With several comedy shows of stand-up comedians getting cancelled, is comedy in India, in any danger? Is the nation at risk from losing its sense of humour? We find out!
On the condition that the subject of the comedy should be Digvijaya Singh, the senior Congress leader from Madhya Pradesh invited comedians Kunal Kamra and Munawar Faruqui to hold a comedy show in Bhopal.
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Kunal Kamra has quarantined himself at home, however, his parents have been admitted to the hospital.
The comedian, facing contempt proceedings, also said that there was a growing culture of intolerance
Kamra also told the top court that suggesting that his tweets/ jokes could shake the foundations of the most powerful court in the world is an over-estimation of his abilities.
Comedian Kunal Kamra and cartoonist Rachita Taneja have been issued contempt notices from Supreme Court and have been asked to respond in 6 weeks
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The pleas claim that Kunal Kamra had posted several tweets scandalous to the top court
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Venugopal grants the fresh consent on a request made in this regard by Prayagraj-based advocate Anuj Singh.
Kamra has refused to retract his controversial tweets against the Supreme Court or apologise
Kamra had criticised the Supreme Court for granting interim bail to Arnab Goswami in an abetment to suicide case on Wednesday.
The stand-up comic had criticised the SC over its ruling to grant Arnab Goswami bail in his four tweets.
Justice Naveen Chawla disapproved of comedian Kunal Kamra's behaviour on flight and said it cannot be permitted on an airline.
Kamra, who was suspended from flying for heckling journalist Arnab Goswami during a flight and making a video of the incident, had earlier issued a legal notice to Indigo Airlines demanding a sum of Rs 25 lakh for the mental pain.
Kunal, who was in India to visit his family, was scheduled to fly on Air India from Jaipur to Mumbai. Air India is one of four airlines which have banned Kamra from flying with them.
Kamra was banned by India's largest airline for six months on Tuesday for allegedly harassing Goswami on the Mumbai-Lucknow flight. SpiceJet, GoAir and Air India also imposed a similar ban on Kamra without specifying any period.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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