1st Test: Dhawan, Pujara tons deflate Sri Lanka

India made a resounding start to their tour of Sri Lanka with Shikhar Dhawan and Chesteshwar Pujara hitting centuries each to help their side post 399/3 on Day 1 of the first Test in Galle on Wednesday. Dhawan fell short of a deserving double-ton by 10 runs while Pujara remained unconquered on 144 at the close of play.

Nitish Kumar quits as Bihar CM, says 'I listened to my conscience'

Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar resigned from his post of Bihar's chief minister on Wednesday. The decision was announced after he met Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi at the Raj Bhavan today.

Defamation suit: HC imposes cost on Kejriwal

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday imposed a cost of Rs 10,000 on Arvind Kejriwal after he failed to file his response on a fresh Rs 10 crore defamation suit filed by Union minister Arun Jaitley over use of an objectionable word allegedly by the CM's lawyer.