Everything you need to know about Devi Bhoyare: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Devi Bhoyare: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Patna, May 16 (IANS) Nearly six years after her son was killed with two others, a mother in Bihar has finally gathered the courage to file a complaint against seven police officials alleging that they killed the youths in a staged shootout.
Riffa (Bahrain), May 14 (IANS) The Indian women's senior national team started their quest to qualify for the AFC Women's Asian Cup next year in style by getting the better of Bahrain in the first of the two friendlies 2-1 in their own backyard at the National Football Stadium here Tuesday.
Manama, May 13 (IANS) The Indian women's senior national football team arrived here for their two friendlies against Bahrain Tuesday and Thursday.
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) Eminent classical singer and "Thumri" exponent Girija Devi was admitted to a hospital in Varanasi after the 85-year-old took ill, complaining of severe stomach ache, family members said Saturday.
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Terming the Saradha Group chit fund scam as a "disaster", Magsaysay award-winning writer Mahasweta Devi Monday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should be called in if it could solve the case.
Thrissur (Kerala), May 5 (IANS) At age 74, ayurvedic physician Alathiyoor Narayanan Nambi still sees several patients daily, carrying forward a tradition his family has pursued for hundreds of years.
Imphal, May 2 (ANI): Imphal-based entrepreneur Hunjabam Shubhra Devi has provided an example of self-reliance and created jobs for others by foraying into the business of packaged food business.
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla, who will be seen in a negative role in "Gulaab Gang", says the film "may be sort of" inspired by Sampat Pal Devi, the founder of Gulabi Gang in Uttar Pradesh.
Imphal, Apr. 23 (ANI): The youth of Manipur, who are keen to become financially independent, have found that mushroom cultivation can help them generate income not just for themselves but also for others.
Genius mathematician and astrologer Shakuntala Devi died at Bangalore Sunday morning at 8.15 am following a respiratory problem. Also famous as ?fastest human computer?, she was well known for her extraordinary ability of calculation and compute complex equations mentally within fraction of seconds.
Bangalore, April 22 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh condoled the death of ace Mathematician Shakuntala Devi, known as the world's the fastest 'human computer'.
Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) Indian mathematical genius and astrologer Shakuntala Devi, who was dubbed "human computer" for her swift numerical calculation abilities, passed away here Sunday after brief illness. She was 83.
Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) Indian mathematical genius and astrologer Shakuntala Devi, who was dubbed "human computer" for her swift numerical calculation abilities, passed away here Sunday after brief illness. She was 83 and is survived by a daughter.
Thrissur, April 15 (IANS) Thrissur Pooram, billed as the "mother of all festivals" in Kerala, begins Monday. The grand finale, however, will be days later, with the fireworks display on Sunday.
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Saddened by the recent turn of events, southern actress Anjali says she can't blame anyone for the mess in her life as she is herself responsible for it.
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) It's been four days since southern actress Anjali went missing after accusing her step mother Bharati Devi and Tamil director Kalanjiyam of harassment. She continues to be untraced.
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Condemning the treatment meted out to the West Bengal chief minister in Delhi, eminent writer and activist Mahasweta Devi Thursday said there was no alternative to Mamata Banerjee.
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Tens of thousands of devotees are assembling at prominent Hindu temples in Himachal Pradesh Thursday with the onset of the 10-day Chaitra Navratras, considered by Hindus as a holy period.
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Southern actress Anjali, who has been in hiding after accusing her stepmother, Bharati Devi, and Tamil director Kalanjiyam of harassment, has left her brother Ravi Shankar worrying about her whereabouts.
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Southern actress Anjali has accused her step-mother Bharati Devi and Tamil director Mu Kalanjiyam of harassment. She has alleged that the two have robbed her of all savings.
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) What did southern actress Sharmila Mandre learned from her co-star Allari Naresh while working in the upcoming Telugu romantic-comedy "Kevvu Keka"? She learned all that it takes to be comical on the screen.
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that a document bequeathing a property will remain just a piece of paper unless it is registered or attested by two witnesses to qualify it as a will.
Kollam (Kerala) March 25 (IANS) Men from across the state and now even outside it look forward to two days on the calendar of the famous Kottankulangara Devi Temple at Chavara near here for a chance to dress as women.
Ghaziabad, March 8 (IANS) Two senior citizens, a mother and her son, were killed in Ghaziabad on International Women's Day Friday.
