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After receiving flak for its Hinduphobic content, Zee5 Tamil suspends release of controversial web series ‘Godman’
In a statement released by Zee5, it said that they have decided to suspend the release of this show at this moment and claimed that the producers, show, ZEE5 had "no intent whatsoever of offending or hurting any community, religious or personal beliefs or sentiments".
Wajid Khan was infected with coronavirus and was on ventilator since past four days. His health continued to deteriorate and he became critical and breathed his last late on Sunday.
Congress supporters, Islamists attack Sonu Sood over conspiracy theory that he is a BJP stooge for arranging buses for migrants after he meets Maha...
Actor Sonu Sood is now under fire just days after being showered with praises for arranging for buses for migrant workers from Mumbai. Reason? He met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyar at Raj Bhavan on Saturday, May 30.
‘Protesters’ in USA use mask making tutorial by Indian actor Ronit Roy to avoid face detection while protesting the death of George Floyd
Ronit Roy, the popular actor, had shared a short video of himself teaching people how to make a balaclava mask with their t-shirts.
Zee5 casts aside rising criticism of soon-to-be-aired Hinduphobic series ‘Godman’, brazens out claiming the show intends to ‘create awareness’
The teaser of the show had portrayed Brahmins in a bad light, with liberal doses of voyeuristic scenes and abusive dialogues galore
Dangal actress Zaira Wasim quits Twitter and Instagram after being criticised for ridiculous post insinuating locust attack is ‘Allah’s wrath’
Dangal actress Zaira Wasim has quit Twitter and Instagram after receiving criticism for her insensitive post.
‘Life comes a full circle’ for Sonu Sood: From a struggling actor to one who helped migrants go back home amidst lockdown
Sonu sood said that it was a satisfying experience to help people reunite with their family members.
ISKCON rejects Shemaroo Entertainment’s ‘apology’, to proceed with legal action against comedian Surleen Kaur for abusive, derogatory statements
A complaint had been filed by ISKCON organisation against comedian Ms Surleen Kaur and Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd for her abusive, derogatory remarks against the organisations, saints and Hindus.
Zaira Wasim, who had left acting for Islam, now quotes the Quran to insinuate that locust infestation in Rajasthan is ‘Allah’s wrath’
Several areas in Eastern Africa, Pakistan, and India have seen attacks by massive swarms of locusts recently. However, it is not understood why the former actress is insinuating these locust attacks as some sort of Islamic curse upon a specific group of people whom she refers to as 'arrogant'.
Paatal Lok changes the morphed image with BJP leader where he is shown next to corrupt character after he files a complaint against Anushka...
Days after BJP MLA Nandkishore Gurjar filed a complaint against Amazon Prime series Paatal Lok producer Anushka Sharma for using a morphed image of himself without his permission, the producers have changed the image.
Delhi anti-Hindu riots: Sahil’s father Parvez died 3 times, in 3 different ways, in 3 separate locations. 16 Hindus named in the FIR
Sahil Parvez had stated that his father was shot in front of their house in his statement to the media. His complaint letter to the police several weeks later suddenly shifts the location, identifies 16 'attackers' by name and makes a lot of contradictory claims, read details.
“I am proud of UP police”, says the father of a martyred UP police officer after Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter
Urmila Verma, the wife of deceased constable Sultan Singh, said that the death of Vikas Dubey had brought relief to her soul.
The Wire issues half-hearted correction after being called out by NCPCR for their blatantly fake news about ‘eight-fold increase in complaints post lockdown
The Wire retracted it after the author of the article said that she had no evidence to support her stunning claim.
Government and Policy
1 lakh km of road built with plastic waste, Modi govt saves Rs 30,000 per km: Read about the revolution in road construction
In 2016, Union minister Nitin Gadkari had announced the usage of plastic waste in road construction
Hours before Vikas Dubey was killed in encounter, a petition was filed in Supreme Court seeking protection for the gangster
Before Vikas Dubey’s encounter, one Mumbai-based petitioner had filed petition in SC to prevent UP police from encountering him
Netizens ask Netflix to cancel comedian Kenny Sebastian’s special show after he hurls obscene abuses
Social media users are demanding that Netflix reconsiders special show of Indian comic Kenny Sebastian after he was allegedly found hurling obscene abuses to people on his Instagram page.
The curious case of ‘Drone Boy’ who has made 600 drones using broken mixer grinders and televisions. A fact-check
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While 'drone boy' Prathap NM has claimed to have made 600 drones using e-waste, not a single photo or video of them exist
Only Muslims go to heaven, Ravish Kumar-like non-Muslims can only hope for a mild level of hell: Dr Zakir Naik explains
Naik said that virtues like honesty and charity cannot ensure qualifying marks for heaven or Jannah. Only Muslims can go to heaven and non-Muslims will go to hell by default, he says.
After obscene comments, clip of comedian Kenneth Sebastian calling Sanskrit ‘most useless language ever’ goes viral. Watch video
In the video titled "Journey to the centre of my brain", Sebastian is seen thanking God because 'all the people who spoke Sanskrit are dead'.