Mumbai: The top bid in the online auction of the Indian cricket board’s international and domestic media rights for the period April 15, 2018-March 31, 2023 stands at Rs 4,244 crores, it was revealed on Tuesday. The bid is in the Global Consolidated Rights (GCR) category, which comprises the worldwide television and digital rights to international …

New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday asked both print and electronics media to follow in “letter and spirit”, particularly in the 48 hours before the polling, guidelines issued by it regarding the coverage of Karnataka assembly polls. Voting is scheduled for May 12 in Karnataka. Restraining the media from announcing any “result of any …

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Tuesday lashed out at the Congress and other opposition parties over their allegations of weakening the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill and assured that the Union government will protect every right of the Dalit community. In a series of tweets, the BJP chief also said …

New Delhi: A day After the nationwide Dalit protests against the dilution of SC/ST Act by the Supreme Court, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday clarified that the government was in no mood to end the quota policy for the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes in the country. His assurance came a day after violent …

Lucknow: Over a dozen people were rushed to hospital after they fell unconscious due to the leak of toxic gas in Husainabad region of Thakurganj in Uttar Pradesh capital on Tuesday evening. A total of 13 people have been admitted to Trauma Center, Lucknow following the gas leak at a factory in a populated area …

Srinagar: An Indian Army jawan was martyred on Tuesday in Pakistan shelling and firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. He succumbed to injuries in hospital. “Sepoy Mustapure Shubham Suryakant, 20, a resident of Maharashtra, who was injured along with four other soldiers including a lieutenant and two JCOs …

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced that Aashish Kapoor has replaced Venkatesh Prasad in its three-member All-India Junior Selection Committee. A former off-spinner, Kapoor played four Tests and 17 One-Day Internationals (ODIs), including the 1996 ICC World Cup. The 47-year-old has also played 128 first-class games and 93 …

San Francisco: Photo-sharing platform Snapchat has introduced a new “Group Video Chat” feature that will make connecting with friends and family more fun. “Today, we’re excited to introduce Group Video Chat on Snapchat!,” the company said in a blogpost on Tuesday. Users can start the group chat with just a tap on the video icon. …