Mamata Banerjee, who is West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo said: ‘BJP is not safe and the need is to keep the country safe’. She also said UAPA is being ‘misused’ in the country.
"Why would all those who had nothing to do with the freedom movement feel bad if some(one) calls our freedom just a ‘bheek’," tweets Javed Akhtar.
Without taking names, Javed Akhtar said Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan's case got more media attention than an alleged 'one billion dollar' drug recovery, referring to the seizure of 2,988 kg of heroin at Mundra Port in Gujarat.
The 76-year-old poet, lyricist and screenwriter triggered a controversy early this month when he told a news channel that right wing all over the world has an uncanny similarity.
An RSS worked has filed a defamation complaint against Bollywood writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar. The complaint is against Akhtar’s statement linking RSS to the Taliban.
She accused him of extortion and criminal intimidation for asking her to apologize to actor Hrithik Roshan. The Mumbai court would have issued an arrest warrant had Kangana skipped this hearing.
The court ruled in the favour of Kangana Ranaut's plea seeking exemption from personal appearance for the day in the criminal defamation complaint filed by lyricist Javed Akhtar. The next date has been set to 20th September
Kangana Ranaut has to be present for the next hearing in the Andheri Metropolitan Magistrate's court on September 14.
On Monday, Javed Akhtar had poked fun at Shashi Tharoor's Hindi, after the latter had posted a video of himself singing a popular Kishore Kumar song.
The development comes after a BJP MLA demanded an apology from Akhtar over allegedly comparing the RSS with the Taliban.
An editorial in the Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' slammed lyricist Javed Akhtar for comparing the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh with the Taliban.
The renowned Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhter had made these remarks during an interaction with a news channel.
In an exclusive interview with Outlook, eminent poet, lyricist and screen writer Javed Akhtar, talks about art as an instrument of change, the digitalisation of shayari and the lessons which he and his wife Shabana Azmi, learnt during the pandemic.
From ‘Ae Mere Pyare Watan’ to 'Maa Tujhe Salam’ we take a look at some of the most popular patriotic songs that are definitely on everyone’s playlist every year on August 15.
On Independence Day, in conversation with Outlook, poet, lyricist and screenwriter, Javed Akhtar talks about his idea behind true independence and an artiste’s responsibilities towards society.
Arbaaz Khan is overjoyed that he is producing a documentary titled 'Angry Young Men' about the renowned screenwriter duo Salim-Javed
Last month, the Andheri metropolitan magistrate' court had issued summons to Kangana Ranaut, directing her to appear on March 1.
The court had issued summons to Kangana on February 1, and directed her to appear before it on March 1.
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.PTI Photo
People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.PTI Photo
Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.