Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicModi biopic

Topic: Modi biopic

Bollywood’s Mayawati, Rabri Devi biopics easy. Will it ever touch BJP-RSS leaders?

Be it Modi or Mayawati, Bollywood’s political biopics have either crashed and burned or been mediocre and forgettable. Can Rabri Devi-based Maharani change that?

When a ‘vegetarian’ Union minister tucked into mutton at a BJP Eid bash

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Only thing missing from Vivek Oberoi’s Narendra Modi is the cape

PM Narendra Modi fits perfectly as a sequel to Bal Narendra and as a prequel to Akshay Kumar’s ‘apolitical’ interview with Modi.

PM Modi biopic to release on May 24, day after Lok Sabha polls result

The movie ‘PM Narendra Modi’ was earlier set to release on April 11 but was blocked by the Election Commission.

Supreme Court won’t interfere with Election Commission’s ban on Modi film until voting ends

The top court said it was not inclined to entertain an application of the producer's of the Modi biopic that challenged a ban on releasing the film during elections.

Election Commission submits detailed report on Modi biopic to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on 15 April directed the poll body to watch the film and then reconsider its order banning the film.

War of words breaks out between former civil servants over Modi biopic & EC credibility

A second group of ex-civil servants has written to President Ram Nath Kovind to ‘counter’ the first group’s allegation last week that the EC was ‘weak-kneed’.

SC directs poll body to watch Modi biopic to decide on nationwide ban of film

Producers of 'PM Narendra Modi' moved the top court after the poll body banned it a day before voting in the Lok Sabha elections began.

This is not an easy time to be the Election Commission of India. Here’s why

EC banned Modi biopic, took his government on over electoral bonds, but it’ll be slammed for ‘letting’ BJP blatantly use armed forces in polls.

Caution against ‘communal black hole’ and Imran Khan sings Modi paeans

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.