Vishwanath

  • After eggs, ink thrown at Kejriwal during his road show in Varanasi 25-03-2014 03:12 PM

    Black ink was thrown at AAP leader Arvind Kejriwalduring his roadshow in Varanasi. Police resorts to mild lathicharge to control the mob. This comes shortly after eggs were thrown at Kejriwal's car outside the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi on Tuesday, his supporters alleged. The incident occurred when Kejriwal was...
  • Rahul Gandhi meets rickshaw pullers, offers prayers at Kashi Vishwanath 01-03-2014 07:06 PM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi interacted on Saturday with rickshaw pullers and auto drivers and later prayed at the famous Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi, on the second day of his visit to Uttar Pradesh. The Congress leader flew to Varanasi around noon and drove to the Cantonment railway station...
  • 25 Shiv Sena activists en-route Kashi-Vishwanath temple detained 27-02-2014 03:16 PM

    A group of Shiv Sena activists was detained on Thursday while they were going to the Kashi-Vishwanath temple on the occasion of Shivratri. In view of law and order, no political outfit is permitted to carry out any kind of religious ritual at the Kashi-Vishwanath temple, police said. "Over 25...
  • Widows to share experience at BHU seminar on Monday 16-02-2014 06:52 PM

    Hundreds of widows exchanged their experiences - mostly bitter and some sweet - as they prepared to participate in a seminar in Varanasion Monday. "It's a lifetime experience for us," said Manu Ghosh, a widow in her eighties, and recalled how she and a dozen others from Vrindavan enjoyed a...
  • Visuals in Balu Mahendra's films speaks several emotions, says filmmaker K Vishwanath 14-02-2014 03:25 PM

    Chennai: Prolific filmmaker Balu Mahendra was a craftsman who narrated emotional dramas with minimum characters and effective visuals for over three decades, won five National Awards and influenced a whole generation of filmmakers with his work. "He had a knack of letting his visuals speak several emotions. His visuals could...
  • Former Mumbai cricketer Vishwanath Bondre dies 09-01-2014 11:19 AM

    Mumbai: Former Mumbai Ranji Trophy cricketer Vishwanath Ramachandra Bondre died here last night. He was 77. "I heard from Shivaji Park Gymkhana round 10 pm that he died of a heart attack," informed Milind Rege, a former Mumbai captain who was his teammate for one year. Vishu Bondre played 8...
  • Narendra Modi to visit temples first, address Vijay Shankhnad rally later 19-12-2013 03:48 PM

    The itinerary of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who is going to address Vijay Shankhnad rally in Varanasi on Friday, has been changed due to security reasons on the request of the district administration. President of state BJP Laxmi Kant Bajpai said that Modi would visit the Sankatmochan and...
  • CBI closes Mulayam Singh Yadav's disproportionate assets case 20-09-2013 04:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday closed the disproportionate assets case against Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, who has extended outside support to the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government on several occasions. CBI sources said that they are satisfied by Mulayam's explanation provided about his...
  • Narasimha Rao, VP Singh, LK Advani: The tragic heroes of politics

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    The three most influential politicians of the 1990s were Narasimha Rao, Vishwanath Pratap Singh and LK Advani. At a time when the last of the...

  • Man carrying fake currency held in Gurgaon 19-09-2013 08:50 PM

    Gurgaon: A Bihar-based man was held here for using fake Indian currency notes for shopping and counterfeit notes with a face value of Rs 14,500 were seized from him, police said Thursday. Vishwanath alias Ajay, 35, who hails from Bihar, was arrested Wednesday from the Sabzi Mandi area, police said....
  • Dravid, Vishwanath in Kirmani's greatest ever Karnataka Test XI 12-08-2013 04:19 PM

    Bangalore: Rahul Dravid and GR Vishwanath are among the 12 Karnataka players picked by former Indian wicketkeeper Syed Kirmani in his personal list of the state's greatest ever in Test cricket. In his team, fast bowlers Javagal Srinath and Venkatesh Prasad would not find themselves playing in tandem in a...
  • KSCA to honour cricket legends in platinum year 09-08-2013 02:45 PM

    Bangalore: As one of the oldest sports organisations in the country, the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) will honour some of the game's legends next week to mark its platinum jubilee year in this tech hub. "We have lined up a series of events to celebrate 75 years of our...
  • Devotees throng Shiva temple on 'Sharavan Chaturdashi' 05-08-2013 07:59 PM

    Over 30 lakh devotees paid obeisance to Lord Shiva at various temples in the state on "Sharavan Chaturdashi", which passed off peacefully amidst heavy security arrangements. Maximum number of 22 lakh devotees paid obeisance at Pura Mahadev temple in Baghpat, followed by 3.75 lakh and 3 lakh at Dudheshwar Nath...
  • Tamil film 'Singam 2' is set for a June release 12-05-2013 03:18 PM

    Chennai: Tamil actor Suriya starrer action drama 'Singam 2' is expected to release in the second of week of June. "The film ('Singam 2') is currently undergoing post production work. It will have a grand audio launch on June 1 followed by worldwide release in the second week of the...
  • Telugu film Greeku Veerudu' passes with U/A certificate 23-04-2013 05:53 PM

    Chennai: Akkineni Nagarjuna-starrer Telugu romantic-drama 'Greeku Veerudu' has been passed with U/A-certificate by the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) of India. It is releasing worldwide May 3. Confirming the same, a source from the film's unit told IANS: "The film has been passed with U/A-certificate with no cuts. Featuring...
  • Shatrughan: Dadasaheb Phalke award came late for Pran 14-04-2013 12:51 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha feels that the Dadasaheb Phalke award has come to Pran, an actor par excellence, 'too late' but adds that the 93-year-old deserves the honour and it is 'better late than never'. "I'd say the honour is too late, too little, too delayed but thoroughly deserving for...
  • KSCA opens new cricket academy 19-06-2012 02:16 PM

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  • Marathi actress arrested for running sex racket 30-11-2011 12:47 PM

    Pune: The social security cell (SSC) of Pune police have arrested 52-year-Marathi actress of yesteryears for her involvement in a prostitution racket run at a row house in Orchid Palace society on NIBM road, Kondhwa. The actress was identified as Padmaja Vishwanath Bapat has been booked under several sections of...