Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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Land sanctioned for Dalits hostel was taken over by AJL and converted into a commercial property, says report.

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Did you know Farooq Abdullah’s daughter Sara Abdullah had a rough time convincing her family for marrying ‘Hindu’ boy Sachin Pilot: Read details

Sara Abdullah had to suffer a lot of hardship to marry Sachin Pilot because her family did not want her to marry a 'Hindu' man.

Google to join hands with Prasar Bharati for edutainment series to help business owners amid Covid-19

Google and Prasar Bharati to bring edutainment series for small businesses amid Covid-19 pandemic

‘I swear by Kashmiri mothers and sisters that I will wear a suicide jacket to destroy a Temple built in Pakistan’: Pakistani man in...

Islamists in Pakistan had recently opposed the construction of Shri Krishna temple in Islamabad, the country’s capital.

Hindus in Nepal protest against oppression of the Hindu community in Pakistan, burn Imran Khan’s effigy

Activists from the Hindu Community in Nepal protested outside the Pakistan Embassy in Kathmandu against the atrocities committed against Pakistani Hindus.

At least 7 stand-up comedians deactivate or protect their Twitter accounts after netizens dredge up deplorable old tweets and videos

Unnerved by the possibility that they might be entrapped in a legal dispute, comedians deactivate/protect their Twitter account after users highlighted their reprehensible old tweets insulting Hindu Gods and Goddesses

Bihar: Govt imposes complete lockdown from July 16 to July 31 to curb the coronavirus explosion in the state

On Tuesday, the overall coronavirus tally in the state rose to 18,853 with record 1,432 new cases in the last 24 hours.

Editor's Picks

Melting French glacier lead to resurfacing of Indian newspapers which could be from 1966 plane crash

Air India 101 had collided in the summit of the Mont Blanc mountain range on January 24, 1966, killing all 117 people on board

Rajasthan crisis deepens: Congress fires Sachin Pilot as Deputy CM and state Congress chief, accuses him conspiring with BJP to destabilise govt

Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala today announced that Congress rebel leader Sachin Pilot has been sacked as Rajasthan state Congress chief and removed from his post of Deputy Chief Minister of the state.

Youth Congress is horrified at KP Sharma Oli’s Ayodhya comment, but Congress itself said there is no evidence for existence of Shri Ram

Youth Congress, the youth wing of the Congress party, jumped on the scene and demonstrated what appeared to be unnecessary bravado.

Employee Welfare Scheme launched in the name of late Arun Jaitley; Family donates pension for Group ‘C’ employees of Rajya Sabha

The Employee Welfare scheme will be called 'Arun Jaitley Financial Assistance for group C employees scheme'.

No actionable evidence so far to link BJP leader Kapil Mishra and Anurag Thakur with the Delhi anti-Hindu riots: Police to HC

The Delhi Police said before the High Court that the PILs against political leaders including Kapil Mishra were "motivated"

Another YouTuber, Imtiyaz Shaikh alias Umesh Dada, arrested for issuing rape threats against comedian Agrima Joshua

Agrima Joshua had shared a clip of her a year-old video in which she had made contemptuous remarks for the Chhatrapati Shivaji Memorial in Arabian Sea, drawing publice ire

Data automatically updated from this public source

13,274,446
Updated on 14 July, 2020 7:52 PM
13,274,446
Worldwide cases
Updated on 14 July, 2020 7:52 PM
576,505
Worldwide deaths
Updated on 14 July, 2020 7:52 PM
India
911,629
Total cases
Updated on 14 July, 2020 7:52 PM
India
573,953
Recovered
Updated on 14 July, 2020 7:52 PM
India
23,788
Deaths
Updated on 14 July, 2020 7:52 PM

Coronavirus
Latest info and reports

Latest updates and important links about COVID-19 coronavirus

Live statistics and tracking of news related to COVID-19 coronavirus with focus on India.

West Bengal: Doctor accuses Mamata govt of publishing misleading information on the states’ coronavirus preparedness on its health website

The doctor spoke in his interview with ABP News that health infrastructure in Bengal is deteriorating and the situation is grim.

Why ‘liberal’ hate against Amitabh Bachchan for getting admitted to a hospital after testing positive for Coronavirus makes no sense at all

A bevy of perverse liberals took to Twitter to denounce Amitabh Bachchan after he got Coronavirus, claiming it to be a "privilege of rich" and accusing him of needlessly occupying a hospital bed

India may have 17 lakh+ total coronavirus cases by 3rd August, with over 6.9 lakh active cases, says study

India may have 17 lakh+ Covid-19 cases by 3rd August, says Professor Shamika Ravi.

