Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicKunal Kamra

Topic: Kunal Kamra

Authoritarianism is passé. BJP govt imposing its thinking on our lives, art, entertainment

The middle-class does cares about democracy and freedom — but only up to a point.

KTR extends Hyderabad invite to Munawar Faruqui & Kunal Kamra, says ‘we don’t cancel shows’

State IT Minister K.T. Rama Rao says Hyderabad welcoming of ‘all cultures and criticism’ while Bengaluru, where Faruqui’s last show was cancelled, ‘takes comedy too seriously’.

Supreme Court to take up contempt plea against comedian Kunal Kamra after 4 weeks

On 18 December last year, the top court issued show-cause notice to Kamra for his alleged scandalous tweets against the apex court and exempted him from personal appearances.

‘No defence for jokes’ — Kunal Kamra offers no apology to SC in reply to contempt notice

Kamra, in reply to contempt notice by SC over his tweets, says there’s no defence for jokes, adding through his work he attempts to ‘comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable’.

No laughing matter — all the comedians who got into trouble for trying to be funny

Comedian Munawar Faruqui has been denied bail in a case over objectionable remarks on Hindu gods and goddesses. Here’s a look at cases against other comedians.

BJP’s Bangladesh lesson — don’t unfairly target friendly neighbours to meet political ends

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

SC show cause notice to Kunal Kamra, cartoonist Richa Taneja on contempt pleas over tweets

Kamra and Taneja are facing contempt for tweets criticising the SC. Three-judge bench asked the two to file replies within 6 weeks but said they need not appear in person.

SC to decide tomorrow if Kunal Kamra will face contempt proceedings for his tweets

3-judge bench said it will pronounce orders at 10:30 am Friday. Kamra had criticised SC for fast-tracking hearing of Arnab Goswami's appeal in suicide abetment case against him.

AG consents to contempt proceedings against Kunal Kamra for 18 November tweet against CJI

New Delhi: Attorney General K K Venugopal Friday gave consent for initiating contempt proceedings against stand-up comic artist Kunal Kamra for his 18 November...

Parliamentary panel questions Twitter over Kunal Kamra’s ‘obscene’ posts criticising SC, CJI

Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra has refused to retract his controversial tweets or apologise for them, saying he believes they ‘speak for themselves’.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image: Popular face serums | Pixabay

Vit C serums to laser hair removal—DIY skincare on Instagram can be lethal for your skin

The Instagram algorithm complements brands’ targeted marketing so you see the products you’re most likely to buy. But the outcomes of DIY skin treatment are different.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.