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Controversies follow Mallika Sherawat like rains after gathering clouds. To no one's surprise Mallika has fuelled a storm of protests while playing Bhanwari Devi, the slain Rajasthani nurse in KC Bokadia's "Dirty Politics".
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) Magsaysay award-winning writer Mahasweta Devi Sunday urged political leaders in West Bengal to desist from using expletives about rivals.
Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) Director Gunasekhar says music maestro Ilayaraja plans to record songs for upcoming Telugu period drama "Rudrama Devi" with the London Symphony orchestra.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 5 (IANS) Veteran lyricist Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri's son Deepankuran exchanged wedding vows with Devi Saranya in a ceremony in Kozhikode.
Jammu, Feb 5 (IANS) The number of pilgrims visiting the Vaishno Devi Shrine has fallen drastically due to heavy snow and rain lashing the region since Monday.
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the CBI on the bail pleas of two convicts held guilty along with former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala in a teacher recruitment scam.
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Mallika Sherawat, who is playing the lead in "Dirty Politics", says her brother has received threat calls because she is doing the film based on the alleged murder of Bhanwari Devi by a politician from Rajasthan.
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker Gunasekhar says he couldn't think of anyone else but Anushka Shetty for the title role in his upcoming period-drama "Rudrama Devi".
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) How effective is the microblogging website Twitter in spreading news, since every media organisation of any consequence has an account these days?
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) An Indian women's team and a Dutch team will play two international exhibition football matches in Kolhapur and Navi Mumbai Jan 17 and 20.
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Condemning the attack on veteran CPI-M leader and former West Bengal minister Abdur Rezzak Molla, allegedly by Trinamool Congress cadres, Magsaysay award winning writer Mahasweta Devi Monday said the incident was "very painful".
Patna, Jan 3 (ANI): Development has created several biased worlds within this supposedly one world, creating an enormous gap among the rich and the poor of one soil.
Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) The number of devotees flocking in 2012 to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in the Trikuta hills in the Shivalik range surpassed all previous records, an official said Wednesday
Jammu, Dec 30 (IANS) A Pawan Hans helicopter carrying pilgrims to the Vaishno Devi shrine made an emergency landing near here Sunday, a temple official said.
Imphal, Dec. 26 (ANI): Manipur is witnessing a rise in forcible recruitment of youth by insurgents in the region. Recently two young boys from the state have gone missing and it is feared that they have been abducted by insurgents.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The Delhi Police will provide all aid to the family of constable Subhash Chand Tomar who died after being badly beaten up during protests against the gang-rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapist, Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said Tuesday.
London, Nov 25 (IANS) A British woman who went into coma after a reaction to hair dye has died after a year.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A 65?year?old woman was crushed to death by a speeding truck here, police said Wednesday. The truck has been impounded but the driver managed to flee.
Patna, Nov 20 (IANS) A day after 18 people died in a stampede during Chhath celebrations here, millions of people across Bihar Tuesday ignored the morning chill and took a dip in rivers and other water bodies to mark the end of the four?day festival.
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Playback singer Mamta Sharma, known for hit song "Munni Badnam", enjoys working with southern music composer Devi Sri Prasad and says he is accommodating and caring.
Patna, Nov 16 (IANS) Sobha Devi was one of the millions of devotees preparing for Chhath Puja Friday ?? the annual Hindu festival which will start across Bihar and other parts of the country the next day.
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker Gunasekhar says his upcoming film "Rudrama Devi" will be the mother-of-all period films.
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Folk music is silently tipping the gender balance in northern, eastern and southern India with more women from little known village communities using it as a legitimate grassroots voice - and are being heard across the country and abroad.
Chennai, Nov 6 (IANS) Telugu director Devi Prasad, who recently began shooting for his comedy-entertainer "Kevvu Keka" with Allari Naresh, says the film will be as funny as "Blade Babji".
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) A woman doctor was assaulted by the mother of a 25-year-old patient who died in a Delhi government hospital, police said Thursday.
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) In the wake of the lynching of three women in West Bengal after branding them as witches, eminent writer Mahasweta Devi Thursday called upon senior police officers here to do justice and take steps to stop such 'barbaric incidents'.
Koderma (Jharkhand), Oct. 18 (ANI): Women in Koderma, Jharkhand, held an exclusive session at a special court to address the issue of crimes against women.
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) Telugu actor Allari Naresh, who is currently basking in the success of his latest blockbuster "Sudigadu", will begin work on his next Telugu romantic-comedy titled "Kevvu Keka", starting Nov 1.
