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  • Assembly bypoll results a defeat of PM Modi, his agenda: Congress 6 days ago

    The Congress seemed to be on the road of revival after its performance in the Assembly bypolls. Party spokesperson Sandeep Dikshit said, "This election has to be seen as much as a defeat of Narendra Modi and his agenda and what his government has done in three months as a...
  • Indian walkers going extra mile for Asiad medals September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian race walkers are going the extra mile as they target medals at the Asian Games, starting on Friday in the South Korean city of Incheon. Olympian Irfan Thodi, who finished 10th at the 2012 London Olympics, Ganapathy K. and Khusbir Kaur are India's hopes in the 20-km walk...
  • Congress member Sandeep Dikshit slams Rahul Gandhi supporters September 14, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Congress member Sandeep Dikshit slams Rahul Gandhi supporters. "Young secretaries have reduced Rahul Gandhi to a factional leader. Groupism is harming the Congress party and criticising senior leaders not correct," said Dikshit. ...
  • Sandeep Dikshit lashes out at Rahul's 'group' for being critical of senior leaders September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The tension within the Congress post its Lok Sabha poll debacle does not seem to recede. Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit has lashed out at party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's 'group' for being critical of senior cadres. "This groupism is harming the party and they need not be right in...
  • World Wrestling: Sandeep fails to recreate magic, Harpreet loses September 13, 2014

    Tashkent: Sandeep Tulsi Yadav, who created history by winning India's firstever medal in the GrecoRoman category in the World Wrestling Championship last year, failed to repeat his feat this time around as he went down in the Round of 32 in the 66kg division on Saturday. Having made it to the...
  • Manmohan Singh was following the previous government's policies, says Sandeep Dikshit September 13, 2014

    Manmohan Singh was following the previous government's policies, said Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit regarding the allegations made against the former prime minister by former CAG Sandeep Dikshit. ...
  • New boxing body elected but Asiad participation still doubtful September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Ending more than oneandahalf yearold impasse in Indian boxing officialdom, a new body headed by industrialist Sandeep Jajodia was elected on Thursday for a fouryear term in the elections conducted via a secret ballot in the presence of two observers from world body AIBA. While Jajodia, representing Chhattisgarh BA, was...
  • CLT20: Debutants Kings XI Punjab optimistic after an impressive IPL September 11, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab looked a completely different side in season seven of the Indian Premier League (IPL) where they stormed into the final of the tournament and were the most consistent performers of the 2014 edition of the cashrich Twenty20 league. Sanjay Bangar's incisive behindthescenes management helped Punjab pick some...
  • New York: Truck driver arrested for mowing down Sikh after calling him terrorist August 20, 2014

    New York: A 55yearold New York man accused of mowing down a Sikh man with his pickup truck after calling him a terrorist has been arrested on hate charges. Joseph Caleca, of Setauket on Long Island, was arraigned Tuesday on charges of attempted murder as a hate crime, assault as a...
  • Indian team for England ODIs to be picked on Aug 7 August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian squad for the fivematch ODI series against England, scheduled after the conclusion of the ongoing fiveTest series, would be picked here on August 7 by the national selection panel headed by Sandeep Patil. "The selection committee meeting (to pick team for ODIs as well as the lone T20...
  • Kings XI Punjab's Sandeep Sharma to miss Champions League Twenty20 July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Talented medium pacer Sandeep Sharma, who was one of the star performers for Kings XI Punjab in IPL7, is set to miss the Champions League Twenty20 due to an injury that will keep him out of action till December. Sandeep grabbed the limelight this year by taking 18 wickets...
  • National Awardwinning actress Rajeshwari Sachdev says she's 'maturing like old wine' July 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Rajeshwari Sachdev's stint in theatre, TV and films has been like a treasuretrove. The National Awardwinning actress too admits that her acting journey has been rewarding and she gained something at each stage. "I am maturing like an old wine," said the actress when asked about her her career growth,...
  • CWG 2014: Sandeep Sejwal finishes 6th in the 100m breaststroke semis July 26, 2014

    Glasgow: India's Sandeep Sejwal finished a poor sixth in the first semifinal of the 100m breastroke as Indian swimmers continued their disappointing show in the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Sejwal, finished fourth in the preliminary heat3 with a timing of 1:02.97 secs to qualify for the semifinal. However the Arjuna Award winner's...
  • CWG 2014: Paralympic Committee of India contemplates life ban on Choudhary July 25, 2014

