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    Chase is an asset for West Indies: Kieron Pollard

    CHENNAI: West Indies captain Kieron Pollard heaped praise on Roston Chase. Pollard said Chase is an asset for the team and he has the potential to be the number one all-rounder in the world. 'I think he brings a good balance to our team. He is someone who bats in the middle-order in Tests and has scored centuries too. He can play any role. Given that he can bowl as well gives us an opportunity...

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    Batting coach Rathour says Pant can be India's X-factor

    Chennai: Team India are known for their chasing prowess, but they have faltered in defending totals a few times in the recent past. India failed to defend a target of 171 in the second T20I recently. Batting coach Vikram Rathour, however, believes India have addressed the issue, especially after their performance in the T20 series finale. 'We are the number one team in the world while we...

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    Telangana may enforce Citizenship Act

    Hyderabad: Though the Telangana Rashtra Samiti had voted against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Parliament, it is left with no option but to enforce the legislation in the state. TRS politburo member and the state Planning Board vice-chairman B. Vinod Kumar on Saturday indicated that the government's options were very limited. It is a Central Act under the Union List of 7th Schedule of the...

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    Old woman's killer stoned to death in TN

    Namakkal: In a bizarre instance of 'rough and ready justice,' an angry mob stoned an assailant to death after he gruesomely killed an old woman in Gurusamypalayam area in Namakkal district late on Friday. At least 12 members of the public also suffered burn injuries as the fleeing killer threw acid at the enraged crowd before he was subdued by the mob. Police said Samuel, second husband of Vijayalakshmi,...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Upper Assam tense, curfew lifted

    GUWAHATI: After witnessing violent protests for the last three days following the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Act, Guwahati, the capital of Assam, returned to normalcy though districts of Upper Assam, including Tinsukia, Dibrugarh and Jorhat, continued to remain tense, with reports of violent protests in different parts of these districts on Saturday. Security sources said mobs burnt vehicles and...

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    Savarkar must be respected: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Reacting sharply to Rahul Gandhi's statement on Hindutva icon, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, the Shiv Sena on Saturday said that there would not be any compromise on the Hindutva icon and he must be respected. 'Veer Savarkar is an idol for the entire country and not just Maharashtra. The name Savarkar denotes pride about nation and self. Like Nehru and Gandhi, Savarkar too sacrificed his life for the...

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    BJP shredding India's soul: Sonia Gandhi

    New Delhi: The Congress top brass on Saturday trained their guns at the Modi government over the Citizenship Act, asserting that, if implemented, it will 'shred the soul' of India and that the sole agenda of the legislation was to make people fight amongst each other. At a mega 'Bharat Bachao Rally' (Save India) at Ramlila Maidan here, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said, 'The Congress and only Congress...

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    Chandrababu Naidu in deep legal trouble

    Hyderabad: Political and legal issues are suffocating former Chief Minister and Telugu Desam party national president N. Chandrababu Naidu. After the defeat in the Assembly elections, TD MPs, MLAs and prominent leaders have been abandoning the party one after another. And after a long time, the disproportionate assets and the cash-for-vote cases against Mr Naidu have come alive. Four Rajya Sabha MPs of...

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    Rs 3 cr penthouse office being built for KCR

    Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, who had refrained from running administrative affairs from the Secretariat, may visit the temporary Secretariat at Burgula Ramakrishna Rao (BRKR) Bhavan occasionally in the New Year. The government is constructing a 600 sq. mtr conference hall costing Rs 3 crore on the ninth floor of the building. The government has shifted departments from the...

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    Vote mismatch seen in 347 LS seats, ADR says

    Hyderabad: Several opposition parties have expressed doubts over the results of 2019 Lok Sabha elections. A study conducted by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has confirmed these doubts. The ADR study reveals discrepancies between the total votes and polled votes in 347 of the total 542 Lok Sabha constituencies. In some of them, the discrepancy in votes is higher than the winning margin....

    • 5 hrs ago

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