Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicRana Ayyub

Topic: Rana Ayyub

Journalist Rana Ayyub ‘stopped’ from flying out of India for ‘ignoring’ earlier ED summons

Ayyub claims she received ED summons ‘very curiously’ only after she was stopped at Mumbai airport. Look-out circular was issued due to alleged ‘non-compliance’ of summons.

ED stops Rana Ayyub from boarding flight to London at Mumbai airport

Ayyub said she had to deliver a speech on intimidation of journalists at an International Center for Journalists event. ED wants to question her in a money laundering case against her.

‘Baseless, unwarranted’: India rejects UN allegations of journalist Rana Ayyub being harassed

India's permanent mission in Geneva says advancing 'misleading narrative' only 'tarnishes' UN mission's reputation. 'Note verbale' might follow, say sources in New Delhi.

Washington Post shows support for Rana Ayyub, calls her ‘target of prejudiced investigations’

Full page support statement issued Sunday comes after Enforcement Directorate attached attached funds worth Rs 1.77 crore in Ayyub's name, in alleged money laundering case.

ED attaches Rs 1.77 cr aid raised by Rana Ayyub, she says claims won’t withstand fair scrutiny

Agency alleges the journalist transferred money raised for charity into the accounts of her sister and father. She denies allegations, saying all funds are accounted for.

ED attaches Rs 1.77 crore of journalist Rana Ayyub’s funds in ‘money laundering’ case

Ayyub is being probed by the Enforcement Directorate based on an FIR filed by the Ghaziabad police in September last year for 'misusing' funds raised for relief.

‘Targeted harassment’: Rana Ayyub files police complaint against website over ‘fake news’

In her complaint Wednesday, Ayyub said she had been the subject of 27,000 hate tweets and Facebook posts due to fake news spread against her by a website ‘The Scoop Beats’.

Rana Ayyub speaks up against FIR for alleged funds misuse, says ‘entire donation accounted for’

Ghaziabad police had filed FIR against Ayyub on 7 Sept, on complaint by Hindu IT Cell founder, for misusing funds raised for relief. The journalist said she has not violated any law.

‘Remember Gauri Lankesh’: Rana Ayyub receives death & rape threats after posts on Kashmir

Journalist Rana Ayyub posted screenshots of several death and rape threats she has been getting on social media after calling out Bashir Ahmed Khan's killing in Jammu and Kashmir.

Why foreign media loves anti-BJP, champagne socialists as columnists

Op-eds of The New York Times, The Washington Post, Gulf News, The Guardian and others are mostly written by Modi-hating Indians like Rana Ayyub and Swati Chaturvedi.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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