Sunny Leone is again in the news for all the wrong reasons. Recently, she had a tiff with Bollywood actor Celina Jaitley. Now, she has reponded to the controversy. Leone finds it "unprofessional" on the part of item girl Rakhi Sawant and Celina Jaitley to make "baseless" comments about her in public. The Indo-Canadian adult film star, who has carved a niche in Bollywood over the years, however, doesn't care.

    At the launch of MTV Splitsvilla 8, Sunny was asked about her reaction to the duo's remarks.

    She said: "They are useless and baseless comments. It is unprofessional. You would never see an actor or actress speaking bad in the way they have. So it's their problem, I don't care about it. I am here to do good work and I will focus on doing that."

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    Not too long ago, Rakhi reportedly lashed out at Sunny for forcing other artists to wear skimpy clothes and even asked the latter to leave India.

    Meanwhile, Celina accused Sunny and her husband of leaving her house, which they had taken on rent, in shambles.

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NHRC raises questions over policing; HC ‘disturbed’

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Dec 19, 2012 00:40 IST

Raising serious questions over policing in the Capital, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday sought reports from the Union home ministry and the Delhi police on the gangrape of the 23-year-old woman. "Such acts are grave violation human rights," the NHRC said, taking suo motu cognisance of the incident.

It also issued notices to the Union home secretary and the Delhi Police Commissioner, asking them to submit the reports in two weeks.

"The incident has raised the issue of declining public confidence in the law and order machinery in the city, especially, in its capacity to ensure safety of women," an NHRC spokesperson said.

 


Angry woman advocates also raised the gangrape issue before the Delhi High Court, which assured them that it was looking into the "brazen" incident.

"We have already discussed what has to be done. It troubles us all. Whatever is required to be done, we would do. Wait for a day or so," a bench headed by justice SK Kaul told the women lawyers, including former DUSU President Monica Arora.

The women lawyers wanted the court to take suo motu cognisance of the case and monitor the probe. They also demanded guidelines to ensure women's safety and setting up of fast track courts to try rape cases.

"It was a brazen attempt by some persons who think that they can play with the law and order.... We are very disturbed," the court said, adding that "strong signals must be sent to the perpetrators". The bench also gave the lawyers the liberty to file a PIL.

The court, however, did not take suo motu cognisance of the incident and asked the women lawyers to wait for "a day or so".

 

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