Meryl Streep slams Weinstein for naming her in lawsuit

Los Angeles, Feb 22 : Hollywood veteran Meryl Streep does not appreciate being part of disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein’s legal defense, and says it is a pathetic move. On Wednesday, the actress released a statement, via her representative Hannah Donohue, that Weinstein’s inclusion of her words in a legal filing was “pathetic and exploitive”, […]

‘Assault’ case: Two AAP MLAs sent to 14-day judicial custody

New Delhi, Feb 22 : A Delhi court on Thursday sent two Aam Aadmi Party MLAs, arrested on charge of assaulting Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, to judicial custody for 14 days. Metropolitan Magistrate Shefali Barnala Tandon said that orders on the bail pleas of AAP MLAs Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal and also on […]

SC ‘worried’ at HC annulling Hadiya’s marriage

New Delhi, Feb 22 : The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the argument that Kerala woman Hadiya, in midst of a ‘love jihad’ controversy, was “vulnerable” to being recruited by terror group IS, saying that the government can stop people going overseas for illegal activity but stressed its “worry” over the high court annulling her […]

Weinstein Co. sued by chocolatier

Los Angeles, Feb 22 : Swiss chocolatier brand Lindt & Sprungli has sued the Weinstein Company alleging that it has not been reimbursed for its sponsorship of the company’s cancelled Golden Globes party. Lindt & Sprungli claimed that the company owes the manufacturing brand a sum of $133,000, in the suit filed in the New […]

Allahabad HC refuses plea against UP CM in 2007 riot case

Lucknow, Feb 22 : In a big relief to Yogi Adityanath, the Allahabad High Court on Thursday refused to admit a plea for a CBI probe to prosecute the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister in a 2007 riot case that had left one person dead. Adityanath, along with the then Gorakhpur Mayor Anju Chowdhary and legislator […]

Cauvery water dispute: CM urges all TN parties to unite

Chennai, Feb 22 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami urged all parties to shed their differences and unite to secure the state’s rights in the Cauvery river water dispute with neighbouring Karnataka. The Supreme Court on February 16 reduced Tamil Nadu’s share of the river water to 177.25 tmcft, down from 192 tmcft allocated […]