Kiran

  • LS polls: Modi files nomination from Vadodara 09-04-2014 10:04 PM

    Vadodara: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday filed his nomination for the Lok Sabha elections from Vadodara seat in Gujarat. A tea vendor and a member of Vadodara's royal family were amongst those who proposed Modi's candidature for the seat. Tea stall vendor Kiran Mahida and...
  • Modi takes tea seller as proposer, scores another point over Congress 09-04-2014 11:50 AM

    Vadodara: He is a tea seller. On Wednesday, he became BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's proposer as the latter filed his nomination papers in Vadodara. Kiran Mahida shot into limelight as he sat to Modi's right when the latter filed his papers. Dressed in a crisp white cotton shirt...
  • Go on a date with Ranbir Kapoor, spend the day with Priyanka Chopra and fly with SRK 05-04-2014 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: A starry fundraising auction will offer a chance to fly with superstar Shah Rukh Khan on his private jet, win a dinner date with heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor and spend an entire day with Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra. Swades Foundation, founded by former UTV boss Ronnie and wife Zarina...
  • At Avantika Khan's baby shower, Aamir's son Azad Rao Khan steals the limelight 05-04-2014 12:25 PM

    Aamir Khan's entire family came together at Avantika Khan's baby shower. But the one who stole the limelight was Aamir's two year old son Azad Rao Khan who came dressed in a blue shirt and denim pants with his mother, filmmaker Kiran Rao. Actor Aamir Khan arrived for the event...
  • V Babasaheb, cinematographer for 'Aap Ki Kasam', 'Ganga Jumna' passes away at 97 05-04-2014 11:11 AM

    His resume would have been enviable, had he ever made one. Cinematographer V Babasaheb, who worked on iconic Bollywood films that spanned over six decades, such as, 'Seema', 'Daag', 'Baadal', 'Aap Ki Kasam', 'Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka', 'Ganga Jumna' and 'Akhir Kyon', passed away on Saturday morning at his hometown,...
  • Kiran Reddy aide quits his new party, joins TDP 04-04-2014 08:51 PM

    Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy-led Jai Samaikyaandhra Party (JSP) on Friday received a jolt when its vice-president joined the TDP. Pithani Satyanarayana was one of the two former Cabinet colleagues of Kiran who played a key role in the formation of JSP on the united Andhra...
  • Alia Bhatt sets records straight, confirms she has no Facebook page 23-03-2014 11:33 AM

    Mumbai: 'Highway' actress Alia Bhatt turned to her Twitter page Saturday to set the record straight that all Facebook pages in her name are "fake". "I do not have a Facebook page! All pages being handled are fake. Please do not follow," Alia posted Saturday. Her elder step sister Pooja...
  • Hope to see Telugu people unite one day: Kiran Reddy 22-03-2014 07:39 PM

    With Telangana set to become a reality in just over two months, Jai Samaikhyandhra Party founder and former Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday expressed the hope the Telugu people will unite one day. "I hope the Telugu people will unite again one day," Reddy said even as...
  • Kiran Reddy hits out at TRS, Congress during road show 22-03-2014 12:31 AM

    Jai Samaikhyandhra Party President N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Friday conducted his maiden road show in Krishna district, where he hit out at TRS and Congress over division of Andhra Pradesh. The former Congress Chief Minister, a staunch supporter of united Andhra Pradesh, began his two-day road show from Jaggaihpet...
  • New parties emerge in Seemandhra, Telangana after AP bifurcation 19-03-2014 09:52 AM

    Hyderabad: Ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh has led to the creation of several regional parties. Amid the rising summer heat, it's raining political parties in Andhra Pradesh. Former AP chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has finally stepped out of the Congress and launched...
  • Kiran Kumar Reddy unveils 'footwear' as his new party's symbol 16-03-2014 05:21 PM

    Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday unveiled 'footwear' as the election symbol of his newly launched Jai Samaikyandhra Party. Moving swiftly after the launch of his party on the 'unified Andhra Pradesh' plank last week, Reddy made the announcement at a function in Visakhapatnam. "JSP...
  • Customised home-on-wheels for political leaders 16-03-2014 04:59 PM

    Come election time, leaders of various political parties turn to this industrial city for remodelling their SUVs into comfortable caravans to undertake whirlwind campaigns. Koyas and Sons, the city-based car interior designers, is the preferred destination for turning vehilces into mini "mobile-homes" featuring all the comfort needed for the gruelling...
  • An honour to contest from Varanasi, tweets Modi 16-03-2014 02:55 AM

