Politics

Demolition of protestors’ homes: Bulldozing freedom & laws

Demolition of protestors’ homes: Bulldozing free...

June 15, 2022

The demolition of the homes of activist Javed Mohammad and some persons who protested in Allahabad against the insult of Prophet Muhammad by two spokespersons of the Bharatiya Janata Party is not only in violation of all rules but is also entirely illegal, say legal experts. They...

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Bihar Jewellery Association warns government for prolonged shutdown against robberies

Bihar Jewellery Association warns government for p...

June 10, 2022

On November 23,  2019, India’s biggest gold robbery took place when a group of 8 armed robbers looted 55 kg gold from Muthoot Finance Company in Hajipur in Bihar. A few months earlier, on February 6, 2019, another major gold heist took place in the state when armed robbers str...

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BJP’s Islamophobia boomerangs as Islamic nations seek apology

BJP’s Islamophobia boomerangs as Islamic nations...

June 6, 2022

It is a sight that few in India, leave alone the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, would have expected to see in a country that has been very friendly to India for the past several decades, ever since the two established diplomatic relations. Photographs of Indian Prime Minister Nar...

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From Quad Summit to China: India must stop doing Biden’s bidding

From Quad Summit to China: India must stop doing B...

May 25, 2022

The fourth Quad Summit, second in-person, has ended in Japanese capital Tokyo on a predictable note, with more intensive targetting of China, especially for its aggressive misadventures in the Indo-Pacific region. Though the leaders of the four member nations, United States Presi...

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20 years on, African Union has failed Africa

20 years on, African Union has failed Africa

May 24, 2022

The last two years have not been very kind to Africa. It is not just the Covid-19 pandemic, which of course hit the continent hard. Vaccination rates across the continent continue to languish well below the world average and many African nations have managed to vaccinate only a f...

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Replay of 2017 in French Presidential elections

Replay of 2017 in French Presidential elections

April 12, 2022

If there was one surprising outcome of the first round of the French Presidential elections on Sunday, it was just how strongly Jean Luc Mélenchon performed, ending up in a respectable third position with 21.95 pc votes, just behind far right leader Marine Le Pen, who was the ru...

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How shopkeepers react to meat ban in Delhi

How shopkeepers react to meat ban in Delhi

April 7, 2022

Mixed response from meat sellers in Delhi as controversy rages on whether meat sales should be stopped during Navratri, a Hindu festival lasting nine days. While some shops remain open, some say they have been shutting down for Navratri for years. *Disclaimer- Sensitive Content

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Macron comfortably ahead in French polls, Marine Le Pen closes gap

Macron comfortably ahead in French polls, Marine L...

April 5, 2022

For long, France has been seen as amongst the most ‘socialist’ States in the western world and the anchor of socialism in European Union, with its relatively generous social security rules as well as the infamous unions and their numerous strikes and protests that have often ...

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Ukraine War: Total breakdown of USA-Russia entente

Ukraine War: Total breakdown of USA-Russia entente

February 26, 2022

After weeks of buildup of Russian military troops, accompanied by constant denials by Russian President Vladimir Putin of any aggressive intent, and amidst several warnings by the United States President Joe Biden about an impending invasion of Ukraine, a full-blown war between R...

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France brings Indo-Pacific to centre stage in European Union

France brings Indo-Pacific to centre stage in Euro...

February 23, 2022

Even while the global attention has been fixated on the volatile security situation in Ukraine and the mounting tensions between an increasingly assertive Russia and the Western powers, France hosted a unique gathering of almost 60 ministers and senior representatives from around...

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