Everything you need to know about Hindi Prachar Sabha So: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Hindi Prachar Sabha So: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Elections have become the biggest source of corruption in India, former chief election commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi has said, while stressing for the need for poll reforms.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): The lead actors of Yash Raj's upcoming crime drama Aurangzeb - Arjun Kapoor and Prithviraj Sukumaran- promoted their film in Gurgaon.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) After a two-year gap, Shruti Haasan returns to Hindi movies with "Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya" and clarifies that the Prabhudheva directorial venture can't be tagged as her comeback movie.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) It was a "historic moment" for Amitabh Bachchan to be invited to open the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival with his "The Great Gatsby" co-star Leonardo DiCaprio. Big B made the experience more special by addressing the audience in his mother tongue Hindi.
Bhubaneswar, May 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday that it would not ally with Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in the 2014 general elections.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday termed "an eyewash" the decision of the central government to form a Group of Ministers (GoM) to look into the issue of autonomy of the Central Bureau of Investigation.
Guwahati, May 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who submitted his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha seat from here today, expressed his gratitude to Assam for sending him to the upper house and said that he would do all possible to accelerate the state's economy so as to eliminate poverty.
Guwahati, May 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh filed his nomination for a fifth consecutive term in the Rajya Sabha here Wednesday.
Guwahati, May 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh filed his nomination for the Rajya Sabha here Wednesday, informed sources said.
Guwahati, May 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday submitted his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha seat, whose term as Member of Parliament (MP) expires later in the month.
Guwahati, May 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, whose term as Member of Parliament (MP) expires next month, will arrive in Guwahati today to file his nomination for a fresh term.
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) In a volte face days after announcing its candidate for the Howrah Lok Sabha by-polls, the BJP Tuesday said it would not field a candidate as it wanted to concentrate on the upcoming panchayat polls.
Ranchi, May 14 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday arrested industrialist R.K. Agrawal, who contested the 2012 Rajya Sabha poll as an independent candidate. The poll was countermanded by the Election Commission after Rs.2.15 crore in cash was recovered allegedly from Agrawal's vehicle.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, whose term as Member of Parliament (MP) expires next month, will arrive in Guwahati on Wednesday to file his nomination for a fresh term.
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh Sunday said the Jat community should get reservation under the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category.
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Producer T.P. Aggarwal, who recently wrapped up shooting for Sanjay Dutt starrer "Policegiri", says the actor's wife Manyata "may step in" to promote the film, but clarified nothing has been "finalised" yet.
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) Telugu actor Harshvardhan Rane claims to be Dhanush's biggest fan in the industry and takes inspiration from him.
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) Bollywood baadshah Shahrukh Khan was conferred with Chevalier Sivaji Award, constituted after veteran Tamil actor Sivaji Ganeshan, Saturday here at the 7th edition of Vijay awards.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Southern star Dhanush's first Hindi film "Raanjhanaa" is all set to release and the actor says he has still not been able to learn Hindi.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Bollywood's upcoming romantic film 'Raanjhnaa', which stars Sonam Kapoor and Dhanush, was promoted in a complete desi style in Mumbai.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Tamil actor Dhanush, who is set to make his Bollywood debut with Anand L Rai's "Raanjhanaa", minces no words in praising the Oscar-winning music composer of the film, A.R. Rahman, terming him a true Raanjhanaa.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Southern superstar Dhanush, who is set to debut in Bollywood with Aanand L. Rai's love saga "Raanjhanaa", says his choice of films will always depend on script no matter how many offers he get from Bollywood in future.
Panaji, May 11 (IANS) Goa will host the forthcoming Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive where the party's roadmap for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls will be discussed, a BJP leader said Saturday.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Actress Sherlyn Chopra, set to attend the 66th Cannes International Film Festival where the second trailer of her debut film "Kamasutra 3D" will be unveiled, will wear different costumes from seven parts of India.
