Neha Seth

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    So it's final. The BJP's candidate for the Lucknow Lok Sabha constituency is Lalji Tandon. The 72-year-old Tandon, who most of you got to know...

  • Saturday morning political fever: Parties try to woo MPs 19-07-2008 11:03 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's former captain and most capped player, Inzamam-ul-Haq has advised the national team players to avoid accepting invitations to private dinners and parties while touring India next month for the One-day series. "Whenever Pakistan goes to India there are always a lot of private invitations for dinners, parties and...
  • For a few votes more: Jailbirds MPs on a song 19-07-2008 02:38 PM

    New Delhi: Irrespective of success or failures, the tough grind of international cricket had helped Virender Sehwag to remain nonchalant over the years, but his childhood coach A N Sharma admitted that he used to get "hurt" by the critical remarks about his favourite student. Sehwag smashed a run-a-ball 117...
  • Somnath speaks his minds, takes a stand against party 15-07-2008 10:46 PM

    Mumbai: Struggling England opener Nick Compton on Monday said that he's satisfied that he could stay on the wicket for sufficient time and score runs against Mumbai A in the drawn three-day practice game here. "It's not been the ideal start. Sometimes you have to give yourself time. It's a...
  • Independents' day: UPA woos new, smaller allies 10-07-2008 02:15 AM

    Karachi: Security was tight on Saturday as Pakistan hosted the first match of an international flavour in the country since 2009, when militants attacked a bus carrying the Sri Lankan team. A sell-out 32,000 crowd at the well-cordoned National stadium watched an International World XI led by former Sri Lankan...
  • People in Etawah welcome SP, Congress alliance 06-07-2008 01:56 PM

    Johannesburg: Former South African opener Herschelle Gibbs says he is ready to explode during the Champions League Twenty20 main tournament which starts on Saturday in Centurion. Gibbs said he was looking forward to letting local fans see his unique brand of cricket again as he turns out for Australian side...
  • Poll defeat turns UPA into lameduck Govt | Lost battle 26-05-2008 12:11 AM

    London: A stand of 132 between Alastair Cook and Ian Bell steered England to a five-wicket win over West Indies in the first Test at Lord's on Monday. Cook's 79, with 10 fours from 127 balls, and Ian Bell's unbeaten 63 from 103 balls with 10 fours clinched an ultimately...
  • Girls in Mayawati's village vie for a political career 20-05-2008 10:40 AM

    Royal Challengers Bangalore 18.5 overs: Bangalore 185 for 5 de Villiers' onslaught continues. Greets Anand Rajan with a four. He seems to be in a hurry. Another four. Now a six over deep mid-wicket. Big relief for the bowler as the South African takes a single. But he has done...
  • Drinking age in Capital likely to be lowered to 21 10-05-2008 06:46 PM

    New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings' Doug Bollinger wants to take more and more wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL), hoping it gets him a recall to the highly competitive Australian bowling attack. Bollinger last played for Australia in South Africa last year before a hamstring injury kept him out...
  • East Delhi MP Sandeep blames RITES, IIT for BRT mess 08-05-2008 09:14 PM

    New Delhi: Having toiled on the flat pitches of Bangladesh in the Asia Cup last month, Praveen Kumar said bowling with the white Kookaburra ball in the subcontinent is a problem. There is a problem with the white ball on the flat subcontinent wickets. First few overs it's manageable but...
  • Police don't treat Kamlesh's case as caste violence 01-05-2008 05:00 AM

    New Delhi: On the second day of his libel action against suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi, former New Zealand player Chris Cairns faced allegations of corruption made by his former Indian Cricket League (ICL) team-mates of Chandigarh Lions. On a day when the court hearing lasted close...
  • BRT not scrapped, other corridors put on hold 26-04-2008 08:03 PM

    Pune: Pune Warriors have made their first signing of the season after returning to the Indian Premier League fold, signing West Indies allrounder Marlon Samuels. Pune had boycotted the auction for the fifth season after owners Sahara Group, the Indian cricket team's long-time sponsor, ended its financial ties with the...
  • Chaos, complaints may see Delhi BRT being scrapped 25-04-2008 12:18 AM

