Rakhi

  • Snapshot: Rakhi Sawant looks grim in a stiff blue kurta; inaugurates Republican Party of India's new office 08-07-2014 12:31 PM

    Last month, Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant joined the Republican Party of India (RPI), after her own party 'Rashtriya Aam Party' failed to generate any interest among voters. Sawant, who hopes to contest the ensuing state assembly elections against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray, looked grim and serious in an...
  • Rakhi Sawant joins RPI, ready to fight against Raj Thackeray 29-06-2014 09:58 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant Saturday joined the Republican Party of India (RPI) as the national executive president of its women's wing. "I am not scared of anyone... If required, I am ready to contest the forthcoming Maharashtra assembly elections against (Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief) Raj Thackeray," Sawant said soon...
  • Rakhi Sawant joins RPI, says ready to fight against MNS chief 28-06-2014 07:41 PM

    Mumbai: After her miserable electoral debut in Lok Sabha elections, Bollywood starlet Rakhi Sawant ON saturday joined Ramdas Athawale-led RPI and said she would not hesitate to contest the upcoming assembly polls against MNS chief Raj Thackeray. "I am scared of none," she said when asked if she would throw...
  • Snapshot: Make-up fail, or a botox job gone bad? What is up with Rakhi Sawant's face? 10-06-2014 03:56 PM

    Headline-seeking damsel and aspiring "politician" Rakhi Sawant managed to shake even the most seasoned journalists recently. The reason? Her face. The patchy make-up, OTT fake lashes, brown contacts and unusually puffy face, left a long-lasting impression on everyone present. You have to see it to believe it. But proceed at...
  • AAP leader Rakhi Birla hits out at Ramdev over Dalit remark 28-04-2014 08:15 AM

    AAP leader Rakhi Birla on Sunday flayed Yoga guru Ramdev over his remarks on Dalits saying he has not only insulted the community but also women of this country and questioned the silence of Narendra Modi and BJP on the issue. She said BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Modi's...
  • Show Me The Money: Rakhi Sawant's total assets valued at Rs 14.69 cr 07-04-2014 10:22 AM

    Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant from Mumbai North West has cash reserves of Rs 96,427, her bank deposits and investments are valued at Rs 3.1 crore and she has Rs 7.5 lakh worth of jewellery. ...
  • Watch: Rakhi Sawant on Cyrus Broacha's show 06-04-2014 03:08 PM

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Rakhi Sawant's political ambitions. Rakhi is contesting elections from Mumbai North West. ...
  • 'Illiterate' Rakhi Sawant owes IT department Rs 72 lakh dues 02-04-2014 04:07 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Rakhi Sawant, who has jumped into poll fray while claiming to be an "illiterate" person with assets of Rs 15 crore, has outstanding loans worth about Rs 2.5 crore and an additional Rs 72.5 lakh tax liability. There is also a pending criminal case of 'breach of trust'...
  • 'Illiterate' Rakhi Sawant has assets worth nearly Rs 15 crore 01-04-2014 08:58 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood starlet Rakhi Sawant who is contesting from Mumbai North West seat has declared herself an "illiterate" with total assets of Rs 14.69 crore. Rakhi (36), who is taking on heavyweights like Gurudas Kamat of Congress and Gajanan Kirtikar of Shiv Sena from the constituency, has movable property worth...
  • Priya Dutt, Gurudas Kamat, Sanjay Nirupam, Rakhi Sawant files nomimation in Mumbai 01-04-2014 07:25 PM

    Congress MPs Gurudas Kamat, Priya Dutt, Sanjay Nirupam and actress Rakhi Sawant were the prominent names, out of the eleven candidates, who filed nominations in Mumbai on Tuesday. All the six constituencies in Mumbai are among the 19 constituencies in Maharashtra which will go to polls on April 24. The...
  • Actor Salman Khan 'awestruck' by Congress nominee Gurudas Kamat 01-04-2014 06:45 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has extended his support to senior Congress leader and Mumbai North West candidate Gurudas Kamat for his various "qualities" as a politician and for his "magnanimity". Salman has in a recorded message appealed to voters to support Kamat because "good work can be done only...
  • TWTW: Cyrus says his favourite debutante politicians are KRK, Rakhi 30-03-2014 06:42 PM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha sarcastically said that his favourite debutante politicians are Bollywood actors Kamaal Rashid Khan and Rakhi Sawant. Both the actors will lock horns in Mumbai North West in upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Want to contest LS polls to solve people's problems: Rakhi Sawant 28-03-2014 05:44 PM

    Shirdi: Bollywood starlet Rakhi Sawant has said she wants up to wake up Members of Parliament from their sleep to look into the issues of common man. "I want to contest the Lok Sabha election to wake up the MPs from their deep sleep. Political leaders are sucking blood of...
  • e Lounge:Producers reschedule film releases in election, IPL season 27-03-2014 03:32 PM

