Everything you need to know about Bhagat Pur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Bhagat Pur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Poonam Bhagat offers a mix of contemporary silhouettes with a traditional twist with her latest summer-spring collection. From stylish one-piece dresses and jumpsuits to voluminous long robes worn with shararas, palazzos and crinkle skirts -- it has plenty to choose from.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Renowned author Chetan Bhagat, who often played matchmaker for friends in college, has decided to tell people the benefits of finding the right partner through a matrimonial site by turning narrator and telling success stories of couples who met online.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Congress Monday appointed Jayadev Jena and Sukhdeo Bhagat as new state unit chiefs of Odisha and Jharkhand, respectively, said a party statement.
Jaipur, May 13 (IANS) The second edition of Rajasthan Fashion Week (RFW) 2013 that concluded Sunday certainly brought out the essence and flavour of the Rajasthan's royal culture and heritage but somehow failed to live up to expectations.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor says that he will start shooting for the Hindi remake of southern movie "Okkadu" by the end of the year.
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) One-film-old Alia Bhatt is enjoying shooting for Imtiaz Ali's "Highway" so much that she can't wait to resume shooting for the movie.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Add a breath of fresh air to your wardrobe by including summer-friendly apparel created by designers like Poonam Bhagat, Pankaj and Nidhi and many more.
Lahore, Apr. 26 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has referred a petition requesting the reopening of Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh's case to another judge hearing an identical petition.
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) The release date for Alia Bhatt-Arjun Kapoor starrer "2 States", based on Chetan Bhagat's bestseller of the same name, has been locked. It will come out April 18 next year.
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) IIM-Ahmedabad alumnus, author Chetan Bhagat, whose book "2 States" is being adapted into a movie, says the movie is perhaps the first to be shot on the prestigious institute's campus.
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Author Chetan Bhagat, who has written the screenplay for the upcoming movie "2 States", is excited as the film's next shooting destination is IIM-Ahmedabad, of which he is an alumnus.
New Delhi, Apr. 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday welcomed the Delhi Court's order to reopen the 1984 anti-Sikhs riots case against Jagdish Tytler, saying it clearly indicated that the Congress Party-ruled government had protected its leaders.
New Delhi, Apr. 10 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will study the Delhi Court's verdict in which it has ordered reopening of a 1984 anti-Sikhs riots case against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler.
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Wednesday set aside the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) closure report on Jagdish Tytler, and ordered the reopening of the case against the Congress leader in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
Lahore, Apr. 10 (ANI): A petition seeking to reopen the case of Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, who was hanged in 1930, has been filed in the Lahore High Court.
Himmatwala Ajay Devgan turned 44 today and still energetic and enthusiastic as he seemed when he started his career as a full time actor with ?Phool aur Kaante?, which gave his first filmfare award.
Lahore, Mar.31 (ANI): It seems that in Pakistan, questions of religious identity have of late also become issues of patriotism.
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Paying tribute to Maharashtra's first chief minister Yashwantrao Chavan, President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said that the capacity to build consensus is the hallmark of true leaders in a democracy.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Women-related crime cases are piling up in the capital. The reason: there are very few women in Delhi Police.
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Chetan Bhagat, who turns screenplay-writer with "Kick", is upset with reports claiming that Salman Khan has "rejected" the script written by him. The author says he hasn't even met the actor for the film.
Agra, March 13 (IANS) A new book on the role and contribution of revolutionaries of the Ghadar Party provides fresh insights into India's freedom struggle which has largely been monopolised by Congress leaders.
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) In her heydays, her sharp olfactory senses helped nab many hardened criminals and curb narcotics smuggling in the city. With age and instincts failing her, the oldest female canine in the Delhi Police dog squad is being retired at the ripe age of 11.
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) Women's forums, private hospitals and socio-cultural groups Friday celebrated the International Women's Day with a clarion call to empower women and ensure their safety and security.
Accra, March 3 (IANS) Twenty-five more Ghanaians will be beneficiaries of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme (ITEC) this year and will broaden their knowledge base. Last year 125 slots were offered to Ghana.
Mumbai, Mar 1 (IANS) Director Abhishek Kapoor is not at all exhausted after putting in four years to make "Kai Po Che". He is itching to get back to the sets as soon as possible.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Abhishek Kapoor's Rs.12 crore "Kai Po Che!" is earning profits at the domestic box office and has so far collected Rs.27 crore. The film is a success even in the overseas markets, raking in over Rs.6.5 crore ($12,11,620).
