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Ranveer Singh asks Narcotics Bureau to allow him to accompany Deepika Padukone during interrogation due to her ‘anxiety issues’

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh, the husband of Deepika Padukone, has asked NCB whether he can be present during his wife’s interrogation

Cannot withdraw prosecution based on religion, says Andhra Pradesh HC in case where Muslim mob laid siege on Guntur police station: Details

Petition was filed by Legal Rights Protection Forum against the decision of the Andhra Pradesh govt to withdraw prosecution of Muslim youth, who had attacked a police station in Guntur

Radicalises Muslim youth, spreads hate: Govt plans to ban Islamist Zakir Naik’s Mobile App through which, banned Peace TV is being broadcast

Central govt is planning to ban radical Islamist preacher Zakir Naik channel Peace TV, his mobile app and YouTube channel for inciting religious hatred.

India Today reporters chase a car in Goa saying Deepika Padukone is inside it, hours later says the actress is still in hotel

India Today reporters were chasing a wrong car in Goa, believing that Deepika Padukone was travelling in it on the way to the airport.

Delhi Police rebuts fake news by NDTV that Kapil Mishra named as a whistle-blower in Delhi riots case

Delhi police have said that NDTV is trying to peddle its narrative in Delhi riots by airing fake news, saying the channel is creating fiction

‘The situation in electronic media is like Nazi Germany’: Families of Congress leaders file intervention petition in Sudarshan News case

Wives of Congress leaders Rajiv Tyagi and Pawan Khera seeks to 'assist' the Supreme Court in the Sudarshan News case

In Focus

District administration removed a Christian Cross and a statue of Jesus Christ, which was illegally put up, on Susai Paliya Hill in Chikkaballapur in Karnataka.

Editor's Picks

Separated from her family, kidnapped, converted to Islam and sold for an Ox: Story of Daphia who finally found her family in India

An old woman in Pakistan who was separated from her family during the partition, was abducted and converted to Islam, has finally united with her family in India over a phone call.

India Today journalists whine about media coverage on Deepika summons by NCB only to tail her car giving live updates from Goa

The leftists claimed that the summon sent to Deepika Padukone was timed to distract the nation from the farmers protest

Parliament sees its most productive session: Here is a summary of all the 25 Bills passed by the Modi government in Lok Sabha

A total of 25 bills were passed during the just concluded monsoon session of the parliament some of which are very significant bills

Amidst rising coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, doctor alleges Shiv Sena leaders have advised self-medication to suspected COVID patients

An e-poster in the name of Shiv Sena leaders has gone viral on social media platforms, under which they are advising the coronavirus patients to take prescriptions suggested by the Shiv Sena leaders.

5 questions about the new Industrial Relations Code and the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Condition Code answered

In the current parliament session, three bills - Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions, Industrial Relations Code and Social Security Code were passed to reform Labour laws.

“Reports say otherwise”: Justice Lalit rejects Sudha Bharadwaj’s bail plea sought on medical grounds

Justice Rastogi rebuked Bharadwaj's lawyer, Vrinda Grover, for calling the medical reports false before the Bombay High Court.

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
5,816,103
Total cases
Updated on 25 September, 2020 9:02 AM
India
4,752,991
Recovered
Updated on 25 September, 2020 9:02 AM
India
92,317
Deaths
Updated on 25 September, 2020 9:02 AM

Data automatically updated from this public source

32,411,415
Updated on 25 September, 2020 9:02 AM

Opinions

Triple talaq to child marriage: All the crimes against ‘Bilkis’ that Indian liberals would have supported

‘Bilkis’ could be any face in the crowd. In India, ‘Bilkis’ could come in many forms. But Indian liberals love just one of them.

BJP govt must be careful about ecosystem trying to engineer price rises

BJP government needs to watch out about what comes next. The so called “age of controls” may be over, but the mentality of that era might not be.

The far east and its ancient Indian connections

Many of the common Indians who travelled to these places settled down permanently and married local women, while the Princes who arrived would establish new kingdoms.

Feminism and investigative journalism has been misappropriated by ‘champions’ of Indian public discourse

Feminism is now misappropriated by women as a fallback strawman argument, a fallacy, and to justify personal agenda.

An analysis of the FCRA Amendment Bill and the impact it is likely to have on ‘Civil Society Organisations’

The Rajya Sabha has passed The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 on Wednesday.

Why Arnab vs Ravish is like India vs China

I guess Ravish Kumar does allow people to disagree with him on air. To have that honor, you just have to be the Prime Minister of India.

Politics

Joe Biden’s son received millions of dollars from wife of Russian politician, linked to human trafficking and prostitution ring: US Senate report

Senate Committee's report on Hunter Biden alludes his association with Ukrainian and Russian business entities may have affected the US' Ukraine policy during the time Joe Biden was Vice President.

Rana Ayyub lies again, this time while writing an ode to the old lady protestor at Shaheen Bagh for Time’s 100 most influential people...

Rana has written that Shaheen Bagh protestor 'Bilkis' was sitting to protest against the CAA that could "block Muslims from citizenship".

ANI Editor rubbishes viral claim of the same person acting as a customer during demonetisation and farmer supporting agriculture Bills

Congress social media co-ordinator Vinay Kumar Dokania in a tweet alleged that a farmer interviewed by ANI over farm bills was the same man who praised demonetisation and Digital India in 2016

‘Will quit Twitter if anyone proves I called farmers as terrorists’: Kangana Ranaut hits out on ‘Champu sena’

Likening the ones spreading misinformation regarding the Bills to terrorists, Kangana Ranaut said that they are like the ones who spread similar misinformation during CAA.

