Cobrapost Sting: Big Media Houses Say Yes to Hindutva, Black Money, Paid News

  Exposé reveals some of the biggest names in the Indian media agreeing to business proposal by undercover reporter seeking promotion of Hindutva agenda and influencing of electoral outcome for a price. New Delhi: Nearly two months after Cobrapost first reported how some media houses were prepared to strike business deals to promote the Hindutva agenda and help polarise…

Iran: Netanyahu’s ‘lies’ aimed at influencing Trump

  Tehran’s dismissal comes as US calls Netanyahu speech ‘compelling’ even as EU official says no proof Iran violated deal. Iran’s top officials have bristled at the Israeli prime minister’s allegations that Tehran secretly pursued a nuclear weapons programme, dismissing them as “lies” aimed at influencing US President Donald Trump ahead of a crucial deadline for the…

Ex-UN Official Slams West’s Silence on Israeli Atrocities

A former official at the United Nations and professor of international law decried Western states’ silence on the Israeli regime’s recent crimes against Palestinians and said their behavior “is an undisguised display of moral hypocrisy”.   “…The non-response to Israeli deliberate and sustained atrocities by Western democracies, supposedly committed to human rights, is an undisguised…

Iran lashes out at US-French dealmaking

Concurrent with French President Emmanuel Macron’s trip to the United States, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned Europe about going over Iran’s head to reach a deal with Washington regarding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Macron appears to be offering US President Donald Trump a “new deal” to persuade him to remain in the…