Dutt

  • LS polls: Maharashtra records 55.33 pc polling, more than 2009 mark 24-04-2014 08:30 AM

    Mumbai: An average 55.33 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the 19 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, where polling was held on Thursday in the third and final phase. In 2009 elections 44.87 polling percentage was recorded in the state. The highest turnout was in Dindori (ST) at 64...
  • Lok Sabha elections 2014 phase 6: Key candidates in the fray 24-04-2014 07:28 AM

    Phase 6 of the Lok Sabha elections is a big phase for many players in the fray. While the fates of 2G accused Dayanidhi Maran and A Raja will be sealed in this phase, senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Congress leaders Milind Deora...
  • MPs rating: Priya Dutt scores 4 on a scale of 10 23-04-2014 03:11 PM

    Two-time MP from Mumbai North-Central Priya Dutt's performance is below average. Dutt scored 4.6 for accessibility and 4.1 for trustworthiness on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. Sunil and Nargis Dutt's daughter, Priya scored 3.6 for law and order,...
  • 'Chaudhvin Ka Chand' is a comment on male friendship 21-04-2014 07:07 PM

    Why must one write screenplays? Why must make a book of it? I have always wondered about this. A lot of screenplays as being published as books, with additional material, such as interviews and such. Till recently, I did not see the significance of this. I remember reading the screenplay...
  • Wrestlers leave for Astana sans Sushil, Yogeshwar 18-04-2014 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar have decided to give it a miss for the second year running even as an upbeat Indian wrestling contingent gets set to leave for the Senior Asian Championship to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from April 22 to 27. Two-time Olympic medallist...
  • ND Tiwari not to contest LS polls from Nainital 16-04-2014 11:26 AM

    Senior Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari will not contest from Uttarakhand's Nainital Lok Sabha constituency seat, his close aides said on Wednesday. Sources said the former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh wanted to contest one last time and had also pleaded with the party leadership to field his...
  • Watch: Mumbai North Central voters take on their candidates 08-04-2014 11:53 AM

    It is a four-way face-off between the AAP, SP, BJP and sitting Congress MP Priya Dutt in Mumbai's North-Central Constituency these Lok Sabha elections. CNN-IBN went to a public meeting where the four candidates were grilled by their voters. ...
  • 'Kagaz Ke Phool' cinematographer VK Murthy passes away 07-04-2014 06:50 PM

    Bangalore: Renowned cinematographer and Dada Saheb Phalke awardee V K Murthy, who won encomiums capturing breathtaking images in Guru Dutt's classics like 'Pyaasa', 'Sahib, Bibi Aur Ghulam' and 'Kagaz Ke Phool', died here today at the age of 91 after ailing for sometime. Known as 'Guru Dutt's eye', Murthy also...
  • Maharashtra: Political family scions, actors jump on poll bandwagon 06-04-2014 03:15 PM

    Descendants of political families, actors, professionals, and a former chief minister are in fray for election to 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra. The state, which accounts for the second highest number of Lok Sabha constituencies after Uttar Pradesh, goes to polls in three phases starting from April 10. In...
  • Mumbai North Central: 'Dutt legacy' under threat? 06-04-2014 01:45 PM

    The legacy of actor-politician late Sunil Dutt 'inherited' by his daughter Priya Dutt, sitting MP and Congress nominee from Mumbai North Central Lok Sabha seat, is likely to be under threat with BJP candidate Poonam Mahajan and SP's Farhan Azmi also in fray. For the first time, the Dutt legacy...
  • Waheeda Rehman releases her biography, refuses to comment on her relationship with Guru Dutt 06-04-2014 11:13 AM

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman, who has shared her life journey in the book 'Conversations with Waheeda', was tight-lipped about her alleged relationship with filmmaker Guru Dutt. Asked about it at the book launch event, she said: "I don't want to get into it... my private life is nobody's business."...
  • LS poll: Priya Dutt faces stiff challenge on North Central Mumbai seat 02-04-2014 06:50 PM

    Samajwadi Party candidate from Mumbai North Central parliamentary constituency, Farhan Azmi on Wednesday claimed that sitting MP Priya Dutt was feeling the heat for the first time as she is locked in a fierce contest. "My primary rival is Poonam Mahajan of BJP. Priya is feeling the heat and her...
  • Priya Dutt, Gurudas Kamat, Sanjay Nirupam, Rakhi Sawant files nomimation in Mumbai 01-04-2014 07:25 PM

    Congress MPs Gurudas Kamat, Priya Dutt, Sanjay Nirupam and actress Rakhi Sawant were the prominent names, out of the eleven candidates, who filed nominations in Mumbai on Tuesday. All the six constituencies in Mumbai are among the 19 constituencies in Maharashtra which will go to polls on April 24. The...
  • Is Ranbir Kapoor playing Sanjay Dutt in Rajkumar Hirani's biopic on the actor? 25-03-2014 03:13 PM

