Parvathy, activism is not new in the film industry. We had film personalities protesting during the Emergency. Many also speak up about specific issues – you, for instance, have consistently been critical of misogynist dialogues in films, among other things. However, what is different today is that so many film personalities are speaking up across regions, which we have rarely seen in recent times. What do you think has pushed them to speak up against the CAA-NPR-NRC and the violence in JNU and other universities?Parvathy Thiruvothu: The magnitude of the repercussions that may befall us is very scary. What has been happening in Assam and Kashmir and the lack of information from these places has really pushed their buttons. Even before debates began over the CAA, conversations within the industry had already started changing during the communications shutdown in Kashmir. When we all got together, whether at a dinner party or a casual meeting or even a work meeting, we would … [Read more...] about Should celebrities avoid political activism?
The helicopter, which flew low over the podium and showered flowers as is customary, kicked up dust — up to 10-15 feet high — as Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, Chief Secretary T.M. Vijay Bhaskar, DG Neelamani Raju, Mr. Anil Kumar and City Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao were on the podium. … [Read more...] about BBMP to write to IAF over chopper kicking up dust on Republic Day
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BENGALURU: Bengaluru City Police have decided to keep app-based food delivery firms such as Swiggy and Zomato on a tight leash after police commissioner Bhaskar Rao warned them of serious action if he were to ever find their delivery men involved in road accidents. Rao feels young delivery boys are risking their life to meet the stiff delivery deadlines set by their companies. “I have told our policemen to hold the managements responsible. Many young men are breaking their legs. We have to stop this 30-minute delivery nonsense,” the police commissioner told ET. By 30-minute delivery, he meant some firms not charging if the order is not delivered within 30 minutes. In an angry tweet on Tuesday, he said: “Mr SwiggyCares, you are the biggest violators and have the temerity to tell me that you adhere to rules, your boys beg cops to let them go as you penalize them, next time a Swiggy kid bleeds on road, be sure, you management will be behind bars.” In an earlier … [Read more...] about Ensure safety of food delivery men: Bengaluru police chief
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