Mounted police chased and thrashed people as they tried to enter the Eden Garden stadium in Kolkata. Photo: Suvojit Bagchi
The Hindu Mounted police chased and thrashed people as they tried to enter the Eden Garden stadium in Kolkata. Photo: Suvojit Bagchi

Chaos outside Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Much like in today’s Brazil – where thousands of lower income group people are pushed out of the areas adjacent to the main venues to make the upcoming World Cup Football “trouble free” – the Kolk... »

Srinivasan meets Arun Jaitley

BCCI’s president-in-exile N. Srinivasan dropped in to meet Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi on Monday. Although details of their meeting were not known, the Tamil Nadu strongman... »
Gautam Gambhir. File photo: K. Murali Kumar

Gambhir the best IPL captain this season: Akram

Attributing KKR's second IPL title triumph to Gautam Gambhir’s leadership skills, the team’s bowling coach Wasim Akram said he is the best among all the IPL captains this season. »
Sourav Ganguly. File photo: R.V Moorthy
New Delhi, June 8, 2014

Sourav Ganguly joins Mudgal panel

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday joined the Supreme Court-appointed Mudgal committee, which is probing the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal, as an expert on cricketing affairs. »
NEW DELHI, June 2, 2014

Bangar - the driving force behind KXIP’s success

It’s tough to say with confidence that Sanjay Bangar would have been an exceptional Twenty20 cricketer.While he offered a considerable threat with both bat and ball, none of the current-day... »
Wriddhiman Saha of Kings XI Punjab during the IPL final match against Kolkata Knight Riders at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore on Sunday. Photo: K. Bhagya Prakash.
Bangalore, June 1, 2014

KKR vs KXIP: The Indian Premier League final

Wriddhiman Saha played a career defining innings as his magnificent century propelled kings XI Punjab to a competitive 199 for four against Kolkata Knight Riders in the final of the Indian Premier... »
Kolkata Knight Riders' players with trophy after winning IPL 7 final against Kings XI Punjab in Bangalore on Sunday. Photo: K. Murali Kumar
Kolkata, June 2, 2014

Grand felicitation for KKR on Tuesday

Memories of the 2012’s grand felicitation of Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens are set to be re-lived with the West Bengal government and Cricket Association of Bengal having planned a similar... »  
Kolkata Knight Riders, the winners of Indian Premier League-7 at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore on Sunday . Photo : K . Bhagya Prakash
Bangalore, June 1, 2014

Pandey guides Kolkata to second IPL victory

A final of innumerable twists and turns, gifted Kolkata Knight Riders a Sunday night to remember while Kings XI Punjab suffered a heart-break. Fittingly, KKR won the IPL’s seventh editio... »