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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati Friday expelled criminal-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari from the primary membership of the party.
“Ansari’s involvement in criminal activities led our party president to take the decision to expel him,” a BSP press release released here said.
His elder brother Afzal Ansari, who was earlier a BSP MP, [...] Continue reading Mayawati expels Mukhtar Ansari, his brother from BSP

Automobile major Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) announced Friday it was buying out global car major Renault’s 49 percent stake in their joint venture which manufactures the Logan sedan car.
“M&M will buy Renualt’s equity stake in Mahindra Renault Pvt. Ltd., resulting in it becoming a 100 percent Mahindra group owned company,” said a company statement.
Renault, however, [...] Continue reading Mahindra to acquire Renault’s stake in Indian car venture

Actress Neetu Chandra doesn’t like to be called a bold actress and says her much-in-news bathing scene in Jagmohan Mundhra’s “Apartment” is not at all vulgar.
“There is no vulgarity or cheapness in the shower scene. The shot gives an illusion that I am not wearing anything but it is a trick of the camera. It’s [...] Continue reading No vulgarity in my bathing scene: Neetu Chandra

Defense attorney in Colorado wants Charlie Sheen statements to police thrown out An attorney for Charlie Sheen wants statements thrown out that were made by the actor to police investigating a Christmas Day domestic violence report. In a motion filed April 1, attorney Richard Cummins says an officer questioned Sheen without advising him of his rights. The motion does not … Continue reading Attorney in Colo wants Sheen statements thrown out

Film: “Phoonk 2″; Cast: Sudeep, Amruta Khanvilkar, Neeru, Amit Sadh, Ahasaas Channa; Director: Milind Gadagkar; Producer: Ram Gopal Varma; Rating: **
“Phoonk 2″ is definitely not the scariest film we’ve seen. Ram Gopal Varma’s terror theme has clearly run its course.
Perched somewhere between crowing (ahem ahem) about the supernatural and crying over the nerve-wracking disruption of [...] Continue reading Best performance in ‘Phoonk 2′? From the crow