BJP's UP election team holdsdiscussions with Yogi, others

LUCKNOW, Sept. 23 -- The new election panel appointed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership for poll-bound Uttar Pradesh arrived in Lucknow and straightaway got down to business, holding meet... Read More

Use social media to expose BJP govt, BSP leader urges youths

LUCKNOW, Sept. 23 -- Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Kapil Mishra on Wednesday called upon youths to use social media platforms to challenge the "fake propaganda campaign" launched by the Bharatiya J... Read More

Power engineers' body warns of statewide strike

Lucknow, Sept. 23 -- UP Rajya Vidyut Parishad Abhiyanta Sangh on Wednesday warned of a statewide strike against the alleged harassment of engineers by the UP Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) management. ... Read More

Russian, Chinese, Pak envoys hold key talks

Beijing, Sept. 23 -- A team of envoys from China, Russia and Pakistan held a series of high-level meetings with the interim Afghan government in Kabul over the past 24 hours including with acting Prim... Read More

Kanpur's Green Park looks to live up to its name

LUCKNOW, Sept. 23 -- When Kanpur's Green Park stadium became a Test venue in 1952, only four other cities in India had staged cricket's prized competition at that time. The venue has also witnessed so... Read More

A perfect over puts Kartik Tyagi in focus

Kolkata, Sept. 23 -- A day after Rajasthan Royals fended off Punjab Kings in an intense bidding session to pick Kartik Tyagi at R 1.3 crore from a base price of Rs20 lakh last year, he posted an Insta... Read More

Howzatt! 'Batsman' out, 'batter' in: MCC alters cricket's laws in a move for gender neutrality

New Delhi, Sept. 23 -- Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the 234-year-old custodians of cricket's laws, took a big step towards gender equality in cricket by announcing that it will now use the gender-ne... Read More

13 new secys to take charge after major govt reshuffle

NEW DELHI, Sept. 23 -- The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, in a major bureaucratic reshuffle on Wednesday, appointed 13 new secretaries in the Union government for posts that were vacant for th... Read More

Gandhi siblings inexperienced; Cong will lose Punjab under Sidhu: Captain

CHANDIGARH, Sept. 23 -- Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh lashed out at the Congress leadership, and vowed to defeat his arch rival, state unit chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, underlining that a ... Read More

Covishield in new UK advisory, but 'unvaccinated' rules still for Indians

NEW DELHI, Sept. 23 -- The UK government on Wednesday added Covishield as one of the vaccines it will recognise when allowing international travellers to skip quarantine on arrival, but has not yet in... Read More