Release

  • Manipur's Iron Lady vows to continue war on AFSPA after release 2 days ago

    Imphal: The imagery is old, Irom Sharmila has walked out many times out of the Jawahar Lal Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal. But this walk is different, without the tag that here is a woman trying to commit suicide. Once out, an emotional Sharmila led by Meira Paibis, only asked...
  • Salman Khan's Eid luck works in favour of 'Kick', earns Rs 83.73 crore in three days July 29, 2014

    Mumbai: If one goes by the box office collections of Salman Khan-starrer 'Kick', people would unanimously agree that the superstar, whose Eid releases like 'Wanted' and 'Ek Tha Tiger' turned out to be super hits, should stick to his lucky date for movie screenings. 'Kick', which marks the directorial debut of...
  • 'Never thought I'd walk out free from Abu Dhabi jail' July 25, 2014

    Kochi: Shiju Thomas, who was held in a Abu Dhabi prison after drugs were found in his baggage, said he never thought he "would walk out free" after being released on Thursday. Thomas, 29, who hails from here, is ecstatic after he walked out of the prison and he thought he...
  • 40 Indians imprisoned in Saudi Arabia return July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Forty Indian workers languishing in jail in Saudi Arabia for more than a year, arrived in India on Friday after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj ensured their speedy release. Sushma Swaraj, who was intimated July 2 about the plight of these workers, mostly from Bihar and Rajasthan, took up...
  • Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC stays release of convicts till July 22 July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to state governments in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case asking them whether the Central government's consent is required to release the prisoners. The apex court has stayed the release of any of the convict till July 22. The court has also restrained the...
  • Nine Pakistani prisoners freed by India July 4, 2014

    Lahore: Nine Pakistani prisoners, including five fishermen, were on Friday handed over by Indian authorities to Pakistani para military officials at the Wagah Border. The Punjab Rangers recorded the statements of the prisoners before handing them over to Edhi Welfare Foundation. Five of the prisoners are fishermen while the others are...
  • President releases first Encyclopedia on Hinduism June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The basic tenet of Hinduism is happiness, health and enlightenment for everyone, and suffering, pain and agony for none, President Pranab Mukherjee said as he received the first copy of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism on Monday. Speaking at a function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President complimented Swami...
  • JSEB official assault case: After 17 days in jail, Yashwant Sinha, others released June 19, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha and 61 party workers on Thursday were released from jail, a day after a local court granted them bail in a case of alleged assault of a government official. Sinha, who spent a fortnight in jail, was released from jail after furnishing two surety bonds of...
  • BSP antagonized many Dalits in UP whom the BJP wooed: Book..1 June 27, 2014

    Disaffection among a large section of Dalits for the Bahujan Samaj Party may have paved the way for fragmentation of this caste group in Uttar Pradesh and led to a "great possibility of them being co-opted in a Hindutva project", says a recently-released book. "The BJP is trying to acquire the...
  • Sri Lanka releases 51 Indian fishermen June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Sri Lankan government has released 51 Indian fishermen and they were on their way back home. The fishermen were arrested for allegedly poaching in Sri Lankan waters. Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa had ordered the release of the fishermen as a good will gesture ahead of his attending Prime...
  • Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa orders release of 29 Indian fishermen June 3, 2014

    Colombo: President Mahinda Rajapaksa has ordered the release of 29 Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy while they were fishing near Katchatheevu. The fishermen had been produced before the magistrate in the northeastern town of Mannar and ordered to be in remand custody until June 16. They were part of...
  • Pakistan frees 59 Indian fishermen ahead of Sharif's visit May 25, 2014

    Karachi: In a goodwill gesture, Pakistan on Sunday freed 59 Indian fishermen, a day ahead of the visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to India to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi. Syed Nazir Hussain, the superintendent of the Malir jail in Karachi, said that the Indian prisoners...
  • Pakistan, Sri Lanka free Indian fishermen to mark Modi's swearing-in May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: A day ahead of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony, both Sri Lanka and Pakistan have ordered the release of Indian fishermen in their custody. Both Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa are being invited for the ceremony. Pakistan will release 152 Indian fisherman while...
  • 'Rajini mania' in Chennai as 'Kochadaiiyaan' releases today May 23, 2014

    After its release being delayed twice, Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' is finally due to hit the theatres today. Excited fans lined up for the first show as a special screening was organised in Chennai at 7.00 this morning. ...
  • Soundarya Rajinikanth makes her directorial debut with 'Kochadaiiyaan' May 23, 2014

    After its release being delayed twice, Southern star Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' is released on Friday. It is said to be the country's first film made using motion capture technology and it marks Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya's directorial debut. The film which will see Rajinikanth in both younger and older avatars of a...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' Tweet Review: Watch the film for its technical brilliance; it's new to Indian cinema May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Rajinikanth is back! After three long years, the superstar is back on the silver screen with a period drama called 'Kochadaiiyaan'. The film just like its name is unique as it introduces animated motion capture technology in 3D for the first time in India. The film has been in...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' gets 100 shows across 16 screens in Chennai's Mayajaal May 23, 2014

