As some BJP ruled states including Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh have been mulling introduction of a law against ‘Love Jihad’, the Allahabad High Court has cancelled a case against a Muslim man Salamat by the parents of his wife, who converted from Hinduism to Islam last year to marry...
BJP MP from Unnao Sakshi Maharaj reacted on web series 'Tandav' on which BJP leaders alleged that some scenes are demeaning Hindu gods. Slamming the makers and actors of 'Tandav', Sakshi Maharaj demanded to ban the web series. "If some actors demean Hindu gods then the film should be banned," he said. Recently, BJP MLA Ram Kadam filed a complaint against the creators of 'Tandav', alleging the web series insulted Hindu gods and goddesses.
BJP MLA Ram Kadam lodged a complaint against the makers of web series 'Tandav' at Ghatkopar police station in Mumbai for allegedly insulting Hindu gods. "Strict against should be taken against the actor, director and producer of the web series," he said. Saif Ali Khan starrer political drama 'Tandav' released on Amazon Prime Video on January 14.
BJP MLA Sangeet Som said that people who don't trust the scientists can leave the country. Som defended the provocative remarks he allegedly made against vaccine critics. "People who don't trust our scientists, govt, Army and police should leave the country. If they trust Pakistan, they should go there," he said. "Scientists of our country make medicines, they don't hurt anyone's sentiments. So people who have double-standards and trust Pakistan can go there," the BJP MLA added. On Tuesday, Som had reportedly said 'some Muslims' did not trust the country's scientists. Som had made the provocative remarks apparently over opposition to covid-19 vaccine.
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From a study on whether currency notes can be potent carriers of the virus, to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with chief ministers to discuss a vaccine distribution plan - here are the top news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. A Bank of England study found that risk of infection from banknotes is low. An ICMR scientist told the Allahabad High Court that a vaccine will be available in the near future. Prime Minister Modi said that the number of doses required and cost of vaccine is still unknown. Meanwhile, Russia said its Sputnik V vaccine has over 90% efficacy as per second interim study. Watch the full video for the other updates on the spread of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus.
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As the country sees a heated debate on 'love jihad', Uttar Pradesh Law Commission's chairperson Aditya Nath Mittal commented on the report on a religious conversion law. Mittal said that the report holds conversion by means of enticement, coercion, misrepresentation, promise of better education or lifestyle, or instilling fear of divine displeasure punishable. The punishment can go up to 10 years in prison is there is mass conversion, while converting a minor or a member of SC/ST community can entail jail for up to 7 years. Meanwhile, the Allahabad High Court held that earlier order calling conversion just for marriage unacceptable did not lay down good law. Watch the full video for more.
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A fresh FIR was registered against Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami on Wednesday for allegedly assaulting a woman police officer when a team reached his... Mid-Day Also reported by •Bollywood Life •DNA