Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicKapil Mishra

Topic: Kapil Mishra

‘This is fascism’ — Flak for Bloomsbury on social media as it withdraws book on Delhi riots

Authors Sandeep Deo, Sanjay Dixit and Anand Ranganathan, among others, have threatened to boycott Bloomsbury India.

Those who abused Hindu gods scared book on Delhi riots will expose them, Kapil Mishra says

BJP leader Kapil Mishra was addressing a virtual launch of the book, Delhi Riots 2020: The Untold Story, after original publisher Bloomsbury India said it is withdrawing it.

Opposition’s ‘fake Facebook encounter’ and getting ‘high’ on M.S. Dhoni

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BJP leader Kapil Mishra shares ‘report’ claiming 100 Chinese soldiers died in Galwan

The report, riddled with spelling and factual errors, was published on kreately.in, which is a website where anyone can sign up and post. 

Kapil Mishra to Payal Rohatgi, India’s new ‘intellectuals’ are dethroning one Guha at a time

The 'neo-intellectuals' have made Indians read more 'history and science' in a year than the likes of Pratap Bhanu Mehta or Arundhati Roy could do in their lifetime.

State facts, not rhetoric: Right wing group slams Zuckerberg over Kapil Mishra speech row

Group of Intellectuals and Academicians has written an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg after he mentioned BJP leader Kapil Mishra’s speech to outline Facebook's hate speech policy.

Zuckerberg uses Kapil Mishra’s ‘Delhi riots threat’ to outline Facebook’s hate speech policy

Zuckerberg didn't name Kapil Mishra but referred to the BJP leader's threat of vigilante action against CAA protesters, a post taken down by Facebook.

Locker room boys to IT cell men: India’s rape culture grows without shame or consequences

If Delhi school boys on Instagram privately plan to rape underage girls, then men from IT cells of political parties publicly threaten women on Twitter and Facebook.

‘Not your pawn’ — Kapil Mishra’s Kabul attack tweet doesn’t go down well with Sikhs

Kapil Mishra’s tweet was a not-so-veiled reference to Sikhs who volunteered to distribute langar at the Shaheen Bagh protest site.

BJP leader Kapil Mishra runs crowdfunding campaign for Hindu victims of Delhi riots

Although the campaign page doesn’t mention any community, tweets, hashtags and a video of Kapil Mishra urging people to contribute clearly mention ‘Hindu victims’.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.