Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicBlack Lives Matter

Topic: Black Lives Matter

Annihilation of caste in Indian corporate possible. But firms must say Dalit lives matter

Many multinational companies have come forward to support Black Lives Matter movement. Few things Indian corporate should do if they believe in equal opportunities.

UK firms apologise for slavery links, Bank of England to remove images of former directors

The Black Lives Matter movement has particular resonance in UK, with its record of colonising swaths of Africa and the Caribbean, and its central role in slave trade.

Every black man in US fears being stopped by police, key Republican Senator Graham says

US Senators are calling for overhauling police training & citizen rights as Congress wrestles with nationwide protests over racial injustice and police misconduct.

By destroying statues and equating Black lives with Indian Muslims, Leftists scoring self-goal

Whether in Britain or India, Leftists are caught in their own bubble. Their attempts to bring down statues or manipulate history will not help anti-racism movement.

‘Gone with the Windbag’ and Boris Johnson keeps his distance

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

From ‘Cops’ to Oscars, how Black Lives Matter changed the cultural landscape in just a week

What started as a black out by musicians quickly snowballed, with Hollywood having a week of racial reckoning.

Trump once wanted blacks-versus-whites season of TheApprentice. Now, he’s living that reality

It’s a measure of Trump’s leadership that the possibility of addressing the nation amid the George Floyd protests remains a matter of speculation.

Black Lives Matter isn’t just challenging racism, but also the ‘both side-ism’ of journalism

The protests that have erupted across America over the custodial killing of George Floyd have brought up a central question for journalists — what is objectivity?

Two books, TV shows and Trump: The story of how Black rage returned in America

Black Lives Matter has now gone back to basics – as far back as slavery, 401 years ago. The anger this time isn’t just about seeking justice for George Floyd.

NYT opinion editor resigns after furore over ‘Send in the troops’ op-ed

The NYT said the op-ed by Republican Senator Tom Cotton, which denounced 'nihilist criminals' for exploiting George Floyd’s death, didn’t meet its standards.

On Camera

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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