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Cricket Boss Sourav Ganguly 'Greedy', 'Unethical', Running After 'Extra Money', Says Ram Guha In New Book

Nov 22, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Ramachandra Guha has lashed out at BCCI officials for conflict of interest. He has singled out Ganguly for endorsing fantasy cricket

CoA's Financial Steps Questioned In Sourav Ganguly-Led BCCI's First AGM

Dec 01, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The accounts of the last three financial years were examined at the 88th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) with president Sourav Ganguly at the helm

‘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’.

These Are The Men To Rule Indian Cricket: Former India Captain Sourav Ganguly Unveils New Team BCCI - Know Them All

Oct 15, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly will lead a team of fresh faces as the BCCI gets ready to take the power back from the Committee of Administrators, which was constituted by the Supreme Court to run the sport after the IPL scandal

Former BCCI Lawyer Questions CoA's 'Utterly Arbitrary And Wrong' Decision To Debar Affiliated Units

In a letter to Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Haryana cricket associations, the CoA has stated that the three units have not amended their Constitutions in terms with the BCCI Constitution approved by the Supreme Court and hence they cannot attend the Annual General Meeting scheduled to be held in Mumbai on October 23

02 October, 2019

CoA Issues General Body Meeting Notice, But With A Caveat; Asks 'Compliant' Members To Attend


It clearly was a message to Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA), which recently conducted its elections but the CoA found that the state body was not compliant with BCCI's amended Constitution

22 September, 2019

N Srinivasan Flexes Muscle Again By Anointing Daughter Rupa Gurunath As President Of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association

Jayanta Oinam

N Srinivasan's daughter Rupa is the wife of Gurunath Meiyappan, the ex-owner of Chennai Super Kings who was banned for match-fixing in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2013

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

08 September, 2019

COA Show Causes BCCI Acting Secretary Amitabh Choudhary For No Show At ICC, ACC Meetings


Though the CoA recently banned him from convening national selection committee meetings as secretary, Choudhary remains BCCI's representative at the ICC and ACC. He has seven days to respond to the show cause notice

29 August, 2019

CoA Ready To Cut State Associations' Share In BCCI Revenue


The Supreme Court-constituted committee has reportedly asked Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Santosh Rangnekar to meet audit agency Deloitte to discuss steps to cut state associations' share from the revenue generated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

18 August, 2019

CoA To Meet Indian Legends On Contentious Conflict Of Interest' Issue; VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid Likely To Join Deliberation

Outlook Web Bureau

The Conflict of Interests issues has blighted Indian cricket and legendary players like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid have been served notice by the BCCI Ethics Officer with varying degrees of accusations


15 August, 2019

Yuvraj Singh, The Only Indian Allowed To Play In Overseas T20 Leagues?


The BCCI was never too fond of the idea of handing retired players NOCs to play in T20 leagues outside India, but an exception was made by the CoA for Yuvraj Singh. But why the exception

08 August, 2019

CoA Strangely Decides To Relax Punishment For Age Fraud In Indian Cricket: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The previous punishment for age-fraud was a two-year ban, but as per minutes of the CoA meeting on June 29, the players will now be allowed to participate in club matches/tournaments in the second year

05 August, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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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