Laxmi

  • More 'young' aspirants fielded from MP for 2014 polls 10-04-2014 03:43 PM

    With first-time voters in mind, most political parties including Congress and BJP have this time opted to give a chance to some fresh faces in Madhya Pradesh with the average age of poll contenders in the state hovering around the new 'young' of 50. The youngest Congress nominee in the...
  • Sridevi and Boney Kapoor campaign for Amar Singh in UP 09-04-2014 11:11 AM

    Bollywood actress Sridevi and her husband Bonney Kapoor on Tuesday campaigned for Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Amar Singh in Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh. Huge crowds turned up to see Sridevi, causing traffic jams on the national highway, witnesses said. Amar Singh's RLD has an alliance with the Congress....
  • LS polls: BJP fields Alok Sanjar from Bhopal 22-03-2014 08:48 PM

    After BJP veteran LK Advani decided to contest from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat and quit his claim from Bhopal, BJP on Satruday decided to field Alok Sanjar, the state office in charge of the party from there. The Bhopal seat was vacated after senior party leader from the state Kailash...
  • Michelle Obama honours Indian acid attack survivor Laxmi 05-03-2014 08:48 AM

    Washington: Acid attack survivor Laxmi has been hounoured by US first lady Michelle Obama with the prestigious International Women of Courage award. Laxmi was 16 when an acquaintance threw acid on her face while she waited at a bus stop in New Delhi's busy Khan Market in 2005, disfiguring her...
  • US to honour India's 'Stop Acid Attacks' campaigner 04-03-2014 02:33 PM

    Washington: Laxmi, a "Stop Acid Attacks" campaigner from India is one of the ten "extraordinary women from 10 countries with the 2014 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award" on Tuesday. US First Lady Michelle Obama will join deputy secretary of State Heather Higginbottom as the latter presents the...
  • Portals of Badrinath shrine to reopen for devotees on May 5 04-02-2014 05:04 PM

    The sacred portals of Badrinath shrine will be thrown open for devotees in the wee hours on May 5, after a five-month winter break. The doors of the Himalayan shrine will be opened at 4.5 AM on May 5, Badri-Kedar Temple Committee CEO Ganesh Godiyal on Tuesday said. The auspicious...
  • Ranji Trophy semis: Fallah rips apart Bengal; Maharashtra in control 18-01-2014 07:49 PM

    Indore: Left-arm seamer Samad Fallah exposed the poor technique of Bengal's batsmen with some incisive swing bowling to put Maharashtra in the driver's seat on the first day of their Ranji Trophy semi-final here on Saturday. Fallah wrecked havoc with the new ball claiming seven for 58 in 16.4 overs...
  • Ranji Trophy: Gutsy Bengal take on confident Maharashtra in semis 17-01-2014 11:39 AM

    Indore: It will be a battle between top-notch batting line-up against a quality seam attack when Maharashtra with the likes of Kedar Jadhav and Vijay Zol take on Laxmi Ratan Shukla-led Bengal in the Ranji Trophy semi-finals, starting here on Saturday. Bengal, who have been a surprise package in the...
  • Sourav Ganguly bats for Laxmi Ratan Shukla's India comeback 15-01-2014 09:54 PM

    Kolkata: Urging Bengal skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla not to lose hope for a India comeback, Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said the national selectors would surely be noticing the allrounder's sparkling show if they make the Ranji final. "If Bengal make the final, Shukla's performance will be counted by the national...
  • New Delhi: Robbers loot jewellery worth Rs 22 lakh 15-01-2014 08:01 AM

    New Delhi: New Delhi: A man was robbed off jewellery worth Rs 22 lakh at gunpoint at IP Extension area of Central Delhi, police said on Wednesday. Mukesh Jain and his brother Hemant, who have a jewellery shop in Chandni Chowk area, were returning home to Laxmi Nagar when the...
  • Laxmi Shukla docked full match fees for Bengal's slow over-rate 12-01-2014 06:24 PM

    Kolkata: Bengal captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla has been docked his full match fees as his team couldn't maintain the required over-rate during their quarter-final win over Railways at the Eden Gardens. Bengal were 11 overs in arrears, including seven in the first innings, something that has happened for the second...
  • Bengal trump Railways, enter Ranji Trophy semis 12-01-2014 02:51 PM

    Kolkata: A spirited Bengal downed bitter foes Railways by 48 runs in their controversy-filled match to set up a Ranji Trophy semi-final clash against Maharashtra at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. Chasing a target of 271, Railways were bundled out for 222 in 83.3 overs with Laxmi Ratan Shukla leading...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Railways hold edge over Bengal chasing 271 11-01-2014 05:57 PM

    Kolkata: Railways captain Murali Kartik took the attack back to the opposition camp with a timely half-century as the visitors need another 154 runs with seven wickets in hand as their Ranji Trophy quarter-final against hosts Bengal hangs in balance at the end of the fourth day. Chasing a target...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Shukla leads Bengal's recovery against Railways 10-01-2014 06:27 PM

    Kolkata: Skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla's valiant unbeaten half-century helped Bengal stage a remarkable fight-back against Railways in their controversy-marred Ranji Trophy quarter-final at the Eden Gardens on Friday. The third day's proceedings saw both the teams engaged in heated exchange of words as about 2,000-odd spectators also played their part...
  • Ranji Trophy: Confident Bengal face Railways hurdle 07-01-2014 06:01 PM

    Kolkata: High on confidence after recording back-to-back wins, hosts Bengal would look to derail the Railways team when they clash in Ranji quarter-finals from Wednesday, weeks after an ugly 'Mankaded' incident marred an earlier rubber between the two teams. After being written off in the league stage, two-time champions Bengal...
  • Humble Shami enjoys being with Ranji team-mates 04-01-2014 08:52 PM

