NGO owner Thakur, 18 others convicted in Bihar shelter home case

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday (January 20) convicted Brajesh Thakur and 18 others for sexual and physical assault on several girls in a Muzaffarpur shelter home.

New Zealand tour: Rahul to continue dual role, Dhawan’s bid doubtful

Bengaluru: India captain Virat Kohli on Sunday said the team will continue with KL Rahul as the wicketkeeper-batsman "for a while" as he lends massive balance to the side just like his illustrious namesake Rahul Dravid did during 2003 World Cup.

When they came for the children of Shaheen Bagh

So, next time we see the children of Shaheen Bagh chanting azadi, let's not forget that in Bapu's fight for azadi, in his non-violent civil disobedience, men, women, and children took part equally. What do we call a Rajkumari Gupta, who managed to supply firearms during the Kakori conspiracy, with her three-year-old son in tow?

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Will look to put New Zealand under pressure from ball one: Kohli

Bengaluru: After clinching the three-match series against Australia in style with a winning boundary, India look a lot more confident for the tour against New Zealand starting January 24.

Speak to me ‘hashtag without filter’: PM at ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha...

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (January 20) addressed 200 students in their own language during a "Pariksha Pe Charcha" and said his conversations with them will be "hashtag without filter". Assuring students of his complete focus, Modi said they could speak to him openly at the interaction held at the Talkatora Stadium here. Reaching...

Kerala government not to cooperate with procedures for NPR updation

Thiruvananthapuram: The Left government in Kerala on Monday decided to inform the Centre that it would not cooperate with any official procedures regarding the updation of the National Population Register (NPR).

Kohli greatest ODI player of all-time, Rohit in top-five, says Finch

Bengaluru: Australian captain Aaron Finch has rated his Indian counterpart Virat Kohli as "probably" the greatest ODI player of all-time, while picking Rohit Sharma in the top-five.

SC issues notice to UP govt on PIL challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday (January 20) sought response of the Uttar Pradesh government on a PIL filed by Allahabad Heritage Society challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj. A bench comprising Chief Justice SA Bobde and justices BR Gavai and Surya Kant issued notice to the state. The Centre had on January 1 last year approved renaming of...

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NGO owner Thakur, 18 others convicted in Bihar shelter home case

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday (January 20) convicted Brajesh Thakur and 18 others for sexual and physical assault on several girls in a Muzaffarpur shelter home.

New Zealand tour: Rahul to continue dual role, Dhawan’s bid doubtful

Bengaluru: India captain Virat Kohli on Sunday said the team will continue with KL Rahul as the wicketkeeper-batsman "for a while" as he lends massive balance to the side just like his illustrious namesake Rahul Dravid did during 2003 World Cup.

When they came for the children of Shaheen Bagh

So, next time we see the children of Shaheen Bagh chanting azadi, let's not forget that in Bapu's fight for azadi, in his non-violent civil disobedience, men, women, and children took part equally. What do we call a Rajkumari Gupta, who managed to supply firearms during the Kakori conspiracy, with her three-year-old son in tow?

Will look to put New Zealand under pressure from ball one: Kohli

Bengaluru: After clinching the three-match series against Australia in style with a winning boundary, India look a lot more confident for the tour against New Zealand starting January 24.

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