Ganesh

  • Sena to protest against Ram Gopal Varma over his Ganesh Chaturthi tweets 15 hours 40 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Shiv sena is likely to hold a protest against Director Ram Gopal Varma in Mumbai on Saturday after he sparked off a controversy with a string of tweets on Ganesh Chaturthi. Varma had questioned the basis of celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi. The two tweets said, "Did Lord Ganesha have a...
  • Ram Gopal Verma sparks off controversy with tweets on Ganesha Chaturthi Yesterday

    Mumbai: Film director Ram Gopal Verma sparked off a controversy on Friday with a string of tweets questioning the basis of celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi. The two tweets said, "Did Lord Ganesha have a paunch in his childhood too or did it develop in the recovery time of the elephant head operation?" "Can...
  • Bangalore: Ganesh idol sculptors worried about pinning their livelihood on a dying art Yesterday

    Bangalore: Amidst festivities, gloom pervades the heart of a group of traditional Ganesh idol sculptors, concerned that their livelihood depends on a dying art. Consequently, second and third generation potters in Bangalore are turning towards other professions in search of a better livelihood. Seasoned sculptor Nanjundappa is one such traditional sculptur...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi a hit with celebrities Yesterday

    Festivities are uniting the country on Friday on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. The festival has always been a hit with celebrities. ...
  • Watch: How you can make modak this Ganesh Chaturthi Yesterday

    Indulge into making Lord Ganesha's favourite food Modak this Ganesh Chaturthi. 400kg of modak is made every day during the festival. Soaked in ghee this dish comes in various flavours and shapes. ...
  • Mumbai's gold Ganesha richest at Rs 23 cr, insured for Rs 50 cr a day Yesterday

    Mumbai: As the Hindu-calendar month of Bhaadrapada arrives, the city of Mumbai is all set to welcome its favourite Lord Ganesha. The 10-day long festival is celebrated in lively spirits across Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Goa. The festival is celebrated with much fan fare in Mumbai where pandals...
  • CWG 2014: Dey gets India's second Gold in weightlifting, bronze for Mali July 25, 2014

    Glasgow: India's Sukhen Dey has won the gold medal with a splendid lift in the clean and jerk. His compatriot Ganesh Mali took the bronze. Dey comfortably lifted 139 kg in his second attempt even as the other weightlifters made heavy weather of it. Dey, who won a silver behind Hamizan Aminul...
  • BSP raises issue of rape of minor sisters in UP Legislative Council June 26, 2014

    The issue of rape of two sisters in Badaut area of Bagpath district was raised in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council by BSP members, who demanded a debate over the matter and immediate arrest of the accused. Raising the matter during Zero hour through an adjournment notice, the BSP members said...
  • Four Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh June 26, 2014

    Four Naxals, one of them carrying a reward on his head, were arrested from separate places in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Narayanpur district, police said. The cadres, Sonsai (35), Kheduram Yadav (50) and Ganesh Nuruti (40), were nabbed from Naraynpur police station limits by a joint team of STF (Special Task Force) and...
  • Arjun Singh's son Ajay loses Satna seat May 16, 2014

    Two-time BJP MP Ganesh Singh on Friday defeated his Congress rival Ajay Singh from Satna constituency by a margin of 8,688 votes in a keenly contested polls. Ajay, son of late Union Minister Arjun Singh, is Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly. Ganesh Singh secured 3,75,288 as against 3,66,600 votes...
  • BJP leader Ganesh Malviya, I-T officer, others get bail in bribery case April 1, 2014

    A local court in Bhopal on Tuesday granted bail to Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax Department Poonam Rai, her husband and BJP leader Ganesh Malviya and two others arrested on Friday by CBI for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh from a builder. Special Additional District Judge (ADJ) Manoj Kumar...
  • Cheques for Rs 2 crore seized from I-T official's house March 31, 2014

    CBI sleuths claimed to have seized account payee cheques for nearly Rs two crore from the residence of Deputy Commissioner for Income Tax Poonam Rai and her husband Ganesh Malaviya in Bhopal after they were arrested for allegedly taking Rs 10 lakh bribe. According to CBI sources, the seizures were made on...
  • Nearly Rs 2 crore cheques seized from tainted Income Tax officer's house March 31, 2014

    CBI sleuths have seized account payee cheques for nearly Rs two crore and 11 bank accounts from the residence of Deputy Commissioner for Income Tax, Poonam Rai and her husband Ganesh Malaviya here after they were arrested for taking Rs 10 lakh bribe. According to CBI sources, the seizures were made...
  • CBI arrests top I-T officer, BJP leader Malviya for accepting Rs 10 lakh bribe March 29, 2014

