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Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma welcome their second child, name the baby boy Akaay

Taking to his Instagram account, Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma on 20th February announced the birth of their second child.

20 Feb 2024 10:00 pm
West Bengal: Hindus perform puja inside disputed Adina mosque in Malda, FIR lodged against priest Hirnamoy Goswami

The Hindu priest was stopped from conducting rituals by assistant sub-inspector Navin Chandra Poddar, who told Goswami that he could not offer his prayers at the disputed mosque.

20 Feb 2024 9:51 pm
Gross impropriety: Supreme Court quashes verdict of former Madras High Court judge who delivered judgement 5 months after his retirement

Supreme Court asserted that retaining the case file after demitting office is a gross impropriety. Consequently, the bench comprising Justices Abhay S Oka and Ujjal Bhuyan remitted the appeal to the High Court for its fresh consideration.

20 Feb 2024 9:18 pm
Cant use tractor trolleys on highways: Punjab and Haryana High Court slams agitating farmers, says right to protest is subjected to reasonable restrictions

During the hearing, ACJ Sandhawalia also objected to Punjab farmers travelling in tractors and trolleys for protest.

20 Feb 2024 8:13 pm
With some Muslims feeling unsafe in India, Pakistan should introduce its own version of CAA

Elections have just finished in Pakistan- Whichever government comes, or grabs power, should take up a task in the very first meeting of the cabinet to start a CAA-PAKISTAN, or CAAPAK (they normally copy us) to accept all those Muslims in India who feel persecuted

20 Feb 2024 8:11 pm
Rajasthans illegal beef market: Administration clears 500 acres of encroached land in Alwar district during action on beef market

Bulldozer action in Rajasthan: Adminstration removes encroachment from 500 acres of land after busting illegal beef market

20 Feb 2024 7:04 pm
Western countries long preferred to supply arms to Pakistan, not India: EAM Jaishankar reaffirms Indias stable and friendly ties with Russia

In an interview with the German economic daily, Handelsblatt during his visit to the Munich Security Conference in Germany on February 20, EAM S Jaishankar reaffirmed defence and trade cooperation with Russia

20 Feb 2024 6:59 pm
Bangladesh: Luftar and Mahmud forcibly occupy ancestral land of Hindu family, build boundary wall flouting court and local arbitration

Lutfar Khan and Mahmud Khan bypassed the court proceedings and began constructing a boundary wall on the Hindi family's land on Sunday (16th February).

20 Feb 2024 6:25 pm
Delhi Waqf Board Money Laundering: No interim relief to AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan; court grants time to ED to file reply

The court has not granted any interim relief to the AAP MLA. He has been summoned by the ED on Monday. Special judge Rakesh Syal granted time to ED and listed the matter for further hearing on February 24.

20 Feb 2024 5:47 pm
UK: Regional council wants elderly couple to sell their new home so asylum seekers can be given housing, public anger grows over illegal immigration

Regional Council's letter threatening an elderly british couple to compulsory sell their house so that they can accomodate illegal immigrants sparks criticism against UK's migrant policy

20 Feb 2024 5:19 pm
Outright attempt to throttle media: Wife of Republic TV journalist who was assaulted and arrested for reporting on Sandeshkhali violence approaches NHRC

Republic TV journalist Santu Pan's wife drew NHRC's attention towards how the Mamata Banerjee government is stifling the voices of journalists and the media that has been trying to bring forth accounts of multiple women victimised by TMC leader Shahjahan Sheikh and his aides in Sandeshkhali

20 Feb 2024 4:27 pm
Elephant came from Karnataka: Congress govt releases Rs 15 lakh for trampling victim in Keralas Wayanad on Rahul Gandhis orders, BJP objects

BJP objected to Karnataka government's decision to compensate death of Wayanad's man on Rahul gandhi's directions. The man was killing in an elephant attack in Kerala.

20 Feb 2024 4:23 pm
Congress donors give maximum money to Minority Department during Nyay Yatra as Rahul Gandhi appeals for more donations

In December, the Congress launched an online crowd-funding campaign titled Donate for Desh. However, the party's poorly-planned campaign left it red-faced.

20 Feb 2024 3:15 pm
Maratha Reservation Bill passed unanimously in assembly, seeks to provide 10% extra quota above 50% cap set by Supreme Court

This is the third time in a decade that the state has introduced legislation for the Maratha quota. Previous govt's similar provision was struck down by the SC.

20 Feb 2024 2:52 pm
Hyderabad: 28-year-old groom-to-be dies during surgery to enhance smile, dental clinic booked for negligence

According to his family, Narayan was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead on arrival. As per allegations, he died of an anesthesia overdose at the dental clinic in Hyderabad.

20 Feb 2024 2:17 pm
Rahul Gandhi spreads fake news that President Murmu was not invited to Ram Mandir because she is Adivasi: Heres the truth

Rahul Gandhi accused the BJP government of disregarding 73% of the country's population, including President Droupadi Murmu.