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Friday said that the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government has complete support of its coalition partners on the Food Security Bill.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Dalit activists Friday joined Delhi University (DU) teachers in protesting against the four-year undergraduate course, saying it will discourage students from economically and socially marginalised sections.
Film: "Go Goa Gone"; Cast: Kunal Khemu, Vir Das, Anand Tiwari, Puja Gupta and Saif Ali Khan; Directors: Krishna DK-Raj Nidimoru; Rating: ***
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Cabinet Thursday approved amendments to the Multi-State Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2010, pending in the Lok Sabha, to ensure its provisions are in conformity with the Constitution (Ninety-Seventh Amendment) Act, 2011, an official statement said.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Did you miss hearing "Je baat" and "Oji" on your TV, then here is good news for you, "Lapataganj" will be back on TV soon with Indumati and Mukundi.
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Set to form a government on its own in Karnataka after nine years, the Congress faces a bumpy road. In contrast, the BJP, which lost power, has an uphill task of rebuilding the shattered morale of the organization.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Starting his career with Malayalam cinema and making films like "Vyooham" and "Snehapoorvam Anna", Sangeeth Sivan got attracted to Bollywood because of its wider reach and bigger budgets.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) With just about 45-50 working days left in the current Lok Sabha's life, the fate of a staggering 116 bills, including those relating to food security and land acquisition, is hanging fire, experts say.
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Fielding questions about her raunchy MMS video that went viral, Pakistani model-turned-actress Veena Malik Wednesday clarified that the clipping in question was a scene from her forthcoming Bollywood film "Zindagi 50-50."
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) BJP MP Tarun Vijay Wednesday again accused Google of violating India's mapping laws by showing vital military installations with annotations and asked the government to take steps to access the data the company possessed.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Disappointed by the poll verdict in Karnataka, the BJP Wednesday sought to downplay the impact of the results on the momentum of its campaign against the UPA government and said it will work on correctives.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's term as Member of Parliament (MP) expires on June 14 with the Election Commission today announcing the election for the two Rajya Sabha seats from Assam will be held on May 30.
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Acknowledging that Bollywood has been "very generous" to her, Pakistani actress Veena Malik Wednesday said that her mantra is "quantity with quality".
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, today said the UPA Government is committed to the passage of Food Security Bill.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The CBI is preparing letters rogatory as part of its probe into the alleged kickbacks in the VVIP helicopter deal with Augusta Westland, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday said she adjourned the Lok Sabha sine die two days ahead of schedule as it was "not running".
Chennai, May 8 (IANS) Khushboo Sundar, a popular southern actresses of the 1990s, says she is so busy spending time with her loved ones that she can barely find time for cinema.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Karnataka win will be a sure morale booster for the Congress, now battling charges of corruption, but the real challenge will be to focus on good governance ahead of the next round of state elections and the 2014 Lok Sabha battle, experts say.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) Wednesday became the unlikely spoiler of celebration in JD-S president H.D. Deve Gowda's family by defeating his daughter-in-law in Karnataka.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Congress, set to return to power in Karnataka after seven years, now faces the big battle of selecting the chief minister from amongst several aspirants for the post.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): With admissions for new four-year undergraduate programmes set to begin from next month, the Delhi University's Academic Council has approved new course structure for 28 departments.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Both Houses of Parliament adjourned sine die on Wednesday, two days before the scheduled end of the Budget Session.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Described as one of the most good looking actors in Hindi cinema, Arjun Rampal will sport rugged looks in his forthcoming film "D-Day".
Port of Spain, May 7 (IANS) A terrified 46-year-old Indian-origin woman in Trinidad and Tobago is seeking security for her and her three children from this country's government following the unsolved killings of her husband and father-in-law and threats to her.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and other opposition parties of stalling the passage of key bills in Parliament, Congress Party spokesman Sandeep Dikshit on Tuesday warned that any further delay could affect the socio-economic welfare of the people of the country.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday expressed confidence that the Food Security Bill will be passed by the Parliament.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Besides Bollywood, actress Preeti Jhangiani has worked in Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil films. Currently, she is doing a Punjabi, Bengali and Kannada film and calls it a "different experience".
