Thursday, March 4, 2021

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Canals of Venice in Italy dry up causing the Gondolas to get stranded on mud

A low tide and the scarcity of rain drove down water levels in the Venetian canals in Venice to historic lows

‘Lesson will be taught to dishonest people’, TMC MLA Hamidul Rahman issues threat to voters, BJP lodge complaint with EC

TMC leaders have started openly threatening and issuing ultimatums to voters ahead of assembly elections in West Bengal

The popularity of PM Narendra Modi surges, becomes the most-watched personality on television in India last year: BARC report

Much the same as his social media fan-base, the impact of PM Narendra Modi on television has also been multiplying

Defence analyst Nitin Gokhale and journalist Ashutosh say they will sue Caravan India for allegedly misquoting them: Details

The article in Caravan magazine, written by its editor Hartosh Singh Bal, claims that the government's move to regulate fake news and web portals is aimed to act against people who are writing against the government.

Kerala: BJP declares ‘Metro Man’ Sreedharan as the CM candidate ahead of assembly elections

Sreedharan, fondly called India's 'Metro Man' for his immense contribution to a number of major railways and Metro rail projects, had recently joined the BJP.

France: Commission investigating church child abuse scandals says the number of victims may be over 10,000

The independent commission set up to investigate into church child abuse in France said that there are over 10,000 victims.

In Focus

Freedom House downgraded India based on facts they did not find convenient and a fallacious narrative woven by left and Islamists

Editor's Picks

Crores of undisclosed income, unexplained cash receipts and more: IT Dept discovery so far in raids against Anurag Kashyap, Taapsee Pannu

Income Tax department (IT dept) conducted raid on properties linked to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, actress Taapsee Pannu and others

China has the ability to seriously challenge the stable and open international system: The US Secretary of State

Tony Blinken said that in order to win the global economy, the US needed to push back unfair trade practices of China

‘I am 25 and never had sex’: LGBT activist, accused of raping another woman, had said on stage that she is incapable of having...

Earlier this week, a yoga trainer took to Instagram to accuse Dureja of raping her under pretext of performing Shamanic rituals.

Jharkhand: Five members of a family, including a five-year-old child axed to death by villagers over ‘black magic’ suspicions

Five members of a family killed by villagers after a priest said that their witchcraft is responsible for deaths and diseases in the villages

Trolls use fake, photoshopped images to attack Kangana Ranaut for pictures of a fruit smoothie

Kangana Ranaut faced troll attack after sharing a photo of a smoothie she had made. Trolls claimed that she had copied food image from the internet.

Jalgaon hostel ‘strip dance’: Maha Home Minister dismisses allegations on police, says it was an entertainment program

Terming the incident as an 'entertainment programme', Maharashtra Home Minister dismissed reports alleging that Maharashtra police officers had forced women hostel residents to strip dance in front of them.

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
11,172,925
Total cases
Updated on 4 March, 2021 11:39 PM
India
10,837,689
Recovered
Updated on 4 March, 2021 11:39 PM
India
157,582
Deaths
Updated on 4 March, 2021 11:39 PM

Data automatically updated from this public source

115,980,436
Updated on 4 March, 2021 11:39 PM

Opinions

Icchadhari protestor Yogendra Yadav finally admits that farmers’ protest is political and is about defeating PM Modi: Read how

Four months after the farmers protest began, Yogendra Yadav has finally admitted that the protests are indeed political

‘Standing up for the national anthem is enforced nationalism’: Here’s how The Wire is fanning separatism in J and K

In essence, The Wire, in its article, has toed the separatists and terrorists' line in blaming the university for "enforcing" nationalism on students by simply asking them to comply with the university protocols, which include standing up for the national anthem, among other activities.

Brown Sahib’s colonial hangover: How Congressis are perpetually in awe of Gandhi siblings mingling with gareeb Indians

The Congress sympathisers and leaders have displayed unwavering support in building a cult around the Gandhi siblings

Rahul Gandhi has made his choice: He prefers street power to political power

Congress, the Left and ISF have now formed a 'secular' alliance to fight the Bengal polls and are in the process of finalising their seat-sharing formula

Don’t fall for propaganda! WhatsApp will not have to breach end-to-end-encryption to follow the new IT guidelines

We're all well aware that the Govt of India has recently notified the new Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021

Gujarat 2002: The iconic photo(s) that were never taken and the question of ‘victimhood’

How the 59 Karsevaks who were burnt alive were never the victims of violence for the 'liberals'

Politics

Shiv Sena backs out from the ‘Didi Vs All’ fight in West Bengal, stands in ‘solidarity’ with the ‘real Bengal Tigress’

Sanjay Raut announced that Shiv Sena will not contest West Bengal elections, and wished Mamata Banerjee s 'roaring success'

Media

PM Modi and his mother abused live on air by a caller on a BBC radio show on Sikhs in the UK

BBC edited the program and the host offered apology after caller abused PM Modi and his mother during a live radio show

As Congress allies with rabid Islamist in Bengal, sympathetic journalists try to shift focus to Assam Congress

While Rohini Singh desperately tried to sideline G23 rebel Congress leader Anand Sharma and promote Gaurav Gogoi, it must be pointed out that the latter, who is supposedly 'not entitled', is the son of the late Congress leader and former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi.

After a massively successful Modi Para group rally, The Wire tries to peddle ‘anti-BJP’ narrative in West Bengal: Read how

The Modipara volunteers handcuffed themselves and covered their mouth with black cloths to symbolically protest against TMC.

Gujarat 2002: Never forget the carnage and how the media and andolanjeevis perpetuated the ‘Dara Hua Musalman’ bogey

Never forget that the 'liberals' propagated 'Dara Hua Musalman' narrative while piggybacking on the dead bodies of 59 Hindus killed by Muslim mob.

Specials

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

Still living in fear, no compensation yet for our losses: A year on, OpIndia spoke to the owner of a parking lot burnt down...

The owner of the parking lot that was burnt down by rioters in Delhi's Shiv Vihar said that the cars were ransacked a day before the actual violence gripped the national capital

Modi govt tightens noose on social media giants and ‘intermediaries’: What it means, the effects of the provisions and how it could tame the...

The guidelines define the due diligence measures that the social media platforms will have to observe to operate in India

Relatives of Liyaqat and Rihasat Khan give death stares: Hindu man whose garage was gutted by Muslim mob during Delhi anti-Hindu riots a year...

An eyewitness of the horrifying Delhi riots OpIndia spoke to revealed that fear still pervades among the Hindus residents of the region

Workers of Khalsa org and Kejriwal govt discriminated against Hindu victims: An eyewitness account after 1 year of Delhi anti-Hindu riots

The eyewitness claimed that the Khalsa organisation predominantly helped the Muslim victims of the Delhi riots

Adani Pavilion and Reliance Pavilion at Narendra Modi Stadium: All you want to know about naming stadiums and pavilions

The stadium was named after PM Modi as he was a former president of GCA, and Reliance & Adan won bids to sponsor two pavilions

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