Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicConspiracy

Topic: conspiracy

Saazish, toolkit, mahayudh – TV news sees Nupur Sharma, Agnipath, MVA as one big conspiracy

Be it the ‘tottering’ Maharashtra govt, farmers' protests, hijab issue, Nupur Sharma remarks or Agnipath protests, Indian news channels describe them in mostly the same manner.

Imran Khan’s mobile phone is proving that the world is conspiring against Pakistan

A lot of allegations are flying fast and thick in Pakistan over Pegasus, TikTok, and Afghan envoy’s daughter – yeh mulk halat-e-conspiracy mein hai.

NIA arrests alleged key conspirator in Kerala gold smuggling case

Muhammed Mansoor, who was nabbed at the Calicut airport, had conspired with others to facilitate smuggling of gold through import cargo addressed to diplomats in India, as per NIA.

Coordinated disinformation campaign behind conspiracy theory linking 5G to coronavirus

Researchers have found large number of online accounts displaying ‘inauthentic activity’, including hallmarks of a state-backed campaign against 5G.

Conspiracy theories can be debunked, but it is a delicate art

Conspiracy theorists tend to be emotionally invested in their beliefs, meaning that if you contradict them, you might make them angry.

VHP’s Pravin Togadia makes startling claim: ‘There’s a plot to encounter-kill me’

Togadia refuses to name person(s) behind alleged plot, claims IB is working against him and there’s a conspiracy to get him tangled in a web of false cases. 

On Camera

YourTurn

In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.