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  • Assembly bypolls: Congress candidate booked for abducting two Tribals August 19, 2014

    In a major embarrassment to Congress ahead of Assembly bypolls, the party's candidate for Bahoriband seat, Saurabh Singh, has been booked on the charges of abduction, a report published in TOI said. Bahoriband Assembly seat candidate Saurabh Singh has been booked for abducting two Tribals, the report added. A case in this regard...
  • Remembering Kargil heroes: Late Captain Saurabh Kalia's family awaits justice July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Captain Saurabh Kalia was an officer of the Indian Army who died during the 1999 Kargil war where he was held as a prisoner of war by the Pakistani forces. Saurabh Kalia, then 23 and just a month old in the Army, had been on a patrol duty...
  • Saurabh Shukla is fantastic actor, haven't signed his film yet: Nimrat Kaur July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: "The Lunchbox" actress Nimrat Kaur would "love" to work under Saurabh Shukla's direction but, squashing media reports that she's signed a film with him, she says she's "still in talks" for it. Rumour mills were abuzz that Nimrat and Rajkummar Rao have been signed for the film. Talking about it,...
  • Ready to be Gujarat CM if party wants, says Nitin Patel May 5, 2014

    Ahmedabad: With Lok Sabha elections drawing to a close next week and poll predictions favouring Narendra Modi as the next Prime Minister, the clamour for Chief ministership in Gujarat has already begun with senior state minister Nitin Patel saying that he is ready to take up the job if the...
  • Saurabh Raj Jain comfortable playing lord Krishna for the third time May 4, 2014

    Umargaon: After playing Vishnu/Krishna in two TV shows, Saurabh Raj Jain has taken on the role of the flute-playing God for the third time in 'Mahabharat', but the actor says he has no qualms about doing it. The 32-year-old actor feels playing the same role in three TV shows will not...
  • A pencil sketch of 102-year-old actress Zohra Sehgal is the best Bollywood image you will see today April 29, 2014

    She is indeed young at 102. Artist and writer Saurabh Turakhia celebrated actress Zohra Sehgal's 102 birthday in an unique way by drawing an impressive sketch of the actress. Turakhia is an instructional writer for an e-learning company who is known for drawing stunning sketches of celebrities. ...
  • B-Town takes to Twitter to congratulate National Awards winners April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The B-Town fraternity took to Twitter to congratulate the teams of "Shahid", "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" and "Jolly LLB", which were named in various categories at the 61st National Film Awards Wednesday. Here's what the stars tweeted: Mahesh Bhatt: Hansal Mehta (best director) and Rajkummar Rao (best actor) get the National...
  • I wasn't expecting this: Saurabh Shukla on National Award for 'Jolly LLB' April 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Well-known actor-writer Saurabh Shukla, who played a judge in the light-hearted legal drama "Jolly LLB", says the National Award for his role in the film came as a surprise to him. The 61st National Film Awards were announced here Wednesday and the actor has been named the best supporting actor...
  • 61st National Awards: 'Ship of Theseus' wins best feature film, Best Actor for Rajkummar Rao, Best Director for Hansal Mehta for 'Shahid' April 17, 2014

    Director Anand Gandhi's powerful film about a photographer, a Jain monk and a young stock broker told through different segments won Best Feature Film at the 61st National Film Awards for 2013. 'Ship of Theseus', depicting issues of intuitive brilliance, metaphysical belief and intricate morality in a world full of...
  • AAP battles major financial crunch before LS Polls April 6, 2014

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the country's youngest political formation, is battling a severe financial crunch even as it contests its first parliamentary election. AAP leaders and activists frankly admit that they are feeling cash-strapped after having already fielded 444 candidates all over the country in staggered elections beginning on Monday. AAP,...
  • Vijay Hazare: Uthappa century sets Karnataka on course against Jharkhand March 14, 2014

    Kolkata: Robin Uthappa slammed a 135-ball 133 to set up Karnataka's 21-run win over a spirited Jharkhand as the Ranji and Irani Trophy champions stormed into the Vijay Hazare Trophy final at the JU second campus ground in Salt Lake on Friday. Ishank Jaggi kept Jharkhand in the hunt with a...
  • 'Gunday' review: It's certainly a case of potential squandered February 15, 2014

    Cast: Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan, Saurabh Shukla, Pankaj Tripathi, Manu Rishi Director: Ali Abbas Zafar The nostalgia that Gunday evokes is unmistakably 70s Bollywood. From its best-friends-versus-the-world premise to clap-trap dialogues delivered with clenched teeth and flared nostrils, to the messy hand-to-hand fight scenes...the ingredients are certainly in place....
  • Delhi: BRT should be scrapped, says Kejriwal February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The capital's controversial BRT corridor for buses should be scrapped in its present form, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said. He has asked Transport Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj to go into the matter, Kejriwal said. Introduced some six years ago in South Delhi, Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) corridor had...
  • Businessman fined for 'dangerously' overtaking Robert Vadra's car January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A local businessman was penalised for rash driving after he "dangerously" swirled past the car of Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi. According to police sources, the incident took place in the jurisdiction of Amar Colony Police Station in South-East Delhi when Vadra was coming from...
  • Ministry approves distribution of 15000 autos among SC/ST January 3, 2014

