India

India inducts Light Combat Helicopter in Air Force fleet

Jodhpur, October 03 (KMS): Continuing its war craze, India on Monday formally added the indigenously developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) to the Air Force fleet. Equipped with the Shakti engine developed by HAL with French engine-maker Safran, the 5.5-tonne helicopter has been designed to operate at an altitude of up …

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Delhi Police register fresh case against PFI under UAPA

New Delhi, October 03 (KMS): The Delhi Police initiated action against the properties owned by the Popular Front of India (PFI) in New Delhi and have registered a case under the draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). The fresh case was registered at the Shaheen Bagh police station. Three offices …

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Sikh massacre of 1984 reverberates in US Senate

Senator Pat Toomey calls for prosecution of perpetrators Washington, October 03 (KMS): Anti-Sikh riots of 1984 mark one of the darkest years in modern Indian history, a US senator has said, while underlining the need to remember the atrocities committed against Sikhs in India so that the perpetrators could be …

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Indian govt extends draconian AFSPA in 3 Arunachal districts

New Delhi, October 01 (KMS): The Indian government has extended the draconian law, Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), in Arunachal Pradesh state’s three districts Tirap, Changlang and Longding from today (Saturday) to 30 March next year. Indian media quoting a notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) …

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Hindutva ideology even casts its shadow on Bollywood

Boycott calls by rightwing affects business of movies New Delhi, October 01 (KMS): Indian film industry, commonly known as Bollywood, is under siege as boycott of some movies by extremist Hindu social media users and politicians has affected their business. The Hindu extremist call for the boycott of the movies, …

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BJP govt in Karnataka seeks report on madrassas activities  

Bengaluru, October 01 (KMS): The Bharatiya Janata Party government in the Indian state of Karnataka in another controversial move against Muslims and their organizations has sought a report on activities of madrassas from the education department. Amid a campaign against 960 madrassas by the hardliner Hindutva organizations, the education department …

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Girl gang-raped, sold for Rs 50,000 in Bihar

Patna, October 01 (KMS): A minor girl was gang-raped by many people, including police personnel, before she was sold for Rs 50,000 in the Indian state of Bihar. The police reported that the girl had been violated by many people, including cops, before she was sold for Rs 50,000 to …

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