RTI will apply to BCCI: Justice Mudgal

The BCCI will have to come under the ambit of Right to Information Act if it wants to use `India` as its national team`s name, Justice Mukul Mudgal, who headed the committee constituted to draft the Sports Development Bill 2013, said on Monday.

Maken hopes to introduce Bill in winter session of Parliament

The inter-ministerial consultations on the revised Sports Development Bill has started, according to Sports Minister Ajay Maken who expressed hope of introducing the Bill in the upcoming winter session of Parliament.

BCCI to communicate its objections to Sports Ministry: Shukla

The BCCI will be conveying its reservations to the Sports Ministry regarding the revised draft of the Sports Development Bill, which was outrightly rejected by the Indian board.

Not against Sports Bill: Farooq Abdullah

Union minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said that he is not against the Sports Development Bill but only asked for a stronger one.

Sport bodies not getting Govt aid may be out of RTI: Deshmukh

Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Thursday said the new draft might contemplate keeping out sports associations, which do not get Central grants, from the ambit of the RTI Act.

Dronacharya Awardees demand for Sports Bill to be accepted

The Association of Dronacharya Awardees demanded that the proposed National Sports Bill must be accepted in its original form.

No talks with BCCI: Ajay Maken

Unfazed by rejection of his Bill, Sports Minister Ajay Maken said he would talk to his Cabinet colleagues to convince them but ruled out any such effort with regard to BCCI bigwigs.

Our objective to make BCCI transparent: Maken

After cabinet had rejected the proposed sports development bill in its current form, sports minister Ajay Maken revealed that his only objective was to make all the sports bodies in the country more transparent.

Sports Minister is not aware of ground realities: BCCI

BCCI on Wednesday hit back at him, saying the minister was not aware of the "ground realities" as they have already adopted transparency measures.

Sportspersons in favour of the draft bill: Ministry official

Indian sportspersons backed the National Sports Development Bill and also gave some suggestions to improve the condition of athletes in the country.

Sportspersons in favour of the draft bill: Ministry official

Indian sportspersons backed the National Sports Development Bill and also gave some suggestions to improve the condition of athletes in the country.