Old stories: Month wise

Dalit sarpanch not allowed to hoist Indian flag, kicked, manhandled

Chhatarpur, August 16 (KMS): An elderly Dalit sarpanch in Madhya Pradesh state of India was manhandled by an upper caste secretary of the gram panchayat on India’s Independence Day, the other day. The sarpanch was “kicked by the secretary” because he unfurled the national flag on the insistence of the …

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Two sisters gang-raped in Hyderabad Gandhi Hospital

Hyderabad, India, August 16 (KMS): The staff members of the Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad gang-raped two sisters, coming with the patient in the hospital, continuously for four days. A computer operator of the Gandhi Hospital and three security personnel are involved in the heinous crime. According to reports, a person …

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HRW calls for UN probe, sanctions over ‘enforced disappearances’ in Bangladesh

Dhaka, August 16 (KMS): The Human Rights Watch has called for a United Nations probe into the enforced disappearances of Bangladesh opposition activists, demanding sanctions on the officials found responsible. The rights watchdog released a report identifying 86 political activists, businessmen and student members of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party …

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Ration dealers’ forum to stage hunger strike in Kerala tomorrow

Thiruvananthapuram, August 16 (KMS): Despite an appeal made by Food and Civil Supplies Minister G.R. Anil, a section of ration dealers remained firm on their move to hold a Statewide demonstration tomorrow (Tuesday) in protest against the non-payment of dues of 10 months for distributing food kits. The All Kerala …

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Concern expressed over Masarat’s continued illegal detention

Srinagar, August 16 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Chairman of Pir Panjal Peace Foundation (PPPF), Muhammad Hanif Kalas met the leaders of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) in Srinagar and discussed the latest situation in the territory. Muhammad Hanif Kalas discussed the Kashmir freedom movement …

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Gujarat farmers stare at drought as monsoon deficit soars above 50pc

Ahmedabad, August 16 (KMS): With more than 50 percent deficit in monsoon rainfall till August 15, Gujarat appears headed for a drought. The State has not received significant rainfall in any of its regions except a few pockets that received showers from mid-June to mid-August. So far the State has …

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Hearing pegasus pleas, SC says Indian govt’s affidavit not satisfying

New Delhi, August 16 (KMS): The Supreme Court today said that an affidavit filed by the Indian government on the issue relating to alleged snooping by the government has not satisfied allegations whether or not Pegasus spyware was used and asked whether it will file an additional affidavit. A bench …

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Inqilabi expresses concern over detainees’ plight in jails

Srinagar, August 16 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Chairman of Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi Jammu and Kashmir, Abdul Samad Inqilabi has expressed concern over the plight of illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists and demanded their immediate and unconditional release. Abdul Samad Inqilabi in a statement issued in …

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Killing of militant by police triggers violent protests, arson in Meghalaya, India

Shillong, August 16 (KMS): Curfew was imposed in Shillong and mobile internet stopped in at least four districts of Meghalaya, India, amid violent protests, vandalism and arson against the killing of a top militant leader by police in the state. The curfew was imposed in Shillong from 8 pm on …

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‘I love Pakistan’ balloons found in Himachal, India

Mandi, August 16 (KMS): Ccolorful balloons with the slogan “I love Pakistan”, printed on them, were found in the courtyard of a person in Himachal Pardesh state. The balloons were found at Bhangleda in Mandi district of the state. The villager noticed the balloons in a courtyard, informed the pradhan …

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