Laxman

  • IPL ideal platform to stage India comeback, says Irfan Pathan 09-04-2014 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Irfan Pathan, who will be representing the Sunrisers Hyderabad in upcoming seventh edition of the Indian Premier League, said his aim is to play the 2015 World Cup. In his bit to get back that elusive seamer allrounder's slot, Irfan is expecting that Sunrisers' think-tank will make him...
  • Expelled Congress leader Rajkumar Patel to fight Vidisha poll against Sushma Swaraj 04-04-2014 11:28 AM

    The contest for the high-profile Vidisha Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh has taken an interesting turn with expelled Congress leader Rajkumar Patel filing his nomination as an Independent against sitting BJP MP Sushma Swaraj and Congress' Laxman Singh. Patel, said to be close to Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh,...
  • Laxman Singh hopeful of a win from Sushma Swaraj's LS seat in MP 21-03-2014 05:47 PM

    Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh's younger brother Laxman, who is the party nominee from Vidisha constituency in Madhya Pradesh for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, on Friday said he was hopeful of a victory against BJP stalwart Sushma Swaraj. Laxman said that there was no question of his being afraid...
  • Former BJP chief Bangaru Laxman, convicted in arms deal case, dies 01-03-2014 05:48 PM

    Hyderabad: Former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman died on Saturday in Hyderabad after a prolonged illness. The 73-year-old was admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad. Bangaru had to step down as the president of the BJP after a sting operation by Tehelka and was convicted by a court...
  • VVS Laxman duped of Rs. 10 lakh, suspect in police custody 02-02-2014 08:11 AM

    Kolkata: A court here on Saturday sent a man arrested for allegedly duping former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman to eight days' transit remand so that he can be taken to Hyderabad for questioning, police said. A police team from Cyberabad which is investigating the case following Laxman's complaint that Rs....
  • Maharashtra: 'Fake' teacher, aide booked for fraud 21-12-2013 11:59 AM

    Jalna: Over five years after he took voluntary retirement, a teacher who was allegedly recruited on the basis of fake certificates and served Zilla Parishad schools for two decades, has been booked along with his accomplice for fraud, police said on Saturday. The genuine documents of the accomplice were used...
  • India's transition phase set for South Africa test 04-12-2013 11:04 AM

    A bumper schedule curtailed to a two-day pilot project: that's how this Indian tour of South Africa is being viewed. Preps that were as serious as India sending their A team to detect South Africa conditions were used in confetti bursts during the Sachin Tendulkar farewell series. The three-Test, seven-ODI...
  • Glad that Tejpal has finally been exposed, says Bangaru Laxman 27-11-2013 11:30 AM

    Hyderabad: Bangaru Laxman, who went to jail because of a Tehelka expose 'Operation West End', is happy over Tarun Tejpal being probed in a rape case. Laxman had to step down as the president of the BJP after the expose and was convicted by a court in 2012. He is...
  • Sunil Gavaskar asks Indian youth to emulate Sachin Tendulkar 16-11-2013 09:00 PM

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar said that the youth in the country should emulate Sachin Tendulkar, who played his 200th and final Test in Mumbai on Saturday, on how to pursue excellence without taking recourse to short cuts. A teary-eyed Tendulkar on Saturday brought the curtains down on...
  • Delhi: AAP apologises to Shinde after its supporter abused him 14-11-2013 06:18 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Admi Party on Thursday issued an apology for remarks made by a party supporter Rajeev Laxman, a TV host, during a public meeting. Laxman used foul language while referring to Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, for ordering an inquiry into the party's source of funding. Laxman...
  • Where was press freedom when you targeted Tehelka: Congress to BJP 08-11-2013 05:00 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minsiter Narendra Modi criticised Centre's advisory to press, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari launched a counter attack on the BJP leader alleging that the freedom of press was much worse during the NDA rule. Tewari cited how a...
  • Sachin Tendulkar is a clever bowler: Laxman 06-11-2013 08:25 PM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar's greatness lies in his batting but former India teammate, VVS Laxman, also considers the retiring legend as an under-rated and a clever bowler who has played his part in a couple of famous Test and ODI wins. Playing in his penultimate Test, Tendulkar caused the Eden...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's retirement biggest in cricket history: Gavaskar 05-11-2013 07:56 PM

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has termed Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from international cricket as the "biggest" the game has ever seen, while another former great VVS Laxman feels that CAB's farewell arrangements won't cause "distraction" to him. Asked if Tendulkar's impending retirement after two-Test series against the West...
  • Sachin never considered himself bigger than the game: Laxman 16-10-2013 02:36 PM

    New Delhi: He feels honoured to have shared the dressing room with Sachin Tendulkar for 16 years and VVS Laxman says the retiring senior batsman is remarkably special for never considering himself bigger than the game despite being a player who could "achieve anything on the ground". "The most important...
  • Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman on Sachin Tendulkar 11-10-2013 09:58 AM

