Rajeev Shukla: News
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.
11 Oct 2022Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
Former Indian all-rounder, Roger Binny, is likely to succeed Sourav Ganguly as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President, the Times of India reported on Tuesday.
12 Nov 2021Mumbai Police
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 2021Indian Premier League (IPL)
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.
10 May 2018Indian Premier League (IPL)
With the 8 pm matches of 2018 IPL often ending around midnight, the Governing Council is contemplating to schedule play-offs an hour earlier.
22 Oct 2017X
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.