Rakesh

  • Boxing ad-hoc committee fixes trial dates for CWG 17-04-2014 06:54 PM

    New Delhi: The ad-hoc committee set up by the IOA to run some affairs of Indian boxing on Thursday decided to hold selection trials for the Commonwealth Games next month after a meeting here. The six-member committee, headed by veteran administrator Tarlochan Singh, met for the first time on Thursday...
  • BJP MLA Pratibha Singh's son arrested for allegedly firing at 5 Congressmen during a campaign 11-04-2014 08:40 AM

    BJP MLA Pratibha Singh's son was arrested from Mathura on Friday for allegedly firing at five Congressmen during a campaign in Jabalpur district of neighbouring Madhya Pradesh three days back. Acting on a tip off, a special team of Uttar Pradesh police nabbed Golu Singh, son of the BJP MLA...
  • Son of BJP MLA opens fire while campaigning, 5 Congressmen injured 08-04-2014 12:13 PM

    Five Congressmen were injured on Monday when son of BJP MLA Pratibha Singh opened fire at his rivals while campaigning at Mankhedi village under the Jabalpur Lok Sabha seat following a dispute, police said. "Golu Singh, who has a past criminal record, fired at his rivals following a dispute in...
  • Rakesh Maria to continue as Mumbai Police Commissioner during LS polls 24-03-2014 07:25 PM

    Mumbai: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday told the Maharashtra government that it doesn't have any problem if Rakesh Maria continues to be the Mumbai Police Commissioner during the general elections. This after a January 9, 2014 circular issued by the EC specified that government officials related to the election...
  • Watch: Shah Rukh hugs Gauri, then dunks her in a coloured pool of water in this video from a private Holi party in the '90s 19-03-2014 08:59 AM

    This video from the mid-90s, uploaded by Lehren Retro, captures a young Shah Rukh Khan and wife Gauri Khan dancing with abandon at a Holi party. Celebrities such as, Chunky Pandey, Monica Bedi, Vinod Kambli, Annu Kapoor, Ramesh Sippy and Rakesh Roshan, among others, are dipping each other in a...
  • LS polls: BSP giving tickets in return for money, allege suspended party MLAs 15-03-2014 06:10 PM

    Two suspended BSP MLAs in Uttarakhand on Saturday accused its state leadership of distributing tickets for Lok Sabha polls in return for money and indicated they could float a new outfit if they were not welcomed back into the party-fold. "Tickets are being distributed among weak candidates by the state...
  • Unable to repay loan, farmer snuffs out his life 23-02-2014 12:29 AM

    Apparently unable to repay bank loan, a 62 year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide in a village in Jalaun, police said. Premchand Rajput allegedly shot himself dead with his country-made weapon last night in Bardar village in Anta area, SP Rakesh Shankar said. Premchand had taken loan from a bank but...
  • WB: AAP likely to contest six-seven seats upcoming LS polls 19-02-2014 11:57 AM

    The Aam Aadmi Party has decided to fight at least six to seven seats in West Bengal in the coming Lok Sabha election. The party is currently running membership drives in the districts as well as parts of Kolkata, which, it claims, has generated a "positive and exciting" response. AAP's...
  • A Billion Votes: Politics behind the Interim Budget 2014 17-02-2014 07:30 PM

    In an election year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented an Interim Budget shorn of rhetoric and stuck to highlighting the Congress-led UPA Government's achievements of the last 10 years. Faced with a massive economic slowdown and staring at prospects of a Congress rout in the Lok Sabha elections, the Finance...
  • Denied Mumbai Police chief's post, IPS officer goes on leave 17-02-2014 05:11 PM

    Mumbai: There is huge controversy over the appointment of Indian Police Service office Rakesh Maria as Mumbai Police Commissioner. Ahmad Javed, a senior IPS officer, has gone of leave instead of taking charge as Director General, Home Guard. Javed, who had called Maria's appointed unjust and pointed out that he...
  • I should have been named Mumbai Police Commissioner: Ahmad Javed 16-02-2014 02:14 PM

    Mumbai: A day after Rakesh Maria was named the Mumbai Police Commissioner, a new controversy has surrounded his appointment. IPS officer Ahmad Javed, one of the top contenders for the post, has called the decision unjust. The IPS officer has said that the delay in naming Mumbai's top cop cost...
  • Rakesh Maria appointed as new Police Commissioner of Mumbai 16-02-2014 07:41 AM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Saturday got a new police commissioner. Senior IPS officer Rakesh Maria, who was the head of the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad was appointed as Mumbai Police Commissioner on Saturday. The post became vacant after former police commisisoner Satyapal Singh resigned in January to join the...
  • Rakesh Maria named Mumbai's new Police Commissioner 15-02-2014 10:07 PM

    Mumbai: Anti-Terrorism Squad chief Rakesh Maria has been named Mumbai's new Police Commissioner. Maria's appoitnment comes a fortnight after Satyapal Singh resigned the top post and joined the BJP. Singh had submitted his resignation to the state home department on January 30. Rakesh Maria along with Ahmed Javed and Vijay...
  • NCP accuses Congress of delaying decision to appoint new Mumbai Commissioner 07-02-2014 01:28 PM

