Rajya Sabha News
Hema Malini determined to prove herself after Lok Sabha Election win
Hema Malini who recently won from her constituency in the Lok Sabha Elections is set to prove her worth and fulfil the promises she made. Read on for more…
Bollywood’s Dreamgirl Hema Malini, who has won the Mathura parliamentary seat on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket, is determined to prove all the cynics and smirkers wrong. Click here to read more
Smriti Irani: A look at BJP’s Amethi candidate’s career and controversies!
Shyam Benegal’s Samvidhaan: Parliament recreated in Film City! view pics
The acclaimed director is shooting a mini-series based on the drafting of the Indian Constitution
Filmmaker Shyam Benegal has recreated the Central Hall of the Parliament of India in Mumbai’s Film City, for his new project titled Samvidhaan. The mini-series is about the drafting of the Indian Constitution. Click here to read more
Is Prateik’s father Raj Babbar in trouble for his ‘Rs 12 meal’ remark?
The former actor and now Congress spokesperson seems to have made a fool of himself with the comment. But it’s not stopping there…
Bollywood actor Raj Babbar, who is also a spokesperson for the Congress party, landed himself in a rather unappetising soup when he said that two days ago that a full meal was available in Mumbai for Rs 12. The remark was made when he was trying to prove that poverty levels have gone down in the country. While that might be true, haven’t prices of fruits, vegetables and essentials shot up, Mr Babbar? Click here to read more
Delhi gang-rape case: Amitabh Bachchan’s tribute to the braveheart
The actor writes a poem expressing his feelings after the Delhi rape survivor passes away
Amitabh Bachchan was as affected by the gang-rape and assault of a 23-year-old Delhi paramedical student as any of us. The superstar had been following updates on the girl’s condition, who was critical in the intensive care unit of Safdarjung hospital. He had also been sharing his thoughts condoling the incident on social networking sites, saying this can’t happen in a country that worships goddesses. Click here to read more
Delhi gang-rape case: Bollywood celebs angry and concerned about women’s safety!
Actor and MP Jaya Bachchan was shaken, and broke down in Rajya Sabha over the Delhi bus rape case. Her B-town counterparts Kareena Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Juhi Chawla, Sridevi, Anurag Kashyap, Huma Qureshi and Shekhar Kapur shared their anger
Samajwadi Party MP and Bollywood actor Jaya Bachchan broke down while condemning the gang-rape of a young woman in a moving bus in Delhi. Click here to read more
Farhan Akhtar expresses his anguish at the Delhi gang-rape!
The actor-filmmaker jotted down his feelings about the ghastly rape and torture of a young woman in Delhi, saying the culprits should be treated as terrorists
Farhan Akhtar could not control feelings of deep sadness at the brutal gang-rape and attempted murder of a 23-year-old medical student in Delhi. The Bhaag Milkha Bhaag actor and B-town producer expressed his anguish through a poem that he shared on Twitter this morning.
Farhan wrote: Click here to read more
Shahrukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan want severe punishment for Delhi rape case culprits
The horrific crime has created a furore in the entire country, including the hearts of these Bollywood actors
The gang-rape of a 23-year-old medical intern in Delhi two days ago has elicited responses from everyone on social networking sites, and even threatening to stall the Rajya Sabha in Parliament. Bollywood was not far behind in expressing anguish and anger. While celebs like Kareena Kapoor, Jaya Bachchan, Salman Khan, Anurag Kashyap, Juhi Chawla and Shekhar Kapur were quick to respond, Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan took their time to say what they felt about the crime. 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
Aamir Khan to Parliament: Want FDI in pharma sector and cheaper drugs
The actor-filmmaker and host of TV show Satyamev Jayate wants reform in the pharma and medical sectors in India
The impact of Aamir Khan’s TV show Satyamev Jayate is unprecedented, even garnering response from the Parliament. He has discussed various issues on the show including female foeticide, dowry, domestic violence, child sexual abuse and medical malpractices. Click here to read more
Dara Singh – Rustam-E-Hind: A tribute
A wrestling hero to some and a much loved actor-director-producer to others, his was a long and eventful life that triumphed many odds
He wrestled his way from the ring to the big screen and the small one to enormous success. Dara Singh went from muscle man to hero and then uncle, father and friend in numerous character roles that endeared him to generations of fans. Click here to read more
Jr NTR still in TDP, but not interested in active politics
The popular Telugu actor said he only wants to concentrate on films
Junior NTR Monday ruled out leaving Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and also denied any differences within the family. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan’s ‘Satyamev Jayate’ episode 2 tackles child sexual abuse
The actor’s TV show this Sunday threw light on another rampant social evil in India
While the topic of the second episode of Aamir Khan’s TV show Satyamev Jayate was already out in the media before the show was aired on May 13, it still came as a shocker to audiences who were not used to seeing such a thing being discussed openly. Click here to read more
Satyamev Jayate: Aamir Khan reaches Parliament to expose medical malpractice!
Aamir Khan has impressed many with his popular TV show Satyamev Jayate that concentrates on tackling sensitive social issues like child abuse, dowry and domestic violence. Among those who admire him are the Members of Parliament. Rajya Sabha MP Shanta Kumar of Bharatiya Janata Party, who is also the head of parliamentary standing committee on commerce, had invited Aamir Khan to enlighten the members regarding malpractices of the medical fraternity. Aamir has reached Parliament and this panel discussion is taking place right now. Soon we will know if Aamir has been successful in helping pass yet another bill for the welfare of the society! Watch this space for any updates.
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