Yemen heading toward biggest famine in modern history : UN WFP

“It is hell on earth in many places in Yemen right now. Around 400,000 children may die in Yemen this year without urgent intervention. That is roughly one child every 75 seconds,” said the WFP chief SANAA — David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), warned that Yemen is heading towards the biggest famine in modern history. “Just two days ago, I was in Yemen, where over 16 million people now face crisis levels of hunger or worse. These aren’t just numbers. These are real people. And we…

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Akhilesh flags off ‘Cycle Yatra’ to protest continued oppression of Azam Khan

“The purpose of this yatra is to register public anger over the actions of the BJP government against the founder of Mohammad Ali Jauhar University and Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan,” said party spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary LUCKNOW — Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Friday flagged off a cycle yatra from Rampur to protest against the ‘continued oppression’ of its senior leader and MP Mohd Azam Khan. Khan is the tallest Muslim leader in SP and the Yogi Adityanath government has been targeting the Khan with a slew of criminal cases…

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Three Hindu Mahasabha activists arrested for doing Puja in Taj Mahal

New Delhi: Three Hindu Mahasabha activists, including a woman, were arrested for trying to offer prayers in the Taj Mahal. A case was registered against the trio, including a woman, after they were apprehended by Central Industrial Security Force personnel deployed at the monument and handed over to the police, Inspector Umesh Chandra Tripathi of Tajganj police station said. The three activists, Meena Diwakar, provincial chief of the organisation, district in-charge Jitendra Kushwaha and one Vishal Singh entered the monument’s premises and offered water, which they carried in a bottle, to…

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