Maya

  • 'Popular: A Memoir' a book everyone love to read 17-04-2014 10:32 PM

    I don't think I have ever been popular. I don't even know if I ever wanted to be popular in school or at college. It would have been nice to be known by everyone and probably accepted, but then looking back it was not so bad, or maybe it was...
  • Rajat Kapoor's Ankhon Dekhi: How reliable is second-hand knowledge or experience? 20-03-2014 11:38 AM

    Picture this: An old man dressed in well-worn pajamas and a simple shirt, looking around and standing quietly in a crowded market in Purani Dilli. Nothing unusual about that -- but people are gawking at him with ill-disguised curiosity as he is carrying a large hand-written placard that says, "Sab...
  • Naroda Patiya case: SC refuses to extend Maya Kodnani's interim bail 24-02-2014 03:31 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday refused to extend the interim bail granted to former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, who has been convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riots case. A bench of justices H L Dattu and S A Bobde refused to extend the relief and said she will have...
  • 2002 Naroda Patiya case: Maya Kodnani's bail plea to come up in SC today 17-02-2014 09:05 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a plea by former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani seeking extension of interim bail for her medical treatment. The apex court had extended her interim bail on Thurday. Kodnani suffered burn injuries at her home on February 8 while she was on...
  • SC to hear Kodnani's interim bail extension plea 12-02-2014 07:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear a plea by former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani seeking extension of interim bail for her medical treatment. Kodnani suffered burn injuries at her home on February 8 while she was on three months' interim bail for the treatment of intestinal tuberculosis....
  • My biggest regret is that I never got to spend time with Farooq Sahib: Shah Rukh 28-12-2013 12:32 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who worked with Farooq Sheikh in the 1993 film 'Maya Memsaab', is 'sorry' for not having spent enough time with the actor, who breathed his last in Dubai late Friday night. "My biggest regret (is) that I never got to spend time with you,...
  • Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan inducts 23 ministers 22-12-2013 01:09 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday expanded his ministry with the induction of 19 cabinet ministers and four Ministers of State. Mr Chouhan took oath as the Chief Minister for the third time on December 14 following BJP's thumping victory in the assembly elections. The cabinet ministers...
  • Shivraj Singh's cabinet swearing-in over, 23 ministers inducted 21-12-2013 04:55 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday expanded his ministry with the induction of 19 cabinet ministers and four ministers of state. Chouhan took oath as the Chief Minister for the third time on December 14, following BJP's thumping victory in the assembly elections. The cabinet ministers who...
  • Naroda Patiya massacre convict Kodnani gets bail 12-11-2013 12:38 PM

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, convicted in a 2002 Gujarat riots case, has been granted bail by the Gujarat High Court on medical grounds. Kodnani has been diagnosed with tuberculosis and the court granted her bail so that she could continue with her treatment. Kodnani along with Bajrang Dal's...
  • Ahmedabad: Maya Kodnani moves HC for bail on health grounds 29-10-2013 11:26 AM

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat minister and life-term convict in Naroda Patiya riot case Maya Kodnani has applied for bail before the High Court on medical grounds. The bail application is expected to come up for hearing after the Diwali vacation. Kodnani, an ex-minister in Narendra Modi cabinet, who is currently undergoing...
  • Reasons for Modi's silence over convicted leaders 07-10-2013 12:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Ordinance to protect convicted politicians has already been torn up and thrown out on the orders of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. But, the debate over convicted politicians refuses die down. One question, everyone is still asking: "Why is Narendra Modi silent? Why is he not saying...
  • My time is yet to come, says Maya Viswanath 22-09-2013 05:02 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: She has all the qualities to be a big screen star, but Maya Viswanath, who is currently ruling the small screen, is clueless about why she is not making it big in films. "Honestly, I do not know the answer to why I have not clicked so far in...
  • Gujarat govt rejects SIT's appeal to seek death for Maya Kodnani 15-09-2013 09:44 AM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government on Saturday refused to grant permission to the SIT to seek death penalty for the former state minister Maya Kodnani. Kodnani along with Bajrang Dal's Babu Bajrangi has been convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case. Kodnani was sentenced to 28 years of jail by...
  • Shahzad is a terrorist, life term not enough: Slain officer's wife 30-07-2013 04:00 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday sentenced alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed to life imprisonment in the 2008 Batla House encounter. He has been held guilty with the murder of the slain police officer Mohan Chand Sharma and injuring two constables. Inspector Sharma's wife Maya said life imprisonment...
  • Naroda Patiya case: SIT to seek SC guidance on Kodnani death penalty 18-05-2013 06:42 PM

