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You can file fake #MeToo cases after 20 years. But Hon Court cannot reopen most important #BOFORS gun scam case Of national importance as it is 12 ~ 13 years old

Supreme Court dismisses CBI’s appeal in Bofors case

 

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed CBI’s appeal against the Delhi High Court verdict discharging all the accused including Hinduja brothers in Rs 64 crore Bofors pay-off case. 

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it was not convinced with the grounds of the CBI on the delay in filing the appeal. 

The apex court, however, said that an appeal against the same HC verdict filed by advocate Ajay Agarwal is pending and the CBI can raise all grounds in it. 

The Rs 1,437-crore deal between India and Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors for the supply of 400 units of 155-mm Howitzer guns for the Indian Army was entered into on March 24, 1986.

— Read on m.timesofindia.com/india/supreme-court-dismisses-cbis-appeal-in-bofors-case/articleshow/66473036.cms

#MeToo movement: Director Guruprasad says if men begin to speak, women will have to commit suicide | Kannada Movie News – Times of India

#MeToo movement: Director Guruprasad says if men begin to speak, women will have to commit suicide
TNN | Updated: Oct 31, 2018, 21:09 IST

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Kannada film director Guruprasad says he chose to remain silent on allageations made against him as he does not know how to reply to those allegations. According to Guruprasad, if men begin speaking out, women will have to commit suicide.
The ongoing #MeToo movement has clearly divided the industry. While some have been openly supporting the survivors, some have maintained their distance from the entire issue. Some others feel that the entire campaign is being misused by one gender against the other.

Kannada film director Guruprasad recently came into the scanner after actor Sangeetha Bhat’s #MeToo story. Speaking about the allegations, the filmmaker reportedly said that he did not cross the line while directing Sangeetha. He revealed that he shot a bare back scene with her. However, he had his wife and daughter on the set at that time.
He also reportedly alleged that the actors who are making such allegation now want to prove their chastity to their husband and in-laws. He also told Deccan Herald that although he is aware of the allegations against him, the director says he chose to remain silent as he does not know how to reply to those allegations. According to Guruprasad, if men begin speaking out, women will have to commit suicide.
The filmmaker also opened about actress Sruthi Hariharan accusing Arjun Sarja of sexual misconduct. He reportedly stated that Sruthi Hariharan is making this allegation after two years. Within this period, she got married. And her husband is not from the film industry. Her father and mother-in-law must have concerns about her career life. He feels that now she may feel that if I make such a statement at this time, my husband and in-laws might think I am pure and innocent.
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In an interaction with News 18 Kannada, he also alleged that Sruthi is gaining publicity in other south Indian industries by putting Arjun Sarja in a bad light. He claimed that she is from Kerala who speaks Tamil and makes a living in Karnataka. According to him, she is attacking Arjun reportedly to create a market for her in Tamil, Telugu industries
— Read on m.timesofindia.com/entertainment/kannada/movies/news/metoo-movement-director-guruprasad-says-if-men-begin-to-speaks-women-will-have-to-commit-suicide/articleshow/66449741.cms