Everything you need to know about Soni: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Soni: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The release of director Prem Raj's "Ishkq In Paris" may have been delayed, but he is confident that the film will manage to recover the money.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Fast-moving lifestyles, unearthly hours at work, stress, addiction to alcohol and unhealthy meals are making more and more Indians fall prey to high blood pressure at a very young age.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Director-producer Ajay Yadav regrets his decision to rope in Pakistani actress Meera for his project "Bhadaas" and rues that she has back-stabbed him by refusing to promote the movie.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Model-turned-actor Rhehan Malliek, who is debuting on the big screen with Preity Zinta's maiden production venture "Ishkq In Paris", says he is not marginalised in the film.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Prem Soni, who has recovered from cancer of gallbladder, says his friend and Bollywood star Salman Khan stood by him during his trying times.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Just one film old Alia Bhatt says as an individual it is important to hold on to what you are, and not try to change too much. In fact, she dreams of stepping out in her most casual outfit one day.
Shimla, May 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has requested the central government to provide 5,000 direct-to-home (DTH) TV sets to the state, a statement said here Tuesday.
Gurgaon, May 6 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth, who allegedly murdered a vendor April 30 following a dispute over a bottle of water, was arrested here, police said Monday.
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Having anchored several shows on the small screen, Manish Paul not only proved his skills, but also won the the best anchor trophy at the Indian Telly Awards.
Kochi, May 3 (IANS) The Indian Navy is committed to promoting self-reliance in military technology to help sustain the country's economic growth, a top naval commander said here Friday.
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) A host of popular television actors like Karan Wahi, Gaurav Chopra, Manish Paul, Manav Gohil, and Aamir Ali, are set to play Gold Charity Cricket Match here Friday.
Ranchi, April 29 (IANS) Many senior BJP leaders in Jharkhand have faced embarrassment as women claiming to be their 'wives' have spoken to the media.
M.S. Bitta has welcomed the Supreme Court verdict rejecting the mercy plea of Khalistani terrorist Devenderpal Singh Bhullar who had targeted him in a bomb attack in 1993. Bitta was then Youth Congress leader has alleged that no one including his Congress party had come forward to help him
Kochi, April 2 (ANI): Vice Admiral Scott H Swift, Commander of the Seventh Fleet of the United States Navy, arrived here today on a two day visit.
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) In a trivial case of animosity, a 48-year-old woman was set afire by two of her neighbours in central Mumbai, police said Friday.
New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): Terming as extremely unfortunate the killing of a cop in Punjab's Tarn Taran District, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur on Wednesday said it is a challenging task to maintain law and order in a country, which is so diverse.
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.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Nepal's Dinesh Prajapati, and Amit Kumar and Imamul Haque of India played a level-par 72 round to share the lead on Day 1 of the eighth NCR Cup at the Delhi Golf Club here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Terming the 48-hour all-India strike coordinated by major trade unions "successful and widely supported", trade union representatives said Friday that more agitations would occur if the government did not heed their demands.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Commuters in Delhi faced a tough time Thursday as autos and taxis remained off the roads and metro trains and buses were packed to capacity with the two-day Bharat bandh called by 11 major trade unions entering its last day.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) TV show "Parichay - Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka" will go off air soon. It will be replaced by a new soap which will be set against the background of Punjab.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Former union minister Ambika Soni will head the Congress party's panel on poll reforms, especially political funding, set up by party chief Sonia Gandhi Thursday.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Top BJP leaders, including L.K. Advani, Rajnath Singh and Sushma Swaraj, Thursday met senior RSS functionaries against the backdrop of some demands from within the party for declaring Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the prime ministerial candidate.
Lucknow, Jan 31 (IANS) A stalker shot at a woman neighbour and then pulled the trigger on himself here Thursday, police said. Both of them were critically injured.
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Akhlaque Khan has joined the cast of the second season of popular show "Na Bole Tum... Na Maine Kuch Kaha" as the grown up Tanu and says he hopes to add to its popularity.
