Everything you need to know about Raja Rampur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Raja Rampur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Altaf Raja, who has shot for a song in forthcoming movie "Ghanchakkar", will perform live with the film's lead actor Emraan Hashmi in three cities for promoting the fun drama.
Singapore, May 15 (IANS) A. Sakthivel, a 43-year-old chemical engineer, has been appointed the new secretary general of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) after Datuk S. Murugesan resigned from the post Tuesday.
Singapore, May 14 (IANS) Secretary general of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), Datuk S. Murugesan, has resigned after he lost the Kota Raja parliamentary seat in the Malaysian state of Selangor in the country's May 5 general elections.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): An official delegation will be travelling to Lausanne, Switzerland to attend a meeting with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Thursday rejected an opposition demand for removing P.C. Chacko, as the chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) that is probing various aspects of the 2G Spectrum allocation scandal.
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Actor Emraan Hashmi, who shot a music video with Altaf Raja, came up with quirky steps for himself and the singer during the shoot.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would hold nationwide protests May 4-5 against the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government over irregularities in coal blocks and 2G spectrum allocations, the party announced Sunday.
New Delhi, April 27 (ANI): The chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) that is looking into all aspects of the 2G spectrum allocation scam, P.C. Chacko, has expressed his willingness to consider amendments to controversial aspects of the draft report which has given a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram.
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): The chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee that is looking into the 2G Scam, P C Chacko, on Friday said that he will be meeting the Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to seek guidance on when to convene the next meeting of the JPC.
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) A court here in the Uttar Pradesh capital Thursday sent seven accused in the murder of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Zia-ul-Haq to five days of police remand.
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): With the opposition members demanding his ouster from the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) that is looking the 2G spectrum allocation scam, panel chairperson and Congressman P.C. Chacko on Thursday said it is Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar's discretion and she has to take a decision on it.
New Delhi/Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Trinamool Congress MP Ambica Banerjee died Thursday in a Kolkata hospital, leading to the Lok Sabha being adjourned for the day and the crucial joint parliamentary committee (JPC) meeting to finalise the report on 2G spectrum being postponed.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The meeting of the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) on 2G spectrum allocation to finalise its draft report has been postponed, sources said Thursday.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) BJP leader Yashwant Sinha has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh again saying his silence over his alleged involvement in the 2G telecom spectrum allocation scam will only confirm his guilt.
New Delhi, April 22 (ANI): Proceedings in the Rajya Sabha were adjourned till 2 p.m. on Monday after the opposition refused to allow the Upper House to function.
New Delhi, April 22 (ANI): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), a one time ally of the ruling UPA-II regime, on Monday sought the removal of P.C. Chacko as chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee examining the 2G spectrum allocation, alleging that he had leaked the panel's draft report to the media.
New Delhi, April 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Prakash Javadekar on Monday accused the Congress of looting the nation for nine years and engaging themselves in a massive cover-up job.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The DMK Monday sought the removal of P.C. Chacko as the chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing 2G spectrum allocation, after the draft report was leaked to media.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Alleging "massive cover up" in 2G spectrum allocation, the BJP said Monday that it had sought adjournment of question hour in both houses of parliament to raise the issue of the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) report on the scandal.
New Delhi, April 19 (ANI): Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday admitted that a few mistakes had been made with regard to the allocation of 2G Spectrum, but added that it is time to learn from such mistakes so that they are not repeated in the future.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) As the world celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema, veteran archivist P.K. Nair reveals that there are no prints of India's first talkie "Alam Ara" made in 1931 or indeed of many epic films made before the 1950s.
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actress Archana Puran Singh, who has been judging "Comedy Circus" for six years, says she enjoys it because it is a "very well paid job" and she is "laughing all the way to the bag".
New Delhi, Apr. 9 (ANI): Asserting that there is nothing wrong in asking Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram about certain aspects of the policies on 2G, Communist party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Tuesday fully backed senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha's demand and sought an explanation from Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) chairman P.C Chacko on the issue.
Bhubaneswar, April 5 (IANS) The district and sessions court Friday granted bail to Raja Shree Mohanty, son of former Odisha minister Raghunath Mohanty, over a fortnight after he was arrested for allegedly torturing his wife for dowry, his lawyer said.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday virtually rejected BJP leader Yashwant Sinha's demand that he appear before the JPC on the 2G spectrum controversy, saying that all records in the case were with the panel and he had nothing to hide.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Two days after BJP leader Yashwant Sinha asked him to depose before the JPC on 2G spectrum, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said he has nothing to "hide" and that all records in the case were with the panel.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) A day after BJP leader Yashwant Sinha asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to depose before the JPC on 2G spectrum, the latter said Wednesday he has nothing to "hide" and that all records in the case were with the panel.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Two days after BJP leader Yashwant Sinha asked him to depose before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing the allotment of 2G spectrum, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said all records in the case had already been placed before the panel.
