FIR filed against Big Boss contestant after fans throng airport

Kerala Government has arrested two people for organizing a ‘welcome function’ at the Kochi airport for a controversial Big Boss contestant after a video of the function went viral. Kerala Government had last week asked all organizations and institutions to cancel all events in which people would gather in large numbers, as a part of […]

“Was Expecting This” -Tanushree Dutta slams police and courts

Tanushree Dutta, the US-based former Bollywood actress, said she was hardly surprised by the Maharashtra Police’s move to file a closure report in her complaint of sexual harassment by actor Nana Patekar and said the #MeToo movement’s aim is not to win justice for the victims via the legal machinery. She alleged that ‘a corrupt […]

Chetan Bhagat says ‘enough is enough’ on fresh MeToo allegations

Chetan Bhagat, India’s most popular pulp fiction writer, today sought to put his foot down on allegations that he sexually harassed people on WhatsApp. His response comes in the wake of yet a new allegation, four days after a woman leaked a conversation with him in which he confessed to ‘trying to woo’ her. In […]

6:30 PM Bulletin: Karunanidhi’s health declines

The latest health bulletin from Kauvery Hospital in Chennai at 6:30 PM today has said that there has been a further deterioration in Tamil politician Karunanidhi’s health. “There has been a decline in the medical condition of Kalaignar Dr M Karunanidhi, DMK President and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu,” read the bulletin signed by […]

Doctors rushed to Jodhpur after Amitabh Bachchan falls ill

A team of doctors has been rushed to the set of film ‘Thugs of Hindustan’ in Jodhpur in Rajasthan after actor Amitabh Bachchan complained of ‘general uneasiness’. Bachchan’s condition is reported to be stable. The veteran actor has been shooting for the movie for several months. According to sources, the likely cause of the uneasiness […]

Kerala businessman offers life-time job to accused in actress cyber-bullying case

Joby George of Kerala-based Goodwill Entertainments has offered a ‘lifetime’ job in the UK, Australia, Dubai or India to the person who was arrested by the Kerala police yesterday for cyber-bullying an actress who criticized super star Mammootty. “If u can give u r no or u can come to my home or office till […]

Radio Jockey steps down after supporting Muslim girls for dancing

Radio Jockey Sooraj of 98.6 FM, a Malayalam Radio station in Qatar, has announced that he is stepping down from his role at the station following a social media outcry over his comments supporting three Muslim girls who danced publicly at an AIDS awareness function in Kerala. Following the usual style of his Facebook videos, […]

Boosted by Jio’s success, Mukesh Ambani unveils his future plans

Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest man, said telecom was the first of his big bet, and he will now use his resources to solve problems in three other difficult areas — agriculture, education and healthcare. Speaking at the HT Leadership Summit, Ambani said his primary motivation was not to make money. “Money has never meant much […]

Worth Rs 70,000 cr, Patanjali’s Acharya Balkrishna named to India’s richest

Acharya Balkrishna of Patanjali has emerged as the latest addition to the list of the top ten richest people in India, which is still headed by Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries. Haridwar-based Acharya Balkrishna, age 45, rose to 8th position from 25th last year after seeing his wealth grow by 173%. He is now […]

As politicians step back, poets try bridge barriers in South Asia

Where the sun cannot reach, a poet’s words can, goes a popular saying. At a time when the concept of South Asian community and solidarity is receding due to the onslaught of geopolitical interests and the widening distrust among regional countries, poets are imagining what politicians have failed to do. They still hold the view […]

Republic TV will be nationalist, pro-military & global – Arnab Goswami

Republic TV, the upcoming news channel, will be staunchly nationalist and pro-military, and will attempt to bring back ‘balance’ into a media dominated by a small set of academics and intellectuals in the capital, going by the comments of Arnab Goswami, the head of the channel. “All Indians should be pro military and pro India. If that makes […]

At 9.7 cr/year, Sidhu is highest-earning Punjab MLA, 40% AAP MLAs are crorepati

An analysis of the election filings of the newly elected members of Punjab Legislative Assembly revealed that Navjot Singh Sidhu, the ex-cricketer and television personality who joined the Indian National Congress just before the election, is the highest-earning member of the house. The analysis by the Association for Democratic Reform also revealed that 8 out of […]

Ranveer Singh’s rap song for Jack & Jones campaign to go live tomorrow

Bollywood´s peppy boy Ranveer Singh will promote the international fashion wear Jack & Jones new campaign “Don´t hold back”. The fashion brand has chosen the Bajirao Mastani actor as their new brand ambassador. And the fashion star along with the brand has already made a rap song to kick start the campaign which is entirely […]