Difference of opinion, about whether Sachin should or should not have joined politics , is not only between cricket fans but also between Bollywood Big names and politicians.
While Big -B , the megastar of Bollywood congratulated Sachin and Rekha(Bollywood actor) for their names being nominated as Member of Parliament, Sanju Baba aka Sanjay Dutt, who is also a fan of Sachin , somehow did not feel excited about Sachin’s decision to join politics!
It seems Sachin Tendulkar will have tougher time setting himself on the right spot in politics compared to what he had to face while scoring his 100th century!
Opposition parties have already started terming Sachin’s inclusion in Congress as a way of diverting nation’s mind from the scams that are getting exposed. Not all seem to be happy with Sachin’s decision of stepping into politcs and critics are increasing speedily!
A Chennai based company which is partly owned by the Home Minister, P Chidambaram’s son, Karti, has decided to sue Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy for defamation. Swamy had publicly accused that Karti who owns a large part of a company had benefited in 2006 from his father’s position as Finance Minister to earn huge profits during the sale of telecom Aircel.
Smoking publicly is banned in Rajasthan since 2000 under the Rajasthan Prevention of Smoking Act. However, Bollywood ‘Badhshah’ and owner IPL Team- Kolkata Knight Riders,Shah Rukh Khan was smoking publicly in front of thousands of spectators.on the ground and on Television, while watching the IPL match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders on April 8th at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium , Jaipur.
USA Congressman Joe Walsh, a right wing conservative Republican has written a letter to Ms Hillary Clinton,Secretary of State, requesting her to consider granting a diplomatic visa to Mr Modi,attracting strong reactions from the Indian American Muslim community.