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Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan transfers ₹1500 crore to 75 lakh farmers under Mukhyamantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana

75 lakh farmers in Madhya Pradesh receive money in their bank accounts under the Mukhyamantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana

Hindustani Bhau detained by Mumbai police for protest demanding cancellation of 12th exams, had used an ambulance to reach Shivaji Park

Hindustani Bhau had reached Shivaji Park in an ambulance to a protest demanding cancellation of 12th Exams in Maharashtra

Imran Khan arrested in Amethi after playing ‘Imran aaya, naya Pakistan laaya’ song during victory procession

A Gram Pradhan in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh has been arrested after pro-Pakistan songs were played during his bike rally.

Supreme Court forms National Task Force to streamline oxygen allocation, orders audit of oxygen supplied to states to ensure accountability

The Task Force formed by the Supreme Court to streamline oxygen allocation would be headed by the Cabinet Secretary to the Centre

Call girl from Thailand passes away in Lucknow due to Covid-19, had come to India recently with help from agent Salman

A call girl from Thailand has passed away in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh at the Lohia Hospital due to Covid-19.

17 serving and 10 retired faculty members of AMU succumb to Coronavirus infection in the last 20 days

AMU has lost 17 serving faculty members to Covid-19 during the past 20 days, while 10 retired professors have also died

In Focus

After Tejasvi Surya took the names of 17 employees in the BBMP case who are Muslims, Congress party and media houses had attacked him

Editor's Picks

Iran: 20 year old youth Alireza Fazeli Monfared beheaded by half brother, cousins for being gay

Alireza Fazeli Monfared, a 20 year old Iranian youth, was murdered by his brother and cousins due to his sexual orientation.

Chinese research paper, published 6 years ago by Chinese military backed authors, discussed weaponising Coronavirus: Reports

A 2015 research paper by Chinese scientists reveals nefarious plans to weaponise the SARS Coronavirus against the world.

Swati Chaturvedi accused of plagiarizing article on Himanta Biswa Sarma by Hindustan Times editor

Swati Chaturvedi has been accused of plagiarizing an article by Zia Haq, Associate Editor at Hindustan Times.

Subramaniam Swamy calls S Jaishankar a ‘waiter’ and says he tested positive for COVID: Netizens fume, EAM clarifies

Subramanian Swamy stoked controversy after he targeted Dr S Jaishankar by referring to him as a 'waiter' and claiming he was COVID positive

Arvind Kejriwal govt expels 7 journalists from Whatsapp group after report critical of govt handling of oxygen crisis, senior journalists keep mum

The Arvind Kejriwal government has been the darling of the media for a long time but it seems to want absolute devotion

‘Where will you go if Muslims don’t run puncture shops?’ Congress leader DK Shivakumar shows open bigotry against Muslims while slamming Tejasvi Surya

Karnataka Congress President DK Shivakumar ended up stereotyping Muslims as butchers, mechanics and puncture fixers

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
22,295,911
Total cases
Updated on 9 May, 2021 5:14 AM
India
18,311,498
Recovered
Updated on 9 May, 2021 5:14 AM
India
242,398
Deaths
Updated on 9 May, 2021 5:14 AM

Data automatically updated from this public source

158,295,965
Updated on 9 May, 2021 5:14 AM

Opinions

CIA embraces ‘Woke Ideology’, edgy Tumblr rhetoric now adopted by the US intelligence apparatus, leftists deny that this is happening

The CIA in the United States of America has enthusiastically embraced the 'Woke ideology' and is using it for propaganda.

Left-leaning Twitter and ISIS seem to have the same threads of fascism that bind them: Here is how

After the political upset for BJP, Mamata Banerjee took the reigns and a spate of unimaginable violence was unleashed on those who worked for BJP or those who had supported the party in the state.

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

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.

Politics

‘Madarsa-chhap’, ‘Mirzapur ke Lalit’, ‘Chhotu has grown up’: Here is why a war of words erupted between AAP’s Amanatullah Khan and BJP’s Tajinder Bagga

The allegations by Tajinder Bagga sparked a war of words between the Delhi BJP spokesperson and AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan.

Media

Asianet News journalist calls Bengalis ‘Pakistanis’, says no use showing ‘Sanghis’ getting thrashed in times of Covid-19

Asianet News has issued an apology after their journalist said that they are deliberately not covering Bengal violence.

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

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.

Media uses comments by bureaucrat with the same name to spread mischievous propaganda against Union Minister Piyush Goyal

Media used comments made by bureaucrat with the same name to spread propaganda against Union Minister Piyush Goyal.

Specials

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Meet AAP’s ‘Delhi ke Nirmata’: Who is Navneet Kalra, the businessman on the run after oxygen hoarding scandal was busted

Oxygen Concentrators have been found at Khan Chacha, Nege & Ju bar and Town Hall restaurants in Delhi, all owned by Navneet Kalra

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

The orphans of Covid-19: Everything you need to know about legal adoption and govt rules

India has strict rules for parents who want to adopt a child. No individual, NGO or organization can take in a child without permission from the authorities.

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

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