Bombay

  • Ranbir Kapoor happy that 'Bombay Velvet' will not clash with any film 17-04-2014 05:14 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor is happy that his upcoming film 'Bombay Velvet' is not releasing with any other movie as he feels that it affects the business of the project. Earlier, Anurag Kashyap directed 'Bombay Velvet' starring Ranbir in the lead was set to have a box office clash with...
  • Ranbir Kapoor is my favourite co-star, Anurag Kashyap my favourite director: Karan Johar 17-04-2014 03:47 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who will be seen acting in his first full-fledged role in 'Bombay Velvet', says it was great to work under Anurag Kashyap's direction in the film. The shooting of the movie is almost over with just a day's shoot left. "It was great to be directed...
  • 'Bombay Velvet' avoids clash with 'P.K' in Christmas; to now release on November 28 17-04-2014 02:59 PM

    Mumbai: A clash of two big films - 'Bombay Velvet' and 'P.K.' - has been avoided. Anurag Kashyap has officially announced that his film 'Bombay Velvet' will release Nov 28 and not during the Christmas season. "We finished shooting last night and only one day's shoot that has to be...
  • Snapshot: Karan Johar sports new hairstyle at 'Bombay Velvet' wrap up party 17-04-2014 10:31 AM

    He sported a quintessential slicked back hairstyle for a long time, but Karan Johar surprised the paparazzi at the wrap up party of 'Bombay Velvet' as he revealed his sexy new hairstyle. The moviemaker looked way younger in this side buzz cut. What do you all think about KJo's new...
  • Permit farmers to open bank accounts with Aadhar cards: Bombay HC 16-04-2014 06:59 PM

    The Bombay High Court suggested that the Maharashtra government should consider permitting farmers affected by un-seasonal hailstorms in several districts to open bank accounts on the basis of their Aadhar cards alone. A division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice M S Sanklecha made this suggestion to facilitate...
  • Shocked that manual scavenging is practiced in these times: Bombay HC 16-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Mumbai: Expressing anguish over Maharashtra government's apathy towards manual scavengers in the pilgrimage city of Pandharpur in Solapur district, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday said it will shock the conscience of anybody to know that this inhuman practice continues unabated till date. "This is a serious issue. How can...
  • Karan Johar thanks Anurag Kashyap for fulfilling Yash Johar's wish 16-04-2014 11:30 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is making his full-fledged acting debut with Anurag Kashyap's 'Bombay Velvet', has thanked him for making his late father Yash Johar's wish come true. "My father thought I should be an actor...I didn't. Thank you Anurag Kashyap for fulfilling my dad's wish...just wrapped 'Bombay Velvet'!"...
  • Aarushi Talwar's parents seek stay on 'Rahasya' film's release 10-04-2014 10:14 PM

    Dentist couple Nupur and Rajesh Talwar, serving life sentence for murdering their teenage daughter Aarushi Talwar, on Thursday refuted claims of the Censor Board that the soon to be released film 'Rahasya' has no similarity to her murder and sought stay on its release till their appeal is heard and...
  • Anushka Sharma wraps up 'Bombay Velvet', gets busy with 'NH10' 08-04-2014 05:51 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma became emotional after wrapping up the shooting of Anurag Kashyap's 'Bombay Velvet' here. The film is a drama film based on 'Mumbai Fables', a semi-fictional study of Bombay in 1960s by eminent historian and Princeton University's history professor Gyan Prakash. The entire unit gathered with...
  • Bombay HC disposes petition in Priti Rathi acid attack case 07-04-2014 05:56 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Monday disposed of a petition filed by the father of 24-year-old Priti Rathi, who was killed in an acid attack case last year, seeking CBI probe, after it was informed that the accused person has been arrested and chargesheeted. The High Court had earlier directed...
  • HC rejects Thackeray's estranged son Jaidev's plea for relief on the late leader's will 03-04-2014 03:01 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to grant interim relief to Jaidev, estranged son of Shiv Sena supremo late Balasaheb Thackeray, seeking to restrain the beneficiaries of his father's will from selling or disposing of the family properties. Uddhav Thackeray, Executive President of Sena and son of the...
  • Bombay HC orders striking BEST workers to resume work immediately 01-04-2014 05:20 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai High Court on Tuesday directed BEST workers to resume work immediately after the BEST management moved court saying the workers were holding the city to ransom. BEST officials told the court that nearly 50 lakh students were affected due to the strike. The BEST drivers and conductors...
  • 'Bombay To Goa' to re-release on Mehmood 10th death anniversary 01-04-2014 05:20 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood's legendary comedian Mehmood's 'Bombay to Goa' is set to re-release on his 10th death anniversary as a tribute to him. However, the release date is yet to be decided, his brother Anwar Ali said. Mehmood died in 2004. "It's a tribute to Mehmood bhai on his 10th death...
  • Photojournalist gangrape: Hearing on sentencing adjourned till April 1 28-03-2014 01:55 PM

