Akhil

  • Mary Kom, Akhil Kumar back in boxing squad for Asian Games 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a stunning reversal, Olympic bronze medallist and five-time world champion M.C.Mary Kom defeated Pinki Jhangra, a Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, to make the 13-member Indian boxing contingent for the Asian Games slated for Sep 19-Oct 4 in the South Korean city of Incheon. It was Pinki, who had...
  • Jharkhand Chief Secretary complains of ill treatment from JMM MLA Akhil Akhtar June 24, 2014

    Jharkhand Chief Secretary Sajal Chakraborty on Tuesday accused JMM MLA Akhil Akhtar of using abusive language against him in presence of senior law officers at the secretariat while the legislator alleged the top officer asked him to "get out" of his chamber. "I have informed Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta and would...
  • Set up a dedicated body for protection of Himalayas: BJP June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Pressing for immediate steps to protect Himalayas especially after the Uttarakhand flash floods, BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday mooted setting up a dedicated, central body which would oversee development and ecological conservation works in the mountains. "The Himalayas are not a different entity for Uttarakhand, J&K,...
  • Vijender Singh, Akhil Kumar among 42 probables for CWG and Asian Games May 13, 2014

    Patiala: Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh and veteran Akhil Kumar made it to the 42-member core-group probables for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and Asian Games in Incheon. The selection trials were held at the NIS under the supervision of the Ad-Hoc committee in presence of the selectors Mehtab Singh,...
  • Gujarat: Justice for 'dukhi pati' on poll promise list April 20, 2014

    Ahmedabad: There are promises galore for voters in Ahmedabad East constituency with fringe political parties and Independent candidates promising justice for "aggrieved husbands" and "lavish" lifestyle for the poor in their manifestos. Dashrath Devda, who runs an NGO 'Akhil Bhartiya Patni Atyachar Virodhi Sangh' and is an Independent candidate...
  • ABVP opposes liquor godown near school April 1, 2014

    The ABVP on Tuesday strongly opposed the East Singhbhum district administration's proposal to open a liquor godown in the premises of Krishi Bazar Samity in Parsudih and demanded abrogation of an agreement signed with the Jharkhand State Beverage Corporation in this regard. Amitabh Senapati, National Executive Committee member of Akhil Bharatiya...
  • KMSS President Akhil Gogoi arrested March 2, 2014

    Guwahati: Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) President and RTI activist Akhil Gogoi has been arrested by the Assam Police. Police made the arrest around Saturday midnight. Gogoi has been arrested under non-bailable sections after an FIR was filed by the father of a person who immolated himself in Guwahati. The FIR alleges...
  • Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad, police clash in Lucknow January 29, 2014

    Members of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad(ABVP) and police on Wednesday clashed with each other as cops allegedly baton-charged student activists when they were attempting to gherao the State Legislative Assembly in Lucknow to press for their demands. ABVP workers claimed that several of them were injured in the police action. The...
  • Fed up of government assurances, Jats threaten agitation if denied reservation January 14, 2014

    An organisation based in Uttar Pradesh fighting for reservation for the Jat community in government jobs has threatened to cut off water supply to Delhi in February if its demands are not met. President of Akhil Bharatiya Jaat Arakshan Samiti, based in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, Yashpal Malik said the Jats were...
  • Police lathi charge ABVP activists December 31, 2013

    The Madhya Pradesh Police on Monday lathicharged ABVP activists protesting against an invitation extended as the chief guest to Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav by a local university for its convocation ceremony in Jabalpur. "The activists are opposed to Rani Durgawati University's invitation to Yadav alleging that the name of his OSD Dhanraj Yadav has...
  • Indian boxer Akhil Kumar back in the ring December 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Laid low by several injury breakdowns, former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Indian boxer Akhil Kumar is all set to return to the ring with the All India Police Games starting on Monday in Ranchi, Jharkhand. The 32-year-old, whose last major international event was the 2011 World Championships, is eyeing the...
  • HC asks state govt about steps taken to enforce Food Security November 29, 2013

    The Allahabad High Court has sought to know from the Uttar Pradesh government as to what steps it has taken to enforce the provisions of the National Food Security Act in the state. A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Dilip Gupta passed the order dated November 27...
  • Not doing a film with Trivikram: Akhil Akkineni November 5, 2013

    Chennai: Akhil, younger son of southern star Akkineni Nagarjuna, has rubbished rumours that he will make his cinematic debut with filmmaker Trivikram's movie. "Hey guys, couple of rumours going around that I'm going to be working with Trivikram for my first film. I love his work no doubt, but it isn't...
  • RSS to focus on social media to connect with teenagers October 27, 2013

