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DNA Morning Must Reads: Latest in SP feud, New Year's party rampage in Brazil, 'Sherlock' review & more

Yadav vs Yadav: Akhilesh shows dad Mulayam who is coup master

In a belligerent move, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday commandeered the post of Samajwadi Party national president, removing his father Mulayam Singh Yadav and getting himself “unanimously elected” at a national convention of the party. Read more

Shooter kills 11, himself in Brazil New Year’s party rampage

A gunman stormed a house party and killed 11 people, including his former wife and 8-year-old son, before shooting himself in the head during a New Year’s party in the southeastern Brazilian city of Campinas late on Saturday. Read more

SBI cuts loan rate by 0.9%; PNB & Union Bank follow suit

Your equated monthly installments (EMIs) on home loans, car loans and education loans will fall by at least half-a-percentage with banks across the board reducing their lending rates. On Sunday, India’s largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), fired the first salvo by reducing its marginal cost-based lending rate (MCLR) by a whopping 0.9 per cent. Read more

Supreme Court all but set to end BCCI’s game today

Monday could be the day the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Anurag Thakur would not like to remember. Whether the order from the three-member Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice of India TS Thakur would lead to prosecution against Thakur for committing perjury is a matter of speculation, but there will surely be a full stop on his career as a cricket administrator. Read more

‘Sherlock’ season 4 episode 1 review: Watson & Holmes return with a powerful new story

New Year’s Day (or the early morning of January 2, if you are in my time zone) brought us the first episode of season four of Sherlock and it covered all the bases. Read our review