SC allows ‘Padmaavat’ to be screened across India, stays ban

SC allows ‘Padmaavat’ to be screened across India, stays ban

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday cleared the decks for the all-India release of controversial movie ‘Padmaavat’ on January 25 and stayed notifications and orders issued by Rajasthan and Gujarat prohibiting exhibition of the film in their states. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also restrained any other state from issuing such notifications […]

Respect SC order on Padmaavat, will study it: Raj govt

Respect SC order on Padmaavat, will study it: Raj govt

Jaipur: The Rajasthan government on Thursday said it would study the Supreme Court’s order staying the ban on the release of the controversial film ‘Padmaavat’ and then only a “decision on revision can be taken”. Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria said he would study the apex court order and talk to the law department […]

Praveen Togadia alleges plot to kill him, says voice being stifled

Praveen Togadia alleges plot to kill him, says voice being stifled

Ahmedabad: VHP leader Pravin Togadia, who briefly went missing on Monday, on Tuesday charged that “some people” were trying to stifle his voice and that he was not allowed to speak on issues like Ram Temple, farmers and cow slaughter. A tearful Togadia, 62, made the allegations at a press conference, where he also said […]

Netanyahu visits Taj

Agra: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu along with his wife Sara on Tuesday visited the 17th century Mughal monument Taj Mahal. Netanyahu was received by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the Kheria Airport. He was accorded a traditional welcome by Braj folk artists on his arrival at the airport, the chief minister’s office said […]

‘Acquire Jinnah House under the amended Enemy Property Act’

‘Acquire Jinnah House under the amended Enemy Property Act’

MUMBAI: A BJP MLA Monday demanded that GoI should acquire Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s house in Mumbai under the amended Enemy Property Act. Mangal Prabhat Lodha, the BJP MLA from the Malabar Hill constituency within whose limits Jinnah House falls, called it a “symbol of conspiracy behind the Partition”. In a statement, Lodha said, […]

Acted in interest of judiciary, justice: Kurian Joesph

Acted in interest of judiciary, justice: Kurian Joesph

KOCHI: Justice Kurian Joseph, one of the four senior Supreme Court judges who virtually revolted against the country’s chief justice over “selective” case allocation and certain judicial orders, today expressed confidence that the issues raised by them would be resolved. Joseph said that they acted solely in the interest of judiciary and justice, a day […]

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