Sushil Kumar Sambhajirao Shinde, popularly known, as Sushil Kumar Shinde is an Indian politician............
Sushil Kumar Sambhajirao Shinde, popularly known, as Sushil Kumar Shinde is an Indian politician, who became the first Scheduled Caste Chief Minister of Maharasthra. He is at present Member of Rajya Sabha and Union Minister of Power in the Centre.
Sushil Kumar Shinde was born at Solapur district of Maharashtra on 04th September 1941 in a Kakkaya-Lingayat Samaj (Hindu Scheduled Caste) family. He is a law graduate from University of Bombay and he joined the Indian Police Service, who was encouraged by Sharad Pawar to quit his Sub-Inspector job and join politics. He contested assembly election from Karmala, Solapur seat and won it by over 25,000 votes. He was also included in V K Naik?s government as a junior minister. He won four assembly election and became Finance Minister in Vilasrao Deshmukh government.
In Centre, he was elected as Member of Rajya Sabha three times and was appointed as the Governor of Andhra Pradesh in in 2004. He also fought the election of Deputy President in 2002 but lost to Bhairon Singh Shekhawat.
Sushil Kumar Shinde got married to Ujwala Shinde on 01 May 1970 and the couple has three daughters.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): India has sought access from the US to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack convict David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Rana, both of undergoing sentence awarded by a Chicago court after being found guilty of terrorism charges.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan, daughter of veteran actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, says her father has been very inspiring for her. She marvels at her father's dedication and says he has the same enthusiasm that a newcomer has for his work.
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) Wednesday said a lookout notice has been issued to all airports for Kitty alias Uttam alleged to be a bookie with links in spot fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Ajit Chandila of Rajasthan Royals was about to spot-fix in another Indian Premiere League (IPL) match too for which he had taken Rs.15 lakh from a Punjab-based bookie, police claimed here Wednesday.
Washington, May 22 (IANS) India has sought from the US access to Pakistani-American 26/11 Mumbai terror attack convict David Headley and his accomplice Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Hussain Rana, both found guilty of supporting Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
Singapore, May 22 (IANS) A court in Malaysia has sentenced two Indian-origin men to separate jail terms for brutally assaulting a Nigerian that led to his death.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): The United States has pledged to collaborate with India on developing a global approach to combat increasing terror threats.
Washington, May 22 (IANS) India and the US have agreed to work together institutionally to ensure the best possible outcomes within the laws of the two countries on issues relating to law enforcement, counter terrorism and judicial processes.
Washington, May 22 (IANS) India and the US have called upon all nations - without naming any country - to take effective steps to work toward eliminating sanctuaries and infrastructure that supports terrorism and to increase efforts to counter violent extremism.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is under pressure from various quarters to re-induct former state forests and sports minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar into his cabinet.
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) Producer C.V. Kumar, who has already introduced two short filmmakers into the industry with projects like "Pizza" and "Soodhu Kavvum", is set to turn two more shorts into feature films in Tamil soon.
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Ahead of the second US-India Homeland Security dialogue here Tuesday, the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans has sought expanded cooperation between the two countries on internal security issues.
Bhubaneswar, May 20 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday sought an early presidential nod to a bill which the state passed about a year and a half ago to protect the interest of small depositors.
Patna, May 20 (ANI): Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, ruled out rift among coalition partners in the State and added that each party had its own ideology and agenda.
Limassol (Cyprus), May 20 (IANS) Indian boxers scaled new frontiers as they powered through to claim the top rank and bag the 2013 Invitational FXTM International Limassol Boxing Cup.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday said there was no pressure on them to go soft on the three Rajasthan Royals players accused of spot fixing as officials of the Indian cricket board's anti-corruption unit met the capital's police chief seeking cooperation in the case.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday said there was no pressure on them to go soft on the three Rajasthan Royals players accused of spot-fixing and clarified that the team management had not so far filed a First Information report (FIR) against the trio.
