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Kunal Kamra

Is India Losing Its Sense Of Humour?

Jan 13, 2022 Samarth Goyal

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!

Bhopal: Digvijaya Singh Invites Kunal Kamra, Munawar Faruqui To Hold Comedy Show

Dec 13, 2021 PTI

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.

Not Just Vir Das, Here Are 5 Stand-Up Comedians Who Got Into Trouble With The Law

Before Vir Das, stand-up comics like Kapil Sharma, Kunal Kamra, Munawar Faruqui, Tanmay Bhat, Agrima Joshua and many others have gotten into legal trouble for telling jokes.

Kunal Kamra, His Parents Test Positive For Covid-19

Apr 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Kunal Kamra has quarantined himself at home, however, his parents have been admitted to the hospital.

SC To Hear Contempt Plea Against Comedian Kunal Kamra After 4 weeks

The comedian, facing contempt proceedings, also said that there was a growing culture of intolerance

29 January, 2021

Kunal Kamra Refuses To Apologise For Tweet Against SC

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

18 December, 2020

SC Issues Show-Cause Notices To Kunal Kamra, Rachita Taneja In Contempt Cases

Outlook Web Bureau

Comedian Kunal Kamra and cartoonist Rachita Taneja have been issued contempt notices from Supreme Court and have been asked to respond in 6 weeks

18 December, 2020

Know Papa CJ, ‘The Global Face Of Indian Stand-Up’ Like Never Before

Eshita Bhargava

In 2004, Papa CJ decided to quit his corporate job for comedy after visiting the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and has been awarded Asia’s and India’s Best Stand-up Comedian.

17 December, 2020

SC To Decide Tomorrow On Contempt Proceedings Against Comic Kunal Kamra


The pleas claim that Kunal Kamra had posted several tweets scandalous to the top court

23 November, 2020

Personal Liberty? Over To You, M’Lord

Shastri Ramachandaran

Justice Chandrachud Sounds The Alarm, But Who’s Listening?

20 November, 2020

AG Venugopal Gives Consent For Contempt Proceedings Against Kunal Kamra Over Fresh Tweet


Venugopal grants the fresh consent on a request made in this regard by Prayagraj-based advocate Anuj Singh.

19 November, 2020

Parliamentary Panel Grills Twitter Over 'Obscene' Tweets By Kunal Kamra


Kamra has refused to retract his controversial tweets against the Supreme Court or apologise

13 November, 2020

'I Don’t Intend To Retract My Tweets Or Apologise,' says Kunal Kamra On Contempt Charge


Kamra had criticised the Supreme Court for granting interim bail to Arnab Goswami in an abetment to suicide case on Wednesday.

12 November, 2020

Attorney General Nods To Contempt Proceedings Against Kunal Kamra

Outlook Web Bureau

The stand-up comic had criticised the SC over its ruling to grant Arnab Goswami bail in his four tweets.

20 March, 2020

Delhi HC Declines To Entertain Comedian Kunal Kamra's Plea Challenging Flying Ban


Justice Naveen Chawla disapproved of comedian Kunal Kamra's behaviour on flight and said it cannot be permitted on an airline.

25 February, 2020

Delhi HC To Hear Kunal Kamra's Plea Challenging Fly Ban On Feb 27


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.

05 February, 2020

Mistaken For Comedian Kunal Kamra, Bostan Man's Flight Cancelled By Air India

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

01 February, 2020

Kunal Kamra Sends Legal Notice To IndiGo; Demands Rs 25 Lakh Compensation, Revocation Of Ban


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.

Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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