Articles about Rajeev Shukla
Rajeev Shukla is a former Indian journalist, politician, and political commentator who has served as the former chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He also serves as a member of the Indian National Congress (INC), as of 2021. In 2013, he resigned as IPL’s Chairman after he was accused of corruption and spot-fixing scandal in the IPL. However, BCCI again appointed him unanimously in 2015. Shukla was elected the Vice President of BCCI unopposed in 2020. He was born on September 13, 1959, in Uttar Pradesh and completed his education at Christ College, Kanpur, and Vikramajit Singh Sanatan Dharma College. After completing his studies, he worked as a reporter for the Hindi daily newspaper ‘Jansatta.’ He continued working there till 1985 and later joined Ravivar Magazine as a special correspondent. Following this, Shukla became the senior editor of the magazine before he was elected to the Rajya Sabha in 2020. Initially, he was a member of the Akhil Bhartiya Loktantrik Congress Party where he won by a large margin of votes. Later, Shukla was appointed as a Congress party spokesperson after the Akhil Bhartiya Loktantrik Congress party merged with Indian National Congress in 2003.
12 Nov 2021India
The wife of gangster Riyaz Bhati has filed an application with the Mumbai Police, accusing him of rape and forcing her into prostitution.
31 May 2021Sports
The Board of Control for Cricket in India, Vice-President Rajeev Shukla has clarified that the 2021 Indian Premier League will resume even if the foreign players remain unavailable.
12 Sep 2020Politics
Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.
14 Oct 2019Sports
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, in all likelihood, is set to become the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
07 Jan 2019Sports
Australian cricketers Steve Smith and David Warner are set to make a return in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
10 May 2018Sports
With the 8 pm matches of 2018 IPL often ending around midnight, the Governing Council is contemplating to schedule play-offs an hour earlier.
08 Feb 2018Sports
In a blow to IPL broadcaster Star Sports, all the eight IPL franchises have opposed the proposed change in match timings for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League.
22 Oct 2017Politics
Rahul Gandhi's recent resurgence on Twitter has triggered a war of words between BJP and Congress members after an ANI news report suggested that 'bots' or web robots were mass retweeting Rahul Gandhi's tweets.
27 Jun 2017Sports
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly will be a part of the BCCI's special seven-member committee to oversee the implementation of Lodha Panel reforms.
26 Jun 2017Sports
The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has told the state associations and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to implement all the reforms suggested by the Lodha Committee.