Raja Ka Rampur

Everything you need to know about Raja Ka Rampur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Everything you need to know about Raja Ka Rampur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Sofia Vergara to have role in `The Smurfs' sequel

April 27, 2012 at 11:06 AM

Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's Sofia Vergara, the star of "The Smurfs", will also participate in the sequel to the 2011 blockbuster that earned $560 million worldwide, Sony Pictures announced Thursday.

Bofors case: BJP and Left seek fresh probe

April 25, 2012 at 2:01 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Front on Wednesday took the ruling Congress Party to task over new revelations made by former Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom in connection with the controversial Bofors Gun scam.

Apex court reserves order on Chidambaram in 2G case

April 24, 2012 at 4:12 PM

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its order on whether to issue a notice to union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on a plea of Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy seeking to make him a co-accused along with former telecom minister A.Raja in the 2G pricing case.

Government given 3 more months to auction 2G licenses

April 24, 2012 at 3:16 PM

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday gave the central government three more months till August 31 to fulfil all requirements and auction 122 2G licenses which were cancelled by it in February this year.

Zoya Akhtar denies making documentary on Indian cinema

April 24, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Director Zoya Akhtar has brushed off rumours that she is planning to shoot a documentary to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema. However, she had dropped a hint that she has something in store for the occasion.

Don't want bail, want to come out clean: A. Raja (Exclusive Interview)

April 22, 2012 at 5:48 PM

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Jailed former communications minister Andimuthu Raja is not very keen on getting out on bail because he would prefer to walk out of prison with "clean hands" in the 2G spectrum allotment controversy that has dominated national attention for over a year.

2G: Arguments on charges against Essar, Loop promoters from May 3

April 21, 2012 at 7:41 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday said arguments on the framing of charges against some top corporate honchos from Loop Telecom and Essar Group will commence May 3.

Chidambaram allocated extra spectrum to 2G licence holders: Swamy

April 20, 2012 at 9:49 PM

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Janata Patrty President Subramanian Swamy Friday told the Supreme Court that Home Minister P. Chidambaram as the then finance minister had given his nod for the allocation of extra spectrum to service providers even before they had fulfilled their roll out obligations.

SP leader Azam Khan flays Imam Bukhari for seeking parliament ticket for kin

April 15, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Rampur, Apr 15 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Sunday took a dig at Muslim leader Syed Imam Bukhari after the latter sought a parliament ticket for his relative.

Raja Bhaiya orders coolers for prisoners

April 10, 2012 at 4:42 PM

Lucknow, April 10 (IANS) Prisoners in Uttar Pradesh may look forward to a less harsh summer with Jails Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiya ordering installation of coolers, fans and water-coolers for them, an official said Tuesday.

Chidambaram overruled officials on 2G, apex court told

April 4, 2012 at 9:28 PM

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Wednesday that Home Minister P. Chidambaram, in his earlier capacity of finance minister, overruled officials who favoured an upward revision of the 2G telecom licence fee in 2008.

D. Raja calls for parliamentary reforms

April 4, 2012 at 7:53 PM

New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) National Secretary and Member of Parliament D. Raja today called for effective Parliamentary and Constitutional reforms to strengthen parliamentary democracy in India.

CPI leader for parliamentary reforms

April 4, 2012 at 7:28 PM

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja Wednesday called for effective parliamentary and constitutional reforms to strengthen parliamentary democracy in the country.

2G: Apex court examines review petitions

April 3, 2012 at 10:40 PM

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday examined the petitions of the central government, former communications minister A. Raja and seven telecom companies seeking a review of its verdict quashing 122 licences for 2G mobile phone services issued in 2008.

2G: Apex court examines review petitions

April 3, 2012 at 9:36 PM

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday examined the petitions of the central government, former communications minister A. Raja and seven telecom companies seeking a review of its verdict quashing 122 licences for 2G mobile phone services issued in 2008.

Meera's engagement called off

April 2, 2012 at 11:09 AM

Lahore, Apr 2 (ANI): Pakistani actress Meera's engagement has been broken off by her fiance's father.

Loop, Essar promoters move bail pleas in 2G case

March 31, 2012 at 3:12 PM

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Some top corporate honchos from Loop Telecom and Essar Group appeared before the special court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the 2G spectrum allocation case here Saturday and moved their respective bail pleas.

2G: Ravi Ruia, three others appear before court

March 31, 2012 at 11:28 AM

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Corporate honcho Ravi Ruia of the Essar group and three others Saturday appeared before a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court hearing of the 2G spectrum allocation case, after skipping court many times and moved their bail application.

2G: Companies knew date of LOIs issuance beforehand, claims witness

March 30, 2012 at 6:38 PM

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A prosecution witness in 2G spectrum allocation scam Friday told the special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court that various telecom companies knew the date of issuance of letter of intents (LOI) by the telecom ministry beforehand.

