NEW DELHI: A desire to seek clarification on power-sharing and some apprehensions about Shiv Sena’s ideological stance resulted in Congress dragging a decision on issuing a letter of support to the Thackeray outfit, leading to Shiv Sena missing the governor’s Monday evening deadline to show its numbers. The Congress Working Committee met for two marathon sessions in the morning and evening the last involving the participation of Maharashtra unit leaders, to discuss the political situation in the state. There was a “positive” understanding on joining the three-way alliance with NCP of Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena, with pressure from MLAs and the fear of a good section breaking away if the stalemate is not resolved quickly being the main catalyst. However, a 360-degree discussion saw leaders discuss myriad scenarios as also repercussions of such a coalition outside Maharashtra. Some leaders, especially from Kerala, spoke of the political risk of going with Sena … [Read more...] about Shiv Sena-led govt still a possibility, even if Prez rule imposed, feel Congress, NCP
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News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: VAR was introduced in the Premier League this season after trials in the League Cup and FA Cup. Some pundits were less enthralled with the system which has also infuriated fans around the world, mostly for decision-making delays which take up to several minutes. Photograph: David Klein/Reuters The use of the Video Assisted Referee (VAR) in the Premier League has been vindicated despite several controversial decisions and criticism from fans and pundits, the system's chief Neil Swarbrick said on Monday. Speaking to the media after the latest round of matches in which Sheffield United had a goal disallowed for offside against Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City were denied a penalty for handball against Liverpool, Swarbrick defended the technology. "We are in the infancy with VAR, 12 match weeks into the Premier League season, and you need to give us time to operate and utilise it," he told Sky Sports. "It is working as … [Read more...] about Soccer Extras: ‘VAR has been a success despite criticism’
Mumbai: Bollywood playback legend Lata Mangeshkar remains hospitalised here on Tuesday due to "viral chest congestion", and was fighting the illness like a "fighter", according to her family. The iconic singer was rushed to the Breach Candy Hospital in the early hours of Monday due to viral chest congestion as a "precautionary measure". Her condition is stable now. "Lata ji is stable. Her parameters are good. Honestly speaking, she has fought so well that she is coming out of this setback. Being a singer, her lung capacity has pulled her through. Truly a fighter. We will update everyone when Lataji gets discharged and comes home," her family said. On Monday, Lata Mangeshkar's health scare caused a frenzy in the world of social media, where some reports claimed that her condition was critical and some said that she was discharged. Her team had to release a statement to put the record straight. "Lata Mangeshkar ji had a viral chest congestion. Keeping her age in mind, as a … [Read more...] about Lata Mangeshkar Health Update: Legendary Singer Stable, But Still In Hospital
Salman Khan hosted popular reality show 'Bigg Boss 13' is getting interesting with each passing day. In yesterday's (2nd November) episode, the much-awaited first finale of 'Bigg Boss 13' was aired in which Salman introduced the wild-card participants whereas three popular contestants got evicted from the show. In a shocking eviction, Rashami Desai, Devoleena Bhattacharjee and Shefali Bagga will be seen bidding goodbye to 'BB 13' in tonight's (3rd November) episode. While Shefali's elimination was expected since Mahira Sharma got saved, Rashami-Devoleena's eviction has shocked the viewers. Rashami-Devoleena in 'BB 13' (Photo: Colors TV) Rashami & Devoleena's fans expressed their disappointment by trending 'BB Cheated Viewers' on Twitter yesterday. But, here comes good news. As per latest buzz, Rashami and Devoleena are not bidding goodbye to the show. Yes, you read that right! Reportedl, both Rashami and Devoleena have been sent to the secret room whereas only Shefali Bagga is … [Read more...] about Bigg Boss 13: Rashami Desai & Devoleena Bhattacharjee Sent To Secret Room After Eviction; Will Re-Enter ‘Bigg Boss’ House Soon!
Hosted by Salman Khan, reality show 'Bigg Boss 13' is getting interesting with each passing day. After first finale last week, six wild-card participants Vikas Fhatak aka Hindustani Bhau, Shefali Zariwala, Arhaan Khan, Himanshi Khurana, Khesari Lal Yadav and Tehseen Poonawala entered the show. While they are still trying to figure out things inside 'Bigg Boss' house, latest buzz suggests that the makers are planning to introduce another wild-card contestant. Yes, you read that right! Reportedly, TV actor Vishal Aditya Singh has been roped in for 'Bigg Boss 13'. Bigg Boss 13 contestants (Photo: Colors TV) Speaking about the same, sources told a leading daily that, "The offer was made to the actor sometime back but as he was contractually bound with Nach Baliye 9, he couldn't take up Bigg Boss 13. Now, that the show is over, Vishal will be soon entering the house as one of the wild cards in the coming days." Bigg Boss 13: "He Once Came Over To My House.."- Sidharth Shukla's Late … [Read more...] about Bigg Boss 13: ‘Nach Baliye 9’ Fame Vishal Aditya Singh To Enter As Wild-Card Contestant?