The three arrested Rajasthan Royals players were willingly participating in spot-fixing, but some taped phone conversations have revealed that they were, at times, threatened by the bookies, sources in the Delhi Police have told NDTV.
Written by Anchal Vohra | Saturday May 18, 2013, Kabul
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai will be on a two-day visit to India starting Monday. He will hold talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on enhancing strategic ties, security and developmental work in the run-up to next year's withdrawal of western troops. As Afghanistan braces for 2014, we travelled extensively in the AfPak region to find out whether the proposed end of war would impact India.
With the pull-out of US forces from Afghanistan in mind, India and Uzbekistan will discuss cooperation in counter-terrorism besides development projects in the region when Vice-President Hamid Ansari undertakes his first ever visit to Tashkent next week.
Teams of Delhi Police's special cell have been sent to Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, and Kolkata to conduct searches and track the money trail in the IPL spot-fixing case. One of them has reached cricketer Ajit Chandila's house in Faridabad for interrogation. Sources say that some of the alleged bookies who are in Delhi Police's custody have been taken along to help the cops gather evidence.
Karnataka's new government headed by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah took shape today when 28 ministers were sworn into the state Cabinet.
Jaipur police will share with their Delhi counterparts the call details of mobile phones seized during raids to assist with the ongoing IPL spot-fixing probe.
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 18, 2013, Islamabad
The trial of seven suspects, including Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, charged with involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks was on Saturday adjourned till May 25 as the judge was on leave.
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 18, 2013, Lahore
A Pakistani judge investigating the murder of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh has appealed to Indian nationals having information about the matter to file written submissions with relevant documents within seven days.
Karnataka's new ministers were sworn in today by Governor HR Bhardwaj at the Raj Bhavan in Bangalore. Here's the full list of the 28 ministers in Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's Cabinet:
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 18, 2013, Washington
An Indian has been sentenced to three years of imprisonment on charges of trafficking immigrants from India into the United States, the Department of Justice said.