Thursday, April 9, 2020

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Excerpts of the book reveal living and hygiene habits of the Tablighi Jamaatis while in the markaz.

Latest news

Locals in Kashmir defy coronavirus lockdown to attend funeral of slain Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist, FIR registered

The police said that the legal heirs of the slain terrorist had given in writing that they will adhere to social distancing when the body was handed over to them after completing medico-legal formalities.

US President Trump thanks India, Indians and PM Modi for allowing the export of hydroxychloroquine, says the help will not be forgotten

The easing of exports of Hydroxychloroquine to the United States comes after US President Donald Trump on Saturday had requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to supply hydroxychloroquine tablets that can be used to treat the Chinese coronavirus patients.

Latest updates and important links about COVID-19 coronavirus

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

Jammu and Kashmir: Jaish-e-Mohammad commander killed in encounter with CRPF

Sajad Nawab Dar, a Commander of Jaish-e-Mohammad, killed in encounter with CRPF in Sopore in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir

Watch: A heartbeaking video of a three-year-old daughter crying to be with her mother in quarantine, serving as a nurse in Belgavi

Nurse Sugandha had not gone home for 11 days as she is in quarantine for 14 days and her daughter went to bed crying almost every night.

Nizamuddin railway station employee tests positive of coronavirus, 15 health workers including doctors of Railway hospital got infected

15 people including doctors and nurses have been kept in isolation after they came in contact with a Coronavirus positive person

Editor's Picks

Radio Mirchi RJ Sayema defends malevolent Tablighi Jamaat members; claims all TV news about them fake

RJ Sayema brazenly defends the malafide actions of Tablighi Jamaat members claiming that incriminating news about them on TV is all fake

Islamists attack Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal after he asks them to stay at home on Shab-e-Baraat

AAP Supremo took to social media to request Muslims to stay at home for Shab-e-Baraat, which is being celebrated on the intervening night of 8th and 9th April.

Delhi police trace Nizamuddin Markaz Chief Maulana Saad, will be interrogated after completion of the quarantine period

Markaz chief Maulana Saad has has put himself under self-quarantine and he will be interrogated after the completion of quarantine period

Tablighi Jamaat member who worked as security guard infects 3 members of the house he worked at

The security guard who was deployed at a house in Defence Colony in New Delhi has infected coronavirus three members of the same family.

Is China using Zoom teleconferencing to spy on us?

While Zoom was headquartered in the United States, and listed on the NASDAQ, the mainline Zoom app appears to be developed by three companies in China

Nehru ‘slave’ Ram Guha shares WhatsApp forward to target Modi ‘bhakts’, PM calls out mischief

PM Modi clarifies that viral message asking for 5 minute standing ovation for him is fake, doubts conspiracy behind it

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.

Supreme Court orders free coronavirus testing at all approved private laboratories, asks govt to issue directions

The apex court has said that whether the private laboratories will be reimbursed by the government will be decided later

Pokhran: One Yarun Khan arrested for transporting Tablighi Jamaat members in his private ambulance; 109 coronavirus suspects sent to quarantine

Arrested Yarun Khan has been accused of sheltering and transporting Tablighi Jamaat in his private ambulance

Dubai man seeks permission for moving between houses of his two wives during Coronavirus Lockdown

Dubai residents who need to leave their houses for essential purposes requires a permit, a new permit is required for each trip

Corona Yoddha: How people came together on social media to help out those in need across political spectrum during lockdown

OpIndia talks to the warriors who are using social media to try and make sure no one sleeps hungry as we fight coronavirus

Chinese billionaire Ren Zhiqiang, who went ‘missing’ after criticizing Xi Jinping over coronavirus, now faces corruption charges

Ren Zhiqiang had earlier gone missing after criticising premier Xi Jinping for his bungled handling of Coronavirus pandemic

Opinions

Gandhi: An anathema to the ‘left-liberal’ establishment

Whether it is about the Quit India Movement of 1942 or about the New India of 2020, Mahatma Gandhi continues to be an anathema to the Left-Liberal establishment.

