OpIndia Evening Dispatch: Sunday, 20th January 2019

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.

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.

1. How much really is the central government debt under Modi?

Several media houses ran a story claiming central government is under massive debt under the Modi government. India Today and Economic Times, both reported how the government is reeling under severe debt. While the reports were not factually incorrect, they miss out on letting the readers know of an important aspect. Read how the media spread half-truths regarding central government debt under Modi.

2. Madhya Pradesh BJP leader found bludgeoned to death

BJP Madhya Pradesh leader Manoj Thackeray had gone for a morning walk early on Sunday.  Unfortunately, he didn’t return. Police found a blood-soaked stone near his body and his head was smashed with a stone. Police is currently investigating the case.

3. BJP President Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS

- Advertisement - - Article resumes -

BJP President Amit Shah, who was undergoing treatment from Swine Flu at AIIMS was discharged earlier today. He is recovering well and is expected to be fine soon. Shah took to Twitter to thank his wellwishers for their prayers for his health.

4. IT department raids 12 locations belonging to Gautam Khaitan as part of AgustaWestland investigations

Gautam Khaitan is accused of receiving kickbacks in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam. The IT department carried out raids at 12 locations at properties belonging to khaitan. The Delhi-based lawyer was arrested on September 3, 2014, and later released on bail on January 9, 2015. He was a board member of Aeromatrix and is said to have received money from Guido Haschke and Carlo Gerosa, the key middlemen in the deal.

5. CJI Gogoi, Retd Justice Madan Lokur attend Pakistan Chief Justice swearing-in

The swearing-in ceremony of the 26th Chief Justice of Pakistan had Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and former Supreme Court judge, Justice Madan B Lokur in attendance. Retired Justice Madan B Lokur, along with the current Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and two other judges, were involved in an open rebellion within the judiciary and were part of the controversial press conference against the then CJI Dipak Mishra who has retired from the Supreme Court on November 30.

Share This Post and Support:
We need your support to survive in the media industry. Please consider paying us for the content we produce:

To know more about these payments, please click here.

Most read articles recently

Pakistanis get scared about attack by India after seeing their own Air Force fighter jets flying over civilian areas

Several people posted on social media that India has dropped bombs over Sialkot in Pakistan
Locals even pelted stones at injured jawans

Pulwama attack: Women, children in Kashmir ferried expensive military grade RDX in small quantities for months

The trigger for the explosive was manufactured locally and that ammonium nitrate was used as an oxidizer in the RDX explosive. The military grade RDX was obtained from Pakistan and the device was assembled around 10 km from the blast site.

Congress deletes video where Rahul Gandhi was seen dancing shortly after the Pulwama attack

After Congress' lies against the Prime Minister were exposed, Congress proceeded to delete the tweet where Rahul Gandhi was seen dancing after the Pulwama terror attack.
Image Source: Twitter

Fearing India’s retaliation, Pakistan cancels leaves of its troops, uses flares to light up night sky to see movement of Indian troops

Pakistani administration has asked people to stay in underground bunkers, which could protect them from shelling or any form of attacks which could come from the other side of the border.

This is why Neena Gupta wants no one to wish Pritish Nandy even a Happy Birthday

Pritish Nandy 'stole' Masaba's birth certificate and printed in his magazine without Neena Gupta's permission

Waters of 3 rivers flowing into Pakistan will be diverted to Yamuna as per Indus Water Treaty: Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari had said that dams and other developmental projects are being conceptualised on the 3 rivers will choke Pakistan’s water supply

After Ajaz Ashraf of Caravan reduced martyrs to their caste, he shouldn’t play victim when he is reduced to his religion

In his report, Ajaz Ashraf says quite clearly that he called the martyrs of the family to in their moment of unimaginable tragedy to inquire about their caste.
Pakistan's government acts as a subordinate of its military and Islamic fundamentalists

It appears Pakistan is scared of India: Masood Azhar’s veiled threat to Imran Khan against any govt action

Masood Azhar said in his weekly address, ''Pakistan's response to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's threats post Pulwama was rather lukewarm and lacklustre. It appears Pakistan is scared of India.''

Congress workers used to do booth capturing for me and my father when there was no EVM : Congress leader Kirti Azad

Kirti Azad was suspended from the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2015 after he accused senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley of Corruption.
Image Source: The Week

Mandya: Actor-turned-politician Prakash Raj attends funeral of Pulwama martyr, villagers expose his hypocrisy towards Armed Forces

Prakash Raj, a left wing ideologue, who is often known for joining hands with the left-liberals to express their hate towards Hindus and the BJP, has plans to contest in the upcoming elections from Bengaluru Central Lok Sabha constituency.

Latest articles

Connect with us


Don't miss these