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Yet another draw takes Magnus Carlsen closer to title

Magnus Carlsen (right) leads Viswanathan Anand 5-4 after nine rounds.

A well-prepared Viswanathan Anand managed the easiest of draws with black pieces in his ninth round match against Magnus Carlsen on Thursday, but the Norwegian inched closer towards retaining his Worl

Shahi Imam has no right to pick son as successor: Delhi High Court

Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam (Photo: PTI)

The Delhi High Court on Friday said the ceremony by Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari to annoint his son as his successor has no legal sanctity.

PM Modi among Time ‘Person of the Year’ contenders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is among 50 global leaders, business chiefs and pop icons named as contenders by Time magazine for its annual “Person of the Year” honour.

India not favourites for 2015 World Cup: Stephen Fleming

Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming ruled defending champions India out of his favourite list for World Cup 2015 (Photo:

Title holders India are not among the front-runners to win the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, feels former New Zealand cricketer Stephen Fleming.

PM Modi visit to Sita’s birthplace cancelled

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Janakpur, the revered Hindu religious site in Nepal, has been cancelled at the last minute due to opposition by some political parties peeved over their non-inc

Boxing India to issue show cause notice to Sarita Devi’s husband, coach

With pressure from AIBA, Boxing India is about to issue show cause notice boxer L Sarita Devi's husband, coach for unauthorised

Under pressure from AIBA, Boxing India (BI) on Friday said it has decided to issue a show cause notice to boxer Sarita Devi's husband and personal coach for their unauthorised presence at the ringside

Woman robbed and pushed out of train

A 29-year-old woman was seriously injured when two men allegedly pushed her out of a moving train after robbing her valuables and cellphone near Karouda railway station in Madhya Pradesh, the police s

Manipuri student assaulted, three arrested

A Manipuri student who came to the rescue of a girl being harassed by eve-teasers was allegedly assaulted by them at a locality here in the second such recent incident involving a youth from the north

Sunil Gavaskar denies N Srinivasan comment

Sunil Gavaskar

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday, expressed surprise at the “fabricated stories” about him questioning N.

Russia inks deal with Pakistan

Pakistan and Russia on Thursday signed a military cooperation agreement to deepen their defence ties and vowed to translate their relationship in “tangible” terms during the first-ever visit of a Russ

How many deaths will it take to realise that too many young women in their prime have needlessly died?

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Indira Gandhi are national icons. Both made unparalleled contributions to India in different spheres.