Why India can buy Russian oil, and still be friends with the US

Not only was the South Asian country refusing to condemn Moscow’s brutal assault on Ukraine, but its purchases of discounted Russian oil — said critics — were flying in the face of sanctions aimed at crippling the Kremlin’s finances. And the White House was making its displeasure clear, calling New Delhi “somewhat shaky” and speaking … Read more

His house was demolished because he is Muslim, he says

“In the blink of an eye, my home was demolished,” said the 45-year-old fruit seller, whose kitchen, fruit cart, and cattle shed have ​all been destroyed. “While I stood there watching… (the police) just walked away.” Scraps of wood, rusty metal and garbage line the sandy pavement outside his home, where his four young children … Read more

Indian firefighters battle Delhi landfill blaze as air fills with toxic fumes

The blaze broke out Monday at the Ghazipur landfill east of New Delhi, according to the city’s fire services director, Atul Garg. The cause has not been established, but fires can be triggered by combustible gases from disintegrating garbage, he added. Temperatures in Delhi rose to nearly 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) the day … Read more

Indian court upholds hijab ban that prompted weeks of religious clashes

The state’s top court on Tuesday ruled that the hijab was not an “essential religious practice in Islamic faith” and dismissed a set of petitions filed by Muslim students denied entry to classrooms in multiple schools and colleges across the state. The court also ruled that requirement for students to comply with school uniforms is … Read more

IND vs SL: Jasprit Bumrah’s Gesture After Dismissing Retiring Sri Lanka Player Suranga Lakmal Takes Internet By Storm. Watch | Cricket News

Indian bowlers were at their ruthless best as the Rohit Sharma-led side thrashed Sri Lanka by 238 runs in the second Test (D/N) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Monday. With this win, India registered a clean sweep in the two-match series. This was India’s 14th straight victory across formats since Rohit was … Read more

IND vs SL: Ravichandran Ashwin First Player To Reach This Huge Milestone In World Test Championship | Cricket News

Ravichandran Ashwin became the first player to take 100 wickets in World Test Championship.© BCCI India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin achieved yet another feat on Monday as India defeated Sri Lanka in the second and final Test by 238 runs in Bengaluru. Ashwin, who picked six wickets (2 for 30; 4 for 55) in the match, … Read more

He Was Stepping Into Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara’s Shoes: Rohit Sharma Praises Young India Batter Shreyas Iyer | Cricket News

India captain Rohit Sharma gestures towards a fielder© BCCI India captain Rohit Sharma was all praise for Shreyas Iyer after India beat Sri Lanka in the day-night Test to clean sweep the series 2-0 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Shreyas scored half-centuries in both innings of the match and was named ‘Player of … Read more

India Hammer Sri Lanka In 2nd Test To Sweep Series: Here’s How The World Reacted | Cricket News

India displayed another clinical performance to hammer Sri Lanka by 238 runs in the second Test and take the two-match series 2-0on Monday in Bengaluru. The Rohit Sharma-led side started Day 3 of the pink-ball day-night Test needing 9 wickets and they got that within a session and a half to extend their dominance on … Read more

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test Report: Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Iyer Shine As India Complete 2-0 Series Sweep vs SL | Cricket News

A bowling attack led by Jasprit Bumrah helped India thrash Sri Lanka by 238 runs inside three days at Bangalore’s pink ball Test to sweep the series 2-0 on Monday. Chasing 447 for victory, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 208 in the second session after skipper Dimuth Karunaratne’s valiant 107, on a pitch that … Read more

Ravichandran Ashwin Goes Past South African Legend Dale Steyn In Elite List | Cricket News

Ravichandran celebrates after picking up a wicket vs Sri Lanka© BCCI Less than 10 days after going past Kapil Dev’s tally, India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin beat Dale Steyn to rise to the eighth spot in the all-time highest wicket-takers’ list in Test cricket. Ashwin went past Steyn on Day 3 of the India vs Sri … Read more