Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Home News Reports OpIndia Evening Dispatch: Monday, 28th January 2019

OpIndia Evening Dispatch: Monday, 28th January 2019

A quick round up of things that made it to news today

In the hustle and bustle of the day, it is only natural to miss some of the biggest developments that impact the nation. The OpIndia Evening Dispatch will catch you up on the day’s event even if you have been busy thus far.

Here is what made it to news today:

1. Schoolchildren attacked with swords during R-Day celebrations in MP, Imtiyaz and Zakir among others booked

School children were attacked and violence has been reported from the Khujner town in Madhya Pradesh’s Rajgarh district. According to reports, during the Republic Day celebrations, one group of people were opposed to the songs being played during the festivities.

As per reports, one group of people have alleged that the other group had objected to the patriotic songs being played and started anti-national sloganeering. While the other group has stated that the violence was started due to a minor dispute. Eye witness accounts allegedly state that the first group had started anti-national slogans and had attacked the schoolchildren which created a stampede-like situation in the venue.

2. Fact-check: The Print and The Telegraph spread dangerous lies about Polio vaccine in India

Twitter user exposes the lies of The Print and The Telegraph regarding polio vaccine. They have claimed that India is facing shortage of polio vaccine due to lack of fund, and it is seeking funds from GAVI for purchasing the vaccine. Both of which are false claims.

3. Congress supports ‘Tukde Tukde Gang’, invites sedition accused Kanhaiya Kumar for an event remembering Mahatma Gandhi

As reported by Times Now, for an event ‘Remembering Mahatma Gandhi’ on his death anniversary, the minority department of Congress has extended an invitation to Kanhaiya Kumar as a speaker. Congress is reportedly of the firm view that charge-sheet has been dismissed by the Delhi court and has not accepted the charge-sheet ‘owing to loopholes’. Since there are no substantive charges against Kanhaiya Kumar he has been invited to the event.

4. Bharat Ratna: Mallikarjun Kharge booked for his remarks on Bhupen Hazarika which hurt sentiments of Assamese people

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge is in a soup for slamming the government for not conferring the Bharat Ratna on the spiritual leader Shivakumar Swami, who passed away recently and instead ‘choosing a singer’ Bhupen Hazarika and ‘man who propagated RSS ideology’ Nanaji Deshmukh for the honour. Raju Mahanta, an RTI activist, has filed a complaint alleging that Kharge has hurt the sentiments of Assamese people. A case has been filed at Morigaon Police Station.

Mahanta felt that the comments passed by Kharge were objectionable and he should apologise for the same.

5. PM Modi and Nitish Kumar to kickstart 2019 campaign in Bihar with March 3 mega rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will jointly address a public rally at Patna’s Gandhi Maidan to kickstart the election campaign for General elections in the state. In what is said to be a “mother of rallies”, will also witness the presence of other NDA partners like Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan.

According to reports, the date of March 3 has been chosen mutually by NDA partners, because the announcement of election dates will also happen concurrently.

6. ED seizes property worth Rs 238 crores of TMC MP in connection with a ponzi scheme case

As per reports, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized TMC MP KD Singh’s property worth Rs. 238 crores in connection with a Ponzi scheme case. The properties include a resort in Kufri and a showroom in Chandigarh apart from properties in Haryana as well.

The ED’s probe is connected to a case it had filed in September 2016, against Singh’s firm Ms Alchemist Infra Realty Limited under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act after taking cognizance of a charge sheet filed by SEBI against the company, its directors and others.

7. I am ready to step down, they (Congress MLAs) are crossing the line: Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy

The Congress-JD(S) unholy alliance in Karnataka seems to be on the verge of a break up as Chief Minister Kumaraswamy today said that he is ready to step down since Congress MLAs consider only former chief minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah as their chief minister.

Congress tried to pacify cry-baby Kumaraswamy by sending show cause notice to MLA who spoke against the CM.

8. Siddaramaiah outrages the modesty of Jameela who was questioning him, Congress leaders defend him

In a despicable instance of outraging a woman’s modesty, former Karnataka Chief Minister and senior leader the Congress party snatched at the dupatta of a woman, pulling it away from her body, in an attempt to intimidate her.

