Peddlers

  • IBNLive Movie Awards: The real battle is happening in the Best Independent Film category February 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The mindset with which indie films are made in India is a topic of research in itself. These filmmakers don't get enough screens for their ventures, but that doesn't dilute down their spirits. Independent filmmakers in India work in difficult conditions and under severe pressure from their financiers....
  • Delhi Police arrests Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist along with two drug peddlers February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday arrested a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist along with two other drug peddlers. Police recovered 10 kgs of heroine from their possession. It claims that the suspected terrorist is a constable with J&K Police, based out of Pulwama. The heroine seized from the three is worth Rs...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Independent Film February 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Drug peddlers gang busted; Nigerian among three arrested August 12, 2013

    City police claimed to have busted an international gang of drug peddlers with the arrest of three persons, including a Nigerian and a woman, and seized brown sugar worth Rs 1 crore. Acting on a tip-off, police nabbed three members of the gang from a hotel in Indore on Sunday, police...
  • Goa: CM hits out at media for highlighting complaints January 9, 2013

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has criticised the media for giving undue publicity to Congress leaders in the state who filed "bogus" complaints against his ministers. "The bogus people have filed bogus complaint (against the ministers). But the biggest tragedy is that anyone makes any allegations and they are...
  • The 11 Indian Indies to look forward to in 2013 December 21, 2012

    New Delhi: 2012 was widely considered as the year of the revival of the India Independent Film Industry. In the year 2013, we will have to make sure that the Indian Independent cinema movement is taken forward with the same zeal with which it was started. But how do we...
  • 'Gangs of Wasseypur' is a success at Cannes 2012 May 26, 2012

    Cannes: The longest-running entry in this year's Cannes festival, a five-hour Indian gangster epic, won a warm welcome at the Riviera event, even drawing parallels with Quentin Tarantino. Anurag Kashyap, who directed the five hour 20 minute 'Gangs of Wasseypur', described the film to AFP as 'a Bollywood-influenced gangster epic, part...
  • Cannes 2012: Vasan Bala talks about his movie 'Peddlers' May 22, 2012

    'Peddlers', directed by Vasan Bala and produced by Anurag Kashyap has been selected to be screened at the Cannes Critics Week. ...
  • People don't know what Cannes is: Anurag Kashyap May 21, 2012

    Mumbai: He's been called the 'best film school' in India and film-maker Anurag Kashyap is living up to his name. His co-production 'Udaan' made it to the Cannes film festival in 2010. This year, three films Kashyap is associated with -- his own two-part revenge saga 'Gangs of Wasseypur' and...
  • Watch: Indian movies to be screened at Cannes May 19, 2012

    Anurag Kashyap's 'Gang of Wasseypur', Asim Ahluwalia's 'Miss Lovely', Vasan Bala's 'Peddler' and black and white classic 'Kalpana', all these movies will be screened at the 10-day Cannes Film Festival. ...
  • Watch: The trailer of Vasan Bala's 'Peddlers' May 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The trailer of Vasan Bala's 'Peddlers' is out. The film has been selected to represent India at the 51st edition of Cannes Critics' Week. 'Peddlers' stars Gulshan Devaiah, Kriti Malhotra and Nishikant Kamat in the lead roles. 'Peddlers' talks about Mumbai, a lady on a mission, a man...
  • Foreign exposure paves way for indie films May 6, 2012

    New Delhi: If yours is a low-or medium-budget, independent movie project and it has travelled to prestigious international film jamborees, chances are ripe for a good reception within the country too, but it still struggles for a decent mainstream release. 'Peddlers', a feature film under Anurag Kashyap's banner, will be showcased...
  • India at Cannes 2012: 'Miss Lovely', 'Peddlers' to premiere April 26, 2012

    Unlike the last few years, Indian films are going to have a better presence at Cannes this year. ...
  • 'Peddlers' selected for Cannes Critics' Week April 24, 2012

    Cannes: Indian director Vasan Bala's debut feature film 'Peddlers' has been selected to represent India at the 51st edition of Cannes Critics' Week, a parallel section of the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival. 'Peddlers', starring Gulshan Devaiah, Kriti Malhotra and Nishikant Kamat, will be showcased alongside six other films from countries...
  • American Airlines staff held on drug charges September 17, 2009

    New York: US agents have arrested 21 persons, nine of them American Airlines employees for allegedly smuggling suitcases loaded with cocaine. The accused are charged with a conspiracy to distribute more than 9,000 kg of the drug in American Airlines commercial flights. The indictment alleges that the ringleader - American Airlines...
  • Consequences of having a criminal record November 21, 2008

    Mumbai: It was a celebration that quickly turned into a night of shame for some Mumbai youngsters after Mumbai Police raided a plush nightclub in Juhu. Many of the youngsters arrested in the rave party even tested positive for drugs. The police arrested 231 revellers from the site and eight...
  • Tanzanian drug dealer held in Delhi June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: A Tanzanian national arrested by the Delhi Police last night could have supplied the drugs for last week's infamous Pune rave party. The police officials in Pune say the Tanzanian national is the man they were looking for. Over 250 people were arrested on drug abuse charges at...
  • Pune rave party: Tanzanian man held June 20, 2007

    New Delhi Delhi Police on Saturday arrested three alleged drug peddlers, including a Tanzanian national, in connection with the recent Pune rave party where 250 youths were arrested. "Nbabwa Ally Zuma, a Tanzanian national, was arrested from Mathura road with 10 grams of cocaine. He had visited Pune twice within 10...
  • Most drug peddlers are women June 20, 2007

    Bangalore: A citizen journalist in Bangalore reveals a little known fact, that more and more drug peddlers are women. ...
  • Five more arrests in rave party case June 20, 2007

    Pune: Five more people were arrested on Wednesday in connection with a rave party held near this city over the weekend and a large quantity of prohibited drugs and cash were seized from them. The five alleged drug peddlers, including two women, were arrested from their Pune homes on the basis...
  • Engineer by day, peddler by night June 20, 2007

    Pune: An abandoned building on the outskirts of Pune, with unpainted walls and no glass on the windows is the perfect place for Satish Mankar to make some money on the side. Satish, a software engineer by profession by the day and a drug peddler by night is the changing face...
  • Pune kids released, parents party June 20, 2007

    Pune: The Pune Police on Wednesday released about 100 of the 271 people it arrested in a pre-dawn raid on a rave party in the city on Sunday. Police also said that they would release those in custody in batches later on Wednesday. Of those arrested from the party, allegedly organised...
  • Pune cops let go of 25 youngsters June 20, 2007

    New Delhi/Pune: The Pune police on Wednesday released 25 more youngsters arrested after a pre-dawn raid on a Pune rave party for alleged consumption of drugs. Police say they will release the others too in batches later during the day. Six people had been initially released on Tuesday. All the 271...
  • Bangalore to Pune for drug party March 6, 2007

    New Delhi: The ripples of the Pune rave party case were felt in Bangalore on Tuesday after it was revealed that many of the 271 students arrested there are actually from Bangalore. Police investigations in the case have also revealed that at the time the Pune party was busted on...
  • 250 arrested in Pune rave party March 4, 2007

    New Delhi: In a pre-dawn raid on a rave party organised by suspected international drug peddlers in Pune, some 250 youths, including 27 girls and seven foreigners, were arrested. Besides foreigners, most of those detained are students. Police have also detained two alleged drug peddlers and suggest that the drugs were...