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  • Amidst dissent over Kiran Bedi as BJP's Delhi chief ministerial candidate, party poll panel meets to take call January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Amidst voices of dissent over former IPS officer Kiran Bedi being named as the party's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party's Central Election Committee is meeting in Delhi headquarters on Monday. According to sources, a section of leaders are reportedly unhappy over the importance...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group A wrap: Manoj Tiwary's all-round show puts Bengal on top January 15, 2015

    Kolkata: An all-round show by Manoj Tiwary put Bengal in the driver's seat against Jammu & Kashmir on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy Group A cricket fixture at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. The part-time legspinner Tiwary (2/19) claimed two wickets including that of J&K top...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal look to bounce back against Jammu and Kashmir January 12, 2015

    Kolkata: Boosted by Sourav Ganguly's pep talk and the return of Wriddhiman Saha, Bengal will look to bounce back by logging six points against a struggling Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in their Ranji Trophy cricket Group A match at Eden Gardens. The former India captain and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)...
  • BJP MPs stay at lavish hotel on taxpayers' money, bill may run into crores, reveals RTI January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: While the Narendra Modi government has repeatedly passed austerity diktats calling on its ministers to tighten their belts to set an example for the nation, an RTI report showed that many BJP MPs stayed at lavish hotels on taxpayers' money. According to the report till November 15,2014, 92 MPs,...
  • e Lounge unwind: Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha and Manoj Bajpai on their latest movie 'Tevar' January 11, 2015

    Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha and Manoj Bajpai talk about their latest movie 'Tevar' and much more. ...
  • 'Tevar' music review : Calling this album Sajid-Wajid's best would be an exaggeration January 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Music scores of the composing duo Sajid Wajid has been part of many films that belong to the 100-crore club. Sajid-Wajid have been a permanent fixture in Salman films like 'Dabangg', 'Dabangg 2', 'Ek Tha Tiger' and then some more. Boney Kapoor's 'Tevar' also has the (for the...
  • 'Tevar' tweet review: The movie is great fun, full-to filmy and 100% desi January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Boy meets girl. Boy saves girl. But then the boy and the girl are plunged into a thrilling chase around the Indian heartland, being chased by goons of all shapes and sizes. Amit Ravindernath Sharma's film 'Tevar' has already been generating a lot of buzz. A remake of the...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal to take on Tamil Nadu at Eden Gardens January 4, 2015

    Kolkata: After their disastrous show in two consecutive home matches, bottom placed Bengal will have their best chance to turn it around when they face an equally struggling Tamil Nadu in their Ranji Trophy group A fixture here on Monday. Bengal could make it count little in the last two home...
  • Manoj Bajpayee says the film industry has only used 25 percent of his talent till now January 3, 2015

    Two times National Award winning actor Manoj Bajpayee, who will soon be seen as the love struck antagonist in upcoming film 'Tevar', had a candid chat with IBNlive on Twitter recently. We asked him about his choice of films and his way of work. He talked about his 'bad boy'...
  • Manoj Tiwary upbeat about making India cut in ICC World Cup 2015 January 2, 2015

    Kolkata: Having already made India's World Cup probables list of 30, Bengal cricketer Manoj Tiwary is upbeat to make it to the last 15. "I feel I can make the cut this time around," Tiwary said at the unveiling of the ICC World Cup Trophy on Saturday. The quadrennial event will...
  • Arjun Kapoor: My father didn't allow me to joke with Sonakshi Sinha on the sets of 'Tevar' December 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Kapoor, who is working with Sonakshi Sinha in 'Tevar', says that his father, producer Boney Kapoor is very protective about the actress and treats her like his own daughter. "My father loves somebody else more than me. I always knew that somewhere because of the kind of person...
  • BJP forms 18-member core team for Delhi polls December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday set up an 18-member core committee for the Delhi assembly polls. The committee includes Rajya Sabha member Vijay Goel, and all seven Lok Sabha members from Delhi - Harsh Vardhan, Manoj Tiwari, Parvesh Verma, Udit Raj, Ramesh Bidhuri, Meenakshi Lekhi and Maheish Giri. Ashish Sood and...
  • Ranji Trophy: Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer December 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal's premier batsman Manoj Tiwary, who is one of India's 30 probables for the World Cup, had a close shave after being hit by an Abhimanyu Mithun rising delivery on the final day of his team's Ranji Trophy cricket match against Karnataka at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday. It was...
  • Biggest challenge for me was to cast Manoj Bajpayee, says 'Tevar' director Amit Sharma December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Amit Sharma doesn't like to call his directorial debut 'Tevar' a remake. He says that it should be seen as an adaptation of the original film 'Okaddu' because it took him months to complete the script. "For me, the biggest challenge was to cast Manoj Bajpayee, I wanted only him...
  • No double-meaning comedy in 'Gun Pe Dance': Vijay Raaz December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Vijay Raaz, who is known for his comic timing, will be next seen in 'Gun Pe Done' and the actor says there is no double-meaning comedy in the film and it is a clean family entertainer. "I said yes to this film the moment I read the script. There is...
  • Yes, the character is gay: Manoj Bajpayee on his new role in Hansal Mehta's next December 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee has confirmed that he will be seen playing a gay professor in Hansal Mehta's next, putting to rest all speculations. "Yes, the character is that of a 60-year-old professor who is gay. We are going to start shooting in January and the preparations have already started," said...
  • Change in technique and attitude is key to consistency: Manoj Tiwary December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Manoj Tiwary is back in national contention with some impressive knocks in domestic cricket and the Bengal batsman attributes his recent form to a "change in technique" along with a "sea change in attitude". Tiwary's sequence of scores in the last five List A innings read as 57, 130,...
  • East Zone defeat West by 24 runs to regain Deodhar title December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: East Zone put up a sterling allround display to defeat West Zone by 24 runs in a keenly contested day-night final of the Deodhar Trophy, regaining the limited-over inter zonal title after a gap of ten seasons. East rode on crucial half century knocks from one-down Virat Singh (54), captain...
  • Manoj Bajpayee: I will work only when I'd get the money I demand December 2, 2014

