#NewsInTweets: JNUSU President Arrested; We’re Too Tolerant Of Intolerance Says Amartya Sen

Posted on February 13, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar arrested, Rahul Gandhi accuses the Modi government of bullying JNU and terms the incident “completely condemnable”.

2. Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen says Indians are too tolerant of intolerance. According to this Livemint report, he added, “People have enough reasons to be proud of their traditional tolerance and plurality, but they have to work hard to preserve it.”

3. An army officer who had been missing for 6 days, found in Faizabad ditrict of U.P.

4. SC refuses to stay trial court proceedings for Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, orders them to appear in court for National Herald case.

5. US deploys more missiles in South Korea.

6. Air pollution kills 5.5 million people every year, making it the fourth leading cause of death worldwide.