Sachin

  • 'Sachin Tendulkar's interest in football is praiseworthy' 11 hours 7 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Former India international footballer IM Vijayan is flattered by cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's knowledge of soccer and the little master's keenness to learn the finer points of the game. Vijayan on Tuesday said he had talks with Tendulkar after the Mumbaikar became the co-owner of the Kochi-based Indian Super League...
  • There's no way we can justify MP's absence in Rajya Sabha, especially Sachin Tendulkar; his word carries weight: Javed Akhtar Yesterday

    New Delhi: Noted lyricist and writer Javed Akhtar today lamented the fact that Rekha and Sachin Tendulkar, members of parliament from the Indian film and sports fraternity haven't been attending the Parliamentary sessions regularly. Speaking at a press conference in the city, Akhtar said, "There's no way we can justify...
  • No factionalism in Congress, says Sachin Pilot 2 days ago

    The Congress, which suffered one of its worst defeats in both the assembly and Lok Sabha polls, is now trying to regroup itself to fight the local bodies polls, with newly-appointed Rajasthan state party chief Sachin Pilot downplaying reports of factionalism. "There is no factionalism. There can be differences of opinion,...
  • Congress to launch membership campaign from August 20 6 days ago

    To revive enthusiasm of party workers and leaders, Rajasthan Congress will start a membership campaign on August 20, the birth anniversary of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The campaign will be launched on August 20 at the district-level first, then it will go to village and tehsil levels later in the...
  • Sena hits out at Katju for saying awarding Bharat Ratna to Tendulkar a disgrace to country August 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Attacking Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju for his reported remarks about conferring Bharat Ratna on cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, Shiv Sena on Tuesday questioned the work done by the media watchdog under his stewardship. Amid the row over continued absence of Tendulkar and Rekha from Rajya Sabha,...
  • After facing flak over absence, MP Rekha finally attends Parliament August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: After facing a lot of flak over her absence in Parliament, Rajya Sabha MP Rekha finally attended the Budget session on Tuesday. The Bollywood actress has attended a total of five sessions of Parliament since her nomination in 2012. Rekha had attended one day of the Winter Session...
  • Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman grants leave to MP Sachin Tendulkar August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien on Monday granted leave to MP Sachin Tendulkar even as Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agarwal and Congress's Satyavrat Chaturvedi raised objections to it. Tendulkar applied for leave after he came under fire from other MPs for failing to attend even a single session...
  • Whether or not Priyanka joins politics is matter to be decided by Gandhi family: Shukla August 10, 2014

    Congress leader Rajiv Shukla Sunday said that whether or not Priyanka Gandhi Vadra joins politics is a matter to be solely decided by the Gandhi family, and people should leave the issue to them. "Nobody has a right to comment on the issue as the matter relates solely to the Gandhi...
  • MP questions Sachin & Rekha no-show in Parliament August 8, 2014

    The absence of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and actor Rekha in the Rajya Sabha created uproar yet again in the House on Friday by the members of Parliament. Addressing the House over the issue, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien said that action can be taken against members only if...
  • Watch India@9 special from Meerut with Bhupendra Chaubey August 8, 2014

    In a new twist in the alleged gangrape of the 20-year-old girl in Meerut, The Uttar Pradesh police has claimed that this may be a case of a relationship gone wrong. The police believe that there are several discrepancies in the account of the complainant. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey visits Meerut...
  • News 360: Medical emergency kept Sachin Tendulkar away from Parliament August 8, 2014

    After the uproar due to absence of Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar in the Upper House, the former cricketer responded to the controversy on Friday in a press conference. Sachin said, "My absence in Delhi has been discussed too much. I do not mean to disrespect any institution, there was...
  • Tendulkar says his absence in Parliament was due to medical emergency August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: After the uproar due to absence of Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar in the Upper House, the former cricketer responded to the controversy on Friday in a press conference. Responding to questions Sachin said, "My absence in Delhi has been discussed too much. I do not mean to disrespect...
  • Sachin & Rekha no-show in Parliament: Should absentee MPs be removed? August 8, 2014

    The absence of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and actor Rekha in the Rajya Sabha created uproar yet again in the House on Friday by the members of Parliament. Addressing the House over the issue, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien said that action can be taken against members only if...
  • MPs Sachin, Rekha yet to justify their Rajya Sabha nomination August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Noted cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and veteran actress Rekha are facing severe criticism from the members in and out of Parliament for their absence from the House of Elders. When Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and veteran actress Rekha were nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 2012, many doubts were...
  • MPs question Sachin, Rekha's absence from Rajya Sabha, Kurien says no action for now August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The absence of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and actor Rekha in Rajya Sabha created an uproar yet again in the House on Friday. The members of Parliament. Addressing the House over the issue, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien said that action can be taken against members only...
  • Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal removed due to political vendetta: Sachin Pilot August 7, 2014

