An inter-caste couple from Tamil Nadu fell in love, eloped and had to flee to Karnataka to escape the ire of the girl's upper caste family. Earlier this week, their decomposed bodies were found in a river, and the girl's father confessed to killing them. Tonight on Face Off, Zakka Jacob debates whether it's time for a law against honour killings.
Just two weeks before Telangana goes to polls, Congress is in all kinds of pain as AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi claimed the party offered him Rs 25 lakhs to cancel public rallies in Nirmal town. He also refused to be a part of the anti-BJP alliance after Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu dared him to take sides.
Dubai's top court clears Agusta Middleman Christian Michel's extradition to India prompting the government to initiate the proceedings. India is one step closer to get the man with the Agusta scam secrets. Is this the Modi Sarkar's biggest anti-corruption victory?
When Sikh groups and Nirankaris clashed in Amritsar in 1978, it sparked off the beginning of Sikh militancy in Punjab. Yesterday when a grenade was lobbed at the Nirankari Bhawan in Amritsar, all indications were that it could be the handiwork of Khalistani separatist organisations who are trying to revive militancy in Punjab. Tonight on Face Off, Zakka Jacob debates how Pakistan's ISI is reactivating the Khalistan file
The security of the cow, and the murderous vigilantism in its name have had some unintended consequences. Runjhun Sharma reports that farmers in Rajasthan have a new headache - stray and abandoned cattle destroying their crops.
Andhra Pradesh CM - friend-turned -foe of the BJP - Chandrababu Naidu just two days ago withdrew the powers of the CBI to investigate cases in his state, encouraging Mamata Banerjee to do the same in her state of West Bengal. Punjab govt could be doing the same. whether or whether not this stands legal scrutiny remains to be seen, but is the CBI now being used as a political tool by the opposition - Or is the centre guilty of misuing the CBI as a tool to further its own political interests ? That is our big talking point on Viewpoint this evening.
We thought Trump would be good for India and bad for Pakistan. Some local enthusiasts even celebrated his birthday. Well, it sure as hell hasn’t worked out that way! Virtuosity this weekend with Manish Tewari, KC Singh and Varghese K George.
The Sabarimala controversy has shifted the spotlight from Kerala’s reconstruction effort after the August floods. Tourism a key revenue and employment generator has dipped by as much as 90%! At the iconic Nehru Trophy Boat Race Radhika Ramaswamy finds that though the spirits are high, livelihood prospects are low.
The Supreme Court verdict on Sabarimala has resulted in violent protests by traditional devotees. The fact that the BJP and the Congress are part of the street resistance to prevent women in the ages of 10-50 from visiting the temple, has created an ugly stand off. The Left front government in Kerala that’s welcomed the ruling and claims to be committed to gender justice is caught in a bind. State Finance Minister Dr.Thomas Isaac is on Off Centre explaining the political compulsions of his government and the impact of this controversy on the state’s progressive character.
Rajeev Masand reviews Pihu Brothers Ayushmann and Aparshakti Khurrana talk about the film they most loved in their growing up years. And the core team behind Narcos: Mexico - actors Diego Luna and Michael Pena, and showrunner Eric Newman dish the dirt on the fourth season of the popular Netflix drug drama.