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  • Will Mahesh Babu work in Srikant Addala's next? 2 days ago

    Chennai: Superstar Mahesh Babu is likely to team up with director Srikant Addala for an as yet-untitled Telugu film next year. Mahesh and Srikant previously worked together in last year's Telugu blockbuster "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu". And the duo may collaborate again. "Mahesh really liked Srikant's new story. He even expressed his...
  • Maharashtra beat Mumbai in Vijay Hazare trophy March 3, 2014

    Rajkot: Nikhil Naik and Srikant Mundhe struck half-centuries as Maharashtra beat Mumbai by 75 runs in a West Zone Vijay Hazare Trophy match here on Monday. Opting to bat, Maharashtra made 271 for 7 and then restricted Mumbai on 196 for 9 at the Madhavrao Scindia Cricket ground. Maharashtra, who were reduced...
  • LS polls: Srikant Jena to head Congress campaign committee in Odisha February 13, 2014

    Union Minister Srikant Jena on Thursday was made the Chairman of the Congress Campaign Committee for Odisha which will be witnessing assembly polls along with the Lok Sabha elections. PCC Chief Jaydev Jena, CLP leader Bhupinder Singh, AICC Secretary Bhakta Charan Das, senior leaders Sushila Tirya, K C Lenka, Sarat Patnayak,...
  • A short film made in just 48 hours will leave you 'Speechless' January 9, 2014

    'The 48 Hour Film Project' is a venture that invites budding and amateur filmmakers from all over the world to make a short film in less than two days. This film, 'Speechless', was made by Srikant Kekare, won awards in several categories when it was screened at The 48 Hour...
  • Common incidents inspire 'April Fool': director January 3, 2013

    Chennai: Forthcoming Telugu romanticcomedy 'April Fool' is inspired from commonly known incidents revolving around April Fool's Day, says director Krishnaswamy Srikant. "The events that lead up to the story in the film are based on commonly known events about April Fool's Day. These incidents make up the story of the film,...
  • Campaign targets MPs, MLAs accused of crimes against women January 2, 2013

    Ever since people of the country came out on the streets, lit candles, held protest marches and clashed with the police, many had made direct and oblique references to the political culture of parties turning a blind eye towards giving tickets to candidates accused under different sections of Indian Penal...
  • Telugu Film 'Devaraya' team holds success meet December 12, 2012

    Directed by Nani Krishna, 'Devaraya' stars Srikant, Vidisha and Meenakshi Deekshit in the lead roles. It has been presented by Nanigadi Cinema and is being produced by Nani Krishna and Kiran Jakkamsetty under the banner of Sunray International Cinema in association with Meka Media. The film which was released recently...
  • 'Devaraya' Review: The story lacks the flow December 8, 2012

    'Devaraya' falls under those army of movies that attempt to marry socio fantasy with modern day drama. Spearheaded by Srikant, who also happens to be the saving grace, this film neither inspires nor entertains any. Actor Srikant plays the role of Dorababu, a happy go lucky villager living life to his...
  • Srikant: Feel honoured to have worked in 'Devaraya' December 6, 2012

    Chennai: Telugu actor Meka Srikant feels honoured to have worked in the forthcoming historicaldrama 'Devaraya' as he got an opportunity to play the famous emperor Sri Krishnadevaraya. "It is a very special film ('Devaraya') because I play the role of Sri Krishnadevaraya and I feel honoured to have worked in it....
  • 'Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu' to launch on December 15 December 5, 2012

    The venue for the audio release of 'Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu' is fixed as Ramanaidu Studios in Nanakramguda. Directed by Srikant Addala and produced by Dil Raju under the banner of Sri Venkateswara Creations the multistarrer has the music composed by Mickey J Meyer. Also, Anjali and Samanta are playing...
  • Odisha: Notice served to 103 mining firms November 6, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: Two days after CNNIBN exposed how recovery of fines amounting to thousands of crores are due from miners who did excess mining, pressure is building on the Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha. Union minister Srikant Jena is now demanding the Chief Minister's resignation. The Odisha government has been forced to...
  • Odisha mining scam: Srikant Jena demands Patnaik's resignation November 5, 2012

    Union Minister Srikant Jena on Monday demanded resignation of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleging his 'direct' involvement in the multicrore mining scam in the mineralrich state. ...
  • Jena, Kamat unhappy; skip swearingin ceremony July 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The first signs of discontent over the reshuffle carried out in the Union Council of Minister by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have started to surface. Sources say Congress leaders Srikant Jena and Gurudas Kamat are unhappy with their portfolios. The duo also gave the swearingin ceremony at the...
  • Telugu film director Satyanarayana passes away January 22, 2011

    Hyderabad: Popular Telugu film director EVV Satyanarayana, known for his comedy films, died of cardiac arrest in Hyderabad late on Friday night, family members said. He was 53 and is survived by wife and two sons. Satyanarayana, who directed Amitabh Bachchanstarrer 'Suryavansh' (Hindi), died of heart attack at a private hospital. He...
  • RSS members behind Hyderabad, Ajmer blasts May 14, 2010

    New Delhi: Two members of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) Devender Gupta and Chandrashekhar Barod have emerged as the prime suspects in the Hyderabad's Mecca Masjid and Ajmer blasts. As links between the two blasts become clearer the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is increasingly looking at involvement...
  • Malegaon blast case: Charges framed, hurdles remain January 21, 2009

