The High Court of Madras posed an important question, “Why didn’t the rape receive sufficient attention? Why do rapes in UP and Delhi get more airtime than Pollachi?” Tamil Nadu has been discussing Pollachi since the video was released. Nobody outside the state seems to have been as affected by this incident for quite a while.
While a lot of ink would be spilt writing about growing Islamophobia in the West, what needs to be brought to the forefront is also the toxic subculture of 'shitposting'. This subculture doesn't just involve white supremacists but a rather large ideological cocktail spanning continents, both the East and the West.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah as well as state and national BJP leaders changed their names on Twitter. This includes Union ministers Piyush Goyal, Arun Jaitley, Ravi Shankar Prasad, JP Nadda, Jayant Sinha and Dharmendra Pradhan, and party leaders Amit Malviya, Suresh Nakhua, Mukul Roy, Jitu Vaghani, Raghubar Das, among others.
At Prayagraj, it is the Yamuna that contributes much more water than the Ganga. Upstream of the confluence, the Ganga is wide but, “so shallow that it is possible to walk across the river in the lean season,” said Parvendra Singh, a scientist with NEERI.
Zinedine Zidane brought Real Madrid's outcasts in from the cold and they repaid him with a win over Celta Vigo on Saturday but LaLiga's title race could well be over after Atletico Madrid were beaten by Athletic Bilbao.
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Updated Date: Mar 17, 2019 19:48:34 IST