• Once there was a leader...

    Neha's Space |  Neha Seth
    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...

  • Ship hijack: Rahul assures safety of Indian sailors October 4, 2008

    Families of the crew members onboard finally have a glimmer of hope. ...
  • Turbulent times for Congress-SP marriage September 26, 2008

    In a press conference SP's Amar Singh attacked Home Minister Shivraj Patil. ...
  • Arushi case: Accused struggle to lead normal lives September 10, 2008

    The three accused may walk free due to lack of evidence. ...
  • Same old story: Delhi roads cave in during rains August 26, 2008

    The MCD claims to have spent Rs 300 crore on road repair this year. ...
  • Delhi makes a beeline for DDA's new housing scheme August 8, 2008

    Here's your chance to buy that dream home in the Capital. Read on to know how. ...
  • Saturday morning political fever: Parties try to woo MPs July 19, 2008

    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 July 19, 2008

    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 July 15, 2008

    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 July 10, 2008

    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 July 6, 2008

    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 lame-duck Govt | Lost battle May 26, 2008

    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 May 20, 2008

    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 May 10, 2008

    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 May 8, 2008

    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...