India has increased security a week before the Supreme Court rules on a disputed religious site that has been fiercely contested by majority Hindus and Muslims for decades, police and home ministry officials said on Friday.
The COVID-19 outbreak and the country’s long overdue reckoning with institutional racism have dramatically laid bare deep-rooted inequities in our society — inequities driven by our broken democracy. It’s time to find solutions, and we believe many of them lie in ending the twin evils of voter suppression and money in politics.
India’s Supreme Court, which prides in being the world’s most powerful judiciary, is in the unenviable position of being “damned if you do, damned if you don’t.”
President Donald Trump’s supreme court pick, Amy Coney Barrett, faced the Senate judiciary committee for the third time on Wednesday, as GOP lawmakers race to replace the liberal icon and equal rights advocate, Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) ahead of November’s election.