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  • Government to make Karnataka hunger-free: Minister July 9, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka would be made a hunger-free state while laying stress on the ambitious Re 1 per kg rice scheme "Anna Bhagya", Food and Civil Supplies Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao said on Wednesday. "Our challenge is to make Karnataka a hunger-free state," he said at a function to release a book...
  • SC grants 3 month time to CBI to furnish details of NGOs July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted three more months to CBI to provide details about all registered NGOs in the country and whether they file balance sheets before the authority. A bench headed by Justice HL Dattu granted time after the agency submitted that all the states have not...
  • Serena Williams eases into Wimbledon 2nd round June 25, 2014

    London: Five-time champion Serena Williams made light work of Anna Tatishvili, beating the fellow American 6-1, 6-2 to reach the second round at Wimbledon on Tuesday. Williams, who lost in the second round at the French Open, hit 31 winners and had 16 aces. The 32-year-old Williams has never lost in the...
  • 'True Blood' headed for a musical afterlife June 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Like the vampires it portrays, "True Blood" won't seem to die. Even if it means breaking out in song. After the final scene of the upcoming final season of "True Blood," fans may be able to take another fresh bite out of the HBO vampire drama. In the works: "`True...
  • Rojer, Groenefeld win French Open mixed doubles title June 5, 2014

    Paris: Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands and Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany won the mixed doubles title at the French Open by defeating eighth-seeded Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia and Julia Goerges of Germany 4-6, 6-2, 10-7 on Thursday. Rojer was playing his first Grand Slam final while Groenefeld won the mixed doubles...
  • Rihanna honored for style at annual fashion awards June 3, 2014

    New York: Fashion rules are made to be broken, Rihanna told a glittering crowd of fashion industry leaders on Monday, and her outfit dramatically conveyed that message: a sheer fishnet gown, sparkling with thousands of embedded crystals, that left little underneath to the imagination. The singer cemented her role as a...
  • BJP faces revolt over naming Kiran Bedi for Delhi CM May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A storm is brewing in the BJP with many Delhi leaders allegedly threatening to "not cooperate" and even "lose deliberately" if former top cop Kiran Bedi was named the party's next chief ministerial nominee, party sources said. "There is severe opposition to her (Bedi) in the party. A...
  • Kejriwal to stay in the same cell where Anna was kept in 2011 May 21, 2014

    Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken to the same Tihar jail cell where his mentor Anna Hazare was kept after his arrest during the Lokpal movement in 2011. Kejriwal will stay alone in jail number four here, where he will sleep on the floor and will be...
  • Madras HC comes to the rescue of student couple refused hall tickets May 20, 2014

    Chennai: Madras High Court has come to the rescue of two students of an engineering college who got married while in the second year of the civil engineering course at a college in Namakkal district and were subsequently refused permission by the management to write the examination. Justice S Manikumar, passing...
  • 'Thanks to AAP, Modi mustering courage to campaign in Amethi' May 5, 2014

    AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Sunday asserted that it was due to the awakening brought about by the newly-floated party against the UPA government's "misrule" that Narendra Modi was mustering courage to campaign in the Congress stronghold of Amethi. "If Narendra Modi is planning to hold a rally in Amethi tomorrow,...
  • 'True Blood' star Anna Paquin joins Twitter May 4, 2014

    Los Angeles:'True Blood' star Anna Paquin is the latest celebrity to join micro-blogging site Twitter. The 31-year-old actress joined other blue-check-marked celebs on May 2 and shared her day-to-day news, reported E!Online. Paquin posted a selfie of her and husband Stephen Moyer on her account. Moyer also joined the site,...
  • Anna Hazare to launch 'Asli Azadi Abhiyan' on August 9 April 18, 2014

    Accusing both ruling and opposition parties of collecting unaccounted donations during elections, Anna Hazare on Friday announced that he would launch "Asli Azadi Abhiyan (Real Freedom Movement)" from Mumbai on August 9, on the anniversary of the Quit India Movement. The social activist said consultation programmes will be held in nine major...
  • Watch: Anna Hazare casts his vote in Maharastra April 17, 2014

    Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has appealed to people to come out in huge numbers to cast their votes. ...
  • Filmmaker Shashank Udapurkar set to make a biopic on anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's life April 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Movie director Shashank Udapurkar said here today, that he has received a formal consent from Anna Hazare for making a biopic on the anti-corruption activist. "It took me long to complete the script on Anna. I had drafted seven scripts before finalising it, since it is a mammoth task to...
  • Rishi Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar, Zakir Hussain chosen for Deenanath Mangeshkar Award April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Zakir Hussain and Pandharinath Kolhapure have been named for this year's Master Deenath Mangeshkar Award for music, actor Rishi Kapoor for theatre and cinema and Anna Hazare for social awareness, renowned singer Lata Mangeshkar announced here Sunday. Theatre personalities Dinesh Pedanekar and Mukta Barve, founders of Anamika and Rasika Sanstha,...
  • Anna Hazare supports dismissal of parties to establish people's rule April 2, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Advocating demolition of party system, Anna Hazare on Tuesday said a "second war of Independence" would come about with an organisation to be launched after the Lok Sabha elections which would be successful by 2019 or 2024. "After 2014 general elections, the name of the organisation, to be set up...
  • Anna launches 'second freedom struggle' to send more farmers to Parliament April 1, 2014

    Expressing disenchantment with party-based politics, anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday launched a 'second freedom struggle' to send more farmer representatives to Parliament by 2024. Stating the first struggle took 90 years from 1857 to 1947 to get Independence, he said, "Now, the second goal of establishing real democracy and power...
  • AIADMK releases its manifesto, says will ensure justice in SL war crimes March 22, 2014

    New Delhi: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Saturday released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The party in its manifesto said that it will ensure justice in Sri Lankan war crimes through the International Court of Justice and will also do work for the welfare...
  • Sanjay Singh confident about AAP winning 100 LS seats, says party is missing Hazare March 20, 2014

    Noting they were "missing" anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on Thursday said that had he been associated with the party it would have achieved its target easily. "The party is missing Hazare... Had he been with us, we would have easily achieved our target," Singh, a...
  • Actress Halle Berry's role in the upcoming 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' cut down? March 17, 2014

    New York: Actress Halle Berry's role in the upcoming 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' movie has been reportedly cut down. The 47-year-old actress joined several other stars from the original X-Men films for the new movie, including Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, and Ian McKellen, reported New York Daily News. Berry's presence in...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on differences between Anna and Mamata March 16, 2014

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on veteran social activist Anna Hazare and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. ...
  • Do not use my name for your party: Anna tells TMC March 14, 2014

    Anna Hazare who had earlier vowed support to Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee but missed her public rally in Delhi recently says he does not want the party to use his name. ...
  • Anna does a U-turn, says I support Mamata Banerjee, not TMC March 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has admitted that he didn't go to West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's rally in Ramlila Maidan in Delhi due to fewer crowds. He alleged that there was a conspiracy to sabotage it. However, he maintained that he supports Mamata Banerjee,...
  • Mamata miffed as Anna Hazare skips rally in Delhi March 12, 2014

    Weeks after extending his support to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare skipped a scheduled joint rally in Delhi citing ill health. Hitting out at Anna over his absence, Mamata said that it wasn't TMC but Anna's rally. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 12, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Will Narendra Modi contest from Lucknow or Allahabad? March 12, 2014

    Just a month ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata is still hunting for a seat for its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh. Sources suggested that Modi may now contest from Lucknow or Allahabad if he decides to contest from Uttar Pradesh at all. The...
  • Anna's aide says he still supports Mamata March 12, 2014

    Anna Hazare aide Sunita Godara said that Anna is unwell and he has taken the right decision to skip the rally. Few people turned out for the rally because today is a working day. Anna's absence doesn't mean that he doesn't support Mamata Banerjee. ...
  • TMC using Anna to divert attention from notorious image: Brinda Karat March 12, 2014

    CPM Politburo member Brinda Karat said that TMC is trying to use Anna Hazare as a shield to deflect attention from their notorious image. The people rejected Mamata Banerjee's attempt to use Anna Hazare to portray herself as a clean politician and try to fulfill her ambition to become PM....
  • Anna skips Delhi rally, angry Mamata says I left my work to come here March 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Weeks after extending his support to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare skipped a scheduled joint rally in Delhi citing ill health. Hitting out at Anna over his absence, Mamata said that it wasn't TMC but Anna's rally. "I have left my work in...