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Kangana Ranaut time travels to 2002, changes her name to Mamta

by- Piyush Jain Swipe left to read the full story After getting banned from Twitter, Kangana Ranaut time travels to 2002, changes her name to Mamta In a shocking turn of events, Twitter banned Kangana Ranaut after she tweeted about… Continue Reading →

Progressive Khap Panchayat aligns itself with PM’s women empowerment campaign, modifies their honour killing policies

by- Piyush Jan In a first, a Khap Panchayat in a small village called ‘Irony’ reworked their policies concerning honour killings of local women. “We believe that women should be empowered and should not be killed for being women; we… Continue Reading →

Yoga Babaji announces its new hot product, “Gaumutra Infused Yellow Wine” #Covid19

In order to make battling corona virus more ‘fun’, Yoga Babaji announces its new hot product, “Gaumutra Infused Yellow Wine” by- Piyush Jain After a series of successful and spiritual product launches, Yoga Babaji has now announced their newest breakthrough… Continue Reading →

Rasputin challenge: Why are these Medical students in scrubs trending?

Mon, 12 April, 202 Dancing to the tunes of 1970s Boney M classic ‘Rasputin’, Janaki and Naveen, two medical students from Kerala’s Thrissur Medical College, have shaken the social media for more reasons than one. The 30-second-long video of their… Continue Reading →

Bangladeshi writer Mushtaq Ahmed dies in jail; cartoonist Kabir Kishore allegedly abused in custody

February 25, 2021 4:21 PM EST New York, February 25, 2021 — Bangladeshi authorities should conduct a swift, transparent, and independent investigation into the death of writer and commentator Mushtaq Ahmed in custody, and should release jailed political cartoonist Kabir… Continue Reading →

How Amnesty International went wrong in assessing Russian opposition leader arrested by Putin

By Rajiv Shah Quoting a Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) report, “Amnesty Move To Strip Navalny Of ‘Prisoner Of Conscience’ Status Sparks Outcry”, a Moscow-based journalist, Fred Weir, whom I peripherally during my Moscow days (1986-93), has brought into the light… Continue Reading →

India criminalising comedy and entertainment

G. Sampath Indian law unfortunately affords protection to the prickliest common denominator in society Producers of entertainment content, especially stand-up comedians, are increasingly becoming the target of legal action. To take just two examples, while Kunal Kamra is facing contempt proceedings for remarks… Continue Reading →

How An Indian Stand Up Comic Munawar Iqbal Faruqui Found Himself Arrested for a Joke He Didn’t Tell

Munawar Faruqui Munawar Faruqui/YouTubeBY SONIA FALEIRO FEBRUARY 10, 2021 2:12 PM EST It was going to be the best year of Munawar Iqbal Faruqui’s life. The 29-year-old stand-up comic from Mumbai was set to complete his first tour of India. His YouTube channel… Continue Reading →

One Million and One Brilliant Things

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by- Andolanjivi Kamayani Kractivist ( AK2) 10th Feb 2021, on my Birthday , I returned to theatre -my first love – after a year ,with no expectations at all. The atmosphere at Prithvi Theatre just rejuvenates you, the cosy theatre… Continue Reading →

Captains Courageous, like Tendulkar, vs Rihanna

Mukul KesavanUpdated: February 04, 2021 Since Rihanna and Greta Thunberg and other foreign public figures drew attention to the farmers’ agitation on the borders of Delhi, the government of India has organized a social media counterblast. India’s External Affairs Minister… Continue Reading →

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