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  • After Markandey Katju, Sadhvi Prachi calls Mahatma Gandhi a 'British agent' March 18, 2015

    Ghaziabad: Controversial Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Prachi on Wednesday sparked another controversy as she alleged that Mahatma Gandhi was a "British agent" and his contribution towards independence of the country was "negligible", days after former Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju levelled same allegation. "It was only due to...
  • Mahatma Gandhi was an agent of British says Justice Markandey Katju March 12, 2015

    Justice Markandey Katju had called Mahatma Gandhi an agent of the British. Katju made the controversial remark in his blog where he was highly critical of Gandhi and said he did great harm to India. ...
  • Hyderabad: Eight held for betting on cricket matches March 11, 2015

    Hyderabad: Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted a cricket betting racket and arrested eight persons including "collection agents" who are working for the main accused. Police seized cash worth Rs 14.42 lakh from them, besides swords and air guns. On reliable information, sleuths of Special Operation Team raided a house...
  • White House on lockdown after loud bang is heard: Report March 7, 2015

    Washington: The White House was put on lockdown on Saturday after a loud noise was heard on the South Lawn moments before President Barack Obama and his family were due to take off by helicopter, a White House pool report said on Saturday. It said the noise prompted Secret Service agents...
  • Himachal Pradesh tourism to bloom due to floods in Kashmir September 14, 2014

    Shimla: Floods in Kashmir may be a boon for Himachal Pradesh. A surge in tourist inflow to Himachal Pradesh is likely in the upcoming festive season because the devastating floods in Kashmir are scaring away tourists. Tourism industry representatives are expecting a 30 to 35 per cent increase in the arrival...
  • 227 from Kerala stranded in Srinagar September 9, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: As many as 227 people from Kerala, who had gone for a vacation in Jammu and Kashmir, are now stranded in floodravaged Srinagar, officials said on Monday. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's office said in a press release on Monday night that 18 people have returned safely. It said all details have...
  • Films with Saif Ali Khan didn't work because of the scripts: Kareena Kapoor says there's no such thing as onscreen chemistry July 30, 2014

    Mumbai: When real life couple Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan teamed up on the screen, their chemistry failed to entice audiences. Now, they are not interested in doing a project together. In fact, working with Saif doesn't top Kareena's priority list. When asked why they are not seen on the screen,...
  • Chennai: Suspected ISI agent sent to police custody for three days May 5, 2014

    Chennai: Sri Lankan national Zakir Hussain, who was detained by the Tamil Nadu police last Tuesday, was produced before the 13th metropolitan magistrate of the Egmore court in Chennai on Monday. He will be in police custody for three days. He was detained for allegedly having connections with an...
  • Our poll agents threatened, EC personnel did nothing, alleges Congress April 15, 2014

    The opposition Congress on Tuesday alleged that the Election Commission personnel played a biased role in the just concluded Lok Sabha elections in Tripura. "Congress polling agents were threatened of dire consequences by the ruling party cadre. And due to a fear psychosis we could not put up our polling agents...
  • Kejriwal frowns at Modi for 'AK49', 'Pakistani agent' jibe March 26, 2014

    Hitting back at Narendra Modi for his 'AK49' and 'Pakistani agent' jibe at him, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal said, on Wednesday, that such comments do not suit a prime ministerial candidate. Interacting with reporters at Kardhana village here, Kejriwal, who announced his candidature against Modi on Tuesday, said, "He (Modi) should...
  • Pooja Bhatt warns against 'casting agent' misusing her name March 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Pooja Bhatt was left aghast Saturday morning. A woman knocked at her door for a meeting fixed by a "casting agent", who the actress-filmmaker conjectures is "masquerading" as her on online social networking platform to exploit young Bollywood aspirants. "A young lady and Bollywood hopeful arrived at my house at...
  • Happy Ending: Kareena to do a special song in Saif's next September 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan will be doing a special song in actor husband Saif Ali Khan's upcoming film 'Happy Ending'. "We have planned a special song with Kareena in the film. But we are yet to work out the details what kind of song it will be, though we...
  • Travel bills racket: Documents point to possible MP-travel agent nexus September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: There are more revelations in the MPs' travel bill racket. CNN-IBN has accessed more documents that have brought travel agencies under the radar. They could have helped MPs in creating irregularities to claim reimbursements. CNN-IBN has tracked down the concerned travel agency to East Patel Nagar in Delhi,...
  • Bollybuzz: Saifeena to return in Happy Ending August 13, 2013

    Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor's last two cinematic outings might have been boxoffice duds (Kurbaan & Agent Vinod stils), but Kareena will be making a special appearance in Saif's production 'Happy Ending'. And it's Happy Ending for Farah Khan. She will be having a little Om Shanti Om reunion...
  • Suspected ISI agent arrested in Raxaul August 11, 2013

    A suspected ISI agent was arrested near Raxaul town in East Champaran district in connection with a case of smuggling fake Indian currency, an official said on Sunday. Acting on a tip off, teams of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) from Patna and Muzaffarpur arrested Md Jameel alias Bhura...
  • Suspected ISI agent arrested with fake currency notes July 26, 2013

