Everything you need to know about Jaya Chamaraja Pura: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Jaya Chamaraja Pura: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said no person would be arrested under Section 66A of the IT Act for posting objectionable comments on social networking websites without prior approval from an officer not below the rank of inspector general of police.
Kolkata, May 16 (ANI): Overcoming economic hurdles, a newspaper delivery boy, Shiv Kumar has successfully cleared the entrance examination of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Joka, in Kolkata.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday said that no person should be arrested for posting objectionable comments on social networking sites without the permission of senior police officials.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said no person would be arrested under Section 66A of the IT Act for posting objectionable comments on social networking websites without prior approval from an officer of the Inspector General of Police-rank.
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Four decades ago when "Zanjeer" came, it not only rocked the box office, but also changed lead actor Amitabh Bachchan's fortunes in films and even won him the tag of Angry Young Man. On completion of 40 years of the film, Big B is ecstatic and thanks every one.
Singapore, May 11 (IANS) An Indian-origin man was shot dead in Alor Setar, the capital of the Malaysian state of Kedah.
Singapore, May 9 (IANS) The leadership of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) has been asked to take responsibility for the party's dismal performance in the country's general elections held May 5.
New Delhi/Hyderabad, May 7 (IANS) Setting aside their differences, the members of the family of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder N.T. Rama Rao united for the unveiling of his statue in Parliament House complex here Tuesday.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) TV actress Jaya Bhattacharya will be seen in Life OK's new season of "Savdhaan India - 100 days 100 Fightbacks".
New Delhi/Hyderabad, May 7 (IANS) Keeping aside their differences, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder N.T. Rama Rao's family members came together for the unveiling of his statue in parliament Tuesday.
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) Cine star and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Hema Malini has expressed a wish to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha (LS) polls from Firozabad, an important seat in Uttar Pradesh.
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Umesh Shukla, who has been been approached to wield the megaphone for cult comedy "Chupke Chupke" remake, says the camera will start rolling for the movie next year as nothing is finalised yet.
Film: Aashiqui 2; Starring: Aditya Roy Kapoor, Shradha Kapoor; Directed by Mohit Suri; Rating: ***1/2
The much sought sequel of 90's cult musical hit 'Aashiqui', Mohit Suri directorial Aashiqui 2 starring Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles has releaed across the country this Friday.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The National Museum is starting a free conducted tour of over 90 minutes with 30 halts from April 23 to give visitors an informed glimpse into India's rich heritage, spanning pre-history to modern works, in its labyrinthine galleries.
Cairo, April 18 (IANS) A unique exhibition of visual arts showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Indian scripts has been unspooled at the Hanager Arts Centre in this Egyptian capital.
Cairo, April 18 (IANS) Indian handicraft and calligraphy are being showcased in the Egyptian capital through a week-long exhibition, aimed at highlighting India's great written heritage.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh Tuesday met Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and sought security for Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Prada alleging that the Uttar Pradesh Police tried to manhandle her in her constituency Rampur.
New Delhi, Apr. 16 (ANI): Former Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Amar Singh met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here on Tuesday and demanded strict action against all those involved in alleged removal of the red beacon from Rampur Member of Parliament (MP) Jaya Prada's vehicle.
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Veteran actress and Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan, who turns 65 Tuesday, says her role as a mother matters more to her than any thing else. She also admits that she takes her duty as a parliamentarian seriously and that she is still game for movie roles, provided they are "challenging".
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) People will soon be able to know which are India's best zoos, with the authorities starting the grading process for nearly 200 zoological parks in the country based on their performance on different parameters. Those faring poorly could even be penalised.
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan has been flooded with at least 60 representations either seeking or opposing clemency for Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, an official said here Friday.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) "Life Mein Hungama Hai", a movie based on Ruskin Bond's novel "The Running Away", will hit the screens April 26.
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan along with wife Jaya attended an event to celebrate the success of "The Shiva Trilogy" and the megastar marvelled at author Amish Tripathi's writing skills.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Mar. 28 (ANI): Reiterating that Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has gone through an ordeal for the last 20 years in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, former Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Amar Singh on Thursday said justice delayed is justice denied and justice hurried is justice buried.