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor Hemant Thatte, known for his performances in shows "Kumkum", "Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki", and "CID", will feature in a cameo in "Sanskaar.. Dharohar Apnon Ki!".
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) All eyes were on Congress' de facto number two Rahul Gandhi, who is expected to play a "bigger role" and give "new direction" to the party that began its three-day special session here to evaluate its strengths and weaknesses while firming up a strategy for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Varun Dhawan wowed everyone with his performance in his debut film "Student of The Year" (SOTY) and the young actor has now bagged an Ekta Kapoor project to be made under her Balaji banner.
New Delhi, Jan. 13 (ANI): Congress MP Ambika Soni has termed the brutal killing of two Indian jawans along the Line of Control (LoC) as unpardonable, and urged the government to express its anger during talks with Pakistan.
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The brutal killing and beheading of two Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops is a hindrance to the confidence building measures between India and Pakistan, Congress leader Ambika Soni said here Saturday.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Popular TV crime show "Crime Patrol Dastak", which was scheduled to show an episode based on the Delhi gang-rape case, has postponed the telecast citing "unavoidable reasons".
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) As the nation reels under the horror of the brutal gang-rape of a 23-year-old Delhi girl and fights for justice for her, popular TV crime show "Crime Patrol" has decided to dedicate an episode to the incident.
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) Less than 24 hours before his swearing in Himachal Pradesh chief minister for the sixth time, Congress leader Virbhadra Singh got a major reprieve as a Shimla court acquitted him and his wife Pratibha Singh in a three-and-a-half-year-old corruption case.
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) Less than 24 hours before taking oath as Himachal Pradesh chief minister for the sixth time, Congress leader Virbhadra Singh got a major reprieve as a Shimla court acquitted him and and his wife Pratibha Singh in a corruption case.
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) Less than 24 hours before taking oath as chief minister of Himachal Pradesh for the sixth time, Congress leader Virbhadra Singh was Monday acquitted in a corruption case.
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) Preity Zinta's comeback film "Ishkq In Paris", which has been getting delayed for various reasons, will see the light of the day next year.
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) A skull made out of e?waste, a sculpture made out of diamonds, a Fiat car transformed into a copper sculpture, a first display of renowned Damien Hirst and a painting of the mythical deer Aniya ? these are the key highlights of the second edition of the India Art Festival, truly a collectors' paradise.
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday fixed Nov 17 to pronounce its order on a plea filed by BJP chief Nitin Gadkari seeking initiation of proceedings against Congress leader Digvijay Singh for alleged defamation.
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Manish Tewari, the newly sworn-in minister of state for information and broadcasting, Monday described paid news as a very grave issue and said efforts would be made to evolve a political consensus on it.
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) There are marginally more women in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's team now, with four new women members joining the council of ministers Sunday.
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The stage is set for Sunday's much-anticipated cabinet reshuffle with seven ministers stepping down to make way for newer, and possibly, younger faces.
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The stage is set for Sunday's much-anticipated cabinet reshuffle with seven ministers - including S.M. Krishna and Ambika Soni - stepping down to make way for newer, and possibly, younger faces.
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Ambika Soni, who quit as information and broadcasting minister Saturday on the eve of a cabinet resuffle, says she has resigned to work for strengthening the Congress party.
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The stage is set for Sunday's much-anticipated cabinet reshuffle with five ministers stepping down, including S.M. Krishna and Ambika Soni, to make way for newer, and possibly, younger faces.
New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Outgoing Foreign Minister Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna today said that the "flavour of the season was young blood" and he did not want to stand in the way of change.
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) A day before Sunday's cabinet reshuffle, three more ministers have resigned.
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The keenly-awaited cabinet reshuffle is scheduled at 11.30 a.m. Sunday.
New Delhi, Oct. 26 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni and Tourism minister Subodh Kant Sahai on Saturday have reportedly submitted their resignation to the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh.
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) India and Spain Friday signed an audio-visual co-production agreement to improve cooperation between the two countries in the audio visual sector, official sources said.