New Delhi, Apr. 3 (ANI): Reiterating that neither the government nor he has anything to hide in the 2G matter, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has replied to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha's letter, and said that the decision regarding which individuals should be asked to appear before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) is a matter that is to be decided by the committee and its chairman.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram appear before a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocations even as it accused the Congress of adopting "obstructionist methods" in its work.
New Delhi, Apr. 2 (ANI): Taking a jibe at Yashwant Sinha over his demand to call Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to appear before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum scam, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday said the senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader would be disappointed as he did not find a place in the newly constituted executive of the main opposition party.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday said BJP leader Yashwant Sinha should not have commented on the 2G scam as he was a member of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing it.
Bhubaneswar, April 2 (IANS) A court granted bail to former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty and his wife Pritilata Tuesday, three days after they were arrested for allegedly torturing their daughter-in-law for dowry, their lawyer said.
New Delhi, Apr 2 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha has written a letter to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, asking him to appear before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum scam.
enior BJP leader and former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha has alleged that the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) looking into 2G-spectrum allocation was functioning in a
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The joint parliamentary committee (JPC) looking into 2G spectrum allocation was functioning in a "scandalous" manner, BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said Tuesday, a day after he wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to urge that former minister A. Raja be allowed to depose before the panel.
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) Former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty and his wife Pritilata Mohanty were Saturday remanded to judicial custody, hours after they were arrested for allegedly torturing their daughter-in-law for dowry, his lawyer said.
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) Former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty and his wife Pritilata were Saturday remanded to judicial custody, hours after they were arrested for allegedly torturing their daughter-in-law for dowry, their lawyer said.
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) Police Saturday arrested former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty and his wife Pritilata for allegedly torturing their daughter-in-law for dowry, an official said.
Lucknow, March 30 (IANS) More trouble comes the way of former Uttar Pradesh minister and independent legislator from Kunda, Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya in the triple murder case at Balipur. The family of gram pradhan Nanhe Yadav has complained to the CBI of threats from the former minister and his men.
Chennai, Mar 28 (ANI): Communist party of India (CPI) General Secretary, D Raja on Thursday expressed his disappointment over the Tamil Nadu Government's response on the anti-Sri-Lankan resolution, and urged the state government to take action in the wake of the Tamil Nadu State Assembly's resolution.
New Delhi/Chennai, Mar. 24 (ANI): Former telecom minister A Raja, the main accused in 2G spectrum scam, has told the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was in the loop over policy decisions related to 2G spectrum allocation, and has accused Attorney General G.E. Vahanvati of telling a "series of untruths" against him.
Chennai/New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Two days after the DMK quit India's ruling coalition, the CBI Thursday raided the house of party leader M.K. Stalin in Chennai, sparking a storm with an upset Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying the timing was "unfortunate". DMK chief M. Karunanidhi played it cool, saying enigmatically it "may or may not be political vendetta".
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Parliament Thursday passed the anti-rape bill which keeps the age for consensual sex at 18 years and makes voyeurism and stalking punishable offences, with the Rajya Sabha giving its nod to the legislation.
London, Mar. 17 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has hailed as "a victory" for democracy the completion of a full term by an elected government for the first time in the country's history.
Odisha Law Minister Raghunath Mohanty Friday resigned from his post on moral grounds after his daughter-in-law filed a dowry case against him and his family members.....................
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) His debut film "Mumbai Cha Raja" narrated how two slum kids escape the grim realities of their lives, while his new movie "Chenu", chosen for the L'Atelier section at the Cannes International Film Festival, tells the tale of a boy, drawn into the Naxalite (Maoist) movement.
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Actor Vidyut Jamwal, who has replaced Irrfan in Tigmanshu Dhulia's "Bullet Raja", will design and execute action sequences himself for the movie.
Chennai, March 10 (IANS) Tamil director P. Kinslin says Anjali acts naturally in front of the camera and says she has the ability to slip into her character with ease and precision.
New Delhi, March 10 (ANI): Vidya Balan is all set to serve as the Brand Ambassador of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne for the second time in a row.