    Mumbai: A week after Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh resigned to join the Bharatiya Janata Party, the top post is still lying vacant. The Nationalist Congress Party accused the Maharashtra government led by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan of delaying to take a decision on the matter. "It is very unfortunate...
  • Indian-origin academician appointed dean of Harvard College 23-01-2014 07:36 AM

    New York: Indian-origin academician Rakesh Khurana has been appointed dean of the prestigious Harvard College and will take over his new role in July. Khurana is the Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development at Harvard Business School (HBS), professor of sociology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and...
  • We suffer from the 'crab' and 'grab' mentality: Rakesh Roshan 22-01-2014 10:31 AM

    Mumbai: Director and producer Rakesh Roshan rubbishes reports that 'Krrish 3' box office collection has been fudged and says that the criticism shows the kind of jealousy and negativity that this industry thrives on. He says that the film has grossed Rs 244 crore and is likely to touch Rs...
  • Twitter users slam the new Censor Board CEO for his remarks on Bollywood 16-01-2014 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: The newly appointed CEO of the Censor Board, Rakesh Kumar, is under attack from Twitter users for his remarks on the content of Bollywood films. In an interview given to Mumbai Mirror, Rakesh Kuamr questioned the content of films such as 'Agneepath', 'Dedh Ishqiya', 'Gangs of Wasseypur' and...
  • Hrithik may not be a good producer, but he'll be a terrific director: Rakesh Roshan 11-01-2014 09:22 AM

    Mumbai: As Hrithik Roshan turned 40 on Friday, his father and filmmaker Rakesh Roshan said that he would never work with any other actor, unless he is making a women-centric drama like 'Khoon Bhari Maang'. Rakesh had launched his son with the blockbuster 'Kaho Naa...Pyaar Hai'. Later they worked together...
  • Journalists beaten up by policemen in front of Mamata Banerjee 02-01-2014 10:44 PM

    Three journalists were badly beaten up by the police on Thursday when there was a mad scramble for space to cover a programme attended by state Governor MK Narayanan and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a function held in front of the relocated state secretariat. The space was too narrow...
  • Actor Jeetendra's hand imprint tile unveiled 19-12-2013 11:45 AM

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Jeetendra, whose hand imprint tile was unveiled today at the Walk of the Stars here, said finding true friends in life is rare and he "treasures" them. "One may get everything in life but to find true and good friends is difficult. I genuinely treasure my friends,...
  • No more brain surgeries for Hrithik Roshan, just tests for headaches in US 02-12-2013 04:25 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Rakesh Roshan says his actor son Hrithik will get a test done for his recurring headaches but will not undergo any surgery. Hrithik was suffering from subdural hematoma, caused in the brain as a result of a head injury while performing stunts for his upcoming film 'Bang Bang'...
  • Hrithik Roshan's health issues postpone 'Shuddhi' 30-11-2013 03:05 PM

    Mumbai: Hrithik Roshan is heading to an undisclosed location abroad for his medical treatment Saturday night. Contrary to reports that he will be accompanied by his parents, a source says one of his friends will travel with the actor. The 'Krrish' star has been suffering bouts of headache. In July...
  • 'Krrish 3' sets new record, earns Rs 228.23 cr in fortnight 20-11-2013 05:32 PM

    Mumbai: Rakesh Roshan's superhero offering 'Krrish 3' has become the highest grosser of all times by earning Rs. 228.23 crores in just 15 days. Confirming this, the film's director-producer Rakesh Roshan said: "This Friday's collections were Rs.2.44 crore, which brings the total 15-day collection to Rs.228.23 crore. So yes, it...
  • Five more suspected SIMI members arrested in Chhattisgarh 17-11-2013 11:59 PM

    Continuing its crackdown on Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), Chhattisgarh police, on Sunday, said five more members of the banned outfit have been arrested from the different locations of the capital in the past two days. These fresh arrests have been made to facilitate ongoing investigations, which have established...
  • Rakesh Roshan: Make a film without Hrithik? Why would I do that? 16-11-2013 09:56 AM

    Mumbai: Riding high on the success of his latest superhero directorial 'Krrish 3', Rakesh Roshan wants to go on a holiday and at leisure bask in the glow of the unending appreciation coming his way for making a movie that is high on emotions and packed with international-level special effects....
  • Delhi: Discontent in AAP spills out in public, rebel's press meet stormed 12-11-2013 05:33 PM

    Simmering discontent in Aam Aadmi Party came to the fore on Tuesday when a party member called a press conference in New Delhi to demand more organisational democracy but was shouted down by autorickshaw drivers supporting AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal. "Anguished" over getting no reply to his open letter to...
  • Won't make 3D film until I get it right: Rakesh Roshan 12-11-2013 02:29 PM

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Rakesh Roshan, who is basking in the success of 'Krrish 3', said that he will make a 3D film only when he is confident of not doing a sloppy job with the technology. Hrithik Roshan-starrer 'Krrish 3' was supposed to be released in 3D but the idea was...
  • I want to do a Tamil film: Hrithik Roshan 12-11-2013 11:39 AM

    Chennai: Overwhelmed with the response to 'Krrish 3' in Tamil Nadu, Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan Monday expressed his desire to do a Tamil film. "I have never received so much love outside my home and I'm overwhelmed about it. You guys have made my film successful and I'm touched by...