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Odisha Maoists oppose polls, call for shutdown

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 14:33

Urging people to boycott the polls, the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoists has called for a shutdown in parts of Odisha April 10, a rebel leader said in an audio message Tuesday.

Israeli court discusses anti-boycott law

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 05:22

Israeli rights groups have asked the Supreme Court to overturn a law that bans Israelis from calling for a boycott of Jewish settlements in the West Bank.

Finnish minister to boycott Sochi opening ceremony

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 16:15

Finland`s sports and culture minister will boycott the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi next month due to concerns over Russia`s human rights violations.

Muslim clerics to boycott marriage of drunkards, dowry seekers

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 15:23

Drunkards and dowry seekers in eastern states will find it difficult to get their marriage solemnised with a group of Muslim clerics deciding to boycott such people.

Geoffrey Boycott hits out at England for playing like `one-day clowns` in Ashes

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 16:56

Hitting out at England after they had been thrashed 5-0 by arch-rivals Australia, former opener Geoffrey Boycott has accused the team of batting like "one-day clowns".

The Ashes: Pietersen curbs instincts in England crawl

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 14:36

Kevin Pietersen played a cautious out-of-character innings and lived a charmed life as English wickets clattered around him on an attritional opening day of the dead-rubber fourth Ashes Test against Australia Thursday.

Pietersen will not change `risk-taking` batting style

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 14:33

England batsman Kevin Pietersen has said that he would not change his risk-taking batting style, despite a run of failures resulting in England legend Geoffrey Boycott branding him a `mug`.

Vaughan, Boycott defend Graeme Swann over `timing` of retirement

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 13:54

Former England stars Michael Vaughan and Geoffrey Boycott expressed their admiration for spin bowler Graeme Swann on Sunday after he abruptly announced his retirement from the sport.

Boycott accuses Pietersen of being in his own world

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 10:47

Former England captain Geoff Boycott has cast doubt on the Test future of a `self-absorbed` Kevin Pietersen as Australia set their sights on taking the lead in a `best-of-10` Ashes marathon in the Boxing Day Test, according to reports.

Flower faces tough choices to revive England

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 17:00

England`s calamitous Ashes loss with two tests to spare has sparked the usual calls for heads to roll in all departments, but it remains to be seen whether coach Andy Flower will man the guillotine or put his own neck on the chopping block.

Boycott rebukes `selfish` KP after Ashes defeat

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 15:14

Former England batsman Geoff Boycott has described Kevin Pietersen as `selfish`.

Boycott warns England to brace themselves for 5-0 humiliation in Ashes

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 14:41

After the worst day yet in a nightmare Ashes series, dejected Geoffrey Boycott predicts Australia will punish their old enemy even further and may go on to win 5-0.