Kishore

  • Parties pledge to rebuild flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir Yesterday

    Srinagar: Pledging to rebuild the lives and livelihood in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, political parties on Saturday came together to issue a joint appeal to individuals and organisations within and outside the state to help affected people in "every possible way". A resolution was passed at an all-party meeting, convened...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Modi government has generated confidence among people, says BJP September 3, 2014

    Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh BJP on Wednesday said that the Narendra Modi government, which completed hundred days in power, has created a sense of confidence among the people in a short period. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi has created strong confidence among people. Quick decisions taken by the PM and his cabinet...
  • Quick Quiz: Are you a Kishore Kumar fan? Let's put your knowledge to test August 4, 2014

    He is best known as one of Indian cinema's greatest playback singers, but Kishore Kumar was also an actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenplay writer and scriptwriter. On his 85th birth anniversary, we pose five questions about his childhood. Let's see if you can guess! ...
  • 'Kishore Kumar's family joked that his voice sounded like the rasp of a bamboo being split': 5 anecdotes from the singer's life that you may not have heard August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Though he is best known as one of Indian cinema's greatest playback singers, Kishore Kumar was also an actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenplay writer and scriptwriter. Born on August 4, 1929, Kishore was introduced to the world of cinema by his elder brother Ashok Kumar who was already...
  • Bollywood misses Kishore Kumar on his 85th birth anniversary August 4, 2014

    Mumbai: While Google India paid tribute to the singing legend Kishore Kumar on his 85th birth anniversary Monday, Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar and Madhur Bhandarkar also remembered him and shared a few lines from his popular songs. Here's what they tweeted: Lata Mangeshkar: Aaj Kishore Da ka janamdin hai. Kishore Da...
  • Birthday playlist: 85 of Kishore Kumar's greatest hits of all time August 4, 2014

    There were very few things that singer-actor Kishore Kumar couldn't do. The actor was a direct0r, actor, singer, screenplay writer, composer and what not. Interestingly he was never trained in music and his first stint in films was as a chorus singer in 'Bombay Talkies' which had his elder brother...
  • Google doodles Kishore Kumar's versatility August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A smiling Kishore Kumar looks at you from the Google India home page on the Hindi cinema legend's 85th birth anniversary. Known for his eccentricity, Kishore Kumar (born Abhas Kumar Ganguly), was a multi-talented personality and the doodle also salutes his many abilities. Though he is best known as one...
  • BJP demands resignation of Animal Husbandry Minister Baidyanath Sahni August 1, 2014

    Opposition BJP on Friday demanded resignation of Bihar minister Baidyanath Sahni in the wake of registration of an FIR against him for laying the foundation stone of petrol pump on a plot of land in a college campus in his native Samastipur district, which he claims was in his name. Leader...
  • Illegal, fake drug racket rocks Assembly; BJP for CBI enquiry July 25, 2014

    An illegal drug racket busted recently in the state capital rocked the Assembly on Friday with opposition BJP demanding CBI probe into it alleging involvement of health department officials. Raising the issue during Question Hour, BJP MLA Vikram Kunwar asked how license was reissued to Hanuman Drug Agency in April when...
  • Illegal, fake drug racket rocks Assembly; BJP demands CBI enquiry July 25, 2014

    An illegal drug racket busted recently in the state capital rocked the Assembly on Friday with opposition BJP demanding CBI probe into it alleging involvement of health department officials. Raising the issue during Question Hour, BJP MLA Vikram Kunwar asked how license was reissued to Hanuman Drug Agency in April when...
  • Bihar Government to table Walia panel report on Kosi floods July 22, 2014

    The Bihar government on Tuesday said it will table the Walia Commission report on the causes of embankment breach in Kosi River that had resulted in massive inundation 6 years ago in which over 250 people lost their lives, during the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Assembly. The announcement was made...
  • Government transfers 12 senior IAS officers including Ballia DM July 16, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government transferred 12 senior IAS officers, including the District Magistrate of Ballia. Special Secretary, Urban Development Department, Yashwant Rao will be the new District Magistrate (DM) of Ballia in place of Muthukumaraswami B, a spokesman said. Hariraj Kishore, under transfer member of Judicial Revenue Board, Allahabad, will be...
  • VHP leader Giriraj's body donated to Army Medical College July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of veteran VHP Leader Giriraj Kishore was donated to Army College of Medical Sciences on Monday in the capital for education and research purposes. As per the last wish of Giriraj, who was popularly known as Acharya, senior VHP leaders along with his family members delivered the...
  • VHP leader Giriraj Kishore dies at age of 94 July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Giriraj Kishore, who was actively associated with the Ram temple agitation, died on Sunday evening following prolonged illness. He was 94. "He was ailing for some time now. He died peacefully at the VHP headquarters in RK Puram at 9:15 PM," VHP Delhi unit...
  • Ranbir and I are certainly doing it: Anurag Basu on directing Kishore Kumar biopic July 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Anurag Basu, whose last film, the highly acclaimed and successful "Barfi!" came two years ago, won't have any release this year. His "Jagga Jasoos" is being shot at a slackened pace, while his other projects are on hold till this one project finishes. Said Basu: "'Jagga Jasoos' was planned as...
  • BJP demands judicial inquiry into police firing at Rohtas July 9, 2014

