In a shocking incident, a woman attempted to set her pregnant daughter-in-law on fire in Nellore, because an astrologer predicted that she would give birth to another girl child.The in-laws poured Kerosene on Girija (victim) and fled the house after she raised an alarm.She was rescued by the local people and was rushed to a hospital. Her condition is stated to be out of danger.Police have registered an attempt to murder case against the in-laws who are currently absconding.Preliminary inquiry ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The Congress on Saturday defended the decision to accept Rs 50 lakh donation from Zakir Naik's non-governmental organisation in 2011, saying the Islamic Research Foundation was not under suspicion at that time."The government must tell people should Congress have been an astrologer when it accepted unsolicited donation of Rs 50 lakh in 2011from Zakir Naik's NGO?" Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said.He asked the Centre that, at that time, was this organisation was under any needles of ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, Sukanya Verma looks back at Raj Kapoor's Boot Polish (1954), starring Baby Naaz and Ratan Kumar. IMAGE: Rattan Kumar and Baby Naaz in Boot Polish When a pair of destitute brother and sister is left at the mercy of a heartless relative, the only solace they can find is in one another. They are somewhat like Hansel and Gretel but with no crumbs to strew the path, no home to trace back to and no parents to return ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'Dharmendra doesn't realise he is such a great man. According to him, he is just a schoolmaster's son.' 'Sunny speaks very little and has huge respect for his father. Whenever he is in the room, Sunny will be quiet or he will finish soon and leave.' 'Bobby is the laadla of his parents.' Director Anil Sharma gives us an insight into the Deol men, and other Bollywood Greats. Anil Sharma's phone rings in the middle of our conversation. It's Dharmendra, and the two start chatting warmly. The ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's much-speculated Cabinet reshuffle is likely to take place on Monday, reports R Rajagopalan/Rediff.com. Speculation over the date of the Cabinet reshuffle has remained just that -- speculation -- with almost no details emerging when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will institute key changes in the portfolios held by his ministers. What we can tell you is this -- sources in Rashtrapati Bhavan have not received any message about the Cabinet reshuffle so far. Reports in ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Cabinet reshuffle on Monday, July 4 at 11 am? Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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