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30 activists court arrest to call off Jat stir over reservation

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 09:07

Thirty Jat local leaders on Sunday courted arrest and were later released on bail after they called off their stir demanding reservation in government jobs for their community.

SC notice to Punjab on `Aarakshan` film ban

Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012, 20:53

The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Punjab government on a petition by film producer Prakash Jha seeking compensation for banning the screening of his 2011 film ‘Aarakshan’.

`Aarakshan` good film, unfortunately ran into trouble: CBFC chief

Last Updated: Sunday, September 04, 2011, 10:22

`Aarakshan`, "unfortunately hit troubled political situations", CBFC chief said.

No resentment against Mayawati regime: Prakash Jha

Last Updated: Thursday, August 25, 2011, 08:21

Citing law and order problems, the Mayawati government Aug 10 banned the screening of ‘Aarakshan’ that deals with the sensitive issue of reservation in education system.

Supreme Court judgement on `Aarakshan` historic: Big B

Last Updated: Sunday, August 21, 2011, 15:13

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is elated over the apex court`s decision lifting the ban on `Aarakshan` in Uttar Pradesh, calling the judgement "historic".

‘Aarakshan’ screening begins in Uttar Pradesh

Last Updated: Saturday, August 20, 2011, 16:08

Over a week after its worldwide release, multiplexes and cinema halls across Uttar Pradesh started screening Prakash Jha-directed film ‘Aarakshan’ Saturday - a day after the Supreme Court revoked the state government`s ban on the movie.

Bollywood formula: Controversy plus buzz equals publicity

Last Updated: Saturday, August 20, 2011, 13:43

Controversy spells free publicity. Or so it seems in Bollywood where millions are spent in promoting films while some movies "Aarakshan" become talking points even before their release.

Supreme Court lifts Uttar Pradesh ban on ‘Aarakshan’

Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2011, 20:52

SC quashed the two-month ban imposed by the UP govt on the screening of ‘Aarakshan.’

Jha happy as ‘Aarakshan’ ban lifted in Uttar Pradesh

Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2011, 19:41

Filmmaker Prakash Jha could not have asked for a better Friday. The news of his film ‘Aarakshan’ minting Rs.58.5 crore worldwide within its first week had not even sunk in when the Supreme Court lifted the ban on the film`s release in Uttar Pradesh.

`Aarakshan` mints Rs.58 crore in first week, Jha elated

Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2011, 17:11

Filmmaker Prakash Jha is happy that even after the "unexpected tough battle" to release his film "Aarakshan", the movie has managed to amass Rs.58.5 crore within its first week.

SC issues notice to Centre, UP Govt on `Aarakshan` ban

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 12:52

The Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government on filmmaker Prakash Jha`s petition challenging the state government`s decision to ban screening of `Aarakshan`.

Apex Court seeks Uttar Pradesh`s reply on "Aarakshan"

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 12:51

The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to file its reply by Thursday to filmmaker Prakash Jha`s petition seeking stay of the state`s ban on the screening of his film "Aarakshan".