Insults

  • Case filed against actress Mallika Sherawat for 'insulting national flag' September 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad police on Thursday booked Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat for disrespecting the national flag. On the direction of a city court, a case against the actress was booked at Falaknuma police station in old city of Hyderabad. A police officer said a case under Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act,...
  • Rahul insulting Ambedkar by taking credit for laws: Modi April 14, 2014

    On the 123rd birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar, Narendra Modi on Monday attacked Rahul Gandhi saying he was "insulting" the chief architect of the Constitution by taking credit for enacting laws and giving rights to the people. "It is unfortunate that these days Congress party's 'shehzaade' (Rahul Gandhi), I don't...
  • Egypt's Morsi faces fresh trial for 'insulting judiciary' January 19, 2014

    Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and 25 others, including liberal activists and journalists, will be tried for "insulting the judiciary", the fourth case slapped on the Islamist leader. Attorney General Hisham Barakat has referred Morsi and 25 others to a criminal court for 'insulting the judiciary', state media reported on Sunday. These...
  • Indian diplomat's arrest in public is an insult, says Salman Khurshid December 15, 2013

    Union External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has termed the arrest of Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade in public as an "insult" and said the US's reaction is awaited on the matter. "We consider it as an insult. US has been apprised about our stand on this and we are awaiting its...
  • Mark Waugh slaps Warner on the wrist over Twitter insults May 20, 2013

    Melbourne: Reacting to David Warner's twitter rant against two journalists, former Australia Test batsman Mark Waugh Monday said that some players are getting ahead of themselves and need to pull their heads in. "It's a pretty inexperienced squad [Australia national team]...there's not many senior players...we lost Mike Hussey and Ricky Ponting....
  • Egyptian satirist questioned for insulting Mursi April 1, 2013

    Cairo: Egyptian prosecutors questioned Egypt's most popular television satirist on Sunday over allegations that he insulted President Mohamed Mursi, a case regarded by his critics as new proof of a crackdown on dissent. Bassem Youssef turned himself in after the prosecutor general issued an arrest warrant for him on Saturday. He...
  • Hasina pledges to punish online insults against Islam April 1, 2013

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday pledged stern action against people found guilty of defaming Islam using the internet as right-wing Islamic parties threatened to wage an intensified street campaign against "atheist bloggers". "You (Islamic parties) do not need to go for any movement. As a Muslim, I...
  • Sachin, Sania in trouble for insulting Tricolour May 23, 2011

    Madurai: A petition was on Monday filed in the Madras High Court bench here, seeking action against sportstars Sachin Tendulkar and Sania Mirza and two others for "insulting" the national flag. Petitioner B Stalin sought a direction to register the cases against the four under the Prevention of Insults to...
  • National Anthem 'insult' case: Tharoor in legal tangle March 23, 2009

    Kochi: Congress Lok Sabha candidate from Thiruvananthapuram and former UN diplomat Shashi Tharoor faced legal trouble as a court in Kochi on Monday, found prima facie evidence against him for making a ‘grossly inappropriate gesture’ in a case accusing him of insulting national anthem. Additional Chief Judicial...
  • AIG bonuses, the insults were so salty March 17, 2009

    It’s good when a company can hand out bonuses, but for AIG, it's led to a chorus of insults. ...
  • Tanushree says no to Nana, booted from film March 27, 2008

    New Delhi: Protesters mobbed Filmistan Studios in Mumbai seeking an apology from actress Tanushree Dutta for allegedly insulting actor Nana Patekar during the shoot of an item song. On the sets of the film Horn Ok Please, Tanushree was to make some physical contact with Patekar during the item number, which...
  • Narayana Murthy did not insult National Anthem: SC February 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Infosys Chief Mentor and Non-Executive Chairman, N R Narayana Murthy, finally has got relief in the National Anthem Case. The Supreme Court has rejected a petition seeking action against him under the Insult To National Honours Act. Murthy came under fire in April last year when he justified...
  • Murthy sorry for 'insulting' anthem April 11, 2007

    New Delhi: Infosys Chief Mentor and Non-Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy landed in a mess on Tuesday after it was revealed that he may have unwittingly insulted the national anthem during a function at the company's Mysore campus on April 8, where President APJ Abdul Kalam also took part. During a...
  • Police file FIR against Ambala MLA August 20, 2006

    New Delhi: The police have filed an FIR against DK Bansal, the MLA from Ambala (Cantt), under the Prevention of Insult to National Honour Act. MLA Bansal is accused of altering the national flag and pasting the photographs of the Prime Minister, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Haryana Chief Minister BS Hooda,...