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Trolled for son's name, actor refuses to play Shivaji Maharaj on screen

Trolled over his son's name, 'Jehangir', noted Marathi actor Chinmay Mandlekar has announced he would not play the character of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj as his family is being mentally harassed......

'Can you imagine a Thrissur Pooram without fireworks?'

Devaswoms are meant to manage temples, not the faithful.Why didn't they simply stick to their set of responsibilities and execute it well and efficiently?, asks Shyam G Menon. IMAGE: The Thrissur......

I am a proud Sanghi: JNU VC

'I think I have a better DNA than the Left' IMAGE: JNU Vice-Chancellor Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit. Photograph: ANI Photo With the appearance of rival political outfits, the Left in the Jawaharlal......

Supplier of 'aatank' struggles for 'atta' now: Modi's veiled attack on Pak

Taking a dig at Pakistan without naming it, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said a country which was a supplier of aatank (terror) is struggling for aata (flour) these days. IMAGE: Prime......

Numbers Don't Add Up For BJP In Tamil Nadu

Indications are that the DMK combine will win more seats than the AIADMK and BJP, but is facing a tough fight in about half a dozen from the rest, predicts N Sathiya Moorthy of the electoral......

Consumption story gets a facelift as rural demand shows promise

Consumer goods firms and auto companies are witnessing an upturn in rural demand, which had been lagging for most of FY24. Photograph: Niharika Kulkarni/Reuters Expectations of a bumper rabi crop......

Cola, beverage, ice cream makers expect surge in sales as temp soars

With a gradual rise in temperature and the start of heatwave, FMCG and dairy firms selling cola-based fizz drinks, juices, mineral water, ice creams and milk-based beverages expect a spike in sales......

'My Life Was In Danger'

''I received many threatening calls and letters.''A fatwa was issued against me.' IMAGE: A young Salma Agha. Photograph: Kind courtesy Salma Agha/Instagram She became a household name in 1982,......

Do Aur Do Pyaar, LSD 2 Struggle At Box Office

IMAGE: Pratik Gandhi and Vidya Balan in Do Aur Do Pyaar. It was a dull weekend at the box office. Do Aur Do Pyaar boasted of Vidya Balan's star presence while Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2 was the second......

Kangana Holds A Roadshow!

Kangana Ranaut, the BJP candidate for Mandi, held a roadshow in the constituency on Sunday, April 21, 2024.   IMAGE: Kangana Ranaut and Jairam Thakur -- the former Himachal Pradesh chief......

'My face is my greatest USP'

'My tool is the way I look. This is the only thing that distinguishes me.' 'Most of us dress similarly. What sets you apart is your face. If you change that also, you're like anybody else.' IMAGE:......

It's 30 Years of Pulp Fiction!

Has it really been 30 years since we fell in love with Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction? The cult film celebrated his landmark on April 18 with a special screening in Los Angeles. Quentin was......

Gukesh wins Candidates, becomes youngest ever challenger for world title

Photograph: Kind Courtesy Maria Emelianova for FIDE/X India's 17-year-old Grandmaster D Gukesh scripted history by winning the Candidates Chess Tournament in Toronto to become the youngest ever......

PIX: Sai Kishore spins Gujarat Titans past Punjab Kings

Images from the IPL match between Punjab Kings and Gujarat Titans in Mullanpur on Sunday. SCORECARD IMAGE: Gujarat Titans spinner R Sai Kishore, who took four wickets, celebrates dismissing of......

'RCB needs a middle-order partnership with Kohli'

'The other guys have to step up and also all their money is sitting in the dug-out. You can't spend that much cash on players and not have them play.' IMAGE: Virat Kohli is Royal Challengers......

Resurgent MI eyeing revenge over high-flying Royals

IMAGE: The last time Mumbai Indians played Rajasthan Royals, Trent Boult dismissed three of their top-order batters -- Rohit Sharma, Naman Dhir and Dewald Brevis -- for naught. The veteran New......

Head Or Fraser-McGurk? Who Batted Best?

In an IPL encounter for the history books, Sunrisers Hyderabad rewrote T20 records with a batting blitz against the Delhi Capitals. SRH Openers Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma were unstoppable,......

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