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‘My daughter did no wrong’: Read what Trainee IAS Puja Khedkar’s father said defending his daughter over allegations of VIP demands

Puja Khedkar, a 2023-batch IAS officer from the Maharashtra cadre, has faced allegations of abusing her authority as a civil servant.

Pakistan: Imran Khan and wife Bushra Bibi acquitted in last pending case, could still face legal trouble in as anti-terrorism court equated him with...

On Saturday (13th July), an Islamabad district and sessions court acquitted Pakistan’s Former Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi in the Iddat case

USA: Vice President of the House Armed Services Committee Republicans accuses China of exploiting African workers, Uyghur Muslims

US politician and Vice President of the House Armed Services Committee Republicans, Rob Wittman, has expressed his concerns about China's actions on African workers and Uyghur Muslims, terming the atrocities as "absolutely criminal."

Numbers of Muslims-Christians increasing 2 times faster than Hindus-Sikhs, population declined in hill districts: Uttarakhand UCC panel report

Muslims and Christians saw average annual population growth rates of about 3.9%, Sikhs 1.15%, and Hindus 1.60%.

Snake told me in the dream that it will kill me on the ninth attempt: Vikas Dubey from Fatehpur who survived 7 snake bites...

Fatehpur man who has survived 7 snake bites in 40 days claims the reptile appeared to him in a dream and told him that it will take his life on its ninth attempt.

Playing badminton, riding luxury boats, and attending weddings: How Lalu Prasad Yadav, out on bail on ‘medical grounds’, is making a mockery of judiciary

Fodder scam convict Lalu Prasad Yadav, who is currently out on bail on "medical grounds" was yesterday seen attending Anant Ambani's wedding in Mumbai.

Vulgar and obscene remarks on Captain Anshuman Singh’s widow: Delhi Police registers FIR against social media user after NCW took cognizance

Delhi Police's Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operation (IFSO) cell registered the FIR over an alleged lewd remark made on the widow of Kirti Chakra awardee Captain Anshuman Singh on social media platform X, officials said.

‘Emergency was a North India issue. Indira won in south’: Rajdeep Sardesai downplays Emergency after Centre announces ‘Samvidhan Hatya Diwas’

Rajdeep Sardesai stated that Congress had swept the elections in Southern India even after late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi slapped an emergency.

Apple engaged in abusive conduct and practices, reveals CCI’s anti-trust probe, slams iPhone maker’s dominance in apps market

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has been investigating Apple Inc since 2021 for abusing its dominant position.

Racism is the new cool? Official X handle of American TV show demonises Indians as ‘street-shitting ragheads’

The controversial tweet by The Sopranos promoted other racists, Islamists and white supremacists to mock Indians as 'pajeets' and other dehumanising terms.

No electricity subsidy for taxpayers: Congress govt in Himachal Pradesh

The Congress government in Himachal Pradesh decided to the free electricity scheme for income-tax payers.

When Modi govt repealed law in 2017 that made it mandatory for martyr soldier’s wife to marry brother-in-law to receive monetary allowance

The pension rule now applicable states, "The allowance shall be admissible to the recipient of the award and on his death to his widow lawfully married by a valid ceremony. The widow will continue to receive the allowance until her death.”

Maharashtra Council Polls: How BJP-Shiv Sena led Mahayuti alliance defeated the opposition’s Maha Vikas Aghadi coalition

All nine candidates of the NDA's Mahayuti alliance won the Maharashtra MLC elections, shocking the opposition.

Andra Pradesh: Ex-CM Jagan Mohan Reddy and two senior IPS officers booked in ‘attempt to murder’ case on TDP MLA’s complaint

In the complaint, Raju said, “Sunil Kumar had also threatened to kill me if I did not stop criticising Jagan Mohan Reddy (then CM of Andra Pradesh).” 

Maharashtra: FIR registered against parents of trainee IAS Puja Khedkar for threatening a farmer, booked after her mother’s old video pointing a pistol at...

The Police lodged an FIR based on a farmer’s complaint after an old video went viral in which Manorama Khedkar, mother of trainee IAS officer Puja Khedkar was seen pointing a pistol at farmers.

Rahul Gandhi talked to Kamala Harris over phone? No, attempt to portray Congress dynast as international leader is fake

On Saturday (13th July) morning, the Chief US correspondent of PTI Lalit K Jha clarified that no such telephonic conversation had occurred.

In solidarity with Israel, Argentina designates Hamas a terrorist group

The US, European Union, and several other countries gave a terrorist designation on Hamas, which ruled the Gaza Strip before its current war with Israel.

