Climate crisis : Two degree temp rise may melt one-third of glaciers in Hindu Kush !

Himalaya

If global climate efforts fail, the study warns current emissions would lead to five degrees rise in temperatures and a loss of two-thirds of the region’s glaciers by 2100.

Supreme Court declines urgent hearing of CBI plea against Kolkata Police chief

The Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday a CBI plea against Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar who is accused of allegedly destroying evidence related to the Saradha chit fund scam.

Rahul Gandhi, opposition leaders express support to Mamata’s protest against Centre; CPI-M differs

Congress President Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi and several other opposition leaders on Sunday extended their full support to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in her sit-in against the Centre over CBI move in the state, saying the happenings in Bengal were part of the unrelenting attack on India’s institutions by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP.