Old stories: Date wise

Indian troops launch CASOs in IIOJK

Srinagar, July 06 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Kashmir, Indian troops continued their violent cordon and search operations in several areas of the territory. The troops continued the operation in Sunderbani area of Rajouri on eighth straight day, today. The searches were launched last Monday (28 June) after an Indian …

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‘Looking at the entire Muslim community with suspicion is wrong’

Lucknow, July 06(KMS): BSP supremo Mayawati on Monday accused the BJP of giving political colour to the issue of religious conversion in an attempt to hide its failures ahead of the 2022 assembly elections in five states. “It seems that now they (BJP) want to give political colour to (religious …

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Lynchings have patronage of govt backing Hindutva: Owaisi hits out at RSS chief

New Delhi, July 06 (KMS): A day after Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat said that those involved in lynchings over cows were against Hindutva, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi hit back saying that the hatred shown by those who had targeted Muslims in the name …

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Historic Mughal Road reopens for traffic in IIOJK after nearly 2 years

Srinagar, July 06 (KMS): The historic Mughal road and Sinthan pass in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) have been reopened for normal traffic after they were closed by the authorities for nearly two years. The vital road links connecting Pirpanjal region and Chenab Valley region with Kashmir were …

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“Will Die But Won’t Retreat”: Lalu Yadav’s first appearance after jail

New Delhi, July 06 (KMS): Bihar politician Lalu Prasad Yadav, in his first public address in a long time, said he was alive because of his son Tejashwi Yadav and vowed not to hold back in the fight against the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. …

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Article: Does raising questions on the rights of Adivasis make me a ‘Deshdrohi’?

(The Wire) This short note was written by Fr Stan Swamy after the Jharkhand authorities filed a case of sedition against him for supporting the Adivasi Pathalgadi movement in July 2018. In this note he asked how questioning the validity, legality and justness of several steps taken by the government and the ruling class led to being charged with sedition.

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Article: Return of India’s poverty challenge

(Hindustan Times) The first warning bell on this count came much before the Covid-19 pandemic. In November 2019, findings of the 2017-18 Consumption Expenditure Survey (CES), the first large sample round after 2011-12, were leaked in the media. The leaked findings suggested that average monthly per capita consumption expenditure (MPCE) levels had fallen between 2011-12 and 2017-18 in real terms, something which had never happened in four decades.

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Kashmir campaigner happy his video highlighted Kashmir issue

London, July 06 (KMS): A British Kashmiri campaigner whose video went viral, talking to the newly-elected Labour MP Kim Leadbeater on the issue of Kashmir, has said he’s glad that through his videos millions in Britain were able to know that the issue of Kashmir matters to nearly 1.5 million …

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