The RSS, or Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, is the new reality in Indian politics. The organisation that used to remain in the shadows is now in the open. It is a well-known fact that the body that used to claim to be cultural organisation with no political ambitions is responsible for the growth and sustenance of a new brand of aggressive right-wing politics in India
The Centre is conducting the second dry run for the proposed COVID vaccination programme in 737 districts across the country on Friday (January 8). The exercise is aimed at ironing out deficiencies in the process and logistics for the vaccination drive and also to fix glitches, if any, in the CoWIN app that will be used for it.
The new year came in without much noise as celebrations across the world remained subdued and muted due to the pandemic. The iconic places of the world too welcomed the new year like everytime but large gatherings and bustling crowds were absent.
In his victory speech in his hometown, Wilmington, Delaware on Saturday, US President-elect Joe Biden reached out to Donald Trump voters, saying he would act as their president as much as he would for those who voted for him.
More than 1,000 people protesting US President Donald Trump descended on Black Lives Matter Plaza on Tuesday night, just a block from the White House, while hundreds more marched through parts of downtown Washington, sometimes blocking traffic and setting off fireworks.