BCCI to come under RTI? Cabinet to discuss new Sports Bill

Updated: 30 August 2011 13:17 IST

The government will today consider introducing a new bill that will increase considerably the transparency of all sports bodies. The bill's headline, however, lies in its attempt to increase the financial accountability of India's cricket board, one of the richest sports organizations in the world. To do that, the Right to Information (RTI) Act would apply to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

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