    Mumbai: The Malegaon bomb blast case investigations exposed Hindu terror groups for the first time in India. On Tuesday, the Maharashtra Antiterrorism Squad (ATS) filed a 4,000 page chargesheet in the case after three and a half months of investigation. In the chargesheet 11 men and women have been accused of...
  • More Army officers under scanner for Malegaon blast November 25, 2008

    New Delhi: The ambit of the Malegaon blast investigation has widened. Sources have told CNNIBN that five more serving officers of the Indian Army are being probed by Military Intelligence and the Maharashtra Police for their role in the Malegoan bomb blast. They are being questioned for their association with Abhinav...
  • Malegaon blast: 5 more Army officers probed November 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Five more serving Army officers are being investigated in connection with the Malegaon blast in which 10 people are under arrest, top government sources tell CNNIBN. A serving Army officer, Lt Col Srikant Prasad Purohit, and a retired officer, Major Ramesh Upadhyay, are among the 10 people arrested in...
  • CBI denies VHP's Togadia funded Abhinav Bharat November 24, 2008

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has denied reports of Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia was involved in funding Abhinav Bharat, which is being investigated for its role in the Malegaon bomb blast case. "The reports of Mr Togadia being involved are not true. The CBI has never...
  • Purohit claims Togadia funded Abhinav Bharat November 24, 2008

    New Delhi: In a sensational development in the Malegaon blast case Lieutenant Colonel Srikant Prasad Purohit has claimed that Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia was involved in funding Abhinav Bharat. Abhinav Bharat is being investigated in connection with blast of September 29 in Malegaon in which at least six people...
  • Delhi doc in Malegaon blast net | RSS bosses on hit list November 22, 2008

    New Delhi: The stains of saffron terror have now reached the doors of a Delhibased diabetes specialist, who is practicing at a leading private hospital. This is a new twist in the Malegaon blast investigation. Sources say that there is no evidence of the direct involvement but what is under...
  • Lt Col Purohit alleges ATS threatened to kill him November 21, 2008

    Pune: Prime accused in Malegaon blast case Lieutenant Colonel Srikant Prasad Purohit on Friday made a written submission in a court in Pune alleging that Mumbai AntiTerrorism Squad threatened to eliminate him in an encounter and tried to extract confession from his under duress. Lt Col Purohit, remanded in 14day judicial...
  • Lt Col Purohit in more trouble for forgery, cheating November 19, 2008

    New Delhi: There haas been a fresh wave of allegations of forgery and cheating against Lt Col Srikant Prasad Purohit. The Malegaon blast suspect's name came up in another independent investigation. The Mumbai police had arrested Sudhakar Chaturvedi, an activist of Abhinav Bharat, for illegally possessing a military ID card, a...
  • Malegaon blast: Purohit remains in custody till Nov 29 November 18, 2008

    Nashik: Arrested army Lt Col Srikant Prasad Purohit was taken into custody on Tuesday by the Pune AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS) in a case of submitting fake documents and cheating. He was taken after his police custody in connection with the Malegaon blast case ended on November 18. Purohit, arrested earlier this month,...
  • Samjhauta blasts case: ATS contradicting itself November 17, 2008

    New Delhi: While the Maharashtra AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS) may be declaring victory over alleged confessions of Malegaon blast accused, Lt Col Purohit, many of the ATS's revelations in the past few days seem to contradict other investigations. Though ATS officials say Lt Col Purohit supplied explosives for other blasts, including those...
  • Most wanted: Lt Col linked to more blasts November 17, 2008

    New Delhi: The list of investigating agencies that want to question Lt. Col. Srikant Prasad Purohit, the Army officer under arrest for the Malegaon blast, is getting longer. Purohit and nine other people have so far been arrested for the Malegaon blast on September 29 bombing in which five people were...
  • Lt Col supplied RDX for Samjhauta blasts? ATS probes November 16, 2008

    Nashik: Lt Col Prasad Purohit now appears to be the focus of investigations in multiple blasts. The ATS is now investigating the role played by the key accused in the Malegaon blast case, Lt col Purohit, in the Samjhauta Express blasts of 2007. Fresh details that the ATS gave the Nashik...
  • Malegaon blast suspect Pandey taken to Mumbai November 14, 2008

    Mumbai: Spiritual guru Dayanand Pandey alias Amritanand Shankaracharya was taken to Mumbai on Thursday night for futher questioning in connection with the September 29 Malegaon blast case. Pandey , also known as Sudhakar Dwivedi, was arrested in Kanpur on Wednesday and will be on transit remand for the next few days....
  • Malegaon blast: UP religious leader an NDA dropout November 13, 2008

    New Delhi/Mumbai Self styled spiritual guru Dayanand Pandey alias Swami Amritanand Dev, who was arrested on Wednesday by Maharashtra AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS) in Kanpur in connection with the September 29 Malegaon bomb blast, has been taken to Mumbai for further investigation. The ATS has got threeday transit remand for Pandey to...
  • Hindu groups history sheeters: ATS | UP leader held November 12, 2008

    Mumbai: The probe into the Malegaon blasts is now revealing new links to saffron terror every day and investigators claim that the hardline Hindu groups have been involved in several other such blasts in the recent past. On Wednesday, the spreading stain of saffron terror reached Uttar Pradesh with the arrest...