New Delhi, Oct. 26 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday accepted the resignation of Union External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, hours after the latter had forwarded his resignation in anticipation of Sunday's proposed reshuffle of the Union Cabinet.
Nagpur, Oct 21 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Sunday met the top brass of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), including Sarsanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat, ahead of the assembly elections in Gujarat this December.
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday reserved its order for Nov 2 on a plea filed by BJP chief Nitin Gadkari seeking initiation of proceedings against Congress leader Digvijay Singh in a defamation case.
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in Delhi were hit hard as large numbers of auto-rickshaw and taxi operators went off the roads Tuesday to press for a fare hike and protest against installation of GPS systems in their vehicles.
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): Asserting that Salman Khurshid has a reputation to be proud of, Congress leaders Ambika Soni and Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday said there is no question of the UPA Government distancing itself from the Law Minister.
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress Monday backed Law Minister Salman Khurshid terming him an "important minister of UPA-II", and said he has "answered" all allegations of financial impropriety levelled against him by activist Arvind Kejriwal.
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A court hearing the 2008 case on the alleged bribing of MPs by the UPA government to survive a confidence vote in parliament Monday allowed a plea by an accused seeking further investigations into the money trail.
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) TV is no longer giving viewers memorable characters like it used to, says actor Samir Soni. So, it is important for actors to be loyal to their roles and for viewers to speak out against senseless storylines, he adds.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday directed Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit to appear in person on the next date of hearing Nov 9 in a defamation case lodged by her against Delhi BJP chief Vijender Gupta.
Amritsar, Oct 10 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Wednesday criticised the plan to build a memorial for terrorists inside Harminder Sahib in Amritsar.
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 6 (ANI): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday lashed out at the UPA Government for not being serious on the issue of corruption, and challenged it to order a judicial inquiry on Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra in the wake of an allegation by RTI crusader Arvind Kejriwal that he was hugely favoured by realty major DLF.
New Delhi , Sep 29 (IANS) A Delhi court has ruled that robbery would not be tolerated while awarding 10 years jail to three men convicted for robbing a nurse in 2008.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit Friday said Delhi will have to meet the Oct 31 deadline for digitisation of the cable television network and that it was "a step forward towards modernisation".
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit Friday said Delhi will have to meet the Oct 31 deadline of digitisation of the cable television network and that it was "a step forward towards modernisation".
New Delhi, Sept 26 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Wednesday said the Congress party will take Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar's word over the ongoing political crisis in Maharashtra.
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Catholics have threatened to stop the screening of a forthcoming Hindi movie directed by Priyadarshan, "Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal" if certain scenes making a "disresptful portrayal" of the community and its priests are not deleted, an official said here Sunday.
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government Friday said it had the numbers and was not in a minority as the Trinamool Congress was set to formally withdraw from the UPA.
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress asserted Thursday it will go ahead with the latest economic reforms, especially foreign equity in multi-brand retail, despite stiff opposition to the UPA government's decisions on the diesel price hike and cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders.
New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Thursday lashed out at the opposition-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) for participating in a nationwide shutdown over Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi brand retail and diesel price hike, saying they are even preventing those willing to take the country forward by stopping them from exercising their democratic rights.
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) In a rare show of unity, Communist and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders came together here Thursday to denounce the decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail trade.
New Delhi/Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) The Congress-led government Wednesday refused to roll back its big ticket economic reforms, even as a belligerent Trinamool Congress remained adamant on quitting the ruling UPA.
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Congress has asked party-ruled states to raise the cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders from six to nine, it was announced Wednesday.
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The UPA government is in no danger, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni asserted Wednesday.
New Delhi, Sep 17 (ANI): As Trinamool Congress's 72-hour deadline for rollback diesel price hike, LPG subsidy cap and FDI in multi-brand retail neared its end on Monday, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni expressed confidence that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee won't do anything to destabilise the government.
Shimla, Sep 15 (IANS) In a boost to the opposition Congress campaign before the assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh, a trial court here Saturday refused to cancel the bail granted to former union minister Virbhadra Singh in a 23-year-old corruption case.
