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Supreme Court refuses to stay Tamil Nadu bill on Jallikattu

The Supreme Court allowed the Centre to withdraw its last year's notification and instead issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu government validating the new law on Jallikattu. The state government has been given six weeks to respond to it. Jan 31, 2017
Vigil held for six people killed in Quebec City mosque shooting

Vigil held for six people killed in Quebec City mosque shooting

A vigil was held on 30 January after six people were shot dead at a Quebec City mosque. A French-Canadian student named as Alexandre Bissonnette is being held as the sole suspect. Bissonette, who is in his 20s and from Quebec,made a brief appearance in court. Prosecutors said all of the evidence was not yet ready and Bissonnette is set to appear again on Feb. 21. Police declined to discuss possible motives for the shooting at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called it ‘a terrorist attack’. Among the six men killed were a butcher, a university professor, a pharmacist and an accountant. Jan 31, 2017
Protests erupt across the UK following Donald Trump travel ban

Protests erupt across the UK following Donald Trump travel ban

Thousands of angry protesters carrying placards and chanting flocked to various towns and cities in the UK, on 30 January, to protest the US President Donald Trumps imposed travel ban on refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries. Jan 31, 2017