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16 April, 2018 8:24 AM Siddaramaiah denies planning to contest from Badami

To file papers from Chamundeshwari on April 20 Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday denied that he had planned to contest from Badami Assembly constituency in north Karnataka in addition to Chamundeshwari. Arriving in Mysuru to resume his campaign in Chamundeshwari constituency, he said he had faced several Assembly elections in his political career 28

14 April, 2018 4:00 PM Saurav-Dipika pair settles for silver

Pallikal is also in contention to win a gold medal in women’s doubles alongside Joshna Chinappa. The hopes of getting the gold medal in the mixed doubles squash event failed to materialise as Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal went down fighting to Cameron Pilley and Donna Uruquhart (Australia) 11-8, 11-10 at the Oxenford studios here on Saturday 30

14 April, 2018 8:54 AM CWG: Wrestler Sumit Malik claims freestyle 125kg gold

His opponent, Nigeria’s Sinivie Boltic, was ruled out of the final due to an injury Indian wrestler Sumit Malik claimed the gold medal in the men’s freestyle 125 kg after his opponent, Nigeria’s Sinivie Boltic, was ruled out of the final due to an injury at the 21st Commonwealth Games, here on Saturday. Sumit defeated Pakistan’s Tayab Raza 10-4 in a dramatic 23

13 April, 2018 7:22 AM Nawaz Sharif, former Pakistan PM, disqualified from politics for life

Friday's ruling addressed an ambiguity over Mr. Sharif's disqualification and whether he was barred from office for life or a specific period. Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday, in a unanimous decision, declared that any person proved to be dishonest or not righteous is barred from politics for life or holding any public office. This will effectively 33

13 April, 2018 5:28 AM Will submit to the law: Navjot Singh Sidhu after Punjab government supports his conviction in 1988 road rage case

One blow from Sidhu had allegedly killed 65-year-old Gurnam Singh in 1988. Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has said he will submit to the law on his 1988 road rage case. His comment came after the Punjab government, of which he is a part, told the Supreme Court that it supported his conviction in the case. "I don't have any reactions. You submit to the majesty 38

12 April, 2018 2:49 PM Punjab’s Congress govt asks SC to uphold conviction of minister Navjot Singh Sidhu

The Punjab government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that its own minister Navjot Singh Sidhu should serve three years in jail in a 30-year-old road rage case as ordered by the Punjab and Haryana high court. Sidhu had hit Gurnam Singh, 65, on the head during an argument on a road in Patiala on December 27, 1988. Singh had died in hospital of a haemorrhage 40

12 April, 2018 11:29 AM Sushil, Aware strike gold, Babita settles for silver in wrestling

Aware’s triumph opens India’s gold medal account in the three-day wrestling competition in the Games. Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar (74 kg) and Rahul Aware on Thursday claimed contrasting gold medals even as defending champion Babita Phogat (53 kg) settled for a silver on the opening day of the 21st Commonwealth Games’ wrestling competition in Gold Coast 32

11 April, 2018 9:25 AM AAP to contest Rajasthan Assembly elections

The party has decided to appoint Deepak Bajpai as Rajasthan in charge, replacing its founder-member Kumar Vishwas, who has had a thorny relationship with the leadership in the past year. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced on Wednesday that it would contest the Rajasthan Assembly elections that are likely to be held later this year. At a press conference 26

11 April, 2018 2:28 AM Mary Kom advances to final of 48kg with 5-0 verdict

Indian boxing legend M.C. Mary Kom (48kg) advanced to the Commonwealth Games final with a comprehensive triumph over Sri Lanka’s Anusha Dilrukshi Koddithuwak here on Wednesday. It was a battle of veterans as 35-year-old Mary Kom took on the 39-year-old Dilrukshi. Mary Kom, also a sitting Rajya Sabha MP in India, prevailed 5-0 in a dull contest where 16

9 April, 2018 2:20 AM Weightlifter Pardeep wins silver at Commonwealth Games 2018

Indian weightlifter Pardeep Singh (105kg) won a silver after a close contest with Samoa’s Sanele Mao in the Commonwealth Games on Monday. Singh, the reigning Commonwealth Championships gold-medallist, lifted a total of 352kg (152kg+200kg) to claim the second spot after an exciting showdown with Mao, which had the packed arena on its feet. The 23-year-old 32