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Shocked, says Amol Palekar after critical speech snubbed at government event

Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar said on Sunday he was hurt at being interrupted by members of the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) during his speech and that no member of the audience spoke up for him at a Mumbai event, where he expressed concern over the reported cancellation of exhibitions of the work of two artists. Source: HT

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Judging is ‘under stress’ in digital era: Justice A K Sikri

Judging is “under stress” in the digital era, a Supreme Court judge said Sunday, lamenting that even before a case is taken up by the court, people start discussing on social media what the outcome “should be” which has an influence on the judges. Source: HT

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PM Modi hits out at opposition alliance on south tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attacked the Opposition at rallies in three southern states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka as he highlighted the development work his government has undertaken. Source: HT

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Madhuri Dixit Nene: Was told I only belonged to commercial cinema

In her 35th year in Hindi film industry, Madhuri Dixit Nene is content, for she has done films of “all kinds” despite being told that she would be suitable for only commercial cinema and would fail in others. Source: Indian Express