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PWC Likely To Audit ‘Contentious’ DDCA Accounts For Financial Year 2018-19

Nov 29, 2019 Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Accounts is one of the reasons being cited for deferring the DDCA AGM; Ombudsman could decide the issue today

Dissent In DDCA: Ombudsman’s Hearing To Resolve Impasse Inconclusive

Nov 27, 2019 Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Issues before Justice (Rtd) Ahmed include Rajat Sharma’s resignation, Tihara’s ‘suspension’, and overdue AGM

Opposing President Rajat Sharma, Nine DDCA Directors Exhibit Their Majority In Apex Council

They also convene Apex Council meeting, take note of Sharma’s ‘resignation’ and reinstate ‘suspended’ secretary Tihara

DDCA Apex Council Rejects Ombudsman's Order Reinstating Rajat Sharma As President

Nov 19, 2019 PTI

Rajat Sharma had resigned from his post on Saturday, citing his inability to continue amidst "various pulls and pressures". However, the DDCA ombudsman on Sunday rejected Sharma's resignation, asking him to assume office as president and also fixed November 27 to formally hear the matter

Interest Of Cricket Has To Be Safeguarded At All Costs, Says DDCA Ombudsman

Ex-Judge Badar Ahmed’s status quo order gives a lifeline to Rajat Sharma & others who had resigned en masse. Hearing is on November 27

18 November, 2019

Rajat Sharma Continues As DDCA President After Ombudsman's Order

Outlook Web Bureau

Senior journalist Rajat Sharma on Saturday resigned from the post of president of DDCA, citing his inability to continue amidst "various pulls and pressures" within the organisation

16 November, 2019

Senior Journalist Rajat Sharma Succumbs To 'Pulls And Pressures', Resigns As Delhi Cricket President


Rajat Sharma's nearly 20-month tenure as the head of DDCA was a tumultuous one with his public differences with general secretary Vinod Tihara, who enjoys a fair amount of support base in the organisation

13 September, 2019

Anushka Sharma Showers Virat Kohli With Kisses, Gets Emotional On Hearing Story About His Father’s Death - VIDEO

Outlook Web Bureau

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli got emotional when DDCA president Rajat Sharma recalled an incident about Arun Jaitley visiting India cricket team's captain home, after his father's demise.

12 September, 2019

Virat Kohli Turns Emotional After DDCA Unveils A Stand In His Name; Feroz Shah Kotla Becomes Arun Jaitley Stadium - Video


Home Minister Amit Shah digitally inaugurated the renamed Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium at a ceremony organised at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. DDCA also unveiled a new pavilion stand at the stadium and named it after skipper Virat Kohli

27 August, 2019

Feroze Shah Kotla Stadium To Be Renamed After Late Finance Minister, Ex-DDCA President Arun Jaitley

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Delhi's Feroze Shah Kotla Stadium is a Test venue and is the home of IPL team Delhi Capitals. Former BJP heavyweight Arun Jaitley, who died on August 24, was the president of DDCA and oversaw the renovation of the historic Kotla.

13 March, 2019

At Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium, 2,000 Vacant Seats, An Expensive Marquee, And Flop Show Of Local Heroes

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

As India and Australia battled in the fifth and final of the ODI series at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium, contrasting faces of the DDCA come tellingly to the fore


20 January, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: DDCA Says It Cannot Implement Certain Supreme Court-Mandated Lodha Cricket Reforms

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Seeks various concessions from BCCI CoA, particularly for the composition of its Executive Committee and nominated government directors on it

02 July, 2018

Madan Lal Suspects 'Manipulation' In DDCA Election Results

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

After losing the race for the president’s post to TV personality Rajat Sharma by 517 votes, he said that the machinery used for election was the government’s and hinted that someone might have tinkered with it.

02 July, 2018

Rajat Sharma Panel Clean Sweeps DDCA Elections 12-0

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Defeated Madan Lal panel says results “not accepted” while Vikas Singh expresses ​"​surprise​" ​at the sweep.

30 June, 2018

72.91% Turnout In DDCA’s ‘Historic’ Elections, Results On Monday

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Among notable absentees were Kapil Dev, Mohinder Amarnath, as members raise questions about ‘missing’ balance sheets of 2013-14 and 2014-15

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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