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) A 23-member Indian team will leave for Malaysia Wednesday to play in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 Women's Championship 2013 Qualifiers Round One from Oct 20 to 24.
Sonepat (Haryana), Oct. 16 (ANI): Ramajit Raghav, a landless labourer from Sonepat, Haryana, has become the proud father of a son at the age of 96, and has staked his claim as the world's oldest man to father a child.
Shimla, Oct 16 (IANS) Tens of thousands of devotees assembled in different parts of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday and offered prayers on the onset of the nine-day Navratras, considered by Hindus to be an auspiscious period.
Gurgaon, Oct 12 (IANS) The Gurgaon district administration Friday suspended the sarpanch of Kasan village, blaming her negligence for the death of four-year-old Mahi, who fell into a 70-feet borewell June 20 this year, an official said.
Imphal, Oct.7 (ANI): A trainer of the traditional Manipuri dance form of Thang Ta is not only just teaching students, but also trying to keep it alive.
Taipei, Oct 4 (IANS) The Indian junior judo team won one silver and two bronze medals at the seventh Taipei Open International Junior Judo Championships here Thursday.
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) The BSP will field Umaid Singh, husband of slain bandit queen-turned-politician Phoolan Devi, in the next Lok Sabha polls, a party leader said Wednesday.
Patna, Sep 21 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday said it is good that an arrogant Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee has left the Congress-led UPA Government.
Imphal, Sept 17 (ANI): Archer Bombyala Devi, who represented India at the London Olympics this year, is all set to start an archery training school in Manipur.
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Defending champions India came back from a goal down to retain the women's SAFF Championship when they defeated Nepal 3-1 in the final Sunday.
Film: "Damarukam"; Music Composer: Devi Sri Prasad; Lyricists: Chandra Bose, Ramajogayya Sastry and Sahiti; Singers: M.L.R. Karthikeyan, Shankar Mahadevan, Jaspreet Jazz, Sunitha, Gopika Poornima, Sri Krishna, Harini, Venkat Sai, Karthik, Hariharan, Myriad Pro, Suchith Suresan and Mamta Sharma; Rating: ***
Colombo, Sep 9 (IANS) Defending champions India brightened their chances of making it to the semifinals of the women's SAFF Championship when they routed hosts Sri Lanka 5-0 in their second match of the football tournament.
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) IIM-Lucknow has begun an exercise to enhance competitive skills of reserved category candidates and expand the pool of applicants by helping them train for the Common Admission Test (CAT).
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) A poverty-stricken woman in Bihar's Samastipur district sold her one-and-half-year-old malnourished son for Rs.19,000 to pay off a debt. The infant was recovered from the woman who had bought him, police said Tuesday.
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Tusshar Kapoor is off to Vaishno Devi, and says he is visiting the Hindu shrine after 24 years.
Jaipur, Aug 27 (IANS) A FIR was lodged against a superintendent of a government hospital for alleged negligence after a 23-year old woman and her newly-born daughter died Monday in Rajasthan's Sikar town, police said.
Ranchi, Aug 21 (IANS) The BJP-led Jharkhand government is under pressure from the opposition to drop its agriculture minister, Satyanand Jha Batul, after a woman claimed she was his wife and he the father of her son.
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Nikhil Tonk is keen to cast father-son duo - Shekhar Suman and Adhyayan Suman - for his upcoming film, based on Bhanwari Devi murder.
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) To lend money on interest proved costly for a 55-year-old woman, who was killed by a businessman and his associate after she demanded it back. The duo has been arrested, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Teenage archer Deepika Kumari, still struggling to come to terms with her first round loss at the London Olympics, says she cracked under pressure of competing at such a big stage and before she could realise what was happening the journey ended.
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) A woman, her husband and two others were arrested Thursday for selling her new-born son for Rs.40,000 in Rajathan's Sriganganagar town, police said.
Imphal, Aug.5 (ANI): Manipur has a long history of theater, which exists in a variety of forms.
Imphal, July 30 (ANI): Residents of Manipur capital Imphal staged a protest against rising incidents of extortion in the region, the latest being a grenade attack at Pari Imom Sindam Sang School, located at Langjing and firing at a doctor's car, both of whom refused to accede to the extortion demands.
London, July 29 (ANI): Indian rower Swarn Singh held off a late challenge from his South Korean rival Kim Dongyong to win the single sculls repechage round and book a berth in the last eight.
