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Assam teacher arrested for post against PM, BJP

A guest lecturer at a college in Assam‘s Silchar was arrested for posting alleged derogatory comments against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party on Facebook in wake of the violence in Delhi, police said on Saturday. Souradeep Sengupta, a guest lecturer in the Physics department at Gurucharan College, was arrested from his residence in the Itkhola area […]

Greta‘s climate march brings UK streets to a halt

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on Friday accused world leaders of ignoring the climate emergency and “sweeping their mess under the rug”. “Our leaders behave like children so it falls to us to be the adults in the room. They are failing us but we will not back down,” the 17-year-old said as she addressed some 20,000 people at the […]

US reports first ‘isolated‘ coronavirus case

Health officials in United States on Friday confirmed that a resident of Oregon has tested positive for coronavirus with no known history of travel to countries severely affected by the outbreak and no known with infected individuals. The Oregon coronavirus case marks the third case of unknown origin in the United States, indicating that the deadly virus has been spreading […]

Situation peaceful in riot-hit Delhi

The situation in northeast Delhi was peaceful Saturday morning with residents gradually coming to terms with the damage in communal riots in the area earlier this week. IMAGE: A woman sitting with her husband and their child reacts next to damaged property after their house was burnt by a mob on Tuesday in the riots in New Delhi. Photograph: Adnan […]

Chidambaram slams AAP govt over Kanhaiya sedition case

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday hit out at the Delhi government for its sanction to prosecute former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in connection with a sedition case, saying the Kejriwal dispensation is “no less ill-informed than the Centre” in its understanding of the sedition law. The Delhi government has given a […]