Manish

  • Kejriwal holds silent protest against attack on Somnath Bharti 25-04-2014 08:40 AM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday held a "silent prayer" at Assi ghat on the bank of Ganges here to pray for "wisdom and good sense" to those allegedly involved in last night's assault on Somnath Bharti. Kejriwal, accompanied by his party colleagues Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh, sat near...
  • Defamation case: Court warns Kejriwal to appear on May 24 or face action 19-04-2014 01:38 PM

    A Delhi court on Saturday warned Arvind Kejriwal and three other AAP leaders that it would initiate "coercive process" if they fail to appear before it on May 24 in a criminal defamation complaint filed against them by Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's lawyer son Amit Sibal. Metropolitan Magistrate (MM)...
  • IPL 7: Reuniting with Kallis helped me, says Manish Pandey 17-04-2014 12:24 PM

    Abu Dhabi: On a high after playing a crucial role in Kolkata Knight Riders' stunning IPL win over defending champions Mumbai Indians, Manish Pandey said reuniting with Jacques Kallis, the veteran with whom he previously played in the Royal Challengers Bangalore team, helped him rediscover some lost form. Pandey's 64...
  • SC declines to stay trial court proceedings against Kejriwal, AAP leaders 15-04-2014 01:30 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to stay the proceedings in the trial court in a defamation case filed by Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit against former Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leaders Shazia Ilmi, Prashant Bhushan and Manish Sisodia. A bench comprising justices H L Dattu and...
  • AAP's Delhi MLAs to campaign in Amethi for Kumar Vishwas 14-04-2014 03:40 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party candidate Kumar Vishwas, who will file nomination in Amethi on Tuesday to take on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, on Monday said all party MLAs from Delhi will campaign for him. "All the AAP MLAs will be campaigning here for me. While Arvind Kejriwal will be here...
  • Defamation case: Manish Tewari asked to pay Rs 10,000 to Nitin Gadkari 07-04-2014 01:33 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari has been summoned by a Mumbai Magistrate court in connection with a defamation suit filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. The court has directed Tewari to pay a bond of Rs 10,000. The suit was filed by Gadkari in December 2010 after Tewari accused...
  • Congress rejigs party posts ahead of LS elections 03-04-2014 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress party has reallocated work ahead of voting for the Lok Sabha elections. Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has been appointed as the Congress's new media in-charge. Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has been made incharge of Gujarat, while Union Minister Kumari Selja has been...
  • After Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar sports a handlebar mustache now 02-04-2014 02:30 PM

    Akshay Kumar's new look got a thumbs up from most people at the Mijwan Fashion event as the actor sported a handlebar mustache on the ramp. The actor walked the ramp wearing a Manish Malhotra designed bandhgala and looked rather suave. The actor's new look is perhaps for his role...
  • Amitabh Bachchan ditches his old black frames for new specs; looks younger 02-04-2014 12:07 PM

    Looking at least five years younger from his actual age, Amitabh Bachchan made heads turn as one of the showstoppers at Manish Malhotra's show for Shabana Azmi's charity Mijwan. Bachchan who is seen wearing dark frames opted for tinted thin round frame specs which made him look young. The actor...
  • Manish Tewari admitted to AIIMS, likely to undergo surgery 28-03-2014 09:12 PM

    New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari, who has been unwell for the past several days, was on Friday admitted to AIIMS and is expected to undergo a surgery ion Saturday. "He has been admitted and is in a private ward at AIIMS. He will have to undergo a...
  • AAP hits back at BJP on Kashmir map issue 27-03-2014 09:55 PM

    Rejecting as "lies" BJP's attack on it for showing Kashmir out of India's map, AAP on Thursday hit back saying the map on the saffron party's website has shown the state as a "disputed site" AAP also challenged BJP for an open debate on the issue. Reacting to BJP spokesperson...
  • Manish Tewari cites health reasons for not contesting polls 27-03-2014 07:14 PM

    Congress leader and Union Minister Manish Tewari has expressed his regret over not contesting Lok Sabha polls. He has cited health reasons for not being able to contest. "Wanted to contest from Ludhiana, have been working there for 5 years, because of personal reasons and health issues I told the...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar to walk the ramp for Shabani Azmi's NGO 26-03-2014 05:18 PM

    Mumbai: Years after Kaifi Azmi wrote the moving poem 'Aurat', envisioning women empowerment, his daughter, veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi, is bringing together Bollywood's iconic male actors like Amitabh Bachchan to walk for her NGO Mijwan Welfare Society (MWS) to support the cause. The idea, she says, is...
  • Setback for Congress, Manish Tewari not to contest Lok Sabha polls 25-03-2014 08:24 PM

    New Delhi: In a setback to the Congress party, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari will not contest the Lok Sabha polls. A few days ago, Tewari agreed to contest polls and his name was doing the rounds for the Ludhiana seat. The Congress has fielded Ravneet Bittu from Ludhiana....
  • AAP leader Parveen Amanullah files nomination amid protest 24-03-2014 03:07 PM