Coronavirus-manifesto: Understanding the pandemic at hand and its management

Coronavirus-Manifesto is about understanding the imminent threat to humanity and the corresponding responses expected from nations and people

Australian Indian Institute’s arm-chair activists ridicule India amidst Coronavirus lockdown: Why they are wrong

Australian Indian Institute published an article where it has slated the pan- India Coronavirus lockdown announced by the Indian government

Coordinated​ marketing cannot hide the Coronavirus mess being created in Maharashtra: Here are some facts

From actors to neutral journalists, if one reads their tweets, it would appear that Maharashtra has already contained the Coronavirus threat

40 years ago, after losing its political identity for a national cause, this is how BJP was born

Deep dive into how the Bharatiya Janata Party was formed on its 40th foundation day.

Jñanagaman: The Coronavirus Lockdown is an opportunity to move inwards, to know one’s true self

Lockdown is an opportunity to facilitate Jñanagaman - the advent of true knowledge, or, in modern parlance, the awakening of the Force

Politics

Tea vendor near Matoshree, Uddhav Thackeray’s residence, suspected of Wuhan Coronavirus infection, area sealed by BMC

The area around Matoshree, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's residence, has been sealed by the BMC as a precautionary measure

Did US President Donald Trump really ‘threaten’ India with ‘retaliation’ over hydroxychloroquine export? Read details

A barge of misinformation was peddled by the media over US President Donald Trump's statements claiming that he had "threatened" India with retaliation if the Modi government does not allow the export of hydroxychloroquine.

Rajasthan: Man who claimed that his pregnant wife was turned away from Bharatpur hospital for being Muslim, now admits concocting the story

Recently an incident of alleged religious discrimination came to light, where a Muslim pregnant woman of Bharatpur in Rajasthan who was in labour, was allegedly denied admission to a hospital by the staff over her religion

Propagandists equate ISKCON in UK to Tablighi Jamaat in India after ISKCON devotees get infected by Coronavirus: Here’s why they are wrong

Unlike Tablighi Jamaat in India, ISKCON in UK was not in violation of any government guidelines or order to arrest the spread of Coronavirus

Viral message on WhatsApp claiming Maulana Saad of Tablighi Jamaat donated to Rs 1 crore to PM’s Relief fund is fake, here is how

An image of Irish newspaper News Letter was used to create the fake news claiming Maulana Saad donated 1 crore to govt of India

Media

Here are 8 ridiculous ‘fact-checks’ by Dhruv Rathee and alleged ‘fact-checkers’ aimed to whitewash the role of Tablighi Jamaat in spread of Coronavirus

Dhruv Rathee and 'fact-checkers' like Alt News place more emphasis on whether a video is from February or March or the Muslim in the video is from China or Italy, instead of reporting on the depraved act committed by the Muslims in the video

NDTV claims it ‘won’ the undisclosed income case in Supreme Court, but troubles are not over for them: Here is how

The Supreme Court quashed the case against NDTV on technical grounds, allowing I-T dept to proceed under proper sections of I-T Act

Habitual fake-news peddler Saba Naqvi shares old video of Hindu devotees visiting temples to shield Tablighi Jamaat super-spreaders

Habitual fake news peddler Saba Naqvi shared an old video to assert that Hindu devotees breached the lockdown restrictions

Specials

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

Son of Hindu woman killed over switching off lights on 5 April, says village head Alam and RJD MLA Fayaz Ahmed protecting accused, narrates...

Altercation which broke out on 5th April in Bihar’s Madhubani district between a Hindu and Muslim families over switching off lights following PM Modi’s call led to the murder of an elderly Hindu woman by Sulaiman Nadaf, Khalil Nadaf, Malil Nadaf, Jalil Nadaf etc

Meet Maulana Saad Kandhalvi: The Chief of Coronavirus super spreader Tablighi Jamaat who incited Muslims to defy lockdown

Maulana Saad Kandhalvi is a deluded bigot who urged Muslims to defy the nationwide lockdown imposed to arrest spread of Coronavirus

Tablighi Jamaat and its links to terrorist organizations: History of association to Al Qaeda, Taliban and Kashmiri terrorists

The links of Tablighi Jamaat with terrorist organizations such as the Al Qaeda become hugely significant.

