India rushes more troops to border as tensions with China increase in Uttarakhand

The ongoing standoff between India and China erupted over infrastructure construction near the Line of Actual Control (LAC). China has been urging India to be cautious and practice restraint over infrastructure development in the border areas, which are separated by the loosely demarcated LAC. In an indication of the seriousness of the situation, the Indian…

Amy Cooper has been suspended from her job after she was caught on camera falsely claiming a man in Central Park, New York, was threatening her

A white woman phoned police and claimed a black man was ‘threatening her life’ even though he didn’t appear to come near her. The filmed incident showed the woman, later identified as Amy Cooper, warning the man “I’m going to tell them there’s an African-American man threatening my life”. Christian Cooper – who is unrelated…

US commission urges govt to place India on list of countries violating religious

The report, compiled by the US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), recommended that India be declared a “country of particular concern.” “India took a sharp downward turn in 2019, with religious minorities under increasing assault,” the USCIRF, which is a bipartisan agency of the federal government, observed. Nadine Maenza, the USCIRF’s vice chairman, said…