India

Kashmir Solidarity Day post: Hyundai faces backlash in India

Islamabad, February 08 (KMS): South Korean automobile manufacturer, Hyundai is facing a severe backlash in India after its partner in Pakistan commemorated on Facebook the Kashmir Solidarity Day, to express unity with the oppressed people of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The post was made by Pakistan’s Nishat Group, …

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As Modi and his associates look away, hate speech in India reaching dangerous levels: NYT report

New York, February 08 (KMS): An alarming report in The New York Times said on Tuesday that calls across India for anti-Muslim violence – even genocide – are moving from the fringes to the mainstream, while Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his top leaders keep silent. The hate …

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Opposition raises ban on hijab in Karnataka in Indian Parliament

New Delhi, February 08 (KMS): The Opposition in India has raised the issue of ban on headscarf (hijab) in Karnataka in the Lok Sabha, lower house of Indian parliament, with many MPs opting to move adjournment motions. The Congress, Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) and some other members raised the …

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Modi regime silencing journalists for exposing Indian troops’ abuses in IIOJK: HRW

New York, February 08 (KMS): Indian authorities have arrested the prominent Kashmiri journalist Fahad Shah on politically motivated charges as part of the government’s crackdown on the media and civil society groups in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the US-based Human Rights Watch said, today. Since 2019, at least 35 …

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7 Indian soldiers missing after being hit by avalanche in Arunachal Pradesh

New Delhi, February 7 (KMS): Seven Indian Army personnel are missing after being hit by an avalanche in Indian state Arunachal Pradesh (AP). According to Kashmir Media Service, the Army personnel were part of a winter patrol when the avalanche hit the party in the high-altitude area at 14,500 ft …

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BJP leaders, activists target Shah Rukh for his gesture on Mangeshkar’s last rites

Mumbai, February 07 (KMS): Stooping too low to not even spare Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan from the allegation of “spitting” on veteran Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar while bidding her farewell at her last rites. At veteran singer Mangeshkar’s state-sponsored funeral in Mumbai on Sunday, Shah Rukh Khan lowered his …

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Sikh communities in US to celebrate Jan 30 as “Victory Day” every year

Fresno, California, February 07 (KMS): Following the success of the peasant movement, the entire American Sikh community in Fresno, US, will celebrate January 30 as “Victory Day every year. After a year-long fight against those agricultural laws, protestors made the fascist Indian government and Prime Minister reconsider their decision that …

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Student group sees conspiracy to dehumanise Muslim women in Hijab row in India

Bangalore, February 07 (KMS): Amidst growing opposition to hijab by Hindu extremists in India, especially Karnataka with more colleges shutting their gates on Muslim girls, the Campus Front of India has termed the ban on the Islamic headscarf as part of an organised India-wide conspiracy against Muslim women. A statement …

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Dalit man lynched in UP

Bhadohi, February 07 (KMS): A 30-year-old Dalit man was lynched by Hindutva goons in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Munshi Gautam, a Dalit, was driving a tractor in an inebriated state when he lost control of the vehicle after going over a speed breaker and hit the cyclist in Berwa …

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Journalist killed in Odisha bomb blast

Bhawanipatna, February 07 (KMS): An Indian journalist was killed in an IED blast in Indian disturbed state of Udisha. The IED went off when Rohit Kumar Biswal, a reporter-cum-photographer of an Odia daily, reached near a tree where posters were put up by a rebellion party in Kalahandi district of …

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