Old stories: Date wise

JKMM condemns killings, arrests by Indian troops in IIOJK

Srinagar, October 15 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement (JKMM) has strongly condemned the killing and arrest of Kashmiri youth by Indian troops in the territory. The JKMM Information Secretary, Shabbir Ahmed in a statement issued in Srinagar urged international human rights …

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Article: Why Amit Shah’s decision to expand definition of ‘border area’ for BSF defies logic

(The Wire) The 1969 Act vested police powers with the BSF in the border region because state police forces were thinly deployed and under-equipped. Expanding those powers today makes no sense, unless the aim is to encroach on the rights of states.

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Muslims forced to flee Hindu dominated village due to ‘social boycott’

Bhopal, October 15 (KMS): Over two dozen Muslims forced to flee from Borlay village of Madhya Pradesh‘s Barwani district dominated by the Hindu Patidar community after an incident took an ugly turn and houses of Muslims were being attacked several times. On 18 April 2021, when the second wave of …

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Attack on Dalits, Muslims: NGOs write to Rajasthan CM

Jaipur, October 15 (KMS):  Looking at the rising cases of attacks on Dalit, tribal people and Muslims in the Indian state of Rajasthan, civil societies have written an open letter to chief minister Ashok Gehlot. People’s Union for Civil Liberties and other NGOs, have written letter to Gehlot asking till …

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India slips to 101st spot in Global Hunger Index

  New Delhi, October 15 (KMS): India has slipped to the 101st position among 116 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2021 from its 2020 ranking (94). With this, only 15 countries — Papua New Guinea (102), Afghanistan (103), Nigeria (103), Congo (105), Mozambique (106), Sierra Leone (106), Timor-Leste …

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