IPL: Chennai win toss, opt to field against Kolkata

  In IPL Cricket, Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to field against Kolkata Knight Riders at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai today. Sunrisers Hyderabad had thrashed Rajasthan Royals by nine wickets at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad last night.

SC rejects PIL to frame rules to regulate composition of benches

New Delhi The Supreme Court today rejected a PIL seeking the framing of rules to regulate the composition of benches, including constitution benches, and the allocation of work. Junking the PIL by advocate Asok Pande, a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud said that the CJI was the … Continue reading SC rejects PIL to frame rules to regulate composition of benches

Supreme Court clears decks for release of movie Nanak Shah Fakir

AMN Supreme Court has cleared the decks for an all-India release of the controversial movie ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ on 13th of this month.The Apex court criticised the apex Sikh body Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) for putting restrictions on the release of the movie, based on the life and teachings of the first Sikh guru, … Continue reading Supreme Court clears decks for release of movie Nanak Shah Fakir

Asia Cup shifts from India to UAE

  The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) today shifted the 50-over Asia Cup from India to United Arab Emirates as the BCCI could not procure permission from the central government to host Pakistan. The tournament will now be held from September 13 to 28 in Dubai and Abu Dhabi after all the member nations of ACC … Continue reading Asia Cup shifts from India to UAE

‘Bharat Bandh’ turns violent in Bihar

AMN / PATNA / GAYA The ‘Bharat Bandh’ called against caste-based reservation in education and jobs turned violent in some parts of Bihar Tuesday. ‘Bharat Bandh’ was not endorsed by any major outfit but calls for the bandh were circulated on social media. In the state capital, the vehicular traffic was comparatively thin and several … Continue reading ‘Bharat Bandh’ turns violent in Bihar

India, China hold nuclear talks amid NSG impasse

WEB DESK India and China Tuesday held the fifth round of Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Dialogue in Beijing. It is a key platform to discuss international security and disarmament issues amid Beijing’s continued efforts to block New Delhi’s entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group. China has been blocking India’s entry into the elite nuclear club in … Continue reading India, China hold nuclear talks amid NSG impasse

BJP MLA’s brother arrested in Unnao gangrape case

AMN Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested Atul Singh, the brother of a BJP MLA, in connection with the alleged gangrape of an 18-year-old girl in Unnao district and the custodial death of the victim’s father. Earlier, four persons, named in the FIR registered on 4th April for beating up the girl’s father had been arrested. … Continue reading BJP MLA’s brother arrested in Unnao gangrape case