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Comments against Uddhav Thackeray and Aditya Thackeray: Bombay HC grants protection to Sameet Thakkar, extends protection of Sunaina Holey

The court directed the police that the petitioners Sameet Thakkar and Sunaina Holey should not be arrested until next hearing

Hong Kong pro-democracy protester carries Indian flag during Chinese National Day protests because India is fighting China

“Because India is fighting China. So India is my friend!” the pro-democracy protester carrying Indian flag in Hong Kong said

Hathras: Congress scions Rahul-Priyanka attempt to wash off mother’s sins during Nirbhaya case after trying to wash off father’s Bofors sins by shouting Rafale

Its high time that the Congress scions, who have been milking the Hathras incident, be reminded of its family legacy

Accused in Delhi anti-Hindu riots, Umar Khalid arrested by the crime branch in another FIR related to the violence

Prior to this, on September 24, Umar Khalid has been sent to judicial custody till October 22 by a Delhi court

Arnab Goswami and Republic TV bag 77% viewership for primetime, read what Rajdeep Sardesai and NDTV manage to garner

9 pm show by Arnab Goswami on Republic TV had 77% share, while Rajdeep Sardesai's show had 7%, and NDTV 1.3% share for that slot

In just a week, Rajasthan sees 11 cases of rape, including sexual assault of minors: Read details

11 cases of rapes, sexual assault reported in Rajasthan in a week.

In Focus

In the video, the Hathras DM can be seen telling the family of the victim that the administration is standing in their support.

Editor's Picks

Journalist says brutal murder of teenage girl in Hathras is ‘God-given strategic opportunity’ for Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Priyanka Gandhi has been launching a no-holds-barred attack against the Yogi govt over the Hathras gang-rape incident

As the world battles Chinese virus and India plants its feet against Chinese aggression, The Hindu makes money by printing Chinese propaganda

While the dead bodies mount and India fights a dual battle with the communist regime in the form of their unprovoked aggression at the LAC, Leftist paper, The Hindu, is making money from China and furthering its propaganda for its readers.

The incredible stupidity of liberals in asking “How can Ram or Krishna have a birthplace?”

Liberals need to know that just like non-man entities like governments, companies, NGOs etc., Gods also can own property

Kapil Mishra was not described as a ‘whistleblower’ in the Delhi Riots chargesheet, people being threatened by Rahul Roy were: What media hid

An untruth propagated by media was that the Delhi Riots chargesheet filed detailing the conspiracy terms Kapil Mishra as a 'whistleblower'.

Hypocrisy, thy name Rohini Singh: The Wire employee outrages selectively depending on caste and religious identity of victim and perpetrator

Close on the heels of Hathras horror, a 22-year-old Dalit girl was gang-raped in Balrampur also in Uttar Pradesh. But did it invoke same angry reactions? No.

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
6,391,960
Total cases
Updated on 2 October, 2020 2:08 AM
India
5,348,653
Recovered
Updated on 2 October, 2020 2:08 AM
India
99,804
Deaths
Updated on 2 October, 2020 2:08 AM

Data automatically updated from this public source

34,400,245
Updated on 2 October, 2020 2:08 AM

Opinions

Coronavirus shows that Kerala model is the same as Bihar model of healthcare

Let’s not forget: we are comparing Kerala and Bihar here. The poorest state in India versus the alleged global champion in healthcare. The Health Minister of Bihar never went to BBC mocking the rest of India for not having hospitals.

Sanatana Dharma vs Bollywood on Republic Bharat: Arnab Goswami goes to war

Arnab Goswami has been at the forefront of the campaign against the drag racket in Bollywood and has not pulled any punches.

Dear WebMD, this hideous decoction is neither chai nor latte. As an Indian, I am offended

WebMD tries to pass off spiced decoction of coconut milk and maple syrup as tea and my Indian sensibilities are offended.

PM Modi’s call for UN reforms should be the beginning of our resurgent foreign policy

India could look to pursue a seven-point agenda to play a bigger role in global affairs.

The ‘Kerala model’ everyone has stopped talking about

The hold that communists have over media ensured that these facts regarding Kerala's terrible management of coronavirus crisis gets pushed under the rug. Just like China.

‘Everybody does it, what is the big deal?’ Is Bollywood drug probe really worth prime time? Short answer is yes. Read why

To claim that the Bollywood drug abuse has nothing to do with common man's life is like living in a fool's paradise, to put it mildly.

Politics

SDPI leader Tasleem Rehmani calls SC verdict on Ayodhya wrong, says will rebuild Babri even it takes a thousand years

Tasleem Rehmani said that the he respected the Supreme Court but said that the Ram Janmabhoomi Babri judgment is wrong

Viral message claiming that home minister Amit Shah flown to New York for treatment is false, read details

A message has gone viral on WhatsApp claiming that Amit Shah was shifted to the USA via an air ambulance due to 'critical condition'

No, the United Nations body did not confer the ‘Special Humanitarian Action Award’ on Sonu Sood. Here are the details

SDG Action Awards are still accepting applications, and the last date is 9th October 2020. The previous winners’ list has winners from 2019 and none from 2020.

Fact Check: Was Amnesty International forced to shut its operations in India due to its report on the Delhi Riots?

Amnesty International, one of the shadiest non-governmental organisations, was forced to shut down its operations in India on Tuesday

Fact Check: Did a Muslim lawyer represent Bhagat Singh and a ‘Brahmin RSS’ man fought for the British against him?

Many social media posts and forwards are claiming that a 'Brahmin' RSS lawyer had fought for the British against Bhagat Singh.

