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Former Indian cricketer S Sreesanth at Supreme Court | PTI

Mercurial cricketer and entertainer Sreesanth is back in the spotlight this week

The Supreme Court has set aside a life ban imposed on the cricketer by the BCCI.

SC sets aside BCCI’s life ban on former cricketer Sreesanth in IPL spot-fixing case

A two-judge bench said BCCI's disciplinary committee may reconsider within three months the quantum of punishment to be given to S Sreesanth.
A view of logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) | Aniruddha Chowhdury/Mint via Getty Images

SC appoints mediator to resolve BCCI’s pending disputes, says ‘game must go on’

The Supreme Court restricted other courts in India from entertaining any pleas pertaining to the BCCI until the mediator P.S. Narasimha submits his report on the disputes.
A view of logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) | Aniruddha Chowhdury/Mint via Getty Images

Severing cricketing ties with nations not our domain, ICC tells BCCI

The International Cricket Council said that it has no role to play in matters like these.
Virat Kohli | Philip Brown/Getty Images

Team will respect govt’s decision, says Virat Kohli on Indo-Pak World Cup game

Indian captain Virat Kohli said team would stick by what the nation wants to do in light of the Pulwama attack.
Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed

I don’t recall Pakistan mixing sports with politics, says cricketer Sarfaraz Ahmed

Pakistani cricket captain Sarfaraz Ahmed said the Ind-Pak World Cup schedule should go ahead as planned.
A view of logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) | Aniruddha Chowhdury/Mint via Getty Images

Committee of Administrators skips decision on cricket world cup clash between India & Pakistan

The CoA though will individually urge ICC members to sever ties with any nation that is a terrorist hub.
File image of Vinod Rai | Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg

Supreme Court pulls up CoA chief Vinod Rai and Diana Edulji for ‘public sparring’

The two-member Committee of Administrators (CoA) has been divided on several matters pertaining to the BCCI.

BCCI ombudsman is unlikely to bring the transparency that SC wants

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BCCI set to seek World Cup ban on Pakistan: Playing to the gallery or a stand on terror?

The BCCI is being urged to ask the ICC to ban Pakistan from participating in the World Cup cricket tournament for harbouring Jaish-e-Mohammed, which carried out the Pulwama terror attack.

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Imran Khan

India’s Balakot strikes were long time coming, but only Pakistan can end terrorism

Trump must focus on ensuring that Pakistani terrorism against India (and Afghanistan) is defeated for the larger success of US geopolitical interests in Asia.
elections

Is EC over-regulating elections with strict code of conduct or is it doomed in digital era?

The Election Commission has barred the political parties from releasing their election manifestos in the 48 hours prior to voting.

Defence

File photo of Mirage 2000 fighter jet | Manvender Vashist/PTI

Five IAF Spice 2000 bombs hit JeM camps in Balakot, govt satellite images show

High-resolution images procured by India show two JeM structures were hit by IAF in Balakot on 26 February.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?