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.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Researchers including one of Indian origin have engineered a strain of electricity-producing bacteria that can grow using hydrogen gas as its sole electron donor and carbon dioxide as its sole source of carbon.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): The four-day India-US Homeland Security dialogue between Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and his American counterpart Janet Napolitano will begin here today.
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Internal Affairs Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Sunday left for the United States to participate in the Indo-US Homeland Security dialogue.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde will lead a high-level delegation to the US next week to attend the Indo-American Homeland Security Dialogue, a statement said Sunday.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Holding the opposition's "disruptionary tactics" responsible for not allowing passage of the food security and land acquisition bills in parliament's budget session, the Congress Saturday expressed its willingness for a special session if the other parties were agreed.
New Delhi, 18 May 18 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Saturday left for Belarus leading an Indian parliamentary delegation to the east European country.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Prabhudheva, who has cast Shruti Haasan in "Ramaiya Vastavaiya", says he is no one to "relaunch" the daughter of veteran actress Kamal Haasan.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The BJP Friday took exception to CBI director Ranjit Sinha's remarks that former minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has a strong defence in the case of alleged bribery involving his nephew.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) swung into action Friday calling an emergency meeting and suspending a cricketer, but more and more sordid details of the spot fixing scandal came tumbling as the three arrested players, including S. Sreesanth, reportedly confessed to their crime.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) More and more sordid details of the spot fixing scandal came tumbling out Friday as the three arrested players, including S. Sreesanth, allegedly confessed to their crime and the involvement of underworld became quite evident.
Bhubaneswar, May 17 (IANS) At least 177 people were arrested in different parts of Odisha during the past week for their involvement in illegal money circulation and chit fund activities, a police official said Friday.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Delhi Police has reportedly indicated that it could widen the probe of an ongoing case of spot fixing in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to include questioning of the owners of the Rajasthan Royals and the team's captain.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Delhi's Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar on Friday said former Test fast bowler S.Sreesanth is cooperating with investigators with regard to an Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing probe
New Delhi/Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Amid mounting pressure to drop tainted ministers, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Friday called on Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Friday lauded Border Security Force (BSF) personnel for guarding areas prone to infiltration and said more facilities would be provided to the troopers deputed on the border-posts.
Bhopal, May 17 (ANI): A day after Indian pacer Sreesanth and his IPL teammates Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan were arrested in connection with the IPL spot-fixing case, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain on Friday said that the Centre and BCCI should take strict action against those guilty.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) It was an "exhuberating" moment for actor Vijay Verma when he came to know that his film "Monsoon Shootout" has been selected for the 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Even as cricketer Ankeet Chavan reportedly confessed to spot-fixing in IPL matches, the families and lawyers of the three arrested Rajasthan Royals players, including fast bowler S. Sreesanth, Friday maintained they were innocent.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Sonu Sood confesses that he was so eager to work with filmmaker Ramesh Taurani that he gave his nod for "Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya" without even having read the script.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Friday congratulated Delhi Police for the Indian Premier League spot-fixing investigation following which three cricketers and 11 bookies have been arrested.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): A day after Indian pacer Sreesanth and his IPL teammates Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan were arrested in connection with the IPL spot-fixing case, Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Friday congratulated Delhi Police for busting the racket.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Indian pacer S Sreesanth and 13 others, including two cricketers of the Rajasthan Royals franchise, were sent to police custody for five days by a Delhi court for being quizzed in connection with the IPL spot-fixing case.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar Thursday ruled out the possibility of Indian cricket captain M.S. Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh being responsible for S. Sreesanth's arrest for alleged spot-fixing in IPL matches.
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Pakistani links and the involvement of the Mumbai underworld have surfaced in the investigations into spot-fixing in Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in which Indian fast bowler S. Sreesanth and two of his Rajasthan Royals teammates have been arrested, police said Thursday, adding more arrests are expected.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Mumbai underworld is involved in spot-fixing in Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in which Indian fast bowler S. Sreesanth and two of his Rajasthan Royals teammates were arrested, Delhi Police chief Neeraj Kumar Thursday said.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) More arrests are expected for spot-fixing in Indian Premier League (IPL) matches but no more players are involved, Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said Thursday.