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Abhishek Kapoor's "Kai Po Che!" opened to a good response, garnering Rs.4.5 crore on its opening day at the Indian box office. Overseas too, the movie has done well so far.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Buoyed by the response to "Kai Po Che!", movie production banner UTV Motion Pictures has signed director Abhishek Kapoor to helm another film for it.
Film: Kai Po Che; Starring: Sushant Singh Rajput, Raj Kumar Yadav, Amit Sadh, Amrita Puri; Directed by by Abhishek Kapoor; Rating: ****
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Mobile social messaging app WeChat will now give viewers a chance to access videos, pictures and sound-bytes from the just released film "Kai Po Che!". A special contest also allows users to win free tickets to the movie, and meet its stars.
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) "Kai Po Che!" is a special film for Chetan Bhagat not only as an author but also as a father, as his eight-year-old son Ishaan makes his acting debut with the film.
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Chetan Bhagat's book "3 Mistakes of My Life" which is being adapted for screen by filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor as "Kai Po Che!", will have be relaunched with a new cover of the film.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Chetan Bhagat believes his reach is limited even as one of India's bestselling authors. That, he says, is a key reason behind his tryst with Bollywood, and he is also now ready to feature in an adventure-based TV show.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Writer Chetan Bhagat, filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, boxing ace Vijender Singh, actors Gul Panag and Rajeev Khandelwal will all set out to traverse different regions of the country on a road journey to pursue their personal endeavours. The journeys will be recorded for a new TV show.
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Author Chetan Bhagat, whose book "The 3 Mistakes of My Life" has been adapted into the film "Kai Po Che!" by director Abhishek Kapoor, says it was a tough task to make a movie out his work. Nevertheless, he has praised the director for doing full justice to it.
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Considering that the film has no known established stars, Abhishek Kapoor's youth-fest "Kai Po Che!", detailing the criss-crossing luck of three youngsters on the threshold of their lives, has elicited an exceptional confidence level in its producers UTV Motion Pictures.
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Author Chetan Bhagat admits that comparisons between "Kai Po Che!" and "3 Idiots", based on two of his books, are inevitable, even though they are entirely different. However, he says "Kai Po Che!" is as good as "3 Idiots".
Johannesburg, Feb 15 (ANI): The upcoming Indian film Kai Po Che, a film about cricket, politics and love, has wowed the audience at the Berlin film festival on Thursday.
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Actor Sushant Singh Rajput injured himself while rehearsing for a performance on the sets of dance reality show "Nach Baliye 5".
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput's debut Bollywood movie "Kai Po Che!" releases Feb 22 and the actor's girlfriend Ankita Lokhande says she will be all teary-eyed while watching the film.
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) "Kai Po Che!" can't be compared with "3 Idiots", says Chetan Bhagat whose two different books the two films are based upon.
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) His debut movie "Kai Po Che!" is ready to come out and, unfazed by what the box office has in store, "fearless" Sushant Singh Rajput has kept his options open. He says that if he won't succeed as an actor, he may go back to TV or direct an out-and-out commercial film.
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) The three male leads of "Kao Po Che!" are so busy with the promotion of the film here that they will have to miss the red carpet at the Berlin International Film Festival, where the movie will have its world premiere.
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) "Hello, I'm calling from Delhi Police. Is the investigation officer properly coordinating your case?" Don't be suirprised if you receive such a call. It could be from one of the area deputy commissioners of police (DCPs) or joint commissioners of police seeking feedback on your complaint.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Social exclusion, lack of quality education, malnutrition and child labour were some of the issues children from 14 states Friday put at the forefront while demanding bigger share for education and health in the GDP.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Bestselling novelist Chetan Bhagat has now turned a Bollywood scriptwriter.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor, who shot his forthcoming film "Kai Po Che" in Gujarat, has been approached by publishers in the state to pen his experiences while shooting there.
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Viewers of all age groups can enjoy Abhishek Kapoor's latest offering "Kai Po Che!", an adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's "The 3 Mistakes Of My Life", as it has been awarded a U-certificate by the censor board.
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput, one of the main leads in forthcoming movie "Kai Po Che", ushered in his 27th birthday with a surprise party thrown by his girlfriend, television actress Ankita Lokhande at a suburban restaurant here. The couple is likely to tie the knot this year.
