Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam apologises to public after massive protests over extradition bill

The government of Hong Kong has issued an apology over its handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in protest on Sunday. The territory’s chief executive Carrie Lam said she apologised to the public with “utmost sincerity and humility” over the proposed legislation that would allow people to be sent to […]

Extinction Rebellion: Police to pass ‘every single one’ of 1,100 arrested protesters to prosecutors

Police aim to pass “every single one” of the 1,100 Extinction Rebellion protesters to prosecutors for potential criminal charges, a senior officer has said. Scotland Yard is in discussions with the Home Office about potential legal changes to increase powers over protests and introduce tougher punishments for offences. Metropolitan Police deputy assistant commissioner Laurence Taylor said that 70 Extinction Rebellion […]

Thousands protest for a fourth consecutive day in Iran on eve of US sanctions

“According to the Supreme Court directive, we will reach Bengaluru and meet the honourable speaker. Since the Apex court has directed us to tender resignations afresh, we are going there. There is no change (in our decision),” BA Basavaraja, Congress MLA from KR Puram in Bengaluru told reporters in Mumbai. He rubbished allegations that the saffron party was behind the […]

10 Things to teach your kids about politics

Politics refers to a set of activities associated with the governance of a country, or an area. It involves making decisions that apply to members of a group. It refers to achieving and exercising positions of governance—organized control over a human community, particularly a state. The academic study focusing on just politics, which is therefore more targeted than general political […]