courting controversy

Bengal governor clarifies ‘paribartan’ remark


May 30th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) A day after courting controversy for saying "true paribartan" (change) had touched West Bengal, Governor M.K. Narayanan Wednesday said his words referred to Kolkata Knight ... Read more...

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Punjab before elections; Nobel rhetoric sans substance (Punjab Newsletter)


December 4th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 4 (IANS) Imagine Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in the august company of the likes of Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa, Barack Obama, Aung San Suu Kyi ... Read more...

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We don’t deliberately create controversies: Amitabh


July 27th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Prakash Jha's "Aarkshan", about caste isseus, is courting controversy for being anti-Dalit and its lead actor Amitabh Bachachan Wednesday clarified that they have made the film ... Read more...

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‘Dum Maaro Dum’ trains camera on drugs, sex and violence (IANS Preview)


April 19th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Director Rohan Sippy's third directorial venutre "Dum Maaro Dum", which is courting controversy for its theme and backdrop, is ready to hit the screens ... Read more...

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Small screen’s controversy queens


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Controversy queens Veena Malik and Rakhi Sawant have been the talk of the town ever since they came together for a cricket-based show on India TV. ... Read more...

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Priyanka Chopra: Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa To Items Number!


December 7th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): ‘Desi girl’ Priyanka Chopra surely has a mind of her own. Never to be seen doing a sexy ‘matka jhatka’ item song, she doesn't mind doing the same in a ... Read more...

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Komaram Puli gets its name changed


September 11th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It seems that Komaram Puli is running from one controversy to the other every day, the movie went through a lot of hurdles to get ... Read more...

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M.I.A. seeks Hillary Clinton’s help to resolve visa issue


August 27th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Rapper M.I.A. is apparently seeking help from U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in her ongoing visa battles.Her mother has been refused permission to visit her newborn grandson.The ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath calls Planning Commission an ‘armchair advisor’


July 5th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 5 (ANI): Courting controversy Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Kamal Nath on Monday termed the Planning Commission as an 'armchair advisor' speaking as the chief guest at ... Read more...

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Ramu’s Crow Takes On Shahid Kapoor: “Let’s See If People Like My Hero Better Than Shahid Kapoor” - Ram Gopal Varma


April 15th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):In Ahsaas Channa, Ram Gopal has found his own Linda Blair. Remember the child protégée playing the Satan-possessed traumatized girl in The Exorcist? Ahsaas, the female child ... Read more...

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Go and watch MNIK, Hrithik says in his first Tweet message


February 12th, 2010 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Superstar Hrithik Roshan has finally joined the micro-blogging site Twitter and in his maiden message he urged fans to go and watch Shah Rukh Khan starrer ... Read more...

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No ego, no ill-will to anyone, tweets Shah Rukh


February 12th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Under attack from the Shiv Sena for his IPL remarks, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has said he has the "courage of conviction" by his side and ... Read more...

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GaGa goes topless for promotional ad


September 25th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) British pop star Lady GaGa is courting controversy yet again for posing topless for a promotional Internet ad for her upcoming tour. The singer, who will be performing ... Read more...

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I’m not ignoring ‘Iniya’: Pooja Gandhi


July 20th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By R.G.Vijayasarathy. Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) Punjabi girl Pooja Gandhi, who is one of the leading actresses in the south Indian film industry, is courting controversy for giving importance to Kannada movie "Minugu" ... Read more...

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Controversies will only help promote ‘Rang Rasiya’: Ketan Mehta


February 9th, 2009 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) His "Mangal Pandey - The Rising" courted controversy and now Ketan Mehta's forthcoming "Rang Rasiya", a tribute to 19th century painter Raja Ravi Varma, is in the ... Read more...

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It was tough saying yes to ‘Rang Rasiya’: Nandana Sen


February 8th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Saying yes to a movie like "Rang Rasiya", where she plays the sensuous muse of a painter, was tough, says actress Nandana Sen. "I am a spiritual person ... Read more...

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Film on Raja Ravi Varma worth a watch: Randeep Hooda


January 8th, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Ketan Mehta's bilingual "Rang Rasiya" is courting controversy for the number of sensuous scenes it has, but lead actor Randeep Hooda says it is worth watching despite ... Read more...

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Spears’ ‘vulgar’ song angers Australian parents


December 6th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) A song from pop star Britney Spears' new album "Circus" has upset parents in Australia as they feel it encourages children to use vulgar language. According to contactmusic.com, ... Read more...

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Prachi Desai turns down Ekta Kapoor, Mahesh Bhatt films


November 7th, 2008 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Prachi Desai is just one film old, but she's already courting controversy by declining mentor Ekta Kapoor's film and opting out of Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt's much talked-about ... Read more...

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Eva Mendes’ mom is her biggest fashion critic


August 7th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Eva Mendes, who is courting controversy for her Calvin Klein ad, says her mother is her biggest fashion critic and never lets go a chance to criticise ... Read more...

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Some people trying to ruin my reputation: Upen Patel


April 17th, 2008 - 8:59 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Britain-born Upen Patel has been courting controversy lately and the three-film-old model-turned-actor feels there's a definite design to demolish his reputation. But he is determined ... Read more...

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BBC courts controversy through film on hijab-wearing white girl


November 21st, 2007 - 7:21 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.21 (ANI): The BBC is courting controversy through a season of programmes about a white working class "under siege". It will include a "provocative" drama about a white girl who moves ... Read more...

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