30 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea of the Tamil Nadu government seeking two-day police custody of ultra-Left folk singer Kovan, who was granted relief by the Madras High Court in a sedition case.
26 Nov 2015
Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said his government was not in favour of opening dance bars and would explore legal options after Supreme Court asked it to implement its order in this regard.
26 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked the Maharashtra government to implement its earlier order on dance bars and decide within two weeks the hoteliers' application seeking grant of licence for running them in the state.
22 Nov 2015
New Delhi: To preserve India's immensely diverse and rich legacy, public broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) has undertaken a special project to record lakhs of folk songs, sung across states on various occasions, and preserve these for future generations.
13 Nov 2015
New Delhi: If sources are to be believed, then Shahid Kapoor and his wife Mira Rajput will give a dance performance at designer Masaba Gupta's sangeet ceremony.
31 Oct 2015
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president EVKS Elangovan today slammed the arrest of a folk singer campaigning for closure of state-run liquor outlets and said his will stage a demonstration here on November 2 in protest against the police action.
20 Nov 2015
Mumbai: The Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra starrer 'Bajirao Mastani', produced and directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, has landed into controversy, with the descendant of Bajirao Peshwa I alleging that historical facts have been "altered" while portraying the late king and his wives Kashibai and Mastani in the film.
07 Aug 2012
To revive the fading traditional folk art and culture of the western part of Odisha, a cultural organization named ‘Anusthan Sudha’ has launched a campaign in rural as well as urban areas of the state.
30 Oct 2015
Mumbai: The members of a dance troupe comprising Maharashtra government employees have returned Rs 8 lakh to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund after a controversy erupted over using the Fund to sponsor their Thailand visit.
29 Oct 2015
Mumbai: The moment one hears the sensuous track 'Dhak Dhak Karne Laga' from 'Beta', he is reminded of the stunning Madhuri Dixit dancing on a stack of hay. Recently, Sunny Leone added her oomph factor to the song.