Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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Congress leader Digvijaya Singh’s latest publicity stunt: Makes donation for Ram Mandir construction to score political brownie points

"Religion is no test of nationality but a personal matter between man and his God", Digvijaya Singh quoted Mahatma Gandhi.

‘Different policy for Indian and European users serious concern’: GoI directs WhatsApp to withdraw proposed privacy policy changes

The GoI has written to Will Cathcart, the CEO of WhatsApp, regarding privacy concerns and urged him to withdraw them.

UP: Somnath Bharti released from jail, AAP workers welcome him with ‘Modi-Yogi murdabad’ slogans

Somnath Bharti was sent to 14 days judicial custody for dishing out death threats to Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and threatening police officers.

‘This is our global approach’: After CEO Jack Dorsey, Twitter legal head Vijaya Gadde floats ‘deamplification’ and more account suspensions

Project Veritas, has released a video where Vijaya Gadde, the legal and policy head of Twitter, discusses further censorship.

Watch: The historic moment when India secured the victory at Gabba, congratulations pour in from all quarters

BCCI announced Rs.5 crore bonus as India wins Gabba test by 3 wickets due to stellar knocks from Rishabh Pant and Shubman Gill.

India Vs Australia: Ajinkya Rahane’s gesture after fighting a bitter series wins hearts

Indian Cricketer Ajinkya Rahane, before taking the trophy gifted Australian cricketer Nathan Lyon a signed t-shirt.

In Focus

Report China building a village inside Arunachal Pradesh was bought out by NDTV yesterday - and it turned out to be fake news

Editor's Picks

Brisbane Test: Stadium reverberates with chants of ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’, Australian coach says can’t underestimate Indians

The loud cheer and the subsequent sloganeering reverberated in the stadium that even the audience, watching the live telecast, had a 'goosebump' moment.

How this New Yorker Article represents Deep-Rooted White Western Racism against ‘Brown Indians’

The New Yorker published an article by Bill McKibben, titled – Gandhi, History, and the Lessons of the Events at the Capitol.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan never called for “tracking working women”: How liberals made a story out of nothing

You must have heard - MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan is planning to register and track every movement of working women - that is fake news

‘Doob maro. If you have the courage, try doing something similar with people of other religion’, Raju Srivastav tears into makers of Tandav

Comedian Raju Srivastav also weighs in on the ongoing controversies linked with Saif Ali Khan starrer web series Tandav

Terror group SFJ plans to plunge national capital into darkness, calls for destroying electric grids in Delhi on Republic Day

Terror group Sikh For Justice which is demanding Khalistan, has called to destroy power grid on Republic Day.

The hidden chats in the TRP Chargesheet that nobody is talking about, not even the police: India Today and BARC

In the TRP case chargesheet, pages of personal chats between Arnab Goswami and the ex-BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta have been added

The build up to the Delhi anti-Hindu Riots 2020

On this day that year

Scars of how Islamists and Left came together to burn the country a year ago: From the ides of December to end of February

It was on the 11th of December 2019 that calls to Jihad started emanating, culminating into the Delhi anti-Hindu riots.

Shaheen Bagh anti-CAA protesters clash with Kashmiri Pandits on the 30th anniversary of the Genocide

Kashmiri Pandits chanted 'Justice for Kashmiri Pandits' slogans at Shaheen Bagh, which was objected by anti-CAA protesters

District Magistrate and Deputy DM in Congress ruled Madhya Pradesh slap and assault people at peaceful pro-CAA rally

The Congress party decided to oppose the Act that provides citizenship to persecuted minorities from neighbouring Islamic States tooth and nail.

Sting video exposes propaganda behind Shaheen Bagh protests, organiser Sharjeel Imam from JNU confesses protest was carried out to attract ‘Western media’

Chief of Shaheen Bagh protests reveals on camera that the plan was for a one-day protest to attract ‘western media’

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
10,582,647
Total cases
Updated on 19 January, 2021 4:44 PM
India
10,228,753
Recovered
Updated on 19 January, 2021 4:44 PM
India
152,593
Deaths
Updated on 19 January, 2021 4:44 PM

Data automatically updated from this public source

96,086,625
Updated on 19 January, 2021 4:44 PM

Opinions

‘Consensual affair’ between minors and adults not a valid defense, says SC: Here’s why it is significant in view of growing Grooming Jihad cases

The Supreme Court on the 13th of January delivered a very significant judgment in a case involving the kidnapping of a minor.

