Lucknow Central Review : Farhan Akhtar’s jail break is a one time watch

Lucknow Central Review : Farhan Akhtar's jail break is a one time watch
September 16, 2017

A Farhan Akhtar film is never a frivolous entertainment. Carving a niche` for himself with subject-oriented films, LUCKNOW CENTRAL is his latest attempt, woven around musical notes and musicians. The only hitch is, these compulsive-musicians are hardcore criminals lodged in Lucknow central jail. A jail- break story is not uncommon in Bollywood but here it is presented with a twist. Crisp narration, excellent background score, fabulous cinematography and a blissful…

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Women, your reasons for criminalizing marital rape are plain dumb

marital rape
September 5, 2017

These days the Delhi High Court is hearing a petition for criminalizing marital rape. If it sounds Greek to you then let me explain it in simple terms for you. This means that if you are a married man, your wife can accuse you of having forcible sex with her and ask for your punishment. On the face of it, this petition sounds logical- no woman would want her body…

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Shubh Mangal Savdhan Review : Best entertaining movie of the year

Shubh Mangal Savdhan Review : Best entertaining movie of the year
September 2, 2017

Ladies, grab a chance to witness the worst nightmare of men folk coming true and also have some wicked fun on the sly 😉. Shubh Mangal Savdhan no doubt is the best entertaining movie of the year. Bring-it-on seems to be the latest mantra of big and bold Bollywood. Thanks to director R. S. Prassanna, we are discussing and even laughing our guts out on a ‘strictly confidential’ subject of…

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When Amitabh Bachchan shared his fan moment with Rajkumar Rao

When Amitabh Bachchan shared his fan moment with Rajkumar Rao
August 30, 2017

Yesterday Rajkumar Rao uploaded a picture of special wishes he got from none other than Amitabh Bachchan himself on Instagram. The appraisal note was sent with flowers to Rajkumar by Big B on his Letter Head saying he had done a phenomenal job in Bareilly Ki Barfi. He played the role of a supposed writer, whose idea the female lead falls in love with. Big B in this note wrote:…

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My Story : Panchkula Riot for Rapist Baba Gurmeet of Dera Sacha Sauda

My Story : Panchkula Riot for Rapist Baba Gurmeet of Dera Sacha Sauda
August 29, 2017

I was locked this weekend!! A lot of judgements have made quite a stir in our nation, be it Right to Privacy judgement or the Triple Talaq judgement. But the conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Insaan in the 15 years old rape case particularly created a lot of trouble in approximately 5 lakh lives. Not to mention the stuck life of other 20 lakh people who were stranded in the…

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A Gentleman Review : Avoid this Sunder, Susheel and Risky Gentleman

A GENTLEMAN Review
August 26, 2017

To me,the tagline of ‘A GENTLEMAN’ : Sunder, Susheel , Risky’….. sounds like description of some bra- burning feminist in matrimonial advertisement. But here we are talking about too-hot-to-handle Siddharth Malhotra in a dual role of a sunder and risky gentleman. Susheel Gaurav is a typical take-home-to-mom guy that every girl would like to marry. His ultimate dream in life is to settle down with a sunder girl and play…

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Privacy is a Fundamental Right; Supreme Court ruling

Privacy is a Fundamental Right; Supreme Court ruling
August 24, 2017

As individuals, most of us covet our privacy. We find it objectionable when others look into our private conversations. We argue that our privacy is intrinsic to our personality and there are things that people wouldn’t want anyone else knowing. In fact, many people believe, that a certain amount is necessary for a person to exercise their freedom of speech. Keeping an eye over our acts and behaviours can actually…

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What’s the Article 35A Debate About?

What's the Article 35A Debate About?
August 24, 2017

Anybody who’s paid any attention to the news would see that the Kashmir valley has begun controversy again. The valley, which has always seen turbulence due to heavy militancy, has its own government, constitution and laws. This militancy has become the basis for several limitations being imposed on the State. Therefore, Article 370 and 35A of the Constitution have granted a special status to the State. Why do we have…

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Let Bollywood movie not be a victim of anti-Modi syndrome

Let Bollywood movie not be a victim of anti-Modi syndrome
August 23, 2017

By now many of us have watched the movie Toilet-Ek Prem Katha and much of the content has been discussed over print and online media. With more than 100 crore, the movie is being said to be the second most successful movie of this year. Without talking much about the script, storyline let’s get into all sorts of reviews floating in our mainstream media on the movie. Let us look…

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BSF Introduces Measures to Fight Depression and Suicide Among Troops

BSF Introduces Measures to Fight Depression and Suicide Among Troops
August 22, 2017

In its latest strive for improvements for the mental state of their soldiers, BSF have come up with an innovative way to fight depression and suicide among its soldiers. BSF(Border Security Force) amasses about 2.65 lakhs personnel. The jawans of the force are deployed for long stints at inhospitable and harsh climate areas along the Indo-Pak and Indo-Bangla borders, where they cannot keep their families for years together. BSF Director General…