2G: Court allows Morani to attend IPL-5 opening

March 30, 2012 at 5:52 PM

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court hearing the 2G spectrum allocation scam Friday allowed exemption from appearance to accused and Cineyug Films director Karim Morani to attend the opening matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Army chief should have filed complaint, say parties

March 26, 2012 at 2:56 PM

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Political parties across the spectrum Monday said army chief General V.K. Singh should have filed a complaint about his allegation that he was offered a bribe by a lobbyist to purchase substandard vehicles.

Raja Bhaiya inspects Lucknow jail, pulls up staff

March 24, 2012 at 5:44 PM

Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) Facing as many as three incidents of jail riots in different parts of Uttar Pradesh in the last fortnight, state Jails Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiyya Saturday inspected the Lucknow Jail and asked prison officials to "improve living conditions".

Kanimozhi moves high court seeking quashing of 2G charges

March 23, 2012 at 8:02 PM

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) DMK MP Kanimozhi Friday moved the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of charges made against her by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the 2G spectrum allocation scam.

Rameez Raja Jr hopeful to play in T20 World Cup

March 23, 2012 at 7:31 PM

Islamabad, Mar 23 (ANI): Pakistani cricketer Rameez Raja Jr has hinted he is hopeful to play in the T20 World Cup.

Azhar Mahmood hoping to fire for Kings XI Punjab in IPL

March 17, 2012 at 8:50 PM

London, Mar 17 (ANI): Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has he had been fortunate enough to enjoy a lot of success in twenty over cricket and he hopes that the trend continues in India.

Azhar Mahmood hoping to fire for Kings XI Punjab in IPL

March 17, 2012 at 6:33 PM

London, Mar 17 (ANI): Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has he had been fortunate enough to enjoy a lot of success in twenty over cricket and he hopes that the trend continues in India.

CPI demands ouster of Sri Lankan envoy

March 15, 2012 at 9:27 PM

New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Outraged by the accusations made by Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to India, Prasad Kariyawasam, on pro-Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) groups lobbying with Tamil Nadu lawmakers, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Thursday demanded his ouster from the country.

UP CM Akhilesh defends inclusion of Raja Bhaiya in cabinet

March 15, 2012 at 9:27 PM

Lucknow, Mar 15 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday defended his decision to give cabinet berth to Kunwar Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya, saying the charges levelled against the latter were politically motivated and were all fabricated by the previous Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Government.

CPI demands ouster of Sri Lankan envoy

March 15, 2012 at 8:04 PM

New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Outraged by the accusations made by Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to India, Prasad Kariyawasam, on pro-Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) groups lobbying with Tamil Nadu lawmakers, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Thursday demanded his ouster from the country.

UP CM Akhilesh defends inclusion of Raja Bhaiya in cabinet

March 15, 2012 at 8:04 PM

Lucknow, Mar 15 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday defended his decision to give cabinet berth to Kunwar Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya, saying the charges levelled against the latter were politically motivated and were all fabricated by the previous Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Government.

CPI slams economic policies of UPA Govt.

March 12, 2012 at 9:22 PM

New Delhi, Mar 12 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Monday slammed the economic polices of the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre.

Career-driven Muslim women 'share husbands' due to lack of suitable men

March 12, 2012 at 9:20 PM

London, Mar 12 (ANI): Lack of suitable men is driving Muslim career-oriented women into polygamous relationships, the Islamic Sharia Council has revealed.

D. Raja describes IPS officer's killing to be cold-blooded murder

March 11, 2012 at 8:43 PM

New Delhi/Aligarh, Mar 11 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) lawmaker D. Raja on Sunday described the killing of Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Narendra Kumar Singh to be a cold-blooded murder, and said a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe must be ordered into the unfortunate incident that took place in Madhya Pradesh.

SP, SAD invite Mamata, D. Raja rules out emergence of third front

March 11, 2012 at 8:43 PM

New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): In wake of the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) inviting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for their swearing-in ceremonies, Communist Party of India (CPI) lawmaker D. Raja on Sunday ruled out the emergence of the third front, and said the emerging role of the regional parties have to be acknowledged.

SP, SAD invite Mamata, D. Raja rules out emergence of third front

March 11, 2012 at 1:30 PM

New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): In wake of the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) inviting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for their swearing-in ceremonies, Communist Party of India (CPI) lawmaker D. Raja on Sunday ruled out the emergence of the third front, and said the emerging role of the regional parties have to be acknowledged.

