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Heroes Are Amidst Us; Hyderabad Police Officer Clears Traffic Half Immersed In Floods

In a viral video, an officer of the Hyderabad City Police could be seen clearing traffic due to the ongoing flash floods in the city half-immersed in water. The viral video has been gaining praise on the internet.

18 Oct 2021 8:32 pm
J&K: Indian Army Lt. General Condemns Recent Killings

Lt General DP Pandey, General Officer Commanding (GOC), Chinar Corps while addressing the press at an event, condemns the killings of civilians by alleged terrorists in the first week of October 2021 in Jammu and Kashmir. He mentions that these acts are to provocate with communal hatred and soon shall be exposed.

18 Oct 2021 8:31 pm
Odisha: An Elephant Runs Loose In Residential Areas

An elephant was seen roaming in a residential area in Mayurbhanj district in Odisha on October 9. The forest officials reached to rescue the tusker, which took about 4 hours to make the elephant move back towards the jungles.

18 Oct 2021 8:30 pm
Kolkata: Durga Puja Pandal Themed Over Farmers

The Dum Dum Park Bharat Chakra Committee in Kolkata unveiled their innovative Durga Puja pandal on the day of Mahalaya, which is themed on farmers' agitation and the Lakhimpur Kheri incident. Artist Anirban Das has conceptualised the theme and executed the presentation.

18 Oct 2021 8:30 pm
This Mother-Daughter Duo's Homegrown Venture Is Promoting Eco-Friendly Living

Najooka Javier and her mother, Manjusha Javier, aim to promote their eco-friendly ways with their joint venture called 'Tohfa', that deals with sustainably made accessories and home decor.

18 Oct 2021 7:43 pm
Sky High Prices! Petrol, Diesel Cost 30% More Than Jet Fuel

The prices for petrol and diesel are continuously increasing, with the latest increase by 35 paise in the national capital. The fuel prices cost a third more than the aviation fuel used by aeroplanes.

18 Oct 2021 6:58 pm
A Rerun Of 1990s? After Spate Of Civilian Killings In Kashmir, Migrant Labourers Flee Valley

The killings of two labourers from Bihar in Kashmir on Sunday, October 17, has triggered an exodus of workers from the Valley.

18 Oct 2021 6:05 pm
MP Government To Host 'Ramayana' Quiz, Winners Will Travel To Ayodhya

The state's Tourism, Culture and Spirituality Minister, Usha Thakur, announced about the competition during another quiz based on the instances written in the 'Ramcharitmanas' in Mhow recently.

18 Oct 2021 5:30 pm
Old Video Of Gorakhpur, UP Shared As Police Brutality On Muslim In Kashmir

People on social media claim that the viral video is from Kashmir, where the Indian government is running operations against the Muslims in Kashmir. The Logical Indian Fact Check team verifies the claim.

18 Oct 2021 5:10 pm
Children Can Be Superspreaders, Carry Emerging COVID-19 Variants: Study

As COVID-19 variants continue to emerge, infected kids are potential eservoirs for the evolution of new variants and potential spreaders of existing variants, the researchers said.

18 Oct 2021 5:09 pm
Sudarshan News Shares Video Of Teacher Punishing His Student With False Communal Narrative

A video of a teacher brutally beating his student is viral with a false claim that a Hindu boy was thrashed by his Christian teacher because he was wearing 'Rudraksha'. Tamil Nadu police have denied any communal angle to the incident.

18 Oct 2021 4:59 pm
How This Mother-Daughter Duo Envisions Women Empowerment Through Their Venture On Organic Products

Pragya Agarwal observed that even though domestic violence is prohibited, it's still prevalent, particularly in low-income families. Then, she and her daughter Adhvika Agarwal joined hands to take a step forward and help these women become financially independent.

18 Oct 2021 4:56 pm
Madhya Pradesh: Woman Riding In Scooty Forced To Take Off Hijab, Alleged Of Defaming Muslim Community

The video of the woman taking off her Hijab sparked outrage among netizens who called out the attackers for harassing the woman. She could be seen weeping and requesting her partner to stop the group from forcing her.

18 Oct 2021 4:39 pm
Gujarat: Two Dead, 125 People Rescued In Fire At Packaging Factory In Surat

On the morning of October 18, around 125 people were rescued while two died in a fire at a packaging factory in Kadodara's Vareli in Surat. A video of the rescue operation shows a group of people standing on the roof of the building as they call for help. Around 100 people were pulled out by the hydraulic lift and more than 10 fire engines were used to extinguish the flames.

