Everything you need to know about Ganga Prasad Diara: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Ganga Prasad Diara: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Multiple sclerosis, a disabling disease which strikes mostly young people, is fast becoming a cause for worry in India, doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here said Friday.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Mohit Raina is tagged as "hottest god on the small screen", thanks to his role of Lord Shiva in the mythological TV show "Devon Ka Dev - Mahadev". Happy doing the role, he has no fears of being "typecast".
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Ace Telugu filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli has rubbished rumours that he is acting in his upcoming directorial venture "Bahubali", a period-drama.
Wellington, May 20 (IANS) One of the two men accused of burning alive an Indian-origin man in New Zealand Jan 30 this year owed the victim money, the police report on the case has revealed.
Patna, May 20 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Sanjay Singh Monday filed a defamation case against Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad for allegedly using unparliamentary language against him.
Bangalore, May 18 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Saturday inducted 28 members - 20 of cabinet rank and eight ministers of state - into his five-day-old ministry, the first Congress ministry in the state after nine years.
Patna, May 15 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday launched a scathing attack against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for rampant corruption, bribery and rising incidents of rape in the state and said he would throw him out of power in the next elections.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie's decision to go public about her double mastectomy to reduce the risk of breast cancer has been hailed as a brave move, but in India, doctors say there is very little awareness about it and many women are wary of taking the step due to societal pressure and apprehensions.
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Tuesday accused Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav of conniving with BJP leader L.K. Advani to bring down the Babri mosque in Ayodhya.
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) Three people, including a Patna-based journalist, were killed in a road accident in Deoria district in eastern Uttar Pradesh, police said Saturday.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The government would soon come up with a central coordinating agency on organ transplants, the ministry of health Friday said.
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) In a first, citizens of Varanasi Friday lodged police complaints against "unknown" people for polluting the Ganga.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, and Bhataiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani led MPs in paying tributes to Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in parliament's Central Hall on his birth anniversary, a statement said Thursday.
Rishikesh, May 9 (IANS) Experts, environmentalists and spiritual leaders Thursday demanded that the government should ensure free flow of at least 51 percent of water in the Ganga and Yamuna, two major Indian rivers.
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) Embedded software solutions firm Global Edge Software Ltd Tuesday acquired Dearborn Electronics (India) Ltd for an undisclosed amount to foray into automotive electronics and industrial automation embedded systems.
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) After travelling over 5,000 km and covering 27 places across seven states in two months, the central command of the Indian Army Monday bade farewell to the "Surya Kiran" torch, which was immersed in the Ganga at Varanasi.
Patna, May 4 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad was injured in a freak accident on Friday when the windshield of a car he was travelling in broke and glass pieces hit him on the head.
Patna, May 2 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad blamed Pakistan for the death of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in a Lahore hospital early Thursday.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Vice President, Hamid Ansari released a book entitled "Fida-e-Lucknow - Tales of the city and its people" authored by Parveen Talha, a former member of the UPSC, at a function here today.
New Delhi, April 30 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday alleged that the UPA-II Government is not serious about the Chinese incursions into Indian territory in Ladakh.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cannot escape accountability on the issue of allocation of coal blocks, the opposition said Tuesday as the government fought allegations that its top law officer had influenced the CBI probe on the case.
Hyderabad, April 29 (IANS) Navdeep-Sneha Ullal starrer Telugu romantic-drama "Antha Nee Maayalone" went on the floors here Monday. The team will shoot one of the songs in the film.
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Planet Saturn will come close to Earth Sunday - its closest position till 2023 - and will be visible directly opposite the Sun, an astrophysicist said here Saturday.
Patna, April 27 (IANS) The nomination of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader C.P. Thakur's son as the party's candidate for the May 9 by-polls to the Bihar legislative council has drawn criticism from others in the party, with one leader terming it "unacceptable".
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left parties Thursday demanded resignation of Law Minister Ashwani Kumar for vetting a CBI status report on investigations into coal blocks allocation.
Hyderabad, April 25 (IANS) Granules India Ltd., a fast growing pharmaceutical manufacturing company, has reported eight percent growth in the net profit during 2012-13.
New Delhi, April 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is very critical of Sonia Gandhi, chief of the ruling Congress party for having dismissed the opposition's demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in the wake of his government's alleged attempt to influence the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) report on its investigation into how coal fields were allotted.
New Delhi, April 23 (ANI): Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday challenged the opposition led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to ask for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over his alleged role in the Coal Gate scam.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and removal of Law Minister Ashwini Kumar in view of a "series of scams" and the way the government "sought to suppress the truth".
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) There was a time when work and passion were two different things. However, with advances in the digital and electronic world and change in business practices, that demarcation line is getting blurred and new careers are emerging.
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) The body of a Andhra Pradesh Police officer killed by Maoists in the forests of Chhattisgarh following a gunfight Tuesday was brought to the state's Khammam district Saturday night.
