Everything you need to know about Raipur Rani: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Raipur Rani: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), May 18 (ANI): At least one personnel of the Special Task Force (STF) was killed, while another was critically injured during a gun battle with Maoists in Chhattisgarh on Friday.
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New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Bollywood's popular interior designer Sussanne Roshan says that being a working woman and running after her children keep her fit and energetic all the time.
Patiala, May 12 (IANS) The women's national hockey camp for the FIH World League Round 3 (semi-final) started at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) here Sunday.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Saturday recommended Sardar Singh for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's population was at 2,55,45,198 as of March 1, 2011, as per the "Primary Census Abstract" of the 2011 national census released Thursday by the Census Directorate here.
Raipur, April 29 (IANS) Maoist militants gunned down a leader of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in insurgency-hit Dantewada district Monday, police said.
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) The shooting for Gunasekhar's Telugu period-drama "Rudhramadevi" has started and the filmmaker says he aims to wrap up the film by December.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), April 28 (ANI): A group of Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Kanker District gunned down two policemen and injured one more on Saturday.
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) For filmmaker Karan Johar, 2001 was the turning point in Hindi cinema as two unique films - "Dil Chahta Hai" and "Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India" - truly set the ball rolling for change.
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Prominent names from Bollywood, including veteran writer Javed Akhtar and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, turned up at a special screening of "Bombay Talkies" here.
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) Southern actress Aditi Chengappa is the latest to join the ensemble cast of upcoming Telugu 3D period-drama "Rudhramadevi" after Rana Daggubati, Baba Sehegal and Nathalia Kaur.
Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) Navneet Kaur and Rajni Singh scored thrice each as Haryana defeated Manipur 13-0 in Pool A of the third Hockey India Junior Women's National Championship played at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium here Sunday.
Raipur, April 20 (IANS) O.P. Choudhary, a 2005-batch IAS officer of Chhattisgarh, will be conferred an award by the prime minister for his initiatives to provide education to children in Maoist insurgency-hit Dantewada district, official sources said.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) "Bombay Talkies", a movie celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema, has been chosen for a gala screening at the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival. The four directors - Zoya Akhtar, Dibaker Banerjee, Anurag Kashyap and Karan Johar - who have contributed to it are very excited.
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Bollywood luminaries Sridevi, Rani Mukherjee, Zeenat Aman won top laurels at the T. Subbarami Reddy-TV9 film awards for the year 2011-12 announced here Thursday.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Two Indian films - "Monsoon Shootout" and "Bombay Talkies" - have been selected for screening at the forthcoming 66th Cannes International Film Festival, where India is the guest country.
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) After making some of the best Telugu fantasy films such as "Arundhati", Telugu filmmaker Kodi Ramakrishna is set to expose the ill effects of society on people's lives in his upcoming action-thriller "Rani Ranamma". However, he clarifies it is not about the situation in Sri Lanka.
Raipur, April 16 (IANS) At least 10 Maoist guerrillas were killed early Tuesday when security forces stormed their hideout in a thickly forested area in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region, police said.
Raipur, April 11 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday directed the Chhattisgarh government to ensure availability of doctors in state-run jails.
Raipur, April 11 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh said Thursday that the Congress has always indulged in divide and rule policy through pitting one community against other for the sake of grabbing minority vote.
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) A mistake in a scene in 2005 film "Black" is still weighing on Amitabh Bachchan's mind, which no one noticed. Now he wants the audience to identify that mistake and inform him.
Raipur, April 10 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has decided to hold a two-day camp sitting in Raipur April 11-12.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Actress Rani Mukerji is gearing up for a bold and powerful role in Yash Raj Films' next project titled "Mardaani". It will be directed by the acclaimed Pradeep Sarkar.
Raipur, April 9 (IANS) Former BJP ideologue and RSS thinker K.N. Govindacharya said here Tuesday that politics has become a tool to make politicians wealthier and increase their social stature.
Raipur, April 3 (IANS) Keeping a hawk-eye on pulling off the BJP's third consecutive victory in the assembly polls later this year, Chief Minister Raman Singh will roll out his 2,700 km long Vikas Yatra May 6.
