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  • Karan Johar relives the memories as his film 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' completes 13 years December 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Karan Johar's 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham'(K3G) completed 13 years on Sunday and the filmmaker got nostalgic at the event. The family drama, which brought Bollywood big stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor together, was promoted with the tagline "It's All About...
  • Pippa Middleton: 'Rear of 2014' goes undoubtedly to Kim Kardashian December 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton, whose derriere has been as talked about as that of American reality TV star Kim Kardashian, says their shapely curves are not at all comparable. Middleton has written an article for the August political weekly, The Spectator, in which she has drawn a...
  • I-T department accepts Jayalalithaa's plea to pay charges instead of prosecution December 1, 2014

    Chennai: In a big relief for former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala, the Income tax department has accepted their plea for compounding alleged offences in filing returns in their individual capacity for the assessment year 1993-94. The Income tax department has informed a court in Chennai...
  • Abhishek Bachchan says his mother's comment on 'Happy New Year' taken 'out of context' November 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Opening up about the controversy surrounding Jaya's comments on 'Happy New Year', actor Abhishek Bachchan says his mother was quoted out of context. There were reports that Jaya had allegedly called the Shah Rukh Khan's film, in which Abhishek played a key role, nonsensical at an event. Both Amitabh Bachchan...
  • Bachchan family, SRK, Bollywood fire-up the opening ceremony of Kolkata film festival November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: In a splendid show of Bollywood camaraderie and the mingling of politicians and celebrities, the 20th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) -- India's second oldest movie fest - was inaugurated here Monday by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Shah Rukh Khan. It was...
  • 'Happy New Year' is the most nonsensical film I've seen in recent times; watched it only for Abhishek: Jaya Bachchan November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Farah Khan's latest film 'Happy New Year' may have earned Rs 300 crore at the Box Office, but it hasn't impressed veteran actress Jaya Bachchan at all. Jaya's son Abhishek Bachchan has a double role in the film and has won plaudits for his performance. At a recent...
  • Jayalalithaa was cool, but all smiles: Jail official October 18, 2014

    Bangalore: AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa did not show any excitement, but was all smiles when she heard about her release from the jail, where she was lodged after being convicted in an illegal assets case. "She is a very strong lady. She was calm and composed and did not show any...
  • DMK appeals to judiciary to act against AIADMK October 11, 2014

    Chennai: DMK on Saturday appealed to the Chief Justices of the Supreme Court and Madras High Court to initiate contempt proceedings against AIADMK workers for allegedly denigrating the special judge who awarded four years jail term to their leader Jayalalithaa in a wealth case and the verdict itself. "The Chief Justices...
  • TN Opposition senses opportunity to shore up prospects post-Jaya conviction October 11, 2014

    Chennai: With a vacuum created in Tamil Nadu's political scene following the conviction of AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa in a graft case, opposition parties are smelling an opportunity to strengthen their ranks ahead of the 2016 Assembly polls. At the forefront is the DMK, whose house the party chief M Karunanidhi is...
  • Snapshot: Amitabh Bachchan turns 72, celebrates birthday with family October 11, 2014

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan rings in 72nd birthday today. The actor celebrated his birthday with family and his son Abhishek Bachchan shared the birthday pictures on Instagram. Amitabh Bachchan posed with his daughter Shweta Nanda, daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai, wife Jaya Bachchan and son Abhishek. The family portrait looked adorable....
  • 154 dead unable to bear shock of Jayalalithaa's arrest: AIADMK October 9, 2014

    Chennai: With the arrest of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa coming as a shock to her supporters, the party on Thursday claimed that 154 sympathisers have died unable to bear the anguish. According to data compiled by AIADMK on the basis of inputs it received from various districts, the toll included 113...
  • Jayalalithaa's health condition as usual is good: Jail officer October 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Jailed AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa's health condition is "as usual good", a top police officer said on Wednesday, a day after Karnataka High Court rejected her bail plea in the disproportionate assets case. "Jayalalithaa's health condition as usual is good," Additional Director General of Police (Prisons) K V Gagandeep said. The...
  • BJP sees chance to expand in Tamil Nadu post Jayalalithaa's arrest October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Wednesday asked the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister not to allow any violence in the wake of AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa's arrest and saw an opportunity to expand its base in the state to fill possible political vacuum. "It is the complete responsibility of the present Chief Minister O...
  • Jayalalithaa likely to approach SC today for bail in corruption case October 8, 2014