Is Govt doing away with MSP? PM Modi fact-checks Rahul Gandhi as he spreads misinformation and panic over agriculture Bills

Prime Minister Modi as well as other ministers took to social media to put out the facts and bust the misinformation being spread regarding MSP

Media

NCPCR asks AltNews co-founder Pratik Sinha to submit proof to substantiate his claims in Zubair-child harassment case

NCPCR has asked AltNews founder Pratik Sinha to provide proof of claims made in support of colleague Zubair Mohammad in child harassment case

Kerala govt to take action against media houses alleging defamatory reports on state secretariat fire incident

Apart from filing case under CrPC, Kerala govt will also complain against media with the Press Council alleging defaming reports

NDTV journalist of ‘chhota mota bomb blast’ fame is incensed at speech he finds uncomfortable: Read how

During one of his shows on NDTV, Sreenivasan Jain had claimed that terrorist Ishrat Jahan wanted to do a 'chota-mota' bomb blast.

For AltNews, Muslims cease to be Muslims if they do not hate Narendra Modi or the RSS

AltNews questions the religiosity of Muslims who extend their support or are associated with the BJP and the RSS

Specials

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

Cannabis: What is it, why is it banned in India and how Rajiv Gandhi played a role in its ban

Rajiv Gandhi government had passed the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act in 1985 to ban cannabis in India

HW News Network: The digital news outfit facing I-T probe with expenses eleven times the revenue and mysterious source of fund

While the revenue of Theo Connect that owns the HW News was just Rs 54 lakh in the year 2018-19, its expenses were Rs 3.23 crores

Julio Ribeiro and Open Letters, a love story better than Twilight: Here are some letters that the former IPS officer has signed

Former IPS Officer Julio Ribeiro has recently written to the Delhi Police complaining of their 'flawed investigation' into Delhi Riots.

No more APMC monopoly, more choice, freedom for farmers to seek better prices for crops: All you need to know about the new bills...

The objective of the three proposed laws is to make way for creating the Modi government's ambitious vision of 'One India, One Agriculture Market'.

Janeudhari Brahmin Rahul Gandhi’s party celebrates a man who advocated physical violence against Brahmins

The janeudhari Brahmin-Rahul Gandhi has himself in the past, heaped praises and glorified the rabid anti-Hindu Periyar

Bollywood, Sports & more

Australian cricket legend Dean Jones passes away in Mumbai

Dean Jones was part of the Star Sports commentary team and was in a bio-secure bubble in a seven-star hotel in Mumbai.

Junglee Rummy scales ahead by understanding skill gamers’ personas

Growth in the country’s gaming industry is being fuelled by enhanced connectivity, changing ways of social interaction, and a growing young population

‘Have seen cricketers, Bollywood superstars and their wives taking cocaine during IPL KKR party’: Actor Sherlyn Chopra

Actor Sherlyn Chopra said that the nexus is extremely vast and NCB is yet to reach the bigger players of the game.

The KWAN connection: Deepika Padukone’s NGO had Anirban Das Blah as one of the trustees

Anirban Das Blah, ex-owner of KWAN Entertainment, was associated with Live Love Laugh Foundation, NGO of Deepika Padukone

Kashmir High Court lawyer Babar Qadri shot dead by terrorists in Srinagar days after Islamists accused him of working for agencies

Kashmir High Court advocate Babar Qadri was shot dead at point blank range by terrorists in Srinagar on Thursday evening

Shiv Sena wants FIR against West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar for criticising TMC-led state government

West Bengal Shiv Sena wrote that many statements made by Dhankar have been insulting towards Bengalis and Bengal's culture

Pakistan: Tehreek-e-Labbaik leader arrested for sexually abusing a 13-year old boy

13-year old boy sexually abused by Tehreek-e-Labbaik leader in Pakistan.

Yogi govt launches ‘Operation Durachari’ to check crime against women, perpetrators of sex crimes to have their posters displayed on UP roads

Under Operation Durachari, the UP govt would put up posters of those guilty of crimes against women on road crossings in UP

Pakistan: 171 poor Hindus of Bhil community converted to Islam inside Sindh madarsa

The mass conversion of these poor Hindu men, women and children was held at a madarsa in Sanghar, Sindh, Pakistan

Andhra temples attack row: Jagan’s party benefitting from attacks on Hindu temples, says TDP leader Jayadev Galla

Earlier this month, a 62-years old temple chariot located inside the Sri Lakshmi Narasimha temple in East Godavari district's Antarvedi was gutted in fire.

NIA takes over Bengaluru riots probe, names SDPI leader Muzammil Pasha for instigating violence

The NIA statement mentions that SDPI leader Muzammil Pasha had called a meeting and directed PFI/SDPI members to instigate violence in the area.

Delhi riots accused and former JNU student Umar Khalid sent to judicial custody till October 22

Umar Khalid is an accused in the anti-Hindu Delhi riots and is alleged to have provided logistical support for the riots.

Anti-Hindu Delhi Riots: Salman Khurshid, Prashant Bhushan, Kavita Krishnan named in the disclosure statement of the accused

Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid, CPM leader Brinda Karat, Prashant Bhushan were among those accused of giving provocative speeches during the protests against the CAA.

‘We’ll have to spill the blood of these kaafirs’, eyewitness’ testimony shows Delhi riots were well-orchestrated: Reports

A sensational testimony of an eyewitness to the February 2020 anti-Hindu Delhi riots proves beyond doubts that the violence were well orchestrated and was not a spontaneous action.

ABP journalist manhandles and slaps psephologist Pradeep Bhandari

Pradeep Bhandari was in Mumbai near the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) covering the bollywood drug abuse scandal.

Akshardham Temple attack: 18 years ago, on this day, two terrorists laid siege on our faith

On September 24, 2002, the Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar, Gujarat was attacked by LeT terrorists.