No room for diktat in Indian society: RSS

RSS General Secretary Suresh 'bhaiyya ji' Joshi on Wednesday said that unlike other societies where work is done through 'fatwas' or 'commandments', good traditions in India developed over time and there is no mention of any diktat.

Prashant Bhushan terms Arvind Kejriwal's diktat against press as 'shocking'

Prashant Bhushan terms Arvind Kejriwal's diktat against press as 'shocking'

Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Monday termed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's diktat against the press as 'shocking', saying that it reflected hypocrisy and double standards on the part of the state government.

Marathi movies' compulsory screening planned, celebs slam diktat

Marathi movies' compulsory screening planned, celebs slam diktat

Maharashtra on Tuesday announced it was mulling to make screening of Marathi films in multiplexes in the state during peak hour compulsory but the decision not only left members of film fraternity shocked, but drew ferocious reactions slamming the government's "dictatorship" and "dadagiri" and that regional movies should be encouraged, not forced.

ULFA's diktat to Assam's cinemas on local movies

 Assam's insurgent outfit ULFA has asked cinema halls to screen each Assamese movie at least for one week in each hall in the state in its bid to boost the revival of the ailing Assamese film industry.

Sikh cagers should have rebelled: Bishan Bedi on turban row

Furious at the recent incident of India`s Sikh basketball players being asked to remove turbans at the Asia Cup in China, former cricket captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Saturday said the cagers should have walked out of the match instead of complying with the diktat.

Uttarakhand: Diktat prohibiting women from taking up jobs withdrawn

The diktat by a local panchayat in
Uttarakhand`s Haridwar district prohibiting women from taking
up jobs has been withdrawn.

Nicole slaps “no eye contact” diktat

Kidman likes being watched on the big screen, but not in the make-up chair.

Teacher wins fight against burqa diktat

A teacher at West Bengal`s first
Muslim University, who was not allowed to hold classes after
she defied the students` union diktat to wear a burqa, has
finally won her battle following the intervention of a state

Khap lifts social boycott diktat after 22 years

It took nearly 22 years for a village khap panchayat (caste council) in Haryana to lift the diktat of social boycott of a family.

Dalit beaten to death for defying diktat

A Dalit youth was beaten to
death allegedly by some villagers after he attended a wedding
function, defying a diktat, police said here Sunday.

Khap withdraws diktat issued to newly-wed couple

A Khap Panchayat in Haryana withdrew
its diktat asking a newly-wed couple of the same `gotra` to
annul their marriage or leave the village after they rejected
the order and police intervened.