A day before the infighting in Samajwadi Party (SP) culminated in a series of sackings by its two warring camps on Sunday, the party’s national chief Mulayam Singh Yadav was said to be “distressed” about son Akhilesh Yadav’s failure to defend him during the recent standoff.
Samajwadi Party's statement that Ram Gopal Yadav was responsible for the party's refusal to join the 'Mahagathbandhan' ahead of Bihar elections is seen as signalling the party's possible willingness to be part of a larger anti-BJP secular alliance in the coming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.
Amidst the internal bickering, turmoil and unrest in the ruling Samajwadi Party, here comes some solace with Rashtriya Krantikari Samajwadi Party formally endorsing Akhilesh Yadav (the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh) as its national president.
Apple has announced biggest-ever price drop for its smartphones in India. Under the new pricing, iPhone 6S (128GB), carying an MRP of Rs 82,000, will now be available at an MRP of Rs 60,000. iPhone 6s Plus (128GB) will now be available at an MRP of Rs 70,000, the smartphone too has received a price cut of Rs 22,000. Apple's 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE, too has got a price cut. The 64GB version of iPhone SE will now be available at Rs 44,000.
Virat Kohli (154*) compiled his 26th hundred to steer India to a seven-wicket victory over NZ with ten balls to spare at the PCA stadium, Mohali, helping India take a lead of 2-1 in the five-match series.
India exhibited their composed defence when under pressure from early Pakistan raids and worked hard to gain control of the showpiece encounter of the tournament. India had to dig deep into their reserves to eke out a 3-2 victory over arch-rivals and defending champions Pakistan.
Following the unprecedented security breach reported earlier this week that has "compromised" card data of many private and state-run banks, industry body Assocham on Sunday said it had earlier cautioned about such frauds.
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday nudged the states to agree on bringing all petroleum products under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. Speaking at the Global Investors Meet here, he said petroleum is currently under 'state list' for the the purpose of taxation under GST.
Apollo Tyres is setting up Europe's largest greenfield plant in Hungary with an investment of 475 million euros to produce nearly 62 lakh tyres for passenger cars and heavy commercial vehicles per annum.
Ironically, despite a childhood unexposed to movies, acting was all that Sayyeshaa wanted to do ever since the age of four. The debutante opens up to BT about films, family and future plans. Excerpts...