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'Reconverting' churches, Christians BJP's 'Hindu Samaj' strategy in UP

Sep 01, 2014

'Reconverting' churches, Christians BJP's 'Hindu Samaj' strategy in UP

Seventy-two Valmikis reconverted to Hinduism in Aligarh, their church turned into a Shiva temple. But there is more to the RSS efforts for this 'ghar wapasi' than meets the eye. #Uttar Pradesh #Mayawati #BJP #PoliticsDecoder #BSP #Meerut #Moradabad #Amit Shah #Muzaffarnagar #Assembly Elections 2014 #Dalit votes #Hindu-Muslim clashes #communal incidents
Hong Kong's pro-democracy lawmakers disrupt Chinese official's speech

Sep 01, 2014

Hong Kong's pro-democracy lawmakers disrupt Chinese official's speech

Police used pepper spray on members of a radical activist group attempting to storm metal barricades and enter the venue in Hong Kong. #World #China #NewsTracker #Hong Kong #China leadership #China legislature #Democracy in Hong Kong #Hong Kong elections #Pro-Democracy protests
Pakistan Protesters storm state TV complex, cut off transmission

Sep 01, 2014

Pakistan Protesters storm state TV complex, cut off transmission

Transmission of the main state news TV channel in Pakistan was cut minutes after an anchor announced demonstrators had entered the building and "besieged" staff. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Islamabad #Pakistan Prime Minister #Sharif #Pakistan Awami Tehreek #Elections in Pakistan #Anti-Sharif protests #Tahir-ul Qadiri

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High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Aug 08, 2014

High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Politicians, and more often their followers, put them up either to proclaim their own or their leaders birthdays or appointments either in government or to some nominal post within the partys borough branch itself. They curry favour with leaders, thanking them for support. #Congress #InMyOpinion #Shiv Sena #Bombay High Court #Election Commission of India #Maharashtra Navnirman Sena #Illegal hoardings #civic bodies

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What next for Sonia, Rahul? Diary entries from the future

Sep 01, 2014

Midterm election unlikely to end gridlock in Washington, analysts say

After a summer of upheaval, from the Middle East to Ferguson, Mo., the country swings into a fall campaign with large stakes but little chance of ending the partisan stalemate that has ground Washington to a virtual halt...
What next for Sonia, Rahul? Diary entries from the future

Aug 31, 2014

China defies Hong Kong protests, restricts choice of candidates for city's chief executive

China's legislature on Sunday ruled against allowing open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's chief executive, a decision that promises to ignite political tensions in the Asian financial hub... #China #Hong Kong #Beijing
What next for Sonia, Rahul? Diary entries from the future

Sep 01, 2014

Pro-Democracy Groups, Beijing Poles Apart Over Hong Kong Vote

The debate over how Hong Kong elects its leader has helped expose the wide gap between what pro-democracy groups and Beijing consider acceptable... #Beijing #Hong Kong