Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday May 24, 2013, Chennai/Mumbai
Actor Vindoo Dara Singh was produced before a court today in Mumbai which extended his remand till the 28th. Vindoo, who was arrested in connection with the spot-fixing scandal in the on-going season o f the Indian Premier League (IPL), has told the Mumbai Police that he bet on matches on the behalf of Gurunath Meiyappan, the son-in-law of BCCI chief N Srinivasan, sources claimed today. Vindoo has also reportedly told the police that Mr Meiyappan has lost over Rs 1 crore in betting.
He is a prominent face in the Chennai Super Kings camp. Many in the CSK camp even see him as a good luck charm. Thirty-eight-year-old Gurunath Meiyappan has virtually been the face of the former Indian Premier League champions. A man who almost always has a ring-side view of the team's matches.
Gurunath Meiyappan, the son-in-law of BCCI chief N Srinivasan, was arrested late on Friday night by the Mumbai Police for his alleged involvement in betting during the on-going edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Even as his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan is arrested for his alleged involvement in betting in the on-going season of the Indian premier League (IPL), BCCI president N Srinivasan has said there is no question of him resigning.
Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Friday May 24, 2013, Chennai/Mumbai
Gurunath Meiyappan, the son-in-law of BCCI chief N Srinivasan, was arrested late on Friday night by the Mumbai Police for his alleged involvement in betting during the on-going edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Actor Vindoo Dara Singh, who was arrested earlier this week for his alleged links with bookies, has told the Mumbai Police that he bet on games on Mr Meiyappan's behalf, claim sources. Vindoo has also reportedly said that Mr Meiyappan lost Rs 1 crore in betting.
A Brigadier and two jawans were injured tonight when Pakistani troops opened fire on Indian positions violating the ceasefire along the Line of Control in Tutmari Gali sector in Jammu and Kashmir.
A Naval Board of Inquiry on Friday started probe into the charges made by the wife of a senior Navy officer that she was being forced by her husband into getting "sexually involved" with his colleagues in New Delhi.
Gearing up for its electoral debut in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today announced the names of 44 shortlisted candidates for 12 constituencies.
Major changes were made on Friday in the top brass of the Army with the Government clearing appointment of five commanders for the four operational and one training command of the force.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 24, 2013, Darjeeling
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has called for an indefinite shutdown in north Bengal's Darjeeling hills from Sunday to protest the arrest of an elected member of the hill development body for alleged involvement in arson and violence.