ZAKIR HUSSAIN

  • Chennai: Suspected ISI agent sent to police custody for three days May 5, 2014

    Chennai: Sri Lankan national Zakir Hussain, who was detained by the Tamil Nadu police last Tuesday, was produced before the 13th metropolitan magistrate of the Egmore court in Chennai on Monday. He will be in police custody for three days. He was detained for allegedly having connections with an...
  • Investigators probe links of SL man Zakir Hussain to Chennai blasts May 2, 2014

    Chennai: Twentyfour hours after the twin blasts on board a train at the Chennai Central Railway Station, investigators are now probing if there is any link of the blasts with a Sri Lankan national Zakir Hussain who was arrested earlier this week. He is suspected to have acted as an...
  • Police seize Rs 25 lakh from private college principal's residence May 1, 2014

    Police on Thursday seized Rs 25 lakh from a private college principal's residence and detained him at Beta Chowk in Bihar's Darbhanga district. Acting on a tip off, a police team raided Dr Zakir Hussain Teachers' Training College Principal Dr M Hasan's residence and seized Rs 25 lakh in Indian and...
  • 'Revolver Rani' actor Zakir Hussain to work with Amitabh Bachchan in a new TV show April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Zakir Hussain, who plays a politician in the recently released film 'Revolver Rani', is gearing up to work with Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan in a new TV show. The actor will have a prominent role in the fictional show which will be directed by filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who...
  • Rishi Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar, Zakir Hussain chosen for Deenanath Mangeshkar Award April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Zakir Hussain and Pandharinath Kolhapure have been named for this year's Master Deenath Mangeshkar Award for music, actor Rishi Kapoor for theatre and cinema and Anna Hazare for social awareness, renowned singer Lata Mangeshkar announced here Sunday. Theatre personalities Dinesh Pedanekar and Mukta Barve, founders of Anamika and Rasika Sanstha,...
  • AAP's Yogendra Yadav has two acres land, Rs 2000 cash in hand March 20, 2014

    AAP's Yogendra Yadav who filed his nomination papers Thursday for the Gurgaon Lok Sabha seat, said in his affidavit that he owns nearly two acres of land in Haryana and had only Rs 2,000 cash in hand. Yadav was among seven candidates who filed their papers on Thursday, officials said. The Congress'...
  • Muslims, Dalits will not vote for Paswan: Former LJP leader February 28, 2014

    Even as Lok Janshakti Party supremo Ram Vilas Paswan joined hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance, a former leader who quit the party protesting against the decision accused him of furthering dynasty politics and not caring for Dalits and Muslims, who form his core vote bank. Zakir Hussain...
  • Lone LJP MLA in Bihar Assembly Zakir Hussain Khan quits party February 26, 2014

    Patna: In a major political development, Lok Janshakti Party MLA, Zakir Hussain Khan has resigned from the party. Khan who is the Vice President of Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP is also the only legislator from the party in Bihar Assembly. Khan's resignation comes at a time when his party chief Ram Vilas...
  • TV Reality shows help promote classical music: Zakir Hussain January 16, 2014

    Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain says he supports reality shows on TV as they promote musical understanding and make classical music popular.Hussain also told the media after a show in Agra on Wednesday evening that he was conserving the "heritage of Amir Khusro" and promoting Sufi music. He said he was elated...
  • Five more suspected SIMI members arrested in Chhattisgarh November 17, 2013

    Continuing its crackdown on Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), Chhattisgarh police, on Sunday, said five more members of the banned outfit have been arrested from the different locations of the capital in the past two days. These fresh arrests have been made to facilitate ongoing investigations, which have established that...
  • Masand review: 'Saare Jahaan Se Mehnga' March 8, 2013

    Cast: Sanjay Mishra, Vishwa Mohan Badola, Pragati Pandey, Zakir Hussain, Sitaram Panchal, Ranjan Chabbra, Disha Pandey, Pramod Pathak, Paritosh Sand Director: Anshul Sharma Tapping into the middle class' increasing frustration over rapid inflation, 'Saare Jahaan Se Mehnga', directed by debutant Anshul Sharma, is a well-intentioned satire constructed around a promising premise. But...
  • Pandit Ravi Shankar was Indian culture's global ambassador: Sitarist Purbayan December 12, 2012

    Purbayan has performed all over the world and his music has been appreciated by jazz artists Chick Corea, Bela Fleck, and Pat Metheny. He has performed several times with Ustad Zakir Hussain. A disciple of the Maihar Gharana, the school that Pandit Ravi Shankar also came from, he interacted with...
  • Hearing in Salman Khurshid's Trust case on January 16 October 30, 2012

    Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Tuesday posted January 16 as the next date of hearing into alleged irregularities into matter of Dr Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust run by Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid. The date was fixed by a bench of Justice Uma Nath Singh and...
  • Khurshid cancels Haj pilgrimage amid speculation of cabinet reshuffle October 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Law Minister Salman Khurshid, who is embroiled in a controversy over allegations of misappropriation of funds by his trust, has put off his Haj pilgrimage, according to sources close to him. His decision to put off the weeklong visit for Haj also comes amid speculation of an impending reshuffle...
  • Centre not taking action against Khurshid's NGO: Azam Khan October 21, 2012

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan on Sunday questioned why the Centre had not taken action against Law Minister Salman Khurshid's NGO, which is in controversy over allegedly forging names of beneficiaries of a scheme for the handicapped. "Why is the Union Government not coming forward...
  • My comment was misunderstood: Salman Khurshid October 21, 2012

    New Delhi: An under pressure Salman Khurshid has cancelled his Haj trip but the Law Minister insists that his recent comments on activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal were not a threat and he has not embarrassed his party. Speaking to CNNIBN, the Union Law Minister denied threatening Kejriwal saying his entire clip...
  • HC to hear Khurshid's case against TV Today October 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's wife Louise Khurshid's defamation suit against TV Today group will come up for hearing in Delhi High Court on Friday. Louise had accused the television network of maligning her family and sought damages worth Rs 1 crore. The TV Today group aired a...
  • Khurshid row: HC issues notice to TV channel October 18, 2012

    Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Thursday issued notice to a television news channel directing it to produce entire documents relating to the matter of Dr Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust run by Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid on the basis of which a Public Interest Litigation (PIL)...
  • Khurshid in new controversy; IAC says he is like 'mafia don' October 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid, accused of financial wrongdoing by Arvind Kejriwal, was on Wednesday embroiled in a new controversy over his alleged threats against the India Against Corruption (IAC) leader. The IAC said he was behaving "like a mafia don". Khurshid, who has been accused of financial...
  • Bulandshahr beneficiaries of Khurshid NGO received aid after row October 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust now faces more allegations over the allotment of support equipment to the differentlyabled. CNNIBN travelled to Bulandshahr where camps were held to distribute equipment to the differentlyabled and found both, jarring stories of discrepancies and genuine beneficiaries of the...
  • Should Salman Khurshid step down to allow an independent probe? October 15, 2012

    Arvind Kejriwal announced a fresh campaign against Salman Khurshid in his constituency Farrukhabad from November 1. ...
  • Government, Congress rally behind Salman Khurshid October 15, 2012

    The government on Monday rallied behind the Union Law Minister, terming him "an important minister of UPA II" and ruling out his resignation. ...
  • Khurshid likely to file defamation case against India Today October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Multiple defamation suits are being planned to be filed against India Today Group by Law Minister Salman Khurshid and his friends in the country and abroad over allegations of financial bungling by an NGO run byhis family. Close on the heels of a suit filed by Khurshid's wife...
  • The Last Word: Was Khurshid's reply in press conference convincing? October 15, 2012

    At a press conference he held with his wife Louise, Salman Khurshid asserted that the camps for the disabled, organised by his Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust, were held at different places in Uttar Pradesh. ...
  • Why is Congress defending Khurshid's NGO, asks Kejriwal October 15, 2012

    Kejriwal presents more evidence, allege many bogus recipients, many of them dead. Kejriwal said they will protest in Khurshid's constituency Farrukhabad now. ...
  • Kejriwal ends stir, govt says no question of isolating Khurshid October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as Arvind Kejriwalled Indian Against Corruption levelled fresh allegations of financial irregularities on an NGO run by Salman Khurshid and his wife, the government on Monday rallied behind the Union Law Minister, terming him "an important minister of UPA II" and ruling out his resignation. In another...
  • Kejriwal ends stir, to start fresh campaign against Khurshid October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal and a group of disabled people on Monday called off their fourdayold protest in Delhi against Salman Khurshid and announced a fresh campaign against him in his UP constituency Farrukhabad from November one. Kejriwal also alleged that there was a quid pro quo between the Congress,...
  • No camps held by Zakir Hussain trust: Social activist October 15, 2012

    Vivek Yadav, a social activist from Mainpuri in UP, has claimed that the Zakir Hussain trust has not held any camps. ...
  • Khurshid controversy: EOW starts collecting documents October 15, 2012

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Police's Economic Offences Wing on Monday began its probe into the alleged financial irregularities in a trust run by Union Minister Salman Khurshid. It started collecting documents at various levels, "including state, divisional and district headquarters as a part of the investigation", Director General EOW, Subrat...