Pradeep

  • 'Mardaani' review: Reasonably short and minus songs, the film is consistently watchable 1 week ago

    Cast: Rani Mukherjee, Jisshu Sengupta Director: Pradeep Sarkar As movie cops go, Mardaani's Shivani Shivaji Roy, played by Rani Mukerji, feels closer in spirit to Aamir Khan's straight-talking Ajay Rathod from Sarfarosh over larger-than-life supermen Chulbul Pandey or Bajirao Singham. This mostly gritty thriller directed by Pradeep Sarkar opens nicely and coasts...
  • Why Rani Mukerji as Shivani Shivaji Roy in 'Mardaani' gives Bajirao Singham and Chulbul Pandey a run for their money August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: In one of the first scenes in 'Mardaani', Rani Mukerji is shown in an undercover avatar, wearing a typical Maharashtrian sari, complete with earrings, bindi, bangles and her hair in a simple plait. She carries a blue cloth bag (the kind used to buy and carry vegetables) --...
  • 'Mardaani' Tweet Review: Rani Mukerji delivers one of her finest performances as a tough but sensitive police officer August 22, 2014

    She kicks, punches and doesn't take any nonsense. Shivani Shivaji Roy, a fearless cop with the Mumbai police is as tough as she looks. Starring Rani Mukerji, the latest YRF film 'Mardaani' has been directed by noted filmmaker Pradeep Sarkar. Known for films like 'Laaga Chunri Mein Daag' and 'Lafange Parinde',...
  • SC refuses to transfer probe against IAS officer from Gujarat Police to CBI August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to transfer the probe against suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma from Gujarat Police to the Central Bureau of Investigation. The apex court had on Tuesday refused to go into the snoopgate controversy. Advocate Sunil Farnandes, appearing for Sharma, had submitted that his client is...
  • News 360: Passengers push train to free trapped commuter in Perth August 6, 2014

    After realising the staff members' incapacity to rescue a man struck between the platform and train, all the people on station pushed and tilted the train to rescue the man. The incident took place in Perth, Australia. ...
  • Pradeep Kasni, 6 other IAS officers transferred by Haryana government August 6, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana IAS officer Pradeep Kasni was transferred by the state government on Tuesday. Kasni had questioned appointments of commissioners to two commissions by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Six other IAS officers were also transferred by the Haryana government. Administrative Reforms Department secretary Kasni has been posted as the Administrator...
  • Sri Lanka drop Mendis, retain Dickwella for Pakistan series August 1, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka have dropped spinner Ajantha Mendis and retained wicketkeeper batsman Niroshan Dickwella for the two-Test series against Pakistan starting next week. Sri Lanka Cricket on Thursday announced a 15-member squad which also include seam bowler Nuwan Pradeep, who was part of the squad for the concluded series against South...
  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda mismanaging Haryana Congress unit: Selja Kumari July 30, 2014

    Haryana: There seems to be no end to the problems surrounding Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. After being the target of several Congress leaders, another senior colleague Selja Kumari has hit out at the CM for mismanaging the Congress unit and affairs of the state. She said Hooda was not...
  • Haryana: After Khemka, IAS Pradeep Kasni takes on Hooda government July 29, 2014

    After Ashok Khemka, another top IAS officer in Haryana is taking on the Hooda Government. IAS officer Pradeep Kasni on Tuesday said that he was subjected to intimidation after he refused to toe the government line in appointment of Information commissioners. The Haryana Chief Secretary who has been accused of...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Haryana IAS officer says Hooda flouted rules to appoint top officials July 29, 2014

    Chandigarh: Adding more fuel to the controversy over appointment of the three Right to Service Commissioners and two Information Commissioners by the Haryana government, IAS officer Pradeep Kasni has alleged irregularities in the actions. On Sunday, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda administered the oath of office to the commissioners despite...
  • Watch: Young girls and women cops join Rani Mukerji as she sings the national anthem in 'Mardaani' July 26, 2014

    Rani Mukerji, who plays a cop in 'Mardaani', is joined by real women cops - from constables to top officials - for the special national anthem video. While the officers look impressive in their uniform, Rani keeps her look simple. She is seen wearing a shirt and denims. The...
  • India seniors Nandy, Climax, Dias picked by ISL franchises July 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Experienced footballers Sandip Nandy, Climax Lawrence, N P Pradeep and Steven Dias were among the home-grown stars picked on day two of the domestic players draft for the Indian Super League on Wednesday. A total of 84 players were on offer in the two-day draft process that concluded on Wednesday. Former...
  • Making big people accountable to law sent a positive message: CVC July 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: Holding powerful people accountable to law in recent scams like 2G and CWG has sent a positive message that the high and mighty cannot get away with any wrongdoings, Central Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar said on Monday. "I mentioned that a number of scams had caught the attention of public...
  • Watch: Rani Mukherji looks fiesty and bold as senior inspector Shivani Shivaji Roy in 'Mardaani' trailer June 24, 2014

