Tonight on The Buck Stops Here:
After Dadri, Writers Protest, Ask: 'Will The Real Mr Modi Please Stand Up?'
United in their defence of dissent, the three authors - Nayantara Sahgal, Ashok Vajpeyi and Uday Prakash - who have returned their Sahitya Akademi Award join The Buck Stops Here and question Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on the murders of rationalists and the Dadri mob killing. They ask, "will the real Mr Modi stand up?"
Exclusive: 'Not Angry, Very Hurt', Says Ghulam Ali on Sena Shutting Down Concert
Despite Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's assurance, Shiv Sena's threat has won with Pakistan singer Ustad Ghulam Ali's concert in Mumbai being cancelled. On The Buck Stops Here, Ustad Ghulam Ali says he is "not angry but hurt" for "in love, such controversies shouldn't happen; they spoil people's sur". Calling music "Allah, God, Bhagwan", he said, "I have always got lot of love in India" and that this concert was going to be "a tribute to Jagjit Singh who was like a brother to me".
BJP Has Reprimanded Netas Like Sakshi Maharaj: Minority Affairs Minister on Dadri Mob Killing
As netas keep adding fuel to the Dadri fire, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi tells NDTV that politicians like Sangeet Som and Sakshi Maharaj have been given very tough reprimand by the party. On Shiv Sena objecting to Ghulam Ali's concert, he says, "what the Sena is doing against Ghulam Ali is very wrong. Ghulam Ali is above all borders, he's a messenger of peace."