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Lalit Modi

Greed Has Taken Over BCCI: Lalit Modi Slams Indian Cricket Board For Allowing CVC To Own IPL Team

Nov 04, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

CVC Capital won the bid to own the Ahmedabad-based Indian Premier League franchise by paying INR 5600 crores.

Former IPL Boss Lalit Modi Questions CVC Capital's Entry Into Cash-Rich League

Oct 27, 2021 PTI

CVC Capital bought the Ahmedabad franchise for Rs 5625 crore in the IPL on Monday in Dubai. The Lucknow franchise went to RPSG Group for Rs 7090 crores.

IPL Founder Lalit Modi Accused Of 'Falsely' Naming British Royals As Patrons, Faces USD 7 Million Case In UK - Report

Modi is said to have proposed a global network of cancer centres utilising revolutionary single-dose radiotherapy that had been used on his wife, Minal, who passed away in 2018

BCCI Lifts Rajasthan Cricket Association's Suspension

Sep 07, 2019 PTI

The Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) was banned in 2014 after it elected former Indian Premier League chief Lalit Modi as its president against the directive of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

'Hurt By Rahul Gandhi Calling All Those With Modi Name As Chor', Says Sushil Modi; To File Defamation Case

Meanwhile, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, whose party is an ally of the Congress in Bihar, reacted to the deputy chief minister’s defamation threat, saying, “I openly say Sushil Kumar Modi is a thief. Let him sue me for defamation as well.”

02 April, 2019

IPL Controversies Over The Years: SRK Ban, Modi Sacking To Kohli-Gambhir Fight

Jayanta Oinam

Indian Premier League, world's most popular T20 cricket league, has had its fair share of controversies involving some of the most prominent names like Virat Kohli, Gautam Gambhir, Sourav Ganguly, Lalit Modi, etc

13 March, 2018

2009 IPL Case: Ex-BCCI Boss Srinivasan And Former Treasurer Pandove Cross-Examined

Outlook Bureau

Lalit Modi’s lawyers say Srinivasan claimed he was not responsible for funds transfer to South Africa for 2009 IPL

01 March, 2018

Ex-BCCI Officials Developing Cold Feet Before Cross Examination: Lalit Modi

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Former IPL boss’s legal team was to cross-examine them on Thursday in a FEMA Act violation case of 2009 IPL, held in South Africa.

20 February, 2018

CBI Refuses To Disclose Details Of Expenses Incurred To Bring Back Vijay Mallya, Lalit Modi

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In its response to the RTI plea, the CBI said it is exempt from making any disclosures under the RTI Act through a government notification of 2011.

11 December, 2017

BCCI Offers To Reinstate Rajasthan Cricket Association If Lalit Modi Stays Away

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

The board puts six stringent conditions for RCA, including no ‘direct or indirect’ Modi link, and withdrawal of all court cases against BCCI

08 May, 2017

‘Rajasthan wants to implement Lodha Committee recommendations and break decisively from the past’

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Lalit Modi’s 22-year-old son Ruchir has thrown his hat for Rajasthan Cricket Association president’s post, saying he wants to make it a transparent body

27 July, 2015

Mine Is Bigger Than Yours

Dilip Bobb

Listening in to a conversation between a BJP MP and a Congress MP

29 June, 2015

Can Sushma Swaraj Be Trusted?

Uttam Sengupta

The minister seems to have got away lightly in the wake of her unexplained intervention in favour of Lalit Modi.

21 June, 2015

Promises To Keep

Aakar Patel

The acts of favour and money are too deep and detailed to be brushed aside by Narendra Modi

16 June, 2015

'Manmohan Singh Cabinet Decided Not To Seek Lalit Modi's Extradition'

Meetu Jain

The Congress party's bid to turn up the heat on the Narendra Modi government appears to have suffered a setback...

21 September, 2011

'Kochi - I Told You So'

Lalit Modi

'The BCCI’s termination of the Kochi Tusker’s IPL franchise for non-payment of a bank guarantee, is a financial mess I predicted over a year ago and one I was prevented from trying to avoid during my time as IPL Commissioner'

26 April, 2010

'There Was No Involvement Of Any Of The Family Members Of Pawar'


The BCCI president exonerates himself, the politicians, the BCCI, the IPL governing council and makes Lalit Modi the fall guy, even offering hope to him: If his "reply convinces the members, proceedings would be dropped"

26 April, 2010

'Innuendos, Half Truths And Motivated Leaks'

Lalit Modi

From a Zen proverb to the Bhagwad Gita the now former IPL commissioner went out with typical bluster, dedicating his " dream to all the people in this country", calling it the Indian People League

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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