Narayanan

  • CBI quizzes Goa Governor as a witness in AgustaWestland chopper deal July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Goa Governor BV Wangchoo is being questioned as witness by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the AgustaWestland hulti crore helicopter scam. Wangchoo was serving as chief of the Special Protection Group at the time of the deal. He is believed to have been involved in...
  • CBI to quiz Goa Governor in the AgustaWestland scam July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: After former West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will now be questioning Goa Governor BV Wangchoo. A team of the CBI is in Goa to question him. Wangchoo was serving as chief of the Special Protection Group at the time of the deal....
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan resigns June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan stepped down on Monday after seeking time to reach on a decision. His resignation comes in the series of resignations of Governors who were appointed by the UPA government and have now been asked by the Narendra Modi government to quit. Earlier last week,...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Delhi University scraps FYUP, admissions yet to begin June 27, 2014

    Celebrations erupted as the week long impasse between Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) finally ended on Friday with the Vice Chancellor agreeing to scrap the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). ...
  • CBI questions West Bengal Governor as witness in AgustaWestland deal June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cenntral Bureau of Investigation has questioned West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan in the AgustaWestland chopper scam probe. MK Narayanan was questioned as a witness in the scam probe. MK Narayanan was the National Security Advisor at time of the chopper deal. He had presided over a meeting which...
  • AgustaWestland deal: Centre seeks AG's view on questioning Governors June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking a fresh opinion on whether serving Governors can be questioned, the government has asked the view of new Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on the issue relating to CBI's plans to quiz two of them as witnesses in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal. Former Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran had...
  • Karuna, Vijayakant condole death of Narayanan June 23, 2014

    Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi and DMDK leader Vijayakant on Monday condoled the death of veteran Tamil cinema director Ramanarayanan, saying his demise was a loss to Tamil film world. Karunanidhi recalled that Narayanan had served as DMK MLA of Karaikudi and said he was a popular producer, director and story...
  • Nagaland Governor willing to quit, Bengal's MK Narayanan seeks time June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Nagaland Governor Ashwini Kumar has informed Home Minister Rajnath Singh that he is willing to step down, according to sources. Sources say that West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan has sought more time to make up his mind. Both Kumar and Narayanan met the Home Minister on Friday, say sources....
  • AgustaWestland deal: CBI to quiz Bengal, Goa Governors, say sources June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to question Goa Governor BV Wanchoo and West Bengal's MK Narayanan in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, said sources on Friday. The investigating agency has sought time from both the Governors. The CBI claimed that they want to questions the Governors...
  • VVIP chopper scam: CBI to send teams to record statements of Goa, WB Governors June 5, 2014

    CBI will soon send teams to examine West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan and his Goa counterpart B V Wanchoo as "witnesses" in connection with its probe in the VVIP helicopter purchase deal. Highly-placed CBI sources said the agency has informed the Law Ministry that there was no bar on examining...
  • Chopper deal: CBI says it wants to quiz Governors as witnesses May 18, 2014

    CBI has clarified to Law Ministry that it wants to question two Governors M K Narayanan and B V Wanchoo of West Bengal and Goa respectively as "witnesses" in connection with its probe in the VVIP helicopter deal. The Law Ministry, after initially denying permission to the CBI, recently asked the...
  • 'Dishkiyaoon' review: Unintentionally hilarious March 28, 2014

    Cast: Harman Baweja, Prashant Narayanan, Sunny Deol, Ayesha Khanna, Aditya Pancholi Director: Sanamjit Singh Talwar There have been many a gangster sagas -- both in Bollywood as well as Hollywood -- some funny, some serious and a chosen few achieving cult status. So where does first-time director Sanamjit Singh Talwar's 'Dishkiyaon' fit...
  • WB Governor accepts Ganguly's resignation, sends it to Chief Secretary January 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Accepting the resignation of former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly from the post of Chairman of the West Bengal Human rights Commission, Bengal Governor MK Narayanan has forwarded his resignation to the state chief secretary. The governor is also learnt to have forwarded the resignation to the office of...
  • News 360: Justice Ganguly quits as WBHRC chief January 6, 2014

    Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has resigned as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission on Monday, said sources. According to sources, Justice Ganguly met Governor MK Narayanan in the day at Raj Bhawan in Kolkata and submitted his resignation. ...
  • Journalists beaten up by policemen in front of Mamata Banerjee January 3, 2014