Hinduphobic content on OTT platforms and censorship: The case against it and the ironic case for it

Content creators don’t stay away from picking on other communities because they fear lawsuits or court cases. They stay away because they fear raw street power.

Force the Vote: The churn within the Democratic Party, the ‘Fraud Squad’ and the plank for ‘Medicare for All’ that appears abandoned

Progressives within the party want to move the Democratic Party more and more to the left of the political spectrum.

What the Nidhi-Harvard story reveals about our world: Get off your high horse, you are not that special, anyway

Liberal journalist, Nidhi Razdan, thought she had received an offer from Harvard University to become an Associate Professor of journalism.

Firangi lord Rahul Gandhi realises the glory of Hindu festival after witnessing it, makes superb U-turns while making zero sense

After Congress tried to ban Jallikattu for years, today Rahul Gandhi has decided that he likes it. Also the lord Gandhi has been kind enough to allow us brown people to continue their traditional festivities on Pongal.

Explained – The political crisis over crop procurement in Chhattisgarh and why paddy procurement has been stopped in the state

As mandis in Chhattisgarh overflow due to bonus announced by govt, both Congress and BJP blaming each other

Politics

‘Mamata Banerjee is a Bangladeshi, working for Islamic terrorists’: UP minister Anand Shukla

Uttar Pradesh Minister Anand S Shukla termed Mamata Banerjee as the 'biggest threat to the nation'.

‘Locations you are referring to were under Chinese occupation since very long Congress regimes’: Kiren Rijiju schools Rahul Gandhi

China has built a village on Arunachal Pradesh land that was occupied by it in 1959 when Jawaharlal Nehru was India's Prime Minister

As India starts world’s largest COVID vaccination drive, media organisations resort to spreading lies and fear

Several media organisations have published headlines that alluded the ward boy who died of heart attack in Moradabad, had lost his life because of COVID-19 vaccine

NDTV’s Ravish Kumar spreads fake news on paddy procurement by govt: Read full details of letter written by govt of India

PIB Additional Director General sent a letter to NDTV after Ravish Kumar used wrong data to accuse govt of lying about paddy procurement

Usual suspects lie and spread propaganda to allege that Centre branded all protesters as Khalistanis in SC: Read details

The left-leaning propagandists twisted AG Venugopal's assertion that Khalistanis have infiltrated the farmers' protests to allege Centre has called all the farmers as Khalistanis

Media

India Today CFO and Distribution Head being grilled by ED again in the fake TRP case: Read details

India Today CFO was earlier summoned by the ED for questioning in the TRP case on January 8.

While Times Now goes hammer and tongs after Arnab Goswami, here is what Times of India published ahead of air-strike

The Arnab Goswami private WhatsApp chats leaked by Mumbai Police have created quite the storm.

Congress admits Mumbai police leaked Arnab Goswami chats: Here are all the wild conspiracy theories they generated

Prithviraj Chavan has admitted that it was the Mumbai Police which leaked the private WhatsApp chats of Arnab Goswami.

The curious case of Steve Jarding: How the specialist in failure Harvard Professor failed Nidhi Razdan

Steve Jarding is in the advisory board of the Kautilya School of Public Policy (KSPP) along with Nidhi Razdan.

Specials

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

The vaccine diplomacy: The next battleground between India and China to dominate the global COVID-19 vaccine requirements

With apprehensions surrounding Chinese vaccines swelling, India has taken a lead in helping the world to combat coronavirus with its indigenously developed COVID-19 vaccines

All you need to know about Navdeep Bains, minister who resigned from Trudeau govt: Corruption, Khalistan, immigration scam and lobbying for China

Navdeep Bains is considered to be one of the aggressive Khalistan sympathizers within the Canada government.

