Everything you need to know about Laxmikant Ganj: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Laxmikant Ganj: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Lucknow, June 17 (IANS) Policemen in Uttar Pradesh are under attack. Literally!
The playback legend Manna Dey, 94 was admitted in a hospital on Saturday following a chest infection and is being going under treatment at a private hospital. Though, his condition is said to be stable for the time being. Here are some of the best compositions of the legendary singer of all time Manna Dey listening to which still mesmerizes the music lovers
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) Goa BJP leaders have repeatedly dodged questions related to the expenditure on preparations for the three-day national executive meeting beginning here June 7 but an activist has filed an RTI plea to get the details.
Panaji, June 4 (IANS) Politicians from both the Congress and the BJP have been buying large tracts of land near a proposed airport site in north Goa, farmers protesting the project said Tuesday.
Panaji, June 3 (IANS) Some signals may be sent regarding the prime ministerial candidature during the BJP national executive meet later this month June, a Goa minister said Monday.
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Opposition parties and farmers groups in Uttar Pradesh Saturday slammed the Samajwadi Party (SP) government for the recent power tariff hike.
Lucknow, May 30 (IANS) Family of terror accused Khalid Mujahid, who died May 18 while being brought back from a court hearing in Faizabad to the Lucknow prison, has refused to accept the ex-gratia amount of Rs.6 lakh announced by the Uttar Pradesh government.
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The first meeting of the BJP's reconstituted national executive next month will work out strategy for an effective campaign against the UPA government in its last year in office and discuss preparations for the forthcoming assembly polls, party vice president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here Friday.
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) With a new team in place at the national level, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh will discuss strategy for the next Lok Sabha polls at the party's two-day conclave in Chitrakoot beginning Wednesday.
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party's celebrations to mark its one year in office in Uttar Pradesh has been dimmed by a series of law and order issues including the killing of a senior police officer.
Lucknow, Feb 5 (IANS) With the rainy weather showing no signs of abating, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh postponed their trips to Uttar Pradesh Tuesday, party leaders said.
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) "I have had the most amazingly eventful journey," said Subhash Ghai, who turns 67 Thursday, and added that he is penning a book where he will encapsulate all aspects of his life.
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh, during whose tenure the Babri Masjid was demolished in Ayodhya in 1992, returned to the saffron fold when at a rally he announced the merger of his Rashtriya Kranti Party (RKP) with the BJP Monday.
Lucknow, Jan. 21 (ANI): Rejoicing about his dream to be with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) till his last breath, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh on Monday described himself as fortunate that the party has again shown faith in him.
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) National BJP leaders, including party chief Nitin Gadkari, Monday faced protests from anti-reservation activists here who were carrying black flags and raised anti-BJP slogans.
Panaji, Jan 12 (IANS) The political hand in Goa's drug mafia nexus has resurfaced. Only, this time, the Congress has alleged that two BJP ministers, including a former state party president, were involved in the drug trade in north Goa.
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) Madhuri Dixit is having a blast on a family holiday abroad. The actress experienced a "different world" when she went snorkeling.
Panaji, Dec 29 (IANS) A radical political shift, cheap petrol and the ban on mining ensured that Goa remained in the limelight in 2012.
Panaji, Dec 28 (IANS) A chartered flight from Moscow lands. A family of five ash-blonde Russians steps out, clears immigration and gets ready for the sun.
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) A day before the controversial promotion quota bill reaches the Lok Sabha for debate and vote, the BJP and the Congress find themselves caught in a Catch-22 situation.
Lucknow, Dec 13 (IANS) The BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit Thursday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav after the Supreme Court gave its nod to the CBI to probe the allegations of disproportionate assets against him and his father, the Samajwadi Party chief, Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS) A day after the Uttar Pradesh government announced a new state advisory price (SAP) for sugarcane, the opposition Saturday accused Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of compromising on prices because of the sugar lobby.
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Goa's Konkani cinema is about to get red hot. After scorching the silver screen with a bare-backed performance in "Hate Story", Bengali bombshell Paoli Dam will act in a film directed by up-and-coming Goan director Laxmikant Shetgaonkar, says the actress.
