Monday, September 21, 2020

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Woman alleges gang-rape at a five-star hotel in Connaught Place in Delhi, one arrested

The woman said that she was lured to the hotel room by the promise of loan at a very low interest rate, where she was assaulted and raped

‘Meaningless to play such a petty trick’, Chinese state media Global Times defends Rajeev Sharma, the journalist caught spying for China

Global Times has come out in support of Rajeev Sharma, who was arrested for passing sensitive information to China.

Watch: Maldives Foreign Minister speaks in Hindi to thank India for $250 million package during Coronavirus pandemic

Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid thanked India for financial aid provided to the island nation to fight Coronavirus pandemic

AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi attends annual conference of Hamas-linked Islamic association, claims RSS was inspired by Nazis

Asaduddin Owaisi accused Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Modi government of being part of a larger movement known as Hindutva

Sudarshan News refers to programs on ‘Hindu Terror’ and ‘saffron terror’ by NDTV in its affidavit on ‘UPSC Jihad’ submitted at Supreme Court

Sudarshan News said that in programs on 'Hindu Terror', NDTV used Hindu symbols and saints in saffron clothes with Trishuls, Tilak etc

Shiv Sena, NCP dismisses CBDT investigation against Uddhav Thackeray, Aaditya Thackeray, and Supriya Sule, calls it a ‘routine exercise’

EC had asked CBDT to probe allegations of 'fake poll affidavits' against Supriya Sule, Uddhav Thackeray and Aaditya Thackeray

In Focus

Prime Minister Modi as well as other ministers took to social media to put out the facts and bust the misinformation being spread regarding MSP

Editor's Picks

China invades Nepal, constructs eight buildings in Nepalese territory: Reports

With expansionist policies in place, China has continued to invade Nepal inch by inch and constructing buildings on the captured lands.

HW News Network: The digital news outfit facing I-T probe with expenses eleven times the revenue and mysterious source of fund

While the revenue of Theo Connect that owns the HW News was just Rs 54 lakh in the year 2018-19, its expenses were Rs 3.23 crores

Watch: TMC MP Derek O’Brien heckles and attacks Deputy Chairman Harivansh as Rajya Sabha passes agriculture Bills

TMC MP Derek O'Brien on Sunday, entered the well and climbed the dais of the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman in an attempt to halt the proceedings of the house.

Customer orders jhatka chicken, BigBasket sends parcel with both jhatka and halal labels, refunds money

BigBasket had earlier come under fire for selling discriminatory 'halal' only products. After severe backlash, BigBasket made 'jhatka' meat available on its website.

From ‘she is a small-time actress’ to ‘you are the biggest feminist’, defence pours in for Anurag Kashyap who is accused of sexual assault

Accusing Anurag Kashyap of sexual assault, actress Payal Ghosh stated, "I went to meet him and the next day when he took me to the other room, he opened his zip and tried to force his c**k (penis) inside my vagina by opening my Salwar Kameez.

Deaths aboard Shramik Special trains not due to starvation: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal puts facts on record in parliament

The Railway minister’s forthcoming response on the nature of the death of these migrants on-board Shramik trains comes as an extremely important amidst all the misleading reports pushed by the left-wing media outlets in the last few months attributing the deaths of these people to hunger and starvation.

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
5,485,612
Total cases
Updated on 21 September, 2020 4:06 AM
India
4,392,650
Recovered
Updated on 21 September, 2020 4:06 AM
India
87,909
Deaths
Updated on 21 September, 2020 4:06 AM

Data automatically updated from this public source

31,205,746
Updated on 21 September, 2020 4:06 AM

Opinions

The court must not call out Sudarshan News for speaking for the rights of Dalits and calling out a Dalit leader who just would...

Justice Joseph castigated Sudarshan News on Friday over the manner in which Congress leader Udit Raj was treated.

Why you should support farm ordinances introduced by the Modi govt: The mother of all reforms

In mid-June, the Modi govt brought three ordinances related to farming, which can forever change the agricultural landscape of India. Folks, this is the mother of all reforms.