    Nearly 17 films have been scheduled to release in April, May but with elections and the IPL round the corner, producers are planning to play safe and reschedule film release dates. Also on the show watch Rakhi Sawant turn into a politician for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Snapshot: Independent candidate Rakhi Sawant looks environment friendly in all-green salwar-kameez, jacket, scarf 27-03-2014 10:02 AM

    Self-titled 'mirchi girl' and Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant revealed her new, political avatar yesterday. Dressed in a greet outfit, complete with a khadi jacket and her head covered with a matching green scarf, Sawant posed solemnly for the shutterbugs. "Please give me one chance and see what I can do,"...
  • Uddhav feels I can govern better than Kejriwal, says Rakhi Sawant 27-03-2014 09:59 AM

    Mumbai: Elections are in fashion this season and perhaps this is why another celebrity has stepped from the glamour world on the electoral stage. After Gul Panag, Kirron Kher, Paresh Rawal, now Rakhi Sawant is fighting elections as an Independent from Mumbai North West. People have seen her spew venom...
  • Please give me one chance and see what I can do: Rakhi Sawant to contest LS polls from Mumbai 26-03-2014 06:34 PM

    Mumbai: The Lok Sabha election in Mumbai North-West constituency will get a dose of glamour with the entry of Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant as an Independent candidate. "I have been virtually mobbed by people demanding that I should fight the election, so here I am," Sawant told media persons...
  • AAP: Rakhi Birla owns Rs 1.6 lakh, Ashutosh 8 crore 22-03-2014 12:36 AM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party candidate from North West Delhi Rakhi Birla has Rs 1.6 lakh as movable assets, according to the declaration made by her during filing of nomination on Friday. Two other candidates Ashutosh and Rajmohan Gandhi also filed their nomination papers from Chandni Chowk and East Delhi...
  • Snapshot: Here's proof that Rakhi Sawant is set to join the BJP, she was spotted at the BJP headquarters 05-03-2014 10:35 AM

    Television and Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant was recently spotted at Bhartiya Janta Party's headquarters in New Delhi. The actress, who described herself as the daughter of BJP, Rakhi Sawant has expressed her desire that she wants Modi to become India's next prime minister. She has also revealed that she might...
  • I'm the daughter of BJP and it's like my home, says TV and film actress Rakhi Sawant 01-03-2014 01:38 PM

    New Delhi: It seems Narendra Modi has found another admirer in Rakhi Sawant. With the elections nearing closer, Rakhi Sawant has expressed her desire that she wants Modi to become India's next prime minister. Sawant, who recently visited the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) headquarters, described herself as the daughter of...
  • Delhi government to take measures to ensure safety of women 07-02-2014 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: Even as the Delhi government is set to launch Mahila Suraksha Dal (MSD) to ensure safety of women, Delhi's Women and Child Development Minister, Rakhi Birla on Friday said a change in mindset is imperative to bring about gender equity. "Change in mindset is prerequisite for gender equity,...
  • A Billion Votes: Is 2014 elections witnessing a Narendra Modi wave? 24-01-2014 07:51 PM

    Is a BJP wave sweeping across India? The CNN-IBN Election Tracker in partnership with India's premier political research agency Lokniti from CSDS on Thursday predicted that Narendra Modi momentum will give the BJP a bumper harvest of seats in North India. ...
  • I feel bad that politicians use my name unnecessarily: Rakhi Sawant 24-01-2014 02:32 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Rakhi Sawant has objected to her namme being used by politicians to compare it with other political leaders. This after Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray while hitting out at Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal not only called him 'mad' but also compared him...
  • We apologise for heckling of journalist during AAP protest: Sanjay Singh 21-01-2014 05:50 PM

    Delhi Police personnel used force as AAP workers broke barricades and moved towards the spot where Arvind Kejriwal is sitting on a dharna. ABP correspondent Ratna Shukla heckled by crowd at AAP protest site. AAP's Rakhi Birla and Sanjay Singh apologise for the targeting of journalists. ...
  • Delhi Police vs AAP: LG orders probe by a retired judge 17-01-2014 02:31 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has ordered an inquiry to be conducted by a retired judge into the tussle between some Delhi Police officials and Law Minister Somanth Bharti over conducting raids to bust a prostitution and drug trafficking racket. The report has to be submitted within 30...
  • Kejriwal warns Delhi Police chief, says act against lenient officers 16-01-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday come out strongly against the Delhi Police after some policemen refused to act against an alleged prostitution racket. He gave an ultimatum to the Delhi Police to act against SHOs who fail to take action in such cases. This came a...