250 Journalists Remained Imprisoned Worldwide In 2019 For Their Reporting; 2 In India: Report

New Delhi: At least 250 journalists were imprisoned worldwide for their reporting during 2019, with two of them — both from J&K — imprisoned in India, according to a report by the Community to Protect Journalists (CPJ), an independent, non-profit organisation that promotes press freedom. Globally, the Xi Jinping-led communist government in China and Turkey’s…

Hindutva Agenda Does Not End With The Victory In Ayodhya

In the second part of HuffPost India’s interview with Rajya Sabha lawmaker Subramanian Swamy, the conversation moved from India’s deepening economic slowdown  to the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi–Babri Masjid property dispute and its aftermath.  Once a critic of rightwing organisations like Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), Swamy has…

AASU Leaders, over Hundred Protesters Taken into Custody During Rally in Guwahati; Released Later

The AASU’s three-day ‘Satyagraha’ began in the morning and the leaders addressed the protestors at the Latasil playground before beginning a march towards the deputy commissioner’s office. PTI Updated:December 16, 2019, 4:29 PM IST File photo: Protesters throw stones at police during their march against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Guwahati. (PTI) Guwahati: AASU chief…

The Blue-Ringed Octopus

Blue-Ringed Octopus Description As their title tells us, the Blue-Ringed Octopus is definitely famous by way of the reality that they’ve a bluish ring round their frame. This ring may also be black in colour. They have pores and skin that may be a color of yellow with the ones rings round it. The intensity…

Pity That Even Disabled People Weren’t Spared: Jamia Students Narrate Sunday’s Ordeal

New Delhi: Their belongings locked in the library and eyes still burning from teargas, several Jamia Millia Islamia students narrated their ordeal on Monday after a police crackdown inside the campus the evening before. A day after the violence, the students expressed fear of being attacked again. Twenty-one-year-old Sahul Khan, a history student, said,…

India Should Focus on Clean-up of Banks and Labour Reforms, Says IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath

Washington: With economic growth slowing to a six-year low, IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath says the government should undertake structural reforms such as bank clean-up and labour reforms to address the slowdown in domestic demand. Gopinath, 48, who is travelling to India this week, rooted for government policies focusing on managing a slowdown in domestic…

Army Personnel Killed in Ceasefire Violation by Pakistan along LoC in J&K’s Gurez Sector

Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Gurez sector. Our troops retaliated to the violation in adequate measure and effectively, an army official said. PTI Updated:December 16, 2019, 6:14 PM IST Representative image. Srinagar: An Army personnel was killed in an unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control in Gurez sector…