The counting of the results for the assembly elections 2018 is currently underway in five states- Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram.
The assembly election in Rajasthan(199 seats) and Telangana(119 seats) was held on December 7, Chhattisgarh voted on November 12 (18 seats) and November 20(72 seats); Madhya Pradesh (230 seats) and Mizoram (40 seats) on November 28 respectively.
Rajasthan Elections Update:
BJP- 79 Cong- 100 BSP- 05 OTH- 15
In Rajasthan Congress candidates...
Indian economist and columnist Surjit Bhalla resigned from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic advisory council effective December 1, on Tuesday.
"I resigned as part-time member of PMEAC on December 1," Bhalla said in a tweet.
1/2 My forecast on Elections 2019; written as Contributing Editor Indian Express & Consultant @Network18Group; I resigned as part-time member PMEAC on December 1st; also look for my book Citizen Raj: Indian Elections 1952-2019 , due
— Surjit Bhalla (@surjitbhalla)...
The London Magistrates Court on Monday ruled industrialist Vijay Mallya extradition from the UK to India to stand trial on charges of committing huge bank frauds.
The court also said that there was no evidence that the prosecution was politically motivated. It is learnt that Mallya had fled to London in March 2016. Former Kingfisher Airlines boss Mallya now has 14 days to appeal against the decision.
According to media reports the Westminster Magistrates Court's Emma Arbuthnot said, "The criticism...
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed BJP for eroding the credibility of institutions like the judiciary, Army and media. He also revealed that his party will ensure that the BJP will be removed from power in the 2019 Loksabha elections.
Speaking to media Rahul Gandhi in Chandigarh said, "We will show the BJP its place and defeat it in elections. In 2019, we will ensure that the BJP is removed from the government in Delhi."
The Congress chief, accompanied by former Prime Minister...
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Urjit Patel resigned from the post citing personal reasons, on Monday.
Patel said in a statement, "On account of personal reasons, I have decided to step down from my current position effective immediately. It has been my privilege and honour to serve in the Reserve Bank of India in various capacities over the years."
"The support and hard work of RBI staff, officers and management have been the proximate driver of the Bank's considerable accomplishments in...
The world celebrated Human Rights Day today. It is observed every year on 10 December, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights way back in 1948.
Seventy years ago, the then 58 members of the United Nations (UN) adopted its first two fundamental frameworks at the General Assembly in Paris.
First one was the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide on 9 December 1948, and the other one was Universal Declaration of Human Rights...
MSK Prasad Appointed Chief Selector Of Indian Cricket Team
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September 21 , 2016 , 12:29 IST
Former India wicketkeeper M.S.K. Prasad was appointed as the new chairman of selectors while Ajay Shirke was retained unopposed as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary at its 87th Annual General Meeting (AGM) here on Wednesday.
No other nominations were received for the BCCI's secretary's post. The AGM was chaired by BCCI President Anurag Thakur.
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Shirke became the secretary in July after Thakur was elevated to the president's post, vacated by Shashank Manohar who quit BCCI to become the International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman. He is also chief of the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA).
A new five-member selection panel was formed, headed by Prasad (South Zone), which also included former off-spinner Sarandeep Singh (North Zone), ex-batsmen Gagan Khoda (Central Zone), Devang Gandhi (East Zone) and Jatin Paranjpe (West Zone).
Gandhi, Paranjpe and Singh were the new additions to the panel. Prasad, who was part of the earlier selection panel, replaced Sandeep Patil as its chairman.
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He played six Tests and 17 One-dayers for India between 1998 and 2000, having made his international debut against Bangladesh in an ODI in 1998.
He played his first Test against New Zealand in 1999. In 2000, however, he was dropped from India's Test squad and did not play international cricket again.
He featured in 96 first-class matches, amassing 4,021 runs at an average of 27.73 and claimed 266 dismissals. He also scored 1,719 runs in 88 List A games.
The 41-year-old was appointed the Andhra Pradesh captain for the 2007-08 Ranji Trophy season.
He announced his retirement from the game in 2008 and later served as Andhra Cricket Association's director for six years.
The Guntur-born became a national selector in 2015. He has also served as selector for the India U-19 team.
Former India pacer, Venkatesh Prasad was retained as the chairman of the junior national team's selection committee. Ashish Kapoor and Amit Sharma were added to the junior selection committee.
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