Rajesh

  • CBI arrests Censor Board CEO in a graft case August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI has arrested the CEO of Central Board of Film Certification, Rajesh Kumar, after a complaint was filed against him. An Indian Railway Postal Service Officer of 1995 batch officer Kumar was on deputation to Central Board of Film Certification. Earlier he had come under the CBI scanner for...
  • UPSC CSAT row: RJD MP Pappu Yadav throws paper confetti at Lok Sabha Speaker August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another low in Parliament Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav threw paper confetti at Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday when she refused to entertain his request for raising the controversy over Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT)...
  • Rajesh Khanna's family ordered by Bombay HC to give the actor's former companion Anita Advani a copy of his will August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Anita Advani, Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna's companion during his last years, heaves a sigh of relief and says she is thankful to the judicial system. The Bombay High Court Wednesday ordered that Anita can be given a copy of Rajesh Khanna's will, whose veracity she has disputed. "I am extremely thankful...
  • Bihar Government to table Walia panel report on Kosi floods July 22, 2014

    The Bihar government on Tuesday said it will table the Walia Commission report on the causes of embankment breach in Kosi River that had resulted in massive inundation 6 years ago in which over 250 people lost their lives, during the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Assembly. The announcement was made...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you identify these Rajesh Khanna films? July 19, 2014

    Superstar of the 60s and 70s, Rajesh Khanna taught Indian what stardom and celebrity worship is. The actor who battled cancer for a long time, passed away on 18 July 2012. On his second death anniversary we are asking you to identify these films of the superstar. ...
  • SP leader expelled from party for 6 years after he garlands Nitin Gadkari July 7, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has expelled Samajwadi Party leader Rajesh Masala for his anti-party activities. Masala, who was party's nominee from Amethi in 2007 Assembly polls, was expelled from the party for six years yesterday. Yadav, who is also the state party chief, ordered the expulsion. According to local MLA...
  • AAP urges Najeeb Jung to change MLA fund spending law; threatens stir July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party on Sarturday asked Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to change a "discriminatory" act that disallows MLAs from spending their funds for development work in group housing societies' areas here and threatened to launch a city-wide stir if its demand was not met. Addressing a press conference, AAP...
  • Agriculture Department conducts drive to check sale of poor quality seeds and fertilisers June 29, 2014

    To curb sale of poor quality seeds and fertilisers, Madhya Pradesh Agriculture Department conducted a drive to check quality of the two farming products and also took punitive measures against companies. "The drive was launched to check quality of seeds and fertilisers and the department took punitive measures including registration of...
  • AAP accuses BJP of luring its MLAs in Delhi June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday accused BJP of luring its legislators in Delhi with an MLA claiming that some members of the saffron party approached him thrice in the last three days. "BJP tries to lure opposition MLAs unethically. AAP MLAs refuse," the party tweeted. AAP MLA...
  • Delhi: AAP takes up e-rickshaw illegality issue June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Three AAP MLAs, along with hundreds of drivers and owners of e-rickshaws, staged a protest outside the L-G secretariat on Sunday, demanding that the government order rendering the rickshaws illegal be revoked. Hundreds of e-rickshaws' drivers gathered outside L-G secretariat and raised slogans against the transport department while...
  • Uma Bharti commits Twitter faux pas on portfolio details May 26, 2014

    Cabinet Minister Uma Bharti on Monday committed a faux pas when she announced her portfolio on Twitter even though the official word on the appointments to the various ministries was still awaited. Soon after she was administered the oath of office, Bharti tweeted that she has got the portfolio of Water...
  • 'The Xpose' review: A wooden Himesh Reshammiya makes a caricature of '60s thrillers May 18, 2014

    Cast: Himesh Reshammiya, Zoya Afroz, Ananth Mahadevan, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Sonali Raut, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Bharat Dhabolkar, Jesse Randhawa, Rajesh Sharma Director: Ananth Mahadevan Rating: 1.5/5 What genre does a film fall in, if the hero always enters a scene in slow-motion? And what if the accompanying ear-splitting background score makes...
  • Congress President Sonia Gandhi leading in Rae Bareli May 16, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi is leading by 1,293 votes over her nearest rival Ajay Agarwal of BJP in Rae Bareli. Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is leading by over 1,000 votes over her nearest BJP rival Subrat Pathak in Kannauj, as per initial trends. Santosh Gangwar (BJP)...
  • Rajesh Rathi's 'Desires of the Heart' to be screened at Cannes Film Festival May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: City-based director Rajesh Rathi's English language feature film 'Desires of the Heart' will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival which is opening today. 'The Desires of the Heart' will be screened on May 17 during the 12-day event. 'Desires of the Heart' is a love story...
  • Arushi-Hemraj murder: HC reserves order on bail plea of Rajesh, Nupur Talwar May 9, 2014

