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'The Daily Show's Jon Stewart bags Apple TV Plus podcast

30 Oct 2020

'The Daily Show's Jon Stewart bags Apple TV Plus podcast

The godfather of political current affairs satire, Jon Stewart, is back to entertain us.

Emmys 2020: 'Schitt's Creek' and 'Succession' score big

21 Sep 2020

Emmys 2020: 'Schitt's Creek' and 'Succession' score big

The annual Emmy Awards 2020, bringing us the best in the world of television, were offered on Sunday in a first-of-its-kind virtual ceremony hosted by Jimmy Kimmel from Los Angeles.

Disney+ is now live in India via Hotstar

11 Mar 2020

Disney+ is now live in India via Hotstar

Christmas came early!

John Oliver slams Hotstar for censoring his episode on Modi

09 Mar 2020

John Oliver slams Hotstar for censoring his episode on Modi

Quite recently, Hotstar, one of India's leading streaming companies, blocked the release of a fresh episode of comedian and TV host John Oliver's satirical news show Last Week Tonight, which was critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his policies.

Is government planning to censor streaming platforms

04 Mar 2020

Is government planning to censor streaming platforms

The clock is ticking fast for streaming platforms in India as the government wants them to finalize a self-regulatory code of conduct in 100 days.

Delhi Riots in nutshell: Neither Ram nor Allah, anti-nationals won

27 Feb 2020

Delhi Riots in nutshell: Neither Ram nor Allah, anti-nationals won

If there was one person who could have controlled the Delhi riots, it was Narendra Modi. Systemic failure No. 1.

#LongLiveTheKing: 'Lion King' teaser trailer is out

23 Nov 2018

#LongLiveTheKing: 'Lion King' teaser trailer is out

There is a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, as Disney released the first teaser trailer for the upcoming Lion King remake.

China's Weibo bans comedian John Oliver after President Jinping skit

22 Jun 2018

China's Weibo bans comedian John Oliver after President Jinping skit

China's largest social media network Weibo has blocked all mentions of John Oliver after he mocked President Xi Jinping on his show 'Last Week Tonight'.

Don't like IPL? Binge-watch these TV series instead

13 Apr 2018

Don't like IPL? Binge-watch these TV series instead

With the 11th season of the Indian Premier League on, your television must be booked for another 45 days. If you aren't interested or too bored with the brouhaha, we have got you covered.

Trump's chief of staff trying to rein in Jared Kushner

28 Nov 2017

Trump's chief of staff trying to rein in Jared Kushner

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner is commonly referred to as the "secretary of everything."

Why do Americans hate this Indian in Trump's administration?

24 Nov 2017

Why do Americans hate this Indian in Trump's administration?

Ajit Pai, President Donald Trump's Indian-origin Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is at the center of a controversy after proposing an end to net neutrality.

Emmys 2017: The Handmaid's Tale, Big Little Lies win big

18 Sep 2017

Emmys 2017: The Handmaid's Tale, Big Little Lies win big

The 69th Emmy Awards was a celebration of women's stories. HBO's miniseries Big Little Lies and Hulu's screen adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale won the biggest - five and eight awards respectively.