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Munawar Faruqui: Real Villain is Divisive Heartland Politics, Not Stand-up Comics

byParsa Venkateshwar Rao January 9, 2021 Hate speeches of BJP and RSS leaders are spreading lawlessness in the Hindi heartland, writes PARSA VENKATESHWAR RAO JR. The trigger is the changing political winds, which have compelled the BJP-RSS to intensify their essentially… Continue Reading →

Comedian Munawar Faruqui among 5 held for ‘indecent’ remarks on Hindu deities

“A case was filed late on Friday night against stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui, a resident of Junagadh in Gujarat, and four Indore-based persons based on a written complaint filed by Eklavya Singh Gaur,” in-charge of Tukoganj police station Kamlesh Sharma… Continue Reading →

Poem – “Every case is different” says Milord

byRaju Z Mora Why should there be consistency In how the majestic courts decide? It depends on so many factors Including who appears on which side “Every case is different” says Milord Why should decisions be the same? Provide us… Continue Reading →

Kunal Kamra: Portrait of a Laughing Gandhian Through his Tweets

The comedian’s words echo what others have been saying. And there is the Supreme Court’s chequered history with power.Ajaz Ashraf 17 Nov 2020 Image Courtesy: Telegraph India Comedian Kunal Kamra has turned into a “Laughing Gandhian,” a category the Hindi film Lage Raho… Continue Reading →

‘Don’t let political parties exploit you’: Navjot Singh Sidhu urges farmers to contest polls

He said that 60 per cent of Punjab’s population works in the farming sector, hence farmers are in majority in the state. Chandigarh: The furore among farmer organisations in Punjab over the Modi government’s three new farm laws has brought former state minister… Continue Reading →

Sumukhi Sureshi: You Are NOT Allowed To Rape And Threaten To Rape Us

Published: Jul 13, 2020, 09:49 IST Sumukhi Suresh’s reaction comes a few days after comedian Agrima Joshua received rape threats when an old video of her comedy set with a joke about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj surfaced. Picture courtesy/Instagram account @sumukhisuresh… Continue Reading →

Legendary actor and comedian, Jagdeep passes away at 81

… Veteran actor and comedian, Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri, popularly known by his screen name Jagdeep, passed away yesterday at his residence in Mumbai.  He was 81.  Jagdeep was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 20th Edition of the… Continue Reading →

Basu Chatterji (1930-2020): Filmmaker who found beauty, humour and stories in everyday life

The master storyteller who gave us films like Piya Ka Ghar (1972), Rajnigandha (1974), Chhoti Si Baat (1975), Khatta Meetha (1978) and Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (1986), died on Thursday aged 90. New Delhi – 04 Jun 2020 23:55 IST 7 SUKHPREET KAHLON… Continue Reading →

Jerry Stiller: Seinfeld star and father of actor Ben dies aged 92

11 May 2020 Comedian Jerry Stiller, best known for his recurring role as George Costanza’s father on TV’s Seinfeld, has died aged 92, his actor son Ben has confirmed. “I’m sad to say that my father passed away from natural… Continue Reading →

RIP-Asrar Jamayee, the forgotten star of Urdu poetry who passed away as pauper in Delhi

By Firoz Bakht Ahmed* Hardly anyone had shown at the last rites, journey and burial of Asrar Jamayee (Abrar-ul-Haq) 83, Delhi-based eminent Urdu humorous and satire poet, the last of the series of the greatest mazahiya (humorous) poets, who breathed… Continue Reading →

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