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Bill Gates believed pedophile Jeffery Epstein could help him win the Nobel Peace Prize: Report

Billionaire Bill Gates developed a relationship with pedophile Jeffery Epstein to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

‘Modi Strain’: How Congress toolkit exposed an attempt to tarnish the Prime Minister’s image

The Congress Toolkit exposed mischievous plan of the opposition party to tarnish image of PM Modi by using the media.

Congress toolkit effect? Pat Cummins and Dalai Lama were trolled for contributing to PM CARES Fund

The Congress toolkit asks members to aggressively question celebrities donating to the PM CARES Fund.

Feminism in India Editor Japleen Pasricha called out for sexist jibe at Mayawati, blames it on ‘internalised sexism’

Japleen Pasricha, founder-CEO and Editor-in-Chief at Feminism in India, has apologised for a sexist jibe at Mayawati.

Comedian Neville Shah apologises for ‘quota admission’ joke after 5 year old video clip went viral

Stand-up comedian Neville Shah has issued an apology after a video clip of his performance five years ago went viral on social media.

14000 gelatin sticks, 4000 detonators and other explosives seized from two locations in Maharashtra: Details

In a raid by Thane’s Crime Branch Unit in Maharashtra, cops seized 12000 gelatin sticks and 3000 detonators from Bhiwandi.

In Focus

The petitioner wants Delhi High Court to quash govt notification allowing Covaxin trials for the 2-18 age group.

Editor's Picks

Congress may have rubbished the toolkit as ‘fake’ but there are enough reasons why people find it authentic

A toolkit was recently in circulation that highlighted the Congress party's devious attempts to tarnish the Modi government.

#CongressToolKitExposed: How Congress’s Srinivas BV’s actions during Covid crisis fits the toolkit perfectly

One of the first recommendations of this particular section of the 4-page toolkit suggests promoting SOS redressals and offering “priority help” to journalists, media professionals and other influencers.

Why Islamists and their apologists are desperate to insert ‘Jai Shri Ram’ to turn every random crime into hate crime

Ever since PM Modi came to power in 2014, the 'Dara Husa Musalman' bogey has been raised time and again in Indian context mostly to whitewash hate crimes carried out against Hindus

Washington Post cancels Iron Dome for saving Israeli lives

Should Israel just let its citizens die? Why should any country not use technology to save lives of its citizens?

West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee’s govt clears proposal to form a State Legislative Council. Here is why

The decision was taken during a cabinet meeting, conducted via video conferencing, by the CM and several Departmental Secretaries.

A week after BMC floated global tender for Covid vaccines, it gets zero bids. Here is why

Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar had stated that there will be no advanced payments and vaccine companies will be penalised if they delay delivery.

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
25,486,028
Total cases
Updated on 19 May, 2021 1:12 AM
India
21,970,231
Recovered
Updated on 19 May, 2021 1:12 AM
India
283,138
Deaths
Updated on 19 May, 2021 1:12 AM

Data automatically updated from this public source

164,698,471
Updated on 19 May, 2021 1:12 AM

Opinions

From Mumbai 26/11 attacks to Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati assassination plot: How Islamic terrorists use Hindu symbols

Delhi Police recently averted a major assassination attempt against Dasna Devi Temple head-priest Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati.

Suicides among the Clergy of the Catholic Church in India: A disturbing trend

Life in a convent or monastery is demanding, with rigorous prayer, penances and learning. Life as a parish priest is demanding in a very different manner. A parish priest’s life is a lonely one.

As ‘liberals’ and Islamists in India #StandWithIsrael, a deep dive into their profiles shows visceral hate for Hindus, Jews

It perhaps will not be completely incorrect to say that under the garb of Israel-Palestine conflict, some radicals in India are displaying their hate for Hindus in full glory.

Fictional cow dung link to mucormycosis, silence on other fake claims: How ‘public health experts’ destroyed faith in institutions during the pandemic

One of the most remarkable facet of it is the politicization of discourse surrounding the disease by public health experts.

Massive Eid gatherings show the futility of lockdown during the second wave of the pandemic in India, it is time to lift them now

The Muslim community across the world is celebrating Eid ul-Fitr today. With it, the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end.

Kejriwal govt sets aside Rs 50 crores for free vaccination of Delhi residents, while spending far more on PR: Details

While AAP government in Delhi spent Rs 150 crores on PR from Jan to March, it has only allocated Rs 50 crores for the free vaccination of Delhi's 2 crore population.

Politics

After relentless PR hailing KK Shailaja’s ‘Kerala Model’ of Covid care, Vijayan govt to get new health minister

KK Shailaja has been dropped as Health Minister after the 'Kerala Model' of Covid-19 management was hailed by the media.

Media

Pakistan based CNN contributor Adeel Raja says world needs another Hitler amidst Israel-Palestine conflict, has history of anti-Semitic tweets

Adeel Raja, freelance contributor at CNN, has said that the world needs a Hitler today amidst the Israel-Palestine conflict.

The Hindu quietly changes headline after columnist calls Tejasvi Surya a virus: Here are her previous problematic comments

The Hindu published an opinion-editorial by columnist Vaishna Roy on Friday where it called BJP MP Tejasvi Surya a virus.

Legendary Australian cricketer slams world media for ‘vulture’ journalism, says Incredible India deserves respect: Here is what he said

In a recent post, the former cricketer has expressed his overwhelming support for India and slammed international media for vulture journalism

5 years ago, The Week published an article insulting, mocking, lying about Veer Savarkar, today they apologise: Read full details

After a lawsuit filed by Veer Sarvarkar's grand nephew, The Week apologises for a article on Sarvarkar published in 2016

Specials

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Understanding Cytokine Storm: What it is and how it may be responsible for Covid-19 related deaths

Cytokine Storm happens when the body releases too many Cytokine, it leads to immune system attacking own body cells

While Delhi govt was alleging inadequate oxygen supply, data show it was returning oxygen to suppliers, asked them to store the excess

Due to lack of storage plants and not enough demand, Delhi govt had returned oxygen and asked the suppliers to store them

No documents or ID proof? Here is how the vulnerable section of the society will get their COVID vaccine

How will the vulnerable population of India who do not have a valid ID proof get Coronavirus vaccine? Ministry has a prescribed procedure for it

Herman Knippenberg – The Dutch diplomat who sent the ‘Serpent’ Charles Sobhraj behind bars

Herman Knippenberg was a Dutch diplomate in Thailand who had gathered vital information about Charles Sobhraj in Bangkok

Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ Air Defence System: What is it and how does it work

To counter the low-cost warfare initiated by Hamas, the Israel Defence Forces has activated its state-of-art air defence system - 'Iron Dome' to protect its civilian population from the barrage of rockets.

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