People infected by ‘Secularitis’ attempt to blame Modi govt and ‘rightwing’ for mess created at Markaz Nizamuddin: Here are the facts

The Markaz, Nizamuddin in Delhi, the global center for the Tablighi Jamaat, is suspected to be the ground zero of hundreds of potential infections of the Wuhan Coronavirus.

After Reliance, Mahindra and Vedanta, Tata group steps in​: Commits to contribute Rs 500 cr to fight Wuhan Coronavirus pandemic

Many business tycoons including Ratan Tata have been coming forward pledging their support amidst the unprecedented Coronavirus outbreak

Bollywood, Sports & more

Why don’t you stand for Markaz?: Cricketer Zaheer Khan gets attacked by Islamists for lighting a diya for PM Modi’s ‘light out’ campaign

Radical Islamists descended upon cricketer Zaheer Khan's Instagram page and attacked him for lighting a lamp in solidarity with country's fight against coronavirus

Cricketer Mohammad Kaif gets attacked by Islamists for lighting lamp on 5th April in solidarity for fight against coronavirus

Islamists on social media weren't too happy with cricketer Mohammad Kaif for lighting lamp to thank healthcare workers, urged him to offer namaz instead.

Indian Cricketers shamelessly donating to Shahid Afridi Foundation to supposedly fight Coronavirus seem to have no self-respect: Here is why

Former Indian cricketers Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh are voicing their support for the Shahid Afridi Foundation despite the fact that the Pakistani cricketer on numerous occasions has made crass remarks about India and Hindus.

Coronavirus outbreak: Olympics 2020 may get postponed, IOC and Japan’s PM share concerns while Canada, Australia pull out of the event

The Canadian Olympic Committee informed IOC that it would not send its athletes to Olympics 2020 unless the games are postponed to 2021.

The WHO failed the world during the coronavirus crisis, it has become the political puppet of China: US politician

Donald Trump alleged that WHO is largely funded by US but yet very China Centric.

Kolkata: Police nab 3 persons who fled coronavirus quarantine facility last night, 6 others who came in their contact also quarantined

1 woman and 2 children from same family managed to flee the NBCC Square quarantine centre in Kolkata's New Town through the rear gate

Indore: Police constable attacked, pelted with stones for asking a group to stay home, Javed, Imran and 3 others arrested

Five people, identified as Javed (25), Imran Khan (24), Nasir Khan (58), Sali Khan (50) and Samir Anwar (22) have been arrested.

PM Modi to interact with chief ministers on April 11 to discuss the future state of lockdown amidst coronavirus outbreak

Several states across India have demanded an extension of the nationwide lockdown in the view of the surging coronavirus cases

Coronavirus: Brazil President invokes Ramayana, says PM Modi helped with hydroxychloroquine like Lord Hanuman got Sanjeevani

Amidst the ongoing crisis, India has got a request from 30 countries for hydroxychloroquine

Tamil Nadu: 200 people quarantined after family of deceased coronavirus patient opens bodybag against guidelines and hosts funeral

The local authorities have booked the two sons of the deceased persons for charges under the Epidemic Diseases Act.

‘Really blew it’: Donald Trump slams WHO’s ‘China-centric’ approach, threatens to cut its funding from the USA

President Trump also warned the organisation that his administration will be looking into the US funding to the WHO. The Geneva-headquartered organisation receives a vast amount of money from the United States as aid.

Madhya Pradesh: Man who had attended Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi infects 8 family members with Coronavirus, dies along with mother

The man and his wife had attended the Tablighi Jamaat after coming back from South Africa, and from there they had returned to Khargone

After excreting in corridors, Tablighi Jamaatis accused of throwing urine-filled bottles in Dwarka quarantine centre

The shocking incident comes just a day after two Tablighi Jamaat members were found defecating in the corridor in Narela quarantine facility.

Coronavirus: Walled city in Ahmedabad declared ‘buffer zone’, teams deployed at all 9 gates to screen entry and exit of residents

The walled city in Ahmedabad has been declared a 'buffer zone' for coronavirus containment and Nehru Bridge, one of the five bridges over the Sabarmati river is now shut for traffic.

Coronavirus outbreak has reached the community transmission stage in Mumbai and adjoining areas, says BMC

The fresh cases of coronavirus in Mumbai neither have any travel history nor immediate contacts of patients, hinting at community transmission