AMERICAN CENTRE

  • India asks US Embassy not to screen movies at American Centre January 4, 2014

    Piling further pressure, India has asked the US Embassy not to screen any movies at the American Centre without obtaining a licence and gave it a deadline of January 20 to do so. The American Centre regularly screens movies for invited audiences apparently without a licence to do so.To stop this...
  • Watch: Rally against 'antiIslam' film turns violent in Kolkata September 27, 2012

    An antiUS rally called in by a Muslim group in Kolkata against the 'antiIslam' film turned violent as protesters tried to break through police barricades and enter the American Centre. The police, however, managed to pacify the crowd and bring them under control, thus preventing any untoward incident, said sources. The film,...
  • Kolkata: Rally against 'antiIslam' film turns violent September 27, 2012

    Kolkata: An antiUS rally called in by a Muslim group in Kolkata against the 'antiIslam' film turned violent as protesters tried to break through police barricades and enter the American Centre. The police, however, managed to pacify the crowd and bring them under control, thus preventing any untoward incident, said sources. The...
  • SC stays US Centre attacker's death sentence May 25, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday stayed the death sentence awarded to underworld don Aftab Ahmed Ansari for the attack on the American Centre in Kolkata in 2002. A vacation bench comprising Justices G S Singhvi and C K Prasad asked the West Bengal government to respond...
  • HC upholds death for two American Centre attackers February 5, 2010

    Kolkata: Calcutta High Court on Friday upheld the death sentences of Aftab Ansari and Jamaluddin Naseer in the American Centre terror attack case. While upholding the death penalty for Ansari and Naseer, the High Court also acquitted three of the accused and reduces the quantum of punishment of another two. The court...