I was lucky to dismiss Kohli and de Villiers: Gopal

Jaipur, April 3  His figures of 3/12 from four overs turned the game in Rajasthan Royals’ favour and spinner Shreyas Gopal feels just extra fortunate that those three wickets were none other than Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli, star batsman AB de Villiers and young sensation Shimron Hetmyer. Speaking after the game, Gopal said: […]

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Purple cap would have felt better if we won: Chahal

Jaipur, April 3  Although Shreyas Gopal stole the show with three key Royal Challengers Bangalore wickets, India and RCB leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal did not disappoint either, as he dismissed both Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane and Jos Buttler to finish with figures of 2/17 from his four overs. But purple cap holder Chahal, with 8 […]

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Skipper Kohli needs Dhoni as anchor: BCCI man

New Delhi, April 3 With Royal Challengers Bangalore losing their fourth successive game in this edition of the Indian Premier League, questions have been raised on skipper Virat Kohli and his tactical acumen by pundits. Interestingly, Kohli has lost the last seven games that he has captained in — three ODIs against Australia and four […]

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I admire Modi’s work, would like to work with him: Designer Agnimitra Paul

Kolkata, April 3 For Kolkata-based fashion designer Agnimitra Paul, joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is a fangirl moment, an opportunity to work under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership and fulfill her plans for West Bengal’s development. “It is because of Narendra Modi that I joined the party. I admire him; I am a big […]

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Congress names 2 LS, 9 Assembly candidates in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, April 3  The All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Wednesday announced candidates for two Lok Sabha and nine Assembly constituencies of Odisha. Congress has fielded senior leader and former Finance Minister Panchanan Kanungo from the Cuttack parliamentary seat, while Manas Jena will contest from the Jajpur Lok Sabha constituency. As for the Assembly constituencies, […]

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Sharad Yadav files nomination for Madhepura seat

Patna, April 3  Former Janata Dal-United (JD-U) President and founder of the Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) Sharad Yadav on Wednesday filed his nomination papers as the RJD candidate from Madhepura constituency for the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) is part of the opposition Grand Alliance of the Congress, Rashtriya Lok […]

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Modi masks, T-shirts big hit in Kolkata rally

Kolkata, April 3  Modi masks, saffron caps and T-shirts with messages like “Aro Ekbar Modi Sarkar” (Modi government once again) were big hits among BJP supporters at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election rally in Kolkata’s iconic Brigade Parade Ground on Wednesday. Braving the April heat, thousands of BJP activists and supporters from different south Bengal […]

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