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5 incidents when ‘blasphemy’ against Prophet Muhammad led to widespread communal violence and riots

Muslims keep creating widespread communal violence over perceived blasphemy against the prophet Muhammad

Journalist Abhisar Sharma asks Muslims not to riot and target Hindus because BJP might use it to “create problems for Muslims”

'Journalist' Abhisar Sharma has often been called out on social media for indulging in false propaganda and false news

Bengaluru riots: Islamist mobs had entered basement of police station, burnt hundreds of vehicles

The Muslim mob torched down the police station and damaged vehicles believing that the police had kept the accused detained there.

Bengaluru riots: “Kamlesh Tiwari” happening once again as Naveen receives threats on his life for alleged post against Prophet Muhammad

Just like Kamlesh Tiwari, Muslims are baying for the blood of Naveen for his Facebook post that allegedly triggered the Bengaluru riots

Horrifying videos of Muslim mob rampaging in Bengaluru on Tuesday night flood the internet

The violence in Bengaluru by irate Muslim mob over a Facebook post has an eerie similarity to the Delhi's Anti-Hindu riots

SDPI blames Bengaluru Police for riots, claims delay in filing complaint against Naveen for Facebook post ‘angered’ the Muslim mob

Elyas Muhammad Thumbe - the state president of the SDPI on Wednesday claimed that the inaction of the Bengaluru police to act on the person who had allegedly posted derogatory comments made Muslims angry, who then resorted to violence on the streets of Bengaluru.

In Focus

Although the Bengaluru riots have been tried to be portrayed as spontaneous reaction to a Facebook post, facts suggest advance planning

Editor's Picks

A saffron flag tied in a lane, ‘Shanno’ is terrified: Read how The Wire is trying to stoke communal tension in a sensitive area

The woman mentioned in The Wire's report, Shanno, claims that putting saffron flags in a 'Muslim lane' is worrisome and should be punished. The lane she has mentioned is an area where both Hindus and Muslims live.

From ‘human chain to protect temple’ to ‘distributing food’: How liberals and secularists spread canards to whitewash crimes committed by Muslims

A video of Muslims forming a ‘human-chain’ to allegedly protect a Hindu temple is being peddled to whitewash the role of rampaging Muslims in the Bengaluru riots

Exclusive photos: The massive task of laying over 2300 km of optical fibre cables under the sea in the Andaman islands

With the new OFC network, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands can now have high speed internet. It is one of the many development projects planned around the strategically important island chain.

Bengaluru burns: Rioters have no religion but ‘saviours of temples from rioters’ do

A video of Muslim men forming a 'human chain' to allegedly protect a Hindu temple from being attacked by rioting Muslims in Bengaluru went viral on social media

Minor Hindu girl kidnapped by Muslim in Begusarai: Police insist it was ‘love affair’, no POCSO charges registered, refuses to even question boy’s family

We had reported how despite the girl being a minor, the POCSO Act had not been invoked in the Begusarai case

Bengaluru Riots: SDPI’s Muzammil Pasha arrested for organising, instigating violence, two other SDPI members absconding

The SDPI local leader Muzammil Pasha had visited the police station along with the mob to register a complaint against a person named Naveen over the alleged derogatory Facebook post.

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
2,360,358
Total cases
Updated on 12 August, 2020 7:45 PM
India
1,662,457
Recovered
Updated on 12 August, 2020 7:45 PM
India
46,536
Deaths
Updated on 12 August, 2020 7:45 PM

Data automatically updated from this public source

20,592,428
Updated on 12 August, 2020 7:45 PM

Opinions

Port Blair submarine OFC empowers islanders, boosts economy and checks China

PM Modi inaugurated the submarine optical fibre cable (OFC) which connects the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to mainland India.

The international links of Indian Communists: How India’s communists betrayed the nation

The Communist Party of India is one of the most controversial political parties in the country. Founded in 1925, CPI is alleged to have been directly involved in several anti-national activities since its inception.

