• Tue, Nov 21, 2017
  • 'Padmavati' release only after CBFC clearance: Producers

    Updated: Nov, 21, 201706:37 PM

    The producers of the controversy- ridden film Padmavati will take a call on its release only after the censor board's go-ahead, a source said.
    'Padmavati' release only after CBFC clearance: Producers
    The film starring Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmavati, Shahid Kapoor as Maharawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh as Sultan Alauddin Khilji, was earlier scheduled to release on December 1.On Sunday, Viacom18 Motion Pictures, the studio behind Padmavati, announced in a statement that they were voluntarily deferring the release of the film out of respect and regard for the law of the land including the Central Board of Film Certification .They said a new release date will be announced once the requisite clearances are in place.But media reports have claimed that the film is now pushed for next year and the promotions have been put on hold.The source from the production house, however, told PTI that no concrete decision has been reached yet. We will decide the release date of the film after getting the certificate from the CBFC. We will...
  • Government considering law in winter session to end triple talaq Government considering law in winter session to end triple talaq
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201706:27 PM

    The government is considering bringing a legislation in the winter session of Parliament to put an end to instantaneous triple talaq, a Muslim way of divorce which is still in practice despite the...

  • Karnataka CM asks Centre to evolve nat policy on liquor ban Karnataka CM asks Centre to evolve nat policy on liquor ban
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201706:21 PM

    Karnataka has no plans for liquor ban as it will lead to corruption and impact the state's revenue, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said, even as he demanded that the Centre evolve a national policy on...

  • President underlines development of northeastern states President underlines development of northeastern states
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201705:12 PM

    President Ram Nath Kovind underlined the need for the overall development of the northeastern states and said the region's connectivity with the outside world through air and waterways will be...

  • Violators refusing fine to pay additional cost: NGT Violators refusing fine to pay additional cost: NGT
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201704:39 PM

    Any person refusing to pay environment compensation for causing air pollution would be slapped with an additional fine and served notice to appear before the National Green Tribunal, the green panel...

  • Mehbooba directs release of funds for development works in Kathua Mehbooba directs release of funds for development works in Kathua
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201704:11 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti directed release of funds for various development works, including irrigation and drinking water scheme, in Kathua district of the state.

  • Winter session in December, UPA too did it: Par Minister Winter session in December, UPA too did it: Par Minister
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201703:34 PM

    The government will call the winter session of Parliament in December and its dates will be announced soon, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said today while citing precedents during the...

  • Demonetisation turned people into beggars, says Sena Demonetisation turned people into beggars, says Sena
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201703:22 PM

    Taking a dig at BJP leaders who called Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'God's gift to India', ally Shiv Sena today said citizens were god but the government had turned them into beggars after...

  • Kerala HC permits actor Dileep to travel to Dubai Kerala HC permits actor Dileep to travel to Dubai
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201703:04 PM

    The Kerala High Court today allowed Malayalam film actor Dileep, who is out on bail in the South Indian actress assault case, to travel to Dubai for business purposes for four days.

  • Widows of gallantry award winners to get allowance even after remarriage Widows of gallantry award winners to get allowance even after remarriage
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201702:54 PM

    The Defence Ministry said on Tuesday that widows of gallantry award winners will continue to get their allowance even after remarriage. Till now, the allowance would only continue if a widow remarried...