    Bangalore: A day after the Karnataka High Court refused to grant her bail, former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa is likely to approach the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The Karnataka High Court had on Tuesday refused her plea saying that there was no sufficient ground for awarding conditional bail to her....
  • AIADMK workers protest after court denies bail to Jayalalithaa in DA case October 7, 2014

    Chennai: The joy of AIADMK cadres assembled outside the party office and the residence of former chief minister J. Jayalalithaa on Tuesday was short-lived and they are back in the protest mode. Party cadres erupted in joy after television channels said Jayalalithaa was granted conditional bail by the Karnataka High Court. AIADMK...
  • Jaya conviction: AIADMK sponsored 12-hour bandh in Puducherry October 4, 2014

    Puducherry: The dawn-to-dusk bandh called by AIADMK in protest against the conviction of J Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case disrupted normal life in Puducherry on Saturday. Buses went off the roads while shops, business establishments, petrol pumps and cinema houses remained closed in the union territory as part of the...
  • Jaya conviction: AIADMK calls for 12 hour bandh on Saturday October 3, 2014

    Puducherry:AIADMK has called for a 12 hour bandh in all four regions of Puducherry -- Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam on Saturday in protest against the 'false case' imposed on party leader Jayalalithaa, who has been convicted in an illegal assets case. A Ravindran, Uppalam town secretary of AIADMK told reporters here...
  • 'Heady mix of power and wealth is the bottom line' in Jaya case: Court October 1, 2014

    Bangalore: "Heady mix of power and wealth is the bottom line of this case," the Special Court that gave a watershed verdict sentencing AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa and three others to four years in jail in the disproportionate assets case has said. "Huge accumulation of wealth in a short span of five...
  • Jaya Bachchan the reason behind my split with Samajwadi Party: Amar Singh August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: After the former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh met the party president Mulayam Singh and his son and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for breakfast on Tuesday the rumors of him rejoining party has again gained momentum. The former SP leader who was expelled...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Government cracks the whip on RJs for mimicking MPs: Are we becoming a humourless society? August 14, 2014

    The government has said that it will take action against Radio Jockeys on FM channels airing jokes on MPs and mimicking them. Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha demanding action against such RJs. ...
  • Jaya Bachchan questions private radio channels with obscene jokes on Parliamentarians August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The private radio jockeys, who mimic the MPs, might get in trouble soon as Jaya Bachchan has raised the issue of mimicry of MPs on private radio channels. Raising the issue in the Rajya Sabha, Jaya Bachchan said that the private FM RJs are making fun of...
  • No jokes please, we are politicians! Government to act against RJs airing jokes on MPs, mimicking them August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has said that it will take action against Radio Jockeys on FM channels airing jokes on MPs and mimicking them. Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha demanding action against such RJs. "The language used by radio jockeys on private...
  • Amar Singh backs Rahul Gandhi's stand on communal violence in UP August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his comments against the Bharatiya Janata Party on communal violence in Uttar Pradesh, the Gandhi scion has found support from Former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh. "I think his...
  • Don't need 'broker' Jaya Bachchan to patch up relations with Mulayam Singh: Amar Singh August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Lashing out at Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan, former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh has said that he does not need a broker to patch up his relations with SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. Speaking to Network18, Amar Singh said that he has always...
  • MPs complain against bad food in Parliament canteen, say they fell sick July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Members of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday complained against bad quality of food. JDU MP KC Tyagi and SP MPs Ram Gopal Yadav and Jaya Bachchan raised the issue of the poor quality food being served in the Parliament canteen. All the MPs claimed that the food...