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IPL 2020, KXIP vs RCB: Pitch report, stats and more

24 Sep 2020

IPL 2020, KXIP vs RCB: Pitch report, stats and more

Kings XI Punjab are set to face Royal Challengers Bangalore in match number of six of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.

IPL 2020, KKR vs MI: Pitch report, stats and more

23 Sep 2020

IPL 2020, KKR vs MI: Pitch report, stats and more

Defending champions Mumbai Indians will lock horns with Kolkata Knight Riders in the fifth match of Indian Premier League (2020).

IPL 2020, RR vs CSK: Pitch report, stats and more

22 Sep 2020

IPL 2020, RR vs CSK: Pitch report, stats and more

In the fourth game of 2020 IPL, three-time champions Chennai Super Kings will lock horns with Rajasthan Royals.

IPL 2020, SRH vs RCB: Pitch report, stats and more

21 Sep 2020

IPL 2020, SRH vs RCB: Pitch report, stats and more

The third game of the 2020 IPL will be played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

In letter to Sonia, dissenters suggested 11-points for Congress' revival

28 Aug 2020

In letter to Sonia, dissenters suggested 11-points for Congress' revival

In the letter to President Sonia Gandhi, 23 Congress leaders outlined 11 points for the revival of the party, adding that honest introspection is the first step to take on ruling BJP.

IPL 2020: Governing Council set to meet on August 2

28 Jul 2020

IPL 2020: Governing Council set to meet on August 2

The IPL Governing Council will meet on August 2 to finalize the schedule and other key arrangements for the tournament.

IPL 2020: UAE receives Letter of Intent from BCCI

27 Jul 2020

IPL 2020: UAE receives Letter of Intent from BCCI

The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), on Monday, confirmed receiving the Letter of Intent from the BCCI to host the Indian Premier League this year.

IPL will run from September 19 to November 8: Reports

24 Jul 2020

IPL will run from September 19 to November 8: Reports

The much-awaited 2020 season of the Indian Premier League will likely take place from September 19 to November 8, in the United Arab Emirates.

Emirates Cricket Board awaits BCCI's confirmation to host the IPL

22 Jul 2020

Emirates Cricket Board awaits BCCI's confirmation to host the IPL

The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) is waiting for an official confirmation from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to host the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Indian women politicians face more online abuse than US/UK counterparts

24 Jan 2020

Indian women politicians face more online abuse than US/UK counterparts

A recent study on online abuse has revealed the shocking reality of how women politicians in India are targeted on Twitter.

US' Mike Pompeo comes to India, meets Narendra Modi

26 Jun 2019

US' Mike Pompeo comes to India, meets Narendra Modi

Amid strained trade ties between India and United States, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday night.

Decoding PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi's election campaigns

18 May 2019

Decoding PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi's election campaigns

While this two-month-long election season awaits conclusion, campaigning for the seventh phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections wrapped up on Friday.

BJP fields singer Hans Raj Hans from North West Delhi

23 Apr 2019

BJP fields singer Hans Raj Hans from North West Delhi

The BJP on Tuesday replaced its sitting Member of Parliament from North West Delhi, Udit Raj, with singer Hans Raj Hans as the party's candidate for the constituency.

Order halting #ModiBiopic applies to #NaMoTV as well: Election Commission

10 Apr 2019

Order halting #ModiBiopic applies to #NaMoTV as well: Election Commission

The Election Commission's order on PM Narendra Modi biopic is also applicable to NaMo TV, the 24-hour channel promoting PM Modi and BJP, said sources in the poll panel.

Now, block strangers from adding you into WhatsApp groups

04 Apr 2019

Now, block strangers from adding you into WhatsApp groups

Finally, WhatsApp is adding a privacy setting to let users control who can add them into groups.

Now, use WhatsApp tip-line to check fake news: Here's how

03 Apr 2019

Now, use WhatsApp tip-line to check fake news: Here's how

In the run-up to the upcoming General Elections, WhatsApp's biggest challenge is to curb the spread of fake news in India.

IIT-Roorkee announces JEE Advanced 2019 date: Here are the details

29 Mar 2019

IIT-Roorkee announces JEE Advanced 2019 date: Here are the details

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, which is conducting the JEE Advanced 2019, has released the schedule for the exam, which is the doorway to all the 23 IITs in the country.

Here's the complete group stage schedule of IPL 2019

19 Mar 2019

Here's the complete group stage schedule of IPL 2019

The 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 is set to get underway in Chennai from March 23 onwards.

IPL 12 complete schedule likely to be out on Monday

16 Mar 2019

IPL 12 complete schedule likely to be out on Monday

The 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 is set to get underway in Chennai from March 23 onwards.

Here's the list of unwanted records created in IPL's history

08 Mar 2019

Here's the list of unwanted records created in IPL's history

As the 12th season of the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to kick off this month, the excitement is unlike any other season.

IPL 2019 matches to begin at 8 PM

08 Mar 2019

IPL 2019 matches to begin at 8 PM

The 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will see matches begin at 8 PM IST.