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) The state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to elect its new president in the next two days. Insiders say that the election of Laxmikant Bajpayi to the post is a forgone conclusion.
Lucknow, Nov. 26 (ANI): Belligerent but divided on several issues, opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh, led by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), created a ruckus in the state assembly on Monday with the objective of cornering the Samajwadi Party (SP) Government over riots, the law and order situation and farmers' issues.
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh assembly was adjourned several times Monday after the opposition parties disrupted proceedings charging the Akhilesh Yadav government over the law and order situation and a series of communal riots in the state in the last eight months.
Panaji, Nov 9 (IANS) Over 14 lakh Goans residing in the state would get health insurance cover of up to Rs.2 lakh per family by the next year, Health Minister Laxmikant Parsenkar said Friday.
Lucknow, Nov 3 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi will inaugurate the Rail Coach factory in her parliamentary constituency Rae Bareily Nov 7, a railway official said Saturday.
Lucknow, Nov 2 (IANS) Accusing the Samajwadi Party (SP) government of "completely failing" on the law and order front in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP has said that an assembly session should be convened immediately to discuss all issues threadbare.
Lucknow, Oct.5 (ANI): Political circles are abuzz with speculations of former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Kalyan Singh, returning to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Normal life was crippled across the state Thursday in response to the shutdown call given by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) to oppose the diesel price hike, cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders and allow foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail.
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) Six months back when Akhilesh Yadav took over the reins of Uttar Pradesh, there was hope across India's most populous state. The son was seen as a better choice even over his experienced father.
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing has decided to file complaints against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, for his alleged involvement in irregularities in coal block allocations, in police stations across Uttar Pradesh.
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) Following its central leadership, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh has decided to launch an audiovisual campaign across the state against the Congress on its "complicity" in corruption scandals and "educate" people about the intricacies of the coal block allocations.
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Renowned music director Anandji Shah, of the Kalyanji-Anandji duo, was Thursday named recipient of the Lata Mangeshkar Award of the Maharashtra government.
Panaji, Aug 29 (IANS) As Goa drafts its health policy, a leading Delhi-based doctor and former director of the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Dr P.K. Dave has been entrusted the responsibility of finding out what ails the healthcare sector in the state.
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said Uttar Pradesh was in the grip of a "jungle raj" (lawlessness) and accused the Samajwadi Party government headed by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of complete failure.
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a two-day brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6, a party leader said Sunday.
The tug of war between Presidential candidates continues as PA Sangma, the candidate from BJP and other parties has made fresh attack over his counterpart Pranab Mukherjee who is backed by UPA and alliance parties. Sangma in his fresh attack has alleged that Pranab Mukherjee is liable behind India's worsening economic crisis as he did not take appropriate measures to curb inflation and to check fiscal deficit.........
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) Presidential candidate P.A. Sangma, who is being backed by the BJP among other parties, Wednesday renewed his attack on the UPA's candidate Pranab Mukherjee and said he was responsible for the economic mess in the country.
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) The Shah Commission report on illegal mining in Goa, which is yet to be made public, has named senior Congress functionaries for being involved in the scam, Goa BJP president Laxmikant Parsekar said Monday.
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) The Goa government will re-negotiate the terms and conditions of its mediclaim insurance scheme with ICICI Lombard and re-launch it within the year, Health Minister Laxmikant Parsenkar said Monday.
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday allowed the legislators to withdraw Rs.20 lakh from their development fund to purchase a car, a move that has triggered a political storm in the state with the Congress, BJP and BSP protesting against it.
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday accused the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh of preventing its candidate for the Kannauj Lok Sabha bypoll from reaching the collectorate to file his nomination papers.
Lucknow, May 30 (IANS) Chances of petrol prices being slashed in Uttar Pradesh have dimmed as the state government has declined to reduce its Value Added Tax (VAT).
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Nine seats short of the majority mark in south Delhi corporation, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now trying hard to woo party rebels who won as independents from the area as well as councillors from smaller parties.
