The Road To Hate: For 6 Young Men, Charlottesville Is Only The Beginning

For all that he did in Charlottesville, Virginia, chanting anti-Semitic slogans, carrying a torch through Emancipation Park, he wasn’t even aware that the alt-right existed one year ago. It wasn’t until Hillary Clinton condemned the movement in a campaign speech last August that he first learned of it, and from …

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Gorkha Leader Chief Bimal Gurung Booked In Connection With Twin Blasts

Darjeeling:  GJM chief Bimal Gurung has been booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in connection with a grenade blast at the Kalimpong police station and an explosion in Darjeeling town, the police said today. A hand grenade was hurled at the Kalimpong police station at around 11 pm …

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NIA's Name 'Sends Fear Down Spine' Of Those Funding Terror: Rajnath Singh

Lucknow:  Highlights Rajnath Singh said stopping funding sources would do a lot to stop terror He said the NIA was “doing a great job” in this regard He also said the NIA had “an approximately 95 percent conviction rate” Incidents of stone-throwing have reduced in Jammu and Kashmir due to …

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BSF Adopts Ways To Curb Suicides, Depression Among Jawans

New Delhi:  In a first-of-its kind step, the country’s largest border-guarding force Border Security Force (BSF) has launched two ambitious projects to curb suicides and depression amongst its jawans and has introduced a ‘wellness quotient assessment’ test in their annual medical checkup. The about 2.65-lakh personnel strong force, tasked to …

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Man Dies While Cleaning Sewer At Delhi Hospital

New Delhi:  A man died while cleaning a sewer at a government hospital here on Sunday while three others were taken ill, the Delhi Fire Service said. Rishi Pal, 40, along with Bishan, 30, Kiran Pal, 25, and Sumit, 30, fell unconscious after inhaling poisonous gases while cleaning the sewer …

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IIT Kharagpur Accepts Resignation Of Whistle-Blower Professor

IIT Kharagpur has accepted the resignation of whistle-blower professor Rajeev Kumar, whose compulsory retirement penalty was quashed by president Pranab Mukherjee days before he demitted office. IIT Kharagpur had suspended Mr Kumar for “misconduct” in May 2011, the same year the Supreme Court had praised him as an “unsung hero” …

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