Politicians and government officials in India seem to have been severely affected by the foot in mouth epidemic. Have a look at our politicians and their ridiculous quotes in 2013.
Women army officers awaiting permanent commission have not received their salaries since February this year. Bhadra Sinha reports.
Budding new designer Deepika Gehani who makes her debut at Lakme India Fashion Week 2005 on Monday with a collection inspired by ocean blues, hopes to dress screen heartthrob Rani Mukherji one day, reports Meenakshi Sinha.
Director Sudhir Mishra's Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi relives the ?70s and is a tribute to the burning issues of the time.
"Nowadays you need a bare bottom even if you're just trying to launch a handbag," says fashion designer Giorgio Armani. Although marketers in India have so far been wary of full-frontal nudity as seen in fragrance ads in the West, they too are getting wise to an ancient truth: What shocks, also sells.
Pooja Bhatt is her father's daughter. Brash as an actress, she's now equally outspoken as producer-director. Having courted trouble for nudity in films like Jism, Paap, Rog and now Zeher, Pooja insists that obscenity is different from a work of art.
"As for Indians and nudity, they have been sculpting it thousands of years longer than the West has been photographing it," writes New York-based documentary photographer Preston Merchant in an Internet chat forum. See Pictures
Model Sharan Mishra says even gods expose in India. She's not too far off the mark. Few know Milind Soman modelled nude before he was deified on ramp. Milind achieved notoriety for posing naked with Madhu Sapre in an ad in July 1995.
Riding a wave of success in the early nineties, Bollywood bad girl Pooja Bhatt made heads turn by appearing nude on the cover of Movie magazine. Two things saved her from lawsuits - one, her modesty was covered by bodypaint and second, the Bombay riots broke out.
Among stalwarts who turned up to express solidarity with Aman Verma, Salman Khan was the most vociferous in his defence.
Bollywood's dancing divas have set professional rivalry aside to voice support for Negar Khan. Pics
Lara Dutta and Bobby Deol will flirt with Jurm
in Vikram Bhatt's next big screen thriller. See Pics
A simple string is not enough to keep the Band of Brothers tied down. As the time draws near to reaffirm sibling bonds, Mumbai celebs are queuing up for designer rakhis.
They may not have time on their hands, but certainly have it on their wrists. It's happy hours for cinestars as they flaunt the best national and international watches money can buy.
Rainy days are here again and the stars are coming out to play. While heavy downpour may have left Mumbai soggy and waterlogged, it has clearly failed to dampen spirits in tinseltown.