Sarkar

  • LS polls: 74 per cent votes cast in Tripura till 3 pm 07-04-2014 04:58 PM

    About 74 per cent of the electorate cast their votes peacefully till 3:00 pm in the Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency in the first phase of polling in the Left Front ruled state. "Approximately 74 per cent voters cast their votes till 3 pm. The election remained completely incident free...
  • Modi wave creation of corporate media, says Manik Sarkar 07-04-2014 02:41 PM

    Tripura Chief Minister and CPM politburo member Manik Sarkar on Monday said the 'Modi wave' was a creation of the corporate media and in reality there is no such wave in the country. "In reality there is no wave like Modi wave in the country. It is actually the creation...
  • 41 per cent votes cast in Tripura till noon 07-04-2014 08:29 AM

    Agartala: About 41 per cent votes were cast till noon in Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency, where polling began at 7 am on Monday. Of the two constituencies - Tripura West and Tripura East (ST), election is being held in Tripura West constituency on Monday where about 41 per cent...
  • 'Alarming how intellectuals and film personalities are joining TMC' 05-04-2014 10:42 PM

    CPI(M) Politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Saturday alleged a section of intellectuals and Bengali film personalities were 'surrendering to black money of chitfunds' in Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal. "A section of Tollygunge (film industry) is surrendering to the black money of chit funds. An evil hand is trying to take...
  • Chiki Sarkar to head publishing at Penguin Random House India 20-03-2014 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: Chiki Sarkar, currently Publisher at Penguin Books India, has been appointed as Publisher, Penguin Random House India with overall responsibility for building the local publishing programme in both English and local languages. Milee Ashwarya and Meru Gokhale have both been appointed to the role of Publishing Director, Penguin...
  • Rani Mukerji's 'Mardaani' shoot at airport cancelled 02-03-2014 10:17 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Rani Mukerji's comeback venture 'Mardaani' seems to have hit a snag. Director Pradeep Sarkar was supposed to shoot at the Mumbai airport earlier this week, but permission is said to have been denied. "Rani and her co-star, Bengali actor Jisshu Sengupta were supposed to shoot a romantic scene...
  • Murder accused MP Pappu Yadav to contest LS polls against Sharad Yadav 26-01-2014 10:12 AM

    Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, the controversial former MP who was last year acquitted in the murder of a CPI-M leader on Saturday said he will contest the Lok Sabha election as an independent candidate against JD-U chief Sharad Yadav. Pappu Yadav, said he will contest from two constituencies in...
  • Manmohan Singh to meet Northeast CMs on Monday 19-01-2014 03:41 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet the chief ministers of eight northeastern states on Monday in New Delhi to review the ongoing infrastructural projects in the region, officials said in New Delhi on Sunday. "Prime Minister will meet the chief ministers of eight northeastern states to review the ongoing infrastructural...
  • Tripura: Manik Sarkar urges banks to increase loan sanctions for poors 16-01-2014 03:28 PM

    Requesting to sanction more loans to the poor, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Thursday requested United Bank of India (UBI) authorities to increase its credit deposit ratio from 39 per cent to 50 per cent in this financial year itself. Sarkar said this while inaugurating ten new branches of...
  • AAP's Janata Darbar: A good idea badly implemented? 11-01-2014 07:04 PM

    The first Janata Darbar by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other ministers on Saturday was marred by chaos and mismanagement leaving thousands who had thronged the road outside Delhi Secretariat disappointed. While Kejriwal and his ministers had hoped to listen to the people's issues, talk to them, solve their...
  • CPM asks AAP to clarify stand on economic, communal fronts 02-01-2014 05:38 PM

    Terming the success of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) against Congress and BJP "a positive development", CPI(M) on Thursday said its future trajectory would depend on how it shapes its policies on economic and communal fronts. With AAP planning to become a national party and fight elections in other states, the...
  • WB: Former CPM leader Sailen Sarkar dead 31-12-2013 12:06 PM

    Former West Bengal minister and veteran CPM LEADER Sailen Sarkar died at a nursing home in Malda on Tuesday, family sources said. Sarkar(72) was ailing for sometime and was rushed to the nursing home in the morning when he fell ill suddenly and died there. Sarkar who is issueless is...
  • Allahabad HC dismisses Shobhan Sarkar's petition for digging gold in Fatehpur 19-12-2013 09:54 AM

    The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday dismissed the petition of seer Shobhan Sarkar, who had sought directions to the Uttar Pradesh government and the district administration of Fatehpur for allowing excavations in a village where, he believed, huge reserves of gold lay buried. A Division Bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan...
  • HC reserves order on Sobhan Sarkar's plea for digging gold in Fatehpur 18-12-2013 08:01 AM

    Allahabad High Court on Wednesday reserved its judgement on a petition filed by seer Sobhan Sarkar seeking directions to Uttar Pradesh government to permit him to carry out excavations in Fatehpur district where he claims there were huge reserves of gold buried in the ground. The judgement was reserved by...
  • Tripura: Manik Sarkar enjoys 'poorest CM' tag 17-12-2013 01:16 PM

    For Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, the tag of being the "poorest chief minister in India" comes not a bit embarrassing, but rather he is appreciative of it. "I enjoy reading these reports that describe my economic status. When people talk about this, I really enjoy," Sarkar told PTI. Sarkar's...
  • Now, Sobhan Sarkar moves HC seeking permission to dig gold in Fatehpur 13-12-2013 01:01 PM

