TMC protests over ‘super sensitive’ tag to Bengal

Kolkata, March 15  Protesting against the BJP for urging the Election Commission (EC) to declare Bengal a super sensitive state during the 2019 elections, Trinamool Congress women activists launched a 48-hour sit-in protest on Friday. The BJP too commenced a sit-in protest in the city to “save democracy” and the party’s state President Dilip Ghosh […]

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For Kohli, 2010 game vs Mumbai was his best for RCB

New Delhi, March 15  India skipper Virat Kohli has picked out the Champions League T20 game in 2010 against Mumbai Indians in Durban as his most memorable match for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). “I clearly remember the Champions League T20 Game in 2010 against Mumbai Indians in Durban, where I scored 49 runs, but we […]

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BCCI aghast at Star’s ad request, decision on Monday

New Delhi, March 15  The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has received a request from host broadcasters Star wherein they want to show political advertisements during the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League, starting May 23. While the Media Rights Agreement (MRA) between BCCI and Star clearly states that there is […]

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Police working like goons in Delhi: Sisodia

New Delhi, March 15  Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday accused the Delhi Police of being influenced by the BJP and working like “goons” after he met the Election Commission to lodge a complaint against the police for harassing the call centre employees hired by the party. Heading the AAP delegation, including MP […]

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The whys of Trinamool list: A peek into didi’s mind (Dangal 2019)

Kolkata, March 15 From deputing seasoned campaigners to fight the tough battles in far-off districts, to nominating turncoats in their areas of influence for eroding the vote banks of their former parties – Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has adopted multiple tactics in her choice of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. While a […]

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Deepika’s wax statue ‘double trouble’ for sister

London, March 15 As actress Deepika Padukone unveiled her Statue of Purpose at Madame Tussauds here, her sister Anisha Padukone called it “double trouble”. The actress, who has been an active voice in creating awareness about mental health has dedicated the Statue to her initiative, and hence it is named as Statue of Purpose. “As […]

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SP announces four more LS candidates in UP

Lucknow, March 15  The Samajwadi Party on Friday announced another four candidates from Uttar Pradesh for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, including Tabassum Hasan who won the Kairana bypolls last year as a joint opposition candidate. Hasan, who wrested the seat from the Bharatiya Janata Party, had contested on a Rashtriya Lok Dal ticket in […]

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Rampant corruption in Karnataka: BJP MP

New Delhi, March 15 Citing an Income Tax raid on a rural development department official and land grabbing charges against a Congress MP, BJP leader Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Friday said rampant corruption was thriving in Karnataka and 10-20 per per cent commission was being charged from contractors. He demanded answers from Congress President Rahul Gandhi and […]

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J&K: NC-Congress poll pact remains half-baked idea

Jammu/Srinagar, March 15 Despite continuing parleys between the National Conference (NC) and the Congress, a pre-poll alliance between the two parties in Jammu and Kashmir is likely to remain only a half-baked cake. There are six Lok Sabha seats in the state — Jammu-Poonch, Kathua-Udhampur, Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag and Ladakh. In the 16th Lok Sabha, Jammu-Poonch, […]

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