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Sahitya Akademi awardee Marathi writer Nanda Khare refuses award

Marathi writer Nanda Khare refuses Sahitya Akademi award, says, there’s “Undeclared emergency in country”   Recalling iconic Hindi poet Muktibodh who also wrote in Marathi besides Hindi, and who is considered one of the pioneers of modern Hindi poetry, Khare said literature is not born in the sky. “Therefore, it is a political act”.   Read More…

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SC asks centre to prepare draft Bill to control O.T.T platform in India

The Supreme Court on Friday granted protection from arrest to India Head of Amazon Prime Video, Aparna Purohit in the case registered against her in connection with the web series ‘Tandav’.   A Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and Subhash Reddy also observed that the regulations in place to govern Over the Top (OTT) platforms Read More…

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BJP MP asks Modi to remove Modi name from world largest Cricket stadium

BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get his name removed from the Ahmedabad cricket stadium.   “PTs, is there any leader of a nation allowing a stadium to be named after himself?” Swamy, 81, asked in a tweet addressed to “Patriotic Tweeples”.   Swamy himself answered: “My Read More…

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High Court stayed arrest of Mirazapur web series team

The Allahabad High Court on Friday stayed the arrest of Mirzapur’ web series producers Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar  Also the court ordered them  to join the investigation by the police in the case lodged against them.   A bench of justices Manoj Kumar Gupta and Subhash Chand gave the relief to the two on Read More…

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Kunal reply to SC notice says “jokes are not reality, and don’t claim to be so”

Comedian Kunal Kamra on Thursday filed a counter affidavit before the Supreme Court, stating that his tweets were not published with the intention of insulting the Court but to draw its attention to and prompt an engagement with issues that he believes are relevant to the Indian democracy.   He said, “These jokes are not Read More…

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50 millions+ most watched Tandav web series team repeatedly targeted by Hindutva forces

‘Tandav’, a nine-episode political thriller, started streaming on Amazon Prime on January 15.   The web series stars Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub among others.   Actress Konkona Sen Sharma takes dig at Supreme Court’s refusal to grant interim protection from arrest over Tandav row   Earlier, reacting to the Supreme Read More…

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SPB gets Padma Vibhushan and female Singer got Padma Shri awards

Indian Union Government announced the list of Padma Awardees, which are among the some of the highest civilian honour, on Republic Day eve.   However this year Bollywood has no recipients this year, late playback legend SP Balasubramanyam has been honoured posthumusly with Padma Vibhushan.   He is the only name from entertainment industry among Read More…