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World Sikh Organisation wants CAA-like law in Canada for Sikhs and Hindus escaping from Islamic countries

WSO President was quoted saying that it is time to act; otherwise, Hindus and Sikhs remaining in Afghanistan would be targeted and killed.

Over 100 people die as floods inundate parts of Maharashtra, IMD issues red alert for 6 districts

The Maharashtra govt announces a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each for the kin of those who have been killed in the landslides

West Bengal: Two more accused arrested for brutal murder of BJP worker Avijit Sarkar during post-poll violence

The brutal murder of Avijit Sarkar featured prominently in the report submitted by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on July 13 before the Calcutta High Court.

From overstating expenses to siphoning off of the profits: What the Income Tax dept raids at Dainik Bhaskar group offices revealed

On Thursday, the Income Tax officials had conducted raids at 20 residential and 12 business premises belonging to the Dainik Bhaskar group spread over nine cities, including Mumbai, Delhi, Bhopal, Indore, Noida and Ahmedabad.

Bollywood entertainer Alia Bhatt shares 2012 London Olympics picture as current Tokyo games, gets mocked

The image shared by Alia Bhatt also contained picture of wrestler Sushil Kumar, who is currently in jail for murder charges.

Hindustan Times tries to whitewash the Batla house encounter convicted terrorist Ariz Khan, quietly deletes post after being caught

Be it the Pulwama or the Batla House encounter convict, Hindustan Times has dedicated its efforts towards humanizing these terrorists

Clubhouse Data Leak claim: Experts rubbish Hacker’s claims, data contains only numbers that can be collected from anywhere

Hacker group claims that they have got access to over 3.8 billion phone numbers from Clubhouse servers, but their claim seems to be false

Jail term for farting? UK ministers claim to have seen ‘credible evidence’ that passing gas can transmit Covid-19

Ministers in the United Kingdom claim to have seen evidence that Covid-19 could be transmitted by farting in public.

Former Florida pastor arrested for lewd battery and sexually molesting a minor girl for years, church distances itself from the accused: Details

A former pastor with Chets Creek Church in Florida arrested for sexual molestation and unlawful sexual activity with a young girl

Forbes attributes conflicting captions to its Tweets on Pfizer vaccines efficacy against Delta variant of Covid-19, gets called out by Netizens

Forbes shared two reports on the efficacy of Pfizer vaccine on the Delta Variant on Twitter. The conflicting captions left Netizens baffled

‘WaPo editor admitted she could not confirm the numbers were associated with Pegasus,’ ‘BDS or Qatar behind controversy’: NSO CEO

The NSO Group CEO, which owns spyware Pegasus, has said that the BDS Movement or Qatar could be behind the 'snoopgate' controversy.

Jharkhand: Three people arrested on suspicion of conspiring to topple the Hemant Soren government, Rs 2 lakh cash recovered

Jharkhand police arrested three persons from a Ranchi hotel for allegedly conspiring to topple the Hemant Soren govt

Uttar Pradesh: Three gangsters surrender out of fear of CM Yogi Adityanath

While speaking about the matter, SP Sukirti Madhav informed that the three gangsters were wanted in cases of rioting, and attempts to murder.

‘Security situation in Afghanistan dangerous’: Indian embassy issues security advisory for its nationals

The Indian embassy, Afghanistan has issued a security advisory due to the chaos in the country amidst the Taliban offensive.

‘In India feminism ends where Islamism begins’: Watch Nitin Gupta ‘Rivaldo’ speak on ‘feminist’ hypocrisy on forced conversion

Nitin Gupta ‘Rivaldo’ has touched upon topics like the historical and ongoing religious persecution and systematic violence against Hindus.

Bollywood actress Tisca Chopra shares image of Indonesian athlete while congratulating Mirabai Chanu, gets mocked

Bollywood actress Tisca Chopra shared the image of Indonesian weightlifter Windy Cantika while congratulating Mirabai Chanu.

