ANU AGHA

  • 'Hope MP Sachin will have more time for Parliament now' October 15, 2013

    New Delhi: He was rarely seen in Rajya Sabha due to his busy cricket schedule but parliamentarians hope that Sachin Tendulkar will play an equally memorable inning as a member of Parliament after he retires from the game next month. Tendulkar was nominated for the upper house of Parliament in April...
  • Political parties give a thumbs up to MP Tendulkar April 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will be a Member of Parliament now. In a sudden move, the President approved his nomination to the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. The Centre had recommended his name along with three others and the cricket legend accepted the offer after a meeting with Sonia Gandhi...
  • Is Rajya Sabha the right pitch for Sachin Tendulkar? April 26, 2012

    The President has approved the Rajya Sabha recommendation for Tendulkar, who is the first active sportsperson to have been nominated. ...
  • Editor's take: Sachin's Rajya Sabha nomination April 26, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil has approved the Rajya Sabha nomination recommendation for cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and he will now be a Rajya Sabha MP. Sachin Tendulkar accepted the Rajya Sabha nomination proposed by the Congress and became the first active sportsperson and cricketer to have been nominated to the...
  • Second innings: Sachin will be a Rajya Sabha MP April 26, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil has approved the Rajya Sabha nomination recommendation for cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and he will now be a Rajya Sabha MP. Sachin Tendulkar accepted the Rajya Sabha nomination proposed by the Congress and became the first active sportsperson and cricketer to have been nominated to the...