Naga

  • Vital role of Governor expected in solving Naga issue: Chief Minister July 20, 2014

    Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang has expressed hope that the new Governor PB Acharya will play a vital role in helping the Centre and the NSCN(IM) arrive at a mutually acceptable solution to the six-decade old vexed Naga problem. Besides, Nagaland is a resource scarce state and the only option...
  • Shankaracharya Swaroopanand takes on Sai Baba: Is it a battle for religious supremacy? July 4, 2014

    Questioning Shirdi Sai baba for being worshiped as a Hindu god, Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati has said that Sai baba was someone "who used to eat meat and worship Allah, a man like that can never be a Hindu god." ...
  • Sai baba used to eat meat, how can he be called a Hindu god: Shankaracharya July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Questioning Shirdi Sai Baba's status as a Hindu god, Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati said that Sai Baba was someone "who used to eat meat and worshipped Allah, (and) a man like that can never be a Hindu god." He also claimed that the devotees of Sai Baba use pictures of...
  • Spat between Shankaracharya, Sai devotees gets ugly, reaches court July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The spat between Shirdi Sai devotees and Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati has turned uglier and reached the court. The Naga seers have now sided with Shankaracharya. The Nagas have said that if Shankaracharya is insulted, they will take to the streets in protest. The Naga sadhus have called this...
  • Zeliang at helm after four decades in Nagaland politics May 24, 2014

    Kohima: TR Zeliang, who was sworn in as chief minister of Nagaland on Saturday, has been involved in state politics for nearly four decades and served as a minister in various governments during the major part of the period. Zeliang became the president of Youth Congress in his native Peren district...
  • LS polls 2nd phase voting: Very high in Manipur, moderate in Arunachal April 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Update: At least 55 per cent votes cast their votes on Wednesday for the two Lok Sabha seats and 49 out of the 60 Assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh, where the simultaneous polling was held peacefully. The vote percentage from interior districts are yet to be received. In...
  • Memorable to act with father, son in 'Manam': Nagarjuna March 5, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, who worked with his late father Akkineni Nageswara Rao and Akkineni Naga Chaitanya in forthcoming Telugu drama 'Manam', says the experience was adventurous and memorable. 'Manam' was the last film of legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who passed away recently. "'Manam' is totally an entertainment-based movie with elements...
  • Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio DAN candidate for LS polls February 20, 2014

    Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has been chosen as the candidate of Democratic Alliance of Nagaland's for the lone Lok Sabha seat of the state. DAN comprises Naga People's Front (NPF), BJP and JDU. Briefing mediapersons after a closed door meeting of the DAN Coordination Committee meeting held at NPF...
  • Ram Charan, Venkatesh, Naga Chaitanya's upcoming Telugu films launched February 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Three big ticket Telugu films featuring three big stars Ram Charan Teja, Daggubati Venkatesh and Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, respectively, were launched here Thursday. Two of these films even canned a few shots. The Ram Charan Teja-starrer, being directed by Krishna Vamsi and produced by Bandla Ganesh, is yet to be titled....
  • Nageswara Rao was a great human being: Balachander January 23, 2014

    Chennai: Veteran Tamil filmmaker K. Balachander recalls late actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao as not just a cinematic legend, but as a great human being who "cared, loved and respected" others. Nageswara Rao died in Hyderabad Wednesday after battling intestinal cancer. He was 89. "We have lost an icon. There's no doubt that...
  • Uneasy calm in Assam, 15 people dead in a month January 13, 2014

    Guwahati: An uneasy calm prevails in Assam, especially in the Karbi Anglong district where clashes between Karbi and Naga terrorists have left at least 15 people dead in the past month. On December 28, nine youth belonging to the Karbi community were abducted, blindfolded, their hands tied and all of them...
  • Assam: Indefinite curfew continues in violence-affected villages December 28, 2013

    Indefinite curfew continued in Chokihola area of Karbi Anglong district of Assam, where Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tiger (KPLT) militants killed four people on Friday, attacking a Naga village, setting fire and firing indiscriminately. The Assam government rushed three companies of additional forces on Friday night to the affected areas so violence...
  • Naga Chaitanya to star in Telugu remake of 'Singh Vs Kaur' October 27, 2013

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Naga Chaitanya is likely to feature in the Telugu remake of recent Punjabi hit 'Singh v/s Kaur'. Veteran producer D Ramanaidu, who had produced the original, plans to remake the film in Telugu as well. "Ramanaidu plans to remake the film with Chaitanya. If everything goes as planned,...
  • Family multi-starrers in vogue in Telugu film world October 15, 2013

    Chennai: It's a rarity but a treat for movie buffs to see real life film families working together on the big screen. In the Telugu film industry, three such family multi-starrers are getting ready for release. The most awaited of these is Telugu comedy-drama 'Manam', featuring three generations of actors of...
  • Indian cinema not on par with the world cinema: Nageswara Rao September 19, 2013

    Chennai: The Indian film industry is yet to find a place amid world cinema even as it celebrates its centenary year, rues one of the country's acting legends, Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR), who turns 90 Friday. "It is unfortunate that we haven't found a place yet in world cinema. It's a...
  • When in dilemma, I run my scripts through dad: Naga Chaitanya August 29, 2013

    Chennai: Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, son of Akkineni Nagarjuna, admits that he doesn't mind consulting his father about film projects whenever he is in doubt. However, he says he signs a film only once he is truly convinced about it. "Dad has been my guiding force. Whenever I am confused about choosing...
  • Hansika, Naga Chaitanya's remake of 'Hello Brother' shelved July 31, 2013