D. Raja describes IPS officer's killing to be cold-blooded murder

March 11, 2012 at 12:42 PM

New Delhi/Aligarh, Mar 11 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) lawmaker D. Raja on Sunday described the killing of Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Narendra Kumar Singh to be a cold-blooded murder, and said a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe must be ordered into the unfortunate incident that took place in Madhya Pradesh.

UP polls: Jayaprada looks forward to support from Rampur voters

March 3, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Rampur/ Shahjahanpur/ Moradabad, Mar 3 (ANI): Rashtriya Lok Manch (RLM) leader Jayaprada on Saturday expressed confidence that the voters of Rampur will definitely support her party, and added that people of the state will vote for development and change.

UP polls: Jayaprada looks forward to support from Rampur voters

March 3, 2012 at 12:36 PM

Rampur/ Shahjahanpur/ Moradabad, Mar 3 (ANI): Rashtriya Lok Manch (RLM) leader Jayaprada on Saturday expressed confidence that the voters of Rampur will definitely support her party, and added that people of the state will vote for development and change.

'Pak Intel agencies can't shut eyes to terror elements'

February 29, 2012 at 8:00 PM

Islamabad, Feb 29 (ANI): Pakistan's top intelligence have made it clear that they could not shut their eyes to the rebellious acts of the international and external elements involved in high profile terrorism.

'Pak Intel agencies can't shut eyes to terror elements'

February 29, 2012 at 1:12 PM

Islamabad, Feb 29 (ANI): Pakistan's top intelligence have made it clear that they could not shut their eyes to the rebellious acts of the international and external elements involved in high profile terrorism.

Slow start of polling in fourth phase of UP Assembly Election

February 19, 2012 at 2:38 PM

The fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2012 for 56 constituencies has been kicked off today at 7 a.m. with a sluggish polling note amid tight security arrangements.......

BJP reiterates demand for Salman Khurshid's resignation on minority quota row

February 13, 2012 at 9:17 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday reiterated its demand for resignation of Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid over the complaint registered by the Election Commission to President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on his remarks made during the campaign in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.

Shatrughan Sinha pulls up UPA Govt. over 2G, CWG scam

February 13, 2012 at 8:05 PM

Allahabad, Feb 13 (ANI): Veteran actor and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha on Monday lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre over the 2G spectrum scam and the 2010 Commonwealth Games scam.

Digvijay Singh also involved in 2G scam: claims Prashant Bhushan

February 3, 2012 at 9:18 PM

New Delhi/ Pune, Feb 3 (ANI): Commenting on the Supreme Court's judgement of quashing 122 spectrum licences, senior advocate Prashant Bhushan has said that Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh was also involved in the 2G scam among other top functionaries.

Digvijay Singh also involved in 2G scam: claims Prashant Bhushan

February 3, 2012 at 11:40 AM

New Delhi/ Pune, Feb 3 (ANI): Commenting on the Supreme Court's judgement of quashing 122 spectrum licences, senior advocate Prashant Bhushan has said that Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh was also involved in the 2G scam among other top functionaries.

Congress makes tall promises ahead of UP polls

February 1, 2012 at 8:46 PM

Allahabad/Rampur, Feb 1 (ANI): Political fever gripped Uttar Pradesh as the Congress party made boisterous claims of facilitating development of the state while other regional players continued to slam it for promoting Muslim reservation in current sensitive election times.

Congress makes tall promises ahead of UP polls

February 1, 2012 at 11:56 AM

Allahabad/Rampur, Feb 1 (ANI): Political fever gripped Uttar Pradesh as the Congress party made boisterous claims of facilitating development of the state while other regional players continued to slam it for promoting Muslim reservation in current sensitive election times.

BJP leader Balbir Punj welcomes Supreme Court verdict in 2G case

January 31, 2012 at 8:53 PM

New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Welcoming the Supreme Court's verdict in a 2G case petition filed by Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj dubbed the decision as a slap on the face of the Central Government.

2G case: Supreme Court accepts Swamy's plea against PMO

January 31, 2012 at 8:52 PM

New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday accepted Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy's petition against the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in the 2G case, saying that public officials must decide within three months on applications seeking permission to prosecute government authorities.

SC verdict on telecom scam petition not a set back: Narayanswamy

January 31, 2012 at 8:12 PM

New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), V Narayanasamy, on Tuesday said the Supreme Court verdict in the telecom scam petition case was not a set back to the government.

BJP leader Balbir Punj welcomes Supreme Court verdict in 2G case

January 31, 2012 at 2:20 PM

New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Welcoming the Supreme Court's verdict in a 2G case petition filed by Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj dubbed the decision as a slap on the face of the Central Government.

2G case: Supreme Court accepts Swamy's plea against PMO

January 31, 2012 at 12:04 PM

New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday accepted Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy's petition against the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in the 2G case, saying that public officials must decide within three months on applications seeking permission to prosecute government authorities.