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BSP, SP should have included Congress in UP alliance to finish the game: Yashwant Sinha

NEW DELHI: Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha says the BSP and Samajwadi Party opposition unity against the BJP in the coming Lok Sabha elections is a "work in progress" but feels that the two parties should have included Congress in the alliance in Uttar Pradesh that would have "finished the game".

Rahul Gandhi is fit to be Prime Minister: Kushwaha

NEW DELHI: After the snub from Samajwadi party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and amidst reports of rumblings within the Mahagatbandhan (Grand Alliance) in Bihar, a new ally says Congress President Rahul Gandhi is fit to be Prime Minister and the party backs him for the top post.

Nehru, Patel together built India after Gandhi: Historian

KOLKATA: Noted historian Ramachandra Guha, whose latest book is a biography of Mahatma Gandhi, said on Sunday that Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Patel together built India after Gandhi's assassination in 1948.

Abhishek Bachchan says failing publicly humiliating, sometimes people take pleasure in seeing you fail

MUMBAI: Abhishek Bachchan opened up about handling pressure of a star kid and how he handles the weight which comes with his surname in an honest interview. Speaking to filmmaker Shoojit Sircar for The Telegraph in Kolkata, Abhishek said he learnt early on his career that it would be “inhuman to carry the burden of that pressure; anyone will get crushed under it.”

Any kind of abuse must not be exercised or tolerated: Radhika Apte

NEW DELHI:  With #MeToo movement, many women are coming out in the open to talk about the sexual harassment they have faced by people in power across different fields, including Bollywood. Actress Radhika Apte is "loving" it and she feels everyone should come together to create safe workplaces where any kind of abuse is neither exercised nor tolerated.

Kuldeep will be India's No.1 spinner going forward: Harbhajan Singh

 KOLKATA:  Going forward, chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav will become India's primary spin weapon, feels veteran bowler-turned-cricket commentator Harbhajan Singh.

My focus in life right now is acting, films: Ranveer Singh

NEW DELHI:There has been immense buzz surrounding his coming wedding with actress Deepika Padukone, but Bollywood star Ranveer Singh says his focus in life right now is acting and films.

Shuttler Sindhu welcomes MeToo movement

 NEW DELHI:  Rio silver medallist P.V.Sindhu on Wednesday encouraged people from various walks of life to step out and speak on harassment while distancing herself from the comments of senior shuttler Jwala Gutta, who had alleged "mental harassment" by an unnamed coach.

Not a star, just trying to be an actor: Janhvi Kapoor

Actress Janhvi Kapoor who made her Bollywood debut with 'Dhadak' has said she does not feel she has become a star with the success of the film but she is just trying to be an actor.

Fortunate to be offered variety in a short span: Ishaan Khatter

He is all of 22. But he has already worked with iconic Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi in his maiden India-set movie "Beyond The Clouds". Now Ishaan Khatter is geared up for the release of his second big canvas entertainer "Dhadak". He says he is very fortunate to get offered variety so early in his career.

Can't experiment much in Punjabi films: Ammy Virk

Punjabi singer-actor Ammy Virk, who has featured in romantic-comedy films like "Nikka Zaildar 2" and "Sat Shri Akaal England", says it's tough for experimental movies in his language to create fireworks at the box office.

Loving my space in Bollywood: Ayushmann Khurrana

He rose to fame with "Vicky Donor" and then starred in endearing films like "Dum Laga Ke Haisha" and "Shubh Mangal Saavdhan", which entertained with a message. Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who has carved a niche for himself in just six years in Hindi filmdom, says he is loving his space in Bollywood.

I make films to evoke, provoke: Anurag Kashyap

From "Black Friday" to "Gangs Of Wasseypur" to "Udta Punjab" to "Lust Stories", Anurag Kashyap wants to start a conversation on several social issues with his cinema. He says he makes films to evoke and provoke.

Sexual harassment at work place not being managed well in India: Huma Qureshi

NEW DELHI: Actress Huma Qureshi says people in India have a tendency to intimidate a woman when she opens up about sexual harassment, making her feel like an offender instead of a victim. She feels there is a need to create a safer and comfortable environment for women.

Bollywood has added a lot to my career: Guru Randhawa

 Guru Randhawa, who composed and sang for films like "Hindi Medium", "Tumhari Sulu", "Dil Juunglee", "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety" and "Blackmail", and is gearing up for a nine-city tour followed by "Da-Bangg" tour in the US and Canada, says Bollywood has added a lot to his career as he feels on top of the world when people from all around the world dance to his tracks.

I am ageing backwards, says birthday girl Ekta Kapoor

Popular producer Ekta Kapoor turned 42 on Thursday and feels that she is ageing backwards.

I don't really know the truth about casting couch, says Nidhhi Agerwal

Munna Michael" actress Nidhhi Agerwal says she has never faced the casting couch, and doesn't know the truth behind its existence in the industry.

I was scared to show my original personality through TV: Salman Khan

When Bollywood superstar Salman Khan made his television debut with "Dus Ka Dum" back in 2008, he was scared to open up his real self in front of the audience. But as he is set to come face-to-face with the common man through a revamped version of the game show, he said he has come to terms with being who he is in front of the people.

I value every relationship in my life: Kareena Kapoor

 Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan says friends play an integral part in her life.

Plastic pollution needs to be curbed: UN Environment head

: Plastic pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats and countries need better waste management to cope with the sheer quantity of plastic rubbish that is fouling the waters and environment, says United Nations Environment head Erik Solheim.

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