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Action under NSA and Gangster Act against black marketers of oxygen cylinders, Covid-19 medicines, warns UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath took aim at black marketers trying to make a profit through the illegal sale of oxygen cylinders and COVID-19 medicines

As ICMR study proves high efficacy of made in India Covid vaccines, read how politicians and media had stoked vaccine hesitancy against Covaxin

For many months, doomsday predictors had fuelled vaccine hesitancy by making all kinds of baseless claims about Covaxin

After lobbying for foreign vaccines, Rahul Gandhi calls Serum Institute’s Adar Poonawalla ‘Modi’s friend’, claims few industrialists will earn profit from vaccine

After relentless attack on Ambani and Adani, Rahul Gandhi now targets Adar Poonawalla, calls him Modi's friend

Netflix stock dips due to a dramatic slowdown in subscriber addition, company blames production delays due to Covid-19

Netflix is seemingly unfazed by this dramatic underperformance, and expects to bounce back in the latter half of 2021.

‘Chacha mayor hain hamare’: Raipur mayor’s nephew Shoaib Dhebar misbehaves with cops when caught without mask, video viral

An image had surfaced on social media claiming that Shoaib was fined just Rs 5, whereas the fine for not wearing a mask is Rs 500 in Chhattisgarh. Later another image had surfaced which showed a Rs 500 fine.

Kerala professor compares Modi with Hitler and right-wing with Nazi Germany in lecture to students, spews venom on Hindus and ‘Hindu parties’

Kerala professor Gilbert Sebastian give hateful lessons against RSS & PM Modi, compares rise of right wing with Mussolini & Hitler

In Focus

Serum Institute had offered GOI a discount for 1st 100 million doses, it will not be making huge profits from states as alleged

Editor's Picks

Moneycontrol deletes report, NDTV brazens out misleading reports on oxygen export after central government calls out malicious propaganda

After central government slammed media for spreading falsehoods about oxygen exports, Moneycontrol takes down its report

India becomes the fastest country in the world to administer over 13 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses: Centre

India becomes the fastest country to administer 13 crore COVID-19 doses.

‘Remdesivir is not magic bullet, 85 percent of Covid patients do not need hospitalisation: Top doctors issue advisory

Doctors from AIIMS, Narayana Health and Medanta issued advisory amidst rising number of coronavirus cases.

TMC, Kashmiri Journalist and propagandists found posting fake images and videos amidst Covid-19 crisis

TMC's campaign handle 'Banglar Gorbo Mamata' was found spreading deliberate lies and fake news during the Covid pandemic.

Nashik: Oxygen leaks from tanker, 22 patients dead as ventilators were stopped

The incident occurred at Dr Zakir Hussain Hospital in Nashik.

No, Indian govt did not export medical oxygen as country grappled coronavirus pandemic. Here are the facts

India did not export 9884 MT of medical oxygen between January to March 2021 amid raging coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
15,878,796
Total cases
Updated on 21 April, 2021 10:27 PM
India
13,404,864
Recovered
Updated on 21 April, 2021 10:27 PM
India
184,163
Deaths
Updated on 21 April, 2021 10:27 PM

Data automatically updated from this public source

144,104,872
Updated on 21 April, 2021 10:27 PM

Opinions

Breathing oxygen? Thank a tree hugger in Aarey forest

As media reports started going oxygen, oxygen, oxygen in the last few days, the 'liberals' recalled their primary school science lessons.

Journalism: The new performance art

With the COVID-19 pandemic, journalists have screamed "Beware of the Ides of March" to anyone who would listen - Barkha Dutt for example.

From censorship to propaganda and disinformation: Here’s how China seeks to reshape the narrative on the repression of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

From outrightly denying the existence of Uyghur repression, China has evolved its strategy to hardened public stance, vigorously deflecting criticism and showing a tenacity to confront its critics in the West.

Of Grief and Grievances: Maharashtra suffers as MVA leadership sinks to low-level politics in crisis

As Maharashtra continued to peak with the highest number of COVID-19 positive cases in the nation, CM Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray clearly made his choice to ‘fall’ in the second kind.

Why did 9 anti-Modi parties demand from Election Commission that rallies must be held?

Let us get into the dirt and start pointing fingers, if that is what everyone wants. How did the second wave come to be?

Understanding the hate factory: How Rohan Joshi and his hateful post against Hindus gives us an insight into the ‘liberal’ mind

Comedian Rohan Joshi tells Bhakts, "I have nothing but contempt for them and nit a shred of empathy" as he mocks Coronavirus deaths

Politics

After mishandling the coronavirus outbreak in Maharashtra, the MVA government to import foreign Covid-19 vaccines

Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope said that the state will be importing COVID-19 vaccines from abroad and launch an extensive inoculation drive.

Media

India Today shares prescription medicines containing steroids, which could be fatal for some, for ‘home treatment’ of Covid-19

India Today cited Canada-based Dr Zain Chagla to urge people to 'self-medicate' in the face of the Coronavirus crisis

From sitting on upturned dustbins to photo ops at crematorium grounds, Barkha Dutt gets questioned for her ‘vulture journalism’

While the situation on ground is indeed grim, people on social media have been calling out the dramatics by journalists who could have perhaps focused on the news instead of their brand building.

ABC journalist complains about kids’ cartoon not having queer, disabled or gender diverse dogs of colour, PinkNews calls it ‘important debate’

ABC network journalist Beverly Wang sparked controversy with a 'woke' article criticising a cartoon for children called 'Bluey'.

ABP journalist falls for joke where iPhone user claimed to have started ‘Indu ki Dhaba’ after job loss

ABP journalist Astha Kaushik bought the iPhone user's fake 'Indu ki Dhaba' claims without any due verification.

Specials

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How China’s ‘Re-education through labour’ policy put minorities in labour camps even before the Uyghur crisis: About the Masanjia camps

The letter went into detail about the conditions at China's Masanjia Labor Camp, including the gruelling hours, verbal abuse and physical abuse

As Commonwealth Games Village turns into a Covid-19 facility, here is the chronology of the 2010 Congress scam

According to an RTI filed by the Indian Express in 2020, over 50 cases of payment disputes related to the Commonwealth Game scam still remain pending.

While Arvind Kejriwal’s ‘Corona App’ shows ample beds available for Covid-19 patients, hospitals deny

A number of tweets by users and a check by OpIndia has found that the 'real-time' data in the Delhi government's Corona App is far from reality.

Exclusive: How Maharashtra wasted thousands of tonnes of pulses, in the middle of the pandemic, sent under PM Garib Kalyan Yojana

While the central govt gave their approval to the other states to utilise the left-over pulses, Maharashtra was left behind - Here is why

No hospital beds, healthcare system on the brink of collapse: Covid-19 situation in Maharashtra worsens

With the sudden surge in the number of COVID-19 cases, the medical infrastructure in Maharashtra seems to be on the verge of collapse.

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