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  • 'Pataas' a much needed hit for Kalyan Ram; the film has minted about Rs 8 crore in the opening weekend 14 hours 36 minutes ago

    Chennai: After a series of flops, actor-producer Kalyan Ram has tasted success in the form of his latest Telugu release "Pataas", which is turning out to be a sleeper hit. The film has minted about Rs. 8 crore in its opening weekend. "Not only has 'Pataas' minted money, but it has...
  • Ram Gopal Varma changed definition of filmmaking: Kay Kay Menon 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Kay Kay Menon, who worked with Ram Gopal Varma in "Sarkar", says the filmmaker gave a new definition to filmmaking with movies like "Satya" and "Rangeela". "With 'Satya', 'Rangeela' and 'Sarkar' he changed the definition of filmmaking," Kay Kay told IANS. "Our industry went into coma after watching these films....
  • Bihar to appoint Urdu teachers in all government schools: Jitan Ram Manjhi 2 days ago

    Patna: The Bihar government will appoint Urdu teachers in all government schools in the state to promote the language, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi said on Sunday. "I have decided that at least one Urdu teacher will be appointed in every government school. Earlier there was a provision to appoint such...
  • Controversial of curious? 10 things senior SC lawyer Ram Jethmalani said at the Jaipur Literature Festival that left us reeling 3 days ago

    Jaipur: The 92-year-old senior Supreme Court lawyer and former BJP leader Ram Jethmalani was in conversation with author Shobha De and journalist Madhu Trehan during a session titled 'The Devil's advocate: Ram Jethmalani'. 1) "Between God and Devil, I still have some respect for the Devil." 2) "God suffers from an acute...
  • 'The Immortals of Meluha' writer Amish Tripathi's next is a series about Lord Ram 4 days ago

    Jaipur: After writing extensively on Lord Shiva, bestselling author Amish Tripathi Friday revealed his next series of books will be on Lord Ram. The banker-turned-author made this announcement at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival and said he was "curious to know how the entire battle between Ram and Ravana unfolds". "It was...
  • Author Amish Tripathi announces his new series on Lord Ram 4 days ago

    Bestselling author Amish Tripathi has announced his new series on Lord Ram. The first book that is expected to be out by October is titled 'Scion of Ikshvaku'. Not revealing much about the plot, the author said it is his fictitious and respectful interpretation of the Ramayan. Amish's Shiva Trilogy...
  • Leela Samson should welcome Tribunal's decision: MSG filmmaker 1 week ago

    Chennai: Dera Sachcha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, whose film MSG: Messenger of God's clearance has snowballed into a major controversy, on Wednesday rejected charges that he used political pressure to get the green signal from Film Certification Appellate Tribunal. "I did not exert any pressure. I only pray...
  • We are a government of 'Ram bhakts': Nitin Gadkari, kicks up row 1 week ago

    Faizabad: In comments that could kick up a row, Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said the government at the Centre is of 'Ram bhakts'(devotees) and those who shout 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans. Gadkari, a senior BJP leader, made these remarks on Tuesday while announcing the government's decision to construct 'Ram-Janki...
  • Ram Jethmalani vents anger in SC over government 'inaction' on blackmoney January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Expelled BJP member Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday vented his anger in the Supreme Court against the NDA government on the black money issue, expressing displeasure that a draft legislation prepared by him and sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not been acted upon. The veteran lawyer's outburst...
  • Anupam Kher: Claims of government interference in CBFC are baseless and ridiculous January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Former CBFC chairperson Anupam Kher today disagreed with the claims of government interference in the statutory body under the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, saying they are "baseless and ridiculous". "All such claims are baseless and ridiculous. Why these people are pointing out government's interference now? Why didn't they say...
  • Anupam Kher criticises Censor Board chairman Leela Samson for resigning from her post January 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Former Censor Board chairman and veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has criticised current chairman Leela Samson for resigning from her post. Samson, who headed the statutory body under the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, resigned amid controversy surrounding the clearance of controversial film 'Messenger of God' featuring Dera Saccha Sauda chief...
  • There is nothing provocative in 'MSG': Dera chief January 18, 2015

    Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim claims the release of the movie 'MSG- Messenger of god' has been delayed even though there is nothing provocative in the movie. ...
  • Punjab Government puts ban on screening of Dera Sacha Sauda chief's film 'Messenger of God' January 17, 2015

    Chandigarh: Punjab Government on Saturday decided to put a ban on the screening of the controversial movie 'Messenger of God (MSG)' featuring Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, in apprehension of breach of peace. Harcharan Bains, Advisor to the Punjab Chief Minister said, "There was an advisory by the...
  • Ram Rahim's 'MSG' gets clearance, Sikh groups continue to their protest against the film January 17, 2015