    Chennai: Director Srinivasa Reddy and actor Akkineni Naga Chaitanya were to team up for Telugu romantic-comedy 'Hello Brother', a remake of 1994 film of the same name. However, the project has been shelved, so the duo is now teaming up for another untitled movie. "Naga Chaitanya and Hansika Motwani are coming...
  • Nagaland: Economic blockade continues on day 3 June 7, 2013

    Kohima: It is the day 3 of the economic blockade in Nagaland which has been imposed by the All Assam Tea Tribe Student Association. The students group is protesting against the killing of a farmer by suspected Naga militants. Student leaders have demanded the immediate arrest of the guilty and warned the...
  • Bomb explodes near a police station in Manipur June 4, 2013

    Imphal: A powerful bomb exploded near a police station in Ukhrul district of Manipur, officials said on Tuesday. The bomb exploded near Ukhrul police station at about 8.30 pm on Monday night, but no one was injured. The bomb might have been planted by militants, they said. Ukhrul, a Naga dominated district,...
  • Telugu actor Naga Chaitanya to star in 'Hello Brother' May 14, 2013

    After the success of 'Thadhaka' Naga Chaitanya seems to be everywhere. The actor has been appreciated by the audience and by critics. The film was directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasani, the film recently held its success meet function. The actor is now all set to star in Hindi film 'Hello Brother' remake....
  • Telugu Review: 'Tadakha' is illogical and predictable May 12, 2013

    Cast: Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, Sunil Varma, Tamannaah Bhatia, Andrea Jeremiah, Ashutosh Rana, Rama Prabha, Brahmanadam, Raghu Babu, Jayaprakash Reddy, Vennela Kishore and Srinivasa Reddy Director: Kishore Kumar Pardasani Rating: 2 out of 5 I think we have come to the point in Indian cinema where there is no room for logic, thanks...
  • Telugu film 'Adda' is inching its completion May 6, 2013

    Telugu actor Sushanth is busy shooting for his upcoming film titled 'Adda' . G S Karthik si the director of the film. Ace producer Naga Sushila and Chinthalapudi Srinivasa Rao are jointly producing the movie under the banner of Sri Nag Corporation. The music of the film is...
  • Will Nagarjuna set a new trend with 'Greeku Veerudu'? April 29, 2013

    Nagarjuna, whose upcoming film 'Greeku Veerudu' is releasing on May 3rd, shared the present movie scenario, his son Naga Chaitanya's career about Akhil's entry in films, his views on politics and more... The actor is elated that his film 'Greeku Veerudu' is set to be released on the eve of...
  • Telugu film 'Adda' to hit the screens soon April 25, 2013

    Sushanth is currently busy shooting for 'Adda'. The actor was earlier seen in films such as 'Kalidasu' and 'Current'. The film is being directed by G GS Karthik. Sushanth's mother Naga Sushila and Chinthalapudi Srinivasa Rao are jointly producing this movie under the banner of Sri Nag Corporatio. The music...
  • Naga Chaitanya is a fast evolving mass hero: Sunil Varma April 25, 2013

    Chennai: Telugu actor Sunil Varma, who shares screen space with Naga Chaitanya in upcoming action drama, 'Thadaka', feels that the latter is one of the fast evolving mass heroes in the industry. "I played his (Chaitanya) friend in his debut film 'Josh' and play his co-star in 'Thadaka'. The transformation I...
  • Audio of Telugu film 'Thadhaka' to be release today April 24, 2013

    Naga Chaitanya and Sunil are all set to star in action film 'Thadhaka' to be directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasani of 'Konchem Istam Konchem Kastam' fame . The film is a remake of Tamil film 'Vettai'. Andrea Jeremiah, Tamannah play the leading ladies in the film. The first look posters of the...
  • 'Thadhaka' trailer: Watch Naga Chaitanya and Sunil in action April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Telugu film 'Thadhaka' is directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasani. The film will feature Naga Chaitanya, Sunil, Andrea Jeremiah, Tamannaah in leading roles. Actors like Nagendra Babu, Brahmanandam, Ashutosh Rana will be seen in pivotal roles. The film is a remake of Tamil film 'Vettai'. ...
  • Tamil actor Nakul to star in Arivazhagan's next April 15, 2013

    Actor Nakul who is known for films like 'Kadhalil Vizhundhen' and 'Masilamani' has already completed shooting his portions of his upcoming flick, 'Vallinam', directed by film maker Arivazhagan. While the actor is eagerly awaiting the release of this film, he has also signed another film. However, the comedy caper is tentatively...
  • Tamil actor Nakul will star in Arivazhagan's next April 15, 2013

    Actor Nakul who was seen as the leading hero in films 'Kadhalil Vizhundhen' and 'Masilamani' is currently busy shooting for his upcoming flick, 'Vallinam', directed by Arivazhagan after the film 'Eeram'. While Nakul has also signed another film a comedy caper titled 'Narathan' Tamil actor Santhanam will play an important role...
  • Live performance at IPL was adrenaline pumping:Sushant April 9, 2013

    Chennai: Telugu actor Sushant, who grooved to the title track of his upcoming Telugu romance 'Adda' at a recent Indian Premier League (IPL) match, says it was an adrenaline-pumping experience. "It was awesome to perform in front of charged up cricket fans. It pumped up our adrenaline. I am sure they...