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Watch: RJD MP Ashfaque Karim continues anti-CAA speech even while his trousers fall down

Ashfaque Karim was speaking against the Citizenship Amendment Act at a gathering, reportedly in Araria district when he pants accidentally fell off.

Delhi: AAP celebrates Kejriwal’s nomination as fire in transport dept burns all documents, BJP leader Kapil Mishra alleges bigger conspiracy

AAP maintains stunned silence as fire in Delhi's transport department burns all documents.

Union Budget 2020: All you need to know about the customary ‘Halwa Ceremony’ preceding the budget

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to present the Union Budget 2020 on February 1, 2020, in the parliament.

Commerce Ministry recommends lowering limits on import of duty-free alcohol and tobacco, is it contrary to global norms?: Here are the facts

The Commerce Ministry has reportedly recommended a restriction on the purchase of tax-free alcohol at duty-free shops to one bottle

Lies, deception and misinformation of anti-CAA protests: How University campuses have wrongly become a battleground

One of the universities which is at the forefront of the opposing the CAA is Jamia Milia Islamia

ED arrests CC Thampi, through whom not just Robert Vadra but even Rahul Gandhi had a connection with arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari: Read details

In a massive breakthrough, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested NRI businessman CC Thampi

Kolkata: 11-year-old girl dies after being stabbed and mutilated by 13-year-old stalker

The alleged perpetrator happens to live in the same neighbourhood as the victim. He has now been detained by the police.

J. P. Nadda elected new BJP chief, PM Modi will felicitate him later today at party headquarters

J P Nadda to take over reins from Amit Shah as BJP national President.

India test fires nuclear-powered SLBM with 3500 km range in the Bay of Bengal

A Notice To Airmen (NOTAM) was issued by India earlier this month over a 3400 km flight corridor over the Bay Of Bengal for January 19 to 21.

Aam Aadmi Party morphs Kejriwal’s face on Shah Rukh Khan’s body to mock BJP, deletes after self goal

AAP morphed Arvind Kejriwal's face on Shah Rukh Khan's body in the film 'Chalte Chalte', deleted after self-goal.

Journalist Barkha Dutt applauds Shaheen Bagh women who wear ‘tricolour’ burqas, netizens say ‘Modi hai to mumkin hai’

Controversial journalist Barkha Dutt was in New Delhi's Shaheen Bagh recently where she spotted two women who were wearing pinkish red, white and green abaya style burqa.

OpIndia impact: Following report, senior Congress leader Kishor Upadhyay’s brother arrested in fraud case

Senior Uttarakhand Congress leader Kishor Upadhyay’s brother Sachin Upadhyay arrested in connection with a fraud case

Shaheen Bagh anti-CAA protesters clash with Kashmiri Pandits on the 30th anniversary of the Genocide

Kashmiri Pandits chanted 'Justice for Kashmiri Pandits' slogans at Shaheen Bagh, which was objected by anti-CAA protesters

Historian Ramachandra Guha backtracks on his “dynasty jibe” against Rahul Gandhi and reiterates his opposition to Modi-Shah regime

Ramchandra Guha says PTI distorted his comments, backtracks on his dynasty jibe against Rahul Gandhi

Jammu and Kashmir: Administration releases list of 153 ‘whitelisted’ websites after broadband and 2G mobile internet was restored

Internet services partially restored in Jammu and Kashmir, access to 153 websites allowed through broadband and 2G

District Magistrate and Deputy DM in Congress ruled Madhya Pradesh slap and assault people at peaceful pro-CAA rally

The Congress party decided to oppose the Act that provides citizenship to persecuted minorities from neighbouring Islamic States tooth and nail.

1 school approved vs 500 promised, fall in DTC buses, 0 new hospitals, fake surveys: RTI replies reveal Kejriwal hasn’t fulfilled major election promises

Arvind Kejriwal govt has not fulfilled several promises made before the last election, RTI replies reveal

Kashmiri Pandit Genocide: Then and now, from Azadi slogans to Hindu hate, the nature of Jihad and its apologists remain unchanged

The 19th of January, 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the genocide and exodus of Kashmiri Hindus from the valley.

Sting video exposes propaganda behind Shaheen Bagh protests, organiser Sharjeel Imam from JNU confesses protest was carried out to attract ‘Western media’

Chief of Shaheen Bagh protests reveals on camera that the plan was for a one-day protest to attract ‘western media’

Dalit youth burnt alive in MP, BJP says Congress shielding accused from ‘minority community’ due to appeasement politics

Youth from Dalit community set to fire by pouring kerosene on him by Muslim men in Madhya Pradesh

Diary of a Delhi Liberal: We celebrate the day we got freedom from Kashmiri Hindus, but Shaheen Bagh has become a bit of an albatross

Talking of Shaheen Bagh, it has become a bit of an albatross around our neck, diary.