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) India Against Corruption (IAC) member Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday threatened to sit on a protest outside the prison where cartoonist Aseem Trivedi has been jailed if all charges against him are not dropped.
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) As rights activists criticised the government for arresting a cartoonist for an allegedly derogatory cartoon, the government Monday said that such artists should stay "within constitutional limits" and not make national symbols the target of cartoons.
Shimla, Sep 7 (IANS) The public prosecutor claimed Friday that there were enough indiscriminating evidence for cancelling the bail of former union minister Virbhadra Singh in a graft case, but the latter pleaded innocence and demanded a speedy trial.
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) She's got the movies in her genes, and acting is all she ever wanted to do. Alia Bhatt, just 19, daughter of Mahesh Bhatt and Soni Razdan, is all set for a Bollywood debut with "Student of the Year" (SOTY) and wants to play a long innings in showbiz.
Washington/New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", an influential US daily described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over a deeply corrupt government", triggering a demand of an apology from the Indian government.
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", an influential US daily described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over a deeply corrupt government".
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday said it will seek an apology from a leading US daily that published an article calling Prime Minister Manmohan Singh a "tragic figure".
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Designer Surily Goel says that Preity Zinta's debut production venture "Ishkq In Paris", where she has experimented with lots of scarves and overcoats, is important for both her and the actress.
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Alia Bhatt may play a rich spoiled girl obsessed with big brands in her debut vehicle "Student Of The Year", but in real life Mahesh Bhatt and Soni Razdan's daughter does not hanker after brands.
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Writer Shagufta Rafique, who has been associated with Vishesh Films for quite sometime, is set to launch filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul in her directorial debut.
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Director Anurag Basu's forthcoming film "Barfi!" has been selected for the 17th edition of Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).
Shimla, Aug 31 (IANS) In what is being seen as a setback to former union minister and chief minister Virbhadra Singh just ahead of assembly polls, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday directed him to face trial in a lower court next week.
Shimla, Aug 31 (IANS) In what is being seen as a setback to former union minister and chief minister Virbhadra Singh just before the assembly polls, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday directed him to face trial in a lower court next week.
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): The Congress Party on Monday refuted the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) demand of cancelling the 142 licences in coal block allocation, saying the allocation didn't cause any loss to the nation.
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Left parties Monday ratcheted up pressure on the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, seeking cancellation of all the coal block allocations found faulty by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG).
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Hitting back at the BJP for targetting the prime minister over the coal scam, the Congress-led UPA government Monday said that the opposition stalling parliament is a black spot for democracy and slap on the face of people who elect their representatives.
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Monday said the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) would soon appoint a technical committee for measuring target rating points (TRP) of TV channels.
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Monday slammed the BJP for its "obstructionist" tactics in parliament and said it was denigrating democratic institutions.
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram had nothing to do with the 2G scam, the Congress said Friday as it strongly backed the leader after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition seeking to make him co-accused in the case.
Noida, Aug 22 (IANS) A 35-year-old woman leaped to her death from her 8th floor apartment here, police said Wednesday.
Jaipur, Aug 22 (IANS) At least six people died in a wall collapse and due to electrocution as heavy rains lashed the Rajasthan capital overnight, officials said Wednesday.
Ranchi, Aug 21 (IANS) The BJP-led Jharkhand government is under pressure from the opposition to drop its agriculture minister, Satyanand Jha Batul, after a woman claimed she was his wife and he the father of her son.
New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Friday lashed out at those spreading rumors about attacks on people from the northeast, saying the people responsible for it do not deserve to be called Indians.
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) "Parichay-Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka" has taken a 10-year-jump. Samir Soni, who plays the male lead in it, says it will take the plot to another level and he is confident that the audience will connect to it as the characters remain the same.
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) A policeman was shot at and injured by a criminal he was chasing in Budaun district of Uttar Pradesh Wednesday, police said.
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister M. Veerappa Moily Tuesday accused Baba Ramdev of using "loose language" for the people in authority as the Congress said the government has a definite course of action to tackle the problem of black money.