Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicBCCI

Topic: BCCI

Friend or not, ‘cricketer can’t be coerced into interview’: Why BCCI panel banned Boria Majumdar

Journalist Boria Majumdar was banned for 2 years after text messages to Wriddhiman Saha. BCCI report says punishment will ‘create precedent’ so journalists won't harass cricketers.

BCCI imposes 2-year ban on journalist Boria Majumdar for ‘intimidating’ Wriddhiman Saha

The sports journalist won't be given media accreditation for two years as part of the sanctions ratified by the BCCI Apex Council.

Much before Punjab & Maharashtra Bank, there was the BCCI – Bank of Crooks and Criminals

In ‘Corporate Frauds’, Robin Banerjee writes about the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, which had accounts of Jimmy Carter, James Callaghan, Saddam Hussein, and arms traders.

India’s women cricket needs push from sponsors and audience alike. Visibility is a two-way street

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Ganguly promised spot on team, says Wriddhiman Saha, shares threatening texts from ‘journalist’

Dropped from Sri Lanka Test series, wicketkeeper Saha said head coach Rahul Dravid had asked him to think about retiring despite earlier assurances from BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly.

Before 2004 tour of Pakistan, Dalmiya gave players the option to skip. All declared available

In ‘On Board’, former BCCI admin Ratnakar Shetty writes about how Vajpayee wished the Indian cricket team luck, and the players promised him that they would do their best.

BCCI announces Rs 40 lakh for U-19 players, Rs 25 lakh each for support staff

India beat England in the Under 19 World Cup final in Antigua on Saturday for a record-extending fifth title.

When Kohli took over from Dhoni a template was set. Now BCCI has set India back two decades

Before Dhoni, an entire five-part drama ensued before a captain was removed. He changed the Aristotelian ‘foul’ play with a ‘refreshing’ two-part narrative.

Kohli’s decision to step down as Test captain was personal, BCCI respects it: Sourav Ganguly

India's most successful Test captain, Kohli Saturday ended his 7-year reign, a day after an unexpected 1-2 series loss against South Africa. India won 40 out of 68 Tests under him.

Cricket in 2021 was more than just a game — racism, ICC indifference to BCCI influence

New Zealand clinched the World Test Championship while Australia won their first Men’s T20 World Cup, but 2021 was defined by questionable governance and a widespread reckoning with racism.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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