QWrap: Rajinikanth Shines in ‘Petta’; Ayodhya Hearing Deferred
From the review of Rajinikanth-starrer Petta to SC hearing of Ayodhya dispute deferred–all top news of the day here.
Review: Rajinikanth as We Knew Him Is Back in ‘Petta’!
The Thalaiva is back and this time as a mass hero of the ’80s and ’90s. With ‘Petta’, Rajinikanth returns as a superstar that we all love.
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Ayodhya Hearing Deferred Again: New SC Bench to Hear Case on 29 January
Hearing on the Ayodhya dispute has been deferred again by the Supreme Court. This time because Justice UU Lalit recused himself from the five-judge Constitution Bench after it was brought up in court that Justice Lalit had appeared for former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh in one of the matters related to the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute. A new bench will hear the case on 29 January.
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Chhattisgarh CM Baghel Calls Upper Caste Reservation a ‘Jumla’
Chhatisgarh's new Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is considered the ‘Man of the Match’ in Congress’ big win in the State Assembly polls. From campaigns for the elections to waiving farm loans soon after acquiring power, Baghel has played an important role. In an exclusive interview to The Quint's Sanjay Pugalia, Baghel talks about how the 10% quota Bill for the upper castes is another "jumla" by the Modi government.
NCW Notice to Rahul for ‘Misogynistic’ Remarks Against Sitharaman
The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Thursday, 10 January, issued a notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi over his comment that Prime Minister Narendra Modi “ran away and asked a mahila (woman) to defend him.”
The Congress president, during a public rally, spoke about the prime minister not attending the Rafale deal debate in Parliament, and sending Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to “defend” him.
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Cancer Was a Reminder to Focus on My Health, Says Manisha Koirala
Manisha Koirala was at the peak of her career as one of Bollywood's leading ladies when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. At the launch of her new book ‘Healed: How Cancer Gave Me a New Life’ , she tells The Quint's FIT team how she decided to give up the facade of always being flawless and fought back her disease with a fresh perspective on life. Head to The Quint to watch her full interview.
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