    Dubai: Senior batsman Kevin Pietersen on Friday praised one-day captain Alastair Cook for the successive one-day hundreds that gave England an unassailable 2-0 lead against Pakistan in their four-match series. Cook hit 137 and 102 in the two wins in Abu Dhabi and England will look to wrap up the...
  • BRT chokes traffic on second day of trial run 22-04-2008 12:49 AM

    CNN-IBN's sports correspondent Meha Bhardwaj visits Bowral, a small town in the New South Wales, where Bradman started playing cricket. ...
  • Youth will be brought to the mainstream: Scindia 07-04-2008 02:15 AM

    On a day when little went India's way, Ishant Sharma's drop of double-centurion Michael Clarke further deflated a down-and-out Indian team. Off the second ball of the 92nd over, Clarke punched a drive straight back to Ishant who stuck out his right hand but failed to hold on to the...
  • Galvanising country's youth a priority: Jitin Prasad 07-04-2008 12:13 AM

    12:10 p.m. Just when one thought that things could not get any better for the Aussies, skipper Clarke brings up his 250 at the fag end of the day. 11:30 a.m. Now Michael Hussey gets into the act by bringing up his 28th Test fifty. The Indians seem to be...
  • Conflict in Muslim Board over new nikahnama 18-03-2008 10:17 AM

    Kingston, Jamaica: West Indies batting legend Lawrence Rowe has launched a legal action against the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) for its decision to withdraw his name from the Players' Pavilion at the Sabina Park. The Jamaica Observer newspaper reported on Thursday that lawyers for the former star batsman had already...
  • Allnight party awaits Delhi boy Ishant Sharma 06-03-2008 10:05 PM

    Bangalore: Royal Challengers Bangalore scripted a dramatic entry into the semi-finals of the CLT20 when Arun Karthik hit a six off the last ball while chasing a mammoth 215 set by South Australia Redbacks here at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Wednesday. The tormentors-in-chief for the Redbacks, though, were Virat...
  • Catch 22: Economic reasoning vs ballot paper for FM 29-02-2008 09:05 AM

    New Delhi: Former Team India physio John Gloster feels that Ishant Sharma's ankle injury should be monitored with utmost seriousness as the youngster wants to undergo surgery only after a tour Down Under. "I have read reports that Ishant wants to undergo surgery after the tour of Australia. Now that's...
  • Lalu's fare cut candy not so sweet for passengers 27-02-2008 08:17 PM

    New Delhi: In a major relief for BCCI secretary N Srinivasan, the Supreme Court on Friday refused to restrain him from taking over as the Cricket Board President. While allowing Srinivasan to take over as BCCI chief, a bench of justices Aftab Alam and R M Lodha also made it...
  • Innocent Muslims are always targetted: DarulUloom 25-02-2008 08:44 PM

    London: England batsman Jonathan Trott was accused of foul-mouthing a group of children during the team's ODI match in Ireland but it turned out to be a misunderstanding. Former Irish skipper Trent Johnston claimed on Twitter: Word on the street is Trott told a bunch of kids (including my son)...
  • Delhi Urban Art Commission members resign 22-02-2008 12:08 AM

    London: England captain Andrew Strauss said on Wednesday his pace spearhead James Anderson would be fit for the fourth and final Test against India starting at The Oval on Thursday. Anderson, who complained of stiffness in his right thigh after the Edgbaston Test, attended the full nets session at The...
  • Court orders MLA to work at AIDS camp as punishment 18-02-2008 09:48 PM

    London: England Lions captain James Taylor maintained his bid for a place in next week's third Test squad against India after just falling short of a hundred in the drawn match with Sri Lanka A at Scarborough on Friday. Taylor has been spoken of as a possible replacement for Jonathan...
  • Delhi Lt Governor does Uturn on ID card issue 07-01-2008 10:31 PM

    Dhaka: The match referee of Friday's World Cup quarterfinal between New Zealand and South Africa is investigating an altercation between the teams during the Black Caps' upset win. New Zealand's 12th man Kyle Mills appeared to say something to South African batsman Faf du Plessis when he came onto the...
  • Journo mows down vendor after new year party 03-01-2008 12:02 AM

    Chennai: Seven Indian players led by senior pro Yuvraj Singh slogged it out at the IIT Chemplast ground on Wednesday, during an optional training session that lasted for two hours and 15 minutes. India will take on West Indies in their final group league encounter on Sunday. The home team...