• Bihar setback, pending bills and need to let House run bring down the heat

    Rahul Gandhi was aggressive in the Lok Sabha while Narendra Modi looked uncharacteristically subdued in the Rajya Sabha. At least three distinct elements seemed to be at play, all forcing Modi to present himself as a new political personality so far out of tune with this government’s character. It was as if a reality was sinking in — that he was in the Rajya Sabha, crucial for getting bills passed and not someplace where the BJP is set to get a majority anytime soon.

    The Indian Express
  • Woman raped, murdered: She was an aspiring fashion designer, had started a job two weeks ago, say parents

    The 25-year-old woman, found raped and strangled in a jungle in Northwest Delhi on Saturday, had started a new job 20 days ago. With pride in their eyes, her parents said she would have earned Rs 15,000 a month.

    The Indian Express
  • 12 images that show Chennai is still suffering from monsoon

    Heavy rains pounded several parts of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday with most areas of Chennai witnessing water logging severely disrupting train and bus services as Chief Minister Jayalalithaaa reviewed the situation and deputed ministers to inspect the affected regions.

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  • Vogue’s December cover stars love Manish Malhotra because…

    “I remember the first time I entered the film industry, I was 23 years old. I’d just come out of modelling and [was] working in a boutique. I used to sketch and paint, and photographer Rakesh [Shrestha] sir took me to meet Sridevi. And at that time I just thought, ‘Sometime, somewhere, I’ll be able to change the look of movies.’” Twenty-five years later, designer Manish Malhotra’s clothing isn’t just on every Indian bride’s must-wear list, it’s an integral part of every Bollywood star’s style journey. This month, Vogue India and cover stars Alia Bhatt, Kajol, Karisma Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sridevi celebrate the designer. Here’s what they had to say about him. On wearing his designs to

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  • We are always together during our marriage anniversary: Mohit Malik

    TV actor Mohit Malik has been married to actress Addite since five years now. This year the loving couple celebrated their wedding anniversary in Goa's exotic beaches. "I love Goa," says Mohit "There are some positive vibes there.

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  • Ashwin replies to ex-Australian pacer for Twitter jibe

    New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin hit out at Rodney Hogg on Tuesday after the former Australian pacer said his success during the ongoing home series against South Africa is mainly due to spin-friendly wickets. Ashwin has taken 24 wickets in three Test matches in a series which has attracted a lot of controversy since the spin-friendly wickets have seen batsmen on both sides struggle to negotiate the unpredictable movement and bounce. The Indian spin-trio of Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Amit Mishra have dominated the opposition batsmen, claiming 47 of the 50 South African wickets.

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  • B-Town applauds Deepika Padukone’s performance

    Deepika Padukone, who was highly appreciated for her performance in Piku earlier this year, has been receiving accolades for her performance in her recently released film, Tamasha now. B-town has reached out to her and expressed how they have loved her performance. It has been a unanimous feedback that Deepika Padukone has just stolen the show with her performance.

    Business of Cinema
  • Get OnePlus phones on buyback scheme

    OnePlus has tied up with refurbishing website ReGlobe to introduce an exchange and buyback offer on old smartphones. It will offer invites for the new OnePlus 2, OnePlus X under the scheme. The offer is valid only till December 31, 2015 and customers need to register on the Reglobe site or on the OnePlus website here.

    The Indian Express
  • Supreme Court Ordered Govinda To Apologize To The Fan He Slapped In 2008

    Many stars have been in limelight for indirectly misbehaving with their fans, one such incident has happened with Govinda too. Way back in the year 2008, Govinda got entangled in a controversy when he slapped a fan. The exact advances of the incident are not known, but the bench has watched the video clip which sees actor Govinda and his behavior.

    Business of Cinema
  • Railway engineers condemn 7th Pay Commission, present 27 demands

    New Delhi, Dec.1 (ANI): Railway engineers from across the country gathered at the Jantar Mantar area of central Delhi on Tuesday to voice their objections to the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission. Collecting under the banner of the All India Railway Engineers Federation (AIREF), the engineers said that their protest would continue till Wednesday (December 2).

  • Dawood’s properties set to go under the hammer next week

    A sedan, an eatery on Pakmodia Street and tenancy rights to a property in Matunga, once owned by underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, will go for auction on December 9. The auction to be carried out by a private firm under the Smugglers & Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Forfeiture of Properties) Act 1976 will be the second time that some of his properties in Mumbai go under the hammer. Four more properties in Nani Daman will be auctioned too.

