Friday, August 14, 2020

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ED yet to receive Sushant’s phone and call records even after 4 letters to Mumbai Police: Reports

The report says that even after four letters, the Mumbai Police has not handed over Sushant's mobile phone and call details to the ED for investigation.

Deccan Herald virtually helps Jihadis find a reason to kill Naveen when they can, paints him ‘serial offender’

Deccan Chronicle justified violence against Naveen, nephew of a Congress MLA, for am alleged Facebook post against prophet Mohammed.

Twelve days after testing positive, Home Minister Amit Shah tests negative for Wuhan Coronavirus

Home Minister Amit Shah confirmed his negative Coronavirus test results in a statement on social media.

‘Scrapping of Article 370, Babri Masjid verdict and CAA filled anger and hatred in my mind’: Meeran Haider reveals how he planned Delhi riots...

Meeran Haider makes many shocking revelations about the planning, funding and execution of the Delhi anti-Hindu riots

Karnataka: Intoxicated man Milind mistakenly drapes Islamic flag on Shankaracharya statue in Sringeri, arrested

Shringeri police informed that accused confessed to the crime and added that he had done it under the influence of alcohol.

Read the scathing observations made by the Supreme Court while holding advocate Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt of court

The Supreme Court notes that tweets of Prashant Bhushan attempt to shake the public confidence on the judiciary

In Focus

This year, on August 15th, the Prime Minister Modi will be speaking to all of us from the ramparts of the Red Fort for the seventh consecutive year.

Editor's Picks

Prashant Bhushan’s slander against the judiciary is really harmful to democracy, not mere dissent that can be defended by invoking freedom of expression

The fact that Prashant Bhushan launches attack on court whenever he does not get favourable judgement is not lost on judges

Bengaluru riots, Wikipedia and the impossible staircase of Indian secularism

Wikipedia's blatant religious bias is glaringly evident in their articles of Bengaluru and Delhi riots.

SC holds Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt of court, could land him in jail for up to 6 months: Read the details

In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court held advocate Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt of court for his tweets against the CJI

Wikipedia page on Bengaluru violence calls it a ‘clash’, refuses to identify rioters as Muslims: Here are the reasons given by the ‘editors’

On the 11th of August, when Hindus of the country celebrated Janmashtami, a Muslim mob indulged in violence in Bengaluru after being offended by a Facebook post that was allegedly against the Prophet of Islam.

Bengaluru riots: Kaleem Pasha, close aide of Congress leader KJ George arrested for instigating riots

Kaleem Pasha is the husband of Irshad Begum, a BBMP corporator from Nagavara ward. He was arrested by Bengaluru police on Thursday along with 60 others for instigating the August 11 violence in the city.

Former SP leader Shahzeb Rizvi announces bounty of Rs 51 lakh on Karnataka Congress MLA’s nephew Naveen’s head for ‘blasphemous’ Facebook post

Shahzeb Rizvi said that whoever beheads Naveen for insulting the Prophet and brings his head will be given a bounty of Rs 51 lakh

Coronavirus
Latest status and reports from India

India
2,465,662
Total cases
Updated on 14 August, 2020 5:25 PM
India
1,753,719
Recovered
Updated on 14 August, 2020 5:25 PM
India
48,188
Deaths
Updated on 14 August, 2020 5:25 PM

Data automatically updated from this public source

21,102,920
Updated on 14 August, 2020 5:25 PM

Opinions

From cheap goods to telecom: How China’s industrial hegemony and guerilla marketing tactics can hurt India

Be it the battlefield or business environment, Chinese have always tried to strain India's economy in all possible aspects.

‘Temples are spreading COVID-19’: 5 reasons why that is untrue and mere propaganda, driven by Leftists and Islamists

Left-liberals and Islamists have started to trend "#TirupatiVirus" on Twitter, claiming that 75% of India's COVID-19 cases are linked to temples.

