Day: December 5, 2018

Stray Dog Comes to Argentinian Goalkeeper’s Rescue, Saves a Goal in Style

The bizarre incident took place during Argentinian third-division match between Juventud Unida and Defensores de Belgrano. Image credits: @golazoargentino / Twitter Loading… A dog came to a goalkeeper’s rescue and saved an inevitable goal, thereby proving that canines are indeed man’s best friend (and or the opposition’s worst enemy). The bizarre incident took place during […]

Bulandshahr: Chilling Video Shows Crowd Attacking Subodh Kumar

A three minute video clip that appears to be from Bulandshahr surfaced recently, seemingly capturing the rowdy uncontrollable mob that attacked police officials on Monday, 3 December, revealing the possible attack on inspector Subodh Kumar. While the veracity of the video cannot be established and hasn’t been confirmed by the police officials, the chain of […]

Bulandshahr violence is culmination of Yogi Adityanath’s disregard for law and mainstreaming of fringe elements

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, a BJP poster made news for showing Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath riding a tiger and other parties’ leaders riding a donkey each. Yogi’s fondness for tigers is well known, but in hindsight, the chief minister seems to be riding a metaphorical tiger – and he does not know […]

After Backlash, New York Magazine’s The Cut Takes Down Article Calling Priyanka Chopra ‘A Scam Artist’

The article calling Priyanka Chopra ‘a scam artist’ was taken down after backlash. The article calling Priyanka Chopra ‘a scam artist’ was taken down after backlash. Loading… New York Magazine’s The Cut has taken down the article on Priyanka Chopra after it received widespread criticism for the deliberate poor light in which the actor was […]

‘The Cut’ Removes Article Calling Priyanka Chopra ‘A Scam Artist’

A recent article that appeared in New York Magazine’s The Cut titled Is Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’s Love for Real? – on Tuesday – has managed to whip up quite a storm online. Jonas and Chopra, who got married in a four-day long celebration at Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, were subjected to vile claims […]

Odisha forgives Abhijit Iyer-Mitra: The timing of the pardon and mercurial system of punishing dissent merits examination

First arrested in September this year for alleged derogatory comments on the Konark Sun Temple, Delhi-based journalist and defence analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra was granted bail by the Orissa High Court on Wednesday. Iyer-Mitra was lodged at the Jharpada Jail in Bhubaneswar and was in in judicial custody since 24 October. However, before the court’s decided […]

Kevin Hart to Host Oscars in 2019, Calls It ‘Opportunity of a Lifetime’

The Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star will be hosting the Oscars after talk show host Jimmy Kimmel having held the gig for two consecutive years. Image Courtesy: Twitter/Kevin Hart Loading… Comedian and actor Kevin Hart has announced that he will be hosting the 91st Academy Awards in February, 2019. Taking to his social media […]

India’s Only Elephant Rescue Centre Gets Notice, Called ‘Illegal’

India’s only elephant rescue centre, run by an NGO in Mathura, has been served a notice by the Central Zoo Authority questioning its legality. Under the Central Wild Life Act 1972, all zoos have to take prior permission from the CZA. According to the notice served, NGO Wildlife SOS did not seek prior approval. A […]

Bulandshahr violence: Villagers question inclusion of four names, including two minors in FIR on cow slaughter

Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh): Villagers have questioned the inclusion of at least four out of seven names in an FIR over alleged cow slaughter, with a family claiming that two of their children, aged 11 and 12 years, were named in it. Other villagers also disputed the names of two men in the FIR, saying one […]

Gautam Gambhir May Be Considering a Political Run Next, If These Tweets are Anything To Go By

Gautam Gambhir announced his retirment from all forms of cricket on Tuesday, with the Ranji Trophy game between Delhi and Andhra, starting on Thursday at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in the Capital, to be his last game. “The next Ranji trophy match against Andhra will be my last game in the sun. It is […]