After a lacklustre career in the 1990s and the first few years of the 21st century when he remained in the shadow of both friends and foes, Nitish Kumar has now emerged in the full glare of the political spotlight with his name being mentioned as a possible prime minister.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit Friday underwent a surgery for sinusitis in a city hospital, doctors said.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The draft report of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on 2G spectrum allocation appeared to be a Congress document, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Friday while labelling its leakage to the media a "gross breach of parliamentary propriety".
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh voiced India's concerns over a dam construction on the Brahmaputra river by China and proposed a joint mechanism during talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Beijing is believed to have not shown willingness to move on the issue.
Patna, April 17 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday alleged that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as the union railway minister in 2002 had deferred a probe into the setting on fire of Sabarmati Express at Godhra station to save Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Endangered Asiatic lions from Gujarat are all set to get a new home as the Supreme Court Monday gave its nod for the translocation of the big cats to a sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh and held that the constitution casts an obligation on humans to protect a species becoming extinct.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) India Inc. condoled the death of veteran industrialist and founder of RPG Group, Rama Prasad Goenka, in Kolkata Sunday.
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) He is one of the successful filmmakers in the southern film industry but even S.S. Rajamouli is having a tough time zeroing in on the cast for his upcoming Telugu period-drama "Baahubali".
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Renowned industrialist and RPG Group founder Rama Prasad Goenka, a doyen of Bengal industry, died Sunday morning at his residence in Kolkata after a brief illness.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The 24th edition of Limca Book of Records, launched here Wednesday, is an Indian cinema special, celebrating hundred years of the industry.
Srinagar, Apr 9 (ANI): Wildlife authorities in Srinagar set-up satellite collars on Hangul, an endangered Kashmiri red deer, to identify threats to the species and formulate a strategy for conservation.
Bangalore, April 8 (IANS) Hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will rotate a number of its players in the remaining 14 league matches of the Pepsi IPL T-20 tournament it will play on the home turf and away over the next month.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Sunday urged citizens to help out Pakistani Hindus who had fled their country to escape persecution and whose visas expire Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 5 (IANS) Askar, brother of actor Ajmal Ameer of "Madambi" fame, is set to make his acting debut with the oddly-titled "Holy Shit".
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A 23-year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh, who suffered serious burn injuries after an acid attack by two unidentified bike-borne men, is now in stable condition, doctors said Thursday.
New Delhi, Apr. 4 (ANI): Laying emphasis on the need for good economics to complement good politics, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia today stated that no society can have a future without the two and the systems would run down in the absence of a positive balance.
Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday once again targetted the Congress, saying it intimidated alliance partners and forced them to support it.
Hyderabad, April 1 (IANS) Pharma major Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd Monday named its vice-chairman and CEO G.V. Prasad as the new chairman and CEO, succeeding founder chairman K. Anji Reddy, who died last month.
Bhopal/New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) BJP leader Uma Bharti, who was Sunday appointed party vice president, said the best way to find a solution to the Ayodhya dispute was through talks.
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): In wake of the derogatory remarks made by the Union Steel Minister against Mulayam Singh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday alleged that the Congress Party's fate can easily be determined when its leaders like Beni Prasad Verma attempt to be elections experts.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Early polls are inevitable, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Friday, dismissing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's assertion that the government would complete its five-year tenure.
New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday lashed out at Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, saying the 'reluctant' politician has shown his true political colours and that he was audaciously ambitious by not replying in a downbeat note on whether he would lead the nation for a third consecutive term.
New Delhi, Mar. 28 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the entire world is now praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his good governance model in the state.
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) Eight youths drowned in the Ganga river in two separate incidents in Kanpur during Holi Wednesday, police said.
Lucknow, Ahmedabad,Guwahati, Mar.27 (ANI): People across India celebrated Holi and arrival of spring by smearing each other in colour with great pomp and splendour on Wednesday.
Patna, March 27 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, euphoric over the likely move of the central government to accord special status to Bihar, played Holi with party workers and people Wednesday and took pot shots at RJD leader Lalu Prasad.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday denied any cracks in its alliance with the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) in Bihar and said a special status for the state was its demand too.
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) The successful hosting of Maha Kumbh 2013 has earned Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav an invite from Harvard University to speak on how the 55-day religious congregation, which attracted tens of millions of people from India and around the world, went off like clockwork and was praised its organisation worldwide.
Patna, March 23 (IANS) At least two people drowned and 10 were missing after a boat ferrying over 35 people capsized in the Ganga river in Bihar's Bhagalpur district Saturday, police said.
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) The BSP hit out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, terming him "Mr Laptop" and "Mr Clean", and asking him to take care of the law and order before it gets too late.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday accused the Congress-led UPA of misusing the CBI to threaten its allies into forcibly supporting it.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday accused the Congress-led UPA of misusing the CBI to threaten its allies into forcibly supporting them.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India needs more dedicated neuro-rehabilitation centres as the country has the world's highest incidence of head injuries in road accidents, a doctor said Wednesday.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Some scenes are so much a part of our everyday life that they hardly strike us as being strange or downright illogical. Like the sight of a family on a two-wheeler: The man has a helmet on, but the woman and the children don't.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party would take a decision on Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma's regret Thursday, party MP Shailendra Kumar told reporters here.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Wednesday expressed "regret" over his reported remarks sharply critical of Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav.
