Kieron Pollard

Mumbai: Owing to a flamboyant half-century by Kieron Pollard, Mumbai Indians (MI) managed to post 186/8 in a do or die match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday. A bunch of MI batsmen got off to a good start but could not capitalize while …

New Delhi: In a bid to save its heritage structures, the Railways has decided against dismantling the 113-year old Lord Curzon Bridge in Allahabad and will hand it over the Uttar Pradesh government for its preservation. A senior Railway Ministry official aware to the development stated, “The Lord Curzon Bridge would not be dismantled. It would …

Lucknow: A statue of Dalit icon Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was vandalised in Allahabad on Saturday, police said. The statue with its head chopped off was found by residents at a park in the city’s Trivenipuram locality. “We are aware of the matter and are trying to locate the suspects,” Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Allahabad Akash …

Allahabad: As a set back to previous government of Akhilesh Yadav, the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to stop CBI probe into alleged irregularities in various recruitments by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) during five years. A division bench comprised of Chief Justice DB Bhonsle and Justice Sunit Kumar passed the order on …

Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh State Election Commission on the alleged violation of the model Code of Conduct ahead of elections to the urban local bodies in November 2017. A bench of Justice Govind Mathur and Justice Abdul Moin passed the order …

Allahabad: Angered over the killing of a Dalit student of Allahabad University, students on Monday went on a rampage, setting fire to a bus. The angry students also laid siege to the house of District Magistrate Suhas L.Y., police said. Brutally assaulted by four men, Dalit student Dilip Saroj died on Sunday night after slipping into …

Allahabad: Uttar Pradesh Minister for Stamp and Registration Nand Gopal Nandi received a death threat after which Allahabad Police lodged an FIR. Nandi stated that he received the threat, on Thursday, from someone claiming to be speaking on behalf of former Samajwadi Party legislator Vijay Mishra. Details of the call and the phone number from which …

Allahabad: Eminent Hindi writer Doodhnath Singh passed away here early on Friday, hospital authorities said. He was 81. Singh, who was suffering from prostrate cancer, is survived by two sons and a daughter. He was admitted to the hospital on January 4 after his condition deteriorated, family sources said. His literary journey had many milestones. He …