Karnataka Elections 2008

  • Srinagar in rage against land transfer to shrine 24-06-2008 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: Former Indian captain Kapil Dev on Friday slammed young cricketer Unmukt Chand for skipping practice for attending a Youth Summit and advised him to focus on the game. Unmukt, the Under-19 World Cup winning captain, attended India Today's Youth Summit to speak on cricket when he is supposed...
  • Yeddyurappa takes oath as CM, sings development agenda 31-05-2008 12:14 AM

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders wicketkeeper-batsman Manvinder Bisla, who struck an attractive 89 to seal his team’s maiden IPL title over defending champions Chennai Super Kings last month, has yet to secure a first-class contract for the upcoming Ranji Trophy season which begins November 3. Bisla was not supposed to...
  • Karnataka: Rough ride ahead for Yeddyurappa 30-05-2008 09:37 AM

    Birmingham: West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul could play in the rain-affected third and final Test against England at Edgbaston after scan results showed a side injury was not serious. The scan showed a strain to his side and no tear, so he could still be involved, a West Indies team...
  • My duty to take minorities in confidence: Yeddyurappa 28-05-2008 01:44 PM

    Leicester: West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has lamented the loss of fast bowler Kemar Roach for the rest of the England series but says he expects the rest of the pace department to fill the vacuum. Roach on Wednesday was ruled out of the tour with shin muscle soreness...
  • Old not gold in Bangalore, voters elect young MLAs 27-05-2008 09:22 PM

    Nottingham: Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul said that the West Indies have placed their confidence again onthe pair of captain Darren Sammy and Marlon Samuels to bail the Caribbean side out of their latest crisis. Trailing England by 58 runs on the first innings, the West Indies plummeted to 61 for...
  • IBNLive Chat: 'Delimitation behind failed forecast' 27-05-2008 05:27 AM

    Johannesburg: South Africa batsman Hashim Amla has been nominated in the Cricketer of the Year category for the second year in a row. Amla has been nominated along with the likes of AB de Villiers, Morne Morkel, Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander. The winner will be announced by Cricket South...
  • Govt trapped in anti-BJP mode, distracted: Advani 27-05-2008 04:05 AM

    Delhi Daredevils innings: 16.5 overs: Delhi 136 all out Ashwin continues and cleans up Umesh Yadav. Aaron run-out. It's all over. Chennai win by 86 runs. With the win, Chennai set up the final clash with Kolkata Knight Riders on May 27. Delhi players, who topped the group standings, go...
  • What Bangalore wants from Yeddy's government 27-05-2008 03:18 AM

    Bridgetown: Legendary former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding has yet again slammed the West Indies Cricket Board's (WICB) management of the sport in the region and said its treatment of senior players leaves a lot to be desired. In an interview with a British tabloid, Holding accused WICB chief...
  • BJP stakes claim to form K'taka govt | What B'lore wants 26-05-2008 11:03 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Thursday announced separate Twenty20 and one-day squads for the home series against Pakistan starting next month. Pakistan and Sri Lanka will play two Twenty20 games in southern Hambantota on June 1 and 3, followed by five one-day internationals in Pallekele and Colombo from June 7 to...
  • Yeddyurappa elected BJP legislature party leader 26-05-2008 04:56 PM

    New Delhi: American woman Zohal Hamid on Wednesday night decided to withdraw molestation case against Australian cricketer Luke Pomersbach after both the parties reached an out of court settlement. Zohal's lawyers will soon move the Delhi High Court seeking withdrawal of the case registered against Pomersbach who was arrested last...
  • Wrong Number: Audit of Karnataka exit poll 26-05-2008 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: India's two former captains, Kapil Dev and Mohammad Azharuddin will not benefit from Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) one-time payment scheme for former cricketers. Kapil led India to their first ever World Cup glory in England in 1983 and Azharuddin has represent India in 99...
  • The Karnataka verdict: A vote for stability? 26-05-2008 11:04 AM

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts discuss Kolkata Knight Rider's 18-run win over Delhi Daredevils in the first qualifier in Pune. ...
  • Karnataka elections: Poll highlights 26-05-2008 09:48 AM

    Defending champions Chennai Super Kings and 2010 finalists Mumbai Indians go head to head in the IPL 5 Eliminator at Bangalores Chinnaswamy Stadium on Wednesday. The losers will exit the tournament, while the winners will play the losers of the first Qualifier between Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders for...
  • Shell-shocked Cong broods on what went wrong 26-05-2008 08:45 AM

    London: Out-of-favour batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has criticised certain individuals in the West Indies set-up for the recent slump in his international career and says he is in no hurry to return to the Caribbean side, despite his prolific form in the English County Championship. Sarwan has not played for the...
  • BJP lotus blooms as Congress power withers 26-05-2008 05:15 AM

