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Congress Protests Against BJP’s Land Acquisition Ordinance

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Congress Protests Against BJP’s Land Acquisition Ordinance

Congress held Wednesday a rally to protest against the Land Acquisition ordinance brought by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in India. Congress leaders Digvijay Singh, Jairam Ramesh and Ahmed Patel were present at the “Zameen Wapsi Andolan” organized at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Congress leaders dubbed the changes BJP is trying to make [...]

How Ash Carter Plans to Defeat ISIS

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How Ash Carter Plans to Defeat ISIS

America believes that ISIL poses a grave threat to the people and territorial integrity of Iraq and Syria, regional stability, and the national security interests of the United States and its allies and partners. Dealing a lasting defeat to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) will require “a combined diplomatic [...]

Hazare, Kejriwal Join Forces to Target Narendra Modi

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Hazare, Kejriwal Join Forces to Target Narendra Modi

Anna Hazare argues that Narendra Modi wants to benefit a few rich capitalists who are hand in glove with Modi and his BJP. By Rakesh Raman After an emotional split of a couple years, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has come back today to his mentor Anna Hazare, a firebrand social activist. Kejriwal was [...]

Arvind Kejriwal Writes Open Letter to BJP Minister

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Arvind Kejriwal Writes Open Letter to BJP Minister

In fact, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is a party of short-cutters – people who want political benefits without doing anything useful for public. By Rakesh Raman Arvind Kejriwal, who has recently been anointed as the Chief Minister of Delhi state, has written a letter to a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister Prakash Javdekar. In the [...]

Anna Hazare Reality Show Season-2 Coming to Delhi

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Anna Hazare Reality Show Season-2 Coming to Delhi

By Rakesh Raman While the first national-level campaign of social activist Anna Hazare in 2011 focused on mounting levels of corruption in India, his next campaign is going to be against the anti-farmer policies of the government. Hazare is all set to come from his village Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra to India’s capital New Delhi [...]

How a Love Poem from GOP Targets President Obama

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How a Love Poem from GOP Targets President Obama

To celebrate the Valentine’s Day this year, GOP decided to send its love to a document that guides America’s role and the legislative process: The Constitution of the United States of America. The Republican Party has written a poem to voice its concerns and it subtly targets President Barack Obama. [ Also Read: No Democracy [...]

Communists Condemn the Move to Arrest Teesta Setalvad

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Communists Condemn the Move to Arrest Teesta Setalvad

By Rakesh Raman The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPI(M) condemns the Gujarat Police move to arrest civil rights activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband, Javed Anand in Mumbai. Ms. Setalvad is the secretary of Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), an organization formed to fight for justice for the [...]

President Obama Plans to Use AUMF Against ISIS

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President Obama Plans to Use AUMF Against ISIS

The U.S. President Barack Obama has submitted a draft proposal to Congress that would authorize the continued use of military force against ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant or Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS) terrorists. Currently, America’s armed forces are working with over 60 nations to destroy ISIL, a terrorist group. [...]

Edge of Extinction: Genocide of Iraq’s Minorities

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Edge of Extinction: Genocide of Iraq’s Minorities

Former Congressman Frank R. Wolf and the newly created religious freedom group, 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, released a report Wednesday entitled “Edge of Extinction,” based on a recent fact finding mission to Iraq. The report warns that if the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq is not defeated and removed, Christians, Yezidis, Shabak, Turkmen and other [...]

North Korea to Use “Mosquito Nets” to Prevent Capitalism

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North Korea to Use “Mosquito Nets” to Prevent Capitalism

North Korea is expanding efforts to control its borders and reduce information flows in and out of the country by harshly punishing people trying to flee the country, and hitting those aiding them with harsher sentences, said Human Rights Watch on Monday. North Koreans who escaped to South Korea but still have contacts in the [...]

President Obama, Angela Merkel Discuss Ukraine, ISIS

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President Obama, Angela Merkel Discuss Ukraine, ISIS

The United States will continue to stand with nations around the world in sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine, President Barack Obama said during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday. According to the U.S. Defense Department, the two leaders met at the White House, where Merkel briefed the [...]

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Warns Russia

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Warns Russia

Europe and the United States tried to bring Russia into the community of nations in a constructive manner, but Russian President Vladimir Putin has other ideas, Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday in Munich. Russia’s actions against Ukraine, its bullying of neighboring nations and its repression of dissent at home worry U.S. and European leaders, [...]

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