Old stories: Month wise

Kumbh Mela: How a superspreader festival seeded Covid across India

(The Guardian) On 12 April, as India registered another 169,000 new Covid-19 cases to overtake Brazil as the second-worst hit country, three million people gathered on the shores of the Ganges. They were there, in the ancient city of Haridwar in the state of Uttarakhand, to take a ritual dip …

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India mosque demolition: Report filed on Muslim leaders false, court finds

(The Guardian) An Indian court has ruled that a local government administration in Uttar Pradesh filed a “false and unfounded” police report against eight Muslim leaders who had opposed the “illegal” demolition of their mosque. The bulldozing of the Masjid Gareeb Nawaz Al Maroof in May, carried out on the …

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BJP wants to continue its proxy rule in IIOJK

Jammu, Jun 02 (KMS): Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) Chairman Harsh Dev Singh has said that Bahartya Janata Party (BJP) government in New Delhi wanted to continue its proxy rule in the Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) and retain all powers to itself. Asserting that Bahartya …

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Punjab Governor discusses Kashmir issue with US dignitaries

Lahore, June 02 (KMS): Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar discussed Pak-US relations, Palestine and Kashmir issues, Indian terrorism and other issues during his meetings with members of the US Congress, US Senator and mayors. The US dignitaries appreciated the sacrifices of the Pakistani Armed forces and the people of Pakistan …

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Single-day shutdown costs 150 crore loss to Kashmir Valley: KEA

Srinagar June 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) has said that a single day shutdown costs Rs 150 crore loss to Kashmir Valley. Kashmir Economic Alliance Chairman Muhammad Yaseen Khan during his visit to Handwara Vegetable Market to offer sympathies to the …

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Justice eludes parents in IIOJK

Anadolu Agency Srinagar, June 02 (KMS): Coinciding Global Day of Parents falling on June 01, Farida Qayoom, a mother in the Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) remembers her son, who was killed by police in custody in 2010. Living in a modest house on the northern side of …

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Dialogue only way to resolve Kashmir dispute: JKPL

Srinagar, June 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) has said that dialogue is the only way to resolve the Kashmir dispute. Party Secretary General Naseerul Islam in a statement issued in Srinagar said that talks among stakeholders can bring peace …

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Parliament heads of ECO countries condemn rights violations in IIOJK

Islamabad, June 02 (KMS): Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Economic Cooperation Organization (PAECO) has strongly condemned human rights violations in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). The unanimous declaration was made by the organization’s Executive Council meeting, attended by parliament speakers from ECO, which currently has 10 …

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Seven Year Itch: COVID brings Modi to crossroads

Poonam I Kaushish Call it the seven year itch but the cruel Covid summer 2021 has brought Prime Minister Modi to the crossroads. From the euphoria of 2014 on the wings of hope and trust a chai-wallah made his debut on national stage, down riding the crest of popularity wave …

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BJP’s duplicity exposed in new land laws conspiracy against Sikhs, Mahajans, Khatirs

Jammu, June 02 (KMS): The duplicity and double standards of Baharatya Janata Party (BJP) stand exposed as a senior party leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta has said that his party has nothing to do with any decisions taken by the authorities in the Indian illegally occupied Jammu …

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