Wednesday, 17 August, 2022
TopicViral video

Topic: Viral video

Video of protest rally by Muslims is not from Kolkata, is a 3-year-old clip from Bangladesh

The viral video is from a protest rally in Bangladesh in 2017 against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. 

Chinese TV show with drawing of the Prophet sparks controversy, but viral clip is from 2008

Arslan Hidayat, an Uyghur rights activist, shared the clip in which an Arab ambassador gifts a portrait of Prophet Muhammad, drawn with Asian features, to a Chinese emperor.

UP cop kicks man off river bank, police calls it accident while enforcing social distancing

The video of SHO Sheshdhar Pandey which has gone viral on social media platforms shows him kicking a man standing near the Ganga.

Video of Indians in Spain celebrating Ram Mandir construction is from 2018

The video was first uploaded on YouTube on 16 October 2018. The procession was taken out by a dance group that had gone on an international tour to Spain.

‘Muslims’ didn’t kill ‘Hindu’ man in viral video, attack was result of a family feud

The incident took place on 5 June when 22-year-old Mohammad Imran Khan was stabbed in Hyderabad by his half-brothers over a family dispute.

Caught on camera, TikTok star and BJP leader Sonali Phogat hitting an official with slipper

Sonali Phogat can be seen beating up the secretary of the Hisar Market Committee with her slipper in the viral clip.

Viral video of communal flare-up and stone pelting is from Pakistan, not Bihar

A viral video showing a group of Muslim men engaged in stone pelting in Bihar was actually shot in Pakistan's Sindh province last week.

Don’t look down on TikTok. The ‘timepass’ app now has COVID-19 experts and Bollywood celebs

Many look down on TikTok as the app for India’s unemployed youth but it has evolved to become a unique space for all.

UP journalist Pawan Jaiswal gets clean chit in ‘salt-roti’ midday meal video case

The UP govt had suspended two teachers and a case was registered against Hindi journalist Pawan Jaiswal and the representative of Hinauta village for allegedly maligning the image of the state.

Siddaramaiah slaps supporter at Mysuru airport, video goes viral

Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah and the supporter sought to play it down with the latter describing the former as a father figure and saying he slapped him out of affection.

On Camera

YourTurn

Pakistan: Imran Khan's Instagram account hacked, doubious crypto link posted

Imran Khan’s becoming costly for Pakistan govt. But army won’t completely remove him from scene

Imran Khan is so tuned into Pakistan’s domestic politics, he sees foreign policy more as a ploy. That’s why he can surprise his rally audience with a Jaishankar video.

India’s ‘salaried class’ shrank during Covid, Muslims hit hardest, govt data suggests

India’s salaried class shrank by 2.7 percentage points during pandemic, govt’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) shows. But data for religious minorities, women is even bleaker.

Defence

The two frigates under construction at Yantar shipyard in Russia | Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Not dependent on Ukraine for engines, want to be part of Make in India initiative, says Russia

India had procured gas turbine engines from Ukraine & handed over to Russia to install them on the Admiral Grigorovich-class guided-missile stealth frigates being made for the Navy.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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