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Trump threatens to shut down the US Government!

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Trump threatens to shut down the US Government!

US President Donald Trump says he will close down the US government if necessary to build his wall along the Mexico border. The president accused the opposition Democrats of  being “obstructionist” at a “Make America Great Again” rally in Phoenix, Arizona. During the 80-minute speech, he also took aim at the media, blaming them for […]

Trump fires ‘Man busting Wall street’ Preet Bharara

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Trump fires ‘Man busting Wall street’ Preet Bharara

A New York federal prosecutor who refused to resign when he and 45 other prosecutors were asked to by the Trump administration says he has been sacked. “I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired,” said Preet Bharara on Twitter. Mr Bharara was first asked to remain in his post by President Donald Trump, […]

Thousands chant ‘I am a Muslim’ in New York

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Thousands chant ‘I am a Muslim’ in New York

New York:  Over a thousand people from various faiths declared ‘I am a Muslim too’ as they assembled at the iconic Times Square to protest against US President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. and express solidarity with the US Muslim communities.  The rally was co-organised by the Foundation For Ethnic Understanding and the Nusantara Foundation in […]

Rowling takes Pot-shots at Twitter Trolls

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Rowling takes Pot-shots at Twitter Trolls

Author JK Rowling (the one who gave us Harry Potter) has hit back at Twitter trolls who threatened to burn her books following her criticism of US  President Donald Trump. Rowling’s recent Twitter feed has been filled with her re-tweets criticising the president’s recent travel ban. Some followers have taken umbrage with her stance, with […]

Pseudo Science and Lies to spread LGBTQ hate: Be Aware!

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Pseudo Science and Lies to spread LGBTQ hate: Be Aware!

‘Pseudoscience’ and lies have long been the favourite tactics of anti-LGBTQ extremists, but now that the incoming U.S. president is highly influenced by hate groups, fake news purveyors, and far-right publications that peddle such misinformation, these smoke and mirror tactics are well-positioned to harm LGBTQ equality. Right-Wing Sites Regularly Peddle Anti-LGBTQ Junk Science For decades, […]

She resigns rather than sing for Donald Trump

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She resigns rather than sing for Donald Trump

‘ Trump is the face of tyranny and facism’ says a choir member who resigned rather than sung at The US Presidential elect’s inauguration. The trump victory has stumped most of the US of  America! But the organisers of the Presidential Big Day are at a loss to find performers to sing at the Inaugral! […]

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No carrots for Pakistan in Trump administration?

What can the subcontinent expect from President Donald Trump? Bewilderment, for starters says Michael Krepon, Co-Founder, Stimson Center. If the new occupant in the Oval Office is unfamiliar with Russia, China, the workings of NATO, nuclear deterrence, and the impact of trade compacts, do not expect him to be well versed on the Nuclear Suppliers […]

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Green Day: Country set on fire, Fully support Anti-Trump Protests

Rock group Green Day say they “fully support” the protests against US president elect Donald Trump. “I don’t think any of us were prepared for Donald Trump to be president,” singer Billie Joe Armstrong told the BBC. “I think there’s going to come a time when the protests get larger and larger – and that […]