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  • Modi's marriage non-existent, it was never consummated: Madhu Kishwar 11-04-2014 11:07 PM

    In conversation with CNN IBN, Professor CSDS and Founder Editor of Manushi, Madhu Kishwar rubbished claims of Narendra Modi's marriage and called it non-existent. "Modi's so called marriage took place when they were teenagers. They never cohabited. Their marriage was never consummated. Legally they can call for annulment of the...
  • Jharkhand polls acid test for former chief ministers 04-04-2014 02:47 PM

    The 2014 Lok Sabha polls in Jharkhand are an acid test for the regional parties and former chief ministers of the state. The presidents of three regional parties - the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) and All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) - are all contesting. JMM...
  • Madhu Koda's house searched by Income Tax officials 03-04-2014 12:06 AM

    Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda's residence was searched on Wednesday by a team of Income Tax officials in West Singhbumdistrict head-quarters town of Chaibasa. "Acting on specific information, we informed the Income Tax department, whose officials came and searched his house," Expenditure Observer of the Election Commission of India...
  • Is it in the best interest of BJP that Advani retires from politics? 20-03-2014 06:48 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to leave the decision on choice of seat for party veteran LK Advani to the man himself. IBN18's Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai debates with LK Advani's ex-aide Sudheendra Kulkarni and Professor at CSDS Madhu Kishwar and asks whether it is time for the veteran leader...
  • Madhu Bhaduri says AAP doesn't consider women as human beings, quits 02-02-2014 09:04 PM

    New Delhi: Former diplomat and Aam Aadmi Party's founding member Madhu Bhaduri on Sunday "distanced" herself from the party alleging that she was heckled at a meeting for introducing a resolution condemning Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti's role in a midnight raid, even as the outfit rubbished the charges. "I...
  • Vinod Binny, Shoaib Iqbal give 48 hours to AAP to fulfil demands 02-02-2014 07:07 PM

    New Delhi: Trouble is brewing up for the Aam Aadmi Party as its former MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Sunday joined hands with Janata Dal United Shoaib Iqbal to launch a scathing attack on the party. The duo has given a 48-hour ultimatum to the AAP government to meet their...
  • Delhi: 3 men allegedly rape a married woman in a car 27-01-2014 12:12 PM

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident, some men gangraped a 28-year-old married woman in a moving car in Madhu Vihar area of Delhi. The traumatised woman said that after raping her the perpetrators threw her near the Anand Vihar Bus Terminal. She was also beaten up by the men...
  • Madhu Koda case: Jharkhand ex-ministers' assets frozen 21-01-2014 05:49 PM

    A special PMLA court has frozen properties worth over Rs 5.8 crore belonging to Kamlesh Kumar Singh, former Jharkhand minister in the Madhu Koda cabinet, declaring them as proceeds of money laundering crime. The order has been issued while confirming a provisional attachment order of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) which...
  • Political compulsions throwing up surprises in Jharkhand 25-12-2013 09:11 PM

    Politics makes strange bedfellows and it does so all the more in Jharkhand where nothing surprises as over the years the state has been throwing up strange permutations and combinations. As Lok Sabha elections inch closer, the spectacle of unpredictable politics is at full play in the tribal state. Convicted...
  • Delhi: To prove love for boyfriend, woman jumps off flyover 10-12-2013 11:41 PM

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old woman jumped off a flyover in East Delhi's Madhu Vihar area on Tuesday evening after her boyfriend asked her to prove her love for him, and suffered grave injuries, police said. According to the police, the incident took place around 7 pm when the woman, identified...
  • NCW accepts Lekhi's claims of not revealing woman journalist's name 02-12-2013 06:28 PM

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Women has accepted BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi's argument that she did not tweet the name of the complainant in the Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case and that the offending tweet was published after someone mishandled her phone. The NCW has asked the...
  • Tweets on Tehelka and Tejpal get personal 27-11-2013 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: The alleged rape case of a Tehelka journalist by its founder and editor in chief Tarun Tejpal is keeping the social media abuzz. The hardcore supporters of Tehelka and Tejpal cult to its harshest critics have been tweeting non-stop about the rape incident.Noted feminist and writer Madhu Kishwar...
  • 5,000 families to get land rights in Jharkhand, says Hemant Soren 19-11-2013 01:01 PM

    About 5,000 families will get rights for one acre of land by the end of this month in Jharkhand under the Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, Chief Minister Hemant Soren said on Wednesday. The process of distributing land to the landless has started from November 15 when the...
  • Radia Tapes: CBI registers 8 fresh preliminary enquiries 23-10-2013 07:33 PM

    CBI on Wednesday registered eight more preliminary enquiries (PEs) in connection with issues related to intercepted phone calls of lobbyist Niira Radia against former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and others in separate cases. A PE looking into alleged irregularities in the allotment of iron ore...
  • Madhu Koda to seek re-poll from old constituency 04-10-2013 08:14 PM

