Majumdar

  • Don't copy us, Mao had told Indian Maoists August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Mao Zedong may have clandestinely backed the Naxalite movement but the Chinese revolutionary leader told Indian Maoists in the late 1960s not to blindly copy the tactics that brought him to power. Mao Zedong's advice was given to a four-member delegation of Maoists when they met him and Zhou...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan lays foundation of Symbiosis Foundation's university June 7, 2014

    The foundation of the Pune-based Symbiosis Foundation's University of Applied Sciences was laid in Bada Bangdada area in Indore on Friday. Being set up at an initial investment of Rs 150 crore, the foundation stone was laid by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. "With the laying of foundation stone for the university...
  • Karnataka: Prominent citizens raise voting awareness April 8, 2013

    Bangalore: Bangalore-based astronomer, Ashwin Mahesh isn't gazing at the stars for now as he has hit the campaign trail. He along with icons like former Infosys Director Mohandas Pai, and other prominent citizens are addressing voter concerns and raising awareness ahead of May 11 polls. "Representation and public participation is required...
  • Bengal's quarterfinal place uncertain after loss to Tripura February 21, 2013

    Kolkata: Defending champions Bengal put up yet another listless batting display to concede a humiliating bonus point to minnows Tripura, who sailed to a two-wicket victory to conclude their campaign on a high in East Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy ODI domestic tournament here on Thursday. With seven points...
  • Dental Council mess: Health Minister maintains a deafening silence February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: It couldn't get more embarrassing for the chairman of the Dental Council, Dr Dibyendu Majumdar. It all began first with the CBI arresting Dr Gunaseelan, Chairman of Tamil Nadu Dental Council, caught along with his aide, Dr Murugesan, with large amounts of cash. Their crime - accepting bribes...
  • Can Dental Council members indulge in corruption without support from top? February 1, 2013

    Dr Dibyendu Majumdar, chairman of the Dental Council of India, has denied allegations of corruption against him inthe Dental Council scam. Dr Usha Mohandas, who is the Former Member of the Dental Council of India and Founder President Dentists Against Corruption in Dental Education asked, "When you are heading the...
  • Will step down if corruption charges proved: DCI Chairman February 1, 2013

    In a fresh twist to the Dental Council scam, letters written by the members of Dental Council of India (DCI), accessed exclusively by CNN-IBN, have raised serious questions against the present Chairman of the Council, Dr Dibyendu Majumdar. "I will step down if any corruption case can be proven against...
  • DCI members' letters raise questions against Chairman February 2, 2013

    New Delhi: In a fresh twist to the Dental Council scam, letters written by the members of Dental Council of India (DCI), accessed exclusively by CNN-IBN, have raised serious questions against the present Chairman of the Council, Dr Dibyendu Majumdar. In one of the letters, written by a member of...
  • Midnight's Children: It was challenging, says Anita January 30, 2013

    New Delhi: For Indo-Canadian actress Anita Majumdar, playing the role of a north Indian girl Emerald in Deepa Mehta's adaptation of 'Midnight's Children' was a challenge and she was 'awe-struck' while working with veteran Bollywood actors. Emerald, the aunt to main character Saleem Sinai in Salman Rushdie's 'Midnight's Children', ends up...
  • Ranji Trophy Blog, Round 8, Day 4: As it happened December 25, 2012

    Round 8 Ranji matches with ended with a humdinger at Indore. UP and Gujarat posted wins on the final day as all the other games were drawn....
  • Ranji Trophy Blog, Round 8, Day 3: As it happened December 25, 2012

    Kerala and Vidarbha posted outright wins as Suarashtra-Rajasthan and Himachal-J&K game is evenly poised for the final day. ...
  • Ranji Trophy Blog, Round 8, Day 2: As it happened December 23, 2012

    The biggest highlight of Day 2 was the record 8th wicket stand of 392 runs between double centurions Amit Mishra and Jayant Yadav of Haryana. ...
  • Duleep Trophy: East clinch 2nd successive title October 25, 2012

    Chennai: Bengal's left-arm spinner Iresh Saxena and part-time leg-break bowler Anustup Majumdar shared nine wickets between them as East Zone won their second successive Duleep Trophy title beating Central Zone by virtue of 43-run first innings lead. In reply to East Zone's first innings score of 232, almost all the Central...
  • First look: Deepa Mehta's 'Midnight's Children' September 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Midnight's Children is a Deepa Mehta film adapted from a bestselling novel of the same name written by Salman Rushdie in 1980. The film is set around the partition of India and has a long list of star cast: Shriya Saran, Satya Bhabha, Siddharth Narayan, Anupam Kher, Shabana...
  • East Zone reaches Duleep Trophy final February 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Anushtup Majumdar and Manish Vardhan sent the North Zone bowlers on a leatherhunt as East Zone completed the formalities on an inconsequential final day of their Duleep Trophy semi-final against North Zone, advancing to the summit clash by virtue of first-innings lead. East Zone, who have last played a...
  • East in command after Anushtup century January 29, 2012

