Abhishek

  • Dynasty politics in Chhattisgarh, CM Raman Singh's son to fight polls 16-04-2014 10:34 AM

    It is going to be the electoral debut for Chief Minister Raman Singh's son Abhishek Singh. Abhishek Singh is contesting from Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh. "This is my first election but there is no pressure on me," he said. ...
  • Congress calls Modi a 'dictator' over his "shivering" remark 15-04-2014 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: "Har har Modi should be dar dar Modi," Congress on Tuesday said as it mocked at the BJP's PM candidate's statement that the ruling party was "shivering" at the prospect of his coming to power and called him a "dictator". Congress spokesman Abhishek Singhvi also took a dig...
  • Meet Vidya, Neha, Ananya, Priyanka: A complete guide to the absolutely terrific women in all of Chetan Bhagat's books 15-04-2014 04:04 PM

    Delhi: Pretty, long hair, jhumkas, or sexy toes. The women character in author Chetan Bhagat's novels have always been feisty, interesting and independent. Most of his damsels have been vocal about their sexuality and have had a modern outlook towards life. Be it the the fashion designing student, the call...
  • Baru is disgruntled as he was denied 2nd term: Congress 13-04-2014 02:42 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday hit out at Sanjaya Baru over his comments on Manmohan Singh in his book, saying that he had became disgruntled because he was denied a second term. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi has said that he clearly stands at the crossroads of ambition. "Dr...
  • It's my dream to produce sports-based film: Abhishek Bachchan 12-04-2014 05:17 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Abhishek Bachchan, who recently announced his association with the Jaipur franchise of Pro-Kabaddi, a professional kabaddi league, has expressed interest in producing a movie around sports. "It's my dream to produce sports-based film. In India, we have not done justice to the sports genre (of films). The US...
  • LS polls: 28 nomination papers rejected in Lucknow 12-04-2014 11:05 AM

    The nomination papers of 28 people who wanted to contest from Lucknow parliamentary constituency have been rejected, officials said on Saturday. The nomination papers were rejected late on Friday, leaving 29 people in the fray, officials said. After a 15-hour long scrutiny that gave anxious moments to even the politically...
  • Rajnath hits out at Congress, says it's responsible for poverty in the country 11-04-2014 08:22 AM

    BJP president Rajnath Singh on Friday said Congress is responsible for the poverty in the country. "Congress has ruled the country for over 55 years including the last ten years as the main constituent of United Progressive Alliance government, still India is considered a poor country in the world economic...
  • Jaya Bachchan spends her birthday with her children and grandchildren, Aaradhya cuts the birthday cake 10-04-2014 01:28 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Jaya Bachchan, who has turned 66, spent her birthday with her children and grandchildren. She says she couldn't have hoped for a "better gift". Her husband megastar Amitabh Bachchan was away in Dubai for the promotion of his forthcoming release 'Bhoothnath Returns', but Jaya's day was made special...
  • Abhishek Singhvi blames DMK for snapping ties with Congress 08-04-2014 05:42 PM

    Chennai: Squarely blaming DMK for snapping ties with it, Congress on Tuesday took a dig at its former ally for its "belated" realisation of supporting a secular party at the Centre. DMK seemed to have realised the strength and value of Congress belatedly, party spokesman Abhishek Singhvi said without taking...
  • BJP manifesto takes the people of India for granted: Congress 07-04-2014 04:47 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its manifesto for the 2014 elections. The party has been slammed for releasing the document on the day elections began. ...
  • BJP's agenda is to divide and get power: Congress 06-04-2014 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: War of words is flaring up between the Congress and the BJP over Narendra Modi's trusted aide Amit Shah's 'revenge' remarks. The Congress once again hit out at the BJP saying it is a communal party. "We have a flagrant crude defence and justification by the BJP of...
  • Raman Singh's son enters LS poll fray riding on 'simple, youth' image 04-04-2014 02:25 PM

    With the slogan of "Saral, Sahaj, dil ka nek, Rajnandgaon ka beta Abhiskek" (simple, spontaneous and noble hearted, son of Rajnandgaon-Abhishek), the BJP is attempting to make way to the street of power for another political scion in Chhattisgarh. A low profile Lok Sabha constituency - Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh is...
  • Nominations for Lucknow parliamentary seat begin today 02-04-2014 09:37 AM

