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Bollywood brouhaha rescues NRI escape conviction

An Indian stalker argued before the Australian court that Bollywood films encouraged him to excessively approach women, citing his "culture" as the handicap to escape the conviction but bringing shame to Indian myth about mentality. A judge in the Tasmania capital Hobart took into account "the cultural background" of 32-year-old Sandesh Baliga and let him go with a restraining order, ...

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Jayalalithaa Returns to Chennai; AIADMK Cadres Celebrate Early Diwali

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa, who was released on Saturday from a Bangalore jail after bail formalities were completed, ¬†went straight to the airport and took a chartered flight to Chennai where she was greeted by her AIADMK cadre and supporters, bracing the heavy rain lined up to chant¬†“Amma, Amma”, besides a drum beat reception. Jayalalithaa has spent ...

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