Everything you need to know about Pipra Madan Gopal: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Pipra Madan Gopal: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) The centenary of legendry artist Gopal Ghose, famed for ingenious handling of watercolours is now being celebrated with an exhibition of his works at an art gallery here, the organisers said Sunday.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, who was undergoing treatment in New York after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer, says she is now "free" from the disease and calls it her "rebirth".
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A Delhi Court Friday framed charges against ex-Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda for raping and abetting the suicide of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) There are an estimated 25 million people of Indian origin settled across the globe. In perhaps the first such attempt to document the story of the non-resident Indian, two travel enthusiasts are now set to embark upon a path-breaking six-month adventure "to connect with Indians living abroad" and record their lives and experiences while staying with them.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said that "tentative" findings of the CBI investigation into the coal allocation scam was the very heart of the report and its deletion made it directionless.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the CBI not to share details of its investigations and its status report either with the political executive or officialdom including its own officers and its law officers.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday termed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) a "caged parrot" that "speaks in its master's voice" and asked the government whether it intended to make the agency's functioning independent.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) "Consumer is the king", the Supreme Court said Wednesday upholding the government's policy of allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, holding that it did not suffer from any constitutional infirmity.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) In scathing criticism of the government's interference in the CBI probe into coal blocks allocation, the Supreme Court Tuesday asked the agency's director to file an affidavit stating the changes made in the draft report vetted by Law Minister Ashwani Kumar.
Moscow (Russia), April 28 (ANI): India is willing to extend any possible medical support to Sarabjit Singh, the injured Indian prisoner, who is currently hospitalised in Lahore's government-run Jinnah Hospital, visiting External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said here.
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) With the influential Saradha Group chit fund going bust, the Trinamool Congress government in the state is faced with the biggest threat it has faced in two years of being in office. Allegations fly thick and fast of Trinamool ministers and MPs being involved in the scam that resulted in tens of thousands of poor investors losing their lifetime savings.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) An IIT aspirant who quit a private coaching centre because of alleged poor facilities has got relief from Delhi's top consumer court, which has ordered the institute to refund the Rs.75,000 fee to him.
New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has said the gang rape and subsequent death of a 23-year-old Delhi woman on December 16, 2012 won't go in vain and the government will continue to make all possible efforts to empower women socially and economically.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Art in India has been an effective tool of social change for the last two decades engaging with issues, problems and politics in the society.
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Rana Daggubati has tried his hand at different films - political, crime thriller, action-drama and even romance. But the actor now wants to focus on the action-drama zone as he feels his strength lies there.
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar has reportedly got the rights to four recorded classics composed by the late Madan Mohan for his production "Bombay Talkies". He is said to have got them free of cost.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Former cricketer Madan Lal is all set to make his television debut with "Hum Ne Li Hai..Shapath".
Lucknow, March 25 (IANS) Just days after endorsing senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, including L.K. Advani and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Samajwadi Party Monday ruled out any future alignment with the saffron party.
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) A relative of West Bengal Transport Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra was Sunday arrested and remanded to police custody till March 30 for allegedly molesting a woman and destroying public property, police said.
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav on Wednesday pointed out that the Congress is suffering today because of it's own wrongdoings and misconduct.
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): BJP Spokesperson Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday made it clear that he doesn't agree with the ruling Congress-led UPA Government that the age for getting into a relation should be 16, whereas the age for marriage should be 18.
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) If we get to hear Lata Mangeshkar's evocative "Lag ja gale se" in the stunning sequel to "Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster", it comes with a heavy price. Film producers are poised for a battle with the music company which own the copyrights of over 95 percent of the vintage film songs.
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said the allocation of coal blocks prima facie seemed to be arbitrary and the procedure adopted by the government does not appear to be legal. It warned of cancelling the blocks if procedures were not followed.
Jamshedpur, March 12 (IANS) Pune FC have their task cut out if they aim to win points against United Sikkim FC in the Under-20 I-League encounter at the Gopal Stadium here Wednesday.
