Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut hit out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, calling him “petty person”.
Kangana, who has been at loggerheads with the Maharashtra government, attacked the CM over the latter’s recent “ganja” comment.
"You should be ashamed of yourself chief minister, being a public servant you are indulging in petty fights, using your power to insult, damage, and humiliate people who don’t agree with you, you don’t deserve the chair you have acquired by playing dirty politics.
SHAME," the actor tweeted.
"You being a leader having such a vengeful, myopic and ill informed views about a state which has been the abode of Lord Shiva and Maa Parvati along with many great saints like Markandya and Manu Rishi, Pandavas spent large part of their exile in Himachal Pardesh,"Kangana added.
Actor Kangana Ranaut's younger brother Aksht got married to Ritu Sanghwan. The actor shared pictures from her brother's wedding on Thursday in Udaipur. Sharing photo with the newlyweds, Kangana welcomed her sister-in-law to their family. Kangana, her sister Rangoli and the newlyweds - all looked resplendent in wedding finery. Earlier, Kangana had shared photos and videos from the pre-wedding ceremonies. A video from the wedding also showed the sisters dancing as the band played a popular Rajasthani folk song.
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Huma Qureshi is soon going to play the lead role in Subhash Kapoor's political drama web-series Maharani. The show will revolve around her journey. Abhishek Bachchan has joined hands with Dinesh Vijan and will be seen in a corrupt politician's role. Yami Gautam and Nimrat Kaur would be seen alongside Abhishek. For more such interesting updates, Keep watching Daily Punch
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Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar took oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the seventh time on November 16. This will be Kumar's fourth consecutive term at the helm of the state government. Bharatiya Janata Party's Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi took oath as Nitish's deputies. His deputy in the last term, Sushil Kumar Modi, did not find a berth in the cabinet. Speaking after the ceremony, Nitish said that he will miss Modi. Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP chief Jagat Prakash Nadda attended the event. Meanwhile, opposition party Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) boycotted the ceremony, alleging miscounting of votes. Watch the full video for more.
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Rajasthan state is observing the Child Rights Week till 20 November. On this occasion Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot inaugurated the "Vastsalya Yojna" and "Samarth Yojna" for orphan and destitute children. In addition to that CM also launched a skill development centre in Jodhpur for children living in child protection homes. Addressing the virtual programme "Bal Sangam" Chief Minister said that along with the Children's safety and protection, State Government has taken effective steps on the issues related to child rights, such as child labour, child marriage and prevention of violence against children. He resolves that there will be no shortage in child welfare schemes and it will be ensured that the benefits of government schemes reaches to children. CM asserted that without abolishing poverty, hunger and economic inequality, it is not possible to abolish child labor. Even today many children are forced to work as bonded laborers. CM said that government would ensure that no child has to work in the state.During the programme CM also released a booklet having guidelines for the implementation of "Vatsalya Yojana" and "Samarth Yojana" for the benefit of children in the state.
Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray's 8th death anniversary is being observed on November 17. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray along with his family paid tribute to him at Balasaheb Thackeray Memorial in Mumbai.
Maharashtra government has given permission to reopen religious places from November 16. Masks have been made compulsory for all visitors along with COVID related guidelines. The development comes after heavy criticism was faced by the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government. Mahim Dargah in Mumbai is all set to welcome worshippers. Trustee of the Dargah said, "Wearing facemask is mandatory for entry. Arrangements have been made for sanitization."
An Anganwadi worker rows 18 kms to remote villages to attend tribal kids and expecting mothers. Relu Vasave travels to interior villages every day from Maharashtra's Nandurbar. Relu belongs to Nashik and grew up near Narmada, where she learned swimming. Since April, Relu began visiting newborns, expecting mothers from hamlets of Aligat and Dadar. As an Anganwadi member, Relu checks weight, proper growth of newborns and their mothers. Relu has received heaps of praises from tribal people for her effort during the pandemic. The Anganwadi member's work has been also praised by the Chief Minister's office. Watch the full video for more.
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Ankita Lokhande delighted fans by showing off her killer dance moves. The 35-year-old actor took to Instagram to share her dance video. Ankita was joined by her boyfriend, businessman Vicky Jain. The couple busted out their best moves to the Bang Bang title track. Ankita and Vicky were seen twinning in white 'night dresses' in the video. Ankita rose to fame as Archana in the popular television show Pavitra Rishta. Ankita made her Bollywood debut last year with Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi. The actor was most recently seen in Baaghi 3, alongside Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor.
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Rajeev Khandelwal is all set to be back on our screens with Naxalbari, where he plays a police officer. During the promotions, we got the chance to interact with the talented actor. From opening up about how the cast and crew managed to shoot the series in Goa in the middle of the pandemic, to how his spouse reacted to it, and how the story was changed due to the current situation. He also opened up about nepotism and the 'Bollywood mafia'.
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Paps snapped Bollywood divas in Mumbai. 'SOTY 2' actress Tara Sutaria was clicked at Mumbai airport. Tara looked comfy in her airport attire. Director, Farah Khan paid a visit to a salon in Juhu. Paparazzi also got hold of Malaika Arora with her adorable dog.
Asserting that Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) has been suffering for the past 73 years under Pakistan colonialism, human rights activist Amjad Ayub Mirza on Wednesday urged the US President-elect Joe Biden to "heal" the "wounded people and divide people" of PoK and Gilgit Baltistan (GB). "Mr President-elect, we have been suffering for the past 73 years under the Pakistan colonialism. And now since, China's Belt and Road initiative has encroached into our land of Gilgit Baltistan we face double colonization of Pakistan and China. And the uncanny military and economic relation between Pakistan and China make this issue more pressing," said Mirza, who is from Mirpur in PoK and is living in exile in the UK. While talking about his problems as a representative of Gilgit Baltistan, he said that given the US President-elect position, Biden is best suited to intervene in their matter and help resolve the issues.
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Asserting that Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) has been suffering for the past 73 years under Pakistan colonialism, human rights activist Amjad Ayub Mirza has urged the US President-elect Joe Biden to "heal" the "wounded people and divide people" of PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB). While talking about his problems as a representative of Gilgit-Baltistan, he said that given the US President-elect position, Biden is best suited to intervene in their matter and help resolve the issues. This video message came a day after Mirza wrote to Biden on Monday urging him to "forcefully ask" Islamabad to withdraw its troops and non-state actors from the region. In a letter to Biden, Mirza had said that Pakistan has turned the PoK into a training ground dotted with camps where young people and aliens (foreign nationals) are trained to become terrorists, who are then frequently infiltrated across the border into Indian union territory of Kashmir to cause havoc. Mirza has requested Biden to grant him an audience at the White House so that he can present the case of illegal occupation by Pakistan in person.
BJP has lashed out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his tweet slamming the Modi government over its handling of the China issue. Rahul had cited a news report which hinted at renewed Chinese activity in Doklam. ‘China's geopolitical strategy cannot be countered by a PR driven media strategy. This simple fact seems to elude the minds of those running GOI,’ Rahul had tweeted. Hitting back, Union Minister Pralhad Joshi said that Congress and Rahul Gandhi have no right to speak on the issue and alleged that IF India lost land to China before, it was because of the Congress party. Joshi further said that Rahul Gandhi does not believe in reading and understanding and urged him to concentrate on the internal issues of the party. India and China have also been locked in a standoff in Ladakh since May. The Congress leader has attacked the BJP on several occasions over the issue and accused the Prime Minister of lying to the country over the status of the ground situation in the region. Watch the full video for all the details.
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