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Actor Sanjay Dutt, who has been convicted under the Arms Act for his role in the 1993 Mumbai bombings, said Thursday that he would "surrender" when the time comes and would not be seeking "pardon".
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Former Samajwadi party leader Amar Singh and party MP Jaya Prada Tuesday called on Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan seeking pardon for actor Sanjay Dutt, who has been sentenced to five years in jail.
Mumbai, Mar. 26 (ANI): Expelled Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Amar Singh and Lok Sabha MP Jaya Prada met Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan at the Raj Bhavan here today to seek pardon for Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt in an arms case related to the 1993 Mumbai blasts.
Mumbai, Mar. 26 (ANI): Expelled Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Amar Singh and Lok Sabha MP Jaya Prada, who are expected to meet Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan to seek pardon for Sanjay Dutt in an arms case related to the 1993 Mumbai blasts, met the Bollywood actor at his residence here on Tuesday evening.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) A host of parliamentarians extended support to Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt who was sent back to jail by the Supreme Court Thursday in an arms case related to the 1993 Bombay blasts.
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada on Thursday said she is heart broken at the news of Sanjay Dutt's jail term pronounced by the Supreme Court and called him an innocent person who had been caught wrongly.
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Actress-politician Smriti Irani, who will soon be seen as one of the 'naaykas' in horror TV show "Ek Thhi Naayka", says it is hard for anything in the world to scare her.
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has received a special gift from Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg, who has been mingling with the Hindi film fraternity here.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Members of the Rajya Sabha Friday unanimously called for the passing of the women's reservation bill to ensure 33 percent seats in parliament and the state assemblies for women. The Rajya Sabha passed the bill March 9, 2010 and it is pending in the Lok Sabha.
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 4 (ANI): Malaysian state Penang's Consumer Association has called on Indian movie fans in the country to stop 'over idolising' the posters and cut-outs of Tamil film actors in the theatres.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The crowds in Bhopal bowled over megastar Amitabh Bachchan with their co-operative nature. The 70-year-old megastar can't stop raving about the "pleasant demeanour" of people in his 'sasural' (in-laws').
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has condoled the passing away of Prof. P.V. Indiresan, former director of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday condoled the demise of P.V. Indiresan, a former director of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras, saying the educationist had served the country with great distinction.
Bangalore, Feb 23 (IANS) One more legislator of Karnataka's ruling BJP Saturday quit the assembly pushing the Jagadish Shettar ministry to the brink of collapse but the chief minister remained unfazed.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is set to spend the next three months in his 'sasural' (in-laws' town) Bhopal as he begins shooting for Prakash Jha's new film "Satyagraha".
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) The Bachchans, known for their spiritual inclination, took time out from their busy schedule to visit the SiddhiVinayak temple here to take Lord Ganesha's blessings.
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) The Bachchan clan raised a whopping Rs.25 lakh (Rs.2.5 million) for a charity through sale of special paintings, based on interpretations of Amitabh Bachchan, and a book, which was unvieled to mark the megastar's 70th birthday.
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A middle-aged man and a woman, who were in an extra-marital affair, were found dead at the woman's house here, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Fashion designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla Thursday celebrated their 25 years in fashion world and launched a book on their journey so far.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has said that it is the fears of violent protest against the movie "Vishwaroopam" is the cause behind its ban in the state and she has ruled out any grudge against the actor Kamal Kassan. She has also announced that she would file criminal cases
Chennai, Jan. 31 (ANI): Citing that the decision to ban Kamal Haasan's film 'Vishwaroopam' was a necessary measure to maintain law, order and public peace in the given circumstances, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Thursday rejected all allegations levelled against her, saying she has no personal enmity with the veteran actor.
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said Thursday that Kamal Haasan's movie "Vishwaroopam" was banned in Tamil Nadu due to real fears of violent protests and that she had no grudge against the actor.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): The Bachchans have been accused by former IPS officer YP Singh for putting their money into a project, that has violated many BMC norms.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Emmy Award winning choir Chicago Children enthralled audiences by singing the national anthem 'Jana Gana Mana' at the India Islamic Cultural Centre here.
M0umbai, Jan 14 (IANS) What's with film actors' wives and the business of interior design and products?