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) The cricketing world was again shamed Thursday as three Rajasthan Royals players, including India fast bowler S. Sreesanth, were arrested in Mumbai for their alleged involvement in spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) that could well have its links with the Mumbai underworld.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Rotate your watch, put a towel in your trousers and remove your vest/shirt. These were some codes IPL players used to signal to bookies that they would be giving away runs in that particular over, Delhi Police chief Neeraj Kumar said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Mumbai underworld is involved in spot fixing in Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in which Indian fast bowler S. Sreesanth and two of his Rajasthan Royals teammates were arrested Thursday, Delhi Police chief Neeraj Kumar said.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) After a two-year gap, Shruti Haasan returns to Hindi movies with "Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya" and clarifies that the Prabhudheva directorial venture can't be tagged as her comeback movie.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) The news of S. Sreesanth's arrest for alleged spot fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has come as a shocker to his family, cricket administrators, politicians and the man on the street in Kerala.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has turned down a proposal to allow the army to take over the command of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) in the wake of a recent incursion by Chinese troops in the Ladakh region.
United Nations, May 16 (IANS) Calling it a "sleight of hand" and a "dangerous precedent which we cannot acquiesce in", India abstained on a resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly calling for a political transition in Syria, saying "unilateral action" will not resolve the crisis and would only exacerbate the problem.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The CBI case against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh shootout case Wednesday led to war of words between the BJP and the Congress with the former alleging it as a conspiracy by the ruling UPA and the latter questioning the opposition party's double standards.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Actor Girish Taurani, son of producer Kumar Taurani, who is debuting with "Ramaya Vastavaiya", says his journey was not easy despite coming from a film background.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The central government has sought from all states the number of Muslim youths involved in terror cases lodged in jails, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Wednesday while favouring fast track courts to deal with such cases.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Wednesday refuted the Bharatiya Janata Party's allegations that the UPA Government at the Centre is misusing CBI to defame its leaders.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): India and Azerbaijan have signed a treaty on mutual legal assistance in crminal matters.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Wednesday attacked newly-appointed Law Minister Kapil Sibal for allegedly favouring British telecom giant Vodafone by clearing the decks for resolving its tax dispute out of court.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A sequel to the 2000 hit romantic drama "Dhadkan" has been finalised by producer Ratan Jain and it will go on the floors this year.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 15 (IANS) Malayalam filmmakers say stereotyping may be possible, but clarify that they do not depict any community in a bad light intentionally as alleged by T. Peter.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who is directing "Ugly", has launched a digital poster giving a sneak peek into the psychological thriller.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde will visit the US next week to discuss internal security and cooperation between the two countries on issues such as cyber security.
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) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Wednesday attacked newly-appointed Law Minister Kapil Sibal for allegedly favouring UK telecom giant Vodafone by clearing the decks for resolving its tax dispute out of court.
Dubai, May 15 (IANS) Two Indian workers were buried alive in the trench of a sewage system project where they were working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government on a plea challenging the appointment of Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar on grounds that he faced charges of misusing power and rights violations.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra says if she has an option to flirt with someone in Bollywood, it would be the current heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor.
Latehar, May 14 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, who visited Jharkhand's Latehar District on Tuesday, assured the locals that the Central Government is determined to institute progressive reforms.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The government Tuesday constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to prepare a law on the autonomy and independence of the CBI in the wake of Supreme Court's scathing observations on the investigating agency following its affidavit in the case relating to the allocation of coal blocks.
Ranchi, May 14 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde will review progress in the security situation and development initiatives in the Naxal-affected districts of the Jharkhand today.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said that the present collegium system of making appointments to the higher judiciary was "opaque" and "non-transparent", but nothing could be done to change it overnight.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India has made progress in institutions for disaster prevention and mitigation but there is still a long way to go, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday and called for the involvement of communities in the effort.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India has made encouraging progress in recent years to put in place mechanisms for disaster prevention and mitigation, but there is still a long way to go and local communities must be involved in the effort, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday.
