Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicSourav Ganguly

Topic: Sourav Ganguly

Kohli-Ganguly tiff shows what hasn’t changed about Indian cricket. Smells like Chappell era

Back in 2005, Ganguly was standing where Kohli is in 2021. He was sacked as the captain of the national squad and eventually dropped from the team.

How boorish treatment of Kohli by Ganguly’s BCCI takes Indian cricket back to an inglorious past

Ganguly is BCCI chief, Dravid is coach, Laxman heads NCA. And Kohli, all-conquering (in Tests) captain, is now in firing line. It’s hard to decipher, and infuriating for fans.

Kohli refused to remain T20I skipper, selectors didn’t want two white-ball captains: Ganguly

Rohit Sharma was handed the ODI reins of Team India Wednesday. BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly said selectors felt that having two white-ball skippers would be too much of leadership.

Sourav Ganguly was ‘able to play with the system’, Calcutta HC says, cancels land allotment

Calcutta High Court pulls up West Bengal govt, Sourav Ganguly for not following procedure in land allotment done in February 2013, holds that no one is exclusive or above the law.

Indians refused to play due to Covid fear, Shastri didn’t seek OK for book launch: Ganguly

BCCI chief Ganguly tells The Telegraph neither can players be blamed for worrying after physio tested positive, nor head coach Ravi Shastri for attending his own book’s launch.

How BJP is using Sourav Ganguly, Mithun & Prosenjit to build popularity in Bengal

Over the past 2 months, photos of top BJP-RSS leaders with the three Bengali icons has gone viral on social media, with experts calling it ‘attempts by BJP to build acceptability’. 

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital after second angioplasty in a month

Ganguly was hospitalised due to clogged coronary arteries for a second time Wednesday, and two more stents were implanted. But doctors say he’ll be fine.

Sourav Ganguly stable, likely to be discharged if medical reports normal

Ganguly had Thursday undergone a fresh angioplasty and two more stents were implanted to clear his clogged coronary arteries.

Sourav Ganguly hospitalised again following discomfort in chest, dizziness

Ganguly had undergone angioplasty earlier this month after he was diagnosed with three blocked coronary arteries. He has been admitted to a private hospital near Kolkata.

‘Termites killing TMC’ — expelled MLA & ex-BCCI chief Jagmohan Dalmiya’s daughter Baishali

Baishali Dalmiya, an MLA from Howrah district, was expelled Friday from Trinamool Congress for 'anti-party' activities.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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