Raipur, April 1 (IANS) Senior BJP leader in Chhattisgarh Nand Kumar Sai Monday rubbished allegations levelled against him by his daughter-in-law and termed her "mentally disturbed".
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) After playing a feisty journalist in "No one Killed Jessica", Rani Mukerji will be seen as a journo once again in "Bombay Talkies", in which she teams up with Randeep Hooda.
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Kangna Ranaut has been absent from "Shootout at Wadala" promotions raising a lot of questions. However, the actress says there is nothing to worry, as the film's co-producer Ekta Kapoor will unveil things strategically.
Raipur, March 22 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in its report tabled in the Chhattisgarh assembly Friday castigated the working of the state's energy department, lapses of which not only cost dear to consumers but also deprived the exchequer of crores of rupees in terms of freebies to favoured industries.
Raipur, March 21 (IANS) A total of Rs.220.9 crore permit fee for transportation of minerals is outstanding to the Chhattisgarh government from the 10 companies operating in the state, the assembly was told Thursday.
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Versatile actress Seema Biswas, known for delivering a power-packed performance in "Bandit Queen", believes today's filmmakers lack the courage to make women-centric films.
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Three people, including two constables of the Government Railway Police (GRP), were arrested here Thursday for their alleged involvement in human trafficking, abduction and extortion bid, an official said.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Fashion designer Nikasha Tawadey showcased a collection titled 'Raat Ki Rani' at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) here.
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Karan Johar is known as a successful director and producer, but Randeep Hooda feels the filmmaker is a talented actor too.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The father of the Delhi gang-rape victim Friday said he was proud that President Pranab Mukherjee honoured his daughter posthumously with the Rani Laxmi Bai Award on International Women's Day here Friday.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday presented the Stree Shakti Puruskar for 2012 on International Women's Day while thanking women for their contribution in the making of India.
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Acclaimed actress Nandita Das wants women to stop feeling guilty if they are unable to give their best in a job. She says women need to feel "no pressure to prove" anything to the world.
Raipur, March 8 (IANS) In a bid to bag the mandate of rural families to form the government for the third consecutive time, Chhattisgarh's BJP government has decided to speed up disbursal of paddy bonus, a touchy issue for this agrarian state.
Raipur, March 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Thursday visited the Buddhist site at Sirpur in Chhattisgarh and said "I am now carrying the memories of Lord Buddha from here".
Raipur, March 6 (IANS) Chhattisgarh earned a whopping Rs.4,185 crore as sales tax over the past three years from petrol, diesel and cooking gas, the state assembly was informed Wednesday.
Gurgaon, March 5 (IANS) Four women and five men, including three executives of a multi-national company, were arrested here for involvement in prostitution, police said Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Known as an aesthete, designer Nikasha Tawadey is set out to interpret traditional Indian silhouette in contemporary styles with her collection "Raat Ki Rani" for the forthcoming edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Autumn-Winter 2013.
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet Thursday showcased her consistency to win the third leg of the Hero Women's Pro Golf tour at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club here.
Raipur, Feb 27 (IANS) Three policemen and a civilian were injured in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh Wednesday when Maoists triggered a landmine blast targeting their vehicle, an official said.
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), Feb.27 (ANI): Protests against Naxals over the murder of Sukma-based journalist Nemichand Jain have escalated.
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Continuing from where she left off, veteran golfer Smriti Mehra played a solid first round in the third leg of the Hero Women's Pro golf tour at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club here Tuesday to take sole lead.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A solitary strike by Rani Rampal helped India beat Russia 1-0 in their last league game a qualify for the third round by finishing on top of the women's Hero Hockey World League Round 2 at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Sunday.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India women's three-match winning streak in Hero World League Round 2 ended with a 2-3 (2-2) loss via the penalty shoot-out to higher-ranked Japan at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indian women's team strengthened its position on the top of the table with a dominating 10-0 win over Fiji in the Hero Hockey World League Round 2 at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Thursday.
