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Underworld don and head of the D-company, the alleged force behind all the recent betting and spotfixing activities, Dawood Ibrahim, has now joined the growing chorus for the resignation of BCCI chief N Srinivasan. Dawood’s demand comes after similar ones from NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, RJD chief Lalu Yadav and Sahara group chairman Subrata Roy. “By [...]

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Badgered by the Mumbai police into explaining the 130 phone calls with Vindoo over a span of 2 months, Gurunath Meiyappan reportedly told his interrogators at the Mumbai Crime Branch headquarters that he was ‘in a relationship with Vindoo’. According to police insiders, the revelation happened during a particularly intense period of questioning when interrogators [...]

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With Vinod Rai demitting office as head of CAG, a highly tempestuous tenure that ensured that there was no smooth sailing for the UPA II ship, it was but natural that his inbox would be flooded with messages from well-wishers and detractors alike. Realizing the value of these messages for students of political history, the [...]

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As the UPA completed 9 years in power yesterday, Sonia and Manmohan sought to scotch rumours of differences between them by showering lofty praise on each other. “She’s been my source of inspiration,” Dr. Singh cooed. “He’s just what the doctor ordered,” the UPA chairperson raved (editor: not in those exact words). How did this [...]

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After the coal block allocation scam, the Prime Minister finds himself embroiled in yet another scandal – the stationery scam. A clerk in the accounts division of the Prime Minister’s Office, Ram Lal, is alleged to have embezzled pens, erasers, A4 sheets, file holders and other valuable stationery amounting to thousands of rupees right under [...]

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Union Law Minster Kapil Sibal, who has been mulling a new bill to deal with the menace of spot-fixing and match-fixing in cricket, has finally decided to introduce it on 21st May, a historic day which marks the 22nd death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Following the norm of UPA scheme nomenclature, the bill will [...]

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The Delhi High Court has not only quashed all charges of cheating and criminal conspiracy framed by the Delhi police against Sreesanth, but also praised the bowler from God’s own country for breathing life into the two month long tournament by unleashing this juicy scandal. Terming the charges of spot-fixing as frivolous and silly, a special bench headed by [...]

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Delhi Police chief, Neeraj Kumar, today furnished more proof of Sreesanth’s culpability in spot-fixing by releasing a snapshot of the pace bowler’s Gmail inbox. Neeraj said his boys had hacked into Sreesanth’s account a long time ago and had been monitoring his Gmail chats, email messages, Google hangouts, even his occasional forays into Google+ (click [...]

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Just when people began to think that this was one of the most boring IPL editions ever – even Ravi Shastri was getting tired of hearing his own clichés about how exciting it has been so far while players, cheerleaders, Bhogle and sundry IPL life forms seemed to be going through the motions – the [...]

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On the joyful occasion of its 10th anniversary, social networking site LinkedIn roped in BCCI Vice President, Rajiv Shukla, as its brand ambassador and showcased his profile on its home page. “With his connections numbering millions… make that billions, Rajiv Shukla is every social networking website’s dream. We are deeply indebted to Shukla ji, for [...]

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