Vinod Rai

Don't think Virat Kohli wields disproportionate influence: CoA chief Vinod Rai

Don't think Virat Kohli wields disproportionate influence: CoA chief Vinod Rai

Virat Kohli's aura in Indian cricket has grown exponentially over the past few years but contrary to popular perception, he has never wielded "disproportionate influence" when it comes to policy decisions, says Committee of Administrators (COA) chief Vinod Rai.

May 21, 2018, 17:18 PM IST
No Day/Night Tests till our players are ready: CoA chief Vinod Rai

No Day/Night Tests till our players are ready: CoA chief Vinod Rai

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Thursday firmly backed the Indian cricket team's decision of not playing Day/Night pink ball Test against Australia during the upcoming tour Down Under at the end of the year.

May 17, 2018, 22:12 PM IST
Former DoPT Secretary Bhanu P Sharma appointed chairman of BBB

Former DoPT Secretary Bhanu P Sharma appointed chairman of BBB

He replaces Vinod Rai, who was appointed as the first chairnman of BBB for a two year term.

Apr 12, 2018, 18:10 PM IST
Constitution of BBB a progressive decision of government: Vinod Rai

Constitution of BBB a progressive decision of government: Vinod Rai

The very step to solving the problem of NPAs is to recover maximum from the loan account and it can't be done overnight, Rai said.

Apr 03, 2018, 15:00 PM IST
All our Test specialists will be in England in June: Vinod Rai

All our Test specialists will be in England in June: Vinod Rai

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Saturday said Test specialists like Murali Vijay, vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will all land in England in June as part of the Rahul Dravid-coached India A side that will be playing a number of first-class games against counties as well as England Lions.

Mar 24, 2018, 18:36 PM IST
A+ category was proposed by Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni, reveals CoA chief Vinod Rai

A+ category was proposed by Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni, reveals CoA chief Vinod Rai

Contrary to popular belief that Mahendra Singh Dhoni was relegated from the elite category of central contracts, it was the former skipper himself who wanted an A+ grade for top performers, says CoA chief Vinod Rai.

Mar 18, 2018, 15:21 PM IST
Dhoni and Virat proposed A+ category for all-format players: Vinod Rai

Dhoni and Virat proposed A+ category for all-format players: Vinod Rai

Twenty-six cricketers have been handed central contracts with skipper Virat Kohli being included in the Rs 7 crore A+ category while Dhoni is in the A category with Rs 5 crore annual retainership.

Mar 18, 2018, 15:06 PM IST
Action against Mohammed Shami will be taken after CoA report: IPL chief Rajeev Shukla

Action against Mohammed Shami will be taken after CoA report: IPL chief Rajeev Shukla

Vinod Rai has instructed the BCCI's ACU chief Neeraj Kumar to look into the corruption allegations levelled against Shami by his wife.

Mar 16, 2018, 12:23 PM IST
Mohammed Shami's wife Hasin Jahan sends complaint documents to CoA chief Vinod Rai

Mohammed Shami's wife Hasin Jahan sends complaint documents to CoA chief Vinod Rai

Rai has instructed the BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) chief Neeraj Kumar to look into the corruption allegations levelled against Shami by his wife.

Mar 15, 2018, 22:14 PM IST
CoA takes away all functioning powers of BCCI office-bearers

CoA takes away all functioning powers of BCCI office-bearers

Having already sought their removal in the seventh Status Report filed in Supreme Court last week, the CoA has gone a step further by issuing the diktat to stop the office-bearers from taking any decision unilaterally.

Mar 15, 2018, 18:35 PM IST
Not just BCCI contract, Mohammed Shami's IPL in jeopardy too after domestic trouble

Not just BCCI contract, Mohammed Shami's IPL in jeopardy too after domestic trouble

Shami was charged on Friday by police in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata based on a complaint by his wife and media in India have linked the allegations as a reason why he missed a central contract.

Mar 10, 2018, 15:53 PM IST
Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni came up with the idea of Grade A+ in Annual Player Contracts, says Vinod Rai

Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni came up with the idea of Grade A+ in Annual Player Contracts, says Vinod Rai

According to ESPNCricinfo former India skipper and coach Anil Kumble had spoken to the BCCI and Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) about increasing the pay of players, 

Mar 08, 2018, 18:26 PM IST
Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni came up with the idea of Grade A+ in Annual Player Contracts: Vinod Rai

Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni came up with the idea of Grade A+ in Annual Player Contracts: Vinod Rai

According to ESPNCricinfo former India skipper and coach Anil Kumble had spoken to the BCCI and Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) about increasing the pay of players, 

Mar 08, 2018, 18:25 PM IST
BCCI reacts strongly after CoA vetoes proposed day-night Test

BCCI reacts strongly after CoA vetoes proposed day-night Test

The BCCI has reacted sharply to the Committee of Administrators (CoA) red-flagging a proposed day-night Test match against the West Indies in October despite positive feedback from national chief coach Ravi Shastri.

Feb 23, 2018, 19:29 PM IST
Cricket Association for the Blind in India hopeful of getting BCCI recognition soon

Cricket Association for the Blind in India hopeful of getting BCCI recognition soon

Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) president G Mahantesh on Monday sounded optimistic about getting recognition from the BCCI.

Jan 29, 2018, 20:58 PM IST
BCCI worships Virat Kohli, scared to oppose him: Ramchandra Guha

BCCI worships Virat Kohli, scared to oppose him: Ramchandra Guha

Calling almost everyone "pygmies before Kohli" in a column for The Telegraph, Guha wrote, “The BCCI’s officials worshipped him (Kohli) even more than the Indian cabinet worships (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi."

Jan 21, 2018, 21:44 PM IST
A Raja accuses Vinod Rai of his 'political murder', wants him prosecuted

A Raja accuses Vinod Rai of his 'political murder', wants him prosecuted

Former union telecom minister A Raja on Saturday said that former CAG Vinod Rai should be prosecuted for "cheating".

Jan 20, 2018, 22:11 PM IST
2G verdict: Govt should immediately appeal in Delhi High Court against acquittal, says BJP MP Subramanian Swamy

2G verdict: Govt should immediately appeal in Delhi High Court against acquittal, says BJP MP Subramanian Swamy

DMK MP Kanimozhi and former telecom minister A Raja and all other accused were acquitted in the 2G spectrum allocation scam cases by a special court.

Dec 21, 2017, 21:20 PM IST
All accused acquitted in 2G case: Key highlights

All accused acquitted in 2G case: Key highlights

A Special CBI court on Thursday acquitted all accused in the 2G scam case.

Dec 21, 2017, 20:58 PM IST
2G verdict: Congress says truth prevailed; don't treat it as 'badge of honour', tells BJP

2G verdict: Congress says truth prevailed; don't treat it as 'badge of honour', tells BJP

Kanimozhi and A Raja and all other accused were acquitted in the politically-sensitive 2G spectrum allocation scam cases by the special court on Wednesday.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:30 PM IST