Sanjay Nirupam

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Bhansali wanted to cast Sushant in four films, says police

09 Jul 2020

Bhansali wanted to cast Sushant in four films, says police

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali had wanted to cast late actor Sushant Singh Rajput in four of his films, the Mumbai Police revealed in a statement.

SSR's death case: Bhansali reaches police station to record statement

06 Jul 2020

SSR's death case: Bhansali reaches police station to record statement

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Monday arrived at Bandra police station in Mumbai to record his statement in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death investigation.

SSR death: Sanjay Leela Bhansali to be questioned by police

02 Jul 2020

SSR death: Sanjay Leela Bhansali to be questioned by police

The Mumbai Police has summoned Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali for interrogation in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death investigation.

Sushant's brother-in-law launches 'Nepometer' to fight nepotism in Bollywood

01 Jul 2020

Sushant's brother-in-law launches 'Nepometer' to fight nepotism in Bollywood

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's brother-in-law, Vishal Kirti, has announced the launch of Nepometer, a platform that will provide rating for movies and television shows based on how nepotistic or independent the cast and crew is.

Sushant Singh Rajput's last co-star Sanjana Sanghi questioned by police

30 Jun 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput's last co-star Sanjana Sanghi questioned by police

Sanjana Sanghi, late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's co-star in his final film Dil Bechara, was on Tuesday questioned by the Mumbai Police in connection with his death.

SSR death: Case filed against Karan Johar, Salman Khan, others

17 Jun 2020

SSR death: Case filed against Karan Johar, Salman Khan, others

A complaint has been filed against eight persons, including Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, filmmaker Karan Johar, director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and producer Ekta Kapoor, in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

Sanjay Raut withdraws controversial statement on Indira Gandhi's underworld connection

16 Jan 2020

Sanjay Raut withdraws controversial statement on Indira Gandhi's underworld connection

After his remarks on former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and underworld don Karim Lala sparked controversy, Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut on Thursday withdrew his statement.

President's Rule revoked in Maharashtra at 5:47 am

23 Nov 2019

President's Rule revoked in Maharashtra at 5:47 am

When the whole world was sleeping, President's Rule was revoked in Maharashtra, in a rather strange development.

'Maha' crisis: Will Congress-NCP support Sena? Sonia Gandhi to decide

11 Nov 2019

'Maha' crisis: Will Congress-NCP support Sena? Sonia Gandhi to decide

Shiv Sena has Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's invitation to form the government in Maharashtra, but it doesn't have the numbers. So, it is seeking support from NCP and Congress, the parties against whom it fought elections.

Where was 'nikamma'?: Congress' Sanjay Nirupam slams Milind Deora

14 Oct 2019

Where was 'nikamma'?: Congress' Sanjay Nirupam slams Milind Deora

As Maharashtra braces itself for crucial assembly polls, Congress is dealing with infighting, which is getting uglier with each passing day.

Congress' problem is that Rahul Gandhi walked away: Salman Khurshid

09 Oct 2019

Congress' problem is that Rahul Gandhi walked away: Salman Khurshid

Evidently, Congress is fighting for survival. The party faced its straight second defeat in the Lok Sabha elections in May, proving it is extremely far from reality.

Congress will just win 3-4 seats in Mumbai: Sanjay Nirupam

04 Oct 2019

Congress will just win 3-4 seats in Mumbai: Sanjay Nirupam

Congress has to rise from the ashes if it wants to stay relevant in Indian politics. And by the looks of it, the grand old party isn't serious about this.

Can't be used for in-house politics: Urmila Matondkar quits Congress

10 Sep 2019

Can't be used for in-house politics: Urmila Matondkar quits Congress

Actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar, who unsuccessfully contested Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket, resigned from the grand old party on Tuesday.

Lok Sabha elections: Opposition parties spent night outside EVM strongrooms

22 May 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Opposition parties spent night outside EVM strongrooms

The counting for Lok Sabha elections will begin on Thursday, and Opposition parties don't want to leave anything to chance.

