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Will return Padma Shri if proven wrong:  Kangana Ranaut on ‘freedom’ comment

Mumbai: Shortly after raking up fresh controversy with her comment on India’s freedom, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, dubbed the queen of controversies, said that she was ready to return her Padma Shri award if proven wrong. During an interview, Kangana Ranaut had said that the freedom achieved by India in 1947 was ‘bheekh’ (alms) and...

Kangana Ranaut files counter-complaint against Javed Akhtar

Known for her controversies, actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday filed a counter-complaint against lyricist Javed Akhtar in a Mumbai court alleging extortion and violation of privacy. The actor’s complaint was in retaliation to a defamation suit filed by Javed Akhtar against the Manikarnika actor for dragging his name into a television discussion in connection with...

Mumbai court asks Kangana Ranaut to appear in defamation case or face warrant

The metropolitan court adjudicating the defamation complaint against actress Kangana Ranaut by lyricist Javed Akhtar has warned the former to appear before it or else a warrant will be issued against her. During the hearing on Tuesday, Kangana Ranaut’s lawyer requested the court for exemption from appearance for the day citing health grounds. The actress...

Bombay HC dismisses Kangana Ranaut’s plea against defamation case by Javed Akhtar

The Bombay High Court had rejected a plea filed by actor Kangana Ranaut seeking quashing of the criminal defamation proceedings initiated by a lower court in Mumbai on the complaint of lyricist Javed Akhtar. The bench of Justice Revati Mohite Dere dismissed the plea by Kangana. Notably, the actor had challenged the defamation proceedings initiated...

Kangana Ranaut’s Twitter account permanently suspended for spreading hate

Controversial actor Kangana Ranaut has been permanently banned by microblogging website Twitter after she posted a tweet related to the post-poll violence in West Bengal. The actor’s account has been permanently suspended by Twitter for violating its policy and for hateful conduct and abusive behaviour. While there is no clarity on which tweet of the...

67th National Film Awards announced; Manoj Bajpayee, Kangana emerge winners

The jury for the 67th National Film Awards announced the winners for the year 2019 in Delhi on Monday. The jury comprised of eminent filmmakers and film personalities from across the Indian cine-world. An Engineered Dream, a Hindi film has bagged the award for Best Non-Feature Film while Marakkar-Arabikkadalinte-Simham has taken home the award for...

Big victory for Kangana Ranaut as HC asks BMC to compensate, says demolition illegal

The Bombay High Court on Friday criticised the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation for using “muscle power” in the demolition of actor Kangana Ranaut’s bungalow. While quashing the demolition order, the high court termed the BMC’s move as an act of malafide that was done to cause substantial loss to Kangana. The court also directed the authorities...

Bombay HC refuses to quash FIR against Kangana Ranaut, sister

The Bombay High Court has refused to quash the FIR against actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel registered by the Mumbai Police. The FIR was registered against the sister duo at the Bandra police station for allegedly trying to create hatred and communal tension through their social media posts. The court, however, gave...

Kangana Ranaut moves HC against FIR registered by Mumbai police

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel have approached the Bombay High Court for the quashing of an FIR registered against them by Mumbai Police. The FIR was registered against the sister duo for allegedly trying to create hatred and communal tension through their social media posts. The FIR in the Bandra police...

Kangana Ranaut, sister summoned by Mumbai Police

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel have been summoned by the Mumbai Police in connection with a case concerning their “objectionable comments” on social media aimed at spreading communal tension. The sister duo has been at loggerheads with the Maharashtra government after they equated Mumbai with Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK). While Kangana...

Kangana Ranaut slams Uddhav Thackeray as “worse product of nepotism”

Actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday launched a no holds barred attack on Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and went on to call him the “…the worse product of nepotism”. The attack came after Uddhav Thackeray had taken a dig at Kangana Ranaut on Sunday. The CM, without naming Kangana, had on Sunday said: “People who...

Amit Shah turns 56, birthday wishes pour in

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Cabinet ministers, chief ministers and Bollywood celebrities were among thousands of people who wished Union home minister Amit Shah on his 56th birthday. PM Modi took to Twitter to wish the ‘Chanakya’ of Indian politics on his birthday. He said: “Birthday wishes to Shri @AmitShah Ji. Our nation is witnessing...