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  • Vijay Hazare trophy: Wriddhiman Saha shines as Bengal crush Jharkhand November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Wriddhiman Saha showed his prowess with the willow as his unbeaten 69-ball-84 was key to Bengal's crushing 163-run win in the east zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Tuesday. With two comprehensive wins from two games, Bengal are all but through to the knock-out rounds. Batting first at the...
  • Shreevats Goswami, Veer Pratap shine as Bengal beat Odisha by 25 runs November 7, 2014

    Kalyani: Pint-sized opener Shreevats Goswami and new ball bowler Veer Pratap Singh produced impressive performances as Bengal comfortably beat Odisha by 25 runs to kick-start their campaign in the East Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Former India U-19 wicketkeeper-batsman Goswami anchored the Bengal innings as his unbeaten 110 took...
  • Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal in Vijay Hazare Trophy November 3, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal on Monday named Laxmi Ratan Shukla as the captain of a 16-member squad for the first two matches in the East Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Bengal will open their campaign against Odisha at the BCA in Kalyani on November 7, while in the second match they...
  • Salgaocar FC enter Durand Cup semis November 3, 2014

    Margao: Salgaocar FC is the second team to qualify for the semi-finals after they played out a 1-1 draw against Tuff Laxmi Prasad in a Pool A quarter-final match of the 127th Durand Cup on Monday. After N D Opera put Tuff Laxmi Prasad in the lead in the 28th minute...
  • Duleep Trophy: Shukla rattles South Zone after fighting ton from Uthappa October 22, 2014

    Lahli: East Zone bowlers led by the seasoned Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattled South Zone in the final hour reducing them to 236 for nine despite Robin Uthappa scoring a well-crafted hundred on the first day of the Duleep Trophy semi-final here on Wednesday. South Zone were cruising along at 211 for...
  • Tiwary's ton takes East Zone to 278 against West Zone in Duleep Trophy quarter-final October 15, 2014

    Lahli: Skipper Manoj Tiwary led from the front with an unbeaten century as East Zone managed to score 278 all out against West Zone on the opening day's play of the four-day Duleep Trophy quarter-final on Wednesday. Put into bat, East lost early wickets but Tiwary (100 not out) batted well...
  • Saharanpur clashes: Aggrieved are being booked, alleges BJP August 2, 2014

    Claiming that Saharanpur clashes took place due to administrative laxity, BJP on Saturday alleged that the administration was also lodging cases against aggrieved to appease a "particular section". "Saharanpur riot is a result of administrative laxity and appeasement of a particular section. It was preplanned," state BJP president Laxmi Kant Bajpai...
  • BJP demands CBI probe into Kumbh 'mismanagement' July 4, 2014

    BJP on Friday demanded a CBI inquiry into mismanagement exposed by Comptroller Auditor General of India in its report on Maha Kumbh organised at Allahabad last year. In the light of the issue raised in the UP Assembly, BJP state unit president Laxmi Kant Bajpai said that state and Centre's share...
  • Akhilesh Yadav should evaluate himself, says BJP June 18, 2014

    A day after Akhilesh Yadav sacked a junior minister and changed the portfolios of 11 ministers, BJP said the CM, who holds major portfolios, should also evaluate himself as he is "responsible" for problems in the department he heads. "Poor law and order, power crisis, nonpayment of the dues of cane...
  • Akhilesh Yadav should evaluate himself, says BJP June 18, 2014

    A day after Akhilesh Yadav sacked a junior minister and changed the portfolios of 11 ministers, BJP on Wednesday said the CM, who holds major portfolios, should also evaluate himself as he is "responsible" for problems in the department he heads. "Poor law and order, power crisis, nonpayment of the dues...
  • Padma Shri recipient Rajasthani scholar, politician Laxmi Kumar Chundawat dies at the age of 98 May 24, 2014

    Renowned Rajasthani scholar and senior politician Laxmi Kumari Chundawat died here today after a prolonged illness. She was 98 years old. "She was suffering from infection in lung and agerelated problems. She was admitted to a private heart and general hospital since April 4," her family member Anirudh Singh Rathore told...
  • Minigun factory busted after police raids Adityapur Industrial Estate May 1, 2014

    A minigun factory was on Thursday busted in the Adityapur Industrial Estate under Adityapur police station in SeraikelaKharswan district in Jamshedpur, DIG (Kolkhan) Md Nehal said. The raiding police team recovered 102 pieces almost finished firearms and firearm making equipment from Vijaya Laxmi Enterprises located in the VII phase of the...
  • More 'young' aspirants fielded from MP for 2014 polls April 10, 2014

    With first-time voters in mind, most political parties including Congress and BJP have this time opted to give a chance to some fresh faces in Madhya Pradesh with the average age of poll contenders in the state hovering around the new 'young' of 50. The youngest Congress nominee in the race from...
  • Sridevi and Boney Kapoor campaign for Amar Singh in UP April 9, 2014

    Bollywood actress Sridevi and her husband Bonney Kapoor on Tuesday campaigned for Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Amar Singh in Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh. Huge crowds turned up to see Sridevi, causing traffic jams on the national highway, witnesses said. Amar Singh's RLD has an alliance with the Congress. He...
  • LS polls: BJP fields Alok Sanjar from Bhopal March 22, 2014

