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Sonia Gandhi’s constituency Raebareli among districts with lowest vaccination rate, locals blame Akhilesh Yadav for vaccine hesitancy: Details

Locals in Raebareli say that vaccine hesitancy among people increased after Akhilesh Yadav said he won't take the vaccine.

UP CM Yogi Adiyanath suspends Electricity Board official for frequent power cuts, warns officials against delays

The absence of Managing Director of the Purvanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Saroj Kumar left Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in anger.

Who is Vishal Jood? An Indian national arrested for taking on Khalistani extremists in Australia

Vishal Jood, the 24 yar old from Haryana, has been languishing in a jail in the down in the country for two months now.

Benjamin Netanyahu lost the chair after 12 years because he lost the Israeli ‘caste arithmetic’

Everyone thought Benjamin Netanyahu will show his magic and retain his posting as PM of Israel, but it didn’t happen

TV9 Bharatvarsh documentary shows ISIS bride Shamima Begum holding a document with Congress party’s logo: This is how it happened

Instead of using original footage, TV9 Bharatvarsh used a digitally altered the image of Shamima Begum from a satire site

Pakistan, where intelligence goes to die: How ISI was trying to ‘honeytrap’ a fake Indian Army officer

Pakistan's ISI was trying to honeytrap a man who was impersonating as an Indian Army officer and trying to attract the attention of women

In Focus

AAP leader Ratnesh Mishra also alleged that he was sent from Delhi to Ayodhya to fan tensions between Hindu saints and BJP leaders and the temple Trust.

Editor's Picks

‘Made in Germany’ Imams to come up as country launches first Islamic training college, Turkish Muslim group upset

Opposing the move, Milli Görüş a Turkish-Muslim group believes that the training of imams should be "free from external influences, especially political ones.”

Google removes ‘Ghazwa e Hind’ app from play store after uproar

Ghazwa-e-Hind that literally translates to 'holy raid of India', is a common term used by Islamic invaders and terrorists. The term finds its origin in Islamic literature named Hadiths.

Those with more than two kids wont get govt benefits, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma announces adoption of two-child policy

Himanta Biswa Sarma pointed out that families of the tea gardeners, Scheduled Castes, and Scheduled Tribes will be exempted from the policy.

Kerala family threatened for criticising Lakshadweep actor Aisha Sultana on her ‘COVID bioweapon’ remark

The couple revealed that all the calls were made from untraceable telephone exchanges, including one from Bangladesh. Their differently-abled son was also attacked on social media.

Exclusive: Ex-lecturer narrates her 13-year battle against her sexual predators protected by Chennai’s Loyola College administration

It's been 13 years since Josephine has been fighting against the mighty administration of Loyola College, Chennai, but to no avail

Exclusive: Agitators not farmers but criminals, says wife of victim burnt alive at Tikri border, farmers harass woman of village, says sarpanch

Haryana police arrested one of the main accused named Krishna who allegedly set Mukesh ablaze at the Tikri border

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
29,881,965
Total cases
Updated on 20 June, 2021 10:56 AM
India
28,766,009
Recovered
Updated on 20 June, 2021 10:56 AM
India
386,740
Deaths
Updated on 20 June, 2021 10:56 AM

Data automatically updated from this public source

178,963,702
Updated on 20 June, 2021 10:56 AM

Opinions

FT refers to India as the ‘weakest link’ in the Quad. How their quoted expert denies conclusion and how they got it massively wrong

Quoting a few experts in foreign policy, FT declared that India is the 'weakest link' of the informal alliance as it had failed to provide necessary vaccines to the nations as it had agreed to in the Quad summit that was held in March.

India and China: The ups and downs of responses by the Asian giants against COVID-19

Since China has a humongous population like, we could look at what worked there in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic

The churn in Bengal BJP is normal and on expected lines. Here is why I don’t worry too much about it

Candidates don’t matter so much in Bengal, party affiliations do. The TMC proved this beyond all possible doubt in 2021.

While Twitter has a policy of removing anti-vaccine tweets, its refusal to remove such posts by Congress leaders shows its bias in India

Even though Twitter has been prompt to remove anti-vaccine tweets, it still allows them when posted by Congress leaders in India

Rahul Gandhi shares fake news related to Lord Ram, twice in two days. This is what it shows

What made Rahul Gandhi share a fake news about 'Jai Shri Ram' chant even though Police had debunked the claims?

Big Liberals, small hearts: By donating 80 vials of vaccine, America has proved to be the poorest country in the world

Do you remember when Western media and their native sepoys flew drones over cremation grounds in India? They are quiet now

Politics

Punjab: Five ministers strongly object to CM Captain Amarinder Singh’s decision to give government jobs to children of MLAs

Five Punjab ministers accused CM Amarinder Singh of perpetuating VIP culture with the appointment of MLAs' sons to govt posts

Media

Republic TV issues statement over Arnab Goswami’s disappearance from the news network: Here is what they said

Arnab Goswami was last seen on May 2 during a discussion on West Bengal assembly polls. He will make a return on Monday.

Case filed against journalist Neha Dixit for accusing RSS affiliate Sewa International of ‘child trafficking’

In a tweet, Neha Dixit had appealed to NRIs not to donate to RSS affiliate Sewa International, claiming that they are involved in child trafficking.

The Wire tries to force fit a ‘hate crime’ angle in Ghaziabad incident only because victim is a Muslim

The Wire lowers its bar, goes from whitewashing Islamist terrorists to defending random 'taveez maker' from rural Uttar Pradesh

Print Columnist CJ Werleman pushes anti-Semitic content, spreads disinformation claiming human rights violations by Israel in Palestine

CJ Werleman claimed that 40 per cent of Palestinian children in Israeli custody were raped and almost 100 per cent of them were tortured

Specials

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OBC benefits for Muslims: How WB Police’s recruitment drive has exposed how parties found a way to make religious reservations

The drive was meant to fill vacancies in the OBC-A category in the state. The list showed that apart from one or two individuals, all of them were Muslims.

How a personal animosity was turned into defaming ‘Jai Shri Ram’ chant: All you need to know about Ghaziabad incident

The chronology of what all transpired in the fake 'hate crime' story where an elderly Muslim man claimed he was attacked and forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'

Earth, space, time, and more: Read how Indian scholars had recorded astronomical facts centuries before they were ‘discovered’ by Westerns

Based on original Sanskrit texts, the book “Indian Astronomy: A Source-Book” narrates how ancient India excelled in astronomy

Amidst the Mumbai housing society Covid ‘vaccination drive fraud’, here is how societies can organise vaccination drives

GOI has issued detailed guidelines for doorstep Covid vaccination drives, which needs to be followed by housing societies

Here is a list of 20 incidents where the ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogan has been misused to turn a random crime into ‘hate crime’

An indicative list of incidents where 'forced to chant Jai Shri Ram' slogan 'hate crimes' turned out to be fake. Actual number is way higher.

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