‘Non-Muslim children should not be made to study in madrassas, Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Hind spreading lies to incite people’: NCPCR chief

Priyank Kanoongo highlighted the instance of forced religious conversion and circumcision of a Hindu boy in a village near Deoband in Uttar Pradesh. The incident was reported in October last year.

‘Censor speech, and we won’t fine you’: Elon Musk reveals ‘secret deal’ offered by EU as it accuses X of breaching DSA online content...

"The European Commission offered 𝕏 an illegal secret deal: if we quietly censored speech without telling anyone, they would not fine us. The other platforms accepted that deal. 𝕏 did not," Musk tweeted.

‘Illegal’ encroachments, slaughtering of animals, damaged temples: Hindus protest at Vishalgadh, demand restoration of its ‘falling’ legacy, crucial discoveries from ground

As per the documents exclusively obtained by OpIndia, there are a total of 156 properties that have undertaken illegal expansion of the homes and shops by building iron sheet sheds. Among these 156, around 100 plus properties belong to the Muslim community people who are said to have illegally encroached on the area around the old Dargah and the firm extended Masjid covered by iron sheets.

Karnataka: Accused in Valmiki ST Development Corporation Scam used ₹3.3 crore to purchase Lamborghini, SIT formed to probe fund misappropriation

A prominent suspect in the Karnataka Maharshi Valmiki Scheduled Tribes Development Corporation Ltd scam bought Lamborghini using Rs 3.3 crore from the scam

Maharashtra MLC elections: BJP-led Mahayuti alliance sweeps polls, wins 9 of 11 seats

The opposition Maha Vikas Aghadi, consisting of the Congress, and the Sena and NCP factions, managed to win only 1 seat.

English-medium school in MP records religion of Hindu students as Christianity, conversions under the garb of fake dispensary exposed in Chhattisgarh

In Madhya Pradesh, an English-medium school courted controversy for altering the religion of Hindu students to Christianity on their transfer certificates.

The dehumanisation of the ‘Bahu’, the NOK debate and the family drama vilifying a soldier’s widow

In a rather sad spectacle unfolding in media and social media currently, the widow of a soldier killed in the line of duty is being dragged through the worst of the worst kind of TV serial nightmare.

Inconsistencies in three election affidavits of Siddaramaiah: How ownership of 3.16-acre land is at the heart of the Karnataka MUDA scam

The 3.16-acre agricultural land was bought by the Siddaramaiah's brother-in-law B M Mallikarjunaswamy during the 2004-2005 period and later gifted it to his sister B M Parvati, in 2010.

Delhi Excise Policy Scam: Rouse Avenue Court extends judicial custody of Arvind Kejriwal till 25 July

The Rouse Avenue Court on Friday extended the judicial custody of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the Delhi excise policy case.

Modi government declares 25th June as Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas to remind people what happened when the Constitution was trampled over during the emergency

Government of India has declared 26th June as the Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas, which translates to ‘Constitution Murder Day’, to pay tribute to the victims of the emergency

Libya-based ISIS terrorist among two charge-sheeted by NIA in Aurangabad terror conspiracy case

Both Shoeb and Zoheb had conspired to "recruit vulnerable youth to carry out terror attacks at sensitive installations across India".

Tamil Nadu: Unlicensed shelter home for people with mental illnesses sealed after police discovered 20 bodies buried inside the premises

Loveshore Charitable Trust has been operating in Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu, for 25 years without the necessary permissions.

Viral video of large crowd at venue of a job interview: How Congress spread false claims of ‘too many unemployed youth in Gujarat’

The job interview advertisement clearly stated that the jobs are for individuals between 3-10 years of experience. The men waiting for the interview were not 'educated but unemployed' as claimed by Congress and many other handles.

‘People want development but there is no money’: Financial advisor to CM Siddaramaiah exposes how Congress is ruining Karnataka with freebies

"Many MLAs are demanding funds for development works in their constituencies, however, there is no money with the government," Basavaraj Rayareddy said.

US envoy Eric Garcetti pontificates India on PM Modi’s Russia visit: Why America has no moral authority to dictate foreign policies for its allies

The US envoy's unwarranted remarks on the PM Modi-Putin meeting illustrate American hypocrisy of virtue-signalling the entire world while itself being a fervent champion of pursuing self-interests above Western notions of morality.

The case of Victor James Raja: How a defamatory mail to PMO exposed PhD scholar’s involvement in child pornography and abuse

OpIndia found that the child sexual abuser was promoted as an 'organic farmer' and agriculturist by popular Tamil channel Pasumai Vikatan in February 2021.

Pro-Khalistan MP Amritpal Singh’s brother Harpreet Singh arrested in drug case by Jalandhar Police in Punjab

Jailed Lok Sabha MP Amritpal Singh's brother, Harpreet Singh has been arrested by Jalandhar Police in a drug case, police said on Friday.

