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Kangana may be a celebrity but she's also an accused: Mumbai court on defamation case filed by Javed Akhtar
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Kangana may be a celebrity but she's also an accused: Mumbai court on defamation case filed by Javed Akhtar

Metropolitan Magistrate R R Khan had on Tuesday rejected the actor's application seeking permanent exemption from appearing in the court proceedings citing professional commitments

World Poetry Day 2022: Tracing the origins and enduring socio-political relevance of Urdu shayari
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World Poetry Day 2022: Tracing the origins and enduring socio-political relevance of Urdu shayari

On World Poetry Day, it is vital to reaffirm that Urdu and Urdu poetry must never go out of currency because of the curse of time, and definitely not because of its politics.

Farhan Akhtar, Shibani Dandekar to get married in February, confirms Javed Akhtar
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Farhan Akhtar, Shibani Dandekar to get married in February, confirms Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar said that Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar will have a court marriage on 21 February, followed by an intimate ceremony for friends and family

Javed Akhtar: 'If I had worked in a more disciplined way, I’d have done a lot more; that’s a lingering regret'
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Javed Akhtar: 'If I had worked in a more disciplined way, I’d have done a lot more; that’s a lingering regret'

'There have been bruises and pleasures, achievements and failure, both are equally integral to life,' says Javed Akhtar

Shabana Azmi on father Kaifi Azmi's 103rd birth anniversary: 'I remember him with celebration, not sorrow'
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Shabana Azmi on father Kaifi Azmi's 103rd birth anniversary: 'I remember him with celebration, not sorrow'

“When Abba passed away, I realised nothing prepares you for the loss of a Nothing! I was completely devastated. But now, years later, I feel his spirit envelopes me like the air I breathe," says Shabana Azmi.

Javed Akhtar reacts to Aryan Khan's arrest: 'Bollywood has a price to pay for being high profile'
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Javed Akhtar reacts to Aryan Khan's arrest: 'Bollywood has a price to pay for being high profile'

"When you're high profile, people have fun pulling you down, throwing muck at you. If you're a nobody, then who has the time to throw stones at you?" Javed Akhtar reacts to drug raids in Bollywood

Storm in a coffee cup: What makes Koffee with Karan an exercise in not taking life too seriously
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Storm in a coffee cup: What makes Koffee with Karan an exercise in not taking life too seriously

Koffee with Karan takes itself too seriously. And that's exactly why we don't.

Mumbai Police registers FIR against Javed Akhtar over 'defamatory' RSS remarks
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Mumbai Police registers FIR against Javed Akhtar over 'defamatory' RSS remarks

Mumbai-based lawyer Santosh Dubey last month sent a legal notice to Javed Akhtar for allegedly making "false and defamatory" remarks against the RSS in an interview to a news channel, and sought an apology from him

Kangana Ranaut's petition seeking transfer of defamation case is 'devoid of merit', Javed Akhtar tells court
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Kangana Ranaut's petition seeking transfer of defamation case is 'devoid of merit', Javed Akhtar tells court

In his written reply, filed through lawyer Jay Bharadwaj, Javed Akhtar said "The present transfer petition is only filed to delay the proceedings before the magistrate court.'

Javed Akhtar gets show cause notice from Thane court for comparing RSS to Taliban
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Javed Akhtar gets show cause notice from Thane court for comparing RSS to Taliban

The suit, filed by RSS activist Vivek Champanerkar in the court of the additional chief judicial magistrate and joint civil judge (senior division), seeks Re 1 as compensation from Akhtar

Kangana Ranaut files counter complaint against Javed Akhtar; defamation hearing pushed
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Kangana Ranaut files counter complaint against Javed Akhtar; defamation hearing pushed

Kangana Ranaut has filed a counter-complaint against Javed Akhtar alleging extortion and invasion of privacy and is also seeking transfer of hearing to another court

Mumbai court may issue warrant against Kangana Ranaut in Javed Akhtar defamation case
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Mumbai court may issue warrant against Kangana Ranaut in Javed Akhtar defamation case

Mumbai court said it will issue a warrant against Kangana Ranaut if she fails to appear on the next hearing date of 20 September

Bombay HC dismisses Kangana Ranaut's plea in Javed Akhtar defamation case
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Bombay HC dismisses Kangana Ranaut's plea in Javed Akhtar defamation case

Bombay HC has dismissed Kangana Ranaut's plea that sought quashing of the complaint registered against her by Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar 'completely wrong' in comparing RSS with Taliban, says Shiv Sena
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Javed Akhtar 'completely wrong' in comparing RSS with Taliban, says Shiv Sena

"How can you say those who favour the concept of a Hindu Rashtra are of Talibani mindset? We don't agree with this," an editorial in the Sena mouthpiece Saamana said.

Bombay HC reserves order on Kangana Ranaut's plea in defamation case
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Bombay HC reserves order on Kangana Ranaut's plea in defamation case

The Bombay HC reserved its order on Kangana Ranaut's plea seeking quashing of criminal defamation proceedings initiated against her by a metropolitan magistrate's court on a complaint filed by Javed Akhtar.

Author Ashish Kaul files contempt petition against Kangana Ranaut days after Bombay HC refused Javed Akhtar's plea
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Author Ashish Kaul files contempt petition against Kangana Ranaut days after Bombay HC refused Javed Akhtar's plea

Ashish Kaul alleged that Kangana Ranaut has concealed about her pending cases to the court in order to get her passport renewed.

Mumbai court gives Kangana Ranaut 'last chance' for exemption, directs her to attend defamation hearing in person
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Mumbai court gives Kangana Ranaut 'last chance' for exemption, directs her to attend defamation hearing in person

The court said a warrant will be filed against Kangana Ranaut if she fails to appear at the 1 September hearing of the defamation case filed against her by Javed Akhtar.

Bombay HC refuses to hear Javed Akhtar's plea against Kangana Ranaut
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Bombay HC refuses to hear Javed Akhtar's plea against Kangana Ranaut

The Bombay High Court said that if the court allows one such intervention, they will be flooded with similar pleas.