Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicAmitabh Bachchan

Topic: Amitabh Bachchan

BJP MLA seeks police action against Amitabh Bachchan over KBC question on Manusmriti

The KBC episode question annoyed some netizens who accused the show of running a 'leftist propaganda', while others said it hurt Hindu sentiments.

Hey Alexa, will Amitabh Bachchan be Uncle Anushashan or Silsila’s romantic rebel?

It will be a treat to have the most powerful man in Bollywood do your household chores. As long as Amitabh Bachchan doesn’t make Alexa spout superstitious mumbo-jumbos.

Security tightened outside Jaya Bachchan’s home after Parliament speech addressing Bollywood

Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan Tuesday argued for govt support to the film industry and slammed those tarnishing its image.

Move over Siri, Google Assistant, Amitabh Bachchan is coming to Alexa

Amitabh Bachchan’s baritone will soon deliver a unique voice experience to the many Indian customers who use Alexa, Amazon announced.

Dev Anand to Kangana Ranaut — Shiv Sena has had a long love-hate relationship with Bollywood

Kangana Ranaut’s spat with the Shiv Sena is only the latest incident in the party’s long history of an oxymoron relationship with Bollywood.

‘Pal do pal ka shayar hoon’ — song that has lived on, from 1976 Amitabh hit to Dhoni farewell

From 1976 hit Kabhie Kabhie, 'Main pal do pal the shayar hun' was written by Sahir Ludhianvi, composed by Khayyam and sung by Mukesh.

India’s ‘dark day’ after SC ruling on Bhushan, Bachchan plants gulmohar & some monkey business

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

On International Left-Handers Day, know about 5 problems only a southpaw will relate to

In India, a left-handed person is often not welcome to perform an auspicious ceremony, and is even referred to as someone who uses the ‘wrong hand’.

Abhishek Bachchan tests negative for Covid-19

His father Amitabh Bachchan was discharged from hospital on 2 August after testing negative for Covid, while wife Aishwarya Rai and daughter Aaradhya were discharged earlier on 27 July.

Amitabh Bachchan discharged from hospital after testing negative for Covid-19

He was admitted to Nanavati hospital after testing positive on 11 July. Abhishek Bachchan tweeted that the 77-year-old actor will now be at home and rest.

On Camera

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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