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  • AAP suspends national executive member from UP April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP National Executive member Rakesh Sinha on Thursday was suspended from the party days after he raised questions over the way its internal Lokpal Admiral L Ramdas was sacked and Prashant Bhushan was removed as the chief of its disciplinary committee. Sinha, a party leader from Uttar Pradesh, had...
  • AAP removes Bhushan from its disciplinary committee, appoints new Lokpals March 29, 2015

    New Delhi: After the high drama ouster of Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the Aam Aadmi Party National Executive on Saturday, the Arvind Kejriwal-led party on Sunday removed Bhushan from the party's disciplinary committee. After a meeting at party chief's residence, party leader Pankaj Gupta said, "Disciplinary committee has been...
  • Aadhar number to be added to Tripura voter list: Chief Electoral Officer March 19, 2015

    Agartala: The process for inclusion of Aadhaar number and other contact details with the voter identity card to create an error free voter lists would begin in the state from April, an official said on Thursday. "The Election Commission has launched a nation-wide programme - National Electoral Roll Purification and Authentication...
  • Anupam Kher opens play 'Mera Woh Matlab Nahi Tha' on his 60th birthday March 7, 2015

    Mumbai: On his landmark 60th birthday on Saturday, veteran actor Anupam Kher will open his new play 'Mera Woh Matlab Nahi Tha', and says it is work that keeps him feeling as "young" as 16. "Birthdays are meant for special occasions. I am opening my new play #MeraWohMatlabNahiTha today. Work makes...
  • Allegations against Yadav, Bhushan should have been probed, says AAP leader March 7, 2015

    An Aam Aadmi Party worker from Rajasthan has claimed that he was not allowed to attend the National Executive meet held on Wednesday. "I was not allowed to attend the National Executive meeting because of the stand I took. Our stand was that if someone is wrong then investigation should...
  • Union Minister of State for Health Minister advocates for more use of Hindi in official work March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Health Shripad Yesso Naik on Wednesday advocated for more use of Hindi language and said it is part of everybody's "constitutional responsibility" to use it for official as well as day-to-day functions. Health Ministry officials said to improve Hindi skills, the 'Rajbhasha Vibhag' will...
  • West Zone units are free to move to court: Shivlal Yadav March 2, 2015

    Chennai: Some West Zone units might have been contemplating moving to court to challenge the BCCI elections but Shivlal Yadav, who chaired Monday's AGM, was unfazed as he said people are free to knock the doors of the judiciary. Baroda Cricket Association representative Rakesh Parikh was disqualified from voting as two...
  • 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 6': Rohit Shetty to introduce a horror element in the show January 31, 2015

    Mumbai: The new season of 'Khatron Ke Khiladi: Darr Ka Blockbuster Returns', hosted by 'Chennai Express' director Rohit Shetty, will have a tinge of horror along with death defying stunts. The show will have a new segment 'Darr Ka Ghar' where fear will follow the 14 celebrity contestants -- Ashish Chaudhary,...
  • Delhi elections: Greater Kailash a triangular contest as BJP, AAP, Congress slug it out January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: The high-profile seat of Greater Kailash will witness a triangular contest in Delhi Assembly elections on February 7 as all three parties have fielded strong candidates from the constituency. The Congress candidate is President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha, BJP is going with former councilor Rakesh Kumar Gullaiya and...
  • The India-US dialogues: Vajpayee changed US-India relationship, says Rakesh Sood January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Former ambassador and nuclear negotiator Rakesh Sood on Saturday praised former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee for transforming the Indo-US relationship. Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Sood said, "PM Vajpayee changed US-India relationship from 'estranged democracies' to 'natural allies'." On the nuclear deal...
  • Jaya Bachchan and Gulzar launch the music for Amitabh Bachchan-Dhanush starrer 'Shamitabh' January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: The music of filmmaker R Balki's much awaited film 'Shamitabh' was unveiled Tuesday night by Jaya Bachchan and Gulzar in the presence of the entire star cast of the film. The event was followed by paying tribute to the music composer Ilaiyaraaja. The event also saw a live performance by...
  • Photo of the day: Kapil Sharma poses with Sachin Tendulkar and Mumbai Police chief Rakesh Maria at Umang 2015 January 11, 2015

    We have seen virtually all Bollywood stars and several popular sportspersons get candid on show 'Comedy Nights with Kapil'. While the show has garnered huge popularity and success, host Kapil Sharma isn't satisfied, it seems. Kapil, who was recently seen at Umang Mumbai Police Show 2015, took to Twitter to...
  • Pakistan opens unprovoked fire in J&K's Samba, BSF retaliation forces it to raise the white flag December 31, 2014

    New Delhi/ Jammu: After yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday, the strong retaliation by Border Security Force troops forced the former to raise the white flag. Pakistan Rangers suffered four casualties while one BSF soldier was killed in the firing in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Soon...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 3: Tripura take lead against Jharkhand December 22, 2014

