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  • Bangalore blast accused Madani released on bail July 14, 2014

    Bangalore: Keralabased PDP Chairman and 2008 serial bomb blast case prime accused Abdul Nasser Madani, granted bail by the Supreme Court on medical grounds, on Monday walked free from the Parapanna Agrahara Prison in Bangalore. Madani was on July 11 granted onemonth bail by the apex court which took note that...
  • 'Biriyani' review: This Tamil film doesn't have a convincing climax December 21, 2013

    Cast: Karthi, Premgi Amaren, Hansika Motwani, Naseer, Sampath Raj Director: Venkat Prabhu Rating: 2.5 out of 5 A sumptuous Biriyani may not always be filling because at times it's too starchy to be digested. This is applicable to Venkat Prabhu's 'Biriyani', which despite being fairly satisfying is not excellent because it gets too...
  • UK terror suspects travelled to Pakistan: Report January 26, 2013

    London: Two terror suspects, who allegedly plotted suicide bombings in Britain, have been accused of travelling to Pakistan for terrorist training, making suicide videos and buying chemicals to make homemade bombs. AlQaeda suspects Irfan Naseer and Irfan Khalid from Birmingham were under surveillance by MI5 for weeks before their arrest...
  • India paid price for too much bravado: Nasser Hussain December 18, 2012

    London: India paid the price of thinking that preparing turning tracks would be enough to beat England in the justconcluded Test series as the visitors had better tweakers to exploit the dustbowls, feels former England captain Nasser Hussain. India lost 12 against England in the fourmatch series that concluded with a...
  • 916: When families lose their balance July 19, 2012

    Conflicts within dysfunctional families have always been a favourite subject to filmmakers. Director M Mohanan says his latest movie, 916 narrates a set of events when two closelyknit families lose their balance. The director, who has always made it a point to helm socially relevant movies that leave a message like...
  • Tamil Review: 'Dhoni' is an entertaining film February 12, 2012

    Chennai: Film: 'Dhoni'; Cast: Prakash Raj, Akash Jagannath, Radhika Apte, Brahmanandham, Thanikala Bharani, Thalaivasal Vijay and Nasser; DirectorProducer: Prakash Raj; Composer: Ilayaraja; Rating: *** Prakash Raj, an allrounder, has now proved to be a dependable captain with his new role as director. His directorial venture 'Dhoni' is all about change as...
  • Bangalore blast: SC rejects Madani's bail plea January 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court rejected the bail application of Abdul Naseer Madani, accused of conspiracy in the 2008 Bangalore blast. The court has directed the Karnataka government to provide a medical treatment to Madani in Bangalore. Madani has been in jail for almost one and half years. The Peoples Democratic Party...
  • Iraq official seeks air defence deal with Gulf December 5, 2011

    Riyadh: Iraq is seeking a joint defence agreement for airspace with Gulf countries as it moves to secure its air borders after the departure of US forces from the country this month, a senior official said on Sunday. Naseer alAni, Iraqi President Jalal Talabani's chief of staff, told a conference in...
  • Shah Rukh brushes aside Hussain comments September 10, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan today played down former England skipper Nasser Hussain's controversial "donkey" remarks against some Indian players, saying they should not be taken at face value. "Some of the expressions in English language are different. They should not be taken at...
  • Madani behind Bangalore stadium blast: K'taka August 24, 2010

    Bangalore: People's Democratic Party Chairman Abdul Naseer Madani's interrogation has revealed that he was involved in the twin blasts outside the Chinnaswamy cricket stadium in Bangalore ahead of an Indian Premier League match in April this year, claimed Karnataka Home Minister VS Acharya. "We are likely to ask for extension Madani's...
  • Madani is not being protected: Kerala Minister August 16, 2010

    Kerala Education Minister MA Baby says the state government is not reluctant to arrest 2008 Bangalore serial blast accused Abdul Naseer Madani. Madani on Monday claimed that he was not feeling well. Doctors were called in to treat him at his Kollam residence after he complained of fever. ...
  • Bangalore blast: Madani's bail plea dismissed July 9, 2010

    Bangalore: A fast track court on dismissed a bail application of Kerala PDP leader Abdul Naseer Madani, an accused in the 2008 Bangalore blasts, on grounds that there was "no prima facie case to grant him anticipatory bail". Sessions Judge Srikanth Watavatagi, who heard arguments put forward by both Madani's counsel...
  • B'lore blasts: Madani's bail hearing adjourned June 29, 2010

    Bangalore: A fast track court here on Monday adjourned to July 7 hearing on the anticipatory bail application of Keralabased PDP leader Abdul Naseer Madani, one of the accused in the 2008 Bangalore blast cases. When the plea came up for hearing, Judge Srikanth Watavatagi adjourned the hearing for filing of...
  • HC upholds death for two American Centre attackers February 5, 2010

    Kolkata: Calcutta High Court on Friday upheld the death sentences of Aftab Ansari and Jamaluddin Naseer in the American Centre terror attack case. While upholding the death penalty for Ansari and Naseer, the High Court also acquitted three of the accused and reduces the quantum of punishment of another two. The court...
  • Spot light on Madani after LeT terrorist's arrest December 12, 2009

    Thiruvananthapuram: The interrogation of terror outfit LashkareToiba's South Indian commander Thadiyantavila Naseer has brought the spot light back on Kerala's oldest separatist leader Abdul Nasser Madani of the Peoples Democratic Party. Though the police don't have much evidence to directly link Nazeer with Madani, Nazeer's confession has given investigators new leads. The...
  • Salman all praises for newcomer Naseer July 31, 2009

    Mumbai: Salman Khan was in two minds before he finally made an appearance at the music release of debutant actor Nasser Khan's maiden production Shadow, at a city hotel in Mumbai on Wednesday night. And while Salman Khan is quite choosy about launching new comers in Bollywood, he didn't mind...
  • CPM taps Madhani for Kerala polls April 12, 2009

    Ponnani: In Kerala, there is one man who is being wooed by the CPM as a crucial link to the Muslim vote bank. The chairperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Abdul Nasser Madhani is causing enough worry to the opposition. He is a man both hated and wooed in Kerala. Madhani...
  • Coimbatore blasts acquitted Madani wooed by Kerala CPM April 3, 2009

    Thiruvananthapuram: In Kerala, the debate on the issue of criminals in politics is centred around one man Adbul Naseer Madani. The fiery preacher who spent nine years in jail before being acquitted in 2007 in the Coimbatore blasts, is now being both wooed and spurned by the CPM. Abdul Nasser Madani...