    Valsad: Bengal middle-order batsman Anushtup Majumdar's unbeaten century ensured a slender but important 29-run first innings lead for East Zone against West in a Duleep Trophy quarterfinal match here on Sunday. After East finished their first innings on 343, West Zone were in a spot of bother at 131 for five...
  • IIT Bombay graduate gets top US energy job November 30, 2011

    Washington: Naming yet another Indian American to a key administration post, President Barack Obama has appointed Arun Majumdar, an Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, alumnus as the top bureaucrat in the Department of Energy. Announcing the appointment of Majumdar as Under Secretary of Energy along with four other key administration posts,...
  • Sellotape Legacy: Tale of two cities October 2, 2010

    It's been a month since the commercial run started on the Gurgaon-Central Secretariat line of the Delhi Metro. For someone like me and for many others who need to travel from one part of the NCR to another everyday, the legacy of the Commonwealth Games has taken on a different...
  • Obama names Arun Majumdar to key post September 19, 2009

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has nominated Indian American technocrat Arun Majumdar to a key administration post dealing with energy research. Majumdar will be the Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy in the US Department of Energy. A product of Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, Majumdar is currently the...
  • View chat with Diptosh: on India, religion and Section 377 July 13, 2009

    Last week, the Delhi High Court in a judgement ruled that consenting adult homosexual sex was not a crime any more. The judgement, hailed by many, has set off a debate among religious leaders and morality watchers. How ready is India for this change? Chat with Diptosh Majumdar on India,...
  • Journalists protest editor's killing in Guwahati March 30, 2009

    Guwahati: Journalists in Guwahati came out to protest the murder of the executive editor of a regional daily, Anil Majumdar, on Friday. Majumdar, who worked for Aji, was killed by unidentified person just outside his home on the night of March 25. This is the third murder of a journalist...
  • Newspaper editor shot dead in Assam March 25, 2009

    Guwahati: Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday shot dead Anil Majumdar, editor of Aji, a mass circulation Assamese daily, in the heart of Assam's main city of Guwahati. A police spokesman said 40-year-old Majumdar was fired with automatic weapons from close range outside his residence around 2230 hrs IST. "Majumdar was returning from...
  • 'Left is the new untouchable in Indian politics' July 11, 2008

    The Left Front has finally delivered its threat and withdrawn support to the Congress-led UPA Government. The Government is in minority in Parliament now but many political analysts say the Left going is a blessing in disguise. The Government can now carry on with the Indo-US nuclear deal and economic...
  • In Pics: Aishwarya wins music talent hunt April 7, 2008

    Amidst much pomp and splendour, Aishwarya Majmudar from Ahmadabad was declared the nation's first Chhote Ustaad. Here are glimpses from the victory celebrations. ...
  • Chat: Is the end of Gowda raj near in Bangalore? November 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Where is Karnataka heading? Is the BJP on a stronger wicket after the latest round of HD Deve Gowda's political divorce? Who carries the advantage if elections are held in Karnataka today? These are questions the entire nation has been asking after the latest political circus in...
  • Nandigram shows CPM's brutal, savage face November 13, 2007

    It’s chaos and anarchy in Nandigram after CPI-M activists allegedly resorted to arson and looting in the area and violence spilled over to the rest of the state. What has gone wrong in West Bengal? Does CPI-M really have blood on its hands? These were the questions that CNN-IBN National...
  • IBNLive Chat: 'Left leadership is cut off from reality' October 10, 2007

    As the UPA-Left battle over the Indo-US nuclear deal rages on, could India be headed towards a mid-term election? In a live chat on IBNLive.com, CNN-IBN's National Affairs Editor Diptosh Majumdar exchanged his views on the issue. Here is the full transcript of the chat without any editorial touch: S Santosh...
  • Chat now: Live chat with Diptosh Majumdar on UPA crisis October 10, 2007

    Is the UPA Government heading for collapse? Will the current political crisis at the Centre lead to mid-term polls? ...
  • IBNLive chat:Is Left serious about pulling out of Govt? October 3, 2007

    The Left parties have asked the UPA Government to choose between the Indo-US nuclear deal or their support. Is the Left serious about this threat? Is India really heading for mid-term polls? CNN-IBN National Affairs Editor Diptosh Majumdar answered readers' queries on these issues in a live chat on IBNLive.com on...
  • IBNlive chat: 'Pratibha must first reach out to Opposition' October 3, 2007

    Was A P J Abdul Kalam the greatest Indian President ever? What is his legacy? Will Pratibha Patil ever match up to Kalam? These are some questions IBNLive readers asked Diptosh Majumdar, CNN-IBN’s National Editor, during a live chat. Excerpts from the chat: Gautam Vij: Will Pratibha Patil have...