Sanjay

  • Indian coaches have burnt their bridges 14 hours 4 minutes ago

    What exactly is the role of Ravi Shastri, the new director of cricket operations of the Indian team now in England to complete a tortuous tour playing five one-dayers and a Twenty20 game after losing the five-Test series 1-3? It is not the role of the former India allrounder but the...
  • Team India will be re-energised under Ravi Shastri: BCCI secretary Patel 2 days ago

    New Delhi: BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel on Tuesday said that the Indian team will be re-energised under Ravi Shastri, who has been appointed as the Team Director for the ODI series against England. "We are quite sure that the boys will be re-energised under the guidance of Shastri. His on-the-field and...
  • Ravi Shastri appointed Team India Director for ODI series in England 2 days ago

    In a surprise move on Tuesday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) named former India captain Ravi Shastri as Director, Indian Team, for the five-match ODI series against England besides appointing Sanjay Bangar as assistant to chief coach Duncan Fletcher. While the appointment of Bangar, who came into...
  • Emergency led to an atmosphere of fear, says Manmohan Singh 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Emergency came as a surprise to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who saw an atmosphere of fear in the country during which there were many "arbitrary arrests and detentions", says a new book on him by his daughter. "Well, it was a surprise. There had been unrest, but...
  • Who's shielding criminals? After goof up, JD(U) spokesperson flees press conference August 9, 2014

    JD(U) spokesperson and Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Sanjay Singh made a mockery of himself on Friday after he called for a probe and a lie-detector test on former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, but was unable to defend his leader and former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Unsuccessful in putting...
  • Many top directors promised me fantastic roles, but never returned my calls after the initial promise, says ex-Bigg Boss contestant Ajaz Khan August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Reality show star and actor Ajaz Khan has caught Sanjay Gupta's attention. The filmmaker has offered the former a role in his new gangster film "Mumbai Saga", which already has John Abraham and Vivek Oberoi in the cast. The two met Tuesday morning at Gupta's residence and hit it off...
  • Aamir Khan on 'PK' nude poster: Not for publicity; the photo imbibes key elements from the film August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan, who has left many intrigued and many ridiculing him over his nude look in the poster of his upcoming film 'PK', says it's not for publicity. Calling it "key art", he says it depicts the story of the film. The poster of Rajkumar Hirani's 'PK' features Aamir...
  • BCCI invites bids for title sponsorship August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday invited title sponsorship bids for its international and domestic matches. "The Marketing Committee of the BCCI met at Mumbai to finalize the ITT (Invitation to Tender) for title sponsorship rights for BCCI international and domestic matches for the period...
  • BCCI may not appeal, wants to end Anderson-Jadeja controversy August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Left red-faced after the ICC judicial commissioner Gordon Lewis found England seamer James Anderson "not guilty" of pushing Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge Test match, the BCCI has gone a bit on the backfoot as they are yet to decide on their next course of action. "We are...
  • Sanjay Hedge: Executive should not be given the upper hand July 29, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Supreme Court advocate Sanjay Hedge said that the executive should not get the upper hand in the replaced system. He stressed on minimal government interference. ...
  • Remove local police, bring in central forces in Belgaum: Shiv Sena July 28, 2014

    Speaking on the Belgaum border dispute, Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that the Centre should deploy its forces in the region and remove local police from there. ...
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali compares Priyanka Chopra with Hilary Swank July 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali compares Priyanka Chopra with 'Million Dollar Baby' star Hilary Swank insisting that only 'Barfi' star could pull of the title role in 'Mary Kom', a biopic on Olympic bronze medallist and five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom. Sports drama 'Million Dollar Baby' was the story of...
  • BSF security personnel gun down Pakistani intruder in Kashmir July 23, 2014

    Srinagar: The Indian security forces on Tuesday gunned down a Pakistani intruder in Kashmir. The Border Security Force (BSF) shot the intruder in the Kathua district when he tried to cross the international border. The development came after the Pakistani forces violated ceasefire and killed an Indian jawan in Akhnoor on...
  • Confirmed! Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra to star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani' July 17, 2014