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) If you want to have a large fan base then it's very important to diversify to other languages, feels Telugu actor Aadi Pudipeddi, who wants to make his presence felt in other languages soon.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said that the present collegium system of appointment of judges was "opaque" and "non-transparent", but nothing could be done to change it overnight.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Kapil Sibal Monday assumed the charge of the union law ministry, taking over from Ashwani Kumar who resigned last week after he came under attack in the Supreme Court for vetting the CBI report on the allocation of coal blocks.
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Prakash Javadekar termed Manmohan Singh as a 'misfit' for the office of Prime Minister, and called for his resignation.
Bangalore, May 12 (ANI): Asserting that the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has no moral right to continue, senior BJP leader M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the opposition party will start a "Jail Bharo Andolan" from May 27 to June 3 against the Congress-led UPA Government.
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Activists of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the student wing of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged vociferous protests outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official 7, Racecourse Road residence on Sunday.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar, who feels that everyday should be celebrated as Mother's Day, gives credit to wife Twinkle Khanna for his success and well-being of the family.
Surat, May 12 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its relentless campaign not to welcome the firm steps taken by the government to crack down on corruption by demanding the resignations of former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and former law and justice minister Ashwani Kumar.
Jaipur, May 11 (IANS) Designer Ritu Kumar left viewers mesmerized as she showcased her exclusive collection, featuring an ensemble for young brides, on day two of the ongoing Rajasthan Fashion Week (RFW) 2013 at the Fairmont here.
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Saturday said Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar, who from the union cabinet resigned a day earlier, have "mud on their faces".
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): In an indirect attack on Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh on Saturday sought an explanation from Ashwani Kumar who stepped down as the Law Minister.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh on Saturday asked Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to step down from his post following the resignations of his two 'tainted' ministers Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) C.P. Joshi has been given additional charge of the railway ministry, while Kapil Sibal has got the additional charge of the law and justice ministry, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said Saturday.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should also go following the resignation of two cabinet ministers, BJP president Rajnath Singh said Saturday.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh hailed the decision taken by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to oust cabinet ministers Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar, post 'railgate' and 'coalgate' scams.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Former law minister Ashwani Kumar said Saturday that he had done no wrong but had resigned from the cabinet because Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wanted him to.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Congress Saturday sought to take a high moral ground over the resignation of ministers P.K. Bansal and Ashwani Kumar, saying they quit though the charges against them have not been proved in a court of law.
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) They were of no use to him when he was alive. But when Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh died after being beaten up inside a Lahore prison, top politicians made sure that they were seen at every occasion associated with his sacrifice.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) As Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar resigned from their ministerial posts, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said it was a delayed step.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Law Minister Ashwani Kumar Friday tendered his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for allegedly interfering in a CBI probe in coal blocks allocation.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): US Deputy Secretary of State, William Burns, met Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai here on Friday during which they reviewed the full range of bilateral relations and agreed to focus further on the economic issues.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the first session of the national platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) here May 13.
Hockenheim, May 10 (IANS) India's Sandeep Kumar finished 12th in junior category and 19th overall on debut in the Scirocco R-Cup 2013 here.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will inaugurate the first session of national platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) at the Vigyan Bhawan here on May 13.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Producer Bhushan Kumar has roped in Ranbir Kapoor and Sri Lankan actress Jacqueline Fernandez as a fresh on-screen pair for his next, which will have elements of romance and thriller.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, under a cloud over his nephew's alleged involvement in bribery for a plum railway board posting, did not attend office till Friday afternoon, fuelling speculation that he was on his way out.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Top leaders of the Congress Party will meet here on Saturday evening to probably decide on the political futures of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Law and Justice Minister Ashwani Kumar.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has been named the new face of smartphones brand Intex Technologies and he says the products are value-for-money.