India witnessed tremendous attacks on Pathankot Airbase recently. These attacks were not only pre-planned but the role of local Police Authorities is also doubtful as senior officials are stated to be careless in handling the situation. Amongst this brutal attack what doesn't come to the headlines is the Facebook Hypocrisy.
टीपू के सबसे बड़े दुश्मनों में से एक हैदराबाद के निज़ाम थे. इस मामले को एक सांप्रदायिक रंग देना ग़लत है. सच तो ये है कि श्रिंगेरी मठ में लूटपाट मराठों ने की थी, टीपू ने तो उसकी हिफ़ाज़त की थी.
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