SARKAR

  • Bangladesh name squad for first Test against Pakistan 9 hours 21 minutes ago

    Litton Kumar Das and Soumya Sarkar, both top-order batsmen, and Mohammad Shahid, the right-arm paceman, were the uncapped players included in the 14-man Bangladesh squad for the first Test against Pakistan. Das, a wicketkeeper-batsman, has scored five first-class centuries and ended as the second-highest run-getter in the domestic one-day competition with...
  • ICC World Cup: Bangladesh deserved to enter quarter-finals, says Aminul Islam March 10, 2015

    It was a great victory by Bangladesh, who played a sensible, solid game to beat England. Their batting and bowling was disciplined throughout. It looked like the batting lost a bit of momentum in the Powerplay as Mushfiqur Rahim was careful to stay at the crease to help Mahmudullah to...
  • AAP government will be able to make Delhi a global city: India Inc February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian industry on Saturday exuded confidence that the AAP government will be able to make the National Capital as a global city and improve ease of doing business scenario to attract investments. PHD Chamber appealed to new Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal not to...
  • AAP Ki Sarkar: Satyendar Jain rewarded for his loyalty to Arvind Kejriwal February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: An architect by qualification, softspoken Satyendar Jain has been given the charge of key Health and Power departments in the new AAP government, a reward for his loyalty to party chief Arvind Kejriwal. At 50, Jain is the oldest member of Kejriwal-led government. Media-shy and softspoken, Jain has been...
  • Actor Govinda to guest star in 'Dabang Sarkar' February 5, 2015

    Bhadohi: Film star Govinda will do a guest appearance in 'Dabang Sarkar', a Hindi film starring his cousin Aakash in the lead. The month-long schedule of the film, which has politics in its backdrop, got underway here. Govinda will play himself in the movie, its producer Aunp Upadhaya said. The creative director,...
  • Ram Gopal Varma changed definition of filmmaking: Kay Kay Menon January 26, 2015

    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....
  • World Cup squads: Allrounder Soumya Sarkar makes the cut in Bangladesh's 15 January 4, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh on Sunday picked all-rounder Soumya Sarkar in their 15-member squad for the 2015 One-day International (ODI) cricket World Cup. Sarkar made his international debut against Zimbabwe in December last year and made 20 runs. It has been his only appearance for Bangladesh so far. Fast bowler Taskin Ahmed and left-arm...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal to take on Tamil Nadu at Eden Gardens January 4, 2015

    Kolkata: After their disastrous show in two consecutive home matches, bottom placed Bengal will have their best chance to turn it around when they face an equally struggling Tamil Nadu in their Ranji Trophy group A fixture here on Monday. Bengal could make it count little in the last two home...
  • Amitabh Bachchan still desires to do many things December 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says the editing of a film has changed a lot over the years and back in the old days, entering or getting even close to an editing room involved "a fine" or feeding "the staff" or leaving before getting "beaten up". "Actually now being in the company...
  • Rani Mukerji's 'Mardaani' to premiere in Poland next year December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Rani Mukerji-starrer 'Mardaani' will be making its Poland debut on January 19, 2015. The Pradeep Sarkar-directed movie, which released in India on August 22, was the comeback project of Rani after her marriage to Yash Raj Films honcho Aditya Chopra. The action film was shot by Artur Zurawski, a native...
  • Jharkhand polls: Local police didn't favour anti-Naxal operations in South Bastar December 7, 2014

    Raipur: The local intelligence wing had suggested not to carry out large anti-Naxal operations in south Bastar forests, where the ultras recently killed 14 CRPF personnel, citing geographical complications and strong Maoist 'Jantana Sarkar' network, a senior police official said. The heavily forested, hilly, inaccessible and thinly populated quadrilateral region...
  • After meeting PM Modi, Tripura CM says NDA government failed in adopting pro-people policies December 3, 2014

    Agartala: A day after interacting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Tripura, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar called for a movement to press the NDA government for changing its outlook so that marginalised people could be benefitted. Inaugurating a scheme of transfer of cash subsidy into bank account...
  • Rahul Gandhi leads Congress protest outside Parliament against Modi government's 'U-turns' December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday led the protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party government over 'U-turns' taken by it. MPs held up the booklet 'U-turn Sarkar' outside Parliament highlighting issues of black money, incursion by Chinese troops, ceasefire violations by Pakistan. The 33-page booklet was released on...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories December 1, 2014

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  • The political right meets the left: PM Modi and Tripura government December 1, 2014

    Agartala: In a rare meeting between the political right and the left, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with Tripura's Marxist cabinet at the latter's invitation and hailed the state's successful strategy in curbing the three-decade-old insurgency. An impressed Modi asked the state government to submit a detailed report on...
  • What's wrong in inviting PM Modi, asks Tripura CM Manik Sarkar December 1, 2014

