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Village still proud of the Indian-American native son being a Supreme Court nominee

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MUMBAI, India — The prayers of a southern Indian village, hoping for Indian-American Sri Srinivasan’s win, went unanswered Wednesday morning when President Barack Obama named Merrick Garland as his next Supreme Court nominee. Distant relatives and well-wishers of Sri Srinivasan, believed to be a likely pick for the nomination, had been holding services in his honor in the riverside hamlet of Mela…

MUMBIA, India — The prayers of a southern Indian village went unanswered Wednesday morning when President Barack Obama named Merrick Garland as his next Supreme Court nominee. Distant relatives and well-wishers of Sri Srinivasan, believed to be a likely pick for the nomination, had been holding services in his honor in the riverside hamlet of Mela….repubhubembed{display:none;}

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‘Padmaavat’ producers move SC against ban by some states

Rajasthan, Haryana, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh have banned the movie citing law and order issues. 

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Deepika Padukone in Padmavati. Image:Intagram
  • Supreme court agreed to hear producers’ plea regarding the ban of ‘Padmavat’
  • The movie is banned in many states, which may mean heavy losses for the producers

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear the plea of producers of controversial Bollywood movie Padmaavat against the ban imposed on its release by various state governments.

Padmavat has faced many controversies prior to its release. @filmpadmavati.
Padmavat has faced many controversies prior to its release. @filmpadmavati.

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A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the submission of the counsel of the producer that the matter be heard urgently in view of the ban on its release by various state governments.

Rajasthan, Haryana, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh have banned the movie citing law and order issues.

Padmavat is set to release on 25th January. IANS

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