Shankar

  • Three JNU students killed in motorcycle accident 18-04-2014 09:18 PM

    Three students of Jawaharlal Nehru University were killed when their motorcycle hit a divider and then rammed in a tree on the campus, police said on Friday. The deceased, all in their mid-twenties, have been identified as Ravi Singh Chaudhary and Ravi Shankar Gupta, both residents of Gaya, Bihar while...
  • Will pay Rs 2,500 cr in 4 days: Sahara's new proposal for Subrata Roy's release 18-04-2014 11:02 AM

    Sahara group on Thursday told Supreme court it is willing to pay Rs 2,500 crore within four days and another Rs 2,500 crore in cash within 60 days for release of its chief Subrata Roy and two directors. Appearing before a bench of justices KS Radhakrishnan and JS Khehar, senior...
  • BJP defends Amit Shah, says he did not violate the model code 17-04-2014 02:12 PM

    BJP today came out in defence of Amit Shah, saying Narendra Modi'sclose aide, who was censured by the Election Commission for controversial poll speeches, did not violate the Model Code of Conduct. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, at the same time, welcomed the poll panel's action against Uttar Pradesh Minister...
  • Meet Vidya, Neha, Ananya, Priyanka: A complete guide to the absolutely terrific women in all of Chetan Bhagat's books 15-04-2014 04:04 PM

    Delhi: Pretty, long hair, jhumkas, or sexy toes. The women character in author Chetan Bhagat's novels have always been feisty, interesting and independent. Most of his damsels have been vocal about their sexuality and have had a modern outlook towards life. Be it the the fashion designing student, the call...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar against coalition government 08-04-2014 09:55 PM

    Kolkata: Virtually criticising Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee's idea of a federal front, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Tuesday said any coalition government would not be good for the nation. "When there is a coalition government, the partners waste time in fighting among themselves and it leaves no...
  • LS polls: Need security before development, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 07-04-2014 12:46 PM

    The BJP released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on Monday. The manifesto focuses on development, inclusive growth and zero tolerance towards terror. ...
  • FIR against Amit Shah a deliberate move by UP government: BJP 06-04-2014 08:17 PM

    New Delhi: After an FIR was registered by the Bijnor administration against BJP leader Amit Shah over his recent 'revenge' speech, a fumed saffron party said that the complaint was filed deliberately by the Uttar Pradesh government. "There are no cases against Beni Prasad Verma and Azam Khan for the...
  • Kerala: BJP slams Sonia for meeting Bukhari 05-04-2014 04:15 PM

    Kochi: Hitting out at Congress President Sonia Gandhi for meeting Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari, BJP on Saturday said a "deliberate" attempt was being made to "communalise" the Lok Sabha polls. "A deliberate attempt is being made by Sonia Gandhi to communalise the election," BJP leader Ravi...
  • Arvind Kejriwal 'deeply hurt' by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's criticism 04-04-2014 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: After spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar hit out at Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal in an editorial, Kejriwal has said that he is 'deeply hurt'. Kejriwal has said that he only wants to work for the country and has no selfish motives. "Pujya Guruji Sri Sri...
  • Mani Shankar Aiyar confident of winning from Mayiladuthurai 03-04-2014 10:25 AM

    Mayiladuthurai: Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar, unlike many other Congress contemporaries who have opted out of the race for the Lok Sabha 2014, is confident of winning. "I don't have an opposition here. BJP has put up a candidate which the DMDK and MDMK don't like. I thought I'll fight...
  • Congress, Chidambaram patrons of 'crony capitalism': BJP 31-03-2014 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: After Finance Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram said that BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi practices 'crony capitalism', the saffron party retaliated strongly saying the Union Minister's allegations are just 'white lies'. "When Chidambaram says that Modi practices crony capitalism, it is all white lies. I would...
  • Congress's manifesto a document of deceit: BJP 26-03-2014 06:30 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party hit out at the Congress's manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections and called it a document of deceit. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Congress had promised to provide electricity to every house. Today the country is in darkness because of them and they have the...
  • 'Mast magan': Krish and Ananya's love story continues in the latest song from '2 States' 26-03-2014 04:43 PM

    "Experience the feeling of love again," says the tagline for the song 'Mast magan' released by Dharma Productions earlier today, from the upcoming film '2 States'. The song, sung by Arijit Singh and Chinmayi Sripada, is composed by musician trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. The song features Krish (Arjun Kapoor) and Ananya (Alia...
  • Mani Shankar Aiyar counting on track record in tight race 24-03-2014 12:08 PM

    Former Union Minister and the Congress candidate for the Mayiladuthurai Lok Sabha seat, Mani Shankar Aiyar strongly believes that the good work done by him as an MP for the constituency over the past two decades will fetch him a comfortable victory in the upcoming polls. At a time when...
  • I am not a politician, nor an activist. I try to bring change with my films: Abhay Deol 22-03-2014 01:44 PM

    New Delhi: A number of Bollywood celebrities may be making their political debut in this election season but actor Abhay Deol says he has no political aspirations and the most he would do is go out and vote. "I would never enter politics but I will go out and vote....
  • Never endorsed Narendra Modi for PM, says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 22-03-2014 07:37 AM

