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Arvind Kejriwal changes Manish Sisodia's portfolio

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kumar today changed the portfolio of his most trusted aide Manish Sisodia. The deputy Delhi CM will now also look after the tourism department which was earlier handled by water minister Rajender Gautam. However, Sisodia has been divested of the charge of the revenue department and registrar of cooperative societies. The deputy chief minister had requested Kejriwal to allow him to shed some portfolios, sources said.

Kangana Ranaut severely injured after being hit by sword

Kangana Ranaut escaped a near-fatal accident while shooting for her upcoming film, Manikarnika – The Queen Of Jhansi. Mid-Day reports that the shoot in Hyderabad went horribly awry when Kangana got hit by a sword on her forehead while filming an intense sword-fighting sequence and began bleeding profusely. A unit hand told the publication, “Kangana was immediately rushed to Apollo hospital nearby, where she was admitted into the ICCU. She

MP Naresh Agarwal Links Hindu Gods to Alcohol, Apologises After Outrage

Samajwadi Party lawmaker Naresh Agarwal had the government benches in the Rajya Sabha up in angry protest today when he referred to Hindu Gods in comments that have been expunged or removed from records. The Upper House of Parliament had to be adjourned amid loud protests. Mr Agarwal has since expressed regret. Since the comments have been expunged, they cannot be reported. The Samajwadi Party lawmaker was speaking in a

Our Jails As Good As Yours, Vijay Mallya Will Be Fine, India Tells UK

Months before a London Court begins hearing New Delhi’s request to extradite fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya, India has got down to countering attempts by the liquor baron to avoid returning to the country to stand trial for defaulting on loans of over Rs. 9,000 crore. Indians and foreigners alike have used the poor condition of jails and instances of a never-ending trial as some of the reasons to oppose their

Sonam Kapoor To Marry Anand Ahuja?

The rumours of Sonam Kapoor And Anand Ahuja Dating each other have been doing rounds for quite some time now. And if reports are to be believed the rumoured couple is soon going to tie the knot. As per the reports of a leading daily, a source has shared some plans for their marriage, but nothing has been confirmed so far by anyone from the Kapoor’s. Both Sonam and Anand have

Rahul Gandhi Take-Over Plan, Sonia Gandhi To Retain Key Role

Rahul Gandhi will take over as Congress president from his mother Sonia Gandhi in a process of organisational elections that begin next month as planned, top party sources said today, seeking to quash rumours that the transition may be delayed. The elections in the mammoth party are expected to be held over several weeks and Mr Gandhi, who is currently the party number 2, will take over as president in

Virender Sehwag Opts For Silence After India Head Coach Snub

After a lot of twists and turns in announcing the Indian men’s cricket team head coach, Ravi Shastri was finally the chosen one for the cricket board’s Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC). Virender Sehwag, who was at one time perceived as the front-runner for the post, was left empty-handed. On Tuesday, during a promotional event in Mumbai, Sehwag evaded questions on the controversial selection of the head coach after being pipped by Shastri for

Wheelchair-Bound Delhi Woman Alleges Discrimination By Uber In Viral Post

“I’m not ashamed of my disability. I endure it every day,” 24-year-old Preeti Singh tells. She makes her way around the capital on low-floor DTC buses, uses the Delhi metro and takes cabs almost every other day. But a recent experience with two separate Uber drivers left her “humiliated.” She wrote about the discrimination she faced as a woman in a wheelchair on Monday in a Facebook post that has

Steven Spielberg actually directed Poltergeist, crew member confirms

For years, rumours have circulated that Poltergeist‘s credited director, Tobe Hooper, wasn’t actually behind the lens of the classic 1982 horror; instead, fans claimed Steven Spielberg was responsible, already being credited as both producer and screenwriter. All easily dismissed, it seemed. Hooper’s work on The Texas Chainsaw Massacre has made him a legend of horror cinema, and the rest of his fairly cult CV makes Poltergeist a natural fit. However, fans have noted for a while that

Varun Dhawan apologises for IIFA 2017 nepotism barb at Kangana Ranaut

Varun Dhawan has apologised for his “Nepotism rocks” act at the IIFA Awards in New York this year, that created a stir over social media last week. The act was orchestrated to take a dig at Kangana Ranaut and her comment on filmmaker Karan Johar’s talk show that he was the ‘flagbearer of nepotism’. Varun, son of veteran filmmaker David Dhawan, along with Karan Johar and actor Saif Ali Khan, brought up

This is what Shraddha Kapoor has to say about Nawazuddin Siddiqui's tweet

He is one of Bollywood’s most versatile actors. If he can pull off the role of a local journalist in Bajrangi Bhaijaan with elan, he can play the gangster with perfection in Gangs Of Wasseypur. That’s Nawazuddin Siddiqui for you. Despite being one of the best actors in Bollywood in recent times, the 43-year-old actor is still facing a tough time in the films because of his unconventional looks. The

Umesh Yadav’s house burgled on the day he’s appointed RBI assistant manager

On a day when Umesh Yadav landed a job with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as assistant manager, the right-arm Indian pace bowler also had to deal with some bad news. Umesh’s house in Nagpur was burgled on Tuesday, and according to reports, the thief or thieves took cash amounting to R45,000 as well as mobile phones. The number of mobile phones that have been stolen is not yet