Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Latest news

Israeli PM Netanyahu flies to Saudi Arabia to meet crown prince MBS and US Secretary of State Pompeo, Israeli sources claim

Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly flew in a private jet to meet with Saudi crown prince MBS and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Harassment over selling firecrackers: Haryana Police beats up people, security men of BJP leaders, protesting suicide of BJP Councillor

Harish Sharma committed suicide after he was booked for allegedly selling firecrackers during Diwali and misbehaving police officials.

Uttar Pradesh: Two Sadhus die after consuming tea at an ashram in Mathura, one admitted to hospital

Though prima facie it appears that the Sadhus in Uttar Pradesh were poisoned, an investigation into the case has been launched.

The Quad Tech Network, deteriorating trade relationship and war of words: Australia-China ties on a downhill track since pandemic began

One relationship that has undergone a profound transformation since the beginning of the pandemic is that between China and Australia.

Tamil Nadu: Hindu Mahasabha leader brutally murdered outside his house, was denied police protection

Hindu Mahasabha state secretary hacked to death in Hosur, Tamil Nadu.

Bihar’s newly elected AIMIM MLA refuses to say ‘Hindustan’ during the oath-taking ceremony

BJP leader Pramod Kumar had rebuked the AIMIM leader by saying that those who have a problem with the word 'Hindustan', can go to Pakistan.

In Focus

On 4th of Nov, the country watched as Arnab Goswami was dragged out of his house by over 20 armed policemen for a closed 2018 suicide case

Editor's Picks

“They allowed only Rohingyas into old Hyderabad, not development”: BJP MP Tejasvi Surya hits out on Owaisi brothers

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya likened AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi to the founder of Pakistan Mohammad Ali Jinnah ahead of the GHMC polls in Hyderabad

Pratibha Patil is trending on Twitter and it is not what you think. Read details

Former President Pratibha Patil was trending on Twitter and it was not because of what people think.

“Bharat ko hai Bharat ko bachana”: Man praises PM Modi in his song creating awareness about coronavirus, video goes viral

A viral video of a man singing song to create consciousness among people about coronavirus was shared by many, including Information Consultant to UP government, Shalabh Mani Tripathi

Washington Post editor, who ranted against white women, lies about France targeting Muslim children: Here are the details

Global Opinions Editor at the Washington Post, Karen Attiah, is at the receiving end of great criticism after she spread fake news.

Journalist Tavleen Singh withdraws defamation suit against Twitter user PokerShash for his satirical tweet

A defamation suit was filed by Tavleen Singh against Twitter user @pokershash for his satirical tweet on Singh and others over their relentless support to hate-mongerer Sharjeel Imam

Kejriwal grandstands over Delhi’s ‘improved’ rank in list of world’s best cities even as coronavirus cases soar amid pollution woes

Arvind Kejriwal yesterday congratulated Delhi residents after a dubious ranking of world's best cities granted Delhi the 62nd position

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
9,174,876
Total cases
Updated on 24 November, 2020 2:10 AM
India
8,600,808
Recovered
Updated on 24 November, 2020 2:10 AM
India
134,213
Deaths
Updated on 24 November, 2020 2:10 AM

Data automatically updated from this public source

59,367,477
Updated on 24 November, 2020 2:10 AM

Opinions

It is offensive to pretend that anyone is shocked by Kerala’s draconian new censorship law

The Communists who once ruled Bengal with an iron hand would laugh at his Kerala's new draconian law. Kim Jong Un would be so unimpressed.

I am shocked that P Chidambaram is shocked about draconian anti-FOE law by Kerala govt

Throwback to the time Congress-led UPA brought in the draconian section 66A of the IT Act that could put one in jail for 3 years over 'offensive' social media posts

Ashok Gehlot trivialises suffering of non-Muslim women by reducing ‘love jihad’ to interfaith marriages: Here is why he is horribly wrong

Ashok Gehlot claimed that Love Jihad was 'manufactured' by the BJP to 'divide the nation' and 'disturb communal harmony'.

Why OpIndia has decided to use ‘Grooming Jihad’ instead of ‘Love Jihad’ moving forward

Non-Muslim women are being groomed to accept their own subjugation at the hands of Muslim men - It is time to call it what it is - Grooming Jihad, not Love Jihad

Liberal outrage over no Muslims in Bihar’s ruling alliance hides caste realities in Indian Muslim society

The Pasmandas, who make up 85% of Indian Muslim society, are systematically denied a voice within their community.

‘Sab yaad rakha jayega’ has actually come true for Hindus, if Kejriwal’s antics are anything to go by

If there is one politician who realised it faster than anyone that supporting anti-CAA protests and rioters will only anger the Hindus, it was Arvind Kejriwal.

Politics

Former Assam Chief Minister and Congress stalwart Tarun Gogoi passes away at 86

Former Chief Minister of Assam and Congress stalwart Tarun Gogoi has passed away on Monday due to Coronavirus complications.

NDTV journalist spreads fake news regarding IMA scam accused ex-Congress MLA Roshan Baig, wrongly drags BJP

After several netizens pointed out the error, Gunasekar posted another tweet with correct information that Baig was never with BJP.

Congress leaders ‘apologise’ to Americans, claims PM Modi endorsed Trump for President. Except, they are lying: Read details

Congress leaders like Hardik Patel and Manish Tewari attempted to spread lies on social media that PM Modi endorsed President Trump for the 2020 US Presidential elections to create a divide between two countries.

Uttar Pradesh: One Alam kills minor daughter on the advice of an occultist, Times Now tries to give a Hindu spin by calling the...

