Old stories: Date wise

Article: Why Gujarat 2002 is so easy to forget

(The Wire) After the 2002 anti-Muslim pogrom in Gujarat, Modi’s image builders milked the occasion to anoint him as the strongman saviour that India’s majority religion needed to put Muslims in their place.

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Feature: Delhi riots anniversary: Amit Shah’s cheering for Delhi Police rubs salt into wounds of riot victims

Zafar Aafaq Addressing the 75th Raising Day parade of the Delhi Police on February 16, Amit Shah applauded the force for what he called as “strict” and “fair” investigation into the cases related to 2020 Delhi riots. “The Delhi Police,” he had said, “has worked hard during the northeast Delhi …

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Srinagar-Jammu Highway closed due to fresh landslides

Srinagar, February 26 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar-Jammu Highway, the only surface link of the Kashmir Valley with the rest of the world, was closed, today, for traffic due to landslides and snowfall at different places. A traffic department official said, the Srinagar-Jammu Highway has been …

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US Congressional Briefing calls Karnataka hijab ban ‘mass sexual harassment’

Washington, DC, February 26 (KMS): Panelists at a Congressional Briefing criticised the interim order of the High Court in the Indian state of Karnataka banning the hijab in schools, forcing young Muslim women to risk harassment or even expulsion if they continue to wear the hijab as per their constitutional …

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Hijab issue: Karnataka High Court concludes hearing, reserves verdict

Bengaluru, February 26 (KMS): The Karnataka High Court bench on Friday concluded hearing petitions seeking the right to wear hijab while attending classes and asked all counsel to submit written submissions as it reserved its verdict. The three-judge bench of Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, and Justices Krishna S. Dixit, …

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Delhi court sends Khurram Parvez, others to jail

New Delhi, February 26 (KMS): A Delhi court has sent noted Kashmiri human rights activist, Khurram Parvez, and others to judicial custody for a month in a case registered against them in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Special Judge, Parveen Singh, sent Khurram Parvez and others to jail till …

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