Chandra

  • Subhash Chandra Garg appointed as World Bank ED 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Subhash Chandra Garg was on Wednesday appointed as Executive Director in World Bank. Garg, a 1983-batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, will have a tenure of three years from the date of assuming charge of the post, said an order issued by the Appointments Committee of...
  • Tripathi Hindi Bhavan to come up in Mumbai University 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The stone laying ceremony of Dr Rammanohar Tripathi Hindi Bhavan and Dr Zakir Hussain Urdu Ghar was held at University of Mumbai. Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane and Minorities Minister Arif Naseem Khan laid the foundation of the twin buildings on the university's Kalina campus on Monday. The district...
  • BJD MP Hemendra Chandra Singh passes away September 5, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Hemendra Chandra Singh, Biju Janata Dal MP from Kandhamal constituency in Odisha passed away on Thursday night. He was 47. Singh had suffered a massive heart attack last week, followed by multiple organ failure. He breathed his last in a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. ...
  • Noted Historian Bipan Chandra dies at the age of 86 August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Well known Indian author and historian Bipan Chandra died on Saturday morning at the age of 86. He was considered to be an expert in political history and economics. He has authored a number of books including The Rise and Growth of Economic Nationalism, Communalism: A Primer, The...
  • 'Dead' RTI activist Chandra Mohan Sharma arrested August 28, 2014

    Noida: RTI activist Chandra Mohan Sharma, who was presumed to be dead after a charred body was found in his car, was on Thursday evening arrested by police. On Wednesday, the Uttar Pradesh Police had detained Sharma and his lover in Karnataka. According to police, Sharma might have faked his death...
  • Did UP RTI activist fake his own death for love? August 27, 2014

    Noida: Three months after the charred body of RTI activist Chandra Mohan Sharma was found in his car in Greater Noida, the plot has thickened. It has now emerged that the body may not be Sharma's. In fact, the police says that he may have faked his death to be...
  • UP Police arrests RTI activist who was believed to be dead three months ago August 27, 2014

    Noida: The Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested RTI activist Chandra Mohan Sharma, who was believed to be dead three months ago. Three months ago a charred body in a burnt car in Greater Noida was claimed to be the activist's body. The police say that Sharma had run away. The...
  • Asha Sahay, who once fought for freedom in Bose's Azad Hind Fauj, now fights illiteracy in Bihar August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: On August 15, 2014, India celebrates its 68th Independence Day. There have been thousands of soldiers who sacrified their lives for the country's independence. Asha Sahay is one such name who joined Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Azad Hind Fauj at the young age of 16. Asha Sahay was...
  • Make categories for Bharat Ratna, bar PMs from the honour, suggests Mahatma Gandhi's great grandson August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: As speculation around who will get the Bharat Ratna continues, Mahatma Gandhi's great grandson has suggested making separate categories for pre- and post-independence personalities. He has said that former prime ministers should be ineligible for the award. "I think the time has come when we should separate the categories....
  • Centre will decide on who should be given Bharat Ratna: Rajiv Shukla August 11, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Rajiv Shukla said that the government will decide on who should be given Bharat Ratna. "It is the government's decision, but we can be sure only after the list is out." The remarks came in the backdrop of reports suggesting that former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee...
  • Gandhi, Netaji should be kept above Bharat Ratna: Sugata Bose August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Subhash Chandra Bose's grandnephew, acclaimed historian and Trinamool Congress MP Sugata Bose disapproved of the possibility of Netaji being conferred with the Bharat Ratna this year, insisting that Gandhi and Bose should be kept above such partisan politics. "I firmly believe that Gandhi and Bose should be kept...
  • 176 child labourers rescued from Jaipur, united with their families in Patna July 31, 2014

    A total of 176 child labourers, rescued from various handicraft units in Jaipur, were brought to the state capital on Thursday by a team of Bihar government officials and members of civil society organisations. The child labourers, aged between seven and 16 years, were rescued last week by the Anti-Human Trafficking...
  • Car supposedly used by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in Dhanbad becomes centre of attraction July 29, 2014

    A car claimed to have been used by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in the 1930s and found abandoned in the warehouse of a closed plant here has attracted visitors. The car was discovered in the now-defunct Barari Coke Plant of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) in the Putki Balihari area in...
  • Man awarded life sentence for raping minor daughter July 11, 2014

    A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for raping his minor daughter. Special Third Additional Sessions Judge Vijay Chandra on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to 40- year-old resident of Baadi town in the district, for repeatedly raping his daughter, who is about 14 years old. The accused...
  • SP leader offers to donate his eye to the Moradabad DM July 6, 2014