    Ahmedabad: After a U-turn by the Gujarat government on the death penalty for former minister Maya Kodnani and nine others, convicted in 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, the SIT has decided to seek Supreme Court's guidance on the issue. "Very soon, we are going to file an application before the...
  • Naroda Patiya case: Cong says no change in Modi's mindset 14-05-2013 02:14 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday flayed Gujarat government for withholding its decision to seek death for Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya case, saying there has been no change in the mindset of Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his feelings about a community. "It proves that Modi has not changed....
  • Naroda Patiya case: Modi govt does a U-turn on Kodnani 14-05-2013 08:51 AM

    Ahmedabad: In a U-turn of sorts, the Gujarat state legal department has written to the chief prosecutor in the Naroda Patiya massacre case, seeking approval for enhancement of punishment for BJP leader Maya Kodnani and Bajrang Dal's Babu Bajrangi to be put on hold. The legal department wants the punishment...
  • Sharwanand, Nithya Menon to star in 'Yemito Ee Maya' 12-05-2013 11:45 AM

    Telugu actor Sharwanand and Nithya Menon will feature as the lead pair in a film titled 'Yemito Ee Maya'. The film will be directed by three times National award winning director, Cheran of 'Naa Autograph' fame. The shooting of the movie is complete and the film is currently in its...
  • Former Guatemala dictator found guilty of genocide 11-05-2013 07:11 AM

    Guatemala City: A Guatemalan court on Friday found former dictator Efrain Rios Montt guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity during the bloodiest phase of the country's 36-year civil war. He was sentenced to 50 years in prison on the genocide charge and 30 years for crimes against humanity. It...
  • Decision to seek death for Kodnani attack on Hindus: Sena 20-04-2013 05:22 PM

    Mumbai: Terming as "a deadly attack on Hindus" the Gujarat government's nod for seeking death penalty for former BJP minister Maya Kodnani and nine others in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case, Shiv Sena on Friday said Hindus have different expectations from Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "There is a feeling...
  • Naroda Patiya case: SIT to seek death for Kodnani, others 17-04-2013 08:21 AM

    Ahmedabad: There is trouble for former Gujarat Women and Child Development Minister Maya Kodnani as the Special Investigation Team probing the 2002 riots will move the Gujarat High Court seeking death for her in the Naroda Patiya massacre case. The approval for this was given by the legal department of...
  • Mayawati accuses SP government of indulging in political vendetta 14-04-2013 12:16 PM

    Lucknow: Apparently peeved over removal of hoardings set up on the occasion of 122th birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Sunday accused the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh of acting with political vendetta and treating her party as number one target. "Members...
  • A park for Rs 685 crore, Junglistan outraged

    Life As It Is |  Rajesh Kumar
    It's five in the evening and a full house at Ittooppu's tea shop. Office-goers, daily wage labourers, artisans, smalltime traders, all had gathered at the...

  • Himesh Reshammiya finally goes global 08-07-2011 07:15 PM

    Mumbai: Himesh Reshammiya has collaborated with an international artiste - Romanian musician and performer Edward Maya - who has remixed one of the tracks from the singer-composer's international album "Da Edge". "Yes, Edward Maya has remixed one of the songs from my international album. The thing is, I am not...
  • Army officer's wife found dead in Udhampur 25-05-2011 02:24 PM

    Jammu: Wife of a senior army officer was found hanging at her residence in army's Northern Command area in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Maya, wife of Col Ganesh was found hanging at their residence in Rahambal belt of Udhampur, 60 kms from here, last night, they...