Bail denied to Shoeb Akhtar, who beheaded his friend’s Hindu wife for not converting to Islam: The full details of the case and what...

As OpIndia reported back in 2020, accused Ajaj was unwilling to bring the Hindu victim to his home unless she converted to Islam. As the victim was reluctant to abandon her Hindu identity, Ajaj kept her in a rented room in the Obla area. Here, he was persistently pressuring the victim to convert to Islam.

Supreme Court refuses to entertain PIL seeking probe into Hathras stampede by expert committee, says High Court is robust to deal with it

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a PIL seeking direction to appoint a five-member expert committee under the supervision of a retired top court judge to inquire into the Hathras stampede incident

Court asks Congress leaders including Ragini Nayak, Pawan Khera to delete misleading posts on Rajat Sharma: Here is how legal portals and Congress twisted...

Moreover, the court also directed Ragini Nayak, Jairam Ramesh and Pawan Khera not to post the video clip in question or post anything about the IndiaTV debate held on 4th June featuring Rajat Sharma, until a final decision by the court.

Arvind Kejriwal gets bail in Delhi liquor policy scam case, but here’s why he is still going to remain in jail

The AAP supremo was granted bail in the case filed by the ED. However, he is in custody in connection to the case filed by the CBI. As such, Arvind Kejriwal will continue to remain in jail.

Karnataka: ED takes Congress leader B Nagendra into custody days after raiding his premises in Valmiki Corporation Scam

The fraud was discovered after the corporation's accounting superintendent, P. Chandrashekhar, killed himself on May 26th. In a note, he claimed that money was illegally transferred from the firm to several accounts.

US President Biden addresses Zelenskyy as ‘President Putin’ at NATO event, calls Kamala Harris as ‘Vice President Trump’ later

"Look, I wouldn't have picked Vice President Trump to be vice president if she was not qualified to be president. So start there," Biden stated as he responded to a question about his confidence in Harris during a solo press conference.

SpiceJet food supervisor arrested for slapping CISF personnel at Jaipur Airport, airline to take legal action against the ASI claiming he sexually harassed her

After a SpiceJet employee was arrested for slapping CISF personnel at Jaipur Airport, SpiceJet defended its employee claiming that the security personnel had sexually harassed her

What is ‘NOK’, why Captain Anshuman Singh’s parents are upset, why Kirti Chakra awardee ended up in controversy after martyrdom: Details

Smriti Singh talked about how Anshuman Singh used to say that he would not die an ordinary death, instead, he would take a bullet on his chest

New cybercrime of stealing money without OTP busted in Bihar, gang used Aadhaar biometrics data from victim’s land records obtained from govt website

A person's account was defrauded in a cyber-fraud case that surfaced in the Purnia district of Bihar using Aadhaar Enabled Payment System

Waive off loans, legally guarantee MSP: Samyukt Kisan Morcha to launch fresh farmers protest over their demands

Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on 11th July announced that it will resume its agitation over its pending demands

Gujarat: Maulvi Abdul and three others arrested in gold smuggling racket, gold worth Rs 7 crore reached Vadodara during their smuggling

Maulvi Bemaat was the mastermind of the gold smuggling gang. To save himself from authorities, he used a South African number.

‘Perception of him being a fake journalist is true’: Read OpIndia’s response to Meer Faisal’s legal notice

Meer Faisal, who was quoted by ISIS to demonise Hindus, sent OpIndia a legal notice on the 2nd of July.

Another ‘Muslim man lynched by Hindus’ narrative falls flat as police confirms Maulana Shahabuddin died in accident in Jharkhand: How fake news was started...

It has been confirmed by the police investigation and the post-mortem report that Maualana Shahabuddin died due to a road accident in Jharkhand, not due to any attack by Hindus

Madhya Pradesh: 3000 houses built in two months to siphon off compensation from NHAI for the Singrauli-Prayagraj Highway. How the forgery unfolded

While there are 2000 to 3000 houses constructed within a short span of time, these houses have been built by people from Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. A Bhaskar report says that these non-MP residents have constructed as many as 32 houses each with one sole motive—Muavza [compensation].

Dead bodies of Pakistani security officials recovered two days after suspected TTP militants abducted them in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

After three security personnel were kidnbapped in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan, dead bodies of two of them have been recovered

Uttar Pradesh: BJP workers protest against Minister Vijay Lakshmi Gautam in Deoria, accuse her of being a Samajwadi Party agent

BJP workers did not hold back while expressing their grievances and blamed Vijay Lakshmi Gautam for the setbacks the party faced during the elections.