Thursday, 27 January, 2022

Topic: Ghaziabad

Darling of Hindu Right to ‘jihadi’ — UP priest Narsinghanand spews hate despite losing fans

Narsinghanand, the head priest of the Dasna Devi temple in Ghaziabad, has long spewed anti-Muslim views. But last week, he upset his prominent backers, including in BJP. 

Noida is growing, Ghaziabad is fading. The story of Uttar Pradesh’s two boom towns

Poor performance has reduced Ghaziabad to risk becoming a ‘bedroom community’ for those working in Noida and Delhi.

Ghaziabad Police not keen on investigating Twitter India MD’s role in video: Karnataka HC

The controversial viral video had been posted by an individual on Twitter, claiming that an elderly man's beard was while being forced to chant 'Jai Sri Ram' and 'Vande Mataram'.

Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari likely to join probe in Ghaziabad Muslim man assault case

Ghaziabad: Twitter India's Managing Director Manish Maheshwari is expected to appear in person before the Ghaziabad Police on Thursday in connection with a probe...

Ghaziabad police warns Twitter MD of prosecution in Muslim man assault case, sends 2nd notice

In the second notice, SSP Pathak sternly told the MD that the email sent by you shows that you are escaping the responsibility of cooperation with the police in the investigation.

UP Police sends notice to Twitter India MD over assault on Muslim man in Ghaziabad

Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari has been asked to join the probe in the case. The platform has been booked over circulation of a video in which the elderly man says he was thrashed.

More videos, with audio now, & handwritten complaint — new twists in Muslim man’s assault case

Ghaziabad police investigating incident of Muslim man being thrashed, video of which went viral, say the accused were known to the victim. Hunt on for 'original' video of assault.

Journalist bodies demand quashing of FIR by UP police against scribes for circulating video

The FIR alleged that the follow-up news stories on the video clip of the elderly Muslim being assaulted was already in the public domain and therefore did not violate public order.

Old Muslim man beaten, ‘forced to chant Jai Siya Ram’, beard cut. Now cops add a ‘taweez’ angle

72-yr-old Abdul Samad Saifi of Bulandshahr has alleged that he was beaten up by a group of men because of his religion. But police deny this. Videos of the assault have gone viral.

‘Abandoned’ by the state, how RWAs in Noida, Ghaziabad became ‘atmanirbhar’ to fight Covid

At the peak of second Covid wave when hospitals were overflowing, Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) stepped up, pooling resources & funds to help each other.

On Camera


Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, in Lahore | Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg

Imran Khan is losing the plot. Someone’s chair is about to be pulled again

There is ‘tamasha’ going on in Pakistan. And Imran Khan is having a visible meltdown, while Nawaz Sharif is bemoaning a dead leopard.
Representational image | Photo: Pixabay

India’s economic indicators flash early warning signs for rebound

While the needle on a dial measuring the so-called ‘Animal Spirits’ remained stable, top producers signaled weakness as 2021 wound down.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.