Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicVinod Rai

Topic: Vinod Rai

Remember a convicted ‘non-guilty’ IAS officer, HC Gupta, when fretting over stalled economic reforms

The 2010-13 season of scandal-mongering still casts a shadow on Indian politics, and the victims are those at the lowest end of the decision-making chain.

After Kohli-Kumble spat, I spoke to Tendulkar. He was conscious of the disquiet

In my conversations with the captain and team management, it was conveyed that Kumble was too much of a disciplinarian and the team members were not too happy.

Aryan Khan-Wankhede story nudges IPS-IRS-IAS officers to call out those who violate their oath

We see what madness for fame and stardom has done to some people from the All India and Class I Services. Even as most others work sincerely, in relative anonymity.

Ex-CAG Vinod Rai apologises to Sanjay Nirupam for 2G allegation, Congress leader says ‘golden day’

In 2014, Vinod Rai had named Nirupam as one of the MPs who pressured him to keep former PM Manmohan Singh’s name out of his report on the 2G spectrum allocation case.

Ganguly’s BCCI must follow EPL, but it’s yet to get report on CEO sexual harassment case

English Premier League’s CEO-designate had to step aside due to sexual harassment charges, but report on BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has been kept under lock and key.

Supreme Court directs CoA to be dissolved after BCCI takes charge

The Supreme Court asked the Committee of Administrators (CoA) to submit their approved accounts with the registrar of the Tamil Nadu Society within 7 days.

Tamil Nadu, Haryana & Maharashtra cricket associations barred from BCCI AGM & elections

The three associations, which are home to some prominent cricket administrators, have not complied with the new BCCI constitution according to the CoA.

Team India manager who ‘behaved rudely’ with diplomats in West Indies won’t be called back

An ‘apology-cum-explanation’ by Sunil Subramaniam over a photo-shoot controversy in Trinidad has been accepted by Vinod Rai-led CoA.

Ladakh cricketers will represent Jammu & Kashmir in domestic circuit for now: CoA Vinod Rai

The Jammu & Kashmir Ranji team is not known to have featured a player from Ladakh till date. The upcoming season is scheduled to start in December.

Vinod Rai found fault with coal allocations where it existed, and where it didn’t

By going to the media, Vinod Rai set a precedent for other CAGs to make their reports a public spectacle.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

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.