Black Lives Matter
Opinion  /  Published 28.08.20

Art for good: BLM in NBA and Hollywood

Like in most cities in the United States of America, protests filled the streets of Los Angeles; specifically, the famous Hollywood Boulevard. An estimated 40,000 people marched to protest against rac...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.20

Cause, not method: Protest movements

On June 1913, at England’s most prestigious horse race, a woman ducked under the guard rail and ran onto the race course, stepped out right in front of the speeding King George V’s horse, ...
By Mayank Mishra in

Style  /  Published 13.08.20

Dark shades matter

After years of criticism, Unilever recently announced that it was renaming its popular skin-lightening brand Fair & Lovely as Glow and Lovely. The name change was prompted by the Black Lives Matte...
By Rebecca Rajpal in

World  /  Published 03.08.20

UK: Mahatma on coins

Mahatma Gandhi is set to be the first non-white person to feature on British money. The Royal Mint Advisory Committee is working to create a coin featuring the Mahatma. It comes as Rishi Sunak, the C...
By Helena Horton in London

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.20

Yes People And No People

The world, our world, is no longer the world it used to be because the world, our world, got changed and became this world and that world and there lay in between the two worlds a chasm for the rest, ...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.20

Book worms: E-books during Covid-19

The e-book publishing business boomed during the pandemic. This week, the New York Public Library said that Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

World  /  Published 28.07.20

US agents use tear gas on protesters

A night that started with a reported shooting and a bag containing loaded rifle magazines and Molotov cocktails amid a peaceful protest — morphed into an intense early morning confrontation betw...
By AP in Portland, Oregon

Sports  /  Published 26.07.20

No Holding Michael

Get up, stand up, stand up for your rights!  Get up, stand up, stand up for your rights!  Get up, stand up, don’t give up the fight!  The Bob Marley song was about standing ...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 25.07.20

BBC carped for anti-Churchill report

The British historian Dominic Sandbrook has attacked the BBC for carrying reports about Winston Churchill’s alleged culpability in aggravating the effects of the Bengal Famine of 1943 without in...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 24.07.20

Portland mayor hit with tear gas

The mayor of Portland, Ted Wheeler, was left coughing and wincing in the middle of his own city Wednesday night after federal officers deployed tear gas into a crowd of protesters that Wheeler had joi...
By Mike Baker in Portland, Oregon


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