Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar

Amol Palekar’s speech interrupted after he criticises government

Mumbai | Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar was interrupted during a speech at an event at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) here when he criticised the government. Palekar addressed the audience at the opening of an exhibition in memory of artist Prabhakar Barwe on Friday. In his speech, Palekar expressed concern over policy changes […]

Tanushree Dutta (File Photo : Instagram)

India’s #MeToo torchbearer Tanushree Dutta invited to Harvard

Boston | Actress and former beauty queen Tanushree Dutta, who spearheaded the #MeToo movement in India, has been invited by the Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts to speak at one of its flagship events. Tanushree wrote on Instagram: “Invited to speak at the Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts. India Conference 2019 on February […]

Trinamool Congress legislator Satyajit Biswas was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Nadia district of West Bengal on Saturday evening (Photo : Twitter)

Two arrested for TMC MLA Satyajit’s murder

Kolkata | Two people were arrested on Sunday in connection with the murder of Trinamool Congress legislator Satyajit Biswas from West Bengal’s Nadia district, police said. Biswas, a popular Dalit leader and an MLA from Nadia’s Krishnaganj constituency, was shot dead by unidentified assailants while attending a Saraswati Puja programme in Nadia on Saturday evening. […]

Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar (Photo : IANS)

CBI grills Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar for second day

Shillong | Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar was interrogated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for a second day here on Sunday in connection with the chit fund scams, an official said. The probe agency may confront Kumar with former Trinamool Congress MP, Kunal Ghosh, who has also been summoned to the CBI office […]