No Kanwar-related celebrations allowed in Haridwar, city borders sealed: Uttarakhand Police

Forces have been deployed at the Haridwar border to request those coming for Kanwar Yatra to go back, state police chief said

SP-AIMIM’s Muslim Deputy CM, Mawayati’s Brahmin seminars: Parties gear up for assembly elections while Rahul Gandhi says he does not like UP mangoes

As UP elections approaches, opposition parties recalibrating electoral strategies, while Rahul Gandhi says he does not like UP mangoes

How the TOPS programme by the Modi government paved the path for Mirabai Chanu’s success in the Olympics

TOPS covers sporting activities such as table tennis, tennis, weightlifting, wrestling, hockey, archery, athletics, badminton, boxing, shooting and para-sports.

Grooming Jihad in Uttarakhand: Four youths arrested in Almora for luring a minor Hindu girl to allegedly kidnap her

Kasif, Armaan, Sane Alam and Farman have been booked for “abduction and molestation” and under POCSO Act for luring aminor Hindu girl

Woman who sparked outrage with post on ‘mother and child sexuality’ is back with ‘BDSM for beginners’ workshop: Details

'Intimacy coach' Pallavi Barnwal will conduct a BDSM workshop for people who wish to have a taste of the lifestyle.

TMC nominates Jawhar Sircar to the Rajya Sabha, had tweeted morphed image of Modi, removed parts of his interview to appease Congress

Former Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar, who has been a chronic Modi-hater, is being sent to Rajya Sabha by the Trinamool Congress

Global media looks away as Biden’s NSA “unmasks” dissenting right wing journalist Tucker Carlson

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson, an outspoken critic of President Biden, claimed that the NSA has been monitoring his communications.

Catholic priest in Tamil Nadu arrested for hate speech against Hindus: Here is what the pastor said

Christian pastor Father George Ponnaiah also insulted Bharat Mata by claiming that she is dirty and can cause scabies.

Did you know? US National Security Agency was authorised to spy on BJP when it was an opposition party

In 2014, Edward Snowden had released certain classified documents, which revealed that NSA was authorised to spy on BJP.

Uttar Pradesh: Yogi govt asks DMs to ensure all 548 oxygen plants sanctioned in various districts are operational by August 15

Amidst Covid third wave warnings, the Uttar Pradesh govt is all set to make 548 oxygen plants operational by August 15.

Elon Musk seeks for temporary relief in import tariffs, says Tesla factory in India quite likely

Elon Musk had asked for temporary relief on import duties, stating that they are highest in the world for a big country.

Western media obsessed with proving how PM Modi’s popularity has ‘declined’: Here is how BBC spun that narrative in a report on Mann Ki...

BBC published an article that spoke about the revenue that is being earned by Doordarshan by broadcasting 'Mann Ki Baat'.

Malini Parthasarathi vows to restore the credibility of The Hindu, which had earlier printed manipulated Rafale documents by N Ram

N Ram says Malini Parthasarathy meeting PM Modi has squandered away the reputation of The Hindu, Malini responds

As congratulations pour in for Mirabai Chanu following Silver Medal at Tokyo Olympics, old tweets thanking PM Modi go viral

Mirabai Chanu opened India's medal tally at the Tokyo Olympics after securing a Silver Medal in the 49kg category event.

Maharashtra: 8 Covid-19 patients die in Ratnagiri after disruption in the oxygen supply due to power outage

Eight Covid-19 patients died in Aparant Hospital in Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra, after power cut caused by flood snapped oxygen supply

India opens medal tally at Tokyo Olympics as weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal: What PM Modi tweeted now and in 2018

Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won a historic silver medal in the weightlifting event in the Tokyo Olympics

Even as Pegasus story falls flat, here are the 9 ‘protocols’ Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra govt has put in place fearing being spied on

Even as the Pegasus snoop gate propaganda peddled by vested foreign interests fell flat with no takers or proof, the Maharashtra government seems to be still afraid of a potential threat of being spied on

‘Who is running the country?’: Series of bizarre comments by US President Joe Biden sparks further concerns about his deteriorating mental health

Joe Biden has of late made a string of inexplicable decisions and strange comments, raising questions over his mental well-being.