People who think govt control of temples will rid them of inter-jati conflict assume that a pro-Hindu govt will always be in power

Viewing it through the single lenses of govt control, though, does not do justice to the various other aspects of society within which these temples are situated

Indians, how they get ‘secularism’ so horribly wrong and how the atmosphere changed after Islam and Christianity entered India

Indians are generally highly intelligent. Yet when it comes to secularism, most intellectuals, media and politicians get the concept wrong, so wrong that it looks as if Indians were purposely fed wrong information.

Times of India publishes response by Police to their article on Delhi Riots as ‘letter to editor’: How TOI is deceiving its readers

It was only a few days ago when Delhi Police had written a scathing response to an editorial published by the Times of India that questioned the Delhi Police over its handling of the Delhi Riots.

The ‘Revolutionary Poet’ and the ‘Great Scholar’: Behind the veils of the Dravidian Delusion

One of the persistent pieces of given wisdom in Indian political discourse is that the Dravidian movement was a progressive one.

Politics

Congress cites PTI’s misquoted tweet to further lies about PM Modi, deletes the tweet when called out

Congress party shared the PTI tweet that misquoted PM Modi to allege that the Prime Minister lied to the nation

PTI spreads another fake news, misquotes PM Modi on coronavirus cases in India

Prime Minister Modi said that the percentage of active cases of coronavirus cases in India has come down and the recovery rate has come up.

Rajasthan: Muslim auto driver was thrashed by drunk miscreants for tobacco and money, communal angle not confirmed by police

Muslim Auto driver in Rajasthan was thrashed for looting him, not for not chanting Jai Sri Ram as alleged, confirms police

Senior lawyer K Parasaran who fought Ram Mandir case is not on Twitter, colleagues clarify after fake account gets followers

One of those heroes who rose to the challenge and was instrumental in the reclamation of Ram Janmabhoomi is 93-year-old K Parasaran, who successfully led the legal fight of Hindus

Is ED violating its guidelines by registering money laundering case in connection with SSR’s death? Here’s how NDTV journalists peddled fake news

The Enforcement Directorate has recently lodged a case of money laundering in connection with the alleged suicide of Sushant Singh Rajput.

Media

The 2005 interview of Rahul Gandhi, which embarrassed the party so much that it was declared fake and Tarun Tejpal was asked to kill...

In an interview to Zee TV, Vijay Simha had detailed how his interview of Rahul Gandhi in 2005, for the Tehalka magazine was killed after Tarun Tejpal was possibly pressured by the Congress party and its senior politicians.

Rahul Gandhi loses even in Twitter poll by India Today

Amusingly, India Today's other poll also binned Rahul Gandhi and his monologues which the media house tried to pass off as criticism.

Mocking Dalit leaders Arjun Ram Meghwal, Ramdas Athawale shielding Tablighi Jamaat: How liberal media betrays its bigotry

Arjun Ram Meghwal tested positive for the Wuhan Coronavirus and was subjected to mockery.

“Delete the video or there will be negative consequences,” Chinese embassy threatens India based strategic affairs portal over a critical video on Xi Jinping

Chinese authorities were irked with the portrayal of Xi Jinping in a 'negative light' by Indian portal 'Strat News Global run by Nitin A Gokhale

Specials

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

‘Aaj Dekh Lenge Hinduon ko’: The tale of Faizal Farooqui, Rajdhani and DRP school and what Chargesheet number 1 says

The Delhi Police and the Special Cell have filed numerous chargesheets in the Delhi riots that pertain to several different incidents of violence that led to carnage and destruction over a period of the two days.

The saga of Wikipedia bias continues: ‘Jai Shri Ram is a war cry’

The Wikipedia page of the sacred chant 'Jai Shri Ram' has been distorted to paint a completely ant-Hindu picture and call the chant a war cry

The Nanoor Massacre: When CPI(M) workers slaughtered 11 landless labourers and then blamed ‘evil’ landlords for their crimes

The Nanoor Massacre occurred on the 27th of July, 2000 in the Birbhum District of West Bengal. 11 labourers lost their lives.

From Shamshad trapping Priya impersonating a Hindu to killing her and her daughter: The complete story of the Meerut love jihad case

Priya's best friend Chanchal narrates the incidents that led to the brutal murder of the mother-daughter duo Priya and Kashish in love jihad

Afghan journalist and founder of Khaama Press talks about Talibanisation, ISI involvement in terror and evolving India-Afghanistan relations

This is an exclusive interview with a rising star of Afghanistan – Khushnood Nabizada, political expert, journalist and owner as well as founding editor of The Khaama Press News Agency, the largest online news service of Afghanistan.

