Author: Orphaned News Desk

AamJanata believes that transparency in news publishing is important. Hence, when we spot news articles in the public domain vanishing quietly without explanation or retraction, we publish them here, so that the reader may assess for themselves. If the publication publishes an explanation or retraction for why that article was removed and if we agree that the reason is important enough to redact news already published, we may remove the articles from here as well.
Corruption
Politics & Political Commentary

Amit Shah director of Co-op bank with highest amount of demonetised notes among DCCBs, finds RTI reply

Originally published by The New Indian Express, deleted without explanation. MUMBAI: A district cooperative bank, which has Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah as a director, netted the highest deposits among such banks of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes that were abruptly demonetised on November 8, 2016, according to RTI replies received […]

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Media

Economic Times deletes its coverage of the Cobrapost expose of PayTM

Economic Times had covered the expose of PayTM by Cobrapost in Operation 136, Part II. Subsequently the story was quietly deleted without any official retraction. AamJanata believes that stories silently vanished tell a story of their own, and therefore is republishing the story here. A sting operation conducted by Cobrapost called attention to reports that […]

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Corruption
Politics & Political Commentary

Reports of suspicious growth in assets of Gujarat politicians removed from news sites

This story about disproportionate growth of assets of Gujarat leaders appeared in the Times of India and affiliated publications and was withdrawn without explanation. It compares declared assets and liabilities from affidavits filed in 2012 and 2017 as well as income and the numbers don’t add up. The story clearly implies a suspicious growth in […]

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Politics & Political Commentary

A New Low in Indian politics – Rana Ayyub

Late last week, a special CBI court adjourned the bail application of Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin and Tulsi Prajapati fake encounter cases, accepting his excuse that he was engaged in political work in New Delhi. Shah, 49, the first serving Home minister of a state to have gone behind bars in a criminal case […]

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Human rights
Politics & Political Commentary

9 mythbusters on 2002 post-Godhra riots ~ @shehzad_ind

An article by Shehzad Poonawala debunked several cover up propaganda myths spread by BJP about the 2002 Gujarat Riots and got taken down. Here is the article.

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