Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Tag Archives: Bengaluru

Another voice rises up against extremism

MUMBAI: Two fearless Asian women who have risked their lives campaigning against religious extremism – one of whom was murdered last month – won a joint award for their common courage. Gauri Lankesh, 55, a outspoken Indian newspaper editor, was shot dead outside her home by unidentified assailants in the ...

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Deepika-Ranveer Wedding Reception Highlights

BOLLYWOOD: Newlyweds Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh hosted a lavish wedding reception for their extended family and relatives. The gala affair took place at Hotel Grand Leela in Bengaluru, which is one of the fanciest venues in the state. According to the reports, Prakash Padukone’s close friends including some prominent ...

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Indian group says Sunny Leone will hurt religious sentiments

BOLLYWOOD: An Indian group has staged a demonstration in Bengaluru against the casting of Bollywood actress Sunny Leone in a historical movie. Kannanda Rakhshana Vedike Yuve Sene, a pro-Kannada outfit, claimed that casting Sunny Leone in Veeramadevi’s role was an insult to the historical figure. According to Indian media, a ...

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Sunny Leones New Year Eve show organisers move High Court

BENGALURU: With the Karnataka government refusing permission to Bollywood actress Sunny Leone’s New Year Eve show in Bengaluru, the organisers have moved the high court, seeking a direction to the authorities to allow the event. The government on December 15 disallowed the show in Bengaluru and elsewhere in the state ...

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Protest against Sunny Leone’s New Year party in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: The members of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike Yuva Sene, the youth wing of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike, on Friday held protests in Bengaluru against an upcoming event in the city, where Bollywood actor Sunny Leone is due to perform on the eve of New Year. The pro-Kannada activists alleged that such ...

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Indian journalist shot dead in Bangalore

BANGALORE: A prominent Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh, a senior journalist, activist and anti-establishment voice, critical of Hindu nationalist politics, was shot dead outside her home in Bengaluru last night by attackers who fired seven times at close range. The 55-year-old editor, renowned for speaking her mind, had stepped out of ...

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