Bollywood, Sports & more

Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali considering sponsoring the 13th season of Indian Premier League

Patanjali is considering to become title sponsors of the upcoming IPL season which will be played in Dubai.

If Bakra Eid was a Hindu festival: 10 images that tell the tale of how ‘liberal’ media and celebs would have reacted

Today is the Islamic festival of Bakra Eid where thousands of cattle, goats and buffaloes specifically are slaughtered by pious Muslims as an offering to Allah

Japan rolls out subsidies plan worth 536 million USD for its companies shifting manufacturing facilities from China

The Japanese government, in another announcement, said that they would also assist additional 30 firms in investing in Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and other southeast Asian countries.

Cricket, fans, media and dogs: 10 Dhoni quotes which will bring smile on your face

Ten most popular quotes of former Indian skipper MS Dhoni

Indian Air Force objects to scenes in Gunjan Saxena movie, says Dharma Productions has portrayed it as an organisation with extreme gender bias

NOC for the release of the movie will be considered only after the objectionable scenes are deleted or suitably modified, IAF says.

Alia Bhatt starrer Mahesh Bhatt’s Sadak 2 trailer gets over 1.3 million ‘dislikes’ on YouTube within hours of premiere

Within hours of its premiere on YouTube, the Sadak 2 trailer got over 1.3 million dislikes, making it one of the most disliked tailer on the video streaming site.

Fearful of losing minority votes to SDPI, Congress issues cold response to Bengaluru riots

If Congress condemns the violence unleashed by the Muslim mob in Bengaluru, it fears a backlash and might end up in helping the SDPI

Attach properties of Bengaluru rioters and recover losses as Yogi Adityanath did in UP: BJP MP Tejasvi Surya writes to Karnataka CM

Tejasvi Surya wrote that the Muslim rioters who went on a rampage in Bengaluru on Tuesday should be dealt with sternly and their properties should be attached to recover damages.

Vishwa Hindu Parishad accuses Mahesh Bhatt’s Sadak 2 of hurting Hindu sentiments, seeks legal action

Amid all the raging controversies, angry netizens uninstalled Disney+ Hotstar, that is all set to premiere Sadak 2

Bengaluru Riots: Did you know in the past Muslim mobs have attacked New Indian Express building and Deccan Herald over ‘insult to Prophet Muhammad’

This is not the first time that the city of Bengaluru was embroiled in a bloody communal strife, similar riots took place in the past too

Bengaluru riots: Muslim mob attacks journalists and damage cameras, 60 policemen injured in stone-pelting

The Muslim mob, carrying petrol bombs and other weapons during Bengaluru riots, also barged into the nearby police quarters

Nigerian singer sentenced to death by Sharia Court for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad

The 22-year-old singer was convicted of blasphemy for a song saying that a Tijaniya sect Imam is above the Prophet Muhammad

Unable to digest truth on Delhi riots, Leftists to demand an ‘independent investigation’. Read the leaked letter which will be sent to Arvind Kejriwal

Leftist leaders like Brinda Karat and 'activists' like Harsh Mander and Shabnam Hashmi are about to write to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and demand an 'independent inquiry'.

Sanjay Dutt to go to USA for treatment, rumours of lung cancer at advanced stage making rounds on social media

Sanjay Dutt announced break from work for medical treatment, requested fans not to make speculations.

Uttar Pradesh: Case registered against 20-year-old Ayan for getting underaged girls to smoke hookah, was earlier arrested on molestation charges

20-year-old man Ayan who was previously arrested on charges of molestation is now identified as the perpetrator who made minor girls have hookah in a bar in Meerut.

Bengaluru: Amidst chants of ‘Allah Hu Akbar’ and ‘Nara e Taqbeer’, Muslim mob burns down police station, Dalit Congress MLA’s residence over Facebook post...

Angered over Dalit Congress MLA's nephew's alleged Facebook post on Prophet Mohammad, rioting Muslim mob went on a rampage in Bengaluru