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Pakistan: Father of four abducts and marries 13-year-old Christian employee after forcefully converting her to Islam

The Pakistan court reportedly did not even consider the birth certificate which clearly stated the Nayab was a minor.

Umar Gautam and Jehangir received funds from Pakistan’s ISI for illegal conversions, arrested by UP ATS

Umar also informed that they targeted people from the economically weaker section of the society including women, children and the disabled.

SP leader Umed Idris confesses to giving the Ghaziabad crime false communal angle, wanted to gain political mileage: Report

Ghaziabad police have stated that Umed Idris has confessed to making misleading claims and giving a false communal spin to the assault incident. The initial complaint was reportedly drafted by Idris at his house.

‘How come this is such a big issue in the Western world?’: Imran Khan when questioned about Uyghur genocide in China

Imran Khan shrewdly tried to deviate the issue from Uyghur Muslims to Kashmiri Muslims and dubbed it 'hypocrisy.'

Rakesh Tikait asks farmers to ‘get ready with tractors’, Mahapanchayat from Haryana demands opening of Singhu border

Villages in Delhi and Haryana along the Singhu border protest sites have gathered to voice the problems they have been facing due to the prolonged closure of roads by the so-called farmer protestors.

Youtuber Gaurav Wasan had paid Baba ka Dhaba owner Kanta Prasad ₹4.5 lakh received in donation only after Prasad filed FIR against him

Even though Baba ka Dhaba owner Kanta Prasad has apologised to Gaurav Wasan for calling him thief, he has not taken the case back

In Focus

On International Yoga Day, motivated individuals attempted to appropriate Yoga and disassociate it from Hinduism.

Editor's Picks

Sister Lucy was dismissed from Church by the Vatican for writing poems, driving a car: Read the startling claims made

The Vatican was also miffed after Sister Lucy wrote a memoir, hinting at sexual abuse with the Church clergy.

Calcutta High Court rejects Mamata Banerjee govt plea, NHRC to investigate post-poll violence in state

West Bengal government had applied to the court to recall the order passed by the court while hearing a bunch of PILs alleging assault including sexual abuse during post-poll violence in the state.

Amarnath Yatra cancelled amid Chinese coronavirus pandemic, devotees can do darshan online

The Amarnath Yatra, holy pilgrimage for Hindus, has often been a target of terror attacks in the past.

‘Kejriwal go back’ hoardings emerge in Amritsar even as infighting within Punjab Congress intensifies

"His visit is a political stunt. How many times has he come here in the last 4 years? He should pay a visit to Harmandir Sahib and go back", Congress leader Saurabh Madan said.

Bombay HC grants transit anticipatory bail to Rana Ayyub for spreading fake news in Ghaziabad incident after advocate argued ‘spine injury’

Propagandist Rana Ayyub has been granted 4 week of transit anticipatory bail by the Bombay High Court over the Ghaziabad incident.

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren fails to meet Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi despite 4-days wait: Details

The Dialy Pioneer has cited quoting sources that the JMM chief is not happy over Rahul and Sonia ignoring him and instead meeting TN CM Stalin.

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
29,935,221
Total cases
Updated on 21 June, 2021 5:34 PM
India
28,844,199
Recovered
Updated on 21 June, 2021 5:34 PM
India
388,164
Deaths
Updated on 21 June, 2021 5:34 PM

Data automatically updated from this public source

179,325,994
Updated on 21 June, 2021 5:34 PM

Opinions

Is Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance in Maharashtra on the verge of an imminent collapse?

A massive political storm is brewing in Maharashtra as alliance partners of the Maha Vikas Aghadi coalition have held no punches to attack each other

Coronavirus: Liberal privilege that sank Kerala. Here is what went wrong

The media will choose to wait strategically till it reaches Gujarat, for more effect. And the third wave begins “officially” when the spread reaches Uttar Pradesh. And then, it will all be the fault of “Gaumutra.”

How Muslims made Periyar bend a knee, while he continued to abuse Hindus despite protests

The slightest resistance from the Indian Muslim population was sufficient to make the Dravidian movement capitulate, while the campaign of abuse and calumny against Hinduism has gone on for decades, inspite of wide spread protests.

FT refers to India as the ‘weakest link’ in the Quad. How their quoted expert denies conclusion and how they got it massively wrong

Quoting a few experts in foreign policy, FT declared that India is the 'weakest link' of the informal alliance as it had failed to provide necessary vaccines to the nations as it had agreed to in the Quad summit that was held in March.

India and China: The ups and downs of responses by the Asian giants against COVID-19

Since China has a humongous population like, we could look at what worked there in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic

The churn in Bengal BJP is normal and on expected lines. Here is why I don’t worry too much about it

Candidates don’t matter so much in Bengal, party affiliations do. The TMC proved this beyond all possible doubt in 2021.

Politics

Pakistan FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi refuses to answer whether Osama bin Laden was a terrorist, accuses India of terrorism

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi gave an interview refused to answer a question on Osama bin Laden.

Media

BBC removes distorted map of India from Delta variant report after uproar on social media

BBC published wrong map of India while talking about a story on the origin of Delta variant of Chinese coronavirus

TV9 Bharatvarsh documentary shows ISIS bride Shamima Begum holding a document with Congress party’s logo: This is how it happened

Instead of using original footage, TV9 Bharatvarsh used a digitally altered the image of Shamima Begum from a satire site

Republic TV issues statement over Arnab Goswami’s disappearance from the news network: Here is what they said

Arnab Goswami was last seen on May 2 during a discussion on West Bengal assembly polls. He will make a return on Monday.

Case filed against journalist Neha Dixit for accusing RSS affiliate Sewa International of ‘child trafficking’

In a tweet, Neha Dixit had appealed to NRIs not to donate to RSS affiliate Sewa International, claiming that they are involved in child trafficking.

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Taliban rule: When Hindus in Afghanistan were forced to carry yellow badges like Jews in Nazi Germany

In a bid to undo years of suffering and persecution, the Indian government had issued long-term visas to 700 Hindus and Sikhs from Afghanistan in July last year.

Exclusive: Ex-lecturer narrates her 13-year battle against her sexual predators protected by Chennai’s Loyola College administration

It's been 13 years since Josephine has been fighting against the mighty administration of Loyola College, Chennai, but to no avail

Exclusive: Agitators not farmers but criminals, says wife of victim burnt alive at Tikri border, farmers harass woman of village, says sarpanch

Haryana police arrested one of the main accused named Krishna who allegedly set Mukesh ablaze at the Tikri border

OBC benefits for Muslims: How WB Police’s recruitment drive has exposed how parties found a way to make religious reservations

The drive was meant to fill vacancies in the OBC-A category in the state. The list showed that apart from one or two individuals, all of them were Muslims.

Exclusive details: Here are some of the points that the Parliamentary Standing Committee, headed by Shashi Tharoor, raised with Twitter

Indian officials of the microblogging site Twitter were questioned by the Parliamentary Panel on Information Technology on various issues.

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