Everything you need to know about Somnath Borgaon: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Somnath Borgaon: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) If given an opportunity, small screen actress Srishty Rode would love to play Anandi in popular show "Balika Vadhu".
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Compounding the misery of West Bengal's Trinamool Congress government, employees of a news channel run by the Saradha Group have lodged an FIR against the party MP Kunal Ghosh.
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) A 40-year-old man has been arrested for killing four of his family members, including his wife and minor son, allegedly over a property dispute, police said Thursday.
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) A 20-year-old man has become the hero of his housing society for saving a four-year-old girl who was stuck in the window of her sixth-floor apartment in Mumbai's Goregaon suburb.
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) State-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) Monday said it would commence work on upgrading its existing landline networks to the next generation network (NGN) for the Calcutta circle from June.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government and Delhi Police on a plea seeking a CBI probe into the death of a constable during anti-rape protests here last month.
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) In the wake of a bitter legal battle over the custody of two siblings - brought home from Norway after a legal and diplomatic fight last year, the Norwegian envoy Sunday hoped the Indian authorities were compassionate towards the welfare of the children.
Somnath (Gujarat), A large number of enthusiasts from across the world gathered in Somnath, Gujarat, to take part in the International Kite Festival.
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Observing that West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan should not have gone public with his "goondaism" remarks, former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee Friday hoped for an end to the controversy surrounding the comments made in the wake of CPI-M-Trinamool clashes in the state.
London, January 8 (ANI): Thousands of children with asthma are being prescribed inhalers that either do not work and cause their condition to get worse, researchers say.
Kolkata, Dec 29 (IANS) People of Kolkata demanded death penalty for the six males who gang-raped a young woman in Delhi who died in a Singapore hospital Saturday.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday cautioned Delhi Police against implicating "innocents" for the attack on Constable Subhash Chand Tomar during protests Monday against the brutal gang-rape of a woman Dec 16. Tomar died early Tuesday.
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) One would think the heavy make-up laden look has been replaced by more muted looks in the Indian TV industry, but designer Nishi Yasha, who has been behind the costmes for shows like "Shobha Somnath Ki" and "Kuch Toh Log Kahenge", says the industry is still far from backing realistic looks.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Twenty years after the Babri mosque was razed in Ayodhya, most of those who played in major role in the campaign to build a Ram temple there are still leading figures in Indian politics.
Kolkata, Dec. 3 (ANI): People suffering from physical or mental afflictions participated in a rally held here on Monday on the occasion of the International Day of People with Disability.
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) Condoling the death of litterateur and Sahitya Akademi president Sunil Gangopadhyay, former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee Wednesday described him as a "banyan tree" in Bengali literature.
Pune, Sep 24 (IANS) At least five people were killed when a four-storied building collapsed here Monday, police said. Sixteen people remained trapped under the debris.
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Observing that the "workability of democratic set-up of the country was getting questioned", former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee Monday called for initiatives to get democracy back on track.
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A two-day celebration to mark 75 years of the West Bengal Assembly started Monday, with former speakers including ex-Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee being felicitated on the occasion.
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A two-day celebration to mark 75 years of the West Bengal assembly started Monday, with former speakers, including ex-Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, being felicitated on the occasion.
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Terming president-elect Pranab Mukherjee as one of the best parliamentarians and statesmen of India, former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee Sunday said the country has got the most able man for the top job.
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Monday it will examine whether a high court, in exercising its powers under Article 226 of the constitution, can direct a state government to compensate for damage caused to religious places during riots or natural calamities.
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Questioning the Congress' clarion call seeking support for its presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, leading Left intellectual Ashok Mitra Wednesday took potshots at the finance minister, stating he had failed to control inflation.
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday accused union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee of trying to break the party after the United Progressive Alliance's presidential candidate called Trinamool MP Kabir Suman to garner support.
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Calling union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee the most suitable person for the president's post, Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman Wednesday urged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to shed her image of "an opposition leader".
