Pradhan

  • Ashok Pradhan joins SP, alleges trade of Lok Sabha tickets in BJP 08-04-2014 03:53 PM

    In a setback to BJP days ahead of April 10 elections in Gautam Budh Nagar, former Union minister and senior leader Ashok Pradhan on Tuesday joined Samajwadi Party, claiming that there was "trade" of Lok Sabha tickets in the saffron party. "In BJP there is "Kharid-farokth" (trade) of Loksabha tickets....
  • Former BJP leader Ashok Pradhan joins SP in Gautam Buddh Nagar 08-04-2014 01:58 PM

    New Delhi: Ashok Pradhan, former BJP MP from Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar, on Tuesday joined the Samajwadi Party. The move will be a jolt to the BJP because Pradhan is considered to have a significant vote bank in the area which goes to polls on April 10. BJP, however,...
  • Families of witch-hunt victims ostracised in Gumla 03-02-2014 10:09 AM

    The witch-hunting menace, which has seen many innocent women being persecuted, tortured and even killed in Jharkhand, has also hit their family members who are ostracised by villagers. The practice of witchcraft prevails in several districts of Jharkhand, particularly Gumla, as casualties are reported from there every so often. Just...
  • Priyanka Gandhi is my sister too, says Kumar Vishwas 15-01-2014 09:00 AM

    While launching a fresh attack on Rahul Gandhi, AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Tuesday said the Congress Vice-President was not capable of taking up any responsibility in the country. "He (Rahul) is not capable enough to take up any responsibility in the country as whenever sensitive issues like Damini and...
  • 26/11 attacks: 'The Siege' making false claims, says Balachandran 24-11-2013 12:19 PM

    A member of 26/11 Ram Pradhan Panel V Balachandran has accused the authors of the recently released book, 'The Siege' of making false claims. He said the book on the 26/11 attacks falsely attributes intelligence alerts to CIA sources. He said it was administrative decision to remove cops from Taj...
  • Fugly: Sana Saeed to do a special song in Akshay Kumar's film 22-11-2013 11:26 AM

    New Delhi: Sana Saeed is best remembered as the cute bubbly Anjali, daughter of Shah Rukh Khan in 1998 blockbuster 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai'. She then featured as a glamorous diva in Karan Johar's 'Student Of The Year'. While studying in college, Sana also did TV shows like 'Babul Ka...
  • Patna serial blasts accused from Jharkhand, claims police 27-10-2013 10:43 PM

    Many of the accused involved in Sunday's serial bomb blasts in Patna are from Jharkhand, police said. "Many of the accused in the serial bomb blasts in Patna are from Jharkhand," Additional Director General of Police (Law ~~amp;amp; Order) SN Pradhan told to news agencies in Patna. Stating that they...
  • Shekhar Kapur's email hacked, blocked for 24 hours 21-10-2013 03:54 PM

    Mumbai: Shekhar Kapur's email account has been hacked. The filmmaker, narrator of ongoing TV show 'Pradhan Mantri' about controversial stories from Indian politics, says he sees no foul play. "My email has been hacked, and so blocked for 24 hours according to Google. If you got an email from me...
  • Concerned about Maoists' chemical weapons: Jharkhand Police 20-09-2013 12:23 PM

    Jharkhand Police said on Friday it is concerned that Maoists are acquiring the capability to use chemical weapons. "An alert has been sounded in all districts. The police officer leading the operation against the Maoists has been directed to take precautions during operations," Additional Director of Police (Law and Order)...
  • Actor Om Puri arrested, released on bail in wife assault case 31-08-2013 11:04 PM

    Mumbai: Noted actor Om Puri was arrested on Saturday for allegedly assaulting his wife, and later released on a bail bond, police said. "The actor was arrested after he surrendered before the police and later granted bail on a bond of Rs 10,000 on Saturday," Senior Inspector Harishchandra Parmale of...
  • Shekhar Kapur: Will tell untold stories in 'Pradhan Mantri' 12-07-2013 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur is looking forward to his new role as the narrator of politics-based reality series 'Pradhan Mantri', which aims to bring to the audience the never seen before facets of Indian history. "We are trying to tell untold stories. History is an interpretation. In this show,...
  • BJP will analyse how to defeat Cong: Dharmendra 07-06-2013 06:34 PM

    The crucial extended Parliamentary Board meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party is underway in Goa. "We will analyse the political scenario of the country and how to defeat Congress and what are its shortcomings," said party leader Dharmendra Pradhan, who did not rule out discussion and constitution of Lok Sabha...
  • Kunda killings: CBI arrests Gram Pradhan's brother, 3 others 24-04-2013 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: There seems to be a major breakthrough in the Kunda killings case. The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested murdered Gram Pradhan Nanhe Yadav's brother, nephew and two others. Sources in the CBI say the four arrested are behind the murders of the Gram Pradhan as well as...
  • UP: Ramesh wants CBI inquiry into misuse of funds under PMGSY 27-03-2013 06:59 PM

    New Delhi: Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has been demanding a CBI inquiry into alleged embezzlement of funds under Pradhan Mantri Grameen Sadak Yojana in Uttar Pradesh. In a letter to the Akhilesh Yadav government, the Rural Development Ministry has asked the state government to conduct a CBI inquiry in...
  • Kalyan Singh set for a BJP comeback next year 17-12-2012 07:53 AM

    New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh is all set to return to the Bharatiya Janata Party. Singh met the BJP president Nitin Gadkari recently and sources say Singh may be reinducted in the party in January next year. His reinduction is seen as an effort by the...
  • Babri demolition: SC directs expeditious hearing 06-12-2012 03:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed a Rae Bareily court to expeditiously hear Babri Masjid demolition case against senior BJP leader LK Advani and 19 others against whom charge of criminal conspiracy was dropped by the trial court. Expressing deep anguish over non appearence of the counsel for...
  • UP village of 3600 people not in government records 07-11-2012 01:40 PM

    Ghazipur: Semraul village in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur district is an example of how irresponsible the bureaucracy can be. The population of the village is 3,600 but on paper neither the village nor its inhabitants exist. Due to the negligence of government employees the population of the village on paper is...
  • ICC finds Snehal Pradhan's action legal 08-02-2012 06:26 PM

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  • Top-secret 26/11 note that no one wants to see 29-11-2011 01:06 PM

    Mumbai: While the Ram Pradhan Committee recommendations have dominated the security discourse in the city post-26/11 assault, it has emerged that a 'confidential note' penned by Ram Pradhan and addressed to then chief minister Ashok Chavan has managed to remain buried under piles of bureaucratic files two-and-a-half years after its...
  • HSBC Mutual Fund's gear up for global collaboration 01-11-2011 02:12 PM

    After a lacklustre performance in the last three years in the equity category, HSBC Mutual Fund is gearing up for some serious changes. Tushar Pradhan, the chief investment officer (CIO) of HSBC Mutual Fund, has been given the responsibility to manage the HSBC Equity Fund along with three other equity...