Nutan

  • Court raps activist for her children's PIL against Bharat Ratna to Rao 05-12-2013 03:21 PM

    New Delhi: Activist Nutan Thakur got a rap from the court after it dismissed a PIL filed by her children challenging the Bharat Ratna awarded to Professor CNR Rao. The court reprimanded her daughter, a law student, saying it was evident it was drafted with the help of Nutan, who...
  • Allahabad HC reserves order on PIL challenging Bharat Ratna to Sachin Tendulkar 26-11-2013 06:58 AM

    The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Monday reserved its order on a PIL challenging the award of Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. The petition filed by IPS official Amitabh Thakur and social activist Nutan Thakur contended that the award had no provisions...
  • Nutan Thakur quits AAP over sting operation controversy 24-11-2013 10:43 PM

    Nutan Thakur, an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member from Lucknow, on Sunday, resigned from the party expressing unhappiness over the alleged involvement of party members in a sting operation. "I have resigned from the party after I saw the way the party handled the sting operation," she told reporters. Thakur...
  • Allahabad HC to hear contempt plea against Manmohan Singh on ordinance 01-10-2013 04:35 PM

    The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court would on Thursday hear a contempt petition against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the issue of the ordinance to save convicted lawmakers from disqualification. The contempt petition filed by social activist Nutan Thakur accuses Singh of "having openly defied the orders of the...
  • HC responds to PIL, seeks report on communal riots in state 17-09-2013 06:22 PM

    The Allahabad High Court's Lucknow bench on Tuesday sought details of all the riots that have taken place since the Akhilesh Yadav regime was sworn-in March 15, 2012. The direction was given to the state government as the court heard a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by social activist Nutan...
  • PIL challenges suspension of UP's woman IAS officer 30-07-2013 05:41 PM

    The suspension of IAS officer DurgaShakti Nagpal was on Tuesday challenged in the Allahabad High Courtthrough a public interest litigation (PIL) plea. The petition, filed by social activist Nutan Thakur at theLucknow bench of the court, is likely to come up for hearingon August 1. Through her petition, Thakur requested...
  • Mumbai dabbawallas to share success mantra in Dubai 02-06-2013 06:36 PM

    Mumbai: The legendary dabbawalas (lunch-box carriers) in Mumbai, known for their management skills, will feature in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) conference to be held in Dubai on June 4 and 5. Arvind Talekar, spokesperson of Nutan Mumbai Tiffin Box Suppliers' Trust (NMTBST) said that he would represent the 5,000...
  • No, Mallika, you were not the first to kiss on-screen 25-05-2013 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: In a recent interview given to 'The Variety Studio: Cannes Edition', Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat expressed her views about Indian society and how she relates to her character in forthcoming film 'Dirty Politics'. During the interview, Mallika says, "I was the first actress in India to kiss on...
  • Nutan Prasad, famous Telugu actor, dies 30-03-2011 10:33 PM

    Hyderabad: Popular Telugu actor Nutan Prasad died in Hyderabad on Wednesday following prolonged illness. 61-year-old Prasad, who had been suffering from heart-related ailment, died while being shifted to a hospital on Wednesday, film industry sources said. In a career spanning over three decades, he acted in about a hundred films...
  • India Post releases stamps on six actresses 14-02-2011 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: A set of six stamps on six legendary actresses of Indian cinema has been released at the world philatelic exhibition here. The actresses who have been honoured are Meena Kumari, Nutan, Kanan Devi, Devika Rani, Leela Naidu and Savitri Devi. The stamps were released by Minister of State...
  • 'Munni', 'Sheila' are a public nuisance: PIL 05-01-2011 06:05 PM

    New Delhi: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court by a social activist from Lucknow, Dr Nutan Thakur, for banning two songs - 'Munni badnaam hui' and 'Sheila ki jawaani'. The PIL claims that the two songs have become a nuisance...
  • Bollywood Blockbusters: remembering Nutan 28-11-2010 01:55 PM

    Often described as the thinking actress of her times, Nutan was famous for her expressive eyes. ...