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  • Lok Sabha elections: Voting in 117 seats in phase 6, Tamil Nadu key state 23-04-2014 09:05 PM

    New Delhi: In the second biggest phase of the current Lok Sabha elections 117 Lok Sabha seats will vote on Thursday. Among 117 the Lok Sabha seats, 39 are in Tamil Nadu which is voting in a single phase. Remaining 19 seats in Maharashtra including India's business capital Mumbai are...
  • 2G scam: ED likely to file chargesheet against Kanimozhi, Raja soon 22-04-2014 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: A charge sheet against former Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK leader Kanimozhi is expected to be filed soon in the 2G spectrum money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). A Raja is likely to be charged with abetment to money laundering while DMK chief...
  • 2G case: Hearing of A Raja's statement adjourned till May 5 21-04-2014 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday adjourned the hearing in the 2G case, giving more time to 17 accused to prepare their statements. The court was supposed to record the statements of former Telecom Minister A Raja and 16 other accused facing trial in the 2G case. However, the...
  • BJP not alternative to Congress, says D Raja 19-04-2014 06:29 PM

    Senior CPI leader D Raja on Saturday wondered why the AIADMK and the DMK were not attacking the "communal policy" of BJP and instead only criticising Narendra Modi on the Gujarat model of development. "The Dravidian parties only talk about Modi's politics and not about communalism," he told reporters in...
  • Telugu actor Raja Abel to wed on April 25 17-04-2014 06:35 PM

    Chennai: Telugu actor Raja Abel, who has worked in films such as 'Anand' and 'Aa Naluguru', will marry Amrita Vincent here April 25. The couple will later hold grand receptions in Chennai and Hyderabad. "The wedding will take place in a church in Chennai April 25. On the same evening,...
  • Actor Raja Bundela to seek separate statehood for Bundelkhand 11-04-2014 12:02 AM

    Movie actor and BJP leader Raja Bundela said in Bhopal on Thursday that he would raise the issue of a separate state of Bundelkhand at the party forum, at an appropriate time after the polls. "I am very much committed to the cause of a separate Bundelkhand state, but this...
  • No BJP candidate against A Raja in Nilgiris constituency 09-04-2014 12:43 PM

    Chennai: The Madras High Court dismissed a petition filed by BJP's candidate for Nilgiris constituency Gurumurthy challenging the Election Commission's order rejecting his nomination papers. Gurumurthy urged the High Court to issue directions to restrain the returning officer from declaring the candidates list for the Nilgiris constituency. Gurumurthy's nomination was...
  • BJP to inquire delay in filing mandatory forms in Nilgiris 08-04-2014 05:55 PM

    BJP has ordered an internal inquiry into the suspected foul play from within the party for delay in submission of mandatory A and B forms by its candidate while filing his nomination for the Nilgiris (SC) Lok Sabha seat, which led to the rejection of his papers. This has left...
  • Jamshedpur SP candidate DG Raja urges voters for monetary help 05-04-2014 06:01 PM

    The Samajwadi Party candidate from Jamshedpur Lok Sabha seat, D G Raja today sought financial help from the public to contest the ensuing parliamentary polls. Raja, who has already spent over Rs. 26,000 adhering to details furnished to the poll observer (Expenditure), has urged the masses to contribute in form...
  • 2G scam accused A Raja owns Rs 3.61 crore assets 02-04-2014 09:30 PM

    Chennai: 2G scam-tainted former Telecom Minister A Raja on Wednesday declared assets to the tune of Rs 3.61 crore. Raja, seeking re-election to Lok Sabha from Nilgiris (SC) constituency, in his affidavit presented while filing nominations declared movable assets of Rs 1.45 crore in his name, Rs 93.93 lakh held...
  • LS polls: Samajwadi Party candidate DG Raja turns down security offer 29-03-2014 06:53 PM

    Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate from Jamshedpur parliamentary constituency, DG Raja on Saturday turned down the security offered by the East Singhbhum district administration urging them to utilize the police to ensure free and fair poll. Raja is among the 15 candidates in the fray for the Jamshedpur seat in the...
  • Rahul's balloon will burst too, not just Modi's: CPI 29-03-2014 05:48 PM

    Joining issue with Rahul Gandhi who flayed the Gujarat development model as a "new heavier balloon" filled with "gas", CPI on Saturday said there were hardly any differences in the economic policies of both Congress and BJP and such 'balloon stories' are not of any use and cannot resurrect the...
  • Underworld don Raja Shetty gang's four members arrested by Uttar Pradesh STF 27-03-2014 09:21 PM

    Special Task Force of Uttar Pradeshpolice arrested four active members of a gang headed byunderworld don Raja Shetty from Gorkahpur district. Wasim Alam Siddiqui, Shekh Shahabuddin, Ankit KumarKashyap and Shah Alam were arrested from different parts ofGorakhpur on Wednesday, SSP STF Amit Pathak told reporters in Lucknow. He said their...
  • Key candidates and seats: Nandan Nilekani, Shashi Tharoor and A Raja 20-03-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: All eyes are on these three Lok Sabha seats in the South. In Bangalore South, Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani of the Congress is taking on BJP's five time MP and former union minister Ananth Kumar. Following former IT czar Nandan Nilekani's candidature; Bangalore South constituency has become a...
  • I am a victim of corporate cartels, will prove my innocence: A Raja 16-03-2014 07:37 AM