    A Samajwadi Party leader has offered to donate his eye to the Moradabad district magistrate, who has sustained serious injury in his eye during recent violent protests in Kanth area of the district. "There is no bigger donation then blood and eye donations in the world. If my eye can bring...
  • MPPEB scam probe turns murkier: Dean of medical college 'commits suicide' July 4, 2014

    Dean of the Government Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, allegedly committed suicide by setting himself on fire at his official residence this morning, police said. The deceased identified as Dr DK Shakalye, was alone at home at the time as his wife was out for a morning walk, Garha police...
  • Preity Zinta-Ness Wadia fight is entirely their business, say celebrities June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Preity Zinta's allegation of molestation against her former beau and business partner Ness Wadia has not got much reaction from the film fraternity, but a few like director Tanuja Chandra feels it's better to wait for the legal process to move forward and "avoid playing judge and jury...
  • US now recognises need for developing relations with India: Chandra June 5, 2014

    Speaking on the Modi-Obama meet, former Cabinet Secretary Naresh Chandra told CNN-IBN, "It is a good sign that US has now recognised the need for developing issues with India.' ...
  • Bhojpuri film 'Deswa' going places, wows viewers in Toronto May 29, 2014

    Can you imagine a Bhojpuri film engrossing and entertaining audiences at an international film fest? Debutant Nitin Chandra's "Deswa" has done just that, giving the Bhojpuri film industry, reeling under distasteful content and lack of creativity, a much-needed facelift on the global platform. Screened at the recently concluded International Film Festival...
  • Denial of cabinet berth leaves BJP leaders disappointed May 27, 2014

    BJP leaders in Uttarakhand are disappointed over the state not getting a representation in the Union Cabinet with most of them maintaining that the party's impressive performance in the Lok Sabha polls in the hill state should have earned it a seat or two in Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers. "It...
  • Kejriwal meets wife of dead RTI activist, seeks speedy probe into alleged murder May 19, 2014

    AAP leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday met the wife of an RTI activist who was found dead in his burnt car here. Kejriwal was accompanied by senior party leaders Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh. Chandra Mohan Sharma's charred body was found inside his car near Eldeco...
  • Verdict 2014: High five for Modi as BJP sweeps Uttarakhand, bags all the five seats May 17, 2014

    The saffron wave swept Uttarkhand with BJP today winning all five Lok Sabha seats, snatching four of them from the ruling Congress with wide victory margins. All former BJP chief Ministers Bhagat Singh Koshiyari, Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri and Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank besides erstwhile Tehri Royal Mala Rajya Laxmi Shah and Ajay...
  • Trinamool candidate violated child rights: Netaji family May 11, 2014

    Kolkata: A section of family members of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose has complained against Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha candidate Sugata Bose, also a Netaji kin, to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights accusing him of violating child rights by using a kid in his poll campaign. "He has been...
  • Vahanvati making false statements: Ex-telecom secretary May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Former telecom secretary Siddharath Behura on Tuesday accused prosecution witness and Attorney General GE Vahanvati of making a false statement and said Vahanvati deposed against him to disassociate himself from any involvement in formulation of the 'first-come-first-serve' policy. Behura told a court that he had no financial or...
  • Four 'Grey's Anatomy' stars sign new 2-year deals May 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actors Chandra Wilson, Justin Chambers, James Pickens Jr and Sara Ramirez have extended their stay for season 11 and 12 of hit medical drama series 'Grey's Anatomy'. The four key cast members have inked a new two-year deals to remain on the ABC medical drama series, reported Ace Showbiz. The...
  • Coal scam: Charge sheet against Navabharat Power sent to CMM court May 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court on Friday transferred CBI's charge sheet filed against Navabharat Power Pvt Ltd and its two directors in the coal blocks allocation scam case to a magisterial court on the ground that no charges under the Prevention of Corruption Act were slapped against them. The charge sheet...
  • Army soldier, freedom fighter dies due to extreme poverty April 29, 2014

    A faded but spotless INA uniform was all he left behind when he died on Tuesday in a hospital, where he was admitted by local people as he could not afford his medical expenses. The 94-year-old Ram Milan Sah, a bachelor, was a member of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Indian National...
  • Rahul Gandhi to campaign for Congress candidates in Bihar April 12, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will campaign for the party candidates in Bihar during the third phase of general elections, a party leader said on Friday. Gandhi will visit Bihar to campaign for the Congress candidates from Kishanganj, Purnia and Supaul parliamentary seats going to polls in the third phase on...
  • SC dismisses plea to defer Gautam Buddh Nagar poll April 9, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking the postponement of the Lok Sabha election in the Gautam Buddh Nagar constituency. The plea sought that it be held along with the remaining eight phases of Lok Sabha election following Congress candidate Ramesh Chandra Tomar crossing over to the Bharatiya Janata Party...