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Left Parties to Protest Against President Obama’s Visit in India

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Left Parties to Protest Against President Obama’s Visit in India

Six Left parties in India – the CPI, CPI(M), CPI(ML)-Liberation, AIFB, SUCI(C) and RSP – have planned to protest against the U.S. President Barack Obama‘s visit in India on the country’s Republic Day, January 26. In a joint statement, these parties have said that the Narendra Modi government and the BJP have unleashed the forces [...]

Israel-U.S. Cooperation to Ensure Regional Security. Target: Islamic State

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Israel-U.S. Cooperation to Ensure Regional Security. Target: Islamic State

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff hosted the Israel Defense Forces chief of the General Staff at the Pentagon Thursday for talks on regional security and bilateral cooperation. U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and Israeli Lt. Gen. Benjamin Gantz met to discuss various aspects of Israel-U.S. cooperation. Gantz said he is not [...]

Terrorists Fear Freedom of the Press: President Obama

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Terrorists Fear Freedom of the Press: President Obama

Following the terrorist attack at the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris on Wednesday, President Obama condemned the attack. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this terrorist attack and the people of France at this difficult time. France is America’s oldest ally, and has stood shoulder to shoulder with the United [...]

BJP Discovers the Man Who Invented Aircraft. Strangely, He Is a Hindu

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BJP Discovers the Man Who Invented Aircraft. Strangely, He Is a Hindu

The Indian Science Congress, which is supposed to be a science event, was almost hijacked and crowded by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is recklessly determined to promote Hinduism by linking science with Hindu mythology. By Rakesh Raman Science fraternity in India would have gone into a sudden state of shock when it [...]

Hindu Rulers in India Irk the Muslims, Again

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Hindu Rulers in India Irk the Muslims, Again

As BJP and Narendra Modi are hell-bent to make India a Hindu Rashtra (a nation only for Hindus), they have been systematically targeting minority communities including Muslims and Christians. By Rakesh Raman The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made it a kind of trend in India. Its leaders first express their hate for Muslims [...]

Dating App Uses Your Politics to Find Your Love

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Dating App Uses Your Politics to Find Your Love

The candiDate Android app is a new dating service that helps members connect with real, local singles based on shared political values and beliefs. The candiDate dating service connects conscientious singles looking to meet someone who shares their politics. The app uses your opinions on today’s hot button issues (such as abortion, guns, gay marriage, [...]

Civil War Museum Presents On the Way to War

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Civil War Museum Presents On the Way to War

The Civil War Museum opened a new temporary exhibit, On the War to War, on display in the Antaramian Gallery through March 1, 2015. Through the watercolor paintings of Civil War soldier John Gaddis, you can explore the universal experiences of soldiers on their way to war. The exhibit includes fourteen paintings on loan from [...]

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Found Guilty, Sentenced

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Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Found Guilty, Sentenced

One of Kremlin’s staunchest critics Alexei Navalny is found guilty today by a local court in a fraud case that is said to be politically influenced. Navalny, who uses his Livejournal blog and social media extensively to raise his voice against the Russian government and particularly the policies of President Vladimir Putin, gets a three-and-half [...]

How Islamic State Trains Its Fighters

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How Islamic State Trains Its Fighters

Currently, ISIS holds a state which is at least equivalent to the geographical area of the U.K. But it has already planned to move beyond Iraq and Syria in order to expand its regime. By Rakesh Raman As the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is in the process of expanding its regime beyond [...]

Palestinian Boycott Campaign to Intensify Protest Against Israel

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Palestinian Boycott Campaign to Intensify Protest Against Israel

Palestinian civil society had issued a call in 2005 for a campaign of boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel until it complies with international law and Palestinian rights. A global movement against Israeli Apartheid is rapidly emerging in response to this call, according to the Palestinian BDS National Committee, the Palestinian civil society coalition [...]

U.S. Takes Steps to Counter Nuclear Threats from North Korea

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U.S. Takes Steps to Counter Nuclear Threats from North Korea

The Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of Korea, the Ministry of Defense of Japan, and the Department of Defense of the United States of America finalized a trilateral information sharing arrangement concerning the nuclear and missile threats posed by North Korea. This arrangement creates a framework by which the defense authorities of the [...]

Undeterred by U.S. Offensive, ISIS Now Eying Europe

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Undeterred by U.S. Offensive, ISIS Now Eying Europe

By Rakesh Raman The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is now determined to extend its territory into Europe after conquering large areas of Iraq and Syria, which are now part of the Islamic State or its so-called ‘Caliphate.’ Currently, ISIS holds a state which is at least equivalent to the geographical area of [...]