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Congress dissolves Uttarakhand unit


The Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee issued a statement saying the party unit has been dissolved and a new committee will take over soon. The Uttarakhand PCC is currently headed by Pritam Singh, who issued a press note in Dehradun on Tuesday about the dissolution of the state unit. The Uttarakhand Congress is mired in...

Will face Mary Kom directly in trials: Nikhat Zareen


Nikhat and Mary Kom will lock horns in the 51kg trial for the Olympic qualifiers in Wuhan, China in February. On Tuesday, six-time world champion Mary Kom was supposed to take on Nikhat in the ongoing Big Bout League, which is a tournament sanctioned by the Boxing Federation of India. But the London...

K’taka: FIR against 4 for ‘demolishing’ fake Babri Masjid


We have registered an FIR under Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 295 A and 298. We are investigating and verifying the facts, the official told IANS. IPC Section 295 A deals with deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings and Section 298 deals with uttering words and other actions aimed at...

Yuvraj slams Indian team’s planning for 2019 World Cup


Speaking at Agenda AajTak, the World Cup winner said India lacked clarity when it came to picking a middle-order that could have complimented the quality top-order. Yuvraj Singh questioned the team managements thinking behind picking inexperienced players in Vijay Shankar and Rishabh Pant for middle-order roles at the World Cup. I dont think they...

Protests in Delhi’s Seelampur over CAA, police use tear gas (Lead)


Violent protest erupted around 1.30 to 1.45 p.m. when the protesters were going back after holding peaceful protest. But suddenly some miscreants present in that protest then pelted stones on buses following which the police had to fire tear gas shells to disperse the violent protesters, Delhi Police spokesperson Anil Mittal told...

CAA: Kamal Haasan hits out at Centre & TN govt


Speaking to reporters here Haasan said his MNM party is opposed to the CAA that will give refuge to Hindus, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Parsis fleeing persecution in the officially Islamic Pakistan and Afghanistan and Muslim-majority Bangladesh. Haasan said his party was also against the proposed nation-wide National Register of Citizens. He also...

CAA: Mamata slams Modi for ‘dress’ comment


Can you recognise my dress? Is it bad? Banerjee said pointing at her cotton saree before leading a huge march against the new Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) here. Banerjee then brought a group of Trinamool workers and cultural personalities on the stage and repeated her comment by pointing at their attire. One of them...

We will cover all bases: Kohli assures RCB fans


In a video tweeted by RCB, Kohli assured fans that the franchise is going to cover all bases and build a strong team for the 2020 season. As you all know for the upcoming season the auctions coming up as well and I want all of you to rally behind the team, the...

‘Maha, Bihar, K’taka may bear brunt of kharif crop damage’


Sharp surge in prices hit Indian households as the delayed kharif sowing impacted harvesting, as indicated by 38 per cent lower mandi arrivals (across 2,000 mandis in India) during October-November 2019, the report said. The outlook for this year is muted in comparison, though a rise in mandi prices for kharif and higher...