New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday dropped senior Congress leaders Digvijay Singh, Kamal Nath, Sushil Kumar Shinde, Mohan Prakash, CP Joshi and Janardan Dwivedi from the new Congress Working Committee (CWC). He set up a new 23-member CWC, retaining many senior leaders including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ahmed Patel and Mallikarjun Kharge while bringing in …

New Delhi: Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar on Tuesday said that the government has majority in the Lok sabha and it is ready to face the opposition’s no-confidence motion. “The BJP and the NDA will face it the no-confidence motion, which the opposition wants to bring, under the leadership of Prime MInister Narendra Modi,” …

Leeds: Once again the middle-order woes of Indian batting were at display as England bowlers beautifully restricted the visiting team to a modest total of 256/8 with some disciplined bowling in the virtual final of the three-match ODI series at the Headingley Cricket ground here on Tuesday. India’s over dependence on the top-three batsmen once …

Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday adjourned till the last week of July appeals by jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retired) Mohammad Safdar against their conviction for corruption. The decision means that Sharif, until recently the leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), will remain in …

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday appointed its Hamirpur MP Anurag Thakur as the new Chief Whip in the Lok Sabha, a day ahead of the start of Parliament’s monsoon session. Thakur replaces Jabalpur MP Rakesh Singh, who has been appointed the party’s Madhya Pradesh unit chief. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed …

Kolkata: A day after a canopy collapsed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in West Bengal’s Midnapore town, injuring nearly 90 people, police on Tuesday booked the rally organisers, the state BJP, for attempted culpable homicide, police said. “A case has been filed against the organisers of the Prime Minister’s event under Section 308 of IPC …

Kolkata: Indian boxing star Vijender Singh on Tuesday hailed athletics’ latest golden girl Hima Das’ performance, saying the Assamese lass should be supported financially from here on and not just eulogised. Hima created history last week by winning the yellow metal in the women’s 400 metre event at the IAAF World U-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland. …