Citing timing, Gita Mehta, Naveen Patnaik's sister, refuses Padma Shri

26 Jan 2019

Citing timing, Gita Mehta, Naveen Patnaik's sister, refuses Padma Shri

Author Gita Mehta, who is also the sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, refused the Padma Shri award, announced on Friday, saying the timing isn't right.

Priyanka Gandhi, aandhi and Indira Gandhi

24 Jan 2019

Priyanka Gandhi, aandhi and Indira Gandhi

"Priyanka Gandhi aandhi hai, doosri Indira Gandhi hai".

IPL: CSK, KKR enjoy an advantage over others, here's why

09 Jan 2019

IPL: CSK, KKR enjoy an advantage over others, here's why

Fans had expected the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League to start earlier than usual, with the General Elections being held this year.

IPL 2019 likely to start from March 23 onwards

08 Jan 2019

IPL 2019 likely to start from March 23 onwards

There was a lot of anticipation regarding the starting date of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019.

Voting for by-election begins in 35 constituencies in Pakistan

14 Oct 2018

Voting for by-election begins in 35 constituencies in Pakistan

Voting opened today for the by-election in 35 National and Provincial Assemblies in Pakistan amid heightened security, with over 600 candidates in the running.

Congress optimistic of 'grand alliance' in UP, says Raj Babbar

23 Sep 2018

Congress optimistic of 'grand alliance' in UP, says Raj Babbar

Undeterred by the BSP's recent alliance in Chhattisgarh and declaration of seats for Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar has said that his party is "optimistic" of a grand alliance in the state for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

IPL 2019 might be shifted out of India

11 Sep 2018

IPL 2019 might be shifted out of India

The Indian Premier League 2019 season might be shifted out of India, with the General Elections likely to take place during that period.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former PM and BJP-stalwart, passes away

16 Aug 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former PM and BJP-stalwart, passes away

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee died today after being admitted at AIIMS for nearly nine weeks.

LK Advani's former-aide wants to see Rahul Gandhi as PM

19 Jun 2018

LK Advani's former-aide wants to see Rahul Gandhi as PM

BJP veteran LK Advani's former aide Sudheendra Kulkarni said India needs a leader who can solve "big problems" such as the Kashmir issue and therefore he would like to see Congress chief Rahul Gandhi as future Prime Minister.

He comes, he (doesn't) speak: RaGa's press-conference lasts 2.45 minutes

13 Jun 2018

He comes, he (doesn't) speak: RaGa's press-conference lasts 2.45 minutes

For his maiden press conference in Mumbai, Congress President Rahul Gandhi spoke for just 2 minutes and 45 seconds and exited the meeting abruptly.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minorities in India are the safest worldwide

03 Jun 2018

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minorities in India are the safest worldwide

Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, while speaking at the BJP's 'Transforming India' initiative in Goa, said that minorities in India are safer here than in any other democratic country.

Karnataka: Congress and JDS to fight 2019 General Elections together

01 Jun 2018

Karnataka: Congress and JDS to fight 2019 General Elections together

Amid growing speculations of a pre-poll alliance between Congress and JD(S) for the upcoming LS elections, Congress leader KC Venugopal today confirmed that both the parties would fight the elections together.

PM Modi returns to India only during elections: Uddhav Thackeray

24 May 2018

PM Modi returns to India only during elections: Uddhav Thackeray

Taking a dig at PM Modi, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said Modi remained in India only during elections and left as soon as they were over.

It's "secularism vs. communalism" in upcoming Karnataka polls: CM Siddaramaiah

17 Mar 2018

It's "secularism vs. communalism" in upcoming Karnataka polls: CM Siddaramaiah

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said the upcoming State Assembly elections will see a "secularism versus communalism" contest while asserting that Congress will emerge as victorious.

Will treat Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case as "pure land-dispute": SC

08 Feb 2018

Will treat Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case as "pure land-dispute": SC

The Supreme Court stated it would take up the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case next on 14 March to determine the ownership of the disputed 2.77-acre land.

Budget-2018 process begins with 'Halwa Ceremony': Here's all about it

21 Jan 2018

Budget-2018 process begins with 'Halwa Ceremony': Here's all about it

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has officially kicked off the Union Budget 2018-19 process by performing the traditional pre-Budget "Halwa Ceremony" ahead of the Budget presentation on 1 February. This marked the inauguration of formal printing of all Budget-related documents.

Bofors: Did Rajiv Gandhi sabotage investigation? CBI wants to re-probe

21 Oct 2017

Bofors: Did Rajiv Gandhi sabotage investigation? CBI wants to re-probe

If the CBI's wish is granted, the probe into the Bofors scandal, which has haunted Congress since three decades, might be reopened soon.

Patna HC upholds life sentence to Mohammad Shahabuddin in double-murder

30 Aug 2017

Patna HC upholds life sentence to Mohammad Shahabuddin in double-murder

The Patna HC has upheld life imprisonment to former RJD MLA Mohammad Shahabuddin in a double murder case.

CBFC head Prasoon Joshi and his long relations with BJP

12 Aug 2017

CBFC head Prasoon Joshi and his long relations with BJP

The Indian film industry seems to be quite relieved with adman-writer-lyricist-poet Prasoon Joshi replacing Pahlaj Nihalani as the Chairman of Central Bureau of Film Certification.