    Dhanbad: Bishal Ghosh and Rakesh Solanki struck half centuries as Tripura consolidated their strong position by reaching 227 for six in their first innings on the second day of their Ranji Trophy match against Jharkhand on Monday. Resuming the day at 72 for two, Tripura added 155 runs from 76 overs...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 2, Day 2 December 15, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day one roundup: Uttar Pradesh medium-pacers continuously came back to check Madhya Pradesh on the opening day of the Group A Ranji Trophy match on Sunday. Left-arm spinner Rakesh Dhruv scalped four batsmen as Vidarbha bundled out Punjab for 195 on...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 2: Dhruv takes four wickets as Punjab all out for 195 December 14, 2014

    Nagpur: Left-arm spinner Rakesh Dhruv scalped four batsmen as Vidarbha bundled out Punjab for 195 on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match on Sunday. Vidarbha bowlers did everything right after winning the toss, striking consistently. Fast bowler Shrikant Wagh (2 for 49) drew the first blood when...
  • 72% of rape accused are victims' boyfriends: Mumbai Police Commissioner November 27, 2014

    Mumbai: As much as 71.9 per cent of the accused facing rape charges in Mumbai are alleged to have lured their victims on the pretext of marriage, according to a review of such cases reported till October 2014. Data compiled by police shows that of the 542 rape cases filed...
  • Mumbai: Over 2,500 policemen to be deployed during Devendra Fadnavis swearing-in October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: A strict vigil will be maintained during the swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis as Maharashtra Chief Minister at Wankhede stadium on Friday, with over 2,500 security personnel being deployed in and around the sprawling ground. The stadium, which will host the first open air oath taking ceremony, has been declared...
  • 'Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami' tweet review: A bit exaggerated, it still manages to bring a smile on your face October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Should a common man get a 21 gun salute when he dies? Director Ravindra Gautam narrates such a tale of a patriarch who wants a 21 gun salute after his death. The film is a satire and explores the struggle that a common man goes through in his...
  • ISL, a platform for many to redeem their careers: Rakesh Masih October 9, 2014

    Kolkata: Out of favour India defender Rakesh Masih on Thursday said the upcoming Indian Super League would provide a great platform for players like him to give a new lease of life to their careers. "It's a new start not only to me but for many of us. It's a new...
  • Rakesh Roshan is currently busy working on his next, but that's not 'Krrish 4' September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: After giving Bollywood its "Krrish" series, Rakesh Roshan has finally set his sights on a new script. However, he hasn't ruled out making "Krrish 4" in future. Rakesh, his brother and composer Rajesh, as well as actor son Hrithik were Friday felicitated here for the family's contribution to Indian...
  • Bribery at censor board worse than economic offences: Mumbai Court September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The special court which is hearing the bail application of Rakesh Kumar, the suspended CEO of Central Board of Film Certification, on Wednesday said that the crime in this case was worse than economic offences. Kumar is accused of taking bribes to grant censor certificate to films. ...
  • CBI mulls DA case against Central Board CEO Rakesh Kumar August 31, 2014

    Mumbai: CBI, which is probing the alleged bribery case involving Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar, is contemplating filing a case of Disproportionate Assets (DA) against him. "We are presently scrutinising the documents and articles seized so far to ascertain the possibility of a DA case against...
  • IOA adhoc committee calls meeting, Boxing India fumes August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The administrative mess in Indian boxing is showing no signs of ending as of now but the Indian Olympic Association's adhoc committee, incharge of the sport right now, has called a meeting of the state associations to finalise the dates of the National Championship. But the meeting, set for...
  • J&K: Pak forces diverting attention of its people from internal turmoil, says BSF August 24, 2014

    Jammu: Indian troops have given a befitting reply to the ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces, BSF said on Sunday while strongly criticising it for repeatedly disturbing peace along the border. IG, BSF, Jammu Frontier, Rakesh Kumar Sharma, talking to reporters, also said that Pakistan wanted to divert the attention of...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Censor Board CEO August 24, 2014

    The CBI on August 18 arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. ...
  • Films cleared by Censor Board during Rakesh Kumar's tenure under CBI scanner August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Tuesday arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. According to CBI sources here, the arrest was made late in the evening in Mumbai as the Central Board of Film Certification CEO came under the agency...
  • We want to execute the toilet plan as fast as possible: TCS August 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Four days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked parliamentarians and corporate sector to help build separate toilets for girls in schools across the country by next year, Tata Consultancy and Bharti Foundation have decided to pledge Rs 100 crore each in this regard. TCS will earmark a budget of...
  • CBI arrests Censor Board CEO on bribery charge August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The CBI on Monday arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. According to CBI sources, the arrest was made late in the evening in Mumbai as the Central Board of Film Certification CEO came under the agency...