Sentiments

  • Journal expresses 'Concern' over Facebook study July 4, 2014

    San Francisco: The scientific journal that published a study by Facebook and two U.S. universities examining people's online mood swings regrets how the social experiment was handled. In a note of contrition, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences concluded that the decision to manipulate the content appearing on the...
  • '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,...
  • BJD trying to exploit people's sentiments: Congress April 23, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: With the BJD intensifying its anti-Centre tirade accusing it of neglecting Odisha, opposition Congress on Monday said the ruling party was trying to "exploit" the sentiments of the people by making such allegations. "BJD is simply exploiting the sentiment of people by taking name of special category state status...
  • Sri Lanka likely pull its mission out of Tamil Nadu March 25, 2013

    Colombo: Faced with growing anti-Sri Lankan sentiments in Tamil Nadu, Colombo may shift its deputy high commission office out of Chennai, a media report said on Sunday. The new location could be Trivandrum in neighbouring Kerala, the Sunday Times said. Threats and intimidation of Sri Lankan nationals and Sri Lankan property...
  • Sensex, Nifty end at 2013 lows February 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Key equity benchmarks ended trade in the red however off the day's low. The BSE Sensex closed down 61.97 points at 19435.21 after touching an intraday low of 19,381.82. The NSE 50-share Nifty ended trade flat at 5887.40, down 0.16 per cent. Both the indices are at their 2013...
  • Omar Abdullah provoking sentiments in Kashmir: BJP February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP on Monday slammed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, accusing him of "provoking" sentiments in the valley. Abdullah, in an interview published in a newspaper on Monday, said the execution of Afzal Guru may increase the "sense of alienation" in the youth in Kashmir. He also...
  • My job as a writer is to over-react to the headlines: Altaf Tyrewala December 18, 2012

    The author, Altaf Tyrewala, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his new book 'Ministry of Hurt Sentiments'. Q. What is the genre you are writing in? Prose or poetry? Asked by: Sudeep Sen A. Hi Sudeep, good question. I don't know either. Writing is a lot like rebirth: your ideas will...
  • 'Ministry of Hurt Sentiments' is a hurt voice October 29, 2012

    It's a poem. It's a story. It's many stories strung into one. All morbid and dark. With tragic ends and injustice. Stories about the unfairness of life. The greed and cruelty of men. Stories you hear all the time. It talks about religion and politics, rapists and molestors, drugs, dreams...
  • Jaya asks PM to respect Tamil sentiments August 29, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday expressed surprise at the central government's declaration that India would continue to train Sri Lankan defence personnel. Jayalalithha reiterated that the two Sri Lankan defence personnel being trained at Defence Services Staff College, Wellington in Tamil Nadu, should be sent back. In a...
  • Pak military training academy anti-US: Wiki May 25, 2011

    Islamabad: Anti-Americanism is rife at one of Pakistan's main military training facilities, with instructors infusing their lectures with suspicions and misperceptions about the US, according to a secret US diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks. The cable, sent in 2008 by then US Ambassador Anne Patterson, documents the experiences of American army...
  • 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...