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Did Munnawar Rana steal the lines of his famous poem ‘Maa’ from a couplet by poet Alok Srivastava? All you need to know

Recently, Munawwar Rana's controversial tweet alluding Hindus as animals had kicked up a storm in the social media.

Poet Munawwar Rana displays Hinduphobia, says there are 100 crore ‘animals’ and 35 crore ‘humans’ in India

Addressing BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra, Munawwar Rana was criticising government of India's measures to combat coronavirus.

In Winter 2019 ‘Award Wapsi’ season, Shashi Tharoor to accept Sahitya Akademi Award since it is not union govt nominated

Thiruvananthapuram MP and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor won Sahitya Akademi Award for his book An Era of Darkness.

“Tolerant” people force Literature Festival organizer to quit as they didn’t like his views

Writers calling themselves as “liberals” and “tolerant” force Vikram Sampath, Founder Director of Bangalore Literature Festival, to quit.

Ashok Chakradhar hits out at award returnees, asks them to see through TRP game and politics

Chakradhar has questioned the wisdom of those who are taking this route to protest against the claimed issues of tolerance and free speech.

With Sahitya Akademi award controversy, Nayantara Sahgal exposes another case of selective outrage

Nayantara Sahgal was fine with the "Idea of India" when Sikhs were butchered, and when Kashmiri Pandits were thrown out?

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Locals in Arunachal Pradesh boycott Chinese products despite reduced profits: Report

People in Upper Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh have completely boycotted Chinese products since the Galwan valley clashes.

Media finds no evidence of mass sterilisations at ICE detention center, Upper Caste ‘racism’ and ‘casteism’ were blamed by a section of activists

Allegations have surfaced that mass sterilisations and forced hysterectomies were performed at ICE Irwin County Detention Center.

After the arrest of the Journalist who wrote for The Global Times, The Quint and others, a Chinese intel agent along with her Nepalese...

Earlier the Delhi police had arrested journalist Rajeev Sharma for possessing defense-related classified documents.

Chargesheet 59, that indicated a larger conspiracy to incite Delhi riots and named Umar Khalid and Safoora Zargar, admitted by court

The charge-sheet had stated that conspiracy to cause communal riots was hatched by Umar Khalid and his friends during Trump visit in India

VVIP chopper scam: CBI names middlemen Christian Michel, Rajiv Saxena and 13 others in a supplementary charge-sheet filed in AgustaWestland scandal

Accused-turned-approver Rajiv Saxena, middlemen Christian Michel and 13 others have been charge-sheeted in the Rs 3600 crore AgustaWestland scam

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An eyewitness tells media that Disha Salian was gang-raped by 4 men in the party held on the eve of her death: Here are...

An eyewitness has told News Nation that Disha Salian was gang-raped by 4 men in the party which she attended on the eve of her death on June 8.

Nepal claims Indian cities Dehradun, Nainital under its ‘Greater Nepal’ campaign: Reports

The tension between Indian and its Himalayan neighbour Nepal is likely to mount again as Nepal continues to provoke India.

Here is why #BabyPenguin is trending on Twitter, and why Aaditya Thackeray is called so by some

Yuva Sena registered complaint against twitter user for calling Aaditya Thackeray "Baby Penguin" and Uddhav Thackeray "Aurangzeb"

“You are supposed to be unprejudiced,” investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala schools BJP-hater NDTV journalist Sreenivasan Jain

Without nothing left to say, Sreenivasan Jain laughed aloud and claimed, "I would love to think that I am unprejudiced."

From Ranbir Kapoor to Sanjay Dutt to Gauri Khan: The celebrities who flew ‘high’ and have battled drug addiction

Many Bollywood celebrities have confessed they had a drug problem at some point in their lives, some even went to jail for the same

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