Lok Sabha elections phase 4: Looking at top 5 battles

28 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha elections phase 4: Looking at top 5 battles

The fourth phase of polls will be held on Monday, April 29. Like we have seen, the battle is not restricted to BJP and Congress, as several regional parties have shown they won't back down easily.

Lok Sabha Elections: Urmila Matondkar to contest on Congress ticket?

26 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha Elections: Urmila Matondkar to contest on Congress ticket?

The Lok Sabha Elections are around the corner and Congress is trying every possible strategy to get desirable results in the polls.

'Bhabhiji' Shilpa Shinde reveals why she chose to join Congress

06 Feb 2019

'Bhabhiji' Shilpa Shinde reveals why she chose to join Congress

Shilpa Shinde, who rose to fame with her stint as Angoori Bhabhi in Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hain, is now venturing into politics.

Popular 'bhabhiji', 'Bigg Boss 11' winner Shilpa Shinde joins Congress

05 Feb 2019

Popular 'bhabhiji', 'Bigg Boss 11' winner Shilpa Shinde joins Congress

Television actress Shilpa Shinde, who won popular reality show Bigg Boss 11 last year, joined Congress today.

Both Congress and BJP are guilty of making sexism normal

10 Jan 2019

Both Congress and BJP are guilty of making sexism normal

Congress President Rahul Gandhi's remarks on Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has sparked outrage with BJP and netizens slamming him.

Defamation-duel in Delhi-HC: Smriti Irani gets relief, Sanjay Nirupam doesn't

19 Dec 2018

Defamation-duel in Delhi-HC: Smriti Irani gets relief, Sanjay Nirupam doesn't

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday gave relief to Union Minister Smriti Irani by quashing the summons issued against her in a defamation case filed by Congress Minister Sanjay Nirupam.

Mumbai: Congress leaders seek views of activists for manifesto preparation

24 Oct 2018

Mumbai: Congress leaders seek views of activists for manifesto preparation

Congress leaders met Mumbai-based activists and sought their views on various issues being faced by Mumbai for incorporating them in the party's manifesto for the next year's Lok Sabha polls.

Mumbai will come to halt if North-Indians stop working: Nirupam

08 Oct 2018

Mumbai will come to halt if North-Indians stop working: Nirupam

Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam has said Mumbai will come to a standstill and its people will not even get food to eat if the North Indian community in the metropolis decides to stop working.

Despite row, Sanjay Nirupam says calling Modi 'illiterate' wasn't undignified

13 Sep 2018

Despite row, Sanjay Nirupam says calling Modi 'illiterate' wasn't undignified

Remarks of Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam about Prime Minister Narendra Modi have sparked a row, but the former isn't apologetic about it.

He comes, he (doesn't) speak: RaGa's press-conference lasts 2.45 minutes

13 Jun 2018

He comes, he (doesn't) speak: RaGa's press-conference lasts 2.45 minutes

For his maiden press conference in Mumbai, Congress President Rahul Gandhi spoke for just 2 minutes and 45 seconds and exited the meeting abruptly.

Maharashtra: Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray; discusses political-situation with BJP executive-committee

07 Jun 2018

Maharashtra: Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray; discusses political-situation with BJP executive-committee

BJP President Amit Shah met the state executive committee of the Maharashtra BJP yesterday night to take stock of the political situation in the state.

Protest march: Woman Congress worker alleges molestation by male colleagues

19 Apr 2018

Protest march: Woman Congress worker alleges molestation by male colleagues

A woman Congress worker has complained to Congress's Mumbai unit that she was allegedly molested by male colleagues on Sunday during a candle march held at Juhu to protest against the Kathua and Unnao rape cases.

