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Police Case Against Viral Song From ‘Oru Adaar Love’ for ‘Hurting Religious Sentiments’

Police Case Against Viral Song From ‘Oru Adaar Love’ for ‘Hurting Religious Sentiments’According to the complainants, the song ‘Manikya Malaraya Poovi’ contains an ‘objectionable’ reference to Prophet Muhammad’s wife. A still from the music video. Hyderabad: Police today registered a case against the director of a forthcoming Malayalam film over a complaint that the lyrics of… Read More »

Remember Roop Kanwar? ‘Padmaavat’ Isn’t the First Instance of Misdirected Rajput Pride

Remember Roop Kanwar? ‘Padmaavat’ Isn’t the First Instance of Misdirected Rajput PrideIn 1987, protests against the reportedly forced ‘sati’ of 18-year-old Roop Kanwar drew a similar backlash. Members of the Rajput community protest against the release of film ‘Padmaavat’ in Meerut o Wednesday. Credit: PTI If the rule of law prevails over censorship by mob,… Read More »