Everything you need to know about Dhanora Adarsh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Dhanora Adarsh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Despite good opening in the domestic market, Tamil crime-comedy "Soodhu Kavvum" and Telugu romantic-drama "Sukumarudu" have failed to keep the cash registers ringing in the overseas market.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A two-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a 23-year-old neighbour inside her house, police said Sunday. The man has been arrested.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) "Clean" family film "Gippi" and zombie comedy "Go Goa Gone" have got an average opening and earned Rs.75 lakh and Rs.3.75 crore, respectively, on the opening day at the box office.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A two-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a 23-year-old neighbour inside her house, police said Sunday. The accused has been arrested.
New Delhi May 7 (IANS) Three youths from Manipur sustained minor injuries after they were allegedly beaten up by their neighbour and his son for "spitting" in front of their house, police said.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor's romantic-action film "Aashiqui 2" seems to be wooing box office as it has earned approximately Rs.13 crore in the opening weekend despite the fact that Hollywood venture "Iron Man 3" too came out on the same day and is giving a tough competition, say trade pundits.
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The opening weekend collection of Emraan Hashmi-starrer "Ek Thi Daayan" is approximately Rs.18.07 crore and trade pundits are calling it satisfactory business, keeping the unconventional theme of the movie in mind.
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Producers of Sanjay Dutt's films are relieved after Supreme Court granted the actor four weeks time to surrender to serve the remaining period of his sentence in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) "Nautanki Saala!" and "Commando" are giving a tough fight to each other at the box office with Rs.7.5 crore and Rs.7.08 crore earnings respectively in first two days of their releases.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) David Dhawan's "Chashme Baddoor", a remake of 1981 film of the same name, has not only got thumbs up from the critics, but it has also managed to mint Rs.11.45 crore in the first two days of its release.
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) Ctaare.com, an Australian portal offering Indo-western designer-wear for women, men and children, is entering the Indian market.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Tuesday announced that free Wi-Fi facility will be made available in few select trains for passengers.
Abhishek Kapoor's directed Kai Po Che, which received a standing ovation at Berlin Film Festival is now raking mullah at the box office as well. Kai Po Che has collected approx Rs 18.10 cr nett in its opening weekend and is still going strong.................
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) Prabhas-starrer Telugu action-drama "Mirchi" raked in Rs.7.86 crore on its opening day worldwide.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Wedding Asia, the bridal exposition, is back with its third edition. The event will see a melange of designers creating ensembles focusing on spring-summer look for Indian brides.
Chennai, Feb 10 (IANS) Reacting to distributors' complaints, filmmaker Mani Ratnam has clarified that his production house Madras Talkies is not responsible for the losses incurred by the recent Tamil romantic-drama "Kadal" because it had sold the film rights in March 2012.
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Remo D'Souza is overwhelmed with the response to his directorial "ABCD - AnyBody Can Dance". He says he will visit the Golden Temple in Amritsar to offer prayers.
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan's "Vishwaroopam" raked in some Rs.5.81 crore on the day it released in Tamil Nadu.
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) "Mai...", "Listen...Amaya", "Midnight's Children" and "Vishwaroop" - four films came in a cluster Feb 1. The result? Only "Vishwaroop" managed to get an audience while "Midnight's Children" received a lukewarm reception and the other two are struggling for survival.
Chennai, Jan 29 (IANS) The Madras High Court Tuesday ruled in favour of Kamal Haasan's banned controversial film "Vishwaroopam" and lifted the ban by the state government.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) It seems like actor Vidyut Jammwal's high-octane stunts in his new film "Commando" is likely to change the definition of action genre in the Hindi film industry. The trailer of the film released online Friday and has already generated a lot of buzz.
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) The Telugu film industry couldn't have asked for a better start to the year as both the Pongal releases "Naayak" and "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu" (SVSC) have gone on to be superhits and money-spinners at the box office.
Chennai, Jan 13 (IANS) Telugu family drama "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu", (SVSC) has got an an overwhelming opening as it has earned Rs.9.81 crore on its first day in Andhra Pradesh.
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Telugu producer Dil Raju says he is content with the response he has been receiving from all over for his latest Telugu family drama "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (SVSC)" and is extremely happy to be associated with the film.