Lucknow, Jan 8 (IANS) Amid rising incidents of violence against women in society, President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday urged people to honour women and said that a country which fails to do so cannot be considered decent.
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) A star-studded bash was hosted in honour of newly-wed couple Vidya Balan and Siddharth Roy Kapur here Friday night.
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) Former actress and Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan broke down Saturday during a silent march held for the Delhi gang-rape victim here this evening. The 23-year-old victim died in a Singapore hospital early Saturday.
Mumbai, Dec.27 (ANI): Young exponents of Indian classical dance were given a platform by Bollywood actress Hema Malini to showcase their talent at 'Jaya Smriti', a dance festival that is held in memory of her mother in Mumbai.
Film: "Sarocharu"; Cast: Ravi Teja, Kajal Agarwal, Richa Gangopadhyay, M.S Narayana, Chandra Mohan, Jaya Sudha and Nara Rohit; Director: Parasuram; Rating: *1/2
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Actor-director-classical dancer Hema Malini says her inspiration for dance is yesteryear actress Vyjayanthimala.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The capital witnessed several protests Wednesday, including near the Delhi chief minister's residence and the police headquarters, as a 23-year-old victim of gang-rape fought for her life at a Delhi hospital.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Police sprayed water to break up a protest Wednesday outside Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's house by students angry over the gang-rape of a young woman now battling for life.
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Anger, grief and outrage.it all spilled over Tuesday as a 23-year-old continued to battle for life in a Delhi hospital after being brutally tortured and gang-raped, becoming the anguished cynosure of a nation whose leaders spoke out in parliament and whose people took to the streets to voice their protest.
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) While many Rajya Sabha members became emotional when condemning the gang-rape of a young woman in a moving bus in Delhi, Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan broke down.
New Delhi, Dec 18 (ANI): Rajya Sabha MP and actor Jaya Bachchan on Tuesday turned emotional during the discussion on the gang-rape of a 23-year-old on a moving bus in Delhi, and said that Parliament has no time for women.
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was disrupted Tuesday with opposition members seeking a statement from Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on the gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus in Delhi.
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is looking forward to attending the River To River 2012 Indian Film Festival in Florence, where a retrospective of his films will be held.
Jakarta, Nov 29 (IANS) Indonesians from the historic city of Yogyakarta were treated to a scintillating dance performance by artistes from Manipur at a cultural programme held by the Jawaharlal Nehru Indian Cultural Centre.
Frequent travellers in Asia (i.e., this columnist and his readers) are outraged that staff at the Hans Brinker Hotel of Amsterdam are now marketing their hostelry as "the world's worst hotel". How dare they? Hotels in Asia are WAY worse.
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Bollywood's desi girl Priyanka Chopra has reached Hyderabad for the shooting of the "Zanjeer" remake and actor?filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has warned her against doing too many remakes and getting typecast.
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress and acclaimed bharatanatyam dancer Hema Malini has postponed Jaya Smriti, an annual dance extravaganza organised by her, following the demise of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek were injured Thursday morning while they were trying to reach at Matoshree, the residence of Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray, informed Big B on the microblogging website twitter....................
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and son Abhishek were injured as they struggled through the crowd to meet ailing Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray at his house Matoshree.
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) The best of Bollywood came to celebrate the legendary legacy of filmmaker Yash Chopra at the premiere of his film "Jab Tak hai Jaan" Monday at Yash Raj Films studios.
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 7 (IANS) A documentary film on veteran actor Madhu a.k.a. Madhavan Nair is on the anvil, which will chronicle his rise to fame in the Malayalam film industry.
Film: "Lucky"; Actors: Srikanth, Tagubothu Ramesh, Roja, Jaya Sudha, Raghu Babu, AVS, Brahmanandam, Meghana, M.S. Narayana, Dharmavarapu Subrahmanyam, Sana and Ali; Director: Sai Karthik; Rating: *
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) Aaradhya is not even a-year-old and to think this toddler, who has been kept away from the prying eyes of media, hogged the limelight at an event to honour her mother, actress Aishwarya Rai.
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai was Thursday conferred upon a civilian award by the French government for her contribution to the arts on the occasion of her birthday.
