Old stories: Month wise

BBC lifts veil on ‘shameful treatment of women in India’

New Delhi, August 26 (KMS): The death of a 24-year-old Indian woman, who had set herself on fire last week after alleged harassment by police and judiciary at the behest of an MP she had accused of rape, has once again put the spotlight on the shameful treatment of women …

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‘Was treated like a criminal’ says Afghan woman MP deported from Delhi Airport

Kabul, August 26 (KMS): A woman member of the Afghan parliament was deported from New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport on 20 August. Rangina Kargar, member of the Wolesi Jirga where she represents the Faryab province, said she arrived at the IGI Airport early 20 August from Istanbul on a …

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Yahoo shuts down news sites in India

New Delhi, August 26 (KMS): Yahoo has shut down its news websites in India due the new foreign direct investment (FDI) rules that limit foreign ownership of media companies that operate and publish digital content in India. The company closed the offerings including Yahoo News, Yahoo Cricket, Finance, Entertainment and …

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India using brutal tactics to suppress Kashmiris’ voice: Rehmani

Islamabad, August 26 (KMS): The Convener of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has said that New Delhi-led administration in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir after failing to strangle the Kashmiris’ voice for freedom is resorting to various forms of intimidation and …

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Dalit authors removed from English syllabus, DU comes under fire

New Delhi, August 26 (KMS): In a communal move, Delhi University removed two Dalit authors from the English syllabus along with a short story of Award-winning writer Mahasweta Devi. According to Kashmir Media Service, fifteen members of the Delhi University Academic Council (DUAC) expressed strong opposition over the removal of …

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UN expresses concern over intimidation of journalists in IIOJK

United Nations, August 26 (KMS): The United Nations Human Rights Council has called upon the Government of India (GoI) to take measures to halt the acts of arbitrary detention and intimidation of journalists covering the situation in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir while giving it sixty days to file …

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Taliban warn India not to interfere in internal affairs of Afghanistan

Kabul, August 26 (KMS): The Taliban have warned India not to interfere in the internal affairs of Afghanistan. Taliban took strong exception to the recent statement made by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that they cannot run a government. Prominent Taliban leader Shahabuddin Dilwar in an interview with Radio Pakistan …

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People hold demo against authorities in IIOJK

Srinagar, August 26 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, people staged a protest demonstration against the anti-people policies of the authorities in South Kashmir’s Islamabad district. The people staged a protest in Chenigund Dooru area of the district against the authorities for not providing them drinking water facility. …

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Sidhu’s ‘India has occupied Kashmir’ remarks upsets BJP leader

New Delhi, August 26 (KMS): Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) General Secretary Tarun Chugh on Thursday said the Congress should clarify its stand on the recent remarks made by the advisers of the party’s Punjab unit chief, Navjot Singh Sidhu, on Pakistan. Tarun Chugh talking to reporters in New Delhi also …

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Modi regime hell bent upon eliminating Muslims from India

#CommunalSlogansAgainstMuslimsInIndia Islamabad, August 26 (KMS): Narendra Modi-led fascist Indian government is hell bent upon eliminating the Muslims from India and turning the country into a Hindu state. A report released by Kashmir Media Service, today, said minority communities particularly Muslims are facing existential threat in India ever since Modi government, …

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