Biggest takeaway from Saif Ali Khan interview on Tanhaji: He doesn’t give a damn about politics, he only cares about his career

A viral clip of Saif Ali Khan from an interview with 'Film Companion' on Tanhaji has gone viral

Muslim dominated Malerkotla sits on Dharna to support anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh where ‘Jinnah wali Azadi’ slogans were raised

Shaheen Bagh protests where slogans like 'Jinnah Wali Azadi' slogans were chanted have become increasingly communal

Today’s India is like Hitler’s Germany, says Congress: Here is what Hitler’s Germany looked like and why Congress is out of its mind

It is appalling that the ecosystem creates a fallacious narrative that India today is like Hitler's Germany

At women’s anti-CAA rally, NCP MP Supriya Sule says that Triple Talaq is good for women according to Quran

While addressing a women's anti-CAA protest, Supriya Sule said that according to the Quran, triple talaq is good for women

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra bats for Hardik Patel who was convicted for rioting, blames BJP for a court ordered arrest

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said Hardik Patel has been fighting for the employment of youth and the rights of farmers.

Saba Naqvi mirrors Jihadis, insinuates that re-settling Kashmiri Pandits in the valley is a part of the ‘Hinduisation’ project

Shockingly, Saba Naqvi seems to have a problem with Kashmiri Pandits returning to Kashmir, three decades after they were persecuted by Islamic radicals

Shabana Azmi accident: FIR registered against driver for endangering life, rash driving due to which the car rammed into truck

After Shabana Azmi got injured in the accident, an FIR has been filed against her driver for rash driving

Must obey: While Congress fear-mongers and refuses to implement CAA in states, Kapil Sibal and Salman Khurshid burst the bubble

 Kapil Sibal asserted that the move to prevent the implementation of CAA would be "problematic" and pave the way for many difficulties. 

I thought this guy was a villain and talked crap only in movies: Adnan Sami on Raza Murad using him to criticise CAA

Reacting to Raza Murad using him as a means to target the CAA, Adnan Sami took to Twitter to slam the actor.

Gujarat: Congress leader Hardik Patel arrested for failing to appear before trial court in sedition case, sent to judicial custody

Hardik Patel was arrested on Saturday night in Ahmedabad for failing to appear before a trial court in sedition case

“Even after your 10 generations you will not be able to match the courage of Savarkar”: Smriti Irani tears into Rahul Gandhi for his remark

Smriti Irani hits back at Rahul Gandhi for his 'I am not Rahul Savarkar' comment last month

Maharashtra: Ayurvedic doctor Sayyed Abdul Rehman Khan detained for sending threating letter in Urdu with ‘poisonous chemical’ to Sadhvi Pragya

Doctor Sayyed Abdul Rehman Khan sent a threatening letter to Sadhvi Pragya to frame his brother and mother in terror case

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju directs SAI to dispose all pending sexual harassment cases in 4 weeks

Reacting to the Indian Express Report, SAI has claimed that "substantive deterrents" are already in place and that sexual harassment on campus is not rampant.

Watch: One of the convicts in the 2013 Gudiya rape case in Delhi attacks female journalist in courtroom

On April 15, 2013, convicts Manoj Shah and Pradeep Kumar abducted and brutally raped the child, nicknamed Gudiya by media, in east Delhi

Gujarat ranks top in water efficiency survey under National Hydrology Project, Delhi ranked among the worst performers

Last year Bureau of Indian Standards had also claimed that water quality in Delhi is worst as it failed in all the 19 parameters set by them

After wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim, five members of Bangladesh cricket coaching staff opt out of Pakistan tour

Five coaches of Bangladesh cricket team opt-out of Pakistan tour over security concerns

Karnataka: Six members of radical Islamic organisation SDPI held for plotting to kill Hindutva ideologue Chakravarthy Sulibele and BJP MP Tejasvi Surya

After Bengaluru Police caught men for murder attempt on RSS worker, they unearthed a plan where the SDPI members were planning to assassinate BJP MP Tejasvi Surya.

‘Historian’ Ram Guha’s strident criticism of Rahul Gandhi triggers a meltdown for abusive troll Swati Chaturvedi

Ram Guha had said that the Kerala state did a disastrous thing by electing 5th generation dynast-Rahul Gandhi.

