Akhil

  • ABVP opposes liquor godown near school 01-04-2014 11:59 PM

    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...
  • KMSS President Akhil Gogoi arrested 02-03-2014 10:26 AM

    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...
  • Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad, police clash in Lucknow 29-01-2014 08:13 PM

    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....
  • Fed up of government assurances, Jats threaten agitation if denied reservation 14-01-2014 12:15 PM

    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...
  • Police lathi charge ABVP activists 31-12-2013 09:56 AM

    The Madhya Pradesh Police on Monday lathicharged ABVPactivists protesting against an invitation extended as thechief guest to Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav by alocal university for its convocation ceremony in Jabalpur. "The activists are opposed to Rani DurgawatiUniversity's invitation to Yadav alleging that the name of hisOSD Dhanraj Yadav...
  • Indian boxer Akhil Kumar back in the ring 07-12-2013 04:24 PM

    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...
  • HC asks state govt about steps taken to enforce Food Security 29-11-2013 05:36 PM

    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...
  • Not doing a film with Trivikram: Akhil Akkineni 05-11-2013 02:40 PM

    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...
  • RSS to focus on social media to connect with teenagers 27-10-2013 05:11 PM

    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...
  • Desi Kattey: A land where guns are a part of the civilisation 14-10-2013 12:07 AM

    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 11-09-2013 05:53 PM

    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...
  • Dinesh, two other boxers allege bias in World C'ship trials 29-08-2013 07:32 PM

    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....
  • Pune: FTII students to protest against ABVP attack 26-08-2013 10:00 AM

    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...
  • GJAC asks people to hit the streets, threatens economic blockade 19-08-2013 01:08 AM

    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...
  • India U-19 side storms into final of Tri-nation series 08-07-2013 03:20 PM

    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...
  • Protest ahead of Chinese premier Li Keqiang's India visit 19-05-2013 06:02 AM

    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 19-05-2013 02:32 AM

    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'? 29-04-2013 06:28 PM

    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 08-04-2013 05:29 PM

    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...
  • Hazare to raise issues of farmers' interests 08-11-2012 05:29 PM

    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...
  • Assam: Protests hit Subansiri hydro-power project 02-12-2011 09:22 AM

    New Delhi: Protestors in Assam have taken to the streets to block trucks carrying turbines for the Subansiri Dam site, the largest hydro-power project in India. Wednesday evening's violence in upper Assam's Sinitpur and Lakhimpur was not unexpected. But the police and paramilitary forces lathi charged, fired blanks in the...
  • Nationwide farmers' stir on September 1 07-08-2011 02:15 PM

    Lucknow: To press for farmers' demands, including pension and interest free loan, Akhil Bhartiya Kisan Sabha would launch a nationwide stir on September 1. "On September 1 demonstrations of farmers would be organised across the country to press for six point charter of demands," ABKS general secretary Atul Kumar Anjan...
  • Assam govt targeting RTI activist Akhil Gogoi? 30-06-2011 07:57 AM

    Guwahati: He has rattled the government in Assam with his anti-corruption crusade for two years now. Award-winning RTI activist Akhil Gogoi's - who has exposed corrupt ministers - luck ran out after he led a protest of thousands against eviction of settlers in Guwahati last week. Police firing killed three...
  • Akhil Gogoi linked to ULFA: Assam CM 28-06-2011 05:12 PM

    Guwahati: The Assam government has launched a verbal attack on anti-corruption activist Akhil Gogoi, with Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi alleging Akhil is linked to ULFA. "The faction of ULFA that is against peace talks supports Akhil Gogoi," Tarun Gogoi said. Akhil Gogoi's supporters have said that they will file a...
  • Guwahati: Admit Gogoi to hospital, rules court 26-06-2011 06:29 PM

    Guwahati: A local court on Sunday ruled that that RTI Activist and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi be admitted to the Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) in view of his failing health. Gogoi, who was arrested for leading a violent agitation in the city which resulted in...
  • Guwahati: 3-day police remand for Akhil Gogoi 24-06-2011 07:13 PM

    Guwahati: Farmers' leader Akhil Gogoi, arrested in connection with the violent protests in Guwahati which claimed three lives, was on Friday remanded in three days of police custody. Kamrup Chief Judicial Magistrate Robin Phukan ordered three days' remand for the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader after he was produced...
  • Guwahati: Sec 144 imposed after Akhil's arrest 24-06-2011 03:24 PM

    Guwahati: The authorities imposed Section 144 CrPC across Guwahati soon after the arrest of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi from the Press Club on Friday afternoon when he was addressing a crowded press meet. The move was aimed at preventing any untoward incident following the arrest with...
  • Protest rally in Dispur turns violent, 3 dead 22-06-2011 05:46 PM

    Guwahati: A protest rally in Dispur turned violent on Wednesday, during which at least three people, including a nine-year-old child, died in police action. The incident happened in Dispur near the state secretariat when activist Akhil Gogoi was leading a protest against the eviction drive by the Assam government. The...
  • ABVP activists blacken faces of MTV anchors 23-04-2011 11:40 AM

    Pune: Three anchors of an MTV reality show had their faces blackened by activists of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and were chased out of Pune for using foul language on national television, party officials said here Friday. "We blackened the faces of MTV Roadies anchors Raghu Ram, Rajeev...