Padmavati row: Question raised over silence of SRK, Amitabh

24 November, 2017, 01:19 | Author: Delbert Rhodes
  • Image Source

Earlier in November, the head of the Rajput Karni Sena in Rajasthan said Padukone should have her nose cut - a symbol of public humiliation - for being part of a film that allegedly insulted the famed queen.

However, while this means that nothing stops the film from releasing overseas (unless the Supreme Court intervenes), it also opens up the possibility of pirated versions of the movie being made available before it finally gets to open in India.

Padmavati, which was originally set for 1 December release, has been indefinitely shelved.

The censor board has a job which it should be allowed to do, the Centre said on Tuesday even as the row over Padmavati raged on with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath claiming that director Sanjay Leela Bhansali was no less guilty than the fringe groups extending threats to him and actor Deepika Padukone.

A leader of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced that he would pay a reward roughly equivalent to $1.5 million to anyone who would behead an Indian actress and a film director.

Meanwhile, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said today that a call on on allowing the screening of film "Padmavati" in the state will be taken only after a decision of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). "They have already broken so many reassurances in the past", said Jadeja, who says his group is ready to march up to the UK Parliament in protest unless the film's release is blocked in the country.

Iranian hacker charged in HBO 'Game of Thrones' theft
The US Attorney's office in NY has filed charges against an Iranian national accused of hacking HBO's servers earlier this year. Kim said. "He will never be able to travel outside of Iran without fear of being arrested and brought here", he added.

LHC orders release of JuD chief Hafiz Saeed
Saeed is accused by India of masterminding the Mumbai terror attack of November 2008 which left 166 Indians and foreigners dead. The board said, "The government has been ordered to release JuD chief Hafiz Saeed if he is not wanted in any other case".

Tencent overtakes Facebook to enter world's top five most valuable listed companies
Tencent now sits alongside a handful of USA companies you are much more likely to have heard of: Apple, Amazon and Microsoft . Other fast-growing parts of the business include digital content such as video, as well as online advertising, said CNBC .

The movie is directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

Padmavati to keep its original release date for United Kingdom audience.

Starring Deepika Padukone with Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in key roles, the magnum opus tells the tale of Rani Padmavati, the legendary Mewar queen known for her beauty and intelligence as well as courage, her husband Maharawal Ratan Singh, a Rajput warrior king who fought to defend his kingdom and wife's honour, and Sultan Alauddin Khilji.

Bollywood is in chaos after death threats to a female star forced producers to postpone a much-anticipated movie.

The controversy over the alleged "distortion of history" raged on with an education officer in Madhya Pradesh's Dewas district issuing a circular banning a song from the film from being played in schools.


  • And the victor  of Dancing with the Stars is…

    And the victor of Dancing with the Stars is…

    YouTube violinist sensation Stirling and Ballas also received ideal scores for their two dances. In between dances, the season's other cast members returned to dance and, in some cases, sing.
    Trump names North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism

    Trump names North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism

    The designation places restrictions on trade with North Korea that are essentially already in place. Relations between the US and North Korea have been fraught ever since President Trump took office.
    Seven signals 'not from missing sub'

    Seven signals 'not from missing sub'

    Relatives of crew members unfurled a flag at the naval base that read: "Be strong Argentina, We trust in God, We wait for you". The Argentina-born Pope Francis mentioned the missing vessel in his weekly Sunday prayers at the Vatican in Rome.
  • CEDA: On Small Business Saturday, think Cayuga

    CEDA: On Small Business Saturday, think Cayuga

    So it's really exciting to see and hear this; that people are really excited about shopping local and shopping small. NW - said in an interview that running a small business can be hard but that Small Business Saturday has helped.
    Chaiwala redux: Youth Congress jibe against PM Modi ahead of Gujarat polls

    Chaiwala redux: Youth Congress jibe against PM Modi ahead of Gujarat polls

    Differences on policy and opinion aside, Congress culture imbibes respect for the PM and all political opponents". The apologies from Congress, was unable to supress the anger of numerous BJP leaders.
    Broncos name Paxton Lynch as starting QB vs. Raiders Sunday

