28 Feb 2014
Bhubaneswar: Keen to have a representation in the ICC's Elite panel of Umpires, the BCCI is ready to set up a National Umpires Academy in the country to improve the standard of officials.
15 Apr 2014
Lucknow: Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has criticized the Election Commission by saying the gag order on his party leader Azam Khan was ‘unjust and prejudiced’.
03 Apr 2014
Hussainabad (Jharkhand): A day after BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi taunted Rahul Gandhi of aligning with a scam tainted convict, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday claimed that his conviction in a fodder scam case was a ‘conspiracy by the elite’.
25 Jun 2013
Pakistan's Asad Rauf, who is being investigated in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, and long-serving New Zealander Billy Bowden were on Tuesday dropped from the ICC Elite Panel of Umpires after an annual review of their performance.
26 Jul 2013
London: Former ICC elite panel umpire, Simon Taufel has warned that decision-making in modern-day cricket has become tougher than last two decades, saying extensive use of high-end technology and reviews put more "pressure" on on-field officials.
12 Apr 2014
New Delhi: BJP leader Amit Shah on Saturday said that he would urge the Election Commission to review its order banning him from holding public meetings in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly making ‘hate speeches’ during the election campaign.
11 Apr 2014
New Delhi/Bangalore: The Election Commission on Thursday admonished Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for calling BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi a "mass murderer" and advised him to be extremely careful in future.
10 Mar 2014
Dubai: Javagal Srinath and S Ravi are the only two Indians who will officiate in the ICC World Twenty20 which will be played in Bangladesh from March 16 to April 6.
11 Apr 2014
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has sought the Election Commission's permission to hike the dearness allowance of state government employees to 100 percent, officials said on Friday.
05 Apr 2014
Lucknow: Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini and Nagma contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh will be given special police protection, officials said on Saturday.