Abhishek De

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Explained: Sri Lanka has criminalised match-fixing. What does the new law say?

What does Sri Lanka's new match-fixing law say? What are the punishments and list of new offences under the law?

Explained: Kapil Dev’s greatest knock, the ‘real star’ of Ranveer’s new film ’83’

Kapil Dev's feat could not be recorded on camera since the BBC was on strike that day — it remains confined to the memory of the spectators and ground staff at the rhododendron-lined ground.

AMU: Kashmiri students to hold hunger strike, boycott Sir Syed Day event over lockdown in Valley

Sajad Rathar, a Kashmiri student leader and former vice president of the AMU students' union, who is spearheading the hunger strike and boycott call, said how could the students think of celebrations when Kashmiris have been caged in their homes.

Chandrayaan-2 highlights: ISRO issues latest update, says 95% of mission objectives accomplished

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Landing Highlights: "Our determination to touch moon has become even stronger, we came very close but we need to cover more grounds," PM Modi told ISRO scientists.

As heritage houses develop cracks due to Kolkata Metro work, anxiety grips Bowbazar residents

About 260 people were evacuated as nearly 18 buildings developed cracks due to the ongoing underground tunnel boring work for East-West metro railway project.

One year on, here’s how Imran Khan and his promise of ‘Naya Pakistan’ fared

Imran Khan's biggest headache in the maiden year of his government has been on the economic front. Prices have skyrocketed amid rising inflation while the government has been unable to attract any foreign investment and also failed in creating business opportunities within the country.

Independence Day: 73 events that define India’s journey from 1947 to 2019

In its 72 years of independence, India has several achievements to its credit. It has built a modern economy (second fastest growing economy), remained a democracy, lifted millions out of poverty, has become a space and nuclear power and developed a robust foreign policy.

Kolkata: Jadavpur University relaxes hostel rules for Kashmiri students

About 100 students from Kashmir are presently enrolled in Jadavpur University, one of the premier institutes in Kolkata. The dean of the university said the decision to ease hostel rules was taken at a meeting on Monday evening.

Indians open to helping victims of war but oppose influx of refugees, reveals Ipsos survey

About 70 per cent of Indians feel that the mass influx of refugees is mostly for economic reasons and most of them are poverty stricken and want to avail the welfare schemes in India.

Old gives way to new: BJP set to win all Lok Sabha seats where veterans bowed out of race

While a few veterans like Sushma Swaraj and Uma Bharti had opted out of the poll race citing health issues, the party dropped some leaders who crossed 75 -- the unofficial age limit set by the saffron party for induction into Cabinet, and which has now been extended to contesting elections.

Election Results 2019: Akhilesh-Mayawati jodi manage to pinch BJP but saffron party maintains grip on Uttar Pradesh

The roots of the SP-BSP-RLD alliance was laid following the 100 per cent success rate the Gathbandhan had with the tie-up experiment in 2018, where it won bypoll contests in Gorakhpur and Phulpur.

Punjab, Haryana, Delhi elections results 2019 Highlights: Kejriwal congratulates PM Modi for ‘historic’ win

Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, J&K, HP, Uttarakhand Election Results 2019 Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Highlights: In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the NDA had won 29 of the total 42 seats across these seven states riding on the "Modi wave".

‘If I was duplicate, why would Gautam Gambhir still be in car?’

A photo of Gambhir sitting inside a vehicle and a man looking and dressed like standing atop the same car during a roadshow on Friday had triggered a war of words between AAP and BJP.

TMC’s Subrata Mukherjee: If any community hasn’t got the fruits of my work, then don’t vote for me

In a freewheeling chat with The Indian Express Bangla, Subrata Mukherjee shares his thoughts on BJP's prospects in Bengal and why he is not an outsider in Bankura.

Gautam Gambhir interview: Credit goes to Arvind Kejriwal for my political plunge

In this exclusive interview with indianexpress.com, Gambhir, who has been fielded by BJP from East Delhi, speaks about what prompted him to join politics, why he feels AAP has betrayed Delhi and his Twitter spat with Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah.

Vijender Singh interview: I am not here to do politics… sabka band bajakar jayega

"It is very unfortunate that in the run-up to this election we have seen that the Army has been dragged into politics. Such kind of things just brings down the level of politics. People are just spreading hate," said Congress' South Delhi candidate Vijender Singh.

Gautam Gambhir: AAP aggressively pursuing statehood for Delhi to hide its failures

"AAP and Congress are not the main challenges for BJP. The challenge is to fulfil the promises made by the party and PM Modi," Gautam Gambhir said.

As Lok Sabha campaigning picks up, leaders of all colours try to make sexism the new normal

Interestingly, this election season has seen unprecedented personal attacks and verbal volleys on women politicians, with male politicians delving into unparliamentary language when talking about their female counterparts.

As tea garden jobs fade away, there is trouble brewing for parties in Darjeeling

At present, the condition of tea gardens and its workers present a picture of deprivation and want even though the tea plantations are touted as India's second largest employer. In Darjeeling district itself, three tea gardens have been closed and workers are still to receive their dues.

Electioneering flat in Bengal’s hills, but still close contest between BJP, TMC on cards

While the BJP has been winning the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat since 2004, this time the TMC and the saffron party are poised to fight a pitched battle in the constituency.