Police officials that took part in West Bengal protests to be punished by MHA on disciplinary grounds


Ministry of Home Affairs is planning to punish West Bengal police officials who have sat on protest with CM Mamata Banerjee for violation of All India Services (conduct) Rules 1968/AIS (D&A) Rules, 1969. Disciplinary Action to be initiated against the below police officers: -Virendra Kumar, IPS, Director General of West Bengal Police -Vineet Kumar GoyalContinue reading “Police officials that took part in West Bengal protests to be punished by MHA on disciplinary grounds”

Young people playing significant part in the 50th anniversary March on #Washington


Young people are tirelessly working towards making the 50th anniversary March a success. Even of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was also just 26 when he staged the Montgomery Bus Boycott. It was only because of these spirited young people that a sea of people gathered at the Lincoln Centre on Saturday to show their solidarityContinue reading “Young people playing significant part in the 50th anniversary March on #Washington”

Lesser threat to Israeli Army as tension mounts in Egypt


About the revolution it’s been said that it consumes its own children. It has been nearly two and a half years since the onset of Arab Spring when people across Arab nations came together with the basic resolve to improve the economic situation and civil liberties leading to the downfall of some Arab leaders andContinue reading “Lesser threat to Israeli Army as tension mounts in Egypt”

Anti-Obama protests outside Johannesburg University


News is pouring in that Anti-Obama protesters have gathered outside the University of Johannesburg over the supposed honorary doctorate that the university has planned on giving to Obama. To control a crowd of hundreds of protesters, Police resorted to rubber bullets and a stun grenade to disperse the protesters waiting for President Obama. “I feelContinue reading “Anti-Obama protests outside Johannesburg University”

Film Review – Three quick facts about Raanjhanaa to help you decide


With the release of Anand L Rai’s Raanjhanaa, many of us would be trying to figure out whether to consider watching the film or give it a miss..to make the decision easier here are the three quick facts that almost sum-up everything related to the movie. Acting- Dhanush (Kundan) pulls it off very well inContinue reading “Film Review – Three quick facts about Raanjhanaa to help you decide”

Millions of people come out in Brazil to protest against government


            (In Pic: People protesting against the spending undertaken by government on building World Cup stadiums instead of allocating it efficiently to areas where it was required more like Health, Education, Housing etc.) Thousands of demonstrators have gathered together in a square in Brazil’s economic hub, Sao Paulo, on Tuesday.Continue reading “Millions of people come out in Brazil to protest against government”

US to step up support to rebels after evidence on Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons


After Barack Obama has announced White House’s plans to arm Syrian rebels due to receiving evidence regarding Syrian government making use of chemical weapons against rebels, there are growing expectations of this being the next big news for some days now. Here are the latest updates on the issue as Assad forces launch Aleppo assault.Continue reading “US to step up support to rebels after evidence on Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons”

China responds to Snowden claims of US hacking Chinese computer systems


The China Daily which happens to be the English-language mouthpiece of the Chinese government couldn’t have got a better story. Edward Snowden the former contractor for the National Security Agency on June 13 after exposing the American electronic surveillance program has told the South China Morning Post before fleeing to Hong Kong that the U.S.Continue reading “China responds to Snowden claims of US hacking Chinese computer systems”

Man behind NSA spy program leaks revealed by The Guardian


The London based Guardian newspaper alleges that a 29-year-old American working as a contractor for the National Security Agency is acting as its source of leaks on the U.S. government’s surveillance programs. The newspaper said that it is revealing Edward Snowden’s identity only after he himself requested it. Snowden has reportedly said  “I have noContinue reading “Man behind NSA spy program leaks revealed by The Guardian”

Protestors attack AK Party offices on fourth day of Turkey protests


Turkish protests enter their fourth day as clashes took place between Turkish protesters and riot police in early hours on Monday with some offices being set on fire by the ruling AK Party. The ongoing protests are the fiercest anti-government demonstrations in years. Streets in Turkey’s turned calm in the morning after noisy protests andContinue reading “Protestors attack AK Party offices on fourth day of Turkey protests”