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  • Hockey: Mandeep Singh left out of India's 18-man Champions Trophy squad 1 hour 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Young forward Mandeep Singh was the notable omission from India's 18-man squad for the Champions Trophy announced by Hockey India on Monday. Mandeep was among the three men left out of the squad that toured for the bilateral series in Australia, which India won. Midfielder Satbir Singh and defender...
  • With no clarity on Article 370, BJP delays release of J&K poll manifesto 2 hours 28 minutes ago

    Srinagar: With just a day to go for the first phase of polls for Jammu and Kashmir, there is still no clarity within the Bharatiya Janata Party on Article 370 which has delayed releasing of its manifesto. Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that there should be a debate on Article 370....
  • Digvijaya takes a dig at Chidambaram, says a non-Gandhi leader can fight AICC presidential elections 4 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Fissures within the Congress are becoming more apparent with each passing day and now party General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has taken a dig at senior leader P Chidambaram by saying that any party leader can fight elections for becoming its chief. Singh has said that no one has stopped...
  • No support from government for aspiring sports persons in Dhoni's Jharkhand 6 hours 1 minutes ago

    Jharkhand may boast of giving the country a successful cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, but when it comes to sports facilities, the state has failed miserably. Sporting experts in the state said that the government was doing enough to encourage youngsters to work on their talent. ...
  • Need to set up 1000 smart villages across country: Birender Singh 6 hours 55 minutes ago

    Faridabad: Union Rural Development Minister Choudhary Birender Singh said he will put forth the idea of developing 1000 'smart villages' on the pattern of government's smart city plan. "I would make a request and discuss the matter with Prime Minister Narendra Modi," he said while delivering the seventh Sir Chottu...
  • Haryana ministers assure toll fee exemption in Gurgaon 7 hours 2 minutes ago

    Gurgaon: Haryana cabinet minister Rao Narbir Singh and Minister of State Vikram Thekedar on Sunday assured the local populace of exemption from toll charges for their vehicles passing through Kherki Daula on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway. Narbir Singh said, "We will ensure that people from villages near Kherki Daula gate should be...
  • Nobody stopping non-Gandhis from leading Congress: Digvijaya Singh 15 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Sunday said that nobody was stopping any of its leaders, including P Chidambaram, from fighting party elections for becoming its chief, remarks which have renewed the controversy surrounding the issue. Promptly latching on to the remarks, BJP asked whether there were questions about the...
  • Vijay Hazare trophy: Amitoze, Mandeep fifties take Punjab into final 16 hours 18 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: Delightful fifties from Amitoze Singh and Mandeep Singh helped Punjab canter to a seven-wicket win over Odisha and enter the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament final, here today. Punjab will take on Karnataka, who won a six-run cliffhanger against Bengal in the other semi-final, in the title clash on Tuesday at...
  • Sports Minister, Vijender Singh want AIBA to be lenient on Sarita Devi 17 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Boxer L Sarita Devi on Sunday got support from Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Olympic bronze medallist pugilist Vijender Singh, who said that world body AIBA should take a lenient decision on her for refusing to accept her Asian Games medal after a controversial defeat. Sarita's career has been...
  • ISL: Chennaiyin FC remain at top of table with 3-0 win against Mumbai City FC 17 hours 43 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Chennaiyin FC produced a clinical performance and pumped in goals in the second half to thrash Mumbai City FC 3-0 to consolidate their position at the top of the table in Indian Super League at the DY Patil Stadium on Sunday. After much prodding and probing, Bruno Pelissari gave his...
  • PM Narendra Modi copying my scheme of adopting villages, building toilets, says Mulayam Yesterday

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "copying" his schemes of adopting villages and constructing toilets. "He (Modi) is talking about adopting villages. I have adopted villages in 1990. The Prime Minister is copying me. I have done all this. I have initiated...
  • PK: Sushant Singh Rajput seranades Anushka Sharma in the new song 'Char Kadam' Yesterday

    We have been seeing Aamir Khan and Anusha Sharma in most of the trailers of 'PK'. The makers have also released a song featuring Khan and Sanjay Dutt in the past. And now, finally, we get a glimpse of Sushant Singh Rajput in the Rajkumar Hirani film. The song 'Char...
  • Ganguly was an emotional captain, Dhoni is not: VVS Laxman Yesterday

    Indian Test legend VVS Laxman said former India captain and teammate Sourav Ganguly was a good leader who identified match-winners. Laxman, who was known for his elegant and skillful wrist-play, heaped praise on Ganguly's captaincy at the 'Hindustan Times Leadership Summit' in New Delhi on Saturday. "A good leader identifies match-winners...
  • Couple of two-day matches not sufficient to open Australia tour, says Ganguly Yesterday

