Day: September 5, 2018

BJP MLAs donate one-month salary to flood-hit Kerala

The BJP’s four MLAs in Delhi have donated their one-month salary to the victims of flood in Kerala. Vijender Gupta, Jagdish Pradhan, O P Sharma and Manjinder Singh Sirsa have donated their salary of September to flood-ravaged Kerala, said a statement from the office of Gupta. The southern state was devastated in the rains that […]

Aashiq Abu’s bring big cast and crew for his next on nipah outbreak

A casting coup of this sort was last witnessed a decade back, in Joshi’s Twenty: 20. In what is seen as his biggest project yet, director Aashiq Abu has assembled some of the most incredibly talented and well-known names working today in Malayalam cinema for his next titled, Virus.Revathy leads a distinguished cast comprising Parvathy […]

Saudi Arabia declares online satire punishable offence

Saudi Arabia will punish online satire that “disrupts public order” with up to five years in prison, the public prosecutor said Tuesday, as the kingdom cracks down on dissent. “Producing and distributing content that ridicules, mocks, provokes and disrupts public order, religious values and public morals through social media will be considered a cybercrime punishable […]

Gauri Lankesh Patrike to be relaunched today in new Name

Gauri Lankesh’s voice can never be silenced, say some of Gauri’s activist friends and journalists. The weekly tabloid Gauri Lankesh Patrike will be relaunched on Wednesday and will now be called Nyaya Patha (Path towards justice) “We want the paper to sustain itself. So we will go around the country to raise funds through donations, […]