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Navjot Singh Sidhu to join Congress unconditionally: Amarinder Singh

New Delhi: Punjab Congress chief, Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said that cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhus decision to join the Congress was unconditional.   "Sidhu would be the party's candidate for Amritsar East, as announced by his wife (Navjot Kaur.....Read More

Author Rajeev Gupta compiles PM Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ speeches in a book

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann ki Baat' can now also be read as author Rajeev Gupta has compiled all his speeches in a single book titled "Pradhan Mantri Ke Mann Ki Baat".   The book, published by Sahitya.....Read More

Never thought would captain India in all three formats: Virat Kohli

  Pune: Virat Kohli on Wednesday expressed his happiness at the prospect of leading India in all three formats of cricket, terming it "surreal".   Kohli, the Test skipper, succeeded M.S. Dhoni as the limited overs team skipper recently after.....Read More

East Bengal sign Robin Singh for I-League

Kolkata: Kolkata giants East Bengal have signed India striker Robin Singh for their I-League football campaign this season.   Robin, who had started his professional career with East Bengal in 2010, had left the club in 2013 to join Bengaluru.....Read More

PWL 2: Haryana Hammers thrash Delhi Sultans 5-2 to go joint top

New Delhi: Haryana Hammers defeated Delhi Sultans 5-2 to register their third consecutive victory and clinch the joint lead in the ongoing second edition of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday.  .....Read More

Akali Dal slams Rahul Gandhi for comparing party symbol to Guru Nanak

Chandigarh: Slamming Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for comparing the Congress party symbol 'Hand' with the hands of Guru Nanak, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal on Wednesday described the analogy as "shocking in the extreme and unpardonable".   Former Union.....Read More

Plea seeking ban on chewable tobacco filed in Delhi High Court

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday adjourned for February 9 the hearing on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking ban on chewable tobacco products.   A Division Bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal.....Read More

Yograj Singh strikes again; says Yuvraj back in team because Dhoni is no longer captain

New Delhi: Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj Singh has once again lashed out at outgoing Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni alleging Yuvraj would not have been able to return to the ODI side had Dhoni remained the captain.    Yuvraj.....Read More

30% of licenses in India are fake: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: The Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said 30 per cent of the licenses in India are bogus.   “30 per cent of the licenses in India are bogus. It is embarrassing for me to state.....Read More

Rahul Gandhi launches fresh attack, says BJP believes in ideology of fear

New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the BJP, accusing it of spreading "fear" wherever it is in power in the country.   "Policies introduced by the Congress have helped the people of this country to be.....Read More