Salai Lian Luai

Photo: Shortpedia

Myanmar: Chin State CM, Thousands Other take Refuge In Mizoram

As many as 9246 including the CM of Chin State, Salai Lian Luai have been staying in Mizoram as refugees since February, said the Mizoram police. These people also include 24 lawmakers of Aung San Suu Kyi's party who have taken refuge after a military coup. However, the refugees have been provided food and shelter by civil society organisations, student communities & locals.

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 09:12 AM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Myanmar Government, aung san suu kyi, Mizoram, Refugees

Courtesy: The Times of India

BJP legislator R Selvam was unanimously elected as the speaker for the Puducherry Assembly on June 16.

Photo: The Indian Express

BJP's MLA R Selvam, New Speaker For Puducherry Assembly

The legislator from BJP, R Selvam was unanimously elected as the speaker for the Puducherry Assembly on June 16. As soon as the assembly convened, protem speaker K Lakshminarayanan made the announcement in the House. However, Selvam is MLA from Manavely constituency. Besides, he is also one of the first legislators of the territory and was elected by the Chief Minister N Rangasamy and Leader of Opposition R Siva.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 08:00 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Puducherry, Puducheery Assembly Speaker, Chief Minister, Legislators

Mithun Chakraborty

Photo: Republic World

Mithun Chakraborty Questioned By Bengal Police Over His Film Dialogue

"Marbo ekhaney, lash porbay shoshaney", a line from Mithun Chakraborty's 2006 film, 'MLA Fatakeshto' landed him in a virtual police questioning on June 16. An FIR was lodged against the 71-year-old actor for allegedly instigating Bengal's post-poll violence with the dialogue in his March 7 speech. However, the BJP campaigner was given an order to be virtually questioned by Kolkata Police after going to court to get the FIR cancelled… read-more

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 05:22 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Mithun Chakraborty, BJP, FIR, MLA Fatakeshto, virtual questioning, Kolkata Police

Courtesy: NDTV

China and NATO flag

Photo: ICDS

 China Accuses NATO Of Exaggerating "China Threat Theory"  

China accused NATO for exaggerating the China Threat Theory. In a statement China urged upon NATO to view China's development rationally, stop various forms of exaggeration of 'China threat theory' and not to use its legitimate interests and legal rights for manipulating group politics to create artificial confrontations. The statement came after China was criticised on human rights violations in Hong Kong and Xinjiang in G7 summit.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 11:19 AM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: China, NATO, G7 Countries, human rights violation, Hong Kong, Xinjiang

Courtesy: The Times of India

Akali Dal's Chief detained

Photo: DGmartpro

Akali Dal's Sukhbir Badal Demands Dismissal Of Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu

Akali Dal Chief Sukhbir Badal, on June 14 was detained for protesting outside Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh's farmhouse. The Akali's demanded the dismissal of Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu and to initiate CBI's investigation in the sale of vaccines and covid kits. They also raised a demand for the acquisition of land at market rates and alleged that the government has been gaining benefits from the pandemic misery.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 09:23 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Protests, Youth Akali Dal, CBI inquiry, Covid-19

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Kashmir Man Arrested
Kashmir Man Jailed For Saying He 'Can't Have Expectations From Non-Local Officers'

A Kashmiri man was arrested for allegedly "promoting enmity" during a public hearing durbar held organised by Lieutenant Governor, on June 10. While addressing Farooq Khan an advisor to the LG, Sajad Rashid Sofi said that he has no hope from non-native officers. This infuriated Ganderbal DC Krittika Jyotsna who strongly objected. However, Mr Sofi was arrested by the Safapora Police officials and charged with section 153A.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 06:57 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Ganderbal, Krittika Jyotsna, Safapora, Public hearing durbar

Courtesy: NDTV

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati

Photo: Wikipedia

BSP Chief Mayawati Expels Nine MLAs; Meets SP Chief Akhilesh Yadav

After the BSP Chief Mayawati expelled Nine MLAs, SP Head Akhilesh Yadav met them on June 15 and is expected to shift their party. However, they say "We do not have a problem with Mayawati. We have a problem with deputy Satish Mishra." Besides, this may affect the political equations of Uttar Pradesh elections. Earlier, in 2017 elections, BSP won 19 seats and lost one in by-elections.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 04:59 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Mayawati, BSP, Samajwadi Party, Akhilesh Yadav, MLAs, UP0)

Courtesy: NDTV

Supreme Court of India.

Photo: New Indian Express

60-Year-Old Women Gang-Raped; Approaches SC For Justice

Post poll violence in West Bengal, several women have approached the SC for justice. A 60-year-old women has accused the TMC workers for being allegedly gang-raped in-front of her six-year-old grand son. As per her statement, five TMC workers barged into her house on May 3, looted valuable objects and threatened her to bomb. However, she also alleged that the local police refused to record her complaint.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 08:54 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Gang-Rape, Post-Poll Violence, bomb blast, TMC, BJP

Courtesy: The Times of India

LJP chief Chirag Paswan

Photo: India Today

Five Out Six MPs To Quit Chirag Paswan's LJP; Likely To Join JD(U)

After the death of Ram Vilas Paswan's father, it is expected that Lok Janshakti Party Chief Chirag Paswan may lose Five out of six MPs due to internal mutiny. However, these MP's have requested the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to identify them as separate MPs. Reportedly, Chirag's Uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras has revolted with the others and is likely to join the ruling party JD(U).

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 12:36 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Lok Janshakti Party, Chirag Paswan

Courtesy: India Today

China's President Xi JinPing

Photo: The Indian Express

'Small Groups' Do Not Decide The Fate Of The world Anymore, Says China To G7 Leaders

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau chaired seven discussions against China in the G7 summit, urging leaders to develop a coherent response to the challenges posed by China. Following which Beijing has forewarned the leaders that "small" groups don't decide the world's fate anymore. China's spokesperson added that they believe all countries are equals, and world affairs should be handled through everyone's consultation.

Sun, 13 Jun 2021 - 06:15 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: China, G7 Summit, Developing countries, geopolitical events, Infrastructure

Courtesy: The Indian Express