Leeds: After the two on-sided ODIs won by India and England, respectively, both the teams would be longing to clinch the three-match series when they meet at the Headingley Cricket ground here on Tuesday. England levelled the three match series with a convincing 86-run victory at Lord’s, having been comprehensively beaten in the opening match …

Midnapore (West Bengal): Launching a blistering attack on the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused it of forming a nexus with the ‘all-pervading syndicates’, murdering Dalit political activists and having no faith in democracy, the Indian constitution or the electoral process. In one of his strongest tirades against the Trinamool …

Hyderabad: Former Indian Cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin’s plans to contest from Secunderabad Lok Sabha seat threw the Congress party into turmoil on Monday with the former MP Anjan Kumar Yadav declaring that he will not give up his claim to the constituency. Supporters of Yadav disrupted a meeting of party’s Greater Hyderabad unit on Monday, shouting …

New Delhi: Rise in the prices of manufactured products along with that of food articles and fuel types accelerated India’s wholesale inflation rate to 5.77 per cent compared to 4.43 per cent in the previous month, official data showed on Monday. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry data disclosed that June WPI rate was also higher …

Srinagar: A militant was killed on Monday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district as alert troops foiled an infiltration bid, defence sources said. Alert troops of the Army noticed suspicious movement in Safawali Gali and challenged the infiltrators. “When challenged, the terrorists fired, triggering a gunfight. One terrorist has been …

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin grabbed eyebrows more than the winning team during the FIFA World Cup 2018 final award distribution ceremony at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday. All thanks to his umbrella under which he stood happily. Twitter trolled this act of Putin because other dignitaries present at the event, including the FIFA …