Hindraf

  • Malaysia issues arrest warrant against ethnic Indian leader Uthayakumar 29-04-2013 12:50 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian authorities have issued an arrest warrant against an ethnic Indian leader, who is contesting general elections in May, for failing to appear in a court hearing a sedition charge against him. Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leader P Uthayakumar has been charged under the Sedition Act. He...
  • Malaysian King rejects plea to release ethnic Indians 24-04-2008 08:56 PM

    Mumbai: The BCCI's senior tournament committee Friday recommended that the Karnail Singh Stadium in Delhi be barred from hosting any cricket ties in 2012-13 after adverse reports were received from match referees over pitch conditions during matches held earlier this season. Railways Sports Promotion Board, which hosts matches at the...
  • Elected, but Malaysian Hindu leader stays in jail 29-03-2008 06:25 PM

    Melbourne: Disgruntled Australian cricketer Simon Katich has given up hope of coming back to the national team and doesn't know whether he would ever be friends again with captain Michael Clarke after holding him responsible for the loss of his central contract. Katich was reprimanded by Cricket Australia after his...
  • Malaysian PM denounces Hindraf rally as 'disruptive' 17-02-2008 03:51 PM

    Harare: Zimbabwe will play their first Test match in six years starting Thursday, with former captain Tatenda Taibu conceding that many of the problems that led to the team's voluntary withdrawal from the five-day game still persist. A boycott by senior players following a dispute with the board prompted Zimbabwe...
  • Hindraf leader sues Malaysia for $30.5 million 04-01-2008 09:31 PM

    Chennai: With Ricky Ponting struggling to find form in the tournament so far, India can exploit the chinks in the Australian armour and beat them in the World Cup quarterfinal on Thursday in Ahmedabad, middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh said. Yuvraj said Australia are no longer the same intimidating force due...
  • Ethnic Indians in Malaysia take to Gandhigiri 20-12-2007 03:06 PM

    New Delhi: A group of 10 HIV positive children played cricket with South Africa's World Cup team during a practice session on Tuesday. The event at New Delhi's Ferozeshah Kotla ground was part of an initiative by the International Cricket Council with UNICEF and UNAIDS called 'Think Wise'. "The idea...
  • Indians in Malaysia want issues to be resolved: Vellu 20-12-2007 01:22 PM

    Mumbai: World Cup organisers have scrapped plans for an online purchasing system for the World Cup final after it crashed on its opening day and will now arrange for a lottery instead. None of the 1,000 tickets available could be sold on Monday after the system went down almost immediately...
  • Court dismisses plea seeking release of Hindraf leader 19-12-2007 01:54 PM

    Mumbai: Seeking to allay fears expressed by the city's fire department about the safety norms at the Wankhede stadium, World Cup tournament director Ratnakar Shetty on Sunday said security and safety of people would not be compromised while staging matches at the venue. "When we build a stadium, we take...
  • Malaysia drops murder charges against 'Hindraf 31' 17-12-2007 12:16 PM

    Mumbai: Buying an ear-splitting alarm clock might be on top of Suresh Raina's shopping list on Friday after the batsman almost missed his team's charter flight to Dhaka for their opening World Cup match against Bangladesh. The left-handed batsman gave his team mates a few anxious moments when he overslept...
  • World Wipes: Obama is the most likeable Democrat 13-12-2007 11:58 PM

    New Delhi: A billion hearts will beat for Sachin Tendulkar as he attempts to win the World Cup for India in his record-equalling sixth appearance in cricket's showpiece event. Tendulkar will not be short of support in what is expected to be his last World Cup -- even his team-mates...
  • Three Hindraf activists arrested in Malaysia 13-12-2007 08:59 PM

    Legendary Australian batsman Steve Waugh talks about previous World Cups and the upcoming 2011 World Cup. ...
  • Delhi decides: Row in Malaysia not its business 07-12-2007 08:21 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi batsman Virat Kohli says playing for India in the World Cup, beginning from February 19, will be a dream come true for him. Kohli, who has proved himself as a reliable middle-order batsman in the One-Day Internationals, says he is focused to give his best in the...