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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Data automatically updated from this public source

6,115,274
Updated on 31 May, 2020 3:28 AM
6,115,274
Worldwide cases
Updated on 31 May, 2020 3:28 AM
369,567
Worldwide deaths
Updated on 31 May, 2020 3:28 AM
India
181,827
Total cases
Updated on 31 May, 2020 3:28 AM
India
86,936
Recovered
Updated on 31 May, 2020 3:28 AM
India
5,185
Deaths
Updated on 31 May, 2020 3:28 AM

In Focus

The first year of Modi Sarkar has been the most historic of any government in the history of independent India.

Latest news

Latest updates and important links about COVID-19 coronavirus

Live statistics and tracking of news related to COVID-19 coronavirus with focus on India.

Unelected people think they can impose their will on the government through courts: Harish Salve

Harish Salve said that one may not agree with the judgment of the court but saying that the court does not stands with the people is wrong.

India emerges as fifth-largest hydropower producer in the world overtaking Japan

As per International Hydropower Association, India has a total installed base at 50 Gigawatt after Canada, the US, Brazil, and China.

UP Power Minister Shrikant Sharma orders to close all drains opening in Yamuna river till February

Expressing concern over the situation of Yamuna, UP power minister ordered to close all drains opening in the river till February

‘We want court and Govt to end Babri Masjid Demolition Case,’ says Ram Mandir dispute petitioner Iqbal Ansari after losing the case

Ansari further added that the Special CBI Court, overseeing the Babri Masjid Demolition case, must look to deliver speedy closure.

Unlock 1.0: MHA issues guidelines for phased reopening for all activities outside containment zones after the end of Lockdown 4.0

The Unlock 1:0 guidelines proposes a plan for gradual reopening of the restricted activities after the end of Lockdown 4.0

Editor's Picks

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot peddles lie about Shramik Special Train taking 9 days to reach destination days after the fake news was debunked by...

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot attacks Railways with lies on Shramik Special trains which are already debunked by the Railways

Zee5 casts aside rising criticism of soon-to-be-aired Hinduphobic series ‘Godman’, brazens out claiming the show intends to ‘create awareness’

The teaser of the show had portrayed Brahmins in a bad light, with liberal doses of voyeuristic scenes and abusive dialogues galore

The Dark Side of ‘Stop Funding Hate’: Its antisemitic history, association with Jeremy Corbyn, Christian institutions and its hateful supporters

Stop Funding Hate is an organisation registered in the United Kingdom seeking to dictate the coverage of Indian media.

Opposition leaders and leftist journalists circulate fake news about substandard PPE kits at AIIMS Delhi, PIB calls out the lie

Journalist Runjhun Sharma had falsely claimed that AIIMS doctors were provided with substandard N-95 and PPE kits

Scroll asked OpIndia about Islamists targeting our ad revenues, and here is our response

A Twitter handle of an organisation called 'Stop Funding Hate' has taken it upon themselves to counter the supposed 'hate speech' that was supposedly propagated by OpIndia in one of its articles which spoke about the inherently discriminatory practices in the Halal process

Coronavirus
Latest info and reports

Latest updates and important links about COVID-19 coronavirus

Live statistics and tracking of news related to COVID-19 coronavirus with focus on India.

Three Indian Companies get licenses from NASA to manufacture ventilators developed by the space agency for coronavirus patients

NASA has developed a ventilator, especially for coronavirus patients, at its Jet Propulsion Laboratory in South California

Delhi-Moscow Air India flight under Vande Bharat Mission returns after pilot found positive for coronavirus

Air India Delhi-Moscow flight returned from Uzbekistan air after ground crew realised that one pilot has tested Coronavirus positive

BJP questions huge single-day jump in recovery of Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, demands explanation from state government

The BJP in Maharashtra has hit out at the Maha Vikas Aghadi Government for allegedly fudging data related to the Wuhan Coronavirus pandemic.

Half of India’s population will test positive for coronavirus by year-end, 30 million Indians will need critical care: Health experts at NIMHANS

NIMHANS experts added that 90% of the affected will not be aware of being coronavirus positive, and only 5% will be seriously affected.