    New Delhi: Days after Sri Sri Ravi Shankar backed BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying that it was time to shed the baggage of 2002 riots, the spiritual guru has now taken a U-turn and claimed he never endorsed the Gujarat CM for the post of PM. Sri Sri...
  • BJP leaders under threat will be given security: Shinde 21-03-2014 05:40 PM

    Allaying concerns of BJP that their leaders were under threat, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday assured the party that they will be provided security. He said this after a BJP delegation led by Ravi Shankar Prasad met him and urged him to ensure security of BJP leaders during the...
  • Indian Medical Association starts lectures to help students, doctors tackle stress 18-03-2014 07:07 PM

    The Indian Medical Association in Kanpurhas launched a series of lectures by experts to help students and junior doctors cope with psychological pressure, a knock-on effect of their recent face-off with the police. "Students are in depression after the recent fiasco. Mental balance is imperative as they have to deal...
  • Rahul's comments on Modi are based on lies: BJP 16-03-2014 09:23 PM

    BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for attacking BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. He said, "Rahul Gandhi's comments are all based on lies. The Supreme Court has given Modi a clean chit, but Rahul refuses to believe it. The people will respond...
  • BJP's Ram Shankar Katheria gets second term in Agra 16-03-2014 12:08 PM

    After much dilly-dallying, the BJP has finally re-nominated outgoing MP Ram Shankar Katheria for the Agra Lok Sabha seat. Katheria faces tough competition from a dozen rivals including a former lady mayor. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BSP) candidate will take on the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party....
  • Commenced election work without waiting for list: Mani Shankar Aiyar 15-03-2014 12:40 PM

    Former Union Minister and Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar on Saturday said that he has commenced electioneering work without waiting for announcement of the final list of candidates in Tamil Nadu. "In the last election I waited for the final list to be announced by the party and then commenced...
  • Lalu's former aide Ram Kripal meets Rajnath, set to join BJP 11-03-2014 03:09 PM

    Rebel RJD leader Ram Kripal Yadav on Tuesday met top BJP leaders in the national capital amid indications that he would cross over to saffron ranks ahead of Lok Sabha polls. Yadav, a former close aide of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, met BJP President Rajnath Singh and party leader Ravi...
  • Art of Living yoga centre set afire in Pakistan 10-03-2014 10:06 AM

    Islamabad: Unidentified armed men have set ablaze an Art of Living yoga centre established by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar who once offered to hold talks with the Taliban to usher in peace in Pakistan. The centre, which is based in Peace Street in the upmarket Bani Gala area, was set...
  • Aamir disappoints Mountain Man's villagers? Star India's CEO says there was never any plan to show Dashrath Manjhi in S2E1 06-03-2014 10:43 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan has left people at Bihar's Gehlaur village upset as they were under impression that the second season of his show 'Satyamev Jayate' would begin with an episode on 'Mountain Man' Dashrath Manjhi. However, Star India's CEO Uday Shankar says there was never any such plan. Aamir's...
  • Subrata Roy to be lodged in Tihar's Jail No.3 04-03-2014 10:41 PM

    Sahara chief Subrata Roy, remanded in judicial custody till March 11 by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, will be kept in Jail No.3 of Delhi's Tihar Jail. "Roy arrived at Tihar at about 8 p.m. and was sent for medical examination to the Tihar hospital. He will be lodged in...
  • Doctors stir: 300 medical college teachers to resign 03-03-2014 12:08 AM

    The ongoing agitation by doctors against police lathicharge on junior medicos of a government college on Sunday intensified with 300 teachers deciding to resign on the second day of their indefinite strike. The strike at Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Medical College Hospital in Kanpur, called by the Indian Medical Association, was...
  • Court blocks Tamil 'Assange' Shankar's website savukku.net 28-02-2014 02:54 PM

    Chennai: Justice CT Selvam of the Madras High Court has ordered the Chennai City Police to block the website www.savukku.net immediately. He has directed all those affected by savukku.net to file complaint with police. Senior Tamil Nadu police officer Jaffer Sait is likely to be the first complainant in the...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar holds first Twitter town hall, Bollywood stars ask spiritual questions 27-02-2014 05:27 PM

    Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (@SriSri) recently held a live town hall session on Twitter. The spiritual guru made good use of the social media platform's conversational nature. The Twitter town hall was held under #AskSriSri on Sunday. More than 65,000 tweets using the same hashtag were generated around the live...
  • BJP leaders meet Ram Vilas Paswan, alliance likely 27-02-2014 03:12 PM

    Senior BJP leaders on Thursday met LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan in Patna to finalise details related to their alliance and possibly sharing of seats. BJP leaders Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Shahnawaz Hussain went to Paswan's residence where they were received by his son Chirag Paswan, who...
  • Shankar Mahadevan's song nominated for Honesty Oscar Award 27-02-2014 12:58 PM

    Mumbai: Singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan is on Cloud Nine as 'Mujhse hogi shurvaat' by I Paid a Bribe and the Shankar Mahadevan Academy has been nominated in the best activist anthem category of Honesty Oscars 2014. A few days before the 86th Academy Awards, campaigning and advocacy organisation ONE and Accountability...