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani has been asked to do a cameo in Karan Johar's "Student of The Year". He will most likely share screen space with his son Kayoze, who is making his acting debut with the film.
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) After its drubbing in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, the national leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) changed the state unit president and appointed Laxmikant Bajpai as its new state head.
Bhopal, April 5 (IANS) The Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) started working officially from its brand new regional centre in Bhopal Thursday.
Kolhapur/Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) In a major relief to consumers in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa and Maharashtra, transporters of cooking gas called off their eight-day-old strike Saturday and resumed supply of gas to bottling plants, an official said.
Jhargram, Jan 31 (ANI): Around 2000 villagers carried out a protest rally against the Communist Party of India-Marxist CPI (M) government in West Bengal's Jhargram district.
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Mumbai, Dec.10 (ANI): The cast and crew of 'Yamla, Pagla, Deewana' released soundtrack of the film in Mumbai.
Bhopal, Oct.16 (ANI): Scientists of the Archaeological Department have found out the remains of 1300 year old ancient temples at Ashapuri village near Bhopal.
Nevada (US), Dec 28 (ANI): Five films from India have made it to the prestigious "21st Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival" to be held at Palm Springs (California, USA) from January 5-18.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has constituted two expert committees for upgradation of the National Film Awards (NFA) and the International Film Festival of India (IFFI).
Raisen (Madhya Pradesh), July 16 (ANI): A cave, which is of great archaeological interest and could hold immense tourism potential, has been discovered at Patni village of Raisen district in Madhya Pradesh.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) There was a time when folk songs were part and parcel of Bollywood films, but now popular rustic tunes seem to have gone missing from movies even though composers are experimenting with different genres far more than they used to.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The saying 'two is company' holds true for Bollywood's music industry where music director duos have been churning out great songs for decades. And such two-member teams say that working with a partner is not only a lot of fun but also helps them create better music.
Allahabad, May 3 (ANI): Several people were injured when a group of lawyers attacked doctors while they were taking out a peaceful protest march in Allahabad on Saturday.
Panaji, April 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa has complained to the police against Congress general secretary B.K. Hariprasad for his allegedly inflammatory statements against party veterans, former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L.K. Advani.
Panaji, Jan 2 (IANS) The rape of a middle-aged woman on Christmas eve at the popular Arambol beach took place right next to a fortified bunker and in close vicinity of a police outpost, former state Bharatiya Janata Party president Laxmikant Parsenkar says.
Barasat (West Bengal), Dec 16 (IANS) City giants Mohun Bagan staged a remarkable second-half rally to prevail 2-1 over tough fighters Air India and romped into the semi-final after a dramatic group D game here Tuesday.
Barasat (West Bengal), Dec 16 (IANS) Goa's Vasco Sports Club withstood pressure before netting late into the second half to beat a spirited Oil India 1-0 and stay in firm contention for a semi-final berth in the 30th Federation Cup football tournament here Tuesday.
Barasat, Dec 14 (IANS) Grimly defending for almost the entire 90 minutes, underdogs Vasco Sports Club struck an out-of-the-blue goal to pip former champions Mohun Bagan 1-0 in a group D game of the 30th Federation Cup football tournament here Sunday.
Bhopal, Dec 10 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is set to be sworn-in for his second term Friday and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sources said Wednesday that he had got a free hand to choose his cabinet colleagues.
Panaji, Nov 8 (IANS) Former state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Suresh Amonkar has filed his nomination for North Goa's Pale assembly by-election as an independent candidate.
When Mani Hansda, 23, had her first child in 2000 she was just 15. As a result of a difficult childbirth, Hansda found it difficult to breast feed the infant. So, she switched to the powdered top feed, Lactogen.
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Composer-singer-actor Himesh Reshammiya, who plays the lead role in the remake of the 1980s superhit 'Karz', admits Ranbir Kapoor would have been a better choice for the role and would have ensured the film's box office success.
The counting of votes casted in the assembly elections Goa begins this morning. There are 202 members in the race for the 40 member constituency. The main contestants in power and the major parties are Congress and BJP. The