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'Empty virtual signalling': Ex-judges, military veterans slam open letter against PM Modi
Politics

'Empty virtual signalling': Ex-judges, military veterans slam open letter against PM Modi

This letter was written to counter the recent open letter written by 108 former civil servants where they urged the prime minister to call for an end to what they termed as 'politics of hate'

Noted musicians pen open letter urging record labels to ‘pay songwriters’, offer remedies
Entertainment

Noted musicians pen open letter urging record labels to ‘pay songwriters’, offer remedies

Giorgio Moroder, Andrew Lloyd Webber, British singer and songwriter MNEK and hundreds of other artists joined in to sign the open letter

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta joins calls for social media change after threats to family
Sports

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta joins calls for social media change after threats to family

Football authorities in Britain have sent an open letter to social media companies calling on them to do more to stamp out abuse following a spate of recent incidents.

Football chiefs call for action to tackle 'havens of abuse' in open letter to Twitter, Facebook
Sports

Football chiefs call for action to tackle 'havens of abuse' in open letter to Twitter, Facebook

A number of players including Manchester United trio Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Axel Tuanzebe, as well as Chelsea full-back Reece James, have been targeted on social media in recent weeks.

For JK Rowling & Co, woke chickens of cancel culture have come home to roost
World

For JK Rowling & Co, woke chickens of cancel culture have come home to roost

Recently, 150 writers artists and academics wrote an open letter arguing against ideological conformity amid a debate over so-called cancel culture — where prominent people face attack for sharing controversial opinions

Vidhu Vinod Chopra calls accusation that Shikara commercialises Kashmiri Pandits' story
Entertainment

Vidhu Vinod Chopra calls accusation that Shikara commercialises Kashmiri Pandits' story "nonsensical"

His response comes days after a Kashmiri Pandit woman broke down after watching Shikara and accused Chopra of "commercialising the plight" of the community that was forced to leave the Valley in the 1990s when militancy rose its head in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

'Small coterie of Left-wing activists' damaging academic environment, say over 200 educators in letter to Narendra Modi
India

'Small coterie of Left-wing activists' damaging academic environment, say over 200 educators in letter to Narendra Modi

The academicians include Hari Singh Gour University VC R P Tiwari, Central University of South Bihar VC HCS Rathore and Sardar Patel University VC Shirish Kulkarni, among others, according to official sources.

An open letter to my younger self
Life

An open letter to my younger self

If you are reading this letter, then I have successfully mastered how to bend the time-space continuum and I’m back from the future.

Anurag Kashyap receives death threat after open letter to Narendra Modi; Mumbai Police to take action
Entertainment

Anurag Kashyap receives death threat after open letter to Narendra Modi; Mumbai Police to take action

A day after 49 signatories, including Anurag Kashyap, signed an open letter addressed to Narendra Modi, he has received a death threat on Twitter.

Kangana Ranaut, Madhur Bhandarkar, Prasoon Joshi among 61 personalities to write open letter against 'selective outrage and false narratives'
Entertainment

Kangana Ranaut, Madhur Bhandarkar, Prasoon Joshi among 61 personalities to write open letter against 'selective outrage and false narratives'

Other than Kangana Ranaut, signatories to the new letter include noted personalities such as classical dancer and MP, Sonal Mansingh, player Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, and Vivek Agnihotri.

Bengali actor Kaushik Sen says he received death threat after open letter to PM Modi on hate crime
Entertainment

Bengali actor Kaushik Sen says he received death threat after open letter to PM Modi on hate crime

Kaushik Sen also said that the police have been informed about it and the phone number has been forwarded to authorities

MeToo allegation against Ranjan Gogoi: In open letter, Ashish Goel, Gautam Bhatia accuse CJI of 'travesty of justice', condemn Bar Council stand
India

MeToo allegation against Ranjan Gogoi: In open letter, Ashish Goel, Gautam Bhatia accuse CJI of 'travesty of justice', condemn Bar Council stand

Lawyers Ashish Goel and Gautam Bhatia have issued an open letter to the Bar Council of India, condemning its stand on the sexual harassment charges against Chief Justice Rajan Gogoi and his handling of the matter.

In open letter, Priyanka Gandhi promises to transform Uttar Pradesh politics, listen to 'voice of the people'
Politics

In open letter, Priyanka Gandhi promises to transform Uttar Pradesh politics, listen to 'voice of the people'

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said stagnancy in Uttar Pradesh politics had left people distressed, and it was her responsibility to change it.

Mulk: Anubav Sinha writes open letter to trolls accusing him of running propaganda to gain sympathy for Muslims
Entertainment

Mulk: Anubav Sinha writes open letter to trolls accusing him of running propaganda to gain sympathy for Muslims

The Mulk director spoke about the negative comments against the film, a courtroom drama about restoring the honour of a Muslim family accused of treason.

Rose McGowan on Anthony Bourdain suicide: 'He put down his armour, was very much his choice'
Entertainment

Rose McGowan on Anthony Bourdain suicide: 'He put down his armour, was very much his choice'

Anthony Bourdain, 61, was discovered dead in a French hotel room on 8 June.

Churches in India are conspiring with the Vatican to destabilise current govt, says VHP's Surendra Jain
India

Churches in India are conspiring with the Vatican to destabilise current govt, says VHP's Surendra Jain

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) accused churches in India of conspiring with the Vatican as "contract killers to destabilise elected governments."

Padmaavat: Swara Bhasker's open letter to Sanjay Leela Bhansali gets reply from Ram-Leela co-writers
Entertainment

Padmaavat: Swara Bhasker's open letter to Sanjay Leela Bhansali gets reply from Ram-Leela co-writers

The internet reacts to Swara Bhasker's open letter to Sanjay Leela Bhansali with agreement, anger, jokes and trolling.

Hrithik Roshan, Kangana Ranaut row: Ronit Roy comes out in support of Kaabil co-star
Bollywood

Hrithik Roshan, Kangana Ranaut row: Ronit Roy comes out in support of Kaabil co-star

Hrithik Roshan's Kaabil co-star Rohit Roy has taken to Facebook and opined on the Kangana Ranaut controversy, taking his friend and co-star's side

Ex-Iran president Ahmadinejad writes to Donald Trump praising him for criticising US political system
World

Ex-Iran president Ahmadinejad writes to Donald Trump praising him for criticising US political system

Iran's ex-president Mahmud Ahmadinejad published an open letter to Donald Trump on Sunday, welcoming his criticism of the US political system but taking issue with his visa ban and attitude to women.

Covering Donald Trump the Reuters way: Editor-in-chief sends a list of dos and don'ts to staffer
World

Covering Donald Trump the Reuters way: Editor-in-chief sends a list of dos and don'ts to staffer

In a message to staff today, Reuters Editor-in-Chief Steve Adler wrote about covering President Trump the Reuters way