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Telugu actor Ram Charan Teja's action-thriller "Naayak" has raked in Rs.27.56 crore worldwide within the first two days of release.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Who would have thought the less spoken subject of sperm donation could be a theme entertaining enough for a commercial movie? Or the woes of a middle-class Indian housewife, who can't speak fluent English? In 2012, the limelight in Bollywood turned towards fresh faces, stories and ideas.
New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): The 2G spectrum allocation case was the biggest and most complicated event of his two years, said outgoing Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Amar Pratap Singh on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Outgoing Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Amar Pratap Singh Tuesday said the 2G spectrum allocation case was the biggest and the most complicated in the two years of his tenure.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Outgoing Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Amar Pratap Singh Tuesday said the 2G spectrum allocation case was the biggest and most complicated in the two years of his tenure.
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Kanhaiyalal Gidwani, businessman, former Congress leader and prime accused in the Adarsh Society corruption scandal, passed away early Tuesday following a heart attack, a family source said. He was 61.
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Kanhaiyalal Gidwani, businessman, former Congress leader and prime accused in the Adarsh housing corruption scandal, passed away early Tuesday following a heart attack, a family source said. He was 61.
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" (JTHJ) and "Son Of Sandbar" (SOS) opened together on Diwali day and both have managed a grand opening. Trade pundit predicts that the movies' box office collection will cross Rs.100 crore mark.
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) They are small in trems of budgets, but
New Delhi, Oct 31 (ANI): Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge) Manish Tewari on Wednesday hit back at Nitin Gadkari for targetting Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, saying people do not expect aggression and that it would be far more advisable if the Bharatiya Janata Party and its President are really upfront and transparent with regard to facts which have been put out in the public domain by a set of activists, which they were patronizing till yesterday.
Nagpur, Oct 29 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari Monday termed the corruption charges levelled against him "a conspiracy by the Congress" and also blamed the media for acting as that party's "agents".
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Veteran designer Adarsh Gill, known for serving fashionistas with her couture garments, has finally entered ready-to-wear business and gives credit to the young generation for propelling her into the business.
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Seizing an opportunity to attack the Congress, the BJP Tuesday called for a "fair" probe into India Against Corruption member Arvind Kejriwal's allegations about Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's property deals with realty major DLF.
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari Thursday faced controversy over a letter he had written to union Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal seeking payment to contractors in a water project in Vidarbha, which is linked to the multi-crore irrigation scam in Maharashtra.
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) After being selected as India's official entry to the Oscars in the foreign language film category this year, Anurag Basu's "Barfi!" has added another feather in its cap - the film joins the Rs.100 crore club of Bollywood.
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor's endearing portrayal of a deaf and mute boy in Anurag Basu's "Barfi!" has left the viewers, critics and the box office wearing a big smile. The movie, appreciated for its picturesque cinematography, has collected Rs.34.6 crore in its opening weekend.
North West Police have arrested three persons who were indulged in making obscene MMS of a girl and then harassing her.
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) None of the weight-loss solutions currently available in the country are functioning on any reliable logical science, leading to short term weight loss and several linked complications, experts said at the "National Conference on Tackling Nutritional Challenges Among the diabetic Young".
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Shirish Kunder's second directorial venture "Joker" has not received a positive response at the box office, and might not stay in theatres for more than a week, according to trade pundits.
Gandhinagar, Aug 28 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has advised Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to follow his state government's development model to improve the management of the country.
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K Antony has told the country's armed forces to treat corruption as a "serious challenge", and asked the armed forces to guard against actions which may tarnish the image of the services.
The suicide of a soldier, V. Arun, from Kerala in Jammu and Kashmir was raised in parliament. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urged MPs not to have a discussion. "This is a very small incident, which is being blown out of proportion. It is not good for the morale of our armed forces."
New Delhi, Aug.11 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday called for bringing about a revolution if the Central Government failed to meet the demand for an empowered Lokpal Bill, return of black money stashed abroad and to allow the Central Bureau of Investigation to work independently without government control.
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Purple Haze SC did well to pull off a narrow 2-1 win against Sterkem Pharma in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League, played at the St Xavier's ground at Parel Tuesday.
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file a report on investigations in the Adarsh housing scam against two former Maharashtra chief ministers Sushilkumar Shinde and Vilasrao Deshmukh.