    Nomination process for the prestigious Lucknow parliamentary seat of Uttar Pradesh begins on Wednesday, officials said. The process which will be videographed at the instructions of the Election Commission (EC) will begin at 11 a.m. and will continue till 3 p.m., District Magistrate Raj Shekhar told IANS. While for the...
  • Eleven-year-old dancing prodigy Abhishek Sinha wins 'Boogie Woogie' 31-03-2014 09:25 AM

    New Delhi: Eleven-year-old Abhishek Sinha won the dance reality show 'Boogie Woogie' in Mumbai on Sunday. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who had come to promote his upcoming film 'Bhootnath Returns' gave away the trophy to Abhishek Sinha. Abhishek, who is from Jamshedpur, was awarded with the prize money of Rs 10...
  • India should have supported UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka: Chidambaram 28-03-2014 02:18 PM

    New Delhi: Differing with his government's stand of abstaining from voting in UNHRC on the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said that New Delhi should have supported it. "Congress took a neutral stand at UNHRC by abstaining from voting on the Sri Lanka resolution....
  • SP replaces Lucknow candidate Ashok Bajpayi with Abhishek Mishra 27-03-2014 08:47 PM

    The Samajwadi Party on Thursday changed its candidate for the Lucknow parliamentary seat, now naming Science and Technology Minister Abhishek Mishra as its nominee.The announcement was made by party general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav. The 37-year-old Mishra, currently a legislator from Lucknow (North), is a former IIM-Ahmedabad professor. He replaces...
  • 'Mast magan': Krish and Ananya's love story continues in the latest song from '2 States' 26-03-2014 04:43 PM

    "Experience the feeling of love again," says the tagline for the song 'Mast magan' released by Dharma Productions earlier today, from the upcoming film '2 States'. The song, sung by Arijit Singh and Chinmayi Sripada, is composed by musician trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. The song features Krish (Arjun Kapoor) and Ananya (Alia...
  • Modi 'self-destruct mantra' of BJP: Congress 25-03-2014 11:50 AM

    The Congress on Tuesday called BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as the "self destruct mantra" of the party. "Modi is the self destruct mantra of BJP. Last few days implosions and explosions in BJP are only precursor to real firefight in the offing," Congress party spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi...
  • Siddharth Roy Kapur: Thrilled to have Abhishek Kapoor direct the film 'Mahabharata' 24-03-2014 02:34 PM

    Mumbai: "Rock On!!" director Abhishek Kapoor will go behind the camera to bring Indian epic "Mahabharata" on the big screen, and the narrative will be divided into two movies. Currently, Kapoor is ready to roll the cameras for "Fitoor", but "Mahabharata" will become his focus of attention soon after. "Abhishek...
  • Vashu Bhagnani celebrates 25 films in Bollywood 23-03-2014 03:27 PM

    Mumbai: Vashu Bhagnani, known for producing films like 'Coolie No.1' and 'Hero No. 1', celebrated 25 films in the Hindi film industry and was lauded by actors for his achievement. The celebration party was held here Saturday and actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia...
  • Deodhar Trophy: Suryakumar Yadav replaces Abhishek Nayar in West Zone squad 22-03-2014 05:21 PM

    Mumbai: Attacking middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav has replaced his Mumbai teammate Abhishek Nayar in the West Zone squad for the Prof D B Deodhar Trophy tournament starting in Vishakapatnam from Sunday. The replacement was necessitated due to an injury sustained by Nayar, according to Mumbai Cricket Association Joint Secretary P...
  • Boman Irani feels Farah Khan's 'Happy New Year' is magical 18-03-2014 05:25 PM

    Mumbai: For Boman Irani, Farah Khan's directorial 'Happy New Year' has something "magical" about it and he is confident that the comedy-drama will be a blockbuster. The film stars Deepika Padukone and Shah Rukh Khan in the lead roles. "The buzz around 'Happy New Year' started the day shooting kicked...
  • Power of 49: Abhishek Bachchan on why educating girls is a priority 14-03-2014 09:58 AM

    Actor Abhishek Bachchan speaks about the cause and stressing on girl education on a Power of 49 special, where CNN IBN along with Tata's jaago re campaign is attempting to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. ...
  • Unilateral termination unfair: IBF President 04-03-2014 04:43 PM

    New Delhi: Baffled by the International Boxing Association's decision to terminate it, the suspended Indian Boxing Federation's President Abhishek Matoria on Tuesday said it cannot make sense of the "unfair" decision and will take up the matter with the IOA now. "We think it is unfair, they have acted unilaterally...