Rajendra Prasad

  • Mahesh Babu's Telugu action film 'Aagadu' collects over Rs 18 crore in two days September 21, 2014

    Chennai: Southern superstar Mahesh Babu's much anticipated Telugu actioner "Aagadu" has collected Rs.18.02 crore worldwide in two days of its release and is still counting. Experts say this is "the best opening" he has ever got in his career. Interestingly, the film opened to mixed reviews from the critics, but "Aagadu"...
  • Government will set up new power plants soon: Rajendra Prasad Singh May 30, 2014

    Jharkhand energy minister Rajendra Prasad Singh on Thursday said the state government has taken initiative to set up new power plants in the next couple of years. Singh regretted that no a single MW was added in the electricity generation since the state was carved out of Bihar in...
  • BSP workers rough up Dalit men who went to meet Mayawati May 21, 2014

    BSP workers allegedly roughed up a group of Dalit youths who went to meet party chief Mayawati in Lucknow on Tuesday. The group comprising 79 youths, who have been denied posting after being selected to the post of assistant review officials in the Uttar Pradesh state secretariat, sought an audience with...
  • TDP, Congress, YSRC debutants test political waters in Vijayawada May 5, 2014

    Vijayawada: TDP, Congress and YSRC have put up debutants to test electoral waters in Vijaywada, dubbed as the "political capital" of (undivided) Andhra Pradesh, where three Koneru Prasads are also in the fray for the May 7 polls. TDP has nominated Kesineni Srinivas alias Nani, a major transport operator in the...
  • Our government is stable, says Hemant Soren May 5, 2014

    Amid reports that some Congress leaders were not keen to continue support to the JMMled ruling coalition, Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday said his government was stable and schemes were being executed speedily. "My government is stable with programmes and schemes being implemented speedily in the interest of the people....
  • Finance Minister Rajendra Prasad presents 201415 state Budget amid din February 21, 2014

    Jharkhand Finance Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh on Friday presented a budget of Rs 50,387.70 crore for FY 201415. The nonplan expenditure is estimated at Rs 23,632.73 crore and the plan expenditure at Rs 26,754.97 crore. The Minister, however, projected a fiscal deficit of Rs 4,913.70 crore, an estimated 2.30 per cent of...
  • Supplementary budget tabled in Jharkhand Assembly February 20, 2014

    The Jharkhand government on Thursday tabled the supplementary budget amounting to about Rs 1,448 crore in the Assembly. Finance Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh placed the third supplementary budget amid din in the House. The departments getting major share of the supplementary budget is Rs 350 crore for road construction, Rs 322...
  • Over 60 students fall ill after being administered deworming dose January 24, 2014

    More than 60 school students across Bihar fell ill and were hospitalised on Thursday after being administered deworming dose in government schools, an official said. All children were safe and were discharged after preliminary treatment. "The children complained of vomiting and loose motions after being administered the deworming medicine in different...
  • Hemant Soren rules out any role of MLAs in panchayat funds December 17, 2013

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday ruled out a role for MLAs in the decisionmaking process for utilisation of panchayat development funds of Rs 10 lakh. "The government has decided to allot Rs 10 lakh to every panchayat to take up development schemes in their areas to strengthen and empower...
  • Jharkhand Energy Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh rules out hike in electricity tariff November 27, 2013

    Energy Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh on Wednesday ruled out any increase in electricity tariff despite the monthly loss of the Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) pegged at Rs 150 crore. Earlier the loss was Rs 165 crore but there will not be any increase in the electricity tariff, Singh told the...
  • Sardar Patel belongs to the nation, not one party, says BJP November 24, 2013

    Asserting that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel belongs to the whole country, BJP, on Sunday, said it is not trying to claim the legacy of the nation's first Deputy Prime Minister by installing his huge statue in Gujarat. "(Sardar) Patel belongs to the entire country. He does not belong to one party. Some...
  • President hails Sachin, hopes cricketer continues to serve the game November 14, 2013

    President Pranab Mukherjee, on Thursday, joined millions of cricket fans to hail the achievements of batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, who is playing his last Test match, and expressed hope that the legendary cricketer will continue to serve the game as well as the nation. Talking to reporters after the prize distribution...
  • Sonia Gandhi is an epitome of sacrifice: Rajendra Prasad Singh July 28, 2013

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister in Jharkhand, Rajendra Prasad Singh, on Saturday said BJP should accept Congress President Sonia Gandhi as the country's daughterinlaw, whom he called an "epitome of sacrifice". "Sonia Gandhi Bharat ki bahu hei (country's daughterinlaw). You have to accept (it)," Singh said in the state Assembly. Speaking against the cut...
  • Govt takes note of 'irregularities' in police recruitment July 27, 2013

    Jharkhand government on Friday assured the state assembly that it has taken serious note of the alleged irregularities in the police recruitment process. "We have taken it seriously and looking into it. Deserving candidates will be appointed," Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh said in the assembly. He was replying to BJP MLA...
  • Subinspector murder case: UP Police arrests two men June 21, 2013

    Allahabad: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested two persons in connection with the killing of a subinspector in a remote part of the district last week. Adesh Yadav and Pawan Malaviya confessed during interrogation that they were inside the car which incharge of Bara police station Rajendra Prasad...
  • Pranab inaugurates audiovisual section in Rashtrapati Bhavan June 14, 2013

