"Deeply hurt" by Supreme Court's intervention in deciding the fate of BCCI president-in-exile N Srinivasan, former India captain Bishen Singh Bedi on Thursday said it is time the "cricket board is brought under the RTI ambit".
Justice Arun Mishra, Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, and senior advocate Rohinton Nariman Monday became judges of the Supreme Court. They were administered the oath of the office by Chief Justice R.M. Lodha.
Controversial Indian administrator N Srinivasan on Thursday sought to dispel the notion that he was not the appropriate person to be elected the new ICC Chairman, saying there was no taint on him and his conscience was very clear.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Justice Mudgal Committee whether it will be willing to conduct further probe against N Srinivasan and 12 others including some prominent cricketers in the IPL spot fixing and betting scandal.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday will resume hearing the IPL scam. The SC had directed the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) at the last hearing on April 16 to suggest names of persons who will conduct a "fair probe" into the scam.
The unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar chief Aditya Verma, who has dragged BCCI to the Supreme Court over the IPL spot-fixing scandal, today opposed the three-member committee suggested by the Board to the SC to probe into the case.
The Cricket Board`s all-powerful Working Committee will meet shortly at its headquarters to find a pathway to satisfy the latest directive of the Supreme Court in the case related to corruption in last year`s IPL.
Former Test off spinner Shivlal Yadav, the Supreme Court-appointed interim president of BCCI for non-IPL related matters, is to chair the Emergent Working Committee meeting of the Board here on Sunday.
Some BCCI members have demanded the convening of a Special General Meeting of the Board to take stock of the situation in the wake of Supreme Court`s order replacing N Srinivasan by interim President Sunil Gavaskar to look after IPL 7 affairs.
There was an eerie silence among the who`s who of cricket administration regarding what will be the fate of BCCI president N Srinivasan and the board after the honourable Supreme Court gave its observation on Tuesday.
Reacting to Supreme Court`s observation on Tuesday against the continuation of N Srinivasan as BCCI president, vice-president Ravi Savant said the Board has no other alternative but to follow the apex court`s order.
The Health Ministry has asked AIIMS to go ahead with filling 148 posts of super speciality faculty as per the current quota policy even as the government`s review petition is pending in the Supreme Court which had disfavoured reservation for such posts.
The Special Investigation Team (SIT), which probed post-Godhra riot cases, had carried out its task as per the mandate given by the Supreme Court, the inquiry panel`s lawyer told a court here on Tuesday.
In a major setback to Egypt`s ruling Islamists, the country`s apex court on Sunday struck down two laws as unconstitutional by which upper house of Parliament and the Constituent Assembly which drafted the first post-revolution Constitution were elected.