No, West Bengal government did not declare 5-day holiday for Eid

A notification attributed to West Bengal government is doing rounds on social media, claiming that the state has announced a five-day holiday for Eid. Among the first to share it was the Twitter handle @SUNDARmyth on June 9 and also @vpalanisamy2010 on June 10 at 1:47 am. SV Palanisamy describes himself as a former office holder in BJP, Tamil Nadu. He accused the Mamata Banerjee-led … Continue reading No, West Bengal government did not declare 5-day holiday for Eid

UP Police sides with the ABVP, prevents CJP’s workshop on How to Stop Fake News

 In an instance of gross intimidation, members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), have threatened human rights activist and journalist Teesta Setalvad against conducting a workshop at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth in Varanasi. The workshop titled, “Mainstream journalism in the age of Social Media” was scheduled to take place at 2 pm on February 27, 2018. The move, is yet another example of bullying and strong … Continue reading UP Police sides with the ABVP, prevents CJP’s workshop on How to Stop Fake News