    It was a rockstar entry by the Dera Sachcha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh with an audience of over 30,000, the stage was set for the mega premier of 'MSG -Messenger of God'. While the celebrations were over the Appellate Tribunal's clearance for the film's release, Sikh groups were...
  • Amidst controversy around the release of 'MSG- The Messenger Of God', Ram Rahim entertains followers in Gurgaon January 17, 2015

    Gurgaon: Dera Sacha Sauda sect leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Friday entertained his followers here by performing some scenes from his debut movie "MSG - The Messenger of God" even as the film's high profile premiere was postponed. The Dera chief sang songs and delivered dialogues from the movie at Leisure Valley...
  • Ira Bhaskar quits Censor Board to protest certification to 'MSG' January 17, 2015

    After Censor board chief Leela Samson quit from her post citing corruption in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, another Censor board member Ira Bhaskar also decided to quit. Samson mentioned "interference, coercion and corruption of panel members and officers of the organisation appointed by the Ministry" as reasons for...
  • Censor Board is the last word, we dont interfere: Government January 17, 2015

    The Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore slammed Leela Samson saying that the tribunal was doing it's job and was an independent body. He also said that if she had allegations of co-ercion she should present evidence that there was interference. ...
  • MSG row takes its toll, Censor Board member Ira Bhaskar resigns in support of chief Leela Samson January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: After Censor board chief Leela Samson quit from her post citing corruption in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, another Censor Board member Ira Bhaskar has also decided to quit. Bhaskar said, "My letter will go in the evening. I've decided to resign. Our members had discussed on this issue...
  • Censor Board members up in arms, Leela Samson resigns January 16, 2015

    Just three days after the Censor Board refused certification to Dera Saccha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's controversial film Messenger of God, the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal overturned that decision. Hours later, Censor board Chief Leela Samson resigned, terming the Tribunal's decision "a mockery" of the Censor Board. ...
  • Leela Samson resigns: Is it time to scrap the Censor Board? January 16, 2015

    The Censor Board is up in arms after the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal cleared the release of the controversial movie 'Messenger of God' despite the board having said no to the film. Censor Board Chief Leela Samson resigned in protest and more members of the board have followed suit. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 16, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • I am not trying to play god in the movie: Dera Chief January 16, 2015

    Ram Rahim Singh denied playing god in the movie and urged protesters to see the movie for themselves before passing judgement. He also denied putting any pressure on the censor board. Dera supporters are celebrating the clearance of the film by the apellate tribunal. ...
  • This is a serious charge by the Censor board chief: Congress January 16, 2015

    Leela Samson's resignation is one among many in the recent past. The style of the Modi government is that of a dictatorial style of functioning. Independently, their work was not allowed to be carried out. That is a serious charge she has made. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 16, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Nothing objectionable in the film 'MSG - Messenger of God', says Dera chief January 16, 2015

    There has been a big controversy over the film 'MSG - Messenger of God' by Dera Saccha Sauda Chief Ram Rahim Singh. Censor board chief Leela Samson has resigned citing interference by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry. ...
  • I have not called myself God in 'MSG - Messenger of God', says Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim January 16, 2015

    Gurgaon: Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Friday denied that he had called himself God in the film 'MSG - Messenger of God'. He said there was nothing objectionable in his film and that the Censor Board has muted just two words. Speaking with mediapersons in Gurgaon after...
  • Protests in Bhatinda, Amritsar over release of Dera Sacha Sauda chief's controversial movie January 16, 2015

    Chandigarh: Tense scenes were witnessed in Bhatinda and Amritsar over the release of film 'MSG - The Messenger of God' starring Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. The movie sparked protests after Dera supporters celebrated the film's clearance by the apellate tribunal while opposing groups called for a...
  • Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's 'Messenger of God' release stalled January 16, 2015

    Dera Saccha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's controversial movie 'Messenger of God' release has been stalled following Censor Board chief Leela Samson's resignation. Samson, while resigning, cited "corruption, coercion and interference" by the Information and Broadcast Ministry as the reason for her exit. Speaking to PTI, Leela Samson said, "It...
  • Colourful headgear, pink pants, leopard print shoes: Why Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is also the messenger of fashion January 16, 2015

    Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is a man of many talents. Spiritual saint, philanthropist, versatile singer, all-rounder sportsperson, film director, art director, music director, script writer, lyricist, autobiographer, DoP, and FASHION ICON. He may have had a lot of trouble getting his MSG across the censor board, but he has had...