THE BIG story

Assembly Elections 2021: Priyanka and Rahul kick off Congress campaign in Assam, Tamil Nadu
politics

Assembly Elections 2021: Priyanka and Rahul kick off Congress campaign in Assam, Tamil Nadu

After concluding his visits to Kerala and Puducherry, Rahul, at a rally in Kanyakumari, said that 'only a person who truly represents the Tamil people can be a chief minister of Tamil Nadu'

Paris court convicts former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on charges of corruption, influence peddling
world

Paris court convicts former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on charges of corruption, influence peddling

The 66-year-old, who was president from 2007 to 2012, was convicted of trying to bribe a magistrate in exchange for information about a legal case in which he was implicated

Bengal polls 2021: Plea in Supreme Court challenges EC’s decision to hold Assembly elections in 8 phases
politics

Bengal polls 2021: Plea in Supreme Court challenges EC’s decision to hold Assembly elections in 8 phases

The plea, filed by lawyer ML Sharma, said that the decision to conduct an eight-phase election in the state violates Article 14 (right to life) and Article 21 (right to life) of the Constitution

UNITYsat trio, SindhuNetra, SD Sat: Students built five of the payloads in ISRO's PSLV-C51 mission
tech

UNITYsat trio, SindhuNetra, SD Sat: Students built five of the payloads in ISRO's PSLV-C51 mission

25,000 names are being flown in SD Sat, in an effort to spread public awareness in India about space and missions to explore it.

Prince Philip moved to specialised London hospital for heart condition; 'responding to treatment', says Palace
india

Prince Philip moved to specialised London hospital for heart condition; 'responding to treatment', says Palace

Philip was initially admitted to the private King Edward VII’s Hospital in London after 'feeling ill'. Philip’s illness is not believed to be related to COVID-19

I-League 2020-21: Papa Diawara's header helps Punjab FC beat NEROCA, move to 2nd spot
sports

I-League 2020-21: Papa Diawara's header helps Punjab FC beat NEROCA, move to 2nd spot

In the 65th minute, Joseba Beitia's free-kick from the left flank found Diawara inside the box and the Sengalaese headed the ball into the back of the net to hand Punjab FC the lead.

'Not part of it': Veerappa Moily distances himself from 'G-23' Congress meet in Jammu
politics

'Not part of it': Veerappa Moily distances himself from 'G-23' Congress meet in Jammu

The former Union minister was one of the 23 leaders who, writing to the interim party president Sonia Gandhi in August, urged her to ensure "full-time" and "visible" leadership

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: State should oust K Palaniswami govt and 'keep out BJP', says Rahul Gandhi
india

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: State should oust K Palaniswami govt and 'keep out BJP', says Rahul Gandhi

The Congress leader, who was on a three-day tour of Tamil Nadu, participated in multiple events in Kanyakumari district ahead of the 6 April Assembly polls

GST collections cross Rs 1 lakh crore for fifth straight month, rise 7% to Rs 1.13 lakh crore in February
india

GST collections cross Rs 1 lakh crore for fifth straight month, rise 7% to Rs 1.13 lakh crore in February

The Union Finance Ministry said that the GST numbers 'clearly' indicate economic recovery, and the impact of various measures taken by tax administration to improve compliance

Russia moves closer to getting track and field ban lifted as World Athletics approves plan for doping reforms
sports

Russia moves closer to getting track and field ban lifted as World Athletics approves plan for doping reforms

The plan was written by a commission set up by the Russian track federation and tasks it with implementing a series of “immediate actions” with deadlines at various points this year.

Premier League: Brendan Rodgers urges Leicester City to fight through injury crisis with top four spot at stake
Fwire

Premier League: Brendan Rodgers urges Leicester City to fight through injury crisis with top four spot at stake

Rodgers' side lost Harvey Barnes to a left knee injury during the 3-1 home defeat against Arsenal, the latest in a series of injuries plaguing the club.

West Bengal polls 2021: Congress' Anand Sharma calls tie-up with Indian Secular Front 'painful and shameful'
india

West Bengal polls 2021: Congress' Anand Sharma calls tie-up with Indian Secular Front 'painful and shameful'

The senior Congress leader added that the party 'cannot be selective in fighting the communists and it must do so in all its manifestations, irrespective of religion and colour'

Premier League: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says no time to soak up praise with trophies yet to be won
sports

Premier League: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says no time to soak up praise with trophies yet to be won

City boss Guardiola has no intention of letting his players get distracted by the praise with a frantic schedule ahead of them.

Manika Batra, Harmeet Desai make impressive returns to international circuit in WTT Contender series
sports

Manika Batra, Harmeet Desai make impressive returns to international circuit in WTT Contender series

The season-opener is also the first international tournament Indian players are participating in after the long coronavirus-forced break.

Coronavirus News Updates: Glitches, OTP delays reported on Day 1 of vaccine rollout; President Kovind, PM, Amit Shah take first dose of Covaxin
health

Coronavirus News Updates: Glitches, OTP delays reported on Day 1 of vaccine rollout; President Kovind, PM, Amit Shah take first dose of Covaxin

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: India launched phase 3 of its Covid-19 vaccination drive on Monday benefiting everyone above the age of 60 and those within the age bracket of 45-59 with comorbidities to get vaccinated

India vs England: Jeetan Patel says 200-plus score in first innings of third Test could have given different result
firstcricket

India vs England: Jeetan Patel says 200-plus score in first innings of third Test could have given different result

Patel said England expect the fourth and final Test pitch, starting on Thursday, to also be a spinning track but said the visitors are eager to punch back from the two straight losses.

CAB calls for review meeting to address Bengal's sloppy show in domestic tournaments
firstcricket

CAB calls for review meeting to address Bengal's sloppy show in domestic tournaments

Bengal coach Arun Lal, who was dissatisfied with the performance of the team, held a closed door meeting with Dalmiya.

Europa League: Injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic could miss AC Milan clash against Manchester United, say reports
sports

Europa League: Injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic could miss AC Milan clash against Manchester United, say reports

The Swede was substituted during Sunday's match against rivals Roma, watching the end of game with an ice pack on his left thigh.

Premier League: Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers urges team to fight through injury woes
sports

Premier League: Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers urges team to fight through injury woes

Leicester are third, five points clear of fifth-placed Chelsea, with the top four guaranteed a place in Europe's elite club competition.

BJP 'keeps mum' on implementing CAA in Assam, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra ahead of state Assembly polls
politics

BJP 'keeps mum' on implementing CAA in Assam, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra ahead of state Assembly polls

The grand alliance of the Congress and six other parties will form the government after the election as people are fed up with the 'false promises' made by the BJP, the Congress leader claimed