10 Filmmakers Returned Their National Award In Protest & Wrote To President And PM (Full Text)

After writers and scientists, filmmakers have joined the protest in raising their voice against the murders of rationalist author MM Kalburgi, activist Govind Pansare, and in support of FTII students. The 10 filmmakers include Anand Patwardhan, Dibakar Banerjee, Nishtha Jain, Paresh Kamdar, Kriti Nakhwa, Harshvardhan Kulkarni, Hari Nair, Rakesh Sharma, Indraneel Lahiri and Lipika Singh Darai. And here’s the full text of their letter to … Continue reading 10 Filmmakers Returned Their National Award In Protest & Wrote To President And PM (Full Text)

This Bajrangi is no bhai or bhaijaan: Bajrang Dal’s Bhuvith Shetty arrested

Bajrang Dal co-onvenor of Mangalore, Bhuvith Shetty was arrested by Mangalore police today. Nilim Dutta, Chairman, Unified @Peoples_Movemnt, Director, Strategic Research & Analysis Organisation made a formal complaint against Bajrang Dal Co-Convener of Mangalore Bhuvith Shetty to the Additional Chief Secretary, Home, Government of Karnataka Mr. Pattanayak, IAS  Bhuvith tweeted that Bajrang Dal was behind killing of Prof. M.M. Kalburgi and that the next target was Prof. … Continue reading This Bajrangi is no bhai or bhaijaan: Bajrang Dal’s Bhuvith Shetty arrested

Kannada writer M.M. Kalburgi shot dead

Two unidentified persons arrived in a motorcycle at his residence in Dharwad and shot him. Senior Kannada writer and former vice-chancellor of Kannada University M. M. Kalburgi was shot dead in Dharwad on Sunday morning. According to sources, two unidentified persons came in a motorcycle to his residence in Kalyan Nagar. While one person stood outside, the other went to Kalburgi’s house, knocked on the … Continue reading Kannada writer M.M. Kalburgi shot dead