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Mustafa Kamal quits as ICC president, slams Srinivasan

  Mustafa Kamal launched a scathing attack on ICC chairman N. Srinivasan.

The International Cricket Council accepted the resignation of president Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday, who quit the position after being denied the honour of presenting the World Cup winners’ trophy.

Two sisters abducted, gangraped by 5 men

Two minor girls, both cousins, were allegedly kidnapped and gangraped at gun point by five persons in Jareef Nagar area here, almost a year after a similar incident in the district had stirred Uttar P

Women responsible for rapes, says Shiv Charan Prajapati

In a shocking sexist comment, a ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday said women were more responsible for rapes, drawing strong condemnation from Opposition parties.

PM Modi to UPA: Where did money go?

Orissa governor S.C. Jamir and Prime Minister Narendra Modi  in Orissa on Wednesday. (Photo: PTI)

Terming the recent Rs 2-lakh crore coal auction as a major success, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the previous UPA government should explain where did the money go when it had allocat

Panel for replacing UGC with new agency

In far-reaching recommendations, a panel set up to evaluate the UGC’s performance has suggested replacing the body altogether with a new statutory agency enjoying wide-ranging and quasi-judicial power

Ex-SP, 7 other cops get life term for fake encounters

A CBI court here has sentenced seven retired policemen, including a superintendent of police, and an inspector to life imprisonment for killing four youth in two fake encounters in 1992.

Row over Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar remark on complexion

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar. (Photo: PTI/File)

Goa chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar is in the eye of a storm over his alleged advise to agitating nurses that they should not stage hungerstrike in the sun because it will make them “dark” and “ruin

Congress leader moves court against Digvijay Singh ‘blackmail’

A Congress leader has filed a complaint in a local court seeking action against party general secretary Digvijay Singh for “blackmailing” people with his claims that he has credible evidence related t

Major fire near India House, London School of Economics

Emergency services tackle an electrical fire under the pavement near Holborn, London, on Wednesday, which is close to the Indian

More than 2,000 people were on Wednesday evacuated from buildings in central London as toxic smoke filled the streets after an electrical fault triggered a massive underground fire near the Indian hig

Major fire near India House, London School of Economics

Emergency services tackle an electrical fire under the pavement near Holborn, London, on Wednesday.  (Photo: AP)

More than 2,000 people were on Wednesday evacuated from buildings in central London as toxic smoke filled the streets after an electrical fault triggered a massive underground fire near the Indian hig

When a 71-year-old nun, who has dedicated her life to the service of society, is gangraped, it becomes a symbol of our collective shame.

The recent crisis in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has cynics chuckling quietly to themselves. They insist that ideals and utopias are alien to politics.