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Most affected people in Bengal post-poll violence are from Scheduled Caste, says NCSC chief

NCSC chief Vijay Sampla said that the way incidents of violence have happened in West Bengal after May 2 is worrisome

NCPCR seeks action against Delhi minister Rajendra Pal Gautam for violating the Juvenile Justice Act

NCPCR said that Delhi Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam violated Juvenile Justice Act by disclosing a child care institute

The Hindu quietly changes headline after columnist calls Tejasvi Surya a virus: Here are her previous problematic comments

The Hindu published an opinion-editorial by columnist Vaishna Roy on Friday where it called BJP MP Tejasvi Surya a virus.

Legendary Australian cricketer slams world media for ‘vulture’ journalism, says Incredible India deserves respect: Here is what he said

In a recent post, the former cricketer has expressed his overwhelming support for India and slammed international media for vulture journalism

After u-turns on vaccine, Akhilesh Yadav now peddles half-baked data to prove that India is far behind in the vaccination process

Akhilesh Yadav India's vaccination numbers are very low using data of percentage of population vaccinated against Covid-19

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.

In Focus

After a lawsuit filed by Veer Sarvarkar's grand nephew, The Week apologises for a article on Sarvarkar published in 2016

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Punjab: After Modi Govt implements direct benefit transfer, agencies procure record wheat quantity, 9 lac farmers receive Rs 23,000 cr

A farmer named Gurdip Singh from Chak Kalan village said, "I am very happy with this system with money coming directly. I sold my entire crop to government agencies as the MSP was also better this time."

Maharashtra wants Bharat Biotech to set aside 50% vaccines manufactured at the proposed Pune plant for itself: Report

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

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

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
24,372,907
Total cases
Updated on 15 May, 2021 4:29 PM
India
20,432,898
Recovered
Updated on 15 May, 2021 4:29 PM
India
266,229
Deaths
Updated on 15 May, 2021 4:29 PM

Data automatically updated from this public source

162,593,622
Updated on 15 May, 2021 4:29 PM

Opinions

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.

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.

Politics

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.

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.

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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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