Violent protests in Assam have dampened the euphoria over the passage of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which was cleared by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, compelling the BJP to dispatch its MPs from the state to assuage concerns on the ground. The party is pulling out all the stops to assure that the legislation – that seeks to give citizenship to persecuted minorities from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh – does not target minorities or change the demographics in the Northeastern states.
India vs West Indies: ‘No one plays for his place but…’: Sourav Ganguly weighs in after India clinch T20I series
India batted first, something which they are not entirely comfortable doing in T20Is. However, what followed was very refreshing – the openers in Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul took off and went after the bowlers from the word go. They absolutely dismantled the Windies bowling attack in the first 10 overs after which captain Virat Kohli took charge of proceedings and played a blinder to power India to 240 in 20 overs.
The Shiv Sena not voting in favour of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is a welcome development and the Congress is happy about it, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said on Wednesday.
India were asked to bat in the third T20I against West Indies in Mumbai and the hosts hit the ground running from the word go. Tossing their template of being cautious in the initial few overs, the openers launched an all-out attack on the West Indies bowlers. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul started the assault and it was given the final push by skipper Virat Kohli, who was at his rampant best.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was named Time’s “person of the year” Wednesday, becoming at age 16 the youngest person to whom the U.S. magazine has given the title.
Bigg Boss 13 day 66 written update episode 66 December 11: Paras makes captaincy task funny as housemates dance to his tunes, Shehnaaz ends up crying
Wednesdays episode on Bigg Boss 13 got interesting when Paras Chhabra decided to turn it all funny after being given the powers to make housemates dance to his tunes and also decide the captain of the house.
Prison officers in Delhi’s Tihar jail have begun arrangements to execute the four men convicted of the December 16, 2012 gang rape and murder of a physiotherapy student in the national capital, according to officials aware of the preparations.
India captain Virat Kohli hammered 70 runs in 29 balls as he helped his side to a comfortable 67-run win in the 3rd T20I against West Indies at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. With the win, the hosts clinched the series 2-1. Kohli, who was named the man of the series for his performance, described it as one of his best innings after the match, and said that now he feels motivated for the upcoming T20I World Cup next year.
A rather scary video of a man trying to rescue a snake from a well in Kerala has gone viral for its dramatic end. The man can be seen entering a deep well with the support of rope and catching the reptile’s tail. The snake then wraps itself around the man’s body and he starts climbing up.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is weighing options to remove city mayor Junaid Azim Mattu and his deputy Sheikh Imran from their posts by planning to bring no confidence motion against both of them in the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC).
A 27-year-old national-level bodybuilder, who won Mr Delhi title thrice between 2010 and 2017, has been arrested along with his associate, who is also a bodybuilder, for allegedly robbing ?4.69 lakh on gunpoint from a businessman in southwest Delhi’s Uttam Nagar on Monday, the police said.
Child actor and ballet dancer Jack Burns, who starred in several TV shows including Outlander and In Plain Sight, has died at the age of 14. According to Metro UK, the young actor was found dead at his Greenock, Inverclyde home in Scotland in early December.
BJP leader Pankaja Munde spoke out at a much-watched event to commemorate her father Gopinath Munde’s birth anniversary on Thursday to outline her future in the party and beyond. “I will not leave the party,” she told her supporters who had gathered at Beed, 380 km from capital Mumbai. “But if the party wanted her out,” she continued, “it can take the decision.”
India vs West Indies: ‘Seeing you in the stands inspired me’ – KL?Rahul to ‘best friend’ Hardik Pandya – WATCH
Despite the controversial Koffee With Karan episode last year, Indian cricketers KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya have managed to remain best of friends. Pandya has been away from cricket after undergoing a back surgery earlier this year. But the allrounder was seen sitting at the stands watching the match as India’s top order comprising of KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli went on a rampage at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai after being asked to bat first in the 3rd T20I against West Indies.
Remember the classic iPod? It was one of the most successful products from Apple. People loved it for simple design and interface featuring the iconic click wheel navigation. With smartphones long replaced such portable media players, you can still replicate the experience with a new “Rewound” application.
Bangladesh’s political leadership and diplomats have followed the debate in India on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and Citizenship (Amendment) Bill [CAB] with growing wariness over the past few months. It is unlikely that they missed public comments by Indian leaders in Parliament this week about the deportation of all illegal migrants and the “persecution” of minorities in neighbouring countries.
Analysis: As Maharashtra BJP gets ready to sit in Opposition, internal rumblings break out within the state unit
There is little doubt that former minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Eknath Khadse from Maharashtra, sidelined for the last three years by his party leadership and frustrated with this treatment, is talking shop with both Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Shiv Sena. The former Leader of Opposition, considered to be from the Gopinath Munde camp is likely to quit his parent party of 40 years, if he gets a cabinet ministerial portfolio from either NCP or Sena, admit BJP insiders.
A 22-year-old man was allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted by four men who were connected with him on a social media app, the police said on Wednesday.