PIL against Bollywood movie ‘Shorgul’

Posted On & filed under Media & Entertainment News.

A petition seeking stay on the release on Bollywood movie ‘Shorgul’ was today filed before the AllahabadHigh Court bench here alleging certain scenes in it threatened to disturb social harmony. The PIL was filed by a Meerut social worker Milan Som who sought a stay on the movie scheduled to be released on June 24. According… Read more »

Bombay HC refuses to ban release of ”Santa Banta”

Posted On & filed under Media & Entertainment News.

The Bombay High Court today refused to grant an interim stay on the release of upcoming film “Santa Banta Pvt Ltd” while hearing a petition alleging the movie had defamed members of the Sikh community and portrayed them in bad light. Justice S C Dharmadhikari, heading a division bench, said, “We cannot stop the release… Read more »

Pratyusha suicide: Rahul Singh’s bail plea rejected

Posted On & filed under Media & Entertainment News.

The anticipatory bail plea of TV producer Rahul Raj Singh, booked for abetment of his girlfriend actress Pratyusha Banerjee’s suicide, was today rejected by a local court after the prosecution said it could be a “pre-planned murder”. Dindoshi sessions court Judge Khwaja Farooq Ahmed dismissed the anticipatory bail application of Rahul, who was booked for… Read more »

Freedom of expression gives no right to destroy nation: BJP

Posted On & filed under Media & Entertainment News, National Security, Top Law News.

With the debate on nationalism coming to the fore, BJP today said freedom of expression does not give a right to seek the country’s destruction, as the issue found the pride of place in the political resolution adopted at its National Executive meeting here. The issue of nationalism continued to take the centre stage in… Read more »

Sooraj Pancholi hid facts: CBI

Posted On & filed under High Profile Cases, Media & Entertainment News.

Sooraj Pancholi, charge sheeted by CBI for allegedly abetting suicide of actor Jiah Khan, had hidden facts and fabricated information during questioning, the forensic analysis of his statements have indicated.The analysis, which is part of charge sheet filed by the agency in the suicide case of 26-year old Nafeesa Rizvi alias Jiah Khan, has “established… Read more »

Govt has no formal pact with FB, Twitter to use them: HC told

Posted On & filed under Media & Entertainment News, Top Law News.

The government has told the Delhi High Court that its media wing and IT departments are using social media sites like Facebook and Twitter by entering into standard agreements and not any formal or separate deals. The government has submitted before the high court that the agreements are “accepted” in ‘click and wrap’ mode wherein… Read more »

Court dismisses suit for ban on ‘Bajirao Mastani’

Posted On & filed under Media & Entertainment News.

A Pune court today dismissed a suit seeking a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film “Bajirao Mastani” for allegedly distorting history relating to late king Shrimant Bajirao Peshwe and his family members. The court opined that the plaintiff could approach the Central Board of Film Certification, commonly known as Censor Board, with his grievances… Read more »

Plea seeks ban on “Bajirao Mastani” for “distorting” history

Posted On & filed under Media & Entertainment News, Top Law News.

A petition has been filed in a Pune court seeking a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansalis upcoming film “Bajirao Mastani”, alleging that it has distorted history relating to late king Shrimant Bajirao Peshwe and his family members. The case will come up for hearing on November 26 before Pune Metropolitan Magistrate S S Bhule, according… Read more »