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Pressure mounts on BCCI chief Srinivasan to quit

Pressure mounts on BCCI chief Srinivasan to quitNew Delhi, March 25 : Pressure is mounting on Narayanaswami Srinivasan to quit as BCCI president after the Supreme Court Tuesday made it clear that he has to step down to enable a fair investigation in the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting scandal.

When contacted by IANS, Srinivasan's terse reply was: "I cannot comment on the matter.  The case is subjudice."

India Cements Ltd to trim non-core assets

India Cements Ltd to trim non-core assetsThe India Cements Ltd (ICL), South India's largest cement producer by volume, on Thursday announced its decision to identify and trim its non-core assets.

ICL Vice Chairman & Managing Director N Srinivasan said that the company was evaluating every business it was involved in, and a call would be taken soon.

Speaking on the topic, he said, "They (investors) felt that the company is focusing more on other businesses than cement, which is wrong. Now we have decided to trim the non-cement business activities."

CAB floats Dalmiya's name as interim BCCI chief if Srinivasan quits

Jagmohan-DalmiyaKolkata, June 1 : The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) Saturday floated the name of Jagmohan Dalmiya as interim president of the Indian cricket board if N. Srinivasan stepped down, but said it would be game if board vice president Arun Jaitley replaced the incumbent.

However, a top CAB official said it was "opposed" to former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) presidents Sharad Pawar and Shashank Manohar retuning in an interim capacity.

Srinivasan is not quitting

N-SrinivasanMumbai, May 29 : BCCI president N. Srinivasan Wednesday hinted he will not quit despite the arrest of his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan over spot fixing in cricket.

He said Indian Premier League chairman Rajeev Shukla's plea to him to "stay away" during the probe against Meiyappan, chief executive of Chennai Super Kings, was a mere reiteration of what he (Srinivasan) himself had stated earlier.

"The commission is independent... I had said I will have nothing to do with it... This is what Shukla has also said. He has only reiterated what I stated in Kolkata," he said.

BCCI chief should resign: Kamal Nath

Kamal-NathNew Delhi, May 25 : Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath Saturday said BCCI chief N. Srinivasan should quit following the arrest of his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan in the IPL spot fixing scandal.

But Kamal Nath clarified that this was his personal view.

"It is absolutely untenable for the BCCI chief to continue, he has no credibility left," Kamal Nath told TimesNow television.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Communist Party of India leader D. Raja also sought action in the case.

Will not sponsor Indian team if Srinivasan continues: Sahara

Subrata-RoyNew Delhi, May 24 : Having pulled out its franchise Pune Warriors from the Indian Premier League (IPL), Sahara chief Subrata Roy fired another salvo saying he would immediately stop sponsoring the Indian team if N. Srinivasan continues to be the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

"Person like Srinivasan does not know how to run cricket. Sahara will not sponsor team India as long as N Srinivasan stays as its chief," Roy was quoted as saying by a TV channel.

Roy said BCCI's style of functioning was disgusting, irritating and frustrating.

Srinivasan hints he stopped Dhoni being sacked

N-SrinivasanNew Delhi, March 25 : Indian cricket board president N. Srinivasan hinted that the board's constitution gives him the power to approve any decision of the national selectors, including that on the captain.

When NDTV anchor asked whether there was substance in the media reports that selectors were under pressure to sack Mahendra Singh after India lost four Tests in England and another four in Australia, but you had backed him, all that Srinivasan would say was "it is not proper to discuss selection matters. The constitution of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) does say that the president has to approve the national team."

Sachin different from others: Srinivasan

N-SrinivasanNew Delhi, March 25 : Indian cricket board president N. Srinivasan Monday said batting great Sachin Tendulkar is "different from every other cricketer" and there was no need to analyse every single performance of his.

Rumours in the media were again rife of Sachin planning to announce his retirement from Test cricket with the next series a fair bit away.

"Sachin is different from every other cricketer. This is a personal opinion. I distinguish between selectors and my view. In that context, I say that Tendulkar is different from everybody," Srinivasan told NDTV.

Srinivasan ends press meet abruptly when asked about IPL controversy

N Srinivasan BCCI secretary and Chennai Super Kings owner N Srinivasan has walked out of a press meet when journalists asked him questions on the Indian Premier League. He has expressed his contentment on the winning of the title by his team Chennai Super Kings.

Srinivasan has also announced that he is not going to answer any question other than IPL tournament. He has said about his team's success which had registered an emphatic victory over Mumbai Indian to snatch the IPL trophy this year. His team has managed to win the KingFisher fair play award as well. However it has couldn't do that in the inaugural edition of IPL.

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