Shaheen Bagh protests: Report submitted in SC

Court-appointed interlocutors today filed their report in a sealed cover in the Supreme Court on the ongoing protests at Shaheen Bagh here against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Continue Reading

Salih offers to quit after rejecting PM nominee

Iraq’s president refused to designate a prime minister candidate nominated by the Iran-backed parliamentary bloc and offered to resign, plunging the country into further political uncertainty amid nearly three months of unprecedented mass protests. Continue Reading

Agitations over CAA, NRC in United States

A large number of Indian-Americans gathered around the statue of Mahatma Gandhi installed in front of the Indian Embassy here and held a peaceful demonstration against the amended Citizenship Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC).

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An unfaithful indulgence

Religion poisons everything’ says Christopher Hitchens repeatedly in his seminal book, God Is Not Great. The brunt of his argument is that everything in nature can be scientifically explained without assumptions of an omnipotent creator and a divine design. He declares that religion and God are more of a bane than a boon and they should be summarily shunned. Continue Reading