18 Oct 2021 4:25 pm
J&K: Eyewitness Gives Details Of The Killing Of Two Migrant Labourers By Terrorists On October 17

Terrorists opened fire at Vanpoh in Kulgam district on Sunday, October 17, killing two and injuring one migrant labourer. The killings come a day after a gol-gappa hawker from Bihar and a carpenter from Uttar Pradesh were shot dead by terrorists in the Valley.

18 Oct 2021 4:24 pm
Delhi: Hindu Sena Defaces Akbar Road Signboard

A signboard by the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) demarcating Akbar Road in Delhi was defaced with posters of Raja Hem Chandra Vikramaditya, a sixteenth-century Hindu king by Hindu Sena on October 7. The NDMC has lodged an FIR against the group.

18 Oct 2021 4:20 pm
Bihar: 92 Women Commandos To Join Police Forces

At least 92 women commandos trained in jungle warfare, counter insurgency and anti-terrorism at the CRPF's Mudkhed training centre in Maharashtra for about eight weeks, to be joining the Bihar police force.

18 Oct 2021 4:05 pm
For First Time Since March 2020, Mumbai Records Zero COVID Deaths

The city had last recorded zero deaths on March 26, 2020. The first COVID patient died on March 17 last year.

18 Oct 2021 4:04 pm
'His Spirit Lives On' Says Daughter Of Kashmiri Pandit Killed In Srinagar

Makhan Lal Bindroo, a Kashmiri Pandit, renowned pharmacist was shot dead by suspected militants in Srinagar on October 5. His daughter Dr Shraddha Bindroo, while addressing the press said, Makhan Lal Bindroo will be alive in our spirit and that she challenges the gunmen for debate.

18 Oct 2021 3:42 pm
Wife Of Man Allegedly Killed In Police Brutality Pleads For Justice

On September 27, police had raided a hotel room in Gorakhpur, where three guests travelling for business, two hailing from Gurugram and one from Kanpur, were checked in. Manish Gupta, the deceased, was reportedly beaten up by the police and his friends in the hotel on questioning the raid. The group of six policemen are on the run, and an FIR has been lodged.

18 Oct 2021 3:39 pm
Delhi Entrepreneur's Agro Waste Project 'Takachar' Wins Prince William's 'Eco-Oscar' Award

'Takachar' is a small and portable technology that uses crop residue and converts into bio-products like fuel and fertilisers. This aims to reduce smoke emissions by 98% that will prove beneficial for combating air pollution.

18 Oct 2021 3:37 pm
Fight Against Pollution! Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Launches 'Red Light On Gaadi Off' Drive To Discourage Idling At Traffic Signals

The campaign tells people to switch off the engines of their vehicles as soon as they stop at a red light. The CM added that idling (waiting at a traffic signal with engine on) consumes more fuel than a normal drive.

18 Oct 2021 3:28 pm
Former Cricketer Yuvraj Singh Released On Bail After Being Arrested For Hurling Casteist Slur

The video dates back to 2020, where he was seen conversing with his former teammate Rohit Sharma. The duo started talking about Chahal's TikTok videos, where he reportedly used a casteist slur.

18 Oct 2021 2:57 pm
Scheduled Caste Panel Demands 'Strict Action' Against Villagers For Banning Dalit Sikh's Cremation

The Dalit Sikh allegedly killed by Nihang Sikhs at Singhu Border in Delhi was finally cremated in his native village Cheema Khurd in Punjab's Tarn Taran district in the presence of family members, whereas other villagers remained at bay.

18 Oct 2021 2:44 pm
Top Cop's Operation Silent Viper Catches Rapist After 22 Years

The accused of a 1999 horrific rape case was finally nabbed after 22 years. The accused, Bibekananda Biswal hid in plain sight for over two decades, until 2021, when his luck ran out.

18 Oct 2021 1:13 pm
AIIMS Students Stage Ramleela Parody, Apologise After Facing Outrage

The video clips of the skit went viral on social media and drew outrage from netizens for hurting religious sentiments. Users said it was a 'disrespectful portrayal' of religious figures and demanded stringent action against the people involved in conducting the play.

