Amid speculations of Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy joining Congress, senior Congress leader Rajiv Shukla said the doors of the party are open for everybody and they will look into organisational skills while inducting someone into its fold.
After a closed door meeting at BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya's residence, secretary Anurag Thakur on Monday said that national team's support staff including name of the Team Director, will be announced by June 6, a day before team leaves for tour of Bangladesh.
Neeraj Kumar, who was recently appointed as the chief advisor of Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU), has his daughter Ankita working with business entities promoted by IPL governing council chairman Rajeev Shukla’s wife Anuradha Prasad.
Congress leader Rajiv Shukla on Tuesday favoured "drastic steps" to revamp the party in wake of the unprecedented poll debacle in Delhi but steered clear of questions of bringing Priyanka Gandhi to the fore.
The BCCI working committee members were unanimous in their opinion that a legal recourse must be planned against unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma for "spreading baseless rumours" against president-in-exile N Srinivasan and Co.
Citing conflict of interest, Cricket Association of Bihar Secretary Aditya Verma on Thursday claimed that as per last month's Supreme Court order neither interim BCCI chief Shivlal Yadav nor vice-president Rajiv Shukla is eligible to contest for the post of Board president at its elections.
He was the manager of the Indian cricket team during its memorable Natwest Trophy triumph over England at Lord's way back in 2002 and Rajiv Shukla today revealed that Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman refused then skipper Sourav Ganguly's request of taking off their shirts and wave it.
Barred by the Supreme Court to contest the elections, BCCI's president-in-exile N Srinivasan has called an informal meeting in Chennai on Thursday for some of the affiliated units to decide his future course of action.
BCCI vice-president Rajiv Shukla on Saturday said that selection of the Indian cricket team is done with full transparency and added that only the deserving players get selected to represent the country at international level.
Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has failed to fulfil any of his election-time commitments, including the promise to bring the black money back.
Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Rajiv Shukla on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of ignoring national security and focusing just on foreign tours and election campaigns in times of ceasefire violations by Pakistan.
The BCCI's disciplinary committee meeting with the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) officials failed to break the deadlock after the objections raised by a top official of the suspended association regarding composition of the disciplinary committee.
Congress leader Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday stated that his party`s stand has been vindicated in the VVIP chopper case, following the Italian prosecutors shelving proceedings against Finmeccanica and also criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for insulting Congress leaders unnecessarily.
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan was on Monday elected to the Executive Committee of the Congress Party in Parliament in polls which saw former Union ministers Kodikunnil Suresh and Rajiv Shukla become secretaries from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha respectively.
The government on Wednesday rubbished allegations that it was "hobnobbing" with Pakistan over the 26/11 attack issue after it was claimed that BJP leader Sudheendra Kulkarni was engaged in track-II diplomacy.
Mention of monkey menace in the corridors of power and how it can haunt even the high and mighty evoked peals of laughter in the Rajya Sabha Monday, even as a Congress member blamed the simians for mysterious disappearance of files.