The driver stopped the cab and told Sarkar he wanted to withdraw money from ATM. When he returned, he had two policemen with him.
Rahul Bajaj raised questions ranging from the condition of the economy to the government's ability to accept criticism.
Remembering former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary, Manmohan Singh said these trends are repugnant to promotion of peace, national integration and communal harmony, which are cherished objectives enshrined in our Constitution.
'Yesterday I received a call from an unknown number, where I was threatened of dire consequences if I don't stop raising my voice against lynchings', Actor Kaushik Sen said.
Union Minority Affairs Minister Naqvi said, 'No one should communalise criminal incidents. Dalits and minorities are safe in this country.'
Adi Godrej was quick to add that all is not well in the country and pointed out a slew of concerns on the social front, warning of their impact on growth as well.
'I have never heard the 'Jai Shri Ram' slogan before. It is being used to thrash sections of people. I feel this slogan is alien to Bengal's culture,' reads the billboard, quoting Sen's comments.
The Nobel laureate had on Friday said that 'Jai Shri Ram' slogan is nowadays used 'to beat up people' across the country and has no association with Bengali culture.
The observation was made in a judgement in which the apex court imposed Rs 20 lakh fine on the Mamata Banerjee government over not allowing the screening of satirical film "Bhobishyoter Bhoot" in West Bengal.
"We need to learn to respect universities as places where ideas are debated"
The Ministry of External Affairs has, however, refused to comment on the issue
On Monday, the actress had filed a plea in the apex court over the case registered against her film Oru Adaar Love in Telangana for allegedly hurting sentiments
Swara had recently criticised Padmaavat director Sanjay Leela Bhansali for "glorifying" the now-banned archaic jauhar practise
The movie will be released on January 25 in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil.
"He has put the pride of Rajasthan at stake. How can he deliver a lecture here after humiliating us?"
Ghaffar called the decision a personal one and said it had nothing to do with his party.
The SP said that action will also be taken against the people for thrashing the duo.
The event was declined permission on Thursday by the Police without assigning any reason.
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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