    New Delhi: Not really impressed with the preparation that India will have going into the Test series against Australia, former captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said a couple of two-day practice games are just not enough. India will start the Test series against Australia on December 4 and play two practice...
  • Jharkhand elections: Coal mafia controls the politics of Dhanbad, family fights for power Yesterday

    Dhanbad: The politics of Dhanbad like everything else is seeped in coal. In the 1970s, coal was nationalised but before that private mine owners owned these mines. One BP Sinha was the leader of all the coal workers. Subsequently, Suraj Deo Singh took over and started an organisation called the...
  • Badaun: One person dead during blanket distribution on Mulayam Singh Yadav's 75th birthday Yesterday

    One person dead in a stampede during blanket distribution by SP MP Dharmendra Yadav. The blanket distribution drive was part of Mulayam's 75th birthday celebrations. The BJP and the BSP have slammed the state administration for failing to make proper security arrangements. ...
  • From Hafiz Saeed to Dawood Ibrahim, all sheltered by Pak: Rajnath Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: Ahead of next week's SAARC Summit, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said India was open to talks with Pakistan but Islamabad should take the first step to resume dialogue. "If not today then tomorrow, one side will have to take the first step. We have always spoken of...
  • United Singhs crowned World Kabaddi League champions Yesterday

    Mohali: United Singhs shocked fancied Khalsa Warriors 58-55 in the final of the inaugural World Kabaddi League (WKL) here in the northern Indian state Punjab on Saturday. The win fetched Singhs' a prize money of Rs 1.80 crore besides a glittering trophy. The final played in front of a packed International Hockey...
  • Prabhu, Birender Singh to be in Rajya Sabha from Haryana Yesterday

    New Delhi: Union Ministers Birender Singh and Suresh Prabhu have been nominated by BJP for Rajya Sabha seats from Haryana. The two Ministers, who were inducted in the Union Cabinet following its expansion on October 27, are not members of Parliament. They are required to be an MP within six months...
  • Mulayam cuts 75-feet cake at grand birthday bash Yesterday

    Rampur (UP): Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav celebrated his 75th birthday by cutting a 75-foot -long cake at midnight at a grand event. Mulayam, who was wished among others by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Governor Ram Naik, attended a grand ceremony on Jauhar University premises and laid the...
  • Mulayam cuts 75-foot cake at grand birthday bash Yesterday

    Rampur (UP): Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav celebrated his 75th birthday by cutting a 75-foot -long cake at midnight at a grand event. Mulayam, who was wished among others by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Governor Ram Naik, attended a grand ceremony on Jauhar University premises and laid the...
  • J&K polls: BJP won't make Article 370 a poll issue, says Rajnath Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: BJP will not make the abrogation of Article 370 an election issue in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday indicated even as he said that attempts were being made by rival parties to create fear psychosis over the matter. "As elections in Jammu and Kashmir are...
  • Stampede breaks out during blanket distribution on Mulayam's birthday, 1 dead Yesterday

    Badaun: A woman died when a stampede broke out in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district where blankets were being distributed as part of Samajwadi Party supremo Mualayam Singh Yadav's 75th birthday celebrations on Saturday. SP MP Dharmendra Yadav was distributing the blankets in Badaun when a stampede broke out. State BJP unit...
  • Mulayam thanks Azam Khan for throwing a lavish birthday bash Yesterday

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh whose 75th birthday is being celebrated with great fervour and grandeur by the party thanked his close aide Azam Khan for organising the lavish celebrations. "I can't thank Azam Khan enough for the elaborate celebrations he threw in my honour. This is a...
  • UP: Samajwadi Party supporters thrash toll plaza employees in Barabanki district 2 days ago

    Barabanki: In an yet another incident of hooliganism, Samajwadi Party MLA supporters on Friday thrashed a toll plaza employee in Barabanki district. Supporters of an SP Leader roughed up toll booth staff for stopping MLA Abhay Singh for driving in the wrong lane. The supporters were reportedly upset over this matter...
  • PM Modi to hit campaign trail in J&K amidst pressure to clear BJP's stand on Article 370 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold a rally in the state on Saturday. Pressure is mounting on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the PM to reveal its stand on the controversial Article 370 in the state....
  • Cartoon of the day: SP chief Mulayam Singh's 76th birthday 2 days ago

    As Samajwadi Party gears up for grand celebration of party president Mulayam Singh Yadav, here is what cartoonist Neelabh has to show. ...
  • Yuvraj Singh, Gurkeerat Mann fifties helps Punjab enter Hazare semis 2 days ago

    Vadodara: Delightful half-centuries from Yuvraj Singh and Gurkeerat Singh Mann helped Punjab outplay Railways by 5 wickets and enter the Vijay Harzare one-day tournament semi-finals on Friday. Chasing 243 at the Motibagh Cricket Ground, the Harbhajan Singh-led rode a 75-run fourth-wicket partnership between Yuvraj (56) and Gurkeerat (56 not out) to...