Chandigarh: With accusations being made by his own party legislators that he picked up only his loyalists as ministers in his government, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Saturday that the selections were made to give representation to all categories. Denying any ‘unfairness’ in the selection of the new cabinet ministers, he claimed that adequate …

Bengaluru: Incredible Rishabh Pant turned Indian Premier League into Incredible Premier League when he, almost single-handedly, carried Delhi Daredevils to post 174/5 against hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday. Pant’s breezy 85-run knock came in just 48 balls and was studded with six fours and seven out-of-the-park shots. He …

Beijing: India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived on Saturday in Beijing on a four-day China visit where she will hold crucial bilateral talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi and attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ministerial-level meeting. The one-on-one meet with Wang on Sunday will be the key highlight of Sushma Swaraj’s visit in which …

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Police’s Crime Branch on Saturday said reports in a section of media regarding the Kathua rape-murder case were false and that medical experts had confirmed the sedation, sexual assault and subsequent murder of the eight-year-old girl. The Crime Branch statement on the case comes in the wake of reports in …

Kolkata: It was nothing more than a one sided match after rain played spoilsport in the encounter between Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as the former registered an emphatic 9-wicket win at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. Coming in to chase a huge target of 192 runs, KXIP got off …

Rae Bareli: Accusing the Congress of pursuing politics of dynasty and conspiracy, BJP President Amit Shah demanded on Saturday that its President, Rahul Gandhi, apologise for the “saffron terror” remarks against his party. Addressing a public meeting in the constituency of Sonia Gandhi, he said that the days of ‘vanshvaad’ (dynastic politics) were over and that …

New Delhi: In a bid to bring back defaulters of huge bank loans who escape to refuges abroad, the Union Cabinet on Saturday approved an ordinance that would provide for attachment and confiscation of the properties of the economic offenders. The decision to issue The Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 was taken at a meeting of …

Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Delhi Daredevils (DD) – the last two teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) points table – are all geared up to fight for some hope in the tournament at the M Chinnaswamy ground here on Saturday. RCB has a bunch of high profile players like Virat Kohli, …