Hyderabad: Osmania university professor Chintakindi Kasim held for alleged links with Maoists

Osmania university professor Chintakindi Kasim was allegedly involved in a case registered under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act

Bollywood actor Shabana Azmi injured in car accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

Bollywood actor Shabana Azmi has been injured in a car accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway near Kahalpur.

Rajasthan: Pakistani immigrant Neeta Kanwar who was granted citizenship in September elected Sarpanch in Tonk

Neeta Kanwar defeated her opponent Sonu Devi by 362 votes. A total of 1,073 votes were cast in Kanwar's favour.

Savarkar’s kin welcomes Sanjay Raut’s comment on Veer Savarkar while Aaditya Thackeray continues to monkey-balance

Sanjay Raut has said that those who criticise Veer Savarkar should spend two days at cellular jail in Andaman

As ‘Chhapaak’ flops, Bollywood entertainer Deepika Padukone mocks acid attack victims in a new PR stunt on Tik Tok

After the JNU visit PR stunt backfired, Deepika Padukone took to TikTok for an insensitive promotion for her film Chhapaak.

London feed of AajTak airs a travel ad portraying Jammu and Kashmir without PoK

In a marketing commercial about a travel company on AajTak, Indian map was shown without the territory of Pakistan occupied Kashmir

#HumWapasAayenge: Kashmiri Pandits take a vow of returning back to Valley ahead of the 30th anniversary of Kashmiri Pandit exodus

#HumWapasAayenge trended on Twitter as Kashmiri Pandits take a pledge to return back to their homes 30 years after being expelled from Jammu and Kashmir

Radical Christian organisations in Russia threaten young businessman who embraced Hinduism and became a devoted Hindu

In the year 2016 Denis came in close contact with the Hindu scriptures that are available in Russian. After that in the end of the same year he decided to take on the life and path of a devoted Hindu.

While Congress party keeps protesting against CAA, Congress govt in Rajasthan gives land at half prices to Pakistani migrants in the state

The double standard displayed by the Congress government in Rajasthan has attracted sharp criticism from the Opposition

Were the trees in Navi Mumbai less liberal than the trees of Aarey colony?

Here’s what the liberal elite is telling us: The finer things in life are exclusively reserved for their private enjoyment. You can’t have it because you are not elite.

These intellectuals betrayed the nation, ate up the system like “parasites”, WB BJP chief attacks “Hum Kagaz Nahi Dikhayenge” gang

He pointed out that shouting "Azadi" on the road might fetch one newspaper headlines but do not do anything good to society.

Those who oppose Veer Savarkar should spend two days in Andaman Jail: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut

Raut's delayed response on Veer Savarkar come after a huge controversy that had erupted across the country following Rahul Gandhi's cheap dig on Savarkar in December 2019.

Kanpur horror: Out on bail rape accused Mehboob, Jaamil, and others kill mother of rape victim, video viral

The spine-chilling video of the attack had surfaced on social media in which the four men were caught beating the woman and her family members.

VHP appeals to Modi government to adopt Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas model for proposed Ram Mandir: Reports

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has urged the Central Government to adopt the model suggested by the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas for the proposed Ram Temple in Ayodhya, as this would speed up its construction

Rajiv Gandhi was not the only one who was killed in the blasts: When kin of those who died along with him were upset with Sonia Gandhi’s ‘forgiveness’

When Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated, 13 others had died along with him. What right would Sonia Gandhi have to 'forgive' killers of those 13 people too?

Anti-CAA riots: Delhi police urges ‘protestors’ at Shaheen Bagh to clear the blockage to help residents, school children

Delhi High Court had asked the police to keep law and order situation and public interest in mind while evicting protesters at Shaheen Bagh to clear roads at the Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch.

‘Historian’ Ramchandra Guha rebels against the dynasty, questions why Kerala voted fifth generation dynast Rahul Gandhi to parliament

On Friday, Ramchandra Guha, known for his 'Gandhi-fiction' surprised many Congress loyalists as he attacked Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, particularly Gandhi-scion Rahul Gandhi.

Who is she to tell me to follow Sonia Gandhi’s footsteps? Because of people like her, justice not done to rape victims: Nirbhaya’s mother hits out on Indira Jaising

Nirbhaya's mother, Asha Devi, reacting sharply to Indira Jaising's suggestion said that because of people like her (Jaising), rape victims don't get justice

Advocate Indira Jaising asks Nirbhaya’s mother to ‘forgive’ her daughter’s rapists like Sonia Gandhi forgave Rajiv Gandhi’s assassins

On Saturday, senior Supreme Court advocate Indira Jaising gave a shocking advise to Nirbhaya's mother.