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Draft notification 2020 explained: Facts vs allegations of harming the environment

Contrary to the Congress party and other opponents, the Draft EIA notification 2020 brings much needed reforms in EIA

Standing up for Hindus: In Conversation with author-journalist Francois Gautier

Indian born French journalist Francois Gautier talks on a range of issues concerning India, Hinduism and the society

Dravidian sabotage in education: Behind the veils of the Dravidian Delusion

Tamils in Tamil Nadu have had the benefits of national integration, wider exposure to language among others, denied to them by the Dravidian agitation.

When Bengaluru paid the price for the hanging of Saddam Hussein

In 2007, a group of people turned out on the streets to protest the hanging of Saddam Hussein. The rally was led by prominent Congress leader and former Cabinet Minister C K Jaffar Sharief.

Politics

‘Dravidian politics’ in turmoil: All you need to know about Periyar’s grandson joining BJP and DMK facing heat over Skanda Sashit Kavasam row

DMK maintained silence over insult of a devotional song, while the BJP demanded the blocking of the Hinduphobic channel

Fact-check: Did water enter Delhi Transport Corporation bus when incessant rains flooded the national capital

The video which social media users claimed to be of Delhi is from Jaipur which was uploaded on YouTube on August 11, 2020

PTI spreads another fake news, misquotes PM Modi on coronavirus cases in India

Prime Minister Modi said that the percentage of active cases of coronavirus cases in India has come down and the recovery rate has come up.

Rajasthan: Muslim auto driver was thrashed by drunk miscreants for tobacco and money, communal angle not confirmed by police

Muslim Auto driver in Rajasthan was thrashed for looting him, not for not chanting Jai Sri Ram as alleged, confirms police

Senior lawyer K Parasaran who fought Ram Mandir case is not on Twitter, colleagues clarify after fake account gets followers

One of those heroes who rose to the challenge and was instrumental in the reclamation of Ram Janmabhoomi is 93-year-old K Parasaran, who successfully led the legal fight of Hindus

Media

Some ‘liberals’ who wanted ‘contempt of court’ proceedings against those they did not agree with, but are now defending Prashant Bhushan

The guilty verdict against Prashant Bhushan has, along expected lines, set the proverbial cat among the pigeons.

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri slams India Today for its ‘sting operation’ on Air India, says action already taken against touts selling tickets at...

Air India has been extremely vigilant and has time and again repeatedly warned citizens against such touts who were soliciting customers

Chinese media publishes propaganda of Pakistan’s Ambassador to China but refuses to carry India’s rebuttal: Here are the full details

A day after first anniversary of abrogation of Article 370, Chinese state media runs Pakistani propaganda

A saffron flag tied in a lane, ‘Shanno’ is terrified: Read how The Wire is trying to stoke communal tension in a sensitive area

The woman mentioned in The Wire's report, Shanno, claims that putting saffron flags in a 'Muslim lane' is worrisome and should be punished. The lane she has mentioned is an area where both Hindus and Muslims live.

Specials

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

Exclusive photos: The massive task of laying over 2300 km of optical fibre cables under the sea in the Andaman islands

With the new OFC network, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands can now have high speed internet. It is one of the many development projects planned around the strategically important island chain.

Had it been Pakistan, would have taken her from your house: The full story of what happened when Nazmul kidnapped Dinesh’s daughter at gunpoint

A minor girl was abducted on gunpoint while she was returning from the market with her father. The alleged incident took place on July 26 in Begusarai’s Bhikan Chak village that falls under Bachhwara police station.

The saga of Wikipedia bias continues: ‘Jai Shri Ram is a war cry’

The Wikipedia page of the sacred chant 'Jai Shri Ram' has been distorted to paint a completely ant-Hindu picture and call the chant a war cry

The Nanoor Massacre: When CPI(M) workers slaughtered 11 landless labourers and then blamed ‘evil’ landlords for their crimes

The Nanoor Massacre occurred on the 27th of July, 2000 in the Birbhum District of West Bengal. 11 labourers lost their lives.

