HindustanTimes Fri,18 Apr 2014


Shotgun Sinha dismisses Nitish Kumar with a fiery 'khamosh!'

In either Bollywood or the battlefield, Shatrughan Sinha has only one word for his enemy. A stern 'khamosh!'. On Thursday, the actor-turned-politician had the same reply to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's prospects in the Lok Sabha polls.

Movie review: In Mahanagar, Satyajit Ray documents a social dilemma

In black-and-white and looking superb as if it has just popped out of the cans, Mahanagar documents with brilliant sensitivity a changing Calcutta of the mid-1950s The film's digitally restored version opens on April 18 in eight cities.

X-Men director Bryan Singer accused of drugging, raping teenage boy

Producer and director Bryan Singer has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in California and Hawaii in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit which was filed weeks before the release of Singer's upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Nobody knew that US mom who killed 6 babies was pregnant

A Utah mother accused of slaying six of her own infant children over the course of a decade secretly gave birth to each of the babies without medical assistance at home and then immediately killed them.

After Jayalalithaa’s barb, Modi picks Muslim as speech translator

BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi had a Muslim woman functionary of the BJP to translate his speech in rallies in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, a day after AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa dubbed the BJP's election manifesto as 'anti-secular.'

Madurai man's indigenous borewell robot saves 3-year old

It was "borewell robot", an indigenous device developed by a Madurai-based social worker, that saved a 3-year old boy who fell into an abandoned borewell in a village in Tirunelveli in southern Tamil Nadu.

Hema Malini, Jaya Prada and other star politicians' films banned on Doordarshan

Films of stars Hema Malini, Jaya Prada, Nagma, Smriti Irani and Jaaved Jaaferi, who are all contesting Lok Sabha elections, have been banned from being telecast on the national television channel Doordarshan, officials said Thursday.

Roads washed in dry Bankura to protect Moon Moon Sen

The local panchayat authorities washed the metalled road winding through the village, to protect Moon Moon Sen and her daughters, from the dust, when women waited for long hours at roadside taps to get a bucket of water.

Former cricketer Bedi prepares to stump Jaitley

Batsmen gone, bowlers have come into the attack to bother Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Arun Jaitley. Already outgoing MP and former India opener Navjot Singh Sidhu is not batting for Jaitley in the Amritsar.

Sony sells more than seven million PlayStation 4 worldwide

Sony says it has sold seven million PlayStation 4 worldwide since its launch last year and admitted it can't make them fast enough, in a welcome change of fortune for the Japanese consumer electronics giant.

Tinsel town to election battleground, celebrity candidates rule Google too

Their glamour on the cinema screen has always attracted fans and now celebrity candidates, who are contesting the Lok Sabha elections, are hot on the internet too.

Lok Sabha elections phase five: Key figures and facts

In phase five of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, 121 constituencies across 12 states will go to polls on Thursday. Here's a closer and detailed look at the eight crucial states.

Know your leader: All about key candidates in fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls

In the fifth phase, heavyweights such as former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan, Union minister Sachin Pilot and actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, among others, are in the fray. HT takes a look at the big-ticket fights.

WATCH: Rannvijay Singha marries Priyanka Vohra

Breaking the hearts of his many fans, Rannvijay Singha (of Roadies fame) got married to Priyanka Vohra. Interestingly, the wedding of the actor-host is online! You can watch the wedding ceremonies here.

National awards: Ship of Theseus wins best film, Jolly LLB best Hindi film

Shahid, Jolly LLB and Ship of Theseus emerged as the big winners when the 61st National Awards were announced on Wednesday. Read on.
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