London, July 28 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap brought some smiles back on the faces of India's supporters winning his first round badminton singles after his teammates Jwala Gutta and V. Diju had lost their mixed doubles match and the men archers bowed out of the team event in a tie-break here Saturday.
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian archers bowed out of the men's team event at the London Olympics after losing to Japan in the tie-breaker here Saturday.
Patna, July 25 (IANS) A woman panchayat chief was Wednesday shot dead by unidentified men in Bihar, police said.
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) As a young MP, Pranab Mukherjee told his sister that he wanted to be born a well-bred horse in the Rashtrapati Bhavan in his next incarnation. "Why become a rashtrapati's horse, you will in this life become a rashtrapati (president)," responded Annapoorna Devi.
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) Eight pilgrims, mostly from Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh, were killed and 35 others injured when a bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into a 250-foot deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh, police said Sunday.
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Though highly hopeful of winning an Olympic medal, world number one archer Deepika Kumari Saturday said being at the top of the rankings does not guarantee a podium finish at the London Games.
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is set to allow gold-rich temple trusts to melt tonnes of the precious metal in their coffers to turn them into mementoes as is done at the Vaishno Devi shrine in Kashmir.
Ranchi, July 1 (IANS) Three members of a family were shot dead by relatives over a land dispute in Jharkhand, police said Sunday.
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Sarod exponent Amjad Ali Khan, vocalist Girija Devi and writer Ruskin Bond were Friday honoured with Lifetime Achievement Awards by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for their oustanding contribution to their respective fields at the national and international level.
Ever sat next to a really annoying person on a long-haul flight? (If the supersized whiskey-drinker who sat next to me on a recent Singapore-Hong Kong flight is reading this, no need to respond.) An airline is about to launch a seat-buddy system to make sure everyone sits next to their ideal companion, I heard from Christian Fardel, a reader who works in the aviation industry.
Jaipur, June 14 (IANS) Family members of a migrant woman from Pakistan created ruckus at a private hospital here when she died while undergoing treatment Thursday, police said.
Jaipur, June 3 (IANS) A woman threw herself and her five-year-old son before a moving train in Rajasthan's Sikar district Sunday, police said.
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) An independent Delhi legislator, Bharat Singh, was shot at in the Najafgarh area by unidentified attackers Saturday morning, police said.
Patna, May 31 (IANS) Asharfi Devi ran from pillar to post for 24 years to get a certificate to prove that she is still alive.
Imphal (Manipur), May 27 (ANI): Radhamani Devi, a national award winner from Manipur, runs an embroidery unit and actively promotes the art form in the region along with training young women.
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) Nine people lost their sight after undergoing surgery at a private hospital in Ongole town of Andhra Pradesh.
Jodhpur, May 26 (IANS) A Rajasthan court here Saturday rejected the bail plea filed by Congress legislator Malkhan Singh Bishnoi, arrested for his alleged involvement in the murder of nurse Bhanwari Devi, a lawyer said.
Guwahati, May 24 (IANS) Three female cadres of Manipur-based militant outfits were arrested and two minors detained in Meghalaya when they were trying to cross into India from Bangladesh, an official said Thursday.
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) India's top junior Anaka Alankamony scripted a commendable 4-11, 11-0, 11-5, 4-11, 11-8 win over seventh seed Zulhijah Binti Azan of Malaysia as she joined second seed and compatriot Joshna Chinappa in the quarter-finals of the Chennai Open squash tournament here Wednesday.
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Eminent author and Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi chairperson Mahasweta Devi Wednesday announced her decision to quit the post after a name recommended by her for the prestigious Vidyasagar Purashkar was removed.
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) With the West Bengal government deciding to issue permits to Kolkata's hawkers without earmarking any permanent hawking zone, Magsaysay awardee Mahasweta Devi Tuesday said the hawkers should not be evicted as they were also part of the society.
A special CBI trial court in Jaipur has set the next hearing date of nurse, social activist and actress Bhanwari Devi abduction and murder case on May 21 after initiating the trial on Tuesday........
Patna, May 14 (IANS) All the nine accused roamed free Monday, a day after they shockingly burnt alive a teenager who was the main witness in his mother's rape in 2006, police in Bihar's Nawada district said.
Sydney, May 14 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that bird species with multiple plumage evolve into new species faster than those with only one colour form, confirming a 60-year-old evolution theory.