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar unveiled the statue of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder N T Rama Rao in Parliament on Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 1 p.m., while the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2. p.m., following Opposition uproar over alleged scam in top railway appointments, coal block allocation issue and demands for resignation of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) in a press release today stated that Delhi University has decided to introduce compulsory Hindi and other Modern Indian Languages (MILs) in its four-year course programme for undergraduates without assessing the capacity of the faculty on MILs.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was Tuesday adjourned till noon as the BJP continued with its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks and other issues.
Shimla, May 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh, with a population of 6,856,509, has over 46 lakh voters and photo identity cards have been prepared for all of them, state's Chief Electoral Officer Narinder Chauhan said here Monday.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony has said that the defence services have established Cyber Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) to prevent and react to cyber attacks.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) As the government tried to debate the Food Bill in the Lok Sabha Monday, opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said they would not allow any important bill to be passed amidst the din.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday extended till the monsoon session the time for submission of the report of the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) looking into 2G spectrum allocation.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): The second half of the Budget Session of Parliament continued to face disruptions on Monday, as the opposition refused to allow any debate or transaction of business, citing various issues on which it could not agree with the government.
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) Veteran Telugu director Dasari Narayana Rao, who recently announced six Telugu projects, says that his "Mahabharata" dream project is among them and that he wants to take the epic to global audiences.
In a bid of revamping its panel, Congress party has dropped Rashid Alvi from its panel of spokespersons while inducting three new faces and retaining the existing three..............
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Tara Alisha Berry, who lost her golfer-father Gautam Berry just two months ago, is stepping into Hindi films with a very unusual debut vehicle - a movie focusing on the country's well-known porn writer Mastram.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): The Congress party has dropped Rashid Alvi from its panel of spokespersons while inducting three new faces and retaining the existing three.
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) Ruling BJP's senior leader and lawmaker M. Venkaiah Naidu had a taste of the people's power Sunday when he was snubbed by voters when he tried to muscle his way into a polling booth with party workers and supporters, jumping the queue.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Cinema must be beyond a "few reels of entertainment" as it is a good medium to channelise the positive changes in the country's socio-cultural milieu, says filmmaker Nitin Kakkar, whose debut feature "Filmistaan" was named the best film at the 60th National Film Awards.
Bhubaneswar, May 4 (IANS) A Biju Janata Dal (BJP) MP has written to Petroleum Minister M. Veerappa Moily demanding the early implementation of the Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) project in Odisha, his office said Saturday.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley Saturday said it was up to the government to decide whether parliament will function or not, and his party was firm on its demands for resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the 2G and coal blocks scams.
Lucknow, May 4 (IANS) Are fast-tracked preparations by political parties in Uttar Pradesh a signal that the Lok Sabha elections may be held earlier than scheduled?
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Playback singer Mauli Dave, who recently sang "Aaja meri jaan" for Kangna Ranaut in the film "I Love NY", plans to release her first single very soon. She says the track reflects her real persona.
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Filmmaker Bejoy Nambiar is set to produce Hindi remake of Tamil film "Pizza" and says it has a different concept.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned Friday as opposition members created a ruckus over the coal block allocations and Chinese incursion in Ladakh while proceedings in the Rajya Sabha couldn't take place due to lack of quorum.
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) The Indian film industry turns 100 Friday and Bollywood celebrities like Anupam Kher and Govinda hail its overall growth and say they are grateful to be a part of the filmdom.
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) After successful Tamil films such as "Pollathavan" and National Award winning "Aadukalam", actor Dhanush and filmmaker Vetrimaaran will team up to work in an untitled Tamil venture to be produced by Dhayanidhi Alagiri.
