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Americans Fear Spread Of COVID From Tear Gas and Pepper Spray

Police departments have used tear gas and pepper spray on protesters in recent weeks, raising concern that the chemical agents could increase the spread...

All you Need to Know About the Protests in India Over Citizenship Law

By Niala Mohammad Protests in India over the Citizenship Amendment Act, a law Muslims claim discriminates against them, led to violent sectarian clashes in Delhi last week,...

Dangerous Forces Behind New Delhi Riots

By SALIL GEWALI Till just a week back the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of New Delhi (India) was heavily praised in the media as if God...

US Commission Urges India to Take Steps to Resolve Communal Riots in New Delhi

A U.S. government commission on Wednesday faulted India's response to deadly communal riots in New Delhi and urged the government to take swift action...

Respect Police as they are ‘Friends not Enemy’: Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday appealed to the people to respect policemen as they were "friends and not enemy", telling the force...

Here’s How the Youth is Helping Politics Grow in India

By Kanan Parmar A great historian and socialist thinker Howard Zinn once said,  “Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential...

Here’s how Climate Change has Affected the Economy

Does fighting climate change mean wrecking the economy? That's the question my editor posed to me about a year ago. It has been the focus...

JNU – A Hotbed of Evil Agendas And Propaganda

BY SALIL GEWALI Blatant duplicity, partisanship, arrogance, and terrors are what all have been desecrating the very sacred seat of academia. Does anyone have the courage...

General Public Raises Questions on Security in India in 2020

BY MAJ GEN (RETD) S.B. ASTHANA National Security has a wide span and needs to cover much wider period for any meaningful analysis, but to...

Know About some Significant Protests Around the World in 2019

By Jamie Dettmer It has been a year of protest — from Hong Kong to Bolivia, and from France to Lebanon. Few parts of the world...

Burn Modi’s effigy, But do not Burn Public Property: PM Narendra Modi

In a sharp response to the violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said during his speech at Ramlila ground...

Bollywood Continues to be Divided Over CAA Protests

The film fraternity continues to be divided over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which has resulted in massive nationwide protests. While several celebrities have spoken...

Internet Shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir- Longest Lockdown in a Democracy

By Niala Mohammad, Yusuf Jameel The internet shutdown in India's Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir, which shows no signs of abating and has been the longest...

Government Should Take Protests on CAA Seriously, Says Mukesh Bhatt

Bollywood producer Mukesh Bhatt says he is upset over the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), adding that the government should consider the...

I Don’t have Enough Knowledge to Comment About CAA: Taapsee Pannu

Actress Taapsee Pannu has reacted to the ongoing nationwide students' protests over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), triggered off by police violence at Delhi's Jamia...

Global Protests on Climate Change Starts in Australia

BY PHIL MERCER Thousands of people in Asia and Europe took part in rallies Friday, demanding more action on climate change. Protesters urged world leaders...

Ayodhya Verdict Attracts Mixed Reactions From Twitteratis

After a historic judgement by Supreme Court on Ayodhya, netizens took to social media sites and hailed the apex court's decision. In a historic judgement,...

Protests Erupt in Lebanon Over Tax Proposal on Free WhatsApp Calls: Report

Protests erupted in Lebanon over plans for the introduction of a tax on calls made over the Internet using the WhatsApp messenger and similar apps. Lebanon's...

Second Wave of Worldwide Protests Demanding Swift Action on Climate Change

Students took to the streets across the globe in the hundreds of thousands Friday for a second wave of worldwide protests demanding swift action...

Hundreds of Kenyans Join International Protests to Demand Political Leaders Do More to Combat Climate Change

Hundreds of Kenyans joined international protests Friday to demand political leaders do more to combat climate change. Dressed in red, black and white T-shirts bearing...

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