ANI caught peddling fake news on Manipur violence, issues apology after widespread humiliation; Smita Prakash condemned for challenging celebrated army general

India’s pro-government news agency, ANI, has once again found itself exposed by netizens for peddling dangerous fake news on the Manipur violence. Faced with public humiliation, ANI deleted its fake tweet promoting Islamophobia. Worse, ANI editor, Smita Prakash, even audaciously tried to troll a celebrated former army general when the latter pointed out the ANI’s … Read more

“Mukesh Ambani has a daughter”: Lawyer slams billionaire businessman for funding ‘low lives’

A lawyer has blasted India’s richest businessman, Mukesh Ambani, for funding some ‘low lives’ masquerading as TV anchors during the ongoing protests by India’s champion wrestlers. Advocate Manoj’s outbursts came after Aman Chopra, who works for Ambani-owned Network 18, was seen slamming protesters for protesting over sexual assault by BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. … Read more

Adani-owned NDTV anchor Sarah Jacob resigns after presenting show in praise of Narendra Modi; here’s what she said after quitting

Adani-owned NDTV anchor Sarah Jacob has resigned from the TV channel immediately after presenting a show in praise of Narendra Modi. Jacob’s decision to resign came amidst widespread criticism for her show in which she had said how Modi was respectful to women. She wrote, “Last night, I resigned from NDTV. To Dr. Roy and … Read more

Was PM Modi greeted by Australian PM on arrival? ANI faces more ridicule for fake news, news agency issues clarification but refuses to delete fake tweet

/News agency ANI is facing more ridicule for its decision to post a fake news in a bid to project Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a good light. After facing widespread ridicule, the news agency issued a clarification but refused to delete its original tweet with misleading claims. ANI had earlier shared a video of … Read more

Rubika Liyaquat makes BJP win for few seconds in Karnataka, earns hilarious meme fest for insane theatrics in guise of journalism; IAS officer expresses displeasure to ECI

Rubika Liyaquat has often had to face ridicule for her desperate attempts to support the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. What first made her an object of public ridicule was her famous interview with Modi ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls when she infamously asked the BJP leader why he never felt tired. … Read more

BJP IT Cell Chief Amit Malviya loses cool on LIVE TV after party’s humiliating defeat in Karnataka, insults India Today anchor Rajdeep Sardesai

BJP IT Cell chief Amit Malviya was an angry man on Saturday as the results for the Karnataka assembly polls began to arrive thick and fast. Such was his anger that he lost his cool on a LIVE TV and targeted India Today anchor Rajdeep Sardesai with his nasty jibes. In response, Sardesai offered Malviya … Read more

“BJP spokesperson Arnab Goswami still hoping for BJP win”: Republic TV founder left red-faced as Congress set to form government in Karnataka

The results of the Karnataka assembly elections have come as a huge shock to many TV anchors with Republic TV founder Arnab Goswami being no different. Goswami, who started his special coverage of Karnataka election results with a special hashtag, #May13WithArnab, was hoping against the hopes for a miraculous win for the BJP. However, as … Read more

“Godi media strategy”: TV channels drop Modi’s photo as exit polls predict huge win for Congress in Karnataka; Congress spokesperson embarrasses Aaj Tak anchors on LIVE TV

Pro-government Indian TV channels have dropped Narendra Modi’s photos from their screen after exit polls predicted a huge win for the Congress in Karnataka, where voting took place on 10 May. Among those moving with lightning speed to replace Modi’s photo with BJP President JP Nadda were Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV, Aaj Tak and Zee … Read more

Defence Research and Development Organisation Director Pradeep Kurulkar arrested for leaking information to Pakistan’s ISI; ANI mischievously omits name from tweets

Twitter has exploded on the news of the Maharashtra Anti Terror Squad arresting a top official from India’s premier defence organisation for spying for Pakistan. Pradeep Kurulkar, the Director of Defence Research and Development Organisation, was arrested for leaking sensitive information to an ISI agent who he reportedly met on WhatsApp. Meanwhile, news agency ANI … Read more