    A deputy commissioner of Income Tax department has been arrested along with her husband, a BJP leader, and two others by CBI in Bhopal for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh from a complainant. A case was registered on Friday on the basis of a complaint alleging that Poonam Rai,...
  • Indian Medical Association starts lectures to help students, doctors tackle stress March 18, 2014

    The Indian Medical Association in Kanpur has launched a series of lectures by experts to help students and junior doctors cope with psychological pressure, a knock-on effect of their recent face-off with the police. "Students are in depression after the recent fiasco. Mental balance is imperative as they have to deal with...
  • Doctors stir: 300 medical college teachers to resign March 3, 2014

    The ongoing agitation by doctors against police lathicharge on junior medicos of a government college on Sunday intensified with 300 teachers deciding to resign on the second day of their indefinite strike. The strike at Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Medical College Hospital in Kanpur, called by the Indian Medical Association, was called...
  • Rs 50 lakh hospital to come up at tourist spot Khajrana March 1, 2014

    A hospital and diagnostic centre costing Rs 50 lakh will come up at religious tourist hotspot Khajrana in Indore. A decision to this effect was taken on Friday at a meeting of the Khajrana Ganesh Temple management committee held under the chairmanship of Collector Akash Tripathi. A number of issues relating to...
  • Opposition stages walkout from UP Legislative Council over law and order situation February 20, 2014

    Opposition parties including BSP, BJP and Congress on Thursday staged a walkout from Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council accusing the SP government of not being serious on the issue of law and order in the state. The issue was raised by all three parties through an adjournment notice during the zero hour demanding a debate on the...
  • 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' contestant Rajniesh Duggal shocked by bid-to-murder accusation February 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt's protege Rajniesh Duggal, who is currently in Cape Town participating in the fifth season of 'Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi', says he is stunned to know that he is named as an accused in an attempt-to-muder complaint filed by regional actor Satyendra Singh. Singh in an elaborate...
  • 'Inga Enna Solludhu' review: This Tamil film is really boring February 2, 2014

    Cast: VTV Ganesh, Meera Jasmine, Santhanam, Srinath, Pandiarajan, Swarnamalya, Mayilsamy, Silambarasan and Andrea Jeremiah Director: Vincent Selva Rating: 1 out of 5 It's brave on the part of producer-turned-actor VTV Ganesh to play the lead in a film which is more or less a semi-autobiography based on events from his own life. It is...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Karnataka 474/7, lead Maharashtra by 169 runs January 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: Favourites Karnataka are well on course to win the Ranji Trophy title after extending their overall lead to 169 runs at stumps on the third day of their summit clash against Maharashtra, here on Friday. Starting the day at 230 for no loss, Karnataka were successful in their plan...
  • Today was my day, says centurion Ganesh Satish January 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: Karnataka's Ganesh Satish expressed happiness after slamming an unbeaten 117 on day two of the Ranji final against Maharashtra and said he sought to make the most of the opportunity that came his way. "Obviously, I was a little disappointed when I was left out. So, I made up my...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Karnataka 230/0 after bowling Maharashtra out for 305 on Day 2 January 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: Ganesh Satish slammed an unbeaten 117 and shared 216 runs with opener Lokesh Rahul (94 batting) as Karnataka took control of their Ranji Trophy summit clash against Maharashtra on the second day, here on Thursday. After bundling out Maharashtra for 305, an addition of just 33 runs to their overnight...
  • CJ Show: Your best pictures of 2013 January 12, 2014

    Citizen from across the country sent us pictures highlighting different facets of their everyday lives. Here are some of the best pictures we received in 2013. ...
  • 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham' review: This Tamil film is bold, quirky December 28, 2013

    Cast: Prasanna Venkatesan, Lekha Washington, Delhi Ganesh, Uma Padmanabhan and Crazy Mohan Director: R.S Prasanna Rating: 4 out of 5 What makes a man a 'man'? The premise of the boldly entertaining 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham' surrounds whether the answer to the question is a man's ability to perform in bed. The film's...
  • 'Ivan Vera Mathiri' review: This Tamil film has an intelligent premise December 14, 2013

    Cast: Vikram Prabhu, Vamsi Krishna, Surabhi, Ganesh Venkatraman and Hariraj Director: M Saravanan Rating: 3 out of 5 Usually, the rise of a common man against evil always results in violence and the immediate formation of an overnight leader. But our common man, played by Vikram Prabhu, is well read, comes from a...
  • 'Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham' review: It's a very average Tamil film November 30, 2013

    Cast: Jai, Sathyan, VTV Ganesh, Niveda Thomas, Subbu Panchu, Rajkumar, Devadarshini, Manobala, Venkat Prabhu Director: Chandru Rating: 2 out of 5 In the 21st century Kailash, lord Ganesha is busy running on the treadmill while his brother Karthikeya is hooked to Temple Run on his iPad. Goddess Parvati and lord Shiva await the...