cooling off

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday appointed senior lawyer Maninder Singh the new amicus curiae in the case relating to the Board of Control for Cricket in India's petition seeking the abolition of the cooling-off clause from its constitution.

The amendments sought are essentially to allow Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah, BCCI president and secretary respectively, and other office bearers to stay in power until 2025.

Jul 22, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and Indian cricket board secretary Jay Shah will remain in their posts for at least another two weeks after a two-judge Bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde agreed to hear the BCCI's application, seeking modification of its constitution.