Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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Over 800 Sikh pilgrims from India stranded in Lahore for a day amid violent protests in Pakistan over the arrest of TLP leader

The Sikh pilgrims were to reach Gurdwara Panja Sahib at Hasan Abdal on Monday, but were forced to stay in Lahore as roads were blocked

Jammu and Kashmir: Krishna Dhaba reopens, almost 2 months after owner’s son was killed by Islamic terrorists

Father of Akash Mehra, calling Kashmir his home said, "We were born here and have lived here all our life. Where else will we go."

Haryana: Gurugram Police files case against Dhaba owner and cook for spitting on Tandoori rotis

In recent weeks, several cases of cooks spitting on Tandoori rotis have come to light from Delhi, and UP.

Popular media personality Neil deGrasse Tyson faces widespread mockery after American meat brand takes potshots at him

Famous TV personality and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was subject to criticism and ridicule on social media.

How Islamism is sinking the boat of Pakistan: The recent violence by TLP provides a good example

Violence broke out in several cities of Pakistan after security forces arrested Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) leader Saad Hussain Rizvi.

Tata Communications denies data leak claimed by hackers: Here is what we know so far

Tata Communications denies data leak claimed by hackers. A representative reached out to OpIndia over the matter.

In Focus

Two days back, it was reported that Jaipur was allegedly facing shortage of vaccines.

Editor's Picks

Panicked Kerala woman rams car into electric pole after receiving corona positive report while driving

The injured and corona-positive woman was on the road for over an hour as she received no help and no ambulances were ready to take her to the hospital.

UP government converts 15000 primary and upper primary schools into English medium

In Lucknow city alone, 60 primary and upper primary schools have been converted into English medium.

With over 1 lakh active cases, Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh is currently the worst affected state after Maharashtra

Chhattisgarh has been recording over 10,000 cases since April 7 and it reported 15,000+ cases on April 13.

CNN staffer reveals to Project Veritas spy how they ran pro-Biden propaganda to get Donald Trump out of office

CNN Technical Director Charlie Chester went on five Tinder dates with the Project Veritas spy where he ended up making the damning revelations.

Uttar Pradesh: CM Yogi Adityanath self-isolates after staff members test positive for Chinese coronavirus

Yogi Adityanath urged everyone to follow Indian government and UP state government guidelines and not to pay attention to rumours.

Mayor Sadiq Khan vows to bring the Indian Premier League to London to boost his reelection chances: Details

London mayor Sadiq Khan promises to bring the Indian Premier League to the British capital as part of his reelection campaign.

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
13,873,825
Total cases
Updated on 14 April, 2021 12:37 PM
India
12,336,036
Recovered
Updated on 14 April, 2021 12:37 PM
India
172,115
Deaths
Updated on 14 April, 2021 12:37 PM

Data automatically updated from this public source

138,050,376
Updated on 14 April, 2021 12:37 PM

Opinions

Here’s why lockdown is no longer an option and imposing another at this point makes no sense at all

Not imposing a lockdown may be a bad choice but imposing it to combat Covid-19 will prove to be infinitely worse.

Attempts to draw false equivalence between the Kumbh Mela and Tablighi Jamaat congregation do not make sense: Here’s why

Attempts are being made to draw false equivalences between the Kumbh Mela and the Tablighi Jamaat congregation last year.

Mithun Da may be a ‘cobra’ but it’s those in TMC that Mamata needs to be concerned about: Why the Clubhouse conversation should worry...

Prashant Kishor cast a devastating blow to the reelection bid of Mamata Banerjee with his comments during the Clubhouse discussion.

Why Mamata Banerjee should take entire moral responsibility for the violence in Cooch Behar

The way the Bengal election has unfolded, Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee clearly feels like she is in a corner

Lockdowns, ‘Covidiots’ and ‘Responsible’ Citizens

We know of the recent surge in COVID cases all over India, but the simultaneous surge in ‘responsible’ citizens appalled by the irresponsibility of ‘Covidiots’

Arfa Khanum Sherwani denies the existence of Muslim appeasement in West Bengal, here’s how she is comparing apples and oranges

Arfa Khanum Sherwani triggered a controversy after denying the existence of minority appeasement politics in West Bengal.

Politics

Sanjay Raut says Maharashtra government is the best, blames Kumbh Mela and Uttarakhand for Covid-19 mess

Sanjay Raut while addressing the media blamed people coming from other states for the spike in Covid-19 cases in the state.

Media

Watch: Tucker Carlson asks CNN President Jeff Zucker to transition into a woman to fight toxic masculinity

"We agree, CNN is dominated by lots of dumb men," read the Fox News tucker during the Tucker Carlson Tonight show.

Massive win for Arnab Goswami as Mumbai Police terminates all chapter proceedings against Republic media network: Read details

Republic TV has announced that all chapter proceedings initiated by the Mumbai Police have bow been terminated.

Watch: Arnab Goswami’s special message for Barkha Dutt after Sachin Vaze lands in Taloja Jail

Without explicitly naming Barkha Dutt, Arnab Goswami slammed the journalist for celebrating his unlawful arrest.

Lokmat thinks infamous discussion of journalists with Prashant Kishor took place in a real clubhouse, says comments were leaked because ‘door was open’

Lokmat said that a TMC meeting took place in a Clubhouse in Kolkata, and journalists and citizens overheard it as door was open

Specials

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

What happened in Chhabra after Hindu man was stabbed by Muslim men: Call for peace, attack on a Hindu the next day and more

On April 12, the administration extended curfew for one more day at Chhabra, Baran district in Rajasthan after the communal riot

OpIndia Exclusive: Tata Communications suffers data leak, hackers claim to have sold access to company’s servers, over 50GB data still up for sale

As per two posts by hackers on a hackers' forum, they have gained access to Tata Communications servers and sold them.

While opposition leaders claim credit for Sputnik-V vaccine approval, here’s how it is the latest step in a process that began in Sep 2020

The approval for Sputnik-V vaccine today has suddenly given some people cause to fall prey to their own false notions.

Rafiqul Islam Madani: All you need to know about the Bangladeshi dwarf cleric who preaches Islamic radicalism and wants to capture Delhi

"If we have to be martyred opposing Modi, then, we are all willing to be martyred", Rafiqul Islam Madani had said ahead of Modi's Bangladesh visit

Farmer Protest supporters demand release of multiple-murder accused Jagtar Singh Johal, use a special ‘Toolkit’ to ‘#FreeJaggiNow’

Supporters of Jagtar Singh Johal are using Farmers Protests for their own agenda demanding release of the multiple murder accused

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