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Nirbhaya convict challenges rejection of mercy plea

Nirbhaya convict challenges rejection of mercy plea

Rediff.com16 minutes ago

The petition has been filed by convict Mukesh Kumar whose mercy plea was dismissed by President Ram Nath Kovind on January 17.

Nadal clicks into top gear at Australian Open

Nadal clicks into top gear at Australian Open

Rediff.com22 minutes ago

'I have been serving well, starting to create damage with the forehand. Hitting serve on one shot, I think'

48-hr campaign ban on BJP's Kapil Mishra for controversial tweet

48-hr campaign ban on BJP's Kapil Mishra for controversial tweet

Rediff.com24 minutes ago

While Twitter had taken down one of his controversial tweets on Friday following directions of the EC, a first information report was lodged against him under Section 125 of the Representation of the People Act dealing with creating enmity among classes.

Frustrated Halep happy to advance in Melbourne

Frustrated Halep happy to advance in Melbourne

Rediff.com50 minutes ago

Halep, who held the WTA year-end top ranking in 2017 and 2018, has not lost a set in her first week at Melbourne Park and was aggressive against Putintseva from the outset.

Now Sena calls for driving out 'Muslim infiltrators'

Now Sena calls for driving out 'Muslim infiltrators'

Rediff.com1 hour ago

Two days after MNS chief Raj Thackeray declared his support to the Modi government over eviction of Bangladeshi and Pakistani infiltrators, the Shiv Sena said in its mouthpiece that Muslim infiltrators from these countries should be thrown out. It also took a dig at Raj over his ideological shift towards Hindutva.

Sports Shorts: Brazil's Souza gets life ban for match-fixing

Sports Shorts: Brazil's Souza gets life ban for match-fixing

Rediff.com1 hour ago

Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Saturday

Aus Open PIX: Rafa, Kerber, Halep advance; Pliskova knocked out

Aus Open PIX: Rafa, Kerber, Halep advance; Pliskova knocked out

Rediff.com1 hour ago

Images from Day 6 of the Australian Open played at Melbourne Park on Saturday.

Settled India look for series lead in 2nd T20I

Settled India look for series lead in 2nd T20I

Rediff.com2 hours ago

It remains to be seen whether India stick to their combination of three specialist pacers and two spinners combination or bring in an extra spinner in Kuldeep Yadav to partner Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravindra Jadeja.

Jordan to hold Oly boxing qualifiers after move from Wuhan

Jordan to hold Oly boxing qualifiers after move from Wuhan

Rediff.com3 hours ago

The IOC said in a statement on Friday the qualification event would take place in Amman from March 3 to 11.

Oil from cannabis seed is the new elixir

Oil from cannabis seed is the new elixir

Rediff.com3 hours ago

CBD oil, found in marijuana, is gaining popularity for its pain-relieving properties. It's now legally available in India

Soccer PIX: Record for teenager Haaland; Ibra fails to net

Soccer PIX: Record for teenager Haaland; Ibra fails to net

Rediff.com3 hours ago

Images from football matches played in Europe on Friday.

With Bajaj in sidecar, Triumph to jointly roll out bikes

With Bajaj in sidecar, Triumph to jointly roll out bikes

Rediff.com5 hours ago

It's the first time in its 178-year-old history that the iconic British motorcycle firm owned by the Bloor family has got into an alliance. Three years after announcement, the two companies formally signed on the dotted lines on Friday for a long-term partnership, which aims to achieve global scale in a segment in which Royal Enfield has head-start.

Exporters want Budget to address slow tax refunds

Exporters want Budget to address slow tax refunds

Rediff.com5 hours ago

With exporters' claim for over five months still pending, liquidity has been wiped out and the process of finalising new contracts has been held up.

Coronavirus outbreak: 41 dead, over 1000 affected in China

Coronavirus outbreak: 41 dead, over 1000 affected in China

Rediff.com5 hours ago

It has triggered a cause of concern for India too as many of the 700 odd Indian students studying in universities of Wuhan and Hubei provinces are still stuck up there.

Recipes: Tricolour Cheesecake, Dim Sum and more

Recipes: Tricolour Cheesecake, Dim Sum and more

Rediff.com6 hours ago

Three delightful recipes to make your Republic Day celebrations special.

Republic Day 2020: 5 style rules to steal

Republic Day 2020: 5 style rules to steal

Rediff.com6 hours ago

Need inspiration to style your Republic Day look? Read on!

Dream for 2020: 'I want to be a good human being'

Dream for 2020: 'I want to be a good human being'

Rediff.com7 hours ago

Rediff reader Pardeep Malhotra, 50 from Malerkotla, Punjab shares his long list of dreams for 2020.

2G mobile Internet restored in Kashmir with restrictions

2G mobile Internet restored in Kashmir with restrictions

Rediff.com15 hours ago

Access shall be limited only on whitelisted sites and social media applications will continue to remain out of bounds for the Valley's residents, it said.

FIR filed against Kapil Mishra over India vs Pak tweet

FIR filed against Kapil Mishra over India vs Pak tweet

Rediff.com15 hours ago

The Election Commission had earlier asked Twitter to remove the tweet by Mishra, a candidate from the Model Town seat.

'Maha bandh': Buses stoned; normal life unaffected

'Maha bandh': Buses stoned; normal life unaffected

Rediff.com15 hours ago

The Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi has called for the statewide shutdown to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens. Barring stray incidents of stone pelting and attempt to disrupt road traffic in Mumbai, there was not much impact of the bandh in the metropolis.

Federer finds 'super breaker' to his liking

Federer finds 'super breaker' to his liking

Rediff.com15 hours ago

Roger Federer has never struggled for ways to win matches at the Australian Open but in beating John Millman to chalk up his 100th on the Melbourne hardcourts the 38-year-old Swiss found himself in uncharted territory on Friday. For the first time Federer experienced the Australian Open's unique system for ending prolonged contests, a so-called 'super breaker' -- a first to 10-point tiebreak activated when the score reaches six games all in deciding sets.

Stokes in foul-mouthed altercation with spectator

Stokes in foul-mouthed altercation with spectator

Rediff.com16 hours ago

England all-rounder Ben Stokes could face disciplinary action after a foul-mouthed row with a spectator after his dismissal in Friday's fourth Test against South Africa at The Wanderers. Stokes was shown on television exchanging insults with a middle aged man as he walked off the field after being caught cheaply for two runs in England's first innings on the opening day of the fourth Test at the Johannesburg venue, known as 'the bullring' for its often hostile atmosphere.

How rampaging Iyer plotted India's successful run chase

How rampaging Iyer plotted India's successful run chase

Rediff.com16 hours ago

Shreyas Iyer was always confident that a target of 204 against New Zealand in the first T20 International on Friday was achievable considering the smaller dimensions of the Eden Park ground. Iyer smashed an unbeaten 58 off 29 balls to seal a six-wicket win the opening game and once again showed his utility as a No. 4 batsman.

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