Speak for all religions, India tells United Nations

“If Pakistan changes its current culture of hatred against religions in India and stops its support of cross-border terrorism against our people, we can attempt a genuine culture of peace in South Asia and beyond. Till then we will only be mute witness to Pakistan driving away their minorities by threat, coercion, conversion and killing. […]

Black in Fashion Council to drive industry’s reckoning with racism

Fashion has long had a race problem, from a lack of diversity on catwalks and within those behind the scenes at shows and shoots, to multiple missteps over cultural appropriation and racial insensitivity, and the recent Black Lives Matter protests have catalysed a moment of reckoning. Brands are being called out for hollow statements of […]

Piers Corbyn avoids fine after being found GUILTY of breaking coronavirus restrictions at anti-lockdown protest in Hyde Park in May

Last week the court considered dropping the case because police were accused of ‘abuse of process’ by singling out Corbyn, partly because he was the former Labour leader’s brother, on a day when they made no arrests at a much larger Black Lives Matter demonstration.

UP cops make first arrests under new ordinance against unlawful conversions

The accused Uwaish Ahmed was absconding since he was booked under Sections 3 and 5 of the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religious Ordinance 2020. The same had been cleared by the State Cabinet last before it was promulgated on November 27.

Inside Virgin Galactic’s ‘Gateway to Space’: Richard Branson’s firm reveals first look at the New Mexico headquarters where wealthy tourists will go to ‘graduate as astronauts’

Unlike other commercial spaceflight companies, such as Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic initiates its flights without using a traditional rocket launch. Instead, the firm launches its passenger-laden SpaceShipTwo and other craft from a carrier plane, dubbed WhiteKnightTwo. Once SpaceShipTwo has propelled itself into space its engines shut off for a period of weightlessness before returning home

Nike ad sparks debate about racism in Japan and some calls for a boycott

The Korean girl is shown reading about the “zainichi situation” — a word used to describe ethnically Korean people who are living in Japan. The Japanese girl is bullied at school and struggles to cope with parental pressure to perform academically, and in one scene, the third girl is surrounded by a group of classmates […]

Trouble for Kamal Nath? MHA to reopen anti-Sikh riot cases

“This is to inform to all individuals, groups of persons, associations, institutions and organisations that if they have any information in respect of any of the cases, they may contact the officer in-charge of SIT police station,” the SIT said.

Pompeo keeps up anti-China campaign overseas as Washington plunged into Covid-19 chaos

In a piece in the nationalist tabloid Global Times, analyst Xin Qiang wrote that despite the US being the worst hit country by the coronavirus pandemic, with numerous top officials infected, “many are confused why the US still spares no effort in wooing China’s neighboring countries to check and balance China.”

Agitating farmers hand over letter to Centre, demand special Parliament session to repeal new farm laws

Farmers said they`ll continue their protest till their issues are resolved. Tomar said the meeting on Tuesday was “good” and farmer unions were urged to share specific issues related to farm Acts which will be discussed during the fourth round of meeting on December 3 and added that “it remains to be seen to what […]

Farmers demand new law on MSP; ex-Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal returns Padma Vibhushan in protest

The meeting, which is expected to play a major role in farmers` future course of action on whether they would continue the protest or withdraw it, is crucial as many of the farmers` demands would lead to new challenges for the government whose focus is to end the farmers` agitation going on since November 26.