Gujarat court acquits three in 2002 riot case

The special trial court hearing the Ode village riot case of 2002 on Thursday acquitted three accused giving them benefit of doubt.

HC stays defamation case against Sahitya Akademi award winning writer

 The Madras High Court today stayed proceedings in a case of alleged defamation filed against Tamil writer Joe D Cruz, alias Anand, for remarks about a fisermen community women and Christian priests in one of his novels which won him Sahitya Academy award in 2013.

Six killed, 10 injured as truck rams into jeep in Anand

Six persons, including two children, were killed while 10 others sustained injuries when their jeep collided with a truck near Mahemdavad town of Kheda district on Friday, police said.

IPL 2015: Sahibabad cops arrest five bookies
IPL 2015: Sahibabad cops arrest five bookies

Five alleged bookies have been arrested from a flat in Sahlimar Garden area, police said on Friday.

Three of a family killed in mishap in Gujarat

Three persons of a family, including a 90-year-old man, were on Saturday killed and one was injured when their car smashed into a tree on Bhadran-Jambusar road near Navapura village here, police said.

Gujarat: 61 people died in police custody in 5 years

 As many as 61 persons died during police custody in the last five years, the Gujarat government today informed the state Legislative Assembly.

Six more swine flu deaths in Gujarat; 37 this month

Swine flu on Saturday claimed six lives in Gujarat, taking the toll in the state this month to 37.

This tiny Gujarat village has over Rs 1000 cr in NRI deposits

Vadodara: Kerala's nearly Rs 90,000 crore of NRI deposits, which is highest in the country, pales into oblivion when compared to the over Rs 1,000 crore that the members of this sleepy Dharmaj village near here cumulatively have in their banks.

World Chess Championship, Game 10 - Vishwanathan Anand draws again, Magnus Carlsen inches closer to title​​
World Chess Championship, Game 10 - Vishwanathan Anand draws again, Magnus Carlsen inches closer to title​​

Today in the tenth game five time World Champion Vishwanathan Anand will open the game with white pieces agasinst the defending World Champion Magnus Carlson.

World Chess Championship: After yet another draw, Viswanathan Anand believes he still has some chances
World Chess Championship: After yet another draw, Viswanathan Anand believes he still has some chances

Despite being down 4-5 with just three more games to go, Viswanathan Anand on Thursday said he was fine with an easy draw in the ninth game and insisted that he still has a chance of posting a win in the World Chess Championship match.

I'll make original films till my mind is functional: Hirani
I'll make original films till my mind is functional: Hirani

Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, known for Bollywood entertainers like 'Munna Bhai MBBS', 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai', has nothing against those who make remakes but says he will make original films till his mind is functioning well.

Women's role depreciated in Telugu cinema, says Kamalinee
Women's role depreciated in Telugu cinema, says Kamalinee

 Actress Kamalinee Mukherjee, who has spent over a decade in Telugu filmdom, feels the role of women has depreciated in the industry, but she's happy that at least fresh talent is being recognised.

Gujarat by-elections to be litmus test for Anandi`s leadership

The by-elections to the lone Lok Sabha seat and nine Assembly seats in Gujarat next month will be a litmus test for the leadership and acceptance of new Chief Minister Anandi Patel, who was handed over the baton by Narendra Modi after he was elected as Prime Minister.

Haryana govt appoints two sportspersons as Constables

The Haryana Government on Tuesday decided to appoint yoga player Anil Kumar and body-builder Anand as Constables under sports quota even as discus thrower Seema Antil has been promoted to the rank of Inspector.

Candidates Chess: Viswanathan Anand defeats Veselin Topalov to regain sole lead

India`s Viswanathan Anand regained the sole lead with a sparkling victory over former challenger Veselin Topalov from Bulgaria in the ninth round of Candidates Chess tournament, on Sunday.

Eight killed in road mishap

All eight passengers travelling in an autorickshaw were killed when the vehicle collided with a truck on Dharmaj-Tarapur road near Ramodi village in the district on Monday, police said.

Wherever Bollywood goes, tourism follows: Mahesh Bhatt

A bhelpuri seller`s business on Juhu beach in Mumbai picked up after a song from Rajesh Khanna-starrer `Anand`, shot on the beach, came out, said Mahesh Bhatt Friday, pointing out the power of cinema that boosts tourism on the home turf as well as offshore.

No-confidence motion passed against GCMMF chairman

A no-confidence motion, seeking the ouster of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation chairman Vipul Chaudhary for alleged mismanagement in affairs of the federation, was today passed in a meeting of board of directors.

World Chess Championship: Carlsen defeats Anand in game 9, extends lead to 6-3

Defending champion Viswanathan Anand was put under tremendous pressure by Norwegian Magnus Carlsen who won the ninth game of the World Chess Championship on Thursday to take a 6-3 lead in the tournament.

I didn`t know what really his intentions were: Viswanathan Anand

Time might be running out and the throne slipping away but defending champion Viswanathan Anand made it clear that he will come back harder in the next game after drawing the eighth tie of the World Chess Championship rather easily, on Tuesday.