AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers's breathtaking strokeplay powered RCB to victory against the Delhi Daredevils.

'I don't mind comparisons with Shahid'
'When the film was over, Bhai gave me a look, expressing what he felt.''That look said it all, and meant the world to me.'

Marxists ready for the Battle of 2019
'All-India alliances are not the priority today.''Therefore, the CPI-M's political line dovetails with the emergent political reality in the country,' says M K Bhadrakumar.

President signs ordinance on death penalty for child rape
In case of rape of a girl under 16 years, the minimum punishment has been increased from 10 years to 20 years, extendable to imprisonment for rest of life, which means jail term till the convict's "natural life".

KABUL (Reuters) - An explosion apparently caused by a suicide bomber hit a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Sunday, causing casualties, with at least four people known to have been killed, officials said.

The elephant would be buried with temple honours (Representational)

Salem:  A 42-year old ailing temple elephant died a natural death Saturday, days after the Madras High Court allowed euthanasia if it would be cruel to keep the animal alive.

The female elephant of Sri Sugavaneswarar temple was suffering for a long time...

Nitish Kumar was presented a set of each of the three books by the publisher (File Photo)

Patna:  Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar released three books based on Mahatma Gandhi's Champaran movement of 1917 on Saturday.

Nitish Kumar released the books titled- 'Mister M K Gandhi Ki Champaran Diary' written by Arvind Mohan,...

After raping the child, the accused threw her on the ground from a height and she died

Indore:  A man arrested for allegedly raping and killing a eight-month-old baby was Saturday assaulted by people when he was being taken to a magisterial court here, officials said.

Superintendent of Police BPS Parihar said the accused...

Protest over the rape and murder of a 11-year-old girl in Assam's Nagaon district

Guwahati:  At a time there is nationwide outrage over a spate of rape cases, Assam has seen a spurt in cases of sexual assault against minors. At least 20 cases have been registered across the state in the past two months.

In the latest...

Widespread protests took place after the Kathua rape case shocked the entire country (File)

New Delhi:  Nirbhaya's father alleged on Saturday that the Union Cabinet's approval to promulgate an ordinance to give the death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below 12 years has no "logic" and the decision was taken in...

Over 600 academics have written an open letter to PM Narendra Modi on the Kathua and Unnao rapes.

NEW DELHI:  As the centre clambered to introduce harsher punishment for child rapists to cap public outrage over sexual crimes, a group of 637 academics in India and abroad have written an open letter to Prime Minister...

The girl's father said a child is a child and there is no religion -- Hindu or Muslim -- in his being.

New Delhi:  The father of an eight-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir in January, expressed hope of getting justice, after the Union Cabinet introduced death penalty for...

Siddaramaiah has said that he was under pressure from Congress leaders to contest from Badami. (File)

Bengaluru:  Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today hit out at BJP General Secretary P Murlidhar Rao for his Hindi tweet about his plans to contest the May 12 assembly polls from two constituencies, by asking him to...

Washington:  Asserting that the Indian economy turned in a resilient performance in 2017-18, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel has said the country's growth is expected to accelerate next fiscal.

Mr Patel was addressing the International Monetary Finance Committee here yesterday.

"The Indian economy turned...

Several cases of child sex abuse have been reported across India in the recent weeks.

New Delhi:  Offenders who rape girls under 12 may now be subject to the death penalty in India, according to an ordinance passed by the cabinet Saturday after a nationwide furor over the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl.

In an...

The girl filed a police complaint two days after the incident.

Nawada:  A local court has awarded 10 years of imprisonment to a man for kidnapping and raping a minor girl in Nawada over two years ago.

It also slapped a fine of Rs 50,000 on the convict.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Om Prakash Srivastava invoked the...

Law Ministry officials admitted that ministries prefer approaching the law officers directly.

New Delhi:  Don't violate rule of law by seeking legal opinion directly from the Attorney General, the Law Ministry has cautioned central ministries, asserting that it should not be bypassed while asking for advice from law...

The Union Cabinet had cleared the ordinance for death penalty for child rapists.

New Delhi:  Today, President Ram Nath Kovind has signed the executive order to pave way for providing stringent punishment, including death penalty, for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years. The Union Cabinet on Saturday at a...

Law Ministry officials admitted that ministries prefer approaching the law officers directly.

New Delhi:  Don't violate rule of law by seeking legal opinion directly from the Attorney General, the Law Ministry has cautioned central ministries, asserting that it should not be bypassed while asking for advice from law...

RRB Exam Date For ALP, Technician, Group D Posts Yet To Be Announced

New Delhi:  After March 31, 2018 (the last date of registration for CEN 02/ 2018 and CEN 01/ 2018) there is no official update on RRB exam dates for Assistant Loco Pilot, Technician and various Group D posts. 'The exam will be held during April and May'...

Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar photographed on their wedding. (Image courtesy: nicsgoingglobal )

New Delhi:  Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar are now married. The couple opted for a traditional Maharashtrian wedding in Alibaug in the presence of their family and friends on Sunday morning. Both Milind Soman and Ankita...

AP LAWCET 2018 Answer Key: Know How To Download

New Delhi:  AP LAWCET 2018 answer key is expected to be released today. Answer key will also be released for AP PGLCET 2018. The exams are conducted by Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapuramu on behalf of APSCHE. The exam was held on 19 April. Candidates can raise...

There is anger in the nation over increasing number of rapes in the country. (File)

Muzaffarnagar:  Amid a growing outrage across the country over spurt in the cases of sexual crimes against minors, another rape case has been reported from Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar.

A 13-year-old girl was allegedly confined by a doctor...

AUCET, AUEET 2018 Last Date Extended; Check Details

New Delhi:  Andhra University has extended the registration date for AUCET-2018 and AUEET-2018. Interested candidates can now apply till April 24, 2018 without any late fees. The exams will be held separately for selecting candidates for admission to M.A./M.Sc. courses...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned against offering any concessions to Donald Trump.

New York, United States:  Iran is ready to "vigorously" resume nuclear enrichment if the United States ditches the 2015 nuclear deal, and further "drastic measures" are being considered in response to a US exit, Iranian...

Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar photographed during their sangeet. (Image courtesy: anjubangalore)

New Delhi:  Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar have wrapped their pre-wedding ceremonies and are all set to their wedding vows in Alibaug today. A mehendi function, a haldi ceremony and a sangeet was held on Saturday in the...

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