False information, smear campaigns, and misinterpreted facts spread, targeting the Muslim minority in Kerala, following the tragic death of a pregnant elephant.
The once in a century pandemic has not only affected the health and economic sectors, it has also brought about notable changes to the environment. The impact brought about by the coronavirus within a span of a few months is arguably much more than all the earth summits combined.
June 1, 2020 | Leh: More than 150 'VIPs', along with their hundreds of supporters attended former Congress Senior Leader, Mr. P.Namgyal's funeral on June 1. Mr. Namgyal's COVID-19 test results came back positive one day after the funeral (June 2), which has now put thousands more at risk.
Hacktivist group Anonymous has declared war on the Minneapolis Police Department, after the recent murder of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man. Floyd was choked to death as Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, pressed his knee into Floyd's neck for over 8 minutes, of which 2 minutes were after Floyd lost consciousness.
In a criminally brazen display of power, JDS corporator from Bengaluru's Padarayanapura, Imran Pasha, met and greeted hundreds of supporters (including his old mother) outside his house, despite having tested COVID-19 positive. An FIR has been lodged against Pasha following the shameful incident.
When the entire nation witnessed a rapid increase in the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths, how did Kerala manage to flatten its curve? What strategies did the state adopt to garner global appreciation for its fight against the pandemic?
Living in this political modern world where a lot of political ideologies exist and have lost their true meaning, sometimes it's useful to remind ourselves that words still have meaning and that distinctions make a difference.
At a time when political harmony and national trust are imperative, UK PM Boris Johnson continues to defend his senior advisor, Dominic Cummings, after the latter brazenly violated the government's lockdown rules.
"When the looting starts, the shooting starts", one of Donald Trump's tweets on May 29, prompted Twitter to take an unprecedented step of limiting the public's ability to view and share Trump's tweet for violating its user policy, as it was 'glorifying the violence'.
Menstruation has always been a spotty subject in India. Even with uplifting movies like Padman paving the way for some much-needed dialogue on the subject, suffice to say that the conversation isn't bleeding enough into the communities that need it most.
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