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Blaming underhand deals for the people's diminishing trust in politicians, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said that she is deeply hurt by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam not contesting the July 19 presidential poll.
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) A Trinamool Congress parliamentarian Monday said there were "high chances" of the Trinamool reaching out to the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to garner support for the presidential polls.
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Asserting that Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee would be the best person for the president's post, former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee Saturday said it would not be appropriate for former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam to contest the July 19 presidential election.
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) With a son of the soil from Bengal likely to become the country's next president and his country-cousin politician trying to nix his chances, the race to Raisina Hill has majorly shifted to West Bengal.
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Hours after Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav announced support for Pranab Mukherjee as president, party general secretary and MP Kiranmoy Nanda Friday said his party was left with no other option as A.P.J. Abdul Kalam had reportedly expressed his disinterest in contesting.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said he was "deeply honoured" that he had been chosen as a candidate for the president's post and appealed to all parties, including Trinamool Congress, to support him.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Congress Friday said that Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee "was the best man for the job" of the president with his decades of knowledge and experience.
Lucknow, June 15 (ANI): In his first reaction after the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) announced Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as its presidential candidate on Friday, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav said that his party would support Mukherjee's candidature.
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Describing her choice of presidential candidates as a clarion call to all political parties, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Friday denied having any rift with Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh over the choice for the coveted post of President of India.
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): As the suspense over the much-anticipated name for the next President of India continues, veteran Communist Party of India (CPI) leader A.B. Bardhan has said that the left parties would meet on June 21 to devise their strategy for the upcoming presidential polls.
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh over the presidential elections at 12 noon here on Friday.
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will meet here on Friday to finalise its candidate for the presidential elections.
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): A day after Congress President Sonia Gandhi held consultations with senior leaders and allies to zero in on a consensus for the presidential candidate, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) will meet here on Friday to decide on the future course of action.
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): As the war of words over the presidential candidate scales up dramatically, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is the first choice for the coveted post.
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): With no consensus still being achieved over the presidential candidate, the crucial UPA meet will be held here on Friday to decide on the choice for the coveted post of the country.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A day ahead of a United Progressive Alliance meeting on its nominee for the July 19 presidential poll, the Congress Thursday said it prefers consensus over confrontation and hopes it will be able to persuade the Mamata-Mulayam duo to come on board.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A combative West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banarjee Thursday said she would not attend the UPA meeting on the presidential poll Friday and dared the Congress to sever ties with her, if it so wanted.
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) The betting market is hotly 'contesting' the forthcoming presidential elections with an estimated Rs.five-six billion at stake over the next head of state.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is the Trinamool Congress' first choice and the "best candidate" for president, party chief Mamata Banerjee announced Thursday.
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): As the opposition parties continue to take potshots at the ruling Congress Party over the delay in announcing the name for the next President of India, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Thursday categorically denied that the UPA has botched up the process, and emphasized that the consultations will go on till a broader consensus is arrived at on the presidential candidate.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Congress Thursday criticised Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee for suggesting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's name for the president's post, saying it did not behove of an ally to do so.
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Advani Thursday said his party will "coordinate efforts" with the AIADMK over the July 19 presidential polls.
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Asserting that the President of India should be elected with the consent and agreement of all parties, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday accused the ruling Congress Party of adopting a below average approach towards the presidential election.
Chennai/New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani, who met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa here today, said the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will meet tomorrow to discuss their candidates for the presidential elections.
Patna/New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Expressing surprise over the infighting that is taking place within the UPA over the presidential candidate, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Shivanand Tiwari on Thursday asked the ruling Congress Party to make its stand clear on the issue.
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Lashing out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for indirectly rejecting the name of union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for the president's post, Congress MP Adhir Choudhury Thursday accused her of pursuing a "politics of vendetta" over not getting a financial package for Bengal.
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Amid the Congress holding parleys with its senior leaders in the wake of Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Samajwadi Party (SP) stunning the ruling party by proposing three names for the presidential candidate, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the candidate for the coveted post will be decided shortly.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said the Congress and its allies are playing "a game of checkmate" with the presidential elections and everything is part of a "pre-written script" by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and the Congress will shortly decide on a presidential candidate, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee who was named as the Congress party's first choice for the post, said Thursday.