    Former Bihar minister and Aam Admi Party leader Parveen Amanullah on Monday filed nomination for Patna Sahib Lok Sabha seat amid protests by a section of party workers. Accompanied by senior AAP leader Manish Sisodia, Amanullah filed her nomination after a roadshow on way to Patna Collectorate. She will take...
  • School does not appeal in favour of any political party: Darul-uloom Deoband 22-03-2014 11:37 PM

    Leading Islamic seminary Darul-uloom Deoband on Saturday said that the school is an educational institution and does not appeal in favour of any political party. "However, the doors of institution is open for all to visit," the seminary's official Ashraf Usmani told PTI here when asked about the recent visit...
  • Sanjay Singh confident about AAP winning 100 LS seats, says party is missing Hazare 20-03-2014 07:18 PM

    Noting they were "missing" anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on Thursday said that had he been associated with the party it would have achieved its target easily. "The party is missing Hazare... Had he been with us, we would have easily achieved our target," Singh,...
  • Congress to release LS candidates' list, Manish Tewari keen to contest 19-03-2014 11:35 AM

    New Delhi: In a boost to the UPA's electoral gains in the coming Lok Sabha elections, Congress MP and Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has expressed his willingness to contest the polls on Wednesday. His office has confirmed the same. The development came on the day when the Congress...
  • Manish Tewari trying find escape routes: SAD's Manpreet Ayali 18-03-2014 02:38 PM

    SAD candidate from Ludhiana Manpreet Singh Ayali on Tuesday targeted Union Minister Manish Tewari, saying his attempt to find "escape routes" proved that Congress had already lost half the battle. Taking a dig at sitting MP Tewari, he said his attempt to find "escape routes" on one pretext or the...
  • LS polls: Third list of Congress deferred, decision likely on March 18 16-03-2014 03:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress has delayed the announcement of its third list of Lok Sabha candidates. It is is likely to be released after March 18. Meanwhile, the party is facing a candidate crisis with senior leaders reluctant to contest. According to sources, Union Minister Manish Tewari is unlikely to...
  • Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari hospitalised 15-03-2014 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari was on Saturday admitted to a south Delhi hospital for treatment of a heart ailment, sources close to him said. Tewari (48) has not been keeping well for the past several days and had earlier gone to AIIMS for treatment, the source said, adding,...
  • Court imposes fine of Rs 2,500 each on Kejriwal, Sisodia 15-03-2014 06:13 PM

    A court in Delhi on Saturday imposed a fine of Rs 2,500 each on top AAP leaders Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia for their failure to appear before it in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against them by Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's lawyer son Amit Sibal. Metropolitan...
  • AAP leader Kumar Vishwas's cavalcade attacked in Amethi 15-03-2014 10:35 AM

    The motorcade of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas was attacked late on Friday in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, police said. AAP blamed the Congress for the attack. Vishwas, a poet-turned-politician, alleged that many Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers were beaten up and many vehicles in his cavalcade damaged by Congress workers. The...
  • Kejriwal under fire for saying will jail journalists when in power 14-03-2014 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party is facing yet another controversy with party chief Arvind Kejriwal's statement that if he comes to power "he will put several people including those in media behind bars". He made the comment at the party's charity dinner in Nagpur on Thursday night. Kejriwal said...
  • If Modi contests from Varanasi, then Kejriwal may fight against him: Sisodia 13-03-2014 08:43 PM

    The AAP has almost decided to pit former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal against Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha polls if the BJP's prime ministerial candidate contests from Varanasi. AAP leader and Kejriwal confidant Manish Sisodia, who is the virtual no. 2 in the AAP, also said his party...
  • I am also facing exams like you: Narendra Modi to students 12-03-2014 05:19 PM

    Ahmedabad: Not only students appearing for board exams, but BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi might also be facing exam blues this time as he has conceded that like them he is also taking an examination, albeit in the form of Lok Sabha elections. The students appearing for class X...
  • Rahul wants 'reluctant' senior leaders to contest Lok Sabha polls 12-03-2014 03:47 PM

    New Delhi: There is trouble brewing for the Congress as the party's Central Election Committee meets to decide on the second list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. Sources say that while Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi wants senior leaders to contest polls, many of them are reluctant. Sources...
  • 'Legend of Michael Mishra' team working hard on Arshad Warsi's look 11-03-2014 04:54 PM

    Mumbai: The makers of the upcoming film 'The Legend of Michael Mishra' are leaving no stone unturned to get the perfect look for Arshad Warsi, who will play the title role in the movie. The film, a comedy directed by Manish Jha also stars Aditi Rao Hydari, Boman Irani and...
  • A Billion Votes: Is ticket distribution controversy hurting the BJP? 10-03-2014 07:40 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have been trying to play down reports of trouble over ticket distribution in the party. Lalji Tandon, a key associate of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and sitting MP from Lucknow, has denied reports that he was asked to vacate his seat for party...
  • Congress shouldn't field tainted leaders in LS polls: Manish Tewari 10-03-2014 02:19 PM

    New Delhi: In an attempt to change the image of the Congress party ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said the party should not give ticket to tainted leaders. Tewari said, "Congress should not get into legalities and instead not give tickets to those...