Whipping

  • Ace director Priyadarshan faces political heat May 29, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Well-known filmmaker Priyadarshan Tuesday drew flak for saying that the Malayalam film industry is in shambles and it doesn't have any minister to manage it. Priyadarshan made the statement at the annual state film award function, organised by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy and the filmmaker is the chairman of...
  • China: Man whips his six-year-old son to death December 31, 2012

    Beijing: A Chinese man has been arrested for allegedly whipping his six-year-old son to death after the boy's teachers complained that he was extorting money from classmates. The father, Zheng Junpeng, a native of Shaanxi Province, said teachers kept reporting to him that his son, identified as Jiahao, often beat...
  • Derek O'Brien is TMC Whip in Rajya Sabha August 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress has named Derek O'Brien as its Chief Whip in the Rajya Sabha. The party, which is a key constituent of the UPA government, has sent a communication in this regard to the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, sources said on Thursday. The communication from Trinamool Parliamentary Party leader Mukul...
  • Congress issues whip to Lok Sabha members December 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress has issued a three-line whip to its members in Lok Sabha asking them to be present during proceedings on December 7 and 8. According to Parliament sources, this has been done not for any particular issue but keeping in view the possibility of some "important business". The development has...
  • Girl whipped to death for having illicit affair February 3, 2011

    Dhaka: A 14-year-old girl was whipped to death by clerics for allegedly having an illicit relationship with a married man triggering massive protests across Bangladesh. The clerics ordered 14-year-old Mosammet Hena to be whipped by 100 lashes in a Fatwah or a religious court at a village in the outskirts...
  • Drew Barrymore to take break from movies April 5, 2010

    Actress Drew Barrymore is planning to take a break from movies after working continuously for three years. In 2009, Barrymore made her directorial debut with 2009's Whip It. And now the 35-year-old star is preparing for the release of Going the Distance in which she has teamed up with on-off boyfriend...
  • Ajay Devgan whips himself black and blue September 11, 2009

    Mumbai: When Ajay Devgan first heard he had to whip himself in London Dreams, he wasn't comfortable with the idea. But after director Vipul Shah convinced him to do so, the actor went all out and flogged himself black and blue for hours to get a 25-second clip right. "We had...