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In a bid to prove that Central government ban on Chinese apps like TikTok was a bad decision, Kolkata based leftist portal 'The Telegraph' today reported a satirical tweet as real.

Latest news

After senior lawyers refuse to defend TikTok in SC, the company says they have no plan to pursue legal action against Indian govt

TikTok denies media reports they will approach Supreme Court challenging Indian govt's decision to ban them

Sopore attack: Amnesty India preaches laws while blatantly violating the same laws to suit their agenda

Amnesty India has been regularly disclosing identities and photographs of minors, but objects when Kashmir Police did so

Alt News fails to spot a joke about Apache helicopters over Pangong Tso lake, fact-checks it

Alt News fact checks satirical tweet by aviation writer Mihir Shah where he had mocked false claims made by several people on social media

Home Ministry seeks opinions of central armed police forces on incorporating ‘transgender’ as third gender for recruiting officers

If the CAPF authorities agree, this years UPSC exam for Assistant Commander will include transgender as third gender

Sambit Patra holds a mirror to anti-nationals by his Pulitzer tweet, left-liberals expose their hypocrisy by slamming him

Left-liberals, who always use imaged of Children in distress, slammed Sambit Patra for sharing of kid with grandfather killed by terrorists

“Younis Khan had held a knife to my throat for offering batting advice”, reveals Pakistan cricket team’s former batting coach Grant Flower

Younis Khan once attacked Pakistan’s former batting coach Grant Flower for offering him batting advice during a match

Editor's Picks

Here is why and how the Supreme Court got convinced to modify its earlier order and allow Rath Yatra to be conducted in Puri

What transpired before the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the Rath Yatra matter on 22.06.2020 that convinced the Court to modify its earlier order dated 18.06.2020 and allow the annual Rath Yatra to be conducted at Puri?

The Indian Federation of Working Journalists seeks probe into finances of PTI, accuses it of being mouthpiece of Congress

IFWJ urged the govt of India to undertake a judicial inquiry, accusing the PTI management of misappropriation the Govt funds

Pakistan fears new virus spread due to human-animal contact during Bakra Eid, India was infected earlier too

The NIH advisory further states that livestocks should always be examined for ticks and animal herders and sellers should take adequate precautions while examining and treating ticks on the body of animals.

Sopore: Liberal Indian media crosses frightening line

After the Sopore attack, the Indian liberal media moved from being hostile towards Modi sarkar to openly siding with Pakistani propaganda.

Ladakh standoff: India Inc steps up for India, industrialists rise to the occasion to move forward on path of self-reliance

Industrialists like Anand Mahindra, Parth Jindal have come forward and taken a vow to help take India further on the path of self-reliance.

Indian Railways invites private players to operate passenger trains, a journey from Modi’s ‘vision’ to India’s reality

Indian Railways invites tenders to run 151 private passengers trains on its network, fulfilling a vision of PM Narendra Modi

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Worldwide cases
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521,352
Worldwide deaths
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India
626,538
Total cases
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379,786
Recovered
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India
18,226
Deaths
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Tablighi Jamaat members tried to cheat the system when they entered India on a tourist visa: Here is what MHA affidavit says

From the response issued by MHA to the Supreme Court, it is evident that the members of the Tablighi Jamaat misrepresented the reasons for their visit to India

Kolkata: Family stores dead body of elderly coronavirus patient in ice-cream freezer for 2 days after being turned away by mortuaries

After Kolkata morgues refuses to keep body of an elderly man due to unavailability Coronavirus test report, family keeps body in freezer

Unlock 2.0: Migrant workers start returning to work from their native states, employers arranging buses and trains to bring workers back

Migrant workers are returning back to work as lockdown has lifted in most places and the economy is slowly re-opening

RTI reply says Shashi Tharoor’s promised MPLADS fund not received by medical institute, Tharoor blames central govt after reply goes viral

And RTI reply revealed that SCTIMST in Kerala did not receive the MPLADS funds of ₹1 crore promised by Shashi Tharoor

‘Being treated like a terrorist, anti-national’: Baba Ramdev slams critics of Patanjali Coronil, says some people want to vilify Ayurveda

Baba Ramdev stated that Patanjali has made efforts to help people and its Coronil kit has been cleared by Ayush Ministry.

