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Shah woos west UP Jat leaders ahead of polls
Anxious to assuage the sullenness of sections of the Jat community in Western UP, Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday wooed a group of community influencers by stressing similarity of “nationalist” outlook, recalling communal riots of 2013 and promising resolution of their grievances and consideration of demands.
Covid-19: Third shots may not be given to all as experts sceptical
The government may soon revisit its policy on booster doses of Covid vaccines as its scientific experts are of the view that benefits of a third shot may not merit expansion of the coverage to other age groups, official sources said.
US rushes missiles to Ukraine amid threat to sanction Putin's family, girlfriend
In pictures evocative of the American intervention in Afghanistan more than 40 years ago, the United States has rushed to Stinger missiles and Javelin anti-tank weapons — each said to be imprinted with Russian leader Vladimir Putin's name — to Ukraine as both sides embark on a slippery slope to a war that US President Joe Biden said would have enormous consequences worldwide.
Kohli is like a beast on the field, he wants to compete: Shastri
Former Team India head coach Ravi Shastri has termed Virat Kohli a "beast" on the field but said the former skipper is totally opposite when he is not playing the game. Kohli had stepped down as the Test skipper after India suffered a Test series loss against South Africa.
Ravi Bishnoi gets maiden call-up for Windies series
After a marathon meeting on Wednesday, the Chetan Sharma-led national selection committee has decided to bring back Kuldeep Yadav in India’s white-ball scheme of things. The selectors have also decided to try out up and coming right-arm wrist-spinner Ravi Bishnoi for the home series against West Indies beginning from Feb 6 in Ahmedabad.
Ravi Bishnoi gets maiden call-up for Windies series: Sources
Young leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi was on Wednesday rewarded with a maiden India call-up for the upcoming Twenty20 series against the West Indies while senior wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav also returned to the white ball set up after a knee surgery.
BB15: Rakhi Sawant spotted with husband Ritesh post shocking eviction
Entertainment queen Rakhi Sawant, who is currently seen in Bigg Boss 15, has been evicted from the show in a task. The actress made an appearance and chatted with the paparazzi outside her gym. Rakhi was spotted with her husband Ritesh and the duo talked about their life and Bigg Boss 15 journey. This is the first time Rakhi was spotted with her husband publicly. Later, Rakhi expressed her disappointment on getting evicted from the show and also revealed that she will make her husband Ritesh visit the gym regularly now as she wants him to have a six pack like Umar Riaz. She further spoke about getting a call from Shilpa Shetty after her eviction and stated that she is worried about Shamita as Tejasswi Prakash is after her life.
Ruckus created in village when a dalit groom climbs horse
There was a ruckus created in a city in Madhya Pradesh when a Dalit groom climbed a horse. To date, no groom from the Ahirwar caste had ever climbed a horse in the village. But, Dilip Ahirwar's family decided that they would take out the son's procession on a mare. The groom, Dilip went for the pooja and rituals sitting on a mare. Seeing the tense situation, the police was informed to reach the village to guard the bride and groom sitting on the horse. When the procession left the village, some anti-social elements of the village pelted stones at the wedding house and nearby houses. Vehicles parked outside the houses were vandalized.
India asks citizens in Kyiv to register as Russia-Ukraine tensions rise
Amid the ongoing military buildup at the Russian-Ukrainian border, the Indian embassy in Kyiv has asked its citizens residing in Ukraine to register themselves in a bid to disseminate information in a swift manner. The embassy said it is closely monitoring the situation and asked Indian citizens to continuously follow its website for updates.