    Agartala: Tripura's Marxist Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has extended an invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address his Cabinet on good governance. Modi is currently on a tour of the North East states. Defending his decision, the CM asked, "What is wrong in inviting the PM to meet the...
  • Hockey India League unveils Pune franchise September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The third edition of Hockey India League (HIL) early next year will see the addition of the Pune franchise which was bought by Deccan Water Treatment Pvt. Ltd. owner Anibran Sarkar on Friday. "We welcome Deccan Water Treatment as the new franchise for next season's HIL. These are exciting...
  • Action against Tripura government officials for ordering books August 31, 2014

    Agartala: A government official was suspended and another official warned in Tripura for issuing an order to purchase books written by the Chief Minister and the former chief secretary without taking proper sanction and permission from the government, officials said on Sunday. Deputy Director of School Education, holding the charge...
  • CBI custody of Saradha accused Debabrata Sarkar extended by three days August 26, 2014

    Kolkata: A city court on Tuesday sent top East Bengal Club official Debabrata Sarkar, an accused in the Saradha chit fund scam, to further three days' CBI custody while it remanded main accused Sudipta Sen to judicial custody till September eight. The Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM) Alipore Court sent...
  • 'Mardaani' review: Reasonably short and minus songs, the film is consistently watchable August 22, 2014

    Cast: Rani Mukherjee, Jisshu Sengupta Director: Pradeep Sarkar As movie cops go, Mardaani's Shivani Shivaji Roy, played by Rani Mukerji, feels closer in spirit to Aamir Khan's straighttalking Ajay Rathod from Sarfarosh over largerthanlife supermen Chulbul Pandey or Bajirao Singham. This mostly gritty thriller directed by Pradeep Sarkar opens nicely and coasts...
  • Why Rani Mukerji as Shivani Shivaji Roy in 'Mardaani' gives Bajirao Singham and Chulbul Pandey a run for their money August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: In one of the first scenes in 'Mardaani', Rani Mukerji is shown in an undercover avatar, wearing a typical Maharashtrian sari, complete with earrings, bindi, bangles and her hair in a simple plait. She carries a blue cloth bag (the kind used to buy and carry vegetables) ...
  • 'Mardaani' Tweet Review: Rani Mukerji delivers one of her finest performances as a tough but sensitive police officer August 22, 2014

    She kicks, punches and doesn't take any nonsense. Shivani Shivaji Roy, a fearless cop with the Mumbai police is as tough as she looks. Starring Rani Mukerji, the latest YRF film 'Mardaani' has been directed by noted filmmaker Pradeep Sarkar. Known for films like 'Laaga Chunri Mein Daag' and 'Lafange Parinde',...
  • Saradha scam: CBI arrests East Bengal club official Debabrata Sarkar August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Wednesday arrested an official of East Bengal football club Debabrata Sarkar in connection with Saradha chit fund scam in which deposits of thousands of investors were allegedly swindled by ponzi companies. CBI sources said Sarkar was allegedly the middleman between the Saradha group and regulatory bodies like...
  • Watch: Young girls and women cops join Rani Mukerji as she sings the national anthem in 'Mardaani' July 26, 2014

    Rani Mukerji, who plays a cop in 'Mardaani', is joined by real women cops from constables to top officials for the special national anthem video. While the officers look impressive in their uniform, Rani keeps her look simple. She is seen wearing a shirt and denims. The...
  • To curb its illegal trade, Rajasthan government declares camel as state animal July 1, 2014

    Rajasthan government on Tuesday decided to declare Camel as the state animal and also to strengthen road network in the state and create job opportunities for the youth. These decisions were taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Vasundhara Raje on the last day of the 'Sarkar Aapke Dwar'...
  • Raje asks officials to hold public hearings frequently and redress people's grievances at the earliest June 29, 2014

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has asked government officials to hold public hearings frequently and redress people's grievances at the earliest. Government employees should give up the tendency of keeping works pending, said Raje, who, along with her cabinet colleagues and senior officials, has been camping in the Bikaner division as...
  • Government committed to resolve public grievances: Vasundhara Raje June 27, 2014

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has said she was cautioned against hitting the hornet's nest when she started the 'sarkar aapke dwar' campaign, in which the government is interacting directly with the people to find solutions to their problems. Raje and the ministers of her Cabinet are touring the state and...
  • Watch: Rani Mukherji looks fiesty and bold as senior inspector Shivani Shivaji Roy in 'Mardaani' trailer June 24, 2014

    Rani Mukerji is back and how! A sneak peek into 'Mardaani' via its trailer, which was launched here Tuesday, shows the actress as a bold, strong and fearless police officer who takes on the child trafficking mafia head on. The description of the trailer on YouTube reads "Bold. Strong. Fearless....
  • Vasundhara Raje asks officials to prepare timebound development roadmap for Bikaner June 23, 2014

    Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has asked officials to prepare a roadmap for a wellplanned and timebound development of Bikaner district. Raje said this during a 'Sarkar Aapke Dwar' programme on Sunday, a CMO release said on Monday. The chief minister is camping at Gajner Palace here as part of the programme. Raje in...