    London: West Indies' disappointment in losing the first Test against England by five wickets at Lord's here on Monday was compounded by fines for skipper Darren Sammy and his players for a slow over-rate. If they infringe again during the second Test at Trent Bridge starting on Friday, allrounder Sammy...
  • Bangalore corporates give thumbs-up to poll verdict 26-05-2008 02:29 AM

    Wayne Parnell said that he was at wrong place at the wrong time and did not smoke or drink in the party. ...
  • Pollspeak in pics: Key players on Karnataka verdict 26-05-2008 02:10 AM

    Pune: Delhi Daredevils head coach Eric Simons said skipper Virender Sehwag and New zealand batsman Ross Taylor have recovered from their bouts of flu and will be playing in the play-off against Kolkata Knight Riders in Pune on Tuesday. We didn't have an extended practice session for them. They had...
  • BJP celebrates win, eyes General Elections of '09 26-05-2008 01:04 AM

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board has shortlisted the United Arab Emirates and three other countries to host its ODI and Twenty20 series against Australia later this year. The PCB's director of international cricket, Intikhab Alam, says Malaysia, Zimbabwe and South Africa are the other contenders. Pakistan has to look for...
  • There is no end in politics, says Kumaraswamy 26-05-2008 12:51 AM

    Jaipur: Mumbai Indians batsman Dwayne Smith, who struck a match-winning half-century against Rajasthan Royals, said he did not expect the emphatic 10-wicket triumph that his team managed here on Sunday night. We had not expected such an easy victory. I won't say that there bowling was bad but we batted...
  • Central leadership questioned after Cong defeat 26-05-2008 12:32 AM

    BCCI not to comment till probe is over New Delhi: The BCCI and IPL on Monday refused to comment or act on the media reports regarding two Pune Warriors cricketers, Wayne Parnell and Rahul Sharma's detention from a rave party in Mumbai. Although the Indian Cricket Board secretary Sanjay Jagdale...
  • Poll defeat turns UPA into lame-duck 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...
  • BJP for secular government, to induct Muslim minister 25-05-2008 10:13 PM

    London: West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson said that he is pleased with the manner in which the senior players have stepped up in order to compensate for the inexperienced members of the unit. He was speaking after Shivnarine Chanderpaul (91) and Marlon Samuels (86), the side's two most experienced...
  • Karnataka AG becomes first victim of BJP win 25-05-2008 09:57 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi police have claimed that the Royal Challengers Bangalore player, Luke Pomersbach, has confessed to his crime of molesting a woman, a US citizen of Indian origin, at a hotel in the capital recently. However, the player can deny that in the court as a statement made...
  • Karnataka Poll: Lowest margin mere 20, highest 53,661 25-05-2008 09:27 PM

    Jaipur: Dwayne Smith may have produced a blistering 58-ball unbeaten 87 at the top of the order but Mumbai Indians skipper Harbhajan Singh on Sunday said that they are still looking to get the right opening combination. We are still trying to figure out who is the best partner for...
  • JD(S) rallies but Deve Gowda's future uncertain 25-05-2008 09:18 PM

    Mumbai: Into its fifth season, the Indian Premier League has been rife with controversies ranging from molestation allegations to superstar scuffles and now two IPL players have been allegedly been detained from the rave party that was busted by the Mumbai police on Sunday night. Mumbai police busted a rave...
  • BSP, SP, JD(U) fail to open account in Karnataka 25-05-2008 09:04 PM

    It's a clash of the titans between Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders in the first qualifier of IPL 5 at Pune's Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium on Tuesday. There is a lot at stake as the winners will reach the final to be played on May 27 at Chennai's Chidambaram...
  • Tables turned: Gowda battles irrelevance | Time to quit? 25-05-2008 08:43 PM

    Hyderabad: Deccan Chargers finished the Indian Premier League just a place above wooden-spoon holders Pune Warriors, but their captain Kumar Sangakkara said it was a satisfying campaign from them as they performed well throughout the season. Two back-to-back wins [against Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore] feels good. The guys...
  • Yeddyurappa likely to take oath as CM on Wednesday 25-05-2008 08:38 PM

    CNN-IBN panel of experts discuss Deccan Chargers' win over Royal Challengers Bangalore. ...
  • Yeddyurappa promises to take IT to rural areas 25-05-2008 05:10 PM

    Royal Challengers Bangalore faltered at the final hurdle, losing to Deccan Chargers by nine runs in Hyderabad on Sunday to leave them stranded on fifth and out of the IPL playoffs. Deccan, meanwhile, proved to be the saviours for Chennai Super Kings, winning their final two games against Rajasthan Royals...