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At a graduation event, Biden faces silent anti-war protest – Times of India

ATLANTA: US Prez Joe Biden renewed his call for a temporary ceasefire in Gaza in a speech at Morehouse College's graduation ceremony, where some participants donned Palestinian colours in protest at Israel's military incursion. Biden's address at the historically black school in Atlanta brought him face to face with some of the campus unrest set off by the Israel-Hamas war."What's happening in Gaza and Israel is heart-breaking," Biden said Sunday, referring to the Oct. 7 attack on Israel by Hamas militants and the plight of "innocent Palestinians" caught up in Israel's military response. Several students and faculty members at the commencement wore keffiyeh scarfs, which have become a symbol of protest against the war. At least one student draped a Palestinian flag over his graduation g...
Politics

Duke University students stage walkout during Jerry Seinfeld’s speech over his vocal support for Israel – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Dozens of Duke University students on Sunday staged a walkout during the commencement ceremony, chanting "free Palestine" as a form of protest against the guest speaker, comedian Jerry Seinfeld. The students' actions were in response to Seinfeld's vocal support for Israel throughout the ongoing conflict in Gaza, as evidenced by videos of the event circulating on social media.Despite the walkout, Seinfeld received an honorary degree and delivered his speech without major disruptions, while some graduates showed their support by shouting "Jerry! Jerry!" The comedian has been a strong advocate for Israel since the beginning of the conflict on Oct. 7, when the militant group Hamas killed 1,200 people and abducted 252 others. Since then, Israel's military operations have resulted ...
Culture

Protest In PoK: Pakistan के खिलाफ सड़कों पर जनता, बिजली-आटे के लिए PoK में War जैसे हालात वीडियो – हिन्दी न्यूज़ वीडियो एनडीटीवी ख़बर

Massive Protest in PoK: पाकिस्तान (Pakistan) की सरकार पाकिस्तान के कब्जे वाले कश्मीर (POK) के निवासियों पर बड़े पैमाने पर कार्रवाई कर रही है. अशांत क्षेत्र पीओके से मिल रही रिपोर्टों में कहा गया है कि पाकिस्तानी अधिकारी उन नागरिकों पर हमला कर रहे हैं जो भारी टैक्स, बढ़ती महंगाई (Inflation) और बिजली (Electricity) की कमी के खिलाफ प्रदर्शन कर रहे हैं. Source link ...
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Those with 2 wives to get double sops: Cong pick – Times of India

INDORE/BHOPAL: Congress candidate for Ratlam, Kantilal Bhuria, sparked a controversy on Thursday by saying that men who have two wives would get Rs 2 lakh under Mahalaxmi Scheme. BJP has complained to Election Commission."If Congress forms the govt, those who have two wives will be getting Rs 2 lakh," Bhuria said at a rally in Sailana (160k from Indore), before he and the audience burst into laughter.The statement sparked outrage and BJP Mahila Morcha launched a protest. Bhuria claimed on Friday that his words were said in jest, but it did nothing to stop the political storm.BJP Rajya Sabha MP and state party Mahila Morcha president Maya Naroliya said: "We condemn this indecent statement. Matrishakti will protest against it, just as we did against (PCC chief) Jitu Patwari's remark again...