Rajat Sharma

Timelines
Amid TRP fraud controversy, BARC pauses ratings of news channels

15 Oct 2020

Amid TRP fraud controversy, BARC pauses ratings of news channels

Just as news channels remain embroiled in a petty fight over who leads the viewership race, the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) has decided to pause weekly ratings for three months.

Communal and irresponsible: IPS Association slams Sudarshan News over #UPSCJihad

27 Aug 2020

Communal and irresponsible: IPS Association slams Sudarshan News over #UPSCJihad

The trailer of an upcoming news show to be aired on Sudarshan News TV has drawn criticism from the Indian Police Service (Central) Association.

Jonty Rhodes highlights importance of Ayurveda in sports

09 Aug 2020

Jonty Rhodes highlights importance of Ayurveda in sports

Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes has launched an AI-based Ayurveda company 'We R Wellness' along with Indian businessman Rajat Sharma and Ayurveda specialist and sports nutritionist Dr Onkar Rajiv Bilgi.

BCCI set to from ad-hoc body for running DDCA

08 May 2020

BCCI set to from ad-hoc body for running DDCA

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to govern Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) through an ad-hoc committee.

Several DDCA members quit after Rajat Sharma's resignation

16 Nov 2019

Several DDCA members quit after Rajat Sharma's resignation

Following the resignation of Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) President Rajat Sharma on Saturday, several other members of the association submitted their resignation.

Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium to be renamed Arun Jaitley Stadium

27 Aug 2019

Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium to be renamed Arun Jaitley Stadium

Delhi's sprawling Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, famous for the innumerable cricket matches it hosted/hosts, will be renamed after late BJP leader Arun Jaitley, Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) President Rajat Sharma confirmed on Tuesday.

Kohli completes 11 years in international cricket, shares special post

19 Aug 2019

Kohli completes 11 years in international cricket, shares special post

It was on August 18, 2008, when Virat Kohli made his debut for the Indian cricket team.

Was offered a role in 'Avatar,' but I rejected: Govinda

30 Jul 2019

Was offered a role in 'Avatar,' but I rejected: Govinda

Has Govinda become delusional or is he trying to steal the limelight?

NaMo TV can't air political content without approval, rules EC

12 Apr 2019

NaMo TV can't air political content without approval, rules EC

NaMo TV, a 24-hour channel which mysteriously appeared on DTH platforms last month, can't air political content without approval, the Election Commission said on Thursday.

Delhi: Former India pacer Amit Bhandari attacked during U-23 trials

11 Feb 2019

Delhi: Former India pacer Amit Bhandari attacked during U-23 trials

Former India pacer Amit Bhandari, who is currently the chairman of the Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) senior selection committee, was assaulted on Monday at the U-23 team's trials at St. Stephen's ground.

Journalist Rajat Sharma is the new DDCA president

02 Jul 2018

Journalist Rajat Sharma is the new DDCA president

Senior journalist Rajat Sharma today beat World Cup winning India cricketer Madan Lal by 517 votes to become the new President of Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA).

Who'll marry girls wearing jeans to her wedding?: BJP minister

12 Dec 2017

Who'll marry girls wearing jeans to her wedding?: BJP minister

A union minister has created controversy with his comments on girls wearing jeans. "How many men will be willing to marry a girl who wears jeans to her wedding?" asked Satyapal Singh, MoS HRD.

'Padmavati' now banned in Madhya Pradesh even before release

20 Nov 2017

'Padmavati' now banned in Madhya Pradesh even before release

A day after the makers of 'Padmavati' pushed back its release, the Madhya Pradesh government has banned the movie in the state.

'Padmavati' release delayed amid increasing controversies

19 Nov 2017

'Padmavati' release delayed amid increasing controversies

Viacom 18, the makers of the controversial 'Padmavati', today announced they are delaying the scheduled release of the movie "voluntarily".

Padmavati: Chittorgarh Fort shuts down for first time since independence

18 Nov 2017

Padmavati: Chittorgarh Fort shuts down for first time since independence

With 12 days remaining for its release, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus, Padmavati, is getting shrouded in controversies, more violent each day.

AAP spent more on ads than on actual loans

22 Jan 2017

AAP spent more on ads than on actual loans

Yogendra Yadav said the AAP spent Rs.30 lakh on advertisements for student loans, but have so far only provided 3 students with actual loans worth Rs.3.15 lakh.

AAP government indicted for misusing public funds on ads

18 Sep 2016

AAP government indicted for misusing public funds on ads

An I&B ministry appointed Committee on Friday charged AAP government for misusing exchequer funds on advertisements, that violated Supreme Court guidelines.