IPL spot-fixing: 'Indiscipline' cause of all problems, says Kirti Azad
IPL spot-fixing: 'Indiscipline' cause of all problems, says Kirti Azad

Former cricketer and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirti Azad on Tuesday said that indiscipline is the sole reason behind the controversy surrounding the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament.

Complaint against DDCA for serving liquor on dry day

A complaint, purportedly by BJP MP Kirti Azad, has demanded action against Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) officials for allegedly serving alcohol on a dry day, in violation of the law.

Kirti Azad stands by his #AsteenKaSaanp tweet on Swaraj controversy

 Cricketer-turned BJP MP Kirti Azad on Wednesday stood by his tweet "#BJPs AsteenKaSaanp", posted two days ago, suggesting that the row over Sushma Swaraj helping Lalit Modi to obtain travel documents was an insider job.

Kirti Azad raises question on Sushma row, hints at BJP's #AsteenKaSaanp
Kirti Azad raises question on Sushma row, hints at BJP's #AsteenKaSaanp

Murmurs within BJP over the row involving Sushma Swaraj came into the open with a party MP from Bihar asking Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for his opinion on what he thought of probing those who had approved the holding of IPL tournament in South Africa in 2009.

Narendra Modi seeks to improve relations with Pakistan via cricket
Narendra Modi seeks to improve relations with Pakistan via cricket

Despite apprehensions raised by some BJP MPs about a proposed India-Pakistan cricket series, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is determined to break the ice with the neighbouring country through "cricket diplomacy", informed sources here said.

Kirti Azad asks Nitish Kumar to rethink on alliance with RJD

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirti Azad on Thursday said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar cannot do anything without the support of ruling party at the Centre and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, adding that the Janata Dal (United) leader should rethink on his party's alliance with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).

Terror and talks can't go hand-in-hand: BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirti Azad on Friday condemned the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, saying there are some elements in Pakistan who do not want the relationship between New Delhi and Islamabad to move forward.

World Cup pitches are different from tri-series, says Kirti Azad
World Cup pitches are different from tri-series, says Kirti Azad

Without intending to undermine India's brilliant showing so far in the cricket World Cup, former all-rounder Kirti Azad feels the pitches being prepared for the showpiece event are a lot flatter than the ones used during the tri-series preceding the tournament.

Kirti Azad calls for stern action over BJP's defeat in Delhi

After BJP's humiliating defeat in Delhi polls, senior BJP leader from Bihar Kirti Azad on Tuesday said that "heads must roll" and demanded that stern action should be taken against those responsible for the "negative" campaign in Delhi.

Delhi election results: BJP MP Kirti Azad talks exclusively to Zee Media

BJP MP Kirti Azad talked exclusively to Zee Media regarding the Delhi election results

No chance of winning World Cup with this bowling attack: Kirti Azad
No chance of winning World Cup with this bowling attack: Kirti Azad

Former India cricketer Kirti Azadon Tuesday hit out at Ishant Sharma and expressed concerns at the team's thin bowling option, saying it may "hamper its chances" of retaining the title in the upcoming World Cup.

BJP MP Kirti Azad bats for Mamata Banerjee's honesty

BJP MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad on Sunday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at her residence and reportedly reiterated his faith in her honesty which he had affirmed yesterday.

I'm not sure of our bowling attack: Kirti Azad
I'm not sure of our bowling attack: Kirti Azad

 Former cricketer Kirti Azad on Saturday hoped India would defend its World Cup title in Australia and New Zealand but at the same time expressed deep concern about the current national cricket team's weak bowling attack.

Saradha scam: BJP MP Kirti Azad vouches for Mamata Banerjee's honesty

 Vouching for Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's honesty, BJP MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad on Saturday said that it was unthinkable for him to doubt her credentials as he had known her for over two decades.

Srinivasan can't contest BCCI elections: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said sidelined BCCI president N Srinivasan cannot contest elections for the Indian cricket board's governing body presidency as long as he is involved in a "conflict of interest" situation as an owner of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

Kirti Azad attacks BCCI on controversy involving N Srinivasan
Kirti Azad attacks BCCI on controversy involving N Srinivasan

Former cricketer and BJP MP Kirti Azad on Thursday attacked the BCCI over the ongoing controversy involving N Srinivasan and questioned the "silence" of the IPL Governing Council in the matter.

BJP trying to create unrest in West Bengal, says Trinamool Congress

The ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday accused BJP of trying to create unrest in West Bengal on the basis of religion, soon after some central leaders of the saffron outfit were arrested for trying to enter the violence- hit Makra village in Birbhum district.

Birbhum violence: BJP's fact finding team detained by police

The West Bengal police, Thursday, prevented a central fact finding team of BJP from visiting Makra village in Birbhum district where three persons were killed and as many injured in clashes between Trinamool Congress and BJP supporters last week.

Kirti Azad questions cricketers` commitment to nation

Slamming the national cricket team for yet another disastrous Test series loss abroad, former India cricketer Kirti Azad on Friday questioned the passion of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men for longer version of the game as well as their commitment towards the nation.

Indian team`s performance is a shame: Kirti Azad

Former cricketer and BJP MP Kirti Azad today said he was ashamed of the Indian cricket team`s disastrous performance in the current Test series against England.