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21 October, 2017 1:27 PM National u-17 chess from Oct. 24

Coimbatore: The Dr. N. Mahalingam 28th National under-17 open and girls chess championship will be held at the Kumaraguru College of Technology here from October 24 to Nov. 1. Organised jointly by the Dr. N. Mahalingam Chess Academy and the Coimbatore District Chess Association (CDCA), the championship is returning to the city after two decades 24

18 October, 2017 12:14 PM BJP axes tickets of 4 sitting MLAs, fields 12 new faces in Himachal

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has axed the tickets of four sitting MLAs and has fielded a dozen new faces in 68 Assembly segments in Himachal Pradesh for ensuing polls. The party has dropped MLAs Govind Ram (Arki), BK Chauhan (Chamba), Anil Dhiman (Bhoranj) and former Deputy Speaker, Rikhi Ram Kaundal (Jhanduta) and has fielded three candidates, who have switched 35

17 October, 2017 1:31 PM The Daily 202: Hawks worry about the lack of American resolve to confront North Korea

PALO ALTO, Calif. — President Trump’s bellicose rhetoric toward North Korea is making it harder to marshal domestic support for potential United States intervention. This is a widespread concern among fellows at the Hoover Institution, a right-leaning think tank on the campus of Stanford University. Trump has tweeted that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson 12

17 October, 2017 3:21 AM Deepika Padukone Launches Hema Malini's Biography Beyond The Dream Girl. Pics Here

Hema Malini's biography Beyond The Dream Girl is written by Ram Kamal Mukherjee and was unveiled on the actresses' 69th birthday Deepika Padukone launched the biography of veteran actress Hema Malini on Monday evening in Mumbai. The biography, titled Beyond The Dream Girl, is written by Ram Kamal Mukherjee, and was unveiled on Hema Malini's 69th birthday 29

16 October, 2017 6:10 PM Congress removes Sukku as Himachal campaign chief, appoints Virbhadra

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday appointed Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadhra Singh as Chairman of its Campaign Committee for the November 9 assembly elections, replacing state unit chief Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu whose name was announced only three days back. The move came on a day the Congress cancelled its scheduled press briefing that was to be jointly 31

16 October, 2017 7:20 AM 'My Meeting With Bal Thackeray Upset Sonia Gandhi,' Says Pranab Mukherjee

Former President Pranab Mukherjee, in his book, said that NCP leader Sharad Pawar, a coalition partner of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA-II) government, had insisted that he met Bal Thackeray New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi was upset with Pranab Mukherjee for meeting late Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray, despite being advised by her against 30

16 October, 2017 2:38 AM Gurdaspur, Vengara LS bypolls: Congress proves it can still hold its own

Congress has had to grapple with serious infighting within the Punjab unit over the past few years October 15 turned out to be a good day for the Congress party and its allies. With a thumping win in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency in Punjab and a significant victory for its ally, the Indian Union Muslim League, in the Kerala assembly constituency 111

16 October, 2017 2:18 AM Jakhar resurrects himself, clinches back Gurdaspur for Cong

Chandigarh: By winning the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha byelection with a huge margin of 1,93,219 votes, Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar has not just redeemed himself after his two previous electoral failures; he has also helped his party clinch a seat that was starting to look like a strong BJP bastion. Jakhar, president of the Congress' state unit, is a party 33

15 October, 2017 9:14 PM Congress wrests BJP bastion Gurdaspur by 1.9 lakh votes

GURDASPUR: The byelection for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat delivered a welcome boost for the Congress ahead of the politically significant Gujarat polls with party nominee Sunil Jakhar winning with a thumping margin of over 1.93 lakh votes. Congress leaders were quick to hail the win as a "Diwali gift" for Rahul Gandhi who is due to take charge as Congress 50

15 October, 2017 5:59 PM Bypoll cheer for Cong. as Jakhar sweeps Gurdaspur

UDF ally IUML retains Vengara Assembly seat in Kerala The Congress on Sunday wrested the Gurdaspur parliamentary seat from the BJP, with the party’s Sunil Jakhar defeating his nearest rival, Swaran Salaria of the BJP, by 1,93,219 votes in the byelection. Mr. Jakhar secured 4,99,752 votes, while Mr. Salaria polled 3,06,533 votes. The Aam Aadmi Party’s 29