Sanjay

  • Nirupam, sitting MP, faces the heat from BJP's Shetty in North Mumbai 19-04-2014 10:46 AM

    Mumbai: Congress sitting MP Sanjay Nirupam is facing a tough contest from BJP's Gopal Shetty in the North Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency, which goes to polls on April 24. Nirupam, who won the 2009 poll by just over 5,000 votes, is locked in an electoral battle with Shetty, IIM graduate...
  • Snapshot: An old photo of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi with young Rajiv and Sanjay 17-04-2014 02:11 PM

    This archival image of the one of the first families of India showcases Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru with his sister Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit. He is also accompanied by his daughter Indira Gandhi and two young grandchildren, Rajiv and Sanjay. (Photo credit: Photodivision.gov.in) ...
  • Cong's Basti candidate refuses to contest 15-04-2014 03:16 PM

    Congress candidate from Basti Lok Sabha seat, MLA Sanjay Kumar Jaiswal, on Tuesday refused to contest the election, saying he would fight the polls after a sexual harassment charge levelled against him was proved wrong. In a letter written to party president Sonia Gandhi, Jaiswal has stated that the Congress...
  • Spinners may play major role in IPL: Sanjay Manjrekar 15-04-2014 03:00 PM

    New Delhi: Spinners may have a "major role" to play in the Indian Premier League with the first leg of tournament staged in the UAE expected to have "typical sub-continent" wickets, according to cricketer-turned commentator Sanjay Manjrekar. "Spinners may have a major role to play. It will be a typical...
  • Manmohan Singh ensured he had his way on n-deal 14-04-2014 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: Otherwise chary of asserting or projecting himself or upstaging the Gandhi family, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "made sure he had his way" on the India-US civil nuclear deal, says a new book on him that has kicked off a lot of political dust during a heated election campaign....
  • PMO dismisses Baru's claims as 'baseless and mischievous' 13-04-2014 05:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office on Sunday rubbished as "baseless and mischievous" the contention of former media adviser to PM Sanjaya Baru that PMO files were seen by Congress President Sonia Gandhi. "The statement being attributed to a former media adviser to the Prime Minister that PMO files were...
  • BJP targets Congress over Baru's book, says PM's stature dwarfed 13-04-2014 03:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has got fresh ammunition to target the Congress in the form a book written by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's former advisor Sanjaya Baru's 'The Accidental Prime Minister'. The Opposition continues to use the book to attack the Congress with veteran BJP leader LK Advani...
  • Deepika Padukone on working with Ranveer Singh in 'Bajirao Mastani': We are still working out the logistics 12-04-2014 10:14 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone is happy that her on-screen chemistry with Ranveer Singh is appreciated by audience but she wants that whenever they come together next for a film it has to be better than 'Ram Leela'. After the success of 'Ram Leela', Ranveer and Deepika have become the most...
  • Allah has punished Rajiv, Sanjay and Indira Gandhi, says Azam Khan 12-04-2014 08:27 AM

    Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has courted controversy once again with an ugly and personal attack on the Gandhi family. Azam Khan said that Indira, Rajiv and Sanjay Gandhi were 'punished by god for their misdeeds'. After his alleged hate speeches, Azam Khan on Friday said Sanjay Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi...
  • Ranveer-Deepika to star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani' 07-04-2014 12:18 PM

    Mumbai: The 'Ram-Leela' couple is back! Actress Deepika Padukone will play historical character Mastani with Ranveer Singh playing Bajirao Peshwa in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani'. The casting of Ranveer and Deepika puts an end to months of speculation about who would play the role. Besides Ranveer, Shah Rukh Khan...
  • 'Club 60' celebrates its 100-day run in select theatres 03-04-2014 04:28 PM

    'Club 60' celebrated 100 days at the box office and director Sanjay Tripathy credits word of mouth publicity for the success. "It is a great experience to have your first film run for hundred days purely on audience support. We didn't have a big star cast, no big publicity budget....
  • I did the item song in 'Gabbar' for a friend: Kareena Kapoor 03-04-2014 04:17 PM

    Mumbai: 'Fevicol', the number she performed with Salman Khan in 'Dabangg 2', was meant to be her career's last item song, but Kareena Kapoor has broken her no-item-song policy for the sake of friendship. When her close friend Shabina Khan asked her to do an item song in 'Gabbar', which...
  • Sanjay Pathak joined BJP to protect his business interests, alleges Congress 01-04-2014 04:15 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Congress Vice-President Manak Agarwal on Tuesday alleged that the party MLA, Sanjay Pathak had defected to BJP only "to protect his business interests". "He left Congress and joined BJP just to protect his business interests. There is no other reason behind Pathak's defection to the BJP," Agarwal told...
  • Congress leader Sanjay Pathak joins BJP 31-03-2014 01:33 PM