“Trouble in the cowshed”: War of words between Rajat Sharma and Gautam Gambhir triggers hilarious reactions; India TV founder backs Virat Kohli

Twitterati have reacted hilariously after India TV founder Rajat Sharma openly backed Virat Kohli in his fight with Gautam Gambhir after the IPL match between Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Reacting to the ugly scenes in Lucknow, Sharma had accused Gambhir of being jealous of Kohli’s global fame. Appearing on his TV channel, … Read more

Adani’s NDTV becomes object of ridicule after it calls leopard’s morning stretch surya namaskar; forced to change headline after public humiliation

NDTV has been been in the news for wrong reasons since Gautam Adani took control of the media outlet. Many of its top anchors were quick to leave the organisation after Adani’s takeover. Since Adani himself is facing heat from India’s opposition parties on charges of massive financial fraud, the billionaire businessman’s notoriety had adversely … Read more

“New normal”: BBC Punjabi’s official Twitter account blocked in India amidst police crackdown against separatists in Punjab

The official Twitter account of the BBC Punjabi has been blocked by authorities in India amidst an ongoing police crackdown against separatists in the border state of Punjab. The development comes days after the Indian tax authorities raided the offices of the BBC following the broadcast of two-part series on Narendra Modi and his role … Read more

“Patrakarita or mootrakarita?”: Aaj Tak faces widespread ridicule after it broadcasts gangster Ateek Ahmed’s act of urinating LIVE

Indian TV channel Aaj Tak is back to dominating social media conversations, once again for wrong reasons. The controversial TV channel owned by India Today Group has become an object of widespread social media ridicule after users began to share a clip of its LIVE broadcast, where the channel’s representatives were seen filming gangster Ateeq … Read more

Kannada actor Kichcha Sudeep left fuming after anchor from Mukesh Ambani-owned TV channel asks questions about Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Pathaan

A popular Karnataka actor was left fuming after he was asked to comment on Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Pathaan. This was after a representative from Mukesh Ambani-owned TV channel asked actor Kichcha Sudeep if he had watched Pathaan. The Kannada actor expressed his displeasure to a question asking him to name the ‘greatest and the biggest film star’ … Read more

Aaj Tak anchor’s big revelation on Shah Rukh Khan, says Pathaan actor wanted to buy India Today-owned TV channel and keep him as servant

Pathaan’s soaring box office success globally has brought Shah Rukh Khan to the centre of intense social media conversations. While members of the film fraternity have showered praises on King Khan for reinventing himself this late in his career, some representatives of India’s TV channels have moved quickly to share their own personal anecdotes about the … Read more

Income Tax ‘raids’ on BBC offices in India days after documentary on Narendra Modi; British government ‘closely monitoring’ developments

There are reports of income tax raids on the offices of the BBC in Delhi and Mumbai days after the British public service broadcaster ran a two-part documentary on Narendra Modi’s role in the 2002 Gujarat riots. A report by London’s Guardian website said that more than a dozen officials from India’s income tax department … Read more

After Ravish Kumar, Sreenivasan Jain, Nidhi Razdan resigns from Gautam Adani-owned NDTV

Days after Ravish Kumar and Sreenivasan Jain left NDTV in the wake of the media outlet’s takeover by industrialist Gautam Adani, Nidhi Razdan too has decided to leave NDTV. Razdan made the announcement on Twitter on Tuesday. She wrote, “After more than 22 years, it is time to move on from NDTV. It has been … Read more

“Inevitable”: After Ravish Kumar, Sreenivasan Jain also leaves NDTV, now owned by Gautam Adani

Journalist Sreenivasan Jain on Saturday announced that he was leaving NDTV after nearly three decades of his association with the channel. His decision to part ways with NDTV came weeks after Ravish Kumar too left the media outlet in the wake of the channel’s acquisition by billionaire businessman Gautam Adani. Jain announced his decision on … Read more