Nomination

  • Beyonce leads MTV Video Music Awards nominations 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Beyonce has received eight nominations for the 2014 MTV VMAs, including a nod for Video of the Year for 'Drunk In Love' with her husband Jay Z. Rappers Eminem and Iggy Azalea secured seven nominations each while Pharrell Williams, Ariana Grande and Sia received three nods. Azalea's 'Fancy'...
  • 'The World Before Her' director elated with Emmy nod 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Nisha Pahuja, whose acclaimed documentary 'The World Before Her', has been nominated for the Emmy awards after creating ripples internationally, hopes the honour will help strengthen the documentary community in India. The award-winning film, which was presented by Anurag Kashyap, has nabbed an Emmy nod in the Outstanding Coverage of...
  • 'The Good Wife,' Leno among Emmy snubs July 11, 2014

    New York: Before the Emmy nominations were announced on Thursday, television academy CEO Bruce Rosenblum noted an embarrassment of riches. He said there were more Emmy-worthy series and movies produced by the industry than ever before. That's great for viewers, not so great for creators who look to the Emmys each...
  • Complex characters, juicy scripts boost Netflix's Emmy nominations July 11, 2014

    (Reuters) - A veteran actress says it is the "delicious" scripts and unvarnished realism of the female prison inmates that draw viewers to "Orange is the New Black," while the creator of "House of Cards" credits a ruthless yet vulnerable power couple for the thriller's success. The unconventional approach to TV...
  • TV newcomers 'True Detective,' 'Orange' storm Emmys race July 11, 2014

    (Reuters) - Television newcomers "True Detective," a crime drama from HBO, and "Orange is the New Black," a dark prison comedy from Netflix, racked up a dozen Emmy nominations each on Thursday in a challenge to stalwarts like "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family." Online streaming company Netflix Inc, the big disrupter...
  • Jay Z, Beyonce and Drake score most BET Awards nominations May 15, 2014

    Reuters: Music's power couple Jay Z and Beyonce, and rapper Drake led the BET Awards nominations announced on Wednesday with five nods each, followed by R&B singer Pharrell Williams and hip-hop singer August Alsina with four. Jay Z and Drake will vie for best male hip-hop artist along with Future, J....
  • Hollywood stars get little love at Tony Award nominations April 30, 2014

    New York: It was a brutal Tuesday morning for some A-list stars on Broadway. Snubbed for Tony Award nominations were Denzel Washington, James Franco, Zachary Quinto, Michelle Williams, Orlando Bloom, Ethan Hawke, Zach Braff, Billy Crudup, Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig. Daniel Radcliffe struck out for his third consecutive Broadway show. Neil...
  • After Congress, AAP complains to EC over Modi's Varanasi nomination April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: After the Congress, the Aam Aadmi Party has now filed a complaint with the Election Commission over BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi's Varanasi nomination. AAP has alleged that the BJP incurred a cost of Rs 6 crores last week while Modi filed his nomination papers from the holy...
  • Modi to do roadshow before filing nomination from Varanasi on April 24 April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is likely to file his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh on April 24. Modi, who is contesting elections from two seats, had filed his nomination from Vadodara in Gujarat on April 9 after a grand...
  • Narendra Modi to file his nomination papers from Varanasi on April 24 April 19, 2014

    BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi would file his nomination papers for Varanasi Lok Sabha seat on April 24, his close aide Amit Shah said on Saturday. Modi would file his nomination on April 24 after which "the BJP wave would turn into a tsunami," Shah told reporters here. Varanasi goes to...
  • LS polls: Harak Singh Rawat files nominations papers April 19, 2014

    Congress candidate from Pauri Harak Singh Rawat files his nomination papers on Saturday for the May 7 polling. PCC chief Yashpal Arya and CM Harish Rawat were also present on the occasion. Rawat will be contesting against BJP candidate former chief minister Major General (retired) BC Khanduri from the constituency. Khanduri had filed...
  • LS polls: Chandrababu Naidu, Jaganmohan Reddy file nominations April 17, 2014

    TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu, YSR Congress president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy and his mother Y S Vijayamma were among the high-profile candidates who filed their nominations on Thursday for the Legislative Assembly and Lok Sabha elections in Andhra Pradesh. Naidu's son N Lokesh filed the nomination on behalf of his...
  • My comment on Modi over his marital status wasn't personal: Rahul April 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after he targeted his rival, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, on his marital status, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said the attack wasn't personal. "I never went personal when attacking Modi. I just stated what he wrote in his affidavit," Rahul said, referring to...
  • Nomination process for 5th phase of polls in UP from tomorrow April 11, 2014

    The nomination process for the fifth phase of polls in Uttar Pradesh would start tomorrow with issuance of notification, an Election Commission official said, on Friday. This crucial phase will cover 15 constituencies, including Rahul Gandhi's Amethi, BJP leader Varun Gandhi's Sultanpur, Beni Prasad Verma's Gonda besides other seats, Uttar Pradesh...
  • Modi takes tea seller as proposer, scores another point over Congress April 9, 2014

