The Dawn of Television Promised Diversity. Here’s Why We Got “Leave It to Beaver” Instead

The Dawn of Television Promised Diversity. Here’s Why We Got “Leave It to Beaver” Instead

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” is back on the air for its final season. It’s a triumphant curtain call for showrunners Aline Brosh McKenna and Rachel Bloom, who have spent the last three seasons lovingly unpacking the television show’s titular “crazy-ex,” and the...
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#MeToo: Decoding validity of defamation suits, rights of accused in sexual harassment cases on social media

#MeToo: Decoding validity of defamation suits, rights of accused in sexual harassment cases on social media

In the wake of the #MeToo campaign afoot in India, some individuals moved the Delhi High Court on 11 October to prevent a woman from detailing her sexual harassment ordeal on social media as it implicates the petitioners. The petitioners...
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Sabarimala temple row: Ahead of annual pilgrimage season, Travancore Devaswom Board to meet stakeholders to quell protests

Sabarimala temple row: Ahead of annual pilgrimage season, Travancore Devaswom Board to meet stakeholders to quell protests

Amid continuing protests on the Sabarimala issue, The Travancore Devaswom Board, a temple body which manages the Lord Ayyappa shrine has invited various stakeholders for a meeting on 16 October to discuss ‘various aspects’, including preparations ...
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BJP leader asks Maha govt to not lease land for Subhash Ghai’s film school in wake of MeToo allegations

BJP leader asks Maha govt to not lease land for Subhash Ghai’s film school in wake of MeToo allegations

You are here: A Mumbai BJP leader demanded on 14 October that the Maharashtra government revoke its decision to give land to filmmaker Subhash Ghai for his film school in the wake of accusations of sexual misconduct against him. Subhash...
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NCLAT stays insolvency proceedings against cash-strapped IL&FS, group companies till further order

NCLAT stays insolvency proceedings against cash-strapped IL&FS, group companies till further order

New Delhi: The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Monday stayed all proceedings against IL&FS and other group companies till its further order. The appellate tribunal order came over an urgent petition moved by the Ministry of Corporate Aff...
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Superdry in profit warning after heatwave hits sales

Superdry in profit warning after heatwave hits sales

Image copyright Getty Images Superdry shares have fallen more than 20% after the retailer warned of a £10m hit to profits because the recent heatwave hurt sales of winter clothes. “Unseasonably hot weather conditions in the UK, Continental Europe and...
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China live-streamer detained for ‘insulting’ national anthem

China live-streamer detained for ‘insulting’ national anthem

Image copyright WeiboImage caption Ms Yang has over one million followers on Weibo, arguably China’s most popular social media platform A Chinese live-streaming celebrity has been detained for five days for “insulting” the country’s nat...
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New Zealand BDS activists fined by Israel raise $23,000 for Gaza

New Zealand BDS activists fined by Israel raise $23,000 for Gaza

Two New Zealand activists have raised thousands of dollars through crowdfunding after an Israeli court fined them for their role in singer Lorde cancelling her show in Tel Aviv, but they plan to donate the money to Gaza Mental Health Foundation instead. Jus...
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What is Turkey’s strategy in dealing with Khashoggi case?

What is Turkey’s strategy in dealing with Khashoggi case?

Istanbul – Turkish officials leaked information about missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi to the media as part of a carefully calibrated bid to gain political leverage over Saudi Arabia and repair Turkey’s relations with the United States, analyst...
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Amrita Puri and Farhan Akhtar’s exchange of words over Sajid Khan

Amrita Puri and Farhan Akhtar’s exchange of words over Sajid Khan

After Farhan Akhtar expressed shock on social media on learning about cousin Sajid Khan’s behaviour, Aisha actor Amrita Puri wondered how the family was unaware of his predatory behaviour. Amrita Puri Farhan Akhtar may be busy shooting in London but...
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