Ali Asghar Zaveri, a Muslim businessman who had purchased a sprawling bungalow in Bhavnagar’s Krishna Nagar in 2014, has finally let go off his prized property, under duress from the VHP. Prasanna Zore reports on how the VHP went about its task. It’s been almost a year now since Ali Asghar Zaveri, a Bohra Muslim scrap dealer in Gujarat’s Bhavnagar city, was hounded out by activists from the Vishwa Hindu Parishad from Krishna Nagar, a plush, predominantly Hindu, ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
It’s official that the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Raees, which was announced nearly two years ago and slated to go on floors last November, will finally roll by this month-end. Ritesh Sidhwani, who is producing the film, says, “The shoot will commence ...Jagran Post, 2 months ago Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Raees' shooting begins Jagran Post, 1 month ago
The Chennai Super Kings team taking to field ahead of an Indian Premier League game. Photograph: BCCI Notwithstanding Mumbai Indians' poor start in this IPL season, Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming is wary of the home team's capabilities and insists that the visitors, who are unbeaten so far, have not lowered their guard for Friday's game. "Some of our players have had very good success here. The Indian players (in the team) still remember the World Cup ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The eighth edition of the Indian Premier League, says Haresh Pandya, provides Yuvraj Singh a chance to make up for time lost and opportunities missed or squandered. Delhi Daredevils' Yuvraj Singh during a practice session. Photograph: Delhi Daredevils Delhi Daredevils may have picked Yuvraj Singh for a staggering Rs 16 crore, the record-breaking price for a cricketer in IPL history, after a fierce tug of war with Royal Challengers Bangalore, who had bought him for Rs 14 crore last year, but it ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Gujarat agriculture department on Wednesday said that 89 farmers committed suicide in the state in the last four years, while claiming that crop failure was not the reason behind the extreme step in any of the cases. “As many as 89 farmers have committed suicide in the state from 2010 to July 31, 2014, while none of them committed suicide due to crop failure,” Agriculture Minister Babu Bokhiria said in a written reply to a question in the state Assembly. The agriculture department ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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