Uttar Pradesh govt starts door-to-door medical screening for coronavirus

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, in a tweet on Saturday had said that medical screening and testing are the most important means to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection.

Former RSS pracharak, Hindu Samhati founder Tapan Ghosh succumbs to Coronavirus in Kolkata

Hindu right wing leader in West Bengal and Hindu Samhiti founder Tapan Ghosh dies of COVID-19 in Kolkata hospital

Hema Malini refutes rumours that she is admitted in hospital for breathing problem

After rumours spread on social media the Hema Malini is in hospital for breathing problem, Hema and daugher Esha deny the rumours

Opinions

How Ambedkar busted the myth of ‘Ganga Jamuni Tehzeeb’ through his speeches and book ‘Pakistan or Partition of India’

Ambedkar was, in reality, always wary of the Communists and their propensity of creating chaos and anarchy.

The death of BJP MLA Debendra Nath Roy shows that no opposition political leader is safe in West Bengal

BJP MLA in West Bengal, Debendra Nath Roy, was found hanging in public on Monday.

Sharad Pawar, Mamata Banerjee, Jagan and Himanta Biswa: How Congress ignored key regional leaders and eventually lost those states

Choosing loyalists over popularity and calibre has cost Congress dearly. Losing key regional leaders has decimated the party to ruins in many states.

Agrima Joshua apologising to Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance shows that the Woke slogan of ‘speaking truth to power’ is only an excuse to undermine...

Agrima Joshua tagged Aditya Thackeray and asserted that she was convinced that it was BJP supporters trolling her in the guise of Shiv Sena.

Aakar Patel abuses Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar – reasons go beyond hatred for Modi

The 'Woke' secular-liberal camp of current times is defined by its elitist arrogance and crass snobbery. 'Human rights activist' Aakar Patel is one such specimen.

Here is a short list of anti-Brahmin people and ideas Congress has nurtured and supported

The Congress party has been trying to paint the Yogi Government as 'anti-Brahmin'.

Politics

Police stopped my car, took my keys away: BTP MLA from Rajasthan says he is being forcefully stopped from going anywhere

BTP has 2 MLAs in the Rajasthan assembly and party chief Mahesh Vasava had issued a notice asking them to remain neutral and not support either Congress, BJP or Pilot.

Amid political crisis in Rajasthan Congress, news agencies and media houses publish report based on fake Twitter account of Sarah Pilot

Media houses publish report on Rajasthan Congress political crisis based on fake Twitter account of Sachin Pilot's wife Sarah Pilot

Fact-Check: Is the West Bengal government recruiting only Muslims in its latest recruitment drive?

The WhatsApp message claims that only Muslims have been employed by the West Bengal government for a particular post.

Journalist shares image of a Pakistani cannibal who ate a baby as ‘RAW agent captured in Nepal’

The photo of a RAW agent supposedly arrested in Nepal is actually photo of a Pakistani cannibal who was convicted of eating children

India Today journalist Ashraf Wani peddles fake news claiming Kashmiri woman was killed by Army bullets in Pampore

A lady was caught in the crossfire after some terrorists attacked an Army convoy near a Mosque in Pampore. She was brought to hospital and was discharged soon after first-aid.

Media

The Caravan’s ‘health journalist’ is upset that BMC sanitised the Bachchans’ residence after Amitabh and Abhishek test positive for coronavirus

Health journalist Vidya Krishnan shows ignorance of health protocol for Coronavirus, objects to sanitisation of COVID-19 patient

Virologist who spent weeks documenting his ‘battle’ against Coronavirus from hospital on NBC News finds out he was not infected

On Tuesday, Fair revealed that he was never diagnosed with the Chinese virus and had tested negative for it multiple times.

The Wire issues half-hearted correction after being called out by NCPCR for their blatantly fake news about ‘eight-fold increase in complaints post lockdown

The Wire retracted it after the author of the article said that she had no evidence to support her stunning claim.

The Wire accused Yogi Adityanath of being ‘casteist’ for not killing Vikas Dubey hours before the encounter of the gangster

Notorious gangster, Vikas Dubey, who was arrested from Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh was killed in an encounter in the wee hours of the morning on Friday

Specials

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

AMU girl complains about being threatened and hounded since CAA was passed, told she will be made to wear “brass hijab”

Calling her a "Sanghi", the fellow AMU students had attacked her for calling out sexualisation of women in the varsity

‘Maaro, Kafiro ko Maaro’: From creating fake alibi to mobilising thousands of Muslims against Hindus, read what Tahir Hussain did in his own words

Disclosure Statement in the chargesheet which was narrated and signed by Tahir Hussain in his own words, reveal a sinister design during Delhi riots

Delhi anti-Hindu riots: Sahil’s father Parvez died in 3 different ways, in 2 different locations, 16 Hindus named in the FIR

Sahil Parvez had stated that his father was shot in front of their house in his statement to the media. His complaint letter to the police several weeks later suddenly shifts the location, identifies 16 'attackers' by name and makes a lot of contradictory claims, read details.