    In a bid to connect with youth, especially those in urban areas, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is increasingly turning to the internet and social media even as it claims increased student participation as a result of these efforts. Youths are associating in large numbers with the organisation, which has opened 1,000...
  • Desi Kattey: A land where guns are a part of the civilisation October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Countryside stories are the latest flavour in the Hindi film industry. Every filmmakers is shifting focus towards the semi-urban and rural areas in order to get fresh plots and twists. Anand Kumar, who last film 'Zila Ghaziabad' was also about raw, earthy criminals, is once again ready to...
  • DU, JNU to see student polls Friday September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Two prominent universities in the national capital, Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), will see polling for their respective students' unions Friday, Sep 13. The Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections will see a contest between the the two major groups, the National Students' Union of India (NSUI,...
  • Dinesh, two other boxers allege bias in World C'ship trials August 29, 2013

    Patiala: The selection of the Indian team for the World Boxing Championships has run into a controversy with three pugilists, including Arjuna awardee Dinesh Kumar, threatening to take the panel to court even as Olympian Akhil Kumar vowed to sue one of them for dragging his name into the furore. Dinesh...
  • Pune: FTII students to protest against ABVP attack August 26, 2013

    Pune: Film and Television Institute of India's students will protest on Monday in Pune against the recent attack on students by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) workers. The students were allegedly asked to say 'Jai Narendra Modi' to prove that they were not Naxalities. However, they were attacked after they...
  • GJAC asks people to hit the streets, threatens economic blockade August 19, 2013

    Darjeeling: In a change of strategy, the Gorkhaland Joint Action Committee (GJAC) on Sunday urged people in Darjeeling hills to hit the streets for four days beginning Tuesday, threatened an economic blockade and said it would petition Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other leaders to realise its demand. Two days after...
  • India U-19 side storms into final of Tri-nation series July 8, 2013

    Darwin: India sailed into the final of the Under-19 Tri-nation Series after a clinical all-round display saw them post a comfortable seven-wicket win over Australia here on Monday. Opting to bowl, India restricted Australia to 191 for six in the allotted 50 overs, before chasing down the target in 45.4 overs. Aamir...
  • Protest ahead of Chinese premier Li Keqiang's India visit May 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Ahead of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India, about 50 people on Saturday held a protest in Delhi demanding suspension of talks with China. The protest was organised at Jantar Mantar by the Nationalists Forum of India and support by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad - the...
  • Ship stranded for 5 months, no help extended: ABHRO May 19, 2013

    Amritsar: A ship, which had got struck along with its 39 crew members, for the last several months off the shores of Mumbai port, has not been provided with fuel, provisions or any means of safe exit by the owning company, a human rights organisation alleged on Saturday. "The ship,...
  • Will Nagarjuna set a new trend with 'Greeku Veerudu'? April 29, 2013

    Nagarjuna, whose upcoming film 'Greeku Veerudu' is releasing on May 3rd, shared the present movie scenario, his son Naga Chaitanya's career about Akhil's entry in films, his views on politics and more... The actor is elated that his film 'Greeku Veerudu' is set to be released on the eve of...
  • Akhil Akkineni celebrates his birthday today April 8, 2013

    Akhil Akkineni, son of superstar Nagarjuna and Amala Akkineni celebrates his birthday on April 8. He already enjoys a huge fan following even though he is not an actor. He gathered attention of his father Nagarjuna Akkineni's fans with his extraordinary presence he made during the celebrity cricket matches. It seems...
  • Will continue efforts for Jat reservation: Hooda March 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday said he will continue efforts to get reservation for Jat community in the Central Government jobs. Speaking at the Akhil Bharatiya Jat Maha Sammelan, Hooda said he along with former Lok Sabha Speaker Balram Jakhar had met Prime Minister Manmohan...
  • Hazare to raise issues of farmers' interests November 8, 2012

    Guwhati: Noting that country's agrarian community continued to suffer due to apathy and ignorance, Anna Hazare on Thursday said he will embark on a nationwide tour from January to raise issues related to farmers' interests. "The polls are coming up ... I will sit at the Jantar Mantar in Delhi to...
  • Shiv Sena leader's murder: Gawli gets life term August 31, 2012

    Mumbai: Arun Gawli, convicted in the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar has been awarded a life sentence by a special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court. The gangster turned politician and 11 others were convicted for the murder Jamsandekar last week. Ten others were also awarded life...
  • Go for Glory: Was Devendro robbed of a medal? August 9, 2012

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts discusses India's medal chances on Day 13. It also talks about Devendro Singh's controversial boxing bout on Wednesday night. ...
  • Go for Glory: Mary Kom's experience helped her August 5, 2012

    Boxer Akhil Kumar reviews Mary Kom's first round win at the London Olympics on Sunday. ...
  • No Indian protest after Manoj's Olympic ouster August 5, 2012

    London: The Indian boxing team has decided not to file a protest against the controversial pre-quarterfinal loss of boxer Manoj Kumar. The 64kg fighter came out of the ring and said he was cheated after the verdict went 20-16 in favour of his British opponent, Thomas Stalker, in a thrilling...