    Superstar Rajinikanth's magnum opus Kochadaiiyaan's release may have got delayed, but it has failed to dampen the buzz surrounding the film with a leading multiplex planning 100 shows on Friday. Mayajaal, one of the leading multiplexes in Chennai, will have 100 shows across 16 screens on the opening day. "When Rajini's Enthiran...
  • Snapshot: Rajinikanth's fans turn up in huge numbers to watch 'Kochadaiiyaan', organise torch rally to celebrate the film's release May 23, 2014

    Finally, Rajinikanth's fans across the globe will get to see his much-anticipated film 'Kochadaiiyaan', a directorial debut of his daughter Soundarya. While many of Rajinikanth's loyal fans are busy anointing his large cut-outs with milk, others have been spotted making a beeline for the film outside cinema halls and yes,...
  • Rajinikanth tweets best wishes to daughter Soundarya as 'Kochadaiiyaan' releases today May 23, 2014

    While his fans are busy visiting temples and anointing his posters with milk before the first show of 'Kochadaiiyaan', Rajinikanth is doing his bit to ensure the film manages to wow his supporters. The superstar took to Twitter to wish his daughter and the team of 'Kochadaiiyaan' good luck. Rajini's...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' and Tiger Shroff's 'Heropanti' battle it out at the box office today May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Newcomer Tiger Shroff's ability to perform daredevil stunts has been the talk of tinsel town for a while, but now he will be in a different battlefield when his debut film "Heropanti" will release alongside mammoth star Rajinikanth's "Kochadaiyyaan" May 23. Director Sabbir Khan's "Heropanti" boasts of some high...
  • Kochadaiiyaan: Madras High Court not to interfere with tax exemption to Rajinikanth's magnum opus May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Madras High Court on Thursday declined to interfere with Tamil Nadu Government's order granting entertainment tax exemption to Rajinikanth's latest film "Kochadaiyaan", releasing on Friday, and asked authorities and exhibitors not to collect the levy from the viewers. A vacation bench comprising Justice MM Sundresh and Justice R...
  • Kochadaiiyaan: Rajinikanth's fans smear his posters with milk, cinema hall owners expect the film to register a record opening May 23, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth's magnum opus "Kochadaiiyaan" release may have got delayed, but it has failed to dampen the buzz surrounding the film with a leading multiplex planning 100 shows on Friday. Mayajaal, one of the leading multiplexes in Chennai, will have 100 shows across 16 screens on the opening day. "When Rajini's...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' to hit the screens on Friday, Rajinikanth fever grips Chennai May 22, 2014

    Chennai: The wait is almost over! Come Friday, May 23rd, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's latest offering, 'Kochadaiiyaan' is all set to hit the screens. Directed by the star's younger daughter, Soundarya Ashwin, who makes her debut, 'Kochadaiiyaan' is touted as Rajini's magnum opus. But for fans of the actor,...
  • UP government dragging feet over release of Mukhtar: Afzal Ansari May 2, 2014

    Quami Ekta Dal chief Afzal Ansari on Friday alleged Uttar Pradesh government was dilly-dallying in the release of his younger brother Mukhtar from Agra jail despite a grant of conditional custody parole of 10 days by a Delhi court for campaigning in Lok Sabha polls. The Jailor of Agra prison, at...
  • I have not politicised Rajiv Gandhi convicts' release issue: Karunanidhi April 21, 2014

    DMK President M Karunanidhi on Monday asserted he has not politicised the issue of release of seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case but insisted that his poser to the Chief Justice of India was to indicate that "judges should not politicise" such issues. "Everyone knows that DMK had made...
  • Karan Johar's 'Ungli' set for November 7 release April 15, 2014

    Karan Johar's 'Ungli' is all set to hit theatres on November 7 this year. The comedy-drama film, directed by Rensil D'Silva of 'Kurbaan' fame, stars Emraan Hashmi, Kangana Ranaut and Sanjay Dutt in the leading roles. "Dharma productions 'Ungli' will release on November the 7th, 2014...," Johar posted on Twitter. The film was...
  • Confirmed: Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' to release in theaters on May 9 April 10, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil period-drama 'Kochadaiiyaan', the release date of which has been postponed over and over again, will finally hit the screens worldwide May 9. "The release date has been locked as May 9. There will no further changes in the film's release," Rajinikanth's manager told IANS. Touted to be India's...
  • Arunachal Pradesh: Congress candidate alleges kidnapped by ultras, released April 9, 2014

    Congress candidate for Konsa (W) legislative assembly in troubled Tirap district was on Wednesday allegedly kidnapped by ultras while six EVMs were damaged in three districts during the polling to two Lok Sabha and 60 assembly seats in the state, official said. Yumsum Matey representing Khonsa West was allegedly kidnapped in...
  • Delhi HC to hear 'Gulaab Gang' producers' plea against stay on release March 6, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Thursday agreed to hear the appeal of 'Gulaab Gang' film producers who have challenged its order staying release of the movie which is claimed to be based on the life of activist Sampat Pal and her organisation Gulabi Gang. A bench of Acting Chief Justice B...
  • Delhi HC stays nationwide release of Gulaab Gang movie March 5, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the nationwide release on Friday of Hindi film Gulaab Gang, starring Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla, on the plea of activist Sampat Pal who claimed that the film has been inspired by her group Gulaabi gang. Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva restrained the film's producers, Sahara...