Deoria (Uttar Pradesh), Mar. 9 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi met the family members of slain Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Zia-ul-Haque on Saturday and assured them that they will get justice.
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Prakash Nadar, a physically-challenged swimmer from Mumbai, was given a hero's welcome after he successfully completed a gruelling 42-km long 18-hour long swimathon Saturday in a bid to create a new Guinness world record.
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Friday said those who are responsible for the murder of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Zia-ul-Haq must be punished.
Lucknow, Mar.7 (ANI): Former Uttar Pradesh minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya was named as an accused in the murder of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Zia-ul-Haq on Thursday by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), based on a complaint filed by Haq's widow, Parveen Azad.
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) The CBI Thursday named former Uttar Pradesh minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya as an accused in the murder of deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Zia-ul-Haq, based on the complaint of his widow Parveen Azad, as it filed four FIRs in the case, officials said.
New Delhi, Mar. 7 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Thursday said India should demand an impartial and international inquiry on the war crimes committed by Sri Lankan military on Tamils as well as should vote against the island nation in the current meeting of UN Human Rights Council.
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) As opposition leaders demanded that former minister and independent legislator Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya be arrested on suspicion of conspiring to kill deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Zia-ul-Haq, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday remained non-committal.
Pratapgarh, Mar. 6 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who is facing sharp criticism over the alleged involvement of politician Raja Bhaiya in the murder of a deputy superintendent of police in an incident of mob violence, on Wednesday visited Pratapgarh to meet the family members of slain village headman and his brother.
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) Police Tuesday stepped up the probe in its senior officer's killing in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district with a team of experts visiting the area where he was brutally assaulted by a mob and shot dead even as opposition parties demanded arrest of former minister Raja Bhaiyya, who is accused in the crime.
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya, former Uttar Pradesh minister and independent legislator from Kunda, Monday pleaded innocence and said he had nothing to do with the "tragic death" of circle officer Zia-ul-Haq.
Controversial Uttar Pradesh Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya has submitted his resignation from the post of Minister of Food and Supplies to Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav after police booked allegedly booked him for cooking conspiracy to kill Deputy Superintendent of Police Zia-ul-Haque..............
Lucknow/New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya quit Monday, a day after he was booked for the murder of a senior police officer.
Lucknow, Mar 4 (ANI): Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday confirmed that controversial Uttar Pradesh Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya has submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav after he was alleged booked for a conspiracy to kill Deputy Superintendent of Police Zia-ul-Haque .
Lucknow, Mar 4 (ANI): Controversial Uttar Pradesh Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday morning after he was alleged booked for a conspiracy to kill Deputy Superintendent of Police Zia-ul-Haque .
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Tamil actor Narain, known for films such as "Mugamoodi" and "Anjathe", has joined the cast of Karthi Sivakumar-starrer comedy "All In All Azhagu Raja".
Mumbai, Mar 2 (IANS) Actor Saif Ail Khan is giving "Bullet Raja" his best, says producer Rahul Mittra.
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Friday upheld death penalty in rare cases of rape and for repeat offenders, as suggested by a central ordinance, while shying from terming marital rape a crime in its recommendations.
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) Draping a south Indian sari and playing two roles from two different eras in upcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Karuppampatti" was an uphill task for Aparnaa Bajpai, who hardly wears a sari in real life.
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday greeted Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on her 65th birthday.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Former Telecom Minister A. Raja has sought Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar's permission to depose before the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) examining the 2G spectrum issue, sources close to him said Saturday.
Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) Bollywood composer-singer Bappi Lahiri, who recently crooned for upcoming Tamil movie "Karuppampatti", learnt the song in just 10 minutes, says the film's music composer.
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan says although his character in new film "Bullet Raja" wears nasty clothes, he will still try to make him look cool in them.
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Tamil actor Jayam Ravi is set to work with his director brother Jayam Raja for the sixth time in an upcoming, yet untitled action-drama.
Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 20 (ANI): Malaysia's Home Ministry has lifted the ban on the controversial Tamil film, Vishwaroopam.
Lanjigarh (Odisha), Feb 17 (IANS) Misconception of sorts over a sacred hill and threats perceived to the identities of the tribespeople around this village in Odisha's Kalahandi district seem to have stalled a major bauxite mining project here.
In a major shocking incident, at least 63 people were killed and over 180 injured in a sectarian attack in the Quetta city of Pakistan. It seems that that blast was fixed to target the minority Shia Muslims in the Quetta city of Balochistan province
Shimla, Feb 15 (IANS) After rumours swirled that the Congress government in Himachal Pradesh would appoint a "working" chief minister as 78-year-old incumbent Virabhadra Singh would go abroad for treatment, many ministers asserted that no such thing was planned.
