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Rajat Sharma

BCCI All Set To Form Ad-hoc Body To Run Corruption-ridden Delhi Cricket

May 08, 2020 PTI

The DDCA is already without a president since senior journalist Rajat Sharma resigned while general secretary Vinod Tihara is in a Meerut jail for alleged violation of the Customs Act

Finally, DDCA Decides To Hold AGM On December 29, But No Election For President

Dec 10, 2019 Qaiser Mohammad Ali

President’s post fell vacant after Rajat Sharma quit on November 16. Ombudsman to hear a clutch of complaints on Dec 11, including age fraud by 13 Delhi junior cricketers

Gautam Gambhir Unveils Stand Named After Him At Kotla, Questions Rajat Sharma For Delay

Gautam Gambhir, who played all his domestic cricket for Delhi and was also captain for a long time, rued the state of affairs in DDCA while also questioning president Rajat Sharma for the delay in naming the North Stand after him

Opposing President Rajat Sharma, Nine DDCA Directors Exhibit Their Majority In Apex Council

Nov 19, 2019 Qaiser Mohammad Ali

They also convene Apex Council meeting, take note of Sharma’s ‘resignation’ and reinstate ‘suspended’ secretary Tihara

DDCA Apex Council Rejects Ombudsman's Order Reinstating Rajat Sharma As President

Rajat Sharma had resigned from his post on Saturday, citing his inability to continue amidst "various pulls and pressures". However, the DDCA ombudsman on Sunday rejected Sharma's resignation, asking him to assume office as president and also fixed November 27 to formally hear the matter

18 November, 2019

Kotla Mess: DDCA Boss Rajat Sharma Resigns, Then 'Assumes Charge' After Ombudsman Order

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Farce continues as Sharma’s erstwhile key supporters are determined to show their majority in an Apex Council meeting on Tuesday

18 November, 2019

Rajat Sharma Continues As DDCA President After Ombudsman's Order

Outlook Web Bureau

Senior journalist Rajat Sharma on Saturday resigned from the post of president of DDCA, citing his inability to continue amidst "various pulls and pressures" within the organisation

16 November, 2019

Senior Journalist Rajat Sharma Succumbs To 'Pulls And Pressures', Resigns As Delhi Cricket President


Rajat Sharma's nearly 20-month tenure as the head of DDCA was a tumultuous one with his public differences with general secretary Vinod Tihara, who enjoys a fair amount of support base in the organisation

06 November, 2019

Can't Do Away With Nehru's Legacy: Ashok Gehlot Tells BJP On Reconstituting NMML Society

Outlook Web Bureau

Former Union Minister M J Akbar has also been dropped from the reconstituted NMML Society.

16 October, 2019

Sourav Ganguly And The Art Of Handling Political Bouncers

Soumitra Bose

BJP president Amit Shah may like Sourav Ganguly to become a political face but the cricketer will have a lot of career options once the conflict of interest clause in the BCCI constitution is diluted

13 September, 2019

Anushka Sharma Showers Virat Kohli With Kisses, Gets Emotional On Hearing Story About His Father’s Death - VIDEO

Outlook Web Bureau

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli got emotional when DDCA president Rajat Sharma recalled an incident about Arun Jaitley visiting India cricket team's captain home, after his father's demise.

18 August, 2019

Virat Kohli To Have Stand Named After Him At Feroz Shah Kotla

Outlook Web Bureau

Exactly 11 years after Virat Kohli made his international debut, the Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) has decided to name a stand at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium after the India captain.

13 February, 2019

Amit Bhandari Attacker Gets Life Ban

Outlook Web Bureau

After being rejected for the state U-23 team, Anuj Dedha along with his hired goons had attacked senior and U-23 selection committee chairman Bhandari.

02 July, 2018

Madan Lal Suspects 'Manipulation' In DDCA Election Results

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

After losing the race for the president’s post to TV personality Rajat Sharma by 517 votes, he said that the machinery used for election was the government’s and hinted that someone might have tinkered with it.

27 June, 2018

Complaints Of Irregularities On Day 1 Of Polling In DDCA Elections

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Vikas Singh group charges Rajat Sharma and Madan Lal panels of flouting election norms and continuing to campaign after the period had ended on Tuesday

Photo Gallery

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

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Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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