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SC declares Triple Talaq unconstitutional, violates Article 14 & 21

Supreme Court declares Triple Talaq unconstitutional, violates Article 14 & 21
August 22, 2017

Supreme Court strikes down Triple Talaq under Muslim Law This summer, the honourable Supreme Court heard the case of the government against the practice of Triple Talaq or Talaq-e-Biddat, over 6 days. The verdict was reserved, and today at last it has been delivered. The five judge bench struck down the practice by a 3:2 verdict, declaring it unconstitutional. A quick look into what Triple Talaq is: One of the…

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Annabelle Creation movie review – one time watch for a few scary kicks

Annabelle: Creation movie review - one time watch for a few scary kicks
August 21, 2017

Genre – Supernatural Horror, Thriller Running time – 109 minutes Director – David Sandleberg Writer – Gary Dauberman Cinematography – Maxime Alexandre Cast – Stephanie Sigman as Sister Charlotte, Talitha Bateman as Janice, Anthony LaPaglia as Samuel Mullins, Miranda Otto as Esther Mullins Background Annabelle: Creation is a prequel to 2014’s horror movie Annabelle about a doll whose presence causes dark things to happen to the people who own it. Annabelle…

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Is Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah really a family show

Is Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma really a family show
August 21, 2017

“Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah”, a show doing wonders on the box office since 2008. It was first aired on July 28, 2008 on channel SAB TV. This show has been climbing the ladder of success since then and has never seen any failure. Even after completing more than 2000 episodes and having a long journey of 9 years, there is something about the show that never made me a…

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Bareilly Ki Barfi : a tempting family entertainer

Bareilly Ki Barfi : a tempting family entertainer
August 18, 2017

Looks like, Bollywood has finally cracked the formula for sleeper-hits. Make a Desi film with Desi characters on a Desi location 😊. Bareilly Ki Barfi is one such formula. After Bareilly ka Jhumka and Bareilly ka Thumka, comes Bareilly Ki Barfi. Made by Ashwini Iyer Tiwari of critically acclaimed ‘NIL BATTEY SANNATA’ and written by ‘DANGAL’ director, Nitish Tiwari, BAREILLY KI BARFI rides on high hopes and is officially a desi-adaptation…

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Bengaluru Foam : when will the authorities wake up

Bengaluru Foam : when authorities will wake up
August 18, 2017

Bengaluru foam outbreak is in news again. After many reported cases in Bengaluru, yet again two of the major lakes Bellandur and Varthur have started spilling out foam.  The lake frothing is the result of the presence of chemicals thus the rains in the city accelerated the action.  It is also believed that most of the lakes in the city have turned toxic due to the disposal of toxic debris,…

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SC asks govt if it wants to “destroy” the Taj Mahal

SC asks govt if it wants to "destroy" the Taj Mahal
August 18, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) and the Supreme Court have, in the recent years, taken a stand for the environment. They have been making several progressive decisions to save India from the impending environmental doom. Monumental decisions have been made, which have included measures to decrease the cars on the roads, control over registration of vehicles that are too old, etc.In the latest incident, on Thursday, the Supreme Court did…

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Kerala love jihad case is all about making Kerala a “terror “factory

Kerala love jihad
August 17, 2017

I first learned about the Kerala love jihad case a few months back when a girl accused her parents of keeping her away from her ‘husband’. This girl lived in the Malappuram area of Kerala. This case is important from the point of view of national security and the demographic balance in Kerala, also known as God’s Own Country. One of the newspapers that carried this story is Indian Express….

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Have sex with us for Halala, say Maulvis to divorced Muslim women

Halala
August 17, 2017

Divorced Muslim women are being offered paid sex by Maulvis for Halala Nikah. Sounds absurd? Then read on. I was not surprised when I read stuff on a news site that said that some Maulvis in Uttar Pradesh are asking for money in return for Halala Nikah. This stupid but barbaric practice has been going on among Muslims for many years. Want to read this article? Read it here. But…

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16 year old muslim girl married to a Sheikh for 5 lakh Rupees

16 year old minor girl married to a Sheikh for 5 lakh Rupees
August 17, 2017

In a recent shocking incident, a 16 year old Muslim girl was sold to an Oman national, Sheikh Ahmed. This marriage was contracted by the girl’s paternal aunt, Ghousia, and uncle Sikander for merely 5 Lakh Rupees. The marriage took place in a Hotel in Hyderabad in Barkas before Ramzan this year, solemnized by a Qazi. The minor’s mother Syeeda Unnisa has filed a complaint with the police to bring her…

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Girls, this 21st century India is not for you

Girls, this 21st century India is not for you
August 17, 2017

Entire life, when a simple kissing scene onscreen becomes a taboo, and masturbation seems some superficial and non-existential phenomenon, suddenly a girl is forced into marriage and is expected to get physically intimate with spouse. Is that transition easy? Agreed, we are living in 21st century and girls are modern. But sorry to burst your bubble, when you see this same 21st century modern girl around with a guy, laughing…

