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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that a special investigation team (SIT) should be formulated to probe the spot-fixing accusations, currently gripping the money-spinning cricket league. "A special investigation team should be formed, infact it should have been formed by now, it should have been formed on the day this scam emerged," said BJP spokesperson, Vijay Sonkar ...
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Sports Minister Jitendra Singh said Friday that states need to take adequate steps to combat illegal practices in sports after the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) was marred by spot-fixing. Singh said that the central government was ready to extend full support to the states with regards to combating illegal practices in sports. "The states have an important role to play in wake of the ...
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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that a special investigation team (SIT) should be formulated to probe the spot-fixing accusations, currently gripping the money-spinning cricket league.
"A special investigation team should be formed, infact it should have been formed by now, it should have been formed on the day this scam emerged," said BJP spokesperson, Vijay Sonkar Shastri.
"We are seeing that continuously people associated with the IPL, its administrators are facing the heat. They need to take strong action and ban all the guilty players. Also the BCCI should form strong laws to prevent such things from happening," he added.
Indian cricket has been thrown into disarray because of the IPL spot-fixing scandal, which led to the arrest of three players, including former Test player S Sreesanth, and several bookies with underworld connections.
The scandal has reached the doorstep of BCCI President N Srinivasan, with Mumbai Police summoning his son-in-law and Chennai Super Kings owner Gurunath Meiyappan for questioning after his name cropped up during the interrogation of betting suspect and Bollywood actor Vindoo Dara Singh.
BJP MP and former cricketer, Kirti Azad said that if the charges against Gurunath were proved, it would be a sad day for Indian cricket. ...
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