At the event in Mysuru, the woman in the video was trying to register a complaint with former CM Siddaramaiah regarding the absence of his son Yathindra, an MLA of Varuna constituency. The woman complained that she was unable to reach Yathindra which angered Siddaramaiah. He reacted by getting aggressive and berating the woman suggesting that the complaint made it seem as if his son had committed a great crime.

The National Commission for Women (NCW) has written to Karnataka DGP Neelmani Raju asking for an investigation into the incident.

9. Tulsi Gabbard, first Hindu to run for US president, slams media for maligning her for her religion

The presidential aspirant, Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat representative from Hawaii, who was the first Hindu to enter the US Congress in 2012 has claimed that she has been made a ‘victim of religious bigotry’ as some media outlets have targeted her over her Hindu name and accused her supporters, who have Hindu names, of being ‘Hindu nationalists’.

Gabbard in her op-ed written for a local publication, the Religious News Services, described the campaign against her and her supporters and donors as “profiling and targeting of Hindu Americans and ascribing to them motives without any basis”.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

AAP supported farmer protests hampering war against Covid-19, oxygen supplier writes to GOI saying tankers delayed due to roadblocks by protestors

Inox Air Products said that they are facing delays in Delhi while transporting oxygen due to road blockades by the farmer protestors

After getting vaccinated himself, Rakesh Tikait says the Modi government will be responsible if farmers get COVID-19

Rakesh Tikait had recently said that 'farmers' protests is not Shaheen Bagh than can be stopped in the name of coronavirus

How China’s ‘Re-education through labour’ policy put minorities in labour camps even before the Uyghur crisis: About the Masanjia camps

The letter went into detail about the conditions at China's Masanjia Labor Camp, including the gruelling hours, verbal abuse and physical abuse

From sitting on upturned dustbins to photo ops at crematorium grounds, Barkha Dutt gets questioned for her ‘vulture journalism’

While the situation on ground is indeed grim, people on social media have been calling out the dramatics by journalists who could have perhaps focused on the news instead of their brand building.

Maharashtra FDA minister embarrasses his own govt and alliance leaders, says his ministry had approved Remdesivir procurement by BJP

Maharashtra FDA Minister and NCP leader Dr. Rajendra Shingne confirms that he was aware about BJP procuring Remdesivir for state govt

Journalism: The new performance art

With the COVID-19 pandemic, journalists have screamed "Beware of the Ides of March" to anyone who would listen - Barkha Dutt for example.

Recently Popular

Understanding the hate factory: How Rohan Joshi and his hateful post against Hindus gives us an insight into the ‘liberal’ mind

Comedian Rohan Joshi tells Bhakts, "I have nothing but contempt for them and nit a shred of empathy" as he mocks Coronavirus deaths

Maharashtra Remdesivir ruckus: Saket Gokhale brazens his lies by filing complaint against Fadnavis, BJP returns favour. Details

A complaint has been filed against Saket Gokhale by a BJP member in which the complainant has accused the Congress supporter of lying and waging a war against the state in the midst of a pandemic

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta challenges for free flight tickets to Pakistan but goes into hiding after Twitter user provides it. Read what happened

Hansal Mehta's flight to Pakistan via Dubai is scheduled for 20th April, 2021. We shall keep you posted if Mehta goes to Pakistan or will he register his name in long list of paper tigers.

Delhi couple abuses cops over masks in viral video, husband blames wife after arrest

Police have booked and arrested a Delhi couple after the duo misbehaved with the personnel over masks. The video went viral.

250 ventilators sent by central govt lied unutilized in the state of Punjab amid the second wave of coronavirus

250 ventilators sent by the central government to Punjab for use in government hospitals were lying unused till late March.

When ‘comedians’ double up as doctors and believe ‘Bhakts’ deserve the misery as Chinese coronavirus rages

You will never see them questioning how many mosques have opened up their gates as medical facilities. Because, everyone likes to keep their heads.
- Advertisement -

 

Connect with us

254,077FansLike
530,786FollowersFollow
24,200SubscribersSubscribe