Maharashtra State Education Minister Intimidate SFI Activist Over Phone, Threatens To Shutdown The Institute

Maharashtra State education minister Vinod Tawde on Tuesday threatened two SFI activists of polytechnic college in Solapur over the phone after Students Federation of India (SFI) launched a SMS campaign for reviewing the decision to convert the polytechnic college into an engineering college. Annoyed after receiving nearly 1,000-1,500 SMSs, Minister Tawde has allegedly told one…

Venezuela’s National Telecommunications Commission Sanctions CNN en Español

CONATEL, Venezuela’s National Telecommunications Commission announced plans Wednesday to begin sanctioning procedures against CNN en Español for its “direct aggression against the Venezuelan people and state.” The announcement was made in response to a CNN en Español report released last week suggesting that the Bolivarian government “may have given passports to people with ties to…

“Love Jihad Help Desk” – Secret chats leaked! ; BJP Enters Controversy

Chat messages from a secret sangh group called “Love Jihad Help Desk” were leaked online from a secret Facebook chat group two days back. RSS-BJP in Kerala is now facing a major embarrassment and has entered controversy. The chat group was exposed after the accident addition of two users outside the Sangh network. Screenshots of…

Argentine Metal Workers Protest Job Cut

Members of the Argentine Metal Workers’ Union, UOM, marched to the Ministry of Labor in Buenos Aires, Tuesday in protest of thousands of jobs cut from electronics manufacturing companies following a government decision to eliminate a 35 percent tax on computer imports. Protesters gathered in front of the National Congress of Argentina before marching to the offices…

Will Not Let The Achievements Of Peoples’ War Go In wain : Nepal PM

PTI Nepal will plunge into a severe crisis in case of a failure to hold all three levels of elections within next 11 months, Prime Minister Prachanda said today as the country’s Maoist cadres observed the 22nd ‘People’s War Day’. Prachanda, Chairman of CPN (Maoist Centre), said the achievements made through the Maoist “people’s war”…

Revoke The UGC Gazette Notification; CPI(M) Demands In Rajya Sabha

Ritabrata Banerjee, a CPI(M) MP in Rajya Sabha from West Bengal on Wenesday raised the issue of UGC Gazette notification and its impact on MPhil/PhD admissions in JNU and other universities, during the zero hour. Banerjee has demanded the immediate revoking of UGC Gazette notification and accused the notification to be a “one-size-fit-all” model. Excerpts from Ritabrata…

“No Blot On Him” Despite “All The Scams”; Modi Slams Manmohan Singh

PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tore into Congress and took on Singh who had described demonetisation as “organised loot” and “legalised plunder”, saying “the art of bathing in a bathroom with a raincoat on” is known only to the former Prime Minister as there is “no blot on him” despite “all the scams”. Manmohan Singh…

Farmer Suicide : CPI(M)’s Road Blockade In Tamilnadu; 60,000 Cadre Arrested

Communist Party of India (Marxist) hold a road blockade agitation across Tamil Nadu demanding compensation for farmers whose crops were damaged due to drought. Including the party leaders and cadre over 60,000 people were arrested. Both the central and the state governments have set their face against the demands of farmers. The farmers have abandoned…

15 Surprising Facts About The Northeast

1) There are eight states in Northeast: Arunachal Pradesh , Mizoram , Assam , Manipur , Meghalaya , Tripura , Sikkim , Nagaland. 2) There are nearly 220 languages spoken in the Northeast , It is a mix of Tibetan , South-east Asian and East Indian Cultures. 3) Northeast is the only part of India…

Honduras The Most Dangerous Place For Environmental Activists

Global Witness an anti-corruption group reported on the violent crackdown against scores of environmental activists at Honduras, one of the most poorest country in Latin America. The watchdog has alleged involvement of political and business elites of Honduras on the same. More than 120 Honduran activists have been killed since 2010 while trying to protect their rivers,…