The most awaited sex comedy of the year "Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum" is all set to release tomorrow on July 27. Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum is the sequel of Kyaa Kool Hai Hum that was released in 2005...
Mumbai, July 24 (ANI): In a startling repeat of the manoeuvres made by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs in Karnataka to unseat the government of former chief minister Sadanand Gowda, over 40 Maharashtra Congress legislators raised a similar demand against Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday, saying he needed to go if he couldn't alter his way of functioning.
Union Defence Minister A.K.Antony has said that the land on which controversial Adarsh Society stands is belongs to defence ministry and it has nothing to do with Maharashtra governement's,
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday asserted that the land in the city on which the controversial Adarsh Society stands belongs to the defence ministry.
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Secretary Kirit Somaiya met Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy here on Tuesday and lodged a protest over transfer of the officer, who headed the Adarsh scam probe.
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra assembly's monsoon session got off to a stormy start Monday with the opposition creating a ruckus over various issues ,including the state secretariat fire and Adarsh Housing Society scam.
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Three weeks after a fire gutted the Maharashtra seccretariat, the Democratic Front government is preparing to face the opposition's ire over a host of issues during the assembly's monsoon session starting Monday.
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Maharashtra BJP Friday demanded that the union government should "put on hold" the transfer of the CBI joint director who led the probe into the Adarsh Housing Society scam, a party official said.
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) A senior Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officer probing the Adarsh housing scam was transferred Thursday but the agency described it as a "routine move".
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday filed a charge sheet in multi-crore Adarsh Housing Society scam case against 13 persons including former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Ashok Chavan at a special CBI court in Mumbai..................
Mumbai, July 4 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed its chargeheet in the Adarsh society scam.
Mumbai, July 3 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to file itrs charge sheet against the 13 or 14 accused of playing a role in facilitating the Adarsh Housing Society scam that was exposed 17 months ago either on Tuesday or Wednesday, reports said.
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Testifying for the second time before the two-member commission probing the Adarsh housing scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan Monday blamed the then principal secretary (revenue) for not bringing details of the membership of the housing society to his notice.
Mumbai, June 30 (ANI): Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Saturday appeared before the two member judicial commission probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam in Mumbai.
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Deposing before the two-member commission investigating the Adarsh housing scam, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Saturday shifted the blame on his predecessor Vilasrao Deshmukh and other senior bureaucrats.
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Reiterating that he had no role to play in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Wednesday shifted the blame on two of his ministerial colleagues, Ashok Chavan and Jayant Patel.
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Appearing before the two-member commission investigating the Adarsh Housing Society scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Tuesday said he did not check all documents that he cleared as senior bureaucrats had already done so.
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Union Power Minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Monday appeared before a two-member judicial commission that is probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam.
Mumbai, June 22 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday said that his government will seek help from Nasscom, cyber cell and foreign experts to recover data from computer hard disks damaged in the fire that broke out in the state secretariat yesterday.
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, taking stock of the situation after a fire ravaged the state secretariat, Friday said all efforts will be made to normalise working of the Mantralaya at the earliest.
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday said that the massive fire that gutted most of the top four floors of the Mantralaya or the state secretariat was now under control. He also ordered a probe by the Crime Branch into the incident.
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) All the relevant documents related to the Adarsh housing scam are safe with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and not destroyed in the massive blaze at the Maharashtra secretariat in Mumbai Thursday, said an agency official.
Chennai/Mumbai, June 21 (ANI): With a massive fire breaking out on the fourth floor of the Maharashtra's state secretariat where files related to the Adarsh housing scam are reportedly stored, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday expressed hope that the files are fairly protected and can be retrieved without much damage so that the truth in the case comes out before all.
Mumbai, June 21 (ANI): A massive fire broke out on the fourth floor of the Maharashtra Government Secretariat here on Thursday afternoon.
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Monday challenged the Central Bureau of Investigation's jurisdiction in the Adarsh Society scam even as the agency assured the Bombay High Court that it would file a charge sheet in the matter within 10 days.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Ethics, morality and corruption are issues that are gaining more relevance particularly with regard to conduct of officers in higher ranks, says former army chief General (retd) Joginder Jaswant Singh in his autobiography.
