Raja

  • 2G scam: All accused including Kanimozhi, A Raja, Shahid Balwa get bail Yesterday

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK leader Kanimozhi, former Telecom Minister A Rajai n the 2G scam-related money laundering case. Swan promoter Shahid Balwa, Asif Balwa were also granted bail in the case filed by the Enforcement Directorate. Kanimozhi had sought bail...
  • 2G scam: DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal gets bail Yesterday

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal in a 2G scam-related money laundering case. She was chargesheeed along with others including former Telecom Minister A Raja by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Special CBI Judge OP Saini allowed...
  • I am coming back to the basics with 'Raja Natwarlal', a commercial entertainer: Emraan Hashmi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After playing a man overpowered by witches and an amnesia patient in his last two ventures, actor Emraan Hashmi is back to playing a mischief-maker on-screen in 'Raja Natwarlal', which he says is not a superficial con film. The 35-year-old actor has donned the role of a scamster in...
  • All well between uncle Mahesh Bhatt and nephew Emraan Hashmi 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi has quashed reports that filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is angry with him for giving preference to Kunal Deshmukh's 'Raja Natwarlal' over his uncle's film 'Mr. X'. It was reported that Emraan allotted some days for the promotion of 'Raja Natwarlal' instead of shooting for 'Mr. X' and it...
  • Former Pakistan cricketers angry at team's performance August 10, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's batting capitulation on the final day of the first Test against Sri Lanka has left many former players angry and red-faced. Batting legend and former captain, Hanif Muhammad had said at close on the fourth day that only a miracle could lead to a result in the Test...
  • Gandhi, Netaji should be kept above Bharat Ratna: Sugata Bose August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Subhash Chandra Bose's grandnephew, acclaimed historian and Trinamool Congress MP Sugata Bose disapproved of the possibility of Netaji being conferred with the Bharat Ratna this year, insisting that Gandhi and Bose should be kept above such partisan politics. "I firmly believe that Gandhi and Bose should be kept...
  • Watch: Emraan Hashmi, Deepak Tijori teach 'tapori-giri' in the new song 'Dukki tikki' from 'Raja Natwarlal' August 7, 2014

    After dabbling with hatke roles in the recent past, Emraan Hashmi comes back to his comfort zone with Kunal Deshmukh's 'Raja Natwarlal'. In this new track from the film, Emraan is seen imparting lessons in charsobeesi and tapori-giri. Sleight of hand, conning and smooth-talking -- Emraan seems to know it...
  • DMK leader quits, demands Stalin as CM candidate, says sack Kanimozhi, Maran, Raja August 7, 2014

    Chennai: The DMK Organising Secretary PV Kalyanasundaram resigned from all party posts demanding party treasurer and heir apparent MK Stalin be declared as the party's chief ministerial candidate for 2016 assembly elections. Considered a Stalin loyalist, Kalyanasundaram sent in his resignation letter, dated July 30, to DMK chief M Karunanidhi...
  • I relate to the subject of 'Jamai Raja' well: Ravi Dubey July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: TV star Ravi Dubey, who is making a comeback to fiction after two years with new show 'Jamai Raja', says he is a hands-on son-in-law and husband in real life too. The 30-year-old actor tied the knot with his '12/24 Karol Bagh' co-star Sargun Mehta last December. "I was...
  • Humaima Malick: I don't think I will be able to wear a bikini July 27, 2014

    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 July 25, 2014

    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 July 25, 2014

    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? July 22, 2014

    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...