20 Feb 2024 1:53 pm
Chor, ch*mar, Jaanvar, Keeda: Old video shows Muslim cleric Salman Azhari hurling abuses at CM Yogi over bulldozer action against criminals

Mufti Salman Azhari has a history of delivering inflammatory speeches and instigating Muslim youths against Hinduism. He was recently arrested by Gujarat police for his inflammatory remarks

20 Feb 2024 1:46 pm
West Bengal Governor opens doors of Raj Bhavan for the victimised women of Sandeshkhali; offers shelter, food and free transport

A 'peace home' has been opened at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata to provide temporary refuge to the victims of Sandeshkhali

20 Feb 2024 1:01 pm
Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Azmi says Uniform Civil Code is against Islam, incites Muslims against CAA-NRC while asking them to get their documents in order

The Mankhurd Shivajinagar MLA resorted to fearmongering among Muslims against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

20 Feb 2024 1:00 pm
Nihang archer warns of bloodbath on Baisakhi in Punjab, claims he can destroy drones with arrows

Nihang Sikh Gurvant Singh claimed there will be bloodbath in Punjab around Baisakhi.

20 Feb 2024 12:49 pm
Polling officers ink our fingers without letting us vote, cops work as party cadres: 7 women expose rampant vote rigging by TMC in Sandeshkhali

During an interview with TV9 Bangla, at least 7 women spoke on camera against the election fraud carried out by TMC workers in cahoots with polling officers and the police.

20 Feb 2024 12:46 pm
Delhi anti-Hindu Riots: Court acquits 4 Hindus in murder of Jakir and Hussain, says no evidence to establish their presence or involvement in death

The accused persons, as per the court document obtained by OpIndia, pleaded innocence and affirmed that they were falsely implicated in the given case by the Investigating Officer who allegedly failed to conduct fair investigation.

20 Feb 2024 12:11 pm
Modi Ki Guarantee: Jammu gets AIIMS, for which PM Modi laid the foundation stone; 5 more AIIMS in next 5 days

PM Modi will inaugurate the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Vijaypur (Samba), Jammu. The institute, whose foundational stone was also laid by the Prime Minister in February 2019, is being established under the Central sector scheme Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana.

20 Feb 2024 11:46 am
Sagarika Ghoses affidavit for Rajya Sabha nomination reveals Rajdeep Sardesais earning running in crores even during COVID: Details

Sagarika Ghose's affidavit after she joined TMC reveals Rajdeep Sardesai getting crores as salary, even during COVID years

20 Feb 2024 11:33 am
FedEx courier scam in Bengaluru: Tech company CEO loses Rs 2.3 crores to fraudsters claiming to be Mumbai Crime Branch officers

The unknown caller told the victim that they were calling from FedEx Mumbai and they repeated his name, Aadhar number, and mobile number to confirm his identity.

20 Feb 2024 11:11 am
Tata Groups market capitalisation reaches USD 365 billion, bigger than Pakistans entire economy

Tata Group's market value stands at USD 365 billion which is more than Pakistan's GDP

20 Feb 2024 10:10 am
Sandeshkhali 2.0: Women take to streets in Howrahs Panchla over illegal land grab by TMC leader Sheikh Khalil Ahmed

According to ABP Ananda, goons associated with Sheikh Khalil Ahmed attacked the residents of Panchla on Sunday (18th February) after the latter objected to their illegal activities.

20 Feb 2024 9:56 am
Brazilian President Lula declared persona non grata in Israel after he compares situation in Gaza to Holocaust: Major diplomatic standoff ensues

Brazil's ambassador to Israel Frederico Meyer was called to the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem in Jerusalem by the Israeli government and was given what can be called as a 'formal reprimand' over Lula's comments.

20 Feb 2024 9:24 am
600 cows slaughtered every month, home delivery of beef in 50 villages: Beef Mandi in Alwar, Rajasthan running in connivance with policemen

Dainik Bhaskar busted the Beef mandi in Alwar, Rajasthan. The expose featured videos showing cows being mercilessly slaughtered and their skins being removed. This cow slaughter beef mandi is spread over an area of about 10 kilometers.

19 Feb 2024 9:35 pm
West Bengal: Republic TV journalist who was actively reporting on Sandeshkhali violence dragged, arrested

Santu Pan, a Republic Bangla journalist actively reporting developments from West Bengal's Sandeshkhali, was arrested on Monday evening.

19 Feb 2024 9:15 pm
Rename Munnan Khan Chowk after some legendary leader or revolutionary: OpIndia effect- even Congress leader wants the Chowks name to be changed

The residents of Gonda in Uttar Pradesh along with various members of Hindu organisations, and even leaders of the Congress party are now demanding that the 'Munnan Khan Chowk' be renamed

19 Feb 2024 9:14 pm
PM Modi likely to meet Sandeshkhali victims, reveals West Bengal Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari

In an exclusive Interview with India Today TV, LoP Adhikari stated that PM Modi is likely to meet the Sandeshkhali victims of sexual harassment and rape.

