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March 2, 2013

Aussies need a quality spinner

By Sunil Gavaskar Modern cricketing tours being the compact ones they are, there is little time for both teams to try and get some of the loose ends tightened before the next Test. Both teams have issues but luckily not major ones to…

Dhoni is best person to lead India: Laxman

Hyderabad: Putting all speculation to rest about his allegedly strained relationship with MS Dhoni, former India batsman VVS Laxman on Friday said that the Jharkhand dasher is the best person to lead the Indian team. "Dhoni is a fantastic…

We are here to win: Koevermans

Yangon: Despite India struggling for form in the two international friendlies after the Nehru Cup triumph last year, football coach Wim Koevermans feels his wards can taste success in the AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers, which begin here on…

Mukul set for second term as CM

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Dr Mukul Sangma, who helped steer the Congress to emerge as the single largest party in the State with a record number of seats, has been elected as the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader and is all set to…

CLP seeks Sonia’s advice on new leader

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting on Friday witnessed high drama as the elected legislators and the AICC leaders found it difficult to select the new CLP leader and had to consult Congress president…

Focus shifts to ministry formation

From CK Nayak New Delhi: With the re-election of Dr Mukul Sangma as the leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) and hence the next Chief Minister, the focus has now shifted to the next step - formation of the ministry and filling up…

Govt to function without CMP

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The yet to be named Congress-led new coalition Government will not have any common minimum programme (CMP) as it will follow the Congress manifesto for governance. The Congress-led MUA coalition, too, had…

UDP to sit in Opposition

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The UDP Parliamentary Party (PP) on Friday unanimously resolved to sit in the Opposition even as it decided to hold discussions with likeminded parties to form an alliance of the opposition partners. "We have taken…

CM designate assures stability

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: CLP leader Dr Mukul Sangma on Friday said that with the formation of a stable Government, there would not be any repeat of frequent change of governments as witnessed in the past. The State had four governments…