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On This Independence Day, I’d pledge to be a better citizen

On This Independence Day, I'd pledge to be a better citizen
August 15, 2017

  Today is our 71st year of independence and we as a country have gone through a lot. From fighting the British rule to fighting for equal rights. From living in the most culturally diverse and technologically developed country to a developing country. While our soldiers fight on borders to protect our freedom, we are struggling for our country’s self-dependence.   This article is aimed to make you think and…

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What is the Blue Whale Challenge that’s Killing Children

August 13, 2017

In the last few days, The Blue Whale Challenge has been making the rounds in the news. A child in Dehra Dun was stopped from killing himself. A class 10th boy in Kolkata was not so fortunate and his family found his body in the bathroom with a plastic bag over his head, tied with a cord. Similarly, a student of class 9 in Mumbai jumped off a building, killing…

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13th August: Organ Donation Day, lets pledge to save a life

Organ donation
August 13, 2017

Organ donation in the literal sense means the giving of an organ by an alive or a dead person, with legal consent to another person needing it. The person who gives his/her organ is called the Donor and the person who receives the organ is called Donee. The donations can be made for various reasons ranging from social sustainability to scientific research. Whichever the case may be, the organ donated…

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Taylor Swift says her ass was grabbed in a sneaky act by DJ

This photo clearly shows Taylor Swift trying to move away from Mueller.
August 12, 2017

‘My bare ass was groped by the DJ of a Denver radio station’, an assertive Taylor Swift testified in an American court. This incident happened in 2013 when she and David Mueller posed together for a photo op in Denver, Colorado. Fired! After Swift leveled the first allegations, Mueller was fired from his job by the radio station, KYOGO. In 2015, the fired jockey sued Taylor Swift for the financial…

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Toilet Ek Prem Katha Review : Akshay & Bhumi rocks in hilarious comedy

Toilet Ek Prem Katha Review : Akshay & Bhumi rocks in hilarious comedy
August 11, 2017

Whoever thought that a love story could be woven around a ‘commode’!! Let us give the due credit to the ‘constipated’ gang of PIKU for starting this trend of ‘Pot(ty) boilers’ 😊😊. Are we lapping it up? Yes, because, in secret, we all have loved toilet humour 😉. Toilet Ek Prem Katha – A brave attempt Jokes aside, but Akshay & team should be lauded for taking up the cudgels…

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Babri Masjid case, is it turning out to be a Shia Sunni conflict

Babri Masjid case, is it turning out to be a Shia Sunni conflict
August 11, 2017

A UP based Shia body has rubbished the claims of Sunnis over the ‘Babri Masjid’. It has claimed in Supreme Court of India that it was a Shia who demolished the Ram Temple to make a mosque. The name of this person is Mir Baqi and he was a general in Babar’s army. After demolition of this temple, Baqi made it into a mosque. Since Baqi was a Shia Muslim,…

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Shocked, Why isn’t Marital Rape a Crime in India

Shocked, Why isn't Marital Rape a Crime in India
August 11, 2017

The subject of today’s post is a term that most of us in India refuse to identify as a crime: Marital Rape. News on ‘rape’ has become a daily occurrence, to say the least. It is often felt that a news bulletin is not complete if an incident of rape isn’t reported. In the recent years, especially since the rape of the physiotherapy student Nirbhaya in December 2012, rape has…

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Les Twins win NBC’s World of Dance season 1

Les Twins win NBC's World of Dance season 1
August 11, 2017

Today is the 44th Birth Anniversary of Hip Hop. This dance form took birth along with the Hip Hop music and was developed by Afro Americans. The free and casual style took everyone by surprise. Nowadays Hip Hop is one of the most popular dance styles around the world. While dance lovers are celebrating Hip Hop anniversary, Les twins have just won maiden edition of NBC’s World of Dance Season…

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A noble cause by DC to make Raipur pollution free

A micro forest is being built in Raipur, the world's 7th most polluted city
August 10, 2017

Raipur is the capital of Chattisgarh. Since becoming the capital on 1st November 2000, Raipur has seen massive industrial and real state growth. But this massive industrialization has resulted in Raipur getting tag of “world’s 7th most polluted city”. This deteriorating situation prompted Mr. Omprakash Chaudhary to take urgent action to setup a micro forest. What is a micro forest A micro forest is a set up where afforestation is…

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Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls have important lessons for BJP and Congress

Narendra Modi
August 9, 2017

If there were an award for the most hotly contested election in 2017, then that would surely go to the just concluded Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls. Ahmed Patel has finally won his seat by a whisker of a margin. The BJP wanted him to lose this election badly and used all the tricks to get the desired result. Patel could win his seat only after the Election Commission disqualified the…

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