Prithviraj Chavan : Shiv Sena wanted to form govt with Congress, NCP in 2014

Former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan’s statement that the Shiv Sena wanted to form a coalition government with the Congress and NCP after 2014 state elections has set off a political storm. In an interview with PTI, when asked what made the Congress join hands with the ideologically opposite Sena, Chavan said, ‘A similar situation emerged…

Premier League: Manchester City held by Palace, Arsenal and Spurs draw

On a standout day for the Premier League’s underdogs and English managers, Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham all dropped points Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City was held 2-2 by Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace, further boosting Liverpool’s title hopes, after Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham drew 0-0 with Nigel Pearson’s Watford. City’s draw means Liverpool can extend…

Congress Leader Hardik Patel Arrested for Evading Sedition Case Trial

Ahmedabad: Congress leader Hardik Patel was arrested on Saturday night from Viramgam taluka in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad district for failing to appear before a trial court here in a 2015 sedition case, hours after a warrant was issued against him. Patel’s arrest was confirmed by DCP Rajdeepsinh Zala (cyber crime). “We have arrested Haridk Patel from…

New Citizenship law comes into effect from today: Home Ministry

The much-talked about Citizenship Amendment Act has come into force. Ministry of Home Affairs issued notification in this regard late on Friday. In th gazette notification, the Union home ministry said the act under which non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be given Indian citizenship, will come into force from January 10 that is, on Friday itself.

JNU violence LIVE updates: VC stays away from HRD meeting; protests build up across country

JNU violence Live Updates: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday spoke to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and requested him to call representatives from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) for discussions as protests against Sunday’s violence erupted across the country. Delhi Police, on the other hand, registered a case against unidentified people under the section of rioting and damage to property.

Gold prices today surge to record high, jump 1,800 per 10 gram in 2 days

Gold prices in India today surged to new highs, driven by a rally in global rates amid US-Iran tensions. On MCX, February gold futures surged 2.3% or ₹918 to a record high of ₹41,030 per 10 gram. On Friday, gold prices had surged over 2% or ₹850 per 10 gram. This takes two-day gain in gold prices in domestic markets to about ₹1,800 per gram as Middle East tensions increased the appeal of safe haven assets like gold. Silver rates also spiked today. Silver futures on MCX rose 2% or ₹947 to ₹48,474 per kg.

Several feared trapped as factory in Delhi’s Peeragarhi

A call was received around 4 .23 am about a fire in a factory at Udyog Nagar, Peeragarhi, and accordingly seven fire tenders were sent for rescue operations, said Atul Garg, Director, Delhi Fire Service. However, later due to a blast the building collapsed and several people, including fire brigade personnel, were trapped. Rescue operations are underway, he added.

India vs West Indies 3rd ODI Live Cricket Score Updates: Pooran-Pollard assault takes WI to 315/5

India vs West Indies (IND vs WI) 3rd ODI Live Cricket Score Streaming Online: Half-centuries from Nicholas Pooran and Kieron Pollard helps West Indies post 315/5 in the decider at Cuttack. Can India keep their good chasing history in ODIs intact to clinch the ODI series tonight? Batting first West Indies got off to a cautious start but exploded towards the end. India seemed in control of proceeding till the 40th over when the score was 197/4. But 118 runs came in the last ten overs and 77 in the last 5 overs as Windies put up a competitive score on the board.

Live Cricket Score, India vs West Indies, 3rd ODI: Hope, Lewis give steady start to Windies innings

IND v WI, 3rd ODI: India have everything going their way as they head into the third and final ODI against the West Indies here on Sunday eyeing a 10th straight bilateral series win over the Caribbean side. The West Indies took the home side by surprise in the opening ODI in Chennai to go one-up in the three-match series. But India, riding an all-round display, came back strongly to restore parity in the second match.