Old stories: Month wise

Whistleblower says India forced Twitter to hire agents

New Delhi, Aug 24 (KMS): Former head of security for Twitter, Peiter Zatko, has alleged that Indian government forced the social media site to hire agents to access vast amounts of sensitive data at a time of intense protests in the country. Zatko’s allegations regarding the state of Twitter’s operations …

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Muslim residents of Bilkis Bano’s village leave over fears of safety after convicts’ release

New Delhi, Aug 24 (KMS): After the convicts of the Bilkis Bano rape case were released, a wave of fear has spread in Gujarat’s Dahod area where Muslims have started to flee their homes. About 50-70 Muslim families have vaccated their homes. Bilkis Bano’s uncle Ayub told media that “villagers …

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Derogatory remarks against Holy Prophet (PBUH): Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh granted bail hours after arrest

Hyderabad, Aug 24 (KMS):  A Hyderabad city court in the Indian state of Telengana granted bail to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Raja Singh who was arrested for making derogatory remarks against Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Raja Singh, who was arrested on Tuesday, was ordered to be released …

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Community leaders, scholars denounce Modi govt for targeting PFI

New Delhi, August 24 (KMS): More than 100 Muslim community leaders and intellectuals in India have condemned the “nefarious design” of the Narendra Modi government against the Popular Front of India (PFI) and other community-led organisations while underlining the need for forging unity between Muslims and members of civil society …

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Massive protests in US against rising persecution of Muslims in India

Washington, DC Aug 24 (KMS): Indian Americans in two of America’s largest states, Texas and California, protested against the increasing persecution of Muslims in India under Narendra Modi led government. The protesters led by Globally renowned US-based Islamic scholar, Shaikh Omar Suleiman, in Dallas said, “We will continue to tell …

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Pakistani envoy briefs UN Rights Chief on India’s demographic engineering in IIOJK

Geneva, August 23 (KMS): Pakistan has reiterated its grave concerns about India’s illegal demographic engineering of the illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and its widely documented grave human rights impacts during the last three years. Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN offices in Geneva, Khalil Hashmi, met the UN High …

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3 IAF officers terminated for firing of Brahmos missile that landed in Pakistan

New Delhi, August 23 (KMS): Three officers of the Indian Air Force were sacked on Tuesday for the March 9 firing of a Brahmos missile that landed in Pakistan. An official statement said the services of the officers were terminated after a Court of Inquiry (CoI) found that deviation from …

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