It’s done tweets Rahul Gandhi after Congress ruled states waives farm Loans

NEW DELHI: After Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan became the third Congress state in which loan waivers announced. In Rajasthan, the Ashok Gehlot-led government had sought 10 days to announce the waiver, but did it within two days. The Congress, which won the recent Assembly elections, had promised in its manifesto to waive farm loans. Congress President Rahul […]

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Allan Border Medal Night has been renamed the Australian Cricket Awards

NEW DELHI: The Allan Border and Belinda Clark medals will still be awarded to the best male and female cricketers of the year, represent the shifting landscape of Australian cricket, the event will be rebranded the Australian Cricket Awards from 2019 onwards. “This event has a rich history and updating the name to the Australian Cricket Awards is […]

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SC asks ex-judge about report on Charges Over Fake Gujarat encounters

NEW DELHI: Supreme Court on Wednesday sought “clarity” from retired Justice HS Bedi, to “communicate his views as expeditiously as possible” on the allegation of 24 alleged fake encounters during the tenure of Narendra Modi as Chief Minister of Gujarat.  Former apex court judge Justice H S Bedi was appointed chairman of the monitoring committee probing 24 encounter cases […]

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Rohit Sharma and R Ashwin ruled out of the Perth Test due to injury

NEW DELHI: The Indian cricket team have announced a 13-member squad for the second Test against Australia in which India’s premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and batsman Rohit Sharma have been ruled out. Ashwin suffered a left-side abdominal strain, while Rohit jarred his back in the field during the first Test. Pacer Umesh Yadav, all-rounders Hanuma Vihari and Ravindra […]

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I take full responsibility for defeat says Shivraj resigns as Madhya Pradesh CM

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said he is ready to take full responsibility for the defeat, accepting that the BJP had not been able to win a majority.  Chouhan said the BJP will not stake claim to form the next government, paving the way for the return of the Congress in crucial […]

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Nirav Modi’s illegal bungalow in Alibaug to be razed: Maha govt to HC

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government has informed the Bombay High Court that Nirav Modi’s bungalow at Alibaug beach has been razed by the state authorities. State government counsel PB Kakade told a bench of Chief Justice Naresh Patil and Justice MS Karnik that it also intends to demolish 58 other private properties for which notices have been served. […]

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Salman Khan Tops Forbes’ Richest Indian Celebrity List for 2018

MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Salman Khan has topped Forbes India’s 2018 list of richest Indian celebrities with earnings amounting to Rs 253.25 crore. The Bajrangi Bhaijaan of Bollywood boasts of a huge fan following and became India’s highest-paid celebrity on the list for the third consecutive year. Interestingly, on the second spot is not an actor but a cricketer. With Rs […]

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Woman set ablaze by alleged attackers to stop her from filing FIR against molestation in UP

LUCKNOW: A woman who was en route to the police department was allegedly set ablaze by two men who sexually harassed her in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur on Sunday. The victim, with over 45% burn injuries has been admitted to a local hospital. Additional Superintendent of Police Sitapur Madhuvan Singh said the woman had recently filed a police complaint alleging that the […]

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Captain Sahab Is Like His Father: Navjot Kaur Defends Sidhu

PUNJAB: Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s  wife Navjot Kaur has said defending her husband on Sunday, saying the Congress leader’s comments were twisted and taken out of context and as Sidhu always considered state Chief Minister Captain Amarinder as his father. Kaur’s response comes close on the heels of three Punjab ministers demanded her husband’s resignation following […]

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Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn denied all allegations of financial misconduct

NEW DELHI: Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn who was detained by police and dismissed by Nissan last week has denied allegations of financial misconduct against him. He was arrested alongside fellow Nissan board member Greg Kelly on Monday. Mr Ghosn, a car industry titan who led the Renault-Nissan alliance, has not spoken publicly since the scandal broke this […]

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