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BCCI CEO Rahul Johri to take gender sensitisation classes today, 2 days before SC hearing

SC hearing on BCCI will include appointment of ombudsman who is expected to look into sexist comments made by Hardik Pandya and K.L. Rahul.
Imran Khan

Pakistan Cricket Board says covering or removing of Imran Khan’s photos in India regrettable

Wasim Khan emphasised on how sports and politics should be kept seperate. Pakistan Cricket Board to take up this issue with the BCCI.
Hardik Pandya, Karan Johar and KL Rahul on 'Koffee with Karan' | @hardikpandya93 / Instagram

It’s time Vinod Rai and Diana Edulji stepped away for the good of Indian cricket

By dragging on the Hardik Pandya-K.L. Rahul suspension saga, the squabbling CoA members showed they could cause permanent damage to Indian cricket.
File photo of Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul | OfficialHardikPandya/Facebook

Anil Kumble’s plan could have prevented Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul storm

Rahul Dravid might have suggested holistic education for young cricketers now, but Anil Kumble had made three presentations to BCCI brass 10 years ago.
Ambati Rayudu | Twitter

ICC suspends Ambati Rayudu from bowling in international cricket

Ambati Rayudu was suspended for not submitting to a test to check the legality of bowling actions.
File photo of Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul | OfficialHardikPandya/Facebook

BCCI lifts provisional suspensions on Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul

The CoA had suspended Hardik Pandya and K.L. Rahul earlier this month for their comments on an episode of Koffee With Karan.
Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed

‘Abbey kaale’: Racist slurs against SA player could land Pakistan cricket captain in dock

In 2nd ODI against South Africa at Durban, Sarfraz Ahmed used racist language to taunt all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo, who starred in the home side’s win.
File photo of K. Sanjita Chanu | @PMOIndia/Twitter

Gold medallist Sanjita Chanu’s ban revoked by International Weightlifting Federation

Two-time Commonwealth Games gold-medalist Sanjita Chanu had tested positive for anabolic steroid testosterone in November 2017, and was put under provisional suspension from May 15 last year.
A view of logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) | Aniruddha Chowhdury/Mint via Getty Images

Pandya-Rahul case illustrates how SC’s bid to clean up BCCI has only made things murkier

The BCCI still doesn't have an ethics officer or an ombudsman. If it did have the latter, Hardik Pandya and K.L. Rahul's careers wouldn't have been in limbo.
File image of Vinod Rai | Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg

Indian cricket is run by people who can’t stop fighting & think Croatia won FIFA World Cup

Email exchange between Vinod Rai and Diana Edulji, who have been at loggerheads on almost all issues facing BCCI, reveals personal slurs & lack of...

On Camera

Udit Raj

BJP is denying ticket to vocal Dalit MPs like Udit Raj because they just won’t fall in line

Most sitting MPs whom BJP denied ticket to contest the 2019 elections were vocal about issues of caste and social justice in India.
congress

3 months of Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi in active politics: Has she lived up to the hype?

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was appointed Congress’ general secretary of Uttar Pradesh (East) on 23 January 2019.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.