New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday became the first politician to meet former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who is admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for ‘routine check-up’. BJP chief Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi could reach the hospital only after Rahul had met with the veteran BJP leader. …

New Delhi: Britain on Monday assured India to fully cooperate in the extradition process of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi and liquor baron Vijay Mallya who are accused in separate multi-crore bank loan defraud cases, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said. Meanwhile, government sources said that British Minister for Counter Terrorism Baroness Williams also confirmed …

Bengaluru: Mohammed Shami, who encountered a family feud recently, has been ruled out of the upcoming Afghan Test after he failed to clear the Yo-Yo fitness test at the National Cricket Academy here, announced the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday. Delhi medium pacer Navdeep Saini has been called up to fill …

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday wished former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad on his 71st birthday, praying for his good health and happiness. “Wishing Shri Lalu Prasad ji a very happy birthday! I pray for his good health, success and happiness, always,” Gandhi tweeted. Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad turned 71 on …

New Delhi: Rebel Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Kapil Mishra on Monday moved a plea in the Delhi High Court seeking direction to state Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to join assembly sessions more frequently in view of his low attendance in the House. In his plea, Mishra has sought that Kejriwal be directed to attend assembly …

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister and veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Monday was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for ‘routine check-up’. The doctors confirmed later that his condition was ‘stable’. “As per the advice of doctors, Vajpayee ji has been admitted in AIIMS today for routine check-ups …

Cape Town: South African paceman Dale Steyn has been recalled in the national side for the upcoming two-match Test series against Sri Lanka starting next month, confirmed Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday. Steyn sustained a heel injury during the Cape Town Test against India earlier in the year, and was then ruled out of the rest …

Los Angeles:  After a 42-year ban, Anthony Quinn-starrer The Message has been approved by Middle East censors. A 4K restored edition of The Message, Moustapha Akkad’s controversial 1975 film chronicling the life and times of the Prophet Muhammad is set to become the first Arabic title to get a theatrical release in Saudi Arabia, reports hollywoodreporter.com. …