    Mumbai: The story of Sanjay Dutt's life is likely to go on the screen and, if all goes well, director Rajkumar Hirani and actor Ranbir Kapoor would come together for the first time to tell the highs and lows in the 54-year-old star's life. The decision was reportedly taken around...
  • Sanjay Dutt gets a tearful farewell from wife Manyata and his twins as he returns to Yerwada Jail 22-03-2014 03:42 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt Saturday left for Pune's Yerwada Jail after his parole, which was granted on the grounds of his wife Maanyata's health, came to an end. He left from his Bandra residence, accompanied by his friend Bunty Walia, Saturday afternoon. Wife Manyata and his twins Igra and Shahraan...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: Sanjay Dutt returns to jail after 90-day parole 22-03-2014 02:01 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is back in jail for his alleged connection with the 1993 Bombay blasts case. Dutt returned to Yerwada Central Jail in Pune after his 90-day parole ended on Friday, Dutt had been granted parole due to his wife Manyata's illness. Dutt, who is undergoing the...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts case: Sanjay Dutt's parole ends today 21-03-2014 10:48 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt's parole in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case will end on Friday. Dutt had been granted parole due to his wife Manyata's illness. Dutt, who is undergoing the remainder of his five-year jail term at Yerawada Central Jail in Pune, had already been granted a...
  • Poonam Mahajan meets Uddhav Thackeray, seeks his blessings 15-03-2014 04:52 PM

    Mumbai: Poonam Mahajan, the late Pramod Mahajan's daughter and the BJP candidate from Mumbai North-West Lok Sabha constituency, on Saturday met Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray and sought his blessings and support. "Poonam is like someone from our family. We are happy that she is in the fray and wish...
  • Wrong to say I benefited from dynasty, says Poonam Mahajan 14-03-2014 11:54 AM

    Mumbai: Denying that she has been benefited from dynasty politics, BJP candidate from Mumbai North Central constituency and daughter of late Pramod Mahajan, Poonam Mahajan, on Friday said that she has been given party ticket because of her hard work. "I am not fighting a by-poll where my father left...
  • Amit to lead challenge in WC in Sushil, Yogeshwar's absence 10-03-2014 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: World Championship silver winner Amit Kumar Dahiya will spearhead the Indian challenge in their maiden Freestyle World Cup in Los Angeles from March 15-16 in the absence of Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt. The Indian contingent, comprising of Dahiya (57kg), Bajrang (61kg), Rajnesh (65kg), Amit Dhankar...
  • Sanjay Dutt shot for his role in 'PK' before going to jail: Rajkumar Hirani 05-03-2014 01:15 PM

    Mumbai: Director Rajkumar Hirani has said actor Sanjay Dutt shot for his portions in the upcoming film 'P.K' before going to jail last year to serve his remaining term in the 1993 bomb blast case. "He has already shot for his portions before he went (to jail)," Hirani said at...
  • It's 100 percent untrue, Preity Zinta says she's not contesting elections 05-03-2014 11:35 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Preity Zinta has denied news reports that she may contest Lok Sabha elections against Congress MP Priya Dutt on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket. According to media reports here, the BJP is keen to rope in Preity to fight against Priya Dutt from the North-Central Mumbai constituency....
  • Nana Patekar slams Sanjay Dutt's parole extension 28-02-2014 11:30 AM

    Mumbai: Notwithstanding the support of Bollywood bigwigs to Sanjay Dutt, Nana Patekar today slammed the extension of parole to the jailed actor, saying he would never work with the convicted star. The 63-year-old actor said the least he can do is boycott the films that Dutt stars in. "I have...
  • Bombay High Court questions extension of parole granted to actor Sanjay Dutt 25-02-2014 05:03 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday questioned the parole extension for actor Sanjay Dutt. The court was hearing a petition which questioned the discretion used by authorities in granting parole and furlough to Dutt. "The state government should exercise its discretionary powers properly," the court said. The court also...
  • 1993 blasts: HC to hear PIL alleging special treatment to Sanjay Dutt 25-02-2014 08:59 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will hear a PIL on Tuesday that alleged bias on the part of the Maharashtra government towards Sanjay Dutt and an abuse of discretionary powers to grant repeated parole to the actor. The move came a day after the Union Home Ministry sought a report...
  • MHA seeks report from Maharashtra on repeated parole to Sanjay Dutt 24-02-2014 02:05 PM

    A week after actor Sanjay Dutt's parole was extended till March 21 in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, The Ministry of Home Affairs has now sought report from Maharashtra government on repeated parole to the actor. Earlier, Dutt's 30 day-parole was extended till February 19. The 54-year-old, who is undergoing...
  • Shiv Sena-BJP threaten to disrupt governor's budget speech 23-02-2014 09:06 PM

    The opposition Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday threatened to disrupt Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan's budget session speech Monday over four crucial issues, including the Adarsh Society scam. The opposition boycotted Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's customary session-eve tea party Sunday evening and demanded replies to four crucial issues, including rejection...
  • Extension of Sanjay Dutt's parole as per norms: Prithviraj Chavan 19-02-2014 05:51 PM

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday defended extension of parole of actor Sanjay Dutt, convicted in the 1993 Bombay serial blasts case, saying the action was taken as per law and no rules were violated. "Decisions are taken as per law, without violating any provisions. Decisions are taken at...
  • Chavan defends extension of Sanjay Dutt's parole, says no rules violated 19-02-2014 04:11 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has come to the defense of actor Sanjay Dutt, convict in 1993 Bombay blasts case, whose parole has been extended by the court for the third time. Chavan on Wednesday said, "No rules were violated in granting parole." Actor Sanjay Dutt's parole in the...