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Mulayam Singh Yadav as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh ordered firing upon the Karsevaks who had gathered at Ayodhya.

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Bhoomi Pujan for Ram Mandir in Ayodhya brings closure for a sister who had lost her brothers Ram and Sharad Kothari for the cause...

Ram and Sharad Kothari were killed in police firing ordered by the former UP CM Mulayam Singh in November 1990.

On the historic day of Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan, Islamists suffer a meltdown

Rana Ayyub and Arfa stated that it is not the country they knew and they do not recognise it anymore.

Was Narsimha Rao complicit in the demolition of Babri Masjid by Karsevaks? His personal doctor doesn’t think so

His detractors within the Congress party claim PV Narasimha Rao was complicit in the Babri Masjid Demolition.

Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan: Asaduddin Owaisi hallucinates, claims demolished disputed structure is ‘alive’

Asaduddin Owaisi has been venting out his anger in Congress leaders too, for supporting the Ram Mandir.

Watch: Mesmerizing photos and videos of Ayodhya Nagri ahead of Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan

Ayodhya Nagri has been decorated with all the glory and grandeur ahead of Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan.

Hussain Haidry rues inaction by ‘progressive non-Muslims’ for not protesting against the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

Hussain Haidry lamented that people should have hit the streets and stalled the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.

Ram Janmbhoomi Special

Blast from the past: These past tweets of Kashmiri politicians daring PM Modi to scrap Article 370 are amusing

With today's proposal of revoking Article 370, Kashmir, which had riders attached to it, is now part of India without any conditions.

Babri Masjid demolition: Pride or shame lies in the eyes of the beholder. Here is why people can be proud of it

For many, it was not a Masjid that stood there, it was a symbol of tyranny against Hindu civilization. What they celebrate, only they have right to define, and they have a right to be heard.

Islamists trend ‘#ReturnBabriLandToMuslims’ and ‘#BabriZindaHai’ on the day of Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan

Well, one feels bad to see these radical Islamists so perturbed, but, the absoluteness of the Ram Mandir is undisputable

Live: Prime Minister Modi does Bhoomi Pujan of Bhavya Ram Mandir at Ayodhya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lay the foundation of the Ram Mandir at Ayodhya on 5th August 2020

Signs of time to come? Union Law Minister RS Prasad shares image of Constitution of India first drafted by Dr BR Ambedkar with Lord...

RS Prasad, Union Minister of Law and Justice, on Wednesday took to Twitter to share an image of the Constitution of India originally drafted by Dr BR Ambedkar with sketch of Lord Ram on it.

‘Situations do not last forever’: All India Muslim Personal Law Board issues a menacing threat on the eve of Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan

Comparing Babri Masjid to Turkey's newly converted mosque 'Hagia Sophia', the Muslim Personal Board said, "Babri Masjid was and will always be a Masjid".

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
1,910,681
Total cases
Updated on 5 August, 2020 1:01 PM
India
1,282,917
Recovered
Updated on 5 August, 2020 1:01 PM
India
39,856
Deaths
Updated on 5 August, 2020 1:01 PM

Data automatically updated from this public source

18,710,432
Updated on 5 August, 2020 1:01 PM

United States warns against planting mysterious seeds received in unsolicited packages originating in China

Unsolicited packages with mysterious seeds possibly originating from China have landed on many US residents triggering panic.

“Will believe in coronavirus if Amit Shah dies”: Shaheen Bagh ‘activist’ Aiman Rizwi urges Muslims to pray for his death

Rizwi also strongly believes that Coronavirus is a myth and propagated to conceal failures of Modi government.

Karnataka: Congress IT cell worker arrested for wishing death upon Amit Shah after he was diagnosed with Coronavirus

A man named Anand Prasad, reportedly working as a secretary of the IT cell of the Karnataka PCC, had made derogatory statements and wished death upon Home Minister Amit Shah.

Why it’s wrong to call Aatish Taseer a ‘bastard’ even if he is one

All Amit Shah ever did to Taseer was revoke a privilege that allowed him to circumvent the usual visa application process that common people go through.

Tavleen Singh comes out to defend her son Aatish Taseer for spewing venom on Amit Shah, lies through her teeth

Aatish Taseer still outraged about his OCI status revocation, uses vile, abusive words for India's Home Minister.