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Rejecting the Trinamool Congress (TMC)-Samajwadi Party (SP) choices for the President's post, Congress spokesperson Janardhan Dwivedi on Thursday said that Manmohan Singh will remain Prime Minister till 2014.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Congress cannot spare Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the party said Thursday, ruling out his candidature as president. The Congress also rejected former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and former speaker Somnath Chatterjee proposed by the Trinamool Congress and the Samajwadi Party (SP) for the high post.
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Refusing to comment on the names suggested by alliance parties headed by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar has emphasized the 'need for consensus' for someone to be chosen as the President.
The race of Presidential election has become very interesting after yesterday's meet between UPA President Sonia Gandhi and Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee. The race which result is set to fruitful in this month before the retirement of current President Pratibha Devi Singh Patil, the prez poll race is viewing various twist and turns..................
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav put the Congress in a fix by rejecting Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as the first choice candidate for president, Mukherjee and Defence Minister A.K. Antony met UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi here today.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) While the Congress maneuvers with its allies on the presidential polls, the opposition National Democratic Alliance, which is yet to hold any consultations, is not likely to meet before Saturday, one of its leaders said. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said it is waiting for the Congress to announce its stand.
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): The headache for the beleaguered UPA coalition government aggravated again on Wednesday when the chief of its key ally Trinamool Congress Mamata Banerjee rejected Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for the prestigious post of Indian President.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Sharad Pawar, chief of the Nationalist Congress Party which is a United Progressive Alliance (UPA) constituent, Wednesday stressed on building consensus on the next president and refused to comment on the names suggested by alliance parties headed by Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mamata Banerjee.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) While the Congress maneuvers with its allies on the presidential polls, the opposition National Democratic Alliance, which is yet to hold any consultations, is not likely to meet before Saturday, one of its leaders said.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The CPI Wednesday said it will not support a Congress candidate for the presidential polls and dismissed the move of the Samajawadi Party and Trinamool Congress suggesting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's name for the high office as a "political gimmick".
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee are the three people favoured by the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Trinamool Congress to be India's next president.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee are the three people favoured by the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Trinamool Congress to be India's next president. The surprise choices were announced at a joint press conference by SP's Mulayam Singh Yadav and Trinamool's Mamata Banerjee.
Bhubaneshwar, June 13 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday expressed his warm greetings to all the proposed candidates being considered for the coveted post of President of India, saying the honour of the nation is attached to it.
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): Amid fresh speculations that former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee's name is being considered among those in the race to Raisina Hill, Communist Party of India (CPI) lawmaker D. Raja on Wednesday did not endorse Chatterjee's name, but emphasized the 'need for consensus' for someone to be chosen as the President.
Ayodhya, June 9 (ANI): Wooden sandals, popularly known as 'khadau' are losing their charm due to deteriorating quality. Most of the Hindu monks as well as priests here are refusing to wear them.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) As the government moves ahead with its plan for a common engineering entrance test, a majority of states at a meeting of education ministers Tuesday refused to join the new IIT-JEE entrance format for institutions run by them.
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) With divisions evident among the top ranks of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi met senior party leader L. K. Advani on Friday.
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Upset over the new IIT joint entrance test pattern announced by the government, alumni of the institute in Delhi have decided to form lobby groups and meet the prime minister to get the decision rescinded.
Raigad (Maharashtra), May 28 (IANS) A total of 27 people were killed, including six children below 14 years, while on their way back from a wedding and 29 injured as a speeding truck hit two stationary mini-buses on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway early Monday, officials said.
Pune, April 19 (IANS) The Pune Crime Branch nabbed two persons in connection with the loot of around 18 kg of gold and cash from a gold finance company's branch in the city, police said here Thursday.
