Gurugram, Jan 25 : Eighteen supporters of Shri Rajput Karni Sena, arrested for vandalising a Haryana Roadways bus and attacking a school bus here to protest against the Hindi film ‘Padmaavat’, were on Thursday sent to 14 days judicial custodyict court. They were accused of induling in vandalism on Wednesday in Bhondsi area on the […]

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New Delhi, Jan 25 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi has been given a fourth row seat to witness the Republic Day parade here on Friday, sparking furious reaction from the party which said it was done in breach of protocol and to “demean” the party and its President. Traditionally the Congress President would be given […]

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Jaipur, Jan 25 : Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmaavat” was not screened in Rajasthan on Thursday amid a shutdown called by the Shree Rajput Karni Sena, whose activists held rallies and protests in several cities and towns against the film. The movie wasn’t screened in around 179 screens. The Karni Sena took out a bike rally […]

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Agra, Jan 25 : The Agra Municipal Corporation has released a logo of Smart City Agra, showing the Taj Mahal and a peacock feather. The attractive design will be visible all over the city in a few days to build up a hype for involving the locals to participate in the Smart City race. The […]

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Hyderabad, Jan 25 : A day before the release of his controversial movie “God, Sex and Truth” with American porn star Mia Malkova, Hyderabad police booked filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma for obscenity on a complaint by a social activist. A case under section 67 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 was booked against him for […]

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New Delhi, Jan 25 : The Congress on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to speak about and take moral responsibility for the violence unleashed in the name of protests against Hindi movie “Padmaavat”. Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi said the Wednesday attack on a school bus in Gurugram in Haryana was “more saddening and shameful” […]

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Patna, Jan 25 : Violent protests by Shree Rajput Karni Sena and other Rajput organisations against “Padmaavat” continued in Bihar on Thursday, with a mob attacking a cinema hall in Bihar Sharif while cinema hall owners in several districts refused to screen the controversial film. Unconfirmed reports said that Karni Sena activists have attacked more […]

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Bengaluru, Jan 25 : A Karnataka shutdown called on Thursday disrupted normal life, with buses and taxis keeping off the roads and schools, colleges, offices, hotels, malls and markets remaining closed till evening. The 12-hour shutdown was observed for getting the Mahadayi river water from neighbouring Goa to meet the drinking needs of the people […]

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New Delhi, Jan 25 : The Congress on Thursday described attempts to block the screening of “Padmaavat” as “reprehensible” and questioned the silence of Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani on this. “Vandalism to stop release of ‘Padmaavat’ is despicable, reprehensible and utterly nauseating,” tweeted Congress leader Manish Tewari. The former Information and Broadcasting Minister […]

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