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Gujarat Home Minister rebuts allegations of undercounting Covid-19 deaths, says death certificates cannot be basis for such calculations

Gujarat Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja has refuted allegations that the state is undercounting Covid-19 deaths.

Raebareli officials clarify no corpse found buried in sand at Gegaso ghat, 2015 image of corpses floating in Ganga shared as recent

Following reports that many decomposed corpses were found floating in the Ganga, old images were circulated on social media

Chitrakoot jail shootout: Three CCTV cameras found to be non-functional, jail officials suspended for laxity

Jail Superintendent S P Tripathi and Jailor Mahendra Pal, along with three wardens of Chitrakoot jail after three inmates were killed in a shootout

Another goof up: Congress party posts Field Marshal Manekshaw’s image to remember Field Marshal Cariappa on his death anniversary

Congress party posted an image of Field Marshal Manekshaw instead of Field Marshal Cariappa on the latter's death anniversary.

Indore: Youth Congress coordinator of COVID SOS campaign arrested in connection with the fake Remdesivir nexus case

Youth Congress leader Prashant Parashar, homoeopathic doctor Sarvar Khan found selling fake Remdesivir injections

West Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee’s younger brother Ashim Banerjee succumbs to Covid-19

The brother of West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee, has passed away after battling COVID-19

In Focus

Deputy CM Ajit Pawar said that he would request Bharat Biotech to reserve 50% of the vaccines manufactured at the proposed Pune plant for distribution within the state

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WHO chief Tedros, accused of covering up epidemic in Ethiopia, wants wealthy nations to halt inoculating the ‘healthy’, donate to poor nations

The WHO chief had come under severe criticism for their conduct since the pandemic broke out in China.

How NDTV played with words to give impression that Kerala woman died due to Israel, deleted and reposted, but still did not mention Palestine

NDTV subtly peddled an agenda trying to paint Israel as the aggressors and Palestine as the victim after a Indian woman died in terror attacks

Jerusalem conflict: The history of Al-Aqsa Mosque on Temple Mount and the holiest Jewish temple that preceded it

The Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock was built on the same spot where the Second Temple of the Judaism was located

Journalists join hands with Congress trolls to spread propaganda against BJP over Delhi High Court ordered probe by police

Journalists blame BJP after Youth Congress president Srinivas B V questioned by Delhi Police on the orders of Delhi High Court

Read how RSS volunteers turned a defunct, British-era hospital, lying unused for over 2 decades, into a 200-bed COVID-19 facility

Volunteers of the Sangh Parivar, BJP and other organisations cleaned up the defunct KGF hospital in Karnataka to handle COVID-19 crisis

Massive Eid gatherings show the futility of lockdown during the second wave of the pandemic in India, it is time to lift them now

The Muslim community across the world is celebrating Eid ul-Fitr today. With it, the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end.

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
24,372,907
Total cases
Updated on 15 May, 2021 1:28 PM
India
20,432,898
Recovered
Updated on 15 May, 2021 1:28 PM
India
266,229
Deaths
Updated on 15 May, 2021 1:28 PM

Data automatically updated from this public source

162,555,073
Updated on 15 May, 2021 1:28 PM

Opinions

Kejriwal govt sets aside Rs 50 crores for free vaccination of Delhi residents, while spending far more on PR: Details

While AAP government in Delhi spent Rs 150 crores on PR from Jan to March, it has only allocated Rs 50 crores for the free vaccination of Delhi's 2 crore population.

The façade of Indian secularism: How the uncomfortable truth about realities of Sanatanis is hidden by Lutyens ecosystem

The neatly ordered world according to the Nehruvian idea of India is nothing more than brushing the rubbish under the carpet and pretending upon the cleanliness while ignoring the fact that someday the rubbish will overflow the bounds of the rug.

Israel: Here is why the average Hindu supports them

Israel has no history of animosity against India and her citizens and Israel has stood during India in thick and thin.

Jawaharlal Nehru: History has been kinder to him because he rewrote it

Even in the Macaulay tinted version of history parroted by the Congress his contributions pale in comparison to Mohandas Gandhi who too benefited from the same.

Here are 12 instances when the leftist media fanned fear against vaccines just before the second Covid wave

Leftist propaganda websites hosted articles that raised doubts about Indian vaccines, thereby fuelling vaccine hesitancy in the months leading to the resurgent coronavirus outbreak.

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'.

Politics

NCPCR writes to Assam DMs over rehabilitation of children who fled West Bengal due to post-poll violence

NCPCR took cognisance of atrocities meted out on children who fled to Assam in the wake of post-poll violence in West Bengal

Media

‘We were used by media, everyone from DM to CMO helped’: Family of RSS worker who died of COVID denies The Print report of...

Phone call recordings expose lies of The Print alleging that RSS worker didn't get help from govt before dying of Covid-19

Shekhar Gupta’s ThePrint indulges in tragedy porn while emotionally manipulating a grieving family of RSS worker

Instead of giving a distressed family some space and letting them grieve the loss of a loved one, Gupta sends his vultures to settle political scores.

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.

Specials

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While Delhi govt was alleging inadequate oxygen supply, data show it was returning oxygen to suppliers, asked them to store the excess

Due to lack of storage plants and not enough demand, Delhi govt had returned oxygen and asked the suppliers to store them

Herman Knippenberg – The Dutch diplomat who sent the ‘Serpent’ Charles Sobhraj behind bars

Herman Knippenberg was a Dutch diplomate in Thailand who had gathered vital information about Charles Sobhraj in Bangkok

Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ Air Defence System: What is it and how does it work

To counter the low-cost warfare initiated by Hamas, the Israel Defence Forces has activated its state-of-art air defence system - 'Iron Dome' to protect its civilian population from the barrage of rockets.

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.

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.

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