Adarsh

  • Congress has strayed from Lal Bahadur Shastri's path of probity, says grandson 14-04-2014 06:51 PM

    IT professional-turned-AAP leader Adarsh Shastri on Monday lamented that Congress has "strayed" from the path of simplicity and probity as exemplified by his grandfather and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri. "I joined AAP, giving up a lucrative career in an MNC, as I came across it as the only...
  • 'Adarsh' fight: Ashok Chavan pitted against BJP's DB Patil in Nanded 11-04-2014 11:54 AM

    Mumbai: It is an 'Adarsh' fight in Nanded Lok Sabha constituency in Marathwada region where Adarsh scam-tainted former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan is pitted against BJP MP D B Patil. Though there are 23 candidates in the fray for the April 17 poll, the real fight will be between...
  • Bombay HC notice to Ashok Chavan, postpones Adarsh hearing to June 10 09-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court while hearing the revision petition filed by the CBI seeking to delete Ashok Chavan's name from the Adarsh FIR on Wednesday asked the agency whether sanction was indeed to prosecute Chavan. The CBI lawyer told the court the agency cannot proceed to prosecute him under...
  • Lucknow: Adarsh Shastri, Jaaferi file nomination as AAP candidates 09-04-2014 05:20 PM

    Lucknow: AAP leader Adarsh Shastri, grandson of late prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat as a cover candidate for Bollywood actor Jaaved Jaaferi. Shastri is the party's official candidate from Allahabad. The move was part of a "well thought out...
  • Defamation case: Manish Tewari asked to pay Rs 10,000 to Nitin Gadkari 07-04-2014 01:33 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari has been summoned by a Mumbai Magistrate court in connection with a defamation suit filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. The court has directed Tewari to pay a bond of Rs 10,000. The suit was filed by Gadkari in December 2010 after Tewari accused...
  • Devyani Khobragade likely to face probe in Adarsh scam 06-04-2014 07:35 AM

    Mumbai: In more trouble for Devyani Khobragade, the Indian Foreign Service officer is likely to face a probe in connection with the Adarsh scam. Devyani owns a flat in the controversial Adarsh society in Mumbai's Colaba area. According to sources, the CBI has evidence that she purchased the flat after...
  • AAP fields former HC Judge Fahkhruddin against Sonia from Rae Bareli 02-04-2014 08:04 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has fielded former MP and Chhattisgarh High Court Judge Fakhruddin against Congress President Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli. The decision was taken on the day Sonia filed her nomination papers. The party has also fielded Adarsh Shastri, grandson of former prime minister Lal Bahadur...
  • LS polls: Opposition will fail to score on Adarsh, says Ashok Chavan 01-04-2014 11:31 AM

    Nanded: Hitting back at Narendra Modi, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan said that his party wanted him to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Nanded due to the anti-incumbency factor and that his family including sitting MP and brother-in-law Bhaskarrao Patil was firmly behind him. "They (my family) are...
  • Ashok Chavan not held guilty, free to contest LS polls: Digvijaya 30-03-2014 04:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress party has defended its decision to give a Lok Sabha ticket to former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan, who is an accused in the Adarsh Housing Society Scam. Speakign to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh said he's not been held...
  • Sharad Pawar defends Ashok Chavan, says Adarsh not a scam 28-03-2014 01:20 PM

    New Delhi: NCP chief Sharad Pawar might land himself into more trouble with his remark on the Adarsh Housing Society scam. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the 73-year-old sought to give a clean chit to Ashok Chavan, Congress leader and former Maharashtra chief minister, saying that "allotting a flat to a close...
  • CBI files chargesheet against 22 members of scam-hit Adarsh Society 27-03-2014 08:28 PM

    The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday filed a supplementary chargesheet in the Adarsh Housing scam. The chargesheet has been filed against 22 members of the society, and 24 finances and co-conspirators involved. The Bombay court had directed the CBI to look into benami transactions involved in the allotment of...
  • Ashok Chavan's nomination from Nanded is the return of a Marathwada leader 26-03-2014 11:44 PM

    Mumbai: As Adarsh Housing Society scam accused Ashok Chavan's candidature drew fire, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday came out in his support saying no law bars former Maharashtra chief minister from contesting polls. Chavan has filed his nomination from Nanded. Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI files revision petition to drop charges against Ashok Chavan 26-03-2014 08:10 PM

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation filed a revision petition in the Bombay High Court to get charges dropped against former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Housing Society scam. The special CBI court, in January this year, had turned the CBI's plea to drop Chavan's name from...
  • No legal bar on Ashok Chavan to contest Lok Sabha elections: Sonia 26-03-2014 04:12 PM

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday defended the party's decision to give election ticket to Adarsh housing scam accused Ashok Chavan who will be contesting from Nanded. "The decision to give Ashok Chavan the ticket has been taken by the CEC. As far as we know, he has...
  • Adarsh scam accused Ashok Chavan files nomination from Nanded 26-03-2014 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: Adarsh scam accused and former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan filed his nomination from Nanded on Wednesday. The Congress had given him a ticket on Tuesday. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Chavan defended himself and said that nothing had been proven against him and that there was no legal bar...
  • Congress to focus on anti-graft steps in manifesto but fields Adarsh accused Ashok Chavan 26-03-2014 07:57 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress has courted controversy yet again as it gave a Lok Sabha ticket to former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, who was named as an accused in the Adarsh Society scam. Chavan has been given a ticket from Nanded. The move comes even as the party is...
  • LS polls: Congress fields Adarsh scam accused Ashok Chavan from Nanded 25-03-2014 11:36 PM

