Thursday, 6 October, 2022

Topic: BCCI

Swing bowling to unfair batting, how ICC’s new rules will impact international cricket

The ICC's updated laws of cricket 2017 code come into effect from 1 October. What are the major amendments and who do they benefit more, batter or bowler?

ICC permanently bans use of saliva on cricket ball, announces changes to playing conditions

The governing body also changed running out of the non-striker by the bowler from the ‘Unfair Play’ section to the ‘Run out’ section.

SC allows BCCI to amend its constitution to change ‘cooling-off period’ for office bearers

This amendment may enable board President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah to have longer tenures in BCCI.

When Arun Jaitley, Priyanka Gandhi and I cheered for Team India in a Karachi stadium

In ‘Scars of 1947,’ BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla writes about Partition and how cricket played a vital role in bridging gap between India and Pakistan.

Mithali Raj came when nobody cared about women’s cricket. 23 years later, not much has changed

Mithali Raj's story will continue to inspire generations of women in a predominantly male sport. But her quiet sendoff shows why BCCI needs to step up.

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

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On Camera


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand is here but the age-old debate on LCH ownership remains unsettled

Since close air support is lower on air forces’ pegging order of operational tasks, armies have wrested ownership of combat helicopters to support troops.
File photo of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan distributing rice to PMGKAY beneficiaries at a PDS centre | ANI

How Modi govt extending free grains scheme could help BJP in Gujarat, Himachal polls

PMGKAY was extended for three more months last week. An analysis of the scheme's beneficiaries shows that over 50% of the population in Gujarat and 38% in HP will benefit from it.


File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.