    As Arvind Kejriwal secures Trust Vote in Delhi Legislative Assembly, the government moves ahead with its agenda of empowering 'aam aadmi'. The Minister of Transport for Delhi, Saurabh Bharadwaj, has approved the distribution of 15000 autos, free of cost, to members of the SC/ST and said that, 15000 Dalits will...
  • Delhi: AAP ministers keep a low profile, surprise officials December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: With the Aam Aadmi Party taking over the governance of Delhi, its ministers are trying their best to portray themselves as the 'aam aadmi'. Delhi's new Transport Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj used the gate meant for the public to enter the Delhi Secretariat on Monday. Gate number 6 is...
  • Saurabh Bhardwaj: An engineer gets a political front seat December 28, 2013

    New Delhi: An engineer by profession, Saurabh Bhardwaj pulled off an upset in the high-profile Greater Kailash constituency by defeating scion of a veteran BJP leader and has now earned a top place for himself in the new government. 34-year-old Bhardwaj fought the elections in the BJP-stronghold and defeated Ajay Kumar...
  • Satyendra Kumar Jain, an Architect-turned-minister December 28, 2013

    Satyendra Kumar Jain, an architect by profession, quit his job with Central Public Works Department (CPWD) due to prevailing corruption in the Department and turned to politics. An MLA from Shakur Basti, 49-year-old Jain defeated BJP's Shyam Lal Garg by a margin of 7,062 votes. Jain, among six MLAs, has been chosen...
  • Girish Soni, AAP's Dalit face with big dreams for poor December 28, 2013

    One of the two Dalit faces in Arvind Kejriwal's young cabinet, Girish Soni with his tireless contribution to Aam Aadmi Party's 'Bijli-Pani' agitation has come a long way from the youth who had to give up on his higher studies owing to financial problems. The 49-year-old MLA from Madipur nudged out...
  • AAP's Somnath Bharti, lawyer-cum activist with IIT degree December 28, 2013

    A lawyer-turned activist with an IIT degree to boot, Somanth Bharti breached a Congress bastion by wresting power from three-time sitting MLA and high-profile former Delhi minister Kiran Walia from crucial Malviya Nagar constituency in South Delhi. Among the several giant killers that the nascent party threw in Delhi elections, Bharti...
  • AAP ki sarkar: Meet the newly sworn-in ministers December 28, 2013

    New Delhi: After making a stunning political debut, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal was sworn in as the seventh Chief Minister of Delhi. Kejriwal's Cabinet which also took oath on Saturday, comprises of former journalists, engineers, IIT graduates and people who left corporate jobs to join the Aam...
  • Delhi gets AAP government, CM Arvind Kejriwal vows a clean regime December 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi got an 'aam aadmi' as its Chief Minister when Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal, who spectacularly ended the duopoly of Congress and BJP in the national capital in the recent Assembly elections, took oath at the historic Ramlila Maidan on Saturday amidst thousands of cheering supporters....
  • Politicians congratulate Kejriwal as Delhi Chief Minister, welcome AAP December 28, 2013

    With the swearing-in ceremony at the Ramleela grounds, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal has become the seventh Chief Minister of Delhi. Leaders from opposition parties congratulated him and asked him to continue the promises for the welfare of the people of the Delhi. ...
  • AAP government in Delhi, team Kejriwal takes Oath December 28, 2013

    With the swearing-in ceremony at the Ramleela grounds, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal has become the seventh Chief Minister of Delhi. At 45 years four months and 14 days, Kejriwal who was born on August 16, 1968 in Haryana's Siwani is the youngest Chief Minister of the city state. ...
  • Delhi Cabinet: Kejriwal keeps crucial portfolios of Home, Power, Finance, Planning and Vigilance December 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi party leader Arvind Kejriwal who has rewritten the grammar of politics took charge as the chief minister of Delhi along with six of his Cabinet colleagues on Saturday. In a press conference held soon after Kejriwal took charge of the government, he said that he...
  • Arvind Kejriwal asked to prove majority by Jan 3 December 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has directed Aam Aadmi Party leader and chief minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal to prove majority of his government on the floor of Delhi assembly by January 3. The direction came after President Pranab Mukherjee conveyed to Jung that Kejriwal be asked to prove his majority on...
  • AAP sends list of proposed ministers to Lt Governor December 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Leader of Aam Aadmi Party's and Delhi's Chief Minister designate Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday sent the list of party MLAs, to be sworn in as ministers, to the Lt. Governor Shri Najeeb Jung. This list includes: 1. Manish Sisodia: He is a well known activist who came to prominance...
  • AAP finalises Delhi Cabinet; Sisodia, Rakhi Birla to be ministers December 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party has finalised its Cabinet for Delhi with Arvind Kejriwal as the Chief Minister. The Cabinet will include former journalist Manish Sisodia representing Patparganj, Malviya Nagar MLA Somnath Bharti, former journalist Rakhi Birla who is an MLA from Mangolpuri, Saurabh Bhardwaj from Greater Kailash, Satyendra Jain...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 8, Day 3 December 24, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from Day three matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 8. Day 2 round-up A collective effort by Punjab saw them make an impressive comeback in the Ranji Trophy group league encounter against Delhi with opener Jiwanjot Singh scoring a century on a lively track where...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 8, Day 2 December 23, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from Day one of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 8. Delhi captain Gautam Gambhir's dogged insistence of playing on a seaming track was vindicated once again as the hosts bowled out Punjab for just 74 runs. At stumps, Delhi were 46 for two with...