Lying

  • 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...
  • Scientists developing an online lie detector for Twitter, Facebook February 21, 2014

    London: Want to know which tweet is real or fake? Scientists are developing an online lie detector that can tell fact from fiction in just 140 characters or less. Called 'Pheme', it will scan tweets from news outlets, individuals, and automated 'bots' to see if their posts are as truthful as...
  • Oscars 2014: List of 15 finalists for the Best Documentary award December 4, 2013

    New York: The Academy Awards has winnowed the best documentary field down to 15 finalists that include the Indonesian death squad examination 'The Act of Killing' and the backup singer tribute '20 Feet From Stardom.' Also making the shortlist are: 'The Armstrong Lie,' 'Stories We Tell,' 'Tim's Vermeer,' 'Blackfish,' 'The Square,'...
  • Sexual assault case: Former minister Babulal Nagar wants to undergo lie-detector test October 26, 2013

    Arrested on rape charges, former Rajasthan minister Babulal Nagar wants to undergo lie-detector test and has claimed to have had consensual relations with the alleged victim for over three years before a court which on Saturday remanded him in CBI custody for three days. Nagar, who was arrested on Friday on...
  • Court denies lie detector test to Delhi gangrape accused May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: A fast track Delhi court hearing the December 16, 2012, gang-rape case on Monday dismissed the pleas of two accused seeking permission to undergo lie detector tests and also to subject the victim's male friend to a similar test. Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna dismissed the applications of Vinay...
  • Congress refrains from commenting on Tytler issue April 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday refrained from commenting on the controversy surrounding party leader Jagdish Tytler against whom a court has ordered reopening of a case of alleged involvement in 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Praising the CBI party spokesperson Rashid Alvi said that it "investigates any issue with honesty". "Investigation is the...
  • Women lie on Facebook to make their lives appear exciting March 13, 2013

    London: Women often lie and exaggerate on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to make their lives appear more exciting, a new survey has found. Researchers in a survey of 2000 women found that at least one in four exaggerated or distorted what they are doing on social...
  • 'Life Of Pi' most mistake-free Oscar worthy movie February 22, 2013

    London: With 11 Oscar nominations, Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi', which revolves around the story of an Indian boy lost at sea for months with a Bengal tiger, has been voted as the most flawless motion-picture by fans in a survey conducted by MovieMistakes.com. The website editor spotted only one error...
  • Indian-origin woman convicted of lying, forgery in NY February 16, 2013

    New York: An Indian-origin woman, accused of lying extensively about her age and educational qualifications to get employment as a lawyer in New York and England, has been convicted here of forgery and conspiracy and faces upto seven years in prison. London resident Soma Sengupta, 52, was found guilty following...
  • Pak judge makes official stand for hours as punishment November 27, 2012

    Lahore: In an action reminiscent of that of a school teacher punishing an errant student, a Pakistani judge made a government official stand up for hours in his courtroom for telling a lie. Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah of the Lahore High Court asked Muzaffarul Haq, a section officer of...
  • Kapur sixth, Jeev misses cut at BMW Open June 23, 2012

    Cologne: Shiv Kapur continued his fine form and carded a steady three-under 68 in the second round that put him in tied sixth place but two other Indian golfers missed the cut at the halfway stage of the BMW International here. Kapur, with a total of eight-under 134, is now three...
  • Review: 'Love Lies & Seeta' lacks energy May 18, 2012

    Cast: Melanie Kannokada, Arjun Gupta, Lavrenti Lopes and Michael Derek Director: Chandra Pemmaraju For a moment, imagine yourself as a filmmaker who has been given this scenario to make a film - three flatmates who fall for the same hot, young woman but she is no damsel in distress but a strong...
  • Friday Release: Indie film 'Love Lies and Seeta' May 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Independent film 'Love Lies and Seeta' is also releasing this week. The film is made by the US based Indian filmmaker Chandra Premmaraju and stars Melanie Kannokada, Arjun Gupta, Lavrenti Lopes and Michael Derek in the lead roles. 'Love Lies and Seeta' is a romantic comedy which involves three...
  • Yahoo CEO Thompson apologises to employees May 8, 2012

    San Francisco: Yahoo Inc's board convened on Monday afternoon to discuss the mounting upset surrounding Chief Executive Scott Thompson, who has apologised to employees after being accused last week by activist investor Daniel Loeb of padding his resume, a source with knowledge of the matter said. The source, who declined to...
  • A machine that can tell when you're lying March 27, 2012

    Washington: Computer scientists, taking inspiration from the human face, are exploring whether machines can detect lies. In a study of 40 videotaped conversations, an automated system that analysed eye movements correctly identified whether subjects were lying or telling the truth 82.5 per cent of the time. That's a better accuracy rate than...
  • Shehla case: BJP MLA to take lie detection test March 14, 2012

