Priya Dutt
Indian politician
Priya Dutt
Priya Dutt Roncon is an Indian politician. She was first time elected to the 14th Lok Sabha from Mumbai North West constituency in Maharashtra on 22 November 2005, representing the Indian National Congress party. She is currently representing Mumbai North Central constituency in the 15th Lok Sabha since 2009.
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Priya Dutt questions Modi's 'silence' on snooping row
The Times of India - about 3 years
Congress MP Priya Dutt today questioned the "silence" of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over the snooping row involving a young woman.
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Residents of Khar object to BMC logo on leaflets with photos of politicans
The Times of India - over 3 years
Residents of Khar have objected the use of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) logo on a leaflet which has pictures of MLA Baba Siddiqqi and MP Priya Dutt.     
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Priya Dutt stresses on need for media campaign
The Times of India - over 3 years
All India Congress Committee secretary Priya Dutt on Friday asked Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee to set up a media and communication centre in the capital.
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Sanjay Dutt says he'll go to prison as ordered
Fox News - almost 4 years
Breaking down repeatedly, popular Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt said Thursday he will serve his prison sentence for a 1993 weapons conviction and he has not sought pardon in the case linked to the deadliest terror attack in Indian history. Dutt broke his silence a week after the Supreme Court sentenced him to five years in prison for illegal possession of weapons supplied by Mumbai crime bosses linked to a 1993 terror attack that killed 257 people. "I respect the Supreme Court's verdict. I have not applied for any pardon," an emotional Dutt told reporters at a news conference held outside his home in Mumbai, India's entertainment capital and home to Bollywood, India's prolific Hindi film industry. "There are many other people who deserve pardon," he said. Dutt broke down repeatedly while reading out a statement and hugged his sister, Priya Dutt, who is a Congress party lawmaker from Mumbai. Dutt said he and his fa ...
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Engineer jailed for 5 years in Pakistan returns home to warm welcome
The Times of India - over 4 years
Bhavesh, who was accompanied by local MLA Krishna Hegde and MP Priya Dutt from Delhi, returned home in the presence of his neighbours, who cheered his home-coming.
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Priya Dutt victim of goof-up in voters' list - Economic Times
Google News - about 5 years
Mid-Day <a class="fplink fp-224311" href="/priya+dutt+1"><a class="fplink fp-224311" href="/priya+dutt+1">Priya Dutt</a></a> victim of goof-up in voters' list Economic Times MUMBAI: Due to apparent goof-ups in the electoral rolls for BMC polls, Congress MP <a class="fplink fp-224311" href="/priya+dutt+1"><a class="fplink fp-224311" href="/priya+dutt+1">Priya Dutt</a></a>'s photo in the list is not hers while the photo of her actor brother Sanjay Dutt's wife Maanayata shown in the list is someone else's. Top EC officer gets sex change in voters listMid-Day all 4 news articles »
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Angry Priya Dutt complains to Congress about 'insult' - NDTV
Google News - about 5 years
NDTV Angry <a class="fplink fp-224311" href="/priya+dutt+1">Priya Dutt</a> complains to Congress about 'insult' NDTV Mumbai: As Mumbai gears up to vote for its local municipal elections, the Congress has some house-keeping it needs to urgently attend to. <a class="fplink fp-224311" href="/priya+dutt+1">Priya Dutt</a>, the popular MP and actor Sanjay Dutt's sister, is upset about not being consulted about the party's ... 'Hurt' <a class="fplink fp-224311" href="/priya+dutt+1">Priya Dutt</a> won't quit but fight onMSN India Congress BMC candidates list: Nirupam, Dutt openly voice their dissentTimes of India <a class="fplink fp-224311" href="/priya+dutt+1">Priya Dutt</a> supporters denied tickets, one resignsHindustan Times Indian Express -gulfnews.com -Mid-Day all 14 news articles »
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BMC polls: Priya Dutt cries foul over ticket distribution
Daily News and Analysis - about 5 years
'I consider it an insult as an MP because the list of candidates in my constituency was not revealed to me till the last minute and kept confidential,' said Dutt.