‘Just erotica, not porn’: Actress Shilpa Shetty defends husband Raj Kundra after he was arrested in an adult film racket

Raj Kundra has alleged that the production of the adult 'videos' was being handled by his brother-in-law Pradeep Bakshi from London.

I lost, public did not vote for me: Watch how Rakesh Tikait gets taken to task by this journalist

The protests, that have been taken over by Khalistanis and middle-men, are mainly being led by one self-styled farmer leader, Rakesh Tikait

Kerala: Woman pretends to be an advocate for 2 years, flees with rare books and documents after anonymous letter exposes her

27-year-old woman, who had been pretending to be a lawyer for the past 2.5 years, fled from the Alappuzha (Aleppey) court in Kerala after being caught

Gang rape victim threatened by police in Bengal, attempt to intimidate her for registering complaint against TMC leaders, say activists

A gang-rape victim in West Bengal was allegedly threatened by Shantiniketan police for registering a complaint against TMC leaders.

Model says Raj Kundra’s assistant wanted her to get nude during auditions, says she is receiving threats, abusive calls

Model Sagarika Shona Suman has made stunning allegations against Raj Kundra who is currently involved in a pornography scandal.

Kerala witnesses dramatic spike in dowry payments; Sikhs, Christians top the list

Study shows that dowry payment is more prevalent among Sikhs and Christians, even Muslims are ahead of Hindus in this practice

Ravindra Jadeja shows how to bat against left-wing outrage mob, why others should follow

After Suresh Raina got attacked online for asserting his Brahmin identity, Ravindra Jadeja called himself a ‘proud Rajput boy’

‘CM Amarinder Singh managed the farmers and sent them to Delhi’: Former Congress Punjab chief’s speech raises questions

Sunil Jakhar said that Amarinder Singh handled the farmer protests ably in an event to unveil Navjot Singh Sidhu as new chief.

Thousands of Afghans who worked for US troops now face Taliban’s death trap, US govt announces Operation Allies Refuge

Over 18,000 Afghans who had worked for the US troops have reportedly applied for the Special Immigration Visa, fearing Taliban's revenge.

Supreme Court dumps IIT study that showed firecrackers are not a major cause of pollution, dismisses plea challenging ban on sale

Supreme Court said that one does not need IIT to say that firecrackers are bad for health, dismissed IIT-Kanpur study on causes of air pollution

Tamil Nadu: Hindu activist and Indu Makkal Katchi Chief Arjun Sampath arrested for protesting against destruction of temples in Coimbatore

Hindu activist and Indu Makkal Katchi (IMK) Chief Arjun Sampath was arrested in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, for protesting against the Coimbatore Corporation and the Tamil Nadu government

Why His Holiness the Dalai Lama deserves the Bharat Ratna: India will be honouring its own traditions of Karuna and Ahimsa

The life and message of His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been an example of the principle of 'Nishkama Karma Yoga' from the Bhagwat Gita.

J&K police shoot down Pakistani drone carrying 5 kg explosives near Jammu, says it is similar to drone used in IAF station attack

ADG Mukesh Singh said that the drone, shot in Kanachak, was made using parts procured from China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

Exploring the fine line of tragedy coverage in photojournalism: Who will decide where to draw the line?

Ethics is photojournalism stand on a very fine line. The moment you cross it, the photograph may become a tragedy of the lifetime.

‘Anti-terrorism measure, no signboard’: Read why police went knocking on The Wire’s door ahead of 15th August

The Wire editor Siddharth Varadarajan claims that the office of the media portal was visited by a policeman on Friday.

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