Lucknow: Surrendering before the strike of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) employees, the Yogi government on Thursday took a u-turn on its previous order of privatising the department. The employees from all the districts of the state were on strike since past 19 days and eventually they have succeeded in overturning the UP government’s …

 Lucknow: Gautam Gambhir will be a major missing for Kolkata Knight Riders but the installation of Dinesh Karthik as skipper, the Nidahas Trophy finals hero, has pumped up the entire side. KKR is equipped with some fancy cricketing talents like Robin Uthappa, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Chris Lynn, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill etc. In 2017, …

Patna: In Bihar, where millions of people still opt for open defecation, the state government is trying hard and will achieve open defecation-free (ODF) status by March 31, 2019, against the deadline of October 2, 2019, an official said on Thursday. “We are not only constructing toilets as behaviour change is a complex phenomenon. Even after …

New Delhi: The CBI on Thursday said it has filed a case against Vadodara-based Diamond Power Infrastructure Ltd (DPIL) and its directors for defrauding a consortium of 11 banks of Rs 2,654.40 crore. Apart from DPIL, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) FIR filed on March 26 includes the names of firm’s founder Suresh Narain Bhatnagar …

Lucknow: The two-time champions Mumbai Indians (MI) will begin their title defence in the 11th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 7. Before the start of the match, MI looks to be among the favourites to win the razzmatazz tournament with …

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is suffering from some kidney related problems and is set to undergo kidney transplant this weekend. A senior AIIMS official said that all paperwork and other formalities for the kidney transplant have been completed and the surgery would happen sometime this weekend. “He came to the hospital at around 4.15 …

New Delhi: Shiv Sena on Thursday called the NDA MPs’ decision to not take salaries for the second phase of Parliament’s budget session a ‘drama’ and made it clear that its lawmakers would not forgo their honorarium. Shiv Sena MP Shivajirao Adhalrao Patil said it was the the responsibility of the Bharatiya Janata Party — which …