Onus on Chennai batsmen to fire

Chennai, April 23 -- It has not even been a week since the slump started for Chennai Super Kings, which has now seen them lose two games on the trot. Sunrisers Hyderabad however have now beaten the de... Read More

117 seats will vote in polls today

New Delhi, April 23 -- A total of 117 parliamentary constituencies (PCs) will go to polls in what is the biggest of the seven-phase general election schedule for 2019. In 2014, the Bharatiya Janata Pa... Read More

Sudan: Tensions escalate after talks break down

KHARTOUM, April 23 -- Tensions escalated on Monday after talks broke down between Sudanese protesters and the country's military rulers amid indications that the army could move in to break up the dem... Read More

Blackstone to buy stake in Essel Propack for $460 mn

Mumbai, April 23 -- Blackstone Group, one of the largest alternatives asset managers globally, on Monday said that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Essel Propa... Read More

SP chief blames BJP for 'summer' polls

Lakhimpur Kheri, April 23 -- National president of Samajwadi Party Akhilesh Yadav blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for conducting general elections under scorching heat of the sun, posing incon... Read More

Congress fields ex-BJP leader from Allahabad

PRAYAGRAJ/GORAKHPUR, April 23 -- Putting all speculations to rest, the Congress on Monday announced the name of its Lok Sabha candidate from Allahabad besides changing its candidate from Sant Kabir Na... Read More

No action, only notice: Maya slams EC over Pragya row

Lucknow, April 23 -- Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday said the silence of the Election Commission over the controversial statements of BJP candidate from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat Sadhvi... Read More

Shalini Yadav is Samajwadi Party candidate against Modi

Lucknow, April 23 -- The Samajwadi Party on Monday fielded former Union minister late Babu Shyamlal Yadav's daughter-in-law Shalini Yadav from Varanasi against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Shalini j... Read More

Congress leader seeks votes, Rs.10

GORAKHPUR, April 23 -- Sant Kabir Nagar Congress candidate Bhal Chandra Yadav has appealed to voters to vote along with a monetary contribution of Rs.10, to fund his poll expenses. He said this at a p... Read More

Rahul targets Modi from Maneka's poll turf

Sultanpur/Amethi, April 23 -- Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi but made no mention of Union minister and BJP candidate Maneka Gandhi while addressing a m... Read More