What’s the rush? Should have waited for ‘tabela Poojan’: Islamists wish death upon Amit Shah as he tests positive for coronavirus

Radical Islamists took to Twitter to express jubilation on Home Minister Amit Shah testing positive for coronavirus

Opinions

Despite the negative media attention, RSS forges forward: Here’s why

It was none other than married women who were a part of the RSS that stepped up and made sure surveys were conducted in multiple villages across India.

Five forms of apartheid that were wiped out when Article 370 was removed

It will be a year since Article 370 was abrogated and Jammu & Kashmir finally became an integral part of India without any riders attached.

Ram Lalla is not ‘Sabke Ram’, such claims are designed to weaken the Hindu claim to their own Gods

Ahead of the Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan ceremony, a narrative of 'Sabke ram' is being created to deny the Hindu claim to Rama.

India’s Industrial Heritage: Through Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya’s independent ‘Note’ to the Industrial Commission of 1916

Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya wrote an independent note to the report by the Industrial Commission of 1916.

There was never any doubt that ‘seculars’ were behind the Delhi riots

From Day 1, the Delhi riots was an open and shut case. It was obvious who had the motive.

Sainyavyapadeśa: Summons of the Indian Army to develop Self-Reliance in Defence Procurements

The indigenization of military equipment and defence infrastructure needs significant improvement in India

Politics

Veer Savarkar’s prophecy ‘The day Hindus unite, Congress leaders will wear janeu over the coat’ comes true as they celebrate construction of Ram Mandir

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Kamal Nath and Manish Tewari have posted tweets, welcoming the Bhoomi pujan ceremony and extending their support for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya

Is ED violating its guidelines by registering money laundering case in connection with SSR’s death? Here’s how NDTV journalists peddled fake news

The Enforcement Directorate has recently lodged a case of money laundering in connection with the alleged suicide of Sushant Singh Rajput.

Did Mughals give birth to Raksha Bandhan in India? Fact-check

Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu tradition celebrating the love, care and bond between the siblings and its origins dates back to several millennia

The curious case of Dr Aisha: How the quest to find the perfect ‘Muslim’ victim of the Wuhan Coronavirus fell flat on its face

Dr Aisha supposedly lost her life to the Wuhan Coronavirus after being put on ventilator on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha.

Congress shares images from West Bengal to attack Nitish Kumar-led govt over floods in Bihar

In a hurry to attack the Nitish Kumar-led government in Bihar, the Bihar Congress on Friday resorted to passing-off an old image from flood-hit areas of West Bengal as that of Muzaffarpur, Bihar Sharif, Bhagalpur and Patna in Bihar.

Media

Barkha Dutt interviews Sushant Singh Rajput’s therapist, who breaks client confidentiality to give a clean chit to Rhea in middle of investigation

Barkha Dutt and Susan Walker Moffat breaks patient confidentiality by releasing mental illness history of Sushant Singh Rakput

Conspiracy of Silence: How mainstream media works to obliterate the brutal massacre of Karsevaks in 1990 from public memory

Almost all media houses who have prepared timeline of Ram Mandir movement have omitted the massacre of Karsevaks in 1990

When NDTV wanted 1000 karsevaks to be murdered in a storm of bullets to protect the secular fabric of the country

NDTV journalist had asked Kalyan Singh if it was wise to save lives of thousands of karsevaks at the expense of "dividing the country"

Hypocrisy in the time of pandemic: How NDTV shames Hindus during a temple festival but did the opposite during Eid

NDTV, like the rest of the mainstream media, regularly attacks Hindu traditions and festivals while giving others a free pass.

Specials

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

‘Aaj Dekh Lenge Hinduon ko’: The tale of Faizal Farooqui, Rajdhani and DRP school and what Chargesheet number 1 says

The Delhi Police and the Special Cell have filed numerous chargesheets in the Delhi riots that pertain to several different incidents of violence that led to carnage and destruction over a period of the two days.

The saga of Wikipedia bias continues: ‘Jai Shri Ram is a war cry’

The Wikipedia page of the sacred chant 'Jai Shri Ram' has been distorted to paint a completely ant-Hindu picture and call the chant a war cry

The Nanoor Massacre: When CPI(M) workers slaughtered 11 landless labourers and then blamed ‘evil’ landlords for their crimes

The Nanoor Massacre occurred on the 27th of July, 2000 in the Birbhum District of West Bengal. 11 labourers lost their lives.

