Bengaluru: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah for likening opposition parties to animals, which is disrespectful to all Indians. “Calling the opposition parties animals exposes Shah’s mentality and reflects the vision of the BJP and its parent organisation RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh). It’s disrespectful to all Indians,” …

New Delhi: BJP’s Delhi MP Udit Raj has written to the CBI, seeking the arrest of ICICI bank chief Chanda Kochhar and her husband Deepak for an alleged criminal conspiracy to squander public money running in thousands of crores of rupees through fake loans. The April 6-dated three-page letter to CBI Director Alok Kumar cited a …

Kolkata: The Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) has just began and the third match of the league to be played between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is expected to be washed out by persistent rain at the Eden Gardens ground here on Sunday. Teh practice sessions of both the teams were cut short …

Mumbai: The combine effort of Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav and Krunal Pandya carried Mumbai Indians to 165/4 against Chennai Super Kings in the opener of the eleventh edition of Indian Premier League at the Wankhede stadium here on Saturday. After being put to bat, MI did not get the desired start as lost Evin Lewis …

Jammu: Lok Sabha Member from Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah said on Saturday that being landlocked between India, Pakistan and China, independence is no option for the Valley. Addressing a party meeting in Mandi area of Poonch district, the former Chief Minister said: “Independence is no option. On one side we have nuclear powers China …

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been kept under observation at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Saturday, and his kidney transplant surgery is expected to be done either on Sunday or Monday, confirmed the hospital officials. “He was kept under observation today (Saturday). The kidney transplant may be carried out …

Islamabad: Pakistani Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has said that Islamabad was in direct talks with Moscow for the procurement of sophisticated military hardware, including air defence systems, fighter jets and battle tanks. In an interview with Russia’s Sputnik news agency, Kham also talked about increased cooperation with Kremlin which mirrors Pakistan’s wider geo-strategic concerns. “Air …

Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, after reaching his residence here, got emotional while greeting his fans from his home. Sallu, who is back to Galaxy Apartments after two days, waved to fans as they celebrated using crackers outside his residence after bhaijaan walked free from jail. ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ actor returned home to a hero’s welcome …