At the outset, the intellectual bankruptcy of this whataboutery business in a protectionist bigotry regime needs to be countered with a question: what is your take on the several incidents of mob-lynching in the name of cow and about this new trend of assaulting Muslims and forcing them to chant “Jai Shri Ram”.
Prasoon Joshi was scheduled to participate in a session titled "Main aur Woh: Conversations with Myself". The Sri Rajput Karni Sena had said it would not allow Joshi to attend the Jaipur Literature Festival as the censor board cleared Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat for release.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Express Adda with Prasoon Joshi, lyricist and chairman, Asia Pacific, CEO and CCO, India, McCann Worldgroup, and Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, The Indian Express, in Delhi.
Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Although the deaths are being blamed on infections and possible disruption of oxygen supply in the paediatrics ward, the hospital and district administration have dismissed the lack of oxygen supply as a reason for the tragedy. To know more about the story watch out the video.
Pahlaj Nihalini, who had hogged headlines for his controversial decisions, was sacked and replaced with lyrics writer Prasoon Joshi in a surprise announcement on August 11. As Bollywood celebrates the decision, Bengali directors too are happy about the development. To know the complete story watch out the video.