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28 October, 2015 9:35 PM Filmmakers return National Award in support of FTII students

MUMBAI: On a day when the FTII students announced that they were ending their stir 12 Film Makers who have won National awards announced their decision to give back their awards in solidarity with the FTII students and also against the 'rising intolerance' in the country. Filmmakers Dibakar Banerjee, Anand Patwardhan, Paresh Kamdar, Nishtha Jain, Kirti 43

28 October, 2015 7:44 PM FTII protest: 10 filmmakers return National Awards

“I am more afraid today than I was during the emergency because now there are roving gangs looking to do violence against anyone who speaks out. If you don't believe in armed struggle, then what do you do? This is what we have. We want to be a part of the awakening that is happening around the country, like the scientists and artists and writers returning 19

28 October, 2015 7:44 PM 12 filmmakers also decide to return their national awards

MUMBAI: Twelve film-makers are set to return their national awards over "growing intolerance" in the country. The film-makers, including Khosla Ka Ghosla director Dibakar Banerjee, documentary film-maker Anand Patwardhan and Gulabi Gang director Nishtha Jain, expressed their solidarity with FTII students hours after they had called off their 139-day strike 36

28 October, 2015 5:28 PM Anupam Kher slams Dibakar Banerjee, other filmmakers for returning awards

Hours after a group of filmmakers announced their decision to return their awards, actor and former chairman of Central Board of Film Certification, Anupam Kher on Wednesday slammed the filmmakers for their decision. Kher said the filmmakers have insulted the Censor Board jury and the audience who watched their films by returning the awards. In a series 32

28 October, 2015 3:29 PM Full text of the letter from filmmakers to the President and Prime Minister

It is with a deep sense of dismay that we write to you. Many of the undersigned had written a letter to you barely a month ago in support of the demands of the students of FTII. We had urged you to intervene and ensure that FTII continues to be a stellar educational institution with a commitment to freedom of expression. The student strike has entered 58

28 October, 2015 3:24 PM Full text: Dibakar Banerjee, nine others write to President and PM Modi over FTII row

Bollywood filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee, Anand Patwardhan and 8 others returned their National Awards on Wednesday to show solidarity with the protesting FTII students. The awardees are also protesting against the murders of rationalist author MM Kalburgi and activist Govind Pansare. Speaking to ANI, Dibakar Banerjee said "We could not think of any better 33

23 October, 2015 6:00 PM Govind Pansare Case: Accused' Judicial Custody Extended Till November 7

Kolhapur: A magistrate court in Kolhapur today extended the judicial custody of Sameer Gaikwad, an activist of right-wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha and prime suspect in the murder of Communist leader Govind Pansare, till November 7. Mr Gaikwad, who was remanded in 14-day judicial custody, however, could not be produced in the court in person due to security 45

23 October, 2015 5:32 AM The hypocrisy of Goa’s protesting Sahitya Akademi awardees

In the context of a number of Sahitya Akademi awardees across India returning their respective awards in protest against the growing intolerance in India, in Goa around 14 Sahitya Akademi awardees together with Padma Shri awardees Maria Aurora Couto and Amitav Ghosh came together and issued a joint statement on October 15, 2015. One would be struck by the hypocrisy 23

23 October, 2015 12:52 AM Dalit killings: VK Singh says government not responisble for "somebody throwing a stone at a dog"

NEW DELHI: Minister of state for external affairs General (retd) VK Singh found himself in the midst of another controversy over his irresponsible remarks when he appeared to compare the burning alive of two Dalit kids in Faridabad to "somebody throwing a stone at a dog" and maintained that the BJP government in Haryana could not be held accountable 22

22 October, 2015 6:17 PM Uddhav Thackeray attacks BJP on Pak, Ayodhya, beef; rules out break-up

Mumbai: Breaking his silence over his party's strained ties with BJP, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday attacked the coalition partner on issues like Pakistan, beef, Ram temple and inflation but ruled out walking out of the Maharashtra government any time soon. He also said that the Dadri lynching incident brought shame to the country 37