    New Delhi: As soon as the Bharatiya Janata Party announced its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's candidature from Varanasi, Modi said it's an honour to contest from here. Modi tweeted, "I am grateful to the party for giving me opportunity to contest the election from the holy city of Varanasi!...
  • Chiranjeevi’s brother Pawan Kalyan to launch political party on Friday 13-03-2014 12:17 PM

    Hyderabad: Brother of the Congress leader and film star Chiranjeevi, Pawan Kalyan, also known as power star in Telugu cinema will be launching his new political party, Janasena on Friday in Hyderabad. It is being seen as an embarrassment for Chiranjeevi as Pawan may eat into the veteran actor's vote...
  • Won't ally with anyone responsible for AP's division: Ex-CM Kiran Reddy 11-03-2014 12:47 PM

    Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy launched his party on Monday. Jai Samaikyandhra Party will work for a united Andhra Pradesh, Reddy declared. ...
  • Yuvraj Singh will always be a match-winner, says Kiran More 11-03-2014 09:46 AM

    Mumbai: Former India wicketkeeper and national selector Kiran More has heaped praise on Yuvraj Singh by stating that Yuvraj is a proven match-winner and will always be for Team India or whichever team he plays. "From the day he started playing for India, he has been a match-winner and I...
  • Former Andhra CM Kiran Reddy names his party 'Jai Samaikyandhra Party' 10-03-2014 07:07 PM

    Hyderabad: Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has named his new party 'Jai Samaikyandhra Party'. Reddy who had quit Congress following the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh had floated his party last week. Kiran who was known as a staunch Congress loyalist had openly rebelled against party's decision to...
  • Students must get a chance to intern with government: Kiran Bedi to Modi 08-03-2014 11:29 PM

    BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi held his chai-pe-charcha campaign in Delhi where he made a pitch for women empowerment. Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi who was also part of the interaction suggested that all students should be given internships with government departments. ...
  • Aishwarya Rai, Vidya Balan most searched Indian women on Google 08-03-2014 04:15 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai has topped the list of 20 most searched successful Indian women on Google followed by Vidya Balan and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, an official statement said. Former Indian Police Service officer Kiran Bedi also features among the top ten, revealed a Google search trend...
  • 'If it would destroy a 12 year old boy to be called a girl, what are we teaching him about girls?' 07-03-2014 03:03 PM

    I still remember, with a deep wrench in the heart, the exact moment when the boy, all of a strapping four years back then and with an opinion all his own, declared firmly that he was not going to put his arms into a particular jacket because 'It has a...
  • A Billion Votes: Will the politics of protest help or hurt the AAP? 06-03-2014 07:46 PM

    While the 14 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers arrested overnight for protests in the national capital were granted bail by the Patiala House Court on Thursday, party leaders Ashutosh and Shazia Ilmi were taken for interrogation at the Parliament Street police station. The two leaders have been served a notice...
  • Former Andhra Pradesh CM Kiran Kumar Reddy floats a new party 06-03-2014 06:47 PM

    Hyderabad: In a setback for the Congress, former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy on Thursday floated his own party. "To safeguard the pride of Telugu people, and to reflect their sentiments, we are floating a new party," Reddy said while announcing the new outfit. The announcement comes...
  • In a last-ditch effort, Kiran Kumar Reddy moves SC against AP bifurcation 06-03-2014 11:33 AM

    New Delhi: Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy, in perhaps a last-ditch effort, has moved the Supreme Court against the bifurcation of the state. The matter will come up for hearing on Friday. Kiran Kumar Reddy resigned as CM in February shortly after the Centre decided to push...
  • Anna backs Gen VK Singh's decision to join BJP, endorses Kiran Bedi 04-03-2014 03:10 PM

    Mumbai: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has welcomed retired army Chief General VK Singh's decision to join the Bharatiya Janata Party and Kiran Bedi's reported move to join the party. Speaking to reporters at his village Ralegaon Sidhi, Hazare said, "Good people should join politics." What is surprising is his sudden...
  • BJP in talks with Kiran Bedi, could field her against Kejriwal 02-03-2014 02:25 PM

    New Delhi: With hectic consultations over candidates, the Bharatiya Janata Party is reportedly in talks with former IPS officer and close aide of anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, Kiran Bedi to contest on a BJP ticket. Sources say that the BJP is trying to convince Bedi to take on former Delhi...
  • Telangana and Seemandhra: The battle for power and its players 01-03-2014 05:30 PM

    "All the world's a stage and all men and women are mere players." When William Shakespeare wrote that cult poem, little did he know, centuries later, it'd be best suited to describe the political happenings in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Indian politics has never been low on drama and...