Lok Sabha News
Abhishek Bachchan and Umesh Shukla partake in a cycle race in Nashik – view pics!
The filmmaker-actor duo are coming together for All Is Well…
On March 25, 2015, Abhishek Bachchan and Umesh Shukla graced the prize distribution ceremony of Nashik Peloton – A 150 km cycling race, an initiative by Nashik Cyclists, as the Chief Guest. Click here to read more
Shocking: Singer-turned-Minister Babul Supriyo’s driver’s dead body found in his car
The Kaho Na Pyar Hai singer seems to have embroiled himself in some legal troubles…
In a major security lapse, a driver’s body remained in an official Ambassador car of a Union minister at Udyog Bhawan without being detected by security agencies for more than 12 hours. Udyog Bhawan houses government ministries and is guarded by the CISF.
The body of the man, later identified as the driver of Union Minister of State for Urban Development Babul Supriyo, Click here to read more
Innocent will continue to work as AMMA president
MP Innocent has been asked to serve his tenure as president of Association of Malayalam Movie Artists
Actor-turned-politician Innocent says he has been asked to complete his three-year term as president of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA). Click here to read more
Moon Moon Sen exuberant at having so many women for company in the Lok Sabha
The Lok Sabha this time has the highest tally of women MPs ever at 61
It is great to have so many women in the Lok Sabha this time, says the glamorous actor-turned-politician Moon Moon Sen, a first time parliamentarian from the Trinamool Congress. Clad in an off-white sari with a golden border, the stylish actor who is the daughter of legendary Bengali film star Suchitra Sen, says she has already begun her work as a parliamentarian back in her constituency Bankura. Click here to read more
What is Babul Supriyo going to do after the Lok Sabha elections?
The BJP candidate is all set to do something for his admirers
Babul Supriyo left a lucrative job at a multinational bank to pursue his first love – singing. And after ruling the charts with his mesmerising voice he, who is the BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate from West Bengal’s Asansol, is now determined to repay his admirers. The Bollywood singer who has given hits like Pari Hai Ek Pari…, Chanda Chamke… and Dil Ne Dil Ko Pukara…, is harping on the core issues of unemployment, drinking water and lack of infrastructure which have been plaguing this Burdwan district industrial hub for years. Click here to read more
Why does Raju Srivastava want a Lok Sabha seat?
The stand-up comedian is all set to get serious and dive into politics…OMG!
Raju Srivastava is a popular name when it comes to all things funny, but we can’t say the same about his skills in politics – after all, we don’t know whether he would be any good or not. Click here to read more
Pune’s FTII to get Institute of National Importance status
The Film and Television Institute of India is a premier government-run film school in the country
The Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will soon be declared an ‘Institute of National Importance’ by the government, the Lok Sabha was told on Tuesday, December 18. Click here to read more
What was Rajesh Khanna’s unfulfilled dream as a politician?
Though he worked hard on campaigning for the Congress party, the veteran actor’s wish of being nominated to the Rajya Sabha didn’t come true
A lot is being said about Rajesh Khanna’s acting career, but his outings as a phenomenal politician is not known. Legend has it, that the veteran actor was made a part of the Congress party after Rajiv Gandhi’s fallout with Amitabh Bachchan. Click here to read more
Rekha does Rajya Sabha, as Jaya Bachchan looks on
While everybody and his or her pet parakeet knows that Bhanurekha Ganesan, better known simply as Rekha or the Her to Him, is now a member of the Rajya Sabha, her actual swearing in ceremony was pretty darn interesting. Cineswami writes about it. Read on
As one would expect from the elegant actor, (except when she’s cavorting with Akshay Kumar in C movies) Rekha was clad in a lovely pale gold sari while taking oath in the Rajya Sabha. Click here to read more
Om Puri apologises for remarks on politicians
At 60, we expected Om Puri to have more discretion. Last Friday, as part of the Anna Hazare protest meet at the Ramlila Maidan in Delhi, he was passionate about his feelings against politicians. He said, “I feel ashamed when an IAS or IPS officer salutes a ganwar (illiterate) who is a neta (political leader). Yeh anpadh hain, inka kya background hai? Aadhe se zyaada MP ganwaar hain….” And that has got him in fairly serious trouble, since Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar announced today that she is considering a privilege motion against the actor for his “derogatory and defamatory” remarks. Puri has apologised, saying, “It was wrong on my part to use such terms. I wasn’t drunk, I was just emotionally charged. I would love to be in Parliament to explain my emotions. If they (Parliament) are still angry with me, I will take whatever punishment they give me.”
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