From Shamshad trapping Priya impersonating a Hindu to killing her and her daughter: The complete story of the Meerut love jihad case

Priya's best friend Chanchal narrates the incidents that led to the brutal murder of the mother-daughter duo Priya and Kashish in love jihad

Afghan journalist and founder of Khaama Press talks about Talibanisation, ISI involvement in terror and evolving India-Afghanistan relations

This is an exclusive interview with a rising star of Afghanistan – Khushnood Nabizada, political expert, journalist and owner as well as founding editor of The Khaama Press News Agency, the largest online news service of Afghanistan.

Bollywood, Sports & more

If Bakra Eid was a Hindu festival: 10 images that tell the tale of how ‘liberal’ media and celebs would have reacted

Today is the Islamic festival of Bakra Eid where thousands of cattle, goats and buffaloes specifically are slaughtered by pious Muslims as an offering to Allah

Japan rolls out subsidies plan worth 536 million USD for its companies shifting manufacturing facilities from China

The Japanese government, in another announcement, said that they would also assist additional 30 firms in investing in Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and other southeast Asian countries.

Cricket, fans, media and dogs: 10 Dhoni quotes which will bring smile on your face

Ten most popular quotes of former Indian skipper MS Dhoni

Men in blue: See how the ODI jerseys for Team India have evolved since 1985

As an Indian cricket fan, do you remember all the Indian Jerseys donned by the cricketers in ODIs? Here we are trying to show you all the jerseys Indian players worn since 1985.

Aditya Thackeray finally breaks his silence on the death of Sushant Singh Rajput and allegations of ‘cover-up’: Here is what he said

Aditya Thackeray has given statement days after reports linked him to the death of Sushant Singh Rajput

On the anniversary of 370 abrogation, Pakistan releases new political map claiming Jammu and Kashmir and Gujarat’s Junagadh as its own

Abrogation of Article 370 continues to sting Pakistan as it releases a new political map, laying sovereign claim on Jammu and Kashmir and thereby junking its long-held position of fighting for the self-determination of Kashmiris

ISIS terrorist from Kerala involved in Afghanistan suicide bombing in Jalalabad: Reports

On Sunday, a terror attack perpetrated by the Islamic State (ISIS) at a prison complex in Jalalabad in Afghanistan has reportedly led to the escape of 300 inmates.

Meerut: Sohail posed as Hindu, tried to kidnap Dalit girl when exposed, family alleges police of inaction

The family alleged that Sohail was posing as a Hindu to befriend the Dalit girl from Meerut for the last six months.

‘Stones and bottles are not firearms’: Indira Jaising defends Jamia hoodlums in Delhi HC, seeks inquiry on ‘police brutality’

Indira Jaising and other attorneys today submitted their argument in Delhi HC seeking independent inquiry into the alleged police atrocities in the Jamia Millia Islamia University.

Delhi: Anwar pretends to be a Hindu, befriends a woman and rapes her for months on pretext of marriage

As per a report by Jagran, Anwar even took lakhs of rupees from the woman under the pretext of marriage.

Mughal descendant Prince Tucy calls Owaisi a ‘joker’, says it is his family’s wish to build the Ram Mandir

The self-proclaimed Mughal heir, Prince Tucy called AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi a joker for objecting to PM Modi's visit to Ayodhya for the bhoomi pujan ceremony of the Ram Mandir

Sushant Singh Rajput case gets murkier: As Maha govt puts hurdles in front of Bihar Police, Bihar govt recommends CBI enquiry

Earlier, the Mumbai Police had claimed that the files of the investigation into Sushant's ex-manager Disha Salian's alleged suicide case have been deleted "accidentally".

’There’s a thin line between free speech and contempt that you may have crossed: SC rebukes Prashant Bhushan in 2010 contempt case

The said contempt case was registered against Bhushan for a 2009 interview to Tehelka magazine where he had accused the judiciary of corruption.

Ayodhya: Padmashri Mohd Sharif, who has been cremating unclaimed dead bodies for years, invited for Bhoomi Pujan

Mohammed Sharif was awarded the Padmashri in January this year for cremating thousands of unclaimed dead bodies over the past 27 years.

Breathtaking visuals of the proposed structure of Bhavya Ram Mandir released by Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra

Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra today released first visuals of the proposed Bhavya Ram Mandir structure.

NASDAQ billboard at NYC’s Times Square not to beam Lord Ram’s image after petitions by Muslim groups

Muslims groups in New York have objetected to the plan of displaying the images of Lord Ram on the large LED screens of Times Square on Bhoomi Pujan day.