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court on Friday adjourned the hearing on the quantum of sentencing in the Shakti Mills photojournalist gangrape case till April 1. The court was hearing the trial of three accused after it had allowed an additional charge of repeat offenders to be added against them after their...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Anushka Sharma teams up with Anurag Kashyap's Phantom Films and Eros for 'NH 10' 25-03-2014 03:56 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Anushka Sharma's first production venture 'NH 10' will be co-produced by Eros International Media Limited (Eros International) and Phantom Films. To be directed by Navdeep Singh, 'NH 10' is an action thriller about a road trip that goes wrong, and apart from producing it, Anushka will feature...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: Sanjay Dutt returns to jail after 90-day parole 22-03-2014 02:01 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is back in jail for his alleged connection with the 1993 Bombay blasts case. Dutt returned to Yerwada Central Jail in Pune after his 90-day parole ended on Friday, Dutt had been granted parole due to his wife Manyata's illness. Dutt, who is undergoing the...
  • Azad Maidan riots: Bombay HC asks if amount fixed for damage caused to persons 20-03-2014 04:29 PM

    Observing that Maharashtra government cannot neglect the damage caused to persons during the August 2012 Azad Maidan riots, the Bombay High Court on Thursday sought to know if an amount has been fixed towards damage caused to public property as well as persons. A division bench of Justices N H...
  • Anushka Sharma wraps 'Bombay Velvet' schedule in amazing Sri Lanka 18-03-2014 06:26 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma's Sri Lankan schedule for 'Bombay Velvet' turned out to be the most "amazing", thanks to the talented cast and crew. "Wrapped Sri Lankan schedule of 'Bombay Velvet'. This was the most amazing crew and cast. Crazy talented bunch of people. Feel truly blessed," she posted on...
  • Not disheartened about opting out of 'Shuddhi': Kareena Kapoor 18-03-2014 09:54 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor doesn't feel disheartened about her projects getting delayed or things not working out the way she wants them to, and has indeed started taking them in her stride. Two of Kareena's most talked-about films, Karan Johar's home production 'Shuddhi' and 'Bombay Samurai' opposite Farhan Akhtar are...
  • Bombay HC asks government to consider PIL seeking to share 'Aadhaar' data with EC 14-03-2014 05:45 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the union government and the Election Commission of India to consider a PIL seeking to share data collected during the process of issuance of Aadhar cards with the EC which can subsequently use it to register voters. The PIL filed by NGO 'Matoshri...
  • Coal India officers call off strike; output impact minimal 14-03-2014 11:53 AM

    New Delhi: Coal India(COAL.NS) officers called off their three-day strike midway on Friday after receiving assurances from its chairman on pay-related demands, a union leader said, ensuring little impact on production that peaks in March. The state-owned company, the world's No. 1 coal miner that accounts for about 80 percent...
  • Teesta cheated 2002 Godhra riots victims: Gujarat police to HC 11-03-2014 06:06 PM

    Mumbai: Opposing the petition filed by social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband seeking quashing of an FIR against them for alleged misappropriation of funds, Gujarat police on Tuesday told Bombay High Court that the duo had cheated victims of 2002 Godhra riots and "embezzled funds" collected in their name....
  • Refusal to have sex during honeymoon is not cruelty: Bombay HC 09-03-2014 11:30 AM

    Refusal to have sex with a life partner during honeymoon does not amount to cruelty, the Bombay High Court has ruled while setting aside a family court judgement dissolving the marriage of a couple on this ground. The court also ruled that a wife donning shirts and pants to office...
  • Police submit 'case diaries' in Dabholkar killing before HC 04-03-2014 05:29 PM

    The Pune police on Tuesday produced before the Bombay High Court the original 'case diaries' in the probe relating to the murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar, complyng with its direction. The bench headed by Justice P V Hardas, however, asked police to submit a photostat copy of the case...
  • Sexual assault case: Bombay HC to hear Tejpal's bail plea today 04-03-2014 09:24 AM

    Panaji: The Bombay High Court in Goa on Tuesday is expected to hear former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal's bail plea. The Court on February 18 had postponed the hearing of Tejpal's bail plea, while seeking a copy of the chargesheet filed by the Crime Branch a day earlier. Tejpal is...
  • In mother's absence, father is child's natural guardian: Bombay HC 02-03-2014 03:25 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has granted custody of a minor boy to his father, who was accused of murdering his wife, after observing that in the absence of a mother, a child's natural guardian is the father. A division bench of Justices PV Hardas and AS Gadkari was hearing...
  • e Lounge: Bombay HC questions parole extension granted to Sanjay Dutt 26-02-2014 04:39 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday questioned the parole extension for actor Sanjay Dutt. The court was hearing a petition which questioned the discretion used by authorities in granting parole and furlough to Dutt. "The state government should exercise its discretionary powers properly," the court said. ...