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    State associations hail Supreme Court order

    Mumbai : Various state associations, including Mumbai and Saurashtra, on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court’s decision to reinstate their voting rights in the BCCI.

  • Mumbai plane crash: Incident is reflection of the failure of the aviation ministry, says advocate Yeshwant Shenoy

    Mumbai: The crash of a 12-seater plane in one of the city’s most congested suburbs — Ghatkopar — not only spooked the residents, but also raised several eyebrows. The first question which comes to one’s mind is that why the plane was allowed to conduct a test flight in adverse weather conditions? Another critical aspect is, who granted air-worthiness certificate to this plane, purchased by a Mumbai-based

  • Ratnakar Shetty seeks to know about progress on Mumbai Cricket Association draft constitution

    Mumbai: Veteran cricket administrator Ratnakar Shetty has written to the Committee of Administrators (CoA) of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), seeking to know the progress on the draft constitution. In an email to the CoA, Shetty, who has held various positions in the MCA and also in the BCCI, wrote, “Just wanted to know if there is any progress on the draft Constitution of the MCA following the informal meeting of the members.”

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    Mumbai: MCA inspecting NuPower Renewables, five other firms linked to ICICI controversy

    Mumbai: The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has started inspection of NuPower Renewables and five other companies linked to the ICICI Bank controversy, Union Minister P P Chaudhary said on Wednesday. Multiple agencies are probing the alleged lapses involving ICICI Bank’s MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar and her family members. The lender is also carrying out an independent probe into allegations of ‘conflict of interest’ and ‘quid pro quo’ in Kochhar’s dealing

  • Judge who kicked IPL out of Maharashtra to be one of the administrators of MCA

    Mumbai: The judge who kicked IPL out of Maharashtra has been named one of the ‘administrators’ of MCA – the Mumbai Cricket Association. The BCCI and the MCA had been mulling over five names for the post and finally shortlisted Justice (retired) Vidyasagar Kanade and Justice Hemant Gokhale.

  • Bombay HC sends notice to MCA

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Friday issued a notice to the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on a writ petition seeking that its managing committee be dissolved for non-implementation of the recommendations made by Justice R M Lodha Committee.

  • Bombay High Court notice to MCA on plea seeking dissolution of its committee

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today issued a notice to the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on a writ petition seeking that its managing committee be dissolved for non-implementation of the recommendations made by Justice R M Lodha Committee. A bench of Justices Shantanu Kemkar and M S Karnik directed the MCA to file its reply within two weeks.

  • Mumbai: MMRDA to conduct a financial audit into dealings between MCA with a firm

    Mumbai: The MCA was allotted 13 acres of land by the MMRDA at its costliest BKC layout. The land which was meant for educational purpose was utilised for commercial purposes, the MMRDA has now decided to conduct a financial audit into the dealings between the MCA and the Shirke Co. The information has been obtained vide an RTI response to a query filed by RTI Activist Anil Galgali.

  • Indore: CET panel refuses to approve admissions for lack of trust in data with tech partners

    Indore: Citing provisions of IT Act, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV)’s common entrance test (CET) coordination committee denied approving admissions granted to students in various university teaching departments through the entrance exam. “The committee does not have authority to validate admissions as all the data related to the students participated in the CET is stored with our software partners. So, as per provisions in the IT Act, our software partners are responsible for authenticity of

  • Bombay High Court poses hard question to cricket bodies

    Mumbai: Bombay High Court on Friday once again raked up the issue of IPL matches and sought clarification if the tournament can be categorised as a “commercial or sports” activity. The HC has posed this question to Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

  • Ujjain: Online admissions open for over 50 courses at VU

    Ujjain: Online admission process for various undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma courses at Vikram University (VU) has begun for the 2017-18 session. Online applications for undergraduate courses, can be submitted till June 23 and applications for postgraduate and diploma courses can be submitted till June 30.

  • Mumbai: Legal Metrology dept sends notice to BCCI, MCA

    Mumbai: The Legal Metrology (LM), Maharashtra State, Special Inspector of General, Amitabh Gupta has sent notices to the Board of Control for Cricket in India and Mumbai Cricket Association on Thursday, for ‘selling of packaged commodities at more than MRP.’

  • Indore: Imparity, dexterity workshop organised

    Indore: A one-day workshop was organised by the computer science department of Shree Vaishnav Institute of Management Studies for the previous semester student of BSc, BCA, and MCA. The main objective of workshop, which was conducted in three sessions, was to prepare student for campus recruitments and competitive examinations. The workshop includes sessions on aptitude calculus and reasoning. The programme was conducted by DR Jayesh Tiwari

  • Pune wicket was not poor: Murali Vijay differs with ICC match referee

    Bengaluru : After match referee Chris Broad rated the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) stadium pitch as “poor”, Indian opener Murali Vijay on Wednesday said the controversial Pune track was challenging rather than “poor”.

  • BCCI GM Shah resigns

    New Delhi : RP Shah, one of the three General Managers of BCCI, on Saturday resigned from his post citing his age as a “reason”. Shah was the General Manager (Commercial) and was considered to be one of the big decision makers in board’s commercial interest.

  • Tickets for 1st India-England ODI sold out

    Pune : The Maharashtra Cricket Association has announced that tickets for the first One-Day International cricket match between hosts India and England, scheduled on January 15, 2017 at the MCA’s International Stadium, Gahunje, here, have been sold out.

  • Better late than never that Pawar has quit: Kirti Azad

    New Delhi : Former cricketer-turned politician Kirti Azad on Sunday appeared not to be in tune with Sharad Pawar’s assertion that he resigned as Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) president after being “pained” by the word “lucrative”, an observation by the Supreme Court to describe as to why people do not want to leave the BCCI, saying the NCP chief had to anyway resign from the post and his justification would not make any