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Coronavirus: Fate Of Tokyo Olympics To Be Decided In Four Weeks With Postponement An Option, Says IOC Chief

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach on Sunday said the 2020 Tokyo Olympics would not be cancelled but that a postponement was an option as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic. “The IOC executive board emphasised that a cancellation of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 would not solve any of the problems or… Read More »

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath Likely To Quit Before Trust Vote Today, Say Congress Sources: 10 Points

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath is likely to resign today ahead of a Supreme Court-ordered trust vote that his Congress government is certain to lose. Top Congress sources say with the party’s wafer-thin majority gone after the resignation of 22 MLAs, Kamal Nath has been asked to “graciously resign” and not test his… Read More »

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi On Rajya Sabha Nomination, Will Speak After Oath

Ranjan Gogoi retired in November last year. Guwahati: Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who was nominated to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of parliament, on Monday by President Ram Nath in an unprecedented move, said he will speak about accepting the nomination after he takes oath. “I will go to Delhi probably… Read More »

Curb On Gatherings Over Coronavirus Applies To Shaheen Bagh, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Clarifies

The unique sit-in protest at Shaheen Bagh, conducted mostly by women, has been on for more than 90 days. New Delhi: The protest at Shaheen Bagh against the contentious citizenship law, continuing through the harsh Delhi winter and much political turmoil, is now facing a formidable challenge – the outbreak of coronavirus, a global pandemic… Read More »

Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad Launches Political Group Azad Samaj Party

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad is known for his role in the anti-CAA protests. New Delhi: Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad — one of the most prominent faces of countrywide protests against the citizenship law — today launched his political group, which he called the “Azad Samaj Party”. The launch took place on the birth… Read More »

Bhim Army Chief Chandra Shekhar To Announce New Party, Eyes Mayawati’s Base

The Bhim Army has also launched a campaign on social media Lucknow: Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar will announce his new political party at a programme in Delhi on Sunday. Significantly, the announcement will take place on the birth anniversary of Bahujan Samaj Party founder, late Kanshi Ram. According to a Bhim Army spokesperson, among… Read More »

DK Shivakumar Named Karnataka Congress Chief, Replaces Dinesh Gundu Rao

The Congress has appointed DK Shivakumar, party strongman, as chief of its Karnataka unit Bengaluru: The Congress finally has a party chief in Karnataka, with the party leadership stating today that high-profile trouble-shooter DK Shivakumar will replace Dinesh Gundu Rao. Outgoing KPCC (Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee) President Mr Rao had resigned from his post last… Read More »

Opposition Demands Release Of 3 Ex-Jammu And Kashmir Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti, Farooq Abdullah

Omar Abdullah has been under detention since August 5 New Delhi: Eight opposition parties have sent a joint resolution to the BJP-led Central government, demanding the immediate release of all political detainees in Kashmir, especially the three former Chief Ministers — Farooq and Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti. Under the Narendra Modi government, “democratic dissent… Read More »

BCCI Appoints Sunil Joshi As New Chief Selector Of Indian Men’s Cricket Team

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced the appointment of former India spinner Sunil Joshi as the new chief selector of Indian men’s cricket team. The Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising Madan Lal, Rudra Pratap Singh and Sulakshana Naik met at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai on Wednesday to name the… Read More »