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Cong distances itself from Shivraj Patil’s comment on Bhagavad Gita, ‘Jihad’

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Congress has distanced itself from former Home Minister Shivraj Patil’s alleged comments about Lord Krishna “talking about jihad” in the Hindu holy book Bhagavad Gita.

The party’s general secretary, Jairam Ramesh, citing Nehru, said Patil’s comments were unacceptable.

“According to reports, my senior colleague Shivraj Patil made some comments on the Bhagavad Gita that are unacceptable. He subsequently clarified. @INCIndia’s position is clear. The Bhagavad Gita is a key foundational pillar of Indian civilization,” Ramesh said on Thursday after the BJP criticized Patil and Congress for playing partisan politics.

Shivraj Patil was speaking at a book launch event on Thursday. “Not only in the Koran, but also in the Mahabharata, the Gita part, Shri Krishna also talks about ‘jihad’ to Arjun and this is not only in the Koran or the Gita, but also in other religions like Christianity,” Patil said in Hindi.

Ramesh, while clarifying his party’s position, quoted excerpts from Nehru’s “Discovery of India”. He said: “The message of the Gita is not sectarian nor is it addressed to any particular school of thought. It is universal in its approach to all, Brahmin or outcast: ‘All roads lead to Me,’ it says. It is because of this universality that it has found favor with all classes and schools.

“There is something about him that seems capable of constant renewal, that does not become obsolete with the passage of time… an inner quality of serious inquiry and search, of contemplation and action, of poise and equilibrium in spite of conflict and There is balance in him and a unity in the midst of disparity, and his temperament is one of supremacy over the changing environment, not seeking to escape from it but fitting into it.

“During the 2,500 years since it was written, Indian humanity has repeatedly gone through the processes of change, development and decay; experience has succeeded experience, thought has followed thought, but has always found something alive in the Gita, something that fit developing thinking and had freshness and applicability to spiritual problems that afflict the mind,” Ramesh quoted from Nehru’s book.


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Pakistani man’s rendition of ‘Mann Bharrya’ from Shershaah will bring tears to your eyes

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The 2021 blockbuster Shershaah, starring Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani, will always be remembered for its incredible story based on the life of Captain Vikram Batra.

Produced by Dharma Productions, the film had become the most watched Indian film on Amazon. The film led the 67th Filmfare Awards with 19 nominations, including Best Actor and Best Actress, and won 7 awards.

The songs in the film, especially ‘Mann Bharrya’ by graceful singer B Praak and Darshan Rawal’s Kabhii Tumhe Yaad, were huge hits. The film was released during the pandemic and touched the hearts of millions of people.

Now, a Pakistani man has taken social media users back to the times of the 2021 pandemic with his rendition of the hit song ‘Mann Bharrya’. Netizens are getting excited after seeing the video which is now going viral on social media platforms.

The Pakistani man is an artist identified as Mudasir Aashi Khan. He shared the video of himself singing the song, but there’s a twist. Khan changed the lyrics and rewrote them in his own words.

Sharing on his Instagram, he captioned, “This song is originally sung by @bpraak. But these lines are also written by myself.”

In the video clip of a few seconds, we can see him sitting among some other people. He soon begins singing the song with his own lyrics and receives a round of applause from the listeners. Since being shared online, the video has received more than lakhs of views and counting.

Impressed by Khan’s singing skills, people also posted comments praising him.

One user wrote: “Well written, truly music has no borders… Support from India” while another wrote: “Your voice like fire. really feel it fire. LOVE from India.”

Another user wrote: “What a blessed voice, lots of love from India. Keep growing,” while another wrote: “Love and much respect to you brother. Much love from India.”

Similarly, one user wrote: “So much love and respect…your voice is so soulful…so pure…keep spreading magic.”


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Birthday celebration goes wrong; 5 held for cutting cake with sword on Bhubaneswar street

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Commissioner’s Police arrested five youths, including a minor, on Monday on charges of cutting a cake with a sword while celebrating a birthday in Bhubaneswar street.

The police action came after an alleged video of the birthday celebration went viral on various social media platforms.

In the video, around 15-20 youngsters can be seen using a sword to cut a cake while celebrating a birthday in the middle of the road in the Nayapalli area.

All the people in the alleged video are said to be residents of the Nayapalli area, the sources reported.

Prior to this incident, a KBN (Koi Bhai Nahin) gang was in the news for a similar event last year. Several young members of the KBN group broadcast images of themselves brandishing swords and sharp objects on social media. The video was filmed in the streets of the state capital.


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Here’s what Sunny Leone thinks about Urfi Javed; KRK takes a stand for Uorfi

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Urfi Javed has been in the news for a couple of days after his ‘war of words’ with Indian author Chetan Bhagat. While various commoners, as well as celebrities, have commented on Uorfi and her strange fashion sense, now the attractive and beautiful Sunny Leone has shared her views on the fashionista.

Urfi sets the internet on fire with her weird but trendy outfits. While netizens don’t leave the opportunity to brutally troll her, there are several fans who come to support Urfi. There are even certain celebrities who have stepped in to defend and admire Urfi.

During an exclusive interview with Rohit Khilnani on Bollywood Hungama, Sunny shared her thoughts on Uorfi.

While answering the entertaining quick questions, when the host asked, “A Bollywood celebrity, whose fashion sense you feel, this person has surpassed it every time I open his Instagram.”

In response to this, Sunny said, “I would say Urfi.”

Later, the host said, “She (Urfi) will be very happy to see this.”

While Sunny crowned Urfi with the label of celebrity with the best fashion sense, analyst and controversial and self-proclaimed film actor, Kamaal Rashid Khan aka KRK lashed out at Sunny Leone while earlier defending Urfi and Nia Sharma .

Although KRK defended Urfi and Nia, at the same time, he criticized Sunny saying that it was Sunny who inspired these girls to wear such revealing clothes.

Earlier today, KRK tweeted: “Why are people criticizing #urfijaved #NiaSharma and other modern girls, when they allowed #SunnyLeone to stay in India to inspire all these girls? If you are considering a porn star (who also sells 2day porn movies) as a good girl, then don’t be hypocritical by criticizing Indian Girls.”


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