Delhi government converts five luxury hotels into makeshift coronavirus hospitals

Medical services at the makeshift COVID-19 hospitals in five luxury hotels will be provided by private hospitals attached to them

DD News temporarily shifts operations from Mandi House to Khelgaon after an employee tested positive for Coronavirus after death

News operations of DD News shifted to Khelgaon studio from the night of May 28 while Mandi house studios are sanitised

Opinions

Why India should be concerned about the growing investments of China in Indian online gaming companies

Alibaba and Tencent, two of the largest Chinese tech companies now have big stakes in leading Indian online gaming companies.

Nobody likes a rising global power and we must ask a simple question – Who benefits the most from tearing India’s image to pieces

India got more bad press last year than North Korea did. The words “Hindu” and “Nazi” were declared synonymous.

As West Bengal is ravaged by Cyclone Amphan, a long term sustainable plan is required to help South Bengal

South Bengal still stranded without food and shelter as West Bengal government messes up relief and rescue after Cyclone Amphan.

How mainstream media is failing India during a pandemic: Fake news and the migrant crisis amidst Coronavirus lockdown

These days, mainstream media has been complaining about how it’s being treated. One can make the argument that Indian journalism is dominated by mainstream media via print and broadcast.

The Hindu’s ‘Readers Editor’ rebuffs a reader’s genuine concern because he interrupted the paper’s anti-India propaganda: Read how

The current Readers Editor writes a weekly column that seldom addresses the concerns of the readers. His articles are a bore and have no relevance to the “terms of reference”.

Here is how media’s war on Yogi Adityanath became a headache for Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is angry. There are dozens of trains full of migrant workers heading from Maharashtra towards West Bengal.

Politics

Donald Trump bids goodbye to WHO, imposes sanctions on China for spreading the “Wuhan Virus”

Donald Trump asked why China shut down the movement of people from Wuhan to other parts of China but not to the entire world

The art of lying: How ThePrint spread fake news about who is paying for Shramik trains while reporting SC proceedings

Reportage of the SC case regarding the migrant labourers and Shramik trains only exposes how ThePrint focusses on spreading fake news

TOI publishes fake news about ‘Maharashtra model’ receiving national praise, twice: Read details here

In April, TOI had used a press briefing from Uddhav Thackeray's office to claim that the IMCT team visiting Mumbai had praised the 'Worli-Koliwada Model'. It was also endorsed by Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi.

Rana Ayyub shares Hindustan Times report to claim a child’s death in Bihar was due to ‘starvation’, gets fact-checked by Indian Railways

Hindustan Times had published an article dated May 27, 2020, titled: "Migrants’ kid dies as father hunts for milk at railway station", claiming that a four-and-a-half-year-old son of migrants from Bihar based in Delhi died of hunger at the railway station on arrival by a ‘Shramik Special’ train.

Old photos of wildfires all over the world used to falsely claim severe wildfire in Uttarakhand, police to file FIR against fake news peddlers

Images shared on social media sites soon drew traction and many media houses reported that Uttarakhand has been burning in a forest fire for the last four days

Media

Legal notice sent to Amazon and directors of Patal Lok for hurting religious sentiments of Sikh community, unconditional apology sought

The DSGMC has sent legal notice to Amazon and the directors of Patal Lok web series Avinash Arun and Prosit Roy for insulting Sikhs

Woman raped by Moulvi Aslam, media gives it a ‘Hindu spin’ by using image of a saffron-clad Hindu priest and describing the perpetrator as...

A Muslim sorcerer claiming to relieve people of their miseries through his wizardry was depicted as a Hindu priest by media organisations

MSNBC reporter says Minneapolis protest against death of George Floyd ‘not unruly’ while standing in front of a burning building amidst riots

On May 25, a 46-year-old ‘black’ man, George Floyd was reportedly murdered by a white police officer, Derek Chauvin

Indian Express misquotes confidential report to claim China crossed LAC: Here is what Defence Analyst revealed

Tensions have been rife along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between Indian and China.

Specials

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

Amidst pandemic and untold suffering, the circle of life continues: 31 births in Shramik trains amidst Lockdown

Lakhs of migrant labourers have been transported back to their home states in special Shramik Trains that have been started by the Government of India.

The Kaluchak Massacre: Does India remember this brutality, 18 years on

In the early hours of 14 May 2002, three Pakistani terrorists managed to sneak into Indian territory from Samba region - And thus began the Kalachak Massacre

The full story behind the murder of a minor Hindu boy in Gopalganj

Rajesh Jaiswal's gravest allegation was that in order to suppress the incident, the police has altered the autopsy report of Rohit Jaiswal

Welcome to the Aarogya Setu App: A quick look at the app that is helping India fight Coronavirus and how it works

The Government of India has launched the Aarogya Setu App to assist the fight against the Wuhan Coronavirus.

