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SP leader Umed Idris confesses to giving the Ghaziabad crime false communal angle, wanted to gain political mileage: Report

Ghaziabad police have stated that Umed Idris has confessed to making misleading claims and giving a false communal spin to the assault incident. The initial complaint was reportedly drafted by Idris at his house.

‘How come this is such a big issue in the Western world?’: Imran Khan when questioned about Uyghur genocide in China

Imran Khan shrewdly tried to deviate the issue from Uyghur Muslims to Kashmiri Muslims and dubbed it 'hypocrisy.'

Rakesh Tikait asks farmers to ‘get ready with tractors’, Mahapanchayat from Haryana demands opening of Singhu border

Villages in Delhi and Haryana along the Singhu border protest sites have gathered to voice the problems they have been facing due to the prolonged closure of roads by the so-called farmer protestors.

Youtuber Gaurav Wasan had paid Baba ka Dhaba owner Kanta Prasad ₹4.5 lakh received in donation only after Prasad filed FIR against him

Even though Baba ka Dhaba owner Kanta Prasad has apologised to Gaurav Wasan for calling him thief, he has not taken the case back

Pakistan FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi refuses to answer whether Osama bin Laden was a terrorist, accuses India of terrorism

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi gave an interview refused to answer a question on Osama bin Laden.

“Population nearing an explosive stage”: UP Law Commission chairman emphasizes the need to keep population in check

UP Law Commission said Population growth causing other issues related to hospitals, foodgrains, houses, or employment

In Focus

Many scientists and researchers believe that the Chinese coronavirus originated in a lab in China, specifically Wuhan Institute of Virology

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Watch: ITBP personnel perform ‘Surya Namaskar’ at an altitude of 18000 ft in Ladakh on 7th International Yoga Day

The ITBP shared other videos too where personnel are seen practising various Yoga asanas with great discipline at the whopping altitude of 18000 ft

International Yoga Day: PM Modi launches M-Yoga app, emphasises the importance of Yoga during the Coronavirus pandemic

7th edition of International Yoga Day celebrated across the world. The theme for this year is Yoga for Wellness.

Lakshadweep admin refutes PTI report on proposal to shift jurisdiction to Karnataka from Kerala

On Sunday, PTI tweeted that following the protests from Lakshadweep residents, the administration had mooted proposal to shift its legal jurisdiction from Kerala High Court to Karnataka High Court.

Three booked for falsely accusing general secretary of the Ram Temple Trust in a Facebook post in ‘land scam’

Bijnor police chief Dr Dharm Vir Singh said in the statement that the matter is under investigation. However, prima facie the documents provided by the accused have found to be false.

George Soros-funded University awards former Kerala health Minister KK Shailaja for her ‘commitment to public health service’

Former Kerala Minister KK Shailaja, who was dropped from cabinet after lelection, awarded by George Soros-funded University

Gujarat: Cow smugglers kill VHP Gaurakshak Hardik Kansara, nephew of district BJP president, 10 arrested

Ten individuals have been arrested in Gujarat on accusations of murdering Gaurakshak Hardik Kansara in Valsad district.

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
29,935,221
Total cases
Updated on 21 June, 2021 12:28 PM
India
28,844,199
Recovered
Updated on 21 June, 2021 12:28 PM
India
388,164
Deaths
Updated on 21 June, 2021 12:28 PM

Data automatically updated from this public source

179,260,574
Updated on 21 June, 2021 12:28 PM

Opinions

Coronavirus: Liberal privilege that sank Kerala. Here is what went wrong

The media will choose to wait strategically till it reaches Gujarat, for more effect. And the third wave begins “officially” when the spread reaches Uttar Pradesh. And then, it will all be the fault of “Gaumutra.”

How Muslims made Periyar bend a knee, while he continued to abuse Hindus despite protests

The slightest resistance from the Indian Muslim population was sufficient to make the Dravidian movement capitulate, while the campaign of abuse and calumny against Hinduism has gone on for decades, inspite of wide spread protests.

FT refers to India as the ‘weakest link’ in the Quad. How their quoted expert denies conclusion and how they got it massively wrong

Quoting a few experts in foreign policy, FT declared that India is the 'weakest link' of the informal alliance as it had failed to provide necessary vaccines to the nations as it had agreed to in the Quad summit that was held in March.

India and China: The ups and downs of responses by the Asian giants against COVID-19

Since China has a humongous population like, we could look at what worked there in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic

The churn in Bengal BJP is normal and on expected lines. Here is why I don’t worry too much about it

Candidates don’t matter so much in Bengal, party affiliations do. The TMC proved this beyond all possible doubt in 2021.

While Twitter has a policy of removing anti-vaccine tweets, its refusal to remove such posts by Congress leaders shows its bias in India

Even though Twitter has been prompt to remove anti-vaccine tweets, it still allows them when posted by Congress leaders in India

Politics

BLM, Capitol Hill riots, Alexei Navalny and cyber attacks: How Putin busted US propaganda and exposed western imperialism through NGOs

Russian president Vladimir Putin recently participated in a summit with his American counterpart Joe Biden on the 16th of June.

Media

BBC removes distorted map of India from Delta variant report after uproar on social media

BBC published wrong map of India while talking about a story on the origin of Delta variant of Chinese coronavirus

TV9 Bharatvarsh documentary shows ISIS bride Shamima Begum holding a document with Congress party’s logo: This is how it happened

Instead of using original footage, TV9 Bharatvarsh used a digitally altered the image of Shamima Begum from a satire site

Republic TV issues statement over Arnab Goswami’s disappearance from the news network: Here is what they said

Arnab Goswami was last seen on May 2 during a discussion on West Bengal assembly polls. He will make a return on Monday.

Case filed against journalist Neha Dixit for accusing RSS affiliate Sewa International of ‘child trafficking’

In a tweet, Neha Dixit had appealed to NRIs not to donate to RSS affiliate Sewa International, claiming that they are involved in child trafficking.

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Taliban rule: When Hindus in Afghanistan were forced to carry yellow badges like Jews in Nazi Germany

In a bid to undo years of suffering and persecution, the Indian government had issued long-term visas to 700 Hindus and Sikhs from Afghanistan in July last year.

Exclusive: Ex-lecturer narrates her 13-year battle against her sexual predators protected by Chennai’s Loyola College administration

It's been 13 years since Josephine has been fighting against the mighty administration of Loyola College, Chennai, but to no avail

Exclusive: Agitators not farmers but criminals, says wife of victim burnt alive at Tikri border, farmers harass woman of village, says sarpanch

Haryana police arrested one of the main accused named Krishna who allegedly set Mukesh ablaze at the Tikri border

OBC benefits for Muslims: How WB Police’s recruitment drive has exposed how parties found a way to make religious reservations

The drive was meant to fill vacancies in the OBC-A category in the state. The list showed that apart from one or two individuals, all of them were Muslims.

Exclusive details: Here are some of the points that the Parliamentary Standing Committee, headed by Shashi Tharoor, raised with Twitter

Indian officials of the microblogging site Twitter were questioned by the Parliamentary Panel on Information Technology on various issues.

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