    Condemning the sacking of Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal, Rajasthan Congress said her removal is "unconstitutional" and has been done due to "political vendetta". In a statement issued here, Rajasthan PCC president Sachin Pilot said Beniwal has a special image in Indian politics as a former Cabinet minister and Deputy Chief Minister...
  • Congress to relaunch membership drive from August 14 August 6, 2014

    Rajasthan Congress will relaunch its membership drive from August 14 in its effort to associate maximum number of people with the party in the state. "The membership drive will be restarted. Details of new members joining the party would be collected from all the parts of the state," PCC President Sachin Pilot said...
  • Sachin Tendulkar has lowest attendance in Parliament, MPs question his nomination August 6, 2014

    Sachin Tendulkar received criticism from Rajeev Shukla, an ex-IPL chief and Congress spokesperson. Shukla, on Monday criticised the cricketer over his poor attendance at the Upper House of the Parliament. ...
  • MP Sachin Tendulkar fails to attend even a single Parliament session this year, criticised August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricket legend and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has come under unlikely criticism for not attending a single session of Paliament this year. Senior Congress leader Rajeev Shukla questioned the point behind Tendulkar's nomination to the Upper House saying if he was not going to attend it. Shukla...
  • Crime against women has risen in BJP rule: Sachin Pilot August 5, 2014

    Expressing concerns over "rising" crime rate in Rajasthan, senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot today said there has been an increase in the cases of crime against women during the BJP rule. A recently-released report of Rajasthan Crime Records Bureau has pointed out towards the rise in crime rate and a Jaipur...
  • Calling Sachin Tendulkar selfish is a bit unfair: Rahul Dravid August 5, 2014

    Former India captain Rahul Dravid feels calling Sachin Tendulkar selfish is a bit unfair to the little master and added that the iconic cricketer "defied imagination". "I think it's a little bit unfair. All of us want to score hundreds, all of us want to score runs and the team does...
  • NDA government issues notices to 16 former UPA ministers for overstaying in bungalows July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Eviction notices have been served to 16 former ministers of the UPA government who have been staying unauthorised in government bungalows for over a month now. Notices have been sent to Kapil Sibal and Farooq Abdullah. Ajit Singh and Sachin Pilot have also been served eviction notices. Urban Development...
  • Sachin Tendulkar remembers former BCCI president Raj Singh Dungarpur July 25, 2014

    Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar today fondly remembered former BCCI President Raj Singh Dungarpur's big role in shaping up his cricket career. "Rajbhai has played an immense role in making me the cricketer that I am and giving me the opportunities that I had in my life," the 41-year old said at...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Indian para-powerlifter Sachin Choudhary caught for doping July 24, 2014

    The Indian contingent at the Commonwealth Games was left red-faced on Thursday after para-powerlifter Sachin Choudhary returned positive for a banned substance in an out-of-competition test conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency last month. Choudhary, who was a late inclusion in the Indian team for the Games, left Glasgow on the...
  • CWG 2014: Tendulkar factor adds to pressure on shuttler Sindhu July 23, 2014

    Venkata Pusarla Sindhu has to contend not only with the hopes of her nation but the pressure of impressing her most famous fan in the Commonwealth Games badminton competition. The 19-year-old knows that her country's most well-known sportsman, cricket great Sachin Tendulkar, will be taking a keen interest when she competes...
  • My career really took off after ton in Perth in 1992: Tendulkar July 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Once again terming it his best Test ton, batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday said his career took flight following the knock of 114 on a bouncy WACA track in 1992, adding that the innings against a hostile Australian attack in Perth gave him immense confidence. "One innings that changed...
  • Maharashtra government issues resolution on extending slum regularisation July 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued a Government Resolution (GR) extending the slum regularisation date from January 1, 1995 to January 1, 2000. Minister of State for Housing, Sachin Ahir while making the announcement said that government had also formulated a policy to decide criterion for slum-dwellers who will benefit...
  • Sharapova's comment was not disrespectful, she doesn't watch cricket: Sachin July 22, 2014

    Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said that tennis star Maria Sharapova's is not to be blamed for not knowing him. Tendulkar was quoted by television channels as saying that her "Comment was not disrespectful, maybe she doesn't follow Cricket." Recently, when the French Open champion was asked if she knew Sachin...
  • CWG 2014: Two Indian athletes pull out of Glasgow squad July 23, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian contingent suffered a jolt on Tuesday with two athletes pulling out of the Commonwealth Games, starting on Wednesday. Sachin Roby, who was to take part in men's 4x400m relay, has been suffering from jaundice for the last few days and would no longer be able to participate in the...