Proctor of Aligarh Muslim University shown a shoe, called a pimp by students sitting on dharna against CAA and NRC

AMU students protesting against CAA-NRC abuse proctor by showing shoe and calling him pimp

Asian child sex grooming gangs were given a free pass over fears of inciting racial tensions in Manchester: UK Detective

An investigator in UK has found that Asian child sex grooming gang were given a free pass over fears of inciting racial tensions

19th Jan: On a day Kashmiri Pandits were driven out of Kashmir by Islamists, Shaheen Bagh protestors to ‘celebrate resistance’

The cabal that has spearheaded anti-CAA protests in Shaheen Bagh or "celebrating resistance" has maintained a stoic silence on this issue of Kashmiri Pandits.

India summons Pakistan High Commission official to lodge strong protest over recent abductions of Hindu and Sikh girls in Pakistan

After SAD leader meets MEA officials, Pakistan High Commission officer summoned to protest abductions of Hindu and Sikh girls in Pakistan

Politics being played over our daughter’s death, AAP govt responsible for delay in hanging the convicts: Nirbhaya’s parents

Nirbhaya's parents says danging of the convicts were delayed for political benefit

Media and assorted fools screamed ‘rape’ of children in Madarsa by UP Police during anti-CAA riots, now an FIR has been filed for false info: Read details

An FIR has been filed for “publishing false report” under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act

Not interested: Nirbhaya’s mother snubs Congress after party’s election in-charge in Delhi, Kirti Azad Tweets ‘welcome’ message

Nirbhaya's mother Asha Devi blamed the Delhi government and jail authorities for the delay in the hanging of the convicts.

After Kerala, Congress-ruled Punjab assembly passes resolution against CAA

Aam Aadmi Party, which is the principal Opposition party in the state, supported the resolution, while Shiromani Akali Dal opposed the resolution.

Mumbai blast convicted terrorist Jalees Ansari, who had gone missing while on parole, arrested by UP STF in Kanpur

UP police arrests Jalees Ansari alias Dr Bomb, a convict in Mumbai bombing case, after he went missing while on parole

Posters stating ‘BHU VC Hindi Virodhi’ come up after his alleged refusal to hold interview in Hindi language

The aspirants also staged a protest at Swatantrata Bhavan, BHU, during the alumni meet on Friday, demanding the VC's resignation over his alleged anti-Hindi stand.

Fake Degree case: Delhi HC sets aside election of AAP leader and ex-Delhi Law minister Jitendra Singh Tomar for false declaration

AAP leader Jitendra Singh Tomar's 2015 assembly election set aside by Delhi HC in fake degree case

The drama continues: Before his bail restriction kicks in, Chandrashekhar Azad appears in Jama Masjid

Chandrashekhar Azad decides to continue his drama before his bail restrictions come into effect

US court charges five Pakistani men illegally exporting nuclear material for Pakistan’s nuclear program

The two Pakistani entities AERO and PAEC are on the US Commerce Department’s list of companies required to hold export licenses because their activities are deemed hostile to US national security or foreign policy interests.

Kerala BJP leader K Rajasekharan files pro-CAA petition in Supreme Court after Kerala govt moved the apex court against the CAA

Kerala BJP leader K Rajasekharan has moved the apex court to file a plea in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)

Pakistan hails ‘Muslim journalist Rana Ayyub’ for ‘exposing Fascist Modi’ on Kashmir and CAA, uses her to target ‘Brahmin Hindus’

Pakistan hailed 'Muslim journalist Rana Ayyub' for 'exposing fascist Modi' after she illegally smuggled New Yorker journalist to Kashmir

Viral video: Maulvi threatens Amit Shah, says ‘even those Muslims who have not had Khatna yet are not afraid of Modi govt’

Dressed in a green attire with an Islamic headgear, Maulavi threatened violence against BJP and RSS workers by claiming that if Muslim hits to streets then BJP, RSS workers will be stripped of their clothes.

Uttar Pradesh: SIT books 33 persons for provoking children to pelt stones at police during anti-CAA riots

During the anti-CAA riots, several minors were seen throwing stones at the policemen and vandalizing properties

Assault on RSS man Varun after pro-CAA rally: 6 SDPI supporters arrested, had planned to target Tejasvi Surya

RSS worker-Varun was returning after participating in the pro-CAA rally in Bengaluru on December 22, 2019, when the assailants had attacked him.