    Mumbai: National Award winning actor Manoj Bajpayee compromised on remuneration for good roles, but says he will not do it any more. The actor, who rose to fame with his performance in 'Satya', a role that fetched him the National Award, later proved his mettle in films like 'Shool', 'Pinjar' and...
  • I wish to get a longer stint in the Indian team: Manoj Tiwary November 30, 2014

    Mumbai: He has been in and out of the team for some time now but Manoj Tiwary is hopeful that his consistent performances in domestic cricket will help him get a longer rope with the Indian team. "I believe that I will get an opportunity and hopefully, it will be a...
  • Manoj Tiwary takes East Zone to Deodhar Trophy final November 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Skipper Manoj Tiwary continued his blazing form in domestic competitions with a magnificent 151 that powered East Zone to a comfortable 52-run win over North in the Deodhar Trophy semi-final on Sunday. Courtesy Manoj's career-best one day knock that came off only 121 balls, East scored 273 for eight in...
  • IFFI 2014: Shekhar Kapur discusses the relationship between chaos and creativity with Manoj Bajpayee, Sudhir Mishra November 30, 2014

    "How many of you are creative? How many of you have thought of being creative?" These were a few questions with which noted filmmaker Shekhar Kapur started his masterclass on 'What is creativity? How do you describe the act of creation?' at IFFI 2014. "I'm asking you these questions because...
  • Gritty East Zone take on formidable North in Deodhar semis November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: A depleted East Zone squad led by Manoj Tiwary will take on a much-fancied North Zone side captained by Harbhajan Singh in the semi-final of the Deodhar Trophy on Saturday. On paper, North certainly are the favorites with bulk of the team comprising of Punjab players, who recently finished runners-up...
  • Tabu is a wonderful actress, I'm excited to work with her: Manoj Bajpayee November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee says he is looking forward to working with Tabu in his upcoming film and calls her a "wonderful actress". "I am excited to work with Tabu. she is a wonderful actress," the actor told IANS. "I will start shooting with her in my next which will be co-produced...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar finally receives Arjuna Award November 26, 2014

    After his name was allegedly deleted from the initial list of Arjuna Awards, Manoj filed a case in the Delhi High Court and won it, following which he received the award on Wednesday. ...
  • My name is Manoj Kumar, in case you don't know: Arjuna Awardee slams Kapil Dev November 26, 2014

    Commonwealth Games (CWG) gold medallist and now an Arjuna awardee, boxer Manoj Kumar on Wednesday didn't miss the opportunity to let former India cricket team captain Kapil Dev, who also headed the selection panel for this year's Arjuna Awards, know his credentials. After his name was allegedly deleted from the initial...
  • Arjun Kapoor motivated me to make 'Tevar': Boney Kapoor November 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor says his son Arjun's evolution over the last few years has motivated him to make his upcoming film 'Tevar', starring the actor. Boney, 59, has produced the action comedy, which also stars Sonakshi Sinha. He was all praise for Arjun and feels that his hard work is...
  • Hansal Mehta: I can't work without Rajkummar Rao; I see him in every film of mine, I'll always find a character for him November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: After 'Shahid' and 'CityLights', Hansal Mehta is producing and directing a movie inspired by the true story of a gay professor as he feels the debate on sexual orientation should be a part of mainstream. The film is based on an Aligarh Muslim University professor, who was suspended for...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar to get Arjuna Award on Wednesday November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Having taken the legal route after being denied the honour initially, boxer Manoj Kumar will be finally receiving the prestigious Arjuna Award from Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday. Manoj, a 2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, will be bestowed with the honour at 1 pm in the afternoon. The boxer had...
  • Snapshot: Manoj Bajpayee takes on daddy duties at IFFI 2014 November 23, 2014

    Manoj Bajpayee may have been in Goa to attend IFFI, but that doesn't mean he wouldn't pay attention to his duties as a father. The actor, who had inaugurated the Panorama Section of the ongoing festival, was spotted with his daughter Ava Nayla. ...