    Antiterror squad of Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday arrested a suspected ISI operative and a major supplier of fake currency notes in the state from Kaiserbagh bus stand here, a senior police official said. "ATS arrested Imran Ahmed Teli alias Munna alias Aftab alias Sammer from the bus stand while he...
  • India Positive: Citizens become agents of change June 15, 2013

    Sometimes, it takes one person to stand up to tradition and bring change when the community refuses. An IIT professor just doing the same and acting as an agent of change by bringing tradition and modernity closer. ...
  • Texas actress arrested in ricin case: Authorities June 8, 2013

    Dallas: A pregnant Texas actress who told FBI agents her husband had sent ricintainted letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been arrested for orchestrating the scheme herself, a law enforcement official said on Friday. It was not immediately clear what charges would be filed against...
  • Travel agents forge ministers' letterheads to confirm railway tickets June 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A group of travel agents have used forged letterheads of Union ministers S Jaipal Reddy, Anand Sharma and KC Venugopal to get confirmed waitlisted rail tickets, police said on Sunday. A case of cheating and forgery has been registered by the Delhi Police on a complaint filed by...
  • 2 ISI agents, linkmen arrested in Darjeeling hills May 20, 2013

    Darjeeling: Two agents and two other linkmen of Pakistani spy agency ISI were arrested at Kurseong in Darjeeling district. "Two ISI agents identified as Maghan Bahadur Singh, a resident of Chotta Adalpur and Mesho Sauria, a resident of Panighatta Tea Estate were arrested on the charge of spying for ISI...
  • Russia says CIA agent caught trying to recruit spy May 15, 2013

    Moscow: Russia expelled a US diplomat on Tuesday after saying he had been caught redhanded with disguises, special equipment and wads of cash as he tried to recruit a Russian intelligence agent to work for the CIA. Apparently detained in an incongruouslooking blond wig, with props reminiscent of a schoolboy's...
  • Mumbai brokers arrested for killing Pune billionaire May 6, 2013

    Pune/Mumbai: Two Mumbai realty agents, nabbed in connection with the brutal murder of a Pune billionaire and his secretary for a property deal in Mumbai, were sent to police custody till Friday by a Pune magistrate in Mumbai on Sunday. Ibrahim Ismail Shaikh, 38, and Ravindra Shankar Shetty, 37, were...
  • Trapped in S Korea, veteran spies still believe in North April 30, 2013

    Seoul: Park Heesung, a 78yearold North Korean former agent who has been held in the enemy South for close to half a century, remains staunchly loyal to his homeland, the ruling Kim family and its Juche ideology of economic selfreliance. A trim, neat man, Park is one of around two dozen...
  • Citizen Journalist Awards: What the winners had to say March 7, 2013

    The awards recognise and honour citizens who have fought the odds. ...
  • Highlights of the Citizen Journalist Awards show March 7, 2013

    Here's are glimpses from the Citizen Journalist Awards, you can watch the full show on 9th March 2013 at 8 pm on CNN-IBN. ...
  • Travel agent arrested for making hoax call to delay train March 7, 2013

    Mumbai: A travel agent was arrested for allegedly making a hoax call, claiming that a bomb was planted in an Uttar Pradesh-bound train at CST railway station, police said. According to city police crime branch, the accused Rameshchandra Chourasiya (39), who operates Chourasiya Tours and Travels, was nabbed for making...
  • Bihar: BJP ministers call RJD MLAs 'Pakistani agents' February 19, 2013

    Patna: Bihar Assembly on Tuesday saw bedlam with RJD members demanding resignation of two BJP ministers for allegedly calling them 'Pakistani agents' after they protested against school students being made to do the 'surya namakar' yoga asana. RJD members started shouting that the two ministers called them 'Pakistani agents' during...
  • Saif Ali Khan to cohost GIMA with Parineeti? September 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Parineeti Chopra's secret cohost for the Global Indian Music Academy Awards (GIMA) is reportedly Saif Ali Khan. "Saif will cohost GIMA awards with Parineeti this year. This is the first time that both the actors will be sharing the stage together," a source told IANS. If sources are to be believed,...
  • Salman Khan is a special superstar: Saif Ali Khan September 15, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan has teamed up with director Tigmanshu Dhulia for Uttar Pradeshbased gangster movie 'Bullet Raja' and says it will be very different from 'Omkara'. "I am very excited to be working with Sonakshi (Sinha) and I am excited to be working with Tigmanshu (Dhulia). I think it's...
  • Chennai: Postal agent arrested for Rs 20 lakh fraud August 27, 2012

    Chennai: In what has come as a shock to those utilising post office schemes through intermediaries, a woman postal agent was arrested in Tiruvottiyur on Sunday for allegedly conning several customers and swindling deposit money. Police sources said Amirthammal, a resident of Tiruvottiyur, had been a postal agent for over...