NEWS DIGEST 21.04.2020: Beating COVID19 curfew breakers, studying comets and catching corrupt cops

  Today’s news digest comes via my own Twitter account. Firstly Indian Hindi-language news channel NEWS18 Lokmat presents a video of police officer in the Maharashtra city of Pune beating a man with sticks while he is laying on the … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 21.04.2020: Beating COVID19 curfew breakers, studying comets and catching corrupt cops

HEM: Diwali 2016 wallpaper

    The Half-Eaten Mind wishes all its readers and community a very happy Diwali.     IMAGE CREDITS: “File:Traditional Aakash Kandil, Diwali, Pune India 2013.jpg” –  Ramnath Bhat, Wikimedia Commons (24 October 2013) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Traditional_Aakash_Kandil,_Diwali,_Pune_India_2013.jpg “Wish Happy Diwali To Your Website Visitors!” – Mehul Mohan, Happy Diwali http://diwali14.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/happy-diwali-blog-widget.html Canva https://www.canva.com/ Continue reading HEM: Diwali 2016 wallpaper

ANTI-SUPERSTITION BILL: Indian state govt. gives go ahead to law after rationalist’s killing

The government of one of India‘s most populous areas, the state of Maharashtra, has passed a bill against so-called superstitious traditions today, despite concerns by religious groups that the new law will be used to persecute those following particular practices of faith.  Led by the Chief Minister, the Maharashtrian state assembly in capital city Mumbai passed the Anti-Superstitions Bill in the wake of the recent killing of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, the most vocal supporter of the “black magic ordinance”.  The Anti-Superstitions Bill, which still needs to be voted on by Mumbai lawmakers before becoming an official addition to the state’s lawbooks, is … Continue reading ANTI-SUPERSTITION BILL: Indian state govt. gives go ahead to law after rationalist’s killing