Of Macaulay and Nehru: A dilapidated education system and the need for the phoenix to rise from the ashes

A major consequence of the dilapidated education system, thanks to Nehru and Macaulay, is that an average Indian graduate is a test taker and a job seeker

How YS Jaganmohan Reddy held the Judiciary to ransom after a PIL was filed to ‘clean politics up’

Even before the debate on Justice Gogoi’s tenure settles, a fresh attempt to breach independence is seeming to blow from down south.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi: The leader who followed his Raj Dharma

Taking a cue from ancient Indian traditions, PM Narendra Modi highlighted that every Indian should have access to good governance and positive results of development.

India should take a firm stand against China and recognize Tibet as an occupied territory

There can never be a constructive border solution between India and China without talking on the issue of Tibet.

Politics

Opposition parties break Deputy Chairman’s mic, disrupts audio system of Rajya Sabha, in an attempt to stop farm reform bills

The violent opposition MPs even attempted to climb on the dais of the Deputy Speaker of Rajya Sabha and broke the microphone

Congress leaders spread fake news, twist Defence Minister’s statement to insinuate that China occupied 38,000 sq. km of land in the recent LAC stand-off

Congress leaders twist Rajnath Singh's statement on Aksai Chin to claim China occupied 38000 sq km Indian land recently

India takes loans from Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, leftist media and Rahul Gandhi spin it to claim India borrowed from China amidst LAC standoff

As a 2nd largest share-holder, India has right to take loans from AIIB, and it being Beijing based does not make it a Chinese bank

Fact Check: Is India going under lockdown once again from September 25?

PIB has debunked rumours on social media about the reimposition of lockdown from September 25 in the wake of Coronavirus surge.

Pakistanis use a 2-year-old image to claim IAF chopper has crashed in Ladakh

The image is that of an Mi-17 Indian chopper, which had caught fire in Uttarakhand's Kedarnath in April 2018

Media

Devendra Fadnavis exposes how ABP Majha abruptly ended his interview, shares video of parallel recording he had arranged anticipating foul-play by the channel

Devendra Fadnavis had alleged that his interview was cut short midway while he was explaining centre's help to Maharashtra on GST credit

Days before his arrest for having classified documents, Journalist Rajeev Sharma had spoken about the state of Indian media and ethics

Rajeev Sharma had spoken about the state of media in the country and the lack of ethics in reporting the real issues

Delhi Police arrests journalist Rajeev Sharma for possessing classified defence documents, had written for Chinese mouthpiece GlobalTimes

Rajeev Sharma had written several columns for Chinese newspaper Global Times, the mouthpiece of Communist Party of China for the last several years.

Bloomberg Quint calls an economist an ‘infectious disease expert’ to peddle the theory that a high recovery rate is a ‘useless statistic’

The Quint earlier transformed an engineer to a doctor to prove that India is in the middle of community transmission stage

Specials

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

Julio Ribeiro and Open Letters, a love story better than Twilight: Here are some letters that the former IPS officer has signed

Former IPS Officer Julio Ribeiro has recently written to the Delhi Police complaining of their 'flawed investigation' into Delhi Riots.

Janeudhari Brahmin Rahul Gandhi’s party celebrates a man who advocated physical violence against Brahmins

The janeudhari Brahmin-Rahul Gandhi has himself in the past, heaped praises and glorified the rabid anti-Hindu Periyar

Delwar Hossain Sayeedi: The man who is convicted for war crimes against Hindus and pro-Bangladeshi supporters in 1971 war

Delwar Hossain Sayeedi is a war criminal convicted for presiding over murders, rapes and forced conversions of Hindus and pro-Bangladeshis during the 1971 war

Kaagaz Scanner: The India-made document scanner app that was praised by PM Modi in his Mann Ki Baat

Kaagaz Scanner – A mobile app to scan documents, lauded by PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat

How Zakat Foundation romanticises Muhammad Iqbal and why it is extremely problematic

The Zakat Foundation has found itself in a raging controversy recently after allegations have been made that Muslims receive undue advantages in their efforts to gain recruitment into the civil services

Bollywood, Sports & more

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly shares pictures of his visit to the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, blurs picture of Pakistani cricketers in background

Sharjah is the 1st of the 3 venues that Sourav Ganguly has visited and he is likely to visit Dubai and Abu Dhabi as well

Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open 2020 after ‘accidentally’ hitting an official with a ball

World number one Tennis player Novak Djokovic was disqualified in the US Open fourth round on Sunday after he struck a line judge with a ball in the first set of his match against Pablo Carreno Busta from Spain.

