ANIL KUMAR

  • Anil Kumar Sinha takes over as the new CBI Director, succeeds Ranjit Sinha December 3, 2014

    Newly appointed CBI chief Anil Kumar Sinha has taken charge. Sinha is a 1979 batch IPS Officer of the Bihar cadre and has become the first CBI chief to be selected by a PM-led panel. Anil Sinha was the special CBI director and succeeds Ranjit Sinha who retired on Tuesday. ...
  • Anil Sinha to succeed Ranjit Sinha as CBI Director December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Bihar cadre IPS officer of 1979 batch Anil Kumar Sinha has been named as the new Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The announcement came late on Tuesday evening. Anil Sinha succeeds Ranjit Sinha as the chief of India's premier investigation agency. Ranjit Sinha retired earlier in the...
  • Karnataka bypolls: Congress leader NY Gopalakrishna wins from Bellary Rural seat August 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Congress leader NY Gopalakrishna wins Bellary Rural bypoll by a margin of 33104 votes. Congress is leading in ChikkodiSadalaga with 13360 votes. BJP is leading in Shikaripura. Counting of votes for the August 21 byelection to three Assembly seats from Karnataka begins today with the outcome being a test...
  • Karnataka bypolls results on Monday: Congress, BJP keep fingers crossed August 24, 2014

    Bangalore: Counting of votes for the August 21 byelection to three Assembly seats from Karnataka will be held tomorrow with the outcome being a test of popularity and prestige for Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and BJP VicePresident BS Yeddyurappa. Both the ruling Congress and BJP fought a hard battle in the...
  • Assets worth Rs 1 crore seized from government college principal's house April 26, 2014

    Disproportionate assets worth over Rs 1 crore were seized from the office and residence of the principal of a government college, by the Economic Offences Unit of the Bihar Police. "Our teams have seized property related documents with a book value, or registered value worth Rs 1 crore. The market value...
  • AK Sharma, Amrapali Group's MD and JD(U) nominee, richest candidate with Rs 850 cr assets April 1, 2014

    Real estate baron Anil Kumar Sharma, fighting Lok Sabha election on a JD(U) ticket from Jehanabad, is the richest candidate in poll fray in Bihar with assets worth Rs 850 crore. Chairman cum Managing Director (CMD) of the Amrapali Group of Companies, Sharma (50) has most of his wealth in the...
  • Here's how Anil Kumar Gupta got his 'Siberia' analogy wrong December 27, 2013

    Lucknow: In a country where political leaders like Rahul Gandhi refer to poverty as 'state of mind' and Farooq Abdullah says 'a man can fill his stomach in Re 1, it depends on what he wants to eat', does UP Principal Secretary (Home) Anil Kumar Gupta's 'can't die due to...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 1, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Air Marshal Raha to be next IAF chief October 29, 2013

    Air Marshal Arup Raha will be the next Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, succeeding Air Chief Marshal Norman Anil Kumar Browne, who retires Dec 31 after a distinguished 41year career during which he passionately worked for the modernisation of the force. The appointment was cleared by the government some time back...
  • Anil Kumar's Tamil directorial debut to be shot in New Zealand October 17, 2013

    Chennai: Malayalam director Anil Kumar, who is making his Tamil directorial debut soon, will direct his yetuntitled romanticthriller completely in New Zealand. The film is expected to go on floors early next year. Vinay Rai and Madhurima Banerjee have been roped in to play the lead, while the rest of the...
  • Controversial Ayodhya letter: Principal Secretary Home shunted October 15, 2013

    Lucknow: As a fallout of the controversial letter on reconstruction of Ayodhya Ram Temple in Uttar Pradesh, the state government has transferred Principal Secretary (Home) RM Srivastava. Though no reason has been cited by the government for the replacement of Srivastava, a 1982 batch IAS officer, it is believed...
  • Swaran Singh wins gold at Asian Rowing Championship September 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Olympian Swaran Singh Virk led the Indian rowers' impressive showing by clinching a gold medal at the 15th Asian Senior Rowing Championship at Luan, China on Sunday. Besides Virk's gold, India won two silver and as many bronze medals in the championship. In the finals that concluded this morning,...
  • Kerala CM launches India's first seaplane service June 3, 2013

    Kollam: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday launched the country's first seaplane service from the backwaters in Kollam. Initially, the sixseater Cessna 206 H amphibian aircraft will be utilised for this service, which will be launched officially for tourists in August 2013. "By the end of this year, four more...
  • Haryana: Man rapes fiveyearold cousin inside her house April 24, 2013

    Gurgaon: A man raped his fiveyearold cousin in Gurgaon when she was alone in her house, police said on Tuesday. Ajay Kumar, 19, a resident of Rajasthan's Bharatpur district, was arrested in Gurgaon district's Sohna area for raping his cousin on Monday evening. He was taken into custody within hours...
  • Bihar: KBC winner gives tuitions on how to crack the show November 27, 2012