    Sachin Tendulkar has decided to hang up his boots following his 200th Test, and after he announced his decision to the world on Thursday, good wishes and 'miss you' messages poured in by millions. Two men - Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman - with whom Tendulkar shared the dressing room...
  • 1997 Dalit massacre: Bihar government to move SC against HC verdict 10-10-2013 03:36 PM

    Patna: The Bihar government will file an appeal against the High Court verdict before the Supreme Court in the 1997 Laxmanpur Bathe massacre case. On Wednesday, the Patna High Court had set aside the conviction of all 26 Ranvir Sena members accused in the case. A division bench acquitted them...
  • Chappell hits out at BCCI for muzzling commentators over DRS 10-10-2013 12:28 PM

    Melbourne: Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell has slammed Indian Cricket Board for "muzzling" commentators over the controversial DRS and said he won't be working under the terms of BCCI during the seven-match ODI series between India and Australia starting Sunday. The Indian Cricket Board has laid down three topics and...
  • Laxman backs India to win ODI series against Australia 02-10-2013 11:30 AM

    Gurgaon: Former Test batsman VVS Laxman believes the current Indian team is hungry for more success and backed the hosts to triumph over Australia in the upcoming limited-over series. "There are lot of talented cricketers in the Indian side who are eager to perform. The upcoming Australia series at home...
  • When 642 was not enough

    Mumbles Road End |  Michael Jones
    Some of the most dramatic turnarounds in cricket history have been orchestrated by the greatest names in the game on its biggest stage, changing the...

  • Digvijaya's brother allegedly threatens Madhya Pradesh IAS officer 26-08-2013 06:30 PM

    Bhopal: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's brother on Monday allegedly threatened an IAS officer in Madhya Pradesh. Laxman Singh, a Congressman, has threatened IAS officer KK Khare in Anuppur district. While addressing party workers, he said he will sort out Khare when the Congress returns to power in the state. The...
  • Ganguly feels Laxman not good enough for India's all-time Test XI 17-08-2013 01:30 PM

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has named his all-time India Test XI and VVS Laxman, who is regarded by many as one of the best Test batsmen, does not feature in this list. Ganguly announced his ODI and Test XIs on the TV Channel Headlines Today. The list also has...
  • Two years since Test dethroning, India on the right path 13-08-2013 08:18 AM

    Two years ago to the day, August 13 2011, India surrendered their No 1 Test ranking to England with an innings-and-42-run defeat at Edgbaston. It was a defeat that left the team hurting. How many saw it coming? Edgbaston was followed by another innings defeat at The Oval, which made...
  • India are lucky to have a captain like Dhoni, says Laxman 14-07-2013 06:06 PM

    Kolkata: Former Test batsman VVS Laxman was on Sunday effusive in his praise for India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni who lead the national team to back-to-back title triumphs at the Champions Trophy in England and Tri-nation series in the West Indies. "His records (of winning all the world titles) speak...
  • Odisha boy to be India's representative at Malala Day Youth Assembly at UN 06-07-2013 08:42 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Laxman Hembram, a 17-year-old tribal student of Odisha, has been invited to participate in the Malala Day United Nations Youth Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York on July 12. The Malala Day United Nations Youth Assembly coincides with the 16th birthday of Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani education activist...
  • FICA refers Siva's election to ICC Ethics Officer 27-06-2013 12:51 PM

    Melbourne: The furore over Laxman Sivaramakrishnan's appointment as a players representative in the ICC refuses to settle with the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations now referring the matter to the ICC Ethics Officer for an independent investigation. "FICA has tried all we can to get the ICC to refer this...
  • Dhawan values his wicket a lot more now: Laxman 24-06-2013 04:20 PM

    New Delhi: His talent was unquestionable but Shikhar Dhawan's success can be attributed to the fact that he has started to value his wicket a lot more, feels former batsman VVS Laxman. "I have known him for many years. He is a talented and skillful player. He has done really...
  • Academies require good coaches for budding cricketers: Laxman 18-06-2013 03:02 PM

    Vijayawada: Former India batsman VVS Laxman on Tuesday stressed on the need for good coaches to train budding cricketers at academies. "The students who enrol in the cricket academies should also pursue their ambition with dedication and commitment," Laxman said after inaugurating Andhra Cricket Association's Central Zone Academy at Mangalagiri....
  • The way cricket is run, needs to change: Tim May 09-06-2013 10:33 PM

    London: A reproachful Tim May says the financial model, on which cricket is run globally by mighty India, has to end if the game is to be saved from a running into a serious crisis. May was recently replaced controversially in the ICC Cricket Committee amid allegations that India forced...
  • Greedy players affecting credibility of cricketers: VVS Laxman 29-05-2013 08:36 PM

    Mumbai: Former great V V S Laxman on Wednesday said the "credibility" of cricketers should not be "affected" just because of the presence of some greedy players who are lured into malpractices such as spot-fixing through use of big money and freebies. "It is very important because just for some...