Former 'President' of PoK Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan dies

Veteran politician Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan, a four-time 'President' of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, died here on Friday after a protracted illness.

Qatar sues French politician over 'terror' claims

Doha, Jun 1 (AFP) Qatar is suing a right-wing French politician for defaming the country "and all its citizens" after he linked the Gulf emirate to "terrorism" following the deadly Charlie Hebdo attack.

Ayushmann Khurrana meets Shashi Tharoor
Ayushmann Khurrana meets Shashi Tharoor

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana met Congress MP Shashi Tharoor over some tea here on Sunday and said that he was honoured to meet the politician.

JB Patnaik - politician, scholar, litterateur and journalist

Known for his political acumen and skill in devising plans, JB Patnaik remained the focus of Odisha politics for over four decades.

Can't breathe life into subjects like politicians: Ruskin Bond

Ruskin Bond continues to weave a magic spell on his readers with his stories, but the veteran writer feels "stumped and stymied" by the thought of writing about politicians or media tycoons saying he cannot "breathe life" into these subjects.

Woman politician in US shoots self while adjusting bra holster

A 55-year-old woman politician in the US has died after accidentally shooting herself in the eye while adjusting a handgun in her bra holster.

Actor-politician Cho Ramaswamy hospitalised

Popular Tamil actor-turned-politician Cho Ramaswamy, 80, was Wednesday admitted to a private hospital here after he complained of breathing problems.

Prominent Irish politician becomes first openly gay minister

One of Ireland`s most prominent politicians announced he is gay on Sunday, becoming the first openly homosexual cabinet minister in Irish history four months before a referendum on same-sex marriage in the traditionally Catholic country.

Pawan Kalyan joins Twitter
Pawan Kalyan joins Twitter

Social media craze has already hit a number of celebrities and the latest one to be bitten by the bug of micro blogging site, Twitter is actor Pawan Kalyan.

Imran Khan marries former BBC Presenter: Reports
Imran Khan marries former BBC Presenter: Reports

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has secretly married a former BBC anchor Reham Khan in a hush hush wedding, according to media reports.

Football hero George Weah in landslide Liberian Senate win
Football hero George Weah in landslide Liberian Senate win

 Liberian opposition politician and former football star George Weah won a landslide victory in Senate elections in Ebola-ravaged Liberia, official results showed Sunday.

I'll always look up to my father: Sonakshi
I'll always look up to my father: Sonakshi

On Shatrughan Sinha's 69th birthday Tuesday, his daughter and actress Sonakshi Sinha wished the actor-turned-politician, saying that he is her idol.

Rajinikanth hints at entering politics
Rajinikanth hints at entering politics

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth tonight hinted that he may plunge into politics about which there has been speculation for a long time.

Pakistani politician released after one year in captivity

A senior Pakistani politician was released on Sunday by kidnappers nearly a year after his abduction from Karachi, his party said.

Trying to get Film City for Chandigarh soon: Kirron Kher

Actress-turned-politician Kirron Kher today said she is planning to get a Media and Film City for Chandigarh.

Bihar`s Kundan Singh to join `Big Boss 8`?

Kundan Singh, a politician with a criminal past, says that the producer of reality TV show `Bigg Boss` has approached him for the forthcoming season.

Chiranjeevi confirms 150th film

Actor-politician Chiranjeevi has announced plans to start working on his 150th film this year. He also said he`s currently listening to various scripts.

Six killed in attack on Pakistan politician`s house

At least six people, including a local political leader`s brother, were killed Tuesday in an attack by an armed group in northwestern Pakistan, a police official said.

Japan police raid apartment of `crying politician`

The Japanese police raided the apartment of a provincial politician who became an Internet sensation after he was filmed crying like a toddler when confronted about his alleged misuse of public funds.

Outgoing Australian politician says PM `a sexist`: Report

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is "a sexist" rather than a misogynist, a retiring politician from his party said in an interview Sunday, adding that he was just one of many in Parliament.