Pokhran Nuclear Tests: When Communists linked the test to Babri Masjid demolition and called the nuclear bomb a ‘Hindu bomb’

Communists in India, the CPI(M) and its ideological comrades, were not pleased with the Pokhran Nuclear Tests.

Bollywood, Sports & more

Cricket Australia releases dates for India’s tour of Australia in December-January

Amidst the pandemic of COVID-19, Cricket Australia has released the dates and venues for Australia-India Test series which will take place in December this year.

Shahid Afridi anti-Modi comment: ‘Never Again,’ says Yuvraj Singh after Harbhajan Singh expressed regret for making donation appeal for the Pakistani’s NGO

Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has expressed his regret for making a donation appeal for Shahid Afrid's NGO.

Shahid Afridi’s anti-Modi comment: Cricketer Harbhajan Singh regrets donation appeal for Afridi’s foundation, says will pick up gun to protect India

Harbhajan Singh further said that he appealed for the NGO on humanitarian grounds. But Afridi's anti-India message is not appropriate at all.

Javed Miandad to collect funds in his bank account to pay off loans taken by Pakistan, because lenders may take away ‘atom bomb’ otherwise

In the video, Javed Miandad appeals to every Pakistani, including those residing abroad or the corrupt Pakistanis who have ‘looted’ the nation, to donate generously to his campaign.

Spy network using illegal VOIP exchange to gather information on Indian Army’s movement busted in Mumbai

Calls from Pakistan were converted to local calls and diverted to Kashmir and Ladakh using spy network's illegal VOIP exchange

513 domestic flights carrying over 39,900 passengers operated on Friday, informs Hardeep Singh Puri

Hardeep Singh Puri assured that the aviation sector would recover fast, owing to a huge captive market.

Army hands over minor girl gang-rape accused Shahnawaz Sheikh to police, moved from Siliguri to Sahibganj

Ekramul Sheikh, Idgar Sheikh and Shahnawaz Sheikh had ambushed a Hindu minor girl in Sahibganj on May 25 to gang-rape her

Twelve Coronavirus patients die in a span of a week in BMC-run Mumbai hospital due to shortage of oxygen: Read details of the report

n a shocking case of alleged negligence by authorities in Maharashtra, at least 12 people have died in a span of two weeks in a BMC-run hospital in Jogeshwari, Mumbai due to a shortage in oxygen supply to coronavirus patients

“Software in a week, Hardware in a year”, education reformer Sonam Wangchuk calls for a boycott of Chinese products

Sonam Wangchuk also cited the example of PM Modi's 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' and explained how the boycott of Chinese products can help the Indian economy.

Shemaroo’s Surleen Kaur video controversy: ISKCON issues a third statement in a span of 28 hours, here are what all three statements say

ISKCOM have noted Shemaroo's apology but have taken Surleen Kaur's comments very seriously, and they are considering appropriate action.

‘No salary for healthcare workers since December 2019’: Hospital staff in Pune forced to protest

On Friday, Pune had reported 116 cases of the Chinese virus. As such, the total tally in the city has risen to 7,314.

Delhi Anti-CAA riots accused Congress leader Ishrat Jahan granted bail of 10 days for her Nikah

Congress leader Ishrat Jahan had moved to a Delhi court Thursday seeking interim bail for 30 days to get married.

Maharashtra: Annual ‘Palkhi’ pilgrimage to Pandarapur cancelled, Padukas of holy saints may be airlifted for Ashadhi Ekadashi

Deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Maharashtra, announced that the annual pilgrimage of silver 'paduka' of two saints was called-off, instead, it may be carried by the air from Pune to Pandharpur.

Massive protests erupt across the United States over the killing of African-American George Floyd by a white police officer

George Floyd was killed by a white cop, Derek Chauvin, who knelt on the former’s neck for more than 8 minutes until be became unresponsive

Buddhist rock carvings vandalised by Islamists in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan flag painted on ancient artwork

Islamists vandalise Buddhist rock carvings in Gilgit-Baltistan by writing Islamic slogans on the rock-art from 800 AD.

TikTok demonstrates degrading culture and promotes pornography: Odisha High Court calls for a regulation of the Chinese app

The Court had called for better regulation of TikTok, besides highlighting the lack of laws that specifically address cyber bullying.