After the Supreme Court upheld Indian Penal Code Section 377, writer Vikram seth stressed that the judgement was terrible. "I am absolutely astounded by the narrow minded, uncompassionate, limited blinkered judgement of the particular bench," Seth said.
A day after the Supreme Court ruled gay sex illegal, the BJP has evaded any categorical statement on the party's position on Section 377. However, keeping in mind the 2014 Lok Sabha elections the UPA government is playing safe on the matter.Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi too joined the chorus of party leaders and slammed the Supreme Court verdict which upheld Indian Penal Code Section 377 and said the people should have the right of freedom of expression on this issue as well.
e Lounge Unwind: Shahid, Sonakshi talk about 'R...Rajkumar' In an interview to CNN-IBN actors Shahid Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha share their experience in their upcoming movie 'R... Rajkumar'. They also talk about how they used the 'Prabhudeva' and 'Shotgun' effects in the film. The film is set to be released on December 6.
Expect a headway in Uranium sale soon: Australian Foreign Minister Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on her ongoing trip to India met External Affairs minister Salman Khurshid and discussed Nuclear agreements and economic ties along with the ongoing negotiations on uranium sale which seem to be unending. However, she said that there is commitment to sell uranium to India and a headway is expected soon.
Idol chat: I don't have to give auditions any more, says Shraddha Actress Shraddha Kapoor said that after her last hit 'Aashiqui 2' she doesn't have to give auditions anymore. Shraddha also recalled that people questioned her decision to do a Bollywood romantic musical drama film. "I felt happy when people said they like my performance in 'Aashiqui 2'," she added.