India

5th phase of Khalistan Referendum held in UK, next phase in Geneva on 10th

London, December 05 (KMS): The 5th phase of the referendum for Khalistan, an independent Sikh homeland in India, was held in the United Kingdom, today. Thousands of members of Sikh community residing in the UK participated in five phases of the Referendum, which kick started with voting in London on …

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Farmers send list of 702 peasants who died during protest in India

New Delhi, December 05 (KMS): The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) has sent a list of 702 farmers who have died during protest against three contentious farm laws to the Modi government. Farmers’ leader Kishan Pal told media that “We have sent a list of 702 farmers who were martyred during …

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At least 13 civilians gunned down by Indian Army in Nagaland’s Mon district

Kohima, India, December 05 (KMS): At least 13 civilians have been gunned down by Indian Army in Nagaland’s Mon district, police said on Sunday. A police officer said, the exact number of fatalities, however, is yet to be ascertained as 13 people died on the spot and several others succumbed …

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Dalit man beaten to death in Madhya Pradesh

Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh, India), December 04 (KMS): A 52-year-old Dalit man was allegedly abducted and beaten to death by two men from upper Hindu caste for a piece of land in Gwalior district of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. According to Kashmir Media Service, the deceased Ramhet Jatav, a …

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Gurgaon police detain Hindutva supporters trying to disrupt Namaz

New Delhi, December 04 (KMS): An unruly mob of Hindutva supporters including local residents created ruckus in an attempt to disrupt the namaz at a ground in Sector-37 in Gurgaon city of Indian state of Haryana where impasse on congregational Friday prayers of Muslims continues even as three months have …

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Woman constable accuses deputy SP raped her in UP

New Delhi, December 03 (KMS): A woman police constable in the Indian state of Rajasthan has said that one deputy superintendent of police and a former village sarpanch raped her last month in Uttar Pradesh State. On the woman constable’s complaint, a case of gang-rape has been lodged against the …

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Harvard University adds caste as protected category for Dalits facing discrimination

Washington D.C., December 03 (KMS):  Harvard University in United States of America has added caste as a protected category for all graduate and undergraduate student workers. The historic addition marks Harvard as the first Ivy League school to have caste equity protection in its non-discrimination clause for unionised student workers. …

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Omicron reaches India, two cases detected in Karnataka

New Delhi, December 03 (KMS): Two persons in the Indian state of Karnataka have tested positive for Omicron, the newest variant of Covid-19, after genome sequencing. Balram Bhargava, Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), said two cases of Omircron have been detected in Karnataka so far through genome …

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BJP-ruled states favoured in COVID-19 Management: Shiv Sena

New Delhi, December 03 (KMS): Members of the opposition in Lok Sabha, during a discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic and various aspects related to it in India, said that the Modi government was favouring BJP-ruled States in allocation of vaccines. Initiating the debate, under Rule 193, Shiv Sena member Vinayak …

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Parliamentary panel frowns upon frequent shutting of internet

New Delhi, December 03 (KMS): The Standing Committee on Communications and Information Technology in India has recommended that the central government should not shutdown the internet services in every case, saying that the “Internet is indispensable in everyday lives of citizens of the country”. In its 26th report tabled in …

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