The decision to award the Bharat Ratna to Sachin Tendulkar at the end of an illustrious career, having completed 200 test matches at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on Saturday, was taken at the highest political level in the Congress party, highly placed sources tell Rediff.com. It is learnt that the decision was taken by Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi with an eye on the youth, since Tendulkar is the biggest icon of the youth in the country. It was felt that the Congress should go ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Actor and social activist Rahul Bose launched a campaign by writing a postcard to Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to fulfill the nine-year old promise of tabling The Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence (Access to Justice and Reparations Bill). Bose launched the send to PM postcard campaign as member of ‘Justice for All’ organisation. Speaking at the press conference at Press Club in Mumbai, Bose said, “I believe the government will protect me, even if it has failed ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
MUMBAI: Sumit Ghadigaonkar (118) and Kevin Almeda (73) helped MIG Cricket Club beat Muslim United on the first innings lead basis in a Kanga League 'A' Division match at the Azad Maidan here on Sunday. Atish Gavand took eight for 40 to help ...Times of India, 1 week ago
A host of high-profile personalities from the world of politics and business on Sunday paid homage to late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray on his first death anniversary at the ShivajiPark grounds in Mumbai. Those who paid tributes to the leader included Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan, veteran BJP leader LK Advani, NCP chief and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, who came with his daughter and Lok Sabha MP Supriya Sule, senior Nationalist Congress Party minister Praful Patel, ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
After an inquiry into the October 23 incident in which Railway Protection Force (RPF) men had allegedly beaten a BPO employee at the Pune station was conducted, the Railway administration has taken action against the three erring officers. ...Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
MUMBAI: Sometimes you throw in all that you can, and yet it isn't enough. Parsee Gymkhana's leg-spinner Raunaq Sharma took five wickets and scored 81 against Palghar Dahanu Taluka Sports Association in the second round of their Times Shield 'B' ...Times of India, 1 month ago
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