‘My uncle was slaughtered, we deserve to know who did this heinous act’: Suresh Raina appeals to Capt Amarinder Singh after attack leaves his...

Speaking on the murder of his father-in-law, Harpreet Singh Saggu conceded that it was a 'clear case of murder' and that the robbery was a staged event to deflect the attention from the murder angle.

Remembering Major Dhyan Chand: The Indian hockey wizard who stood up to Adolf Hitler

Hitler had offered Major Dhyan Chand to join the German army after the 1936 Olympics, but the hockey legend had declined the offer

India-China standoff: Indian Army makes a major breakthrough, occupies 6 strategic heights along LAC

To counter India's strategic position, the Chinese regime has deployed 3000 army personnel, near Rechen la and Rezang La heights.

Union Home Ministry tables FCRA amendment bill at the Lok Sabha, proposes to bring more transparency and accountability in the functioning of NGOs

Home ministry introduces FCRA amendment bill in Lok Sabha, several changes made in regulation of NGOs receiving foreign fund

“Rajeev Sharma was always referred to as either a ‘scamster’ or ‘scumbag’ by people who dealt with him,” alleges Journalist Rakesh Krishnan Simha

New Zealand-based journalist Rakesh Krishnan Simha says Rajeev Sharma worked for Russian and Chinese media at the same time

Sandalwood drug case accused actress Sanjjanaa Galrani had embraced Islam two years, whistleblower alleges ‘Love Jihad’ by drug mafia

A document has gone viral on the internet, which suggests that Sanjjanaa had converted to Islam on her own will two years ago. The letter further claims that the actress, who is accused in the drug scandal, had changed her name to Mahira in 2018.

Meet Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s likely nominee to fill the US Supreme Court vacancy left behind by Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Amy Coney Barrett is a Catholic and her faith was a subject of scrutiny among liberals after her nomination to the court of appeals.

Madhya Pradesh: Congress party workers attack SDM and blacken his face during a protest, NSA slapped

More than 20 Congress workers were booked under NSA in MP after one of them blackened the face of a sub-divisional magistrate

Anurag Kashyap #MeToo: NCW extends support to Payal Ghosh, says will stand with her till case goes to court

In a statement released by National Commision for Women (NCW), the NCW chief Rekha Sharma extended support to actress Payal Ghosh who had accused Anurag Kashyap of sexual assault.

Anurag Kashyap denies sexual assault charges, doesn’t forget to drag politics

Anurag Kashyap dragged politics and implied that the allegations of sexual assault against him are levelled by an 'unknown actress' because he 'showed a mirror' to Kangana Ranaut.

Package containing deadly poison addressed to US President Trump intercepted

The United States law enforcement officials had earlier this week intercepted a package addressed to US President Donald Trump that contained a deadly poison, ricin.

‘He opened his zip and tried to force his c**k inside my vagina,’ actress Payal Ghosh accuses filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment

Actress Payal Ghosh has claimed that she was sexually harassed by filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and called him a hypocrite.

Fact-finding report on Bengaluru riots: Survivors claim Hindus were selectively hunted and targeted during the pre-planned riots

These testimonies establish that Bengaluru riots were pre-planned and particularized to target the Hindu community

Rajeev Sharma was paid by China to convey crucial information on Army movement, Defence acquisitions and Dalai Lama: Delhi Police

Rakesh Sharma was in contact with several Chinese operatives, and were made payments through shell companies in Delhi