Tandav: Amazon India Originals’ head records statement at UP police station
Amazon Prime Video's India Originals Head Aparna Purohit recorded her statement in connection with an FIR registered against her and others over alleged derogatory depiction of Hindu deities in web series ‘Tandav’.
The FIR was lodged at Hazratganj police station in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.
“The probe is on in the case related to the 'Tandav' web series," informed Deputy Commissioner of Police Somen Barma.
In January, an FIR was lodged at the police station against Purohit, director Ali Abbas, producer Himanshu Krishna Mehra, writer Gaurav Solanki, and an unidentified person.
The Supreme Court today granted relief from arrest to Amazon Prime Video's India head Aparna Purohit in the ongoing investigation against the web series 'Tandav. SC said that the Government rules on social media and OTT platforms have no teeth and thus no power for prosecution. The top court bench was hearing her appeal against the Allahabad High Court's February 25 order declining anticipatory bail.
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India's head of Amazon Prime original content Aparna Purohit arrived Lucknow's Hazratganj police station on February 23 to record her statement in case related to web series titled 'Tandav'. The web series 'Tandav' landed in major controversial trouble for allegedly hurting religious sentiments. Several FIRs have been registered against cast and crew of the web-series across the country.
The residents of Vantangia villages, for the first time are casting their vote for the Uttar Pradesh Panchayat polls which commenced from April 15. These villages were declared revenue village by CM Yogi Adityanath in 2018. Polling of first phase will take place in 18 districts.
Halfway through the West Bengal elections, a controversy over Trinamool Congress' poll strategist Prashant Kishor's leaked chat caused a storm. One of the statements made by Kishor, as released by BJP, involved a declaration that 'if there's a vote, it's for Hindus, for polarisation, and for Modi'. Pollster Yashwant Deshmukh decodes this statement, and how political parties in India have used appeasement and polarisation politics to win votes. Watch the full video for more.
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday paid floral tribute to the statue of Avantibai on her death anniversary event organized at Hazratganj. CM Yogi while speaking at the event said, "Today it is 163rd death anniversary of Rani Avantibai and she vowed to fight the British to regain her land and her throne and sacrificed her life." "Three PAC women battalions to be established after three women warriors who sacrificed themselves in India's freedom struggle - Rani Avantibai Lodhi, Uda Devi and Jhalkaribai. All formalities are complete," CM Yogi added. "I believe the sacrifices of these women won't go in vain, Love and sacrifice would keep inspiring us and every individual and we would maintain strength and unity of the country by following the same path," he further said.
Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) began demolition of illegal properties of people associated with gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari. The properties are being demolished at Hazratganj area on March 06. Mukhtar Ansari is currently lodged in Ropar Jail.
Actor Kareena Kapoor is back at work a month after delivering her 2nd baby. She was spotted arriving for a shoot in Mumbai's Bandra suburb on March 22. Kareena Kapoor was seen in a baby blue dress and high heels. The actor was surrounded by her security and other members of her team. Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan welcomed a baby boy on February 21. Last year, the couple announced they were expecting their second baby. Saif and Kareena had their first son Taimur Ali Khan in 2016. The Bollywood couple tied the knot in October 2012. Watch the full video for more.
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Ibrahim Ali Khan's 20th birthday was a star kids-studded affair on Friday night. Ibrahim’s father, actor Saif Ali Khan threw him a party at his house in Mumbai. Ibrahim and his sister Sara Ali Khan made an entry to the party together. He wore a denim jacket with 'Birthday Boy' embossed in the back in red colour. Karisma Kapoor and Babita Kapoor also arrived at Saif-Kareena’s house. SRK’s son, Aryan Khan arrived solo in his car, wearing an all-black outfit. Suniel Shetty’s son Ahan Shetty reached with his girlfriend to attend the party. Alaya Furniturewala, daughter of Pooja Bedi, too came for Ibrahim’s birthday bash. Sohail and Seema Khan's son Nirvaan Khan also made an appearance at the party. Varun Dhawan’s niece Anjini Dhawan was also in attendance at the birthday bash.
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Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan threw a birthday bash for his elder son Ibrahim Ali Khan. Actor Karisma Kapoor arrived at Saif-Kareena's house with mother Babita Kapoor. Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan, actor Alaya Furniturewala and Anjini Dhawan attended the birthday bash. Ahan Shetty arrived with girlfriend to attend the party.