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and Jammu and Kashmir governments on a plea seeking the quashing of a criminal case against a 12-year-old boy and implementation of a law on juvenile offenders in the state.
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Actress Manisha Koirala, who is undergoing treatment in New York for ovarian cancer, will most probably return to India in July, said her manager.
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) He has worked in films and theatre and now Adhvik Mahajan is making his small screen debut with "Gurbani" and says TV is the best medium to learn acting because one gets feedback on a daily basis.
Aligarh, March 9 (IANS) Gopal Subramanium, former solicitor and attorney general of India said Saturday that the judicial system had failed to provide justice.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Indian democratic apparatus is increasingly being placed under a critical scanner by a new tribe of writers who are exploring the functional dynamics of the country to pin down faultlines and prescribe pills for change.
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Sanjeev Jaiswal, seen as Ajmal Amir Kasab in Ram Gopal Varma's "The Attacks Of 26/11", says his biggest challenge was that people shouldn't feel he bagged the role just because he resembled the terrorist.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The summer is round the corner and it's time to check your car's coolant level to guard against overheating. But what about your body? Doesn't it need something special to adjust to the expected gradual increase in mercury over the next few weeks?
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A Delhi Police head constable committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his house here, police said Tuesday.
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) The newly-appointed chief of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) Monday said his priority would be the completion of pending projects at the earliest.
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Friday stressed that the government was not involved in keeping tabs on phone conversations of MPs, even as the opposition members alleged "official" involvement in the attempts to access call records of BJP leader Arun Jaitley.
Agartala, Feb 28 (IANS) Voters of Tripura have given "a befitting reply" to critics of Left parties, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Thursday.
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Ram Gopal Varma is gearing up for the release of "The Attacks of 26/11", based on the Mumbai terror attacks. However, the filmmaker doesn't fear any backlash.
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma will release the theatrical trailer of "Satya 2", the sequel to his 1998 movie "Satya", with his upcoming film "The Attacks of 26/11".
Hyderabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Telugu actor Sumanth-starrer romantic-comedy "Aemo Gurram Egaraavachchu" went on floors Wednesday.
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) With the West Bengal government declaring it will not allow forcible enforcement of the two-day industrial strike called by central trade unions, CPI-M affiliated CITU Tuesday threatened taking legal course if the state government prevented workers from participating.
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's new film "The Attacks of 26/11" has been passed by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) without any cuts, but with an 'Adults Only' certificate.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) In a film career spanning 10 years, Vivek Oberoi has played diverse roles, witnessed ups and downs, successes and failures, but he says nothing is more gratifying than being able to aid society and work towards its betterment.
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) The music launch of Ram Gopal Varma's "The Attacks of 26/11" was held at Leopold Cafe here, where terrorists struck during the Mumbai carnage Nov 26, 2008.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) When voices against freedom of expression in arts are getting shriller, "The Sahmat Collection: Art and Activism in India since 1989" will explore the connection between Indian art and politics, in Chicago.
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) After a bout of ill-health and hospitalisation, Shatrughan Sinha is back in full form. He has been shooting for "Woh Aadmi Bahut Kuch Janta Hai" and says that the film takes him back to the "dialogue-baazi" of yore.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed Karnataka to release 2.44 tmc (thousand million cubic feet) of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu for irrigating its standing crops in the Cauvery delta basin.
New Delhi, Feb. 7 (ANI): Refusing the Government iof Tamil Nadu's plea of seeking a release of twelve thousand million cubic (TMC) of Cauvery waters, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Government of Karnataka to release 2.44 TMC to the neighbouring state.
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday directed the union home secretary to convene a meeting of chief secretaries of all states and administrators of union territories to deliberate enactment for the effective regulation of the sale of acid to prevent acid attacks.
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Rohinton Nariman has resigned as Solicitor General of India. Nariman sent his resignation letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, with a copy to union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, sources here said Monday.
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Solicitor General of India Rohinton F Nariman resigned on Monday from his post.