Delhi Riots Chargesheets: Before murdering Ratan Lal, the Islamist mob had held 2 other police constables hostage

The chargesheet filed by Special Investigation Team of Delhi Police in the murder of Ratan Lal and deadly attacks by rioters on IPS Amit Sharma and IPS Anuj Kumar mentions at least 17 accused.

Used cartridges from the rooftop: What was collected from the scene where Ratan Lal was murdered and what it all means

During the anti-Hindu Delhi riots, the brutal murder of Ratan Lal was one of the first acts of violence that shook the nation from the 24th of February to the 26th of February

Bollywood, Sports & more

Cricket, fans, media and dogs: 10 Dhoni quotes which will bring smile on your face

Ten most popular quotes of former Indian skipper MS Dhoni

Men in blue: See how the ODI jerseys for Team India have evolved since 1985

As an Indian cricket fan, do you remember all the Indian Jerseys donned by the cricketers in ODIs? Here we are trying to show you all the jerseys Indian players worn since 1985.

Shahid Afridi makes another controversial statement, says Indian cricket team used to ask forgiveness from Pakistan team after getting badly defeated

Shahid Afridi has claimed that Indian Cricket Team used to ask for forgiveness during India-Pakistan matches

UVA Premier League T20 in Sri Lanka turns out to be fake tournament held in a Punjab village suspected to be organised by bookies....

UVA Premier League T20 in Sri Lanka is a fake tournament promoted by Indian sports websites and Sri Lanka has denied any association with it

Pakistan: Blasphemy complaint against opposition politician for saying ‘all religions are equal’

"This is a country of 22 crore people, irrespective of religion. No religious group is superior to another religious group," Khawaja Asif had said in the National Assembly.

France: Man who shouted ‘Allah hu Akbar’, robbed and defecated on an 85-year-old pensioner, sentenced to 18 months in prison

Thr 85-year-old pensioner was attacked, beaten with punches and was defecated upon by the criminal inside his Le Crosic home.

Chief Minister of Puducherry directs Forest Department to return Lakshmi the Elephant to her home at the Manakula Vinayagar Temple

Lakshmi the Elephant will return to her home at the Manakula Vinaygar Temple in Puducherry on Wednesday.

Bangladesh: Islamists dig up the grave of an Ahmadi newborn and throw the corpse on the road because she was ‘infidel’

The Ahmadis are persecuted on religious grounds in Bangladesh and Pakistan because radical Islamists believe that they are not Muslims.

Vikas Dubey case: 6 killed in encounters, 4 arrested, 21 accused named, manhunt on for 11 others

UP Police inform tha 21 accused have been named so far in the Vikas Dubey case. Apart from 6 who have been killed, 4 have been arrested.

USA rejects China’s ‘might is right’ claims on the South China Sea, says PRC’s predatory mindset has no place in the 21st century

The State Department reiterated that carrying out unilateral activities in the territory of sovereign countries along the South China Sea for fishing or hydrocarbon development is 'unlawful harassment'.

PTI slapped with Rs.84 crore bill for missing payments and lease agreement violation for its office

The Land and Development office has accused the news agency of violating the terms of the lease agreement under which they got the land for the office on Sansad Marg, New Delhi.

Kanpur encounter: Postmortem report of 8 policemen killed by Vikas Dubey’s men reveals extreme brutality. Read details

The postmortem report of the 8 cops who were killed when gangster Vikas Dubey's men ambushed them earlier this month has revealed barbaric details.

China eyes 400 billion dollar deal with Iran, may cloud India’s Chabahar port prospects

Iran's yet-to-be-signed deal with China may cloud India's prospects at the Chabahar port.

Here are the six significant statements by the court today while denying bail to Tahir Hussain, accused in the Delhi anti-Hindu riots

Tahir Hussain had sought bail saying there was no cogent evidence to link him to Ankit Sharma's murder

Nepal PM says Shri Ram was Nepali and India has created ‘fake Ayodhya’, admits scholars will not believe his ‘new fact’

Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli claimed that India falsely says Shri Ram was born in Ayodhya, India.

Amidst rising demand to boycott Chinese products, Bollywood actor Karthik Aryan drops multi-crore endorsement deal with Oppo

Karthik Aryan has become the first Bollywood actor to drop a multi-crore deal with a Chinese brand.