1. What’s the story?
From student marches in Delhi to women’s sit-ins in Calcutta; from peaceful processions in Guwahati to occupying the Gateway of India — protests against the controversial CAA/NRC acts are sweeping the nation. And according to experts, they are unlikely to stop anytime soon. On Thursday night, fresh violence erupted in India’s capital when police lathi-charged a peaceful student’s gathering marching towards Rashtrapati Bhavan.
2. Where else should I be keeping my eyes on?
The Supreme Court of India, that’s where. A significant ruling on Kashmir’s fate is set to happen on Friday, when the court will “deliver judgment on the petitions challenging the communication blockade, internet shutdown and other prohibitory measures imposed in Kashmir region…”
3. What more?
In a controversial move, the Uttar Pradesh Government has suspended Noida’s SSP after reports of his corruption allegations against top officers were leaked.
4. Anything else?
Over in the UK, British MPs have finally approved of a Brexit deal. The Brexit process, which started back in 2016, seems to be finally moving to its last stage.
5. Is that all?
Australia is still burning. The recent brush fires across the nation has killed billions of animals, destroyed property, and caused untold damage to the environment. Here are some things you should know:
6. Before you leave…
Take a look at the mysterious radio signal emanating from a nearby galaxy similar to ours.