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Bangladesh: Hindu actor bullied, called names after Islamists realise that he is not a Muslim

Chanchal Chowdhury, a National award-winning actor in Bangladesh, was abused by Islamists after they learnt that he is a Hindu by faith.

CM Yediyurappa writes to Oxford University over Hinduphobic attacks against Rashmi Samant, says faculty member defamed coastal Karnataka

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa wrote to the Oxford University to draw attention to the harassment suffered by Rashmi Samant.

34 FIRS, 21 arrests in 5 days over ‘inflammatory’ social media posts in West Bengal talking about post-poll violence in Bengal: Details

Just five days after Mamata Banerjee took oath as the third time Chief Minister of West Bengal, a crackdown on social media posts has begun.

China threatens Bangladesh, says their bilateral ties will be severely damaged if it joined the Indo-Pacific Quad

Chinese ambassador in Dhaka Li Jiming said Bangladesh's relations with China will be "substantially damaged" if it joins the 4-nation Quad.

Palestinian officials claim 9 children killed by Israeli strikes day after rockets were fired at Jerusalem

Israel carried out strikes against armed groups, rocket launchers and military posts in Gaza after rockets targeted Jerusalem.

Bill Gates hired strippers, held naked parties during younger days, media only published what was fed by Microsoft: Biographer

Bill Gates was a womanizer and the media knew about it but never reported it, claimed journalist James Wallace

In Focus

The AAP Govt has begun diverting attention from its poor vaccination efforts by shifting the goalposts

Editor's Picks

Samajwadi Party’s Covid politics: Why they want to derail the vaccination drive in Uttar Pradesh

Akhilesh Yadav sent a very irresponsible message to his followers, that this is 'BJP’s vaccine' and 'I will not take this vaccine'.

Mumbai: Woman gets vaccination certificate without getting a jab, BJP demands audit

Hinting at a scam, Mulund MLA Mihir Kotecha has demanded an audit of every vaccine given to Mumbaikars suspecting there could be more cases like hers.

Enforcement Directorate books Anil Deshmukh under anti-money laundering law, to probe financial dealings: Details

The case by ED against Anil Deshmukh was made out based on the details of the corruption case filed by the CBI on April 24.

NCP supremo Sharad Pawar believes he committed a big mistake by making Uddhav Thackeray the CM of Maharashtra: Report

A report published in Marathi daily Tarun Bharat said that Sharad Pawar conveyed to Sanjay Raut that he made a big mistake by making Uddhav Thackeray the chief minister of Maharashtra.

Sanjay Raut approaches court to ask Twitter to take down tweets accusing him of harassing Marathi film producer Swapna Patker

In his complaint, Raut claimed that the Tweets made on him are misleading and could “harm the peace and harmony” of the country.

Islamist Sharjeel Usmani jumps on the BDS bandwagon: All you need to know about the movement against Israel

Sharjeel Usmani has jumped on the BDS movement bandwagon and has asked people to boycott brands such as Puma and HP.

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
22,992,517
Total cases
Updated on 11 May, 2021 7:49 PM
India
19,027,304
Recovered
Updated on 11 May, 2021 7:49 PM
India
250,025
Deaths
Updated on 11 May, 2021 7:49 PM

Data automatically updated from this public source

159,714,456
Updated on 11 May, 2021 7:49 PM

Opinions

As ‘farmer leaders’ distance themselves, Tikri gangrape incident shows the dark side of “activism”

In today’s world, activism is a full time job in itself. The only thing it is missing is proper regulation, with benefits and protections for everyone involved.

Class privilege at its worst: Farhan Akhtar defends receiving vaccine at center where only senior citizens and specially abled above 45 are eligible

Farhan Akhtar announced that he had received his first Covid-19 vaccine dose at the Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai.

From dead babies to hushing rapes: How the spectacle of human sacrifice has come to dominate liberal protests

Yogendra Yadav was aware that a woman had been raped by AAP leaders at the Tikri border farmer protest site.

The Liberal ‘Ummah’: How the community stays quiet when one of them is a rapist

This is how the liberal ‘ummah’ works. They will look out for each other even if it goes against everything they claim they stand for.

How the Army rose to the occasion to help the nation fight COVID-19, but once the crisis is over, a Herculean task awaits the...

The Indian army is currently running three major hospitals in Delhi, two of them dedicated to COVID-19, but once the crisis is over, a task awaits

Suvendu Adhikari appointed leader of opposition in Bengal Assembly: What it means for the future of BJP in the state

Suvendu Adhikari has significantly augmented his stature in Bengal politics after defeating Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram.

Politics

‘I will become CM one day’: Himanta Biswa Sarma’s wife recounts what he told her 30 years ago

On being asked what Riniki should tell her mother about his future prospects, Himanta Biswa Sarma had remarked, "Inform your mother, I will be the Chief Minister one day.

Media

How Rajdeep Sardesai, a self-declared vulture, defended UAPA accused Natasha Narwal who is under trial for Delhi anti-Hindu riots

Rajdeep Sardesai and others have been using the death of her father to stir sympathy for UAPA accused Natasha Narwal, claiming that her arrest was wrongful.

Chinese state media Editor accuses Subramanian Swamy of being ‘ungrateful’ over ‘war on COVID’, it doesn’t go down well for him

Chinese state media Global Times Editor Hu Xijin on Sunday accused BJP leader Subramanian Swamy of being 'ungrateful' after he tweeted that India is...

Swati Chaturvedi accused of plagiarizing article on Himanta Biswa Sarma by Hindustan Times editor

Swati Chaturvedi has been accused of plagiarizing an article by Zia Haq, Associate Editor at Hindustan Times.

Specials

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

Activist who raised questions about Hemkunt Foundation’s funding and donations faces abuses, death threats

Yuvraj Pokharna, one of the activists who raised questions against Hemkunt Foundation's fundraiser is getting abuses and threats on social media and phone.

Meet AAP’s ‘Delhi ke Nirmata’: Who is Navneet Kalra, the businessman on the run after oxygen hoarding scandal was busted

Oxygen Concentrators have been found at Khan Chacha, Nege & Ju bar and Town Hall restaurants in Delhi, all owned by Navneet Kalra

As ‘journalist’ spread hate against RSS affiliate Sewa Bharti, here is how they are giving it their all in troubled COVID-19 times

"Such propaganda and lies do not affect us", said Sewa Bharti Delhi head Rajesh Agarwal in response to 'The Wire' journalist's Tweet against them

Fact sheet: Central govt’s Rs 190 crore a month subsidy on food grains vs Delhi govt’s Rs 8 crore a month free ration scheme...

While central govt provides free food grain under PMGKAY and wheat & rice at ₹2 and ₹3 under NFSA, Delhi govt is subsidising that ₹2 and ₹3

The orphans of Covid-19: Everything you need to know about legal adoption and govt rules

India has strict rules for parents who want to adopt a child. No individual, NGO or organization can take in a child without permission from the authorities.

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