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Abhishek Kapoor's upcoming film "Kai Po Che!" will be premiered at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival starting Feb 7.
New Delhi/ Dehradun, Jan. 12 (ANI): The Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna -led Uttarakhand Government's bizarre decision to prohibit women from going out after 6 p.m. in order to order to stop crimes has invited criticism both from the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Composer-singer Amit Trivedi, who last sung for Anurag Kashyap's "Dev D" four years ago, returns to singing with "Kai Po Che!".
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) Actors Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajkumar Yadav and Amit Sadh of "Kai Po Che!" have directed some behind-the-scenes footage, which will be shared with viewers in the DVD of the film.
Agra, Jan 7 (IANS) The Taj Mahal city is shivering. But Agra's traditional 'halwais' have an answer to the biting cold.
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): The Delhi Police has lodged a case against Zee News channel for revealing the identity of the gang-rape victim by carrying an interview of her friend who was the lone witness in the case.
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A case was filed against Zee News channel Friday for revealing the identity of the Dec 16 rape victim tby carrying an interview of her friend, police said.
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) Tennis player Leander Paes, who makes his Bollywood debut with "Rajdhani Express", now sees actors and directors in a new light.
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor is ready with his third directorial project "Kai Po Che!", a big screen version of Chetan Bhagat's novel "The 3 Mistakes of My Life". And he also has a four-city unusual promotional strategy in place.
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) Bhangra-pop singer-rapper Honey Singh claims he is a victim of a vicious smear campaign launched by his rivals to finish off his rising career as India's foremost live entertainer.
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The national capital, soaked in a sombre mood after the death of the Dec 16 gang-rape victim, will usher in the New Year amid tight security arrangements.
New Delhi, Dec.27 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has expressed her deepest condolences over the sad demise of five promising students of Delhi who lost their lives in Kerala while attending the National Trekking Camp organized by the NCC. She described this as the most unfortunate incident.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The fight between Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and the Delhi Police heated up Tuesday as she sought a "high-level independent inquiry" against senior police officers for "interfering" while the statement of the gang-rape victim was being recorded.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (ANI): Delhi Police on Tuesday rubbished charges that senior officers tried to interfere with the crucial process of recording the statement of the gang-rape victim.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable critically injured during violent protests against the gang-rape of a young woman two days ago succumbed to his injures Tuesday, police said.
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Tennis player Leander Paes, who makes his Bollywood debut as an actor with "Rajdhani Express", says he is here to play a long innings.
Accra, Dec 19 (IANS) Even though China has overtaken India among the emerging economies in the race to invest in Ghana, Chinese nationals have become a problem for the Ghanaian authorities because of their involvement in illegal mining and trading across the country. Indian investors have shunned such activities and have proved to be welcome guests.
Islamabad, Dec. 16 (ANI): The decision not to rename Shadman Chowk in Lahore after Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh has rendered all of Pakistan's claims of being moderate, liberal and enlightened, false, according to an editorial in a Pakistani daily.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The trailer of Abhishek Kapoor's "Kai Po Che!" will be released with Salman Khan's "Dabangg 2", which hits the screens Dec 21.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The trailer of Abhishek Kapoor's "Kai Po Che!", which is based on Chetan Bhagat's novel "The 3 Mistakes of My Life", has been passed with a U/A certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification.
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) From the tennis court to the acting arena - Leander Paes has made a good transition, if Sayali Bhagat, his co-star in "Rajdhani Express" is to be believed.
Film: "Khiladi 786"; Cast: Akshay Kumar, Asin, Mithun Chakraborty, Himesh Reshammiya, Raj Babbar and Rahul Singh; Director: Ashish R.Mohan; Rating: ***
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The FDI debate in Rajya Sabha began Thursday with the opposition slamming foreign investment in multi-brand retail, a day after the Congress-led UPA government won the vote in the Lok Sabha.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Emphasising that foreign investment in retail will prove the death knell for small traders, the Shiv Sena Thursday accused the government of selling the country to foreigners.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Film-maker Shekhar Kapur and Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman have launched their social media platform Qyuki. It will help uncover the creative potential of Indian people in the genres of animation, films, short stories, music and photography.
Lahore, Nov. 30 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has extended a stay on renaming Shadman Fawara Chowk after Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh as the city district government failed to submit its reply.
