Raja

  • Humaima Malick: I don't think I will be able to wear a bikini Yesterday

    Mumbai: Pakistani model-actress Humaima Malick was comfortable shooting a "kissing scene" for her debut Hindi movie, but she shuns bikini. Humaima is making her Bollywood debut with 'Raja Natwarlal' and the film releasing Aug 29 is said to be a crime comedy. "I don't think I will be able to wear a...
  • Wasim Akram and I were always friends and will remain so: Humaima Malick 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Pakistani actress Humaima Malick, who was rumoured to be dating former Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram, said, she and Akram have always been friends. The actress, will be next seen with Emraan Hashmi in 'Raja Natwarlal'. "I don't know from where these reports came. There was nothing between me and Wasim....
  • Son is doing fine; he is even going to school now: Emraan Hashmi 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi, whose four-year-old son Ayan was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year, today said the child's health was now improving. Ayan was diagnosed with a first-stage cancer in January this year. He successfully underwent a surgery. "He is doing fine. He is even going to school. I plan...
  • 'Raja Natwarlal' trailer: Emraan Hashmi is back with a masala entertainer July 19, 2014

    After dabbling with hatke roles in the recent past, Hashmi comes back to his comfort zone with Kunal Deshmukh's 'Raja Natwarlal'. The actor teams up with 'Jannat' director for masala entertainer which also stars Pakistani actress Humaima Malick, Paresh Rawal and Kay Kay Menon. Emraan plays a con man who...
  • Box office should not be the only way to measure success of a film: Emraan Hashmi July 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi, who had been dabbling with the off-beat side of cinema for a while, is back doing a masala film which will see him in his notorious avatar. The 35-year-old actor feels it is necessary to strike a balance between niche and mainstream films, which have all the...
  • 'Raja Natwarlal' first look: Is Emraan Hashmi reprising Amitabh Bachchan's 'Natwarlal' character? 6 days ago

    While the makers havent hinted it to be a remake but Emraan Hashmi's character in the upcoming 'Raja Natwarlal' is similar to what Amitabh Bachchan played in 'Mr Natwarlal'. Hashmi plays a con man and the film also features Pakistani actress Humaima Malick. Directed by Kunal Deshmukh, the film's posters...
  • Did not keep PM in dark about 2G, A Raja tells court July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Former communications minister A. Raja on Thursday told a court hearing the 2G allocation case that he did not keep then prime minister Manmohan Singh in the dark about the decisions taken by DoT regarding allocation of 2G spectrum licences. Testifying as defence witness in the case, Raja told...
  • First flight from Bhopal carrying Haj pilgrims on September 17 July 17, 2014

    The first flight from Bhopal to Saudi Arabia for Haj pilgrims will take off from here on September 17. "A total of five flights will take off from Bhopal's Raja Bhoj airport to Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage during  September 17-21. A total of 1200 pilgrims will fly from here...
  • 'Raja Natwarlal' a treat for Emraan Hashmi fans: Siddharth Roy Kapur July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: "Raja Natwarlal" is a "typical Emraan Hashmi film", says Siddharth Roy Kapur, managing director of Studios, Disney UTV, who has "great" expectations from the movie, which stars Bollywood's serial kisser. Emraan plays a small-time con artist in the film. "It's a quintessential Emraan Hashmi film and you would enjoy it tremendously...
  • CBI court rejects clean chit to Raja Bhaiya in DSP murder case July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A special CBI court on Tuesday rejected the agency's closure report giving a clean chit to the controversial minister Raja Bhaiya in Kunda Deputy Superintendent of Police Zia-ul-Haq's murder case. The court has directed the CBI to investigate the matter further. The order was passed by Special Judicial...
  • News 360: Gowda presents Rail bduget, 58 new trains, focus on safety July 8, 2014

    In the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday promised to revamp the railways and cut down on populism. Gowda said the Cabinet has been asked to clear Foreign Direct Investment in railway infrastructure and new projects should be explored through the...
  • Cut-off date changed to favour Unitech: CBI to A Raja July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja on Tuesday was grilled by the CBI before a Delhi court with the agency alleging that the decision to advance cut-off date for accepting the applications for grant of 2G spectrum licences was taken to "favour" Unitech, a charge refuted by him. "It is...
  • UP: Court rejects CBI closure report in DSP Zia-ul-Haq murder case July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court on Tuesday rejected the closure report of the Central Bureau of Investigation in Kunda Deputy SP Zia-ul-Haq's murder case in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. The court has asked the investigating agency to re-investigate the case. UP Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya was...
  • 2G: Raja accepts meeting Radia at his residence July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja, an accused in the 2G case, on Monday accepted having met former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia along with then Tata group chairman Ratan Tata at his residence in connection with work of Tata group, but categorically denied having any telephonic conversation with her. "I...
  • Political will could make Sushma's visit to Bangladesh historic: C Raja Mohan June 26, 2014

