Hearing the plea demanding a stay on FIRs against the actors and producers of web-series Tandav, the Supreme Court cited that the Freedom of expression is not absolute. The SC bench headed by Ashok Bhushan disagreed to pass any direction to stay the FIR. Moreover, the top court advised the petitioners to approach High Courts for quashing the cases. It is also observed that the police can file closure reports if the makers have apologized.
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Indian cricketer Virat Kohli along with actors Tamannaah Bhatia and Aju Varghese have been issued notice by the Kerala High Court, on January 27 over a petition seeking ban on online rummy. The petitioner alleged that the brand ambassadors has turned youth into gambling addicts, in-turn claiming many lives. However, the High Court has demanded a response from the state government. Reportedly, a Kerala resident committed suicide two-weeks-ago… read-more
Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez is all set for a Hollywood debut with an anthological project 'Women's Stories' via filmmaker Leena Yadav's 'Sharing a Ride'. The movie will be one among six segments of 'Women's Stories' that would be directed by women with an all-feminine crew. Reportedly, the project aims to collaborate with women across the globe and showcase their stories from different walks of life and distinctive perspectives.… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Going by reports, Harry Potter live-action TV series is in its early stages of development and is likely to debut on streaming service HBO Max. Reportedly, WarnerMedia executives are exploring the idea and engaged in conversations with various writers. However, HBO Max and Warner Bros have stated that there are no developments "at the studio or on streaming platform". The rights of Harry Potter lies with Warner Bros and its creator J K… read-more
US President Joe Biden, under his 'Buy America' executive order, has vowed to replace nearly 6,50,000 government vehicles with electric models. Biden on January 25 also said the fleet would be replaced with "electric vehicles made right here in America by American workers." Besides, he pointed towards "loopholes" that allow foreign-made parts for vehicles considered as US-made. While the replacement period has not been elucidated yet, the… read-more
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
'XXX' and 'Fast and Furious' famed director Rob Cohen has been accused of alleged sexual harassment by Italian actor/director Asia Argento. As per Argento, she was sexually abused while filming 'XXX' in 2002 after Cohen allegedly made her unconscious with Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) drug. However, Cohen's spokesperson has called the accusations "absolutely false". Surprisingly, both Argento and Cohen have been accused of sexual assault in the… read-more
Courtesy: Wion News
In a report released by the UN revealed that India is under a major threat possessed by large dams ageing in the country. According to the reports, over 1,000 dams will turn 50 years old by 2025 and most people on earth will live downstream by 2050. However, the re-construction of water-dam is not going to be witnessed anytime soon in 20th century, says the reports compiled by Canada-based Institute for Water, Environment and Health.
Veteran Television host and interviewer Larry King, noted for his celebrity interviews, political debates, and topical discussions, passed away on January 23. The 87-year-old died at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he had been hospitalized due to a COVID-19 related infection. With a career spanning over six decades, King was most celebrated for his CNN chat show "Larry King Live" that earned him a Peabody award and 10… read-more
To honour late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput on his birthday, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation renamed Inder Colony's road as 'Late Sushant Singh Rajput Marg' on January 21. Congress councillor Abhishek Dutt clarified the motive was inspired by Sushant's impact on the area's youth. Besides, Dutt stated that the nomenclature was non-political and the decision was taken after discussion with all parties, including AAP and BJP.
Courtesy: Times Now
Actress Kangana Ranaut's legal battle has resumed yet again as Mumbai Police summoned her against a November 2020 defamation case filed by writer/lyricist Javed Akhtar. She has been asked to appear before Juhu Police on January 22. The complaint read, Kangana directed baseless remarks towards Akhtar on TV interviews claiming him to be a part of Bollywood's "coterie". Besides, Kangana had also said Akhtar threatened her to keep silent over her… read-more