Batting first, Bangladesh scored a respectable 153 runs at the loss of six wickets in 20 overs in the second T20I at Rajkot.
Ending months of standoff, the name of Justice Akil Kureshi of the Bombay High Court is learnt to have been cleared for elevation as the chief justice of the Tripura High Court, PTI reported.
The Supreme Court collegium had earlier recommended him to head the Madhya Pradesh High Court.
Following reservations raised by the government, the collegium modified its recommendation and proposed his name as the Tripura High Court chief justice.
Lawyers will continue to abstain from work in all Delhi district courts on Friday. However, litigants will be permitted to have access to the court rooms, a spokesperson of the lawyers' coordination committee said on Thursday.
Lawyers in all the seven district courts in Delhi have been on a strike since November 2 after a violent clash with the Delhi police over a parking issue.
Bangladesh have scored 78 runs for the loss of one wicket after 10 overs in the second T20I at Rajkot. Liton Das was run out by wicket keeper Rishabh Pant after the batsman tried to take a run off a missed Chahal delivery.
India on Thursday won the toss and chose to bowl first in the second T20I against Bangladesh at Rajkot.
Congress workers, led by Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra, on Thursday protested against the Delhi government over rising onion prices at the Delhi Secretariat. The Congress leaders and workers wore garlands made of onions.
Onion is selling at around Rs 80 per kilogram in Delhi.
In a major relief to people of Gujarat, cyclone 'Maha' fizzled out into the Arabian sea as a 'depression' without making a landfall in the state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.
The cyclone over the Arabian sea started weakening rapidly on Wednesday and turned into a 'deep depression', and then a 'depression' by Thursday morning, it said.
The Centre has asked all states to remain alert ahead of the Supreme Court verdict on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute and ensure security in sensitive areas, officials said on Thursday.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has also dispatched around 4,000 paramilitary personnel for security deployment in Uttar Pradesh, particularly in Ayodhya.
Senior leaders of Maharashtra BJP on Thursday met Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to discuss "legal aspects" of the delay in formation of a government in the state after the October 21 elections.
Those who met Koshyari included minister and state BJP chief Chandrakant Patil and ministers Sudhir Mungantiwar and Girish Mahajan.
Patil admitted that it is taking "more than normal" time to forge a ruling alliance between BJP and Shiv Sena.
A plea was filed in the Delhi High Court on Thursday seeking action against police officials who were agitating in public and sitting on 'dharna' in the wake of November 2 clash with lawyers at the Tis Hazari courts complex.
The Public Interest Litigation (PIL), which also sought action against police officials who had issued statements on social media when the matter is already sub judice, is listed for hearing on Friday.
Litigants were welcomed with flowers by lawyers at the entrance of Saket district court complex on Thursday as advocates abstained from work for the fourth consecutive day, protesting against the clash with police at Tis Hazari court on November 2.
A cyclonic storm formed over the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm over the next 24 hours and set to move towards West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts, skirting Odisha, a senior IMD official said.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on government formation in Maharashtra said, There will be a decision soon. Government in Maharashtra should be formed under the leadership of Devendra Fadnavis Ji; RSS and Mohan Bhagwat Ji have no connection with this.
“No question of me returning to Maharashtra, I will continue to work in Delhi.”
Indian Sikh pilgrims visiting the Kartarpur Sahib will need a passport to use the Kartarpur Corridor, which will be inaugurated this week, the Pakistan Army has said, according to a media report on Thursday, days after Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that Indian devotees would only need a valid ID to visit the revered Gurdwara Darbar Sahib
Delhi's Air Quality improved from "very poor" category to "poor" category on Thursday morning, giving some respite to people grappling with severe pollution.
The air quality index was recorded at 214 this morning.
An AQI between 0-50 is considered ‘good', 51-100 ‘satisfactory', 101-200 ‘moderate', 201-300 ‘poor', 301-400 ‘very poor' and 401-500 ‘severe'. An AQI above 500 falls in the severe plus category.
“Everyone should pose this question to the BJP govt, who is benefiting during its tenure. The prime minister went to America and did his 'Howdy Modi' event but the US has increased rejecting H-B visa of the Indians who want to go there and work,” tweeted Priyanka Gandhi.
Shiv Sena, Cong, NCP MLAs won't cross sides, says Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut. He also said, “No talks yet between Mohan Bhagwat and Uddhav Thackeray.”
Sanjay Raut,Shiv Sena on reports of Shiv Sena shifting its MLAs to a resort said, “There is no need for us to do this, our MLAs are firm in their resolve and committed to the party. Those who are spreading such rumours should worry about their MLAs first.”
The UPA's decision to engage with RCEP nations and the Congress' advice to the Modi government to not sign the trade deal were both correct as the difference between 2012 and 2019 is the "parlous" state of the economy, senior party leader P Chidambaram said on Thursday.
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah of using the "trishul" of Enforcement Directorate, CBI and Income Tax to attack their opponents.
He also charged Shah with using the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) as "political instruments to divide the country and polarise society on religious lines".
Ramesh was here as part of the six-member Congress team set up by AICC president Sonia Gandhi to meet party workers and people in the eight Northeastern states on the NRC and CAB.
A CRPF jawan was killed in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh on Thursday, officials said.
An ambush on a convoy transporting employees of a Canadian mining company in Burkina Faso has killed 37 people in the deadliest attack in nearly five years of jihadist violence in the West African country.
The impoverished and politically fragile Sahel country has been struggling to quell a rising jihadist revolt that has claimed hundreds of lives since early 2015.
On Wednesday morning "unidentified armed individuals" ambushed five buses carrying local employees, contractors and suppliers of the Samafo mining company, said Saidou Sanou, the governor of the country's Est Region.
As well as the 37 civilians killed, 60 were wounded, he said.
Mine owner Semafo Inc. said the five buses escorted by the military were approximately 40 kilometres (25 miles) from the Boungou gold mine in the Tapoa province when they were ambushed.
A security source said "a military vehicle that was escorting the convoy hit an explosive device".