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2G Spectrum Back In News With Ex-CAG Vinod Rai’s Apology

Oct 29, 2021 Vikas Pathak

As former CAG Vinod Rai apologises to Sanjay Nirupam of the Congress, we revisit the scam that changed Indian politics, bolstered AAP and BJP.

Ex-CAG Vinod Rai’s Lies Brought the Congress Down: Sanjay Nirupam

Oct 29, 2021 Preetha Nair

Senior Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam calls the 2G spectrum case a politically-motivated move and holds it accountable for the current situation of the Congress party.

Charges Of Sexual Harassment Against Rahul Johri Put BCCI To Shame, Says Diana Edulji

Diana Edulji said that the CoA should have handled Rahul Johri matter better. Not everyone is above the board, she claimed

‘BCCI Gets 28.3% Of The Total ICC Revenue -- Lion’s Share Of All Countries’

Nov 14, 2019 Qaiser Mohammad Ali

But BCCI didn’t get a single dollar of $570 million of the projected ‘Big Three’ formula for India. Amicus Curie mediation was very constructive; 75-80% state associations were very happy with whatever CoA did.

‘BCCI Will Have To Convince Supreme Court For Proposed Amendments To Its Constitution’

Vinod Rai, who implemented the cricket reforms, says the BCCI will have to prove to the Supreme Court that some rules it approved were ‘impractical’.

09 October, 2019

BCCI Elections -- Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Maharashtra Cricket Associations Debarred By CoA

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The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators said the constitutions of Tamil Nadu, Haryana and Maharashtra are not in accordance with the BCCI stipulations.

29 September, 2019

BCCI CoA Saw No Conflict In Kapil Dev-Led CAC: Vinod Rai


CoA chief Vinod Rai said that the committee wouldn't have given the Kapil Dev-led three-member CAC the go-ahead if they did find any conflict of interest in them being appointed to pick the head coach of the Indian men's team

26 September, 2019

Batting Great Rahul Dravid Deposes Before BCCI Ethics Officer, CoA Defends Him With 'Raghuram Rajan Example'


The complaint was filed by Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association Life member Sanjeev Gupta stating that Dravid has taken a "Leave of Absence" and not resigned from his position at India Cements (owners of IPL franchise CSK) before taking up the role of National Cricket Academy's Director of Cricket

16 September, 2019

Cricketing Activities In Non-Compliant States Will Not Be Affected: CoA Chief Vinod Rai


The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA), which last week extended the deadline of holding state elections by two weeks to September 28, had issued an ultimatum to state bodies to put their house in order by September 12

13 September, 2019

BCCI Elections: Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka Come On Board; Four Remain Non-Compliant

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As per the Vinod Rai-led panel, seven of the 38 state units were non-compliant as recent as last week. The list now has been reduced to four -- Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh.

26 August, 2019

‘About 26 State Associations Have Appointed Their Electoral Officers For State Cricket Elections’

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Not all BCCI members have complied with Lodha Committee recommendations, but CoA head Vinod Rai expects 30-plus states to take part in BCCI elections on October 22.

09 August, 2019

Why BCCI Agreed To Come Under NADA And Become A National Sports Federation -- Revealed


The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has given in writing that it would adhere to the anti-doping policy of National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), thus becoming a National Sports Federation

06 August, 2019

Jammu And Kashmir Bifurcation: Ladakh Cricketers Can Represent J&K For Now In Ranji Trophy, Says Vinod Rai


The government on Monday bifurcated Jammu and Kashmir to create two Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir but the Board of Control for Cricket In India (BCCI) won't have any separate state body for the newest UT for the time being

05 August, 2019

Kapil Dev-Led Panel Gets Green Light, Indian Cricket Team's Head Coach Selection By Mid-August

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The Kapil Dev-led Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) finally got the go-ahead to pick the next India coach. The Committee of Administrators (CoA) received the ‘no conflict’ declaration from the members of the CAC, which also includes Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy.

26 July, 2019

Kapil Dev-Led Panel To Pick Indian Cricket Team's Next Head Coach

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Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy will comprise the three-member committee to select Indian cricket team’s next head coach, the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) decided on Friday.

26 July, 2019

Stories Created By Media: CoA Chief Vinod Rai On Alleged Virat Kohli-Rohit Sharma Rift In India Cricket Team


Social media was abuzz with talks of a cold war between Kohli and Sharma after it was reported that the two have had a fallout following India's loss to New Zealand in the World Cup semifinals. CoA chief Vinod Rai has refuted those allegations.

21 May, 2019

CoA's Cricket Election Dates Leaves BCCI, State Officials Fuming

The CoA, which was appointed by the Supreme Court in January 2017 to oversee the sweeping reforms recommended by the Lodha panel, announced election date for BCCI and state cricket associations after due consultation with the apex court-appointed amicus curiae P S Narsimha

24 February, 2019

Sporting World 'Needs To Ostracise Pakistan' For Fomenting Terror Activities: CoA Chief Vinod Rai

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The former CAG cited the example of South Africa, which was banned for 21 years from 1970 till 1991 due to the apartheid when black South Africans were racially discriminated against.

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.

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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.

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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.

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