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Congress leader Chidambaram forgets Direct Action Day riots, blames BJP for communalising Bengal after allying with Islamist Siddiqui

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has blamed the BJP for 'communalising' West Bengal in a series of tweets on Saturday.

Mumbai: Lab technician arrested for issuing fake negative COVID-19 test reports to dozens of people

Lab technician Umar used to send the samples of symptomatic cases to the lab, but issued fake negative test reports for asymptomatic cases

Watch: Arnab Goswami’s special message for Barkha Dutt after Sachin Vaze lands in Taloja Jail

Without explicitly naming Barkha Dutt, Arnab Goswami slammed the journalist for celebrating his unlawful arrest.

West Bengal: Crying mother says Muslim women with machete took away her baby during poll violence, TMC calls it ‘staged drama’

TMC has accused the woman of 'lying' and dubbed the incident as a staged drama. They claim that the child is with the woman.

Punjab farmers refuse direct payment of MSP, arhtiyas and labourers stage protests and block sale of food grains at mandis

Majdoor Union leader in Punjab said that if centre's direct benefit transfer scheme is implemented, it will destroy farmers

‘Kaan Dhoro’: BJP leader Babul Supriyo nabs woman with fake voter ID amidst ongoing polls in West Bengal

The accused pleaded to the Babul Supriyo that she was coerced into doing such a thing. She claimed that she was poor and asked for his help.

In Focus

Fourth phase of polls in West Bengal today was the most violent one, with several incidents of attack on central forces by TMC workers

Editor's Picks

Lokmat thinks infamous discussion of journalists with Prashant Kishor took place in a real clubhouse, says comments were leaked because ‘door was open’

Lokmat said that a TMC meeting took place in a Clubhouse in Kolkata, and journalists and citizens overheard it as door was open

TMC leader Sujata Mondal Khan labels Dalits as ‘beggars by nature’, claims that they sold themselves to the BJP

Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sujata Mondal Khan made disparaging comments against the Dalit community.

Arhtiyas call off strike after Punjab govt modifies software allowing them to get paid for foodgrain procurement from farmers

The Arhtiyas withdrew the strike after the CM assured them that they will remain an integral part of the food grain procurement system

Lakhs of Muslims gather in Bareilly after Friday prayers demanding arrest, beheading of Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati

Several Muslims shared videos of the protest in Bareilly on Twitter, where they referred to Yati Narsinghanand as a ‘Bhagwa Terrorist’.

Prashant Kishor says internal survey shows BJP win, hails PM Modi, admits TMC’s Muslim appeasement politics: Here is everything he said on Clubhouse

"Major problem that we have to accept is that there have been efforts for the last 20 years to appease the minorities," said Prashant Kishor

New Delhi conveys concern to Washington over US Navy carrying out operations in Indian waters without consent

Earlier today, the US Navy issued a statement alleging that it conducted operations in Indian EEZ without seeking its consent

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
13,205,926
Total cases
Updated on 10 April, 2021 7:04 PM
India
11,990,859
Recovered
Updated on 10 April, 2021 7:04 PM
India
168,467
Deaths
Updated on 10 April, 2021 7:04 PM

Data automatically updated from this public source

135,469,758
Updated on 10 April, 2021 7:04 PM

Opinions

French leftist tabloid Mediapart lies about Rafale deal again, but ends up exposing corruption during Congress regime

The Mediapart report shows that Sushen Gupta was involved in defence deal negotiations in 2012 during UPA government

With the COVID-19 second wave, we need to stop listening to the ‘ecosystem’: Here is why

Ever since the COVID pandemic began, we have had to deal with a class of people who are experts at nothing but pointing fingers at everything

Propagandists who outraged over the migrant crisis in 2020 go silent as Maharashtra lockdown forces labourers out of state again

Migrant workers in Maharashtra are leaving for their respective homes fearing another wave of lockdown as the coronavirus crisis in the state becomes more acute

Naxals ambush and kill Indian Jawans, their ideological brother Communist Kanhaiya targets politicians instead

Kanhaiya Kumar remarked that while the son of Home Minister is the BCCI Secretary, the sons of farmers become Jawans.

World’s most dangerous ideology: Indian youth should recognize Communism for the evil it is

We don't notice evils of communism resist because our minds have been trained to see Communist cause as fundamentally just

Here’s why despite Indian media’s best efforts, Kamala Harris will never be as popular among Indians as Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard is largely credited for putting an end to the presidential bid of Vice President Kamala Harris.

Politics

Memes, ‘stupidity’ of ‘journalists’ and more: Here is what netizens are saying about the epic Prashant Kishor Clubhouse discussion

The Clubhouse discussion between political strategist Prashant Kishor and 'journalists' is the biggest political story right now.

Media

Lutyens journalist speaking ‘truth to the power’ by discussing Mamata Banerjee’s toilet routine

An embarrassed Prashant Kishor jokingly asked the Lutyens journalist, "Am I expected to answer this also?"

Media spreads fake news again, falsely accuses BJP of attacking TMC candidate: Here is what really happened according to their own video

The video is related to an incident involving Trinamool candidate from Arambagh Sujata Mondal Khan and TMC workers.

How India Today downplayed the news of EVMs being found at TMC leader’s house

While claiming these were mere allegations by BJP, India Today was playing visuals of the EVMs found in the background.

Rajdeep Sardesai receives multiple awards for ‘best journalism’ after he was kicked off air for sharing fake news

Propagandist-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai received multiple awards at the ENBA Awards on Saturday.

Specials

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

Video of Sadhguru saying Yashoda became Lord Krishna’s ‘lover’ goes viral, Isha Foundation offers explanation: All you need to know

Sadhguru said in the video that after Krishna had grown up, his foster mother Yashoda had become her lover and a Gopi

‘Free the Temples’ movement: A comparison of contesting ideas regarding management of Hindu Temples after freeing them of state control

There are different contesting visions for the 'Free the Temples' movement which envisages different ways of administering Hindu Temples.

This day that year: Days after heinous Sukma attack, we remember the 2010 Dantewada attack which claimed the lives of 76 jawans

The Modus operandi of the Maoist in Chhattisgarh has almost been the same since the heinous 2010 Dantewada attack

The menace of Maoist terrorism: 5 of the worst attacks on civilians and security forces by Left-Wing terrorists

The recent Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh is a grim reminder of the menace of Maoist terrorism facing the nation

Is Centre arm-twisting farmers by ‘forcing’ Punjab to issue payments to farmers via DBT? A fact check

While all major procurement states have implemented DBT for MSP payments, Punjab has been delaying it since 2012

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