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Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee sends a defamation notice to PM Modi over his Diamond Harbour speech

In the two-page notice, Abhishek Banerjee has demanded an unconditional apology within 36 hours from Modi, failing which he would "initiate appropriate proceedings".

‘Conspiracy to kill me’, says Tej Pratap Yadav after his bodyguards beat up journalist in Patna

Tej Pratap denies that his bouncers hit journalist, alleges media personnel conspired to kill him

Actor-cum-cocktail politician Swara Bhasker gains 20 sarees and loses 4 brand endorsement deals this election season

Swara Bhasker had extended support to various politicians across political parties with a cocktail of political ideologies

Sensing a possible Modi victory, Rajdeep Sardesai proceeds to discredit his own channel’s Exit Poll even before it is aired

Sensing that PM Modi might just come back to power for a second term, he has proceeded to discredit his own channel's Exit Poll which is yet to be aired.

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Here is what may have triggered Rajdeep Sardesai’s own colleague slamming him for being a pliant journalist

Anjana Om Kashyap, one of the Editors of Aaj Tak who conducted that interview interestingly took to Twitter today to castigate what appears to be her colleague, Rajdeep Sardesai.

MK Venu calls ‘aggressive’ chants of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ provocative in The Wire, justifies Mamata Banerjee’s reign of violence

Propagandist MK Venu, in his recent article for The Wire, has defended, even justified, the great violence that Mamata Banerjee has unleashed in West Bengal in her bid to retain power in the state.

Out, damned liar: The Quint crawls in its interview of Rahul Gandhi. Here is what Raghav Bahl never bothered to ask

Propaganda website The Quint, which is often caught lying and pandering to Rahul Gandhi, got the opportunity to interview Congress President Rahul Gandhi and they went out of their way to crawl

Rahul Gandhi admits having ‘journalists’ on his side doing Congress’ bidding

Congress President admits having journalists on roll who could perhaps run errands on the party's behalf

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Despite Congress ecosystem’s attempt to use Murli Manohar Joshi to target Modi, the veteran says Modi has blessings of the people

Murli Manohar Joshi’s name had earlier been used by the Congress ecosystem to claim rift between BJP's old guard and new leadership.

The Congress ecosystem is investing full scale in discrediting the Indian election

While BJP has been raked over the coals by the Election Commission, nearly getting banned, you wouldn’t be surprised to hear who get VVIP privileges from the same EC.

The side of Rabindranath Tagore that ‘Liberal Intellectuals’ don’t want you to see: Here is what he thought of Islam

Rabindranath Tagore was an extremely complicated man born into an extremely complicated era. Unfortunately enough, he became a victim of the newly minted artificially secular regime's revisionist project

Naveen Patnaik’s BJD changes tunes, says open for alliance with either BJP or Congress

Throughout its election campaign in the state, BJD had maintained that it will retain its 2014 clean sweep of Lok Sabha seats in the state and will play a decisive role in forming the next government at the centre.

How Congress created the ‘Hindu terror’ theory: A saga that started not with Malegaon blasts, but Sikh massacre of 1984

Perpetrating the theory of “Hindu extremism” is a ploy that yields political dividend for Congress

Modi ministers in five years – Jagat Prakash Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare

A look at the performance of health ministry under the Modi government

Modi ministers in five years – Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship

A look into achievements of Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship

Readers deserve better journalists, not the trolls-cum-gossipmongers who appear mentally unstable

Readers deserve better, not a gossip queen passing off figment of imagination as news

‘Bengaliyat’ is a Trojan Horse to destroy West Bengal

Behind the propaganda smokescreen of elite liberalism, the Ram vs Durga rhetoric, do we not hear the drumbeat of “Bengaliyat”?

Swara Bhaskar accuses BJP of dividing on the basis of identity, but shields AAP by saying ‘can’t escape identity politics’

Swara Bhaskar accuses BJP of identity politics but brazens out AAP candidate Atishi Marlena's divisive identity politics.

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The Tashkent Files conquers: Vivek Agnihotri’s movie secures an invitation for screening at the Rashtrapati Bhavan

The Tashkent Files has been invited to be screened at the Rashtrapati Bhavan and the film division of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry.

Watch: Man who said ‘Aayega To Modi Hi’ to Swara Bhaskar says sorry to her, but with a path-breaking twist

V Ranjha had released a new video message apologising to Swara if she felt bad. But his message comes with a path-breaking twist.

Shahid Afridi says he will not allow daughters to play outdoor games because of social and religious reasons

They have permission to play all the indoor games they want, but my daughters are not going to be competing in public sporting activities, Afridi has written.

Meet the man who walked up to Swara Bhaskar at the airport and said ‘Aayega To Modi Hi’

On 8th May 2019, a short video clip went viral on Social Media where a man was seen taking a selfie with actress Swara Bhaskar at the airport. In the clip, while taking a selfie, the man says to Swara Bhaskar, 'par ma'am aayega to Modi hi'.

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