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, who is in the line of fire for his remarks against Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here on Wednesday, and expressed regret for his comment.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted Wednesday as the Samajwadi Pary demanded the resignation of Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, while members from DMK and AIADMK raised the issue of Sri Lankan Tamils.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Samajwadi Party members disrupted both houses of parliament Monday, demanding union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma's sacking for allegedly saying their party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav had "terrorist links".
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The BJP Monday slammed Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma for his comments against Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and said that the SP should withdraw its support to the Congress-led UPA government.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Indian government has not yet seen the final format of the proposed resolution at the UN Human Rights Council against Sri Lanka, the external affairs ministry said Monday.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Samajwadi Party members Monday demanded the sacking of Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma over his alleged comments that their party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav had "terrorist links".
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The resolution in the UN Human Rights Council against Sri Lanka is "uncalled for" and the international community should not get involved in the country, Sri Lanka High Commissioner to India Prasad Kariyawasam said Monday.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said India remains steadfast in its support to the people of Nepal in their effort to build a stable, democratic and prosperous country.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Timely detection in the form of routine urine, blood and blood pressure tests can prevent the rising chronic kidney cases in India, doctors said here Thursday on the occasion of World Kidney Day.
Subic Bay (Philippines), March 14 (IANS) Youth World Championships silver medallist Narender Berwal (+91kg) and bronze medal winner in 2012 Lalitha Prasad (49kg) continued their winning streak at the ASBC Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championship here Thursday as they marched into the semifinals.
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Amid growing concerns over the quality and availability of water, the government is giving final shape to a policy that will allow citizens and other stakeholders to access hydrological information at the click of a mouse and also participate in informed decision-making.
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Young people in their 20s are increasingly becoming prone to kidney ailments, not only due to unhealthy diets, smoking and drinking but a new threat - downing protein supplements without proper advice, doctors warn.
Patna, March 13 (IANS) The endangered Gangetic river dolphin population has been stable in Bihar over the last six years, despite accidental and intentional killing of the mammal in the rivers, an official said here.
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Monday said there was a need to set up an authority to check "atrocities against rivers".
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee visited the Taj Mahal in Agra Sunday.
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Maha Shivratri was celebrated in the eastern metropolis here Sunday with hymns, chants and fasts as Hindu devotees thronged temples and the banks of the holy Ganga to offer prayers to Lord Shiva.
Patna, March 10 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Sunday said he would do everything to stop Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi from becoming the country's prime minister.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) An otherwise serious discussion in the Lok Sabha Thursday on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka saw some light moments when External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid asked RJD supremo Lalu Prasad to become 'Hanuman' and go to India's southern neighbor.
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said stringent action would be taken if any irregularities are found in the Rs.52,000 crore farm loan waiver scheme of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.
New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): Taking serious note of lapses detected by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in the farm loan waiver scheme, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday assured that stringent possible action will be taken against the erring officials.
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurana's domestic help was found dead at his Goregaon residence here. The actor says he is "saddened", and that the matter is currently being looked into.
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Shooting for Telugu romantic-comedy "Thondi" featuring Rajendra Prasad will start from March 8 and its maker plans to complete it in a single schedule.
Film: "Mr. Pellikoduku"; Actors: Sunil Varma, Isha Chawla, Vincent, Ali, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam, L.B Sriram, Ahuti Prasad, M.S Narayana and Ravi Babu; Director: Devi Prasad; Rating: **
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) In an indication of his growing stature within the Bharatiya Janata Party, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi came in for special praise at its national executive meeting Friday as party chief Rajnath Singh termed the atmosphere favourable for the party in the next general elections.
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) Exhorting partymen to work with dedication for the BJP's return to power in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, party chief Rajnath Singh Friday said the atmosphere was favourable for it and gave credit to party-ruled states for making substantial contribution in sustaining the country's GDP growth.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Actor Shabbir Ahluwalia, known as the small screen's bad boy, is enjoying his new role as producer.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi, who is actively involved in philanthropy, has pledged to build bio-digester toilets as part of clean Ganga campaign.
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Actress Swati Reddy a.k.a. "Colours" Swati loves to work with young team because she feels youngsters are more focused and don't have ego hassles. In fact, her forthcoming Telugu crime-comedy "Swamy Ra Ra" features three newcomers.
Allahabad, Feb 25 (IANS) The penultimate bathing day of the 55-day Maha Kumbh - Maghi Poornima - began early Monday at the Sangam here, with lakhs taking an early holy dip in the Ganga.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi, along with his family, is in Allahabad for the Mahakumbh there.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Deepika Gupta, 35, a lawyer in a Delhi court, has been into a few relationships but has not been able to narrow down to Mr Right. With her biological clock ticking fast and her wish to have her own children in the near future, she has now chosen to have her eggs frozen and have babies when she finds her companion.
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Just as the audiences root for commercial cinema, they are equally ready to embrace content-rich films provided they are made, feels veteran Telugu actor Gadde Rajendra Prasad.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Raj Singh Rathore continues to rule the quad category in the Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm and clocked the fastest time overall on the tough, challenging Thar terrain on his Polaris RZR 800.