October 01, 2020 11:03 am
Fast bowler Mukesh Kumar and left-arm spinner Shreyan Chakraborty tested positive for Covid-19 among 63 players tested by Cricket Association of Bengal.
August 16, 2020 7:30 pm
The second and third ODIs against South Africa in Lucknow and Kolkata on March 15 and 18 respectively were cancelled as the pandemic brought to halt all the sporting events across the world.
July 02, 2020 5:21 pm
Everton Weekes scored two hundreds (162 & 101) against India at Eden Gardens in 1949 and became the first overseas batsman to achieve that feat in a Test in Independent India.
February 05, 2020 8:11 pm
Avishek Dalmiya became the 18th president of CAB with his father holding the office for two terms. The Lodha recommended Constitution gave him a tenure of about 22 months.
December 16, 2019 2:37 am
The editorial in Dawn on December 11, understandably, grandstands rather eloquently on the end of secularism in India: “Under Narendra Modi’s watch, there is little doubt that the country is being transformed into a Hindu rashtra, where minority communities are relegated to the margins of society, if accepted at all.”
December 14, 2019 10:09 am
To amend the Citizenship Act, 1955, an earlier version of the CAB was introduced in 2016. This Bill was passed by Lok Sabha on January 8, 2019. However, it lapsed with the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha this summer.
December 13, 2019 1:25 pm
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said he will not apologise for his 'rape in India' remark, saying it was a diversion attempt by the Modi government to take away attention from the Northeast where violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill are underway.
December 11, 2019 10:44 pm
While the Opposition Congress called the passage of Bill a black day in the Constitutional history of India, the ruling BJP said it would alleviate the suffering of many who faced persecution for years.
January 09, 2016 12:56 am
After CAB refusal, it approached local administration to hold it at Mohun Bagan ground, but after an inspection picked Netaji Indoor Stadium, a facility owned by the state government.
July 04, 2015 5:39 am
Over the past the few years, the CAB has fared miserably in terms of revenue generation.