    Patna: If you've been one of those who wished to try and be part of the reality game show, Kaun Banega Crorepati, it's time for you to head to Bihar. An expert at the show, Rs 1 crore winner Anil Kumar Sinha, is giving tuitions on how to ace the...
  • Sreenivasan to get Bharat Balan K Nair film award August 24, 2012

    Actor Sreenivasan has been selected for the Bharat Balan K Nair film award2012, for his outstanding contribution to Malayalam film industry. The award has been instituted by STV Channel, Shoranur. STV chairman told reporters here that "Tourism Minister AP Anilkumar would present the award at a function to be held...
  • Shailendra Babu, Sumanth team up for new project August 4, 2012

    The handsome and workaholic actor of 'Aata', Sumanth Shailender is returning soon in action cum romantic film in his father Shailendra Babu's movie. Dialogue writer turned director of 'Shakthi', Anil Kumar is finalizing the script for movie. Sumanth hails from the family of noted Kannada cinema producer and has very good...
  • Poet Bhikhari Thakur's legacy goes international July 1, 2012

    New Delhi: He might have been forgotten in his homeland, but poet, writer and doyen of Bhojpuri theatre Bhikhari Thakur's ballads and folk songs are garnering huge appreciation in places as far apart as Mauritius and France. A musical album titled 'The Legacy of Bhikhari Thakur' was released by Mauritius Prime...
  • Last independent Kingfisher Airlines director quits March 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Kingfisher Airlines was hit with a regulatory challenge after the last of its independent directors quit amid growing concerns about the struggling carrier's survival. Anil Kumar Ganguly resigned from the company's board of directors due to ill health over the past few months that prevented him attending normal activities, Kingfisher...
  • Kingfisher independent director quits board March 19, 2012

    Mumbai: Anil Kumar Ganguly, the only remaining independent director on the board of struggling air carrier Kingfisher Airlines, has quit the company citing poor health condition. "Anil Kumar Ganguly has, because of indifferent health for the past few months which is preventing him from attending normal activities, resigned from the Board...
  • Medical student commits suicide in AIIMS March 4, 2012

    New Delhi: A medical student, who was disturbed over his academic performance, committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his hostel room in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in south Delhi. According to the police, Anil Kumar Meena, 22, from Baran district in Rajasthan, was found...
  • Police atrocity: Victim tried to intervene, prevent scuffle March 1, 2012

    Two Delhi Police constables have been suspended after they allegedly pushed 66yearold Anil Kumar after an argument ensued between them and the victim's son. ...
  • Army jawan jailed for leaking info to Pakistan December 11, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has sentenced an army jawan to seven years in jail for doubling as a Pakistan intelligence agent and supplying sensitive defencerelated information to the neighbouring country. District and Additional Sessions Judge OP Gupta jailed Anil Kumar Dubey, 39, convicting him under Section 3 of the Official...
  • Another 'crorepati' on KBC! November 1, 2011

    New Delhi: 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' Season 5 just got another 'crorepati'. Anil Kumar Sinha, from Bihar, has become the next participant after Sushil Kumar to walk away with the prize amount. According to media reports Amitabh Bachchan tweeted "Another day at KBC .. electrifying ! Another CROREPATI today ..and...
  • Durbar hall ground renovation after Onam September 8, 2011

    Kochi: The Durbar Hall Ground in the heart of the city will get a facelift soon. The works to renovate the ground will begin after Onam. Out of the Rs 1.35 crore that has been sanctioned for the work, Rs 68 lakh will be sanctioned next week. "The Durbar Hall Ground...
  • New film on Gandhi's 'Dear Friend' Hitler letters July 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Two letters written by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi to German dictator Adolf Hitler addressing him as 'Dear Friend' during the latter's ambitious eastern Europe push is subject of a film that hits the theatres this weekend. The film 'Gandhi to Hitler' stars Raghuveer Yadav as the diminutive German...
  • Gandhi To Hitler: Kher won't return signing money July 26, 2011

    The dispute between Anupam Kher and the makers of Gandhi To Hitler has now gotten murkier. To counter the legal course taken by the film's producers to recover the signing amount paid to him after he backed out of the project, the actor has approached the CINTAA (Cinema and Television Artistes'...
  • My name is being used for publicity: Kher July 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Anupam Kher is amused at news reports that the makers of "Gandhi To Hitler" plan to sue him for breach of contract. The actor says his name is being dragged in for publicity, and he has also wished the producer all the best for the project. "Makers of a...
  • Rajaratnam to be heard at next insider trial May 17, 2011

    New York: Convicted hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam is no longer on trial, but his voice is going to be heard again in court on at least one phone tap in the trial of his former employee, Zvi Goffer, potential jurors were told on Monday. Rajaratnam's name dominated the questioning of...
  • Rajaratnam trial: judge excludes video evidence April 5, 2011

    New York: A US judge hearing the insider trading case involving Raj Rajaratnam on Tuesday ruled that the prosecution could not submit as evidence videosurveillance footage that shows a former Intel Corp employee faxing confidential information to the Galleon group founder. Judge Richard Holwell ruled against the admissibility of the footage...