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Sonia Gandhi’s constituency Raebareli among districts with lowest vaccination rate, locals blame Akhilesh Yadav for vaccine hesitancy: Details

Locals in Raebareli say that vaccine hesitancy among people increased after Akhilesh Yadav said he won't take the vaccine.

UP CM Yogi Adiyanath suspends Electricity Board official for frequent power cuts, warns officials against delays

The absence of Managing Director of the Purvanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Saroj Kumar left Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in anger.

Who is Vishal Jood? An Indian national arrested for taking on Khalistani extremists in Australia

Vishal Jood, the 24 yar old from Haryana, has been languishing in a jail in the down in the country for two months now.

Benjamin Netanyahu lost the chair after 12 years because he lost the Israeli ‘caste arithmetic’

Everyone thought Benjamin Netanyahu will show his magic and retain his posting as PM of Israel, but it didn’t happen

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

Pakistan, where intelligence goes to die: How ISI was trying to ‘honeytrap’ a fake Indian Army officer

Pakistan's ISI was trying to honeytrap a man who was impersonating as an Indian Army officer and trying to attract the attention of women

In Focus

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

Editor's Picks

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.

Netizens trend #SuspendUrbanDictionary, UP police takes cognisance of the insulting ‘definition’ of Mayawati by one Nazia Khan: What happened

On Friday, Urban Dictionary sparked a furore on Twitter after it described Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati as an "unmarried pornstar".

Kerala Congress President K Sudhakaran hatched a plan to kidnap my children says Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan: Here is the full story

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has claimed that the newly-coronated Kerala PCC President K Sudhakaran had planned to kidnap his children

Mamata Banerjee wants Nandigram results re-evaluated even after winning state, calls Judge ‘BJP member’ to cast doubts on Judiciary as well: Details

Only recently, Mamata Banerjee had filed a petition in the court demanding that the Nandigram results be re-evaluated.

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
29,853,870
Total cases
Updated on 19 June, 2021 11:40 PM
India
28,725,030
Recovered
Updated on 19 June, 2021 11:40 PM
India
385,815
Deaths
Updated on 19 June, 2021 11:40 PM

Data automatically updated from this public source

178,761,811
Updated on 19 June, 2021 11:40 PM

Opinions

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

Rahul Gandhi shares fake news related to Lord Ram, twice in two days. This is what it shows

What made Rahul Gandhi share a fake news about 'Jai Shri Ram' chant even though Police had debunked the claims?

Big Liberals, small hearts: By donating 80 vials of vaccine, America has proved to be the poorest country in the world

Do you remember when Western media and their native sepoys flew drones over cremation grounds in India? They are quiet now

Politics

Punjab: Five ministers strongly object to CM Captain Amarinder Singh’s decision to give government jobs to children of MLAs

Five Punjab ministers accused CM Amarinder Singh of perpetuating VIP culture with the appointment of MLAs' sons to govt posts

Media

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.

The Wire tries to force fit a ‘hate crime’ angle in Ghaziabad incident only because victim is a Muslim

The Wire lowers its bar, goes from whitewashing Islamist terrorists to defending random 'taveez maker' from rural Uttar Pradesh

Print Columnist CJ Werleman pushes anti-Semitic content, spreads disinformation claiming human rights violations by Israel in Palestine

CJ Werleman claimed that 40 per cent of Palestinian children in Israeli custody were raped and almost 100 per cent of them were tortured

Specials

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How a personal animosity was turned into defaming ‘Jai Shri Ram’ chant: All you need to know about Ghaziabad incident

The chronology of what all transpired in the fake 'hate crime' story where an elderly Muslim man claimed he was attacked and forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'

Amidst the Mumbai housing society Covid ‘vaccination drive fraud’, here is how societies can organise vaccination drives

GOI has issued detailed guidelines for doorstep Covid vaccination drives, which needs to be followed by housing societies

Here is a list of 20 incidents where the ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogan has been misused to turn a random crime into ‘hate crime’

An indicative list of incidents where 'forced to chant Jai Shri Ram' slogan 'hate crimes' turned out to be fake. Actual number is way higher.

British Pakistani rapper Frenzo Harami spews venom on Hindus. Here is what we know about him

Pakistan-born British rapper, who used to sell drugs before becoming a rapper, spoke the language of terrorists, used Gaumutra jibe

Rahul Gandhi joins in spreading lies about a ‘scam’ by Ram Mandir trust: Here are the facts in 10 simple points

On the 13th of June 2021, Aam Aadmi Party took to Twitter to level grave allegations against the Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra.

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