On Tuesday, the Mumbai Mahila Congress had demanded the police to lodge an FIR under Section 509 (gestures or acts intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against actor Vivek Oberoi.
Regarded as probably the smartest cricketer ever, MS Dhoni will continue to play the role of an enforcer in the Cricket World Cup 2019 with skipper Virat Kohli taking a back seat in crunch moments, as often seen in the past – while going for the review or setting the field in a particular situation.
Addressing the pre-departure press conference at the Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) headquarters in Mumbai on Wednesday, Shastri said that "Dhoni is someone who'll be right there. His communication with Virat has been fantastic."
The Virat Kohli-led India begin their Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa on June 5. Before that, they will play two warm-up games -- against New Zealand on May 25 and Bangladesh on May 28.
From BMC's proposal to convert at least 10 old BEST buses into mobile loos to an Arunachal lawmaker accused of casting a voodoo spell on voters, read this and much more in this week's The Subcontinental Menu.
Devika was one of the few teenage witnesses whose testimonies led to Kasab’s conviction and ultimately his execution. But being victims and witnesses of the 26/11 terrorist attacks carried a strange stigma for the family.
The 26/11 frame is an apt one to survey and take stock of India’s readiness and/or vulnerabilities today. Sheer shock and awe ensured it was a day of reckoning for India’s internal security apparatus: its strengths and weaknesses were on public display.
On Monday, a court in Delhi acquitted Dal Khalsa activist, Satnam Singh and Tejinderpal Singh, who were tried on charges of ‘warring against the nation’ under sections 121 and 121A of the Indian Penal Code.