From Shamshad trapping Priya impersonating a Hindu to killing her and her daughter: The complete story of the Meerut love jihad case

Priya's best friend Chanchal narrates the incidents that led to the brutal murder of the mother-daughter duo Priya and Kashish in love jihad

Bollywood, Sports & more

Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali considering sponsoring the 13th season of Indian Premier League

Patanjali is considering to become title sponsors of the upcoming IPL season which will be played in Dubai.

If Bakra Eid was a Hindu festival: 10 images that tell the tale of how ‘liberal’ media and celebs would have reacted

Today is the Islamic festival of Bakra Eid where thousands of cattle, goats and buffaloes specifically are slaughtered by pious Muslims as an offering to Allah

Japan rolls out subsidies plan worth 536 million USD for its companies shifting manufacturing facilities from China

The Japanese government, in another announcement, said that they would also assist additional 30 firms in investing in Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and other southeast Asian countries.

Cricket, fans, media and dogs: 10 Dhoni quotes which will bring smile on your face

Ten most popular quotes of former Indian skipper MS Dhoni

Angry over Israel-UAE peace deal, Pakistanis condemn Arab nations, say ‘We love you Turkey’

Pakistanis are not pleased with the Israel-UAE peace deal. They have decided to break up with Arabian nations and start a new love-affair with Turkey.

After Air Force wrote a letter against Netflix movie, Gunjan Saxena says no gender bias experienced by her in the IAF

Gunjan Saxena said that the Indian Air Force is an organisation with strong cultural and moral ethos and it did not perpetuate gender discrimination

My family has lived here for 50 years, I considered Muslims my brothers: MLA breaks down while narrating how his house was burnt down...

The Pulkeshinagar MLA's house was attacked by a violent Muslim mob with weapons, patrol bombs, and stones.

Karnataka: Controversy erupts after SP pressurises priests to place photo of Jesus Christ inside the Garbhagriha of Hindu temple

The temple priest has apologised for the incident and said that they did not have any evil intentions to hurt any religious sentiments

When Prashant Bhushan wanted those he didn’t agree with to be jailed for contempt of court

'PIL Activist' Prashant Bhushan has been found guilty on charges of Contempt of Court by the Supreme Court of India.

FIR on Meerut’s former SP leader Shahzeb Rizvi who announced a bounty of Rs 51 lakh for Karnataka Congress MLA’s nephew Naveen’s head

Former SP leader Shahzeb Rizvi had announced Rs 51 lakhs reward for whoever beheads Naveen for his post that was considered 'blasphemy' by Islamists.

US Justice Dept accuses Yale University of discrimination against Asian Americans and White applicants in their admission process

The US Justice Department has accused Yale University of violating the federal civil rights by discriminating against White and Asian Americans in its admission procedure.

AAP leader arrested for sexually exploiting woman for two years, threatening to kill her and her children: Here is what happened

Mukesh Tokas had allegedly threatened to kill the woman and her children after his marital status was revealed.

Shringeri: Adi Shankaracharya statue draped with Islamic flag

The residents and the devotees of the city came to know about the incident on Thursday. The flag was immediately removed while the devotees of Sharada Peetha gathered at the spot and protested against the attempt to flare communal tension in the holy city.

After exposing Chinese occupation of Rui village, journalist Balram Baniya found dead under mysterious circumstances in Nepal: Details

Two months after he was suspended over a critical story on Chinese occupation of Rui village in Nepal, 50-year-old journalist Balram Baniya was reportedly found dead

Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau appoints investigation team to find out causes of the Air India Express flight crash at Kozhikode airport

Capt. S S Chahar, former designated examiner of Boeing 737 NG, has been appointed as Investigator-In-Charge for Kozhikode crash probe

Bengaluru riots: Muslim mob wanted to kill Naveen for his ‘blasphemous’ post, torched down police station as cops prevented it

The Bengaluru riots were triggered by a Facebook post by Congress MLA Akhanda Srinivas Murthy's nephew Naveen