Sunday, 27 November, 2022

Topic: pornography

The hidden world of ‘Gandii Baat’ casts lights on India’s erotic fantasies and desires

Gandii Baat came out in 2018, but is almost unknown among English-speaking audience in metropolitan India. And its runaway success makes it clear that sex is never just sex

SC grants protection from arrest to actress Poonam Pandey in pornography case

Pandey has been accused in the FIR along with actor Sherlyn Chopra. In December, the apex court had granted protection from arrest to Raj Kundra in a case related to pornographic videos.

How Rajasthan man ran ‘sextortion’ racket, fleeced Rs 30 lakh from 300-plus victims

Hakmuddin from Bharatpur has been arrested by Delhi Police Cyber Cell. He, along with 3 cousins, targeted victims through Facebook and WhatsApp.

Raj Kundra walks out of Mumbai jail after 2 months following bail in pornographic films case

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate SB Bhajipale Monday had allowed Kundra's bail application on furnishing a bond of Rs 50,000. He was lodged in Arthur Road Jail under judicial custody.

Bombay HC grants interim protection from arrest to Raj Kundra in 2020 porn racket case

Kundra is currently in jail after being arrested in July in another case related to production and distribution of pornographic clips on mobile apps.

Porn films not the first Raj Kundra controversy. His life can inspire ‘how not to make money’

Actor Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra has courted trouble through the years, from cricket betting and gold scandal to alleged deals with gangsters and now porn films.

Bombay HC reserves order on Raj Kundra’s petition challenging arrest in porn films case

Mumbai Police in the court argued that Kundra was not cooperating with the probe in the case filed in February and had destroyed evidence, a claim refuted by his lawyer.

Reports based on police sources not defamatory, says Bombay HC on Shilpa Shetty’s plea

Justice Gautam Patel said articles referred to by Shilpa Shetty in her suit don't seem to be defamatory and noted that blanket gag order will have a chilling effect on press freedom.

Mumbai court rejects Raj Kundra’s bail plea in pornographic films case

Police have alleged that Kundra earned over Rs 1.17 crore between August-December 2020 by uploading pornographic content online, through Hotshots. He was arrested on 19 July.

No urgent relief to Raj Kundra in porn film case till prosecution is heard, says Bombay HC

Kundra, in his plea to the court, claimed that the 'material' found by police did not show explicit sexual acts but were in form of short movies that are 'lascivious'

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.