Late Ashish Bose, renowned demographer, coined the term ‘BIMARU’ to refer to the four under-developed states of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh in the 1980s. Later, Orissa was also included and the term was expanded to ... DNA, 5 days ago
Medhavi Kirti, the granddaughter of late veteran Congress leader Babu Jagjiwan Ram, has been campaigning against her aunt Meira Kumar, Lok Sabha Speaker and Congress candidate from Sasaram Lok Sabha seat in Bihar. Meira Kumar, who is a sitting MP from Bihar’s Sasaram Lok Sabha seat, is the daughter of Jagjiwan Ram. “I have campaigned for Janata Dal-United candidate K P Ramiah against Meira Kumar. I want to take revenge for her conspiracy against me,” said Kirti. She alleged ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
This movie, based on the life of ace athletic Milkha Singh’s life, won the best film, best actor for Farhan as well as the best director for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. The movie was also honoured for best costume, best production design and best lyrics ...Jagran Post, 2 months ago
The polarisation politics seems to have succeeded in western UP much to the delight of the BJP. However the non-BJP parties are hoping that the polarisation will not be as intense and they will be able to hold on to majority of their vote banks, says Girish Nikam. As one travels through western Uttar Pradesh, which goes to polls on April 10, one cannot help but get a feeling of déjà vu. From Noida to the epicentre of the communal riots, Muzzafarnagar and Shamli, it is as if we ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago BJP needs to connect people for realizing Mission Modi in UP Jagran Post, 2 months ago
A source says, “This is also why the actor could not work with Johar. He had no choice but to opt out of Shuddhi. On the other hand, Bhansali has mentored him in 'Ram Leela' and he was keen to work with the filmmaker again.” When quizzed about the ...Jagran Post, 1 week ago
A glance through the declared assets of candidates contesting the forthcoming Lok Sabha election reveals that the future lawmakers of the country are rich, but not as much as their spouses. Most of the big names have shown lesser assets than their better halves. If husbands are contesting then their wives are richer, and if wives are contesting then husbands own larger properties. Among the two major political parties -- Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party -- the wives of thirteen candidates ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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