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Statues of Karl Marx and his lifelong friend Friedrich Engels still stand proudly in a main park of the 300-year-old capital city of Bengal. No 'poribartan' there till now. But a 'poribartan' (change) is in the offing in the state's history text books in the Mamata Banerjee regime, a stern opponent of Marxists.
Guwahati, Dec 10 (ANI): An international music fest, which brought together musicians of the northeast and national and international musicians was recently organised in Guwahati.
Guwahati, Aug 8 (ANI): With militancy on the decline in the northeast, development and progress have become the new watchwords in states such as Assam.
Veraval (Gujarat), June 12(ANI): Heavy rains for past three days in Saurashtra region of Gujarat led to water logging, traffic jams and other rain related woes on Sunday.
Guwahati/Imphal, Jan 7 (ANI): The decline of militancy in the northeast has given a fillip to growth and progress in the region following which daily wage workers from all across the country are flocking here in search of work.
Somnath (Gujarat), Sep 25 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani visited the Somnath temple in Gujarat along with former BJP leader Uma Bharti on Saturday.
Srinagar, Aug.12 (ANI): Setting an inspirational example of brotherhood and communal amity in the ongoing the holy month of Ramadan, a group of Muslims on Thursday here helped their Hindu brethrens to perform the last rites of a Kashmiri Hindu.
Saurashtra (Gujarat), June 4 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan visited the historic Somnath temple here on Friday for an advertisement shoot to promote tourism in the state.
Junagadh (Gujarat), June 2 (ANI): Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, as part of his drive to promote tourism in Gujarat, will produce a film under the banner of his company, Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited (ABCL).
Ahmedabad, Dec 17 (ANI): Gujarat Government has taken up rigid security measures in the wake of the reported intention of certain militant groups to target places of religion in the region.
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has revealed in its latest report that the famous Somnath temple in Gujarat, Bollywood stars and leaders of the Shiv Sena party in Mumbai are prime targets of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT).
Guwahati, Oct.3 (ANI): Assamese artists recently brought laurels to the State and the country by winning medals at the Seoul Drum festival.
Guwahati, Oct.3 (ANI): Assamese artists recently brought laurels to the State and the country by winning medals at the Seoul Drum festival.
Kolkata, Sep.12 (ANI): The former Communist Party of India (Marxist) member Somnath Chatterjee on Saturday hit out at CPI(M) leadership terming the charges it levelled against him were "a character assassination" and the current political culture of the present leadership made the party and Left politics "almost irrelevant".
Lonavala (Maharashtra), Aug 13 (ANI): Lonavala's tourism industry has been badly hit by a swine flu scare.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Following a chest congestion, outgoing Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee was admitted to the Army's research and referral hospital here on Thursday.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee was Thursday admitted to hospital with chest congestion, his office said.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Outgoing Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Wednesday termed as 'without any basis or foundation' the statement of Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh that he had requested him to support the Congress-led government on the India-US nuclear deal.
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Gunning for Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat's head for the Left's electoral mauling, expelled party member and Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Monday said the 'needle of responsibility' points at Karat and he should consider resigning.
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee registered her sixth consecutive victory from the Kolkata South Lok Sabha seat, trouncing her nearest rival, Rabin Deb of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) by 219,571 votes.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Saturday advised the CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat to take responsibility of his party's no-show in the Lok Sabha elections, and resign.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker and expelled Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Somnath Chatterjee Friday said that he had as yet not been approached by anyone from the party on the issue of his return to the CPI-M.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday ruled out any possibility of expelled veteran leader Somnath Chatterjee's return to the party.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Amid hate speeches and controversies, soundbytes and quotable quotes that marked the election 2009 campaign, it was difficult to notice the absence of a number of stalwarts as young guns like Varun Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi ruled prime time. Some of them are:
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist) dashed the hopes of expelled Communist leader Somnath Chatterjee' return into the party fold on Thursday by saying "the reason for which he was expelled still exists."
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The five-phased general elections for 2009 came to a close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday with roughly 355 million registered voters participating in an exercise that is widely expected to deliver a hung house.