KOLHAPUR

  • Fabindia top brass grilled: CEO says would regain Irani's trust April 10, 2015

    Panaji: The top brass of apparel retailer Fabindia was on Friday questioned by Goa Police in the CCTV camera case even as its CEO said the company would do everything possible to restore Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani's confidence in it as a customer. Goa Police's crime branch questioned seven top...
  • More trouble for Fabindia, salesman at Kolhapur outlet arrested for filming woman in trial room April 6, 2015

    Kolhapur: More trouble seems to be brewing for Fabindia as a salesman at Kolhapur outlet has been arrested for allegedly shooting a video of a woman while she was in the changing room. According to the CCTV footage, the accused is clearly seen crouching near the trial room. The woman's husband...
  • Over 50 RTI activists attacked in Maharashtra February 21, 2015

    Kolhapur: Kolhapur has nurtured several rationalist movements but on 16 February 2015, the progressive image of the city was dented when rationalist Govind Pansare and his wife were attacked by two unidentified gunmen. Activist Uday Narkar said, "Kolhapur has been called the home turf of progressive movements. Comrade Pansare has been...
  • Postmortem conducted on Govind Pansare; last rites on Saturday at Kolhapur February 21, 2015

    Mumbai: A post-mortem examination was conducted on the body of veteran communist leader Govind Pansare, who died on Friday night after he was airlifted to the city from Kolhapur for treatment. Pansare, who was shot at four days ago, had been flown to Mumbai last evening and admitted to the...
  • Kolhapur: Rationalist Govind Pansare dies after being shot by bike borne assailants February 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Rationalist and anti-toll activist Govind Pansare died days after being shot at by bike borne assailants in Kolhapur. Veteran CPI leader Pansare was shot at along with his wife in Kolhapur on February 16 while they were taking a morning walk. After undergoing surgery at a hospital in Kolhapur immediately...
  • Rationalist Govind Pansare said to be stable though still on ventilator support February 17, 2015

    Well known rationalist, Govind Pansare who was shot at along with his wife is said to be stable though still on ventilator support. The incident took place in Kolhapur. The police are yet to make any arrests. His family claims that threats to his life had become more frequent off...
  • Rationalist Govind Pansare received threats, claims his family February 17, 2015

    Govind Pansare's family has claimed that the rationalist received death threats. His daughter-in-law Megha Pansare and daughter Smita Pansare said that there were groups who were opposed to his ideology. "But the threats were not taken very seriously. We do not have records of the threat," she said. ...
  • Maharashtra: Sena condemns attack on Govind Pansare, slams BJP for poor law and order situation February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Condemning the attack on communist leader Govind Pansare, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Maharashtra over the "deteriorating" law and order situation. "Pansare was shot when Sun's rays were illuminating Kolhapur. All this is happening in our own Maharashtra, despite change in...
  • Five detained for probe into attack on Govind Pansare, 20 police teams deployed February 17, 2015

    Kolhapur: Five people have been detained by the Maharashtra police for investigation into the attack on rationalist and veteran Communist party leader Govind Pansare. Twenty teams along with a forensic team have been deployed to probe the case headed by an additional superintendent of police. The probe teams have been...
  • Kolhapur: Two unidentified men fire at CPI leader Govind Pansare, his wife; both critical February 16, 2015

    Kolhapur: Communist Party leader Govind Pansare is critical after two unidentified bike riders fired at him on Monday morning. He was out in the park along with his wife when the firing took place. Both he and his wife, who were hit by the gun shots, have been hospitalised and...
  • 'Ugly' actress Tejaswini Kolhapure welcomes baby girl January 31, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Tejaswini Kolhapure, who was seen in Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly', has given birth to a baby girl. Tejaswini's niece, actress Shraddha Kapoor took to twitter to announce the news. "Hey guys so yesterday was one of the most memorable days. My masi @TejuKolhapure delivered a beautiful baby girl," Shraddha posted. Tejaswini,...
  • Snapshot: Shraddha Kapoor returns to India after wrapping 'ABCD 2' shoot in the US January 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor, who is busy shooting 'ABCD 2', has returned to India after completing the US schedule of the Remo D'Souza-directed dance movie.The 25-year-old actress brought in the New Year in Las Vegas, along with the cast of the film and her mother Shivangi Kolhapure.'ABCD 2' is a...
  • Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatna activists vandalise Kolhapur toll booth December 29, 2014

    Kolhapur: Activists of Raju Shetty's Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatna vandalised the Kolhapur toll booth on Monday. The activists alleged that their district president was manhandled by IRB official on Sunday evening at the toll booth. Kolhapur has been the epicentre of the anti toll agitations. The Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana is an ally...
  • Tejaswini Kolhapure: I don't have to read the script to work with Anurag Kashyap December 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Tejaswini Kolhapure, whose debut film 'Paanch' with Anurag Kashyap didn't release, says she is a huge fan of the filmmaker's work and she would blindly do any film with him. "I faced a huge problem during 'Paanch' as there were lots of issues but I am satisfied that 'Ugly'...
  • 'Ugly' review: Twists galore, Anurag Kashyap's latest keeps you hooked December 27, 2014