    Kolkata:He might have cemented his place in the India team in less than a year's time, but Mohammad Shami is not flying high as the pacer on Saturday cherished returning to his roots and bowled to his Bengal team-mates, boosting their morale ahead of their Ranji Trophy quarters against Railways....
  • Bengal bolstered by return of Saha, await BCCI call on Shami 03-01-2014 05:25 PM

    Kolkata: Bengal will be bolstered by the return of regular wicketkeeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha in their grudge Ranji Trophy quarter-final match against Railways at the Eden Gardens from January 8 to 12. "He (Saha) is available for the quarters," Bengal skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla said on the sidelines of the...
  • LIVE: Modi reaches Khajuri, to address rally shortly 20-12-2013 11:25 AM

    Gujarat Chief Minister and prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address Vijay Shankhnaad Rally at Khajuri in Varanasi on Friday. After a change in his itinerary for security reasons, President of state BJP Laxmi Kant Bajpai had confirmed that Modi will land at helipad and take land routes to visit...
  • Narendra Modi to visit temples first, address Vijay Shankhnad rally later 19-12-2013 03:48 PM

    The itinerary of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who is going to address Vijay Shankhnad rally in Varanasi on Friday, has been changed due to security reasons on the request of the district administration. President of state BJP Laxmi Kant Bajpai said that Modi would visit the Sankatmochan and...
  • UP House summons TV staff who conducted sting operation on Muzaffarnagar riots 10-12-2013 05:10 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Tuesday summoned the executives of a private TV channel for "not cooperating" with a House panel probing its sting operation into alleged political interference during the Muzaffarnagar riots. All parties, except BJP, supported the resolution to summon the executives by voice-vote after the all-party committee,...
  • CJ: Ground report from AK Walia's constituency in Delhi 29-11-2013 01:02 PM

    Days before Delhi goes to poll, here is a ground report from Laxmi Nagar, his constituency in the state. While he claims that the constituency has good water, electricity and health services, the residents of the area narrate the issues that they have to face in day-to-day life. ...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal look to sort batting woes against Services 27-11-2013 07:33 PM

    New Delhi: The Bengal team under Laxmi Ratan Shukla will aim to put up a dominant performance against an upbeat Services team, when the two sides will square up for their fifth round Group B Ranji Trophy encounter at the Airforce ground in Palam from Thursday. Bengal are currently placed...
  • SP MLA lodges FIR against husband for attacking her 11-11-2013 02:36 PM

    A Samajwadi Party MLA has lodged an FIR against her husband, alleging that he and some others attacked her and even opened fire, police said on Monday. SP MLA from Chandausi Laxmi Gautam lodged a complaint at Chandausi police station on Sunday night, they said. She has alleged that her...
  • Man accuses MLA wife of beating him up 09-11-2013 04:25 PM

    A Samajwadi Party MLA has been booked along with her aides for allegedly beating up her estranged husband. Dilip Varshney, estranged husband of Laxmi Gautam who is MLA from Chandausi, has lodged an FIR in this regard, police said on Saturday. He alleged that Gautam along with her gunner and...
  • Upbeat Rajasthan welcome Bengal on a seam-friendly track 06-11-2013 08:23 PM

    Jaipur: It will be a battle of pacers as two-time Ranji Trophy champions Rajasthan led by old warhorse Hrishikesh Kanitkar take on a Laxmi Ratan Shukla's gritty Bengal side in a group B encounter of the Ranji Trophy at a seamer-friendly Sawai Man Singh Stadium on Thursday. Rajasthan suffered an...
  • Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal Ranji team 23-10-2013 08:08 PM

    Kolkata: All-rounder Laxmi Ratan Shukla will lead the 15-member Bengal team in the upcoming Ranji Trophy match against Baroda at the Jadavpur University cricket ground here from Sunday. Cricket Association of Bengal Joint secretary Sujan Mukherjee Wednesday announced the team. He said, "Bengal have played many matches this season where...
  • 'Laxmi' needs audience not box-office numbers: Nagesh Kukunoor 23-10-2013 04:47 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, whose next film "Laxmi" is on human trafficking, says he is not worried about its box-office results. Nagesh said the film is a tale about a 13-year-old-girl, who gets pushed into prostitution and fights back her tormentors. "I feel this story needs to be told to...
  • Unidentified assailants shoot police constable dead in Uttar Pradesh 03-09-2013 01:38 PM

    A police constable was on Tuesday shot dead by unidentified assailants in Baghpat town in Uttar Pradesh, an official said. The attack took place outside the railway station when Krishna Singh, a resident of Bawli village, was about to board a train. He was posted in Ghaziabad near Delhi and...
  • Nigerian carrying cocaine arrested in Delhi 26-08-2013 07:56 PM

    A 33-year-old Nigerian man was arrested in New Delhi and 37 gm of cocaine valued at Rs.30 lakh was seized from him, police said on Monday. Ifeanyi Alexander Obi, who was living in a rented house in west Delhi's Palam village, was arrested on Saturday from east Delhi's Laxmi Nagar...
  • BJP committed to constructing Ram temple in Ayodhya, says Kalraj Mishra 02-08-2013 10:25 PM

    BJP is committed to constructing Ram temple in Ayodhya and it would go for Constitution amendment if required, senior party leader Kalraj Mishra said on Friday. "Though the matter is in court and though construction of Ram temple is VHP's issue, however, in principal, we are committed to (constructing the)...