    The Allahabad High Court on Friday reserved its judgement on the bail application of dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, who are serving life sentence for the murders of their daughter Aarushi and domestic aide Hemraj. The judgement was reserved on the bail plea of the Noida-based couple by a Division...
  • Aarushi-Hemraj murder case: Talwars seek bail from High Court May 6, 2014

    The hearing on the bail plea of dentist couple Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar, who have been awarded life sentence for the murder of their teenage daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, on Monday began before the Allahabad High Court. A division bench, comprising Justice Rakesh Tiwari and Justice Anil Kumar...
  • Rival parties use money power to influence media, alleges Sharad Yadav April 30, 2014

    With his fate being decided by voters in Madhepura today, JD(U) President Sharad Yadav alleged that rival parties were using money power to influence the media. "Media me thaili ka khub khel hua hain (money power has been used to use media)," Yadav told reporters after casting his vote at the...
  • Bihar's gangsters, their wives in the fray in Lok Sabha elections April 28, 2014

    Even as the Election Commission tries its best to clean up the electoral system, the reality remains that contesting elections involve a lot of money and manpower. With winnnability being the main criteria, all parties give probity a go bye and go for candidates who are not only flush with...
  • Aarushi Talwar's parents seek stay on 'Rahasya' film's release April 10, 2014

    Dentist couple Nupur and Rajesh Talwar, serving life sentence for murdering their teenage daughter Aarushi Talwar, on Thursday refuted claims of the Censor Board that the soon to be released film 'Rahasya' has no similarity to her murder and sought stay on its release till their appeal is heard and...
  • Bishnoi powers Rajasthan to thrilling win over Kerala in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy April 10, 2014

    Led by skipper Rajesh Bishnoi's blistering 75 off 36 balls, Rajasthan rallied brilliantly from a difficult situation to beat Kerala by three wickets with a ball to spare for their second straight victory in the Syed Mushtaq Ali All India T20 Group B game on Thursday. In another Group B...
  • Ramp walk? Saif doesn't like it much, says Kareena Kapoor Khan March 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is a regular feature as the show-stopper at fashion shows, has said that her husband, actor Saif Ali Khan, stays away from ramp walk as he does not like it much. "He is now in Chandigarh... he is working. We (Saif and I) walked...
  • Aarushi murder: Talwar family member to view 'Rahasya' March 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday granted permission to a family member of Rajesh and Nupur Talwar - convicted of murdering their teenaged daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj - to have a private screening of the movie 'Rahasya', allegedly based on the double murders. The court has allowed one...
  • LS polls: Pappu Yadav to lock horns with Sharad Yadav from Madhepura seat March 10, 2014

    Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, the former MP who was acquitted last year in the murder of a CPI-M leader, Monday joined the RJD. He is set to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Madhepura. Pappu Yadav will take on Janata Dal-United chief Sharad Yadav, who was elected to the Lok...
  • LS polls: Pappu Yadav to contest against Sharad Yadav on RJD ticket March 10, 2014

    Patna: Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav who was last year acquitted in a murder case will be contesting the Lok Sabha elections on a Rashtriya Janata Dal ticket. He is challenging Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Madhepura constituency. Pappu Yadav is a four-time MP. After winning from Purnia seat...
  • 'Children of the Pyre' review: Do you make money by selling shrouds? These children do February 18, 2014

    Cast: Yogi, Manish, Ashish, Gagan, Ravi Director: Rajesh Jala Filmmaking is not just another job; especially of you are into indies. We all have heard and felt that cricket and cinema are the two essential lifelines of India, but we generalise the term so much that we forget to understand that cinema...
  • Two judges take charge in SC, taking strength to 31 February 17, 2014

    Justices Rajesh Kumar Agarwal and Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana on Monday assumed charge as Supreme Court judges, taking the apex court's strength to 31 including Chief Justice P Sathasivam. Justices Agarwal and Ramana were the Chief Justices of Madras High Court and Delhi High Court respectively. The sanctioned strength of judges in...
  • Gunday: 11 steamy lines that transport you to 70s Calcutta February 15, 2014

    New Delhi: You can always cinema halls to be houseful on Valentine's Day. The chances of happening so increase many times if the film is releasing on that very day that is February 14. Everything seemed working in favour of 'Gunday'. It had a good starcast, satisfactory screen presence and...
  • 'Pannaiyarum Padminiyum' review: This Tamil film is emotionally uplifting February 8, 2014

    Cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Jayaprakash, Thulasi, Aishwarya Rajesh, Sneha, Neelima Rani, Balasaravanan Director: SU Arun Kumar Rating: 4.5 out of 5 In a list featuring films that tug at your heart strings, debutant Arun Kumar's 'Pannaiyarum Padminiyum' deserves to be right on the top. An emotionally uplifting work, the film steers away from the commercial...