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  • Suryakumar Kumar steps down as Mumbai Ranji team captain 2 days ago

    Mumbai Ranji team skipper Suryakumar Yadav on Monday stepped down from the top spot following his team's dismal loss by an innings and 44 runs against Tamil Nadu in an away encounter. Mumbai are placed sixth in Group A with 11 points from six games so far this season. Their only...
  • Akhilesh Yadav regrets missing opportunity to welcome Obama in Agra 2 days ago

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday regretted missing opportunity to welcome US President Barack Obama, who was scheduled to visit the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra. "Attended the President's dinner. Missed the opportunity to welcome President @BarackObama at the Taj Mahal," Yadav wrote on Twitter. "Great to be a...
  • Weak bowling attack India's biggest World Cup concern: Kirti Azad 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Former India cricketer and member of the victorious World Cup team of 1983, Kirti Azad Saturday said with the present bowling line-up reigning champions India will suffer badly at the upcoming quadrennial event starting Feb 14. "With the kind of bowling line-up we have, we have to suffer," Azad told...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group A wrap: Tamil Nadu crush Mumbai, virtually qualify for quarters 5 days ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu virtually qualified for the knockout stage of the Ranji Trophy tournament after they crushed Mumbai by an innings and 44 runs on Friday. Tamil Nadu collect seven points, including a bonus point, from the match to take their tally to 23 from seven games. They are now at second...
  • We will wait for written orders: Shivlal Yadav 6 days ago

    We will call for a working committee meeting and thereafter we will take a decision as to when to have the general body meeting but the elections will be conducted as per SC order, says Shivlal Yadav. ...
  • Dawood Ibrahim gang member arrested in Mumbai January 20, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested a member of Dawood Ibrahim's gang in Mumbai, an official said on Tuesday. In a joint operation carried out by a team of Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and Lucknow police, the Dawood gang member, Tariq Parveen, was arrested from Mumbai late on Monday after a tip-off. Lucknow...
  • BJP has finally given us someone who we can ask questiosn to: Yogendra Yadav January 20, 2015

    "We are grateful to the BJP for giving a face, belated however, they have finally given us someone we can ask questions to," said Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav. ...
  • Bowlers, Dhawan under the scanner as India battle England January 19, 2015

    India, with all the trash talk that is going around about their bowling, did reasonably well at the fag end of the match, taking it to the second last over when the match should have been over well before that, considering the start they got. But given our track record...
  • Indian bowlers impressed but worries remain January 19, 2015

    MS Dhoni will have to dig deep to tidy things up on India's bowling front after Sunday's defeat to Australia in the Carlton Mid Tri-series highlighted white-ball worries. India's bowlers first faltered and then regrouped to stage recovery, but left it too late to get back in contention for a win...
  • MS Dhoni attributes lacklustre new ball bowling for India's loss January 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday conceded that his side lost the plot in the early overs with new ball bowlers failing to make a mark in their tense four-wicket loss against Australia in their cricket tri-series match here. "It was a good match overall and Mitchell Starc (6/43)...
  • Yogendra Yadav takes a dig over Kiran Bedi joining BJP January 15, 2015

    Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi on Thursday joined Bharatiya Janata Party. AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said, "she is most welcome to join the BJP. When we were forming this party and Kiran ji was opposing it, she used to say that going from movement to a political party is a...
  • Uber cab rape case: Victim identifies driver in court January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The woman executive allegedly raped by Uber taxi driver Shiv Kumar Yadav identified him as the rapist during the recording of her statement in the trial which began on Thursday, sources said. Testifying as a prosecution witness in the case, the victim told Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that...
  • With Kiran Bedi joining BJP, political conversion of Team Anna complete January 15, 2015

    NEW DELHI: When anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's fast demanding the constitution of Lok Pal shook the nation in April 2011, the movement was supposed to be an apolitical one in nature. Hazare and the core members of the team repeatedly assured the followers that they will not convert it into...
  • Indians lack nuanced skills of Test cricket January 15, 2015

    A debate is raging whether India's young skipper Virat Kohli should have shared the Man-of-the-Series award Down Under with his Australian counterpart Steven Smith at the end of the four-match Test series. Another point being discussed is why India keep failing overseas even after the batsmen give them 400-plus scores in...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C wrap: Goa reach 253/5 against Services on Day 1 January 13, 2015

