Thousands of people are lined up tonight to see Bernie Sanders and a star-studded opening lineup in New York City for one of his biggest rallies yet.
Vampire Weekend, Spike Lee, Rosario Dawson, Linda Sarsour, Shailene Woodley, Tim Robbins, and Graham Nash will be opening for Vermont’s U.S. Senator at Washington Square Park, where Sanders is slated to speak at 8 p.m. Even though Secret Service started letting people into the park at 5 p.m., people started lining up in the early afternoon. Local news trucks started setting up at the park before 12 p.m. Eastern Time:
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By Sandipan Sharma
Even before the summer of 2016 can hit the peak, Pakistan is sweating because of rising turbulence in Balochistan province. Its fear is evident in the flip-flops on the peace process with India and refusal to allow the National Investigating Agency (NIA) to visit Pakistan to probe the Pathankot attack.
China recently announced it will pump nearly 50 billion dollars in infrastructure projects in Pakistan. But, Baloch separatists have been regularly targeting project sites, making China wary of turmoil in the sensitive region.
It is likely that China has asked Pakistan to ensure Baloch separatists are kept on a tight leash and its investments are protected at any cost. So, Pakistan is trying to do what it does best: Blame India for the instability in Balochistan and rake up an international controversy over the neighbour’s “involvement in its internal matters.”
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Activists fighting for a cause, especially one that has a lot of popular emotion attached to it, are usually loud and shrill when holding forth in public.
They tend to be belligerent and turn excessively aggressive if their views are contradicted.
In a sense, loud speech, belligerence, and aggression are necessary for effective activism. After all, if an activist is an easy pushover, then his or her cause cannot be worth fighting for.
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The Army and police have regretted the killings and announced a probe into the matter
Written by Mir Ehsan
Curfew has been imposed in north Kashmir’s Handwara town after four people were killed during clashes between security forces and civilians over the alleged molestation of a girl by an Army man. Over a dozen villagers were injured in the clashes.
One of the youths, killed in the clashes, was buried in Kupwara amid anti-India protests. Locals said curfew was imposed in Handwara and its neighbouring areas as authorities fear fresh protests in the town.
One of the youths killed was Jahangir Wani, a 25-year-old from Dragmulla, who was hit by tear gas shells.
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