Rakhi

  • Women constables tie rakhis to traffic violators in Rajkot August 10, 2014

    Rajkot: The Rajkot police on Sunday turned 'Raksha Bandhan' festival into a unique drive to spread awareness on traffic rules, wherein women constables tied rakhis to violators of traffic norms. "The traffic branch of Rajkot city police adopted a unique way wherein female police constables tied rakhis to those persons who...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you guess which Bollywood films these Rakshabandhan scenes are from? August 10, 2014

    Raksha Bandhan has always been an integral part of the Hindi film industry. There have been actors who will always be remembered for their portrayal of on-screen siblings. ...
  • Women buy rakhis with Modi's image, say it carries promise of 'ache din' August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi fever has gripped the nation once again on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. From Uttar Pradesh to Rajasthan, Modi rakhis have been a rage this festival. In the Pink City, rakhis with Modi's image on it were flying off the shelves. Women said that...
  • Photos: Did you spot the WhatsApp Rakhi in the market? The most unusual Rakhis on the internet for the modern brothers! August 10, 2014

    How many hours did you spend selecting the best Rakhi for your beloved brother? Hopping from one stall to another, it is every sister's aim to buy the best design in the market for her brother. Rakhis have come of age too! Once upon a time it used to be...
  • Watch: Got 'Bhai Zoned' on Raksha Bandhan by the woman you wanted to date? You need to see this to know what you are doing wrong August 9, 2014

    It is a widely accepted fact that if a guy is 'Bhai Zoned', there is just no chance for him to try his luck of wooing that girl. While being a brother to any woman is the highest honour, it isn't good for your dating profile. A video by Culture Machine,...
  • Elderly widows from Vrindavan make 'rakhis' for PM Modi August 6, 2014

    After Varanasi, elderly widows from Mathura are getting the opportunity to celebrate this 'Rakshabandhan' festival in a special way as they will send handcrafted 'rakhis' and sweets to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The event is a part of efforts to bring these women, who have been socially ostracised for ages and...
  • Widows of Varanasi preparing 'rakhis' for 'brother' Modi August 3, 2014

    This 'Rakshabandhan' festival will be special for hundreds of elderly widows of Varanasi as they plan to send 1,000 'rakhis' along with sweets to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who made his parliamentary debut in May from this temple town. The event is part of efforts to bring these women, who have...
  • Snapshot: Rakhi Sawant looks grim in a stiff blue kurta; inaugurates Republican Party of India's new office July 8, 2014

    Last month, Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant joined the Republican Party of India (RPI), after her own party 'Rashtriya Aam Party' failed to generate any interest among voters. Sawant, who hopes to contest the ensuing state assembly elections against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray, looked grim and serious in an...
  • Rakhi Sawant joins RPI, ready to fight against Raj Thackeray June 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant Saturday joined the Republican Party of India (RPI) as the national executive president of its women's wing. "I am not scared of anyone... If required, I am ready to contest the forthcoming Maharashtra assembly elections against (Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief) Raj Thackeray," Sawant said soon after...
  • Rakhi Sawant joins RPI, says ready to fight against MNS chief June 28, 2014

    Mumbai: After her miserable electoral debut in Lok Sabha elections, Bollywood starlet Rakhi Sawant ON saturday joined Ramdas Athawale-led RPI and said she would not hesitate to contest the upcoming assembly polls against MNS chief Raj Thackeray. "I am scared of none," she said when asked if she would throw her...
  • Snapshot: Make-up fail, or a botox job gone bad? What is up with Rakhi Sawant's face? June 10, 2014

    Headline-seeking damsel and aspiring "politician" Rakhi Sawant managed to shake even the most seasoned journalists recently. The reason? Her face. The patchy make-up, OTT fake lashes, brown contacts and unusually puffy face, left a long-lasting impression on everyone present. You have to see it to believe it. But proceed at...
  • AAP leader Rakhi Birla hits out at Ramdev over Dalit remark April 28, 2014

    AAP leader Rakhi Birla on Sunday flayed Yoga guru Ramdev over his remarks on Dalits saying he has not only insulted the community but also women of this country and questioned the silence of Narendra Modi and BJP on the issue. She said BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Modi's silence...
  • Show Me The Money: Rakhi Sawant's total assets valued at Rs 14.69 cr April 7, 2014

    Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant from Mumbai North West has cash reserves of Rs 96,427, her bank deposits and investments are valued at Rs 3.1 crore and she has Rs 7.5 lakh worth of jewellery. ...
  • Watch: Rakhi Sawant on Cyrus Broacha's show April 6, 2014

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Rakhi Sawant's political ambitions. Rakhi is contesting elections from Mumbai North West. ...
  • 'Illiterate' Rakhi Sawant owes IT department Rs 72 lakh dues April 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Rakhi Sawant, who has jumped into poll fray while claiming to be an "illiterate" person with assets of Rs 15 crore, has outstanding loans worth about Rs 2.5 crore and an additional Rs 72.5 lakh tax liability. There is also a pending criminal case of 'breach of trust' and...
  • 'Illiterate' Rakhi Sawant has assets worth nearly Rs 15 crore April 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood starlet Rakhi Sawant who is contesting from Mumbai North West seat has declared herself an "illiterate" with total assets of Rs 14.69 crore. Rakhi (36), who is taking on heavyweights like Gurudas Kamat of Congress and Gajanan Kirtikar of Shiv Sena from the constituency, has movable property worth...
  • Priya Dutt, Gurudas Kamat, Sanjay Nirupam, Rakhi Sawant files nomimation in Mumbai April 1, 2014

    Congress MPs Gurudas Kamat, Priya Dutt, Sanjay Nirupam and actress Rakhi Sawant were the prominent names, out of the eleven candidates, who filed nominations in Mumbai on Tuesday. All the six constituencies in Mumbai are among the 19 constituencies in Maharashtra which will go to polls on April 24. The notification...
  • Actor Salman Khan 'awestruck' by Congress nominee Gurudas Kamat April 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has extended his support to senior Congress leader and Mumbai North West candidate Gurudas Kamat for his various "qualities" as a politician and for his "magnanimity". Salman has in a recorded message appealed to voters to support Kamat because "good work can be done only by...
  • TWTW: Cyrus says his favourite debutante politicians are KRK, Rakhi March 30, 2014

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha sarcastically said that his favourite debutante politicians are Bollywood actors Kamaal Rashid Khan and Rakhi Sawant. Both the actors will lock horns in Mumbai North West in upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Want to contest LS polls to solve people's problems: Rakhi Sawant March 28, 2014

    Shirdi: Bollywood starlet Rakhi Sawant has said she wants up to wake up Members of Parliament from their sleep to look into the issues of common man. "I want to contest the Lok Sabha election to wake up the MPs from their deep sleep. Political leaders are sucking blood of the...
  • e Lounge:Producers reschedule film releases in election, IPL season March 27, 2014

    Nearly 17 films have been scheduled to release in April, May but with elections and the IPL round the corner, producers are planning to play safe and reschedule film release dates. Also on the show watch Rakhi Sawant turn into a politician for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Snapshot: Independent candidate Rakhi Sawant looks environment friendly in all-green salwar-kameez, jacket, scarf March 27, 2014

    Self-titled 'mirchi girl' and Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant revealed her new, political avatar yesterday. Dressed in a greet outfit, complete with a khadi jacket and her head covered with a matching green scarf, Sawant posed solemnly for the shutterbugs. "Please give me one chance and see what I can do,"...
  • Uddhav feels I can govern better than Kejriwal, says Rakhi Sawant March 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Elections are in fashion this season and perhaps this is why another celebrity has stepped from the glamour world on the electoral stage. After Gul Panag, Kirron Kher, Paresh Rawal, now Rakhi Sawant is fighting elections as an Independent from Mumbai North West. People have seen her spew venom on...
  • Please give me one chance and see what I can do: Rakhi Sawant to contest LS polls from Mumbai March 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The Lok Sabha election in Mumbai North-West constituency will get a dose of glamour with the entry of Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant as an Independent candidate. "I have been virtually mobbed by people demanding that I should fight the election, so here I am," Sawant told media persons here...
  • AAP: Rakhi Birla owns Rs 1.6 lakh, Ashutosh 8 crore March 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party candidate from North West Delhi Rakhi Birla has Rs 1.6 lakh as movable assets, according to the declaration made by her during filing of nomination on Friday. Two other candidates Ashutosh and Rajmohan Gandhi also filed their nomination papers from Chandni Chowk and East Delhi constituencies...