    The Congress party fielded former Maharashtra chief minister and accused in the Adarsh Housing scam case Ashok Chavan from Nanded. After getting the ticket Chavan said, "There is no case against me. It was just the media that was saying this. The people are with me." ...
  • I plan to finish 'Aashiqui 3' in 20 days, says director Chandrakala 19-03-2014 01:49 PM

    Chennai: Director Chandrakala, who plans to complete her upcoming Kannada directorial "Aashiqui 3" in a flat 20 days, will edit the film online and use live sound effects to save time. "I plan to finish the film in 20 days. Usually post-production, especially editing takes a lot of time. To...
  • 'Queen' earns Rs 10 crore in the opening weekend; 'Gulaab Gang' earns Rs 8 crore 11-03-2014 11:05 AM

    New Delhi: Two women oriented films, 'Queen' and 'Gulaab Gang' had a slow start on its opening weekend. While 'Queen' earned Rs 10 Crore in the first three days of its release, Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla starrer 'Gulaab Gang' earned Rs 8.84 crores. Word of mouth publicity coupled with...
  • Rahul refuses to say why he shared stage with Ashok Chavan 06-03-2014 02:18 PM

    Mumbai: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi who has been positioning himself as an anti-graft crusader was himself caught on sticky wicket when he shared stage with Ashok Chavan, indicted by the commission probing the Adarsh housing scam, at a rally in Mumbai. On Thursday, at an editors' meeting in the...
  • Opposition slams government for inaction on Adarsh Commission report 01-03-2014 11:10 AM

    Mumbai: Opposition BJP legislators slammed the state government over its "inaction" on the Adarsh Commission report, saying the government was trying to save a former chief minister involved in the housing scam. BJP MLC Ashish Shelar, who demanded a debate under Rule 289 in the Council, said the government was...
  • LS polls: Congress may field 'tainted' leaders, relatives in Maharashtra 22-02-2014 01:10 PM

    Mumbai: At a time when Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is staking his campaign on the issue of corruption and said that he will push the government to take the ordinance route to push through six anti-corruption bills he has been championing, his party is preparing to rehabilitate at least...
  • Maharashtra: CBI gives clean chit to ex-CM Shivrajirao in Adarsh scam 20-02-2014 12:19 PM

    Mumbai: In a relief to former Maharashtra chief minister and revenue minister Shivajirao Nilangekar, the Central Bureau of Investigation has given him a clean chit in the Adarsh society housing scam. The CBI was filing its reply to the application in the Bombay High Court seeking to make Nilangekar an...
  • I totally appreciate it: Salman Khan on fans' unwavering support for 'Jai Ho' 30-01-2014 07:38 AM

    New Delhi: He may have disappointed movie critics by being part of 'Jai Ho' which quite honestly has nothing interesting to offer, but his ardent fans continue to support him. Unfazed by the criticism that has come his way post the release of 'Jai Ho', and its failure at getting...
  • Jai Ho: Going gets tough for Salman's film at the box-office 29-01-2014 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: Salman Khan's superstardom is unquestionable as many of his films have become superhits in the recent past, but it seems his latest offering 'Jai Ho' is not going to make it big at the ticket window. As per trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film has not reached the...
  • Salman Khan's 'Jai Ho' earns Rs 33.80 cr in the first two days 26-01-2014 08:04 AM

    New Delhi: Salman Khan starrer 'Jai Ho', which is being expected to smash all box office records, hasn't had a smashing start. The film managed to earn only Rs 33.80 cr in the first two days of its release. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the film's...
  • Will Salman Khan's 'Jai Ho' be able to cross the Rs 300 crore mark? 24-01-2014 10:09 AM

    Mumbai: The stage is set for Salman Khan's 'Jai Ho', his first release of the year. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh is confident that it will cross the Rs.300-crore-mark while Amod Mehra says though a bumper opening is assured, reaching Rs.200 crore could be "a Herculean task". Directed by Salman's brother...
  • Adarsh Scam: Setback for Ashok Chavan, court rejects CBI's plea to drop name as accused 19-01-2014 12:01 AM

    In a setback to Maharashtra's former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, a special court in Mumbai on Saturday rejected the CBI's plea to drop his name from the list of accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam case. "The CBI's plea stands rejected," judge SG Dighe said, dismissing the plea and...
  • Adarsh scam: BJP welcomes court's decision to indict Ashok Chavan 18-01-2014 02:38 PM

    The Maharashtra unit of BJP welcomed the decision taken by the court in Adarsh housing society scam. State BJP President Devendra Fadnavis sais, "We welcome the move by CBI court. Ashok Chavan has been indicted and he cannot be let off. Governor should be recalled." The CBI plea to drop...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI plea to drop Ashok Chavan's name as accused rejected 18-01-2014 12:25 PM

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) application to drop former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan's name from the list of the accused in the Adarsh scam has been rejected. This comes after CBI had filed an application on Wednesday in a special court seeking to drop Chavan's name from...