Hobbled by a series of scandals, the UPA government will tomorrow argue that it has initiated multiple reforms to curb corruption, taking on its critics on the very charges it faces. Saubhadra Chatterji
While refusing to ban the remaining T20 matches, the Supreme Court today slammed the BCCI, saying spot fixing incidents had taken place due to its lackadaisical approach in reining in the erring players. Bhadra Sinha
reports. Vindu Dara Singh arrested in Mumbai
Squarely blaming the BCCI for its decision, Sahara asked the board not to approach it for reconciliation. In a statement, the group said it had not pulled out at the start of the league season despite legal advice in “utter sportsmanship spirit”. HT reports.
China is India's largest trading partner, with two-way commerce totalling $66.5 billion last year. But trade is skewed significantly in China's favour with the deficit totalling $29 billion in 2012, according to Chinese figures.
Test paceman Shanthakumaran Sreesanth and two other bowlers were to appear Tuesday in court over allegations that they accepted tens of thousands of dollars for spot-fixing, police said.
Narendra Modi will attend his first meeting of BJP’s parliamentary board today, which follows party chief Rajnath Singh’s decision to handover Uttar Pradesh affairs to his close confidant Amit Shah to prepare for the Lok Sabha polls. HT reports.
At least 91 people, including 20 children, were feared killed when a 2 mile wide tornado tore through an Oklahoma City suburb, trapping victims beneath the rubble as one elementary school took a direct hit and another was destroyed.
Outsourcing company iGate Corporation on Tuesday sacked its chief executive officer and one of India's best-known IT executives Phaneesh Murthy for not disclosing to the company his relationship with a subordinate employee, after probing a sexual harassment complaint against him. Manoj Gairola
An 18-year-old Indian-American girl has invented a super-capacitor device that could potentially charge your cellphone in less than 20 seconds. The so-called super-capacitor, charges quickly and holds its charge for a long time, according to reports.
Delhi Police detained one more former cricketer-turned-bookmaker on Monday and its officials made the startling claim that every team in the domestic T20 league may have been infiltrated by bookie “modules”. Jatin Anand
and Karn Pratap Singh
A new exposé by a website, founded by journalist Ashish Khetan, claims to have evidence of how India’s anti-terror police framed 13 innocent Muslims, trumping up charges and withholding crucial evidence. Zia Haq
A Pakistani court granted bail to the former president Pervez Musharraf over the murder of Benazir Bhutto on Monday, an official said.
Accused of killing his teenaged daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, dentist Rajesh Talwar on Monday told a CBI court that he was not aware of what happened in his daughter's room on the night of crime as he was fast asleep.
At least 43 people were killed in car bomb explosions targeting Shi'ite Muslims in the Iraqi capital and the southern oil hub of Basra today, police and medics said.