    Glasgow: Even as confusion prevailed over how paraathlete Sachin Choudhary came as a part of the Indian Commonwealth Games contingent without dope clearance, the Paralympic Committee of India was contemplating a life ban on the powerlifter. Choudhary checked in at the Athletes Village as part of the Indian contingent but made...
  • CWG 2014: Sandeep Sejwal qualifies for men's 100m breaststroke July 25, 2014

    Glasgow: Sandeep Sejwal became the first Indian swimmer in the ongoing Commonwealth Games to clear the qualification round and make it to the semifinals of the men's 100m breaststroke event on day two of the competition, on Friday. Sejwal finished 12th overall after clocking 1:02.97 seconds in the heat to advance...
  • Lord's win was a team effort, says Sandeep Patil July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Selection panel chairman Sandeep Patil said the convincing 95run win over England has thrilled him and credited the whole team for the stupendous effort. India swamped England by 95 runs to post their first victory at Lord's in 28 years. "I'm thrilled by the victory like everyone else. But this is...
  • Want to make films I believe in: Sandeep Kulkarni July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Sandeep Kulkarni, who has starred in Hindi films like 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi' and 'Traffic Signal', is making his debut as a movie producer with upcoming sociopsychological thriller 'Dombivli Return'. He says the idea is to be able to make films he himself believes in. Sandeep, who has been acting...
  • Digvijaya Singh to stage weeklong hunger strike in Guna July 6, 2014

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said he will stage a sevenday hunger strike in Guna district headquarter from July 7, protesting against the state government for not providing relief to naturalcalamity hit farmers. In a statement, Singh said that he had submitted a letter to the Guna district collector...
  • No more delays: Bhopal to get 100bed AIIMS on July 25 June 25, 2014

    The 100bed hospital at the local unit of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here is likely to be inaugurated on July 25. The muchawaited hospital is currently running its Out Patients Department (OPD) since last year. Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Sandeep Nayak during his visit...
  • Virender Sehwag's pep talks helped me a lot: Sandeep Sharma June 27, 2014

    The Indian Premier League 2014 is done and dusted, but the glitzy T20 tournament has left a strong set of domestic cricketers poised for a bright future. One such sensation is Sandeep Sharma, who stood out with his wickettaking abilities through the season. The uncapped Turk from Patiala finished with...
  • MPs responsible for their defeat not Rahul: Delhi Congress Chief June 1, 2014

    New Delhi : Talking tough as he readies a revival strategy for the party in the national capital, Delhi Congress Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Sunday said senior leaders Kapil Sibal, Ajay Maken and Sandeep Dikshit as well as other MPs were themselves responsible for their humiliating defeat in the city...
  • Congress leader questions Raju's remark on Vadra, says MHA does review May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra's security privileges are now under government scanner. The Central government has said it will review the exemption from security checks granted to Robert Vadra at airports in the country. Senior party leader Sandeep Dikshit hit out at Civil Aviation Minister...
  • Many offsprings of political leaders get a thumbs down in elections May 18, 2014

    This year's Lok Sabha elections saw many of the sons and daughters of Congress leaders failing to retain their family strongholds as party's tally dipped to a historic low of 44 seats out of 543. Prominent among those who lost the elections are Sachin Pilot, Karti Chidambaram, Sandeep Dikshit, Milind Deora,...
  • Not the end of NehruGandhi dynasty: Sandeep Dikshit on Congress defeat May 17, 2014

    The Congress suffered its worst election defeat on Friday, winning only 44 of 543 Parliamentary seats in the Lok Sabha polls. The BJP got 282, ten more than required to form the government. ...
  • 'Manjunath' review: It's an important story that deserves to be heard May 10, 2014

    Cast: Sasho Satyiish Saarthy, Yashpal Sharma, Seema Biswas, Kishor Kadam, Anjorie Alagh, Faisal Rashid Director: Sandeep A Varma The 2005 murder of Manjunath Shanmugam, the 27yearold Indian Oil employee who'd been threatening to bust the fuel adulteration racket in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, makes for an earnest and compelling film in...
  • IPL 7: KXIP's Sandeep Sharma credits Virender Sehwag for success April 29, 2014

    On cloud nine after his success against top batsmen such as Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli, Kings XI Punjab young medium pacer Sandeep Sharma has credited Virender Sehwag for helping him become a better cricketer and described him as a "gem of a person". "Viru pa is an amazing person! In...
  • IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab hammer RCB for fifth straight win April 29, 2014

    An inspired display of fast bowling by the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) pacers set up their fifth straight win in IPL 7 as Sandeep Sharma & Co. first restricted Royal Challegners Bangalore (RCB) to 124 for 8 and then chased down the modest target easily to win by 5 wickets. Sharma's...