Opinions

How political interference by UPA and Samajwadi Party hindered anti-terrorist operations in Azamgarh during UPA rule

The controversy of Muslim youth from Azamgarh being involved in terrorist activities had arisen since at least September 2008.

Manojātasatya: Speak up for, not stigmatise, mental health! The necessity of reducing the stigma and how we can go about reducing it

Among our civilisational claims to fame in the times of yore are the ancient medical science known as Ayurveda (that arises from the Sanskrit words Ayur or life, and Veda or science) as well as the addressing of mental health.

Dubai: Chimera on a spiral towards its death

So are we going to see death of Dubai in 2020, is this the end of it. The answer is no, while the above factors are going to impact Dubai, some of these take a longer-term to play out.

Sharia law in Minneapolis and Antifa’s role: How concerned should we be?

While the prejudice has been part of us as human beings for time immemorial, by the privileged toward underprivileged, Floyd’s death led to climatic conditions with the unprecedented and sinister idea as dire as the city governed under Sharia law.

Imran Khan parrots Indian liberals, panics over ‘change in demographic structure’ after India issues domicile certificates in Jammu & Kashmir

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan fumes as India issues domicile certificates in J&K, seeks UN intervention.

India’s NGO sector vying for urgent attention: Action Agenda for NITI Aayog

This article outlines four issues along with suggestions can be considered by NITI Ayog to revitalize India’s NGOs Sector:

Politics

Twist in the tale: Tej Pratap Yadav’s sister in law Karishma joining RJD leaves him fuming

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's elder son Tej Pratap is upset after his sister in law Karishma, the sister of his estranged wife Aishwarya, joined RJD earlier today.

Fact-check: Was Wikipedia updated with time of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death even before he had died

Various social media users have come up with conspiracy theories surrounding Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Assorted Islamists and Pakistan-based groups blame Indian Army for child killed by terrorists

A minor boy and a CRPF personnel were murdered on the 26th of June by terrorists in Anantnag, Kashmir.

Rahul Gandhi aide posts a photo of PM Modi with Kyrgyzstan President to insinuate his proximity with China

With the Congress in a fix over its China links emerging, several people on Twitter started posting pictures of Congress leader with Chinese functionaries.

Did Hong Kong approve new maps including Chinese-occupied territories as parts of India? Read details

Various social media users took to Twitter to share the purported post to claim that 'Republic of Hong Kong' had released a new map in which it has approved Chinese-occupied territories as parts of India.

Media

The Wire uses a three-year-old child to ‘prove’ that ‘police killed the civilian’. Here is why it is problematic

The Wire claimed that its reporter went to the victim's house on Wednesday night, just hours after the toddler saw his grandfather being killed in front of his eyes, to talk to the child and ask him 'who killed your grandfather?'

NDTV’s Ravish Kumar defends Dr Anwar, who is named in the Dilbar Negi murder charge sheet for inciting Muslim mobs

In his Prime Time show, journalist Ravish Kumar tried to imply that Dr Anwar has been framed by the Delhi Police in the horrifying murder of Dilbar Singh Negi during the anti-CAA riots in Delhi

Bombay High Court stays FIR against Arnab Goswami, says Mumbai Police failed to show any prima facie case against him

The Bombay High Court has stayed the FIRs filed against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami by the Mumbai Police.

NDTV India Editor Ravish Kumar blatantly lies about Davinder Singh ‘walking out of jail’ for lack of charge sheet

A separate case was registered against Davinder Singh by National Investigation Agency in which he has not been granted bail and thus, he will continue to remain lodged in the jail

Specials

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

TikTok banned – The process of banning apps and why is it not the end of the road for users making money on the...

How ban on apps is imposed on the internet and why ban on TikTok is not the end of the career of people who made money making videos

Delhi anti-Hindu riots charge sheet: In Jafrabad, the Muslim mob had started pelting stones at the people demanding re-opening of roads

The Delhi anti-Hindu riots that started on the 24th of February had a definite precursor to it.

Unmasking Care India: A Board member with accusations of involvement in fraud, soliciting funds in the name of GoI and funding evangelical organisations

Smriti Irani had hit out at one of the top functionaries of Care India, Neera Saggi, for soliciting donations in the name of GoI.

