How Russian propaganda has been forced to evolve – video

[ad_1] Ever since Vladimir Putin took office, he has maintained a firm grip on Russian media that has grown even tighter since his invasion of Ukraine. But as the president’s ‘special operation’ took a turn for the worse, the Kremlin’s propaganda machine was forced to adapt. Thanks to the work of BBC monitoring journalist Francis … Read more

MP: Muslim boy stripped, forced to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’, ‘Pak Murdabad’

MP: Muslim boy stripped, forced to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’, ‘Pak Murdabad’

[ad_1] A minor Muslim boy was allegedly kidnapped and forced to raise ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and ‘Pakistan Murdabad’ slogans in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. According to reports, three minors abducted the 11-year-old boy and took him to a pond, luring him with toys. They then forced him to chant ‘Jai Siya Ram’, ‘Pakistan Murdabad’ and ‘Hindustan … Read more

Tribals forced to do ‘dandavat parikrama’: NCST launches probe

Tribals forced to do ‘dandavat parikrama’: NCST launches probe

[ad_1] New Delhi: The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) has launched an inquiry into allegations that some Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders in West Bengal forced tribal women to perform “dandavat parikrama” (circumambulation in a prostrate position) as punishment for joining the BJP. The NCST has also issued a notice to the West Bengal Police, … Read more

Delhi school teachers ‘being forced’ to write ‘answers on blank papers’: Congress

Delhi school teachers ‘being forced’ to write ‘answers on blank papers’: Congress

[ad_1] New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday accused the Delhi government of forcing teachers to write “answers on blank exam papers” of Class 9 and 11 students and demanded a probe into the allegations. Lashing out at the city government, the Delhi Congress’ communications department chairperson Anil Bhardwaj alleged that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and … Read more

Telangana: 3 Muslim fruit sellers thrashed; allegedly forced to drink alcohol

Telangana: 3 Muslim fruit sellers thrashed; allegedly forced to drink alcohol

[ad_1] Hyderabad: A Hindu right-wing group allegedly thrashed three Muslim fruit sellers in Sangareddy on Monday reportedly grievously injuring one. However, police have refuted any communal connection to the attack. According to accounts, the group also forced the traders in Patancheru to drink alcohol during the assault. The fruit sellers filed a complaint and a … Read more

CBI registers preliminary enquiry into ‘forced religious conversion’ in Malda

CBI registers preliminary enquiry into ‘forced religious conversion’ in Malda

[ad_1] Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) New Delhi: The CBI has initiated a preliminary enquiry into an alleged case of forced conversion in West Bengal’s Malda district on the direction from the Calcutta High Court last year, officials said. The agency has registered the preliminary enquiry, the first step before registering an FIR to prima … Read more

Mary Kom wants Asian Games to be her swansong, says ‘I’ll be forced to retire next year’

Mary Kom wants Asian Games to be her swansong, says ‘I’ll be forced to retire next year’

[ad_1] New Delhi: Racing against time to get fit, six-time world champion boxer MC Mary Kom is targeting the Asian Games as her swansong in the ring before she is “forced” to retire next year. The veteran pugilist, who had torn her anterior cruciate ligament after twisting her left knee during the Commonwealth Games selection … Read more

WhatsApp says will leave UK market if forced to stop end-to-end protection

WhatsApp says will leave UK market if forced to stop end-to-end protection

[ad_1] London: Meta-owned WhatsApp has said it will leave the UK market if forced to weaken its end-to-end encryption for users under the upcoming Online Safety Bill. In a briefing with reporters, WhatsApp Head Will Cathcart slammed the legislation as the most concerning set of online regulations in the western world, reports Wired. “We’ve recently … Read more

Forced to arrest Sisodia as he was evasive, didn’t co-operate: CBI

Forced to arrest Sisodia as he was evasive, didn’t co-operate: CBI

[ad_1] Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday said that they arrested Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia for alleged irregularities in framing and implementation of the excise policy as he gave “evasive replies” and “did not co-operate in the investigation”. It said that the present case … Read more

Woman dies after being forced to drink acid by in-laws in UP

Woman dies after being forced to drink acid by in-laws in UP

[ad_1] Bareilly: A 25-year-old woman died after her in-laws allegedly forced her to drink acid for not meeting their demand for dowry in Bareilly district in Uttar Pradesh, a police officer said on Saturday. Anjum, a resident of Udala Jagir village in the Bithri Chainpur police station area, died Thursday night. Hours before, she recorded … Read more