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‘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.
The front pages of Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and New York Times covering the protests. | Twitter | @RanaAyyub

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.
U2 performs in Mumbai

U2 honours Gauri Lankesh, Arundhati Roy, Smriti Irani at Mumbai concert

U2 played a visual montage, featuring women achievers from India and across the world during their maiden India performance in Mumbai Sunday.

In Rana Ayyub, the White West has found its next Arundhati Roy

Investigative journalist Rana Ayyub is the story and the storyteller of Modi's new India.
A file photo of journalist Rana Ayyub. | Photo: Commons

Delete political tweets on Ayodhya verdict, UP police tells Shehzad Poonawalla, Rana Ayyub

Looking to maintain peace in view of the Supreme Court’s historic Ayodhya verdict, the UP police is moderating discussion on social media.
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US politician Tulsi Gabbard calls out Rana Ayyub for tweeting ‘misinformed’ article

Journalist Rana Ayyub had posted an article that stated US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard refused an invitation to attend the 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houston.
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Sigh of relief as Bachelet replaces Kashmir-baiter Zeid Hussein as UNHRC chief

Bachelet, who earlier expressed concerns about India having to suffer cross-border terrorism, is seen in New Delhi as fair and objective observer.

India has a big UN headache, from Rana Ayyub to Kashmir and Thoothukudi

India is worried that UN human rights body meeting in Geneva Monday could push it for an international probe in Kashmir.
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UN body asks Modi govt to protect journalist Rana Ayyub

Ayyub has received death threats following an online hate campaign and the UN body said it is highly concerned that her life is at serious risk.

For women in the press like Rana Ayyub, it’s scarily easy for online threats to turn physical

After fake tweets and fake videos, Rana Ayyub was doxxed, her personal details, phone number and address, were posted with the intention to threaten and even attack her.

On Camera

Plastic pollution in water bodies

Banning glitter is not going to save the oceans

Humans release 1.5 million tons of primary microplastics into the ocean annually, a sum equivalent to one disgorged plastic bag for every person each week.

Karnataka High Court stops Franklin Templeton debt funds closure without investor consent

Franklin Templeton shut six of its fixed-income and credit-risk funds run in India in April, locking in Rs 308 billion of investor monies following a liquidity crisis.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Sukna Military Camp in Darjeeling district on Saturday | ANI

India wants to end border row with China, but will not cede an inch of land, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking after performing 'Shastra Puja' at the Sukna-based headquarters of the Indian Army's 33 Corps in Darjeeling on the occasion of Dussehra.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.