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Sanjaya Baru, ex-advisor to Manmohan Singh, duped of Rs 24,000 after ordering liquor online; one arrested, other accused absconding
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Sanjaya Baru, ex-advisor to Manmohan Singh, duped of Rs 24,000 after ordering liquor online; one arrested, other accused absconding

In his complaint, Baru alleged that after placing an online order to purchase liquor by paying around Rs 24,000, the person on the other end switched his mobile phone off and went incommunicado.

The Accidental Prime Minister: Anupam Kher, Akshaye Khanna's film receives clearance from Pakistan's censor board
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The Accidental Prime Minister: Anupam Kher, Akshaye Khanna's film receives clearance from Pakistan's censor board

The Accidental Prime Minister is based on a book of the same name by Sanjaya Baru, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's media advisor.

Mamata Banerjee questions timing of 'The Accidental Prime Minister'; says all PMs are accidental, 'The Disastrous PM' in offing
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Mamata Banerjee questions timing of 'The Accidental Prime Minister'; says all PMs are accidental, 'The Disastrous PM' in offing

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday questioned the timing of the release of the film, "The Accidental Prime Minister", ahead of the general election and wryly commented that all prime ministers were accidental.

The Accidental PM: Lacking book's complexities and context, film is vicious attack on Manmohan and Gandhis
India

The Accidental PM: Lacking book's complexities and context, film is vicious attack on Manmohan and Gandhis

Did the film’s writers omit Dr Reddy because it would have established Manmohan's deep affection for Baru, who plays the narrator’s role in the film, and made him appear treacherous?

The Accidental Prime Minister movie review: Inelegant adaptation with blatant disregard for Manmohan Singh
Bollywood

The Accidental Prime Minister movie review: Inelegant adaptation with blatant disregard for Manmohan Singh

Anupam Kher-starrer The Accidental Prime Minister paints over Manmohan Singh’s sharp mind and achievements as an economist of repute.

The Accidental Prime Minister: SC denies urgent hearing on appeal filed against Delhi HC order
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The Accidental Prime Minister: SC denies urgent hearing on appeal filed against Delhi HC order

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by Poonam Mahajan, challenging the Delhi HC order in favour of The Accidental Prime Minister.

The Accidental Prime Minister releasing during the election season is perfect, says director Vijay Gutte
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The Accidental Prime Minister releasing during the election season is perfect, says director Vijay Gutte

Debutant director Vijay Gutte spoke about thought behind The Accidental Prime Minister, the timing of its release and the curious casting of Anupam Kher, who’s known for his proximity to the BJP.

'I was also an accidental prime minister,' says former PM HD Deve Gowda amid political row on biographical film
India

'I was also an accidental prime minister,' says former PM HD Deve Gowda amid political row on biographical film

HD Deve Gowda served as prime minister from 1 June, 1996 to 21 April, 1997 with the help of regional parties and Congress. Later, when Congress withdrew support, Gowda had to step down.

The Accidental Prime Minister: How BJP, Congress created an accidental controversy through a comedy of errors
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The Accidental Prime Minister: How BJP, Congress created an accidental controversy through a comedy of errors

If The Accidental Prime Minister becomes a success, it would show the immaturity of India’s political discourse. One suspects the BJP won't complain.

Makers of The Accidental Prime Minister complicit in BJP's design to disparage Singh, demonise Gandhis
India

Makers of The Accidental Prime Minister complicit in BJP's design to disparage Singh, demonise Gandhis

Given the BJP’s record of stalling the release of films it considers inimical to its interest, The Accidental Prime Minister becomes an eloquent example of essentially illiberal forces exploiting the liberal ethos to spin propaganda

The Accidental Prime Minister trailer stirs up political storm; Congress demands private screening prior to release
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The Accidental Prime Minister trailer stirs up political storm; Congress demands private screening prior to release

The BJP on Thursday shared the trailer on Twitter and said it told a "riveting tale of how a family held the country to ransom for 10 long years"

The Accidental Prime Minister director Vijay Ratnakar Gutte held for GST fraud of almost Rs 34 crore
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The Accidental Prime Minister director Vijay Ratnakar Gutte held for GST fraud of almost Rs 34 crore

Director of The Accidental Prime Minister has been sent to Arthur Road jail where he will be in judicial custody till 14 August as ordered by a Mumbai court

Akshaye Khanna to play Sanjaya Baru in political drama The Accidental Prime Minister; first look revealed
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Akshaye Khanna to play Sanjaya Baru in political drama The Accidental Prime Minister; first look revealed

In the upcoming film The Accidental Prime Minister, Anupam Kher essays the role of former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh while Akshaye Khanna plays Sanjaya Baru and Arjun Mathur plays Rahul Gandhi.

I think Narendra Modi may give Bharat Ratna to PV Narasimha Rao: Sanjaya Baru
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I think Narendra Modi may give Bharat Ratna to PV Narasimha Rao: Sanjaya Baru

In 1991: How PV Narasimha Rao Made History, Sanjaya Baru examines how the former Prime Minister steered India towards economic reform.

Fantastic gesture if NDA announces Bharat Ratna for Narasimha Rao: Sanjaya Baru
India

Fantastic gesture if NDA announces Bharat Ratna for Narasimha Rao: Sanjaya Baru

It would be a "fantastic gesture" by the NDA government if it announces Bharat Ratna to PV Narasimha Rao, said Sanjaya Baru.

The upcoming Manmohan Singh movie: Here's the best quotes by the ex-PM that should make it
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The upcoming Manmohan Singh movie: Here's the best quotes by the ex-PM that should make it

As ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ is set to become a movie, here's a look at some of Manmohan Singh's quotes and the possible context they could have in it, if it was a typical Bollywood biopic.

'The Accidental Prime Minister' on screen: Producer Sunil Bohra acquires rights to film on Manmohan Singh
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'The Accidental Prime Minister' on screen: Producer Sunil Bohra acquires rights to film on Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh's former media adviser, Sanjaya Baru, had published a book titled The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh in 2014

4 things we know about Manmohan thanks to Vinod Rai, Baru and Parakh
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4 things we know about Manmohan thanks to Vinod Rai, Baru and Parakh

Three books and three verdicts on the working of the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. But what do they really tell us about him?

Dear Manmohanji, your silence means an admission of guilt
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Dear Manmohanji, your silence means an admission of guilt

Now that Manmohan Singh is no longer the PM, he needs to show transparency and forthrightness in his reaction to all that is being said about him.

What Vinod Rai overlooks is Manmohan Singh's double-agent dilemma
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What Vinod Rai overlooks is Manmohan Singh's double-agent dilemma

Vinod Rai faults Manmohan Singh for failing to do his duty. But we should also trace the failure to a serious misalignment of principal-agent interests. MMS was doubly removed from the principal - the people of India - whose interests he was duty-bound to serve.