    Skipper Sagun Kamat (81), Darshan Misal (65 not out) and Saurabh Bandekar (55 not out) scored a half-century each to guide Goa to 253 for five on the opening day on Tuesday. Kamat scored his runs off 117 balls during which he struck 14 fours and one six at the Palam...
  • Uber rape: Delhi court frames charges of rape, kidnapping, criminal intimidation against driver January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has framed charges for the offences of rape, kidnapping and criminal intimidation against Uber cab driver accused of raping a 25-yr-old woman. The driver of US-based cab service provider was identified in the court premises by a 25-year-old woman executive who was raped allegedly by...
  • Centre urges MPs, CMs to give up subsidised LPG cylinders to cut government's subsidy bill January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: In a move to cut the government's subsidy bill, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has called on VIPs to give up their subsidy on LPG gas cylinders. Pradhan is expected to write to Members of Parliament across party lines. According to sources, he has already spoken to three chief...
  • AAP will rewrite history again, says Yogendra Yadav January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav claimed on Monday that his party will rewrite history once again. Soon after the Election Commission declared the election schedule for the Delhi Assembly elections, Yadav said it would be a straight battle between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and AAP. "AAP...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 12, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Team India should stick with their bunch of bowlers: Damien Fleming January 12, 2015

    Sydney: The Indian bowling might have come under heavy criticism from all quarters after the 2-0 Test series loss, but former Australia cricketer Damien Fleming insists that sticking to the present bunch of bowlers will be beneficial in the longer run. "I will want to keep this fast bowling unit together...
  • We should look for a fresh set of bowlers: Sunil Gavaskar January 10, 2015

    Sydney: Coming down heavily on the Indian bowling attack in Australia, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Saturday said that it's time "we look for a fresh set of bowlers" in the Test ranks to ensure better showing in overseas conditions. The attack comprising Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav...
  • Arvind Kejriwal is not the only anarchist politician; Gandhi was one too, says Yogendra Yadav January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Political reactions poured in over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital on Saturday. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member Yogendra Yadav hit back at Modi and said that the Prime Minister is worried about the growing popularity of the party. Modi in his speech...
  • 4th Test: Team India on back foot as bowling disappoints again January 9, 2015

    In 8 innings of the Test series, India have leaked 3113 runs in 754.1 overs at 4.12 runs per over, bowling out Australia only twice. ...
  • Team India's World Cup bowling attack a worry: Azharuddin January 9, 2015

    Chandigarh: Former captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Friday said that even though India's 15-man squad for the upcoming World Cup looks balanced, the bowling attack does seem to pose a worry for the Virat Kohli-led team. "It is a balanced team, but my only worry is bowling. With the way they have...
  • Stat Attack: Umesh Yadav records worst ever economy rate by an Indian in Tests January 9, 2015

    Umesh Yadav's horror show of 0 for 45 in just 3 overs on the fourth day of the Sydney Test against Australia has become a subject of censure as India once again slipped from a good position and face a battle of survival on their tour of Australia. Brought into the...
  • Australia expose India's bowling incompetence ahead of World Cup January 9, 2015

    251 for 6 in 40 overs - a run-rate of 6.28 per over. We are not talking about an ODI here. It's Australia's scorecard from day four of the Sydney Test, where India's bowling incompetence has now put serious question marks over their World Cup hopes. They have done what they...
  • India need to sort out their bowling combinations and resources January 8, 2015

    There weren't any major surprises when India's selectors announced the 15-man squad, which will try to defend the ICC Cricket World Cup it won at home four years ago. When it comes to the selection of a team for a tournament such as the ICC Cricket World Cup, there are...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Rajasthan in driver's seat against Punjab January 6, 2015

    Jaipur: Puneet Yadav (90) missed out on a hundred for Rajasthan but the hosts were firmly in the driver's seat after reducing Punjab to 140 for five on Day 2. Gurkeerat Maan (70 not out) was rock solid from one end but the visitors are still 393 runs behind as paceman...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Suryakumar Yadav's ton helps Mumbai dominate MP January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Skipper Suryakumar Yadav struck a superb century, his sixth in first-class cricket and second of the season, while young opener Akhil Herwadkar missed his ton by just three runs as Mumbai dominated Madhya Pradesh on day one of the four-day Group A Ranji Trophy match here on Monday. The 24-year-old...
  • Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav to launch film trailer at Saifai Mahotsava January 4, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will launch the trailer of upcoming Bollywood romantic comedy 'Thoda Lutf Thoda Ishaq' at the Saifai Mahotsava on January 8. The Sachin Gupta-directed film stars Hiten Tejwani, Rajpal Yadav, Sanjay Mishra, Neha Pawar and Bhavita Anand. An official spokesman said that 90 per cent...