    Actress Deepika Padukone may have made headlines recently for giving evasive answers to mediapersons when asked if she would be featuring in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie 'Bajirao Mastani'. But it has now been confirmed that Deepika, along with Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra will be seen in the much-anticipated Bollywood...
  • Indian survives 7-day ordeal after falling from Cambodian peak July 9, 2014

    Singapore: In an incident reminiscent of the Hollywood movie "127 Hours", an Indian-origin man from Singapore managed to beat all odds to remain alive after slipping from the highest mountain in Cambodia. Sanjay Radakrishna (26) survived seven days on water, confronted with a giant python, slept on wet ground and...
  • India-England to play five-Test series in future July 1, 2014

    Mumbai: India and England, who have normally engaged in three or four-Test rubbers prior to the upcoming best-of-five series from July 9, have inked an agreement to stick to this format in future contests too, according to BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel. "It will be a five-Test series (at home and away)...
  • Maharashtra: MPCC delegation meets CM, seeks 24-hour power for agriculture purpose June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) members on Monday asked Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to make a provision to ensure the 24-hour electricity supply for agriculture purpose in the state. The MPCC office-bearers under its president Manikrao Thakre also demanded that seeds, fertilisers, medicines etc. be made available to farmers...
  • Patel tells Mumbai cops he can't say anything on Zinta case June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: BCCI Secretary Sanjay Patel on Saturday told Mumbai police that he was not in a position to say anything on the alleged May 30 spat between Preity Zinta and his former boyfriend Ness Wadia as he was not present when the alleged incident took place. Patel said that he...
  • After 'Ram-Leela', Anju Modi to design for Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani' June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Anju Modi, who designed the bright and vibrant costumes in Sanjay Leela Bhansali 'Ram-Leela', is set to re-team with the director for his period love drama 'Bajirao Mastani'. Modi, known for working extensively with Indian crafts, fabrics and textiles, was responsible for turning actress Deepika Padukone into a Gujarati...
  • Rensil D'Silva's 'Ungli' to release on November 21 June 17, 2014

    Mumbai: The release date for Dharma Productions' long delayed movie 'Ungli' has been finalised. It will come out on November 21, said a statement. Produced by Karan Johar and directed by Rensil D'Silva, the movie stars Emraan Hashmi, Kangana Ranaut, Sanjay Dutt, Randeep Hooda, Neha Dhupia and Neil Bhoopalam. ...
  • Sanjay Jha tenders apology to Subramanaian Swamy June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha on Monday tendered an unconditional apology to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for calling him a CIA agent in a tweet and said that he had no willful intention to defame him. The BJP leader had sued him for Rs 3 crores after the tweet...
  • Arjun Kapoor is fantastic when it comes to action: Sanjay Kapoor June 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor-turned-producer Sanjay Kapoor says his newphew actor Arjun Kapoor has improved with every film and that he is best in action roles. Sanjay is producing 'Tevar' starring Arjun and Sonakshi Sinha, which is the remake of a south film 'Okkadu'. "As a person there are no changes in him as...
  • STF constituted to conduct intensive combing operations for bodies near Kedarnath June 14, 2014

    With human skeletal remains still being found in Kedar valley, the Uttarakhand government on Saturday constituted a special task force (STF) to conduct intensive combing operations in the forests adjoining Kedarnath in search of bodies. The task force, headed by Inspector General of Police Sanjay Gunjyal, has been set up as...
  • BCCI pressurised Australia, England for ICC revamp, says Sanjay Patel June 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: The BCCI had threatened to form a parallel world cricket body before the England and Australian boards agreed to the controversial restructuring of the ICC and decided to give a lion's share of revenue to the Indian board, said its secretary Sanjay Patel on Saturday. "We got criticised by many...
  • On Congress ticket, even Modi would have lost LS polls: Sanjay Nirupam June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In remarks that could spell controversy for the Congress, AICC secretary Sanjay Nirupam on Saturday said that "even Narendra Modi would have badly lost in the Lok Sabha elections had he contested on a Congress ticket". Nirupam, who lost from the Mumbai North constituency, told reporters that despite several...