09 Aug 2014
Mumbai: The World Junior Chess Championship, the first stepping stone to future glory, is scheduled from October 5-20 in Pune.
20 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Congress reacted sharply to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's decision rejecting the Leader of Opposition status in Lok Sabha and said it is ‘unfair and blatantly paritsan’.
26 Mar 2014
Khanty Mansiysk (Russia): Former World champion Viswanathan Anand remained on course for a rematch with Magnus Carlsen of Norway after securing an easy draw against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan in the 10th round of the Candidates Chess tournament here.
27 Mar 2014
Khanty Mansiysk (Russia): Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand inched closer to clinching the Candidates Chess tournament title after settling for an easy draw as black against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the 11th round here.
13 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday faced ire of opposition members in Rajya Sabha as they accused him of not giving specific replies even as Chairman Hamid Ansari agreed that ministers need to give direct replies to pointed queries.
13 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will compete against top seed Levon Aronian of Armenia in the first round of the Candidates Chess tournament that starts in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, today.
10 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Irked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark suggesting that the UPA government compromised on the issue of food security at WTO, Congress on Sunday said it would raise the matter in Parliament on Monday as the statement was "incorrect".
12 Aug 2014
New Delhi:The over two-hour reply of Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the Rajya Sabha tested the patience of the Opposition benches, many of whose members turned restive. Even Deputy Chairman P J Kurien asked Singh a few times how long he would take to complete his reply.
12 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Criticizing Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat for his statement suggesting that all Hindustanis are Hindus, the Congress said that India is a multi-cultural and multi-religious society which has not accepted RSS ideologue MS Golwalkar's definition of 'Hindutva'.
11 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Seeking to clear the statute books of antiquated laws, a bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday to repeal 36 Acts, including one which amends the marriage laws.