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Aparna Sen’s ‘The Rapist’ Starring Konkona Sen Sharma Wins At The Busan International Film Festival

Oct 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Actress Konkona Sen Sharma starrer ‘The Rapist’ has won the top award at the Busan International Film Festival. The movie has been directed by her mom Aparna Sen.

'Shame On Us...Madam CM': Aparna Sen Tweets To Mamata Banerjee Over Bengal Triple Murder

Oct 11, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Bengali actor and director Aparna Sen on Friday termed the murder of RSS worker and his family as 'gruesome act' and said it was 'shame on us'.


FIR Against 49 Celebrities Who Wrote To PM Modi On Mob Lynching

The letter, written by 49 eminent personalities, had said the lynching minorities must be stopped immediately

'Selective Outrage' Remark A Mockery, I Am Sure PM Modi Will Act Against Lynchings, Says BJP Leader

Jul 26, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The BJP leader and grandnephew of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose came out in support of the 49 intellectuals who had written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday on the lynching of minorities and hate crimes.


On Open Letter To PM On Lynchings, Kangana Ranaut, Prasoon Joshi, 59 Others Question 'Selective Outrage'

The signatories to the new letter include Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairman Prasoon Joshi, actor Kangana Ranaut, classical dancer and Member of Parliament Sonal Mansingh, and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar among others.

25 July, 2019

Mamata Banerjee Backs 49 Personalities' Letter To PM Modi On 'Identity-Based Hate Crimes'

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Whenever the country is in a problem, whenever there is a need for social enlightenment, these prominent personalities come to the fore and inspire people, Mamata Banerjee said.


11 March, 2019

Bengali Film Fraternity Protests Over Withdrawal Of Political Satire Movie From Theatres

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Actors, filmmakers protest against Bengali film's withdrawal from theatres


25 August, 2014

Calcutta Corner

Dola Mitra

Investigations into the chit fund scam are leading to the doorsteps of many of Mamata Banerjee's party people, including top ministers and bureaucrats.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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