India's higher and professional education system is passing through a phase that is turbulent, non-directional and unsustainable.
New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy on Tuesday refused to comment on the latest disclosure of alleged nexus between the prosecutor and the accused in the 2G spectrum case, saying the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) being an independent investigating agency is doing its job.
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The parliamentary panel examining the 2G spectrum issue is likely to wrap up its evidence gathering by next week without calling on any minister to depose, and submit its report in the upcoming budget session.
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A vastly improved Ranjeet Virali Murugesan went down fighting in the third reverse singles to a higher ranked Suk-Young Jeong as South Korea took an unassailable 3-1 lead against India on the final day of the Group I Asia/Oceania first round Davis Cup tie Sunday.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) It was a disappointing start to India's Davis Cup campaign here Friday as rookie Vijayant Malik conceded the second singles due to severe cramps despite putting up a valiant fight following a humiliating loss by debutant Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan in the first singles, giving South Korea a 2-0 lead on the first day of their Group I Asia/Oceania first round tie.
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) Backing actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, whose magnum opus "Vishwaroopam" has been banned once again in Tamil Nadu, maverick Telugu filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli wonders what happened to freedom of speech in the country and how the government can stop a film's release.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan will start India's Davis Cup campaign against unranked Min-Hyeok Cho of South Korea while No.2 Vijayant Malik will take on Korea No.1 Suk-Young Jeong in the second singles on the first day of the Group 1 Asia/Oceania tie at the RK Khanna Tennis stadium here Friday.
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India's star tennis player Leander Paes backed his young teammates in the young Davis Cup side and hoped the rookies would punch above their weight against the tough South Koreans in the Group I Asia/Oceania tie, starting here Friday.
Islamabad, Jan. 29 (ANI): After over a week of speculation, it has been revealed that National Accountability Bureau chief Admiral (retd) Fasih Bokhari, in a letter to President Asif Zardari, did say that he would resign if the Supreme Court's alleged interference in NAB affairs was not stopped.
New Delhi, Jan. 28 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Monday lashed out at the Congress Party for deferring a decision on the contentious Telangana statehood demand, saying the UPA II Government at the Centre has been terribly subjecting the state of Andhra Pradesh into a continuous political turmoil.
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A murder case has been registered over the death of Kamran Faisal, the anti-corruption officer found hanging while probing a power projects case involving Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, a media report said Sunday.
New Delhi, Jan. 26 (ANI): Eminent political critic and sociologist Ashis Nandy's 'caste remark' regarding corruption stirred a major controversy on Saturday, as Dalit thinkers along with politicians condemned the remark and demanded immediate withdrawal of it.
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Buoyed by the Padma Bhushan award bestowed on him Friday, classical vocalist Ustad Rashid Khan Friday dedicated it to the people of West Bengal "for the love they have showered on me all these years".
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Oriental prints, silhouette dresses from the 1960s and colour blocking - these are the top three fashion statements which will rule throughout 2013, predicts Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor.
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Renowned Pakistani singer Mehnaz Begum died Saturday after a long illness. She was 55, state-run Radio Pakistan reported.
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Director Tigmanshu Dhulia, who is working for the first time with Saif Ali Khan in "Bullet Raja", is so impressed with the actor that he recommends every director should work with him.
Lahore, Jan. 11 (ANI): Pakistan off spinner Saeed Ajmal has launched a cricket academy in Faisalabad to find new talent and produce bowlers like himself.
Lahore, Jan 9 (IANS) Pakistan is not a failed state, Prime Minister Raja Parvez Ashraf has said.
Islamabad, Jan. 8 (ANI): Senior American senators have said that the world would observe the upcoming general elections in Pakistan with great interest.
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) After "Blue", director Anthony D'Souza is making "Naam Hai Boss", and says that the second schedule of the film will start in February.
Shimla, Jan 4 (IANS) After the "coronation" - his sixth as chief minister of Himachal Pradesh - the benevolent Raja is now bestowing plum posts on his political loyalists. But his critics are empty-handed.
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) After a successful 2012 with hits like "Rowdy Rathore", "Son of Sardaar" and "Dabangg 2", the new year also looks quite promising for actress Sonakshi Sinha.
Hyderabad, Dec 29 (IANS) The Hyderabad police chief's remark Saturday that accused in almost all rape cases in the city were known to the victims has drawn the ire of women groups, who termed it "unacceptable" and contended that it amounts to justifying the heinous crime.