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Shah Rukh Khan thanks MCA for revoking ban

Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan on Monday thanked the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) for showing “graciousness” in lifting the five-year ban imposed on him from entering the Wankhede Stadium. The Bollywood superstar was banned from entering MCA premises, including the Wankhede Stadium, for engaging in a scuffle with the officials of the cricketing […]

Sonakshi Sinha eagerly waiting to play Dawood’s sister in next

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Sonakshi Sinha is all excited to play the role of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s sister Haseena in an upcoming biopic. The film is helmed by Apoorva Lakhia of “Shootout at Lokhandwala” fame. “Thank you Shekhar (Ravjiani)! It is a brilliant script… I can’t wait to play haseena,” Sonakshi Sinha, 28, posted on Twitter after the […]

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Assam CM Demands Rs. 5 Lakh Crore for Developing ‘Smart Villages’

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Tarun Gogoi, CM of Assam on Sunday urged the Centre to allocate Rs 5,00,000 crore for developing ‘Smart Villages’ across the country instead of focusing on ‘Smart Cities’. Gogoi, in an official release, said the PM Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre should give special emphasis on the rural areas by going in for […]

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Salman attacked for being a celeb, not Muslim: Salim Khan

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Earlier, it was Salim Khan’s clarification on his son Salman Khan’s tweets on Yakub Memon’s hanging that kept him in the news. And, now he has given an interview to NDTV, in which he said that Salman was targeted not because he was a Muslim, but because of his celebrity-hood. Salim Khan said to the […]

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PM Modi’s ‘maun vrat’ to ‘resign now, debate later’: 7 quotes from Sonia Gandhi’s speech at Congress meet

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New Delhi: Launching a scathing atack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on Lalit Modi row and Vyapam scam, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday said the “Mann Ki Baat” man appears to have retreated to “Maun Vrat” whenever there is a “scam” involving his colleagues. Addressing Congress’ Parliamentary party meet in the […]

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Lok Sabha Speaker suspends 27 MPs for ‘grave disorder’ in House

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New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today suspended several Congress members for five days for causing ‘grave disorder’ in the House. Speaker named several Congress MPs for bringing placards and causing disruptions and warned them of ‘stringent action” if they continue to do so. Meanwhile, Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day after the […]

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Telangana requests Centre to name DRDO after APJ Abdul Kalam

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The Telangana Government on Sunday requested the Centre that the city-based Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), be named after former President APJ Abdul Kalam. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in this regard, according to a release issued by his office here. He said the research done […]

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Government of India orders blocking of 857 pornographic websites

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In a decision which is likely to spark controversy, telecom operators and Internet service providers (ISPs) have been reportedly asked by the government of India to block 857 pornographic websites. According to a leading daily, the government sources however have denied that there has been any crackdown. The sources maintain that this denial of access […]

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Parliament Live: Centre calls an all-party meet to break two-week long deadlock; PM Modi may intervene

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New Delhi: Despite the monsoon session of Parliament being a near washout so far, the government hopes to resolve the impasse at an all-party meeting tomorrow to pave the way for discussion on issues raised by the opposition. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu had on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi can also intervene […]

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81 dead in floods across India; Mamata Banerjee says situation in West Bengal ‘beyond control’

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Kolkata: 80 lakh people were affected in fresh floods due to excessive rains in worst affected Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Odisha. A total of 36,90,627 people in 9,691 villages of 210 blocks in 12 districts in West Bengal have been affected due to floods, while a population of 40 lakh in Gujarat and 4,80,399 […]

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