MNS rules Maharashtra. BJP a coward spectator- Rukmini Sen

It was a sad day for many of us when we saw Karan Johar’s video requesting not to ban an Indian film in India. Film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, that features Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, ran into trouble after Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) said it won’t allow release of any movie in India that featured Pakistani artistes . It is due for release … Continue reading MNS rules Maharashtra. BJP a coward spectator- Rukmini Sen

Don’t forget Raj Thakrey gifted BIG B a sketch- Renuka Shahane

  Some time lines for people with short term memory only: Feb 3 2008: Mrs Jaya Bachchan asks, “Who is Raj Thakeray?” after MNS targets North Indians in Mumbai Sep 8 2008: MNS targets Mr Bachchan for being brand ambassador of UP & setting up a girls school there instead of Maharashtra. Mrs Bachchan makes a sarcastic comment about speaking in Hindi at a music … Continue reading Don’t forget Raj Thakrey gifted BIG B a sketch- Renuka Shahane

Agitate to Prosecute Hate Speech – Teesta Setalvad

The Citizen and Newsclick Joint Production, July 26, 2014 Teesta Setalvad, eminent activist, speaks on Freedom of Dissent at the Idea of India Conclave. She emphasises the importance of having a cohesive intervention to counter the attacks on freedom of expression. Setalvad says that we must all agitate to prosecute hate speech and not allow it to be part of public amnesia, that is being … Continue reading Agitate to Prosecute Hate Speech – Teesta Setalvad