If the election of Donald Trump made one thing clear, it’s that large swaths of the electorate had tuned out of politics almost entirely during the Obama years, to the point where they didn’t see Trump’s victory coming at all. Perhaps those previously checked-out viewers will be surprised to learn the degree to which the Voting Rights Act was gutted in 2013, based in part on the specious idea that Obama’s election proved this legislation was no longer necessary. … [Read more...] about ‘All In: The Fight for Democracy’ is the only documentary you need to see before this election
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As the COVID-19 cases continue to spike in Maharashtra, the state government on September 13 launched the 'My Family, My Responsibility' campaign, the aim of which, as Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray put it, was to reach people before the virus reaches them. … [Read more...] about Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray announces ‘My Family, My Responsibility’ campaign: Here’s how it will work
— IamFazil (@KeralaKnights) April 24, 2019Sunny Deol is the third member of the family to join politics; his father Dharmendra and his wife Hema Malini, both veterans, are members of the BJP. While Hema Malini is fighting for re-election from Mathura constituency, Deol has been named the party’s Gurdaspur (Punjab) candidate. … [Read more...] about Nirmala Sitharaman called new BJP member Sunny Deol a ‘young actor’ & Twitter had many opinions
According to estimates by the Johns Hopkins University, India currently has 4.2 million coronavirus cases in the world, second only after the US, which has 6.3 million cases. Over 72,000 people have died in India from the virus, the third-highest death toll after the US and Brazil. … [Read more...] about UN agencies supporting Indian govt-led efforts to deal with coronavirus pandemic: UN spokesperson
In 2008, it was ruled that the punishment under NDPS Act would depend on the quantity of the drug seized by the police. However, the Supreme Court reversed the judgment earlier in 2020. As per the SC, traces of an offending drug is sufficient to declare the entire quantity. The punishment is rigorous imprisonment for no less than 10 years while it can be extended to 20 years. The offender is also liable to fine of no less than Rs 1 lakh. This may be extended to Rs 2 lakh. … [Read more...] about Rhea Chakraborty arrested for drug abuse: What do India’s laws say about the use of ganja and charas?