The Board of Control for Cricket in India [BCCI] has adopted Anti-Doping Rules [BCCI ADR] that implement the mandatory requirements of the World Anti-Doping Agency [WADA] Code in Indian Cricket. BCCI ADR, 2019 applied to the issue. Mr. Shaw consumed a cough syrup for a couple of days before he played the Syed Mushtaq Ali […]Read more "The Case of Mr. Prithvi Shaw"
April 6, 2014: World T20 Final, Dhaka India bat first against Sri Lanka, and are cruising after 14 overs, Kohli unbeaten on 54. Inexplicably, they implode, Yuvraj scraping together a miserable 21-ball 11. They finish with 130. The final six overs yield just thirty-seven runs. Sri Lanka chase the runs down, no trouble at all, […]Read more "That’s Five Times"
13.09.2008, New Delhi [Connaught Place; Karol Bagh; Greater Kailash I; India Gate;] Bomb Explosions. The Delhi Police claimed that the occupants of Flat No. 108 of L-18, Batla House, all students of Delhi Universities/Institutes, and all hailing from Azamgarh [UP], were the conspirators/executors of the Delhi Bomb Blasts.19.09.2008, Batla House Encounter Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma […]Read more "Operation Batla House"
“Fantasy games are nothing but means to lure people to spend their money for quick earning by taking a chance, whereby most end up losing their money in the process, which is gambling/betting/wagering? The main issue raised is substantially decided by Hon’ble Punjab and Haryana High Court [18.04.2017]. After detailed consideration of the facts as […]Read more "Gambling in Cricket III : Dream 11"
“Cricket Corruption”, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj had an insight to share on Hon’ble Justice R.M. Lodha: “Court ordered changes still haven’t been made”. Indian Courts have executed limited interference with (issues of) Cricket. Supreme Court [BCCI, (2018) 9 SCC 624], once pointed out: “Famous Cricketers produced by Mumbai Cricket Association or MCA, amongst others, […]Read more "Gambling in Cricket II : Name of the Game"
Amitav Ghosh, Gun Island, (Penguin, 2019) is a remarkable read. It travels through time, space and thoughts. If you do not let yourself completely in, the best bits shall go unnoticed. Like there are dreams within dreams, at Gun Island, there are stories within stories. Written simply, detailed subtly, this one is a must read. […]Read more "Gun Island"
Indians have been taught the lesson, and rightly so, that consensual intercourse, even if not procreative, is inherent for the enjoyment of life and liberty of every individual and is protected under constitutional morality. Mr. XYZ has come up with a film script. Cut short, the script is about an 18-year old Indian, who gets […]Read more "#THE377DEBATE III : My Lord, Africa"