MS Dhoni has not been included in the Indian T20I squads for the series against West Indies and Australia. Young Rishabh Pant has been named as the wicketkeeper by the MSK Prasad-led selection panel, which met in Pune on Friday. Dinesh Karthik is the other wicketkeeping option available for India …read more
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday told people in Sikar he “will not make false promises”, as he intensified his attack on the central and state governments run by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Addressing a public meeting on the second day of his state tour ahead of the December …read more
Bhima Koregaon Clashes: 👨⚖Pune Court Rejects👎 Bail Pleas📜 of Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira
A special court on Friday rejected the bail pleas of civil rights activists Sudha Bharadwaj, Arun Ferreira and Vernon Gonsalves, who were arrested by the Pune police for their alleged links with the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist), the ‘Elgaar Parishad’ and the subsequent Bhima-Koregaon clashes.
All three activists …read more
The DMK on Friday alleged that film star Rajinikanth was a puppet in the hands of "some persons" and was being supported by "communal" elements.
The party's mouthpiece questioned him on his recent statement about Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM), a pre-cursor forum to his political party.
In his communication to …read more
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav has lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "misusing" CBI to "settle score" with the Opposition.
Commenting on the ongoing controversy in the CBI, following removal of its two top officers by the Centre, Tejashwi said the infighting within the investigating agency …read more
Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani, the controversial MLA from Gujarat’s Vadgam, went on an expletive overdrive directed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally in Bihar’s Patna on Thursday.
Mevani called PM Modi ‘namak haram’ or someone who betrays trust, multiple times during his nine-minute speech at the …read more
Taking up Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief Alok Verma's case against the government for divesting him of his powers and sending him on forced leave, the Supreme Court today said a vigilance inquiry against him would be time-bound and monitored by an ex-judge.
The supervision is a "one-time exception …read more
At least 8 people died and 3 were badly injured after an explosion in a firecracker factory was reported from Budaun in Uttar Pradesh. The blast damaged the entire building.
The incident happened in Rasulpur village in a house where the firecrackers were being manufactured ahead of Diwali.
Among those …read more
The Punjab government will provide jobs to the eligible family members of those killed in the Amritsar rail tragedy in Amritsar, Cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said today.
The people falling in the old age category would be given pension by the government, he said.
Mr Sidhu reiterated that he …read more
An Army jawan died on October 26 in a Srinagar hospital of the head injuries he sustained during pelting of stones by a group of youths.
Sepoy Rajendra Singh was part of a quick reaction team that was providing security to a Border Roads Organisation convoy on Thursday. At 1800 …read more
The BJP and Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United will contest the same number of seats in the 2019 general elections, the two parties announced on Friday, ending months of speculation over the prickly task of carving the state among the four members of the ruling coalition.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish …read more
The Defence Ministry was Friday left red faced after its spokesperson “inadvertently” posted a tweet, criticising misuse of privileges by military officials, while responding to a comment by former Navy Chief Admiral (retd) Arun Prakash.
As the tweet by Principal Spokesperson Swaranashree Rao Rajashekar drew angry reactions from military veterans …read more
President Maithripala Sirisena Friday sacked his Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and appointed former president Mahinda Rajapakse as the new premier, the president´s office said. A private television network loyal to Rajapakse televised him being sworn in as the new Prime Minister, replacing Wickremesinghe. The surprise move comes despite past …read more
Congress president Rahul Gandhi and senior leaders of other Opposition parties on Friday held a big demonstration outside the CBI headquarters protesting the shakeup in the premier investigating agency and then went on to court arrest at Lodhi Road police station.
The protest demanding the reinstatement of ousted CBI Director …read more
Marie-Claire Springham, a product design student at Central Saint Martin's, is in the process of making a 'chest feeding kit'. The idea behind the product is for dads to be able to help mums who are struggling to breastfeed their newborns.
Still in the conception stage, the kit is yet …read more
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