George Fernandes – Karnataka’s Valiant Son and an able Politician

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Mangaluru : “A hero is an ordinary man, who does extraordinary things. He faces headlong, all hurdles and challenges that come his way, and finally emerges as a leader.” These words truly reflect the eventful life of the late Mr George Fernandes. George Matthew Fernandes was born in Bejai, as the eldest of six siblings, […]

Policeman suspended for taking selfie with Politician

Sunday, July 8th, 2018

Mangaluru : A policeman, who was deputed as gunman for a political leader, was suspended for posing for a selfie with him and posting the same on social media. Mallikarjun, who was assigned with the duty of serving as gunman for BJP Minority Morcha leader Rahim Uchil, posted a selfie with Uchil on social media. […]

Rajinikanth will be very good as a politician: Akshay Kumar

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Mumbai: Akshay Kumar has faith in his “2.0” co-star Rajinikanth as the actor believes the South superstar, who recently took the political plunge, will be “very good” in his new stint as a politician. On December 31, the 67-year-old star announced that he will float a new party that will pursue “spiritual politics” and will […]

Rahul Gandhi’s SPG guards delay IndiGo flight by 45 mins to check fuel quality, licenses of pilots

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

New Delhi: In a bizarre request, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s special protection guards sought to check the licences of the pilots flying the politician to Varanasi. They also allegedly demanded samples of the aircraft fuel to ascertain that it was not contaminated. The whole exercise delayed the aircraft by around 45 minutes. According to […]

Late Dr. V.S. Acharya memorial function addressed by CM DVS Gowda

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Tumkur: Dr. V.S. Acharya was a rare politician with a straight conduct that the country has ever seen, and he was responsible for my(DVS Gowda’s) catapulting from an ordinary MP to Karnataka CM post, said CM DVS Gowda, unveiling a new brass statue here of Dr. U.S. A. A memorial hall and a statue were […]

Jaya Bachchan files Rajya Sabha nomination

Saturday, March 17th, 2012
Jaya Bachchan

Lucknow: Actor-politician Jaya Bachchan on Saturday filed her nomination for Rajya Sabha as a Samajwadi Party candidate.   A former Rajya Sabha member, Jaya filed her nomination in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and other party MLAs.  Jaya was earlier elected to the Rajya Sabha in 2004 as SP nominee and […]

World Theatre Day celebrated in éclat

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Udupi : Stage actress, film star and politician Umashree inaugurating the World Theatre Day celebrations organised by Amogha-a socio-cultural organisation in Udupi, on Sunday, told her audience that she was not moved by awards she wanted to learn more, and her experience on stage helped to live an actual life outside. She added that she […]