    New Delhi: It was a peep into history for President Pranab Mukherjee when he witnessed departure of last Viceroy Lord Louis Mountbatten and swearingin of first Governor General C Rajagopalachari at the audiovisual section of Rashtrapati Bhavan's library. After inaugurating it, Mukherjee watched a newsreel on the departure of Mountbatten...
  • Fan's death at the 'Baadshah' audio launch shocked many March 18, 2013

    Chennai: The death of a fan at the audio launch of Junior NTR-starrer "Baadshah" has sent shock waves in the industry. Hundreds of fans were quick to get on to social networking platforms to blame the organisers, producer and security personnel. The incident happened Sunday night. The fan, Rajendra Prasad aka...
  • Telugu film 'Thondi' to start shooting from March 8 March 3, 2013

    Chennai: Shooting for Telugu romantic comedy 'Thondi' featuring Rajendra Prasad will start from March 8 and its maker plans to complete it in a single schedule. Sandeep, Deeksha and Tej Kumar will be seen in the lead roles in 'Thondi'. "We are planning to finish the film in one schedule...
  • 'Mercy petition' section removed from President's website February 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The office of the President has taken off the 'mercy petition' section from its official website and it said matters relating to the subject for public information will henceforth be dealt by the Union Home Ministry. The website had a separate section giving details of the number of...
  • 'Shiva Thandavam' audio released in Hyderabad September 12, 2012

    Shiva Thandavam, starring Vikram, Jagapathi, Anushka, Lakshmi Rai and Amy Jackson, is a bigticket film directed by Vijay of 'Madarasipatnam' and 'Nanna' fame. The audio was released in Hyderabad, in the presence of stalwarts like VB Rajendra Prasad, Krishna Prasad, B Gopal, VV Vinayak, besides members of the film's cast...
  • Actor Rajendra Prasad discharged from hospital September 5, 2012

    Actor Rajendra Prasad was discharged from hospital on September 2, 2012 morning after two days of medical care. "His health condition is much better now and the doctors have confirmed that he's fit to go home. There's absolutely no need to worry and he will resume work soon," the actor's secretary...
  • Actor Rajendra Prasad recovering, under observation September 5, 2012

    Actor Rajendra Prasad, who suffered a mild stroke, is fast recovering but is being kept under observation, said his personal secretary. Rajendra Prasad was rushed to Care Hospital in Hyderabad on September 3, after he complained of pain in the chest. The doctors performed angioplasty on him. "He's doing absolutely better now....
  • Telugu Review: 'Julayi' is lacklustre August 10, 2012

    In Jalsa the hero loved the two daughters of the cop because of whom he (the hero) had joined the 'jana jeevana sravanthi'. It required some sense of humor to enjoy the humour Trivikram had put into the story. There is no such difficulty while watching 'Julayi'. It is because...
  • Preview: Allu Arjun, Ileana D'Cruz's 'Julayi' August 9, 2012

    'Julayi' comes with the promise of offering both style and humour in one film. Thus, you can be assured for loads of fun from this film. Besides the presence of Stylish Star and Humour Raja (director Trivikram Srinivas), there is the sizzling Illeana, who is nimblefooted when it comes to...
  • AP: Koneru gets bail 9 months after arrest August 3, 2012

    Hyderabad: Justice Samudrala Govindarajulu of the High Court on Thursday granted conditional bail to Koneru Rajendra Prasad, an industrialist and accused in the APIICEmaar township scam. Rajendra Prasad was arrested by the Central Bureau of the Investigation in November 2011 and was the first to be arrested in the...
  • 'Cinemakeldam Randi' to be released on August 2 July 24, 2012

    The title may sound innocuous, but 'Cinemakeldam Randi' is a crime comedy. The film, starring Rajendra Prasad and Master Bharath, is described by its makers as a 'navarasa bharithamaina cinema.' Set to release on Aug 2, the film is directed by MMG Reddy. Surprisingly, Rajendra and Bharath...
  • President has to live up to traditions: Pranab July 9, 2012

    Kolkata: UPA Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said any aspirant to the exalted post has to live up to the standards set by the founding fathers of modern India. Citing the examples of Dr Rajendra Prasad, Dr Savepalli Radhakrishnan, Dr Zakir Hussain and their successors, he said, it would be...
  • Working with Trivikram is like going on picnic: DSP July 6, 2012

    For Devi Sri Prasad, working with Trivikram Srinivas is like going on a picnic. A breeze, so to speak. "I can never forget the experience of working for Trivikram's Jalsa. I watched the film when working for the RR. It has come out amazingly well....
  • Rajendra Prasad's bank account still active July 4, 2012

    Patna: A total of Rs 1,813 is lying unclaimed in a bank account that India's first president, Rajendra Prasad, opened a few months before he died. Rajendra Prasad opened his account in Punjab National Bank's Exhibition Road branch in Patna on October 24, 1962, a few months before he passed...
  • 'Onamalu' gets attention, set to be a hit June 22, 2012

    After a long time, Rajendra Prasad, it appears, is coming with a sleeper hit like 'Aa Naluguru'. We are talking about 'Onamalu', directed and produced by Kranthi Madhav. Speaking at the audio launch function, Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry described how the various situations and emotions inspired him to write soulstirring lyrics....