Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa skipped the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because of possible security threats from the Tamil diaspora groups based in the UK, a top minister said on Thursday.
A Delhi court has accepted CBI`s closure report in a case involving former Prasar Bharti CEO BS Lalli saying the probe could not establish any "Mens rea" (guilty mind) or "criminality" on his part on charges of allegedly committing fraud in awarding broadcasting rights for CWG 2010.
BJP leader Harsh Vardhan accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of duping the people of Delhi and saving former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit by ordering a probe only into the street light purchase and not in the entire CWG scam.
Congress on Thursday attacked Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party, accusing it of resorting to witch hunt by ordering registration of FIR to probe multi-crore street lights scam during 2010 Commonwealth Games.
The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) Thursday told the Delhi High Court said that to relocate its Millennium Bus Depot, built on the Yamuna river bed ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, to another location , would cost "Rs.300 crore".
The city government Thursday told the Delhi High Court that in nine months, it will shift the DTC Millennium Bus Depot, built on the Yamuna river bed ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, to another location.
The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) recommended action against former chairman of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Suresh Kalmadi for suppression of facts in an alleged corruption case and directed CBI probe in LTC scams among others during 2013.
About ten cases of alleged corruption in Commonwealth Games related projects carried out by various government departments have been closed following investigation by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC).
Former CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi was on Thursday questioned by CBI for alleged irregularities in over Rs 70 crore contracts given to a Mauritius-based company for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.