Religious Sentiments

  • 'Ram Leela' accused of hurting religious sentiments, arrest warrant issued against director, actors May 3, 2014

    A local court on Friday issued arrest warrants against "Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram Leela" director-producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali, actors Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh in connection with a case alleging that few scenes in the movie hurt the religious sentiments of the Hindus. Warrants were also issued against another producer...
  • Kumar Vishwas booked for 'hurting religious sentiments of Muslims' January 14, 2014

    A complaint was on Monday filed against poet-turned-Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas in a local court for "hurting religious sentiments". Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Sita Ram has fixed January 14 for recording of statement of the complainant in the case. A local lawyer, Kamran Hasnan, has filed a private complaint...
  • Taslima Nasreen booked for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of Muslims on Twitter December 5, 2013

    An FIR has been lodged against controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen for allegedly hurting religious sentiments following a complaint by a prominent Muslim cleric in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh. The case was lodged on Wednesday night at Kotwali police station by Hasan Raza Khan Noori Miyan, son of the 'sajjadanasheen'...
  • Chandigarh court issues summons to Rahul Gandhi for 'hurting religious sentiments' September 3, 2013

    A court in Chandigarh on Tuesday issued summons to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in a 21-month-old case of allegedly hurting religious sentiments of a section of people and asked him to appear before it on September 19. The summons will be issued to Gandhi by hand. Summons issued by the...
  • Case registered against Asaram's spokesperson over hurting religious sentiments August 29, 2013

    A case was registered in Amritsar on Wednesday against a spokesperson of spiritual guru Asaram Bapu on charges of hurting religious sentiments of a community, police said. Police officials said that spokesperson Neelam Dubey was booked for hurting religious sentiments and promoting enmity between groups based on religion following a complaint...
  • SpiceJet told to pay Rs 15,000 for serving non-vegetarian food June 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Low-cost airline SpiceJet has been directed by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 15,000 as token compensation to its passenger for serving him non-vegetarian food instead of vegetarian preferred by him. The South West District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum held the airline deficient in service for mistakenly...
  • Court to hear plea against Dhoni for hurting religious sentiments June 4, 2013

    Hyderabad: A court in Andhra Pradesh is set to hear a complaint made against the Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni for hurting religious sentiments. The case was filed against the skipper after he appeared in an avatar of Indian god Vishnu in a national business magazine. In its April cover,...
  • Sikh cop gets £10,000 compensation for turban row October 3, 2009

    London: A Sikh policeman ordered to remove his turban to do riot training was on Thursday awarded £10,000 compensation by an employment tribunal. Policeman Gurmeal Singh claimed religious and racial discrimination after being told he must take off his turban to don a helmet to do the course. The officer,...
  • SC asks people to be more tolerant, slams regionalism March 14, 2008

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) has slammed the recent trend by some sections of the society to protest and demand the ban of films, books and painting on the ground that it hurt their religious sentiments. The SC also made it clear that all Indians were entitled to go, work...