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra's cousin Meera has clarified that there is no tiff between them but they are not the best of friends either.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Friday, while the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2.30 p.m., as the opposition continued to demand answers from the government over the coal blocks allotment and 1984 anti-Sikh riots issues.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Opposition members on Friday forced an adjournment of Parliament by demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in connection with the alleged scam in the allocation of coal blocks.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were again disrupted Friday as opposition members created a ruckus over the coal block allocations and Chinese incursion in Ladakh.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were Friday adjourned till noon as the BJP persisted with its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Seeking to corner the government over the death of Sarabjit Singh in Pakistan, the BJP Thursday slammed what it called the weak foreign policy and described Prime Minister Manmohan Singh the "weakest prime minister ever".
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Expressing deep shock and sorrow at the death of Sarabjit Singh, both houses of parliament Thursday condemned the "inhuman treatment" meted out to him in a Pakistani jail.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till Friday as the BJP protested Sarabjit Singh's death and the Akali Dal raised the issue of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's acquittal in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
Bangalore, May 2 (IANS) Karnataka's electoral outcome will reveal what the national mood is ahead of upcoming Lok Sabha elections, say both the BJP and the Congress. This is probably one of the reasons why the Sunday election has attracted so much national attention.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and several other parties Thursday walked out of the Rajya Sabha after the Finance Bill 2013 was introduced, slamming the government for inefficiency.
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Actor Vijay Varma, seen in films like "Rangrezz" and "Chittagong", says he might share screen space with actress Priyanka Chopra's cousin Meera in "Gang Of Ghosts". She is making her Bollywood debut with the movie.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Appropriation (Railways) Bill 2013 and the Finance Bill 2013, passed by the Lok Sabha, were introduced in the Rajya Sabha for their consideration and return, amidst opposition protests on Thursday.
Chennai, May 2 (IANS) Tamil actor Suriya Sivakumar-starrer "Dhruva Natchathiram" was launched here Thursday in the presence of key members of the film's unit.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday walked out of the Rajya Sabha after the Finance Bill 2013 was introduced, saying it was dissatisfied with the moral standards of the government and thus could not cooperate.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Expressing deep shock and sorrow at the demise of Sarabjit Singh, the Lok Sabha Thursday condemned the "inhuman treatment" meted out to him in a Pakistani jail.
"Could we, the sons of India, ever be able to see Indian images on screen?," wondered Dhundiraj Govind Phalke as he saw a French film, "The Life of Christ". Gripped by nationalistic fervour, Phalke, better known as Dada Saheb Phalke, went on to make in his own words the country's first "swadeshi" (indigenous) feature-length film, "Raja Harishchandra", which was released in May 3, 1913.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) After stalling parliament, the main opposition BJP has decided to hold nationwide protests May 4 and 5 to "expose" the scams of the UPA government.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The decision on amendments to marriage laws has been referred to an empowered group of ministers (EGOM) by the cabinet as members were divided on a clause in it.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) As the Finance Bill 2013-14 was passed by the Lok Sabha Tuesday without any debate, parliamentary data shows this session touched one of the lowest points in terms of debate on the budget.
New Delhi, April 30 (ANI): Leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that her party would not move a no-confidence motion against the UPA Government.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Karisma Kapoor, who has worked in a fiction show on TV and even judged reality shows, says if she will find anything interesting, she may return to the small screen.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Signifying a "total breakdown", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday announced it would not be attending any meetings called by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar or Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The CPI-M Tuesday termed as meaningless the demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the coal allocation issue and said the disruption of parliament was "match fixing" between the BJP and Congress
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Terming the disruption of parliament as "match fixing" between BJP and Congress, the CPI-M Tuesday said the opposition's demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the coal allocation issue was meaningless.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were Tuesday disrupted over the allocation of coal blocks, and were adjourned till May 2 after the Lok Sabha passed the Finance Bill for the 2013-14 fiscal.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Tuesday passed the Finance Bill for the 2013-14 fiscal with minor amendments but without a debate as the opposition parties walked out of the house protesting against Coalgate.