    Broncos name Paxton Lynch as starting QB vs. Raiders Sunday

    He started two games for the Broncos a year ago and went 49 of 83 for 497 yards, two touchdowns, and a pick. In four games, Osweiler has put up just 3 TD's and 4 INT's as he continues to struggle with his accuracy.
  • Palestinians freeze ties with US

    Palestinians freeze ties with US

    Under the law, Trump now has 90 days to consider whether the Palestinians are in "direct and meaningful negotiations with Israel". It could also antagonize the Trump administration and result in cancellation of United States aide to the Palestinians.
    Rep. Peters Blasts Trump FCC Chairman's Push to End 'Net Neutrality'

    Rep. Peters Blasts Trump FCC Chairman's Push to End 'Net Neutrality'

    Then-FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler called it a victory, saying the rules allowed the commission to act as an Internet "referee". With three Republican and two Democratic commissioners, the move to end net neutrality is all but certain to be approved.
    LeT militants gunned down; One Army jawan dies in J&K gun battle

    LeT militants gunned down; One Army jawan dies in J&K gun battle

    Hidden militants opened fire and a gunfight took place, during which the 3 militants were killed. Better technology is being brought into the counter-infiltration grid.
  • North Korea Blasts US Terrorism Blacklisting

    North Korea Blasts US Terrorism Blacklisting

    The US designation only made North Korea more committed to retaining its nuclear arsenal, the official said. Trump's decision comes amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula.
    Russian oligarch Kerimov questioned in France over tax evasion

    Russian oligarch Kerimov questioned in France over tax evasion

    Russia's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday night it has notified France that Kerimov has diplomatic immunity . Russia's state-run Rossiya 24 TV station cited an unnamed source as saying Kerimov had denied any guilt.
    Uber hacked, didn't say a word for a year

    Uber hacked, didn't say a word for a year

    Uber also fired two employees who were responsible for providing information to hackers. To keep the leak secret, Uber paid the hackers a ransom of $100,000.


Trumps Spend Thanksgiving Serving Meals To Active Duty Armed Forces
Trump is celebrating the holiday from his private club Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach , Florida. Everybody in this country is watching and they are seeing positive reports for a change.

LeVar Burton Is Getting All of LaVar Ball's Trump Heat
Trump's biographer and former ghostwriter aren't the only ones to have noticed this trend of the president's. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "Just think.", Trump tweeted.

Gunners tell Barcelona they can sign Mesut Ozil on one condition
Arsenal almost sold Sanchez on the final day of the summer transfer window, but a deal with Manchester City collapsed when they couldn't bring in Monaco's Thomas Lemar as a replacement.

'Banging' noises could be coming from missing Argentine sub, officials say
His government also sent five psychologists and a psychiatrist to the base in support of the relatives. The submarine was carrying 44 crew members, and was travelling to the coastal city of Mar del Plata.

Homeland Security Ends Temporary Deportation Protection for 60000 Haitians
Still, this is not the first time that Kobach has criticized the administration's handling of Temporary Protected Status. About 30,000 children have been born to Haitians in the United States with protected status since 2010.

Absent PM Saad Hariri returns to Lebanon to tackle political crisis
His surprise resignation announced from Riyadh triggered a political crisis in Lebanon's power-sharing government. Al-Hariri's resignation has not yet been approved by Lebanon's president.

CBS News fires Charlie Rose
The allegations include unwanted sexual advances, lewd phone calls, walking around naked in their presence, and groping. It is crushing". 'I have learned a great deal as a result of these events and I hope others will too.

Trump Breaks Silence on Roy Moore Allegations
The President also expressed vehement opposition to Doug Jones , the Democrat in the race and Moore's only major opponent. Roy Moore speaks during a campaign event at Walker Springs Road Baptist Church in Jackson, Alabama, on November 14, 2017.

Your Dog is Helping You Live Longer
Fall said while the link between dog ownership and lower heart heart disease was clear, how dogs helped our hearts was less so. Some of the folks who conducted this study suggest that dogs bring dirt into the house, and they like to sit on your lap.

Zanu-PF MPs summoned over Robert Mugabe impeachment
The deadline set by Zimbabwe's ruling party for longtime President Robert Mugabe to resign or face impeachment has passed. David Coltart, a prominent opposition leader and former minister, said he believed impeachment will now go ahead.