    Congress MLA Sanjay Pathak, who quit the party alleging ill-treatment, on Monday formally joined the BJP in the presence of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Welcoming Pathak, who is an MLA from Vijayraghogarh seat in Katni district, Chouhan said, "His honour will be protected in the BJP." "Today...
  • V Sanjay Kumar's 'Virgin Gingelly' is a well-crafted piece of work 30-03-2014 11:29 PM

    A lot of books categorized under the literary fiction genre are not easy reads. In my opinion, they are not meant to be easy reads. A reader has got to be patient and must try and soak in what the author is trying to say through his words. Virgin Gingelly,...
  • Throwing of eggs, ink at Kejriwal unfortunate, says BJP 25-03-2014 09:36 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP on Sunday termed as "unfortunate" the throwing of eggs and ink on AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal in Varanasi and called for conduct of poll campaign in a dignified manner with the spirit of healthy competition. "It is unfortunate. We would like this election to be conducted...
  • Is Ranbir Kapoor playing Sanjay Dutt in Rajkumar Hirani's biopic on the actor? 25-03-2014 03:13 PM

    Mumbai: The story of Sanjay Dutt's life is likely to go on the screen and, if all goes well, director Rajkumar Hirani and actor Ranbir Kapoor would come together for the first time to tell the highs and lows in the 54-year-old star's life. The decision was reportedly taken around...
  • 2G scam: Relief for Sanjay Chandra, SC rejects CBI plea against bail 24-03-2014 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Unitech director Sanjay Chandra, the Supreme Court has rejected the CBI plea to cancel his bail. Chandra was granted bail in November 2011 by the Supreme Court. The CBI, however, alleged that in this relief period, Chandra approached the then CBI prosecutor AK...
  • Sanjay Dutt gets a tearful farewell from wife Manyata and his twins as he returns to Yerwada Jail 22-03-2014 03:42 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt Saturday left for Pune's Yerwada Jail after his parole, which was granted on the grounds of his wife Maanyata's health, came to an end. He left from his Bandra residence, accompanied by his friend Bunty Walia, Saturday afternoon. Wife Manyata and his twins Igra and Shahraan...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: Sanjay Dutt returns to jail after 90-day parole 22-03-2014 02:01 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is back in jail for his alleged connection with the 1993 Bombay blasts case. Dutt returned to Yerwada Central Jail in Pune after his 90-day parole ended on Friday, Dutt had been granted parole due to his wife Manyata's illness. Dutt, who is undergoing the...
  • Muttemwar, Wasnik, Navneet among 77 who file nominations 22-03-2014 12:23 AM

    Former Minister of State and seven-term MP Vilas Muttemwar, former minister Mukul Wasnik, Maharashtra Minister Sanjay Deotale, actor-turned-politician Navneet Rana were among the 77 candidates who filed their nominations for the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in Vidarbha region on the penultimate day. Veteran pro-Vidarbha leader Jambuwantrao Dhote also filed...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts case: Sanjay Dutt's parole ends today 21-03-2014 10:48 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt's parole in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case will end on Friday. Dutt had been granted parole due to his wife Manyata's illness. Dutt, who is undergoing the remainder of his five-year jail term at Yerawada Central Jail in Pune, had already been granted a...
  • Sanjay Singh confident about AAP winning 100 LS seats, says party is missing Hazare 20-03-2014 07:18 PM

    Noting they were "missing" anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on Thursday said that had he been associated with the party it would have achieved its target easily. "The party is missing Hazare... Had he been with us, we would have easily achieved our target," Singh,...
  • Trouble continues for Kirron Kher 20-03-2014 05:56 PM

    Actor-turned-BJP nominee Kirron Kher on Thursday visited former MP Harmohan Dhawan at the latter's residence in Chandigarh apparently to seek support for her candidature, but failed to win over the sulking leader. Kher's nomination from the Chandigarh Lok Sabha segment had stock resentment among some local BJP leaders, prominent among...
  • I have made a special place in my audiences' heart and it's like winning an Oscar: Sanjay Mishra 20-03-2014 04:15 PM

    New Delhi, Mar 20 (PTI) Character actor Sanjay Mishra, who is known for his roles in 'All the Best', 'Golmaal' and 'Phas Gaye Re Obama', says playing a protagonist in a film is a huge responsibility. Mishra, 51, who would be seen playing his career's first lead in Rajat Kapoor's...
  • NCP MP Patil faces Patkar, BJP's Somaiya in Mumbai North East 20-03-2014 12:06 PM

    A three-cornered fight is on the cards in the North-East Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency as sitting NCP MP Sanjay Dina Patil is facing a tough challenge from BJP's Kirit Somaiya and Aam Aadmi Party's Medha Patkar to retain the seat. The constituency has by and large remained loyal to Congress...