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) After capturing the beauty of London in movies like "Heyy Babyy" and "Housefull", Bollywood producer Sajid Nadiadwala is returning to the city to shoot his next films "Housefull 2" and "Kick". He says he loves the place.
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actor Sushant Singh, who is currently hosting TV show "Savdhaan India", says he enjoys the big screen over the small screen.
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Director Abhishek Kapoor has wrapped up shooting for his upcoming film "Kai Po Che!", based on Chetan Bhagat's novel "The 3 Mistakes of My Life". He says it was a tough film to make.
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The post mortems conducted on liquor and real estate baron Ponty Chadha and his estranged brother Hardeep Singh Chadha Sunday revealed that the two received 20 bullets among them, a police officer said. Ponty's body underwent two autopsies, the second round exclusively for removing bullets left behind earlier.
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The post mortems conducted on liquor and real estate baron Ponty Chadha and his estranged brother Hardeep Singh Chadha Sunday revealed that the two received 20 bullets among them, a police officer said. Their bodies underwent two autopsies each, the second round exclusively for removing bullets left behind earlier.
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The post mortems conducted on liquor and real estate baron Ponty Chadha and his estranged brother Hardeep Singh Chadha Sunday revealed that the two had received 20 bullets among them, a police officer said.
Islamabad, Nov. 18 (ANI): Referring to the petition filed against the renaming of a chowk in Lahore after Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, an editorial in a Pakistani daily has said the petition only illustrates the growing ignorance and sheltered approach of Pakistanis towards other religions.
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) A day after the Congress at a rally here sent out a strong signal about implementing FDI in retail, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday hit out at the opposition, saying confusion is being created to mislead people.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today stated that ours is the largest democracy in the world, hence, everybody has a right to differ on any issue. She further stated that the certain elements are creating confusions by misleading people on proposed FDI in retail trade in the country.
Lahore, Oct. 31 (ANI): The plan to rename Fawara Chowk in Lahore after Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh has been put on hold after it drew objections from "certain sections of society".
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Three people, including a juvenile, were arrested for kidnapping a three-year-old child, police said Friday. The child has been rescued.
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The opening day of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) saw a lot of drama with colours on the ramp in fashion designer Kiran Uttam Ghosh and Poonam Bhagat's collection.
Raipur, Oct 3 (IANS) To bolster their depleting ranks, the Maoist leadership in Chattisgarh have now set their eyes on minor boys and girls as young as 13 years, making the task of security forces combating insurgency more tough.
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) A Pakistani institute that works for promotion of peace with India has welcomed the decision to rename a city centre in Lahore after Bhagat Singh, and said it plans to install a statue of the martyr there.
Lahore, Oct. 1 (ANI): The decision to rename Lahore's Shadman Chowk as Bhagat Singh Chowk has been welcomed by the Institute for Peace and Secular Studies (IPSS).
Raipur, Sep 21 (IANS) Two people, including a girl student, were killed and 11 others injured in a lightning strike in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, around 125 km from here, police said Friday.
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Local commuter buses and metro rail services functioned normally Thursday morning, despite a strike call by the opposition parties.
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Australian cricketer Shaun Tait has been approached to step into the acting pitch in Bollywood with Abhishek Kapoor's directorial "Kai Po Che!" He is expected to play a prominent part in the movie.
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs will donate a part of their constituency development funds for the relief of victims of Assam violence and cloud burst in Uttarakhand, a party leader said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) More than a year after the controversial midnight raid by police on his protest fast at the Ramlila Maidan, yoga guru Baba Ramdev was Thursday back at the same venue, this time to kick off a three-day fast to demand the government initiate steps towards a stringent Lokpal bill and bring back black money.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Taking a jibe at Baba Ramdev's protest at Ramlila Maidan, union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Thursday said that "Ramlila takes place every year".
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday started his agitation against corruption and black money at the Ramlila Maidan in the city.
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Black is the colour of the season and that's what Varun Bahl showcased on the opening day of Delhi Couture Week Wednesday. Transparency, layering and handcrafted textures were the key elements that the designer chose to flaunt through his collection.
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) "Meri Naukri, Meri Chokri (My job, my girl)". Young India's rallying cry is simple. They want love, they want money and they want stature in society, says popular mass fiction writer and media columnist Chetan Bhagat.
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Sixteen months after he took India by storm, activist Anna Hazare Monday announced that he was disbanding Team Anna and ending the work begun in its name.