Pujara ton, Rohit's 50 push India to 297/5

New Delhi, Aug. 19 -- A century from Cheteswhar Pujara and a fifty from Rohit Sharma helped push India's score to 297/5 on Day 1 of their practice match against West Indies A. Rohit and Pujara shared ... Read More

Cricketers set to deliberate on 'conflict of interest'

Mumbai, Aug. 19 -- The contentious 'conflict of interest' issue is set to be discussed by past cricketers during an informal meeting to be held at the BCCI headquarters here on Monday. Several top cri... Read More

Assembly polls: campaign bells ring, again

New Delhi, Aug. 19 -- Even as the country has just moved on from the Lok Sabha elections, preparations for three important state Assembly polls have begun. Maharashtra has a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJ... Read More

Fashioning the nuclear posture

New Delhi, Aug. 19 -- Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reiterated that "no first use" remained the governing doctrine for India's nuclear weapons posture, but added "what happens in future depends on th... Read More

CBI searches 6 places in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug. 19 -- The Central Bureau of Investigation on Sunday conducted searches at six places, including the office of Moser Baer India Ltd at Okhla Industrial Area and at residences of its dir... Read More

Eight killed as minivan plunges into well in TN

Chennai, Aug. 19 -- At least eight people including three minors were killed in a road accident at Tamil Nadu's Trichy on Sunday. The mishap occurred when an mini-van-plunged into an 80-feet deep dry ... Read More

Five Karnataka school students electrocuted

Bengaluru, Aug. 19 -- Five high school students who were apparently trying to remove the national flag from the top of a hostel building at Bannikatte in Koppal died after being electrocuted. The five... Read More

Two BJP leaders killed in Bengal districts

Kolkata, Aug. 19 -- Two village level leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were killed in two districts in West Bengal since Saturday evening. Dalu Sheikh, a BJP leader at Mirbandh village in t... Read More


Lucknow, Aug. 19 -- Uttar Pradesh's most wanted dacoit Bubli Kol, who carries a bounty of 5.5 lakh, allegedly kidnapped a 55-year-old farmer from a village in Chitrakoot district three days ago and de... Read More

Ladakh MP blames Cong for Chinese intrusion

LEH, Aug. 19 -- Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, the BJP MP from Ladakh, said the region did not get due importance in defence policies under the Congress rule and that is why "China has captured its area up ... Read More