    The Indian Express
  • Watch: 5 made to leave movie hall for ‘not standing’ during national anthem

    A group of five people, including a child, was harassed, intimidated and forced to leave a suburban cinema hall Sunday after some moviegoers took exception to them for purportedly not standing up for the national anthem. The 2 minute, 40 second video shows a crowd encircling and harassing the family for not standing up during the national anthem. The group, comprising a man, three women and a child, was at PVR Cinemas at Phoenix MarketCity, Kurla, to watch a late night show of the film Tamasha.

    The Indian Express
  • 'Tolerant' Salim trumpets 'I have been successful in highlighting Sangh Pariwar's heinous politics'

    New Delhi, Dec. 1 (ANI): With Outlook magazine apologising for wrongly attributing Ashok Singhal's quote to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, CPI (M)'s Mohammad Salim said "what if the student didn't say it; the teacher indeed said it".

  • Vadra gets clean chit for land deals in Haryana

    Four Haryana deputy commissioners conducted inquiries into Vadra's deals after IAS officer Ashok Khemka's order.

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  • Indrani threatened suicide to get joint ownership of flat: Peter Mukerjea

    Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, allegedly demanded joint ownership of husband Peter Mukerjea’s flat in south Mumbai’s Marlow Apartments and threatened to commit suicide to force his hand. In a statement to Mumbai Police in September, accessed by The Indian Express, Peter said Indrani blackmailed him by threatening to jump from the fourth floor if the flat’s ownership status wasn’t changed. “When I was CEO of Star TV, Indrani was running M/s.INX Services.

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  • Erstwhile king of Tigiria Brajraj Mahapatra dies in Odisha

    Brajraj Kshatriya Birbar Chamupati Singh Mahapatra (94) was erstwhile king of the princely state of Tigiria in Cuttack district. The erstwhile king died this afternoon at his asbestos-roofed mud hut in Puruna Tigiria village, which had been his home since 1987. Among the 26 princely states of Orissa, Tigiria was the smallest with an area of 119 sq km. After the merger, Mahapatra got Rs 11,200 a year till former PM Indira Gandhi abolished the system in 1975.

    The Indian Express
  • Gold down on dollar, eyes biggest monthly fall in 2-1/2 years

    Gold edged lower on Monday, heading towards its lowest level in nearly six years as the dollar hit a multi-month high and on track for its steepest monthly slide in 2-1/2 years on prospects of a U.S. interest rate hike this year. Spot gold slipped 0.1 percent to $1,056.01 an ounce by 1053 GMT, not far off from of Friday's $1,052.46, the lowest since February 2010. The U.S. Federal Reserve holds its next policy meeting on Dec. 15-16.

  • Gas worth Rs.11,000 crore migrated from ONGC to RIL fields: Report

    New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) American consultants DeGolyer & MacNaughton have submitted their final report on the gas dispute between state-run explorer ONGC and Reliance Industries (RIL) that says natural gas worth over Rs.11,000 crore has migrated from ONGC's idling KG fields to RIL's adjoining KG-D6 block, an official source said on Tuesday "The report more-or-less reiterates what D&M had said in their draft report that some gas had migrated from ONGC's Krishna Godavari basin blocks to RIL's KG-D6 fields," said the petroleum ministry source, adding that the government will now examine the report to decide the extent of compensation to ONGC for its gas being produced by RIL. "The Supreme Court had in its order stated that the government will, in six months from the date of receipt of D&M report, have to decide on addressing the ONGC contention.

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  • SRK dodges question on intolerance

    New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan on Monday avoided a question on Aamir Khan's statement on intolerance in the country and said he would prefer to talk about something else. Replying to reporters question on debate in the Parliament on rising intolerance in the country Khan said, "you better ask them." Khan was in the national capital for an event on road safety campaign, where he said since the number of cars have escalated in the national capital, proper infrastructure needs to be developed adding that it is important to educate young children about proper road safety measures. Bollywood actor Aamir Khan was recently under the eye of a storm over his comments about growing intolerance in the country, after said he was"alarmed" by a number of incidents, and that his wife Kiran Rao even suggested that they should probably leave the country.

  • New Zealand Cricket back McCullum after Cairns verdict

    New Zealand Cricket have promised to support Brendon McCullum after former test all-rounder Chris Cairns was acquitted of perjury in London despite evidence given against him by the Black Caps captain. Cairns had been accused of falsely claiming he had never cheated at cricket when he won 90,000 pounds ($135,531) in damages from Lalit Modi, the former boss of the Indian Premier League, in a libel action three years ago. McCullum was one of two former team mates, along with self-confessed matchfixer Lou Vincent, who gave key evidence against Cairns in the trial, accusing his predecessor as test skipper of twice asking him to fix matches.