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): A Delhi Court has summoned former Army Chief General VK Singh in connection with the defamation case filed against him by Retired Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh.
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Two accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam were granted bail by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Thursday after the probe agency failed to file a chargesheet against them within the stipulated 60-day period.
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday told the Bombay High Court here that it is investigating allegations against former Maharashtra chief ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh and Sushilkumar Shinde in the multi-crore Adarsh Housing Society scam.
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Barely a week after a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court granted bail to seven of the nine accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, the remaining two filed fresh bail applications here Monday.
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Tuesday granted bail to seven of the nine people arrested for their alleged involvement in the Adarsh Housing Society scam in March and April.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Two days after seeking exemption from appearing before the judicial panel probing the Adarsh housing scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan Thursday sought to appear before the panel on June 30.
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy on Wednesday hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for taking on the UPA Government over CAG reports not being presented in Parliament, saying it has become a fashion for some political parties, including the main opposition, to criticize the government.
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The judicial panel probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam Wednesday summoned two former chief ministers of Maharashtra to appear before it next month.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Seeking exemption from appearing before the two-member commission probing the Adarsh housing scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan said he did not want to depose before it as he had no further information on the issue.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010, which seeks to protect owners of literary or musical works, has been passed by the Rajya Sabha and will be presented to the lok Sabha before it becomes law, much to the delight of singers, writers and composers. But some music companies feel that it is "extremely unfair".
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Stating that after the 'Adarsh Loot', Congress leaders have started 'Adarsh Cover Up Operation', Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) National secretary Kirit Somaiya Wednesday alleged that former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan "has grabbed more than half a dozen flats in the name of his in-laws and friends".
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Expressing concern over reports of corruption in the purchase of 12 VVIP helicopters by India, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Basudev Acharya on Wednesday demanded that the government must clarify the facts in Parliament.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) "Vicky Donor" is going places. After receiving rave reviews from the critics as well as the audiences, it has earned Rs.13.40 crore in the opening weekend. Director Shoojit Sircar is on cloud nine and says the film's success proves that the moviegoers have matured over the years.
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday rejected the bail applications of six accused in the Adarsh housing scam arrested in March and April, officials said.
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday rejected the bail applications of all nine accused in the Adarsh housing scam arrested in March and April, officials said.
Mumbai, Apr 18 (ANI): The Maharashtra Government has clarified that land allotted for the controversial Adarsh Co-operative Housing Society in Mumbai and meant for dependants of armed forces martyrs and ex-servicemen, belongs to it and not to the Indian Army or the office of the military estate.
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) In a major relief to three former Maharashtra chief ministers, a judicial panel's interim report Tuesday said the land on which the controversial Adarsh Society building stands belongs to the state government and was not intended for Kargil war heroes or their relatives.
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday remanded two former Maharashtra bureaucrats to CBI custody till April 30 in the Adarsh housing scam, an official said.
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) In a major relief to three former chief ministers, a judicial panel probing Adarsh Society scam Tuesday said that the land on which the controversial highrise stands belongs to the state government and was not intended to rehabilitate Kargil war heroes or their relatives.
Giving a major relief to Congress-NCP-led state government of Maharashtra in Adarsh Society scam case, a two-member judicial commission in its report stated that the land on which the controversial highrise stands belongs to the state government and was not intended to rehabilitate Kargil war heroes or their relatives......
Visakhapatnam, Apr 15 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu has slammed the Congress party and its estranged lawmaker Y S Jaganmohan Reddy by saying that the two are hand in glove which needs to be probed.
The interim report relating to the Adarsh Society scam is likely to submit to the Maharashtra govt. on Friday.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) The interim report of the two-member commission probing the Adarsh Society scam, related to the housing society originally meant for war heroes and Kargil widows, is likely to be submitted to the Maharashtra government Friday, officials said.
Pune, Apr.7 (ANI): Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Saturday reiterated that he would wait for the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on the land scam in Maharashtra to be tabled in the Maharashtra State Assembly before commenting on his indictment.
A leaked report of Comptroller and Auditor Genereal of India(CAG), has reportedly indicted Science and Technology Minister and former chief minister of Maharashtra Vilas Rao Deshmukh