Media

Bangalore Mirror journalist loses her mind over OpIndia’s coverage of Delhi anti-Hindu riots, suffers meltdown over long DMs and emails

After constantly sending lengthy emails and elaborate DMs, the Bangalore Mirror journalist also claimed that she does not want to 'engage in a conversation'.

Denmark Ambassador to India calls out The Hindu for spreading fake news regarding comment by Danish PM over COVID-19 in India

Ambassador of Denmark to India, Freddy Svane, has called a report by The Hindu "twisted news".

Propaganda War: The undue influence of the Chinese govt over Indian media is a matter of deep concern and requires urgent intervention

Chinese Communist Party has sought to influence individual journalists and media organisations in its bid to alter global perception about China.

Is anchoring while wearing saffron clothes and sporting a tilak anti-Muslim? Sudarshan News responds to centre’s show-cause notice

Sudarshan News channel today responded to the show-cause issued to the channel against the content of its programme ‘Bindas Bol’, which accuses Zakat Foundation of helping Muslims to infiltrate the civil services

Specials

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

Delhi Riots Conspiracy Chargesheet Part 1: Yogendra Yadav, Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam, seeds of anarchy laid on 5th and the violence on 13th Dec

7 months after the gruesome riots, the Delhi police has filed the first chargesheet detailing the conspiracy that was hatched to unleash violence in the streets of Delhi.

‘Maaro, Kaato’, Muslim mob shouts as they attack beleaguered Hindu family in Kanpur over Facebook post: Read details

"Poora Tandav teen ghante tak chalta raha", says the Hindu family in Kanpur which came under attack from an irate Muslim mob

Delhi Riots: WhatsApp chats acquired by OpIndia show how some anti-CAA protestors were aware that violence was planned, discussed ‘de-escalation’

The WhatsApp chats accesses by OpIndia show that some individuals were aware that some anti-CAA groups had fanned the violence and they now need to de-escalate.

Parliament sees its most productive session: Here is a summary of all the 25 Bills passed by the Modi government in Lok Sabha

A total of 25 bills were passed during the just concluded monsoon session of the parliament some of which are very significant bills

5 questions about the new Industrial Relations Code and the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Condition Code answered

In the current parliament session, three bills - Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions, Industrial Relations Code and Social Security Code were passed to reform Labour laws.

Bollywood, Sports & more

Rahul Gandhi has a great ‘fall’: The media stunt of Hathras journey has turned into a meme fest

Rahul Gandhi is the largest stakeholder of Meme maker Rozgar Yojna. He is the muse, the inspiration and the idea that makes legendary meme artists create meme-masterpieces.

Sexual assault case: Anurag Kashyap summoned for questioning by Mumbai police

Actress Payal Ghosh had accused Anurag Kashyap of forcing himself on her during a meeting at his house.

Fair and Handsome brand ambassador Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan claims she was called ugly for having brown skin

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's daughter, Suhana Khan, on Tuesday put up a post on photo-sharing website Instagram claiming she was called ugly for having brown skin tone.

The dancing boys of Afghanistan: A report on the rising ‘baccha bazi’ in the country

'Baccha Bazi' or 'Child play' is a practice in which young (and often pre-pubescent) boys are made to dress like girls and dance erotically in front of middle-aged Afghan men

Chattisgarh: 12th pass man found running medical store, nursing home with 4 beds

During the raid, the DM and revenue department officials also found a 4-bed nursing home being operated inside the medical store where a female patient was being treated for typhoid.

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny claims that President Vladimir Putin was behind his suspected poisoning: Reports

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was admitted to the ICU in the month of August after being allegedly poisoned by nerve agent

Forensic report rules out rape angle in Hathras case, deliberate attempt to instigate caste violence in state: ADG

ADG Prashant Kumar further stated that despite swift action by the police to arrest the attackers and repeated clarifications in the case, certain groups have been involved to instigate caste-based violence based on false claims and misinformation.

Hathras case gets politicised: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra shares video of the victim’s father where he is being prompted to demand ‘court monitored CBI probe’

A voice can be heard in the background in the video prompting the father of the Hathras rape and murder victim to demand CBI probe

Two minor girls from Baran say on camera that they were gang-raped, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot claims they were ‘not forced’

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot denies gang-rape in case of Baran minor girls, says the girls went on their own and were not 'forced'.

Uttar Pradesh: 20-year-olds Danish and Rizwan rape minor girls in Azamgarh and Bulandshahr respectively, both arrested

Close on the heels of horrifying rape and death case of 19-year-old Hathras girl, reports of minor girls being raped in Azamgarh and Bulandshahr have emerged.

Google to block ads for content in Punjabi, Odia, Assamese and several other Indian languages, will hurt startups and media industry

Many revenue earning options depend on what Google decides. Small and medium publishers have simply no option but to depend on google for their earnings

Pakistan echoes Indian ‘liberals’ while condemning acquittal of Ram Bhakts by CBI court, claims ‘wrong direction’ was earlier set by Ram Janmabhoomi verdict

The Pakistan foreign ministry, much like Indian 'liberals', seems to have wilfully misinterpreted the verdict.

Uttar Pradesh: 22-year-old Dalit woman gang-raped in Balrampur, two accused Shahid and Sahil arrested

The family has stated that the accused had injected the victim with some substance because she was in a dazed state when she came home. She died on the way to hospital.

Government issues guidelines for Unlock 5.0, cinema halls and entertainment parks to reopen from 15th October

The Unlock 5.0 guidelines permit the opening of cinema halls, multiplexes and educational institutions subject to certain conditions.

Ordnance Factory Board slams news reports blaming them of providing poor quality ammunition to Indian Army

Ordnance Factory Board rebuts media reports claiming that faulty ammunition was responsible for 27 lives and a loss of Rs 960 crores