    New Delhi: One of the key accused in the Shehla Masood murder case, BJP MLA Dhruv Narayan Singh will be taking a lie detection test at the CBI headquarters in Delhi on Wednesday. Singh resigned as the Vice President of the party on Tuesday. Singh was questioned last week in connection with...
  • Shehla case: Zahida refuses to take polygraph test March 12, 2012

    Bhopal: The main accused in the Shehla Masood murder case Zahida Pervez and her assistant Saba Farooqi refused to undergo a polygraph test on Monday. Earlier, they had given their consent to the lie detection test, following which, the court allowed the CBI to conduct the tests. They were supposed to...
  • Shehla case: BJP MLA to face polygraph test today March 12, 2012

    Bhopal: BJP MLA Dhruv Narayan Singh and three others will undergo polygraph tests on Monday in the murder case of RTI activist Shehla Masood. Earlier, the CBI had also questioned Dhruv Narayan Singh for his alleged role in the RTI activist's murder. CBI officials have said that Shehla Masood's murder appears...
  • Shehla case: BJP MLA to take lie detection test March 9, 2012

    Indore: A special CBI court has directed a polygraph test to be conducted on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Dhruv Narayan Singh in the Shehla Masood murder case. Earlier, the CBI had also questioned Dhruv Narayan Singh for his alleged role in the RTI activist's murder. CBI officials have said that...
  • Big fat Bollywood lies in 2011 December 31, 2011

    Here is a look at the biggest lies by the Bollywood bandwagon - from Deepika Padukone to Ranbir Kapoor. ...
  • Helen Mirren haunted by bikini picture September 23, 2011

    London: Veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren admits the photograph of her in a red bikini while holidaying in Italy will always haunt her since it is a lie. The 66-year-old actress was photographed wearing a red bikini while holidaying in Puglia, Italy, with her husband Taylor Hackford in 2008, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I...
  • Hugh Hefner accuses ex of lying about sex life July 28, 2011

    Los Angeles: Playboy founder Hugh Hefner says his former fiance is lying about their sex life, or lack of it. Crystal Harris, 25, who ditched Hefner, 85, five days before their June wedding, told radio show host Howard Stern this week that sex with the Playboy magazine mogul "lasted like...
  • Schwarzenegger makes big screen comeback April 20, 2010

    Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger is making a comeback to the big screen after over five years - but with just a cameo in action movie The Expendables. The California governor is seen in the trailer for the action adventure movie, reports contactmusic.com. The film is due for release in August. The Austria-born...
  • Author Jaishree Misra scripts a school-day whodunit August 21, 2009

    New Delhi: London-based novelist Jaishree Misra, who had stirred a hornet's nest with her last bestseller Rani, a fictionalized account of the warrior queen of Jhansi, treads new ground in her latest novel Secrets & Lies. While Rani - the story of the rebel queen of Jhansi and her secret love...
  • Masand's Verdict: Body of Lies, an ordinary drama October 18, 2008

    Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russel Crowe, Mark Strong Direction: Ridley Scott Ridley Scott's Body of Lies is an extremely ordinary espionage drama. Sure it stars two of the finest actors in the business, and yes there are lots of car chases and explosions. But all of it looks like yesterday's news – nothing...
  • In Pics: Himesh takes on Russel Crowe, Naseer October 17, 2008

    New Delhi: Reel takes inspiration from the real with 'terrrorism sparked suspicion' as the theme of Naseeruddin Shah starrer Shoot On Sight as also in the Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe movie Body of Lies. Meanwhile, Himesh Reshammiya stars in a re-make of the 1980 classic, Karz. ...
  • How reliable are lie-detectors in whodunnits? June 26, 2008

    New Delhi: A video of the stamp scam kingpin, Abdul Karim Telgi, undergoing a narco-analysis test shocked India a few years ago. However, today, it's become almost standard police procedure to use basic lie-detector tests and narco-analysis when investigating high-profile criminal cases, like the ongoing probe into the Noida double murders,...
  • Rajesh Talwar knows where murder weapon is: CBI June 5, 2008

    New Delhi: The CBI had only 48 hours left with the prime suspect, and the the investigation was not moving ahead from where the Noida Police left it, so on Wednesday, CBI investigators put Rajesh Talwar through a lie-detection test. CBI claims that they have got some vital leads after the...
  • Noida twin murders: Rajesh Talwar undergoes lie-detector test June 4, 2008

    New Delhi: The probe of the Noida twin murders — of 14-year-old Arushi Talwar and the domestic help at her Sector 25 home, Hemraj — has been handed over to the CBI, who have started investigations on a fresh slate. The CBI has formed 10 teams to investigate the murders. They...
  • Ent Wrap: 'Superman' moves from action to romance April 25, 2008

    David Beckham unveiled his family plans and some of his uncomfortable moments. Superman actor Brandon Routh is all set to act in a romantic drama Lie to Me that explores commitments. There is also plenty of wild action from the launch party of Girls Gone Wild. ...