DETECTIVE

  • New faces on 'True Detective': Kelly Reilly, Abigail Spencer join the cast 6 hours 46 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: Kelly Reilly, Abigail Spencer, Leven Rambin and Michael Irby are joining the cast of 'True Detective'. The second season of Nic Pizzolatto's anthology crime drama series will centre on three police officers teaming up with a criminal to investigate a murder, reported The Wrap. Their murder investigation will uncover...
  • Coimbatore: Hoax bomb threat to school October 9, 2014

    Coimbatore: An anonymous bomb threat call to a school in the city proved to be hoax on Thursday. The head master of Al Azhar School received a call around 12 pm, stating that a bomb was planted in the school, police said. Police along with Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad...
  • I prefer doing unconventional roles like in 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi'; money is not an issue for me, says actor Sushant Singh Rajput September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Twofilmold Sushant Singh Rajput, who has wrapped up shooting for director Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi', says he prefers unconventional roles and won't do a runofthemill kind even if he will get big bucks for that. Excerpts: Q: How was the experience of working with Dibakar Bannerjee in 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi'? A:...
  • Badaun gangrape accused clear liedetection test: CBI August 6, 2014

    CBI on Wednesday said the liedetection test of the five accused arrested in connection with the Badaun gangrape case did not find "any deviation" from their earlier claim of innocence. "No deviation has been found in the statement of the five accused who had been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police,"...
  • Badaun gangrape accused clear forensic tests, final report awited August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In the latest development in the Badaun gangrape case, the accused are found true in stating that they were not involved in the gangrape they were arrested for in May. The development came after the initial conclusion of three crucial forensic tests carried out on the five accused...
  • TV newcomers 'True Detective,' 'Orange' storm Emmys race July 11, 2014

    (Reuters) Television newcomers "True Detective," a crime drama from HBO, and "Orange is the New Black," a dark prison comedy from Netflix, racked up a dozen Emmy nominations each on Thursday in a challenge to stalwarts like "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family." Online streaming company Netflix Inc, the big disrupter...
  • Vidya Balan admits that she used to spy on her college crush July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Among the three major sleuth films that were announced last year, it is Vidya Balan's 'Bobby Jasoos' that is being presented to the audience first and the actress is glad to be leading the race to the theatres. The other two films are Dibakar Banerjee's 'Byomkesh Bakshi', a period...
  • e Lounge: Vidya aka Bobby Jasoos dons the role of a reporter June 27, 2014

    In her latest movie Bobby Jasoos, Vidya Balan pulls off effortlessly the role of a middle class girl desiring to be a detective. Produced by actress Dia Mirza and starring veteran actors such as Supriya Pathak among others, it is to be seen whether the movie will live upto Vidya's...
  • CBI conducts polygraph tests on family and accused in Badaun rape case June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation started conducting polygraph tests in the Badaun gangrape case on Tuesday. Nine people, including the parents of the victims as well as the accused, will be undergoing polygraph tests. The CBI will be testing both versions in the case. Two minor girls were found hanging...
  • Vidya Balan dons the detective hat in real life; set to spy on colleagues through 'Bobby Jasoos' blog June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Vidya Balan, who will be seen as a detective in her forthcoming film "Bobby Jasoos", is going to start spying on Bollywood stars through a blog. Titled Bobby Ko Sab Malum Hai, the blog will have Bobby writing, sharing exclusive Bollywood news and gossip. The actress will be...
  • Vidya Balan to launch 'Bobby Jasoos' trailer with real detectives May 23, 2014

    Mumbai: If grapevine is to be believed, actress Vidya Balan, who plays a detective in "Bobby Jasoos", will launch the theatrical trailer of her upcoming film along with 10 real life detectives. "Bobby Jasoos" revolves around the journey of a Hyderabadbased female detective. When the idea for the trailer launch popped up,...
  • Inspector Ghote: A legendary fictional Indian detective awaits his movie moment April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Byomkesh Bakshi, the wellknown Satyanweshi, will shortly be seen on the big screen in two new movies. It was about time Bakshi, who featured in the popular TV series of the 90s, was made into movies, and we hope a series is in the offing. Meanwhile, another iconic...
  • It's boom time for detective agencies in run up to Lok Sabha polls March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: With campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls gaining momentum, private detective agencies are having a boom time as they are being hired on a large scale by candidates and parties to keep a tab on their rivals. Though spy agencies were engaged by parties in previous elections as...
  • Obama asks HBO chief for advance episodes of 'True Detective' and 'Game of Thrones' February 18, 2014

