In today’s edition of our digest we are covering the Kashmir Files row, Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute, campaigning for upcoming elections in Gujarat and MCD, and more stories here.
After Israel’s envoy to India issued an open letter condemning Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid’s comments on the Hindi film The Kashmir Files, country’s Consul General to Mumbai Kobbi Shoshani also distanced himself from the remarks made against the movie at the closing ceremony of the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI). READ MORE
On the last day of campaigning for phase I of the Gujarat polls on December 1, the BJP star campaigners Yogi Adityanath, Amit Shah and Smriti Irani among others are set to campaign in the state on Tuesday. READ MORE
Afew weeks ago, ‘Headbush’, a Kannada movie was released on the big screens across Karnataka. Set in the 1970s Bengaluru, it is a story about the entry of gangsters into politics. It brought the meteoric rise of feared gangster Jayaraj under the patronage of then chief minister D Devaraj Urs, the power struggle with his rivals, R Gundurao and FM Khan, alive on silver screen. READ MORE
Karnataka is confident of winning the Supreme Court case against Maharashtra on a border dispute as it feels the neighbouring state’s demand to merge Marathi-speaking districts does not have any legal maintainability. READ MORE
‘Gujarat does not need an Asaduddin, it needs a Gyasuddin’ — the two-time Congress MLA from the Muslim-dominated Dariapur seat in Ahmedabad City, Gyasuddin Shaikh, repeats his viral statement to News18 in the busy lane of his residence on Rahemani street early on Monday morning. READ MORE
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