Raipur, Feb 21 (IANS) As many as 188 schools out of the total 2,304 girl schools in Chhattisgarh have no toilets, the state assembly was told Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu has been busy dubbing for horror film "Aatma", but she strongly feels that the process takes the real emotions away from scenes.
India Women team notched up its 2nd consecutive win in Round 2 of Women's Hero Hockey World League beating Malaysian women by 3-0 in a match played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India notched up its second consecutive win in the women's Hero Hockey World League Round 2 beating Malaysia 3-0 in an evenly contested match at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Tuesday.
Raipur, Feb 19 (IANS) The central government has allotted as many as 10 coal blocks in Chhattisgarh since 2008 but none of them have begun production so far, Chief Minister Raman Singh told the state assembly Tuesday.
Raipur, Feb 19 (IANS) Taking a tough stance against suppliers of sub-standard medicines for botched-up eye surgery camps in the state since last year, the Chhattisgarh government Tuesday decided to file court cases against them.
Raipur, Feb 18 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt Monday said that the Raman Singh government had made "all possible efforts" to give shape to the people's desire for development and peace.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Hat-tricks from Rani Rampal and Jaspreet Kaur guided India to a convincing 8-0 win over lower ranked Kazakhstan in the women's Hockey World League Round 2 at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Monday.
12 teams will fight for the top spots of the Hockey World League Round-2 at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from Feb 18-24.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Twelve teams will fight for the top spots of the Hockey World League Round-2 at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from Feb 18-24.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) After the stupendous success of its inaugural city-based league, Hockey India (HI) is now mulling to start a similar tournament for the women players as well.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India hockey captain Sardar Singh Friday said the Hero Hockey World League Round 2, starting here Monday, will be a good exposure for the youngsters in the team.
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Actress Rani Mukerji, who unveiled the poster of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's TV show "Saraswatichandra", is confident that the filmmaker's debut TV show will be as spectacular as all his big screen projects.
Raipur, Feb 13 (IANS) BJP president Rajnath Singh Wednesday praised Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and asked the party's youth leaders to ensure his third consecutive victory in assembly elections to be held later this year.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) After "No One Killed Jessica", Rani Mukerji is set to don the garb of a journalist once again for "Bombay Talkies".
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Actor Rani Mukerji is in favour of making martial arts and other self-defense methods compulsory for school children to help them fight for themselves and also stay fit.
Allahabad, Feb. 12 (ANI): Terming the stampede at the Allahabad railway station to be extremely unfortunate, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said that there should be no politics on the tragedy.
Raipur, Feb 11 (IANS) Masked assailants Monday killed a government doctor in his own house in Chhattisgarh, police said.
Raipur, Feb 9 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh welcomed the execution of parliament attack plotter Afzal Guru Saturday and said "it would serve as a lesson to terrorists".
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Smriti Mehra extended her lead to seven shots with a brilliant two under 68 on day two of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour at the Tollygunge Golf Club here Wednesday.
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Kangna Ranaut's next, a female-centric film with a quirky title -- "Revolver Rani", will go on the floors next month.
Raipur, Feb 5 (IANS) Maoist insurgents Tuesday torched four heavy machines engaged in road construction in violence-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, damaging them badly, police said.
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Ritu Rani will lead the 18-member squad while Chanchan Devi will be her deputy in the 18-member women's hockey team for the Hero Hockey World League Round 2 to be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Feb 18-24.
Kolkata, Feb 5 (IANS) Smriti Mehra was leading in the second leg of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour event at the Tollygunge Golf Club here Tuesday
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 2 (IANS) Kerala's beach town Kovalam bagged the favourite beach destination award and the state won the favourite winter destination prize in the Outlook Traveller Awards series, a minister said Saturday.
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) Neha Tripathi managed to keep Smriti Mehra at bay despite a card of five-over 77 to win the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour (WGAI) here Thursday.
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Neha Tripathi played a flawless back-nine of three-under 33 to come up with an even par 72 that catapulted her into the lead at the end of two rounds in the opening event of the 2013 Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour here Wednesday.