BHU to induct degree course on Hindu Studies with Ancient scriptures, Vedas, Puranas and more: Exclusive details

Bharat Adhyayan Kendra of BHU has come up with a structured two-year course on Hindu Studies, scriptures and traditions

Does Twitter own Signal? Well, No. Here is all you need to know

Rumours suggested that Signal is owned by Twitter which turned out to be misinformation

TRP case exclusive: Even before Republic TV was born, BARC’s internal emails point towards an IPL link

In statement by Police in TRP case, they alluded to a 'forensic report' on the basis of which, they claimed to have 'found evidence'.

Bollywood, Sports & more

Bruised but not broken: Indian creates history in Gabba, defeats Australia in its own bastion after 32 years

A predominantly inexperienced Indian side defeated Australia in its own bastion at the Gabba cricket stadium in Brisbane.

Actor Gurmeet Choudhary, who played the role of Lord Ram, shares video requesting all to donate for Ram Mandir

"I want to request all of you to come forward and donate for this noble cause," Gurmeet Choudhary said.

‘Took his penis out and asked me to feel it’: Actress Sherlyn Chopra accuses Sajid Khan of sexual harassment

Sherlyn Chopra has come forward and alleged that Sajid Khan took his penis out of his pants when she went to meet him in 2006

Director of ‘Tandav’ issues ‘unconditional apology’ for hurting Hindu sentiments after UP Police registers an FIR: Details

Ali Abbas Zafar, the director of the recently released controversial web series Tandav, has issued an "unconditional apology".

‘When will Rahul Gandhi and Congress stop lying on China?’: BJP Pres JP Nadda tears into Rahul Gandhi’s jibe on Arunachal Pradesh land

While taking a dig on PM Modi, senior Congress leader tweeted how PM Modi had promised he wont let the country bow down.

In 2013, NCERT had admitted they have no documents to back claims on Qutab Minar made in textbooks

NCERT's reply to a 2013 RTI query says they have no documents or epigraphic evidence to back the claims made regarding the Qutab Minar in their history textbook.

Trouble for Pakistan increases as UAE may demand repayment of USD 3 billion loan like Saudi Arabia: Reports

It must be mentioned that UAE had also announced $3 billion worth of deferred oil payments for Pakistan but soon cancelled it.

Grooming Jihad: Sohail becomes ‘Sunny’ to harass 22-year-old in Madhya Pradesh, first arrest under new law

Grooming Jihad: A man named Sohail Mansuri arrested under the new law against Grooming Jihad, is accused of abusing a 22-year-old woman to forcefully convert her.

Delhi: Woman approaches court after husband gives triple talaq after severe torture for want of a male child

According to Hashim, she was also forced to undergo several abortions.

California pauses the use of a huge batch of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine: Read why

Prior to this, a doctor in Boston had developed a severe allergic reaction after receiving Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

BBC ‘Death in Bollywood’ documentary: Jiah Khan’s sister narrates how Sajid Khan harassed the actor, says ‘he asked her to take off her top’

BBC recently come out with a documentary series titled 'Death in Bollywood' that traced the mysterious death of late actress Jiah Khan

‘Gaadi se layenge farzi comedian ko’: UP Police reaches Madhya Pradesh to take custody of Munawar Faruqui

UP Police has sought custody of 'comedian' Munawar Faruqui in a 2020 case pertaining to allegations of insulting Hindu gods and goddesses.

As ‘Tandav’ controversy erupts, an email written by Amit Malviya to Amazon surfaces

Malviya's email and shared an OpIndia report on the open ideological and political bias of Aparna Purohit, the creative head of Prime Videos.

‘Jack Ma is safe and sound’, is ‘laying low’ claims founder and chairman of equity firm Primavera Capital Group

Days after his unflattering opinion of the Chinese authorities, Alibaba founder Jack Ma went mysteriously missing

Condemn desecration Hindu places of worship: Conservative MP from Canada calls for resettlement of Kashmiri pandits in Kashmir

Canadian Conservative MP Bob Saroya has extended his full support to the Modi government for the resettlement and rehabilitation of the Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley.

Mumbai: NCP leader Nawab Malik’s son-in-law Sameer Khan sent to 14-day judicial custody in drug case

The NCB remand of Sameer Khan, the son-in-law of Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik ends today on January 18.