19 Feb 2024 8:48 pm
No Aadhar number has been cancelled: UIDAI issues clarification after Mamata Banerjee claims Modi govt secretly suspending peoples Aadhar cards

The development was confirmed by BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari in a tweet on Monday (19th February).

19 Feb 2024 7:38 pm
Karnataka: Congress minister attacks Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, asks if its construction had eradicated poverty

Karnataka Labour Minister Santosh Lad slammed the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, asking if it has eradicated poverty.

19 Feb 2024 7:12 pm
19 Feb 2024 6:23 pm
PM Modi to attend Pran Pratishtha ceremony of a temple where Lord Krishna himself installed the Shiva idol: The miraculous tale of Mehsanas Valinath Mahadev Mandir

According to popular folklore, Lord Krishna himself installed the statue of Lord Shiva at the Valinath temple in Mehsana.

19 Feb 2024 5:54 pm
Supreme Court turns down petition seeking CBI probe into Sandeshkhali violence, tells petitioner to not compare situation with Manipur

The Supreme Court asked the petitioner to move the Calcutta High Court instead, adding that High Courts have the power to constitute an SIT with officers of other States.

19 Feb 2024 5:01 pm
Losses of more than Rs 500 crore everyday: Industry body fears farmers protest 2.0 will have severe economic impact

According to an estimate, more than 50 thousand trucks come to Delhi every day carrying goods from different states across the country.

19 Feb 2024 3:55 pm
Calcutta HC declines urgent hearing of PIL seeking protection for women in Sandeshkhali

The Calcutta HC refused to prioritise an urgent hearing for a PIL that sought urgent hearing for protection of women in Sandeshkhali.

19 Feb 2024 3:10 pm
Uttarakhand: Govt razes illegal house of Fardeen who along with Rauf attacked a Hindu girl for refusing to withdraw molestation case

Fardeena and Rauf attacked the girl since she was refusing to withdraw a molestation case that she and her family members had previously lodged against Fardeen

19 Feb 2024 2:11 pm
I am smart enough to have multiple options, says EAM Jaishankar at Munich Security Conference, PM Modi lauds Indias strong foreign policy

If I am smart enough to have multiple options, you should be admiring me. Is that a problem for others? I don't think so, suddenly in this case. We try to explain what are the different pulls and pressures that countries have. it's very hard to have that unidimensional relationship, Jaishankar said.

19 Feb 2024 1:46 pm
Chandigarh: Split in AAP ahead of fresh Mayor elections, 3 Councilors leave the party to join BJP

AAP councilors Neha Musawat, Poonam and Gurcharan Kala were given party membership by BJP General Secretary Vinod Tawde.

19 Feb 2024 1:40 pm
Uttar Pradesh: Police arrest Bhondu Rehman for raping 1-year-old child in Bahraich, victim hospitalised

Rehman took the child to the field under the pretext of feeding her. He then raped the 1-year-old. After the condition of the child deteriorated, Rehman fled the crime scene.

19 Feb 2024 1:27 pm
Murder, betrayal, religion, and politics The real shady palace intrigue of Andhra Pradeshs YSR family that will put any fictional seriestoshame!

The lesser-known aspect, outside of the state, is the amazing palace intrigue of the YSR family that will put any TV series to shame

19 Feb 2024 1:10 pm
The West has de-hyphenated India and Pakistan, Indian media needs to follow suit and not help vested interests peddle their propaganda

The persistent obsession of the media to cover Pakistan and hyphenate India is detrimental in the dehyphenation

19 Feb 2024 11:24 am
Sandeshkhali: Woman whose complaint led to TMC leader Shibu Hazras arrest says her home was attacked by men wearing police uniform

On Sunday, Shibu Prasad Hazra was produced before the Basirhat magistrates court where his bail plea was rejected. Hazra was remanded to police custody for eight days. This came after police that Hazra is influential and that his questioning was necessary to gather evidence.

19 Feb 2024 11:20 am
Newslaundry paints Islamists as victims to justify violence in Haldwani, accuses police and Uttarakhand govt of provoking Muslim mobs

'Journalists' associated with the leftist propaganda outlet joined hands first to deny and then contextualise the Islamist violence against police personnel.

19 Feb 2024 10:25 am
Breakthrough in fourth round of Centre-farmers talks: Govt proposes 5-year plan for purchase of crops at MSP, Delhi Chalo march halted temporarily

Union Minister Piyush Goyal highlighted the proposal's focus on diversification into pulses, cotton and maize with MSP assurances without limitations on the quantity.

19 Feb 2024 9:56 am
CPM-associated port workers federation declares support for Palestine, says it will not load or unload cargo from ships carrying weapons to Israel

It is notable here that The Water Transport Workers Federation of India is affiliated with the Centre for Indian Trade Unions, the labor wing of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).

19 Feb 2024 9:31 am