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Politics Journal: Where Were Congress Young Guns in the Hazare Agitation? - Wall Street Journal (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
They include Sandeep Dixit, Congress MP from east Delhi and son of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit; Priya Dutt, MP from Mumbai North-Central; Sanjay Nirupam, MP from Mumbai North and Mr. Aron. Many of the young MPs, if they reacted at all,
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Crisis brings forth generation fight in Congress - Tehelka
Google News - over 5 years
The Congress old guards felt Team Anna was unreasonable and advocating resisting his pressures, the young generation like Sandeep Dikshit, Milind Deora, Jitin Prasada, Jyotiraditya Scindia and Priya Dutt appeared game changers
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Between two PMs - Hindu Business Line
Google News - over 5 years
But only a few like Sandeep Dixit, Sanjay Nirupam and Priya Dutt, made bold to express solidarity with Anna&#39;s movement. Amongst the UPA allies, the Rashtriya Janata Dal criticised the Government. The DMK took a diplomatic stand by saying both parties ...&nbsp;-&nbsp;-
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Why Anna Hates the Congress Top Brass? - Siliconindia.com
Google News - over 5 years
Many young but prominent Congress leaders such as Priya Dutt and Sanjay Nirupam have come in support of Anna Hazare and his relentless fight against corruption. Anna has made it clear that he will negotiate only with Prime Minister&#39;s Office,
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Congress MPs Priya Dutt, Nirupam meet Hazare supporters, vow support - Times of India
Google News - over 5 years
MUMBAI: Congress MPs from Mumbai Sanjay Nirupam and Priya Dutt on Monday came out in favour of a strong Lokpal bill, with Dutt also advocating the inclusion of the higher judiciary and the prime minister in its ambit, contrary to the party stand. ...&nbsp;-&nbsp;-
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SWAROVSKI GEMS unveils its special GEM VISIONS 2012 - India Infoline.com
Google News - over 5 years
Chief Guest PRIYA DUTT, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Renaissance Hotel Powai. The event was attended by ace Bollywood actress Kajol, her mother and veteran actress Tanuja, Sabah Ali Khan herself a jewellery designer
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10 HOTTEST female politicians in India & the world - Rediff
Google News - over 5 years
Talking of legacies, Priya Dutt perhaps had the largest shoes to fill after father Sunil Dutt&#39;s passing away. Suave, accessible and conscious of the role she must play out, Priya Dutt has carried on her father&#39;s fight for the rights of sex workers
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Priya Dutt
    FORTIES
  • 2010
    Age 43
    Dutt will be featured in UniGlobe Entertainment's breast cancer docu-drama titled 1 a Minute scheduled for release in 2010.
    More Details Hide Details The documentary is being made by actress Namrata Singh Gujral and will also feature breast cancer suriviors Olivia Newton-John, Diahann Carroll, Melissa Etheridge, Namrata Singh Gujral, Mumtaz and Jaclyn Smith as well as William Baldwin, Daniel Baldwin and Priya Dutt. The feature is narrated by Kelly McGillis. The film will also star Bárbara Mori, Lisa Ray, Deepak Chopra and Morgan Brittany. Recently Dutt spoke out her views on the sex workers at Kamathipura and asserted her pro-legalisation stance regarding prostitution. She is also in talks with the chief minister of Maharashtra, Shri Prithviraj Chavan for the same. She is married to Owen Roncon. Roncon is a partner in Oranjuice Entertainment, a music promotion company, and Fountainhead Promotions & Events Pvt Ltd, a marketing firm. The couple has two sons, Siddharth and Sumair.
  • 2007
    Age 40
    Dutt is reported to have welcomed the decision of the Samajwadi Party to field her controversial brother, Sanjay, as an electoral candidate.(Misqouted-no mention of Priya Dutt in the article referred to here) Sanjay Dutt is currently appealing against his 2007 conviction for possessing illegal firearms. He was prosecuted as part of the investigation into the 1993 Bombay bombings, though he was cleared of conspiracy to commit terrorism.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2005
    Age 38
    In 2005, despite low voter turnout, she won her seat in the Lok Sabha by a margin of 172,043 votes over a rival candidate from the Shiv Sena.
    More Details Hide Details Dutt received considerable media attention for this victory, partially on account of her famous family and the fact she had given birth to her first child a few days before the election. Since her election, Dutt has been appointed secretary of the All-India Congress Committee. In office, she has encouraged ALMs and local community representations dealing with better governance. Dutt also runs a charity, The Nargis Dutt Memorial Charitable Trust. Among other projects, the charity has focused on bringing kitchen sets and medical aid to flood victims in the state of Bihar, following disastrous flooding in 2008. Dutt went to Bihar with her husband to visit refugee camps and distribute equipment.
    She was first time elected to the 14th Lok Sabha from Mumbai North West constituency in Maharashtra on 22 November 2005, representing the Indian National Congress party.
    More Details Hide Details She is currently representing Mumbai North Central constituency in the 15th Lok Sabha since 2009. Dutt is the daughter of the late Bollywood actor and politician Sunil Dutt, and actress and politician Nargis. Both her parents were elected to represent the Indian National Congress, and her father was a government minister. She is the sister of actor Sanjay Dutt, and Namrata Dutt. Along with her sister, she published a memoir, entitled Mr and Mrs Dutt: Memories of our Parents, in 2007. She received her B.A. degree in sociology from Sophia College, Mumbai University. After university, Dutt worked in television and video and studied at The Center for the Media Arts in New York.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1992
    Age 25
    During a tense political period in 1992-1993, Dutt worked with Muslim refugees in Bombay (now Mumbai).
    More Details Hide Details She reported receiving threatening telephone calls and public harassment.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1966
    Born
    Born on August 28, 1966.
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