Thursday, 26 May, 2022

Topic: toolkit

BJP slams Rahul Gandhi’s attack on PM Modi over Covid, says language part of ‘toolkit’ script

Senior BJP leader Prakash Javadekar rebutted Gandhi's claim that it may take 3 years to finish vaccination and stressed on how Modi govt has been working on it since the beginning.

Fake ‘ANI’ handle claims Twitter will cease India operations, suspended after ‘news’ went viral

'News flash' came from the handle @AniNewsIndia, which used the name of news agency ANI. Many users retweeted quote-tweeted it, before the handle was suspended.

Ministry warning to Twitter over Sambit Patra ‘toolkit’ tweet was sent after BJP sought action

BJP leaders claim the controversy has been manufactured to dent the party's credibility. Congress, meanwhile, has lodged complaints with Twitter and the police.

Congress asks Twitter to suspend JP Nadda & Smriti Irani’s account in ‘toolkit case’

Congress alleged that the 'gross misuse' of Twitter by the senior functionaries of BJP has led to dissemination of ‘false information and has the potential to cause social unrest’.

Twitter marks Sambit Patra post on Congress ‘toolkit’ as ‘manipulated media’

BJP leaders, including Patra, have posted several tweets against Congress over the toolkit. Twitter says it 'may label Tweets' that include 'deceptively altered or fabricated' media.

‘Call it Modi strain’: BJP says Congress created toolkit to defame PM, Congress calls it fake

Alleged Congress toolkit was shared by BJP's Sambit Patra, who said the country's name is being tarnished 'with the help of foreign journalists'. Congress said will file FIR.

Once labelled ‘seditious’, social media toolkits are now saving hundreds of Covid patients

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Shantanu Muluk created farmers toolkit, intended to spread rumours: Delhi Police to court

Delhi Police claims Muluk, who is on bail in a case of sedition and other charges, had a direct role in planning and execution of a 'large, inter-continental conspiracy to excite disaffection against India'.

GoM report illustrates Modi govt’s draconian attitude against critique by press — Editors Guild

The Editors Guild said the suggestions from the GoM report hint at increased surveillance and targeting of writers and journalists who depart from the government’s narrative.

HC grants transit anticipatory bail to Shantanu Muluk in ‘toolkit’ case

The Bombay High Court granted Shantanu Muluk 10 days' pre-arrest bail to enable him to apply for protection before the appropriate court in Delhi.

On Camera


Prime Minister Narendra Modi with U.S. President Joe Biden, Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese at Quad Summit, in Tokyo Tuesday | ANI

With Russia-China bombers, Quad has to be all for one and one for all. Nothing less will do

If Quad countries don’t bring ‘norms’ and ‘openness’ on the ground, then the grouping will remain nothing but a geometric equation in the sand.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.


Naval helicopters | Representational image |

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

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.