The Supreme Court continues to crack the whip on the BCCI

For the past few years, there has been increased pressure on the BCCI to clean up its act, and there has been a corresponding counter pressure by the BCCI that they will not change. The BCCI controls a large amount of money (after all, cricket is a very popular game in India) and this money […]

The BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket) loses in court against 2 IPL teams

The BCCI (the cricket board of India) considers itself all powerful, and with its commercial success and huge monetary balances, it also has a lot of powerful political patronage (after all, the all powerful Union Minister Sharad Pawar is in charge of the cricket body). And, goaded by competition from Subash Chandra’s ICL, the BCCI […]

Lalit Modi, and how the IPL issue is blowing into a Congress-NCP issue

It seemed like a small issue, and initially, we could not believe it. How can Lalit Modi, who otherwise seemed such a successful organizer (and would have had to overcome so many obstacles including people trying to take his position) find himself in such a position. And the more so with Shashi Tharoor, who had […]