Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicVinod Rai

Topic: Vinod Rai

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.

It’s time Vinod Rai and Diana Edulji stepped away for the good of Indian cricket

By dragging on the Hardik Pandya-K.L. Rahul suspension saga, the squabbling CoA members showed they could cause permanent damage to Indian cricket.

Pandya-Rahul case illustrates how SC’s bid to clean up BCCI has only made things murkier

The BCCI still doesn't have an ethics officer or an ombudsman. If it did have the latter, Hardik Pandya and K.L. Rahul's careers wouldn't have been in limbo.

On Camera


File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
LIC headquarters in Mumbai

The LIC story — history, valuation & why its IPO, India’s biggest, matters for Modi govt

LIC IPO is supposed to be India's biggest-ever public issue. The government plans to sell anywhere between 5-10% stake in the insurer, which could fetch it around Rs 1 lakh crore.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.