    Rani Mukerji is back and how! A sneak peek into 'Mardaani' via its trailer, which was launched here Tuesday, shows the actress as a bold, strong and fearless police officer who takes on the child trafficking mafia head on. The description of the trailer on YouTube reads - "Bold. Strong. Fearless....
  • Sri Lanka survive dramatic session to save Lord's Test June 17, 2014

    Number 11 Nuwan Pradeep survived five dramatic balls from Stuart Broad to help Sri Lanka avoid defeat after James Anderson ripped through the visitors to almost force an England win in the first Test at Lord's on Monday. Pradeep survived the final five balls, including successfully reviewing an lbw decision on...
  • 1st Test: Root's century puts England on top on day one June 13, 2014

    London: Joe Root's second hundred in as many Lord's Tests was the cornerstone of England's recovery on the first day of their series opener with Sri Lanka on Thursday. Root's 102 not out helped take England to 344 for 5 at stumps on the first day of the first Test after...
  • Desi, deglam: Rani Mukerji goes 'Mardaani' May 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Rani Mukerji has taken on effervescent roles in the past -- but for the forthcoming entertainer 'Mardaani', where the recently married actress essays a police officer's role for the first time, she has shed frills and style to get under the character's skin. In the Yash Raj Films (YRF) movie,...
  • FIR lodged against JD(U) MLA, 4 others in murder case May 27, 2014

    An FIR has been lodged against a JD(U) MLA and four others in connection with the murder of a man. The victim's mother lodged an FIR at Pakribarawan police station against the ruling party MLA Pradeep Mahto and his four associates within hours after her son Pappu Mahto was shot dead...
  • Why e-rickshaws were allowed to operate, HC asks Chief Secretary May 21, 2014

    Delhi High Court on Wednesday slammed the city government for not taking action against "illegal" plying of e-rickshaws on city roads and "passing the buck" on the issue while directing the Chief Secretary to disclose under what circumstances they were allowed to operate. A bench headed by Justice Pradeep Nandrajog issued...
  • Adarsh-tainted top bureaucrats Jairaj, Pradeep reinstated May 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has reinstated senior bureaucrats Jairaj Phatak and Pradeep Vyas, who were suspended two years ago for their alleged role in the Adarsh housing scam. Chief Secretary JS Saharia said that the two officials were reinstated on Monday. Postings will be given to both the bureaucrats later....
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Bundelkhand April 29, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Shreya Dhoundial visits Bundelkhand to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Out of the 80 constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, Bundelkhand has 4 constituencies - Banda, Jhansi, Hamirpur and Jalaun - which will vote on April...
  • I had a feeling deposition recordings were leaked: Pradeep Magazine on IPL snoopgate April 22, 2014

    The senior journalist talked to CNN-IBN about the disturbing developments in the IPL spot-fixing case probed by the Mudgal committee. ...
  • 'Pravasi chidiya' Uma Bharti lying about Bundelkhand, alleges Congress's Pradeep Jain April 18, 2014

    Terming his rival contestant Uma Bharti a 'pravasi chidiya', sitting Congress MP from Jhansi Pradeep Jain has assured the voters in Jhansi that his party will ensure a separate Bundelkhand state, which, he said has not even found mention in BJP's poll manifesto. Asserting that Congress has always been in favour...
  • CVC pleads SC to allow him to withdraw from coal scam cases April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: CVC Pradeep Kumar, who along with other two vigilance commissioners was asked by the Supreme Court to assist it in monitoring coal blocks allocation scam probe, on Monday pleaded for his withdrawal from the cases. The Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) submitted before a bench headed by Justice RM...
  • Arms and ammunition seized in Bihar's Munger district April 5, 2014

    Police on Saturday recovered arms and ammunition that they suspected were planned for use during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Bihar's Munger district. "Three revolvers, two pistols, four magazines and Rs 10,000 in cash were seized from an arms supplier Pradeep Singh alias Guddu," SP Varun Kumar Sinha said. Acting on...
  • Snoopgate: Gujarat HC rejects IAS officer's plea against Modi April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition by an IAS officer seeking registration of FIR against Chief Minister Narendra Modi, his aide Amit Shah and others in the snoopgate scandal. The Gujarat rejected the petition of IAS officer Pradeep Sharma and asked him to file it in...