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Rajkummar Rao 'hopeful' of Oscars for Newton

Rajkummar Rao 'hopeful' of Oscars for Newton

 Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao is hopeful that his movie Newton is "quiet universal" and will impress the audience to win the Oscars.

Sep 24, 2017, 11:26 AM IST
Kanyakumari & her penance on one foot: The hidden meaning

Kanyakumari & her penance on one foot: The hidden meaning

The great memorials in the ocean are an unspoken salute to Mother India for she symbolises much of what Kanyakumari embodies and epitomises.  

Feb 07, 2017, 08:13 AM IST
Why the Indian film fraternity obsessed with the Oscars, asks Manoj Kumar

Why the Indian film fraternity obsessed with the Oscars, asks Manoj Kumar

Manoj Kumar wonders why the Indian film fraternity is obsessed with the Oscars. 

Oct 27, 2016, 17:42 PM IST
“Would you be OK saying Bharat ammi ki jai?" Shabana Azmi to Asaduddin ​Owaisi

“Would you be OK saying Bharat ammi ki jai?" Shabana Azmi to Asaduddin ​Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday refused to chant 'Bharat mata ki jai'.

Mar 18, 2016, 18:23 PM IST

#BharatMataKiJai debate: Two cases filed against AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi in Bihar

Two cases were on Thursday filed in Bihar seeking sedition charges against AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi for his refusal to chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'.

Mar 17, 2016, 21:47 PM IST
Shiv Sena wants Asaduddin Owaisi's citizenship revoked for refusing to chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'

Shiv Sena wants Asaduddin Owaisi's citizenship revoked for refusing to chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'

The demand came in the wake of the controversy over chanting of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'.

Mar 17, 2016, 11:24 AM IST
Anupam Kher says only definition of nationalism should be ''Bharat mata ki jai''

Anupam Kher says only definition of nationalism should be ''Bharat mata ki jai''

Lyricist Javed Akhtar had on Tuesday lashed out at AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi over slogan "Bharat mata ki jai".

Mar 16, 2016, 18:05 PM IST
Javed Akhtar's hard-hitting reply to Asaduddin Owaisi on `Bharat Mata ki Jai' remark – Watch

Javed Akhtar's hard-hitting reply to Asaduddin Owaisi on `Bharat Mata ki Jai' remark – Watch

Well-known poet and writer Javed Akhtar on Tuesday hit out at All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen party (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi in Parliament.

Mar 15, 2016, 20:58 PM IST
`Bharat Mata ki Jai` remark: 'You should be ashamed`, Venkaiah Naidu tells Asaduddin Owaisi

`Bharat Mata ki Jai` remark: 'You should be ashamed`, Venkaiah Naidu tells Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen party chief Asaduddin Owaisi earlier this week said he would not chant 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' even if a knife is put to his throat.

Mar 15, 2016, 16:20 PM IST
After refusing to chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai', Asaduddin Owaisi says 'Jai Hind' – know why

After refusing to chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai', Asaduddin Owaisi says 'Jai Hind' – know why

A PIL has been filed against the Hyderabad MP under IPC Section 124A.

Mar 15, 2016, 12:42 PM IST
Chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' is a matter of choice, says Salman Khurshid

Chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' is a matter of choice, says Salman Khurshid

Khurshid said chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' in public should be a matter of choice and not forced upon someone.

Mar 15, 2016, 09:25 AM IST
Navratri special: Top 5 Bollywood films which are female oriented!

Navratri special: Top 5 Bollywood films which are female oriented!

It is that time of the year when colourful clothes, dandiya nights and 'Durga Durga' chants can be heard from every nook and corner of the city.

Oct 01, 2015, 18:44 PM IST
Google celebrates actress Nargis Dutt's 86th birth anniversary with a doodle

Google celebrates actress Nargis Dutt's 86th birth anniversary with a doodle

Google today commemorates the 86th birth anniversary of Nargis Dutt, one of India’s finest actors by dedicating a special doodle to her.

Jun 01, 2015, 09:06 AM IST

Text of the cleanliness pledge

The following is the pledge Prime Minister Narendra Modi read out to mark the start of Clean India campaign on Thursday:

Oct 02, 2014, 11:24 AM IST

'Mamta' to 'Mary Kom': The changing face of women in India

Bollywood's woman – an entity of glamour, beauty, ideals, values and much more. The woman in Bollywood has changed over the century of filmmaking this country has seen.

Sep 12, 2014, 15:21 PM IST

Reunion Island Indians connect with `Mother India`

French is their mother tongue and they have been born and lived for four generations far away from India, but a thirst to know more about the land where their forefathers came from draws them to India regularly.

Jan 08, 2014, 11:44 AM IST

No one should dare to remake `Mother India`, says Vidya Balan

Remaking Mehboob Khan`s Oscar-nominated ‘Mother India’ is an unachievable feat, says Vidya Balan and if someone dared attempt this, she wouldn`t be a part of this.

Apr 08, 2013, 18:07 PM IST

Sunil Dutt was first angry young man: Amitabh Bachchan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan believes the first actor to hold the title is not him but Sunil Dutt who portrayed an angry Birju in the 1957-epic ‘Mother India’.

Mar 05, 2013, 18:26 PM IST

Political cartoonist arrested on sedition charges

Kanpur based cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, arrested for allegedly posting seditious content on his website, was remanded to police custody.

Sep 09, 2012, 13:29 PM IST