Whipping

  • Ace director Priyadarshan faces political heat 29-05-2013 11:40 AM

    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...
  • Congress issues whip to Lok Sabha members 05-12-2011 12:10 PM

    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...
  • Girl whipped to death for having illicit affair 03-02-2011 04:25 PM

    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...