    It's common knowledge that US President Barack Obama is a fan of US TV series 'Homeland'. However, that's not the only TV show the president is obsessed with. He recently asked HBO CEO Richard Pepler for advance episodes of 'Game of Thrones' and 'True Detective'. The president asked for the...
  • Revealed: The first look of Sushant Singh Rajput as 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The first look of director Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' is revealed now. The film features Sushant Singh Rajput in the titular role. Screen India's twitter handle has tweeted a still from the film. Unveiled: First look of Sushant Singh Rajput in and as 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' http://t.co/9gI9bde4yg pic.twitter.com/YUB6HfoioO...
  • Part of Kolkata still retains 1940s look: Dibakar Banerjee February 5, 2014

    Kolkata: Director Dibakar Banerjee says while filming scenes for 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy', he was surprised to discover that the city had retained much of the 1940s look and feel. During the planning stage, Dibakar, 44, told PTI, he had worried a lot about how to impart a retro look to...
  • Crime detection rate falls by 3 pc under Thane Commissionerate January 28, 2014

    Thane: Crime Detection Rate (CDR) for 2013 has dropped by 3% to 58% even as there is a steady increase in crime under various categories, according to a report. "There were a total of 12016 crimes registered under ClassI to V of which 7,007 had been detected in 2013. Last...
  • Shah Rukh Khan to Arshad Warsi: 5 underperforming Bollywood detectives January 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Detectives were always a trend setter in the Hindi film industry. From Dev Anand to Saif Ali Khan, the spectators have seen many detectives who were suave, sophisticated and capable of cracking tough cases. However, there were detectives who got so much entangled in the case that they...
  • Want to evolve as an actor, says Sushant Singh Rajput November 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who has garnered appreciation for his performance in 'Kai Po Che' and 'Shuddh Desi Romance', says he will strive to evolve as an actor. Sushant, 27, said that he feels the pressure to deliver his best. "It always feels great when people like you and...
  • BSF to introduce fake currency detection machines on Bangladesh border September 21, 2013

    Kolkata: With smuggling of fake Indian currency notes from across the Bangladesh border being a major concern, the Border Security Force (BSF) Saturday said it was in the process of setting up machines to detect fake currency at border outposts across West Bengal. Observing that around 70 percent of the Indo-Bangladesh...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput to take preparatory leave for 'Byomkesh Bakshi' September 3, 2013

    Mumbai: After the release of 'Shuddh Desi Romance', actor Sushant Singh Rajput will take some time off to prepare for his role in Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi'. 'Shuddh Desi Romance', produced by Yash Raj Films (YRF) hits the silver screen Friday. Sushant, who will play the popular detective, says a lot...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput plays Byomkesh Bakshi in Dibaker Banerjee's next July 24, 2013

    Rajit Kapur's 90s small screen 'Byomkesh Bakshi' is being brought back to life on the big screen. Dibakar Banerjee whose next film is based on this legendary detective conceptualised by Bengali writer Sharadindu Bandhopadhya. Actor Sushant Singh Rajput is playing the title role of 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi'. ...
  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi' is set in wartorn Kolkata July 24, 2013

    Kolkata: Busy scouting for locations in the city for his next movie 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi', Dibakar Banerjee Tuesday stated that the film will be the toughest venture of his life. "There is a plethora of challenges... it will be tremendously challenging to recreate the Calcutta of 1942, and I know it...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput never shows off his acting: Dibakar Banerjee July 24, 2013

    Kolkata: Effusively complimenting actor Sushant Singh Rajput, critically acclaimed filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee on Tuesday backed his decision to cast him in the role of detective Byomkesh Bakshi. "Among the new generation of actors, Sushant is promising. He never shows off his acting. It is very subtle and inherent. He is a...
  • Dibakar to direct Sushant in 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' June 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Critically lauded filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee is joining hands with the production banner Yash Raj Films (YRF) for the first time to helm 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!', featuring Sushant Singh Rajput as the popular detective. "We're rebooting Byomkesh. Right back to his first ever case," Dibakar, who is also coproducing the...
  • Advanced breast cancer detecting machine comes to India May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: An advanced digital breast cancer detecting machine with the capability to see the lesions in breasts with much more clarity than ever before was unveiled in the national capital on Sunday. The mammography machine 'Amulet' by Fuji films is claimed to be India's first low dose resolution system. Speaking...
  • Jaitley call records case: Bail plea of constable Dabas rejected March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: A court on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of Delhi Police constable Arvind Dabas, arrested in connection with BJP leader Arun Jaitley's phone tapping case. Dabas had moved the court seeking bail, saying there was no direct evidence against him and he was falsely implicated in the case by...