government mulling new law to curb doping menace: Maken

India’s Sports Minister Ajay Maken said Monday that the government was planning to table a new law in the monsoon session of the Parliament to curb the doping menace. Maken said the government has taken serious note of eight athletes flunking dope tests recently and wants all the sports federation to adhere to World Anti […]

PETA’s ‘open offer’ to model who wants to bare all

The People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Friday made an ‘open offer’ to model Poonam Pandey – who has expressed her intention to bare all if India wins the cricket World Cup – to use her skin show for the benefit of animals. In an open letter, PETA India’s chief Poorva Joshipura has said […]