• Left geared to corner UPA over Inflation April 15, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar's name has not been recommended for the Bharat Ratna award, according to CNN-IBN sources. Reports state that the BCCI has not sent any names of Indian cricketers for India's highest civilian honour. The Sports Ministry has recommended the names of hockey legend Major Dhyan...
  • CNN-IBN exposé: Procuring fake caste certificates easy April 11, 2008

    VVS Laxman’s poor returns in the third Test in Perth – which India lost by an innings and 37 runs – could ensure he has made his final appearance for the country. The Hyderabadi stylist’s career tally stands at 133 Test matches, from which he has scored 8728 runs at...
  • Caste cauldron: Anti-Maya camp grows in UP April 1, 2008

    Colombo: Uncapped fast bowler Kanishka Alvitigala and seamer Dhammika Prasad have flown out to South Africa to join Sri Lanka's struggling Test team, officials said on Tuesday. Sri Lanka, who were crushed in the first Test by an innings and 81 runs, had requested replacements after pace bowler Nuwan Pradeep...
  • Police theory of Rajbir's murder fails to answer questions March 27, 2008

    Mumbai: It was a late cut (a tight slap) from his beloved sir Ramakant Achrekar after missing a match, that made Sachin Tendulkar realise the importance of hard work. On Saturday, Tendulkar along with another 100 students of Sharadashram Vidyamandir celebrated their beloved guru's 79th birthday at the Bandra Kurla...
  • Pak routes fake currency to India through TN March 19, 2008

    An IB report says that the 500-rupee-note is most popular among counterfeiters. ...
  • 'Shotgun' Sinha loses Rajya Sabha seat March 12, 2008

    Mohali: England fast bowler Tim Bresnan was fined 7.5 per cent of his match fees for breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) code of conduct during the third ODI against India here on Thursday night. The ICC in a statement on Friday said Bresnan was found to have breached Article...
  • Twisted Ramayana: Lord Ram killed a Dalit, claims CD March 11, 2008

    London: England Test captain Andrew Strauss fears that Test cricket might be killed due to an overdose of ODIs and Twenty20s. Strauss, who led England to the No.1 spot in Tests, said financial rewards from telecast of Twenty20 and ODIs have threatened the future of the five-day game. "I have...
  • Advani not alone, VVIPs high on terror hit list February 7, 2008

    Taunton: India's batting woes continued as the visitors suffered a humiliating 46-run defeat at the hands of England in the NatWest Women's T20 Quadrangular Series. Electing to bat after skipper Charlotte Edwards won the toss, England rode on a superb 46-ball 66 by Sarah Taylor to post a competitive 134...
  • BJP's new agenda — Afzal, minority policy, Ram Setu January 29, 2008

    New Delhi: Former fielding coach of England, Trevor Penney, is likely to be named India's new fielding coach and accompany the Test No. 1 and ODI World Champions on their upcoming tour of the West Indies, sources told CNN-IBN. The decision, sources told, was reached in a meeting between India's...
  • Fair deal: BJP okays women's quota in party setup January 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Australian spin legend Shane Warne has said he has been offered roles in Bollywood films and that he would consider acting now he is retired from cricket. Warne devoted the final chapter of his sparkling career to the Indian Premier League (IPL) as captain of the Rajasthan Royals,...
  • Move over Atal, Modi and Advani are the BJP's face January 27, 2008

    New Delhi: ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat believes making betting legal in the Indian sub-continent would help in monitoring the bookmakers and also "make the fight against corruption easier". "If the industry was regulated you could actually work with them, monitor them better and everything would be legal so there...
  • Advani is NDA PM nominee but Vajpayee stays chief January 23, 2008

    Bangalore: Kochi Tuskers Kerala captain Mahela Jayawardene said on Saturday that brilliant form of Chris Gayle could pose problems for his team when they face Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday. "Gayle has done very well and we need to take that into...
  • Show of sycophancy on Maya's bday upsets politicos January 17, 2008

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir admitted his team was not upto the mark and blamed the batsmen for failing to chase down a modest target of 133 against Kochi Tuskers Kerela in the Indian Premier League here on Wednesday. "We should have chased that target easily. The wicket...
  • Mulayam-Maya war goes on over new violence in Saifai January 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Their crucial contribution in guiding India to their first World Cup title in 28 years on Sunday fetched the trio of Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan a place in the International Cricket Council's Team of the Tournament. Kumar Sangakkara has been named the captain of this...