    Unfazed by his forecast of huge gold reserves in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao coming a cropper,Seer Sobhan Sarkar on Thursday moved the Allahabad High Court seeking permission to carry out a similar excavation in Fatehpur. In his petition, which is likely to come up for hearing next week, Sarkar claimed that...
  • Naxal arrested by joint security forces during combing operation 11-12-2013 10:13 AM

    A Naxal was arrested in the Maoist-hit Kondagaon district of Chhattisgarh, police said. Five muzzle-loading rifles were recovered from his possession. Ghasiya (30), the head of the Chema village Janatana Sarkar group of the Maoists, was nabbed from Bayanar police station limits on Monday night, Kondagaon Additional Superintendent of Police...
  • Rani Mukerji meets crime branch chief to prepare for 'Mardaani' role 10-12-2013 03:44 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Rani Mukherjee, who is playing the role of a police officer in her next film 'Mardaani', today met the Mumbai Police Crime Branch chief Himanshu Roy to understand the nitty-gritty of an officer's job profile, body language and lifestyle. The meeting between Rani and Joint Police Commissioner (Crime)...
  • Modi 'conspiracy' behind the 2002 Gujarat riots: Digvijaya 28-11-2013 07:25 AM

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday directed a fresh salvo at Narendra Modi as it accused the Gujarat Chief Minister of having had hatched the "conspiracy... to kill thousands" in the 2002 post-Godhara riots in his state. Talking at a function to launch the memoirs of former MP Pappu Yadav, Congress...
  • CD row: AAP files defamation suit against journalist Anuranjan Jha 25-11-2013 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has filed a defamation suit against journalist Anuranjan Jha who released the sting operation allegedly showing prominent AAP members accepting funds without proper background check. The party has also sued news channel 'India News' in relation with the case. The defamation suit comes just...
  • AAP says sting CD doctored, will take journalist and channels to court 22-11-2013 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party came out in full force against the CD of the sting operation that was conducted on its leader by Media Sarkar journalist Anuranjhan Jha. The AAP in a press conference on Friday claimed that the CD is doctored and the truth can come out...
  • Ajit Sarkar murder: SC issues notice to Pappu Yadav on CBI plea challenging his acquittal 22-11-2013 01:31 PM

    Supreme Court has issued a notice to controversial former RJD MP Pappu Yadav on Friday on a CBI plea challenging his acquittal in Ajit Sarkar murder case. He was acquitted by the Patna High Court in CPI(M) leader Ajit Sarkar murder case for lack of evidence on May 17. Yadav,...
  • Kejriwal defends AAP leaders, terms sting operation as conspiracy 21-11-2013 10:47 PM

    A media portal, on Thursday, claimed to have done a sting operation on Aam Aadmi Party's senior leaders including Shazia Ilmi and Kumar Vishwas and alleged that they were involved in "raising funds through illegal means." The sting operation, conducted by Media Sarkar, alleged that several leaders of AAP, who...
  • Two killed in coal mine accident at Church Victoria 11-11-2013 04:59 PM

    Two miners were killed on Monday when a coal mine caved in at Church Victoria area near Dhanbad of Jharkhand. "Two miners were killed on the spot when the roof near the entrance of a pit inside Basanti Mata coal mine caved in at around 11.15 AM," said Ashok Sarkar,...
  • No trace of gold at Unnao fort, now Shobhan Sarkar complains he was not invited to the site 01-11-2013 08:35 AM

    While the ASI was digging out nothing but broken glass bangles and pieces of rusted iron during the excavation inside Raja Rao Ram Baksh Singh fort in Unnao, seer Shobhan Sarkar on Thursday claimed that gold would be found only if he was invited to the site. Making his first...
  • Congress washes hands off Unnao excavation matter 29-10-2013 09:35 PM

    With 12 days of gold digging in a village in Uttar Pradesh on the basis of a seer's dream yielding no results, Congress on Tuesday washed its hands off the matter saying the party and the government have nothing to do with it as such decisions are taken by agencies...
  • Odisha receives Rs 132 crore in CMRF 29-10-2013 11:27 AM

    The Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF) has received donation of Rs 132.04 crore for the cyclone and flood victims till date, a release issued by the CMO said on Tuesday. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has expressed gratitude to his Tripura counterpart Manik Sarkar for the donation made by his...
  • Who is Shobhan Sarkar who dreamt of gold treasure in Unnao fort? 23-10-2013 11:00 AM

    New Delhi: The Daundia Kheda fort of Raja Ram Bux Singh in Unnao and sadhu Shobhan Sarkar have been hogging the limelight for nearly 10 days ever since Sarkar claimed that 1,000 tonnes of gold was lying buried in the fort. The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) which is excavating...
  • Unnao fort digging not for gold: Culture Minister 22-10-2013 04:43 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister of Culture Chandresh Kumari Katoch has clarified that the excavation at the Unnao fort in Uttar Pradesh is based on Geological Survey of India's report, which said that there are two wells containing alloys. Speaking to CNN-IBN, she said that there was no deadline to complete...
  • Shobhan Sarkar's disciple denies controversy over Modi's remark 22-10-2013 03:39 PM

    Hindu seer Sadhu Shobhan Sarkar's disciple Om Ji Maharaj has denied the BJP allegations that a political controversy has been created to target Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over the Unnao excavation. He said, "I was allied with the Congress till 1984. After Indira Gandhi's assasination I quit politics. Even...