Nagpur, Jan 27 (IANS) Thakurdas Bang, a Gandhian, freedom fighter and community worker, died at his home in Wardha here Sunday, a family member said.
New Delhi/Lucknow, Jan 26 (IANS) Eight pilgrims, who were seriously injured during a fire at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, were Saturday flown by the Indian Air Force (IAF) to Delhi for treatment at Safdarjung Hospital, officials said.
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Pomp and pageantry marked the 64th Republic Day celebrations across Karnataka Saturday, with Governor H.R. Bharadwaj unfurling the national flag and inspecting a guard of honour after taking salute at an impressive parade here.
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Rani Mukherjee was felicitated by the US Embassy at an Inaugural ball in honour of the 44th President of The United States of America, Barack Obama in Mumbai.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Jan.20 (ANI): After sustaining severe injuries during a gunfight with Maoists, two police personnel have rushed for better medical care to Chhattisgarh capital Raipur.
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) There is plenty of fresh blood in Bollywood, but up-and-coming actress Swara Bhaskar, who plays the lead in upcoming film "Listen Amaya", compares the entertainment industry to a jungle where she believes the "survival of the fittest" dictum truly applies.
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu plans to ring in her 34th birthday in with her sisters and close friends in Goa.
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) His debut movie "Aiyyaa" may not have garnered desired results at the box office, but director Sachin Kundalkar has moved on. He is now working on a social comedy that he plans to release this year itself.
Raipur, Jan 5 (IANS) Top Indian paddlers including Sharath Kamal will be seen in action at the National Table Tennis Championships that get underway here Monday.
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Hunched under a tattered blanket for a little warmth under the Nehru Place flyover in south Delhi, a frail 43-year-old shivers on the first day of 2013, which started on a freezing note at four degrees Celsius.
Raipur, Dec. 30 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Sunday demanded the release of their party leaders, who have been falsely implicated in the name of Maoists in Chhattisgarh.
Guwahati, Dec 27 (IANS) The law and order situation was under control even as tension gripped the MKB tea estate in Bordumsa of Assam's Tinsukia district Thursday, a day after a group of agitated labourers burnt alive the estate's owner and his wife, police said.
Raipur, Dec 19 (IANS) The issue of an eye operation camp which left 12 people blind in Chhattisgarh rocked the assembly Wednesday with the opposition Congress terming the lapses "most grave" and staging a walkout over their demand for discussion.
Raipur, Dec 17 (IANS) A day after 15 people were hospitalised here after botched up eye surgeries at a camp, Chhattisgarh Health Minister Amar Agrawal Monday met the victims and assured strong action against the erring doctors.
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): A Delhi court on Monday granted bail to two Zee group editors who were arrested in alleged Rs. 100 crore extortion case against Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday extended Zee Group chairperson Subhash Chandra's interim protection against arrest till Dec 20 in connection with the alleged Rs.100 crore extortion bid by two journalists of his channel.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Aamir Khan-starrer suspense thriller "Taalash" has made it to the Rs. 100 crore club. The film has raked in Rs.131.78 crore worldwide.
Raipur, Dec 13 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government admitted Thursday that it paid a whopping sum of Rs.1.40 crore to Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor for her performance last month at the state's anniversary function.
Raipur, Dec 13 (IANS) The number of deaths caused by malaria in Chhattisgarh in 2012 were 84 - double the number of fatalities last year, state Health Minister Amar Agrawal told the assembly Thursday.
Mumbai, Dec. 12 (ANI): Basking in the success of their film 'Talaash', Bollywood actors Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Rani Mukherjee celebrated its success in Mumbai.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) A special anthem, "Yeh Dilli hai", capturing the essence of the capital was launched here Wednesday for the first edition of the Delhi International Film Festival (DIFF) 2012, to be held here starting Dec 21.
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Dec.11 (ANI): Expectant parents are visiting maternity homes in Varanasi, and asking doctors to deliver their babies on 12/12/12, the once-in-a-century date, which is also being hailed as a very auspicious day by astrologers.
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Reema Kagti, who made her debut as a director with "Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd." in 2007, and has now helmed "Talaash", says her choice of different subjects is not deliberate.