    The opposition BJP on Wednesday demanded a judicial inquiry into police firing at Rohtas in which two persons were killed and nine others injured on Tuesday. Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council Sushil Kumar Modi told reporters that police firing on people reflected poor law and order situation in the state...
  • BJP demands judicial probe into police firing in Rohtas July 9, 2014

    The opposition BJP demanded a judicial inquiry into police firing at Rohtas in which two persons were killed and nine others were left injured on Tuesday. Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council Sushil Kumar Modi told reporters that police firing on people reflected poor law and order situation in the state...
  • Congress leader Radhakrishna Kishore resignes from party July 5, 2014

    Former Jharkhand minister and Congress leader Radhakrishna Kishore on Saturday resigned from the party, alleging there was no democracy left in the Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee. "I have faxed my resignation letter to JPCC president Sukhdeo Bhagat. There is no democracy in the Congress," Kishore told a press conference here. He is...
  • Speaker calls for an all party meet over indiscipline in Bihar House July 4, 2014

    Taking note of the angry exchanges between ruling JD(U) and BJP legislators during discussion on Food Security Act in the Assembly on Thursday, an all party meeting has been called on Friday to avoid such a situation in the future for smooth functioning of the House. As the House sat for...
  • BJP legislators create ruckus in Bihar assembly over poor law and order situation July 2, 2014

    Opposition BJP legislators Wednesday created a ruckus in the Bihar assembly over poor law and order situation, disrupting the proceedings of the house. It is third consecutive day when BJP members attacked the government over its failure and cited irregularities in the implementation of the Food Security Act, acute power crisis...
  • Giriraj Kishore to be vice-chairman of Madhya Pradesh MRDC June 26, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Giriraj Kishore will be the vice-chairman of Madhya Pradesh Mineral Resources Development Corporation. State Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan handed over the government order to Kishore in this regard during a programme here last evening. Describing Giriraj Kishore as a guide of new generation, Chouhan said he has given...
  • State Congress denies reports of factionalism in the party June 22, 2014

    The state Congress on Sunday denied any reports of factionalism and said that everyone in it was committed to work together for the party. Speculations on factionalism in the party's state unit were rife after MLA and former Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna's loyalist Subodh Uniyal had met party president Sonia Gandhi...
  • HC reserves order on Renu Kushwaha's writ challenging dismissal of her JD(U) membership June 17, 2014

    Patna High Court on Tuesday reserved its order for Wednesday on a petition by legislator Renu Kushwaha challenging the notice of dismissal of her membership from JD(U) even as the speaker granted one more day to her and another party MLA to reply to the show cause issued to them. Justice...
  • Kishore Upadhyay named new Congress chief in Uttarakhand June 11, 2014

    Congress tonight appointed former Uttarakhand minister Kishore Upadhyay as the new PCC chief of the state replacing incumbent Yashpal Arya. This is the second organisational decision of the Congress in the last two days. The party had dissolved all state on Tuesday, district and block committees in Uttar Pradesh. Upadhyay served as...
  • New Bihar CM Jeetan Ram Manjhi congratulated by party MLAs, opposition May 23, 2014

    Patna: Meeting for the first time after Lok Sabha poll results, which forced change of guard in Bihar too, bonhomie prevailed in the state Legislative Assembly on Friday. The Assembly has been convened by new Chief Minister Jeetan Ram Manjhi to seek trust vote. Before the House started its business at 11...
  • Lalu crosses century mark in helicopter rides for campaigning April 11, 2014

    No matter what the outcome of the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad has already entered the record books with a century and counting - of helicopter rides for campaigning. As of Thursday, he had undertaken at least 103 flights and could well make it a double...
  • BJP's list of 8 Legislative Council candidates includes a former RJD leader February 28, 2014

    Former RJD leader Nawal Kishore Yadav was among eight candidates nominated by the BJP to contest the legislative council seats, the polling for which will be held on March 20 next, a party leader said on Friday. Yadav, a sitting MLC, will contest from his traditional Patna (teacher) seat, while Vyakatesh...
  • Suspended RJD MLC Nawal Kishore Yadav joins BJP February 27, 2014

    RJD MLC Nawal Kishore Yadav, who was suspended last year by party supremo Lalu Prasad for praising Narendra Modi, on Thursday joined the BJP along with large number of his supporters. Yadav, a three-term RJD MLC, was given primary membership of the party by its state unit President Mangal Pandey at...
  • Nitish Kumar appeals legislators to maintain 'decorum' in Assembly February 21, 2014

    With acrimony between former NDA ally JD(U) and BJP intensifying in Legislative Assembly, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar  intervened and urged members to maintain "decorum" and pleaded to remove "unsavoury" words used by them from the proceeding. Kumar's intervention came when the House was locked in slogan shouting and trading of charges...