18 Oct 2021 12:47 pm
Rajasthan: Farmers Protesting Against Delay In Procurement Of Paddy Lathi-Charged

Hundreds of farmers in Hanumangarh reached the district collectorate carrying trolleys of paddy to protest the delay of procurement of paddy at the Minimum Support Price (MSP). The police had closed the gates to the collectorate, where several farmers jumped the gate to enter the premises. The police had lathi-charged to force the crowd to move away from the premises.

18 Oct 2021 12:47 pm
Bengaluru: Farmers' Unions Stage Protest To Condemn Lakhimpur Kheri Incident

The Bengaluru Farmers' Union along with several other unions staged a protest on October 3 in Bengaluru. The unions have been demanding arrest of Ashish, son of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra, who allegedly drove a car over protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri in UP. They also demand resignation of minister Ajay Mishra.

18 Oct 2021 12:43 pm
India's Mega Project: Rajasthan Leads Solar Installed Capacity In Country

Within eight months, the state has added a solar installed capacity of 2,348.47MW. According to the state-wise report released by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Rajasthan topped with its capacity of 7,737.95MW.

18 Oct 2021 12:24 pm
Crowdfunding Comes To The Rescue Of Civic Hospital In Matheran

A group of residents in Matheran, Maharashtra, have started crowdfunding to rehabilitate the hill station's civic-run Byramjee Jeejeebhoy hospital. The hospital is in a bad shape currently.

17 Oct 2021 8:50 pm
My Story: 'I Can Skip My Meal, But Not My Reading'

Swapna Peri is a freelance blogger and book reviewer. She loves reading so much that it has become a part of her life. Till now she has completed reading approximately 1,650 books.

17 Oct 2021 8:37 pm
Amit Malviya Tweets SUV Mowing Down Devotees Video With False Communal Spin

The accused, whose car hit the devotees in Chhattisgarh, have been identified as Bablu Vishwakarma (21) and Shishupal Sahu (26).

17 Oct 2021 6:19 pm
40 Garbage Collection ATMs To Be Installed In Pune

These kiosks will also accept plastic wrappers and cans for which ( 2 for cans and 20 paise for wrappers will be deposited in the account).

17 Oct 2021 5:57 pm
Muslims In West Bengal Vandalized Durga Puja Pandal? No, Viral Video Is From Bangladesh

While sharing this video, a user wrote, Peace messengers destroying Durga Puja pandal in Bengal yesterday. will never forgive Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mamata Banerjee. The Logical Indian Fact Check team verified the claim.

17 Oct 2021 5:42 pm
Medical Commission To Colleges: Purge Discriminatory References To LGBTQIA Community

The Madras High Court had observed that medical courses in India were re-affirming queerphobia and there was a need for change. Following this, the NMC instructed medical colleges to remove 'incorrect' information regarding the LGBTQ community.

17 Oct 2021 5:06 pm
A Bleak Future: What The Global Hunger Index Tells About India And Other Countries

From food security at risk to COVID-19, multiple factors around the world have hampered our fight against hunger that still remains a major issue in the 21st Century.

17 Oct 2021 4:31 pm
Indian Football Team Wins SAFF Championship 2021 Against Nepal

Igor Stimac also became the third foreign coach after Jiri Pesek and Stephen Constantine (2015) to clinch the title with Indian Team.

17 Oct 2021 2:45 pm
Uttar Pradesh: Mandatory For Public Servants To Submit 'No Dowry' Affidavits

The Prohibition of Dowry Act, 1961 mentions that all public servants in India are mandated to furnish a verified statement at the time of joining work stating that they will not receive dowry when they get married.

17 Oct 2021 2:09 pm
MP Man Distributes Free Petrol After His Specially Abled Sister Gives Birth To Girl Child

The petrol pump, Deepak Sainani, was hesitant at first to execute his idea because it would be mistaken as a marketing gimmick but the unparalleled joy pushed him to go ahead with it.

17 Oct 2021 1:29 pm
Engineers In Making! 26 Out Of Haryana's Super 100 Bag IIT Seats

The special programme by the Haryana government provides admission to meritorious students from the state government schools in major higher educational institutions of the country.

17 Oct 2021 12:25 pm
Kerala Floods: 8 Dead And 20 People Missing As Rain Batters State, Heavy Downpour Expected In Next 24 Hours

The heavy and incessant rainfall in South and Central Kerala caused floods and landslide. The Indian Army and Air Force are on stand by for any assistance as NDRF run rescue operation in flood-affected areas.

17 Oct 2021 11:43 am