Students protest against police action in Jadavpur University, Kolkata

35 students of Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India protesting against an August 28 sexual assault case in the university, were arrested by police in the early morning of Wednesday. The arrests and alleged baton charge on students led to further protests … Continue reading

Five hundred migrants alleged killed in deliberate sinking in Mediterranean

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Monday about 500 migrants may have been killed in a deliberate sinking in the Mediterranean Sea last week. The unverified claim comes after IOM debriefed two Palestinian survivors. In a statement, IOM … Continue reading

‘Miss New York’ Kira Kazantsev wins Miss America 2015 pageant

In the US’s Miss America pageant, Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev, was crowned Miss America 2015 yesterday evening at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The 22-year-old Kazantsev preformed “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, and her platform was Love Shouldn’t … Continue reading

National Football League from United States Senators: zero tolerance on domestic violence

National Football League (NFL) commissioner Roger Goodell received a letter from sixteen female United States Senators on Thursday calling for the NFL to adopt a zero tolerance policy on domestic violence. The senators criticized the NFL for their new domestic … Continue reading