Since the perpetrator is a Muslim, it was evident that the occultist would also belong to the same community, but Times Now calls him tantrik

NSUI shares old images of ABVP protests against fee hike to target the BJP over ‘demonising’ students

According to the ABVP, the image shared by NSUI claiming to be a student protest against the BJP is in fact an image of ABVP protest that was organised in November 2019 to protest against fee hike.

Media

TRP case: ED to summon India Today executives this week for questioning, recording statement of Hansa Research first

India Today was named in the initial FIR registered by the Mumbai Police on the basis of the complaint in the TRP case.

Did Kerala govt hurriedly pass anti-media law anticipating criticism over underreporting of COVID-19 deaths? Read details

Volunteer group records every Covind-19 related death in Kerala, and finds its around 43% more than official death figures for the state

OTV MD Jagi Mangat Panda seeks probe by a national agency on charges against the channel, alleges harassment with false cases by BJD govt

OTV MD Jagi Mangat Panda said that 20 cases has been filed against OTV and people associated with it, including her 84 year old father

Tehseen Poonawalla says ‘Love Jihad’ coverage by news channels will lead to genocide, writes to NBA president Rajat Sharma to ‘prevent a catastrophe’

In his letter, Poonawalla claimed that news channels were vitiating the environment by holding debates on the issue of love jihad.

Specials

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

The manufacturer of the radio carried by JeM terrorists killed in Nagrota encounter is operated from Pakistani military bases- Read Details

The Digital Mobile Radio carried by the terrorists is manufactured by Pakistan based Micro Electronics International Pvt Ltd

When China moved away from Mao, Varavara Rao wanted to keep that flag flying high: Here is a profile of his most deranged thoughts

The rise of Varavara Rao in the literary world happened at a time when poverty ruled the roost in our country.

After Delhi defies arbitrary firecracker ban, claims of Diwali causing pollution busted as air quality improves after Diwali

Air Quality Index dropped in Delhi significantly a night after people burst firecrackers on Diwali in the NCR defying the ban

Kishanganj and how BJP’s Hindu candidate in a 70% Muslim dominated area will give sleepless nights to Mamata Banerjee: 35 seats at stake

The Kishanganj story at the Bihar Elections 2020 holds some lessons for Mamata Banerjee and the West Bengal Elections to come.

With Arnab Goswami facing multiple FIRs and remaining in jail, here is how the cases against some other journalists were handled by courts

While Arnab Goswami unable to get relief, several other journalists were granted instant relief by different courts of the country

Bollywood, Sports & more

Kissing scenes in temple: MP Police to book Netflix officials for ‘A Suitable Boy’ after home minister’s order

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra stated that Netflix officials Monica Shergill and Ambika Khurana will be booked under section 295 A for hurting religious sentiments.

Comedian Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa sent to 14-day judicial custody over drug possession

An NCB official informed that both Bharti Singh and her husband had admitted to the consumption of Ganja

FIR filed against Netflix series ‘A suitable boy’ for hurting Hindu sentiments by filming multiple kissing scenes in temples

Gaurav Tiwari filed the FIR, saying that he is not against kissing scenes in ‘A suitable boy’, but against filming them in Hindu temples

Actress Sana Khan who quit bollywood for Islam marries a Muslim cleric who was introduced to her by hatemonger Ajaz Khan

Sana Khan married the Muslim cleric in a small intimate ceremony in Surat. The newly married couple also cut a cake after the wedding.

NCB team attacked by drug peddlers in Mumbai, three accused arrested

Two NCB officials have been seriously injured in the attack.

‘Arunachal shares border with Tibet not China’: CM Pema Khandu calls out China’s illegal occupation of Tibet

Arunachal CM Pema Khandu once again called out China's long standing claim of Arunachal being a part of China’s southern Tibet region

West Bengal: ‘Dead’ Coronavirus patient found alive days later, hospital accused of negligence

The family members of Shibdas Banerjee were mourning his death and conducting his funeral rituals when they were informed by the hospital staff that he is alive.

Hathras case: All 4 accused taken to Gujarat for lie-detector and brain mapping tests, kin demand narco test on victim’s family too

The Hathras accused have been taken from Aligarh Jail to Gandhinagar by a team of CBI personnel and Hathras police.

Umar Khalid ‘remotely-controlled’ Delhi’s anti-Hindu riots, timed it to Trump’s visit for international media coverage: Read details of fresh charge sheet

The supplementary charge sheet was filed under the UAPA sections 13 (unlawful activities), 16 (terrorist act), 17 (collecting funds for terrorist act) and 18 (conspiracy).

Kerala: Marriage between Christian woman and Muslim man upsets faithfuls, attending bishop says sorry

Mar Mathew Vaniyakizhakkel, former bishop of Satna, has said he is sorry for having attended a marriage function of a Christian woman with a Muslim man.

Police Medal awardee Delhi Police ASI turned out to be an ‘informant’ of gangster who extorted rich businessmen

Delhi Police personnel ASI Rajbir Singh emerged as a mastermind behind an extortion case in national capital

Bihar: Tension in Katihar district after Islamist mob desecrate, vandalise Chhath Puja ghat

One local person informed that the son-in-law of a local Islamic cleric was involved in the disruption of Chhath Puja festivities

Jal Jeevan Mission provided tapped water to over 2.6 crore families so far: PM Modi

2.6 crore families have benefited from the tapped water connections provided under the Jal Jeevan Mission since its launch.

Canada to return idol of Hindu Goddess Annapoorna stolen over 100 years ago from India

The idol was stolen from a shrine in Varanasi about a century ago and was kept at the MacKenzie Art Gallery in the University of Regina.

J&K: Tunnel discovered near international border, suspected to have been used by terrorists eliminated during Nagrota encounter

Sandbags were reportedly discovered with Pakistani markings. It is believed that the tunnel was not for one-time use.