- Oz coach hails Kohli, compares him with Sachin January 16, 2019Comparing Virat Kohli with Sachin Tendulkar, Australia coach Justin Langer said the Indian captain's balance while shot-making in all formats of the game is "unbelievable".
- 2 independent MLAs quit HDK govt January 16, 2019The Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka received its first jolt on Tuesday with two independent MLAs withdrawing support to the HD Kumaraswamy-led government. The MLAs - R Shankar from Ranebennur and H Nagesh from Mulbagal - are expected to meet governor Vajubhai R Vala on Wednesday and submit letters withdrawing support to the government.
- Mayawati’s b'day pitch: Quota for poor Muslims January 16, 2019On her 63rd birthday, Mayawati used the occasion to demand a quota for economically backward Muslims, a community that can tip the scales for the gathbandan in the LS polls. “In 1947, approximately 33% Muslims were in government jobs. Now, this has dipped to 2-3%. While we welcome 10% quota for upper caste Hindus, Muslims […]
- Didn't order Rafale at 50% of India's rate: France January 15, 2019Yet another controversy over the 7.8 billion euro (Rs 59,000 crore) deal for 36 Rafale fighters erupted on Tuesday, with some reports claiming France on Monday had ordered 28 of the jets at half the cost compared to what India had paid.
- All eyes on Karnataka, but crisis looming in Madhya Pradesh? January 15, 2019Congress sources downplayed the manoeuvres by BJP to dislodge the government in Karnataka and said saffron tacticians knew they could not pull it off. “They, however, are going to make a real push to topple us in Bhopal,” a senior Congress source said.