    Vadodara: He is a tea seller. On Wednesday, he became BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's proposer as the latter filed his nomination papers in Vadodara. Kiran Mahida shot into limelight as he sat to Modi's right when the latter filed his papers. Dressed in a crisp white cotton shirt and...
  • LS polls: BJP candidate moves HC against rejection of nomination April 8, 2014

    A day after his nomination for Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency was rejected during scrutiny, BJP candidate S Gurumurthy today moved the Madras High Court challenging the Returning Officer's order. In a writ petition, he sought a direction to the RO not to declare the list of valid candidates till the disposal...
  • Rahul Gandhi to file nomination papers in Amethi on Saturday April 8, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who faces a triangular contest from the family pocket borough of Amethi, will file his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls on April 12. Gandhi is likely to be accompanied by his sister Priyanka. A two-time MP from Amethi, Gandhi is locked in a triangular...
  • Arun Jaitley files his nomination papers from Amritsar April 7, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday filed his nomination papers from Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency. Jaitley accompanied by his wife and daughter besides local leadership of BJP and SAD, filed his nomination in Amritsar before Deputy Commissioner cum Returning officer Ravi Bhagat. Before filing his nomination, he paid obeisance at Golden...
  • Maharashtra: 495 candidates file nominations for last phase of polls April 6, 2014

    Mumbai: As many as 495 candidates have filed nominations for 19 constituencies in Maharashtra, including Mumbai, which goes to poll in the third phase on April 24. The highest number of 45 candidates filed papers in Aurangabad, while the lowest number of 14 nominations were received in Nandurbar. The 19 constituencies include...
  • 49 LS candidates file nomination in Tonk, Dausa, Alwar, Bharatpur, Karauli April 5, 2014

    49 candidates on Saturday filed nomination papers in five constituencies where polling is slated in second phase on April 24. Jagmohan Meena, brother of tribal leader and MLA Kirori Meena, filed nomination from Tonk Sawaimadhopur constituency as National People's Party candidate. Kirori Meena is also contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Dausa...
  • Assam: 86 canditates file nominations for third phase LS polls April 5, 2014

    Altogether 86 candidates have filed their nominations, with 29 on the last day on Saturday,for elections to six Assam Lok Sabha constituencies in the third and final phase polls scheduled on April 24. The highest number of 21 nominations have been filed for Gauhati parliamentary constituency followed by 18 in Barpeta,...
  • LS polls: Rajnath Singh files nomination papers April 5, 2014

    BJP president Rajnath Singh filed his nomination papers on Saturday. Rajnath, a sitting MP from Ghaziabad will be trying his luck in Lucknow this elections. Advani, a five-time MP from Gandhinagar had insisted to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Bhopal this time, but he was denied the request and asked...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Rajnath Singh, LK Advani to file nomination papers today April 5, 2014

    New Delhi: With just days left for the nine-phase Lok Sabha elections to begin, BJP President Rajnath Singh and party patron LK Advani will file their nomination papers on Saturday. Rajnath, a sitting MP from Ghaziabad is trying his luck in Lucknow this elections. Advani, a five-time MP from Gandhinagar had...
  • Amarinder Singh files nomination for Amritsar seat, to contest against Arur Jaitley April 4, 2014

    Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday filed his nomination papers as the Congress candidate for the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, where he take on BJP's Arun Jaitley. Accompanied by his wife and Patiala MP Preneet Kaur, who is the minister of state for external affairs, son Raninder and daughter...
  • LS polls: Chhagan Bhujbal files nomination for Nashik seat April 4, 2014

    Maharashtra PWD minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Friday filed his nomination papers for the Nashik Lok Sabha constituency amid huge fanfare. He reached the District Collectorate this afternoon accompanied by Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, Congress MLA from Sinnar Manikrao Kokate and Congress district President Rajaram Pangavhane. Earlier, Bhujbal left the Congress...
  • LS polls: Mehbooba Mufti files second set of nomination papers April 4, 2014

    Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Friday filed a second set of nomination papers for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat in Kashmir as a measure of "precaution" after some discrepancies were reported in her earlier nomination papers. "The PDP President filed a second set of nomination papers as a...
  • Independent candidate from TN to fight his 159th election against Modi April 4, 2014

    A 55-year-old man has come in Vadodara all the way from Tamil Nadu to fight elections against Narendra Modi, with not an aim for winning but to set a record. Having no political ambition or hope to win election, Tamil Nadu-based tyre trading firm owner Dr K Padmarajan filed his nomination...
  • LS polls: Sushil Kumar Shinde files nomination for Solarpur seat March 25, 2014

    Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Tuesday filed his nomination papers for the Solapur Lok Sabha constituency. Shinde filed his nomination papers at the collectorate in Solarpur in the presence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and NCP president Sharad Pawar. As Pawar is not contesting the Lok Sabha election from Madha...
  • LS polls: Bhaichung Bhutia files nomination for Darjeeling seat March 24, 2014

    Former Indian soccer captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Monday filed his nomination as the Trinamool Congress candidate for West Bengal's Darjeeling constituency. The sports icon is pitted against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-backed Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Surinder Singh Ahluwalia, Communist Party of India-Marxist nominee Saman Pathak and Congress' Sujoy Pathak. Accompanied by a host...