    After BJP veteran LK Advani decided to contest from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat and quit his claim from Bhopal, BJP on Satruday decided to field Alok Sanjar, the state office in charge of the party from there. The Bhopal seat was vacated after senior party leader from the state Kailash Joshi...
  • Michelle Obama honours Indian acid attack survivor Laxmi March 5, 2014

    Washington: Acid attack survivor Laxmi has been hounoured by US first lady Michelle Obama with the prestigious International Women of Courage award. Laxmi was 16 when an acquaintance threw acid on her face while she waited at a bus stop in New Delhi's busy Khan Market in 2005, disfiguring her...
  • US to honour India's 'Stop Acid Attacks' campaigner March 4, 2014

    Washington: Laxmi, a "Stop Acid Attacks" campaigner from India is one of the ten "extraordinary women from 10 countries with the 2014 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award" on Tuesday. US First Lady Michelle Obama will join deputy secretary of State Heather Higginbottom as the latter presents the...
  • Portals of Badrinath shrine to reopen for devotees on May 5 February 4, 2014

    The sacred portals of Badrinath shrine will be thrown open for devotees in the wee hours on May 5, after a fivemonth winter break. The doors of the Himalayan shrine will be opened at 4.5 AM on May 5, BadriKedar Temple Committee CEO Ganesh Godiyal on Tuesday said. The auspicious day...
  • Ranji Trophy semis: Fallah rips apart Bengal; Maharashtra in control January 18, 2014

    Indore: Leftarm seamer Samad Fallah exposed the poor technique of Bengal's batsmen with some incisive swing bowling to put Maharashtra in the driver's seat on the first day of their Ranji Trophy semifinal here on Saturday. Fallah wrecked havoc with the new ball claiming seven for 58 in 16.4 overs as...
  • Ranji Trophy: Gutsy Bengal take on confident Maharashtra in semis January 17, 2014

    Indore: It will be a battle between topnotch batting lineup against a quality seam attack when Maharashtra with the likes of Kedar Jadhav and Vijay Zol take on Laxmi Ratan Shuklaled Bengal in the Ranji Trophy semifinals, starting here on Saturday. Bengal, who have been a surprise package in the national...
  • Sourav Ganguly bats for Laxmi Ratan Shukla's India comeback January 15, 2014

    Kolkata: Urging Bengal skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla not to lose hope for a India comeback, Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said the national selectors would surely be noticing the allrounder's sparkling show if they make the Ranji final. "If Bengal make the final, Shukla's performance will be counted by the national selectors,...
  • New Delhi: Robbers loot jewellery worth Rs 22 lakh January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: New Delhi: A man was robbed off jewellery worth Rs 22 lakh at gunpoint at IP Extension area of Central Delhi, police said on Wednesday. Mukesh Jain and his brother Hemant, who have a jewellery shop in Chandni Chowk area, were returning home to Laxmi Nagar when the...
  • Laxmi Shukla docked full match fees for Bengal's slow overrate January 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla has been docked his full match fees as his team couldn't maintain the required overrate during their quarterfinal win over Railways at the Eden Gardens. Bengal were 11 overs in arrears, including seven in the first innings, something that has happened for the second time...
  • Bengal trump Railways, enter Ranji Trophy semis January 12, 2014

    Kolkata: A spirited Bengal downed bitter foes Railways by 48 runs in their controversyfilled match to set up a Ranji Trophy semifinal clash against Maharashtra at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. Chasing a target of 271, Railways were bundled out for 222 in 83.3 overs with Laxmi Ratan Shukla leading from...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Railways hold edge over Bengal chasing 271 January 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Railways captain Murali Kartik took the attack back to the opposition camp with a timely halfcentury as the visitors need another 154 runs with seven wickets in hand as their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against hosts Bengal hangs in balance at the end of the fourth day. Chasing a target of...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Shukla leads Bengal's recovery against Railways January 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla's valiant unbeaten halfcentury helped Bengal stage a remarkable fightback against Railways in their controversymarred Ranji Trophy quarterfinal at the Eden Gardens on Friday. The third day's proceedings saw both the teams engaged in heated exchange of words as about 2,000odd spectators also played their part in...
  • Ranji Trophy: Confident Bengal face Railways hurdle January 7, 2014

    Kolkata: High on confidence after recording backtoback wins, hosts Bengal would look to derail the Railways team when they clash in Ranji quarterfinals from Wednesday, weeks after an ugly 'Mankaded' incident marred an earlier rubber between the two teams. After being written off in the league stage, twotime champions Bengal brilliantly...
  • Humble Shami enjoys being with Ranji teammates January 4, 2014

    Kolkata:He might have cemented his place in the India team in less than a year's time, but Mohammad Shami is not flying high as the pacer on Saturday cherished returning to his roots and bowled to his Bengal teammates, boosting their morale ahead of their Ranji Trophy quarters against Railways. "It...
  • Bengal bolstered by return of Saha, await BCCI call on Shami January 3, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal will be bolstered by the return of regular wicketkeeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha in their grudge Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match against Railways at the Eden Gardens from January 8 to 12. "He (Saha) is available for the quarters," Bengal skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla said on the sidelines of the team's...
  • LIVE: Modi reaches Khajuri, to address rally shortly December 20, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister and prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address Vijay Shankhnaad Rally at Khajuri in Varanasi on Friday. After a change in his itinerary for security reasons, President of state BJP Laxmi Kant Bajpai had confirmed that Modi will land at helipad and take land routes to visit the...