    Ooty: Former Telecom minister and the DMK candidate from Nilgiris A Raja has described the entire 2G episode as a corporate conspiracy putting the onus for the 2G row on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram. Raja said that he was only following their advice. "Can the...
  • Asia Cup win over India must benefit Pakistan in WT20: Rameez 15-03-2014 12:38 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan skipper Rameez Raja feels India will be under greater pressure when they take on Pakistan in their Twenty20 World Cup league match in Dhaka on March 21, as they would be keen to avenge their Asia Cup defeat. "Many pundits believe that the way India lost the...
  • LS polls: Jayalalithaa attacks Karunanidhi for giving ticket to A Raja 13-03-2014 04:37 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has criticised the DMK chief M Karunanidhi for giving former Telecom Minister and the main accused in the 2G case, A Raja, party ticket in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. Speaking at her campaign rally in Erode on Thursday, Jayalalithaa said Karunanidhi did...
  • 2G trial on, but confident of doing well in elections, says A Raja 11-03-2014 10:20 AM

    Chennai: 2G scam accused A Raja, who has has been given a Lok Sabha ticket by the DMK, remains defiant. A Raja said that there is no evidence against him and that he is confident of doing well in the elections. "Yes, it is true that the 2g trial is...
  • 2014 LS polls: DMK fields 2G accused A Raja, Dayanidhi Maran 10-03-2014 01:54 PM

    Chennai: The DMK has decided to field former telecom minister and 2G scam accused A Raja and Dayanidhi Maran in Lok Sabha elections. Raja will contest from his current constituency Nilgiris, a reserved seat for the Scheduled Castes (SCs), while Maran will contest from Central Chennai. Karunanidhi exuded confidence in...
  • Divij, Raja reach final of Kyoto Challenger 07-03-2014 01:08 PM

    Kyoto: The top seeded Indian pair of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja reached their first final of the season together after overcoming a fighting combo of Toshihide Matsui and Danai Udomchoke in straight sets in the ATP Kyoto Challenger event on Friday . The Indians prevailed 7-6 (4) 7-5 over...
  • 2G scam: Court fixes April 4 to record statements of accused 03-03-2014 10:48 AM

    New Delhi: A special CBI court on Monday fixed April 4 for recording the statements of accused, including former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and some top corporates executives, in the 2G spectrum case. Special CBI Judge OP Saini, who was scheduled to record the statements of the...
  • 'Cuckoo' has intricacies you find in novels: Kamal Haasan 19-02-2014 03:00 PM

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan is impressed by the trailer of Tamil drama 'Cuckoo'. He says it features details as intricate as one would find in a novel. The trailer was shown Tuesday at the film's audio launch, where Kamal was the chief guest. "I may not have the regular cinema...
  • 'Mumbai Cha Raja' review: It's not assertive but definitely in search of a solution 18-02-2014 03:05 PM

    Cast: Rahul Bairagi, Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Tejas Parvatkar, Dhanshree Jain Director: Manjeet Singh What 'Salaam Bombay' and many other films tried to communicate about the lives of slum dwellers in late 1980s is almost true in 2013 as well. It's not an attempt to establish a connection between Mira...
  • Ilayaraja's son Yuvan Shankar rubbishes marriage rumours 10-02-2014 08:04 AM

    Chennai: Southern composer Yuvan Shankar Raja, son of legendary musician Illayaraja, on Sunday denied that he got married for the third time. He also confirmed that he has started following Islam. "I'm not married for the third time. The news is fake and, yes, I follow Islam and I'm proud...
  • PCB may have missed out on concessions it could have got: Rameez Raja 08-02-2014 07:03 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Rameez Raja, who had openly supported the ICC's structural revamp process initiated by cricket boards from India, England and Australia feels that PCB might just have missed out on extracting its own share of pie which would benefitted country's cricket. "I don't know but perhaps Pakistan...
  • Purav and Marcelo upset 3rd seeds to reach semis in Zagreb 07-02-2014 05:13 PM

    Zagreb: India's Purav Raja and his Brazilian partner Marcelo Demoliner reached the semi-finals of the ATP 250 event after shocking third seeded pair of Julian Knowle and Johan Brunstrom, here. The unseeded Indo-Brazilian combo eked out a 6-3, 7-5 win over Austrian-Swede pair in the quarter finals of the euro...
  • Telangana will be a reality, come what may: AP deputy CM 06-02-2014 07:15 AM

    New Delhi: Attacking the trio of Kiran Kumar Reddy, Chandrababu Naidu and Jaganmohan Reddy for trying to prevent the creation of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader Damodar Raja Narasimha on Wednesday said that the separate state "will be a reality, come what may". Narasimha said that...
  • Actor Daniel Balaji turns director with 'Kroni' 31-01-2014 05:38 PM

    Chennai: Tamil actor Daniel Balaji, known for his roles in films such as 'Kaakha Kaakha' and 'Vettaiyaadu Vilayadu', will soon wield the megaphone for thriller 'Kroni' in the same language. The film will go on floors this March. "Versatile actor Daniel Balaji dons the director's hat with 'Kroni', which will...
  • I'm in awe of the young talent in our industry: Kasturi Raja 24-01-2014 02:45 PM

    Chennai: Director Kasturi Raja, who has many films to his credit, says he still feels like a newcomer in the industry. He is in awe of the young talent in Tamil filmdom currently and wishes to work with them. Kasturi Raja, father of actor Dhanush and filmmaker Selvaraghavan, is gearing...
  • Pakistan court charges former PM Pervez Ashraf in multi-billion power scam 17-01-2014 03:59 PM

    Pakistan's former Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Friday was charged along with six others in the Rs 22 billion Rental Power Scam by a court in Islamabad. All the accused, including the former federal minister for water and power, refused to plead guilty to the charges before the Accountability...