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R.M. Lodha

Indian Sports Suffers From Corruption And Nepotism, Needs Overarching Regulatory Body: RM Lodha

Jan 04, 2020 Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Former Chief Justice of India says there should be an overarching body to regulate National Sports Federations and IOA

Telangana Rape-Murder Case: What Supreme Court Guidelines Say About Encounter Killings

Dec 07, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

In 2014, the Supreme Court, while hearing pleas moved by People's Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL) against questionable encounters, first underlined the right to life guaranteed under Article 21 of the constitution.

Ex-Cricketers Representation In BCCI Will Make The Board Strong: RM Lodha

Former Chief Justice of India is happy that players will have a say in cricket administration, in policy formation

BCCI Stunned As CoA Authorises Captain Virat Kohli, Coach Ravi Shastri To Decide On WAGs Family Time

Jul 20, 2019

A senior BCCI official said that the move to allow the captain (Virat Kohli) and coach (Ravi Shastri at present) to decide on the travel duration and plan of the WAGs was a clear case of conflict of interest

Former Chief Justice Of India RM Lodha Gets Duped Of Rs 1 Lakh Online

The incident came to light on Saturday when Chief Justice (retd) Lodha, a resident of south Delhi's Panchsheel Park, visited the office of Assistant Commissioner of Police EOW and Cyber Cell in Malviya Nagar police station to file a complaint.

10 August, 2018

I Couldn’t Find Legal Basis On Which Supreme Court Modified BCCI Judgment, Says RM Lodha

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Ex-Chief Justice says he is disappointed with Thursday’s judgement that diluted some of the Lodha Committee recommendations for reforms in BCCI and its affiliated associations

02 May, 2018

Present Situation In The Supreme Court 'Disastrous', Says Former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha

Outlook Web Bureau

Asserting that the "independence of judiciary is non-negotiable", Justice Lodha said it was for the CJI to take the institution forward by showing "statesmanship qualities" and taking his colleagues together.

06 March, 2017

SC-Appointed Panel Tells Court That BCCI Has Implemented ‘None Of 15 Steps Suggested By Lodha Committee'

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

In its report, the CoA remarked on all of the measures that the Lodha Committee wanted the BCCI to implement. “Step not complied with” is said against all of the 11 measures

06 February, 2017

Delhi High Court Orders Independent Audit Of Murky DDCA Accounts

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

The question being asked is: Do balance-sheets of 2013-14 & 2014-15 exist at all?

21 November, 2016

Lodha Committee Recommends G.K. Pillai As BCCI Observer

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

It also wants SC to remove all officials who are refusing to accept new constitution

18 September, 2016

BCCI Officials Risking Jail Terms?

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Defying Lodha Committee’s timelines for changes will be criminal contempt of SC, says source

07 September, 2016

'Cricket Officials Can Rule For 18 Yrs'

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

The Lodha Committee said that officials can govern for a nine years at the state association level and another nine years as a BCCI office-bearer

10 August, 2016

Some Fundamental Legal Issues

Markandey Katju

The SC has permitted Lodha Committee not only to change the constitution and rules of the BCCI, but also to impose punishment.

19 July, 2016

BCCI Case: Here's What Happened In SC

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

The mood, drama, and who was missing as BCCI gets its biggest blow yet

26 September, 2014

'Investigating Police Encounters'

R.M. Lodha

The Supreme Court Order lays out the procedure to be followed in investigating police encounters

27 August, 2014

'The Wisdom Of The Prime Minister'

R.M. Lodha

'It can always be legitimately expected...the Prime Minister...would consider not choosing a person with criminal antecedents against whom charges have been framed for heinous or serious criminal offences or charges of corruption to become a Mini

25 August, 2014

'Arbitrary And Illegal'

R.M. Lodha

'The entire allocation of coal block as per recommendations made by the Screening Committee from 14.07.1993 in 36 meetings and the allocation through the Government dispensation route suffers from the vice of arbitrariness and legal flaws'

09 May, 2013

The Supreme Court Order

R.M. Lodha

The Supreme Court's May 8 order in the coalgate investigations, questioning the behaviour of the CBI director, law minister, the counsel for the govt, PMO and coal ministry officials

Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

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