The Morning Wrap: Interpol Asks India Why Lalit Modi Needs To Be 'Red Cornered;' SC Pulls Up Police Chief For Contempt

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Lalit Modi, a former Commissioner of Indian Premier League cricket, arrives at the High Court on March 5, 2012 in London, England. Ex-New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns is suing Mr Modi for libel after a tweet by Mr Modi in January 2010 alleged that Mr Cairns was involved in match fixing. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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