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Supreme Court removes Anurag Thakur, Ajay Shirke from BCCI Posts

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The Supreme Court of of India today ordered the removal of BCCI President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke from their posts. Meantime, Supreme Court appointed Fali Nariman & senior SC lawyer Gopal Subramanium as Amicus Curiae to find out who would be the BCCI officials. A bench comprising of Chief Justice T.S. Thakur, JusticeContinue Reading…

BJYM President Anurag Thakur arrives in Bhubaneswar

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Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) President and Lok Sabha MP Anurag Thakur arrived in Bhubaneswar this morning on a special visit. Thakur’s sudden visit has raised eyebrows in the political circle, especially shortly after the PM’s Odisha visit and amid increased tension between BJP and ruling BJD. Since January 2016, at least 7 Union MinistersContinue Reading…

BCCI felicitates Virender Sehwag

BCCI felicitates Virender Sehwag

New Delhi, Dec 3: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) felicitated former opener Virender Sehwag before the start of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and South Africa at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium here on Thursday. During the pre-toss ceremony, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur presented Sehwag with a silverContinue Reading…

BJP walks out of Himachal Assembly over corruption

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Dharamsala, Nov 30: The first day of the Himachal Pradesh assembly’s winter session began on a stormy note on Monday with the main opposition BJP staging a walkout, demanding discussion on registration of a disproportionate assets case against Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. Immediately after the obituary references, the opposition demanded an adjournment motion for discussingContinue Reading…

BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya in stable condition

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Kolkata, Sep 19: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya, who was admitted to hospital after complaining of chest pain is now stable, doctors said here on Saturday. The 75-year-old was admitted to the city’s B.M. Birla Hospital on Thursday night. Doctors attending to Dalmiya said on Saturday morning that the BCCI chiefContinue Reading…

Anurag Thakur to attend PAC Meeting in Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar, Sep 15:   Member of Parliament (LS), President BJP’s Youth Wing (BJYM), Anurag Thakur arrived here today afternoon on a day visit.He is scheduled to attend the Public accounts committee (PAC) meeting in the city. According to party sources, Thakur would be discussing various schemes of the central government at the meeting to be heldContinue Reading…

Anurag Thakur denies involvement in Land Allotment Case

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Patna, Aug 2: BJP leader Anurag Thakur on Sunday termed as “baseless” the Congress’s allegation that he and his father Prem Kumar Dhumal were involved in a 2002 Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) land allotment case. “There is no truth in it. This a baseless allegations levelled against me and my father,” Thakur said afterContinue Reading…

BCCI stresses on Standard of Fitness for Indian Team

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Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur and selectors committee chairman Sandeep Patil on Thursday stressed upon the importance of every player having to meet fitness standards in order to represent the national team, besides being in good playing form. “Apart from the performances of players, we also discuss their fitnessContinue Reading…

BCCI names Ganguly on Panel to study Lodha Verdict

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The Indian cricket board on Monday named a working group comprising Sourav Ganguly, Rajeev Shukla, Anurag Thakur and Anirudh Chaudhry to study the Lodha Committee verdict and prepare the road map for the future of the Indian Premier League (IPL). IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur,Continue Reading…

BCCI yet to take a call on Champions League Twenty20

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Kolkata, May 25 (IANS): The Indian cricket board has not yet taken a final decision on whether to scrap Champions League Twenty20. It would take a call after more contemplation, an official said. “We have not done away with the Champions League T20. It is all media speculation that the tournament is being scrapped. WeContinue Reading…


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