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Ahmedabad man says his daughter-in-law has extra-marital affair with cricketer Irfan Pathan after the woman filed dowry case against the in-laws

According husband of the woman, the relationship between his wife and Irfan Pathan goes back a long time ago and continues even now

‘Find out whether Tocilizumab is an alternative to Remdesivir’, Bombay High Court tells Maharashtra government

Bombay HC Chief Justice said that Tocilizumab should be given wide publicity if it found to be alternative of Remdesivir

As Covid-19 cases surge in several states, Solicitor General tells SC that other states will suffer if Delhi is supplied more oxygen

The Solicitor General said that the demand of Delhi govt for 700 MT of oxygen per day is not a factually correct position

Sugar Mills in UP to generate oxygen and supply directly to hospitals; other directions given by CM Yogi to special COVID team

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Thursday directed the COVID management team to ensure that the oxygen generated by the sugar mills is supplied to the nearest CHC

West Bengal: Mamata govt to use over 2.75 lakh ‘quack’ doctors to fight Covid in rural areas

According to a report published in BBC in July 2020, over 100,000 such doctors helped the West Bengal government control the disease.

Another life lost in West Bengal violence as RSS worker Balaram Majhi lynched to death by TMC workers: Reports

RSS worker Balaram Majhi died after he was attacked by TMC workers at his residence in Sripur village in East Bardhaman district

In Focus

Air ambulance of Jetserv Aviation belly-landed at Mumbai airport after it had lost its front wheel while departing from Nagpur Airport

Editor's Picks

As ‘journalist’ spread hate against RSS affiliate Sewa Bharti, here is how they are giving it their all in troubled COVID-19 times

"Such propaganda and lies do not affect us", said Sewa Bharti Delhi head Rajesh Agarwal in response to 'The Wire' journalist's Tweet against them

After continuously demanding 976 MT of oxygen, Delhi CM says they will open 9,000-9,500 new oxygen beds if they get 700 MT daily

Delhi CM says they will open 9000-9500 new oxygen beds if they get 700 MT oxygen per day, implying the current demand is much less

Times Group and The Wire’s editor spread misleading claims over FICCI letter to NDMA about ventilators: Here is what FICCI said

FICCI clarified they never suggested any negligence by the government in distribution of ventilators manufactured under PM CARES Fund

After TMC leaders denying post-poll violence, Mamata Banerjee announces compensation for kin of victims

Mamata Banerjee has claimed that around 16 people have died in the post -poll violence, almost equal from BJP and TMC, and oner person from the Sanjukta Morcha.

Black Lives Matter, a Facebook post and how I got censored: Big Tech, freedom of speech and the overall hypocrisy of the Ultra Left

On 11 February 2021, my Facebook account of 13 years was disabled without reason and it is time we talk about the Ultra Left's hypocrisy

Exposing the bias of Western media: Old video of Azerbaijan President goes viral. Here’s what he said

In the old video, the Azerbaijan President was asked about press freedom in his country.

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
21,485,285
Total cases
Updated on 7 May, 2021 7:57 AM
India
17,597,410
Recovered
Updated on 7 May, 2021 7:57 AM
India
234,071
Deaths
Updated on 7 May, 2021 7:57 AM

Data automatically updated from this public source

156,677,623
Updated on 7 May, 2021 7:57 AM

Opinions

After their trial by fire, BJP needs to frame the narrative in Bengal without playing into Mamata’s hands

Other than the political violence against BJP in Bengal, people are not happy with their handling of COVID - can it get worse for them? Yes

How the ‘Liberal’ press is whitewashing Bengal’s post-election violence

Online publications like The Wire and Scroll.in seem to have more of a problem with BJP's characterization of the post-election violence, than the actual post-poll violence itself.

Alt News, Boom Live promote old videos in the name of ‘fact check’ to insinuate there is no post-poll violence in Bengal, prove netizens...

Alt News 'fact-checks' an old video of violence from Odisha to imply that post-poll violence in West Bengal is hyperbole.

Bengal post poll violence: Stages in which journalists, politicians, fact checkers and historians will cover this up

The first step is creating an enabling environment. This is why they use the ‘fascist’ label for every BJP supporter, every BJP worker and every BJP leader. To dehumanize them all.

Orphans of Bengal: Disillusioned. Resigned. Defeated. Broken

Media reported on democracy, finally triumphing over 'tyranny' and 'fascism' as Mamata Banerjee decisively defeated BJP

Manoj Das the storyteller: Alive forever, in a million smiles and a million memories

How does something as insignificant, and as regular as death binds a writer who is alive in a thousand stories.

Politics

Union Minister of State V Muraleedharan’s convoy attacked in Bengal, was on his way to meet BJP workers attacked by TMC goons: Watch

Following TMC victory in West Bengal Assembly polls on Sunday, there have been reports of widespread violence in West Bengal.

Media

Media says Karnataka teacher died after following COVID-19 advice of BJP leader: Here is what his family says

Following the unfortunate death of Basavaraj and the subsequent misinformation peddled by media groups targeting the BJP leader and businessman Vijay Sankeshwar, the family members of the deceased teacher have come out in public to quell the misinformation about his death.

NDTV journalist justifies political violence against ABVP karyakartas by TMC goons, claims ‘Twitter account compromised’

NDTV's Soumit Mohan has since deleted his tweet, but has not apologised for justifying violence.

India Today’s Rahul Kanwal backtracks after receiving a letter from Shiv Sena, had claimed party goons heckled SII CEO Adar Poonawalla

The anchor now claims that the hoodlums seen in the video sent to him belonged to a different political party and not the Shiv Sena.

‘Neutral journalists’ celebrate as election trends show TMC victory in West Bengal: Here is what they said

The cabal of so-called 'neutral journalists', who had been eyeing the opportunity for a long time, took to Twitter to mock the BJP and express glee over its defeat.

Specials

Our special offering of interviews, detailed reports, explainers, and more...

Fact sheet: Central govt’s Rs 190 crore a month subsidy on food grains vs Delhi govt’s Rs 8 crore a month free ration scheme...

While central govt provides free food grain under PMGKAY and wheat & rice at ₹2 and ₹3 under NFSA, Delhi govt is subsidising that ₹2 and ₹3

While Delhi govt demands more oxygen, numbers show its demand is four times the consumption by Mumbai for similar Covid-19 cases

Mumbai is using 200-250 MT of oxygen for around, but Delhi is demanding 700 MT for similar number of active Covid-19 cases

Banned Khalistani outfit Sikhs For Justice mints misery of Covid patients, promises cash and oxygen

SFJ has tried to lure Covid-19 patients to join the organization in return of money for treatment

7 seats with highest win margins and 7 seats with lowest win margins: What does it say about Hindu and Muslim consolidation in Bengal

While BJP increased tally massively from 3 seats in 2016 to 77 seats, the Hindutva undercurrent that most people had predicted fell flat

The curious case of ‘Help India Breathe’: An Islamic organisation, changing donation goals and ties to Hizbul Mujahideen

There are more than one reasons to believe that the Islamic NGO IMANA and its fund raising campaign 'Help India Breathe' is nothing but a sham

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