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Star couple, megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his wife Jaya, decked up in designer wear to pose together for picture perfect moments for a popular magazine.
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The 14th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival kick-started here Thursday, with Bollywood celebrities like Jaya Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Anupam Kher and Sridevi in attendance for the star-studded opening ceremony. Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou was given the international lifetime achievement award here.
Mumbai/Thane, Oct. 17 (ANI): Bollywood stars flocked at the residence of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navratra here.
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who had a hectic programme on his 70th birthday Thursday, was at the B-Seventy art show which was inaugurated by Kokilabein Ambani at Nehru Centre in the evening but the day will only end once the family sits together for a cup of tea, said wife Jaya.
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) It was dance, music and masti galore at Amitabh Bachchan's 70th birthday bash, says Shah Rukh Khan who shook a leg with the "birthday boy". Vishal Dadlani called it a "stellar party" and for Karan Johar it was a beautiful blend of nostalgia, reverence and legendary acknowledgement.
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Jaya Bachchan has organised a mega bash Wednesday to ring in her husband, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's 70th birthday. But actors Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra will not be attending the big bash.
Lucknow, Oct 10 (IANS) Even as actress Jaya Bachchan lines up a slew of events, gifts and surprises for hubby and mega star Amitabh Bachchan, who turns 70 Thursday, a young fan of Big B is working tirelessly 24x7 to gift him a "touching and a very big gift".
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) Birthday presents are for kids. For Amitabh Bachchan, who celebrates his 70th birthday on Oct 11, the greatest gift ever is the intangible love of his family - his wife, children and grandchildren, whose warmth and affection keep him going steady in his personal and professional life.
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan turned 'kakosa' for a contestant from Rajasthan during a recent shoot of "Kaun Banega Crorepati 6", when he agreed to wear a traditional turban.
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will inaugurate the 18th Kolkata Film Festival, scheduled to be held in November, Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh said.
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Mega-celebrations are being planned for megastar Amitabh Bachchan's 70th birthday Oct 11. Designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla are assisting the veteran actor's wife Jaya in creating a "big surprise", and they are even designing a special outfit for Big B.
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan's 80th birthday is still over two weeks away, but his fans have been showering him with gifts galore. One of the fans gifted him a wooden frame with a picture of him and his wife Jaya.
Chennai, Sept 19 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday said that the crucial talks over the issue of sharing water from River Cauvery have failed, and added that she will again approach the Supreme Court to seek justice.
Tuticorin/ Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Sept 10 (ANI): A 44-year old fisherman was killed as the anti-nuclear protests turned violent here on Monday.
Film: "Rambo"; Cast: Sharan, Madhuri, Tabala Naani, Rangayana Raghu, Sadhu Kokila, Umashri, M.S. Umesh and others; Screenplaywriter-Director: Srinath; Producer: Atlanta Nagendra and Sharan; Composer: Arjun Janya; Camera: S. Krishna; Rating: *** 1/2
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) In the age of iPads and electronic notebooks, a NGO is promoting the art of writing with the aim of resdiscovering the "great civilizational history" of India involving ancient scripts.
Big B of Indian Cinema Amitabh Bachchan advocates fair education for all, whether it is country"s underprivileged or the women folk....
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan believes in fair education for all, be it the country's underprivileged or the women folk.
A dramatic controversy is raging in the corridors of international justice. We all know judges have to be present at trials. But do they have to be paying attention? Do they have to be awake? And, here's the cruncher - do they have to be alive?
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is a vast pool of knowledge himself, but the Bollywood megastar believes his daughter, Shweta Nanda, is the most knowledgeable person in his family.
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): Rajya Sabha MP and film actress Jaya Bachchan on Tuesday condoled the sad demise of Union Minister and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh.
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Hyderabad-based fashion sesigner Gaurang Shah has won the best designer award for utilization of Indian weaves and craftsmanship at the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.
Washington, August 10 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux, who have been living apart for the past few weeks, recently reunited in North Carolina to celebrate his 41st birthday.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday had to retract his remarks and apologise to Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan for a remark on her Bollywood background while replying to a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the violence in Assam.
New Delhi, Aug. 9 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde apologised in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday after making remarks about Samajwadi Party (SP) MP and actress Jaya Bachchan.