    Three journalists were badly beaten up by the police on Thursday when there was a mad scramble for space to cover a programme attended by state Governor MK Narayanan and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a function held in front of the relocated state secretariat. The space was too narrow for...
  • Kolkata gangrape case: Minor set ablaze by accused, say police January 2, 2014

    Kolkata: In a dramatic twist in the Kolkata gangrape case from October 2013 , the police said on Thursday that the 16-year-old girl who was gangraped in October didn't commit suicide but was set ablaze by the accused. The police have appealed in the court to initiate charges against two...
  • Gangraped minor succumbs to her burn injuries, Mamata faces heat January 1, 2014

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government is once again under intense criticism from political parties over women's security after a 16-year-old gangraped girl succumbed to her burn injuries on Tuesday evening in Kolkata. The girl's father, who is a taxi driver and close to Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) has...
  • Aamir Khan to pay tribute to Maulana Azad at Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival December 18, 2013

    Kolkata: Superstar Aamir Khan would pay tribute to his great grand uncle and freedom fighter Maulana Abul Kalam Azad here next month at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF), commemorating his 125th birth anniversary. Khan, who plays the bad guy in the much-awaited film 'Dhoom 3' releasing this Friday, would deliver...
  • Sabarimala Ayyappa shrine opens from Friday November 14, 2013

    The famous Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabrimala, worshipped by millions of devotees every year, will open for the two-month 'Mandala-Makaravilakku' festival from Friday. Festival poojas would start from November 16, the first day of the 'Vrichikam' month of the Malayalam calendar, after the new head priest of the temple PN Narayanan...
  • Pranab Mukherjee to visit Darjeeling on November 10 October 26, 2013

    President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a day's trip to Darjeeling on November 10 to inaugurate the 125th anniversary celebrations of North Point School, official sources said. The President would return to New Delhi on the same day. Arrangements have already started for the President's tour with district police and administration authorities...
  • MFF to put spotlight on Afghani, Spanish films September 26, 2013

    Mumbai: The 15th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), starting Oct 17, will brings as many as 200 films from 65 countries, celebrate Spanish cinema, and put the spotlight on Cambodian movies, Afghani movies and much more for cinegoers. 'The Butler' is the inaugural film of the festival where $220,000...
  • Manjhi: It was the toughest characters of my life, says Nawazuddin September 12, 2013

    Mumbai: For versatile actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who will be seen playing Dashrath Manjhi in Ketan Mehta's 'Manjhi - The Mountain Man', it was the toughest role of his career. Set in 1960 in Bihar and based on a true story, the film is about a man who carved a path through...
  • CPI-M protests, moves governor on Bengal leader's murder September 10, 2013

    Kolkata: The Communist Party of India-Marxist on Tuesday demanded the intervention of West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan to nab the culprits responsible for the murder of its leader Jahangir Alam allegedly by the Trinamool Congress-backed assailants. But Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee dismissed the allegation, pointing fingers at CPI-M's internal feuds. Apprehending that the...
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui is a fascinating actor: Ketan Mehta August 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Ketan Mehta, who roped in versatile actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui to play the title role in 'Manjhi - The Mountain Man', praises the actor saying he is "committed and very fascinating". Set in 1960, 'Manjhi - The Mountain Man' is based on the life of Dashrath Manjhi, who for over...
  • WB Governor disapproves of demand for Gorkhaland August 8, 2013

    West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan on Wednesday disapproved of the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha which is enforcing an indefinite bandh in Darjeeling, saying the state should remain united. "What we want is peace. What we want is to keep Bengal united," Narayanan told reporters...
  • 'Issaq' Tweet Review: Poor screenplay and editing hampers the film July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' has been adapted quite a few times in Bollywood. This time round, director Manish Tiwary gives the famous love story his own interpretation and shifts the story to the ancient town of Varanasi. The film's main protagonist are played by relative newcomers. While Pratiek is...
  • Issaq: Prateik has no ego hassles, says Amyra Dastur July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Amyra Dastur, who doesn't engage in uninhibited talk in a group of unfamiliar faces, sallies forth into the world of glamour like a feminine and effective Juliet. While the Bollywood debutant sounds upbeat about her upcoming film 'Issaq', she can't conceal the fear of fame jeopardizing her...
  • WB: 20 killed in political clashes ahead of panchayat elections June 30, 2013

    Kolkata: Political violence has already claimed 20 lives ahead of the panchayat polls in West Bengal. The five phase panchayat polls in July is a referendum on Mamata's two years in power - a high stake political battle between the Trinamool Congress, the Left Front, the Congress and the BJP...