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Ranji round-up: Sehwag shines for new team Haryana on Day 1

Ranji round-up: Sehwag shines for new team Haryana on Day 1

FILE IMAGE: Virender Sehwag hits out. Photograph: Getty Images Virender Sehwag started the Ranji Trophy season for his new team Haryana in some style, smashing 92, while Himanshu Rana hit a century to put the visitors on top on Day 1 of the Ranji Trophy match against Maharashtra in Pune, on Thursday.At stumps, Haryana were sitting pretty on 303 for six at stumps.Only 19 days shy of his 37th birthday, Sehwag showed glimpses of his vintage self, with his 92 off 129 balls that had 15 well-timed ..., 5 days ago

Flaws in India's GST defeats its purpose

There is much work to be done to design a good GST, notes Parthasarathi Shome. In the last mile, many essential components of a robust goods and services tax India is rushing towards a so-termed GST replacing service tax and excises (or CENVAT) at the Centre and VAT and small consumption taxes of the states. In a decade-long process of replacement, major successes were occurring to meaningfully consolidate the nation’s domestic consumption tax structure. But in the last mile, many ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

GST can't be a reality without Cong support: Jairam Ramesh

Deflating the claims being made by the government of getting the goods and services tax Bill passed by isolating the Congress, Jairam Ramesh, party spokesperson and Rajya Sabha member, said: “The GST cannot be a reality without the support of the Congress.” The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley have proposed calling Parliament's special session to get the Bill, a crucial instrument in the government’s economic reform agenda, passed. The ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Mr PM, give us the freedom to achieve economic success

After many false starts, India may well be at the inflexion point that Deng Xiaoping took China to post-1978. The window of opportunity is wide open right now, says Rajeev Srinivasan. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with school children soon after his Independence Day address to the nation, August 15, 2015. Photograph: Press Information Bureau.   'But freedom?' the notes would sing... Parole is enough. TonightBelow the fire-crossed sky Of the Festival of Light. -- Vikram Seth, Diwali ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Mayank, Manish steer India 'A' into tri-series final

South Africa opener Quinton de Kock's 113 off 86 balls in vain India 'A' meet unbeaten Australia 'A' in Friday's tri-series final India 'A' opener Mayank Agarwal celebrates after completing his century during the tri-series match against South Africa 'A'. Photograph: PTI Mayank Agarwal and Manish Pandey smashed centuries to power India ‘A’ to a 34-run victory over South Africa A and qualify for the tri-series final, at the M A Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai, on Thursday. - ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Tri series: With SA players recuperating, Tuesday's match postponed  Rediff.com1 month ago

Defending self on Lalitgate, Sushma sucker punches the Gandhis

In a spirited fight back, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday tore into the Congress, saying it had helped Bofors accused Ottavio Quattrocchi and Bhopal gas leak accused Warren Anderson flee from India and roped in Rajiv Gandhi in this regard. Making a statement in Lok Sabha, she specifically responded to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s charge that she had got money to help Lalit Modi by telling him to ask his “mamma” as to “how much money had ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Rahul, ask mum why dad helped Quattrocchi: Sushma's fiery defence  Rediff.com1 month ago

Wade century steers unbeaten Aus 'A' to easy win over SA

Skipper Matthew Wade led from the front with a sparkling century as Australia A cruised to a 108-run victory over South Africa A and maintained a clean slate in the tri-series cricket tournament, in Chennai, on Wednesday. Batting first, after winning the toss at the M A Chidambaram Stadium, he Aussies were all out for 272 in 47.2 overs. In reply, the South Africans was bowled out for 164 in only 37.1 overs. Cameron Boyce (3-48) and Ashton Agar (3-41) picked up three wickets each. They were ably ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Justice Lodha panel to consider looking into sealed cover: SC

The apex court said it would be for the three-member panel headed by Justice Lodha, which is considering administrative reforms in BCCI, to take a call on the issue keeping in mind the “image and reputation” of the persons whose names are in the ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago

Khawaja, Burns slam tons as Aus 'A' thrash India 'A'

Joe Burns (left) and Usman Khawaja run between the wickets. Photograph: PTI Captain Usman Khawaja and Joe Burns, his opening partner, smashed scintillating centuries as Australia ‘A’ thrashed a hapless India ‘A’ by 119 runs in the second tri-series match in Chennai on Friday. The pair continued their good run of form, scoring 100 and 154 respectively in a 239-run opening partnership off 35.5 overs, as the Australians posted a mammoth 334 for 4 after electing to bat at ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

India 'A' batsmen falter again after conceding big lead

India A's Cheteshwar Pujara is run out during an unofficial Test against Australia A. Photograph: BCCI With their backs to the wall after conceding a big first innings lead, the top-order faltered again as India ‘A’ scored 267 for 6 against Australia ‘A’ by the end of third day's play in the second unofficial 'Test', in Chennai, on Friday. Having conceded a 214-run lead, India’s top-order failed to convert starts into big scores. Opener Abhinav Mukund (59), ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Ojha bags five as India 'A' take 154-run lead over Aus  Rediff.com2 months ago
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