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  • IPL 8: Harbhajan's 64 off 24 in vain as Kings XI Punjab beat Mumbai Indians by 18 runs April 12, 2015

    Harbhajan Singh played a blinder of an innings to single-handedly take Mumbai Indians to striking distance of a dramatic victory with a stunning 24-ball 64 before his side lost their IPL match against Kings XI Punjab by 18 runs in an exciting contest on Sunday. The out of favour India player,...
  • Child commission directs Mumbai police to file FIR against actor Shah Rukh Khan March 20, 2015

    Mumbai: In the latest twist to Wankhede Brawl that took place during IPL in 2013, Child Commisssion has ordered Mumbai Police to register an FIR against actor Shah Rukh Khan. The actor has been accused by the commission for using filthy language before children causing them mental suffering. The FIR is...
  • Karnataka thump Tamil Nadu to retain Ranji Trophy March 12, 2015

    At 9.10 am on Thursday (March 12), Anil Chaudhary and Nitin Menon, the two umpires, started their walk to the middle, coming in from the Pavilion end. To their right, the Karnataka side had left their warm-up routines and gathered in a huddle. To their left, B Aparajith and Vijay...
  • As it happened: Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu, Ranji Trophy final March 12, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Having already retained the title by virtue of their huge first innings lead, defending champions Karnataka are now looking to post an outright win over Tamil Nadu after reducing them to 113 for three in their second essay on day...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karun Nair's record triple century is all about desire March 11, 2015

    There's an old joke in India that if you don't want anyone to know where you are on a given day, go to the stadium that's hosting a Ranji Trophy match. Okay, it's not really that old. Or that funny. But for Ranji Trophy matches in India, especially at neutral venues,...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15 Final: Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu, Day 4 March 11, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3, Report Karun Nair made history. Karnataka made merry. And Tamil Nadu were made to sweat buckets. At the end of the third day's play in the Ranji Trophy 2014-15 final in Mumbai on Tuesday (March 10), the defending champions had...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 9, Group A, Day 2: Karnataka reach 175/2 in reply to Mumbai's 436 February 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Defending champions Karnataka, already assured of topping Group A, ended the second day on 175 for two in reply to Mumbai's tall first innings total of 436 on Saturday. Karnataka first dismissed the home team, who added 94 runs to their overnight score of 342 for five, 37 minutes before...
  • Maharashtra: BJP government's swearing-in at Wankhede Stadium costed Rs 98.33 lakh, says RTI January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: The swearing-in ceremony of BJP's first government in Maharashtra at Wankhede Stadium in 2014 costed Rs 98.33 lakh, an RTI query has revealed. At a time when Maharashtra was facing severe drought and also there was claim by BJP of empty state coffers, the party went ahead and spent...
  • West hold upper hand over East in Deodhar final December 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Defending champions and hosts West Zone will have a clear edge over strong challengers, East Zone when the two teams meet in the day/night final of the Deodhar Trophy inter-zonal limited over competition at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday. Even though East have scripted a more comfortable victory over...
  • Baba Aparajith ton helps South Zone whip Central to enter semis November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Riding on Baba Aparajith's splendid century, South Zone crushed a hapless Central Zone by 116 runs with 13.3 overs to spare in the Deodhar Trophy quarter final at the Wankhede Stadium, here today. Aparajith, who batted at no.3, compiled a stroke-filled 105-ball 113 runs, laced with 2 sixes and eight...
  • Relive Sachin Tendulkar's gut-wrenching farewell speech November 16, 2014

    Vacations, family time, social work, buying football and tennis teams and writing autobiography kept India's most celebrated cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar, in the news since he hung his bat exactly a year ago on November 16. That day in 2013 ended a global two-week cricket festival that saw curtains coming down on...
  • Probe ordered into security lapse at Devendra Fadnavis swearing-in November 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Saturday ordered an inquiry into major security lapse during the swearing-in of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi inside Wankhede Stadium on October 31. A man named Anil Mishra had allegedly breached the security of the Prime Minister and shared the...
  • Nervous Sachin Tendulkar didn't watch 2011 World Cup winning moment November 6, 2014

    Mumbai: India's retired batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said at the release of his autobiography on Wednesday that he did not witness live what he considers the proudest moment of his life - winning the Cricket World Cup in 2011. Tendulkar said he was superstitious at the Wankhede Stadium during the final...
  • Election Cartoons: As Wankhede stadium gears up for Fadnavis's swearing in ceremony October 31, 2014