    As External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is in Bangladesh for her first stand-alone visit, emphasising the new government's foreign policy priorities are in its neighbourhood. Strategic Analyst C Raja Mohan said it's a great moment. "There is enough political will to advance it in a historic opportunity," he said. ...
  • Divij Sharan-Yen Lu, Purav Raja-Marcelo Demoliner pairs exit from Wimbledon June 25, 2014

    London: Divij Sharan and Yen-Hsun Lu blew away a fabulous start while Purav Raja and Marcelo Demoliner went down fighting to crash out of the men's doubles event of the Wimbledon Championships on Wednesday. Left-handed Divij and his Chinese Taipei partner Lu squandered a comfortable two-set lead to lose 6-2, 6-2,...
  • India's Purav Raja qualifies for Wimbledon championships June 19, 2014

    London: Purav Raja and Marcelo Demoliner booked a berth in the men's doubles event of the Wimbledon Championships after shocking top seeded Germans Gero Kretchmer and Alex Satschko in the final qualifying round. The fifth seed Indo-Brazilian partner came back from behind for a 4-6 6-1 6-4 victory in the second...
  • Modi follows neo-liberal policies, don't expect economic changes: CPI June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior CPI leader D Raja on Sunday said that he does not foresee any big change in the economy as the Narendra Modi government also follows the neo-liberal policies that the previous government followed. The remarks came in the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that the...
  • 2G: Not involved in Rs 200 crore transaction, claims A Raja June 5, 2014

    Former Telecom Minister A Raja, an accused in a 2G scam-related money laundering case, on Thursday told a special court that he was not involved in the Rs 200 crore transaction, which as per the Enforcement Directorate (ED) was a bribe given to DMK-run Kalaignar TV by DB Group company. Arguing...
  • Contradiction in ED's charge sheet in 2G's PMLA case: Shahid Balwa June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa on Wednesday told a Delhi court that the charge sheet filed by Enforcement Directorate in a 2G scam-related money laundering case was "contradictory" and the transfer of Rs 200 crore to Kalaignar TV was a "prudent business transaction". Balwa, who has...
  • India is safe to host series against Pakistan, says VVS Laxman June 3, 2014

    Former India batsman VVS Laxman on Monday said India is safe to host Pakistan for a bilateral series. The stylish Hyderabadi batsman pointed out that the fans enjoyed the game when Pakistan toured India in December 2012- January 2013 for three ODIs and two T20s. "When Pakistan came for three one-dayers and...
  • 2G case: A Raja wishes to examine himself as witness May 28, 2014

    Former Telecom Minister A Raja has told a special court that he wishes to depose as a witness to defend himself in the ongoing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case. "The applicant (Raja) wishes to examine himself as a witness in the present trial," Raja told Special CBI Judge...
  • 2G: Hearing on bail plea of Raja, Kanimozhi on May 30 May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday said it would hear on May 30 the arguments on bail pleas of former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and seven other accused, chargesheeted by the Enforcement Directorate in a 2G scam-related money laundering case. Special CBI Judge OP Saini said this...
  • 2G scam: CBI seeks cancellation of bail to Shahid Balwa May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI in a Delhi court on Friday sought the cancellation of the bail granted to Swan Telecom Promoter Shahid Usman Balwa in the 2G spectrum allocation case, saying his conduct requires reconsideration and recall of the relief given to him earlier. The agency was responding to Balwa's plea...
  • Modi won't make visa issue an obstacle in Indo-US ties: C Raja Mohan May 21, 2014

    Foreign policy expert C Raja Mohan said that PM-designate Narendra Modi wanted to improve relations with the United States. "He is not going to make the visa issue a problem in the Indo-US relationship." In 2005, the US State Department had revoked a visa that Modi had for travelling to...
  • Not committed any wrongdoing: Ravi Ruia tells 2G court May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia, facing trial in a case arising out of the investigation into the 2G spectrum allocation scam, on Monday told a Delhi court that he had not committed any wrongdoing and many facts were not properly probed by CBI. Deposing before Special CBI Judge OP...
  • TN: Fate of Raja, Maran, Aiyar, to be declared on Friday May 15, 2014

    Chennai/Puducherry: The poll prospects of 845 contestants, including 2G scam accused A Raja and Dayanidhi Maran, Congress' Mani Shankar Aiyar and Finance Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti, will be known on Friday when votes polled for 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu are taken up for counting. Electoral authorities have...