Panaji, Jan 30 (IANS) The Goa government might soon own an offshore casino ship of its own.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday wrote a thank you letter to Justice J.S. Verma and assured him that the government would be prompt in pursuing the recommendations of the committee headed by him on sexual assault cases against women.
Shimla, Jan 30 (IANS) A thick blanket of snow covering the apple orchards of Himachal Pradesh has brought hopes of a bountiful crop this season among growers after two years of less than normal yield.
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Leopold Cafe was one of the key targets of the brutal 26/11 Mumbai attacks. And five years down the line, filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has decided to release the first song of his new film "The Attacks on 26/11" at the same cafe, Feb 6.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) India has 13 million people who have been cured of leprosy, but they still find it hard to get a job due to the stigma attached to the disease. This, despite the government making provisions for their employment, health experts and activists say.
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A 23-year-old woman was brutally beaten up by a stalker living in her neighbourhood when she resisted his rape attempt here, police said Saturday. The attacker is now on the run.
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Life imprisonment for gang-rape, but no death penalty even if the victim dies or is reduced to a vegetative state, were among the recommendations of the Justice J.S. Verma panel Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Life imprisonment for gang-rape, speedy justice for the victims, review of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act's working, and community policing are some of the recommendations the Justice J.S. Verma Committee has made.
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Frowning over the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) not enforcing its own orders, the Supreme Court Wednesday directed all airlines not to charge transaction fee from passengers in any form of airfare.
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Director-turned-producer Madan feels the title of a film is also an important part of promotion because usually quirky title attracts audience to the cinemas.
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who is all set with his film "The Attacks of 26/11", based on the real incident the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, says he is not worried about the censor board which will not have any issue with this film.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) India's largest telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Tuesday said its India and South Asia chief executive officer Sanjay Kapoor will step down March 1.
Bhadoi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan. 15 (ANI): Amid nationwide outrage against the brutal killing and mutilation of two soldiers by Pakistani troops in Poonch sector on January 8, Samajwadi Party (SP) General Secretary Ram Gopal Yadav on Tuesday said that war is the only solution for the border-dispute between the two Asian neighbours.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday upheld the Karnataka High Court's setting aside of the appointment of Upa-Lokayukta (deputy ombudsman), but said the state's ombudsman law did not accord primacy to the recommendation of chief justice of the high court in the issue.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday upheld the setting aside of the appointment of Karnataka's Upa-Lokayukta, saying the state's ombudsman law did not accord primacy to the recommendation of the chief justice of the high court in the issue.
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was last seen on the big screen in Ram Gopal Varma's "Department" in May 2012, reveals he will start shooting for his films by January-end.
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Southern actor Kiccha Sudeep, known for his work with Ram Gopal Varma in Hindi films such as "Rann" and "Rakht Charitra", is happy to collaborate with the filmmaker again.
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Pakistan Monday protested to India over what it said was an unprovoked attack by the Indian Army on a Pakistani checkpost in the Kashmir region. India has denied the allegation.
Bangalore, Jan 5 (IANS) Seven people were arrested for their alleged involvement in a thriving kidney transplantation racket busted in Karnataka's Ramanagara district recently, police said Saturday.
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday gave the central government time till Jan 31 to decide whether it would notify the decision of the water resources ministry accepting the Cauvery Water Tribunal award on the sharing of Cauvery river water.
Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) Just over three years ago, they were the political saviours of Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda when their support helped him form a government in late 2009. But the same saviours are now repeatedly embarrassing the chief minister.
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Five men, including a defence ministry staffer and a constable of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, were arrested last Sunday for allegedly molesting a woman and trying to abduct her, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) A case has been registered against the owner of the bus in which the 23-year-old woman was gang-raped here Dec 16 night, police said Tuesday.
Sirsa (Haryana), Jan. 1 (ANI): As former Haryana minister Gopal Kanda continues to languish in jail for his alleged involvement in Geetika Sharma suicide case, two Haryana ministers have publicly praised him, and described Geetika as Kanda's servant.