    As Wankhede stadium gears up for Fadnavis's swearing in ceremony, here is what cartoonist Neelabh has to show. ...
  • Industry hopes new Maharashtra government will fast-track infra projects October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: As the BJP is set to form the next government in Maharashtra on Friday, industry experts want the new chief minister to expedite the delayed infrastructure projects in the state and revive investment in key sectors by removing bureaucratic bottlenecks. Devendra Fadnavis, 44, a four-term MLA from Nagpur, will...
  • Mumbai: Over 2,500 policemen to be deployed during Devendra Fadnavis swearing-in October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: A strict vigil will be maintained during the swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis as Maharashtra Chief Minister at Wankhede stadium on Friday, with over 2,500 security personnel being deployed in and around the sprawling ground. The stadium, which will host the first open air oath taking ceremony, has been declared...
  • Sharad Pawar's MCA gives Wankhede Stadium for free for Maharashtra oath taking October 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Sharad Pawar-led Mumbai Cricket Association will charge no fee for lending its Wankhede Stadium for hosting swearing-in ceremony of the first BJP government in Maharashtra on October 31. 44-year-old Devendra Fadnavis, who was elected leader of the BJP Legislature Party, will take oath of office along with few others...
  • PreityNess case: Four new witnesses support Wadia September 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Four new witnesses called by industrialist Ness Wadia in connection with allegations levelled against him by actress Preity Zinta informed the Mumbai police that everything was "normal" between the two celebrities May 30 during a cricket match at the Wankhede Stadium. These witnesses are Nicholas Chen, Saumitra Srivastava, Rustom Lawyer...
  • Wadia threw burning cigarettes at my face: Preity Zinta to police July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who has accused industrialist Ness Wadia of molestation, has said her former boyfriend had thrown burning cigarettes at her and locked her up in a room even before the May 30 incident at Wankhede Stadium after which she filed a police complaint. "Ness's behaviour towards me...
  • Preity Zinta gives photos of bruised hand to police to back assault claim July 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Preity Zinta has submitted four photographs to Mumbai Police showing bruises on her hand to back her claim of criminal assault against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia even as the industrialist shared with investigators the contact details of witnesses he wants examined, police said on Wednesday. "These four...
  • Ness Wadia writes to police, claims Preity's allegations false July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Preity Zinta's former boyfriend Ness Wadia on Wednesday broke his silence on the alleged molestation case filed by the actress against him. Wadia wrote a letter to Mumbai Police and provided a list of persons who were present at Kings XI vs CSK match at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on...
  • Wadia group prepares a list of 30 witnesses against Preity Zinta July 1, 2014

    Mumbai: After Preity Zinta and her mother recently met Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria, the Wadia group has prepared a list of almost 30 witnesses to be handed over to police for investigation into the molestation case filed by the actress against Ness Wadia. Maria said that once the police records...
  • Preity Zinta names Ness Wadia's friends, staff, a foreign national as witnesses June 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Preity Zinta was at Mumbai's Wankhede stadium on Tuesday evening as the police recorded her supplementary statement in the case against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia. According to the police, Preity has named 14 witnesses, whose statements will also be recorded soon. The actress identified three places where...
  • Mumbai Police records Preity Zinta's statement, she names 14 witnesses June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police has recorded the statement of Bollywood actress Preity Zinta on Tuesday and said that she has named 14 witnesses in connection with her complaint against her former boyfriend and IPL team Kings XVI Punjab coowner Ness Wadia. The statement was recorded at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. The...
  • Mumbai: Preity reaches Wankhede stadium, police records her statement June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress and IPL team Kings XVI Punjab coowner Preity Zinta reached Wankhede stadium in Mumbai to record her supplementary statement in connection with her complaint against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia. Preity, who was away in the US, returned on Sunday and has avoided the media so far. According...
  • Preity wants to record statement at home, Mumbai Police at Wankhede Stadium June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police wants to record actress Preity Zinta's statement on her complaint of abuse against exboyfriend Ness Wadia at the Wankhede Stadium where the alleged incident took place. But sources say that Preity is keen to record her statement at home. Ness Wadia can be called for questioning only...
  • Mumbai Police likely to record Preity Zinta's statement today June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police is likely to record actress Preity Zinta's statement on Tuesday in connection with her complaint against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia. Preity, who was away in the US, came back to the country on Sunday and has avoided the media so far. Preity has accused Ness...
  • Molestation case: Police may record Preity's statement on Tuesday June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The statement of Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, who has accused her exboyfriend industrialist Ness Wadia of outraging her modesty, is likely to be recorded on Tuesday inside Wankhede Stadium, police said on Monday. "We may record the statement of the actress on Tuesday at Wankhede Stadium where the incident took...
  • Preity ZintaNess Wadia case: Police ask BCCI for spectators' list June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police, probing the case of alleged misbehaviour filed by actress Preity Zinta against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia, has asked the BCCI to provide a list of spectators at the Garware Pavilion in Wankhede Stadium and details of seating arrangement among others at the time of the...
  • Preity, Ness Wadia had an argument over seats, say sources June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: With murkier details emerging every moment in the molestation case filed by actress Preity Zinta against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia, sources have now told CNNIBN that the two got into an altercation at the Wankhede stadium on May 30 over the seating arrangement for the match between...