Bru people will be no longer refugees in their own country, historic agreement signed to permanently settle them in Tripura

After nine rounds of repatriation failed, govt decides to settle Bru refugees from Mizoram in Tripura

‘Journalist’ Rajdeep Sardesai’s propaganda against Modi govt on JNU fracas gets endorsement from Pakistan minister

A propaganda article in Hindustan Times written by Rajdeep Sardesai finds resonance with Pakistan minister

At an event remembering Rohith Vemula, Bandra Christian priest expresses solidarity with protesters chanting ‘Joote Maro Sanghiyon Ko’

At Chaityabhoomi in Mumbai’s Dadar, a programme was organized in memory of Rohit Vemula.

Meet Neeta Sodha: Granted Indian citizenship 18 years after she came from Pakistan, contesting Panchayat elections in Rajasthan

18 years after she migrated to India, Neeta Sodha was finally granted citizenship in September 2019.

Viral video: Rajasthan SDM yells, calls on-duty doctor ‘mentally unstable’ for refusing to vacate his own seat for her

In the video, patients are seen standing as the SDM, supported by other officials surrounding her, goes on yelling, threatening and calling the doctor 'mentally unstable', just because he did not immediately offer her his own seat.

Rajdeep Sardesai calls Arif Mohammad Khan a ‘BJP agent’ and ‘rubber stamp’, the Kerala governor shuts him up and how

Arif Mohammad Khan held Rajdeep Sardesai responsible for the Hindu-Muslim polarization in the country and blamed him for spreading false rumours

Journalists lay the groundwork for ‘tactical retreat’ of Shaheen Bagh protests: Here are the possible reasons

The anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh have been largely touted as 'Gandhian' style 'satyagrah' by Muslims

Jalees Ansari aka Dr Bomb, serial bomb blasts convict, goes ‘missing’ while on parole

Jalees Ansari, a medical doctor by profession, has been associated in over 50 bomb blast cases since the 1990s. He was one of the terrorists who had undergone training in Pakistan in the early 90s. 

Altnews, co-founded by two Muslims, spreads misinformation about Hindu Swastika

Alt News falsely claims that Swastika without four dots can't be Hindu symbol

Senior advocate Harish Salve appointed into Queen Elizabeth II’s counsel for courts of England and Wales, official appointment on March 16

Harish Salve among 114 advocates inducted into the Queen’s Counsel for courts of England and Wales

Suhasini Haidar of The Hindu caught lying on social media about MEA Jaishankar’s address at Raisina Dialogues

Suhasini Haidar lies that MEA had said that all foreign policy achievements had begun in India only five years ago

Acclaimed filmmaker Priyadarshan says people like Anurag Kashyap use social media to get noticed, asks them to “shut their mouth”

Priyadarshan felt that film people should express their opinion, political or otherwise, only through cinema

‘Young children being radicalised, need de-radicalisation camps in Kashmir,’ says CDS General Bipin Rawat

General Bipin Rawat also denied that the Indian Army was being heavy-handed in its approach and used pellet guns only sparingly.

‘Kaagaz nahi dikhayenge’ fame comedian all set to give fingerprints and all documents to Trump government in US

Comedian Varun Grover, who said he won't show his documents for NRC to Indian Government, will now bare it all to Donald Trump government for his US tour.

Pakistan Army spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor replaced, transferred to the infantry division

Pakistan Military spokesperson Asif Ghafoor transferred to 40th Infantry Division of Pakistan Army

Kamal Nath led Congress govt in MP suspends a school principal for distributing notebooks with Savarkar photo

Kamal Nath led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday sacked a government school principal for distributing notebooks with Veer Savarkar's photo on it.

Underworld Don Haji Mastan’s son confirms Indira Gandhi met Karim Lala, calls his father ‘Pakka Congressi’

Sundar also confirmed that Indira Gandhi had indeed met Karim Lala in Mumbai. He added that his father had good terms with Congress leaders and Bal Thackeray too.

Zee News Twitter account retweets tweets in support of Shaheen Bagh anti-CAA protests

Zee News' official Twitter account today retweeted tweets in support of Shaheen Bagh anti-CAA protests.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to skip all CM meet by Central Government on NPR, says her govt has already stayed NPR updation process

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday declared that neither she nor anyone from her government will attend the all CM meet called by Central government to discuss the NPR.

Radical Islamic organisation PFI praises Congress over its attempt to weaken anti-terror mechanism by seeking to repeal NIA Act, urges other non-BJP govts to follow

PFI national general secretary M Mohammed Ali Jinnah said that the NIA Act was against the "spirit of federalism".

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