    Film: 'Ugly' Cast: Rahul Bhat, Ronit Roy, Tejaswini Kolhapure, Girish Kulkarni, Surveen Chawla Director: Anurag Kashyap Rating: 4/5 New Delhi: Right in the beginning of 'Ugly', there is a scene where Rahul Bhatt and Vineet Singh go to file a case of a missing child. The inspector on duty, played by a brilliant Marathi...
  • Anurag Kashyap, please don't make films like 'Ugly' any more: A passive-aggressive letter from a heart-broken viewer December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: One of the first things we noticed while watching the film 'Ugly' was how real it looked. What the actors wore, how they spoke and how they reacted was only too relatable. It was slightly disturbing, even. We're aware that we sound like we enjoyed Anurag Kashyap's latest offering...
  • 'Ugly': Ronit Roy says he felt 'like a little boy' that Anurag Kashyap had to guide on the sets December 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Happy and excited that his long-pending film 'Ugly' will hit the screens before 2014 ends, actor Ronit Roy says that while shooting the movie, he felt like a little boy who was being guided by director Anurag Kashyap. Ronit, who was last seen as Arjun Kapoor's autocratic dad in '2...
  • Maharashtra: Lowintensity blast in Kolhapur, 1 injured August 24, 2014

    Kolhapur/Mumbai: A roadside vendor suffered minor injuries in a lowintensity blast on the outskirts of Kolhapur town in western Maharashtra on Saturday night, police said. The explosion occurred near a food cart close to Shahu toll plaza, a senior police officer said in Mumbai. As per preliminary information, the bomblike device...
  • Padmini Kolhapure to make her TV debut in 'Ekk Nayi Pehchaan' May 24, 2014

    Mumbai:Popular yesteryear actress Padmini Kolhapure is making her television debut with a daily soap 'Ekk Nayi Pehchaan'. Padmini will be playing a central role in the popular show which has her contemporary actress Poonam Dhillon in the lead. Both Padmini and Poonam grew up together in the industry and started...
  • Bollywood stars campaign for AAP in Mumbai April 21, 2014

    As campaigning for the six Mumbai Lok Sabha seats that votes on April 24 is slowly winding down, many from the film and TV fraternity have come out in the support of the Aam Aadmi Party. Actors Ranvir Shorey, Tejaswini Kolhapure, Ayub Khan, Vidya Malvade, Raghu Ram and music director...
  • Rishi Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar, Zakir Hussain chosen for Deenanath Mangeshkar Award April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Zakir Hussain and Pandharinath Kolhapure have been named for this year's Master Deenath Mangeshkar Award for music, actor Rishi Kapoor for theatre and cinema and Anna Hazare for social awareness, renowned singer Lata Mangeshkar announced here Sunday. Theatre personalities Dinesh Pedanekar and Mukta Barve, founders of Anamika and Rasika Sanstha,...
  • Total bandh in Kolhapur a day after toll booths were vandalised January 13, 2014

    Kolhapur: The Shiv Sena has called for a total bandh in Kolhapur to protest toll collection at nine toll posts on Monday. No incidents of violence has been reported so far. But there were violent protests with toll booths vandalised on Sunday in Kolhapur. Some toll booths were even set...
  • BJP: Attack reflects anger against state government January 12, 2014

    BJP leader Shaina NC said that the attack on four toll booths in Kolhapur reflects the public anger against the state government. The skirmish began over the dispute of collection of toll tariff in the district. Not just toll booths, but the roads and highways nearby have also been severely...
  • Maharashtra: Four toll booths vandalised over tariff collection dispute January 12, 2014

    Kolhapur: Four toll booths in Kolhapur have been attacked over the dispute of collection of toll tariff in the district. Not just toll booths, but the roads and highways nearby have also been severely vandalised. Shiv Sena workers are being blamed for the attack. In retaliation the Shiv Sena has...
  • Lata Mangeshkar opposes heritage tag for studio on her plot, moves Bombay HC December 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Playback singer Lata Mangeshkar on Saturday moved to the Bombay High Court challenging a Maharashtra Government's order which declared a film studio located on her plot in Kolhapur as a heritage structure. Her petition came up for hearing before a Bench headed by Justice Abhay Oka, which directed the...
  • Salt 'N' Pepper: Watch Nawazuddin, Tejaswani in a hard hitting short film November 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Today Nawazuddin Siddiqui is known throughout the world for his acting skills but there was a time when he was a struggler waiting for his chance. In those days, he did everything from writing scripts to acting in short films. 'Salt 'N' Pepper' is one of those short...
  • Shahid Kapoor: Films with Kareena Kapoor? Have no issues September 20, 2013

    New Delhi: He is one of the few actors in Bollywood who show no inhibitions in speaking about his past break-ups, weirdest dating rumors and the not-so-successful phase in his professional life. The actor, who has spent a decade in the industry, doesn't feel the need of bragging about his...