FIR against Sandeep Dikshit for 'sadak ka gunda' comment

26 Jul 2017

FIR against Sandeep Dikshit for 'sadak ka gunda' comment

An FIR has been lodged against Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit for his comments in which he asked Army Chief General Bipin Rawat not to speak like a 'sadak ka gunda'.

Apology demanded from Sonia Gandhi after 'sadak ka gunda' comment

12 Jun 2017

Apology demanded from Sonia Gandhi after 'sadak ka gunda' comment

The Congress has landed itself in a controversy. After Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said India is ready for a "two and a half front war", party leader Sandeep Dikshit said he shouldn't talk like a "sadak ka gunda" (street thug).

Mumbai's new Mayor: Vishwanath Mahadeshwar

08 Mar 2017

Mumbai's new Mayor: Vishwanath Mahadeshwar

Vishwanath Mahadeshwar of the Shiv Sena has been elected as Mumbai's 76th mayor and is set to take charge from Snehal Ambekar. Winning 171 votes, he defeated Congress nominee Vithal Lokare who got only 31 votes.

BMC Polls: BJP won't contest mayoral polls

05 Mar 2017

BMC Polls: BJP won't contest mayoral polls

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis clarified that the BJP will not contest the Mayoral polls and has reportedly asked BJP corporators to vote for Shiv Sena nominees in the Mayoral and Deputy Mayoral polls.

AAI cuts down staff salaries by 80%

01 Mar 2017

AAI cuts down staff salaries by 80%

Airports Authority of India (AAI) reduced the February salaries of its staff without notifying them with any prior warning.

BMC Elections: BJP considering outside support to Sena?

01 Mar 2017

BMC Elections: BJP considering outside support to Sena?

Sources said that after a meeting between PM Narendra Modi, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, and other leaders, BJP might decide to extend outside support to Shiv Sena, its former partner, to break the deadlock at the BMC.

Mumbai is India's richest city: Report

27 Feb 2017

Mumbai is India's richest city: Report

According to the latest New World Wealth Report, Mumbai is the richest city of India with a total wealth of $820 billion.

Rs. 19L raised for expenses of Eman, world's heaviest woman

24 Feb 2017

Rs. 19L raised for expenses of Eman, world's heaviest woman

The family of Eman Ahmed, the world's heaviest woman currently in Mumbai for surgery, has managed to raise Rs. 19L from 169 well-wishers to cover her expenses.

Shiv-Sena BJP alliance on the cards after big wins?

24 Feb 2017

Shiv-Sena BJP alliance on the cards after big wins?

After the Shiv Sena emerged the single largest party in the BMC elections (84 seats), with the BJP just two seats lower, the estranged parties might have to join hands as both are far below the 114 needed to win power.

Plagiarism case against Rangoon

23 Feb 2017

Plagiarism case against Rangoon

Production-house Wadia Movietone Pvt. Ltd has taken the 'Rangoon' makers to court, alleging the character played by Kangana Ranaut is copyright violation of 'Fearless Nadia', a famous Australian stunt actor.

BMC Elections 2017: BJP stole the show

23 Feb 2017

BMC Elections 2017: BJP stole the show

BMC has declared results for 226 electoral wards out of 227.

BMC elections record Mumbai's highest voter turnout since 1992

22 Feb 2017

BMC elections record Mumbai's highest voter turnout since 1992

Mumbai registered its highest voter turnout in 25 years - 55.28% - in the recent BMC elections, with a hike of 6-7% than 1992.

Modi likens surgical strike to Israel's exploits

19 Oct 2016

Modi likens surgical strike to Israel's exploits

PM Modi, in his first reference to the surgical strike, likened it to the exploits of the Israeli army.

Goa-Gujarat combination made surgical strike possible: Parrikar

18 Oct 2016

Goa-Gujarat combination made surgical strike possible: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, while speaking at a "Know your Army" event at the Nirma University campus said that the Modi-Parrikar combination was instrumental in facilitating the surgical strike.