Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is just the latest celebrity public entity in the centre of a blackface controversy. So, what is blackface, something that keeps appearing in both apparently lighthearted situations as well as in more serious ones?
Alerts by the IMD are colour-coded from Green to Red. 'Green' stands for 'No warning': no action needs to be taken by the authorities, and the forecast is of light to moderate rain. A 'Red' alert stands for "Warning", and asks authorities to "Take action".
Assam NRC Explained: Witness to decades of migration from Bangladesh — formerly East Bengal and then East Pakistan — Assam already has an NRC, which was published in 1951 on the basis of that year’s Census.
‘Status of Policing in India Report 2019: Police Adequacy and Working Conditions’ has been prepared by Common Cause and the Lokniti programme of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS).
The law was intended to target terrorists, drug traffickers and regimes that the United States considers criminal, such as those in Iran, Syria, and North Korea, not to cut economic ties with a major trade partner on the question of tariffs.
Gen Bajwa, who turns 59 in November, was appointed to his current three-year term by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on November 29, 2016. This is the second time in the past decade that a Pakistan Army Chief has got an extension.
Chatterjee, the MLA from Behala Paschim Assembly constituency in the southern part of the city of Kolkata, is among the most senior members of the Trinamool Congress, and considered close to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
The development comes a day after the Parliament adopted a resolution scrapping special status to J&K under Article 370 and passed a bill bifurcating the state into two Union territories — Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.