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Ram Gopal Varma's new film "The Attacks of 26/11" has been selected for Berlin International Film Festival.
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) Composer Mithoon, known for providing music in films like "The Train" and "Bas Ek Pal", says he does not believe in songs that objectify women as it goes against his religious beliefs.
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The Justice Verma committee, formed by the government to look into amendments for enhanced punishment in sexual offences of extreme nature against women, held its first meeting here Wednesday and said it has received 6,100 e-mails containing suggestions.
Gangtok, Dec. 26 (ANI): The boxing fever is rising among youth in the Northeastern states of the country. A large number of youth in Sikkim are opting for boxing as a career.
New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): Nepal President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav met his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid called on the visiting President of Nepal, Dr. Ram Baran Yadav, here on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and senior BJP leader L.K. Advani led parliamentarians in paying floral tributes to freedom fighter Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya in the Central Hall of Parliament on his 151st birth anniversary Tuesday.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (ANI): The visiting President of Nepal, Dr. Ram Baran Yadav, would be attending the closing function on the 150th anniversary celebration of Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) today.
New Delhi, Dec. 24 (ANI): The three-member committee headed by former Chief Justice of India J.S. Verma, constituted to give recommendations on amending laws to provide speedier justice and enhanced punishment in sexual assault cases, has sought suggestions from the general public by January 5.
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) As the demand for stringent punishment to the accused in a gang-rape grows louder, the government Monday announced the setting up of a committee of eminent jurists to suggest amendments in law for quicker trials and enhanced punishment for criminals in such cases.
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): The Central Government has decided to constitute a committee of eminent jurists to have a re-look at the existing rape laws.
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) Hockey legend Leslie Claudius will be laid to rest beside his son Robert at a South Kolkata cemetery Sunday, sans the honour of a state funeral.
Patna, Dec 19 (IANS) In a rare occult ritual, a Hindu priest killed himself in a Bihar village to appease the goddess, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said here Monday he will deliberate on supporting the UPA government when the time comes, even as the Congress rejected his charge that CBI was used to influence its decision on FDI in retail and the jobs quota bill.
The promotion quota bill, made to give promotion to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in government?s job promotion has been finally passed in Rajya Sabha amid disruption made by Samajwadi Party (SP) that was opposing this bill..................
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Monday passed the constitution amendment bill to provide reservations in promotions for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs).
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday remained ambivalent about supporting the UPA government, and said his party would deliberate over the issue when "the time comes".
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party disrupted both houses of parliament Monday protesting the bill on reservations in government jobs for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and demandig implementation of the Sachar Committee report on minorities.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Monday urged the central government to bring a bill to provide reservation to Muslims in jobs, saying their condition was worse then that of the Dalits.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Samajwadi Party on Monday demanded reservation for Muslims in education and government jobs, forcing adjournment of Rajya Sabha for half an hour.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) After four days of continuous disruption and unruly scenes in parliament, the UPA government finally took up the controversial promotion quota bill in the upper house that saw two regional political parties, Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), battle it out on centre stage.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) BSP supremo Mayawati Thursday said the Constitution (One Hundred and Seventeeth) Amendment Bill, seeking quotas in promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, would help them achieve proper status in society.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Soon after staging a walkout from the Rajya Sabha, the Samajwadi Party (SP) Thursday accused the government of forcibly evicting two of its members and slammed other parties for not supporting them.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday roped in experts from the Indian Institutes of Technology at Delhi and Roorkee to draw up plans for cleaning the polluted Yamuna river and slammed the Delhi Jal Board for its "pathetic" work.
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) Mille Saroha took the lead on the opening day of the Usha All India Ladies Amateur Golf Championships, even as all eyes were focused on Aditi Ashok and Gurbani Singh, who are engaged in a keen battle for the Order of Merit.
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Actress Manisha Koirala, who was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer, underwent a successful surgery in New York Monday.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to approach the Cauvery River Authority headed by the prime minister to resolve their dispute over the sharing of the river's water.