Hamid Ansari faces flak for critical remarks on nationalism | India News – Times of India

Former Vice President Hamid Ansari and four US lawmakers have expressed concern over the human rights situation in India and the growing trend of Hindu nationalism. His critical remarks in a virtual panel discussion on Wednesday, even while India was celebrating its 73rd Republic Day, drew criticism from the BJP, VHP and BSP. Union Minister …

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Congress Follows Assam Model In Manipur, Forms Six-Party Alliance

<!– –> For last year’s elections in Assam, the Congress formed a 10-party grand alliance. Guwahati: The Congress has followed its Assam model in Manipur, where state elections are scheduled for next month, forming a grand alliance with six political parties, including the Left. The alliance, whose name will be announced soon, includes Congress, CPI, …

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US Supreme Court Will Soon Have Its 1st Black Woman Judge: Joe Biden

<!– –> The first black female judge will replace 83-year-old retired judge Stephen Brayer. Washington: U.S. President Joe Biden said Thursday that he would nominate a black woman to the Supreme Court for the first time in history, filling the vacancy left by retired Justice Stephen Brayer. In a statement from the White House, Biden …

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Hope fades after Florida boat capsized; search halted for 34 missing

Four more bodies have been found after a suspected human trafficking boat sank off the Florida coast. The lone survivor told authorities the boat was carrying 40 people from the Bahamas on Saturday and did not have a life jacket. Coast Guard Captain Joe-Ann Burdian said he had made a “very difficult decision” to suspend …

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Biden to name first Black woman to SCOTUS as Breyer retires: updates

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer officially announces retirement to President Joe Biden. Breyer was nominated to the high court by President Bill Clinton in 1994. He has voted reliably with the Supreme Court’s liberal bloc. Biden says he will nominate a Black woman as Breyer’s successor by the end of February. WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden …

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“Cancel Cases Against ‘Khan Sir’ And Others”: JD(U) Leader On Railways Protests

<!– –> The JD (U) is an ally of the BJP in Bihar and also part of the NDA. Patna: Two days after a police complaint was lodged against Bihar’s “Khan Sir” and others for inciting violence during student protests against the railway recruitment process, Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) national president Rajiv Ranjan Singh …

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Prayagraj’s ‘Dhediya’ folk dance grabs national attention as PM tweets picture of R-Day performance | India News – Times of India

Prayagraj: Prayagraj’s traditional ‘Dhedia’ folk dance caught national attention on Thursday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted a picture of city-based artists performing traditional dances on New Delhi’s streets celebrating Republic Day. In her official handle, the Prime Minister shared a collage of four photos titled “Glimpses of India’s vibrant culture”, where local artists are …

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Biden to nominate first Black woman to SCOTUS as Breyer retires: recap

সুপ্রিম কোর্টের বিচারপতি স্টিফেন ব্রেয়ার আনুষ্ঠানিকভাবে রাষ্ট্রপতি জো বিডেনের অবসরের ঘোষণা দিয়েছেন। ব্রেয়ার 1994 সালে রাষ্ট্রপতি বিল ক্লিনটন কর্তৃক উচ্চ আদালতে মনোনীত হন। তিনি সুপ্রীম কোর্টের লিবারেল ব্লকের সাথে নির্ভরযোগ্যভাবে ভোট দিয়েছেন। বিডেন বলেছেন যে তিনি ফেব্রুয়ারির শেষের দিকে ব্রেয়ারের উত্তরসূরি হিসাবে একজন কৃষ্ণাঙ্গ মহিলাকে মনোনীত করবেন। ওয়াশিংটন – রাষ্ট্রপতি জো বিডেন বৃহস্পতিবার আনুষ্ঠানিকভাবে হোয়াইট …

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