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  • Maharashtra: Congress's Madhu Chavan takes on his BJP namesake in Byculla poll September 28, 2014

    Mumbai: In South Mumbai's Byculla constituency, Congress' Madhu Chavan is taking on his namesake from BJP in the October 15 elections but both the candidates are not worried about the similarity in their names. This is not the first time that two Chavans are pitted against each other in this...
  • Two high profile arrests in Odisha chit fund scam September 14, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Sunday made two high profile arrests in the Rs 20,000 crore chit fund scam in Odisha. CBI sleuths arrested Madhu Mohanty, the owner of an Odia newspaper and Manoj Das, who owns a local news channel. Names of several BJD leaders including those linked to...
  • Comic up, Anurag Kashyap's 'Doga' based on a popular Indian comic book character July 16, 2014

    In continuation with their philosophy of creating varied content, Madhu Mantena of Phantom Films announced his next big film, Doga, based on the comic book character of the same name. Confirming the news, Mantena said, "We are happy to back Anurag's vision of Doga for the film. We have acquired the...
  • Delhi University VC Dinesh Singh hasn't resigned, claims Madhu Kishwar June 24, 2014

    Activist Madhu Kishwar claimed that Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh has not resigned and was bring threatened. She said, "I'm saying it with DU's authorisation from the Vice Chancellor, he has not resigned yet." Speaking exclusively to CNNIBN, Kishwar said, "Dinesh Singh told me that he is under tremendous...
  • BJP Jharkhand leader Raghuvar Das writes to Narendra Modi on illegal coal mining June 18, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Raghuvar Das on Wednesday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to curb rampant pilferage and illegal mining of coal, which he alleged led acute power crisis in the state. In a letter to Modi, Das, the twotime state unit president of BJP, demanded a highlevel enquiry into the...
  • The elitism of the subsidised: Kishwar, Irani and the Indian Nword May 28, 2014

    In a country where hierarchy and class differences manifest at every turn, we have several forms of the West's Nword. One is "neech", with its connotations of lower caste and social background, a word which has never really lost its pejorative associations despite years of affirmative action and which caused...
  • Qualification row: Madhu Kishwar calls Smriti Irani 'nalayak' May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The allocation of the Human Resources Development Ministry to BJP leader Smriti Irani has not gone down too well with some leaders and activists. A day after the Congress questioned the educational qualifications of Irani, popular activist and BJP sympathiser Madhu Kishwar flayed the young leader for being...
  • Madhu Kishwar lets fly at the choice of Smriti Irani as HRD Minister May 28, 2014

    Not very long ago Madhu Kishwar had transformed into an avowed Narendra Modi admirer, but after Modi and BJP's victory in the Lok Sabha elections there is possibly a change in her position, or at least this is the appearance that her tweets give. She has now let loose a...
  • Madhu Kishwar targets wannabe Delhi CM Kiran Bedi May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: As Delhi gears up for a regime change of epic proportions, two highprofile women one an old upholder of 'Cause NaMo' and another a new convert have crossed swords on Twitter. Madhu Kishwar, the academic and writer who has been rooting strongly for PMdesignate Narendra Modi...
  • Not nervous about my first election, says TRS chief's daughter April 29, 2014

    CNNIBN travelled to the Nizamabad constituency, which is a part of Telangana now. CNNIBN's Preeti Singh spoke to TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter Kalvakuntla Kavitha who is contesting against 2time Congress MP Madhu Goud Yaskhi. ...
  • Modi's marriage non-existent, it was never consummated: Madhu Kishwar April 11, 2014

    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 April 4, 2014

    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 president Shibu...
  • Madhu Koda's house searched by Income Tax officials April 3, 2014

    Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda's residence was searched on Wednesday by a team of Income Tax officials in West Singhbum district 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 Anil...
  • Is it in the best interest of BJP that Advani retires from politics? March 20, 2014

    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 February 2, 2014

    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 have...
  • Vinod Binny, Shoaib Iqbal give 48 hours to AAP to fulfil demands February 2, 2014

    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 48hour ultimatum to the AAP government to meet their...
  • Delhi: 3 men allegedly rape a married woman in a car January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident, some men gangraped a 28yearold 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 in...
  • Madhu Koda case: Jharkhand exministers' assets frozen January 21, 2014

    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 seized...
  • Political compulsions throwing up surprises in Jharkhand December 25, 2013

    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 former chief...
  • Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda to join Congress on December 30 December 24, 2013

    Independent MP and former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda is all set to join the Congress. Koda will formally join the party on the December 30. He was arrested in the 2009 in connection with the Jharkhand mining scam and is now out on bail. He was accused of involvement in...
  • Delhi: To prove love for boyfriend, woman jumps off flyover December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A 25yearold 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 as...
  • NCW accepts Lekhi's claims of not revealing woman journalist's name December 2, 2013

    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 FounderEditor 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 November 27, 2013

    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 nonstop about the rape incident.Noted feminist and writer Madhu Kishwar...
  • 5,000 families to get land rights in Jharkhand, says Hemant Soren November 19, 2013

    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 state...
  • Radia Tapes: CBI registers 8 fresh preliminary enquiries October 23, 2013

    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 mines...
  • Madhu Koda to seek repoll from old constituency October 4, 2013

    Jamshedpur: Independent MP and former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda on Friday said he would seek reelection 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 and...
  • Veteran Malayalam actor Madhu turns 80 September 24, 2013

    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 a cameo. Apart...
  • DA case: Madhu Koda's properties worth Rs 144 crore attached September 11, 2013

    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 shopping...
  • DA case: Madhu Koda's properties worth Rs 144 crore attached September 11, 2013

    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 shopping...
  • Delhi: Woman arrested for allegedly killing mother-in-law with a hammer September 1, 2013

    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 it...