    Jamshedpur: Independent MP and former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda on Friday said he would seek re-election from Singhbhum (reserved) constituency in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. Koda said his Jai Bharat Samanta Party (JBSP) would field candidates in 10 seats in the Kolhan region comprising East and West Singhbhum...
  • Veteran Malayalam actor Madhu turns 80 24-09-2013 11:57 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Veteran Malayalam actor Madhu turned 80 Monday and he is still going strong. Madhu's illustrious career began in 1963 with 'Moodupadam' and so far he has acted in more than 300 films, including National Award winning Malayalam movie 'Chemmeen' (1965). His next will be 'Spirit', in which he does...
  • DA case: Madhu Koda's properties worth Rs 144 crore attached 11-09-2013 03:15 PM

    Property worth Rs 144 crore which includes 25 flats and a shopping mall have been attached in connection with the disproportionate assets case against the alleged associates of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda. The order for attachment of the flats, in posh localities of Pune and Mumbai, and a...
  • DA case: Madhu Koda's properties worth Rs 144 crore attached 11-09-2013 03:15 PM

    Property worth Rs 144 crore which includes 25 flats and a shopping mall have been attached in connection with the disproportionate assets case against the alleged associates of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda. The order for attachment of the flats, in posh localities of Pune and Mumbai, and a...
  • Delhi: Woman arrested for allegedly killing mother-in-law with a hammer 01-09-2013 09:08 AM

    New Delhi: The daughter-in-law of the 55- year-old woman, who was found murdered on Thursday inside her South Delhi home, has been arrested for allegedly killing the elderly woman with a hammer, police said on Saturday. According to the police, Rachna Dawar (25) was arrested after police investigation proved that...
  • Madhu Koda released on bail after 44 months in jail 01-08-2013 08:33 AM

    A day after securing bail in the fifth case of corruption, former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda was on Wednesday released from jail after spending 44 months behind bars. He was released after furnishing two bonds of Rs one lakh each and depositing his passport with the special CBI court...
  • Madhu Koda released on bail after 44 months in jail 31-07-2013 10:46 PM

    A day after securing bail in thefifth case of corruption, former Jharkhand Chief MinisterMadhu Koda was on Wednesday released from jail after spending 44months behind bars. He was released after furnishing two bonds of Rs onelakh each and depositing his passport with the special CBIcourt here as directed by the...
  • Hemant Soren appoints Sukhdeo Singh as his principal secretary 31-07-2013 09:39 AM

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Tuesday appointed Sukhdeo Singh as his principal secretary. A 1987 batch IAS officer, Sukhdeo Singh, who is also the principal secretary with the finance department, will continue with his other posts as well till further notice, a release said in Ranchi. Singh had also...
  • HC grants bail to Madhu Koda in rural electrification case 30-07-2013 04:44 PM

    Jharkhand High Court on Tuesdaygranted conditional bail to former Chief Minister Madhu Kodain connection with the rural electrification scam. The single bench of Justice H C Mishra granted thebail on condition that Koda deposited his passport. Koda had earlier got provisional bail twice on April15 and May 14 this year...
  • Ram Charan is an outstanding talent, says Ranveer Singh 26-06-2013 05:04 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh has denied being a part of the Hindi remake of Ram Charan Teja-starrer Telugu movie 'Magadheera'. Asked if he is part of the remake, Ranveer said, "It's not true, not right now." "I have seen 'Magadheera' and I was absolutely blown away by it. I think...
  • HC asks Yes Bank to advance board meet 10-06-2013 08:30 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday asked private lender Yes Bank to advance its board meeting and hold it before June 27 while asking plaintiff Madhu Kapur, wife of the bank's deceased co-founder Ashok Kapur, to name her nominee for a board position. Justice SJ Kathawala on Monday directed...
  • Jharkhand: Koda gets provisional bail for one week 14-05-2013 02:44 PM

    Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court on Tuesday granted provisional bail to scam accused and former Chief Minister Madhu Koda for a week to attend his ailing mother. Hearing on the provisional bail petition, Justice HC Mishra granted bail with a direction that he should surrender to a lower court on...
  • Koda for more Assembly seats for stability in Jharkhand 06-05-2013 02:54 AM

    Jamshedpur: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda on Sunday demanded that the number of Assembly seats in the state be increased to avoid a fractured mandate and provide a stable government. "I strongly favour that Assembly seats be increased from the existing 81 to at least 140 to provide stability...
  • Malayalam actor Madhu Warrier to debut as a director soon? 05-05-2013 06:59 PM

    After engaging himself as a producer under the banner of the Colour factory for quite some time, Madhu Warrier, brother of ace Malayalam actress Manju Warrier, and the brother in law of Dileep, will soon debut as a director. Madhu who started off as an actor will call the shots...
  • Tamil actor Madhu joins Gautham Karthik's 'Sippai' 26-04-2013 02:03 PM

    Chennai: Tamil actor Madhu, who was lauded for his performance in recently released Tamil film, 'Sundattam', has joined the cast of Gautham Karthik-starrer Tamil action-drama 'Sippai'. "Even though Madhu was flooded with offers post 'Sundattam', he patiently waited for an interesting role. He plays a prominent role in 'Sippai', in...