Rajiv Gandhi Foundation received donations from a foundation that was partners with Huawei and received donations from Qatar Foundation

The Rajiv Gandhi Foundation finds itself in a lot of trouble after its donations from China became common knowledge.

Rajiv Gandhi Foundation’s links to Clinton Foundation, Ford Foundation, donations from several foreign govts and potential quid pro quo

The Rajiv Gandhi foundation received donations from foreign governments other than China as well.

Bollywood, Sports & more

‘So problem only with Dhoni’s Balidan badge?’ Netizens express anger as ICC shows off ‘Black Lives Matter’ logo West Indies players will wear in...

On Monday, the International Cricket Council showed off the 'Black Lives Matter' logo the West Indies players will sport in their upcoming test series against England.

A day after Pakistan Cricket Board declared Mohammad Hafeez as coronavirus positive, the cricketer claims he is negative after second test done personally

After PCB declared Mohamaad Hafeez corona positive, the Pakistani cricketer got himself tested in personal capacity & found he is negative

Family members of Sourav Ganguly test positive for Wuhan Coronavirus

The wife of CAB Secretary Snehashish Ganguly, the elder brother of Sourav Ganguly, has tested positive for the Coronavirus.

#BoycottChineseProducts: IPL to review sponsorship deals amid India-China faceoff at Ladakh

On Friday, the official handle of the Indian Premier League (IPL) tweeted that a meeting of the Governing Council had been scheduled the following week, in light of the border skirmish that led to the martyrdom of our brave soldiers.

Complaint registered against Hindustan Times reporter Srishti Jaswal for her Hinduphobic tweet against Lord Krishna

Complaint filed against journalist Srishti Jaswal for saing that Lord Krishna was womanizer, fuckboi, and commitment phobic maniac

Taiwan opens office to help people fleeing Hong Kong after China implemented the new National Security Law

Since pro-democracy protests began in the city last year, about 200 people have already fled to Taiwan. Officials in Taiwan are now expecting more asylum seekers after China's National Security Law was implemented this week.

China supplying funds, missiles and other sophisticated weaponry to terrorist group Arakan Army to weaken India and Myanmar: Report

China wants to expand its area of influence towards the India-Myanmar border by arming Myanmar terrorists with missiles

Construction of Hindu temple in Islamabad is against Islam and an insult to Islamic kingdom: Pakistan assembly speaker

Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi strongly opposed the construction of Hindu temple saying it is not only against the spirit of Islam but is also an insult to the Islamic welfare state.

New FIR registered against arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, may accelerate the probe against Robert Vadra

New FIR filed against Sanjay Bhandari, the arms dealer with links to Rahul Gandhi and Robert Vadra

#WhySoProud: Islamists attack Film Director Faraz Arif Ansari, give death threats for calling out their homophobic tweets

Film Director Faraz Arif Ansari today took to Twitter to allege that he has been receiving death threats after he called out Islamists for their homophobic tweets under #WhySoProud hashtag earlier this week.

Court warns Bishop Franco of arrest after he skips hearing for 13th time, Kerala HC refuses to stay rape case: Reports

Bishop Franco, who is accused of raping a 44-year-old nun, had approached the High Court in order to stay the rape case filed by the victim nun. However, the Kerala High Court did not admit petition and rejected his plea.

India’s TikTok ban may have caused losses worth 6 billion USD to Chinese parent company ByteDance, says China’s mouthpiece Global Times

India's Chinese app ban may result in losses worth $6 billion for TikTok's parent company ByteDance.

Nandi idol desecrated in Rajkot for “sensational” TikTok video, two people arrested

Police arrest Jayesh Chudasma and Dinesh Mahida for kicking a Nandi idol in Rajkot to make a sensational TikTok video

Swara Bhasker starrer web series gets record low ratings, leftist elites claim it is because she opposes BJP, not because it is bad

Swara Bhaskar starrer 'Rasbhari' streaming on Amazon Prime has got record low ratings on IMDb.

Week after two youths commit suicide, Pakistan bans PUBG as it ‘is wastage of time’

Lately, there has been an increasing demand in Pakistan seeking a ban on the popular online game Playersunknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) in the country claiming that it is just 'wastage of time'.

US Senator Rick Scott urges Americans not to buy ‘Communist China’s’ products

US Senator Rick Scott urges Americans to boycott Chinese products.